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Ancajas returns to Fresno for 6th defense

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Jerwin Ancajas is returning to Fresno to make the sixth defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title on Sept. 14, the Filipino champion’s US agent said on Friday. In the presence of IBF president Daryl Peoples and other executives, Sean Gibbons said Ancajas will risk the IBF […]

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Movements factor in MP’s showdown with Matthysse

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Two Filipino fighters – a current world champion and a former titleholder – share the same opinion regarding Manny Pacquiao’s bid to dethrone World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight king Lucas Matthysse this Sunday. Movement, according to reigning International Boxing Federation super-flyweight titlist Jerwin Ancajas and ex-World Boxing Organization bantam […]

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PH boxers  ready for  Asian Games

By Jerome Lagunzad The country’s top boxers all looked primed up for next month’s Asian Games. A pair of local boxing contingents supported by the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines made the country proud as they took home four golds in two international tournaments in Asia. Cagayan de Oro pride Carlo Paalam, 20, […]

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De La Hoya makes prediction for Pacquiao-Matthysse fight

Oscar De La Hoya has two visions of Sunday’s world welterweight title fight starring Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse.

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Matthysse determined to keep focus

By Nick Giongco KUALA LUMPUR – Lucas Matthysse has kept himself surrounded with familiar faces since arriving in the Malaysian capital as the Argentine world welterweight king psyches himself up for this Sunday’s clash with Manny Pacquiao. Even his choice of food intake is being carefully watched with less than a week remaining before his […]

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Pacquiao shouldn’t stand in front of Matthysse – Wright

By Nick Giongco Former world champion Ronald ‘Winky’ Wright has a piece of advice for Many Pacquiao, who faces Argentine strongman Lucas Matthysse on July 15 in Malaysia. Don’t stand in front of Matthysse, the American fighter told boxingscene.

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