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Oorah! U.S. Marine Veteran Jamel Herring to Defend Junior Lightweight World Title Against Jonathan Oquendo July 14 at MGM Grand “Bubble", Wed, 08 Jul 2020

Female fighting sensation Mikaela Mayer to return against Helen Joseph in 10-round co-feature Boxing cult hero “Cassius” Clay Collard to make second “Bubble” appearance LAS VEGAS (July 7, 2020) — Jame
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Split-T Management's Undefeated Lightweight Eric Puente set for Fight with Diego Elizondo TONIGHT in Las Vegas, Wed, 08 Jul 2020

Eric Puente. NEW YORK (July 7, 2020) - Undefeated lightweight prospect Eric Puente returns to the ring when he takes on Diego Elizondo in a four-round lightweight bout at The MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The 20 yea
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Manny Pacquiao has only one option left to make mega-money in boxing
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Wed, 08 Jul 2020
Manny Pacquiao is one of only a handful of eight-figure fighters in boxing and probably the last who could command a nine-figure check for the right fight. As the Filipino watches the final chapter of his career tick away due to a viral crisis, it could mean a phone call to an outspoken Irishman in   Read Full Story >>>

'We've got to save Tyson from himself': Ricky Hatton pleads with boxing authorities to step in and stop Iron Mike from making return
By James Dutton, Mail Online (UK), Wed, 08 Jul 2020
Ricky Hatton has pleaded with the boxing authorities to save Mike Tyson 'from himself' as the recently-turned 54-year-old plots a comeback to the ring. Iron Mike has been talking up a return to the sport for the first time since 2005 and has been hard at work in training sessions throughout the l  Read Full Story >>>

Casimero Must be Patient as Arum Holds Key to Inoue Fight
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso,, Tue, 07 Jul 2020

Patience is a virtue. Heaven holds a place for those who wait. Johnriel Casimero must be patient as it is not Naoya Inoue but promoter Bob Arum who holds the key to their fight happening sooner or later in the
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Oscar De La Hoya begins sparring this month, several opponents emerge
World Boxing News, Tue, 07 Jul 2020
Oscar De La Hoya is joining the current trend of boxing legends stating they’ll be making a comeback without actually confirming a fight. Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Sergio Martinez and Lennox Lewis have all outlined their current training status, leading to speculation regarding opponents.   Read Full Story >>>

OJ Reyes wins BCA Junior online chess tourney
By Marlon Bernardino,, Tue, 07 Jul 2020
Manila---Oshrie Jhames “OJ” Constantino Reyes, an incoming grade 4 pupil, ruled the 13th Brainy Chess Academy (BCA) Junior Under 18 Chess Arena nationwide online chess tournament via on Monday, July 6, 2020. The nine-year-old Dila-Dila, Santa Rita, Pampanga chess wizard OJ finish  Read Full Story >>>

Weigh-In Results: Jose Zepeda vs. Kendo Castaneda, Tue, 07 Jul 2020

Live boxing is back! Don't miss Zepeda vs. Castaneda TOMORROW at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT live on ESPN & ESPN Deportes from the MGM Grand Conference Center - Grand Ballroom (Las Vegas) (ESPN & ESPN Deportes, 8 p
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Oscar De La Hoya insists he is serious about ring return
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Tue, 07 Jul 2020
Oscar De La Hoya insists he is serious about a comeback 12 years after his last pro fight. The 47-year-old Californian hasn’t fought since being stopped on his stool at the end of round eight against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas in December 2008. “I’ve been thinking about it (a comeback)   Read Full Story >>>

EXCLUSIVE: John Ryder reacts to huge fan buzz surrounding Canelo fight
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Tue, 07 Jul 2020
British super-middleweight contender and former world title challenger John Ryder is hoping to move one step closer to a fight with Canelo. Following the decision by Billy Joe Saunders to step aside despite signing a contract to face Canelo last May, Ryder has gone a step up the opponent ladder.   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao trains his wife as ring return options begin to line up as lockdown restrictions ease
By Simon Maguire, The Irish Sun, Tue, 07 Jul 2020
MANNY PACQUIAO is gearing up for a return to the ring - and is training his wife in the process. Boxing's only eight-weight champion has been sharing clips of his training in recent weeks as talk of his return to the ring intensify. He last laced-up the gloves for his impressive split-decision  Read Full Story >>>

Buddy McGirt: I’d pick Manny Pacquiao’s career over Floyd Mayweather’s
By JJ Wrighter ,, Mon, 06 Jul 2020
During the Coronvirus pandemic boxing fans have started a social media debate on which boxing career would they rather have between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao. It seems a large percentage of boxing fans would choose the Filipino ring legends 8-division world  Read Full Story >>>

Dragon Fire Boxing expands once more into Central America, world title challenger Francisco Fonseca links with Tony Tolj and more, Mon, 06 Jul 2020

Fonseca (R) and Rosendo Alvarez. Tony Tolj headed Dragon Fire Boxing has expanded again, as Tolj has partnered up with boxing great Rosendo Alvarez in guiding the career of world title challenger Francisco Fon
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The Past Week in Action 5 July 2020
By Eric Armit,, Mon, 06 Jul 2020

Pedraza (R) connects at LesPierre. Highlights: -Two-division champion Jose Pedraza returns to action and outpoints Mikkel LesPierre –Alex Saucedo continues to rebuild with win over Sonny Frederickson -
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Eddie Hearn and Matchroom are delighted to announce the full schedule for Fight Camp – an unrivalled summer of elite boxing based at the Matchroom HQ in Brentwood, Essex with the first three weeks shown live on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the US – and the final week shown live on Sky Sports  Read Full Story >>>

From Manny Pacquiao to Shirley Temple: Seven celebrities who swapped the entertainment industry for politics
By Rea Frey, The National, Mon, 06 Jul 2020
Kanye West apparently plans to run for president of the US this year. The rapper made the announcement on Twitter on Saturday, July 4, writing: “We must now realise the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United Stat  Read Full Story >>>

Ronny Ríos: "I Want Brandon Figueroa Asap"
By Hesiquio Balderas,, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Ronny Rios. Ronny Rios keeps working hard despite the difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It seems like the Californian boxer wants to fight soon, very soon. "I've been training hard, very hard and sometimes
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Ivan Travis Cu wins 26th BCA Kiddies U-12 online chess tournament
By Marlon Bernardino,, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
Manila---Ivan Travis Cu, 11, an incoming grade six pupil at Xavier School, San Juan City, ruled the 26th Brainy Chess Academy (BCA) Kiddies Under 12 Chess Arena nationwide online chess tournament via on Saturday, July 4, 2020. Cu finished with 36 points in 13 games for a win rate of   Read Full Story >>>

EXCLUSIVE: Deontay Wilder NOT pulling out, Tyson Fury trilogy is ON!
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
World Boxing News gained a response from Shelly Finkel on Sunday as rumors swirled about Deontay Wilder potentially pulling out of a fight with Tyson Fury. A report stating Fury could face Dillian Whyte in 2020 if Wilder decides against stepping up for the trilogy has been completely dismissed by  Read Full Story >>>

Olympic Boxing Final World Qualifier Quandaries
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso,, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

The hope of the Philippines to advance more boxers in the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics through the final world qualifier tournament, originally set last May in Paris, France but suspended and yet to be decided o
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Dragon Fire Boxing's Jeanine Brown receives WBC Humanity Award for services during COVID-19 crisis, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Western Australian Jeanine Brown answered the call of duty during the COVID-19 crisis, as the 1-0 professional fighter, who is guided by Tony Tolj's Dragon Fire Boxing selflessly volunteered her services to the cause, as she enli
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By Maloney L. Samaco,, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

Pedro General Taduran Jr. was born on October 29, 1996 in Libon, Albay. Nicknamed "Kid Pedro Heneral", he is a southpaw fighter. Taduran had an impressive professional debut beating Nathaniel Marasigan by 1st round TKO
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Fourth of July and the Philippine-American Friendship Day, 2020
By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT,, Sun, 05 Jul 2020

The Founding Fathers of the United States of America and Francis Scott Key, the composer of Star-Spangled Banner, would have enjoyed meeting Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao. They were men of valor and integrity just like t
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Marc Voltaire Paraguya breaks 2000 barrier, earns AGM title
By Marlon Bernardino,, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
Manila---MARC VOLTAIRE PARAGUYA, one of the chess instructors of famous Rising Phoenix Chess Improvement Association and Estavillo Chess Academy had something to cheer and happy at the start of this month of July after he finally earned the coveted Arena Grandmaster (AGM) title. This after Cavite  Read Full Story >>>

Why wasn’t Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao a two-weight title bout?
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 05 Jul 2020
At the time Floyd Mayweather finally fought career rival Manny Pacquiao the former pound for pound number was king in two weight divisions. Therefore, why didn’t the ‘Money’ man put both division title belts on the line against the ‘Pacman?’ WBN decided to look at what happened aroun  Read Full Story >>>

July 5, 1986: Dodie Boy Peñalosa vs Hilario Zapata, First World Title Fight in PH Post EDSA
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso,, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

Dodie Boy Peñalosa (L) with son Dodie Boy Jr. July 5, 1986, exactly thirty four years ago marked the return of world championship boxing in the Philippines when Diosdado Jumaran Peñalosa, Jr. simply known as Dodie Boy, cha
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NM Francis Jocson wins PGCCR online chess tourney
By Marlon Bernardino,, Sat, 04 Jul 2020
NATIONAL MASTER (NM) Francis Jocson ruled via tiebreak the Panay-Guimaras Cyber Chess Realm (PGCCR) Online blitz chess tournament on Friday, July 3, 2020 at the The 46 years old Jocson, a Senior Project Planning and Development Officer at Metro Roxas Water District, tallied 12 points  Read Full Story >>>

Jose Ramirez: Mikey Garcia hits harder than Manny Pacquiao
By JJ Wrighter ,, Sat, 04 Jul 2020
Undefeated unified WBC/WBO light welterweight champion Jose Ramirez is busy training during the Covid-19 pandemic preparing for a possible fight with former champion Viktor Postol. Ramirez, 27, also fought for the US Olympic team and trained under Freddie Roach who is best known for his relations  Read Full Story >>>

Mitra seeks clarity on boxing restart
By Joaquin Henson,, Sat, 04 Jul 2020

There appears to be some confusion on whether boxing was approved among the contact sports to restart by the IATF during a zoom meeting last Thursday. GAB chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday although boxing wasn’t included
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Mexican star defends World crown on Aug 15 – Brækhus and McCaskill clash – Castro makes pro debut Julio Cesar Martinez will defend his WBC World Flyweight title against #1 ranked McWilliams Arroyo as Eddie Hear
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