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Manny Pacquiao will unretire, fight again

Not many people believed Manny Pacquiao when he announced his retirement back in April. Even at 37 years of age, it seemed like he still had a fight or two left in him, and the same goes for Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather has remained retired, at least for the time being, but Pac Man has reportedly opted to come out of retirement and will fight on either Oct. 29 or Nov. 5 in the...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Deontay Wilder, Chris Arreola, Sammy Vasquez And The Rest Of The Week’s Boxing Schedule

If there’s one thing I can predict with certainty about the week ahead in boxing, it’s that Deontay Wilder’s weird “Eyes Wide Shut” mask will make an appearance. But there’s quite a bit on even apart from the American heavyweight contender’s fight with Chris Arreola (which TQBR’s Jonathan Moreland will be covering live from Alabama), so let’s get into it. Deontay...
Via The Queensbury Rules
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao to return to the ring this fall, promoter Bob Arum says

Moments after he handily defeated Timothy Bradley in their rubber match April 9 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao was asked if he indeed was going to retire like he said he would. “Yes,” he said. “I’m going to go home and spend time...
Via The OC Register
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Annual Nevada boxing award winners announced

Since the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) came into existence in 2013, Floyd “Money” Mayweather has had a strangle-hold on the Nevada Fighter of the Year Award. The gifted Mayweather won the Award three straight years. However, that changes in 2016. BADOU JACK “The Ripper,” who won the WBC super middleweight world title last year as a big underdog, dethroning undefeated...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago

Pacquiao plans to return to the ring Nov. 5

LAS VEGAS (AP) Manny Pacquiao isn't ready to give up his night job just yet. Pacquiao, who said before his last fight in April that he would retire, now plans to return to the ring in November against an opponent who has yet to be selected. Promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday that Pacquiao got permission to take a break from his new duties as a senator in the Philippines to take another...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao is coming out of retirement to box unknown opponent

Manny Pacquiao will box once again. According to Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, promoter Bob Arum said the recently retired boxer will come back to the ring to fight an unknown opponent in either late October or early November in the main event of an HBO fight in Vegas. After beating Timothy Bradley in a unanimous decision back in April, Pacquiao called it quits soon after. Arum told...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring after brief retirement

Manny Pacquiao's retirement didn't last long.Bob Arum, Pacquiao's long-time promoter, told the Guardian that the 37-year-old boxer wants to schedule his next fight despite announcing his retirement in April."He now has given us the go-ahead to shop for a venue and an opponent and see if we can do it on a particular date or dates," Arum said. "We've been trying to work out a date...
Via FOX Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Joe Saunders on Sept 17th Canelo-Smith undercard, Rob Brant wants the fight

Undefeated Minnesota-based middleweight Rob “Bravo” Brant would like to be the contender chosen to face WBO middleweight titlist Billy Joe Saunders on September 17. Saunders (23-0, 12 KOs) announced last week he would be fighting on the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Liam Smith undercard on HBO pay-per-view in the United States, and WBO #9-rated Brant (20-0, 13 KOs) says he thinks...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago

De Carolis confident ahead of fight vs. Zeuge, wants Arthur Abraham rematch

Giovanni De Carolis (24-6, 12 KOs) is confident of retaining his WBA Super Middleweight title on Saturday night when he returns to Germany to face Tyron Zeuge (18-0, 10 KOs) at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin. Having claimed the WBA strap with an eleventh-round TKO win over Vincent Feigenbutz at the Baden-Arena in January, the Italian fighter makes his first defence against another...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago

Gennady Golovkin vs. Kell Brook tickets on sale on July 15th; pre-sale starts on 13th

Tickets for the blockbuster showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Kell Brook go on sale tomorrow. Wednesday, July 13. That’s for O2 Priority Members, while Matchroom Fight Pass members get ticket access on the 14th, and public sales begin on July 15th. Pound-for-pound star Golovkin fights in the UK for the first time in his career and puts his IBF, WBA, WBC and IBO Middleweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago

Kovalev Doesn’t KO Chilemba (Giving Ward Hope?)

Isaac Chilemba neutralized Sergey Kovalev for half of their bout Monday, then somehow left the ring on his own power, making him just the fourth man to do so in Kovalev’s 30 wins.  You have to imagine Andre Ward was watching with a grin at home in advance of their superfight later this year. But should he have been, if he was? The Kovalev-Chilemba bout was meant to be something...
Via The Queensbury Rules
16 days ago  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: Charlie Edwards gets title shot vs. Johnriel Casimero on Golovkin vs. Brook undercard & more

Edwards lands title clash with Casimero Charlie Edwards will challenge Johnriel Casimero for the IBF Flyweight title at The O2 in London on September 10. Former Team GB star Edwards lands the golden opportunity on the undercard of the colossal World Middleweight title clash between pound-for-pound king Gennady Golovkin and IBF Welterweight ruler Kell Brook. Edwards has made a big...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago

Deontay Wilder-Chris Arreola conference call quotes

Deontay Wilder, Chris Arreola and their teams held a conference call to discuss their upcoming bouts. Find the full transcripts here. Chris Arreola Yeah, well, this is my third opportunity and yeah, I’ve been with the Goossen’s for a very long time. Basically since the beginning of my career, it has been just a long road, man. I’ve been working hard. I’ve been working very...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago

Pro boxers N'Dam, Ruenroeng qualify for Rio despite losses

VARGAS, Venezuela (AP) Professional boxers Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand and Hassan N'Dam of Cameroon have won spots at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics despite losing in the final qualifying tournament in Venezuela. Ruenroeng and N'Dam both advanced far enough in the tournament to qualify for Rio even with losses in Friday's bouts. They are the only prominent boxers who took advantage...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Pro boxers N'Dam, Ruenroeng qualify for Rio despite losses

VARGAS, Venezuela (AP) Professional boxers Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand and Hassan N'Dam of Cameroon have won spots at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics despite losing in the final qualifying tournament in Venezuela. Ruenroeng and N'Dam both advanced far enough in the tournament to qualify for Rio even with losses in Friday's bouts. They are the only prominent boxers who took advantage...
Via CSN Chicago
17 days ago

Morales: Gennady Golovkin to fight smaller Kell Brook

Considering Saul "Canelo" Alvarez took so much heat for defending his middleweight title against a welterweight - Amir Khan - in May, it was surprising to hear Friday morning that middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will now do the same.Golovkin will defend his three belts against Kell Brook, who holds one of the welterweight titles, on Sept.
Via LA Daily News
19 days ago

Gennady Golovkin set to face Kell Brook on September 10th

The top middleweight in the world Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is making his first trip to England on September 10th to take on welterweight world champion Kell Brook at the 02 Arena in London, reported by both negotiating parties. Promoters for both sides had been trying to schedule a duel between Chris Eubank Jr. and GGG, but according to Golovkin’s team at K2 promotions, Eubank...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Golovkin to fight welterweight champion Kell Brook in London

Britain's Kell Brook will move up in weight to take on Gennady Golovkin on Sept. 10 in a fight matching two unbeaten champions. Brook, who holds a piece of the welterweight title, will move up two weight classes to fight Golovkin at the 02 arena in London. The fight was negotiated quickly after talks with fellow British fighter Chris Eubank Jr. stalled this week. Promoter Tom...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Gennady Golovkin will face Kell Brook on Sept 10th in London

Gennady Golovkin will defend his Middleweight titles against Welterweight titlist Kell Brook at The O2 in London on September 10, live on Sky Sports Box Office and HBO World Championship Boxing. Apparently Golovkin has decided that if Canelo Alvarez can defend his middleweight title against a British welterweight, well, so can he. It continues the odd and now frequent trend of larger...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago

Arthur Abraham: I’ve never lost in Berlin & I’ll keep it that way

Arthur Abraham (44-5, 29 KOs) says his opponent Tim-Robin Lihaug (15-1, 8 KOs) should expect no sympathy from him when they meet on July 16 at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin. The former two-weight World Champion is aiming to launch another World title assault following his defeat to Gilberto Ramirez in April, and as he prepares for his return to the ring, ‘King Arthur’ knows...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago

Alfonso Gomez vs. Pablo Cesar Cano now cancelled due to Gomez injured, Velez-Alvarado in main event

The exciting 10-round super featherweight bout between Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (23-2-1, 16 KOs) and Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado (23-7, 16 KOs) has been upgraded to the main event on the Estrella TV Boxeo Estelar, broadcast on July 15. The originally scheduled fight between Alfonso Gomez vs. Pablo Cesar Cano has been cancelled due to Gomez sustaining an elbow injury earlier...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago

Carl Frampton workout photos & quotes from Gleason’s

Undefeated Irish star Carl Frampton was officially welcomed to the United States and New York City Thursday by former world champion and Brooklyn-native Paulie Malignaggi before Frampton held a media workout at Gleason’s Gym as he prepares for his matchup with featherweight world champion Leo Santa Cruz taking place Saturday, July 30 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center. ...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago

Breidis Prescott replaces Domonique Dolton, now 3rd set opponent for Levan Ghvamichava

Exciting veteran contender Breidis Prescott (29-7, 21 KOs) battles Georgia’s Levan Ghvamichava (16-2-1, 12 KOs) in the 10-round super welterweight main event of Premier Boxing Champions Toe to Toe Tuesdays July 12 from Robinson Rancheria Resort & Casino in Nice, California. Ghvamichava was scheduled to face undefeated Domonique Dolton, but he was forced to withdraw after suffering...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago

Lihaug: Abraham was my idol, but I’m confident I can win

Tim-Robin Lihaug (15-1, 8 KOs) says he is ready to send his boxing idol Arthur Abraham (44-5, 29 KOs) into retirement on July 16 when the super middleweights square off at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin. In what will be his toughest career assignment, Lihaug will go toe-to-toe with the former two-weight World Champion, a man who inspired the Norwegian fighter’s early career...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
21 days ago
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