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By Carlos Costa,, Sat, 23 Aug 2014

In a successful evening, all three Filipino fighters taking part on tonight's (Aug 22) boxing card in Kobe, Japan, scored wins. There were no titles on the line, but Filipinos Jhunriel Ramonal, Roque Lauro   
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By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 23 Aug 2014

Undefeated prospect Mark “Machete” Bernaldez of Butuan City will headline the ALA-Cobra ‘Tunay na Lakas’ fight card set this Saturday August 23 at the Lapasan Covered Court in Cagayan de Oro City. The 22 year old Bernaldez (13  
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Five Fights that Would Happen in a Perfect World: Team Haymon vs. Everybody Else
By Tyson Bruce, Boxing Insider, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
*Note: the fights match Al Haymon fighters against boxers that either for promotional conflict or network conflicts cannot be matched together in today’s boxing climate: Keith Thurman vs. Timothy Bradley People love fights that involve highly athletic fighters. The Garry Russell-Vasyl Lomachen  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather Reacts To Khan's Comment on Pacquiao
By Edward Chaykovsky,, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (46-0, 26KOs) briefly spoke with UK paper Daily Mail about the possibility of facing British star Amir Khan (29-3, 19KOs) in 2015. Khan is scheduled to fight on December 6th and Mayweather returns on September 13th against Marcos Maidana in a rematc  Read Full Story >>>

Juan Manuel Marquez: Future in boxing still in doubt?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
Is he fighting again or isn't he? Several weeks ago, former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40KOs) was seemingly hinting at retirement but earlier this week, however, there were rumors the great JMM would possibly return in November. Now, the 41 year old Mar  Read Full Story >>>

By Ben Thompson,, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
I think the way people have to fight Floyd Mayweather, I think enough people have gone into the fight trying to take his head off. I don't think that works. You see, everybody comes to the fight trying to take his head off and that's not going to work, dude. That's not going to happen. You're not go  Read Full Story >>>

Miguel Vazquez won’t change technical style vs. Mickey Bey
By Lem Satterfield,, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
Lightweight titleholder Miguel Vazquez, an elusive technician from Mexico, has heard the critics of his boxing style, which is atypical of his countrymen’s traditional blood-and-guts approach. But as THE RING’s No. 1-rated 135-pounder, Vazquez (34-3, 13 knockouts) said that he has no plans to cha  Read Full Story >>>

Quillin Excited About Jay Z and Roc Nation Being Affiliated with His Next Bout
By Mario Mungia, Tha Boxing Voice, Sat, 23 Aug 2014
Hip Hop mogul Jay Z made a big splash in the boxing world earlier this week with the announcement of Roc Nation Sports, which represents such athletes as Kevin Durant, Robinson Cano, and CC Sabathia to name a few, intent on entering the boxing world as a promoter. The company has already maneuvered  Read Full Story >>>

Ancajas, Palicte vow to KO Indons in Tibay ng Pinoy 4 at Almendras gym
By Lito delos Reyes,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014

FILIPINO fighters Jerwin “The Pretty Boy” Ancajas and Aston “Diego Corales” Palicte both vowed yesterday to knock out their separate Indonesian opponents in the double-main header of the “Tibay ng Pinoy 4” slated tonigh  
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By Truth Esguerra,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014

Fairfield, Calif -- Filipino Boxing Prospect Joel "The Quiet Storm" Siapno (L) and Jesus Sanchez (R) weighed in for their upcoming junior middleweight rematch at the Allan Witt Sports Center in Fairfield this comi  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014

Filipino fight fans will get a chance to watch WBA No.2 ranked light flyweight and Pan Asian Boxing Association champion Randy “Razor” Petalcorin who is a 22 year old southpaw from General Santos City, hometown of  
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Undefeated lightweight contender Ivan Redkach Now trained by Robert Garcia, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
LOS ANGELES (August 21), 2014 - Undefeated United States Boxing Association (USBA) lightweight champion Ivan "The Terrible" Redkach (17-0, 13 KOs) has changed head trainers, adding former world champion and 2011 Trainer of the Year Robert Garcia to his corner. The 28-year-old Redkach, who won 26  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao hails high court’s TRO in tax case
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines—Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao hailed the Supreme Court’s issuance of temporary restraining order stopping an order from the Court of Tax Appeals last month requiring him to post a cash bond of P3.2 billion or surety bond worth P4.9 billion. “First, I pr  Read Full Story >>>

50 Cent $750K Reading Challenge Puts Mayweather On Offensive
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
On Thursday, rapper 50 Cent issued a pretty cruel, but humorous challenge via Instagram to one-time friend and partner, Floyd Mayweather. "...If you could read one full page of a Harry Potter book, [expletive], I'll give 750,000 to whatever charitable organization you want to," 50 Cent said  Read Full Story >>>

Inside Walter Tello Training Camp in Shanghai Ahead of His Battle with Petalcorin on Tuesday (PHOTOS)
By Carlos Costa,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014

Panama fighter Walter Tello fine tunes preparation at the gym of the Sheraton Hotel Shanghai ahead of his tough battle against Filipino southpaw Randy "Razor" Petalcorin for the WBA interim Jr. Flyweight (108 lbs) Title this co  
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Keith Thurman: “I didn’t want to see Mayweather-Maidana II, that’s boring! As a matter of fact, watching Floyd is 80-90% boring!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman is the reigning interim WBA welterweight champion, but even though he carries that belt and a perfect boxing record, it has not led him to the big name opponents. Thurman, now 25, has his mind set on possibly unifying the title and ultimately has his sights set on a fighter   Read Full Story >>>

Bernard Hopkins Says He Will Defuse Kovalev’s Power
By Joe Habeeb, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
When I listen to people talk about the upcoming fight on November 8 between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev, it reminds of talk that I’ve heard before when Danny Garcia took on Lucas Matthysse last September. Everyone made Matthysse out to be this indestructible monster and that Garcia had no sho  Read Full Story >>>

Happy Warrior: Leo Santa Cruz fights the way Pharrell Williams sings
By Norm Frauenheim,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Leo Santa Cruz is known for volume. In boxing speak, that means one thing. Translation: Lots of punches. But the traditional definition applies to Cruz, too. To wit: Call up Pharrell Williams song, Happy, and turn it up. In a sport often known for angry lyrics, Cruz is a happy warrior. Williams’  Read Full Story >>>

Despite TRO, BIR to pursue tax case vs Pacquiao
By Camille Diola , The Philippine Star, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
MANILA, Philippines — Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Commissioner Kim Henares is convinced the agency's tax case against champion boxer Manny Pacquiao is worth pursuing despite the Supreme Court's temporary restraining order. Henares said in a dzMM interview Thursday that the case on the fighti  Read Full Story >>>

Chris Algieri on Newfound Star Status and The Charge Nov. 22 is a "PPV Ripoff"
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Happens all the time. Person who wants to be a star, get to that promised land where folks are at your beckon call, where the worries melt away because the pitfalls which snag the common man no longer apply, are nullified because of the status your newfound celebrity now accords. Ample money, res  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014

World Boxing Council president Mauricio Sulaiman has been honored in Panama City by Mayor Jose Isabel Blandon who presented the WBC president with the keys to the city at the House of the Municipality in the  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014

In one of their best performances so far in the tune-up series leading to the FIBA World Cup which opens in Spain on August 30, the Gilas Pilipinas national basketball team lost to perennial African champions and Olympic qualifi  
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Palacios Teams Up with John Scully!, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Orlando, FL (August 21, 2014) – Cruiserweight contender Francisco “The Wizard” Palacios is now training under the tutelage of John Scully. Palacios, 21-2 (13 KO’s), returns to the squared circle after a 2 year layoff to face James Johnson for the USBU cruiserweight title in the 8 round main even  Read Full Story >>>

Title Shots Here! Getcha' Free Title Shot!, Vol. 10
By Derek Bonnett,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
It’s been awhile. In fact, it’s been since July of 2012 that I felt compelled to write a volume of Title Shots Here! Getcha’ Free Title Shot! That’s not to say there haven’t been an undeserving "contender" or three over the last two years that hasn’t conveniently popped into the rankings of an organ  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing: Miguel Cotto’s Top 4 Potential Next Opponents
By Allen Levin, XN Sports, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
Miguel Cotto may have cemented his legacy as the best Puerto Rican boxer of all time after dismantling Sergio Martinez in June, but he’ll have to keep fighting and continue winning if he wants to stay atop the competitive middleweight division. The 33-year-old Cotto reinvigorated his career and p  Read Full Story >>>

Q&A with Roc Nation COO David Itskowitch
By Lem Satterfield,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
New COO of Boxing for Roc Nation Sports David Itskowitch said the company’s winning bid of more than $1.9 million for the right to promote the Peter Quillin-Matt Korobov fight in November had “the desired effect.” With what he called “a positive, immediate and dramatic impact,” Istkowitch, the f  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014

Marvin “Marvelous” Sonsona who is currently ranked No. 3 featherweight by the World Boxing Council will face undefeated Jayson "La Maravilla" Velez of Puerto Rico in a mandatory. This was relayed in a message from well-  
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Manny-Pacquiao-Chris Algieri, another PPV Swindle, Hits Publicity Trail
By Ivan G. Goldman, Boxing Insider, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
The publicity tour for the Nov. 22 Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri contest kicks off early, Monday August 25, with a press conference in upstart casino capital Macau. The event is another example of a general global trend we’re all familiar with. The boxing industry, like so many others before it  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao KO's The Tax Man and His Ship Sails Along
By Brad Cooney,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
It's never a bad day when you find out that you DON'T owe or have to pay any taxes to the big bad government. Pacquiao recently got the good word that this is the case for he and his wife. I know one thing, here in the USA the IRS can be brutal when you owe them money. They can be straight up bullie  Read Full Story >>>

Meet and greet the world's biggest fighters, promoters, and industry people at the first-ever, one-of-a-kind event Las Vegas (Aug. 21, 2014) – Mayweather Promotions is pleased to announce that they will be participating in the inaugural Box Fan Expo on Saturday, Sept. 13 at the Las Vegas Conventi  Read Full Story >>>

Fight Network Presents Cage Warriors 71 LIVE this Friday, Aug. 22 at 1 p.m. ET, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
TORONTO (August 21, 2014) -- Fight Network, the world's premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live broadcast of Cage Warriors 71 this Friday, August 22, at 1 p.m. ET. Just six days removed from Cage Warriors 70 live on Fight Network, Cage Warr  Read Full Story >>>

Miguel Cotto: In a Dark Manner
By Clarence George,, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
WBA king Gennady Golovkin would be the best choice, in my opinion, but Cotto trainer, Freddie Roach, disagrees… “We see now through a glass in a dark manner.”—1 Corinthians 13:12 Miguel Cotto became the WBC and lineal middleweight champ by retiring Sergio Martinez in the 10th at Madison Sq  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao puts on free boxing card in Davao on Saturday, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
IBF Pan Pacific super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas and hard-hitting Aston Palicte will take centerstage in "Tibay ng Pinoy 4" on Saturday at Almendras Gym in Davao City. The event is promoted by Manny Pacquiao's MP Promotions and is open to the public for free. Ancajas (20-1-1, 12K  Read Full Story >>>

Leo Santa Cruz: “For This Fight I Have To Look Spectacular.”
By Sean Crose, Boxing Insider, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
“For this fight I have to look spectacular,” said super bantamweight champion Leo Santa Cruz during a Wednesday conference call. “There’s big, big pressure on top of me.” Indeed there is. People are wondering why a man who operates in the same realm as Guillermo Rigondeaux, Carl Frampton and Scot  Read Full Story >>>

Ward Loses to Goossen Once Again, LA Superior Court Rules Contract is Valid
By Joe Habeeb, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 22 Aug 2014
WBA Super Middleweight Champion Andre Ward, who is undefeated in the ring lost another round to his promoter on Tuesday. According to a press release sent out by Ward’s promoter, Goossen Promotions, a Los Angeles Superior Court once again ruled against Ward in his latest attempt to break free of   Read Full Story >>>


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