Manny Pacquiao is reportedly saying he’s going to retire after his third fight against Tim Bradley on April 9th. Pacquiao was recently quoted as saying he wanted to continue fighting after the Bradley fight in order to get a much desired rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. so that he could end up career with a big bang. Never the less, Pacquiao is saying he didn’t make those comments and that he’ll definitely be retiring after … Read Article
Boxing in 2015 had arguably its most memorable year in a long, long time.
Finally Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio fought. Wladimir Klitschko was dethroned. Serious contenders faced off and created some deserving champions and some modern greats further enhanced their reputations.
With 2015 having been such a great year for the sport, much is expected of 2016. With all major promoters now showing a willingness to put on the fights the fans want to … Read Article
Stacey Reile has a New Year’s Resolution for 2016 and that is to be an active boxer again. Despite not having a fight in about four years, Reile still trains and says that she is in the best shape of her life. She has been told by matchmakers and promoters that she is being avoided because of her boxing ability. With punching power in both hands and tremendous athleticism, the ambidextrous Reile is one of … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) is counting on Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) coming out of retirement to give him a rematch in the near future so that the two of them can end their careers with a bang. Until then, Pacquiao plans on continuing to fight. Just when he’ll be hanging up his gloves has yet to be determined.
It was thought that Pacquiao would retire after his fight with WBO welterweight champion … Read Article
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum believes that one of the biggest selling points for the third fight between his fighters Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley is the improvements that have been made in Bradley’s fighting style with new trainer Teddy Atlas. Arum thinks that this isn’t the same Bradley that Pacquiao fought in the past in 2012 and 2014, and got the better of in both fights.
Pacquiao lost the first fight in 2012 and … Read Article
Manny Pacquiao likes what he sees in the changes that trainer Teddy Atlas has seemingly made in the fighting style of WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley since he started training him. Pacquiao feels that Bradley is a more aggressive fighter now that Atlas is at the wheel in his training camp, and he’s hoping that Bradley will fight aggressively against him when they get inside the ring on April 9 in their fight on HBO … Read Article
IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook’s promoters at Matchroom Sport are hoping to put together a fight between Brook and former IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) in the summer on June 4th at Wembley Stadium, in London, England. The chances for the Khan vs. Brook fight increased dramatically this past week with 37-year-old Manny Pacquiao agreeing to fight WBO welterweight champ Tim “Desert Storm” Bradley on April 9.
Khan was one of … Read Article
On this day in 1964, in Norfolk, Virginia, Pernell Whitaker was born. Known today as one of the finest defensive fighters in the history of the sport – or arguably as the best-ever – the gifted southpaw achieved plenty as both an amateur and a pro boxer.
Winning a silver medal at the 1982 World Amateur Championships, Whitaker, who was soon given the nickname of “Sweet Pea” due to his slick skills, went one better … Read Article
For boxing fans not already tired of seeing Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KOs) fight WBO welterweight champion Tim Bradley (33-1-1, 13 KOs), they’ll get a chance to see the two of them face each other again on April 9th on HBO pay-per-view from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their promoter Bob Arum, 84, is saying that Pacquiao has made his decision and will be fighting the 32-year-old Bradley next in what will be … Read Article
(Photo credit: Lucas Noonan/Premier Boxing Champions) BETHLEHEM, PA. (December 30, 2015) – Unbeaten Omar Douglas (16-0, 11 KOs) gritted out a 10-round unanimous decision over Frank De Alba (17-2-2, 6 KOs) on Tuesday night’s edition of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes from Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, Pa.
Douglas started to turn up the heat up in round two as he landed two hard … Read Article