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Ancajas, Thai star in unification fight?

By Nick Giongco A crucial meeting in Las Vegas this Saturday will decide if it is feasible to stage a unification fight starring Thai titleholder Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Filipino titlist Jerwin Ancajas early next year. Globetrotting boxing man Sean Gibbons, who represents International Boxing Federation ruler Ancajas, disclosed that Arum of Top Rank Inc. […]

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Broner no pushover

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Broner no pushover

By Nick Giongco Adrien Broner isn’t a mere bump in the road for Manny Pacquiao. The American puncher is actually a major stumbling block for Pacquiao, whose World Boxing Association welterweight crown will be on the line when they face on Jan. 12 or 19 probably in Las Vegas. Parading a 33-3-1 win-loss-draw record with […]

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Before Floyd rematch, Pacquiao meets Broner

World welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao will have his hands full when he clashes with American four-division titleholder Adrien Broner on Jan. 12 or Jan. 19 with Las Vegas as the most likely site. Pacquiao’s fight with Broner is being set up as a prelude to a rematch with one-time tormentor Floyd Mayweather as Broner and […]

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Floyd says fight with Russian star will happen

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Former world welterweight boxing champion Floyd Mayweather insisted Wednesday he plans to fight mixed martial arts star Khabib Nurmagomedov following the Russian’s victory over Conor McGregor. In comments to the TMZ Sports website, Mayweather was adamant that a fight with Nurmagomedov was “happening” provided it took place in the boxing ring. […]

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Boxing goes heavy on foreign tourneys

By Nick Giongco A buildup heavy on overseas competitions await the national boxing team as it revs up for its quest to dominate the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, head coach Ronald Chavez said yesterday. After attending a crucial meeting over the weekend in Baguio City, Chavez believes that a blending of 70-30 (foreign exposure-training camp) […]

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Blueprint for boxers’ success eyed

A show of force in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games here is what the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is gunning for as the entire team members converge this weekend for a crucial meeting in Baguio City. ABAP secretary general Ed Picson said boxers in the elite and down to pool members […]

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