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PACQUIAO-ALGIERI HAS MAKINGS OF A CLASSIC
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jul 2014
SAYING what he saw, Freddie Roach stated: “Chris Algieri has got a jab, that’s it.”
Going by the pre-fight script, Roach should be coming up with a loftier assessment of Algieri, who challenges for Manny Pacquiao’s WBO we Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin: Primed For Bigger Things
By Sean Crose, Boxing Insider, 30 Jul 2014
An odd thing happened Saturday night (or was it very early Sunday morning?). Five of the top ten trending topics on American Twitter had to do with boxing. That’s right, boxing. This reporter can’t remember ever seeing such a phenomenon, even after a Floyd Mayweather fight.
The reason for the sud Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao urges Aquino to focus on education reforms
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 30 Jul 2014
MANILA, Philippines –International boxing icon and Sarangani lawmaker Manny Pacquiao told President Benigno Aquino III to focus on education in his reform agenda.
This as the welterweight champion lauded Aquino for his fifth State of the Nation Address (Sona).
In a statement, Pacquiao said Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Sr: “I’m not no Freddie Roach. Team Garcia can mess around with him, they ain’t gonna f*ck with me that way!”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 30 Jul 2014
The rematch between Floyd Mayweather and Marcos Maidana is now only six weeks away, and as the fight draws near, there is still an issue that has yet to be resolved, the gloves for the fight. This was a subject of much debate prior to the previous fight, as Mayweather objected to the commission and Read Full Story >>>
Lem’s lastest: Carl Froch-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Jan. 24?
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, 30 Jul 2014
Talks are continuing for a potential bout between IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. potentially for Jan. 24 at the MGM in Las Vegas, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed to RingTV.com.
It was last month that Arum and Froch’s promoter, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Spo Read Full Story >>>
Fighting Chris Algieri is a lose-lose situation for Manny Pacquiao
Boxing Insider, 30 Jul 2014
The contract is all but finalized for the bout between multiple division titlist Manny Pacquiao 56-5-2 (38 KO’s) and young upstart champion Chris Algieri 20-0 (8 KO’s).
This fight scheduled for November 22nd, at Pacquiao’s home away from home Macai, China. The Filipino Congressman looks to ehh… u Read Full Story >>>
Osman, Julaton lead the charge for women’s mixed martial arts in Asia
Philippine Daily Inquirer, 30 Jul 2014
SINGAPORE — Two of the leading lights in women’s mixed martial arts in Asia are facing off on August 29, at the Dubai World Trade Center, and fans all over the world will be tuning in to watch.
The inspiring feats of these two stars, Malaysia’s Ann Osman and Ana Julaton of the Philippines, hav Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Approved By WBC To Defend 147/154 Belts
By Salvador Rodríguez, BoxingScene.com, 30 Jul 2014
World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman has approved a request by Floyd Mayweather Jr. to defend both of his WBC titles, at welterweight and junior middleweight, against Marcos Maidana on September 13th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather also holds the WBA crown at 147 and 154.
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Golden Gloves: Keeping it Simple
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, 30 Jul 2014
I fought Golden Gloves –Anonymous
“Remember this, your first few fights will be decided on conditioning and your will to fight. Neither of you have developed enough skill to where it has a major bearing on the fight.”—Jackson: see: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Boxing-1533/2009/2/Preparing-Gold-Glov Read Full Story >>>
Cotto-Golovkin? Don't count on it
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 30 Jul 2014
Moments after Gennady Golovkin drilled Daniel Geale in the third round on Saturday night at New York's Madison Square Garden to retain his middleweight belt for the 11th time, GGG called for a unification fight with Miguel Cotto.
"I am very happy and now I only want unification fights. I want Co Read Full Story >>>
GAB LOOKS INTO “LAST HOME STAND” CONTROVERSY
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jul 2014
Citing the welfare of the basketball public as reason, the Games and Amusements Board has written the local organizers of the "The Last Home Stand," a project that would have pitted the World Cup-bound Philippine basketball team against an NBA Selection asking for an explanation as to why it was Read Full Story >>>
COMING THROUGH IN CRUNCH TIME
By Ted Lerner, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jul 2014
Ina Kaplan proves to be the perfect team player as she helps seal Germany's hard fought win against Austria on Day 2 at the 2014 World Pool Team Championship in Beijing
Photo Courtesy of Tai Chengzhe/China Foto Press.
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Cohen Congratulates McCalla and Luis for ShoBox Victories Friday Night
PhilBoxing.com, 30 Jul 2014
After co-promoting (along with GH3 Promotions) the historic 200th episode of "SHOBOX: The New Generation," last Friday, July 25, at the Turning Stone Resort Casino, Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his two victorious fighters, Cecil McCalla and Tony Luis.
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Freddie Roach on Chris Algieri: 'He's got a good jab, that's it'
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, 30 Jul 2014
Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach doesn't sound impressed with Manny Pacquiao's next opponent.
Chris Algieri will be the November 22 opponent for Manny Pacquiao in Macau, and while the boxing world wasn't exactly set on fire when the news was announced recently, Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach Read Full Story >>>
Sharing one’s thoughts
By Philip Ella Juico, The Philippine Star, 30 Jul 2014
It’s still a good 43 days from the Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana rematch and a little more than four months from the November 23 (November 22 in the United States mainland) fight at the Venetian in Macau between Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao and undefeated Chris Algieri. It may however Read Full Story >>>
Lem’s latest: Diego Chaves could be replaced vs. Brandon Rios
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, 30 Jul 2014
Diego Chaves is still in his native Argentina due to visa issues in advance of Saturday’s scheduled welterweight clash with Brandon Rios.
Chaves (23-1, 19 knockouts) is supposed to meet Rios (31-2-1, 23 KOs) at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas. If not, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said that junior welterwe Read Full Story >>>
Froch-Chavez Jr. may happen Jan. 24
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 30 Jul 2014
A fight between super middleweight titlist Carl Froch and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is back in discussions, but rather than happening in the fall, as originally intended, the target date is Jan. 24 as an HBO PPV headliner from Las Vegas.
England's Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) made it clear after his big eig Read Full Story >>>
Outside the Ring: Comanche Boy
By Jill Diamond , Boxing.com, 30 Jul 2014
What motivates someone who continues to try, to hurt, to train, knowing they are mere inches away from their goal but the clock is ticking?
Sports and Philanthropy: A series of articles dedicated to those who’ve given their all and still give more. Each article will feature a different commun Read Full Story >>>
ARUM UPBEAT ON PACQUIAO-ALGIERI TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jul 2014
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is upbeat about the title defense of WBO welterweight champion and “Fighter of the Decade” Manny Pacquiao against undefeated junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri in Macau on November 22.
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PETALCORIN VS TELLO FOR VACANT INTERIM WBA FLYWEIGHT BELT
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Jul 2014
World-rated Filipino southpaw Randy Petalcorin (21-1-1, 16 KO's) of Davao City will embark in the most thrilling fight of his life when he battles WBC Latino Champ Walter Tello (20-7, 8 KO's) of Panama for the vacant WB Read Full Story >>>