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Terence Crawford on Jake Paul: "He is not a YouTuber anymore"
By Pablo Brito, Marca.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024
Despite many people doubting him, Jake Paul obtained his tenth victory in his short boxing career on Saturday night in Las Vegas, this time against Mike Perry. He may have finally silenced many of his critics, because questions about the quality of his opponents have lingered since he began his boxi  Read Full Story >>>

Obituary: Ex-bantamweight champion Richie Sandoval, long-time Top Rank employee, dead at 63 of apparent heart attack
By Kevin Iole, KevinIole.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024
Richie Sandoval, a former lineal bantamweight champion who lost his opportunity to compete in the Olympics when the United States boycotted the 1980 Games in Moscow, died Monday of an apparent heart attack at his son's Southern California home. He was 63. Sandoval won the WBA bantamweight title o  Read Full Story >>>

P50,000 worth of pot prizes in 1st PMA Masikhay Class 99 chess
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024
A TOTAL P50,000 worth of pot prizes is at stake in the 1st PMA Masikhay Class 99 Chess Tournament set August 3 at the 3rd floor SM City BF Parañaque, Dr. Arcadio Santos Ave, Parañaque City. Assistant Tournament Director Grandmaster elect and International Master Ronald Dableo bared this on Tues  Read Full Story >>>

Golden Age in Japanese Boxing: How is the Bigger World to Know?
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024

Imagine Manny Pacquiao fought only in the Philippines or Asia. Or Roberto Duran in Panama or Latin Americas. Would they have attained the success and greatness they achieved in their respective careers? Or their
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Riyadh Season and Top Rank Agree on Official Partnership
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024

Turki Alalshikh. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (July 22, 2024) — His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority, today announced an official partnership between Riyad
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RIYADH SEASON ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Jul 2024

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA (July 22, 2024): His Excellency Turki Alalshikh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority, has announced a partnership between Riyadh Season and Golden Boy
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‘We’re not taking him lightly’: Terence Crawford explains why he’s completely focused on Israil Madrimov
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Tue, 23 Jul 2024
As Terence Crawford readies himself for his move up in weight to challenge Israil Madrimov, he spends some time talking to boxing media about his thoughts on this fight, what’s to come next, and why he tells Shakur Stevenson to block out the negative criticism. Check out some excerpts of what he h  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao set for $5 million payout if opponent kicks him
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Tue, 23 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao will pocket a huge bonus if his kickboxing opponent, Rukiya Anpo, breaks the rules in their forthcoming exhibition. The stipulation was added to protect Pacquiao from kicks, similar to the rival Floyd Mayweather’s agreement for his RIZIN bouts against Tenshin Nasukawa and Mikuru   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez can wait as Bud Crawford narrows his focus to Israil Madrimov
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
Former two-weight undisputed champion Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford 40-0 (31) will jump straight into the deep end of the pool when he challenges WBA junior middleweight champion Israil Madrimov 10-0-1 (7) at BMO Stadium in Los Angeles, California on August 3. Much of the talk this year around the 3  Read Full Story >>>

The 5 Toughest Opponents Of Muhammad Ali’s Career
By John Raspanti, SecondsOut.com, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
Simply known as ‘The Greatest’, new fans to the sport of boxing could be forgiven for thinking Muhammad Ali went through his career untouchable. That’s far from true – although he did show signs of it at stages – and his close contests added to his legacy just as much, if not more, than th  Read Full Story >>>

Quizon wins PCAP chess tournament
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
San Juan City---Grandmaster elect and International Master Daniel Maravilla Quizon reinforced his position as one of the Philippines’ top chess players when he ruled the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Tour of Champions Grandfinals at the Greenhills Mall in San Juan City S  Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford backtracks on comments made about possible Canelo Alvarez fight
Marca.com, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
Terence Crawford is gearing up for his super welterweight debut in an exciting WBA title fight against champion Israil Madrimov. The showdown is set for August 3, and Crawford, the former undisputed welterweight champion, is fully focused on the upcoming bout. Following his welterweight title   Read Full Story >>>

The Monster Inoue Heralds New Golden Age For Japanese Boxing
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 22 Jul 2024
As we’ve been saying on here for a while now, now the main man in boxing in Japan himself is saying the same thing. This is the dawn of a new era for professional sport in the nation of Japan. So many quality new promotions and established ones like RIZIN showing great lighter weight action   Read Full Story >>>

Door Opens to Kazuto Ioka To Become Champion Again
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024

Kazuto Ioka (L) and Kosei Tanaka. Two weeks after losing his WBA belt in a unification against Argentine IBF champion Fernando Martinez, an opportunity has apparently opened for Kazuto Ioka to become world champion agai
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Antonio, Arquero enter PCAP semis
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
San Juan City---Grandmaster Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. and non master Kevin Arquero have entered the semifinals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Champions Tour at Greenhills Malls in San Juan City on Sunday, July 21, 2024. Antonio defeated International Master Chit  Read Full Story >>>

Jason Balajadia, Leboy Atencio Gear Up for Highland Boxing Action July 25 in Thailand
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024

Filipino boxers Jason Balajadia of Gensan and Leboy Atencio of Northern Samar gear up for action in the coming Highland Boxing Promotions show this Thursday, July 25, at the plush SpacePlus Night Club, RCA Plaza, in B
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AKAI, THE NEWEST KICKBOXING ASSOCIATION IN ASIA!
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Asian Kickboxing Association Inc. conducted its first-ever belting promotion, awarding of affiliate certificates, and induction of officers on July 20, 2024, in Barangay CAA/BF International Village, Las Piñas City. AKAI, a Securities and Exchange Commission registered was founded on May 12, 202  Read Full Story >>>

Junto Nakatani's lethal body shot more proof that Naoya Inoue isn't Japan's only boxing superstar
By Kevin Iole, KevinIole.com, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Japan has long been a boxing hotbed and produced numerous elite boxers. Led by undisputed super bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue, boxing has reached new heights in Japan in the last several years. Inoue is arguably the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world, and has been undisputed champion in two  Read Full Story >>>

Ring Rusty Pacquiao’s July 28 Opponent Much Bigger, Younger, Stronger Then You Think
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao returns to the boxing ring next week in Japan after a last minute change of opponent. Many think next week is just a warm up fight for Pacquiao ahead of a world title shot against Mario Barrios before the end of the year. They are quite wrong about that however, very wrong no le  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao faces WBC disaster in form of six-foot kickboxer
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 21 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao puts his chances of fighting for the WBC welterweight title at 45 in jeopardy for a scheduled exhibition on July 28. Pacquiao faces six-foot kickboxing champion Rukiya Anpo at Super RIZIN 3, knowing his long-drawn-out plans to challenge WBC ruler Mario Barrios are hanging in the ba  Read Full Story >>>

NAKATANI STOPS ASTROLABIO IN FIRST ROUND WITH WICKED BODY SHOT
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024

Japanese three-division world champion Junto Nakatani delivered a devastating body shot to the midsection of Filipino challenger Vincent Astrolabio who ran out of air as he crumpled to the canvas and succumbed
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Olascuaga Knocks Out Kano in 3 to Capture Vacant WBO Flyweight Title in Japan
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024

Anthony Olascuaga knocked out Riku Kano in the 3rd round to wrest the vacant WBO world flyweight title at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan Saturday night in the first of two world title fights with the main e
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PCAP Chess: Quizon, 7 others advance
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
After 2 days of elimination, Friday and Saturday, eight players successfully advanced to the quarter finals on Sunday in the ongoing PCAP Champions Tour at Greenhills Malls in San Juan City. They are IM Daniel Quizon (total of 9 match points, FM Ellan Asuela (8.5 match points), FM Austin Jacob   Read Full Story >>>

Filipino boxers locked and loaded
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
The five-man Philippine boxing team is ready to rumble with no less than the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) making that guarantee as they enter the final phase of the preparations for the Paris Olympics. “So far, so good,” reported national team coach Ronald Chavez   Read Full Story >>>

AND THE NEW! ALEXIS "LEX" ROCHA CLINCHES NABO WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AND TAKES AWAY SANTIAGO "SOMER" DOMINGUEZ' PERFECT RECORD
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024

UNDERCARD FOR ROCHA VS. DOMINGUEZ FEATURED THE RETURN OF GOLDEN BOY’S BEST PROSPECTS GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON DAZN WAS LIVE FROM FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO INDIO, CALIF. (July 19, 2024) - In a back-and-forth
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Tabernilla rules 8th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship 2024 - U16 division in Penang, earns IM norm and FM title
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
Penang, Malaysia---Tyrhone James Tabernilla has bagged the boys’ under-16 crown Standard competition in the 8th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship 2024 held at Cititel Hotel in Penang, Malaysia on Saturday, July 20, here. The 16-year old Tabernilla, a Grade 11 student of De La Salle Santiag  Read Full Story >>>

Astrolabio out to shock the world in duel with WBC champ Nakatani
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
VINCENT Astrolabio had overcome adversities in the past- and he’s confident he’ll be able to overcome his toughest test now staring him straight in the eyes. The Filipino challenger comes in as an overwhelming underdog against Japanese champion Junto Nakatani when they fight over the WBC bant  Read Full Story >>>

World Boxing to hold its first competition in Asia as Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia is confirmed as the host of third World Boxing Cup of 2024
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
The third World Boxing Cup event of the year will be held at the UG Arena, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from September 23-26, 2024. The four-day competition is the first World Boxing Cup event to be held in Asia and is being hosted by the Mongolian Boxing Federation and World Boxing. The World Boxing  Read Full Story >>>

ALL 2024 CLASS OF INDUCTEES CONFIRMED ATLANTIC CITY BOXING HALL OF FAME 8TH ANNUAL AWARDS & INDUCTION WEEKEND
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (July 19, 2024) — Tickets are on sale for the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) 8th Annual Awards & Induction Weekend to be held Friday September 27th, Saturday September 28th, and Sunday September 29th, 2024 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and Boardwalk Reso  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao puts Floyd Mayweather to shame with next foe
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao faces an unknown quantity on his comeback to the sport after agreeing to face a late replacement opponent. The boxing legend had agreed to battle Chihiro Suzuki until the kickboxer dropped out of the fight due to injury. Former K1 Super Lightweight titleholder Rukiya Anpo stepped i  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar De La Hoya And His Clapping Duck
By Paul Magno, BoxingNews.co, Sat, 20 Jul 2024
It always stings when a fight fan learns that boxing is a business and that the sport is not a noble art where warriors go to battle only for the sake of warrior pride. But there’s a reason it’s called “prizefighting.” Just yesterday, promoter Oscar De La Hoya proved that he’s all abou  Read Full Story >>>

WBA, Inoue Reach a Modus Vivendi; MJ Akhmadaliev Appears "Abandoned"
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Inoue (L) and Akhmadaliev (R). It can be said that the WBA and the camp of "The Monster" Naoya Inoue have reached a modus vivendi that allowed Inoue to keep his WBA title without fighting the organization's mand
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Astrolabio 117.5, Nakatani 117.3
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

CHALLENGER Vincent Astrolabio of Gensan made it 117.5 while undefeated defending champion WBC World bantamweight king Junto Nakatani of Japan is 117.3 in their final weigh-in today, July 19 at Tokyo Dome Hotel.
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‘Doberman’ set for daring Mexico mission
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Fri, 19 Jul 2024
Dave “Doberman” Apolinario will have a little over two weeks to get acclimatized to Mexico City’s sickening 2,240-meters (7,349-feet) elevation as the Filipino southpaw battles Angel “Camaleon” Ayala for the vacant International Boxing Federation flyweight throne on 9 August in Mexico City  Read Full Story >>>

WEIGHTS FROM TOKYO: NAKATANI - 117 ¼ LBS., ASTROLABIO - 117 ½ LBS (PHOTOS)
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Both defending champion Junto Nakatani of Japan and Vincent Astrolabio of the Philippines made weight Friday at the Tokyo Dome Hotel in Tokyo, Japan to make official their WBC world bantamweight title fight sche
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39th Kadayawan Junior Tennis Championship starts Aug. 17
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024
THE 39th Kadayawan sa Dabaw Junior Tennis Championships will start on August 17 featuring 12 categories in Davao City. This event is open for registration starting today and will end three days before August 17. “It will have 10 unisex, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 25 for under boys and girl’s categ  Read Full Story >>>

Astrolabio ready to rumble
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Filipino challenger Vincent Astrolabio won’t leave anything to chance in a bold bid to dethrone undefeated WBC bantamweight champion Junto Nakatani in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in T
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Towering 6’3” Filipino Middleweight Blazen Rocilli Signs Managerial with Boxing VIP
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

Blazen Rocilli. LAS VEGAS, NV (July 18, 2024) – Filipino boxer Blazen Rocilli (6-0, 5 KOs), a promising 21-year-old middleweight from Waipahu, Hawaii, now training in Las Vegas, NV, has officially signed
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GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON DAZN: ROCHA VS. DOMINGUEZ OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024

LIVE FROM FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON FRIDAY, JULY 19 AND WORLDWIDE ON DAZN Golden Boy Fight Night on DAZN is presented by Golden Boy Promotions. The event is available worldwide to all subscribers on DAZN, b
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Andre Ward Predicts Canelo-Crawford Fight: “He’s Someone You Can Bet Your House On”
By Toby Morgan, SecondsOut.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024
Former two-weight world champion Andre Ward has voiced his opinion on the potential super-fight between Saul ‘Canelo‘ Alvarez and Terence Crawford. ‘Bud’ has been targeting Canelo ever since he put in a career defining performance last year against welterweight rival Errol Spence Jr. A  Read Full Story >>>

Eddie Hearn: 154 pounds a step too far for Terence Crawford
By Tom Ivers, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 19 Jul 2024
Promoter Eddie Hearn has doubts that the brilliance of Terence Crawford, already a three-weight champ, will transfer to junior middleweight where he challenges WBA boss Israil Madrimov on August 3. Crawford, 40-0 (31 KOs), is widely considered to be the pound-for-pound best fighter in the sport t  Read Full Story >>>

PHOTOS: NAKATANI-ASTROLABIO FINAL PRESSER
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 18 Jul 2024

Photos by Wendell Alinea. Undefeated three-division world champion and current WBC bantamweight champion Junto Nakatani of Japan and his challenger Vincent Astrolabio of the Philippines met face to
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Andy Ruiz Jr says NOBODY beats Crawford; deserves Canelo PAYDAY!
FightHub.tv, Thu, 18 Jul 2024
Former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr has made a bold assertion. In a recent revelation, the Mexican-American pugilist has stated emphatically that nobody can beat Terence Crawford, making numerous fans and pundits sit up and take notice. Crawford remains one of the feared contenders in boxing  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao On Life
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Thu, 18 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao on life as he ponders it all, “Pacman” knows more about ups and downs in life than most. Manny Pacquiao is a legend not only of boxing but of life. A very good fighter with great speed and a winner in life. On X he noted ahead of his upcoming three round fight: Indeed.   Read Full Story >>>

SATURDAY: Nathan Heaney-Brad Pauls British Middleweight Title Rematch Headlines Magnificent Seven Card LIVE & Exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 18 Jul 2024

Streaming action from Birmingham, England, begins at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT (July 17, 2024) — After their first matchup ended in a draw, British middleweight champion Nathan Heaney and contender Brad Pauls will meet ag
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Robert Guerrero Named San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2024 Inductee
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 18 Jul 2024

SAN JOSE SPORTS HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES CLASS OF 2024 INDUCTEES JOHN ARRILLAGA, ROBERT GUERRERO, MIKE HOLMGREN, KERRI WALSH JENNINGS, TO BE HONORED AT INDUCTION CEREMONY IN NOVEMBER, 2024 SAN JOSE, CA (July
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Astrolabio Should Rein In "Gigil", Employ Calculated Violence
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024

There is no question that Vincent Astrolabio packs a wallop in his punches. Vincent demonstrated it once again in his last fight, a WBC eliminator that he won by stopping Thai erstwhile undefeated Nawaphon K
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Erislandy Lara, the 41-year-old Champ, Left Wanting
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024

Age might just be a number but that statement doesn’t always provide much coverage in professional sports - or the workplace. The average retirement age around the world is 67 years old. Of course, in many sports, age doesn’t matter.
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Israil Madrimov Likened To ‘Drago,’ Talks Clash With Terence Crawford
By Brian Mazique, Forbes.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024
Israil Madrimov isn't concerned with anyone not giving him a chance to defeat Terence Crawford on Aug. 3 at the BMO Center in Los Angeles. When I spoke with Madrimov, the regular WBA super welterweight champion, on Tuesday, July 16, he was confident in his abilities and respectful toward his upco  Read Full Story >>>

Angel Barrientes Set to Face Edwin Rodriguez this Saturday on Jake Paul vs. Mike Perry MVP Card
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024

LAS VEGAS, NV (July 16, 2024) – Boxlab Promotions’ promising super bantamweight Angel “AK-47” Barrientes (11-1, 7 KOs), from Las Vegas, NV, is ready to step into the ring to face Edwin Rodriguez (12-8-2, 5 KOs) from Ju
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Tickets on Sale for Boxing Insider at Tropicana Atlantic City on Friday, July 26th
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024

Otto Wallin Takes on Onoriode Ehwarieme In Heavyweight Main Event Plus Undefeated Atlantic City Natives Justin Figueroa and Bruce Seldon Jr. as part of a Seven Bout Card -Special Guest "Irish" Micky Ward to Sig
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Watch: Pacquiao Sparring Ahead Of July 28 Fight
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Wed, 17 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao the Filipino legend is 45 years old is he? You wouldn’t have thought it by this display. “Pacman” is no fool and still not only has you are about to see, the speed of foot and hand (he’s going easy here too on the sparring partner), he’s got the boxing moves and ability.   Read Full Story >>>

Prizefighter: McKenna issues Semi-Final KO warning ahead of crunch Conway clash
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024

Four men remain in the competition in Japan with the eventual winner set to land $1million Aaron McKenna admits his 18-hour journey home from Japan was made all the sweeter after punching his ticket in the Prizef
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UNDERCARD FOR ROCHA VS. DOMINGUEZ TO FEATURE THE RETURN OF GOLDEN BOY’S BEST PROSPECTS
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024

GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON DAZN WILL BE LIVE FROM FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO ON FRIDAY, JULY 19 INDIO, CALIF. (July 15, 2024) - Golden Boy’s best prospects will get the opportunity to entertain fight fans on th
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Undefeated Middleweight Dayan Depestre Signs with Trifon Petrov
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 17 Jul 2024
Miami, Florida - Trifon Petrov has signed the undefeated Cuban prospect, Dayan Depestre to a multi-year managerial deal. Dayan Depestre was born in Cuba, but now resides in Miami. The undefeated Middleweight was Cuban National Amateur Champion before moving to the United States and turning profe  Read Full Story >>>

Taduran braces for rough challenge
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Wed, 17 Jul 2024
It’s going to be a hard climb to the top for Pedro Taduran, who challenges an undefeated Japanese knockout artist for the International Boxing Federation minimumweight crown on 28 July in Otsu City. While he enters the scheduled 12-rounder the heavy underdog, Taduran swears he is not traveling   Read Full Story >>>

The Past Week in Action 15 July 2024: Ennis Retires Avanesyan in 5; Nicolson Outpoints Vargas; Chocolatito Stops Barrera
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Ennis drops Avanesyan. Highlights: -Jaron Ennis successfully defends the IBF welterweight title as challenger David Avanesyan retires after five rounds -Skye Nicolson retains the WBC featherweight title with po
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Madrimov Vs. Crawford Clash On August 3rd Could Decide The Next Challenger For Canelo’s Super Middleweight Title
By Moses Ochieng, Sports Illustrated, Tue, 16 Jul 2024
Israil Madrimov aims to disrupt Terence Crawford's plans for a 2025 fight against Canelo Alvarez. Crawford must defeat WBA junior middleweight champion Madrimov to secure his shot at Canelo's undisputed super middleweight title, on August 3rd 3rd in the main event on ESPN+ PPV at the BMO Stadium in   Read Full Story >>>

September 3: Undisputed Super Bantamweight King Naoya Inoue to Defend Crown Against TJ Doheny at Ariake Arena in Tokyo LIVE on ESPN+
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Jul 2024

WBO bantamweight world champion Yoshiki Takei to defend strap against Daigo Higa in the co-feature TOKYO (July 16, 2024) — Pound-for-pound icon Naoya “The Monster” Inoue will defend his undisputed super bantamwe
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This Future Hall of Famer Fought Four Times in Title Bouts in 2012 and Won All Impressively
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Jul 2024

At a time when it was customary for leading boxers as Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao to fight two, at most three fights a year, this Filipino future Hall of Fame inductee figured in four title bouts in 2012 and won th
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PRIZEFIGHTER FINAL FOUR CONFIRMED AS CONWAY AND MCKENNA SET-UP SEMI-FINAL
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Jul 2024

Kieron Conway, Aaron McKenna, Kazuto Takesako and Riku Kunimoto remain in the hunt for the $1m winners’ prize after their Quarter-Final victories in Osaka Prizefighter returned with a bang in Osaka, Japan, as fou
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Christopher “Pitufo” Diaz Keeps World Title Aspirations Alive with Knockout over Hernandez
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Jul 2024

ORLANDO, FL (July 11, 2024) – Boxlab Promotions’ super featherweight contender, Christopher “Pitufo” Diaz (29-4, 19 KOs) kept his world title ambitions intact when he defeated Derlyn Hernandez (12-2-1, 10 KOs)
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Region XI bags bronze in boy’s basketball
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Jul 2024
DAVAO Region settled for the bronze medals in the boy’s secondary basketball in Palarong Pambansa 2024 in Cebu. The Davao Eagles nipped STCAA Region IV, 75-72 for third place. The Eagles took a 28-18 lead in the 1st quarter and never looked back, 41-31 and 61-54 in the last two quarters.   Read Full Story >>>

Trifon Petrov announces the signing of the undefeated Super-Featherweight prospect Wayne Lawrence
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 16 Jul 2024
Toledo, Ohio - Trifon Petrov has signed the undefeated Toledo native, Wayne Lawrence to a multi-year managerial deal. Lawrence started boxing at an early age of 3 and quickly became a child boxing sensation. Wayne, who’s better known as "Pretty Boy Bam Bam", was a guest on t Ellen DeGeneres wh  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao lawsuit victory appealed, verdict in question
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Tue, 16 Jul 2024
Manny Pacquiao’s victory in court is again in question following an appeal to the clearance by Paradigm Sports Management. A California court dismissed Paradigm’s $5.1 m lawsuit against the boxing legend due to a technicality in the contract. Pacquiao was then cleared to continue his career w  Read Full Story >>>

Francisco Guilledo: A World Champion Forever
By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 15 Jul 2024

Art of Boxing: Courtesy of Rodolfo “Jun” Aquino. July 14, 2024 San Francisco, CA: Today, we bow our heads and remember Francisco Guilledo—known to the world as Pancho Villa—a champion
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Quizon to banner PCAP Grand Finals of Tournament of Champions chess tilt
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 15 Jul 2024
Manila---Grandmaster elect and International Master Daniel Quizon will spearhead a strong cast clashing in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Grand Finals of Tournament of Champions (face to face, over the board) set July 19, 20 and 21 at the South Wing Atrium, Greenhills M  Read Full Story >>>

Turki Alalshikh and Eddie Hearn plot Terence Crawford vs. Jaron Ennis
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 15 Jul 2024
It appears Saudi Arabian boxing powerbroker Turki Alalshikh believes Jaron Ennis has some boots to fill in the sport of boxing. Alalshikh proposed via social media a fight between Ennis and pound-for-pound great Terence Crawford at junior middleweight “soon.” Ennis (32-0, 29 KOs), 27, of Phil  Read Full Story >>>

Antimaro is new PBF super bantamweight champ (Complete Blow by Blow Card Results)
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 15 Jul 2024

SOUTHPAW Ariel Antimaro of Agusan del Sur is new Philippine Boxing Federation super bantamweight champion. The 22-year-old Antimaro beat Jhundille Castino of Bohol by a unanimous decision last July 13 at the
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Jan Emmanuel Garcia shines in Xiangqi or Chinese Chess
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 15 Jul 2024
Manila---Jan Emmanuel Garcia, a certified International Master in chess, made a podium finish at the conclusion of 17th Thousand Island Cups Philippine Xiangqi Open held at the Philippine Xianggi Federation headquarters, Dasmarinas Corporate Center in Binondo, Manila on Sunday, July 14. Garcia,  Read Full Story >>>

Age Is Just A Number For Manny Pacquiao
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 15 Jul 2024
Everyone seems to be writing Manny Pacquiao off in his comeback this year but why? Let’s take a look. Okay, Pacquiao is now 45-years-old and is not in his prime but he still has enough speed, power, ability, determination and all round boxing IQ to beat most welterweights out there. Fighters  Read Full Story >>>

Eddie Hearn: ‘Jaron Ennis must unify before facing Crawford at 154’
By Tom Ivers, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 15 Jul 2024
Promoter Eddie Hearn believes that his fighter Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis must look to unify titles in the welterweight division before moving up to junior middleweight to face Terence Crawford. Ennis put on a dominant display in front of a sizeable crowd in Philadelphia, in his first fight with Hea  Read Full Story >>>

Antimaro whips Castino in Blow-By-Blow
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 14 Jul 2024

Ariel Antimaro put on a clinic late Saturday night and beat Jhunrile Castino in their Philippine Boxing Federation super-bantamweight title fight during Manny Pacquiao Presents: Blow-By-Blow at the Paranaque Sports
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Phl squad coach wary of Cuban super fighter
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Sun, 14 Jul 2024
MADRID, Spain — Cuba’s two-time Olympic champion Arlen Lopez — and not China’s Asian Games gold medalist Tuohetarbieke Tanglatihan — is the biggest threat to Filipino bet Eumir Marcial’s gold medal bid in the Paris Olympics. “The Cuban,” Philippine national team coach Ronald Chave  Read Full Story >>>

Ray of LIGHT: Muratalla Topples Farmer
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 14 Jul 2024

Villa Upset by Segawa in Featherweight Co-Feature LAS VEGAS (July 13, 2024) — Lightweight contender Raymond Muratalla (21-0, 16 KOs) passed his toughest stylistic test Saturday evening by defeating former world cha
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