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The Worst Boxing Association
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

Don King (R) and Lovejoy. To paraphrase that well known boxing fan Jane Austin it is a truth universally acknowledged that a sanctioning body in need of fees must work with promoters and a promoter of any status must be
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Anthony Joshua demands 'less talk and more action' from Tyson Fury
By Jordan Seward, Daily Mail (UK), Tue, 11 May 2021
Anthony Joshua has admitted he is running out of patience with Tyson Fury and demanded 'less talk and more action', with their £100million heavyweight blockbuster facing further delays. Their Battle of Britain for the undisputed heavyweight championship was expected to be announced last week for  Read Full Story >>>

DANNY ROMÁN TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

Former Unified Super Bantamweight Champion Román Battles Ricardo Espinoza Franco in Co-Main Event Live on SHOWTIME This Saturday, May 15 from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California in Event Presented by Pr
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King's Promotions Presents Day-Night Doubleheader on Saturday June 5th at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021
Philadelphia, PA (May 10, 2021)-- A very special day and night of professional boxing will take place on Saturday, June 5th as King's Promotions will present a stacked day/night doubleheader at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. The start times are 3 PM and 8 PM ET. In the afternoon main event,   Read Full Story >>>

ITALY AND KUWAIT PROVIDE SHOCKS AT WORLD CUP OF POOL
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

ROUND 1 Spain 4-7 Italy Germany 7-4 Lithuania Poland 3-7 Kuwait Italy dumped World Cup of Pool third seeds Spain out in the first round of the event at Stadium MK, Milton Keynes, while there were wins on Monday eveni
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SPORTS SHORTS 127: CANELO ALVAREZ IS THE WORLD'S BEST ACTIVE BOXER, AIMS TO BE UNDISPUTED CHAMPION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is ranked as the world's best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec, The Ring, the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (TBRB). * * * Canelo is
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Jose Ramirez: “I’ve Always Been the Underdog!”
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

Ramirez-Josh Taylor undisputed junior welterweight title showdown will take place May 22 from The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas (ESPN, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+, 8:30 p.m. ET) LAS VEGAS (May 10, 2021) — The countdown
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George Acosta Speaks on Career Defining Win Against Gadwin Rosa
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

LOS ANGELES, CA (May 10, 2021) - Thompson Boxing Promotions' super featherweight prospect, George "El Yuyu" Acosta (12-1, 1 KO), picked a career-defining win this past Friday, May 7, 2021, as he defeated Gadwin Rosa (11-2, 9
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TYLER “SHORT FUSE” TOMLIN TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

CHEATHAM COUNTY, TN (May 10, 2021) – Undefeated lightweight prospect, Tyler “Short Fuse” Tomlin (10-0, 6 KOs), is scheduled to make his promotional debut with DiBella Entertainment on May 14, 2021, in Murfreesboro,
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HOPKINS SET TO MAKE HISTORY IN MANCHESTER
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021

Former amateur standout lands spot on Buatsi undercard Ellis Hopkins is set to make history at the AO Arena, Manchester this Saturday May 15 after landing a last minute spot on the Joshua Buatsi vs. Daniel Blenda Dos Santos un
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Silver Bow Signs Amateur Star Valeriy Zagrafov
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2021
(Hoboken, NJ)--May 10, 2021-- Silver Bow signs 18 year-old European amateur standout Valeriy Zagrafov to a multi-year promotional agreement. Zagrafov recently escaped war in Crimea to find a home in the birthplace of boxing, Athens Greece. Before he left Crimea, Zagrafov won gold medals at 56kg (123  Read Full Story >>>

Hearn: Making Canelo-Plant Not Complicated; DAZN, FOX Will Make Huge Offers
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 11 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Eddie Hearn doesn’t anticipate negotiations for a Canelo Alvarez-Caleb Plant fight to become complicated. The British promoter expects Alvarez’s position as a fighter who isn’t contractually bound to a network or a streaming service to make matters easier. Hearn envisio  Read Full Story >>>

Billy Joe Saunders' Career in Doubt Following Surgery for Canelo Alvarez's Punch
By Tyler Conway, BleacherReport.com, Tue, 11 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders reportedly suffered a career-threatening eye injury in Saturday's TKO loss to Canelo Alvarez. Mike Coppinger of The Athletic reported Saunders suffered a quadripod fracture to his orbital bone in the bout, which was stopped after eight rounds. Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn said S  Read Full Story >>>

Vargas blasts BJ Saunders for quitting: “You’re an embarrassment to the sport and to all men!”
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Tue, 11 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders didn’t receive much sympathy Saturday night after being blasted away and forced to quit following the eighth round of his big bout with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The 31-year-old Brit and now former WBO super middleweight champ has a histor  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao impressed by Canelo Alvarez, especially the body shots
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Tue, 11 May 2021
Welterweight superstar Manny Pacquiao revealed his admiration for Canelo Alvarez after witnessing the Mexican blast out Billy Joe Saunders. Pacquiao, who holds world title victories in eight weight divisions, watched the fight live as it happened and was impressed by what he saw. Canelo, himse  Read Full Story >>>

Interview: Sean O’Grady
By Ray Wheatley, FightNews.com, Tue, 11 May 2021
Former WBA lightweight champion Sean O’Grady (81-5, 70 KOs) and legendary broadcaster talks to Peter Maniatis about his career in boxing and some of the outstanding people he has met. Born into a boxing family “My father (Pat) was in boxing before I was born. The only job my father had was  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Deserves P4P Top Rating But List is Overdue for Shakeup
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 10 May 2021

Viva Mey-hi-co! With his recent 8th round stoppage win over erstwhile WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders, Saul Canelo Alvarez deserves every bit of his billing as the numero uno pound for pound fighte
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BUATSI EXCITED BY VIRGIL HUNTER LINK-UP
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 10 May 2021

'JB' clashes with unbeaten Dos Santos this Saturday Joshua Buatsi says he is excited to showcase his improvements under new trainer Virgil Hunter when he defends his WBA International Light-Heavyweight Title against unbeaten
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'I think I broke his face': A powerful Canelo Alvarez keeps adding to his game
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Mon, 10 May 2021
As Canelo Alvarez was receiving plaudits from the record crowd at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, previously unbeaten WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders, his vanquished opponent, staggered into the back of an ambulance waiting to take him to a local hospital for an X-ray. “I t  Read Full Story >>>

TMT star denies ‘acting’ but wants Floyd Mayweather to scrap exhibition
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Mon, 10 May 2021
Boxing legend and former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather was not involved in any acting recently but should still scrap his forthcoming exhibition. That’s the view of ex-Money Team member and Mayweather Promotions star Ishe Smith. “Sugar Shay” watched on in disbelief as a freak sho  Read Full Story >>>

Fury: I Have Wilder's Ass, Soul, Mojo and Balls in My Pocket - I Own Them!
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 10 May 2021
Tyson Fury still firmly believes that Deontay Wilder blast out Anthony Joshua in the early rounds of a potential fight. Back in February of last year, Fury stopped Wilder in the seventh round to capture the WBC heavyweight title. Fury is now close to finalizing a deal to face Joshua, who holds  Read Full Story >>>

Billy Joe Saunders has surgery as Eddie Hearn says eye injury sustained against Canelo Alvarez will keep Brit out of the ring for a ‘long, long time’
By Joe Coleman, talkSPORT, Mon, 10 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders is likely to be out of boxing ‘for a long, long time’ with the eye injury suffered in his defeat to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on Saturday night, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. The Brit relinquished his WBO super-middleweight title in Dallas in front of 73,000 raucous fa  Read Full Story >>>

The Past Week in Action 9 May 2021: Canelo Dispatches Saunders, Looks to Unify All Super Middleweight Belts
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 10 May 2021

Highlights: -Saul Alvarez collects a third super middleweight belt as Billy Joe Saunders retires after eight rounds due a bad swelling limiting his vision -Elwin Soto retains WBO light flyweight title with stopp
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RUSSIA, GREECE AND ESTONIA SAFELY THROUGH AT WORLD CUP OF POOL
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 10 May 2021

ROUND 1 Russia 7-4 Switzerland Greece 7-2 Serbia Estonia 7-5 Belgium Seeded teams Russia, Greece and Estonia all advanced to the second round of the World Cup of Pool on Monday evening, the latter fighting ba
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Tyson Fury: I'm Indestructible, Unbeatable, It's A Shame Joshua Has To Fight In My Era
By Manouk Akopyan, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 10 May 2021
Tyson Fury is as boisterous and full of braggadocio as ever heading into the biggest fight in British boxing history. The WBC heavyweight champion took a two-step to Texas and traveled to watch fellow Gypsy mate Billy Joe Saunders collide with Canelo Alvarez. Fury used the extra spotlight of  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant 'The Only Fight' After Saunders TKO, Eddie Hearn
By Tyler Conway, BleacherReport.com, Mon, 10 May 2021
If Canelo Alvarez has his way, Caleb Plant will be his next opponent. Promoter Eddie Hearn said a matchup with Plant is the "only fight" Alvarez wants to entertain. "It's the only fight," Hearn said Saturday after Alvarez's TKO win over Billy Joe Saunders. "I hope Caleb Plant feels the same wa  Read Full Story >>>

Three Burning Questions From Canelo Álvarez's TKO Win Over Billy Joe Saunders
By Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated, Mon, 10 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas — In front of more than 73,000 fans at AT&T Stadium on Saturday, Saul “Canelo” Álvarez—the best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing and the sports’ biggest star—moved one step closer to history, stopping Billy Joe Saunders to unify three pieces of the super middleweight c  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez cements place as king in latest pound for pound rankings
World Boxing News, Mon, 10 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez cemented his place as boxing’s “pound for pound” king with a supreme ending to his clash with Billy Joe Saunders in Texas. The Mexican superstar used brutal body shots and uppercuts to get the job done in the eighth after taking a few rounds to work Saunders out. Once he d  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Tibbs On Alvarez v Saunders Stoppage: “I Pulled Billy Out”
By Jerrell Fletcher, 3KingsBoxing.com, Mon, 10 May 2021
Mark Tibbs reveals it was him who pulled Billy Joe Saunders out vs Canelo Alvarez after eye injury! There has been a lot of chatter regarding the anti-climatic conclusion of the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez v Billy Joe Saunders super middleweight unification bout. The fight, which was ultra competitiv  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo delivers as boxing returns with a roar
By Cesar Portillo, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas -- After being knocked down by the coronavirus pandemic for more than 14 months, boxing came back with a vicious vengeance on Saturday night (Sunday morning RP Time). And it seemed only appropriate tha
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SPORTS SHORTS 126: CANELO ALVAREZ TKO BILLY JOE SAUNDERS IN EIGHTH SIDELIGHTS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez stopped Billy Joe Saunders in the eighth round when Saunders didn't stood up for the ninth. The win gave Alvarez the WBO titles with his WBA (Super) and WBC super middleweight championships. The win
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Quizon, Concio Finish 1st-2nd in Zone 3.3 Zonal Hybrid Chess Championship to qualify for the FIDE World Cup
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
Final Standings: 7 points---IM Daniel Quizon (Philippines) 6.5 points---IM Michael Concio Jr. (Philippines) 6 points---GM Novendra Priasmoro (Indonesia), IM Mohamad Ervan (Indonesia), IM Yoseph Theolifus Taher (Indonesia), IM Sean Winshand Cuhendi (Indonesia), IM Tin Jingyao (Singapore), FM Lik Z  Read Full Story >>>

CANELO TOO STRONG FOR SAUNDERS; EYES PLANT NEXT FOR THE UNDISPUTED TITLE
By Anthony 'Duljoman' Andales, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021

USA -- Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez added the WBO belt to his WBA/WBC/RING super middleweight belts after winning by 8th round TKO over former champion Billy Joe Saunders of Britain at the AT&T Stadium in Arlin
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Billy Joe Saunders suffered broken eye socket during world title defeat by Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, says promoter Eddie Hearn
SkySports.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
"Billy is so tricky, but he busted his eye socket. Canelo coming on strong in the back end of the fight," promoter Eddie Hearn confirms that Billy Joe Saunders suffered a serious injury during stoppage loss Billy Joe Saunders sustained a 'busted eye socket' during his stoppage loss to Saul 'Canel  Read Full Story >>>

After scoring a knockout over Saunders, Canelo Alvarez now has a “problem”
By Mac Engel, Star Telegram, Sun, 09 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders made it interesting for eight, but all it took was one well placed right hand by Canelo Alvarez to end it before the ninth. The biggest indoor boxing match ever in the United States, and the largest crowd to gather in North America since the start of the COVID, watched the figh  Read Full Story >>>

‘I knew it’ – Canelo Alvarez speaks after stopping British fighter Billy Joe Saunders in Texas
By Matt Gault, Pundit Arena, Sun, 09 May 2021
Alvarez now boasts a professional record of 56-1-2, 38 KOs. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez says he knew Billy Joe Saunders wasn’t going to come out for the ninth round after the Mexican stopped the British fighter in Texas. Alvarez landed a ferocious uppercut during a dominant eighth-round display,  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez picks up WBO super middleweight title with TKO win vs. Billy Joe Saunders
By Associated Press, USA Today, Sun, 09 May 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas – Big ring or small, Texas judges or not, Canelo Alvarez wasn’t going to disappoint a huge pro-Mexico crowd in another fight in Texas. The wildly popular Mexican added another belt in the super
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WBC and WBA super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez stops WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders in eight
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
After seven rounds, the fight between champions Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders was relatively close. Everything changed in round eight after a powerful Alvarez right appeared to damage Saunders check or eye, forcing his corner to wave the fight off with Alvarez declared the winner by stoppage  Read Full Story >>>

Who Will Canelo Alvarez Face Next After Beating Billy Joe Saunders?
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, BleacherReport.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
Another day. Another few million dollars. And another bullet point on a resume suggesting Canelo Alvarez is the world's best boxer. The cinnamon-haired Mexican superstar added another highlight to a 15-year career already full of them, wresting the WBO super middleweight belt from a previously  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez adds to his title collection, defeats Billy Joe Saunders by TKO for WBO belt
By Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON –Canelo Alvarez, with a fantastic performance in front of a loud and electric crowd at AT&T Stadium, unified three of the super middleweight titles with a eighth-round TKO victory over Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday night. Alvarez (56-1-2, 38 knockouts) added the WBO belt to the WBA a  Read Full Story >>>

Billy Joe Saunders retires after eight despite impressing vs. Canelo Alvarez
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sun, 09 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez unified the super-middleweight division by adding the WBO version to his WBC and lineal world championships against Billy Joe Saunders. In a close match-up, it was Canelo’s superior power – as expected – that did the considerable damage. Up until a solid flurry in the eighth   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez wins unification bout vs. Billy Joe Saunders via TKO in front of record crowd
By Ben Baby, ESPN.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Canelo Alvarez could feel it coming. In the eighth round, the Mexican champion egged on a record-breaking crowd as he pelted Billy Joe Saunders in their super middleweight unification fight. Alvarez inflicted enough damage to enhance his legacy, winning the fight after it was   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez Stops Billy Joe Saunders in Eight To Unify WBC, WBO, WBA Titles
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Canelo Alvarez made Billy Joe Saunders do something Saturday night Saunders swore he’d never do. The previously unbeaten British southpaw declined to continue after the eighth round of their super middleweight title unification fight, which sent an Alvarez-crazed, record cr  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez Stops Billy Joe Saunders in Eight
By Marquis Johns, Big Fight Weekend, Sun, 09 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez is now one step closer to becoming Undisputed at Super Middleweight. By the eighth round, he defeated Billy Joe Saunders in the eighth round capturing the Ring, WBC, WBO, and WBA titles in Cowboys Stadium in Dallas, Texas, Saturday night. The official ruling was Saunders’ corner   Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez-Billy Joe Saunders live results and analysis
By Ben Baby, ESPN.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will fight in front of 65,000-plus fans at AT&T Stadium -- home of the NFL's Dallas Cowboys -- in Arlington, Texas on Saturday, with three of the four major super middleweight world titles on the line. Alvarez, who owns the WBC and WBA belts, and Saunders, the W  Read Full Story >>>

Mikey heading over to the Philippines to arrange a Pacquiao fight? (Video)
By Cesar Portillo, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021

Dallas, TEXAS -- As reported last week by Rappler, former pound-for-pound king and WBA welterweight "champion in recess" Manny Pacquiao is scheduled to fight Mikey Garcia next month in Dubai, per a social media po
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Asian Zone chess: IM Quizon grabs solo lead
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
Standings after Round 8 rounds (Nine Round Swiss-System) 6.5 points---IM Daniel Quizon (Philippines) 6 points---GM Novendra Priasmoro (Indonesia), IM Mohamad Ervan (Indonesia) 5.5 points---IM Michael Concio Jr. (Philippines), IM Sean Winshand Cuhendi (Indonesia) MANILA, Philippines---Internati  Read Full Story >>>

Eddy Reynoso: Canelo Will Come & Get Saunders; This Fight Is Gonna End By Knockout
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 09 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Eddy Reynoso promised that a bigger ring won’t help Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday night. Canelo Alvarez’s trainer predicted that the determined Mexican champion will knock out Saunders in their 12-round super middleweight title unification fight at AT&T Stadium. Saunders  Read Full Story >>>

Eddie Hearn Views Billy Joe Saunders As A Bigger Threat To Canelo Alvarez Then Caleb Plant: “I’m not sure He’s (Plant) As Quick, As Skillful And As Clever”
By Hans Themistode, Boxing Insider, Sun, 09 May 2021
From the very beginning, Eddie Hearn has stood firmly in his belief that Billy Joe Saunders is the right man to dethrone unified super middleweight champion, Canelo Alvarez. Now, by no means does the long-time promoter believe that Saunders will actually win, but in terms of who has the best chance,  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders fight predictions, odds, undercard, expert picks, preview, date
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, Sun, 09 May 2021
It's time for some big-time boxing on a massive stage. Unified super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez will put his pair of titles on the line against WBO champ Billy Joe Saunders in a blockbuster main event inside AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday night (8 p.m. on DAZN, sign up now).  Read Full Story >>>

Tyson Fury In Dallas- Announcement of August Joshua Fight Saturday?
By T J Rives, Big Fight Weekend, Sun, 09 May 2021
After weeks of “wait until next week, we’ll have more” from Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on the proposed Anthony Joshua-Tyson Fury Undisputed Heavyweight title fight, signs are pointing to a Saturday night announcement of some kind during the Canelo-Saunders broadcast by the promote  Read Full Story >>>

Saunders: Fighter Like Canelo, You’ve Got To Beat Them in The Moment
By Ron Lewis, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
On a cold January day in 2019, I sat in the empty Ingle gym in Sheffield with Billy Joe Saunders and he told me he feared that his big opportunity would never come. In 2018 he had signed to face Gennady Golovkin in Kazakhstan, but the fight never came off, he then lost his WBO title outside the   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao set to announce Mikey Garcia clash, says special advisor
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Sat, 08 May 2021
Manny Pacquiao is on the verge of confirming a deal to fight Mike Garcia, signaling his return to the sport following a two-year absence. The eight-weight world champion will face Garcia after reigniting talks on the back of failed attempts to land Errol Spence and Terence Crawford. Jayke Joso  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORTS 125: SAUL CANELO ALVAREZ (167.4 LBS.) AND BILLY JOE SAUNDERS (167.8 LBS.) READY TO RUMBLE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) who will defend his WBC and WBA super middleweight titles, and during the official weigh-in coming in at 167.4 lbs., with WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs) at 167
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McAllister Vs Djarbeng and Goyat Vs Annan Co-Headlines Let Battle Commence IV on the 29th May - Live on FITE
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

Globally broadcast pro boxing series LET BATTLE COMMENCE, in association with ACREO, Bounty Competitions, Empire Pro Tape and Go Sports & Entertainment, latest edition will be co-headlined by series promoter - six
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Weights from Philadelphia
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

PHILADELPHIA (MAY 7, 2021)--Weights for Saturday night's RDR Promotions at the 2300 Arena Rashiem Jefferson Jr. 127 lbs - Diuhl Olguin 127.9 Edgar Cortes 117.9 - Alexander Castellano 119.6 Shinard Bunch 142.2 -
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Canelo Álvarez Is Back, and Boxing Is Back to Its Usual Uncertainty
By Morgan Campbell, The New York Times, Sat, 08 May 2021
Beyond Álvarez’s bout on Saturday night with Billy Joe Saunders, it is not very clear where boxing is headed. Thank the sport’s usual gamesmanship. Four days before Saul Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders were scheduled to meet in a high-stakes boxing match at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas,   Read Full Story >>>

How Canelo Alvarez’s connection to his roots helped his rise to taking over the sport
By Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, Sat, 08 May 2021
ARLINGTON – Boxing is a sport built by individuals outside the ring. The promoters, trainers and managers get credit for the success and at times the negativity surrounding boxing. At its core, the fighters run the sport. And Canelo Alvarez runs the sport. For years, boxing was dominated by   Read Full Story >>>

Defiant Billy Joe Saunders is left unfazed by hostile reception from Canelo Alvarez's fans at their weigh-in
Mail Online (UK), Sat, 08 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders shrugged off a hostile reception at the weigh-in with Canelo Alvarez on Friday night, and then vowed to take his world titles. Around 5,000 Canelo supporters turned up to show their support for the Mexican star, with nearly 70,000 expected at the AT&T Stadium in Texas on Saturd  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo: I'm Open To Fighting Golovkin After Unifying, But It Would Be At 168 Pounds
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Canelo Alvarez is open to giving Gennadiy Golovkin an opportunity to avenge his only loss. If Alvarez fully unifies boxing’s super middleweight titles in his next two fights, the Mexican icon is willing to face Golovkin again in his subsequent bout. Alvarez addressed possib  Read Full Story >>>

CANELO-SAUNDERS WEIGHTS AND RUNNING ORDER
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN ON SALE AT SEATGEEK.COM First Bell – 4.35pm CT LIVE ON BEFORE THE BELL ON THE MATCHROOM YOUTUBE CHANNEL 4 x 3 mins Super-Lightweight contest Kelvin Davis (Norfolk, VA) 1
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Commemorative Belt for Alvarez-Saunders Winner Presented by WBC
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

Creating the Mestizo Belt for #CaneloSaunders The 9th Commemorative WBC Belt Presented to the Winner of Boxing's Weekends of May 8 and September 16 The State of Mexico, the World Boxing Council decided,
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Blood, Sweat & Tears: Ramirez vs. Taylor Premieres Sunday on ESPN2
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021

The two-part, behind-the-scenes series previews the May 22 undisputed junior welterweight world title showdown LAS VEGAS (May 7, 2021) — There can be only one junior welterweight world champion. WBC/WBO champion Jose
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TOMORROW, May 8th, Rashiem Jefferson Jr. Takes on upset minded Diuhl Olguin at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
PHILADELPHIA (MAY 7, 2021)--TOMORROW NIGHT, undefeated featherweight prospect Rashiem Jefferson Jr. takes a step up in competition when he takes on upset-specialist Diuhl Olguin in a six-round bout that will headline a big night of boxing at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia. The eight-bout show is   Read Full Story >>>

Quizon, Concio on top in Zonal chess
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
Standings after Round 7 5.5 points---IM Daniel Quizon (Philippines), IM Michael Concio Jr. (Philippines), IM Mohamad Ervan (Indonesia) 5 points---GM Novendra Priasmoro (Indonesia), IM Sean Winshand Cuhendi (Indonesia), IM Tin Jingyao (Singapore) 4.5 points---IM Yoseph Theolifus Taher (Indonesia),  Read Full Story >>>

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez weighs in lighter than Billy Joe Saunders who vows to take world titles by storm
SkySports.com, Sat, 08 May 2021
Billy Joe Saunders vowed to take the world titles from 'Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez 'by storm' as the British champion appeared in peak condition for a huge unification clash. Britain's WBO champion weighed in at 167.8lbs, with the Mexican star coming in slightly lighter at 167.4lbs for their super-mid  Read Full Story >>>

Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez Feels Unbeatable, and Rightfully So
By Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated, Sat, 08 May 2021
DALLAS – Eddie Hearn was nervous. On Wednesday, the Matchroom Boxing boss, already with millions invested in a super middleweight unification fight between Saul “Canelo” Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders, had a tense meeting with Saunders. At issue was the size of the ring. It was set to be 18  Read Full Story >>>

Jake Paul swiped Floyd Mayweather's cap and this is only going to get worse
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sat, 08 May 2021
Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul aren’t actually going to fight on June 6 in Miami, though the two men will share a boxing ring on that day and charge you a hefty price for the privilege of watching them do whatever it is they will do with gloves on their hands but not really boxing. No athletic  Read Full Story >>>

Martin will finally fight Saulong on May 29
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Martin (L) and Saulong. DAVAO CITY – Undefeated Carl Jammes “Wonder Boy” Martin (17W-0L-0D, 15KOs) of Ifugao will finally fight on May 29 at the Tanaw de Rizal in Laguna. He will take on Ernesto “Chocol
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'Can't wait to be out there': Action Jackson's return to the ring in sight
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

Mandurah boxing sensation "Action" Jackson England is eager to rank as number 30 in the world when he takes to the ring at Thunderdome this month. Squaring off against New Zealand fighter Shiva Mishra on May 28, Englan
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Canelo Alvarez’s £300m DAZN fight contract broken down with P4P star exiting deal after just three of 11 bouts
By Dylan Terry, The Irish Sun, Fri, 07 May 2021
SAUL 'CANELO' ALVAREZ'S £300million DAZN contract - the biggest in sporting history - was cut short last year after just three of the 11 bouts had been completed. The Mexican parted ways with the broadcaster and his promotional outfit Golden Boy - fronted by Oscar de la Hoya - after a dispute ov  Read Full Story >>>

Canelo On Saunders' Beef Taunts: He's The Last Person To Be Talking About Doping
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 07 May 2021
ARLINGTON, Texas – Billy Joe Saunders taunted Canelo Alvarez as they stood face to face for a photo shoot Wednesday. The antagonistic Englishman repeatedly asked Alvarez if he loves “the Mexican beef,” a reference to the Mexican champion’s clenbuterol ordeal in 2018. Alvarez understood wh  Read Full Story >>>

A Sad Tale of Two Boxers (Second of Two Parts)
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 07 May 2021

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Boxeo Telemundo Weights from Kissimmee
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