FOUR-time world champion Nonito Donaire Jr. is set for a December comeback as he challenges reigning title holder Nordine Oubaali of France for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight championship.The world title bout is tentatively set at the Mohegan Sun ...
Jul 23, 2020
THERE is no truth to the rumor that WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero has a photo of Godzilla pasted on the punching bag as he trains for his April 25 showdown with WBA-IBF counterpart Naoya 'Monster' Inoue. However, it does ...
Mar 9, 2020
ASTON Palicte is looking to overcome the odds as he vies for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight crown against legendary Kazuto Ioka in Chiba, Japan on Wednesday.The 28-year-old Palicte faces an experienced opponent in Ioka, a ...
Jun 18, 2019
LONDON - World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's debut fight in the United States won't now be against Jarrell Miller, according to Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn, after a second alleged doping violation by the American boxer.Joshua, who ...
Apr 20, 2019
by CESAR PORTILLOSAN ANTONIO - When Errol Spence Jr defends his IBF welterweight title against Mikey Garcia on March 16 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao will likely be at ringside according to multiple reports.With Floyd ...
Mar 9, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Khabib Nurmagomedov wasn't about to wait around for a tardy Conor McGregor, who arrived at what was supposed to be their final prefight press conference together to find the UFC lightweight champion already gone.No worries, they' ...
Oct 5, 2018
OMAHA, Neb. - World champion welterweight Terence "Bud" Crawford said he's eager to make unbeaten challenger Jose Benavidez Jr. eat his words when they meet in the ring at CHI Health Center on Oct. 13.A heated confrontation between Benavidez and ...
Oct 5, 2018
THE third all-Filipino world title matchup in boxing history is all set to take place this Sunday (Manila time), when Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes and Aston 'Mighty' Palicte go head-to-head for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight title ( ...
Sep 7, 2018
IF the fight took place a decade ago, in the vicinity of the junior welterweight (140 lbs.) division, it would have been nothing short of a fistic spectacle. As things stand, boxing fans will have to make do with the diminished versions ...
Jul 10, 2018
THE Jerwin Ancajas-Jonas Sultan world title fight will have to wait a little longer.Top Rank Promotions on Thursday announced the postponement of the Jeff Horn-Terrence Crawford showdown for the World Boxing Organization welterweight belt after the American challenger suffered ...
Mar 15, 2018
MERCITO Gesta was outclassed for 12 full rounds by Jorge Linares and failed in his bid to wrest the World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight title on Sunday at The Forum in Inglewood, California.The 30-year-old Filipino never got untracked in ...
Jan 28, 2018
FOR Milan Melindo Jr., the gloved fairy tale started when he was six years old, when his father Milan Sr. gifted him with a pair of boxing gloves.The younger Milan was already familiar with the sport at the time, having watched ...
Sep 13, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - The camp of Jeff Horn is hardly concerned the challenger will have a hard time losing the excess weight with just a few days left before facing the biggest fight of his young career.The Australian challenger to Manny Pacquiao&# ...
Jun 26, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - Who says this is an exclusive Jeff Horn territory?Manny Pacquiao got a bit surprised on Sunday after people at church service - mostly Australians - prayed for his victory when he defends his world welterweight title against Horn a week from ...
Jun 25, 2017
LAS VEGAS - Andre Ward won't apologize for the close decision that Sergey Kovalev insists should have gone his way when the light heavyweights fought in November.Still, he's eager to clear up any remaining doubts when they meet ...
Jun 17, 2017
WHILE Manny Pacquiao's camp had described sparmate George Kambosos as someone who has the same fighting style as his compatriot Jeff Horn, the Australian title challenger insists otherwise.Horn said the Filipino champion is bound to be disappointed when they face ...
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Jun 9, 2017
THE muscle stiffness which hampered Manny Pacquiao's training the past week is gone. And so is the shoulder pain.With the problems out of the way, chief trainer Freddie Roach declared that Pacquiao and his training team look forward to shifting ...
May 28, 2017
ONE of the many reasons that endeared Manny Pacquiao to sports fans worldwideis his humility. You'll never hear him speak ill of anybody, not even guys who he beat or is about to beat.Pacquiao never promised to kick the ...
Apr 22, 2017
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MANNY Pacquiao showed his support for Filipino mixed martial arts fighters in ONE Championship by showing up at the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday night for the ONE: Kings of Destiny card.And no one was happier than Eduard Folayang, who ...
Apr 22, 2017
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - After Debbie, Queensland is getting ready for Manny.Forget cyclone Debbie which battered most of Queensland for days, leaving a trail of destruction. Brisbane woke up to a brighter day on Friday with news that will bring the biggest boxing ...
Apr 2, 2017
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