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Two for the gold
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021

Marcial (L) and Paalam (R). TOKYO. Two more wins then it’s Olympic gold for middleweight Eumir Marcial and flyweight Carlo Paalam with their stint in the final depending on the outcome of their semifinal bouts at
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Saturday: Fedor Papazov-Arslan Magomedov Junior Welterweight Showdown Headlines Action-Packed Card From Russia LIVE and Exclusively on ESPN+
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021

ESPN+ stream from RCC Martial Arts Academy to start at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT (Aug. 4, 2021) — Russian junior welterweight contender Fedor “Knockout Man” Papazov hopes to add a signature win to his ledger thi
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Manny Pacquiao Wednesday- “Ready To Prove I’m Not Done Yet”
By T J Rives, Big Fight Weekend, Thu, 05 Aug 2021
On Wednesday afternoon eight-division world champion and future Hall-of-Famer, Manny Pacquiao, held an open to the media workout in Los Angeles as he prepares to challenge Unified Welterweight Champion, Errol Spence, on August 21st. And, as you would expect the Filipino Legend was being humble, b  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORT 187: CARLO PAALAM VS. RYOMEI TANAKA OF JAPAN AND EUMIR MARCIAL VS. OLEKSANDER KHYZHNIAK OF UKRAINE FOR THE SILVER MEDAL
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021

Carlo Paalam clinches a sure bronze at the same time giving a third boxing medal for the Philippines when he defeated 2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist and 2019 world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan fo
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JOSHUA VS. USYK TICKETS SELL OUT WITHIN 24 HOURS
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021

‘AJ’ defends Heavyweight crowns against Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Tickets for Anthony Joshua’s IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World Title defence against Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium i
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SHEFFIELD STAR DALTON SMITH SIGNS NEW DEAL WITH MATCHROOM
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021

Super-Lightweight sensation targets more titles One of the brightest prospects in world boxing Dalton Smith has signed a new five-fight deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing. Sheffield’s most suc
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Split-T Management Signs Amateur Lightweight Kevin Montano
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021

NEW YORK (August 2, 2021) - Split-T Management has signed lightweight Kevin Montano The 23 year-old Montano is from Sacramento, California and had a distinguished amateur career that saw him rise to the number-two ranked lightweig
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Chess: Iloilo wins 2nd PCAP tourney dubbed as GM Wesley So Cup
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021
MANILA, Philippines---Iloilo Kisela Knights clinched the second Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) title dubbed as GM Wesley So Cup after beating San Juan Predators in their two-leg encounter, 13-8 (first set) and 11.5-9.5 (second set) in the grand finals on Wednesday night, Au  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao already 95% ready for Spence fight, says Fortune
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, Thu, 05 Aug 2021
MANILA, PHILIPPINES Manny Pacquiao’s camp thinks the Filipino boxing icon will hit optimum form in 9 to 10 days Manny Pacquiao isn't in perfect shape yet but he's ready to rumble with Errol Spence Jr. on Saturday, August 21 (Sunday, August 22, Philippine time). According to strength and c  Read Full Story >>>

Spence On Getting Pacquiao Fight Instead Of Crawford: I Wish Best For Terence
By Manouk Akopyan, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 05 Aug 2021
LOS ANGELES — Errol Spence Jr. rarely passes up on the opportunity to take a jab toward Terence Crawford. When Spence announced his Aug. 21, FOX Sports PPV fight at the T-Mobile Arena against Manny Pacquiao on social media, he did so by taking a shot at Crawford promoter and Top Rank boss Bob A  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Reveals What’s the Most Difficult Thing in Boxing
By Prathamesh Singh Chauhan, Essentially Sports, Thu, 05 Aug 2021
Manny Pacquiao is a decorated pugilist who has graced the ring with his slick skills and conduct. In his prolonged career, the southpaw tested himself in the deepest waters and even emerged victorious in a majority of these fights. ‘Pacman’ is a highly skilled boxer, who’s capable of turning t  Read Full Story >>>

Marcial, Paalam set sights on gold medal fight
By Frederick M. Nasiad, The Manila Times, Thu, 05 Aug 2021
Middleweight Eumir Marcial and flyweight Carlo Paalam take on separate rivals in the semifinals of men's boxing at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, August 5, at the Kokugikan Arena. Marcial, who advanced to the medal rounds by scoring back-to-back first round wins, takes on former tormentor Oleksa  Read Full Story >>>

Yordenis Ugas talks defending “Manny Pacquiao title” vs. Fabian Maidana
World Boxing News, Thu, 05 Aug 2021
Yordenis Ugas faced criticism from fans of Manny Pacquiao for accepting the WBA title previously owned by the Filipino Senator. The Cuban technician addressed a wave of abuse on social media in the wake of the World Boxing Association’s controversial decision. The WBA acted to strip Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Wild Cards Reign Supreme in Olympic Boxing Lowest Weight
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

Paalam (L) and Tanaka. Olympic boxing is living up to its billing as the best meeting the best with pre-tournament seedings do not matter much as two giant killing flyweights from Asia head the semi-finals cast in
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Floyd Mayweather victims collide on Manny Pacquiao vs. Errol Spence Jr.
World Boxing News, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
Former Floyd Mayweather victims Robert Guerrero and Victor Ortiz will attempt to roll back the years on the undercard on Manny Pacquiao vs. Errol Spence Jr. Both men fought as lost against Mayweather in World Boxing Council welterweight title contests in 2011 and 2013, respectively. FLOYD MAYWEA  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Foundation: Boxing plus chess equals philanthropy…why not
By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

August 3, 2021 San Leandro, California It didn’t take long for Mr. Robert Lyons to accept an invitation to be a part of the Manny Pacquiao Foundation. Bob, a leader in the corporate world as the CEO of Starflite, Inc.
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PACQUIAO-SPENCE UNDERCARD BARED
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

The undefeated Mark 'Magnifico' Magsayo will face former world champion Julio Ceja on the Pacquiao-Spence undercard. LAS VEGAS – Three exciting matchups have been added to the stacked FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View undercar
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SHAVKAT RAKHIMOV FACES KENICHI OGAWA FOR IBF WORLD TITLE IN DUBAI
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

Dubai will once again play host to another sensational world title showdown - as Shavkat Rakhimov faces Kenichi Ogawa for the vacant IBF junior-lightweight title this month. The two men will clash on a D4G Promotion
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“He Played It Safe”- Joel Diaz Exposes Errol Spence Jr’s Flaws Ahead of Facing Manny Pacquiao
By Raj Sarkar, Essentially Sports, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
Welterweight kingpin Errol Spence Jr. might have left no blueprints for his future opponents to craft a plan to defeat him. However, that doesn’t free him from criticism and veteran trainer Joel Diaz might have exposed a few loopholes in the American boxer’s game. There’s no denying Spence   Read Full Story >>>

Marcial-Khyzhniak could turn into an Olympic boxing classic
By Ariel Ian Clarito, Rappler, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
MANILA, PHILIPPINES Philippine bet Eumir Marcial targets the gold-medal round versus Ukraine's Oleksandr Khyzhniak, who similarly possesses concussive knockout power When the Philippines’ Eumir Marcial faces Oleksandr Khyzhniak of Ukraine in the Tokyo Olympics men’s middleweight semifinal,  Read Full Story >>>

DAVID BENAVÍDEZ VS. JOSE UZCÁTEGUI VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

PHOENIX (August 3, 2021) – Unbeaten two-time world champion David “El Bandera Roja” Benavídez and former champion José Uzcátegui previewed their upcoming WBC Super Middleweight title eliminator during a vi
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Great night of boxing returns to Panamá
By Gabriel F. Cordero, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

On Thursday, August 19, promoters Sampson Boxing, Best Box and Paco Presents will host the first of a six-event series of international professional boxing events, in a series called “Hot Boxing,” to be held at th
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Vergil Ortiz picks winners for Pacquiao-Spence, Fury-Wilder 3
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
In this conversation with Fight Hub TV, rising welterweight Vergil Ortiz talks about some of boxing’s most anticipated fights on the schedule, including a welterweight showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Errol Spence to go along with the pending third fight between heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deon  Read Full Story >>>

Olympics: How Paalam's win vs Uzbek champion proves he's among elite
By Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
Carlo Paalam's victory over erstwhile Olympic flyweight champion Shakhobidin Zoirov can be easily considered one of the biggest upsets in Tokyo Olympics boxing. Fight analyst Nissi Icasiano said Paalam's quarterfinals face-off with Zoirov can be considered a "gold medal match" considering Zoirov'  Read Full Story >>>

‘It’s Possible,’ Manny Pacquiao said of fighting Jake Paul
By George Mackie, The Washington Newsday, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
‘It’s Possible,’ Manny Pacquiao said of fighting Jake Paul. Manny Pacquiao will face Jake Paul in front of the crowd. Pacquiao has been preparing for his welterweight fight against Errol Spence Jr., the unbeaten American champion. The Filipino fighter, on the other hand, had time to t  Read Full Story >>>

Plania is ready to fight again in US
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

DAVAO CITY – Mike “Magic” Plania (25W-1L-0D, 12KOs) of Gen. Santos City is ready to fight again in the United States. “I’m 90 percent ready to fight again,” said the 24-year-old Plania. Plania arrived last week to
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WEBB - WARDLEY IS A KID, HE'S GOING TO GET HUMBLED
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021

Surrey man targets KO at Fight Camp Nick Webb says he will knockout Fabio Wardley when he collides with the undefeated Ipswich Heavyweight for the English Title on the second week of Matchroom Fight Camp this Saturday August 7 i
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Paez keeps share of lead in FIDE Online Rapid World Cup Cadets & Youth 2021 tourney
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
MANILA, Philippines---Woman Candidate Master Alexandra Sydney Paez of the Philippines battled to a draw with Woman International Master Govhar Beydullayeva of Azerbaijan and kept a share of the lead after the fifth round of the FIDE Online Rapid World Cup Cadets & Youth 2021 chess championship on Tu  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao previews Errol Spence Jr. bout
Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
Eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao shares his thoughts on his upcoming title fight with unified welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. and explains why he chose such a tough opponent.  Read Full Story >>>

Column: The Philippines’ rich boxing history, revived by Manny Pacquiao, shines at Olympics
By Dylan Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
TOKYO — As her opponent sobbed nearby in her coach’s arms, Nesthy Petecio remained in the ring and tugged on her left shoulder strap to draw attention to the Philippines flag on her red singlet. With a small crowd of Filipino boxers and delegation members waving flags and chanting her name   Read Full Story >>>

Tokyo Olympics: Nesthy Petecio's silver is good as gold, says analyst
By Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
Nesthy Petecio may have settled for a silver medal in Tokyo, but considering what she had to go through to get there, it is good as gold. Boxing analyst Nissi Icasiano said Petecio's success cemented her place among boxing greats as she became the first female amateur boxer to win a silver medal   Read Full Story >>>

Promised Mike Tyson vs. Lennox Lewis heavyweight rematch goes quiet
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Wed, 04 Aug 2021
Mike Tyson let the cat out of the bag earlier this year that a second helping with old heavyweight rival Lennox Lewis was in the works. According to Tyson, the rematch battle of two undisputed champions was due to take place in September. However, WBN can reveal that it will not be taking place i  Read Full Story >>>

TRIO OF EXPLOSIVE MATCHUPS ROUND OUT JAKE PAUL VS. TYRON WOODLEY SHOWTIME PPV® FIGHT CARD ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 29
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Former World Champion Ivan Baranchyk and U.K. Stars Daniel Dubois and Tommy Fury Compete in Separate Pay-Per-View Bouts from Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland NEW YORK (August 2, 2021) – Three more excit
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UNDEFEATED SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT ARNOLD BARBOZA JR. TO PARTNER WITH GLOBAL CBD BRAND BRAINS PURE FOR UPCOMING SHOWDOWN AGAINST ANTONIO MORAN
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

When he turned professional, undefeated super lightweight boxer Arnold Barboza Jr. didn’t have the advantage of being an Olympic medalist or a high-profile celebrity who typically start their fighting careers already baskin
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Sena Irie Duplicates Takao Sakurai Feat In Tokyo Olympic Boxing in 1964
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Irie (L) in action against Petecio Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. Takao Sakura won for Japan its first Olympic gold medal in boxing by winning the bantamweight finals in the 1964 Summer Games held in Tokyo by stopping Chung Chi
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Petecio settles for silver medal
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Petecio Tokyo 2020 silver medalist. DAVAO CITY (Aug. 3) – Nesty “Nesh” Petecio of Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur bowed to Japan’s Sean Irie in the finals of the XXXII Olympic women’s featherweight (54-58kg)
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GALAHAD - I'M GOING TO WIN THIS WORLD TITLE IN SPECTACULAR FASHION
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Galahad. Sheffield ace headlines Fight Camp Week 2 Kid Galahad has vowed to win his first World Title in style as he clashes with familiar foe Jazza Dickens for the IBF Featherweight crown at the top of the bill on Ma
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Paez mates Spanish WFM, remains on top of FIDE Online Rapid World Cup Cadets & Youth 2021 tourney
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
MANILA, Philippines---Woman Candidate Master Alexandra Sydney Paez of the Philippines remained undefeated after four rounds of action in the FIDE Online Rapid World Cup Cadets & Youth 2021 chess championship on Monday, August 2, 2021 virtually held at Tornelo Platform. The 17-year-old Paez, an on  Read Full Story >>>

The Past Week in Action 27 July 2021: Leigh Wood Dethrones Can Xu
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Wood (R) presses Can Xu. Highlights: -Leigh Wood wins the secondary WBA featherweight title with last round stoppage of title holder Can Xu - Chris Billam-Smith takes a split decision over Tommy McCarthy in a fig
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A Dynamite Dozen: Recalling Pacquiao's Annual Title-Fight Peaks
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
It’s almost hard to fathom. Whether or not you give full weight to Manny Pacquiao’s career accomplishments, you must at least respect the fact that the Filipino star has been operating at a world-class level for a long time. He won his first title during the Clinton presidency, became an H  Read Full Story >>>

PETECIO BOWS TO ERIE, SETTLES FOR SILVER
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Nesty Petecio, 29, of the Philippines lost the gold medal contest to her 20-year-old Japanese rival Sena Eire in their 2020 Tokyo Olympics Women's featherweight final at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan Tuesday. Al
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Nesthy Petecio loses via unanimous decision, takes home silver
By Sid Ventura, ESPN 5, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Nesthy Petecio dropped a heartbreaking unanimous decision to hometown bet Sena Irie in their Tokyo Olympics women's featherweight gold medal bout at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo, Japan. The scores were 29-28 four times and 30-27 for a 5-0 win on points for Irie. Petecio opened the bout in a   Read Full Story >>>

Tokyo Olympics: Nesthy Petecio falls short in her bid for gold as Japan’s Sena Irie wins points decision
By Paul Ryding, South China Morning Post, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Philippines’ Nesthy Petecio fell just short in her bid to add Tokyo Olympic gold to her 2019 World Championship win, losing by unanimous points decision to Sena Irie of Japan in the featherweight final at the Kokugikan Arena on Tuesday. The 20-year-old Tokyo-based fighter leapt for joy before bur  Read Full Story >>>

PAALAM DOWNS WORLD NO. 1 ZOIROV, ENTERS SEMIFINAL ROUND!
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Carlo Paalam is yet giving another gold medal shot for the Philippines when he won his match against Rio Olympian gold medalist Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in the boxing flyweight quarterfinal at the Kokugian Arena in
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Carlo Paalam shocks defending Olympic champion for sure bronze
By Beatrice Go, Rappler, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Carlo Paalam completes a Philippine boxing medal treble with a sure bronze while also securing a fourth Olympic medal for the country Carlo Paalam pulled off the greatest upset win of his life as he defeated 2016 Rio Olympics gold medalist and 2019 world champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan   Read Full Story >>>

Tokyo Olympics: Carlo Paalam beats Olympic champion Zoirov to guarantee Philippines another boxing medal
By Paul Ryding, South China Morning Post, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Philippines’ Carlo Paalam scored a sensational victory over the defending Olympic champion Shakhobidin Zoirov of Uzbekistan in their flyweight quarter-final bout to guarantee another Tokyo 2020 medal for his country at the Kokugikan Arena on Tuesday. It was a controversial conclusion to an enthra  Read Full Story >>>

Fight Week Kicks Off: Belfast Hero Michael Conlan Returns Home for Friday Showdown Against TJ Doheny
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Conlan-Doheny will be contested for the WBA interim featherweight world title LIVE and exclusively on ESPN+ at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT BELFAST (Aug. 2, 2021) — Michael “Mick” Conlan hopes to author a career-bes
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Split-T Management's Ivan Golub Weighs-In For USBA Welterweight Title Fight against Eric Walker
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Fight Tomorrow Night at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden NEW YORK (August 2, 2021)--Welterweight contender Ivan Golub returns to the ring tomorrow night as he takes on Eric Walker in a 10-round bout for the USBA Wel
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SPORTS SHORTS 186: NESTHY PETECIO GOES FOR THE GOLD AGAINST JAPANESE SENA IRIE, CARLO PAALAM TRIES FOR THE BRONZE VERSUS SHAKHOBIDIN ZOIROV OF UZBEKISTAN
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Nesthy Petecio will fight tooth and nail to seize another gold medal for the Philippines in the Tokyo Olympics that has already been unmatched. * * * Home favorite Japanese Sena Irie will be fighting at
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BABIC - IT'S ANOTHER GIANT TO SLAY!
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

'The Savage' battles 'Bad News' Bennett at Fight Camp Alen Babic has predicted that he will knockout Mark Bennett in "two or three rounds" when they collide in a scheduled eight round contest at Matchroom Fight Camp Week 2 this
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JAIME ARBOLEDA TO FACE JONATHAN BARROS IN INAUGURAL INSTALLMENT OF BOXEO CALIENTE ON THURS. AUG 19 IN PANAMA CITY AND LIVE ON TYC, TV MAX
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021

Thanks to the generous support of Mexican gambling-industry giants Caliente, on Thursday, August 19, 2021, promoters Sampson Boxing, Best Box and Paco Presents will host the first of a six-event series of professional b
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Tapia Destroys Menard in 2 to Win NABA Super Featherweight Title
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Price outlasts Rodriguez Wins by Young, Conquest, O'Callaghan and Wise Atlantic City, NJ (August 2, 2021)--This past Saturday night, Hard Hitting Promotions started off it's 12 fight series at the Showboat Hotel with a bang as Christian Tapia captured the NABA Super Featherweight title with a 2n  Read Full Story >>>

All Star Boxing ready to host Bomba Gonzalez vs. La Pulga Soto for WBO Jr. Flyweight World Title fight
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
Miami, Florida: Florida's most prominent boxing promoter, Tuto Zabala Jr., has announced that he has secured two venues to host the WBO Jr. Flyweight World Championship Title Bout in the fall, between current world champion Elwin "La Pulga" Soto (19-1-13 KO's) of Mexico versus #1 mandatory challenge  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: Light-Hearted and Pressure-Free Ahead of Spence Clash
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
If you caught the recent video of Manny Pacquiao on FightHype.com, you saw the very portrait of a man not under intense pressure. In the video, posted Monday morning, Pacquiao is putting on a karaoke show for fans on social media and even taking requests from followers. Looking trim and already i  Read Full Story >>>

Nesthy goes for sports immortality
By Jun Medina, Business Mirror, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
TOKYO—For Nesthy Petecio, all roads lead to the fabled Kokugikan Arena as she steps atop the ring for the biggest fight of her life on Tuesday. That’s extremely strange. Never in Philippine history has its great sportswriters written about the nation seeking a second Olympic gold medal. Ne  Read Full Story >>>

For gold to be in the bag, Nesthy Petecio must score a finish
By Randolph B. Leongson, Spin.ph, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
FOR Nesthy Petecio to capture the Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medal in boxing, she can't just be good -- she has to be great. And being great means accomplishing what every boxer aspire for whenever they step inside the ring: a swift and decisive finish. Nesthy must take plunge Petec  Read Full Story >>>

Petecio, Obiena vie for gold
By Niel Victor C. Masoy, The Manila Times, Tue, 03 Aug 2021
BOXER Nesthy Petecio and pole vaulter EJ Obiena will attempt to secure their own gold medals and make history when they see action on Tuesday, August 3, at the Tokyo Olympics. Petecio, 29, will face the 20-year-old Sena Irie of Japan at 12:05 p.m. (Philippine time) in the women's featherweight fi  Read Full Story >>>

DICKENS - I WOULDN'T LIKE TO BE IN HIS POSITION FIGHTING ME
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Aug 2021

'Jazza' rematches Galahad for IBF Featherweight crown Jazza Dickens believes that Kid Galahad's inactivity will be a major factor in their all-British showdown for the vacant IBF Featherweight World Title this Saturday
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Errol Spence's advantages heading into clash with Manny Pacquiao August 21
By Max Warren, MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
Spence will be the favorite and boasts many advantages over the eight-division champion and inevitable Hall-of-Famer. First and foremost, Spence is the bigger and stronger fighter. Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (27-0, 21KOs) faces Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao (62-7-2, 39KOs) on August 21, 2021  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum explains why Manny Pacquiao vs Terence Crawford fell apart
World Boxing News, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
Promoter Bob Arum has explained why a fight between welterweight champions Manny Pacquiao and Terence Crawford failed to get over the line. As fans tick down the days to Manny Pacquiao vs. Errol Spence on August 21, Arum outlined what happened when he attempted to make the fight. “We tried t  Read Full Story >>>

Nesthy Petecio looks to slay ghost from past in Olympic gold quest
By Ariel Ian Clarito, Rappler, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
MANILA, PHILIPPINES Seeking to become the Philippines' first Olympic boxing gold winner, Nesthy Petecio needs to hurdle Sena Irie of Japan, who beat her twice in three previous encounters One more win and Nesthy Petecio will add another gold medal to the Philippine campaign in the Tokyo Olympi  Read Full Story >>>

Well done, mate! The Aussie coach behind PH boxing's resurgence
By Dodo Catacutan Jr., Spin.ph, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
TOKYO - Don Abnett is a short and stocky man with massive arms, but the Aussie hardly looked intimidating. More so because he doesn't call attention to himself when he conducts his business, both inside the ring and out of it. But his impact on Philippine boxing has been enormous. Wholesale ch  Read Full Story >>>

Philippines ecstatic for possible Olympic gold rush
By Nelson Beltran, The Philippine Star, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
TOKYO – Surreal but real. That’s the strange sweet feeling pervading right now in the Philippine camp here — and perhaps back home in the country — in the heat of the most amazing Olympic journey Team Philippines has ever been into. Consider what is up for the team in Day 12 of the XXX  Read Full Story >>>

Nesthy Petecio vs Sena Irie Gold Medal Fight: Best Asian Finish in Olympic Women's Boxing
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Aug 2021

Other than the gold medal, more are at stake in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics women's boxing featherweight division finals between the Philippines' Nesthy Petecio and the host's Sena Irie tomorrow, August 3 at the Kokugikan Ar
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Roach: Pacquiao Must Start Quick, Spence Gets Tired in Later Rounds
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
Freddie Roach, the Hall of Fame trainer of eight division champion Manny Pacquiao, is planning to have his boxer start very fast against WBC, IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence. Pacquiao, 42-years-old, will challenge Spence on August 21 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The Filipino supe  Read Full Story >>>

"Fight Night on the Charles at Moseley's Boxing results from Dedham, MA
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Aug 2021

Undefeated RayJay Bermudez captures NBA Continental junior welterweight title "Fight Night on the Charles at Moseley’s” OFFICIAL RESULTS DEDHAM, Mass. (August 1, 2021) -- Last night, professional boxing returned
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Manny Pacquiao has "no interest" in Conor McGregor fight after Dustin Poirier loss
By Donagh Corby, mirror.co.uk, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
Conor McGregor is set to miss out on ever facing Manny Pacquiao after losing his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier last month. The Irishman was set to face Pacquiao in what would have been a gigantic crossover bout, but now the boxing legend's coach Freddie Roach has said that he has "no interest  Read Full Story >>>

Faeldonia gears up for showdown with Bernardino
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 Aug 2021
MANILA, Philippines----Country's newest National Master Jasper Concepcion Faeldonia says he is ready for war when he goes up against National Master Almario Marlon Quiroz Bernardino Jr. in the Grandmaster Rosendo Carreon Balinas Jr. chess challenge dubbed as Bayanihan Chess Club match up series ches  Read Full Story >>>

‘Boxing geek’ Don Abnett behind PH’s best showing in Olympics
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 01 Aug 2021
TOKYO—When Don Abnett tries to explain a strategy employed in the game, he starts with a few straightforward sentences. Then there is a perceptible increase in enthusiasm. And then, in the brief moment that it takes to comply with requisite interviews at the mixed zone, he begins gesturing his sen  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORTS 185: EUMIR MARCIAL DESTROYS ARMAN DARCHINYAN IN THE FIRST ROUND, FACES TOP SEED OLEKSANDER KHYZHNIAK OF UKRAINE IN THE SEMIFINALS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Aug 2021

Eumir Marcial once again proved that he is a contender for the Olympic gold medal when he knocked out Armenia’s Arman Darchinyan in the men’s middleweight semifinals, assuring himself of at least a bronze m
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Olympic legend pays tribute to Pinoys
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Aug 2021

Rigondeaux. TOKYO. Two-time Olympic gold medalist and regular WBA bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux of Cuba recently paid tribute to Filipinos as “some of the toughest fighters in boxing” with the Toky
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Marcial KOs Darchinyan in 1st round
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Aug 2021

DAVAO CITY – Eumir Felix Marcial of Zamboanga City made sure that he will go into the semifinals by knocking out Arman Darchinyan of Armenia in the 1st round of the quarterfinals of the Olympics men’s middleweight (69-7
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Reyes, Claros and Hernandez banner PH chess FIDE Online Rapid World Cup Cadets & Youth team
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 Aug 2021
MANILA, Philippines---Oshrie Jhames “OJ” Constantino Reyes, April Joy Claros and Lexie Grace Hernandez will spearhead the Philippine team seeing action in the FIDE Online Rapid World Cup Cadets & Youth 2021 slated August 1 to 31, 2021. The triumvirate Pampanga’s Young Chess masters (OJ - un  Read Full Story >>>

ANALYSIS: Tougher foe awaits Eumir Marcial in Olympic semis
ABS-CBN News, Sun, 01 Aug 2021
Eumir Marcial looked more polished, more fearsome in Tokyo when he dominated his first two opponents via stoppages. But the decorated middleweight fighter, who is already sure of a bronze medal at these Olympics following his first-round knockout victory over Arman Darchinyan of Armenia, acknowle  Read Full Story >>>

Tokyo Olympics: Eumir Marcial says dreams have come true after vicious quarter-final win guarantees medal
By Paul Ryding, South China Morning Post, Sun, 01 Aug 2021
Philippines can rejoice in the guarantee of yet another Tokyo 2020 Olympic medal after superstar middleweight Eumir Marcial viciously disposed of his last-eight opponent to guarantee at least a bronze medal at the Kokugikan Arena on Sunday. In truth, there will be disappointment if the 25-year-old   Read Full Story >>>


   

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