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SPORTS TRIVIA 11: THE WORLD BOXING ORGANIZATION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Oct 2018

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) will have its 31st Annual Convention in Panama City at the Hotel El Panama Convention Center & Casino on October 29 to November 2. The WBO was organized after a group of Puerto Rican and
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NEWLY SIGNED SUPER WELTERWEIGHT PROSPECT NEECO 'THE ROOSTER' MACIAS TO FACE JESUS 'EL RENUENTE' SOTO KARASS IN MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Oct 2018

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 22, 2018): Newly signed super welterweight prospect Neeco "The Rooster" Macias (18-0, 11 KOs) will headline the Nov. 8 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN as he takes on Jesus "El Renuente" Soto Karass
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NBA -- Clippers hold off Rockets, 115-112
By Jonas Davis, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Oct 2018

LOS ANGELES. The Los Angeles Clippers survived a 31-point outburst from reigning MVP James Harden and beat the Houston Rockets, 115-112, on Sunday night at Staples Center. Tobias Harris and Danilo Gallinari provided the
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Pacquiao: I Want To Face Top PBC Fighters For Rest of Career
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Manny Pacquiao officially announced Monday that he has signed with influential adviser Al Haymon. The 39-year-old Pacquiao was promoted for most of his career by Bob Arum’s Top Rank Inc. The Filipino icon recently signed with Haymon to ensure that he can land the profitable fights he seeks, most   Read Full Story >>>

Eddie Hearn On Who He’s Leaning Towards In Pacquiao vs Broner Fight
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Promoter Eddie Hearn was linked with signing Manny Pacquiao for some time but alas, as of today’s official news, Pacquiao will now remain his own promoter with his own promotional company M.P. Promotions. He’ll also work closely with US boxing manager Al Haymon too who is affiliated to Showtime and  Read Full Story >>>

The good, the bad and the dirty in the week of boxing
By Steven Muehlhausen, SportingNews.com, Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Last week in boxing featured three marquee events and news that could have a profound impact on the sport. Matchroom Boxing showcased its second event in the United States. Highlighting the card was Demetrius Andrade winning the WBO middleweight title over Walter Kautondokwa, and Katie Taylor ret  Read Full Story >>>

Mick Conlan takes The Conlan Revolution to Warrington vs Frampton
British Boxing News, Tue, 23 Oct 2018
The Belfast side of the blockbuster Manchester Arena show headlined by the IBF world featherweight title showdown between Josh Warrington and Carl Frampton has been strengthened by the addition of unbeaten fellow featherweight star Michael Conlan to the bill. The blue-chip prospect and former wor  Read Full Story >>>

If Broner is ‘The Problem,’ is Manny ‘The Solution?’
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018

Adrien Broner is called “The Problem” but it’s likely WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will be “The Solution” when they face off, tentatively in Las Vegas on Jan. 19. The fight is a must-win for Pacq
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SENATOR MANNY PACQUIAO JOINS FORCES WITH AL HAYMON AND HIS PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS AS HE PREPARES FOR RING RETURN
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018

MANILA (October 22, 2018) -- Senator MANNY "Pacman" PACQUIAO, boxing's only eight-division world champion, announced today that he has entered into an exclusive agreement to work with manager / advisor Al Haymon. The new al
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Dodgers-Red Sox World Series, first in more than a 100 years
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018

The 114th World Series is on and, and for the first time it features a Boston vs. Los Angeles battle. While the two cities have long been rivals in basketball when the Magic Johnson-led Lakers battled Larry B
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Broner tailor-made for Pacquiao’s next fight?
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Business World Online, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
LAST WEEK Filipino boxing icon superstar Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao announced that his next possible fight is in January next year against former world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner of the United States. Details of the fight are still being finalized but the eight-division world champion said  Read Full Story >>>

Success Will Make A Failure of Our (Boxing) Home
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Boxing has suddenly become a hot commodity with companies in full pursuit of unique sports content for viewers/subscribers. A billion dollars over 8 years was put into DAZN by sports media company Perform Group to create a Netflix for fighting in the US and Canada. $365 million more was issued by  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2 odds: Forgetting the intangibles
By Lee Cleveland , Fight Saga, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Who knows if the Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao rematch will happen in 2019? And who knows why Mayweather, who is approaching 42 and rich beyond belief, is contemplating a return in the first place? And who knows why the Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2 odds are so misleading? Floyd Mayweather   Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford Trainer Breaks Pacquiao vs Broner Down
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Terence Crawford’s trainer has chimed in on what he thinks plays out in the expected Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner fight this coming January. While no date has been formally confirmed just yet for the fight, it has been widely reported that either January 12th or January 19th are favorites for   Read Full Story >>>

Manny to speak at Oxford
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018

WBA welterweight champion Sen. Manny Pacquiao has accepted an invitation to speak before the Oxford Union, the university’s prestigious debating society, in Oxford, a city in southeast England 51 miles from London, on Nov. 5 an
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Manny coy on Floyd but eyes Broner bout
By Agence France Press, China Daily, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
MANILA-Philippine boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said a January fight in the US with American Adrien Broner is almost certain, but he dodged the mounting speculation of a possible rematch with rival Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao, 39, pumped new life into his storied but slowing ring career in Jul  Read Full Story >>>

FM David Elorta wins 2nd Canon Carlsen Kasparov Chess Club's Open Rapid chessfest
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Final Standings: (Open division) 6.5 points---FM David Elorta 6 points---Arjoe Loanzon 5.5 points---Mark Jay Bacojo 5 points---Jones Maghuyop, NM Roland Joseph Perez, IM Barlo Nadera, Neil Conrad Pondoc, John Edieson Gerez 4.5 points---Jerry Areque, NM Marlon Bernardino FIDE MASTER (FM) Dav  Read Full Story >>>

Anthony Joshua v Deontay Wilder: Eddie Hearn ready to offer 50-50 split
By Declan Taylor, Daily Star (UK), Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Wilder is currently preparing to face Tyson Fury in LA on December 1 and victory will open the door to a Wembley showdown with AJ next April. The two teams have so far failed to even come close to agreeing a deal despite months of negotiations and multiple offers from each side. But now Hearn,  Read Full Story >>>

Hearn: For Golovkin, The Biggest Fight is Canelo Trilogy at DAZN
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Since last month, former unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) has been lurking in the background as a network free agent. Golovkin was contractually bound to HBO, but that deal expired in the aftermath of his rematch with Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs), who walked away  Read Full Story >>>

Both Broner and Pacquiao Can Extend Their Careers with Victory
By Baker Geist, Fight Saga, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Boxing is a sport known for career altering and life changing moments. Recently, think Joe Smith knocking out Bernard Hopkins, Terence Crawford captivating boxing’s attention after his knockout of Yuriorkis Gamboa, or more legendary moments like George Foreman knocking out Michael Moorer in 1994  Read Full Story >>>

NBA -- Brawl mars Lakers home opener
By Celso Samson Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018

LOS ANGELES -- A melee interrupted what had otherwise been an exciting match-up between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Houston Rockets on Saturday night at the jampacked Staples Center. The fight, which saw fists flying betw
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NBA -- Pistons prevail in cliffhanger, drop Bulls to 0-2
By Taha Qureshi, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018

CHICAGO -- Ish Smith calmly sank a driving lay-up with 5.4 seconds to go to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 118-116 victory over the Chicago Bulls in front of a sold-out crowd of 21,289 fans at the United Center. Smith's Satur
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Eddie Hearn calls Deontay Wilder an ‘idiot’ in scathing X-rated rant about dodging Anthony Joshua fight
By Stuart Atkins, The Sun, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
EDDIE HEARN has launched a scathing attack on Deontay Wilder - labelling the American an "idiot" and a "f***ing waste of time." Hearn and Wilder's team have been in back and forth negotiations over a mega-fight with Anthony Joshua for over a year. But the Matchroom boss now appears to have fin  Read Full Story >>>

Hearn: Canelo Has 11-Fight Deal, One of Them Will Be Andrade!
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Eddie Hearn, promoter of Demetrius Andrade, has assured that his boxer will get a crack at WBC, WBA middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. Hearn's company has an exclusive deal with streaming service DAZN. And Canelo recently signed an 11-fight, five year deal with DAZN. Andrade put hims  Read Full Story >>>

Andrade wins middleweight title
By Robert Ecksel, Boxing.com, Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Saturday night at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts Demetrius Andrade (26-0, 16 KOs), the 30-year-old southpaw from Providence, Rhode Island, swept late substitute Walter Kautondokwa (17-1, 16 KOs), the knockout artist from Windhoek, Namibia, to win the vacant WBO middleweight title. The fin  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum Sees Problem With Pacquiao vs Broner Happening in January 2019
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Sun, 21 Oct 2018
Former Manny Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum of Top Rank enjoyed huge success over the years with Filipino boxer Pacquiao and has wished him well since their parting of company recently. However, he’s not quite sure how a Broner fight will happen in January. It is reported that Pacquiao could owe over  Read Full Story >>>

Curry as NBA 2K19 MVP?
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Oct 2018

Steph Curry is the only NBA ever to win the MVP in unanimous fashion and one of only 13 players to have earned the honor more than once – back-to-back at that. “There is no narrative,” the five-time All-Star told M
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Pacquiao-Broner Likely For January 19 in Las Vegas; Fox, Showtime In Play
By Jake Donovan, Boxing Insider, Sun, 21 Oct 2018
While the bout itself has yet to be formally announced, it’s entirely possible that by as early as Tuesday the heavily rumored showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Adrien Broner could very well have a fight date, location and televised platform. The Nevada State Athletic Commission will meet on Tu  Read Full Story >>>

Demetrius Andrade drops Kautondokwa 4 times and wins via unanimous decision to claim the vacant WBO Middleweight title. Will Canelo Alvarez be next?
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, Sun, 21 Oct 2018
In the main event at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, former 2-time world champion and #1 contender Demetrius Andrade 26-0 (16KOs) and #2 ranked Walter Kautondokwa 17-1 (16KOs) were matched against each other to see who would claim the vacant WBO Middleweight title. The first round of action   Read Full Story >>>

Brant Stuns Murata, Wins WBA Middleweight Title
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Oct 2018

Dadashev Decisons DeMarco, Retains NABF Super Lightweight belt LAS VEGAS (Oct. 20, 2018) — Rob Brant came into the ring a heavy underdog. He left it a champion. Brant, from St. Paul, Minn., toppled Ryota Murata by unani
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