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SPORTS SHORTS 180: IRISH MAGNO DOMINATES KENYAN CHRISTINE ONGARE, CARLO PAALAM FIGHTS IRISH FOE, TEAM USA LOSSES TO FRANCE
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 26 Jul 2021

Irish Magno advanced to the round of 16 of the women's flyweight event in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics boxing competition on Sunday, July 25, at the Kokugikan Arena. Magno won via unanimous decision, 5-0, over Kenya's
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EXCLUSIVE: Both sides bullish on Terence Crawford vs Shawn Porter deal
By Dan Rafael, World Boxing News, Mon, 26 Jul 2021
With the WBO pulling a surprise last week by ordering welterweight titlist Terence Crawford to make a mandatory defense next against former two-time world titleholder Shawn Porter it appears as though Crawford will finally get a chance to fight a top opponent in the division and that Porter will get  Read Full Story >>>

Brod Pete boosts boxers’ morale
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 26 Jul 2021

Brod Pete. When ABAP president Ricky Vargas and secretary-general Ed Picson opened the zoom meeting with the Philippine boxing team about an hour before the Tokyo Olympics inaugural ceremony last Friday, a blank screen with M
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The Secret Behind Manny Pacquiao’s Extremely Muscular Legs – Full Workout Video
By Prathamesh Singh Chauhan, Essentially Sports, Mon, 26 Jul 2021
Manny Pacquiao ranks among the hardest working boxers of all time. With his out-of-the-box skills and overall persona in the ring, he has outclassed several opponents to date. Moreover, Pacquiao pays extensive attention to his physique which eventually helps him get the desired results in the ring.   Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford On Possible Shawn Porter Showdown: “I’ll Show Once Again Why I’m The Best Fighter In The World”
By Hans Themistode, Boxing Insider, Mon, 26 Jul 2021
Terence Crawford’s boxing skills have never been questioned. Yet, for years, his overall resume has been ridiculed and picked apart. The former three-division titlist and current WBO welterweight belt holder, sat patiently as he was fed lesser opponent after lesser opponent. All the while, he h  Read Full Story >>>

Arum On Crawford-Porter: I'm Optimistic We Can Get Deal Done With PBC For PPV Fight
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 26 Jul 2021
Bob Arum is much more optimistic about a Terence Crawford-Shawn Porter fight happening than he was earlier this year. Crawford’s longtime promoter once made what was deemed an unacceptable $1 million offer to Porter to challenge Crawford for his WBO welterweight title. Now that the WBO has decl  Read Full Story >>>

World Boxing Association respond to WBO criticism of “regular” title status
World Boxing News, Mon, 26 Jul 2021
World Boxing Association chiefs responded to criticism laid at their door by World Boxing Organization President Paco Valcarcel this week. Valcarcel took to social media to clarity the WBO’s position on secondary titles and other statuses adopted by the WBA and other “sanctioning bodies.”   Read Full Story >>>

Spence: Pacquiao's Age Doesn't Mean Nothing; I Expect Same Manny That Fought Thurman
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
Errol Spence Jr. isn’t focused at all on his 11-year age advantage over Manny Pacquiao. Spence expects the same Pacquiao that defeated Keith Thurman two years earlier to step into the ring August 21 for their welterweight title fight. The unbeaten IBF/WBC 147-pound champion doesn’t think the   Read Full Story >>>

Petecio eyes quarterfinals as Paalam debuts
By Niel Victor C. Masoy, The Manila Times, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
Filipino boxers Carlo Paalam and Nesthy Petecio take center stage for the Philippines on Monday, July 26 in the Tokyo Olympics at the Kokugikan Arena. The 5-foot-4 Paalam makes his Olympic debut as he faces the 5-foot-6 Brendan Irvine of Ireland in a round of 32 bout in the men's flyweight division  Read Full Story >>>

Injury fells Paalam foe
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 25 Jul 2021

Thitisan Panmod. A freak accident in the ring has struck out Thai boxing contender Thitisan Panmod from competing in the men’s flyweight division at the Tokyo Olympics, leaving 27 hopefuls in the fray, including Filip
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Freddie Roach reveals Manny Pacquiao’s gameplan to defeat Errol Spence Jr
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
Manny Pacquiao 62-7-2 (39) made a bold decision earlier this year when he opted to face WBC and IBF welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr 27-0 (21) rather than an easier opponent. The 42-year-old superstar who doubles as a senator in his native Philippines has long been at the sta  Read Full Story >>>

Can Guillermo Rigondeaux spoil John Riel Casimero vs. Donaire?
By Jeremy C. Herriges , Fansided, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
John Riel Casimero puts up his WBO bantamweight title against Guillermo Rigondeaux and his WBA belt on Aug. 14. Can Rigo spoil Casimero’s plans? Originally, WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero was supposed to fight Guillermo Rigondeaux. Then, plans flipped to WBC champion Nonito Donair  Read Full Story >>>

Laguna, San Juan chessers clash in PCAP northern finals
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines---The defending Champion Laguna Heroes and the San Juan Predators arranged a mouth-watering northern final duel after beating their respective rivals Saturday (July 24, 2021) in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) dubbed as GM Wesley So Cup virtual tourna  Read Full Story >>>

Jordan Clarkson, apl.de.ap visit Pacquiao in training
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
THIS time, Manny Pacquiao has fellow Filipino celebrities as visitors in training camp at the Wild Card. Utah Jazz star Jordan Clarkson and Grammy award winner apl.de.ap of The Black Eyed Peas went to see the 42-year-old boxing great in training, a rare gathering of Philippine pride at the famed   Read Full Story >>>

Magnificent Magno overwhelms foe but stays grounded
By Nelson Beltran, The Philippine Star, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
TOKYO – Irish Magno found the range early and connected with bombs after bombs against hapless Kenyan foe Christine Ongare for an overwhelming unanimous decision that sent her to the Round of 16 of the 32nd Olympiad boxing competition here Sunday. Magno dominated Ongare with accurate shots from  Read Full Story >>>

PH boxer Irish Magno overpowers Kenyan foe in Olympic debut
By Beatrice Go, Rappler, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
MANILA, PHILIPPINES Filipina boxer Irish Magno advances to the round of 16 of the Tokyo Olympics women's flyweight event Irish Magno advanced to the round of 16 of the women's flyweight event in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics boxing competition on Sunday, July 25, at the Kokugikan Arena. Magno ear  Read Full Story >>>

Marcial tipped to strike gold
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 25 Jul 2021

The Associated Press has predicted that three Philippine athletes will land a podium finish in the Tokyo Olympics with middleweight boxer Eumir Marcial the only gold medalist. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and featherweight b
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Heavyweight Joe Joyce stops Carlos Takam, title shot could be next
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
Coming off what many considered an upset victory over rising heavyweight Daniel Dubois, Joe Joyce had to walk through some heavy punches to stop Carlos Takam in round six at SSE Arena in London, Eng. Saturday night. Joyce is now in line to fight the winner of next month’s Anthony Joshu  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORTS 179: NESTHY PETECIO WINS OVER MARCELAT MATSU OF CONGO, GYMNAST CARLOS YULO FAILS TO ADVANCE IN HIS FAVORITE FLOOR EXERCISES BUT QUALIFIES IN VAULT
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 25 Jul 2021

Nesthy Petecio started her quest for the gold with a bang winning by unanimous decision over Congo’s Marcelat Sakobi Matshu in the Tokyo Olympics boxing competition on Saturday at Kokugikan Stadium. * * * Four of th
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Rigondeaux: Nobody is Talking About My Power, I Feel Like I Am Being Underestimated
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
For years, the knock on Guillermo Rigondeaux was that his fighting style didn’t make for TV-friendly fights. Even as he has fought more flat-footed in the twilight of his career, the two-time Olympic Gold medalist and lineal junior featherweight champion still feels like he’s not getting flow  Read Full Story >>>

“I respect Oscar De La Hoya, but I hope I don’t end up killing him!”
World Boxing News, Sun, 25 Jul 2021
Oscar De La Hoya embarking on a return at the age of 47, has polarized boxing fans following a chequered time between runs in the professional boxing ranks. The “Golden Boy,” who last fought over a decade ago, has struggled with personal issues for years. Those would have undoubtedly taken th  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao ‘still got it,’ says Spence’s trainer
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
MANILA, PHILIPPINES ‘It's going to be a very difficult fight for the both of them,’ says Errol Spence’s trainer Derrick James After seeing Manny Pacquiao's leaked training footage, trainer Derrick James got convinced his prized ward, Errol Spence Jr., is in for a tough fight on Saturday,  Read Full Story >>>

Paez, Marticio, Regidor off to good start in Asian Schools Chess Championships
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines –Woman Candidate Master Alexandra Sydney Paez and Woman National Master Jersey Marticio of Cabuyao City, Laguna and Woman National Master Kaye Lalaine Regidor of Santa Rosa City, Laguna got off to a blazing start by posting victories in the third round of the Asian Schools Ches  Read Full Story >>>

ISAIAH STEEN SCORES CLOSE UNANIMOUS DECISION WIN AGAINST KALVIN HENDERSON ON 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION®
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Jul 2021

Janelson Figueroa Bocachica Fights Shinard Bunch to a Split Draw in Co-Feature; Martino Jules Registers Unanimous Decision Win Over Aram Avagyan in Telecast Opener on SHOWTIME® GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – July 23, 2021 – Su
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2021 NBA FINALS RATINGS UP WITHOUT LEBRON!
By Anthony 'Duljoman' Andales, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Jul 2021

USA – The 2021 NBA FINALS went up from low 7 million viewers per game (2020) to almost 10 million viewers per game (2021). This is based on Nielsen Media Research, an American firm that measures media audiences on TV. And loo
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LOOK: Manny Pacquiao meets Supercar Blondie in LA
ABS-CBN News, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
In between his preparations for his upcoming fight against Errol Spence Jr., fighting Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao has been meeting several personalities while he is in Los Angeles, including social media star Alex Hirschi, popularly known as Supercar Blondie. On Instagram, Pacquiao share  Read Full Story >>>

Petecio wins, Barbosa falls in 1st round of Tokyo Games
By Ivan Saldajeno, PNA.gov.ph, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
MANILA – Nesthy Petecio's quest for a Tokyo Olympics gold got off to a good start on Saturday after she beat Marcelat Sakobi Matshu of Congo in the first round of the women's featherweight boxing event at the Kokugikan Arena in the Japanese capital. After a tight first round, Petecio showed her  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing-World champ Petecio takes step toward maiden women's gold
By David Dolan, Reuters, Sat, 24 Jul 2021

TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) - Reigning world champion Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines took a first step towards maiden Olympic gold in women's featherweight boxing on Saturday, with a unanimous decision over Marcelat Sakobi Ma
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SPORTS SHORTS 178: ABAP SAYS ALL FOUR BOXERS ARE CAPABLE OF WINNING OLYMPIC GOLD
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Jul 2021

Four Philippine boxers qualified for the Tokyo Olympics led by middleweight fighter Eumir Marcial have a big chance to win the Philippines' evasive first gold medal according to Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (
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Casimero To Rigondeaux: I Want A Fight; You Always Run & All The Fans Are Asleep
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
John Riel Casimero implored Guillermo Rigondeaux to “fight” him August 14. The trash-talking Filipino ripped Rigondeaux for running in previous fights during a virtual press conference Wednesday to promote their bantamweight championship match next month. Casimero commended the Cuban southpaw  Read Full Story >>>

Rigondeaux's ex-sparring partner Gerry Peñalosa predicts knockout win for John Riel Casimero
By JM Siasat, GMA News Online, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
Retired two-division champion Gerry Peñalosa is certain that WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero will beat Olympic gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux when they meet inside the ring on August 14 at Dignity Health Sports Park in California. Peñalosa, who used to train under the tut  Read Full Story >>>

Split-T Management Fighters Isaiah Steen and Janelson Figueroa Bocachica Featured Prominently on ShoBox: The New Generation card TONIGHT on SHOWTIME
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Jul 2021

Steen in main event against Kalvin Henderson Bocachica battles Shinard Bunch NEW YORK (July 23, 2021) - TONIGHT!! Two undefeated members of the Split-T Management stable will be in action in the main event and co-main eve
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BILLAM-SMITH - I'LL TAKE MCCARTHY OUT MID TO LATE
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 24 Jul 2021

'The Gentleman' primed for second Fight Camp outing Chris Billam-Smith has predicted that he will "take out" Tommy McCarthy "in the mid to late rounds" when the Cruiserweight rivals collide for the European, Britis
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Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence Jr. Speed Comparison: Who Is Faster?
By Raj Sarkar, Essentially Sports, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
Eight-division champion Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten welterweight kingpin Errol Spence Jr. possess several unique traits to label themselves as two of the finest boxers of the era. However, their upcoming collision will determine the better one between the two. 42-year-old Manny Pacquiao looks str  Read Full Story >>>

Who’s Caleb Plant And Why Does Canelo Alvarez Want To Fight Him So Badly?
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Sat, 24 Jul 2021
More and more, it looks like Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s next opponent will be IBF super middleweight titlist Caleb “Sweethands” Plant. Per Mike Coppinger of ESPN, negotiations are winding down and a deal between the two fighters is imminent. The bout would be held on September 18, keeping   Read Full Story >>>

CULLEN - A WIN OVER YILDIRIM PUTS ME RIGHT UP THERE
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021

'Little Lever's Meat Cleaver' faces former Canelo foe Jack Cullen says he will take full advantage of a golden opportunity when he clashes with former World Title challenger Avni Yildirim for the IBF International Super-Middle
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Manny Pacquiao in unusual position as underdog for Errol Spence Jr.
World Boxing News, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
Eight-weight king and boxing legend Manny Pacquiao finds himself in the unusual training position for a fight as the underdog. The “Pacman” is gearing up to battle Errol Spence for the WBC and IBF welterweight titles and has cranked up training in Los Angeles. Posting videos daily, Pacquai  Read Full Story >>>

Keith Thurman Backs Spence To Beat Pacquiao, Says Manny is Real Warrior
By Manouk Akopyan, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
LOS ANGELES — The 42-year-old Manny Pacquiao was last in the ring in July 2019 in a fight against Keith Thurman, doing just enough to sneak by with a split decision win despite being outpunched 210 to 195, per CompuBox. Thurman even landed 79 more power punches, but it was Pacquiao’s singula  Read Full Story >>>

Dozens of pro boxers to take their swings at Olympic gold
By Greg Beacham, Associated Press, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
TOKYO (AP) — When professional boxers were first welcomed into the Olympics a half-decade ago, many people around the sport hated the idea — and many still do. “I think it messes things up,” said Freddie Roach, the famed pro trainer who was an alternate on the U.S. Olympic team in 1976.   Read Full Story >>>

David Navarro Returns to Action Tomorrow Night in Grand Island, Nebraska
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
NEW YORK (July 22, 2021) - Friday night at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska, top featherweight prospect David Navarro returns to action in a six-round bout against Jayron Santiago Lopez. Navarro (2-1, 2 KOs) will be making his first appearance in the ring since his controvers  Read Full Story >>>

Two Years Ago, Pacquiao Showed Younger Gun Thurman He Wasn’t Done
By Michael Woods, NYFights.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA (July 20, 2021) — As we look forward to the showdown between eight-division world champion and boxer laureate Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and unified WBC/IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr., which is one month away, it seems only fitting to look back at Manny  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao gets heavy beating
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
Conditioning coach Justin Fortune yesterday recalled the Thai stick to active duty years after it was last utilized. The recipient was no other than Manny Pacquiao, on whose arms, biceps and abdomen the dreaded 20-incher found its target repeatedly until the Filipino legend grimaced in pain and g  Read Full Story >>>

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS AND QUOTES FOR SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY SHOW TOMORROW LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021

Herderson and Steen during Thursday's weighin. ShoBox Celebrates 20 Years With Exciting Tripleheader Featuring Five Undefeated Fighters at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT From Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Neb.
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Why Manny Pacquiao chose to face Errol Spence Jr., despite Freddie Roach's objections
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
Manny Pacquiao sat at ringside in Arlington, Texas, at AT&T Stadium on March 16, 2019, as Errol Spence Jr. dominated Mikey Garcia and scored a shutout in their heavily hyped welterweight title fight. Pacquiao entered the ring after the bout and Spence quickly said he’d love to fight the Filip  Read Full Story >>>

BENN - GRANADOS CAN PREPARE FOR KING KONG, IT WON'T MATTER!
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021

'The Destroyer' headlines Fight Camp Week 1 live on DAZN Conor Benn is aiming to take another step towards a World Title shot when he puts his WBA Continental Welterweight Title on the line against Adrian Granados at the top o
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JAKE PAUL VS. TYRON WOODLEY TICKETS ARE ON-SALE NOW!
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
Renowned Content Creator and Pro Boxer Jake Paul Headlines In His Hometown Against Former UFC World Champion Tyron Woodley Sunday, August 29 on SHOWTIME PPV® from Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio Tickets Available for Purchase at RocketMortgageFieldHouse.com CLEVELAND (July 22, 20  Read Full Story >>>

Undefeated junior welterweight RayJay Bermudez headlines “Fight Night on the Charles at Mosley’s” in NBA Continental title fight
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 23 Jul 2021

July 31st in Dedham, MA BOSTON (July 22, 2021) – Undefeated ABF American West super lightweight champion RayJay “The Destroyer” Bermudez (12-0, 9 KOs) will headline “Fight Night on the Charles at Mosley’s,” pr
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Derrick James says Manny Pacquiao still has the intangibles that make him great, expects tough fight for Errol Spence
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
During a conversation with trainer Derrick James leading into the big welterweight showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Errol Spence, James discusses his preparation for the bout with Spence and why he’s expecting a tough fight for both men in the ring. James says he thinks Pacquiao still has all t  Read Full Story >>>

Opinion: Onus is on promoters in secondary title “false world champ” mess
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Fri, 23 Jul 2021
The secondary “world champ” title mess is again in the spotlight as promoters continue to label the WBA “regular” belt a bonafide championship. Two companies decided to call their latest WBA “regular” world title bouts as if they were bonafide championships and the winner would get cr  Read Full Story >>>

SPORTS SHORTS 177: AFTER ERROL SPENCE WHAT'S NEXT FOR MANNY PACQUIAO?
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao challenging WBC and IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. on August 21 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas packs the boxing world with enthusiasm. * * *
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MICHAEL COFFIE TRAINING CAMP QUOTES: “I’VE SHOWN THAT I CAN PUT YOU DOWN WITH ANY SHOT!”
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Unbeaten Rising Heavyweight Coffie Faces Former Title Challenger Gerald Washington in FOX PBC Fight Night Main Event & on FOX Deportes Saturday, July 31 from Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey NEWARK, N.J. (July
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Canelo Álvarez vs Manny Pacquiao – The Pound for Pound Race of 2021
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
Future first-ballot Hall of Famers Canelo Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao are locked in a race for the Pound for Pound number one spot in 2021. As World Boxing News previously pointed out, Pacquiao has the opportunity to overhaul Canelo as the king if he can defeat Errol Spence on August 21. Due to  Read Full Story >>>

John Riel Casimero vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux heats up after press conference
By Bill Tibbs, MaxBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
Yesterday, July 21, was the virtual presser to kick things off for what should be a great bout on August 14 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California between WBA (Regular) bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero. The presser was hoste  Read Full Story >>>

WBO ORDERS CRAWFORD TO FACE PORTER
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has ordered its super champion Terrence Crawford to face No. 2 contender Shawn Porter as per a letter sent Wednesday by WBO Championship Committee chairman Luis Batista Salas to Bob Arum
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Milwaukee Bucks NBA Title Romp, A Knock on "Small Ball" Concept
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

With the seven foot plus Giannis "Greek Freak" Antetokounmpo scoring nearly half of his team's total point production with 50 on top of 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 blocks, the Milwaukee Bucks completed a comeback four game
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Pacquiao Takes on Spence Because He Wants to be King of the Seven Kingdoms
By Hermie Atienza, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Manny Pacquiao is facing the toughest challenge of his career on August 21st against Errol Spence Jr and it might spell the end of boxing’s first and only 8-division champion. In an elite welterweight division stacked with top-
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Defending champion Laguna, Cordova advance to semis in Wesley So Cup chess tilt
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines---Defending Champion Laguna Heroes and Southern Division topnotcher Cordova Dagami Warrios routed their rivals to lead the semifinalists in the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) dubbed as GM Wesley So Cup Wednesday, July 21, via chess.com. The Heroes bac  Read Full Story >>>

John Riel Casimero- ‘Donaire Is Easy For Me’
By Marquis Johns, Big Fight Weekend, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
On Wednesday, former two-division world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux and WBO Bantamweight World Champion John Riel Casimero kicked off their war of words before their championship contest on August 14 from The Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, on Showtime. The champion Casimero w  Read Full Story >>>

Brian Castaño, A Rising Star?
By Ralph Rimpell, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Brian Castaño. The year was 1987 and the matchup was then WBA lightweight champion Edwin Rosario facing a guy named Julio Cesar Chavez who happened to be WBC junior lightweight champion and had a record of 56-0. Chavez
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GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX VS. JOHN RIEL CASIMERO VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

“I can guarantee that everyone is going to see the best of me on August 14. I perform best under the bright lights,” – Rigondeaux “When I beat Rigondeaux on August 14, he’s going to retire. He’s finishe
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SPORTS SHORTS 176: MILWAUKEE BUCKS WINS NBA TITLE AFTER 50 YEARS, GIANNIS IS FINALS MVP
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

The Milwaukee Bucks ended their 50-year title drought with the help of the 50 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak held the Larry O'Brien Trophy for their championship in one arm, and the Bill Russel NBA F
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CHUCK LIDDELL, DANIEL HOLLAWAY, ROSS PATTERSON STAR IN “DRINKIN’ BROS” SPECIAL LIVE PPV EDITION OF BKFC 19: VANZANT vs. OSTOVICH, FRIDAY JULY 23 – ONLY ON FITE PPV
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
Miami FL – David Feldman, President, Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, Daniel Hollaway, co-founder of the Drinkin’ Bros Network, and Michael Weber, COO of FITE announced today they have teamed up to introduce a very special pay-per-view edition of BKFC 19: VANZANT vs. OSTOVICH that will consis  Read Full Story >>>

Mikey Garcia Turns From Pacquiao To Gervonta Davis
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
When four-division world champ Mikey Garcia broke free from his promotional contract with Bob Arum’s Top Rank Promotions, he opened up a world of earning potential for himself. His free agency came along at the perfect time– just as big-pocket business newcomers Premier Boxing Champions and D  Read Full Story >>>

Sultan to fight in Casimero-Rigondeaux unification battle
By Dale Rosal, Cebu Daily News, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former ALA Boxing Gym standout and ex-world title challenger Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will fight in the undercard of the world title unification showdown between John Riel Casimero and Guillermo Rigondeaux on August 14 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson City, Cali  Read Full Story >>>

Crucial Next Four Weeks For Philippine ProAm Boxing
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Pacquiao and Casimero in Los Angeles. The coming four weeks will be very crucial for Philippine boxing both in the professional and amateur ranks as Manny Pacquiao and Johnriel Casimero figure in all important wor
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Trio of Greg Cohen Promotions Fighters Remain Undefeated and Score Impressive KO Victories in Atlanta
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021

A trio of Greg Cohen Promotions prospects were back in action last Friday (July 16) night at the Buckhead Fight Club in Atlanta, as DaCarree “MacTruck” Scott, Wilfredo “El Bravo” Flores, and DeMichael “Triggerman” Harr
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First look: Ageless Manny Pacquiao fights undefeated welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. in one monthFirst look: Ageless Manny Pacquiao fights undefeated welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. in o
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Thu, 22 Jul 2021
He’s a 42-year-old Senator with presidential aspirations, a humanitarian, and a lock to be inducted into the Boxing Hall of Fame. Common sense would say he’s retired from the ring and plotting his next political move. But Manny Pacquiao is hardly common. Pacquiao, bor  Read Full Story >>>

For the fight against Spence, Pacquiao resurrects a ten-year-old training regimen
By George Mackie, The Washington Newsday, Wed, 21 Jul 2021
For the fight against Spence, Pacquiao resurrects a ten-year-old training regimen. While still in training camp, Manny Pacquiao has already turned back the clock. Pacquiao isn’t taking his impending bout against Errol Spence Jr. lightly, despite dealing with a slew of challenges both inside   Read Full Story >>>

Oscar De La Hoya attempts to stir trouble among Canelo and Eddie Hearn
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, Wed, 21 Jul 2021
Oscar De La Hoya makes many contrasting statements during his off-the-wall social media posts of late, but none more so than when discussing Canelo Alvarez. The Golden Boy Chairman lost control of Canelo’s career when the Mexican superstar severed his DAZN contract before leaving De La Hoya and  Read Full Story >>>

Raquinel wants to fight Libranza
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 21 Jul 2021

DAVAO CITY – Orient and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) flyweight champion Jayr “The Dreamer” Raquinel of Cauayan, Negros Occidental wants to fight no. 1 contender Genisis “Cobra” Libranza of Davao City. “The ma
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JOSHUA MEETS USYK AT TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR STADIUM ON SEPTEMBER 25
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 21 Jul 2021

'AJ' puts World Titles on the line against former Undisputed Cruiserweight king Unified Heavyweight Champion of the World Anthony Joshua OBE will put his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO World Titles on the line against Oleksandr Us
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Homecoming King: WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Oscar Valdez to Defend Crown Against Robson Conceição September 10 at Casino Del Sol in Tucson
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 21 Jul 2021

TUCSON, Ariz. (July 20, 2021) — WBC super featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez authored a title-winning knockout for the ages in February over Miguel Berchelt. For his encore — and the first defense of his title
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Hitz Boxing Returns with an Epic Evening of Entertainment
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 21 Jul 2021
Rosemont, IL.-- After nearly a two absence, Hitz Boxing returned with a night of fistic bombs in the ring and fireworks outside of the ring, as it put on entertaining card in front of a huge and enthusiastic at the Jennie Finch Stadium in Rosemont, Illinois. "The layoff made us recharge our batte  Read Full Story >>>

Memo molds a monster
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Wed, 21 Jul 2021
Strength and conditioning coach Memo Heredia is about halfway through the creation of a new beast that he will unleash in the ring on 14 August in Carson, California. Work on that monster has gotten past the prototype stage and Heredia is upbeat that the finished product — John Riel Casimero   Read Full Story >>>

Ronnie Shields breaks down Manny Pacquiao vs Errol Spence
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Wed, 21 Jul 2021
In this video interview with Fight Hub TV, trainer Ronnie Shields shares his perspective on the big upcoming welterweight showdown between unified champion Errol Spence and challenger Manny Pacquiao. In Shields’ estimation, he says he’s expecting a close fight that could go either way depending   Read Full Story >>>


   

"KUMBINASYON"
Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao resumes his regular column at PhilBoxing.com and now Bandera to express his own thoughts and to be able to communicate to his fans worldwide.




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