|Ricky Hatton: I hope Conor McGregor knocks out Floyd Mayweather|
By Simon Green, Daily Star (UK), Fri, 21 Jul 2017
RICKY HATTON is praying Conor McGregor knocks out his old foe Floyd Mayweather at their super-fight next month.
The UFC superstar and boxing legend will slug it out in Las Vegas on August 26.
Hatton has previous with Mayweather, losing his first ever professional fight to the American in 2007. Read Full Story >>>
Pinoy prospect Onggocan heading to Germany to face unbeaten Martin
By Ryan Songalia, Rappler, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
MANILA, Philippines - Filipino prospect Robert Onggocan will try to pull off another victory overseas, this time heading to Germany to face undefeated Mirco Martin on August 12 at Fischbachhalle in Quierschied.
Onggocan's manager Dino Olivetti says he has the contract for the scheduled 10-rounder Read Full Story >>>
Horn: Khan is a Brilliant Boxer, But if Hit on Chin - He Will Sleep
BoxingScene.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs) is a wanted man after shocking Manny Pacquiao earlier this month before a crowd of 51,000 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.
Horn is still waiting to see what transpires with a potential Pacquiao rematch.
The Filipino superstar h Read Full Story >>>
Pictured: Conor McGregor spars Paulie Malignaggi with hands behind his back
World Boxing News, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Conor McGregor was snapped during a sparring session with two-weight world champion Paulie Malignaggi this week as the Irishman continues his preparation to face Floyd Mayweather.
McGregor, 29, is preparing for a once in a lifetime match-up against the best boxer of a generation and wants to gain Read Full Story >>>
Broner vs. Garcia Media Call
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
On Saturday, July 29, Adrien Broner faces undefeated Mikey Garcia live on SHOWTIME from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York…
On Saturday, July 29, four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner (33-2, 24 KOs) faces undefeated three-division world champion Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KO Read Full Story >>>
'McGregor will go down as greatest fighter in history'
Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Conor McGregor will prove everybody wrong against Floyd Mayweather Jr and go down as the "greatest fighter in history", his manager Audie Attar says.
McGregor and Mayweather recently finished a tempestuous press tour in which the two repeatedly traded insults ahead of their blockbuster Las Vegas Read Full Story >>>
Carl Moretti: “If all three judges would have had Pacquiao vs. Horn 115-113, I’m not so sure that you would have seen the outcry that you did”
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Carl Moretti is the Vice President of boxing operations with Top Rank promotions. The company is hired Moretti back in 2009 after having worked in a similar role for Dibella entertainment. Top Rank recently made news with the recent announcement of a deal with ESPN to broadcast boxing events from th Read Full Story >>>
WBA affirms Thai anomaly
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
WBA Asia head of operations Won Kim has confirmed that there was a timekeeping anomaly in the recent fight where Stamp Kiatniwat was saved from a possible knockout by a short round in Bangkok and ordered a rematch wi Read Full Story >>>
Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Camacho Comeback Spoiled, Phone Call & More
By Don Smith, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Boxing Fans, on 7/13, I traveled to Las Vegas to cover the 8 round comeback fight of 38 year old Hector “Macho” Camacho Jr. at the Westgate Resort & Casino. The son of the hall fame boxer returned to the ring after a four year absence from the sport. The event was billed as a chapter of a re Read Full Story >>>
STATEMENT ON SENATOR JOHN McCAIN FROM SENATOR EMMANUEL D. PACQUIAO
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
"I had the opportunity to personally meet Senator McCain in Washington, D.C. in February 2015 and am saddened to hear of his present health issues. My thoughts and prayers go out to Senator McCain for a speedy and full rec Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather net worth: How has he made his money, who sponsors him, how much will Conor McGregor fight make?
By Luke Brown, Independent Online, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Floyd Mayweather is one of the most lucrative pay-per-view (PPV) attractions of all time and one of a very elite group of athletes to see their career earnings nose above the $1bn mark.
A shrewd businessman and the greatest boxer of his generation — if not all time — Mayweather has been listed as Read Full Story >>>
Gamboa vs. Lopez—Finally?
By Cain Bradley, Boxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
There may have been a better time for a bout between them, but it also makes a whole lot of sense now. It could be a make or break bout…
It was 2011 when arguably the most anticipated clash in the boxing world was Juan Manuel Lopez taking on Yuriorkis Gamboa. Both were world champions promoted by Read Full Story >>>
Snips and Snipes 20 July 2017
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
The world keeps shifting under my feet and it is all just too much for my aging mind to deal with. We have a guy who has never been in a professional boxing match getting paid millions to fight a former pound-for-p Read Full Story >>>
Pac-Horn 2 in November?
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
A post by newly-crowned World Boxing Organization welterweight king Jeff Horn on social media yesterday said that a rematch with Filipino victim Manny Pacquiao is a done deal.
And that a venue in Australia has been tapped: the 14,000-seat Brisbane Entertainment Centre in Queensland.
“It’s offi Read Full Story >>>
GOMEZ, TEIXEIRA, RUBIO JR FEATURED ON ALI-PEREZ UNDERCARD
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
TOP GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS' PROSPECTS EDDIE "E-BOY" GOMEZ, PATRICK TEIXEIRA, PABLO "THE SHARK" RUBIO, JR. AND MORE TO FIGHT ON ALI VS. PEREZ UNDERCARD FROM CASINO DEL SOL
SADAM "WORLD KID" ALI TO BATTLE JOHAN "EL TERRIBLE" PEREZ FOR VACANT WBA INTERNATIONAL WELTERWEIGHT TITLE IN MAIN EVENT ON JUL Read Full Story >>>
Ahmed Elbiali Looks to Step up in Competition
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
"I think the time is now for me to step up in competition"
MIAMI, FL (July 20, 2017) - After his resent destruction of Christopher Brooker, a second round KO shown live on PBC on FS1, undefeated light heavyweight, Ahmed Elb Read Full Story >>>
Mike Tyson SAVAGES Floyd Mayweather's claim of being greater champion than Muhammad Ali
By George Mills, Daily Star (UK), Fri, 21 Jul 2017
MIKE Tyson left rip with a brutal takedown of Floyd Mayweather after the unbeaten boxer claimed to be a better champion than Muhammad Ali.
Mayweather, 40, told ESPN earlier this year that his undefeated 49-0 record surpassed anything Ali had achieved in his career, causing controversy in the boxi Read Full Story >>>
Sideshow Effect: Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor is the worst of sports and society
By Charles P. Pierce, Sports Illustrated, Fri, 21 Jul 2017
There’s not much point in following sports anywhere in the world if you’re offended by spectacle. In fact, there’s never been much point in following sports if you're offended by spectacle. The first Olympics were a celebration of games, the arts and and gloriously pagan vices. The Aztecs played a k Read Full Story >>>
A Theory on How Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Will Play Out
By Mick Rouse, GQ.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
What this "fight" means for their careers, reputations, and most of all, their bank accounts.
As the dust settles on Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather’s four-day press tour extravaganza to hype up their August 26th fight, the time has come to try to make sense of this entire thing. Despite thei Read Full Story >>>
Canelo: My style is superior to Golovkin’s
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Canelo Alvarez is now back in San Diego where he’s opening training camp for his Sept. 16 middleweight title showdown with Gennady Golovkin. It’s familiar stomping grounds for Canelo, who has previously made camp in SoCal for his last seven fights. Speaking to ESPN about what he has planned for this Read Full Story >>>
GH3 Promotions Antoine Douglas wins; Adam Lopez battles to a disputed draw this past Friday night in Miami, Oklahoma
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Nutley, NJ (July 19, 2017)--Middleweight contender Antoine Douglas and super bantamweight Adam Lopez are coming off strong showings this past Friday night at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.
Douglas took out late- Read Full Story >>>
TIM TSZYU READY TO LEAVE HIS MARK ON TOOWOOMBA
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
TIM TSZYU IS READY. The rising star of Australian boxing arrived in the Garden City today with his grand father Boris Tszyu and his manager Glen Jennings for the official press conference launch of TGW & Smithy Brings the Read Full Story >>>
Jeff Horn chasing another Suncorp Stadium superfight
By Grantlee Kieza, CourierMail.com.au, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
JEFF Horn against Floyd Mayweather at Suncorp Stadium in 2018.
That remains a major goal for Brisbane’s world welterweight champion who now wants the biggest fights on offer after defeating Manny Pacquiao at Suncorp on July 2.
Promoter Bob Arum is due to fly from Las Vegas to the Philippines n Read Full Story >>>
Don’t rule out Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather says Sheffield’s Johnny Nelson
By Bob Westerdale, The Star (UK), Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Former Sheffield world champion boxer Johnny Nelson is swimming against the tide of popular opinion over next month’s Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor fight - saying the MMA challenger has a chance of winning.
Many boxing folk scorn the prospect off an upset, but on Sky TV, Nelson said: “One th Read Full Story >>>
‘Conor McGregor is way more skilled than people think’
BoxingNews, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
LAST week saw the four-day Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour.
Social media went mental; I can’t remember boxing fans ever hating a fight or an event this much since I started boxing in 1996.
It baffles me, I’ve been involved with boxing as much if not more than anyone in the last Read Full Story >>>
EX-CHAMP MAYOL FINDS NEW CALLING AS A TRAINER
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Former WBC light flyweight champion Rodel Mayol’s career as a boxer ended in 2012 when he was knocked out by then IBF junior bantamweight champ Juan Carlos Sanchez of Mexico in nine rounds.
Mayol’s 12 year boxing career Read Full Story >>>
Golovkin vs Canelo predictions: Are we grossly underestimating Daniel Jacobs?
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Et tu, Harold?
Earlier this week, iFL TV caught up with legendary boxing judge and personality Harold Lederman who offered his insight into September's Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin superfight.
When asked why fans and media are giving Canelo a much better chance to win than they did a yea Read Full Story >>>
Alright, I confess…I’m getting curious about Mayweather vs. McGregor
By Gordon Marino, Boxing.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
For the sake of boxing, I can only hope that the Irishman does not land that one in a million Sunday punch…
Though it used to be one of the most popular spectator sports in America, boxing has dropped off the back of the sports page. Nevertheless, there is a deafening buzz surrounding one boxing Read Full Story >>>
Examining The List Of Conditions For Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor
Fightful.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will do battle on August 26. In last Thursday's Fightful Boxing Newsletter, Carlos Toro dissected the conditions that McGregor mentioned were put on the fight that seem to favor Mayweather. You can see more great stories like this in the Fightful Boxing Newsletter Read Full Story >>>
Career Definers: These Boxers Will Always Be Identified With These Bouts
By Ted Sares, The Sweet Science, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Most boxers have that one (or two) fights that define their careers. Of course none can top Buster Douglas when it comes to that one fight that was the diamond sparkling in the sand. But others stand out as well. Here is a sampling:
Frenchman Rene Jacquot (that’s him on the right) Read Full Story >>>
CANELO OPENS TRAINING CAMP IN SAN DIEGO
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
'SUPREMACY: CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN' TO TAKE PLACE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 AT T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS PRESENTED LIVE BY HBO PAY-PER-VIEW®
SAN DIEGO (July 19, 2017) Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) returned to S Read Full Story >>>
EYUBOV-FREDRICKSON: SOMEONE'S O HAS TO GO
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 20 Jul 2017
UNDEFEATED 140-POUNDERS BAKHTIYAR EYUBOV & SONNY FREDRICKSON TO MEET IN CO-FEATURE TO NIKKI ADLER vs. CLARESSA SHIELDS FRIDAY, AUG. 4 ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION
Unbeaten Super Bantamweight Vladimir Tikhonov to Face Jesse Angel Hernandez in Opening Bout Live on SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT) From Read Full Story >>>
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