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Osman, Julaton lead the charge for women’s mixed martial arts in Asia

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Two of the leading lights in women’s mixed martial arts in Asia are facing off on August 29, at the Dubai World Trade Center, and fans all over the world will be tuning in to watch.

Posted: July 29th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Freddie Roach: Chris Algieri difficult foe

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Manny Pacquiao,  with coach Freddie Roach. AP FILE PHOTO

Many boxing pundits are quick to dismiss Chris Algieri as a worthy challenger to Manny Pacquiao’s World Boxing Organization welterweight crown.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Fil-Am nurse-turned-boxer ready for first pro fight

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Why in the world would Filipino-American Joel Siapno, a bright young 22-year-old who recently graduated with a nursing degree from Oakland’s Samuel Merritt University, want to put his career on pause all for a shot at boxing, perhaps the most violent and dead-end of all sports?



Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Pacquiao stakes welterweight title vs Algieri

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Fighting Manny Pacquiao with a crown on the line and big money on the side are too hard to pass up for Chris Algieri.

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao ready to face taller Chris Algieri

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Rep. Manny Pacquiao. FILE PHOTO

World eight-division boxing champ and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao is ready to face Chris Algieri atop the ring on Nov. 23 if this is what his promoter Bob Arum wants.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Julaton to face Mazepa in MMA duel in Dubai

Photo from Ana Julaton.com

Former WBO and IBA boxing world champion Ana Julaton will take on decorated wushu and kickboxing champion, Irina Mazepa in Dubai on Aug. 29.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Maidana bets he’ll defeat unbeaten Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws a left at Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. AFP FILE PHOTO

Marcos Maidana is so confident he will beat undefeated world champion Floyd Mayweather that he said Monday he would risk his prize money for their September 13 welterweight rematch.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Algieri looms as Pacquiao’s next opponent

Looks like Chris Algieri is now a lock to be Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent on Nov. 23 at Venetian Casino in Macau.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Farenas KOs Davis, gains IBF title crack

MICHAEL Farenas finally gained  a world title shot after stopping American Mark Davis in the eighth round of their IBF junior lightweight bout eliminator Wednesday night (Thursday morning in Manila) in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The 30-year-old Farenas, who broke into prominence when he decked renowned Cuban fighter Yuriorkis Gamboa two years ago before losing via unanimous [...]

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Crawford stops Gamboa, keeps lightweight belt

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Terence “Bud” Crawford stopped Cuba’s Yuriorkis Gamboa in the ninth round Saturday night to successfully defend his WBO lightweight belt in a match of unbeaten fighters.

Posted: June 29th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Fiery Pagara brothers live up to hype, stop Mexican foes

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Brothers Jason and Albert Pagara stopped their Mexican rivals Saturday night, providing a glimpse of Philippine boxing’s bright future in the twin mainers of “Pinoy Pride 26” at Waterfront Cebu Hotel and Casino here.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Donnie Nietes chases ‘Flash’ record in US defense of WBO crown

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Donnie “Ahas” Nietes will be chasing history when he returns to the ring in the United States in November.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Chris Algieri new frontrunner as next foe for Pacquiao

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Newly crowned World Boxing Organization light welterweight title-holder Chris Algieri wants Manny Pacquiao for his next fight.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

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