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Canelo Alvarez picks up WBO super middleweight title with TKO win vs. Billy Joe Saunders
By Associated Press, USA Today, Sun, 09 May 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas – Big ring or small, Texas judges or not, Canelo Alvarez wasn’t going to disappoint a huge pro-Mexico crowd in another fight in Texas. The wildly popular Mexican added another belt in the super
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WBC and WBA super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez stops WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders in eight
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
After seven rounds, the fight between champions Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders was relatively close. Everything changed in round eight after a powerful Alvarez right appeared to damage Saunders check or eye, forcing his corner to wave the fight off with Alvarez declared the winner by stoppage  Read Full Story >>>

Who Will Canelo Alvarez Face Next After Beating Billy Joe Saunders?
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, BleacherReport.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
Another day. Another few million dollars. And another bullet point on a resume suggesting Canelo Alvarez is the world's best boxer. The cinnamon-haired Mexican superstar added another highlight to a 15-year career already full of them, wresting the WBO super middleweight belt from a previously  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez adds to his title collection, defeats Billy Joe Saunders by TKO for WBO belt
By Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON –Canelo Alvarez, with a fantastic performance in front of a loud and electric crowd at AT&T Stadium, unified three of the super middleweight titles with a eighth-round TKO victory over Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday night. Alvarez (56-1-2, 38 knockouts) added the WBO belt to the WBA a  Read Full Story >>>

Billy Joe Saunders retires after eight despite impressing vs. Canelo Alvarez
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 09 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez unified the super-middleweight division by adding the WBO version to his WBC and lineal world championships against Billy Joe Saunders. In a close match-up, it was Canelo’s superior power – as expected – that did the considerable damage. Up until a solid flurry in the eighth   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez wins unification bout vs. Billy Joe Saunders via TKO in front of record crowd
By Ben Baby, ESPN.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Canelo Alvarez could feel it coming. In the eighth round, the Mexican champion egged on a record-breaking crowd as he pelted Billy Joe Saunders in their super middleweight unification fight. Alvarez inflicted enough damage to enhance his legacy, winning the fight after it was   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez Stops Billy Joe Saunders in Eight To Unify WBC, WBO, WBA Titles
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Canelo Alvarez made Billy Joe Saunders do something Saturday night Saunders swore he’d never do. The previously unbeaten British southpaw declined to continue after the eighth round of their super middleweight title unification fight, which sent an Alvarez-crazed, record cr  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez Stops Billy Joe Saunders in Eight
By Marquis Johns, Big Fight Weekend, Sun, 09 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez is now one step closer to becoming Undisputed at Super Middleweight. By the eighth round, he defeated Billy Joe Saunders in the eighth round capturing the Ring, WBC, WBO, and WBA titles in Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Texas, Saturday night. The official ruling was Saunders’ corner   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez-Billy Joe Saunders live results and analysis
By Ben Baby, ESPN.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will fight in front of 65,000-plus fans at AT&T Stadium -- home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys -- in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, with three of the four major super middleweight world titles on the line. Alvarez, who owns the WBC and WBA belts, and Saunders, the W  Read Full Story >>>

Mikey heading over to the Philippines to arrange a Pacquiao fight? (Video)
By Cesar Portillo, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021

Dallas, TEXAS -- As reported last week by Rappler, former pound-for-pound king and WBA welterweight "champion in recess" Manny Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Mikey Garcia next month in Dubai, per a social media po
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Asian Zone chess: IM Quizon grabs solo lead
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
Standings after Round 8 rounds (Nine Round Swiss-System) 6.5 points---IM Daniel Quizon (Philippines) 6 points---GM Novendra Priasmoro (Indonesia), IM Mohamad Ervan (Indonesia) 5.5 points---IM Michael Concio Jr. (Philippines), IM Sean Winshand Cuhendi (Indonesia) MANILA, Philippines---Internati  Read Full Story >>>

Eddy Reynoso: Canelo Will Come & Get Saunders; This Fight Is Gonna End By Knockout
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Eddy Reynoso promised that a bigger ring won’t help Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday night. Canelo Alvarez’s trainer predicted that the determined Mexican champion will knock out Saunders in their 12-round super middleweight title unification fight at AT&T Stadium. Saunders  Read Full Story >>>

Eddie Hearn Views Billy Joe Saunders As A Bigger Threat To Canelo Alvarez Then Caleb Plant: “I’m not sure He’s (Plant) As Quick, As Skillful And As Clever”
By Hans Themistode, Boxing Insider, Sun, 09 May 2021
From the very beginning, Eddie Hearn has stood firmly in his belief that Billy Joe Saunders is the right man to dethrone unified super middleweight champion, Canelo Alvarez. Now, by no means does the long-time promoter believe that Saunders will actually win, but in terms of who has the best chance,  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders fight predictions, odds, undercard, expert picks, preview, date
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, Sun, 09 May 2021
It's time for some big-time boxing on a massive stage. Unified super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez will put his pair of titles on the line against WBO champ Billy Joe Saunders in a blockbuster main event inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday night (8 p.m. on DAZN, sign up now).  Read Full Story >>>

Tyson Fury In Dallas- Announcement of August Joshua Fight Saturday?
By T J Rives, Big Fight Weekend, Sun, 09 May 2021
After weeks of “wait until next week, we’ll have more” from Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on the proposed Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury Undisputed Heavyweight title fight, signs are pointing to a Saturday night announcement of some kind during the Canelo-Saunders broadcast by the promote  Read Full Story >>>

Saunders: Fighter Like Canelo, You’ve Got To Beat Them in The Moment
By Ron Lewis, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
On a cold January day in 2019, I sat in the empty Ingle gym in Sheffield with Billy Joe Saunders and he told me he feared that his big opportunity would never come. In 2018 he had signed to face Gennady Golovkin in Kazakhstan, but the fight never came off, he then lost his WBO title outside the   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao set to announce Mikey Garcia clash, says special advisor
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 08 May 2021
Manny Pacquiao is on the verge of confirming a deal to fight Mike Garcia, signaling his return to the sport following a two-year absence. The eight-weight world champion will face Garcia after reigniting talks on the back of failed attempts to land Errol Spence and Terence Crawford. Jayke Joso  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORTS 125: SAUL CANELO ALVAREZ (167.4 LBS.) AND BILLY JOE SAUNDERS (167.8 LBS.) READY TO RUMBLE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) who will defend his WBC and WBA super middleweight titles, and during the official weigh-in coming in at 167.4 lbs., with WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs) at 167
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McAllister Vs Djarbeng and Goyat Vs Annan Co-Headlines Let Battle Commence IV on the 29th May - Live on FITE
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

Globally broadcast pro boxing series LET BATTLE COMMENCE, in association with ACREO, Bounty Competitions, Empire Pro Tape and Go Sports & Entertainment, latest edition will be co-headlined by series promoter - six
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Weights from Philadelphia
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

PHILADELPHIA (MAY 7, 2021)--Weights for Saturday night's RDR Promotions at the 2300 Arena Rashiem Jefferson Jr. 127 lbs - Diuhl Olguin 127.9 Edgar Cortes 117.9 - Alexander Castellano 119.6 Shinard Bunch 142.2 -
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Canelo Álvarez Is Back, and Boxing Is Back to Its Usual Uncertainty
By Morgan Campbell, The New York Times, Sat, 08 May 2021
Beyond Álvarez’s bout on Saturday night with Billy Joe Saunders, it is not very clear where boxing is headed. Thank the sport’s usual gamesmanship. Four days before Saul Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders were scheduled to meet in a high-stakes boxing match at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas,   Read Full Story >>>

How Canelo Alvarez’s connection to his roots helped his rise to taking over the sport
By Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, Sat, 08 May 2021
ARLINGTON – Boxing is a sport built by individuals outside the ring. The promoters, trainers and managers get credit for the success and at times the negativity surrounding boxing. At its core, the fighters run the sport. And Canelo Alvarez runs the sport. For years, boxing was dominated by   Read Full Story >>>

Defiant Billy Joe Saunders is left unfazed by hostile reception from Canelo Alvarez's fans at their weigh-in
Mail Online (UK), Sat, 08 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders shrugged off a hostile reception at the weigh-in with Canelo Alvarez on Friday night, and then vowed to take his world titles. Around 5,000 Canelo supporters turned up to show their support for the Mexican star, with nearly 70,000 expected at the AT&T Stadium in Texas on Saturd  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo: I'm Open To Fighting Golovkin After Unifying, But It Would Be At 168 Pounds
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Canelo Alvarez is open to giving Gennadiy Golovkin an opportunity to avenge his only loss. If Alvarez fully unifies boxing’s super middleweight titles in his next two fights, the Mexican icon is willing to face Golovkin again in his subsequent bout. Alvarez addressed possib  Read Full Story >>>

CANELO-SAUNDERS WEIGHTS AND RUNNING ORDER
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN ON SALE AT SEATGEEK.COM First Bell – 4.35pm CT LIVE ON BEFORE THE BELL ON THE MATCHROOM YOUTUBE CHANNEL 4 x 3 mins Super-Lightweight contest Kelvin Davis (Norfolk, VA) 1
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Commemorative Belt for Alvarez-Saunders Winner Presented by WBC
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

Creating the Mestizo Belt for #CaneloSaunders The 9th Commemorative WBC Belt Presented to the Winner of Boxing's Weekends of May 8 and September 16 The State of Mexico, the World Boxing Council decided,
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Blood, Sweat & Tears: Ramirez vs. Taylor Premieres Sunday on ESPN2
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

The two-part, behind-the-scenes series previews the May 22 undisputed junior welterweight world title showdown LAS VEGAS (May 7, 2021) — There can be only one junior welterweight world champion. WBC/WBO champion Jose
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TOMORROW, May 8th, Rashiem Jefferson Jr. Takes on upset minded Diuhl Olguin at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
PHILADELPHIA (MAY 7, 2021)--TOMORROW NIGHT, undefeated featherweight prospect Rashiem Jefferson Jr. takes a step up in competition when he takes on upset-specialist Diuhl Olguin in a six-round bout that will headline a big night of boxing at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. The eight-bout show is   Read Full Story >>>

Quizon, Concio on top in Zonal chess
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
Standings after Round 7 5.5 points---IM Daniel Quizon (Philippines), IM Michael Concio Jr. (Philippines), IM Mohamad Ervan (Indonesia) 5 points---GM Novendra Priasmoro (Indonesia), IM Sean Winshand Cuhendi (Indonesia), IM Tin Jingyao (Singapore) 4.5 points---IM Yoseph Theolifus Taher (Indonesia),  Read Full Story >>>

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez weighs in lighter than Billy Joe Saunders who vows to take world titles by storm
SkySports.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders vowed to take the world titles from 'Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez 'by storm' as the British champion appeared in peak condition for a huge unification clash. Britain's WBO champion weighed in at 167.8lbs, with the Mexican star coming in slightly lighter at 167.4lbs for their super-mid  Read Full Story >>>

Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez Feels Unbeatable, and Rightfully So
By Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated, Sat, 08 May 2021
DALLAS – Eddie Hearn was nervous. On Wednesday, the Matchroom Boxing boss, already with millions invested in a super middleweight unification fight between Saul “Canelo” Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders, had a tense meeting with Saunders. At issue was the size of the ring. It was set to be 18  Read Full Story >>>

Jake Paul swiped Floyd Mayweather's cap and this is only going to get worse
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 08 May 2021
Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul aren’t actually going to fight on June 6 in Miami, though the two men will share a boxing ring on that day and charge you a hefty price for the privilege of watching them do whatever it is they will do with gloves on their hands but not really boxing. No athletic  Read Full Story >>>

Martin will finally fight Saulong on May 29
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Martin (L) and Saulong. DAVAO CITY – Undefeated Carl Jammes “Wonder Boy” Martin (17W-0L-0D, 15KOs) of Ifugao will finally fight on May 29 at the Tanaw de Rizal in Laguna. He will take on Ernesto “Chocol
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'Can't wait to be out there': Action Jackson's return to the ring in sight
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Mandurah boxing sensation "Action" Jackson England is eager to rank as number 30 in the world when he takes to the ring at Thunderdome this month. Squaring off against New Zealand fighter Shiva Mishra on May 28, Englan
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Canelo Alvarez’s £300m DAZN fight contract broken down with P4P star exiting deal after just three of 11 bouts
By Dylan Terry, The Irish Sun, Fri, 07 May 2021
SAUL 'CANELO' ALVAREZ'S £300million DAZN contract - the biggest in sporting history - was cut short last year after just three of the 11 bouts had been completed. The Mexican parted ways with the broadcaster and his promotional outfit Golden Boy - fronted by Oscar de la Hoya - after a dispute ov  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo On Saunders' Beef Taunts: He's The Last Person To Be Talking About Doping
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 07 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Billy Joe Saunders taunted Canelo Alvarez as they stood face to face for a photo shoot Wednesday. The antagonistic Englishman repeatedly asked Alvarez if he loves “the Mexican beef,” a reference to the Mexican champion’s clenbuterol ordeal in 2018. Alvarez understood wh  Read Full Story >>>

A Sad Tale of Two Boxers (Second of Two Parts)
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Felix Verdejo. Two fighters who at the start of the last decade were proclaimed as best prospects to not only win world titles but become new boxing stars are facing an ignominious end to their careers, one after a
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SPORTS SHORTS 124: CANELO ALVAREZ TO EARN AN APPROXIMATE $35 MILLION, BILLY JOE SAUNDERS $5 MILLION IN UNIFICATION FIGHT
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders fight on May 8, with three super middleweight belts at stake in one of the biggest fights so far since the pandemic struck last year. The fight will be staged at th
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Boxeo Telemundo Weights from Kissimmee
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Kissimmee, FL; Boxeo Telemundo will kick off its spring series this Friday night live with audience from Osceola Heritage Park Events Center as the rivalry continues between Mexico & Puerto Rico. George "El Yuyu" Acosta(11-
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CANELO VS. SAUNDERS SET TO SMASH USA INDOOR BOXING RECORD
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Few tickets remain to witness the Super-Middleweight unification battle in Dallas Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders are set to smash the record for the biggest indoor attendance for a boxing event in Americ
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Boxing Legend And Hall Of Famer Floyd Mayweather Returns To The Ring For An Exhibition Bout Against Social Media Mega Star Logan Paul Headlining A Showtime PPV® Event On Sunday, June 6
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Jean Pascal vs. Badou Jack and Jarrett Hurd vs. Luis Arias Also on Tap for Event at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens Plus, Former NFL Star Chad Johnson Makes His Boxing Debut in an Exhibition Fight NEW YORK
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Canelo Alvarez says Billy Joe Saunders has ‘already lost’ ahead of fight at AT&T Stadium
By Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, Fri, 07 May 2021
ARLINGTON – Canelo Alvarez seemed amused by all the drama. Alvarez, pound-for-pound, the best fighter in boxing, will defend his WBA and WBC super middleweight titles against WBO champ Billy Joe Saunders in a unification fight Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. It’s the first major event wher  Read Full Story >>>

Petition calling for Tokyo Olympics to be canceled gains tens of thousands of signatures
By Associated Press, ESPN.com, Fri, 07 May 2021
TOKYO -- — An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be canceled has gained tens of thousands of signatures since being launched in Japan only days ago. The rollout of the petition comes with Tokyo, Osaka and several other areas under a state of emergency with coronavirus infections   Read Full Story >>>

Concio shares lead in Hybrid Online Zonal Chess
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021
Standings after Round 6 5 points---IM Michael Concio Jr. (Philippines), IM Mohamad Ervan (Indonesia) 4.5 points-IM Yoseph Theolifus Taher (Indonesia), IM Daniel Quizon (Philippines), GM Novendra Priasmoro (Indonesia), IM Sean Winshand Cuhendi (Indonesia), IM Tin Jingyao (Singapore) 4 points---FM  Read Full Story >>>

CANELO-SAUNDERS AND UNDERCARD FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Canelo Alvarez “I feel really thankful with the response of the people and that boxing is a sport that brings everything back to normal. I’m ready for this fight.” “He’s a great fighter, h
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Tammara Thibeault, Canada’s Fighting Hope for an Olympic Medal in Tokyo, Partners with ShopVejii.com to Champion the Benefits of a Plant-Based Lifestyle
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

The power of a healthy, plant-based lifestyle will be on full display at the Tokyo Summer Olympics this year, as Tammara Thibeault of Quebec, one of Canada’s greatest hopes for a medal, will be coming to the amateur boxing ring as an
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Why Billy Joe Saunders could be the perfect kryptonite for Canelo Alvarez's unification hopes
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, Fri, 07 May 2021
If the opening moments of WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders' formal sitdown with DAZN this week was any indication as to how Saturday's 168-pound title unification bout might play out, we might be in for something special. "At the end of the day, this isn't about him," Saunders   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo vs. Saunders could be largest indoor boxing event in US history, with 70,000 expected at AT&T Stadium
Fox Sports, Fri, 07 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas - There continues to be signs that North Texas is getting back to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic, and one of those is the 70,000 fans expected at AT&T Stadium in Arlington Saturday for the fight between Canelo Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders. In the press conference before the  Read Full Story >>>

Billy Joe Saunders vows to 'bring heart and soul' to Canelo Alvarez showdown in front of indoor record of 70,000 fans at AT&T Stadium as fighters face-off ahead of huge clash
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), Fri, 07 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders was greeted by a chanting crowd of fellow travellers when he arrived at the head to head press conference before Saturday's world super middleweight title mega fight here. Canelo Álvarez walked through the throng smiling and quietly asked some of the cheerleaders: 'What's his   Read Full Story >>>

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez's toughness is questioned as Billy Joe Saunders attempts to gain psychological edge
SkySports.com, Fri, 07 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders questioned whether Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has forgotten the tough upbringing that turned him into a champion during a tense final press conference. Britain's WBO super-middleweight champion had traded heated words with Canelo on Wednesday, but Saunders was more composed as he at  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez, Billy Joe Saunders both focused on clear goal: Win, period
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Fri, 07 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders had something of a tense photo shoot faceoff on Wednesday, but at today’s press conference, you could feel the seriousness from the fighters, but everyone was on their best behavior for the most part, excepting possibly Tyson Fury and the Saunders supporters i  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo: I Have About Seven Years Left Until I Retire
Fight Sports, Fri, 07 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez thinks he has seven years left in him before he hangs up his gloves. Canelo is set for his 19th world title fight when he meets Billy Joe Saunders this Saturday night, May 8. At the age of 30, Canelo is in the prime of his career. While Canelo doesn’t plan to fight in his 40s, he  Read Full Story >>>

anelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders fight purses revealed: How much will Mexican and Brit earn in Texas super-fight?
By Jack Figg, The Irish Sun, Fri, 07 May 2021
CANELO ALVAREZ is set for another mega payday for his unification fight with Billy Joe Saunders. The Mexican superstar puts his WBC, WBA and Ring Magazine belts on the line against WBO champion Saunders on Saturday. According to Sportekz, Canelo will earn a guaranteed £10.7million ($15m) but   Read Full Story >>>

Petecio opens Olympic drive
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

Petecio. AIBA world featherweight champion Nesthy Petecio of Davao del Sur starts the ball rolling in the Philippine boxing team’s Olympic campaign by taking the first step among three other qualifiers in the Round of 32 at t
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Canelo Alvarez claims "90 per cent" of Brits dislike rival Billy Joe Saunders
By David Anderson, Irish Mirror, Thu, 06 May 2021
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has hit back at Billy Joe Saunders, claiming he and “90 per cent of people” in England don’t like him. Alvarez is unimpressed by Saunders’ behaviour ahead of their super-middleweight unification showdown in the early hours of Sunday and says he has been talking   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez Says Terence Crawford, Teofimo Lopez, Naoya Inoue Top His P4P List
By Manouk Akopyan, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 06 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez is universally considered the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world. In some instances, pundits and publications alike have slightly discredited Alvarez’s resume and haven’t listed him in the No. 1 position. ESPN, for example, has Terence Crawford as the No. 1 pound-for  Read Full Story >>>

A Sad Tale of Two Boxers (First of Two Parts)
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

Figueroa (L) catches a right from Ramos. Two fighters who at the start of the last decade were proclaimed as best prospects to not only win world titles but become new boxing stars are facing an ignominious end to the
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Hearn: Saunders Has Never Boxed In Ring This Big; Canelo Had No Problem With It
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 06 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – As soon as Billy Joe Saunders set foot inside the boxing ring where he’s training at his hotel near AT&T Stadium, he immediately complained to Eddie Hearn. That ring is 18 feet-by-18 feet inside the ropes, entirely too small for Saunders’ liking. There was no way, Saunder  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORTS 123: MANNY PACQUIAO CONFIRMS NEGOTIATIONS WITH MIKEY GARCIA
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

Filipino boxing icon turned senator Manny Pacquiao confirmed that there are ongoing negotiations for his next fight. The match up could be held possibly this year. His team posted a teaser for a Pacquiao fight against Mi
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Snips and Snipes 5 May 2021: Message to BA, EH Etc. Just GID
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

I will start with a message from a boxing fan to-in alphabetical order-BA, EH, FW re TF vs. AJ. I know there is BM and BE’s involved but just GID. Translation: to Bob Arum, Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren regarding Tyson Fu
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SAUNDERS: THIS FIGHT IS ALL ABOUT BOXING BRAINS
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

Unbeaten Brit has total faith in his skills against Canelo Billy Joe Saunders says he has the boxing brain to dethrone pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez in their blockbuster Super-Middleweight unification b
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Saul “Canelo” Álvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders to have largest attendance of sporting event in last 14 months
By Abraham Nudelstejer, Dallas News, Thu, 06 May 2021
The bout between Saul “Canelo” Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will be the most attended sporting event in the U.S. since the coronavirus pandemic began in early 2020, according to a review of the largest events in the last 14 months. Organizers of the boxing match will take advantage of AT&T  Read Full Story >>>

Andres Campos cracks WBO top 6 targets Nakatani
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

Chilean Superstar flyweight Andres Campos (10-0) is looking to make a push for championship honours in 2021. Campos has now moved to number 6 in the WBO and 13 in the WBAs World Flyweight ratings Chiles favorite son is targ
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Zone 3.3 Zonal Chess Championships: Quizon shares lead with 4 others
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021
Standings after Round 5 4 points---IM Daniel Quizon (Philippines), IM Michael Concio Jr. (Philippines), IM Mohamad Ervan (Indonesia), IM Sean Winshand Cuhendi (Indonesia), FM Jagadeesh Siddharth (Singapore) 3.5 points---IM Yoseph Theolifus Taher (Indonesia), GM Novendra Priasmoro (Indonesia), IM  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Will Prove To Be Better Than Saunders In Every Aspect
By Frank Lotierzo, NYFights.com, Thu, 06 May 2021
He’s the biggest superstar and money earner in combat sports. I was slow coming around on him until the last few years, but he’s become a hell of a fighter. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is one of the rare fighters I’ve seen in 50 plus years of observing the sport of boxing, who I didn’t thin  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Phl boxers brace for tough camp
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Thu, 06 May 2021
The Philippine national boxing team training in Thailand will remain there until the runup to the Tokyo Olympics, the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) said yesterday. Secretary general Ed Picson said the Thai boxing association is set to host national teams from various c  Read Full Story >>>

CANELO VS. SAUNDERS WEIGH-IN OPEN TO FANS
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

5,000 fight fans can watch World champions hit the scales on Friday Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will face off in front of the fans on Friday, with the official weigh-in open to 5,000 fans at AT&T P
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Four Top Rank on ESPN Events Confirmed for Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in May and June
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021

LAS VEGAS (May 5, 2021) — Top Rank on ESPN boxing returns for a quartet of fight nights at Las Vegas’ newest world-class casino resort, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, part of Curio Collection by Hilton, owned by JC Hospi
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DLX Boxing has become the premier boxing gym in Las Vegas
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 06 May 2021
The state of the art gym is strategically located on the west side of Las Vegas in a quiet area where fighters can concentrate on the task at hand while only being 15 minutes away from the bright lights of the world famous Las Vegas Strip. “We set this gym up so fighter’s can focus on their u  Read Full Story >>>

The secret to Canelo Alvarez's success? Crafting his own brand of Mexican Style boxing
By Eric Gomez, ESPN.com, Thu, 06 May 2021
Over the decades, the label "Mexican Style" in boxing has become synonymous with all-out attacks at the expense of defense, a badge of honor and a promise of fireworks in the ring -- all rolled into one. So as Canelo Alvarez seeks to unify the super middleweight titles Saturday against Billy Joe   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, and a Dignified Exit Strategy
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Thu, 06 May 2021
Manny Pacquiao could learn a thing or two about leaving the sport of boxing from archrival Floyd Mayweather. Actually, the lessons to be learned from Mayweather refer to how NOT to leave the sport. Mayweather, the five-division world champ who beat Pacquiao in a long-awaited mega-fight back in 20  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez in steadfast pursuit to leave a legacy as a pound-for-pound great against Billy Joe Saunders
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, Thu, 06 May 2021
Until a recent change in the buildup to this weekend's super middleweight title unification bout, when pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez began speaking publicly in English and largely stopped pulling punches of any kind regarding just about everything, interviewing the Mexican superstar had become  Read Full Story >>>

'IN MY WAY' Anthony Joshua says he’s ‘ready to go through pain and torture’ to win £500million grudge match with Tyson Fury
By Chisanga Malata , The Irish Sun, Thu, 06 May 2021
ANTHONY JOSHUA is ready to go through 'pain and torture' to have his hand raised against Tyson Fury. Joshua's long-awaited undisputed heavyweight title fight with his fellow Brit, which will land in Saudi Arabia in the summer, is set to be announced in the coming days. The Watford warrior has   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo vs Billy Joe Saunders: Roy Jones Jr makes prediction
By Thomas Ward, GIVEMESPORT, Thu, 06 May 2021
Roy Jones Jr says Billy Joe Saunders has a 'good chance' of beating Canelo Alvarez - because of his silky skills inside the ring. Saunders, 31, is coming into the fight having fought just twice in the last three years, dating back to his knockout over Marcelo Esteban Coceres. Pound-for-pound  Read Full Story >>>

Paying homage
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Thu, 06 May 2021
Time was when Dominador Cepeda was an influential and powerful member of the World Boxing Council (WBC), the world’s foremost governing body for the sport. Cepeda, who passed away over the weekend at the age of 86, was a trusted ally of the WBC’s long-standing leader Jose Sulaiman when the Fi  Read Full Story >>>


   

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