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Marcial denies rift with ABAP

Marcial denies rift with ABAP

Boxer Eumir Felix Marcial, who booked a ticket to the Olympics earlier this year in Amman, Jordan, belied persistent reports that a rift had developed between him and his association – the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP). Marcial said that he has the highest regard for the officials of the national sports association for boxing and […]

Tennis exec still anxious to restart

By Kristel Satumbaga         The Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) will carefully study the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) resolution on the resumption of outdoor activities including its sport in light with the country’s coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation. Philta President Atty. Antonio Cablitas said he will convene with fellow officials regarding the resolution where […]

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Holyfield willing to face Tyson in exhibition

  Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has said he is open to facing one-time rival Mike Tyson in a trilogy fight for charity on the condition that Tyson asks for the bout to be set up. Tyson, 53, fought two epic bouts with Holyfield, 57, during their professional careers, including their controversial 1997 encounter in […]

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Fury hopes to ‘give fans what they want’ with Joshua fight

Tyson Fury said he was eager to give British boxing fans what they want by fighting Anthony Joshua for the undisputed world heavyweight title but he said the duo must focus on their immediate opponents to make such a match happen. Fury won the WBC title in Las Vegas three months ago with a seventh-round […]

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Boxing may return in Vegas next month

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Boxing could be back on in Las Vegas in June, with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to consider bout applications at a May 27 meeting. The meeting, which will be via telephone rather than in-person as coronavirus social distancing measures remain in place, will be the NSAC’s first since it shut […]

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Pacquiao eyes another mega fight vs Floyd next year

  BY NICK GIONGCO             It doesn’t look as if Manny Pacquiao is bothered by the possibility of sitting out the rest of 2020. With major sports on hold owing to the COVID-29 pandemic, Pacquiao has began the process of accepting the likelihood that he might not even get the […]

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