|Oscar De La Hoya Paid GGG Millions of 'My Own Money' to Save Canelo Rematch|
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
TMZ SPORTS -- Oscar De La Hoya says he was so serious about saving the GGG vs. Canelo rematch, he shelled out millions of dollars of his own money to get the deal done.
Remember, Oscar -- Canelo's promoter -- previously sai Read Full Story >>>
Harden, a cinch for NBA MVP honor
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
On June 25, the NBA will honor Season 2017-2018’s top individual performers in its Awards Night at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
With barely over a week away from the much-awaited ceremony, only James Harden Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao's evolution from knockout artist to crafty veteran
By Noel Zarate, ESPN 5, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Many already realize that it has actually been almost a decade since Manny Pacquiao won by a stoppage. Now, he matches up against Lucas Matthysse; a younger, hungry pugilist whose last two triumphs didn't even make it to the judges' scorecards. Naturally, many Filipino fans are concerned that the Pe Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao simply doesn't get it
By Dodo Catacutan Jr., Spin.ph, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
AS a boxer who was without equal, Manny Pacquiao united Filipinos from all over the world with the power of his punches and the overflowing national pride stirred by his victories.
As a politician, he tears us apart by the carelessness of his words and the recklessness of his actions.
Pacqui Read Full Story >>>
Video: Claressa Shields Ready To Take Next Step Against Unified 154-Pound World Champ Hanna Gabriels
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
“I box better than a lot of men… I have to get in there, look good and make them like women’s boxing.” – Claressa Shields
This Friday At 10 p.m. ET/ PT On SHOWTIME®
WHAT: Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and unified 168-poun Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Jr.-Terence Crawford collision course could be a long road
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Opening bell: Spence-Crawford collision course
On back-to-back weekends, fans saw the best boxers the United States has to offer, and they just so happen to be in their primes and reside in the same division. Whether they like it or not, they're on a collision course.
First it was Terence Craw Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 8: PACQUIAO MATCH IS A DREAM FIGHT FOR MATTHYSSE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Lucas Matthysse fully concentrates on his fight with Manny Pacquiao on July 15 at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “For Lucas it’s a dream come true. He’s wanted to fight Pacquiao for a number of years n Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Jr Son’s Carlos Ocampo
By John Gatling, NYFights.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
On the eve of Father’s Day, the homecoming IBF welterweight champion literally bodied the unheralded Mexican at 2:59 of the first round on SHOWTIME. And in the process, officially gave birth to a hot rivalry with WBO welterweight champion Terence Crawford.
☆☆☆ ☆☆ Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan and Kell Brook should forget about Terence Crawford and Jarrett Hurd and give fans the Battle of Britain they've been waiting for
By Jeff Powell, Mail Online (UK), Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Amir Khan is being eyed up by Terence Crawford.
Kell Brook is in the sights of Jarrett Hurd.
The temptation for both Britain's celebrity boxers would be to jump at the offer of world title fights in America.
They might be wiser to leap in the other direction. Namely, into the arms of each o Read Full Story >>>
Weekend Review: Spence, Golovkin-Canelo II, Roman, More
By Michael Rosenthal, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Errol Spence: This item could’ve been labeled MOST DISAPPOINTING.
I was settled into my recliner, Stella in hand, expecting to see more than three minutes of the first or second best American fighter on Saturday night. Alas, a left to the gut of poor Carlos Ocampo paralyzed the Read Full Story >>>
Crawford Responds To Rumors Of Pacquiao Ducking Him
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
Terence Crawford responds to some recent rumors and reports that boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has been ducking him – and paid some words of praise for his fellow promotional stablemate.
Both fighters box under the same banner at Top Rank and earlier this year talks suggested that Pacquiao has bee Read Full Story >>>
Is Patience a Virtue for Fans of Welterweight Boxing?
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
At this point that it’ll take tranquilizer darts and a giant butterfly net to ever get Pacquiao in the same ring with Crawford…
Over at my other writing gig, I said that I’ve seen videos of old ladies being mugged on security cam videos that were about as competitive as Errol Spence’s one-round b Read Full Story >>>
Joshua v Wilder: FULL TIMELINE of TWISTS and TURNS so far
World Boxing News, Tue, 19 Jun 2018
WBN has been at the forefront recently of updating on the Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder negotiations and still awaits further developments on the possible undisputed unification.
A contract was expected to arrive at Deontay Wilder advisor Shelly Finkel's office on Friday, and so far, there's b Read Full Story >>>
Boxer Muhammad Waseem eager to win flyweight world title
Geo.TV (PK), Tue, 19 Jun 2018
QUETTA: Pakistani boxer Muhammad Waseem will face South Africa’s Moruti Mthalane in the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight world title bout on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Waseem will be featured on the undercard in Kuala Lumpur, with Manny Pacquiao featuring in the main card b Read Full Story >>>
Lucas Matthysse trainer expects champ to hurt Pacquiao
By Roy Luarca, ABS-CBN News, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Trainer Joel Diaz insists Manny Pacquiao no longer possesses the same power as when he was younger.
As such, Diaz will instruct Lucas Matthysse to go all out for a knockout when the Argentine champion defends his World Boxing Association welterweight crown against Pacquiao in Kuala Lumpur on July Read Full Story >>>
What can Manny Pacquiao get from a fight with Terence Crawford?
By Carlo Pamintuan, ESPN 5, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
As Manny Pacquiao prepares for his first fight in a year against World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse, the Filipino fighter's old World Boxing Organization (WBO) version of the title changed hands after Terence Crawford scored a technical knockout against Australian J Read Full Story >>>
Matthysse is strong, dangerous, but … -- Fortune
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Starting this week, boxing great Manny Pacquiao’s build up program for his coming fight with World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse gears towards tactics and strategies.
The normal routine -- Read Full Story >>>
The Truth is . . .
By Bart Barry, 15rounds.com, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
SAN ANTONIO – Almost exactly 300 miles north of here Saturday welterweight titlist Errol “The Truth” Spencer strolled through an overmatched Mexican named Carlos Ocampo at – let’s get this right – The Ford Center at The Star, in Frisco, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys’ practice field. No matter ho Read Full Story >>>
Cataraja stops Indon foe in 3
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
DESPITE a ring absence for close to a year, former amateur standout KJ Cataraja displayed his quickness and power and defeated Indonesian Frengky Rohi in three rounds in front of a cheering hometown crowd last Saturday night in the main event of Idol 3 in the Tabuelan Astrodome.
Right after picki Read Full Story >>>
Ranking the Welterweights: Spence, Crawford challenging for top spot
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
1) Keith Thurman (28-0, 22 KO)
I know Thurman, 29, is technically inactive, but he’s tentatively slated to return on August 4 and I don’t see a great reason to ignore his existence for the purpose of one dude’s silly top 10 list. I have him No. 1 due to marquee wins over Shawn Porter and Danny Ga Read Full Story >>>
Old School Fighters of the Modern Era: 33 Noted Boxing Buffs Weigh In
By Ted Sares, The Sweet Science, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
When applied to boxing, the term “Old School” has many meanings. That said, in this, our latest survey, we asked our respondents which boxer of the modern era — active or retired – struck them as most Old School, limiting the choice to just one. Here are their picks. As always, the respondents are l Read Full Story >>>
Errol Spence Talks Terence Crawford After Latest Win
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Errol Spence and Terence Crawford appear to be on an inevitable collision course should they both keep winning and fans can’t stop talking about a potential fight.
Anytime two of the current top five-pound for pound fighters in the world have an opportunity to meet in their primes, boxing fans al Read Full Story >>>
“The Truth” Shines in Dallas
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Spence’s length and his very sound fundamentals made it an impossibility for Ocampo to gain any footing…
IBF welterweight world champion Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (24-0, 21 KOs) defended his title against his mandatory contender Carlos Ocampo (22-1, 13 KOs) on Saturday from The Ford Center at Read Full Story >>>
Coach Steve Kerr wants NBA champion Warriors to reclaim No. 1 seed next season
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Barely a week after winning his third NBA championship as a coach, Golden State bench tactician Steve Kerr, this early, expressed his preference that his Warriors regain the top-seeding comes the 2018-2019 season.
Read Full Story >>>
Logan Paul Plans to Put KSI in Hospital, Then Party With Mayweather
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
TMZ SPORTS -- Logan Paul says his battle with KSI is gonna be a critical one ... because he plans to put his YouTube foe in the hospital.
We got Logan just a few minutes before he and KSI nearly came to blows at an L.A Read Full Story >>>
Boxing fans were all saying the same thing about Errol Spence Jr. after Ocampo victory
By Katherine Margaret Huber, GIVEMESPORT, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
Errol Spence Jr. has maintained his unbeaten record with a knockout victory over Carlos Ocampo.
Not only did the 28-year-old prove he can attract a sellout crowd, he made exceptionally quick work of Ocampo, stopping him with a series of body shots in the first round.
Despite keeping hold of hi Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Must Adopt Challenger’s Mentality Once Again
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 18 Jun 2018
We’re just under a month out from the Lucas Matthysse vs Manny Pacquiao fight and the ‘Pacman’ appears to have (a little bit at least) the old eye of the tiger back once again.
I can recall before his loss to Jeff Horn last year and the surrendering of his WBO title that Pacquiao in the run up to Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO-MATTHYSSE FEATS, FACTS AND FIGURES 7: MANNY WILL KO LUCAS SAYS KAMBOSOS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 17 Jun 2018
Manny Pacquiao’s Australian sparring partner George Kambosos, believes the fighting senator will knockout Argentinean WBA "regular" welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse on July 15, at the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Read Full Story >>>
Nietes in pound-for-pound breakthrough
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 17 Jun 2018
Former WBO minimumweight, WBO lightflyweight and IBF flyweight champion Donnie Nietes became only the third Filipino ever after Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire, Jr. to make it to the top 10 Ring Magazine pound-for-pound h Read Full Story >>>
CATARAJA WOWS TOWNMATES WITH 3rd ROUND TKO VICTORY OVER ROHI (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 17 Jun 2018
TABUELAN, CEBU – That visiting Indonesian Frenky Rohi was ravaged by undefeated Kevin Jake Cataraja over three rounds was just part of the plot. The real story was how a local boy returned to his hometown and caused one of Read Full Story >>>
Damir Ismagulov defeats Artem Damkovsky to retain M-1 Challenge lightweight title
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 17 Jun 2018
M-1 CHALLENGE 94 RESULTS
ORENBURG, Russia (June 15, 2018) - M-1 Challenge lightweight champion Damir Ismagulov defeated the original title-holder in their weight class, Artem Damkowsky, to retain his title in this e Read Full Story >>>
Toot, Toot! Richard "Popeye" Rivera smokes Jaime Solorio in 8th round
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 17 Jun 2018
"Fight Night in The Capital" OFFICIAL RESULTS
HARTFORD, Conn. (June 17, 2018) - Rising Hartford folk hero Richard "Popeye The Sailor Man" Rivera kept his pro record perfect (8-0) intact, knocking out his tough opponent,Jaime "Zarco" Solorio (12-4-2, 9 KOs), in the eighth round to capture the vaca Read Full Story >>>
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