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By Reni M. Valenzuela,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014

The fans have spoken. Don’t waste the gains of boxing when the actual pay-per-view (PPV) numbers for the recent fights of Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao were made to look bad and disappointing for those who ar  
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Complete Weights from 'The Homecoming' SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION at UIC Pavilion in Chicago, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
Andrzej Fonfara 176 vs. Doudou Ngumbu 175.5 Tomoki Kameda 117.5 vs. Alejandro Hernandez 118 WBO World Bantamweight Championship Javier Fortuna 129.5 vs. Abner Cotto 130.2 Caleb Truax 166.5 vs. Scott Sigmon 160 Koki Kameda 115.2 vs. Omar Salado 116 Jamal James 145.5 vs. Cameron Kreal 147   Read Full Story >>>

News and notes from the WBO convention
By Dan Rafael,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
The 27th annual WBO convention wrapped up on Thursday at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. The most significant activity at any sanctioning body convention comes on rankings and mandatory day, which is when the floor is open for promoters to make their cases for their boxers to receive favorable rankings  Read Full Story >>>

Stacked card shaping up for New Legend Boxing on Friday, November 21 at Resorts World Casino New York City, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
QUEENS, NY (October 31st, 2014) - On Friday night, November 21 at Resorts World Casino New York City, New Legend Boxing returns with a packed night of boxing. In the main event, Bryant "Pee Wee" Cruz (12-0, 6 KO's) of Port Chester, New York will risk his undefeated record when he takes on an oppo  Read Full Story >>>

PhilBoxing's NBA Travels : Pit Stop New York
By Homer D. Sayson,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014

CHICAGO -- The flight lasted two hours and two minutes. And it was JetBlue fast and smooth. With the 2014-15 NBA season upon us, I traveled to the greatest city in the world last October 29 to catch the New York Knick  
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Gritty Trivilino confident heading into title bout, Sat, 01 Nov 2014

New trainer, new style has Trivilino brimming with confidence heading into Nov. 7th PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Oct. 31st, 2014) -- In what can only be considered a strange, ghoulish twist of fate during Halloween season, Shelito Vin  
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Fight Network Signs Broadcast Deal to Air Takedown Wrestling, USA Wrestling Weekly Programs, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
TORONTO (Oct. 31, 2014) -- Fight Network, the world's premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, has signed a broadcast deal to add Takedown Wrestling Media's two traditional wrestling weekly news programs to its schedule - Takedown Wrestling and USA Wrestling W  Read Full Story >>>

‘Algieri won’t go beyond 6 rounds’
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
The verbal sparring between the camps of Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri has escalated with the Canadian adviser of the Filipino icon suggesting that the unbeaten US fighter won’t go beyond six rounds on Nov. 23 in Macau. Told that Algieri is arriving early in Macau to get used to the change of   Read Full Story >>>

Chris Algieri forced to surrender junior welterweight title
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
During the final day of the twenty-seventh WBO Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Puerto Rican-based sanctioning organization made a controversial ruling concerning their current Junior Welterweight title holder, Chris Algieri. Because the Huntington, New York, resident is slated to face Manny   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing: Bernard Hopkins Dislikes Being Cast in Favorite’s Role against Sergey Kovalev
By Joseph Santoliquito,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
PHILADELPHIA -- He cringed for a moment. Bernard Hopkins, a future first-ballot hall of famer and current all-time great, did not like the word. It was as alien to him as the 49-year-old IBF and WBA light heavyweight world champion is to everyone else, defying logic and nature as a viable, elite fig  Read Full Story >>>

Kovalev: I Have More Than Two Bullets For Hopkins
By Edward Chaykovsky,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev (25-0-1, 23KOs) says there is more to his game than the punching power he brings in both hands. He faces WBA/IBF champion Bernard Hopkins in a unification next Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. Hopkins, 49-years-old, has promised   Read Full Story >>>

Different motivations for Ali, Abregu
By Dan Rafael,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
Welterweights Sadam Ali and Luis Carlos Abregu are winding down their training camps as they finish preparations for their pivotal showdown on Nov. 8 (HBO) on the Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev undercard at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A victory will put the winner into the mix f  Read Full Story >>>

Japan's Tomoki Kameda found boxing success in Mexico
By Robert Cassidy,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
Tomoki Kameda didn't set out to be a boxing hero in Mexico. In fact, he very much was on his way to becoming boxing royalty in his home country of Japan. Kameda was preceded in professional boxing by his older brothers Koki Kameda and Daiki Kameda, both former world champions. They are a passion  Read Full Story >>>

Sergey Kovalev Deerfield Beach Media Workout Quotes, Sat, 01 Nov 2014

Deerfield Beach, FL (Oct. 30, 2014) - Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev opened up his camp to the media today in preparation for his Nov. 8 light heavyweight unification bout with Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic  
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By Ben Thompson,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
"They're seeing a much more rested guy, a guy who's coming into training sessions hungry to learn and get better, and my coaches are saying it every day, I'm ahead of schedule. We are ahead of where we wanted to you can see, they're concerned about something related to me. We're not taking t  Read Full Story >>>

Arum: Hillary Clinton wants Pacquiao's endorsement
By Bev Llorente, ABS-CBN News, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Fresh from his Asia trip, Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed that Manny Pacquiao's training camp is going well. “Manny was training tremendously in the Philippines. I watched him train in GenSan he was sparring with big guys and doing very well,” he said. He also talked about   Read Full Story >>>

NBA -- Knicks rain on LeBron's homecoming party
By Homer D. Sayson,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014

CHICAGO -- In his first home game since returning to Cleveland as a free agent last summer, LeBron James showed very little of the stuff that makes him the best basketball player in the planet. The two-time NBA champ a  
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NBA -- Westbrook could miss up to six weeks with fractured hand
By Vito Tito Jr,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014

CHICAGO -- OKC Thunder guard Russell Westbrook fractured the second metacarpal bone in his right hand on Thursday night and will miss a huge chunk of games in this young regular season. The injury happened at the Staples Ce  
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Manny Pacquiao: A good luck charm for the San Francisco Giants?
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
After demolishing Hall of Fame fight legend Oscar de la Hoya in December of 2008, Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao's popularity soared through the stratosphere while becoming one of the most recognizable athletes in the entire world. During his historic run in 2009, when he dramatically stopped veter  Read Full Story >>>

Roach endorses ‘Gabay Alalay’
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines – Afflicted with Parkinson’s disease since it was diagnosed 24 years ago, Freddie Roach endorsed the other day efforts to increase awareness of the ailment and expressed support for activities that improve the quality of life of patients. Roach, 54, started boxing  Read Full Story >>>

Tomoki Kameda to defend title in adopted home country of Mexico
By Robert Cassidy,, Sat, 01 Nov 2014
Tomoki Kameda didn't set out to be a boxing hero in Mexico. In fact, he very much was on his way to becoming boxing royalty in his home country of Japan. Kameda was preceded in professional boxing by his older brothers Koki Kameda and Daiki Kameda, both former world champions. They are a passion  Read Full Story >>>

By Aquiles Z. Zonio,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014

SOME people are bashing world eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao for accepting the job as playing coach of KIA Sorento. This is utterly unfair. These critics do not know that Pacquiao did not apply fo  
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Both Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo and AJ “Bazooka” Banal are indeed grateful for the chance that has been given to them to fight for what they have lost. “I am thankful for the opportunity and the trust that my manager and pro  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014

We cannot understand the apparent desire of the 12 PBA teams to choose the next head coach of the Philippine National Team as well as the composition of the squad, as announced by Commissioner Chito Salud. In a statement attri  
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Dwayne McRae hopes to stamp ticket to the next level!, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Laurel, MD (October 30, 2014) – A quick glance at the record of heavyweight hopeful Dwayne “Big Ticket” McRae shows a respectable 14 wins against only three defeats with eight of his victories by knockout. After dropping two out of three fights back in 2009, McRae’s lost just once in eleven trie  Read Full Story >>>

Jean Pascal is rooting for Sergey Kovalev against Bernard Hopkins
By Lem Satterfield,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Sergey Kovalev’s best chance against Bernard Hopkins is to catch him early, according to Jean Pascal, “but if it goes past the fifth round, then Hopkins is going to win a decision.” Hopkins will put his IBF and WBA light heavyweight titles up against that of WBO counterpart Kovalev on Nov. 8 at   Read Full Story >>>

John David Jackson: Kovalev not robotic like Hopkins, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
John David Jackson, trainer of WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, likes his man’s chances against WBA/IBF king Bernard Hopkins on November 8 in Atlantic City. “I feel he is definitely mentally ready and focused for this fight. I believe having the baby gives him a lot of extra motivat  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014

LAS VEGAS -- WBO honored its two previous world champions Joe Calzaghe (L) and Oscar de la Hoya (R) with specially crafted belts for being inducted into the International Hall of Fame batch 2014   
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By Dong Secuya,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014

LAS VEGAS – The Philippines could have the honor to host next year's 28th WBO Convention which was initially approved during last year's convention in Budapest where the Philippines' Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Ramon G  
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Sonny Boy Jaro leaves for DC to challenge for WBC Super Flyweight crown
By Rich Mazon ,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014

Former World Boxing Council flyweight champion, Sonny Boy Jaro left Manila last night via Etihad Airways, two full weeks before he gets another crack at a world title in Washington, DC. Jaro, (37-13-5, 27 KOs) will be f  
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Pacquiao/Algieri: "On The Run" [Vol.II]: Smoking Trees
By John Gatling,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
When we last left off on this in "[Vol.I]: Legend Killer", I implied that Chris Algieri doesn't merely believe in miracles - he expects them. Miraculously, the legendary Algieri released a video detailing how to deal with a southpaw named Manny Pacquiao. In subsequent recent interviews, Chris use  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Moving Down To 140 Could Benefit Marquez
By Miguel Rivera,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Juan Manuel Marquez has no interest in facing Manny Pacquiao for a fifth time, but he does want something that Pacquiao owns - the WBO welterweight title. Marquez (56-7-1, 40KOs), 41-years-old, has yet to make a decision regarding the future of his career. Mexico based Zanfer Promotions are a  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing: Big-time main event back at Boardwalk Hall
By Keith Idec,, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
"Boardwalk Empire" ended its fantastic five-season run Sunday night on HBO. Boxing’s boardwalk empire in Atlantic City began crumbling several years earlier, soon after the retirement of late legend Arturo Gatti, following a July 2007 loss to Alfonso Gomez. Capacity crowds of approximately 12,000  Read Full Story >>>

Drian Francisco fight is on, November 8 in Davao City
By Carlos Cinco, Rivals Sports Network, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
SINGAPORE — Former world title challenger Drian “Gintong Kamao (Golden Fist)” Francisco’s first fight back in the Philippines since 2012 was almost recently derailed, but the bantamweight standout was able to work it out and now the fight is back on, against fellow Filipino fighter, John Mark Apolin  Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya: ‘I Haven’t Counted Hopkins Out Since He Beat Me’
By James Lopez, Tha Boxing Voice, Fri, 31 Oct 2014
Bernard Hopkins at age 49 will attempt to defy all odds, and defeat the dangerous knockout artist Sergey Kovalev in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Kovalev has an outstanding record of 25-0-1, with 23 knockouts. The undefeated fighter is viewed as the favorite, due to his raw power, and boxing abilities.  Read Full Story >>>


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