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World Boxing Super Series Semifinals, Tue, 23 Jan 2018

LIVE IN CANADA STARTING THIS SATURDAY EXCLUSIVELY ON SUPER CHANNEL EDMONTON, Canada (January 22, 2018) - Super Channel, the No. 1 destination network for Canadian boxing fans, will air the upcoming semifinals of the popular World  
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Undefeated Bantamweight sensation Christian Carto takes on James Smith in headlining bout on Friday, March 2nd at The SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, Tue, 23 Jan 2018
Philadelphia, Penn. (January 22, 2018)--Popular and undefeated bantamweight Christian Carto will headline a packed night of boxing when he takes on James Smith in an eight-round bout on Friday, March 2nd at The SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia. The card is promoted by King's Promotions. Carto  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Gets His Own Day In City He Has Nothing To Do With, Tue, 23 Jan 2018

TMZ SPORTS -- Floyd Mayweather keeps racking up the accolades, this time getting his very own day in a major American city ... that doesn't seem to have anything to do with Floyd. It went down back on January 17 when Floyd   
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By G. Leon,, Tue, 23 Jan 2018
Per usual, Arum gives Boxingtalkers another must read interview It's a very busy time for Top Rank, you guys have a ton of shows coming up. And it's to stay busy for many, many years because now we don't have to sit around and waiting for dates and so forth. They [ESPN] give us the dates and we   Read Full Story >>>

Hey Harold!: Matthysse-Kiram, Linares-Gesta
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Tue, 23 Jan 2018
HBO's Harold Lederman lends his quick insight to this weekend's HBO card, headlined by Lucas Matthysse vs. Tewa Kiram. Jorge Linares will also be serving as prime support to the main event, taking on Mercito Gesta. Here's what Harold had to say... "January the 27th, very interesting doublehead  Read Full Story >>>

Weekend Review: Spence Impressive, Easter Struggles, More
By Michael Rosenthal,, Tue, 23 Jan 2018
BIGGEST WINNER Errol Spence: Who’s the No. 1 fighter pound for pound? Depends when you ask. After Vasyl Lomachenko fights, everyone seems to agree “it doesn’t get better than that.” After Terence Crawford fights, you shake your head and say “Damn. Maybe this guy is the best.” And after Mike  Read Full Story >>>

ALA open to hosting Donaire training camp
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 23 Jan 2018
ALA Boxing Gym’s doors are open to Filipino star Nonito Donaire Jr. if he decides to set up camp here in Cebu. “I talked to his wife Rachel. (I) Told them Nonito is always welcome whenever he wants to train in Cebu. However, they have not finalized the plans yet,” said ALA Promotions president Mi  Read Full Story >>>

By Maloney L. Samaco,, Mon, 22 Jan 2018

There is another flyweight world title fight on the card "Superfly 2" on February 24 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. But it won't be part of HBO's coverage in the United States. Former two-division world title  
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Gesta says he has learned a lot since 2012 loss
By Dale Rosal, Cebu Daily News, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
HIS FIRST shot at a world title was unsuccessful, but Cebuano boxer Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta vowed to learn from that loss and use that setback as motivation for his upcoming fight against World Boxing Association (WBA) world lightweight champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares. The 30-year-old Ge  Read Full Story >>>

Nietes eager to stamp mark in US
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
THE fighters in boxing’s smallest weight division rarely get any attention outside of Asia, especially in the lucrative US market, which is centered mostly on the bigger weight divisions. But with the rise, and eventual fall, of former-pound-for pound king Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, and HBO Bo  Read Full Story >>>

A victory against Deontay Wilder could setup Luis Ortiz vs Anthony Joshua
By Jon Bruce, RingNews24, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
The Barclays Centre in Brooklyn on 3rd March will take us another step closer to having an undisputed, unified Heavyweight World Champion as Deontay Wilder defends his WBC Title against Luis Ortiz. The winner will hopefully go up against IBF & WBC Champion Anthony Joshua should he be successful in t  Read Full Story >>>

Mares on Santa Cruz Rematch, Valdez-Quigg, Frampton-Donaire
By Francisco Pimentel,, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Abner Mares, the WBA "regular" featherweight champion, revealed his plans for 2018, including the possibility of a rematch against the WBA 'super' champ Leo Santa Cruz, as well as the chance of enrolling in a tournament with the best featherweights of the world and other great rivals. The native   Read Full Story >>>

Can Nonito Donaire upset Carl Frampton in Belfast?
By Jon Bruce, RingNews24, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
Nonito Donaire will fight in the UK for the first time later this year; he makes the trip over to Belfast to challenge Carl Frampton on 21st April at the SSE Arena with another World Title shot being the likely prize for the victor. The Filipino Flash has had a tremendous career and the 4 weight   Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Mon, 22 Jan 2018

Toto Landero Pontevedra, Negros Occidental native Toto Landero has earned a world title shot against WBA world minimumweight champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong popularly known as Knockout CP Freshmart scheduled on March  
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DiBella Doubts Arum Wants to Put Crawford in With Spence Now
By Keith Idec,, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
NEW YORK – Lou DiBella doesn’t dispute Terence Crawford’s greatness. Crawford’s last two wins were a knockout of Julius Indongo, who’s now promoted by DiBella, and a technical knockout of Felix Diaz, who’s also promoted by DiBella. If Crawford fights Errol Spence Jr. at some point, DiBella envisi  Read Full Story >>>

ERROL SPENCE JR Against Two of the Elites
By Sergio Martinez,, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
147-pound IBF champion Errol Spence added to his growing legend and made his case to be included on the mythical possible pound-for-pound list. Spence’s beatdown of former two-time welterweight champion Lamont Peterson was as poetic as it was brutal. The champion from Texas coarsened Peterson with h  Read Full Story >>>

WBA #3 Navarrete demolishes Porras in two, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
WBA #3, WBO #9 super bantamweight Emmanuel “El Vaquero” Navarrete (23-1, 20 KOs) showed why he is a serious contender with a spectacular second round knockout Glenn “The Rock” Porras (32-7, 19 KOs) on Saturday night at the Deportivo de los Trabajadores del Metro in Mexico City. Navarrette dropped Po  Read Full Story >>>


Jayson Mama hurt Michael Camelion with a right hook to the body before decking him with head shots in the ninth round. Camelion got up but signaled to Referee Atty Danrex Tapdasan that he had enough. Time 1:43. Mama won th  
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The Fight of the Century?
By Johnathan Lee Iverson ,, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
As it stands, Lomenchenko, Crawford and Spence are among the very best in the practice of cerebral brutality… “Errol Spence and Terence Crawford are on a collision course” was the thought that rang out in my consciousness upon the conclusion of Spence’s violent clinic versus the formidable yet ov  Read Full Story >>>

Why Pacquiao vs Lomachenko is more smoke than actual fire
By Ed C. Tolentino,, Mon, 22 Jan 2018
YOU can understand the trepidation boxing fans felt when Manny Pacquiao announced that his team was negotiating for a possible showdown with Vasyl Lomachenko, the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight (130 lbs.) champion and consensus pound-for-pound king in boxing today. Th  Read Full Story >>>

Daniel Biaz Scores Unanimous Decision at Fight Nite at the Scottish Rite Presented by TMB & PRB Entertainment, Sun, 21 Jan 2018

SAN ANTONIO, TX (January 20, 2018) - Tonight TMB & PRB Entertainment presented "Fight Nite at the Scottish Rite", an eight-bout event that took place at the Scottish Rite Theatre in San Antonio, TX. In the four-round main eve  
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By Marlon Bernardino,, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
GRANDMASTER Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. downed Fide Master David Elorta, 7-5, to win their match-up in the first-ever Philippine Chess Blitz Online Face Off Series on Saturday, January 20, 2018, dubbed as "Grudge Match" at the Alabang Hills Village, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The match was very cl  Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence serves notice to loaded welterweight division with dominant TKO of Lamont Peterson
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
The welterweight division is arguably boxing’s best. It is loaded with talent, including several men who have a claim as the sport’s mythical pound-for-pound king. Errol Spence Jr. staked his claim as the division’s best on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn with a thorough victory over   Read Full Story >>>

Why an air-conditioner is a valuable training tool for Jerwin Ancajas
By Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
Jerwin Ancajas' coach has taken extra measures to make sure the world junior bantamweight champion will be 100% healthy during his US debut against Israel Gonzalez next month. In his fight in Belfast, Northern Ireland, last November, the Filipino champion battled through cough and cold before he   Read Full Story >>>

Shocker: Boxers forced to flee ring as ASTONISHING crowd violence erupts at top French boxing event
World Boxing News, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
Crowd violence marred a top event at Palais des Sports Marcel Cerdan in Hauts-de-Seine, France on Saturday night as one of the contests was forced to be abandoned. As the vacant International Boxing Organization super-lightweight title contest between Marvin Petit and Samir Kasmi reached the seve  Read Full Story >>>

By Maloney L. Samaco,, Sun, 21 Jan 2018

Jerwin Ancajas has reached the peak of his training for his February 3 fight against Mexico's Israel Gonzalez and has tapered his preparations in Magallanes, Cavite. “We are starting to slow it down,” Ancajas told Man  
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Spence Jr. stops Peterson and calls out Thurman Jr.
By Rich Mazon ,, Sun, 21 Jan 2018

Brooklyn, New York - Boxing needed a big welcome in the new year and 2018 got it from one of its rising stars - International Boxing Federation (IBF) welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. (22-0, 19 KOs). Spence Jr., 2  
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Lightweight World Champion Robert Easter Defeats Javier Fortuna in SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Co-Feature Don’t Miss The Replay Monday, January 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT On SHOWTIME EXTREME BROOKLYN (Jan. 21, 2018) – Un  
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Spence Slaughters Peterson
By Robert Ecksel,, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
Errol Spence Jr. successfully defended his IBF welterweight title by stopping former two-division champion Lamont Peterson… Saturday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, in a fight televised live on Showtime Championship Boxing, IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. (23-0, 20   Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence Takes Run At Pound For Pound Top Slot, Smashes Peterson in BK
By Michael Woods,, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
The Truth, is that what we should be referring to him? How abaut severe badass? How about pound for pound number three..or two? Or better? Errol Spence had his way with respected vet Lamont Peterson, punishing the willing but out-gunner hitter and forcing a stoppage after seven rounds on Saturday ni  Read Full Story >>>

Errol Spence Drops, Beats Down Lamont Peterson For TKO Win, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York - In his first defense of the IBF welterweight title, Errol Spence (23-0, 20 KOs) beat down former two-division beltholder Lamont Peterson (35-4-1, 17 KOs) over seven rounds for a TKO win. Peterson's corner stopped the fight before the start of the eight. In th  Read Full Story >>>

Arum rolls out red carpet for IBF champ Ancajas
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum is rolling the red carpet for Jerwin Ancajas, the fast-rising Filipino star who makes his US debut on Feb. 3 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Arum, whose Top Rank Inc. is staging Ancajas’ fourth defense of the International Boxing Federation sup  Read Full Story >>>

Age won’t be factor in title defense, says Nietes
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
Donnie “Ahas” Nietes, the reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight champion, said age would not be a factor when he defends his crown against Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina on February 24 in HBO Boxing After Dark’s Superfly 2 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. The 35-year old  Read Full Story >>>

Peterson: Beating Spence, Others Would Get Me to Hall of Fame
By Keith Idec,, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
NEW YORK – Lamont Peterson was optimistic, yet honest. He doesn’t consider what he has accomplished thus far in boxing worthy of induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The two-division champion is confident, though, that he can change how he is viewed historically by upsetting Erro  Read Full Story >>>

Spence on Thurman: Why Not Try To Get My Belt? Why Not Unify?, Sun, 21 Jan 2018
Ask boxing fans which fights are top of their 2018 wishlist, and a certain all-American Welterweight unification is likely to feature frequently. Errol Spence is hoping to unify his IBF crown against WBC and WBA 'Super' Champion Keith Thurman later this year. First, he makes the maiden defence  Read Full Story >>>


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