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Manny Pacquiao accepts party nomination for Philippine presidency
By Philip Matel, ESPN 5, Sun, 19 Sep 2021
Philippine senator and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao accepted the nomination of the PDP-Laban-Pacquiao faction to run for president in the 2022 Philippine elections scheduled in May. In the faction's national assembly held in Quezon City on Sunday, Pacquiao ended months of speculation by pushing thr  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao: Boxing star to run for Philippines president
BBC News, Sun, 19 Sep 2021
Philippine boxing star Manny Pacquiao says he is to run for president in next year's election. He was nominated as a candidate by a faction of the ruling party, PDP-Laban. On top of a glittering career as a fighter, Mr Pacquiao, 42, is a senator in the Philippines' parliament. Incumbent Rod  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORTS 222: RUMORED MANNY PACQUIAO FOE MIKEY GARCIA FACES SANDOR MARTIN
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Former four-weight world champion Mikey Garcia is just contented to be fighting against an unknown Sandor Martin. This will happen after a lengthy story of a proposed fight with Manny Pacquiao in 2020. * * * Ga
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THOR BJORNSSON STOPS DEVON LARRATT IN ROUND ONE
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

It was a quick night's work for Thor Bjornsson, as he picked up a first round stoppage win over Devon Larratt in Dubai on Saturday. Thor was taking on Larratt in the main event of a stacked card at Sport Society in Dubai, w
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Carlo Biado Joins Efren Reyes as US Open Pool Winner
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

MANILA, Philippines---Filipino Carlo Biado defeated Singaporean Aloysius Yapp, 13-8, in the finals to win the US Open 9-Ball Pool Championship at Harrah's Resort, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA early Sunday morning
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JASON MOLONEY LOOKS TO MAKE IT THIRD TIME LUCKY IN WORLD TITLE TILT
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Australian Mayhem, Jason Moloney has his sights set on making it third time lucky on the world title front, worth the Top Rank standout sitting high in both the WBC and IBO world ratings. Moloney impressed once again la
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Errol Spence Jr. should fight Manny Pacquiao instead of Yordenis Ugas
By Jacoby Sharee, NowBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021
Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao was supposed to take on Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. on August 21, but Spence suffered an eye injury and needed surgery to fix it. It was supposed to be Spence’s big moment, but instead Cuban WBA welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas took the fight on short notice  Read Full Story >>>

Triller expected 1.5m PPV buys this quarter before Oscar De La Hoya fail
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 19 Sep 2021
Triller look set to be disappointed in their bid to change the Pay Per View game with events headlined by Oscar De La Hoya and Teofimo Lopez. The streaming service revealed they expected to surpass 4 million PPV buys for the remainder of the year. That was before the De La Hoya pulled out. A s  Read Full Story >>>

UNBEATEN 122-POUND WORLD CHAMPIONS BRANDON FIGUEROA AND STEPHEN FULTON NOW SET TO MEET IN HIGHLY ANTICIPATED UNIFICATION FIGHT ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

EVENT AT PARK MGM IN LAS VEGAS RESCHEDULED FOR NEW DATE LAS VEGAS - September 16, 2021 – Undefeated 122-pound world champions are set for a unification clash as WBC champion Brandon “Heartbreaker” Figueroa
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Laguna Heroes bounce back, trounce Olongapo Rainbow Team 7
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021
MANILA, Philippines---The Laguna Heroes recovered from a setback to the Manila Indios Bravos by blasting the Olongapo Rainbow Team 7, 17-4, in the third conference Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament via chess.com Saturday, September 18, 2021. Grandmaster Jo  Read Full Story >>>

CARLO BIADO WINS THE US OPEN POOL CHAMPIONSHIP
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Carlo Biado has won The US Open Pool Championship beating Aloysius Yapp at Harrah's Resort, Atlantic City in partnership with Caesars Entertainment and the Atlantic City Sports Commission. RESULT - Carlo Biado 13-8
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Mexican contender Téllez Girón en route to a world title
By Hesiquio Balderas, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Girón (L) throws a left against Garza. René Téllez Girón's future seems to be bright. The Mexican brawler just delivered a great knockout victory via a lethal body shot against Eduardo Garza in the same card in which
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Angel Barrientes Looks to Make a Statement this Sunday on FS1
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

BAKERSFIELD, CA (September 18, 2021) – One of the top prospects in America returns Sunday, September 19th, on his road to redemption as super bantamweight Angel “AK-47” Barrientes (5-1, 3 KOs), who is only 19 years old,
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World Boxing Council warn commissions due to Evander Holyfield fallout
World Boxing News, Sun, 19 Sep 2021
World Boxing Council chiefs got together this week to discuss the fallout of former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield’s knockout last weekend. Holyfield capitulated on 109 seconds against Vitor Belfort. But the warning signs were clear for all to see at the pre-fight workout. “The Rea  Read Full Story >>>

YAPP AND BIADO TO CONTEST US OPEN POOL CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 19 Sep 2021

Aloysius Yapp and Carlo Biado will contest the US Open Pool Championship final at Harrah's Resort, Atlantic City later tonight. Yapp took on the Philippines' Dennis Orcollo in the opening semi-final where early o
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SPORTS SHORTS 221: MANNY PACQUIAO IS RANKED #3 WBC, #3 WBA, #3 IBF, #5 RING, #5 BOXREC, #6 ESPN, #8 TBRB WELTERWEIGHT CONTENDER
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021

Eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao is still ranked higher by the boxing governing bodies and the entities which ranked fighters combining all the boxers rated by the four boxing sanctioning organizations.
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Pacquiao can still compete with elite fighters, could beat Ugas in a rematch, says Peñalosa
By JM Siasat, GMA News Online, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
Retired two-division champion Gerry Peñalosa is convinced that Manny Pacquiao is still capable of beating top-tier pugilists even while in his 40s. Pacquiao, 42, suffered a unanimous decision loss at the hands of WBA world welterweight champion Yordenis Ugas last month then hinted at retirement   Read Full Story >>>

Ricky Hatton calls for investigation into Evander Holyfield exhibition
World Boxing News, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
Boxing legend Ricky Hatton has called for an investigation into how ex-heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield got sanctioned to fight at 58. Hatton, a UK superstar who won world titles in two weight divisions before losing to Floyd Mayweather, was shocked at what he saw one week ago in Florida.   Read Full Story >>>

Mr. & Mrs. Babin Smith silver wedding anniversary Cup
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
MANILA, Philippines---The 4th edition of Babin Smith Cup will be held on September 18, 2021 10pm (PST), 8 am (MT). It will coincide with the 25th wedding anniversary of Alvin Guevarra & Riza Celajes. Alvin or Babin was a former member of the Multi-titled Far Eastern University Chess Team in the UAAP  Read Full Story >>>

Top Rank and PBC in talks for Beterbiev vs Brown
By Gabriel F. Cordero, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021

The fight purse bid between the WBC and IBF light heavyweight champion Artur Beterbiev and the mandatory challenger Marcus Brown for the right to organize this fight will be in the period from September 17 to 28. It had
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DJ Zamora III Returns to the Ring this Sunday in Bakersfield
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021

LAS VEGAS, NV (September 17, 2021) – This Sunday September 19th, unbeaten featherweight, "The War Machine” DJ Zamora III (5-0, 4 KOs), is set to make his PBC debut off TV when he squares off against, Richard Barnard (1-5-1).
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MATCHROOM AND TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR DONATE 200 JOSHUA VS. USYK TICKETS TO THE NHS
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
NHS, emergency services and wider blue light community to receive free tickets Matchroom Boxing and Tottenham Hotspur F.C. are proud to announce that they will be donating 200 tickets for Anthony Joshua's blockbuster Heavyweight World Title defence against pound-for-pound star Oleksandr Usyk at T  Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford says Shawn Porter was the next best option for him after Manny Pacquiao
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
Following the official announcement of Terence Crawford defending his welterweight world title against Shawn Porter, Crawford chatted with ESPN about his thoughts on the fight and why this bout ended up being a long time coming. Check out some excerpts of what Crawford had to say on the fight below.  Read Full Story >>>

Deontay Wilder gave Tyson Fury 80 million reasons not to fight AJ
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
Deontay Wilder pursued arch-nemesis Tyson Fury to the fullest to secure what could be his final opportunity at a heavyweight title. The American, who reigned for five years as WBC ruler in possession of the coveted green and gold belt, had a trilogy agreed before handing the strap to Fury. Los  Read Full Story >>>

Only four remain at US Open Pool Championship with Yapp, Orcollo, Biado and Oi through
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021

The Philippines' Carlo Biado pumps his fist after banking the last ball to beat compatriot Johann Chua, 11-10, during their quarterfinal match at the US Open Pool Championship at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City Friday (Saturday
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SPORTS SHORTS 220: WBA ORDERS BOX-OFF FOR YORDENIS UGAS VS. EIMANTAS STANIONIS CLOSING DOOR TO UGAS-PACQUIAO REMATCH
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021

The World Boxing Association has announced the sanctioning body's plan to reduce the number of unnecessary titles, and it will be applied in the welterweight division. The WBA have ordered the Super champion Yordenis Uga
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Casimero ducking Donaire?
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
Nonito Donaire is twiddling his thumbs waiting for John Riel Casimero to sign his name above the dotted line so they could both get ready for a mouthwatering December clash. But Casimero seems to be reluctant to do just that, according to Donaire’s chief handler and wife Rachel. “Casimero   Read Full Story >>>

RJJ BOXING ON UFC FIGHT PASS RESULTS FROM CALIFONIA
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
MONTEBELLO, Calif. (September 17, 2021) – Ukrainian super welterweight SerhIi “El Flaco” Bohachuk stopped Raphael “Trouble” Igbokwe in last night’s “Hollywood Fight Nights” main event on RJJ Boxing on UFC FIGHT PASS®, at Quiet Cannon Event Center in Montebello, California. “Hol  Read Full Story >>>

US OPEN POOL CHAMPIONSHIP: FOUR PINOYS ADVANCE TO ROUND OF 8
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021

Orcullo on the table against Max Lechner in their quarterfinal matchup. Dennis Orcullo, Johann Chua, Rodrigo Geronimo and Carlo Biado Closer to Title Home favourite Shane Van Boening is out of the US Open Pool Champio
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Never say die attitude helped OJ Reyes to win Mobile Chess Club Philippines in a come from behind victory
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 18 Sep 2021
The country's youngest National Master (NM) Oshrie Jhames “OJ” Constantino Reyes of Santa Rita, Pampanga rose from the grave to outlast countryman Christian Tolosa of Imus City, Cavite, 4-3, in Armageddon penalty shootout to determine a game winner and capture the Mobile Chess Club Philippines M  Read Full Story >>>