|Still No Promoter or US TV Deal For Pacman, He May Need To Rethink Early December Date|
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
As October quickly approaches Manny Pacquiao finds himself under a bit of pressure to get certain areas of his boxing career in order if he wants to be back in the ring come early December like he said he wants to.
It’s well-known at this stage that ‘Pacman’ does not wish to fight in the US for h Read Full Story >>>
Heavyweights should be thanking Anthony Joshua for rescuing division from obscurity
By Paul Hayward, Telegraph.co.uk, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Before Anthony Joshua came along, many of today’s heavyweight fighters were barely famous on their own street, never mind the stage where Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and George Foreman once roamed.
You could paper your house with essays lamenting the decline of the heavyweight division into faction Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua: I'll Fight Wilder Even If He Loses To Tyson Fury
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
A Deontay Wilder win over Tyson Fury obviously would be better for continuing to build Wilder-Anthony Joshua into what promoter Eddie Hearn said Saturday night would “definitely be the biggest fight in British boxing history.”
But even if Fury defeats Wilder on December 1 at Staples Center in Los Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua vs. The World
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Imagine the rabid, angry comments left under this article if it was suggested that Anthony Joshua was not so much the champion of the world as the champion of a fairly small island.
What? How could someone say such a thing? “AJ” is recognized as world champ by three of the four major sanctioning Read Full Story >>>
Logan Paul On Sage Northcutt Fight, 'I'd Have to Train My Ass Off'
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
TMZ SPORTS -- Logan Paul knows he can't just jump in the Octagon and wreck Sage Northcutt -- telling TMZ Sports if the two hammer out a deal ... he'd have to "train his ass off" first.
Of course, Logan has said he wan Read Full Story >>>
IM Oliver Dimakiling wins 2018 Diyandi Festival Open Chess Tournament
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
DAVAO CITY bet International Master (IM) Oliver Dimakiling is the recent victor in the 2018 Iligan Diyandi Festival Open Chess Tournament at Lai-Lai Garden, Pala-o, Iligan City last Sunday, September 23, 2018.
Dimakiling scored 8.5 points in the nine-round Swiss system format chessfest to emerge Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua makes Alexander Povetkin admission: 'I didn't think he would do s***'
By Chris McKenna, Express.co.uk, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
ANTHONY JOSHUA may be undefeated, hold three world heavyweight titles and have knocked out Alexander Povetkin in front of 80,000 spectators last night, but the 28-year-old is only now feeling like a “seasoned fighter”.
AJ displayed his improving ring nous last night as he overcame a blitzing star Read Full Story >>>
SPORTS TRIVIA: FIRST MAYWEATHER-PACQUIAO FAILURE IS THE RING EVENT OF THE YEAR 2010
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Floyd Mayweather announced that he would like to fight Manny Pacquiao in December this year. But before he returns to the ring from his retirement to rematch against Pacquiao, it seems Floyd wants to engage in a tune-up fi Read Full Story >>>
Ancajas sweats it out for Barrios title fight
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
OAKLAND, California – As Jerwin Ancajas removed his sweat suit, a spoonful of water gushed out from the edge. It was accumulated perspiration after a punch stick session Saturday night, September 22, at the fitness center of Oakland Airport Executive Hotel.
He then removed his training shoes and Read Full Story >>>
Ancajas insists Mexican foe is dangerous
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
OAKLAND — One thing that caught reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas’s attention about Mexican Alejandro Santiago was how the challenger delivered his punches.
“He throws his combinations very well,” Ancajas said in Pilipino on Saturday, exactly a Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Sr Fires Warning To Pacquiao If He Rematches His Son
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Floyd Mayweather senior has commented on if he thinks Floyd Mayweather vs Manny Pacquiao 2 will happen and what he anticipates happening if it does.
Mayweather senior is now 65 years old but expect him to be in his son’s corner again if Mayweather Jr does in fact return to the ring for this Pacqu Read Full Story >>>
Joshua vs Povetkin: Only when Anthony Joshua's flaws are exposed are we reminded of how difficult he is to beat...
SkySports.com, Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Anthony Joshua's demi-god status was worth absolutely nothing for nine minutes of hell at Wembley on Saturday, when the heavens opened and drenched spectators wondered why Alexander Povetkin wouldn't just lie down, writes James Dielhenn.
It has felt for the past week and throughout a dreary, mise Read Full Story >>>
Selina Barrios Retains NABF Lightweight Title with Dominating Unanimous Decision Over Patricia Juarez
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (September 22, 2018) - Tonight at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, TX, San Antonio's female boxing sensation, Selina "Aztec Queen" Barrios (5-0, 2 KOs), remained undefeated with a dominating 10 Read Full Story >>>
Irving knows how to beat the Warriors
By Eddie Alinea, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Pre-season developments saw every NBA team preparing to beat and dethrone the Golden State Warriors as champs.
And if the Steph Curry and Kevin Duran-led Bay Area franchise is fancied to again dominate for a rare three-peat, t Read Full Story >>>
Asia's First GM Eugene Torre will hold a 20 boards simul chess in Gumaca, Quezon
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
ASIA'S First Grandmaster Eugene Torre will hold a twenty- board simultaneous chess exhibition to challenge Gumaca chess player's problem solving abilities, critical and strategic thinking with a theme "Welcome Back, 1975-2018" on October 27, 2018 at the Development Training Center in front of the Gu Read Full Story >>>
What we learned from Anthony Joshua's KO of Alexander Povetkin
By Nick Parkinson, ESPN.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
LONDON -- Here are some thoughts of what we learned from WBA-IBF-WBO world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's seventh-round stoppage win over Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday and what lies ahead for the world champion.
Joshua's team still chasing Wilder
Joshua (22-0, 21 KOs Read Full Story >>>
Searching for Prospects
By Wrigley Brogan, Boxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Working out the day of the fight seemed strange. I seldom question fighters. They all have their peculiarities…
All the usual suspects waited patiently for the weigh-in at the Emerald Queen Casino. The commission shuffled paperwork and checked gloves. The ring announcer practiced the correct pron Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Pacquiao 2: A Rematch No One is Demanding
By Baker Geist, Fight Saga, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Talk of a potential Floyd Mayweather Manny Pacquiao rematch doesn’t elicit excitement or curiosity in my mind the way many fights do.
It doesn’t represent two individuals trying to prove their skills or their ability to be remain significant in the welterweight division.
I get it. It’s for the Read Full Story >>>
AJ vs. Povetkin—Direction KO
By Ben Thomsett , Boxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Post-fight, AJ thanked the crowd, DAZN, and asked for a round of applause for Eddie Hearn (he received loud and heartfelt boos)…
Anthony fought Alexander Povetkin on the night of the 22nd of September in a bout that no-one had wanted to see post-Wilder contract talk breakdowns. The big Alabama fi Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua: Eddie Hearn makes shock admission after stunning Povetkin knockout
By Joshua Peck, Express.co.uk, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
That’s been revealed by Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn, who was ringside for the Wembley bout which saw his man retain his world titles.
Joshua stopped Povetkin in the seventh round with a brutal knockout to keep hold of his IBF, WBA and WBO titles.
The Brit struggled early on in the fight as h Read Full Story >>>
Why Floyd-Pacman encore could happen
By Alejandro del Rosario, The Manila Standard, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Aside from the megabucks involved, there are other factors on why the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao rematch may happen.
Mayweather, the megalomaniac that he is, wants to cement his ring record as the greatest fighter since Rocky Marciano. But that is a defective claim even if Floyd eclipsed Ro Read Full Story >>>
Tyson Fury calls out Anthony Joshua following Alexander Povetkin fight
ESPN.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Tyson Fury has said Anthony Joshua is avoiding him after the WBA, WBO and IBF champion declared that Deontay Wilder is his "number one" next opponent.
Joshua was speaking in the ring following his knockout victory against Alexander Povetkin on Saturday night and said that he didn't want to talk a Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua keeps his eyes on date with destiny -- and Deontay Wilder
By Tom Handley, ESPN.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
LONDON -- It is a mark of Anthony Joshua's unwavering self-belief and champion quality that as he stood in the ring post-fight -- while Alexander Povetkin sat, catching breath and taking stock -- the focus was already on April 13 next year, and a potential unification fight with Deontay Wilder.
T Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua finds emphatic answer to Povetkin challenge to retain IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles
The 42, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
ANTHONY JOSHUA RETAINED his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight titles with a brutal seventh-round knockout of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley.
Back at the stadium where he beat the great Wladimir Klitschko in an 11-round thriller last year, Joshua again went to the trenches against a high-class opponent. Read Full Story >>>
Anthony Joshua defends WBA, WBO, IBF heavyweight titles with 7th-round TKO of Alexander Povetkin
By Martin Rogers, USA Today, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Anthony Joshua - arguably the biggest active star in world boxing - faced his latest test, a WBA, WBO and IBF world title defense against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin in front of 80,000 fans at Wembley Stadium.
Johnson successfully defended his belts with a 7th-round TKO. USA TODAY Sports' Martin Read Full Story >>>
WBC # 1 Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing Dominates Vince Paras, Retains WBC Int'l Strap in Manila, Philippines
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
PARAÑAQUE, Metro Manila -- In exciting no-quarters blow-by-blow 12-round battle, more experienced WBC # 1 Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing scored a unanimous decision win over young gun Vince Paras to retain his WB Read Full Story >>>
MID-AUTUMN MAJOR LEAGUE BOXING
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
BEIJING, CHINA – The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival takes place on the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. It is one of the three major holiday events in China, the other two being the Lunar New Year a Read Full Story >>>
Ruben Villa Returns as Headliner from Salinas Storm House Saturday, Oct. 13
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
PHILADELPHIA, PENN. / ORANGE, Calif. (Sept. 22, 2018) - Featherweight standout Ruben Villa (13-0, 5 KOs)makes his fifth appearance of the year from his hometown of Salinas, Calif. when he headlines "New Blood" on Saturday, Oct. 13, from the Salinas Storm House.
Villa, 21, returns to his hometow Read Full Story >>>
Jerwin Ancajas ripped, ready at 120 lbs
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
OAKLAND, California – A week to go before his defense of the International Boxing Federation junior bantamweight crown here, Jerwin Ancajas is ripped and excited to show fight fans why he is being touted as Manny Pacquiao's successor.
Obliging the request of a photographer who left the Philippine Read Full Story >>>
Veteran referee third man in Ancajas fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
OAKLAND, California — Lou Moret, who has refereed world title fights starring Floyd Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya, Canelo Alvarez and Manny Pacquiao, will be the third man on the ring when Jerwin Ancajas makes his Bay Area debut on Sept. 28 at the Oracle Arena.
Ancajas is risking his International Read Full Story >>>
Juan Manuel Marquez Predicts How Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2 Would Go
By Niall Doran, Boxing News and Views, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
The Mexican boxing great is now retired but he’s in a unique position to give a take on a potential Mayweather vs Pacquiao 2 fight given the fact he’s faced both men before.
He’s faced Manny quite a few times but the one time he faced Mayweather he was out boxed comprehensively.
Mayweather was c Read Full Story >>>
Joshua Pacio Earns ONE Strawweight World Championship with Unanimous Decision Over Yoshitaka Naito
By Robert Belen , fightgameasia.com, Sun, 23 Sep 2018
September 22, 2018 – Jakarta, Indonesia: The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), held another unforgettable evening in Indonesia’s bustling capital city of Jakarta, featuring the best and the brightest in the constantly-expanding world of martial arts. ONE Read Full Story >>>
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