Rigondeaux wins in 104 seconds

By Supersport.com Guillermo Rigondeaux remained undefeated by knocking out Sod Looknongyangtoy in 1 minute and 44 seconds in Macau on Saturday. The Cuban, a former Olympic Games and world amateur champion, retained his WBA and WBO super-bantamweight titles when he overwhelmed the veteran from Thailand. The 33-year-old champion improved his…

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Rigondeaux stops Kokietgym; Shiming wins

By ESPN.Go.com Junior featherweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux defended his titles by knocking out Sod Kokietgym at 1:44 minutes into the first round at the Cotai Arena in Macao, China on Saturday. Rigondeaux (14-0, 9 KOs) sent Kokietgym to the canvas with a right hook to the head, followed by a…

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Brian Viloria KOs Mexican in Macau

By Carlo Pamintuan, Yahoo PH Sports The Brian Viloria of old is back. The Hawaiian Punch landed a picture perfect left hand to the liver of Jose Alfredo Zuniga to score a fifth round knockout victory at the Cotai Arena in Macau. Viloria raised his record to 34 wins against…

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WBC remembers The Great Nelson Mandela

The World Boxing Council, is commemorating the birth of Nelson Mandela, The historical pacifist leader, who was passionate about sport and an exemplary human being. Mandela dedicated his life to fighting against the evil of apartheid. He was imprisoned for 27 years. Two years after his release, he was elected President…

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Japanese Okada, Saguilan meet face-to-face

  Nery “Pantera” Saguilán and Sheiichi Okada promised to offer a scream contest next Saturday in the Azul Ixtapa Convention Center. At a press conference on Thursday afternoon in the lobby of the convention center complex located in the Azul Ixtapa Hotel, the stars of the boxing card called “The…

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Telmex Foundation assures $150K to Jose Sulaiman Fund

The World Boxing Council and the Nevada Community Foundation are extremely happy to announce a historic agreement between the WBC and Telmex Foundation. Under the agreement, Telmex will provide a $150,000 sponsorship to the Jose Sulaiman Boxers Fund. Telmex will deposit the sponsorship moneys directly with the Nevada Community Foundation.…

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Boxers Drugged On Fight Night, Pulled Out From Card

From BangkokPost.com Two star boxers from a camp in Bangkok were drugged before their fights, causing them to be withdrawn from the card at Ratchadamnoen Boxing Stadium on Wednesday. The two boxers are Seksan Or. Khwanmuang and Phet Authong Or. Khwanmuang. They were believed to have been drugged after the morning…

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Tete Acquires Vacant IBF 115Lb Belt In Japan

By Joe Koizumi, Ring-japan.com KOBE, Japan — Elongated southpaw Zolati Tete (20-3, 16 KOs), 114, from South Africa, easily acquired the vacant IBF super-flyweight belt as he stuck southpaw jabs all night, whipped previously unbeaten ex-Japanese champ Teiru Kinoshita (19-1-1, 3 KOs), 115, and scored a very unanimous decision on…

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Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri agreement reached for Nov. 22

By Lem Satterfield, Ringtv.craveonline.com Manny Pacquiao and Chris Algieri have reached an agreement to fight on Nov. 22 in Macau, China, the fighters’ promoters told RingTV.com Tuesday evening. “Nothing is signed, but we did come to an agreement, and I’ll let them tell you about it, because that’s part of…

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Pacquiao faces Algieri Nov. 22 in Macau

Now it is official. Manny Pacquiao will takes on Chris Algieri in Macau, China on November 22. The scheduled 12-round contest is set in welterweight. The hardhitting Filipino won his last two fights via decision against Brandon Rios in Macau lastyear and Timothy Bradley in a rematch in Las Vegas…

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Chris Algieri, Manny Pacquiao’s next foe, not your typical boxer

By Ryan Songalia, Rappler.com MANILA, Philippines – After fourteen hours of negotiations in his Bronx, New York office throughout Tuesday, Joe DeGuardia could finally let out a laugh of relief. His promotional company, Star Boxing, had finalized terms to pit their fighter Chris Algieri against WBO welterweight titleholder Manny Pacquiao…

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Concepcion, Penalosa Help Each Other In Final Workout

FORMER two-time world title challenger Bernabe “Kamaong Llave” Concepcion and unbeaten prospect Dodie Boy Penalalosa Jr wasted no time in the final phase of their training. Reports coming from Manila, Philippines stated Concepcion (32-6-1, 18 KOs) and Penalosa (12-0, 11 KOs) engaged in 6-round sparring at the Elorde Gym at…

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Roach Says Shiming Is Ready To Rock, Will Be Too Fast For Foe

By Michael Woods, The Sweet Science Freddie Roach would have liked the sparring partners he thought he had set up for ZouShiming in Macau to actually be there. But they weren’t…and Dedham Freddie isn’t getting grumpy about it. Coach Roach said on Monday evening (US time) Shiming… Continue Reading

Japan’s Kinoshita Names Possible IBF Super Fly Title Challenger

THREE names were mentioned as alternative challenger should Japanese fighter Teiru Kinoshita (19-0-1, 3 KOs) wins the vacant IBF super flyweight title this weekend. IBF Pan Pacific king Jerwin Ancajas (20-1-1, 12 KOs) of the Philippines, Hongkong’s Rex Tso (13-0, 8 KOs), and Japanese national titlist Yohei Tobe (8-1, 5 KOs)…

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Koki Kameda Finds New Gym

Former world champion Koki Kameda (32-1, 17 KOs) is aggressive on finding a way towards getting another world title shot by trying to move to another gym, according to report from Japan. Japan Times reported Kameda’s intention of moving to United Gym after Japan Boxing Commission (JBC) kept its position…

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Roach Told To Get Pacquiao Ready For Algieri

American trainer Freddie Roach can make suggestion but Bob Arum is in position to do the decision. Roach has agreed in principle of giving Chris Algieri the chance of facing Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 22 in Macau, China. Should he has the final words, Roach wanted Ruslan  Provodnikov to face Pacquiao but…

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McTavish subs ref in Dapudong-Sithyatha title fight

International Boxing Organization (IBO) assigned veteran referee Bruce McTavish in a championship fight on Friday, July 18 in East London, South Africa. McTavish, a Kiwi that lives more than half of his age in Angeles City in the Philippines, will be the third man in the ring in the scheduled…

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