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Perfect-form Pacquiao a must
By Recah Trinidad,, Tue, 20 Mar 2018

MANNY Pacquiao did not have to be told that he can’t afford to be less than 100 per cent for his projected fight against hard-punching Lucas Mathysse of Argentina. The fight for the WBA version of the world welterw
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Agbeko tops Blakey; Reyes Thrills in Nashville, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Nashville, TN (March 19, 2018) – Rising prospect Sena “African Assassin” Agbeko put another victory in the books following a thoroughly dominant six round unanimous decision victory over veteran Lawrence Blakey Saturday, March 17 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville. The Agbeko-Blakey   Read Full Story >>>

By Marlon Bernardino,, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
GRANDMASTER (GM) Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. pocketed the top honors in the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chess Tournament 2018 held at the Dasma 2 Central Elementary School near in SM Hyper Market Kadiwa in Dasmariñas City, Cavite over the weekend. The 13-time Philippine Open champion Antoni  Read Full Story >>>

Anthony Joshua v Joseph Parker: 12 essentials for 12 rounds
Stuff NZ, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Like any major boxing match there are more questions than answers until the two fighters step into the ring. There are certainly many considerations hanging over the world heavyweight unification fight between New Zealand's Joseph Parker and Britain's Anthony Joshua. Will it be over in the bli  Read Full Story >>>

Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker: BBC boxing pundit makes CONTROVERSIAL claim
By Owen Fulda, Daily Star (UK), Tue, 20 Mar 2018
That's the controversial opinion of BBC boxing pundit Steve Bunce. Joshua may be a huge favourite with the bookmakers but the big Brit has been wobbled in the past. Dillian Whyte had the IBF, WBA and IBO champion in trouble during their bout in 2015, but AJ recovered to knock his opponent ou  Read Full Story >>>

Wilder: I'm Convinced Joshua, Hearn Are Definitely Scared of Me!, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (40-0, 39 KOs) believes IBF, IBO, WBA champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs), and his promoter Eddie Hearn, want no part of a unification in the coming future. Wilder was back in the ring earlier this month at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and survived ne  Read Full Story >>>

Preview: Whyte vs. Browne
By Robert Ecksel,, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
The fight will be televised live in the U.S. on HBO Championship Boxing starting at 6:00 PM/ET with a same-day replay at 10:00 PM… On Saturday, March 24, at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, WBC Silver heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte (22-1, 16 KOs), “The Body Snatcher” from Brixton, London, UK, by wa  Read Full Story >>>

Gennady Golovkin eyes blockbuster world-middleweight title unification fight against Billy Joe Saunders if Canelo Alvarez handed drugs ban
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Gennady Golovkin, the hardest pound-for-pound puncher in the world, will offer Billy Joe Saunders a blockbuster world-middleweight title unification fight if his rematch with Canelo Alvarez is called off. The Kazakh KO king has confirmed Saunders as his preferred fall-back opponent if Alvarez is   Read Full Story >>>

Michael Dutchover Dominates in Main Event Debut, Tue, 20 Mar 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PENN./ORANGE, Calif. (March 19, 2018)--Junior lightweight Michael Dutchover (8-0, 5 KOs) delivered an impressive performance in his main event debut Saturday night from the Doubletree Hotel in Orange, Calif.
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SATURDAY, MAY 12 FROM TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Tickets on sale Tuesday, March 20 at 10:00 a.m. ET! VERONA, NY. (March 19, 2018): Sadam "World Kid" Ali (26-1, 14 K
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PHILADELPHIA - After ten years of celebrating the biggest and best achievements of the Philadelphia-area boxing scene, the Briscoe Awards will change the timing of their annual event, from October to March. "For a few years now, I've considered moving the awards up to the first part of the year,  Read Full Story >>>

2001 Fight of the Year Reunion for final stop of 2018 USA vs. Ireland Northeast Tour, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Emanuel Burton joins special guests Micky Ward & Steve Smoger to complete memorable fight March 21 in Manchester, NH COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 19, 2018) - Retired pro boxer Emanuel Augustus has confirmed his attendance this week at a USA Boxing-hosted reunion of the 2001 Fight of the Year, a  Read Full Story >>>

Roach Impressed With Jose Ramirez, Wants to Improve Defense
By Steve Kim,, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
This past Saturday night, Jose Ramirez picked up his biggest career win to date, when he won a solid twelve round unanimous decision over Amir Imam, who was viewed as a very live opponent. The fight was televised nationally by ESPN. By defeating Iman, Ramirez (who improved to 22-0, 16 KO's) captu  Read Full Story >>>

Yolanda survivor shines in PSC-Pacquiao cup Visayas semis
By PNA, Sun.Star Tacloban, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
CALBAYOG City, Samar -- A 15-year-old survivor of Super Typhoon Yolanda that hit Leyte province in 2013 emerged as the first winner in the ongoing PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup Visayas Semifinals at the Calbayog bus terminal in Barangay Bagacay here. Jilyn dela Cruz, one of the only three entri  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather shares interest in bid for Newcastle United soccer club
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Retired boxing pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather's uncanny ability to keep his name in the headlines has now extended into the sport of soccer. The 41-year-old Mayweather, who continues to tease that he's set to begin training for a possible UFC fight, told the Sunday Daily Star in England t  Read Full Story >>>

Frank Warren reveals wish-list of spectacular fights for 2018
World Boxing News, Tue, 20 Mar 2018
Promoter Frank Warren has announced an astonishing list of contests he wants to get over the line in 2018, with some tasty offerings on the table. Beginning at middleweight, Warren also added a heavyweight clash, one at lightweight and a featherweight barnstormer into the bargain. Speaking to   Read Full Story >>>


Former four division world champion Roy Jones Jr has been in Australia for the past two weeks and has told that if there is a correct offer he would make a come back to rematch former world champion Danny Green of Austr
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Russian Bantamweight Contender Nikolai Potapov Returns with TKO over Saltykov, Mon, 19 Mar 2018

Patapov. Former NABO Champion and #2-rated WBO bantamweight contender Nikolai Potapov returned to action last Saturday night with a TKO 3 over his Russian countryman, Alexander Saltykov. Fighting at the Floyd Mayweather
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Split-T Management Signs 5 time NY Daily News Golden Gloves Champion and 2017 US National Welterweight Champion Brian Ceballo, Mon, 19 Mar 2018
New York, NY (March 19, 2018)--Split-T Management is proud to announce the signing of 5-time New York Golden Gloves champion and 2017 United States Amateur champion Brian Ceballo to a management contract. The 24 year-old is a native of Brooklyn, New York had a stellar amateur career that saw him   Read Full Story >>>

Nietes thumbs down superfly tune up
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 19 Mar 2018
Initially, Nietes’ promoter Michael Aldeguer wanted the Murcia-native IBF world flyweight champion to test his conditioning with those added weight the first few weeks of training, something which chief trainer Edito Villamor wanted to happen. But the 35-year-old Nietes feels the time is ripe f  Read Full Story >>>

EXCLUSIVE: Where would any Joshua v Parker rematch be held? - Promoter David Higgins explains
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 19 Mar 2018
David Higgins is fully confident Joseph Parker will shock Anthony Joshua on March 31 but doesn't envisage a huge homecoming clash in the rematch. A Parker win would automatically trigger a return clause in the contract and Higgins says it wouldn't make sense to take Joshua out of his lucrative Eu  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing legend Frank Bruno warns Anthony Joshua not to 'get macho and start wanting a tear up' in showdown with Joseph Parker
By Will Griffee, Mail Online (UK), Mon, 19 Mar 2018
Anthony Joshua should use his natural reach and power rather than go chasing a knockout against Joseph Parker, warns Frank Bruno. The much-loved British boxing legend is wary of Parker's threat and thinks Joshua would be better served trying to out-box his opponent. 'Anthony Joshua has got t  Read Full Story >>>

The Hauser Report: St. Patrick’s Day at Madison Square Garden
By Thomas Hauser, The Sweet Science, Mon, 19 Mar 2018
Some observations on the St. Patrick’s Day fight card promoted by Top Rank. Irish Olympian Michael Conlan (the only Irishman on the card) was the big ticket seller. Super-lightweight Jose Ramirez (pictured on the left) was the big winner. And everything unfolded in the shadow of the announcement   Read Full Story >>>

Horn's Coach: Crawford Will Be in For a Big Shock in First Round!, Mon, 19 Mar 2018
WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs) is planning to take control early, and then never let up in his mandatory fight against Terence Crawford (32-0, 23 KOs). The fight was scheduled for April 14th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. But last week the contest was postponed to a   Read Full Story >>>

By Maloney L. Samaco,, Mon, 19 Mar 2018

The date with Philippine boxing history was delayed a little bit, as the highly-awaited IBF superflyweight title bout between champion Jerwin "Pretty Boy" Ancajas and challenger Jonas "Zorro" Sultan has been postponed to
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