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Ancajas fights in Warriors’ home
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 19 Sep 2018

IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas cheered for the Cleveland Cavaliers when they battled the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals last June but with LeBron James moving to the Los Angeles Lakers and his sixth title defen
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Nietes wants bigger fights
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 19 Sep 2018
ALTHOUGH the decision of his recent world championship fight was a bitter pill to swallow, three-division world champion Donnie Nietes has already moved on - ready for the bigger fights up ahead in the super flyweight division. “I want to face either (Roman) Gonzalez or (Juan Francisco) Estrada n  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Vs. GGG Trilogy: Alvarez Finally Favored In Potential 3rd Fight
By Josh Katzowitz, Forbes.com, Wed, 19 Sep 2018
In the few days since Canelo Alvarez scored a slim majority decision victory vs. Gennady “GGG” Golovkin on Saturday, there’s been plenty of discussion about whether the boxers should fight a third time. Alvarez said after the bout that if the fans want it, he was sure it would happen. Now, we hav  Read Full Story >>>

AFTER LONG BREAK, MILAN MELINDO EAGER TO WIN ANOTHER WORLD TITLE
By Ryan Songalia, RingTV.com, Wed, 19 Sep 2018
It’s hard to imagine a more taxing schedule than the one Milan Melindo undertook in 2017. First came the Akira Yaegashi fight in May, a shocking first round finish after three knockdowns to crown the Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines native the IBF junior flyweight titleholder in his third attempt  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo vs. Golovkin: CompuBox Stat Analysis of Both Fights
BoxingScene.com, Wed, 19 Sep 2018
As expected, Gennady Golovkin was the busier fighter in his two fights with Canelo Alvarez. GGG landed 9.4 jabs per round- double the middleweight average. That jab accounted for half his offense, as he landed 9.4 power punches per round vs. Canelo I & II. GGG landed slightly below the middle.  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar De La Hoya takes aim at 'keyboard warriors' in open letter defending Canelo Alvarez's win
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Canelo Alvarez’s majority decision victory over Gennady Golovkin Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas wasn’t well-received by a segment of fans, who took to social media to express disgust with the verdict. Judges Dave Moretti and Steve Weisfeld each scored the bout 115-113 for Alvarez, overru  Read Full Story >>>

Billy Joe Saunders apologises for outrageous video, called before Board on misconduct charge
World Boxing News, Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders is in trouble with the British Boxing Board of Control after a video posted online. Saunders has been labelled ‘vile’ for his part in a clip featuring a drug addict and a man. In the post, apparently filmed by fellow boxer Kid Galahad, the WBO ruler coerse  Read Full Story >>>

MOST MEDIA FAVOR GOLOVKIN; CANELO AND GGG YES TO A THIRD MATCH
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez won the unified middleweight title by the slimmest margins during Saturday night championship rematch, winning by just a majority decision over arch rival Gennady "GGG" Golovkin and gave the Kazakh
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Second Overtime: Homer D. Sayson
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

CHICAGO -- Majority of the sportswriters who covered last Saturday night's mega fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, most of them seasoned by years of covering the sweet science, scored either a draw or a narrow wi
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Pacquiao keen on US return
By Dino Maragay, The Philippine Star, Tue, 18 Sep 2018
MANILA, Philippines – Whether he ends up fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. again or someone else, Manny Pacquiao is certain of one thing: He plans to stage his next fight in the US. In a chat with reporters at his residence in Dasmarinas Village, Makati late Tuesday, Pacquiao said he is adamant on se  Read Full Story >>>

CORPUS CHRISTI HEADLINES TITLE FIGHT AT WHATABURGER FIELD
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Corpus Christi, Texas—— This southern Texas town once know for its top notch pugilists who, at one time, created raving fans in the boxing world has been given new life thanks to the Campbell family’s entry into the professio
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An Open Letter To Fight Fans from Oscar De La Hoya
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Dear Fight Fans, On the night of Saturday, September 15, fans were set to be treated to what sports should be all about: the two best athletes in a sport squaring off against each other with the winner earning the title of the bes
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El Paso Presser: Berchelt and Roman Ready to Settle Grudge Match
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Live from Don Haskins Center on November 3 and streaming exclusively on ESPN+ at 9:30 pm ET Tickets on sale Friday, Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. MDT EL PASO, Texas (Sept. 17, 2018) – WBC super featherweight world champ
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LARA WANTS CANELO OR GGG NEXT
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

HOUSTON, TX (September 17, 2018) - Former WBA super welterweight world champion Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara (25-3-2, 14 KOs), felt inspired by the state of boxing after watching last Saturday night's main event betw
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USA vs. Germany Duels to take place in Chattanooga alongside Eastern Qualifier
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018
World medalist and Olympic Hopefuls to step into the ring on American soil COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 17, 2018) -- Two of the world's top amateur boxing powerhouses will meet in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for two separate duels taking place Saturday, October 6 and Friday, Oct. 12, at the Ch  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo V GGG 2: No Mas Max!
By John Gatling, NYFights.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018
It was a damn good fight. Adalaide Byrd can stop tossin’ n turning and Teddy Atlas can use Xanax. He could be 40-0, with the title defense record of Bernard Hopkins in his pocket and HBO’s Max Kellerman wanted to talk about it. He didn’t, as if to say “No more talking… still.” Now, he shares a s  Read Full Story >>>

icon Updated at 04:58 PM EDT, Mon Sep 17, 2018 Read More By : Keith Idec print this page David Lemieux 'Extremely Interested' In Fighting Canelo Next
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018
LAS VEGAS – David Lemieux more than did his part Saturday night. Promoter Oscar De La Hoya put Lemieux on the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin undercard with the intention of matching Alvarez against Lemieux if Alvarez beat Golovkin in their middleweight championship rematch. De La Hoya said it’s   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Vs. GGG 2 Aftermath: Why Boxing Needs To Rethink How Fights Are Judged
By Peter Kahn, Forbes.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez fought a great fight on September 15 to become the middleweight champion of the world by defeating previously undefeated Gennady "GGG" Golovkin. There's no disputing that. He pressed the action, he landed big shots and took the title from the champion. Canelo was disciplined, d  Read Full Story >>>

Gennady Golovkin will get another shot at Canelo Alvarez but the Kazakhstani will never receive a fair hearing in Las Vegas
By Jeff Powell, Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 18 Sep 2018
If justice is ever to be served in the case of Gennady Golovkin versus Canelo Alvarez a third trial will require a change of jurisdiction as well as judges. Sin City has too much riding on Canelo for Triple G to receive a fair hearing on this desert Strip where cash counts for more than a rightfu  Read Full Story >>>

Kenny Demecillo-Lee Haskins Added to Petalcorin-Alvarado Bill Oct 21 in Manila
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

MANILA, Philippines -- World-ranked Filipino bantamweight Kenny Demecillo (14-4-2, 8 KO's) will face the toughest opponent of his boxing career when he battles more experienced former world champion Lee Haskins (35-4, 1
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Is Mayweather flying in to talk rematch with Pacquiao?
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Floyd Mayweather is coming over Tuesday or anytime this week for some business matters but might end up closing a deal with Manny Pacquiao on a planned rematch in December. Mayweather, who called out Pacquiao when they bumped into each other in Tokyo over the weekend, is flying in to do business, a  Read Full Story >>>

Undefeated Heavyweight Darmani Rock to headline on Saturday, October 6th at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Philadelphia, PA (September 17, 2018) - Top Heavyweight prospect Darmani Rock will take part in the eight-round main event on Saturday, October 6th at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. Also, appearing in the co-feature bout will be rising lightweight prospect Jeremy Cuevas. The show is promoted   Read Full Story >>>

Costa: The Peñalosa Legend Continues with Dave, Carlo Battling African Foes
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 18 Sep 2018

Plus: Reymart Gaballo and Marlon Tapales Back in Action @ SM Skydome North EDSA on September 30 MANILA, Philippines -- The Peñalosa Fearless Fighting Legend continues as the third generation of Peñalosa warriors batt
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The tests Team Pilipinas has to survive
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Sep 2018
Look what the embarrassing players’ fight that marred the Philippine-Australia game early last July had done to the country’s campaign in the on-going Asian Word Cup qualifying tournaments. Up to and until the eve of Team Pilipinas’ all-important date with Qatar on Monday, national coach Yeng G  Read Full Story >>>

Brandon Robinson stops Ernest Amuzu in three rounds in Philadelphia
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Philadelphia, PA (September 17, 2018) -Surging super middleweight Brandon Robinson won his 11th straight bout as he took out Ernest Amuzu in round three of their scheduled eight-round bout that headlined a nine-bou
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Park Theater Showdown: Ryota Murata-Rob Brant Tickets On Sale Today
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Sep 2018

Murata to defend WBA middleweight title against Brant at Park Theater at Park MGM Las Vegas on Saturday, October 20 LAS VEGAS (Sept. 17, 2018) — Japanese superstar Ryota Murata is taking his talents halfway around the
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WBF Prez Mick Croucher Heads to Beijing China for Title Fights
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Sep 2018
The globetrotting boxing head of the World Boxing Foundation (WBF), Australian Mick Croucher heads to Beijing, China, on the 10th of October to supervise "Night of Champions," an international boxing extravaganza in China's Capital Beijing, the International headquarter of major Chinese boxing spons  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo-GGG II was a Masterpiece
By Jack Slack, Vice.com, Mon, 17 Sep 2018
If you consider the 12 rounds that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin were in the ring and throwing punches, and disregard everything else, there is no way you can consider Canelo-GGG II anything but a marvel. An easy fight of the year candidate across all of combat sports, it brought out th  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao set for January return - but not vs Mayweather yet
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, Mon, 17 Sep 2018
THE projected rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. won't just happen sooner than expected. Pacquiao is penciled for an early January return in the ring but not against the flamboyant Mayweather, according to multiple sources by SPIN.ph. The bout will either be on January 12   Read Full Story >>>

Potential Mayweather-Pacquiao Rematch Places Amir Khan In A Corner
By Ryan Joseph, Business Times (CN), Mon, 17 Sep 2018
The boxing world got rocked Saturday night when retired and undefeated American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. crossed paths with Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao. There was no telling what would happen with both future Hall of Fame fighters in Tokyo, Japan. The thought of a potential rematch betw  Read Full Story >>>