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PALICTE, TWO OTHER PINOYS SEE ACTION IN MACAU TONIGHT
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2015
MACAU – Three Filipinos will see action on the undercard of the Zou Shiming vs Amnat Ruenroeng IBF flyweight title bout tonight at The Venetian's CotaiArena headed by Cebuano knockout artist Aston Palicte Read Full Story >>>
MANNY PACQUIAO: A LOOK BACK (PART I)
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2015
LOS ANGELES – The time was January 22, 1995, the place, Mindoro, Philippines.
Few people would have guessed they were looking at history when a skinny little boy with a left hook as a weapon, who had to put coins in his poc Read Full Story >>>
Jason Sosa looks for 10th straight win and 9th consecutive knockout TONIGHT at the 2300 Arena against Bergman Aguilar
PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2015
Philadelphia (March 6, 2015 ) - Tonight!!! at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, streaking Jr. Lightweight Jason Sosa (13-1-3, 9 KO's) returns to the ring when he takes on Bergman Aguilar (12-1-1, 4 KO's) in scheduled 8-round bout.
Sosa weighed 130 lbs while Aguilar checked in at 129.5 lbs at Thursd Read Full Story >>>
M-1 Challenge featherweight title fight Buchinger vs. Ragimov rematch M-1 Challenge 56 Co-Feature
PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2015
Vasilevsky-Emeev rematch headlines April 10 event in Moscow, Russia
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Mar. 6, 2015) - M-1 Global has announced a rematch between M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Ivan "Buki" Buchinger and challenger Tural Read Full Story >>>
Roach: More pressure on Mayweather than Pacquiao
By Bob Velin, USA Today, 07 Mar 2015
Freddie Roach didn't really want to spend his 55th birthday on Thursday halfway around the globe to be in the corner of his pupil, Zou Shiming.
Not because the seven-time Boxing Writers trainer of the year didn't want to be with his two-time Olympic gold medalist from China, who is fighting in Ma Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao takes his skills to the street to train for Floyd Mayweather fight
By Marissa Payne, Washington Post, 07 Mar 2015
Manny Pacquaio began his training camp for his highly anticipated May 2 fight against longtime rival Floyd Mayweather this week. But he’s not restricting himself to a gym. Nope, Pacquaio, who is also singing his own entrance theme for the bout, is taking his skills to the streets. Here he is on Day Read Full Story >>>
George Foreman: Still knocking 'em out
By Daniel Roberts , Fortune, 07 Mar 2015
“Don’t ever stop earning,” he says. “It’s a curse to think you have enough. There is never enough. George Foreman, Bill Gates—anyone. Money has to be spent. It is not made to be saved.” Hence, it must be replenished, and replenish it Foreman does. You want to pay him $10,000 to share some tales with Read Full Story >>>
The Stage Is Set For Thurman To Mark His Arrival Versus Guerrero
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, 07 Mar 2015
It's something you hear all the time about budding fighters on the way up that haven't fully flowered. You watch them fight during the infancy of their career and you see their obvious skill set and ability. Sometimes they'll blow you away on the way up and you think just maybe the particular fighte Read Full Story >>>
Close probably won’t do Guerrero enough good against Thurman
By Colin Seymour, Examiner.com, 07 Mar 2015
NBC couldn’t have picked a much more intriguing main event for its return to boxing Saturday, as Gilroy’s Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero takes on Keith Thurman in a battle of high-ranking welterweights in Las Vegas.
Guerrero said the network venue means all the more reason to push an active fight to Read Full Story >>>
Las Vegas Sands Said to Skip Stones Concerts in Macau Amid Slump
Bloomberg.com, 07 Mar 2015
(Bloomberg) -- Las Vegas Sands Corp., grappling with a gambling slowdown in the Chinese enclave of Macau, is reconsidering big-ticket entertainment events such as a Rolling Stones concert last year that failed to attract big-stakes bettors, said a person with knowledge of the situation.
The worl Read Full Story >>>
Miguel Cotto is 'not a man,' states Arum
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, 07 Mar 2015
Whatever happened to loyalty these days?
Perhaps Top Rank CEO Bob Arum is now asking himself the same question.
On Thursday's edition of ESPNs First Take, Miguel Angel Cotto announced he'd struck a deal with Jay Z's Roc Nation Sports,' and the 83 year old le Read Full Story >>>
Cotto Lost and Regained
By David Phillips, The Sweet Science, 07 Mar 2015
When Miguel Cotto entered the ring against Antonio Margarito on July 26, 2008, he did so as more than a well thought-of champion. With a record of 32-0 and 26 knockouts, Cotto was on the short list of best pound for pound fighters in the world. He had recent wins over near peak-level fighters like S Read Full Story >>>
Matthysse-Provodnikov The Free PPV fight
By Sevak Sarkisian, Tha Boxing Voice, 07 Mar 2015
2015 is well on its way to becoming one of the best years in boxing in recent times. World Class Boxing will finally be coming back to regular network television for the first time in decades. Finally, fans will be treated to Mayweather-Pacquiao along with many other great matches such as Canelo-Kir Read Full Story >>>
Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions could be a game-changer for boxing on television
By Mookie Alexander, Bloody Elbow, 07 Mar 2015
ne of the prevailing talking points when discussing the supposed decline of boxing has been the shifting of major fights, whether championship or high-profile contender bouts, away from cable television and towards subscription channels HBO and Showtime, as well as the almighty pay-per-view. At the Read Full Story >>>
Oscar: Chavez fight changed things
ESPN.com, 07 Mar 2015
Former boxing champion and current promoter Oscar De La Hoya remembers fighting for two nations when he was a amateur.
In 1992, he fought for the United States in the Olympics. And he was raised in East Los Angeles by Mexican immigrants.
"My Mexican heritage ... I'm so proud of, both my parents Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER STOPPING SPARRING PARTNERS EARLY IN CAMP
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 07 Mar 2015
FightHype.com recently got a special invite to the Mayweather Boxing Club to get a firsthand look at how training camp has been going for undefeated pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. He wasn't kidding when he informed us, "training camp has went tremendous." Although it's only been four days in Read Full Story >>>
Zou Shiming will launch a boxing revolution in China, says Freddie Roach
By Unus Alladin, South China Morning Post, 07 Mar 2015
Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach believes a Zou Shiming victory in tonight’s 'Showdown at Sands' could be the start of a Chinese revolution of world champions coming through.
Speaking on the eve of the two-time Olympic gold medallist’s IBF (International Boxing Federation) world flyweight title Read Full Story >>>
Amnat Ruenroeng: The Live Dog
By Ted Sares, The Boxing Tribune, 07 Mar 2015
Beloved in the Peoples’ Republic of China and an incredible talent, Zou [Shiming] has earned his right to fight for a professional world championship belt,”—Bob Arum
“I really want to win the world title and bring it back to China, It would be the first time a Chinese fighter won Olympic gold and Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao: Psychological Warfare Has Begun
By Dennis Cruz, Boxing Buzz, 07 Mar 2015
The Mayweather-Pacquiao mega-fight may still be almost two months away, but that doesn’t mean that the war hasn’t already begun.
As both fighters prepare themselves, physically, for what will be the most important fight of their career, there’s also a psychological tug-of-war going on to boost th Read Full Story >>>
PJ TIERRO'S SENSATIONAL COMEBACK ANCHORS RP'S 2-0 LEAD IN DAVIS CUP TIE VS SRI LANKA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 07 Mar 2015
The Philippines No.1 PJ Tiero's sensational comeback from two sets down to avenge his grueling five set loss to Harshana
Godamanna in the Asia Oceania Group II Davis Cup tie against Sri Lanka in Colombo last year, anc Read Full Story >>>