Heading into the WBO bantamweight title fight between Filipino defending champion Johnriel Casimero and Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah on September 26, 2020 in the US, top fighters from the two countries have met in ten main event contests since the 1960s. … [Read more...] about Philippines vs. Ghana Boxing Rivalry: Johnriel Casimero vs. Duke Micah
Former Fil-Am world boxing champion now US based free lance boxing manager Morris East finally broke his silence recently and hit back at some sports journalists in the mainstream and social media in the Philippines who put out patently biased stories that tended to paint him as an opportunist exploiter. … [Read more...] about Morris East Breaks Silence Over “Biased” Media Reporting On Johnriel Casimero Las Vegas Lawsuit
Who says boxing would not deliver the usual thrill and excitement and surprise most of us, hardcore fanatics in this Covid-19 constrained fight environment? … [Read more...] about Povetkin vs. Usyk About Time; Terence Crawford vs. Tim Tszyu, Anyone?
Johnriel Casimero should continue to stay in the US and wait for the arrival of Naoya Inoue to firm up their still to be rescheduled world bantamweight title unification under Bob Arum's Top Rank Promotions. … [Read more...] about Johnriel Casimero should stay in the USA as Naoya Inoue could fly in anytime
Floyd Mayweather To Fight Again, Who Cares? Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. is reportedly deep in serious training for a projected comeback when boxing returns possibly under a new normal of face mask wearing crowd assembly restrictions and physical distancing. … [Read more...] about Is Floyd Mayweather Still Relevant Today? Fans Could Be Fed Up With His Boring Style
If there is one positive thing in the ongoing Wuhan Corona Virus global crisis, it is that it prompts people to be practical and realistic. … [Read more...] about The Covid crisis has Bob Arum reconsidering a Pacquiao vs. Crawford fight outside the USA
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