Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez vs. Juan Francisco Estrada could have been a draw. But two of the judges scored it in favor of Juan Francisco Estrada, one even seeing him win nine of the twelve rounds! … [Read more...] about Was Chocolatito Gonzalez Victim of Boxing’s Unwritten Code?
Manny Pacquiao Falls to the WBA's Consistent Inconsistency Likened to a military situation, Manny Pacquiao failed to protect his flank as he plans his return to ring action including potential clashes with MMA star Conor McGregor and a rising boxing lightweight phenomenon Ryan Garcia. … [Read more...] about The WBA unfairly stripped Manny Pacquiao of welterweight title
Instead of ruing the proverbial lost chicks before they are hatched, Manny Pacquiao simply viewed potential foe Conor McGregor's recent UFC knockout defeat to Dustin Poirier at UFC 257 as part of the beauty of competition, i.e. nothing is certain as anything can happen. … [Read more...] about Manny Pacquiao has to decide on his next opponent before the WBC or PBC do it for him
As days passed by, it is becoming definitive that Manny Pacquiao is all in for a fight versus UFC star Conor McGregor being organized by a group somewhere in the Middle East. … [Read more...] about Will The WBA Sanction Manny Pacquiao vs. Conor McGregor?
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso To many boxing observers, the surprisingly massive fan interest in two recent fights, one in the super flyweight marking the passing of the old year and the other in the lightweight ushering the new year, could be sending a message---and warning. … [Read more...] about The “Three Kings” Pacquiao, Crawford and Spence must fight each other or the welterweight division loses relevance
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?”