Retired former two-time world champion Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi could not believe that after more than twenty five years of fighting, including some career shortening wars Manny Pacquiao is still at top competitive level and a world champion at that. … [Read more...] about Paulie Malignaggi is still suspicious of Manny Pacquiao, “Does this guy not age?”
Will Bob Arum push Terence Crawford to be Welterweight #1? … [Read more...] about Is Arum really interested in making Terence Crawford a star like Manny Pacquiao?
Manny Pacquiao has said it himself, he wants to be back in the ring by July the summer of 2020. Against whom and where is the question. … [Read more...] about Arum and Hearn vie for the chance to promote Manny Pacquiao’s next bout
The name of former undefeated four division world champion Donnie "Ahas" Nietes cropped up among many fans as preferred next opponent for Nicaraguan great Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzales at the heels of the latter's successful return as world super flyweight titlist with a crushing late round knockout of erstwhile WBA defending champion Khalid Yafai of the UK recently. … [Read more...] about Fans want Donnie Nietes vs. Chocolatito Gonzalez, but the Pinoy is inactive and unranked
Boxing authorities in China and recently, Japan for this month of March, have temporarily suspended the holding of boxing matches in their countries as a crowd control measure to contain and prevent the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease. … [Read more...] about China and Japan’s boxing ban over coronavirus opens up opportunity to other Asian countries
When it rains, it pours. And Filipinos are only beginning to feel the growing heat of the coming summer. But we are talking of boxing as Filipino fighters are set to see action in four world title bouts in the next less than two months. Never in the past had Pinoy fighters been given such bountiful opportunity in such a short span of time with more than four world boxing … [Read more...] about Filipino boxers Ancajas, Magramo, Casimero and Donaire all lined up for world title fights
While ranking organizations as Transnational Boxing Ratings Board, Boxrec, World Boxing Network and ESPN have already included British WBC and lineal heavyweight king Tyson Fury in their elite pound for pound lists following his 7th round stoppage victory over erstwhile unbeaten American Deontay Wilder, the Ring Magazine is not ready to do so. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao the reason Tyson Fury fails to enter The Ring’s Pound for Pound list? Baloney!
Following his recent resounding one sided seventh round technical knockout victory over Deontay "The Bronze Bomber" Wilder, new WBC and reigning lineal world heavyweight champion Tyson "The Gypsy King" Fury of the UK finally breaks into the latest pound for pound lists of three major ranking organizations. … [Read more...] about Heavyweight King Tyson Fury finally makes it into the Pound for Pound lists
Top Rank Promoter Bob Arum was smiling all the time and rarely talked as he sat at the center of the panel in the post fight media interview for the Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2 fight, allowing his new prized ward, the victor Tyson Fury to bask in all the glory as he did with Muhammad Ali five decades ago. … [Read more...] about Bob Arum is the biggest winner in the Tyson Fury vs. Deontay Wilder rematch
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso Based on the trend established in the last six major ring confrontations between Japanese and Filipino fighters, most with titles at stake since the second half of last year till recently, both Naoya Inoue and Junto Nakatani are favored to win over Johnriel Casimero and Giemel Magramo, respectively this April. … [Read more...] about Japanese boxers Inoue and Nakatani favored over Filipinos Casimero and Magramo
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso With two of the supposedly best pound for pound fighters in the planet under his wings, Bob Arum should be at a very commanding position in pro boxing as in the days he had Oscar de la Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao in succession. … [Read more...] about Bob Arum is banking on Tyson Fury and Naoya Inoue to become big stars
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso The current Fighter of the Decade debate involving Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. somewhat mirrors the situation in the 1950s where the choice was between five time middleweight champion Sugar Ray Robinson and the retired undefeated heavyweight king Rocky Marciano. … [Read more...] about The current Fighter of the Decade debate mirrors Robinson-Marciano situation in the 1950s
As the United States of America prides itself as the center of the boxing universe, its various sports media outfits have traditionally been bestowing prestigious awards of distinction as Fight of the Year, Fighter of the Year and most importantly, the milestone Fighter of the Decade to boxers they deemed deserving. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao’s Bid For Fighter of the Decade Hangs in the Balance
A few days from now, Manny Pacquiao will be marking his 25th year as a professional boxer and among the world's premier fighters with the longest boxing careers. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao in his 25th year, among top boxers with longest careers
Despite Ups and Downs, Philippine Prospects Look Good at 118-126 Lbs Weight Classes Despite near the year end losses suffered by some of its top fighters in the bantamweight, super bantamweight and featherweight divisions, the prospects remains bright for Philippine boxing in those divisions in 2020. … [Read more...] about Filipino Jhunriel Ramonal KO’s Yusaku Kuga on New Year’s Eve in Tokyo