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Chocolatito's Manager Firm on May Return, Rules Out Nietes
By Haxel Ruben Murillo,, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
Surprisingly, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) placed Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez in the number one position in the 115-pound rankings in January. It is not necessary to be a scholar in the matter to understand that the move of the organization is due to the heavy interest in having Gonzalez   Read Full Story >>>

Tito Ortiz Has 'A Lot of Interest' in Chuck Liddell, Only Fight I'd Take!, Tue, 20 Feb 2018

TMZ SPORTS -- Tito Ortiz is doubling down on his Chuck Liddell call-out ... telling TMZ Sports straight-up that he's down for a 3rd fight with the Iceman! "I don't need to fight, but if Chuck needs to ... I'll be a goo  
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Deontay Wilder questions Anthony Joshua's résumé, billionaire blueprint and willingness to unify
World Boxing News, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
Deontay Wilder has accused Anthony Joshua and his team of attempting to pull the wool over the public's eyes with their run to the top of the heavyweight mountain. Joshua is on the verge of picking up a fourth world title in the top weight class against Joseph Parker on March 31 and Wilder has be  Read Full Story >>>

Promoter: Superfly encore will pick up where 'Chocolatito' left off
By Lyle Fitzsimmons,, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
The fighters are as tall as an American middle-schooler. And the weight of a model who’s just scarfed a sundae. Nevertheless, promoter Tom Loeffler has no qualms suggesting Saturday's card in suburban Los Angeles -- dubbed "Superfly 2" -- will leave a TV mark far greater than the weight of its  Read Full Story >>>

Sergey Kovalev v Dmitriy Bivol: GANGSTA
By John Gatling,, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
You got me hooked up on this feeling You got me hanging from the ceiling You got me up so high I’m barely breathing So don’t let me Don’t let me Don’t let me Don’t let me Go… —‪Kehlani, Gangsta‬ The star of the show never needs an introduction. Suspended in the air li  Read Full Story >>>

By Maloney L. Samaco,, Tue, 20 Feb 2018

Donnie "Ahas" Nietes has been a world champion since 2007, and posseses the Philippine record of ten years, and still counting, as longest reigning world title holder. His record in world title fights is 15 wins without a loss  
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Humberto Tito Velazco Scores Sensational Knockout in El Paso, TX, Tue, 20 Feb 2018

AGUASCALIENTES, MX (February 19, 2018) - This past Saturday, at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso, TX, Sugar Promotions light-heavyweight prospect, Humberto "Tito" Velazco (19-1-1, 14 KOs), scored the knockout of the night,  
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Abel Sanchez: “After talking all that smack, Canelo was a runner. Golovkin turned him into a Mayweather”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
Trainer Abel Sanchez finally got the match he wanted when Gennady “GGG” Golovkin faced off against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in September of 2017. Many fight fans were expecting a fight of the year type of match, but were given a tactical affair that saw Canelo move for a majority of the fight. The figh  Read Full Story >>>

Danny Garcia Eyes Thurman, Porter, and stays away from Errol Spence Jr. Talk
By C Johnson, RingNews24, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
On Saturday night, Feb. 17, from the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, former two-division world champion Danny Garcia overcame a spirited effort from former lightweight champion Brandon Rios in their WBC welterweight title eliminator. It was Garcia’s first fight since he lost a close twelve round split  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather on MMA Future, 'I Don't Know', Tue, 20 Feb 2018

TMZ SPORTS -- Moment of honesty from Floyd Mayweather? The leader of The Money Team was leaving the NBA All-Star Game in L.A. surrounded by TMT crew when we asked about Conor McGregor's new statement ... that Floyd has ende  
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Heralded Prospect Ruben Villa Remains Undefeated with Unanimous Decision this Past Friday Night in Ontario, California, Tue, 20 Feb 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PENN./ORANGE, Calif. (Feb. 19, 2017)- Heralded prospect Ruben Villa (10-0, 4 KOs) of Salinas, Calif. made it ten straight wins to start his career by outpointing veteran Juan Sandoval (15-18, 5 KOs) of Mexico. S  
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Zhora Hamazaryan wins American debut by unanimous decision, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing Sign Undefeated Lightweight Zhora Hamazaryan to a Co-Promotional contract Hamazaryan wins American debut by unanimous decision this past Friday night in Ontario, California PHILADELPHIA, PENN./ORANGE, Calif. (Feb. 19, 2018) - Banner Promotions and Thompson  Read Full Story >>>

1stUSA Boxing Alumni Association Event in N.E., Tue, 20 Feb 2018
Former USA boxersto hold private meet-and-greet at New England Tournament of Champions Open Division Championships Thursday, February 22 Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Mass. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (February 19, 2018) - USA Boxing will host a private USA Boxing Alumni Association meet-a  Read Full Story >>>

Parker v Joshua: What the experts say and who they pick to win
By Duncan Johnstone, Stuff NZ, Tue, 20 Feb 2018
It's being labelled "the most meaningful heavyweight fight in a long time" and there's no shortage of opinions when it comes to picking a winner between Joseph Parker and Anthony Joshua. WBO champion Parker takes on WBA and IBF champion Joshua in Cardiff on March 31 in a fight that gose a long wa  Read Full Story >>>

Sultan ready to challenge countryman Ancajas in mandatory title fight, says handler
By Gerry Ramos,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
JONAS Sultan's camp said the up and coming fighter is ready to take on Jerwin Ancajas if the mandatory challenge for his compatriot's International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title is given the green light in June. Trainer Edito ‘Ala’ Villamor stressed the 26-year-old Sultan earned t  Read Full Story >>>

Filipino KO puncher Reymart Gaballo to get first serious test vs. Stephon Young
By Ryan Songalia,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
Unbeaten fighters Reymart Gaballo and Stephon Young will meet on March 23 at Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida, Gaballo’s promoter, Jim Claude Manangquil, tells The 12-round fight will be contested for the interim WBA bantamweight title. The fight will be the first signi  Read Full Story >>>

The Night Everyone Forgot Errol Spence Existed
By Paul Magno,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
This doesn’t bode well for the likelihood of seeing Spence in a real, career-defining fight against one of the fellow welterweight elite any time soon… Imagine a world without Errol Spence Jr. It’s easy if you try. Saturday night, after Danny Garcia stopped Brandon Rios, three of the top four   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao fighting on Crawford vs Horn undercard is a slap in the face
By Freddy Fresco,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
As a fan of Manny Pacquiao I was excited to hear the news, he will fight again, but saddened at the possibility of him fighting on the undercard of Terence Crawford vs. Jeff Horn on ESPN PPV. Putting a legend like Pacquiao on the undercard of a PPV to lesser known draws is a slap in the face, he   Read Full Story >>>

By Eddie Alinea,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018

Besides the regular stuff that highlight the annual NBA All-Star weekend as the skills challenge, three-point shooting contest, the race for the Most Valuable Player Award will also be a main feature of the affair. Who wi  
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William Silva headlines March 3 in Clearwater, FL, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
Tampa, FL (February 18, 2018) – Lightweight contender William “Baby Face” Silva returns to the ring Saturday, March 3 to face rugged Rogelio Casarez at Banquet Master in Clearwater, FL. The eight-bout card is promoted by Fire Fist Boxing Promotions. Tickets are available at and t  Read Full Story >>>

Three Punch Combo: Handicapping Keith Thurman’s Next Opponent and More
By Matt Andrzejewski , The Sweet Science, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
THREE PUNCH COMBO — Welterweight champion Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KO’s) is set to return to the ring on May 19th against an opponent to be determined. When Thurman does return, it will be on the heels of a 14-month layoff and he has made it very clear the opponent will not be any of the top contende  Read Full Story >>>

Donnie Nietes breaks camp; Team declares they are ready
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018

Following his usual routine particularly in huge fights such as the one coming up against Argentina’s JC Reveco, IBF world flyweight champion, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes breaks camp last Saturday and declares himself ready to showcase his t  
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By Maloney L. Samaco,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018

Former four-division world champion and pound-for-pound king Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez expresses interest in fighting three-division world titlist Donnie Nietes for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) super fly  
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Impressive victories by Subriel Matías and Alfredo Santiago against world title challengers in Fajardo, PR, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
Las Night, before a packed house in the Fajardo Municipal Equestrian Park in Puerto Rico, Subriel Matías and Alfredo 'Ojo' Santiago, both from Fajardo, were victorious against former world title challengers. In the main event, Subriel Matías (9-0, 9 KO) defeated by technical knockout at 33 secon  Read Full Story >>>

You Can Call Me Ray
By Marc Livitz,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
All he could hope for in order to keep himself and his family in his adopted hometown was quite the simple assignment. Just win… Dulce como el azucar. In English, that’s ‘sweet as sugar.’ As fans, we often watch the rise of certain fighters who have the ability to catch our attention for the best  Read Full Story >>>

Danny ‘Swift’ Garcia Bamboozles Brandon ‘Bam-Bam’ Rios
By John Gatling,, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
_You mad cuz my style you’re admiring/ don’t be mad… UPS is hiring/You shoulda been a cop – fuck Hip-hop/with that freestyle you bound to get [shot] _ —Notorious B.I.G, “Flava In Ya Ear” [Remix] “BoOm!” Like a vintage Nike commercial in the spirit of a revolutionary Malcolm X, former WBC   Read Full Story >>>

Groves beats Eubank Jr. in thriller to reach WBSS final
World Boxing News, Mon, 19 Feb 2018
George Groves added the IBO super-middleweight title to his WBA version with a dogged performance against a game Chris Eubank Jr. In a heated battle at Manchester Arena, both men traded fire with fire in a barnstorming bout. Groves who proved the most accurate of the two as Eubank swung widely  Read Full Story >>>

Garcia KOs Rios in 9th; Benavidez decisions Gavril
By Ralph Rimpell,, Sun, 18 Feb 2018

At the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, former welterweight champion Danny “Swift” Garcia (34-1, 20KOs) overcame a tough challenge from former Champion “Bam Bam” Brandon Rios (34-4-1, 24KOs) to keep his hopes alive for rematch with  
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Unbeaten Caleb Plant Dominates Rogelio Medina on His Way to Unanimous Decision in Super Middleweight World Title Eliminator, Sun, 18 Feb 2018

EL PASO, TX. (February 17, 2018) - Former world champions Victor Ortiz (32-6-3, 25 KOs) and Devon Alexander (27-4-1, 14 KOs) fought to majority draw in the exciting main event of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Depor  
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Heno defies home crowd, dethrones Sabillo at home
By Jerome S. Galunan Jr.,, Sun, 18 Feb 2018

BACOLOD CITY -- Edward ‘El Heneral’ Heno remained undefeated – now with 12 wins, 5 draws including 5 stoppages after beating former world champion Merlito ‘Tiger’ Sabillo (27 wins, 5 losses and a draw with 13 KOs) in his terri  
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By Lito delos Reyes,, Sun, 18 Feb 2018

BACOLOD CITY (FEB. 18) – Former International Boxing Organization (IBO) world light flyweight champion Rey “Hitman” Loreto landed powerful combinations to make a total of five knockdowns before he finally pummeled to submissi  
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NBA All-Star Saturday -- Mitchell wins dunk tilt, Booker is 3-point king
By Nicholai R. Roska,, Sun, 18 Feb 2018

Los Angeles -- ​Utah Jazz rookie ​Mitchell Donovan was crowned slam dunk champion in the signature event of the NBA All-Star Saturday at the Staples Center.​ ​ ​The 6-foot-3, 211-pound Donovan beat   
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Mary Ann Antolihao pitches a near-perfect game
By Eddie Alinea,, Sun, 18 Feb 2018
University of Santo Tomas’ imperfect girl Mary Ann Antolihao pitched a near-perfect game in the Tigresses’ 3-0 blanking of Ateneo at the start of second round elimination of the UAAP women’s Softball Championship Saturday at the eight decades old Rizal Memorial Baseball/Softball Stadium. The rig  Read Full Story >>>

Danny Garcia Drills a Very Game Brandon Rios in Ninth
By Rick Reeno,, Sun, 18 Feb 2018
Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas - Former two division world champion Danny Garcia (34-1, 20 KOs) knocked out a very game Brandon Rios (34-4-1, 24 KOs) in the ninth round. The bout was the first for Garcia since losing a twelve round split decision last March at the hands of Keith Thurman in their WBC, WB  Read Full Story >>>

Devon Alexander, Victor Ortiz Battle To a Majority Draw
By Keith Idec,, Sun, 18 Feb 2018
Devon Alexander deserved better Saturday night. A determined Alexander appeared to do more than enough to out-point Victor Ortiz, but he was forced to settle for a majority draw in their 12-round battle between former welterweight champions. Ortiz fell behind early, yet apparently closed the gap   Read Full Story >>>


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