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Keith Thurman: I'm Young, I Still Have A Lot To Offer The Sport
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, 26 Aug 2019
One month later, Keith Thurman still has no regrets.
The former welterweight titlist suffered the first loss of his career in a close but clear decision to legendary Manny Pacquiao this past July in Las Vegas, Nev. The event was a commercial success, rating as the best-selling pay-view event of 2 Read Full Story >>>
The Rise of Canelo: From 15 year-old pro to Floyd Mayweather successor
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 26 Aug 2019
Canelo is now recognized as the number one star on the planet, firmly taking the mantle from ex-Pay-Per-View king Floyd Mayweather. Santos Saul Alvarez Barragan was born July 18th, 1990 in Guadalajara, Mexico. After just 20 amateur fights, young Saul made himself acquainted with the professional fig Read Full Story >>>
Ken Jordan Blasts Out Gandionco to Win ABF Super Bantam Belt
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2019
MANILA, Philippines -- Gensan knockout specialists Ken Jordan (8-1-2, 7 KO's) blasted out Macrea Gandionco's mid section to capture the Asian Boxing Federation (ABF) Super Bantamweight Belt Sunday evening, August 25, Read Full Story >>>
Andy Ruiz and The Naked Sushi Girl
By Paul Magno, Boxing.com, 26 Aug 2019
Andy Ruiz Jr. seemed like a likable enough guy and he definitely was a lovable underdog back on June 1 as the tide was turning in his upset of three-belt champ Anthony Joshua in Madison Square Garden. Who could feel anything but warm-fuzzy over his real-life Rocky story and that touching “We don’t h Read Full Story >>>
Flores Awarded Split Technical Decision Victory Over Peñalosa; Claims IBO World Title
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2019
MANILA, Philippines -- Mexican Maximino "Max" Flores (25-4-1, 17 KO's) was awarded a close split technical decision win over Filipino Carlo "Too Sharp" Peñalosa (14-2, 7 KO's) to claim the vacant IBO Flyweight World T Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao eyes Casimero-Tete fight in the US
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 26 Aug 2019
Manny Pacquiao was so impressed by John Riel Casimero’s dramatic knockout win late Saturday night that he will move heaven and earth to bid for the staging of the Filipino puncher’s shot at Zolani Tete’s World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight title in the US in November.
Sean Gibbons, the p Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev: I Didn't Expect Easy Fight, I'm Surprised I Stopped Yarde
BoxingScene.com, 26 Aug 2019
Sergey Kovalev feels ready for a mega-bout with Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez.
On Saturday night in Russia, Kovalev knocked out undefeated Anthony Yarde to retain the WBO light heavyweight title in his first defense since winning back the belt in February.
Kovalev was rocked by heavy punche Read Full Story >>>
Juan Francisco Estrada thrills fans with knockout victory
MaxBoxing.com, 25 Aug 2019
Last seen turning the tables and winning the WBC super flyweight title over rival Srisaket Sor Rungvisai four months ago, two-time champion Juan Francisco Estrada stopped game Dewayne Beamon in round nine at a sold out Centro de Usos Múltiples in Hermosillo, Mexico.
Estrada, making the first Read Full Story >>>
Andy Ruiz Jr agrees to terms for Anthony Joshua rematch in Saudi Arabia
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, 25 Aug 2019
Unified heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr 33-1 (22) has agreed to terms for his rematch against former champion Anthony Joshua 22-1 (21) in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia on December 7.
The IBF, WBA and WBO titleholder initially held out on the fight, citing the lack of a local boxing commission and conce Read Full Story >>>
Méndez Dethrones Saludar in Puerto Rico
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Aug 2019
Wilfredo "Bimbito" Méndez became the new WBO minimumweight world champion by scoring a unanimous decision win over tough more-experienced Filipino Vic Saludar before an enthusiastic audience today Saturday, August 24, at P Read Full Story >>>
Casimero to prepare early for world title fight vs Tete
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, 25 Aug 2019
MANILA, Philippines – Johnriel Casimero will have little time to celebrate his knockout victory over Cesar Ramirez on Saturday night, August 24. In less than a month, he’ll have to return to the gym for a tougher, bigger test ahead – Zolani Tete.
Following his 10th round stoppage of the game Mexi Read Full Story >>>
Casimero flattens Ramirez to keep WBO interim belt
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 25 Aug 2019
John Riel Casimero scored a brutal tenth-round knockout of tall and rangy Mexican challenger Cesar Ramirez late Saturday night to remain on course for a showdown with World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight king Zolani Tete of South Africa before the year ends.
Gasping for air after struggli Read Full Story >>>
'I want Canelo': Kovalev emphasizes wish for superfight with Alvarez after WBO title KO win
RT, 25 Aug 2019
WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev emphasized his wish to fight Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, saying after successfully defending his title against Anthony Kovalev by 11th round KO.
A fight between Canelo and Kovalev had been mooted to happen, and Canelo's people had made an o Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev Stops Yarde in 11, Eyes Canelo Showdown
By Hans Themistode, Round by Round Boxing, 25 Aug 2019
It looked like a scene out of Rocky IV. The wildly popular movie in which Rocky travels to Russia and somehow finds a way to not only defeat his opponent, but stop him in the last round. Anthony Yarde (18-1, 17 KOs) had the chance to pull off his own epic win as he traveled to Russia to take on WBO Read Full Story >>>
Horn Gets Title Shot Under Two Conditions…
Fight Sports, 25 Aug 2019
Former WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn looks to be back in a boxing title picture after all, as conditional plans have been set for him to face WBA (Regular) middleweight champion Ryoto Murata.
According to Steve Kim of ESPN, Horn will get the opportunity should he defeat Michael Zerafa in Au Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev vs Yarde results: Sergey Kovalev stops Anthony Yarde in 11th round
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, 25 Aug 2019
Sergey Kovalev retained his WBO light heavyweight title today in Chelyabinsk, Russia, stopping unbeaten but previously untested Anthony Yarde in the 11th round.
The win keeps Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KO) quite viable for a possible future fight with Canelo Alvarez, which was explored for this fall wit Read Full Story >>>
Tough test for Penalosa
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Aug 2019
Gerry and Carlo Penalosa (right).
Carlo Penalosa is next in line to uphold the family tradition of boxing champions and he’s determined to follow in the footsteps of uncles Gerry and Dodie Boy. This Read Full Story >>>
GOLOVKIN HAS THE FEAR FACTOR AGAINST DEREVYANCHENKO
PhilBoxing.com, 25 Aug 2019
GGG predicting a tough night against The Technician at MSG on October 5
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Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin believes his clash with Sergiy Derevyanchenko will be a classic when they meet for the vacant I Read Full Story >>>
13 Filipino boxers all lost in Thailand this year
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Aug 2019
DAVAO CITY --- All the 13 Filipino boxers who fought in Thailand this year were defeated including Ar-Ar Andales and Romshane Sarguilla which brought to the attention of the Games and Amusements Board.
The fight between Sarquilla and Thai boxer Siridech Deebook last Aug. 17 at the Workpoint Studi Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE: Manny Pacquiao v Amir Khan Saudi confirmation ‘a mistake’ If you use this content, you legally agree to credit World Boxing News and backlink to our story EXCLUSIVE: Manny Pacquiao v Amir
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 25 Aug 2019
MP Promotions and Manny Pacquiao advisor Sean Gibbons has spoken to WBN with his view on a recent announcement by Amir Khan. Previously, Pacquiao publicist Fred Sternburg denied Khan’s premature announcement that contracts were in place for a November 8 clash in Saudi Arabia. This came after Khan sa Read Full Story >>>