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Did Pacquiao "Run" From Terrence Crawford?
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

WBO welterweight champion Terrence Crawford recently created a stir with a claim in an ESPN panel interview hosted by Teddy Atlas that Manny Pacquiao avoided a fight with him when he had the opportunity. Crawford said he
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Magali to face Toyogon for vacant RP super feather title on Dec. 14 in Manila
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

DAVAO CITY -- Former Orient and Pacific Boxing Federation super featherweight champion Carlo "The Ferocious" Magali of Bohol will fight Al "Rock" Toyogon of Misamis Oriental for the vacant Philippine super featherweight t
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VICTORY BOXING PROMOTIONS' KIANTE IRVING MAKES A SPLASH AT RIVERS CASINO
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Reading middleweight improves to 7-0 with knockout win PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA -- Kiante Irving is ending 2019 on a high note with a fourth round stoppage over veteran fighter Carlos Garcia Hernandez last Saturd
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Yohan Lidon defends WKN super middleweight title against Giorgi Kankava this Saturday in Saint-Fons, France
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

La Nuit des Challenges 19: Lidon vs. Kankava for WKN Super Middleweight title Yohan Lidon makes the fifth defense of his WKN World super middleweight title on December 14 at Palais des Sports in Saint-Fons, France. Battli
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Anthony Joshua must drop IBF or WBO title as BOTH mandatories ordered
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Thu, 12 Dec 2019
Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua faces a choice of keeping one of two titles after being told TWO sanctioning bodies want immediate defenses. The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has already stipulated number one contender Kubrat Pulev is next before Joshua went through with his redemption r  Read Full Story >>>

Anthony Joshua: Is AJ experiencing the 'Floyd Mayweather Effect'?
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, Thu, 12 Dec 2019
It's been several days now since two-time Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua decisively outboxed Andy Ruiz in Saudi Arabia, and there has been a mixed bag of criticism in assessing the 6'6" fighter's winning performance. Depending on a boxing fan's personal taste or preference, it's difficult to  Read Full Story >>>

Never too late: Manny Pacquiao graduates from university with a degree in political science
By Unus Alladin, South China Morning Post, Thu, 12 Dec 2019
Manny Pacquiao has schooled many fighters as a master of the sweet science of boxing, but on Wednesday he showed he’s a scientist of another kind after graduating from university. The Philippines boxing icon and senator of the nation that adores the eight-time division champion graduated with a  Read Full Story >>>

From J Block to the Hall of Fame: Bernard Hopkins, Enshrined
By Joseph Santoliquito, Hannibal Boxing, Thu, 12 Dec 2019
PHILADELPHIA, PA—Not that he isn’t grateful, Bernard Hopkins would like you to know, it’s just not that big of a deal to him, or so it seems. Last Wednesday, it was made official that “B-Hop” would be entering the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The middleweight legend actually welco  Read Full Story >>>

Robert Guerrero Looking to Face Big Names in 2020
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

GILROY, CA (December 11, 2019) - After winning three fights on his comeback trail, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (36-6-1, 20 KOs) is ready to step up in competition. The former multiple division world champion is looking
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Manny Pacquiao vs. Mikey Garcia: An Early Preview
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Thu, 12 Dec 2019
Team Pacquiao has reportedly made a shortlist of potential foes for the multi-division, first-ballot Hall of Famer Manny Pacquiao. The Filipino Icon’s next opponent, according to his people, will likely be either Danny Garcia, Mikey Garcia, or Shawn Porter (unless a big bucks Floyd Mayweather rema  Read Full Story >>>

Mikey Garcia says Manny Pacquiao fight “very close”
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Thu, 12 Dec 2019
Mikey Garcia 39-1 (30) could face Manny Pacquiao 62-7-2 (39) in the new year with the former world lightweight champion calling the fight “very close”. The 31-year-old American was last in action in March when he lost a unanimous decision to Errol Spence Jr 26-0 (21) in an ambitious challenge  Read Full Story >>>

Arum clueless on deal between Pacquiao, Khan
Livingstone Ledger, Thu, 12 Dec 2019
MANILA, Philippines – Top Rank Inc. chief Bob Arum so far has no idea on the reported deal between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan to fight each other this April. But the veteran promoter will find out soon. “I have none. We‘ll see what we see,” Arum told Steve Kim of boxingscene when ask  Read Full Story >>>

Presser Notes and Quotes: Terence Crawford Face-To-Face with Mean Machine
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Crawford to defend WBO welterweight title LIVE on ESPN against Egidijus "Mean Machine" Kavaliauskas Saturday evening (9 p.m. ET) from Madison Square Garden Richard Commey to defend lightweight crown against unbeate
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Light Heavyweight Golden Contract Quarterfinals and MTK Global Kazakhstan Bill Exclusively on ESPN+
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Golden Contract stream begins Saturday at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT Viktor Kotochigov headlines card Monday from Kazakhstan beginning at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT (Dec. 11, 2019) — Boxing’s most action-packed single-elimin
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NBA Daily: Embiid Leads 76ers Past Nuggets 97-92 to Stay Unbeaten at Home
By Reylan Loberternos, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Boracay Island, Philippines – In a battle between two of the game’s top big men today, Joel Embiid just showed why he was picked 38 spots ahead of then unknown Nikola Jokic in the 2014 NBA Rookie Draft. Embiid, the 3r
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GOLDEN BOY SIGNS HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER PROSPECT LUIS 'EL MATADOR' HERNANDEZ
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

LOS ANGELES (Dec. 11, 2019): Golden Boy is delighted to announce that it has signed the highly sought-after prospect Luis "El Matador" Hernandez (20-0, 18 KOs) to a promotional agreement. The reigning WBC Youth Super Lightwei
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Sen. John McCain to be honored at 3rd annual USA Boxing Alumni Association Hall of Fame reception
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 12 Dec 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (December 11, 2019) - Senator John McCain will be posthumously presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for his tireless work to protect boxers and elevate the sport this Friday night at a special ceremony du
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Petecio breaks jinx, exacts revenge
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Nesthy Petecio. Ironically, it seemed easier for Nesthy Petecio to win the world title than the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games gold medal. Because she hit paydirt at the AIBA world women’s championships in Ulan-Ude, Russ
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PHOTOS: MANNY PACQUIAO GRADUATION AT UMAK
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019
Boxing's only eight division world champion and Philippine senator Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao graduated Wednesday at the University of Makati (UMak) along J.P. Rizal Extension in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines. Pacqu  Read Full Story >>>

Ja Morant returns, leads Memphis Grizzlies over the GoldenState Warriors 110-102
By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019

San Francisco, California (December 9, 2019) -- Rookie guard Ja Morant produced 26 points (13 of those in the fourth quarter) leading the Memphis Grizzlies (7-16) over the Golden State Warriors (5-20) on Jewish Herita
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Jeth Romy Morado secures back-to-back wins in Eastern Asia Juniors chess tourney
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019
Tanauan City, Batangas---Reigning National Junior champion National Master Jeth Romy Morado scored back-to-back wins after beating his countryman Jerish John Velarde in the Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships at the First Asia Institute of Technology and Humanities College in Tanauan  Read Full Story >>>

Tepora TAKES ON slumping ex-champ
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 11 Dec 2019
FORMER interim World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Jhack Tepora has another opponent change and will be facing veteran ex-world champion Oscar Escandon in a 10-rounder on Dec. 21, 2019 at the Toyota Arena in Toronto, California. The 24-year-old Tepora was originally slated to fa  Read Full Story >>>

Tyson Fury takes cheeky dig at Deontay Wilder with baffling Instagram clip
By Warren Muggleton, Daily Star (UK), Wed, 11 Dec 2019
Tyson Fury took his calling out of Deontay Wilder to a psychedelic level with a bizarre Instagram clip. The Gypsy King battled to a draw against the American just over a year ago. And the pair have reportedly agreed a rematch for February 22. Fury has kept up the trash talk against the Bron  Read Full Story >>>

Deontay Wilder slams Anthony Joshua’s performance against Andy Ruiz Jr
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Wed, 11 Dec 2019
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder 42-0-1 (41) was decidedly unimpressed by Anthony Joshua’s 12-round boxing masterclass against Andy Ruiz Jr in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night. Joshua 23-1 (21) regained the IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight championships he lost to Ruiz Jr 33-2 (22) in New York  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing's best Bud at MSG in New York
By Bill Tibbs, MaxBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019
Terence Crawford is set to defend his WBO welterweight title vs. Egidijus Kavaliauskas at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Plus – Teofimo Lopez goes for the IBF, 135-pound belt and Mick Conlon looks for Olympic revenge. On Saturday, December 14 Terence "Bud" Crawford, arguably the best f  Read Full Story >>>

Media Workout: Crawford and Mean Machine Prepare to Headline Saturday's MSG Extravaganza
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019

LIVE on ESPN Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT NEW YORK CITY (Dec. 10, 2019) — Pound-for-pound king and WBO welterweight world champion Terence "Bud" Crawford returns to Madison Square Garden Saturday evening (9 p
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SEA Games Feature: From Day 1 of action, host Philippines had taken command
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019

The 30th edition of the Southeast Asian Games the country is hosting that started last November 30 reached its halfway mark on Friday and by the looks of things, host Philippines is on the way to clinching its second o
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My SEA Games Boxing MVP - Charly Suarez
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Suarez (R) against Thai's Khunatip. If only the Manila SEA Games boxing have its version of the Olympic's Val Baker trophy for the best boxer, Charly Suarez among the gold medal winners, would have been the most dese
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The Past Week in Action 10 December 2019
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Highlights: -Anthony Joshua regains the IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO titles with wide unanimous decision over Andy Ruiz -Filipino Jerwin Ancajas stops Miguel Gonzalez in six rounds in the eighth defence of the IBF super fly
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Ronald Ellis Wins Majority Decision over Immanuwel Aleem This Past Saturday Night in Brooklyn
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Nutley, NJ (December 10, 2019)- This past Saturday night, Ronald Ellis moved down in weight successfully and won a 10-round majority decision over Immanuwel Aleem in a bout that took place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, and was
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