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Boxing Will Be Back, But How Much Will It Cost?
By Cliff Rold, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
For now, the fighting is for headlines. Boxing’s biggest names are in a competition to keep their names present and it’s the smart thing to do. The announcement of moving dates, or call outs for fights to be, serve to remind fans where the sport’s status quo left off and that it will be bac  Read Full Story >>>

Vargas to US promoter: Let Marcial fulfill his Olympic dreams first
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
Ricky Vargas, president of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) yesterday appealed to “certain individuals and entities” to allow middleweight Eumir Felix Marcial to fulfill his Olympic dreams before signing him up for the pros. “I appeal to everyone to please allow  Read Full Story >>>

Title fights on hold
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 09 Apr 2020

Five Filipino boxers in line for world title bouts are in cold storage for the moment while the world grapples with the coronavirus crisis but they’re staying safe and healthy to make sure when the fight dates are confirmed, it
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The Friends of Tony Veranis: Part One
By Ted Sares, The Sweet Science, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
The Friends of Tony Veranis: Part One I suspect that every writer at one time or another wished that some playwright or film maker took a liking to one of his or her articles and ran with it. Unlikely for sure, but hope springs eternal. The following piece is one that carries that hope—that one  Read Full Story >>>

STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART IX: FLASH ELORDE VS. SANDY SADDLER
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 09 Apr 2020

Gabriel "Flash" Elorde surprised the boxing globe when in July 20, 1955 he outpointed world featherweight champion Sandy Saddler over 10 rounds in a non-title fight in Manila. The unexpected victory catapulted Elorde to the wo
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Marcial likes Charly’s chances
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 09 Apr 2020

Charly Suarez (L) in action. Olympic middleweight boxing qualifier Eumir Marcial expects at least four more fighters from the ABAP pool to make it to the postponed Tokyo Games next year and recently singled out Charly
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Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz Receives Promoter’s License in Arizona; Ready to Promote WBC Super Middleweight Champion David Benavidez Homecoming Title Defense in Phoenix when Pandemic Ends
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz has secured a promoter’s license from the Arizona Department of Gaming with the aim of Sampson Boxing promoting undefeated WBC Super Middleweight World Champion David “El Bandera Roja” Benavidez’s virus-postponed homecoming defense against Roamer Alexis Angulo as s  Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence Jr targets super-fight with Manny Pacquiao at Cowboys Stadium once coronavirus pandemic is over
By Simon Maguire, The Irish Sun, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
ERROL SPENCE JR isn't looking for a tune-up fight when boxing gets back under way once the coronavirus pandemic is under control. A global sports lockdown has been in place for weeks as authorities struggle to contain the covid-19 outbreak. Spence survived a horrific car-crash last October - w  Read Full Story >>>

Keith Thurman Welcomes Rematch With 'Predictable' Danny Garcia
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
A potential rematch means more to Danny Garcia than Keith Thurman because Garcia wants to avenge his first professional loss. Garcia still would rather fight Manny Pacquiao or Errol Spence Jr. whenever the boxing business resumes, but a rematch with Thurman remains one of the biggest fights avail  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing on Combat Island?
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
Up until a day or two ago, UFC spokesperson Dana White was talking about staging his company’s UFC 249 event, April 18, on a privately-owned island, beyond the reach of authorities clamping down on live events due to the Covid-19 global health crisis. White Plowing On Despite main-event star   Read Full Story >>>

Kubrat Pulev maps Redemption Road
By Robert Ecksel, BoxingNoir, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
When Kubrat Pulev last made news, it wasn’t because he had signed to fight WBA/WBO/IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on June 20 for a reported £4 million. It was because a year earlier he “forcibly” kissed a female reporter, Jenny “SuShe” Ravalo, on the   Read Full Story >>>

Kubrat Pulev team want Anthony Joshua event staged soon with no fans
World Boxing News, Thu, 09 Apr 2020
Kubrat Pulev and his team want promoter Eddie Hearn to find a way to stage the Anthony Joshua mandatory fight sooner rather than later. Boxing remains on lockdown due to coronavirus, although more and more events are taking place despite the warnings. Wrestlemania was held over two nights last  Read Full Story >>>

Boxers score ahead of drivers
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 08 Apr 2020

THE message, said an expert advice, is we should not wait. A new study by disease modelers at the University of Texas (Austin) says even counties with just a single reported case have more than 50 percent likelihood that a sust
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Sultan home empty-handed
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 08 Apr 2020

Jonas Sultan (C) with trainers Edmund Villamor (L) and Edito Villamor. It’s been three weeks since Jonas Sultan returned home from South Africa where he was booked to battle Ricardo Malajika in a 10-round superflywe
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Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence? WBC/IBF welterweight champ says Filipino boxing icon would be the ‘perfect opponent’
EconoTimes, Wed, 08 Apr 2020
Boxing fans rooting for a Manny Pacquiao vs. Errol Spence Jr. fight in 2020 would be delighted to know what both fighters have said about each other. More recently, Spence said the Filipino boxing icon would be a “perfect opponent” for him. Manny Pacquiao: Spence eyes Pac Man for his anticipa  Read Full Story >>>

Boxers Who Made a Difference Outside the Square Ring
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 08 Apr 2020

Like Flash Elorde before him, Manny Pacquiao from the time he made it big in professional boxing has always been known as a man of compassion who will do the utmost, to the best of his ability, generosity and extent of his reso
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‘That’s the plan’ – Conor McGregor and Manny Pacquiao on course for 2021 fight
Irish Boxing, Wed, 08 Apr 2020
Conor McGregor will return to boxing and fight another modern day legend in 2021 according to reports yesterday. ESPN insider and respected source Steve Kim claims ‘The Notorious’ will fight eight weight world champ Manny Pacquiao next year. The former Crumlin amateur name dropped the Phil  Read Full Story >>>

It’s possible that Pacquiao, Canelo, Joshua, and Fury could fight in empty venues
By Dexter Reyes , NowBoxing.com, Wed, 08 Apr 2020
The 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan will be postponed until 2021 and that was a moment that made some people finally realize this coronavirus covid-19 outbreak is a serious pandemic. I actually spoke to some of my friends and co-workers online during quarantine about this virus and they believ  Read Full Story >>>

In and out of darkness: Carlos Monzon
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Wed, 08 Apr 2020
I remember the first time I saw him fight. It was almost fifty years ago. I was in my room watching on my black and white television. There was something dark and sinister about the guy. He was from South America and something of an unknown. Unknown because he had never fought in the United St  Read Full Story >>>

STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART VIII: FLASH ELORDE, THE LONGEST REIGNING WORLD SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 08 Apr 2020

Gabriel "Flash" Elorde won the lineal super featherweight title in 1960. In 1963, he won the first WBC and WBA super featherweight titles. He holds the record at super featherweight division for the longest reigning title holder,
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Peñalosa cancels April fight due to Covid-19
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 08 Apr 2020

Gerry Peñalosa. DAVAO CITY -- Former WBC super flyweight champion turned promoter Gerry "Fearless" Peñalosa has recently cancelled a boxing event this month due to an ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.
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GAB aid under process
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020

GAB chairman Baham Mitra. Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra said yesterday the government agency is now coordinating with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to speed up the
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PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS PUNCHES OUT BOREDOM!
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020
LAS VEGAS (April 6, 2020) – Premier Boxing Champions boxers are dealing with the same issues with social distancing as the rest of the world. They want to reach out to fans during these challenging times, shares their experiences and talk boxing. The PBC social media and digital team will prese  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing community knocking on Pacquiao's door
By Ed Andaya, Journal Online, Tue, 07 Apr 2020
Filipino boxers and trainers, through the Philippine Boxing Promoters and Managers Association, are appealing for help due to the enhanced community quarantine imposed by the government to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In an open letter to Pacquiao, PBPMA president Dante Almario said the boxing co  Read Full Story >>>

COVID-19 testing, private quarantine and PPV: When can boxing resume?
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Tue, 07 Apr 2020
We all know boxing is on hold for the foreseeable future. It’s a sport that relies heavily on medical support and stringent safety measures at all times. As the world battles the effects of COVID-19, our discipline will be one of the very last to finally resume due to the need for hospital staf  Read Full Story >>>

TUESDAY: ESPN2 to Air Seven Hours of Classic Heavyweight Fights
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020

Encore Presentation to feature Historic Heavyweights, including Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield ESPN+ library features hundreds of historic boxing matches, streaming on demand (April 6,
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PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS PUNCHES OUT BOREDOM!
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020
PBC Boxers to Share Distancing Experiences Through Social Media Welterweight Champion Errol Spence, Jr., former Two-Division Champion Danny Garcia, former Three-Division Champion Abner Mares, WBC Middleweight Champion Jermall Charlo, WBC Super Welterweight Champion Jermell Charlo and IBF Super Mi  Read Full Story >>>

Vasiliy Lomachenko on Teofimo Lopez: “He Holds My Belt”
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020

(April 6, 2020) — Unified lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko is riding out the COVID-19 pandemic in his native Ukraine, but the three-weight kingpin is chomping at the bit to get his hands on the division’s l
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SHOWTIME SPORTS® TO PRESENT SHOWTIME BOXING CLASSICS, INCLUDING THREE FIGHT OF THE YEAR WINNERS, BEGINNING APRIL 10 ON SHOWTIME®
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020

April 10: DIEGO CORRALES vs. JOSE LUIS CASTILLO I & II April 17: PAULIE AYALA vs. JOHNNY TAPIA I & II April 24: LUCAS MATTHYSSE vs. JOHN MOLINA, MICKEY BEY vs. JOHN MOLINA NEW YORK – April 6, 2020 – SHOWTIME Sports
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UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH 10 TIME WORLD KICKBOXING CHAMPION CAITLIN FORAN AHEAD OF HER PRO BOXING DEBUT
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020

With this pandemic lockdown in full force virtually world-wide, many fights have been already been cancelled, from the biggest, such as Anthony Joshua versus Kubrat Pulev, right through to many small hall events. Whilst clearly
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2020 And Philippine Boxing: Could This Be The Year That They Thrive?
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020

Eumir Felix Marcial. 2020 has been a challenging year so far and with the Covid-19 outbreak disrupting sporting events across the globe, the future of live events is looking bleak. However, with the Olympics now taking p
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How Pacquiao and Mayweather Could, Literally, Save Boxing
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Tue, 07 Apr 2020
The deadly Covid-19 virus has put a stranglehold on the world. Almost every country across the globe has been affected by the raging pandemic and most industries have been ground to a halt from the international health crisis. Boxing, of course, has been among the business casualties of the virus  Read Full Story >>>

33 years ago: Marvin Hagler meets Sugar Ray Leonard
By Bill Tibbs, MaxBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020
On April 6/2020, it will be 33 years since one of the biggest fights of the 80’s, certainly one of the biggest sporting events of that year, and (by far) the biggest boxing event of that year. This was a big one - like as in an 8-page spread in Sports Illustrated big – back when hard copy magazi  Read Full Story >>>

Remembering PH Boxing's Unsung Heroes: Part 5 of 5 Featuring Leo Espinosa
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Apr 2020

Leo Espinosa. They never won world boxing championships, some even did not get the chance to fight for one. But during their prime, they were our pambato, our best bet in their respective divisions who carried with them ou
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Column: Pacquiao, Raquinel, Zulueta, Magsayo and More. A Look at Filipino Boxers in the WBA World Rankings
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Apr 2020

The king of Filipino boxing, Manny Pacquiao, tops the list of Pinoy boxers who made it into this month's WBA world rankings, all expected back in action as soon as the world comes back to normal from the ongoing pandemic,
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STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART VII: LITTLE DADO, WORLD FLYWEIGHT AND BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Apr 2020

Little Dado. Little Dado became world bantamweight champion in 1940 and world flyweight champion in 1941. Born with the name Eleuterio Zapanta on New Year's Day January 1, 1916 at La Carlota City, Negros Occidental, Li
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Dandel Fernandez breaks 2000 barrier, earns AGM title
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Apr 2020
Manila---DANDEL FERNANDEZ, one of the board of directors of the famous Novaliches Chess Club under it's top honcho Sonsea Agonoy had something to cheer and happy at the start of this month of April after he finally earned the coveted Arena Grandmaster (AGM) title. This after Fernandez broke the 2  Read Full Story >>>

Abner Mares: I pick Manny Pacquiao to win, but Mikey Garcia has a chance
By JJ Wrighter , NowBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Apr 2020
Three-division world boxing champion Abner Mares who hasn’t fought since 2018, was looking forward to get back into the ring soon, but the coronavirus outbreak put a halt to his plans and now the 34-year-old like many other boxers is in quarantine staying at home. Mares who also works as a boxi  Read Full Story >>>

SUPERB ROBINSON STOPS WRIGHT IN THE 6TH TO TAKE CLAIM EALI TROPHY
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Apr 2020

Sugar Ray Robinson won the ‘eWBSS Middleweight Legends Tournament’ after schooling Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright over 6 rounds in Sunday’s final shown on World Boxing Super Series Facebook. The history of the sport is f
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Dentist Alfredo "Fred" Paez eyes Arena Grandmaster Title
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Apr 2020
Manila---After earning his Arena International Master (AIM) title , Dentist Alfredo "Fred" Paez prepares to hit his second mission by pushing his next move in more Arena online games rated tournament of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) this month. The former top player of UAAP chess champion Na  Read Full Story >>>

SENSATIONAL WRIGHT BLASTS MONZON IN 8 TO FACE ROBINSON IN EWBSS DECIDER
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Apr 2020

Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright reaches the final of the ‘eWBSS Middleweight Legends Tournament’ after dominating and stopping brave Carlos Monzon in Saturday’s semi-final. On April 1 Wright scored a KO in the 9th against S
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Manny Pacquiao vs Conor McGregor is being targeted for 2021
By Adam Stephens, GIVEMESPORT, Sun, 05 Apr 2020
Conor McGregor has this past week teased that a fight against the eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao is still very much a possibility. The former two-weight UFC world champion revealed that a fight is still up for negotiation and recently expressed an interest in stepping inside the box  Read Full Story >>>

STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART VI: SMALL MONTANA, ONE OF THE BEST TEN FILIPINO BOXERS BY ESPN
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Apr 2020

Small Montana was born Benjamin Gan and was one of the world boxing champions from the Philippines. Montana stood 5 feet and 4 inch tall and did not weigh more than 112 pounds. He won the Flyweight Championship of the World
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EWRIGHT-EMONZON PREVIEW: WILL WRIGHT TOO BE ALL WRONG FOR MONZON?
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Apr 2020

Carlos Monzon vs Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright is Saturday’s hotly-anticipated fantasy match-up in the last semi-final of the ‘eWBSS Middleweight Legends Tournament’ broadcast at 7pm (UK) on World Boxing Super Series
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Impact Boxing plans to give back with free boxing event
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 05 Apr 2020
While entertainment and sports have suffered immense damage, society as a whole has suffered even worse. With well over two hundred thousand confirmed cases, thousands of deaths, and almost 7 million people unemployed, the impact of the covid-19 coronavirus is devastating to the masses. Impact Bo  Read Full Story >>>

Greatest Fights in History II: 1970s super-bouts to binge-watch
World Boxing News, Sun, 05 Apr 2020
World Boxing News continues to delve into the archives for part two of the Greatest Fights in History as coronavirus quarantine continues. In part one, WBN covered the dawn of the sport until the 1960s. Now, for the second installment, the 1970s takes center stage. A golden era for fight fans,  Read Full Story >>>

Beantown Boxing 1896
By Richard E. Baker, BoxingNoir, Sun, 05 Apr 2020
The big city. The early days. Towering skyscrapers, smoking vehicles, trolleys, open markets, and boxing, the national sport. Boston has a long history of boxing and a long history of boxers, especially Irish boxers. Boston Garden, designed by boxing promoter Tex Rickard, opened in 1928 with a boxin  Read Full Story >>>

STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART V: CEFERINO GARCIA, THE FIRST ASIAN WORLD MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Apr 2020

Ceferino Garcia was from Naval, Biliran and is a record holder for the most victories garnered by a Filipino boxer. According to Boxrec, he had 120 wins, 76 by way of knockouts. He also lost 30 and drew 14 times.
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GAB begs for poor boxers
By Recah Trinidad, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Apr 2020

GAB Chairman Abraham Mitra. IN marking his 54th year as a successful promoter, matchmaker cum laude Bob Arum noted the sad fate of boxers who have not earned and saved enough while caught in the crippling grip of the coronavir
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Manny Pacquiao names his toughest fights
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 04 Apr 2020
While the boxing world hibernates, Manny Pacquiao named the four fighters who gave him a taste of hell. Speaking to the Manila Bulletin, Pacquiao, boxing’s one and only eight-division champion, made mention of four names: Juan Manuel Marquez, Erik Morales, Antonio Margarito and Miguel Cotto.   Read Full Story >>>

Remembering PH Boxing's Unsung Heroes: Part 4: Featuring Dommy Ursua
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Apr 2020

Dommy Ursua. They never won world boxing championships, some even did not get the chance to fight for one. But during their prime, they were our pambato, our best bet in their respective divisions who carried with them our
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IM Daniel Quizon rules 1st All Dasmarinas Online Chess Tournament
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Apr 2020
Manila----International Master (IM) Daniel Maravilla Quizon completed his conquest of the champions by downing Grandmaster (GM) Darwin Rosales Laylo, 3.5-2.5, to rule the 1st All Dasmarinas Online Blitz (five minutes) Chess Tournament at the famous chess website: "www.lichess.org" Thursday night, Ap  Read Full Story >>>

Introducing Super Featherweight Jordan "Shortdog" White
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Apr 2020

Jordan White (L). Washington, DC (April 3, 2020) - When the world of boxing resumes, super featherweight prospect Jordan "Shortdog" White will be primed to ascend into elite status in the 130-pound division. The 22 y
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ROBINSON KO’S LAMOTTA IN THE 7TH TO PROGRESS TO SUNDAY’S EWBSS FINAL
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Apr 2020

Tournament No 1 seed Sugar Ray Robinson is ready to fight for the eAli Trophy on Sunday after Friday’s impressive KO victory over Jake LaMotta in the semi-final of the ‘eWBSS Middleweight Legends Tournament’. Carlo
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Top Heavyweight Contender Otto Wallin Featured in Salita Promotions’ Latest Episode of YouTube Series ‘Train Like a Boxer’
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 04 Apr 2020

The latest episode of Salita Promotions YouTube series "Train Like a Boxer" has been released and features Swedish-born heavyweight contender Otto Wallin working out in his New York City apartment. 29-year-old Wallin (20-1, 13 K
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Five boxing greats with career threatened due to coronavirus outbreak
World Boxing News, Sat, 04 Apr 2020
It’s no secret boxing faces an uncertain future due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis which has stalled almost every high-profile sport on the planet. A packed spring/summer schedule, featuring Anthony Joshua, Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder, and Canelo Alvarez has all but been wiped out. Accordi  Read Full Story >>>

Fantasy Boxing Matchup: Manny Pacquiao vs Prince Naseem Hamed
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sat, 04 Apr 2020
We’ve talked heavyweights with Marciano vs Tyson, junior lightweights with Mayweather vs Chavez, and light heavyweights with Jones vs Foster. Today, we take a look at another fantasy boxing matchup, this time at 126 pounds, the featherweight division. This one was suggested by one of our reader  Read Full Story >>>

Khan eyeing career swansong v Pacquiao or Brook
SuperSport, Sat, 04 Apr 2020
Former world champion Amir Khan said on Friday that he is eager to end his boxing career with a lucrative bout against ring great Manny Pacquiao or in an all-British contest with Kell Brook. The 33-year-old Khan, who won his last bout with a fourth-round victory over Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia in   Read Full Story >>>

Ryan Garcia: Manny Pacquiao is my inspiration, but I would love to fight him
By JJ Wrighter , NowBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Apr 2020
Undefeated lightweight contender Ryan “KingRy” Garcia (20-0, 17 KOs) is spending his time in isolation like many of the world’s population due to the coronavirus outbreak. The 21-year-old California native is coming off two back to back sensational first round knockouts of Romero Duno and F  Read Full Story >>>

MONZON BEATS LAMOTTA IN DRAMA TO SET-UP 'WINKY' WRIGHT EWBSS SEMI-FINAL
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Apr 2020

Carlos Monzon and Jake LaMotta went the distance in Thursday’s last quarter-final of the ‘eWBSS Middleweight Legends Tournament’ shown on World Boxing Super Series Facebook. After a week of knockouts ‘Shotgun’ Mo
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South Central LA to Gold 1984 Olympic heavyweight champion Henry Tillman
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Apr 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2020) - Capturing an Olympic gold medal is special but overcoming tremendous odds and winning it at home, never mind meeting your future wife, made it extraordinarily special for 1984 Olympic heavyweig
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COVID-19: MATCHROOM BOXING SCHEDULE UPDATE
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Apr 2020
In line with the BBBofC and Government guidelines relating to COVID-19, Matchroom Boxing have postponed all events scheduled to be taking place in May, including Dillian Whyte vs. Alexander Povetkin at Manchester Arena on May 2, Lee Selby vs. George Kambosos Jr at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on May  Read Full Story >>>

Mikey Garcia Already Has a Plan if Chosen to Fight Manny Pacquiao
By Hans Themistode, Boxing Insider, Fri, 03 Apr 2020
Time has changed the perception of Mikey Garcia. Both good and bad. From roughly 2006-2014, Garcia was viewed as one of the best in all of boxing. He wasn’t spectacular in any area, but all he did was win, win, win and win some more. Simply put, you couldn’t name the best boxers in the world  Read Full Story >>>

Mythical matchup round two: Jack Dempsey vs. Rocky Marciano
MaxBoxing.com, Fri, 03 Apr 2020
One of the fun things in boxing is “what if?” scenarios. What if John L. Sullivan was around today, would he be a top Cruiser? What would really happen if Money Mayweather took on Barney Ross at lightweight? Could Jack Johnson have defeated Sonny Liston? Editor of Maxboxi  Read Full Story >>>

Diddly boppers Pete and Nick Spanakos
By Robert Mladinich, BoxingNoir, Fri, 03 Apr 2020
On the streets of the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York, in the 1950s and 1960s, identical twins Petros (Pete) and Nikos (Nick) Spanakos were known as the “Terror Twins,” although there was nothing terrible or terrifying about them. The sons of Greek immigrant parents, they began bo  Read Full Story >>>

STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART IV: PANCHO VILLA'S UNTIMELY DEATH
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Apr 2020

Pancho Villa successfully defended his world flyweight title four times over two years, inserting some non-title fights. It remained in his hands and never relinquished it until his death two years later. Before returnin
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April 2, 1971 - Climax of the First Mexican Boxing Civil War
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Apr 2020

“El Púas” Olivares (R) lands his trademark hook on arch-enemy Chucho Castillo. Most boxing fans now are familiar with the so called Mexican Boxing Civil War only in terms of the fistic rivalries between Marco
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WGM Janelle Mae Frayna rules 1st Women's Online Bullet Chess Championships
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Apr 2020
Final Standings: (Arena points) 80 points---WGM Janelle Mae Frayna 67 points---WFM Cherry Ann Mejia 64 points---Maria Euane Jesa Singson 61 points---WNM Karen Enriquez 59 points---Virgenie Ruaya 58 points---Jessa Mae Lisondra 54 points---WFM Allaney Jia Doroy 52 points---WFM Jerlyn Mae San D  Read Full Story >>>

EWBSS SENSATION: WRIGHT ALL WRONG FOR LEONARD!
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Apr 2020

Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright stole the show and stunned Sugar Ray Leonard via KO in the 9th in Wednesday’s quarter-final of the ‘eWBSS Middleweight Legends Tournament‘. The shocking outcome sends Wright in the semi-fina
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New York State Boxing HOF & Ring 8 establish fund to assist boxers and boxing personnel
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Apr 2020
NEW YORK (April 1, 2020) - The New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) and Ring 8 jointly announced today a partnership to establish a COVID-19 fund to assist New York and New Jersey boxers and boxing personnel who are in financial need during the coronavirus pandemic. Any boxing personnel   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Manager Adrian Clark Joins Fight Network
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Apr 2020
World's Leading Combat Sports Channel Will Be Launching New Boxing Programming and Relaunching Its Mobile App to Support Growth on New Platforms TORONTO | NEW YORK - Fight Network, a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment and the world's premier combat sports network, announced today that  Read Full Story >>>

Remembering PH Boxing's Unsung Heroes: Part 3 - Featuring Johnny Jamito
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Apr 2020

Johnny Jamito. They never won world boxing championships, some even did not get the chance to fight for one. But during their prime, they were our pambato, our best bet in their respective divisions who carried with them our hop
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To Fight Against Quarantine Inactivity, Salita Promotions Announces New YouTube Series ‘Train Like a Boxer’
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Apr 2020

Salita Promotions, boxing’s leading promotions company, announced today the launch of their new YouTube series "Train Like a Boxer," featuring Company Founder Dmitriy Salita and Olympic Gold Medalist and multi-weight world champion Clar
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STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART III: PANCHO VILLA'S VICTORY OVER JIMMY WILDE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Apr 2020

Pancho Villa's title fight with Jimmy Wilde was a comeback of sorts for the Welshman. Wilde has the longest unbeaten streak in boxing history, he went 103 fights before his first loss to Scottish James "Tancy" Lee. Wilde
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MARVELOUS HAGLER GETS RID OF ‘THE GHOST’ PAVLIK IN 8 ROUNDS
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 01 Apr 2020

80s icon Marvin Hagler won an action-packed bout against Kelly Pavlik on Tuesday night at the eMGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Simulated on EA Sports ‘Fight Night Champion’ and broadcast via World Boxing Su
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