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COVID-19: MATCHROOM BOXING SCHEDULE UPDATE
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
In line with the latest BBBofC and Government guidelines relating to COVID-19, Matchroom Boxing have taken the decision to reschedule their events due to take place in Newcastle on Saturday June 27th and Cardiff on Saturday July 11th, while the event taking place at Manchester Arena on Saturday July  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao targeting blockbuster fight against Gennady Golovkin but trainer Freddy Roach advises him against it
By Jack Figg, The Sun, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
MANNY PACQUIAO has no desire to stop facing the best in the world and could even call out Gennady Golovkin, trainer Freddy Roach revealed. The Filipino great rolled back the years last July to beat Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight title. PacMan has since been called out for unification b  Read Full Story >>>

Once arguably the top dog in the welterweight division, Keith Thurman fights to remain relevant
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
Former WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman fought twice in 2019. He won one, and lost one. His victory was over fringe contender Josesito Lopez. Thurman looked good in the early going. In round two, he landed a crisp three-punch combination to the head and body. A sharp left hook put Lopez on  Read Full Story >>>

He’s back! – Marcos Maidana in unbelievable shape, ripped to shreds at 36
World Boxing News, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
If you look back just a few months, you wouldn’t see Marcos Maidana in great shape. ‘Chino’ was fighting the flab after ballooning in weight during his retirement. Fast forward a few months. Maidana’s fitness levels are far different on the back of tireless efforts by the Argentinian.   Read Full Story >>>

Bahrain fight for Pacquiao?
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
Oil-rich Bahrain could end up hosting one of boxing’s biggest fights before the end of 2020. Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum said Top Rank is in “serious talks” with Bahrain in bringing eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao and Terence Crawford towards the end of the year for a unification   Read Full Story >>>

Trillion dollar Tyson Fury set for Floyd Mayweather-style money run
World Boxing News, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
TRILLION DOLLAR TYSON FURY – Tyson Fury could become the next Floyd Mayweather in terms of domination over the sport’s big earners, according to promoter Frank Warren. ‘The Gypsy King’ defeated Deontay Wilder back in February to cement his place as the number one heavyweight on the planet  Read Full Story >>>

All That Terrible Blood: Bobby Chacon, Bazooka Limon, Atonement
By Carlos Acevedo, Hannibal Boxing, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
“There she was, that little cutie. All that terrible blood. The blood just ran off. She looked pretty. I loved her so long—I only had love for her. I always loved her, but I lost her.” *** It was over for the “Schoolboy.” It had been over for years. Bobby Chacon belonged to another a  Read Full Story >>>

Golden Boy Wins 4 Telly Awards in Third Consecutive Year of Victories
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
LOS ANGELES (June 3, 2020) – Golden Boy, the leading sports and entertainment brand, is delighted to announce that it has been recognized by the 41st Annual Telly Awards with four wins for productions developed by the company. Now in its third year of entry, Golden Boy has won awards every year, c  Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford will be tough, entertaining challenge for Pacquiao, says analyst
By Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
A possible Manny Pacquiao-Terence Crawford bout could turn out to be a highly entertaining matchup if it pushes through, according to a veteran boxing analyst. "Crawford is a great counter-puncher and a thorough finisher. He is economical with his shots, but makes every one count. You make a mist  Read Full Story >>>

Arum continues Crawford-Pacquiao fight speculation
By T J Rives, Big Fight Weekend, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
While Top Rank Boxing promoter Bob Arum will be at the forefront of the sport resuming in the United States starting next week, his continual theorizing of a possible mega-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Terence Crawford remains of interest. Arum appeared on an IFL TV/podcast show Tuesday coveri  Read Full Story >>>

Will Terence Crawford be the one to retire Manny Pacquiao?
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
After a loss to Floyd Mayweather in 2015 in boxing’s biggest-ever money bout, Manny Pacquiao got back on the horse and defeated Timothy Bradley and Jessie Vargas, winning the WBO welterweight title in the latter fight at the end of 2016. Terence Crawford at that time was cleaning up at 140 poun  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao still getting feelers for one last hurrah
By Leslie Wilson Jr,, GulfNews.com, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
Dubai: Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao appears to be the most wanted man on the planet. From unbeaten American boxers Terence Crawford (36 wins, 27 Kos) and Errol Spence (26-0) to former unified light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan (34-5) and four-weight champion Mickey Garcia, they   Read Full Story >>>

Fury: Wilder Will Take Trilogy For One Reason - It's Called Money!
BoxingScene.com, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury fully expects Deontay Wilder to move forward with their trilogy fight. They fought to a controversial twelve round split draw in December of 2018 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Their rematch took place in February, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with Fury cap  Read Full Story >>>

Frank Warren reveals purse split for Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua fight
METRO.co.uk, Thu, 04 Jun 2020
Frank Warren insists Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua is ‘not a difficult fight to make’ with both fighters expecting a 50-50 split. The British boxers are on a collision course, with hopes that all the heavyweight belts will be on the line if they face off in the ring. Fury first has to come throug  Read Full Story >>>

June Unlucky for Filipino Fighters
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Nakatani (L) and Magramo (R). It is good that Geimel Magramo's fight in Japan for the vacant WBO flyweight title against Junto Nakatani reset from April 4 to June has been pushed further back to July and then Au
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Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua in doubt as Frank Warren says AJ 'doesn't want the fight'
By Ollie Salt , Daily Star (UK), Wed, 03 Jun 2020
Anthony Joshua does not want to lock horns with Tyson Fury anytime soon, Frank Warren has claimed. Reports emerged at the end of April suggesting negotiations are underway for a potential heavyweight showdown between Fury and Joshua, which would crown the first undisputed king of the division in   Read Full Story >>>

Supreme honor for Manny Pacquiao
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Thomas Hauser. THE eminent boxing scholar and authority Thomas Hauser, a Hall-of-Fame writer, said very few of today’s fighters have earned the right to be called great. He blamed blind, excessive commercialism and lo
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Manager Tony Tolj keeps the American dream alive for Team Moloney, as flyweight contender Andres Campos touches down stateside for sparring
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Oceania boxing kingpin Tony Tolj has pulled off the impossible once more, as he has utilized his inner circle of contacts to gain the entry approval tp the United States for Chilean flyweight sensation Andres Campos. Cam
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Bob Arum 'in serious talks' to host Manny Pacquiao v Terence Crawford in Bahrain
By Jon Turner, The National, Wed, 03 Jun 2020
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has said he is in talks with Bahrain over hosting the welterweight unification world title fight between Manny Pacquiao and Terence Crawford. WBO champion Crawford revealed this week that he has "been in contact with Bob [Arum] and Manny’s men: they want the fight, we  Read Full Story >>>

THE PAIN IN BAHRAIN Manny Pacquiao in advanced talks to face Terence Crawford in blockbuster title fight this year in Bahrain
The Sun, Wed, 03 Jun 2020
BOXING legend Manny Pacquiao is in "serious talks" to fight undefeated WBO welterweight champ Terence Crawford. PacMan's promoter Bob Arum says the fight could take place this year, with Bahrain a likely venue. Pacquiao, 41, currently holds the WBA super welterweight title, winning it after in  Read Full Story >>>

Billion dollar baby: Boxing’s richest fights list shows exactly why they call Floyd ‘Money’
By Jack Figg, Fox Sports, Wed, 03 Jun 2020
Floyd Mayweather has well and true lived up to his ‘Money’ nickname by dominating the list of richest boxing fights of all time. The pay-per-view king divided opinions throughout his 50-0 career but delivered results in the ring - both with his performances and pay cheques. Heavyweight legen  Read Full Story >>>

Raeese "The Beast" Aleem Sends Challenge to Stephen Fulton
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Jun 2020

LAS VEGAS, NV (June 2, 2020) – Prince Ranch Boxing's undefeated super bantamweight contender, Raeese "The Beast" Aleem (16-0, 10 KOs), who is ranked WBA #13, is eyeing a showdown with WBO #1 Inter-Continental super bantamweight
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"Stars and Champions" This Weeks Guest WBO Featherweight Champion Shakur Stevenson
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Jun 2020
DETROIT, MI (June 2, 2020) – Top Rank’s undefeated WBO Featherweight World Champion, Shakur Stevenson (13-0, 7 KOs), is this week’s featured guest on “Stars and Champions”, airing Friday, May 29, 2020, on the Impact Network. Veteran boxing writer Dan Rafael will host the 30-minute broadcas  Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford: Pacquiao Wants The Fight; I Think It Can Get Made
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 03 Jun 2020
Terence Crawford is more encouraged about the possibility of finally fighting Manny Pacquiao than he has been in recent years. The unbeaten WBO welterweight champion realizes he can’t fight Pacquiao within the next few months because a complicated, expensive event like theirs will take time to   Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum Elaborates On A Potential Manny Pacquiao Vs. Terence Crawford Fight
Fight Sports, Wed, 03 Jun 2020
The idea behind Top Rank’s return to action in June is to slowly announce fights that will bring people into watching boxing again. If everything goes according to plan, bigger fights will be announced with a hopeful audience. That is what Bob Arum has in mind for two of the top welterweights in t  Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford 'in contact' with Manny Pacquiao over mega-fight but pandemic remains an obstacle
By John McAuley, The National, Tue, 02 Jun 2020
Terence Crawford is eyeing a life-changing payday against Manny Pacquiao, despite the difficulties in organising the bout amid a global pandemic. The WBO welterweight champion, considered by many to be among the best pound-for-pound fighters in boxing, is plotting his return to the ring for the f  Read Full Story >>>

Age just a number for JC
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 02 Jun 2020

JC Manangquil. When super WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao says age is just a number, he refers to being 41 not as a handicap to staying competitive in the ring. When boxing manager and promoter J. C. (Jim C
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Live Boxing is Back: Shakur Stevenson and Jessie Magdaleno to Headline June Cards
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 02 Jun 2020

Top Rank on ESPN at the MGM Grand Conference Center Grand Ballroom marks the return of big-time boxing to North America LAS VEGAS (June 1, 2020) — It can all be summarized in three long-awaited words: boxing is
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Fighter’s Heaven: Marking the 4th Year Of Ali’s passing
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 02 Jun 2020

June 3, 2016 DEER LAKE, PA. - Kings came to the mountain bearing gifts. Celebrities and adoring fans, too. To be sure, they remember the Greatest of All Time. It has been four years since the passing of Muhammad Ali,
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KING CARLOS PROMOTIONS LIVE BOXING EVENT THIS SATURDAY, JUNE 6, FOR JUST $5 ON FIGHT NIGHT LIVE AND KING CARLOS MOLINA FACEBOOK AT 9PM ET/6PM PT
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 02 Jun 2020

“BEHIND CLOSED DOORS” FIVE-FIGHT EVENT STREAMING LIVE ON COMBAT-SPORT STREAMING SERVICE FIGHT NIGHT LIVE AND KING CARLOS PROMOTIONS FACEBOOK PAGE FOR $5 Former junior middleweight champion ‘King’ Carlos Molin
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Sampson Boxing Re-Signs Mexican Contenders Eduardo ‘Zurdito’ Ramirez and Jorge ‘Demonio’ Cota to Promotional Contracts
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 02 Jun 2020

Sampson boxing proudly announces the re-signing of featherweight contender Eduardo “Zurdito” Ramirez and super welterweight contender Jorge “Demonio” Cota, both of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico, to exclusive l
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Errol Spence Shortlists Terence Crawford & Manny Pacquiao!
By Jerrell Fletcher, 3KingsBoxing.com, Tue, 02 Jun 2020
Errol “The Truth” Spence (26-0, 21KOs) is a determined man who has undisputed glory on his mind. How much so? That he already has his hit list mapped out! With it being reported that Spence will face Danny Garcia (37-2, 21KOs) in the fall, who are the remaining two guys on his hit list? Th  Read Full Story >>>

Eddie Hearn has ‘funny feeling’ Deontay Wilder won’t be ready to fight Tyson Fury this year
By Coral Barry, METRO.co.uk, Tue, 02 Jun 2020
Eddie Hearn has revealed he suspects Deontay Wilder won’t be ‘ready’ to fight Tyson Fury next and wants to pit the WBC champion against Dillian Whyte instead. Whyte is the mandatory challenger to Fury’s WBC title, but the Gypsy King is contracted to take on Wilder in their trilogy clash in h  Read Full Story >>>

Classic Fight: Manny Pacquiao ices Ricky Hatton with vicious one-punch knockout
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Tue, 02 Jun 2020
2008 was a big year for Manny Pacquiao. He started the year as one of the most exciting, highly-regarded fighters in the world, pound-for-pound, and ended it as boxing’s newest bona fide superstar. He kicked off 2008 in March, beating Juan Manuel Marquez in a long-awaited rematch of their 2004   Read Full Story >>>

Broner Battles Mayweather Over Floyd Training Haney
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Tue, 02 Jun 2020
When video emerged of Floyd Mayweather training 21-year-old lightweight world titlist Devin Haney, a bag of worms was opened. Mayweather Promotions star Gervonta “Tank” Davis– also a 20-something lightweight champ– was apparently livid over the perceived disrespect. Davis reportedly fumed  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather named No 1 on list of the best boxers of all time... but there's no place in the top 10 for Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali is only FOURTH and Manny Pacquiao comes in second
By Kieran Jackson, Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 02 Jun 2020
Floyd Mayweather has topped a list from BoxRec of the greatest boxers of all time, while former undisputed world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson fails to make the cut. The top 10 list, compiled by respected boxing outlet BoxRec, sees Mayweather come out comfortably on top, having never lost a fi  Read Full Story >>>

STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLIV: MARLON TAPALES, WBO WORLD BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 01 Jun 2020

Marlon Tapales was born on March 23, 1992 in Tubod, Lanao del Norte. He turned professional at age 16 without fighting a single amateur bout, knocking out Nestor Gamolo in the 1st round on July 18, 2008. Then he won on points ov
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'I want to break all of the records... the world is my oyster': Tyson Fury eyes 'biggest fight contract in the history of boxing' as he approaches the end of his current £80m deal with Top Rank
By Ben Nagle, Mail Online (UK), Mon, 01 Jun 2020
British boxing icon Tyson Fury is eyeing the biggest fight contract in the history of boxing as he approaches the end of his current £80million deal with Top Rank. Fury has catapulted himself to the top of the heavyweight division after beating Deontay Wilder, and the Gypsy King is now ready to   Read Full Story >>>

Mike Tyson may die in ring against Tyson Fury – Whyte warns WBC president
By Don Silas, Daily Post Nigeria, Mon, 01 Jun 2020
British professional boxer, Dillian Whyte has warned WBC president, Mauricio Sulaiman that former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, may die in the ring. Sulaiman had publicly backed Tyson’s proposed comeback and even said he would support the 53-year-old making a run for British fighter, Tyson   Read Full Story >>>

Plania to face Greer on June 16 in MGM Grand
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 01 Jun 2020

DAVAO CITY -- Current International Boxing Federation North American super bantamweight champion "Magic" Mike Plania of Gen. Santos City will face World Boxing Organization world bantamweight no. 1 ranked contender Joshua Gr
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GM Antonio rules Baby Uno chess challenge
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 01 Jun 2020
GRANDMASTER (GM) Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. ruled via tie break the 1st Baby Uno chess challenge online blitz tournament last Friday at the lichess.org. Antonio, tied for first-second places with Grandmaster (GM) Mark Paragua at 13.5 apiece in the three minutes plus two seconds increment time con  Read Full Story >>>

Whyte Shakes Head at Sulaiman's Position on Mike Tyson Comeback
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 01 Jun 2020
Heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte is shocked at the recent statements from World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman, who is fully supporting a potential comeback by former undisputed world champion Mike Tyson. Tyson, 53-years-old and inactive since 2005, has been looking to return to th  Read Full Story >>>

Spence on Next Three Fights - Garcia, Pacquiao, Then Crawford
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 01 Jun 2020
WBC, IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence is looking to get back in the mix with big fights. Spence was in the ring back in September, when he won a very tough twelve round decision over Shawn Porter to unify their welterweight titles at Staples Center in Los Angeles. He was on his way to a   Read Full Story >>>

Pinoy pug in Vegas return
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 01 Jun 2020

Plania (C). Boxing is back in Las Vegas this month after the Nevada State Athletic Commission shut down the staging of combat sports last March 14 due to the pandemic and superbantamweight Mike (Magic) Plania of Gene
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Tyson Fury's promoter targeting September return for spectators at boxing events
By Freddie Keighley, mirror.co.uk, Mon, 01 Jun 2020
Tyson Fury's promoter Bob Arum hopes boxing events can welcome back limited crowds from September onwards. The Top Rank boss is also targeting the month for a lightweight unification fight between Vasyl Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez. Ukrainian Lomachenko was due to face American-Honduran Lopez   Read Full Story >>>

Tyson Fury Aims To Break Bank With Richest Deal In Boxing History
By Manouk Akopyan, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 01 Jun 2020
WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wants to be boxing’s biggest bread winner. After hinting that he might retire after two more fights, Fury (30-0-1, 21 KOs) has now changed his tune and is instead looking forward to negotiating a new record-breaking deal. “I’m coming to the end of my c  Read Full Story >>>

Manny the Pacmanian Devil?
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 31 May 2020

Manny Pacquiao had been called names before, at times likening him to an animal or beast but this is the first time, somebody called him a devil (inside the ring). But before we dwell into that, if Manny were an animal or a
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PLANIA FACES WBO #1 GREER IN CLOSED DOOR LAS VEGAS SHOWDOWN
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 31 May 2020

Plania. Filipino world ranked bantamweight prospect “Magic” Mike Plania (W23 KO12 L1) will clash with WBO number 1 ranked bantamweight Joshua Greer Jr. (W22 KO12 L1 D1) in Top Rank’s closed door event. The fight wi
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Who will Mike Tyson fight?
iOL Sport, Sun, 31 May 2020
CAPE TOWN – Ever since Mike Tyson announced he was making a comeback to the boxing ring, things have gotten crazy and a number of names have been mentioned as potential opponents. Former world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield followed suit and also declared he was back, which led to specu  Read Full Story >>>

Remembering former world champion Curtis Cokes
By Bill Tibbs, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 31 May 2020
The boxing world lost a true champion and legend in Dallas, Texas welterweight Curtis Cokes who passed on Friday, May 29, at age 82. An International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee in 2003, Cokes was a sensational boxer and counterpuncher. And, if he landed that right-hand counter, there was a good  Read Full Story >>>

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: All Eumir Marcial wants is to train for the Olympics
By Eddie Alinea of The Manila Times, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 31 May 2020

Marcial. This OUTSIDER can only commiserate with middleweight Olympic qualifier Eumir Marcial. Nearly three months after earning his ticket last March 8 (March 9 in Manila) to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, the 24-y
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Don’t be surprised if Manny Pacquiao KO’s Terence Crawford
By Brian Douglas, NowBoxing.com, Sun, 31 May 2020
Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao will beat Terence “Bud” Crawford. l know Crawford will run, because he won’t be able to handle that legendary left hand of the Pac-Man. It’s my belief that Manny will have that “It” factor that ability to rumble, and that’s where he will catch Crawford c  Read Full Story >>>

Top Rank to host most of its June cards in Las Vegas, without fans
By Steve Kim, ESPN.com, Sun, 31 May 2020
With boxing set to resume in the United States in June, Top Rank has put forth an early summer schedule of bouts, the majority of which will take place at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas and be televised on ESPN platforms. "The goal was to start out with really good, competitive figh  Read Full Story >>>

The Enduring Influence of Flash Elorde and Manny Pacquiao (Part 5 of 5)
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 31 May 2020

The World Needs Manny Pacquiao. To Help Revive Boxing Under Covid Esteemed boxing columnist from the other side of the Pacific, Paul Magno put very succinctly what I have been saying all along in face of the onslaught
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Ancajas hones form as boxing returns
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sun, 31 May 2020
International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight champion JerwinAncajas is employing a low-key training pace as boxing without a live audience returns to Las Vegas on June 9. “Mganasa 75 percent na, pasangawamuna (I’m at 75 percent, barely passing),” Ancajas, 28, told The Manila Times   Read Full Story >>>

Anthony Joshua suggests he wouldn’t get away with Tyson Fury’s ‘controversial’ comments
By Matthew Cooper, Daily Star (UK), Sun, 31 May 2020
Anthony Joshua has praised rival Tyson Fury 's work as a mental health advocate but believes he would not be able to get away with saying the same "controversial things" as the Gypsy King. Fury has spoken openly about his mental health struggles since returning from a 31-month hiatus from the rin  Read Full Story >>>

Andrew Moloney Very Pumped For American Debut on Top Rank Card
By Chris Glover, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 31 May 2020
The Moloney twins have been the talk of the boxing press in recent weeks, with the twins alongside their manager, Australian boxing icon Tony Tolj, successfully gaining entry to the United States despite worldwide travel issues caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. The pair gained entry to the United   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing set for tightrope comeback
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

JOHNRIEL Casimero’s triple crown world bantamweight unification fight in Las Vegas has been listed as a preferred top bout in boxing’s awaited sneak-in return to the big scene this year. Casimero’s original Apr
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The Enduring Influence of Flash Elorde and Manny Pacquiao (Part 4)
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

Pacquiao (C) pose with outstanding boxers during the Elorde Awards. The Influence of Manny Pacquiao Without question, by the middle of the 2000s, Manny Pacquiao has become the new Filipino boxing
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ABAP sets conditions for Marcial
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

Ricky Vargas. ABAP president Ricky Vargas has spoken with New York boxing manager Shelly Finkel in a one-hour video conference call to lay down the conditions of a possible engagement in handling Olympic middleweight q
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STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLIII: MERLITO SABILLO, WBO WORLD MINIMUMWEIGHT CHAMPION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

Merlito Sabillo. Merlito "Tiger" Sabillo, born on January 19, 1984 in Toboso, Negros Occidental had his professional debut, at age of 24, winning over Powell Balaba by unanimous decision on January 26, 2008. He went o
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Impact Boxing proposes Veterans Boxing League for comebacking Legends
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

Over the next few weeks the sport of boxing will finally resume after a lengthy hiatus caused by the covid-19 pandemic. While the action in the ring was on hold, there still was plenty going on outside of the ring. Former
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Leaning on Pacquiao: Why Boxing Needs Manny
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Sat, 30 May 2020
There’s a lot of uncertainty when it comes to how and when to resume boxing in the Covid-19 world. However, the one sure thing is that fighters and promoters will need big things to recoup some of the time and money lost in the shutdown. That’s why everyone seems to be calling the name of Manny   Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence Jr. vs. Danny Garcia coming before the end of the year?
By Vikram Birring, MaxBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020
After a grueling victory against Shawn Porter, Errol Spence was told by the interviewer that his next fight would be against Danny Garcia in January this year. Then, Spence nearly died in a calamitous automobile accident. And after that, the world was hit by a pandemic it never saw coming.   Read Full Story >>>

Anthony Joshua reveals Tyson Fury is on his ‘hit list’ and is determined to fight him
By Simon Boyle, The Sun, Sat, 30 May 2020
THE whole of Britain wants to see Anthony Joshua fight British boxing rival Tyson Fury. The 30-year-old fighter says he's determined to knock out Fury and achieve the win he wants. The world champ says: “Undoubtedly the fight I want is Tyson Fury — he is holding something that I want, he  Read Full Story >>>

Mendoza is re-elected WBA president
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

DAVAO CITY -- Gilberto Jesus Mendoza was re-elected as president of the World Boxing Association last Thursday with affirmative vote of all its members for the period 2020-2025. The Assembly of the WBA ratified to continue
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PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS DELIVERS CHAMPIONS & TOP CONTENDERS APPEARING ON PBC SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS NEXT WEEK.
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

Check-in with fighters all week as Rey Vargas, Terrell Gausha, Sergey Derevyanchenko, Sergey Lipinets, Alfredo Angulo & Jamal James provide updates during social distancing.* LAS VEGAS (May 29, 2020) - Premier Boxing C
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Hombres de Honor MMA 104 features two WKN title bouts in August in Madrid
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 May 2020

The World Kickboxing Network is set to return to Spain in August with Hombres de Honor 104 taking place in Madrid. The event, presented by Chinto "El Samurai" Mordillo, is titled "Sangre y Arena" (Blood and Sand, Eng). Tw
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Tyson Fury predicts shot which will knock out Anthony Joshua when they fight
By Joshua Peck, Daily Star (UK), Sat, 30 May 2020
Tyson Fury believes a left hook will be enough to knock Anthony Joshua out should the two heavyweight world champions ever meet. The British boxing stars share the belts and talks over an undisputed bout are believed to be ongoing. Both fighters are confident they can get the better of their r  Read Full Story >>>

'The fight I want is Tyson Fury': Anthony Joshua reveals he is desperate to face The Gypsy King, as talk of a mega all-British unification heavyweight bout continues to swirl
By Kieran Jackson, Mail Online (UK), Sat, 30 May 2020
Anthony Joshua says he wants to fight Tyson Fury and win his belts, fuelling talk of a mega all-British unification bout. Joshua, who avenged his only defeat of his career against Andy Ruiz Jr with an unanimous points victory in December, is next scheduled to face Kubrat Pulev in a fight delayed  Read Full Story >>>

Thurman: Give Me Four Years, I Can Make Jameis Winston A Contender
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 30 May 2020
There’s a lot about Jameis Winston to which Keith Thurman can relate, which made for a pleasant recent gym session between the pair of Florida-based star athletes. The two met at St. Pete Boxing Club in St. Petersburg, Florida, the humble facility where Thurman has trained from the moment he la  Read Full Story >>>

When He's Not Boxing, Manny Pacquiao Is Literally Running the Philippines
By Charlotte Kennedy, Sportscasting, Fri, 29 May 2020
While Manny Pacquiao may best be best-known for his prowess in the boxing ring, his political career might be most surprising. Many people, including his former trainer Freddie Roach, think Pacquiao is making a mistake trying to mix the two careers. But this is not the first time he’s faced a figh  Read Full Story >>>

When Manny faced Melvin
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 29 May 2020

Melvin Magramo (L) and his son Giemel (R). It was on Sept. 13, 1997, when Manny Pacquiao battled Melvin Magramo in a 10-round bout at the Cebu Coliseum. Pacquiao was coming off eight straight KO wins and fre
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Mike Tyson comeback fight: Who is in the running, from Evander Holyfield to Tyson Fury
METRO.co.uk, Fri, 29 May 2020
Mike Tyson has got the entire sporting world talking after confirming he would return to the ring for a comeback fight for charity, showing off his impressive physique and age-defying speed in a series of videos. He is set to announce his opponent in the coming days, teasing that fans are ‘not goi  Read Full Story >>>

The Enduring Influence of Flash Elorde and Manny Pacquiao (Part 3)
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 29 May 2020

The First Golden Age of Philippine Boxing started with flyweight champions Pancho Villa, Small Montana, Little Dado and Ceferino Garcia, the first Filipino and Asian to win the world middleweight title, that spanned from
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Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao resumes his regular column at PhilBoxing.com and now Bandera to express his own thoughts and to be able to communicate to his fans worldwide.




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