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Manny Pacquiao to retire from boxing in 2016
By Agence France Press, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 Aug 2014
MANILA, Philippines—Sarangani Representative and world boxing champ Manny Pacquiao revealed plans to retire from boxing in 2016.
Pacquiao, who has won an unprecedented eight boxing world titles in different divisions, said he might instead join the senatorial race under the United Nationalist Al Read Full Story >>>
Welterweight Brandon Rios' demeanor doesn't match his tough words
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 01 Aug 2014
LAS VEGAS — Brandon Rios is a guy who never projected anything but the utmost confidence. He may not have been the most gifted boxer or talented athlete, but Rios always came across as the ultimate tough guy.
A smirk would frequently cross his face, as if he dared you to cross him.
The one thi Read Full Story >>>
Ideas For Provodnikov's Next..Rios-Chaves Winner, Herrera..And Maybe Bradley
By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science, 01 Aug 2014
Knowing what I do about human nature, and his demeanor, I do think that whoever gloves up with Ruslan Provodnikov next better be at his very best, and expecting a dialed-in and fully focued Siberian Rocky.
So, who gets that maybe unenviable task, the fight after the one in which he dropped Chris Read Full Story >>>
Brandon Rios vs. Diego Chaves Fight Preview, Complete Fight Card
By Murtz Jaffer, Inside Fights, 01 Aug 2014
Brandon Rios meets Diego Chaves on HBO: Boxing After Dark this Saturday and we have all of the deers for you.
The night’s main event features Brandon Rios who will step inside the ring for the first time since losing to Manny Pacquiao in 2013. Rios has had epic showdowns with both Mike Alvarado a Read Full Story >>>
Kovalev In Good Place, But Others Would Marvel at Thawing of Cold War
By Bernard Fernandez, The Sweet Science, 01 Aug 2014
It probably isn’t in any of the history lessons taught in the classrooms of Chelyabinsk, Russia, which is the hometown of WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, or even in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., where he now resides. Like many American citizens who were born in these United States and never Read Full Story >>>
Lem’s latest: Briggs storms Klitschko’s training camp
By Lem Satterfield, RingTV.com, 01 Aug 2014
In a video that simply has to be seen to be believed, Shannon Briggs, the last American heavyweight titleholder, stormed the South Florida training camp of RING champion Wladimir Klitschko on July 29 and demanded a fight.
Klitschko (62-3, 52 knockouts), also holder of the IBF, WBA and WBO belts, Read Full Story >>>
Trainer: Danny Jacobs Not Afraid of Golovkin
By Steve Waters, Tha Boxing Voice, 01 Aug 2014
Danny Jacobs is taking on Jarrod Fletcher of Australia on Aug 9th on the undercard of the Danny Garcia vs Rod Salka, knowing that if he wins he will be the mandatory challenger for undefeated, hard hitting, Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin.
in a recent interview with ThaBoxingVoice.com, Jacobs head Read Full Story >>>
Stiverne manager expects September purse bid, aims for November Wilder date
By Phil D. Jay, World Boxing News, 01 Aug 2014
WBN have been informed that Bermane Stiverne could fight it out with mandatory challenger Deontay Wilder as early as November by the WBC heavyweight champion's manager Camille Estephan.
The pair have been stipulated to face each other next by the World Boxing Council's President Mauricio Sulaiman Read Full Story >>>
TODAY! Final Rios-Chaves & Vargas-Novikov Vegas News Conf - 1:30 PM PT
PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2014
BRANDON RIOS vs. DIEGO CHAVES JESSIE VARGAS vs. ANTON NOVIKOV
FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE
Today! Thursday, July 31 at 1:30 P.M. PT
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas - Gracia 4 & 8
Streamed Live at 4:30 P.M. ET / 1:30 Read Full Story >>>
Roach: Pacquiao's experience will be too much for Algieri
By Dennis Principe, Solar News (PH), 31 Jul 2014
Hall-of-fame trainer Freddie Roach believes that the style of upcoming opponent Chris Algieri will not pose a threat to Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao.
According to Roach, Pacquiao’s experience will eventually be too much for Algieri despite the New Yorker’s unbeaten slate of 20-0 with Read Full Story >>>
Brandon Rios on his upcoming bout and Pacquiao being the best. Also with Bryant Jennings & James Stevenson – On The Ropes #220
By Jenna Jay, OTR Boxing Radio, 31 Jul 2014
“On The Ropes” Boxing Radio returns once again this week with host Jenna J to cover all the hottest news in the sport of boxing. In this episode I will talk about the HBO event that took place this past Saturday night, in which IBO/WBA champ, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin successfully defended his titles b Read Full Story >>>
Fighter Brandon Rios says he’s back, headlines weekend card at the Cosmo
By Ray Brewer, Las Vegas Sun, 31 Jul 2014
In one quick year, boxer Brandon Rios has gone from fighting to defend his championship belt to fighting to remain relevant in the sport.
Rios, who has lost his past two fights, headlines an HBO card Saturday inside the Chelsea Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan, taking on Argentina’s Diego Chaves in a Read Full Story >>>
ABEL SANCHEZ ON GOLOVKIN'S WIN OVER GEALE: "IT'S GONNA TAKE A LOT MORE THAN A RIGHT HAND TO KEEP HIM OFF OF YOU"
By Percy Crawford, FightHype.com, 31 Jul 2014
"He was determined to go out there and make a statement and he sure did...He's just such a determined guy that it's gonna take a lot more than a right hand to keep him off of you. You gotta throw combinations. A right hand is not gonna be enough, and he's so strong that even off balance he was able Read Full Story >>>
5 Sports Stars Who are Also Into Other Sports
International Business Times, 31 Jul 2014
Although several notable athletes have established themselves in their respective sports, not many fans are aware that a few exemplary individuals actually thrived in more than one. Some of these legends made their mark in two or more areas, garnering awards in these sports and being regarded as the Read Full Story >>>
ALA GYM OPENS NEW WORLD-CLASS FITNESS CENTER IN MANILA
PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2014
World-renowned ALA Boxing & Fitness Gym marked another milestone as it opens its first company-owned gym in Manila located at #25 Balete Drive, New Manila, Quezon City. This is in line with ALA Gym's aim in providing not only p Read Full Story >>>
Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez bigger than Mayweather vs Pacquiao today, insists legendary matchmaker
By Joseph Herron , Fight Saga, 31 Jul 2014
After stopping former IBF/WBA Middleweight Champion Daniel Geale in just three rounds on HBO this past weekend, Gennady Golovkin has become the toast of the boxing world once again.
Although the fighter most affectionately known as “Triple G” is currently a red hot commodity among boxing die-hard Read Full Story >>>
Zou, Abregu to fight on Pacquiao-Algieri PPV card; media tour to commence on Aug. 25
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, 31 Jul 2014
Zou Shiming and Luis Carlos Abregu will appear in fights on the Pacquiao-Algieri PPV card
The undercard for Pacquiao-Algieri Nov. 22 (HBO PPV) is coming together, and it doesn't look exciting. Zou Shiming (5-0, 1 KO) will appear in his first scheduled 12-rounder against an opponent to be announ Read Full Story >>>
SHAWN PORTER SAYS EXPERIENCE WITH BIGGER NAMES GIVES HIM THE UPPER HAND AGAINST KELL BROOK
By Ben Thompson, FightHype.com, 31 Jul 2014
"I feel that all the experience that I had in the amateurs has been great for me, and has made me where I am as a pro and all the experience that I've had now as a pro has got me to the point that I'm at right now where I just feel very comfortable. I feel very excited about my matches, I'm excited Read Full Story >>>
DANNY GARCIA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2014
DANNY GARCIA HOSTS PHILADELPHIA MEDIA WORKOUT BEFORE HIS AUG. 9 FIGHT AGAINST ROD SALKA AT BARCLAYS CENTER IN BROOKLYN, NY LIVE ON SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®
PHILADELPHIA(July 30, 2014) - Unified Super Lightwei Read Full Story >>>
PHOTOS: RIOS, MOSLEY MEDIA DAY
PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jul 2014
July 30, 2014, Las Vegas, Nevada -- Former World Lightweight champion Brandon Rios of Oxnard,Ca. works out with trainer Robert Garcia (R) during media day Wednesday at theTop Rank Gym for his eagerly-anticipated 2014 Read Full Story >>>