President Gloria Arroyo (L) awards Philippine Legion of Honor for Sport and a military merit medal to World Boxing Council lightweight champion Manny Pacquiao (R) for being an outstanding military athlete, in Camp Aguinalbo in suburban Manila on December 22, 2008. Pacquiao, who beat the golden boy of US boxing, Oscar de la Hoya in a famous Las Vegas welterweight non-title bout … [Read more...] about Philippine President Arroyo honors Pacquiao with a sport and military merit medal
Former American heavyweight boxing champion Evander "The Real Deal" Holyfield will take on the giant Russian WBA heavyweight champion Nikolai Valuev in Zurich, Switzerland on December 20, 2008. … [Read more...] about Evander Holyfield vs Nikolai Valuev Weigh in Results and Photos
By LEE UMBERS KIWI kickboxing legend Ray Sefo is in a legal battle over rent arrears on a gym which has already seen his one-time manager and former fight promoter Dixon McIver take a financial knockout blow. Sefo, a five-time Muay Thai world champ, and McIver guaranteed a lease by a company they were shareholders in on the Ray Sefo Fight Academy/Planet Health gymnasium … [Read more...] about Kickboxer Sefo battles bankruptcy
US boxer Oscar De La Hoya poses after unveiling his statue at the Staples Centre in downtown Los Angeles, California, on December 1, 2008. Nicknamed "The Golden Boy," De La Hoya, was honoured with a 14 feet bronze statue in his likeness. De La Hoya will fight against Filipino Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on December 6. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL … [Read more...] about The Golden Boy is honored at Staples Center with his own statue
The showdown between British favorite Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton and flamboyant Brooklyn boxer Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi is all set. … [Read more...] about Hatton and Malignaggi Make Weight!
From Espn: Welcome to The Show! On Thursday, we'll be going inside the ring when boxing trainer Freddie Roach stops by to talk about the upcoming De La Hoya-Pacquiao fight. Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao square off on HBO PPV live Dec. 6 starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Roach currently works as Pacquiao's trainer, after working with … [Read more...] about ESPN:Chat with Freddie Roach
For more info: Manny Pacquiao will hand out free turkeys noon Sunday at the community center outside Los Angeles' Lake Street Park in Historic Filipinotown, 227 N. Lake St. just west of Alvarado Street. Lance Pugmire's Los Angeles Times Blog Discuss this topic in the forum … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao to give away Free turkeys on Sunday Nov. 23 in L.A
By Kieran Mulvaney Special to ESPN.com Manny Pacquiao steps up in weight to take on Oscar De La Hoya at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 6 (HBO PPV), a battle between boxing's pound-for-pound best and the sport's biggest star. Between now and then, Pacquiao will be checking in with ESPN.com's Kieran Mulvaney, providing a glimpse into life in training camp as he … [Read more...] about Pacquiao prepped for hardest fight yet (Espn)
Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton is currently in Las Vegas, training with Floyd Mayweather Sr. for his upcoming Novemer 22 fight with Paulie Malignaggi. … [Read more...] about Ricky Hatton discusses UFC 91 and boxing in his blog
If you haven't read part one here it is Anatomy of a Fight,Part One it is basically profiling Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao for their upcoming bout it is a essay with some interesting insight into the fighters lives. Anatomy of a Fight,Part Two by Peter Owen Nelson(VanityFair.com) In boxing, training shapes styles, and styles make fights. In preparation for their … [Read more...] about Anatomy of a Fight, Part Two(Vanity Fair)
Roy Jones jr. came in 175 even Joe Calzaghe at 174 a pound below the limit … [Read more...] about Roy Jones jr. and Joe Calzaghe make weight
Roy Jones Jr. Ready For Joe Calzaghe Calzaghe To Defend Title Against Jones Jr. … [Read more...] about ESPN Roy Jones jr. and Joe Calzaghe interview before the fight.