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Tyson Fury vs Wladimir Klitschko definitely ON as issue with canvas is resolved after TWO HOURS of wrangling
By David Anderson, mirror.co.uk, 29 Nov 2015
Tyson Fury's fight with Wladimir Klitschko is definitely on after the canvas row was resolved, writes David Anderson in Düsseldorf.
Fury's promoter Mick Hennessy has tweeted to say that the issue has been sorted and that the fight goes ahead.
Hennessy did not go into detail and Fury and his Read Full Story >>>
Tyson Fury out to prove anybody, even Wladimir Klitschko can be beaten
By John Dennen, BoxingNews, 29 Nov 2015
IT’S time to get serious. Tyson Fury has struck a light-hearted presence for the most part in the final days leading up to Saturday’s world title fight with Wladimir Klitschko. “Everything’s been done, all of the funny acts and scripts, all me trying to sell the fight has been done. Everything that’ Read Full Story >>>
Op-Ed: Manny Pacquiao may continue fighting beyond 2016
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, 29 Nov 2015
Manny Pacquaio would likely continue fighting beyond 2016 but only if he fails to get elected as senator in the upcoming Philippine elections which will take place on May 9, 2016.
Pacquiao is seeking a senate seat in the 24-member upper house and his chances of getting elected is good. In a recen Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vows more support for athletes
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 29 Nov 2015
General Santos City — Manny Pacquiao fully understands the difficulties encountered by Filipino athletes when they compete overseas and the boxing star has vowed to provide an outpouring of financial support so they can compete alongside their rivals.
“We all cheer and tell them to win and bring Read Full Story >>>
1936: It Was a Very Good Year
By Clarence George, Boxing.com, 29 Nov 2015
In 1936, according to The Ring, Schmeling’s kayo of “The Chocolate Cobra” made him top pretender to Braddock’s throne…
“Now, not only did I have to beat a man, but I had to beat him for a cause.”—Joe Louis
In 1936, the Heavyweight Champion of the World was James J. Braddock, who’d won the crow Read Full Story >>>
INSIDE SPORTS: "CANELO DESERVED TO WIN"
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
When Floyd Mayweather Jr, the retired, undefeated pound for pound king bitterly criticized the three judges who turned in lopsided scorecards favoring Mexico’s popular youngster Saul "Canelo" Alvarez in his showdown last S Read Full Story >>>
Metuda survives veteran Barcelona; Gaballo scores KO
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
NEWLY-CROWNED World Boxing Federation Asia Pacific featherweight champion Rimar Metuda survived against the veteran Jaime Barcelona to score a unanimous decision in the main event of the anniversary boxing presentation of th Read Full Story >>>
BATANG PINOY NATIONAL FINALS OPENS IN CEBU
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
Cebu City - Some 5,000 athletes and officials converged this city during the opening of the Philippine National Youth Games or Batang Pinoy National Championships yesterday sponsored by the Philippine Sports Commission and the Read Full Story >>>
'If lose against Klitschko, I'm a fraud' says Tyson Fury
By Phil Barnett, The Irish News, 28 Nov 2015
TYSON FURY claims he may retire from boxing if he fails to beat world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and is left feeling like "a fraud" on Saturday.
The 6ft 9ins fighter challenges Klitschko for the Ukrainian's WBA, WBO and IBF belts in Dusseldorf insisting the bout is "just another figh Read Full Story >>>
Wladimir Klitschko having the time of his life
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 28 Nov 2015
Although heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko insisted he remains as focused as ever when he is preparing for his title defenses, after 19 years as a professional, he admitted that he has been a bit nostalgic of late.
Two weeks ago, Klitschko was reminded by a fan on social media that the day Read Full Story >>>
Tyson Fury cites Muhammad Ali, Buster Douglas as he plots Wladimir Klitschko sensation
By Ian Chadband, The Sydney Morning Herald, 28 Nov 2015
ESSEN: Tyson Fury invoked the spirit of Muhammad Ali and Buster Douglas as he declared that he could pull off one of heavyweight boxing's great sensations by ending Wladimir Klitschko's seemingly eternal reign as world champion.
In Saturday's bout at Duesseldorf's football stadium, Fury, the Brit Read Full Story >>>
Miguel Cotto will fight in 2016
By Nick Bond, BoxingNews, 28 Nov 2015
MIGUEL COTTO insists he was the worthy winner of last Saturday’s (November 21) epic clash with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.
Speaking on the La Perrera show on SalSoul 99.1 FM on Tuesday morning in Puerto Rico, the former WBC middleweight king said: “We have the fight re Read Full Story >>>
“Creed” Is the Real Deal
By Johnathan Lee Iverson , Boxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
Art imitates life when the formidable Wheeler (Andre Ward) who is set to take on Conlan is suddenly sidelined by injury…
I sat in the movie theater stunned, fighting back tears from the emotional depths of the new Rocky spin-off. Everything about Creed was right—the story, the acting, and yes, ev Read Full Story >>>
Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: McCumby Hungry for Title, The Homecoming 12/12
By Don Smith, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
Boxing Fans, Top Rank’s Light Heavyweight fighter Trevor McCumby (21-0-16 knockouts), managed by Cameron Dunkin, is currently listed as the 9th best Lt. Heavy in the world by the World Boxing O Read Full Story >>>
JAMES DeGALE VS. LUCIAN BUTE OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
TOMORROW/SATURDAY, NOV. 28 LIVE ON SHOWTIME® FROM VIDEOTRON CENTRE IN QUEBEC CITY, CANADA
SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® (11 p.m. ET/PT)
IBF Super Middleweight World Championship
James DeGale – 167 ¼ Pounds
Lucian Read Full Story >>>
2015 PHILIPPINE NATIONAL YOUTH GAMES GETS ON TRACK IN CEBU
By Felman Gingoyon, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
Young athletes, coaches and officials gather in the Queen City of the South to compete in different sporting disciplines. The premier and most prestigious multi sporting event for young boys and girls, popularly known as "Batang Pinoy" unfolded earlier today at the Cebu City Sports Complex. More tha Read Full Story >>>
Jerry Odom to fight Michael Mitchell on Friday, December 11th at the Parsippany PAL in Parsippany, New Jersey
PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
Undefeated Ian Green, DeLorien Carraway, Hector Frometa, Arturo Trujillo, Leon Johnson, Hakim Bryant, Cassius Chaney & Dustin Fleischer to appear on card
Parsippany, New Jersey (November 27, 2015) - On Friday night, December 11, GH3 Promotions will present an outstanding night of professional box Read Full Story >>>
2015 PartyPoker Mosconi Cup - van den Berg looking for fifth victory
PhilBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
Van den Berg: ‘I’m even hungrier for a win’
This December Holland’s Nick van den Berg will be lining up for his seventh appearance for Team Europe at the Tropicana in a Mosconi Cup career that has lasted 14 Read Full Story >>>
Miguel Cotto: The professional
By Thomas Hauser, RingTV.com, 28 Nov 2015
Thomas Hauser was in Miguel Cotto’s dressing room in the hours before and after his encounter with Canelo Alvarez and viewed fight week through the prism of Team Cotto. Here is his report.
Miguel Cotto has a good life now but he knows that life can be hard. Training camp and the fights t Read Full Story >>>
Underdog "Creed" scores a KO
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, 28 Nov 2015
When it was announced a few years ago that another "Rocky" film would be going into production, the groans from movie-goers could be heard from coast to coast.
The cynicism was understandable.
The "Rocky" franchise had officially ended on a positive note in 2006 with "Rocky Balboa"--a film Read Full Story >>>