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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Marcos Maidana UD 12 Adrien Broner is SPB's "Upset of the Year"

Marcos Maidana shuts Broners Mouth

Adrien "The Problem" Broner's fight with Marcos "El Chino" Maidana was his second in the welterweight division. Most, if not all, boxing writers, and experts predicted that the then former undefeated boxer from Cincinnati would easily outpoint the hard-hitting Argentinean. And Broner would successfully defend the welterweight crown he took from Paulie Malignaggi in his first fight as a welter.

However, I'm among those few boxing fans who predicted that: Marcos Maidana will destroy the 23 year old trash talking Broner. I believed that Maidana was too strong, too powerful for Broner, who was still fighting at lightweight in February of this year.

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Broner skipped 140 pound division to join his "big brother" Floyd Mayweather Jr. in the 147 pound division.

"El Chino" pounds Broner from the get-go and eventually scored a big knock down in the second round.

Maidana floored again Broner in round 8 -- an assurance that he's well ahead of the scorecards. And after the final bell, the scorecards revealed what exactly transpired in the ring. Maidana won via unanimous after 12 rounds of action. Broner walked out the ring after hearing the result.

With the win, Maidana is now included in the mix of fighters that could be potential opponent for Mayweather's third fight on May 2014, under Showtime's 6-fight mega contract. Maidana's big win against Broner might derail Amir Khan's target: to get a fight with Mayweather Jr.

Khan seemed to be the front runner as Floyd's next opponent.  Although the big question is: What Khan will bring to the table against Mayweather Jr.?

The "upset" made Broner the headline of every boxing website with their respective version of Broner's online meme.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Happy Holidays dear readers


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Dear Readers,

Year 2013 has been a very meaningful year for this tiny blog -- (SPB). It's in this year that SPB made dramatic changes for your better browsing experience. Early this year SPB got its domain name registered, and in October SPB also got its hosting with the help of a generous friend Mr. Agustin -- a seasoned blogger and online affiliate marketer that made the hosting of this blog possible. You can read his work and his experience being shared as a blogger and affiliate marketer in his blog at

It's in this year also that SPB changed the entire look and feel of this blog by shifting from Blogger platform to Wordpress. It was a very tough job to say the least, as yours truly isn't familiar with this processes. But it's the love of the sport that keeps me accomplishing things which are beyond imagination that I could do.

Although, after all the improvements and changes that I made on this blog, I don't received any feedback from your end as readers. If you're one of those readers that keep on coming and visiting this blog please raise your right hand. I mean hit the keyboard and say something in the comment section for your feedback. It's in your feedback that I can do the right move to make things better for this blog. Anyway, if you're too busy to do so, well then let me say thank you for coming and reading, and let me hear from you some other time.  Let me take this opportunity also to wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

Best Regards,

Retech Son

Monday, December 23, 2013

Mayweather: "This is my Christmas card to the world... Happy Sleepy Holidays zzzzzz"

Floyd Mayweather Jr. posted on his Facebook account his homemade Christmas card to the world with photos mocking Manny Pacquiao's devastating knockout defeat against Juan Manual Marquez a year ago. Mayweather Jr. said "Happy Sleepy Holidays zzzzzzz".

What I understand in this post of Mayweather is that: he still think about a possible fight with Pacquiao. Most of us are celebrating the holiday season with our respective families, but Floyd's mind is still busy thinking about Pacquiao. Instead of posting something about the spirit of Christmas Floyd is busy editing the below photos. Although he insisted that he will never fight Pacquiao if Arum is involved, but I think he still considers Pacquiao as a possible opponent, in his third fight under Showtime 6-fight mega deal, in May 2014.

If you look at it, if there's still no other viable opponent other than Pacquiao that could generate the biggest numbers in revenue. Rumored fighters like Khan or Maidana to be his next opponent still had no match against Pacquiao business-wise.

If Mayweather-Pacquiao will ever happen, it should be on May 2014 or never.

Come on Floyd, stop this childish act, and instead do something to make the fight happen and just let Manny give to Arum what he is due as a promoter.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Omar Figueroa vs. Nihito Arakawa is SPB's fight of the year

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Few days from now we'll say goodbye to 2013 and say hello for the coming year 2014. Boxing media will soon announce their Boxing awards and it will include the "Fight of the Year" (FOTY) award. For SBP, Figueroa vs. Arakawa is SPB's "Fight of the Year" winner.

The date was July 27, 2013 when undefeated Omar Figueroa 22-0-1 (KO 17), met Japanese Nihito Arakawa 24-3-1 (KO 16), in the ring at AT&T Center, San Antonio Texas. Boxing purists and casual fans like to see action in the ring.

Boxing is called "boxing", and not "fighting", but name the award "Fight of the Year", not "Boxing of the Year". So I pick Figueroa vs. Arakawa as SPB's Fight of the Year because this absolutely a fight… hell of a fight, not boxing.

Figueroa and Arakawa ignore boxing's idea of hitting-without-getting-hit. In the get-go both men didn't put any gap between them and fought head to head.

Both men absorbed each other best shot and were more than willing take every shot than making a step back.

I can't imagine how these two men able to survive until the twelve rounds in such a savage fight.

I salute to both men for their ability for keep the same pace they started from the first round all the way to the final bell.

They could not survive the amount of beating they received from each other, if these men didn’t devote their time in preparation. Somebody should have kissed the canvas.

They showed up in the ring in the best shape they can be.

There's no need for me to hit 350 words, why I pick this fight to be the Fight of the Year. If you haven't watched it, hit the play button below. And if you did start writing in the comment section if you agree my pick. If not, then, let me know what fight do you have in mind?

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

How to dodge 21 punches in 10 seconds

I'm reminded of how great Muhammad Ali was in this animated gif that went viral on the internet. Muhammad Ali dodging the punches of Michael Dokes in 1977.



Sunday, December 15, 2013

Maidana shuts Broner's mouth


San Antonio, Texas -- Marcos Rene "El Chino" Maidana of Argentina completely silenced the trash talking Cincinnati, Ohio resident, Adrien "The Problem" Broner. The supposed "heir apparent" of Floyd Mayweather Jr. walked-out from the ring after the scores of 115-110, 116-109, and 117-109 were announced on Maidana's favor at the Alamodome, on Saturday night.

As what I predicted here: on my preview for this bout, Maidana didn't need any single round for testing what Broner is all about. In the get-go Maidana unloaded bombs after bombs towards Broner.

Although, Broner was able to hold his ground and finished the opening round and were rolling both shoulders while making way to his corner suggesting that he was just warming up. It's evident that it will be a problematic night for "The Problem".

In the second round Maidana was again all over Broner, throwing more schooled aggression. A systematic combination of punches that were shifting landing zones: from body to the head or head then to the body, this was set-up by his left jabs. Maidana then landed a crushing left hand that sent Broner to the floor. Broner seemed hurt and wobbly.  He was shocked being put on the floor. He got up and tried to tie up to stop Maidana's onslaught.


The use of left jab was a notable arsenal added in Maidana's aggression under the tutelage of his new trainer, Robert Garcia. It's also the jab that brought problems to "The Problem" against jabbaholic Malignaggi on their previous fight.

In the third and fourth round, Broner tried to use his ala Mayweather-shoulder-roll, that somewhat slowed down Maidana's attack.  But still, Maidana's left hook found marks on Broner's right side of the face.

In the sixth through seventh round Broner was able to made Maidana fought on the back foot and countering a little bit more, but not enough to totally back Maidana up. When "El Chino" started to fire heavy shots again, Broner would held and pushed Maidana. This made referee Lawrence Cole warned Broner several times for pushing.

In round eight, again Broner visited the floor. He was able to get back on his feet, but man… he was too shaky. Maidana eager to finished his prey, which is in the verge of collapse, lunged in and fire finishing blows. But Broner was quick to tie-up Maidana. With Maidana sensing a knockout victory pushed his head up that referee Cole ruled as a head-butt. Then Broner showcased his acting skills that turned out to be the lousiest flop I've ever seen of an athlete, next to this one.

Referee Cole was sold to this act and signaled a point deduction to each judges at ringside against Maidana.

In the 10th round, Broner's corner made it clear that he needed a knockout to win. But when Broner tried to step-up his own offense, Maidana would fought back with harder shots that would stop Broner on his track.

Broner finished the fight, but with his confident not intact, as to what the outcome would be, while Maidana raised his hands confident of victory. As Broner heard the scores, it's like a zipper that slowly shut his mouth completely and leaves the same arena that supposed to the venue of his post fight antics.

Merry Christmas everyone!

And oh! here's Floyd Mayweather's message for his little brother, Adrien Broner

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Broner vs. Maidana Under-card Results: Thurman, Santa Cruz, Shumenov wins

Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA -- It was a remarkable event that Showtime put together to end this year. And it was indeed a bountiful season gift for all of boxing fans. Here are the under-card results.

Keith "One Time" Thurman vs. Jesus Soto-Karass, welterweight title - Thurman knocks out Soto-Karass in Round 9.


Keith Thurman now 22-0-0 (KO 20) remained undefeated knocking out Soto-Karass in the ninth round. In the fifth Thurman also sent Soto-Karass to the floor with left hook and I thought that was it, but wheww.. Soto-Karass got up and continue to march forward towards Thurman. In the sixth until the time of the stoppage, Thurman tried to boxed and move a little too much. The battle tested Soto-Karass now dropped to 28-9-3 (KO 18) is just in front of him. However in the ninth round, the referee didn't bother to count, stopped the fight after Soto-Karass kissed again the canvass. In the post fight interview Thurman told "I'm here to give the best fight in the welterweight division". Good payday awaits for Thurman as welterweight division packed with the most marketable potential opponent for him.

Leo Santa Cruz vs. Cesar Seda, super bantamweight title - Santa Cruz wins UD 12 to retain title.


Leo Santa Cruz improved his record to 26-0-1 (KO 15) remained undefeated and retained title after a unanimous victory against an opponent who came out not just to fight, but to win as well in Cesar Seda, now dropped to 25-2-0 (KO 17) . It was a classic toe-to-toe and back and forth action between fighters that hail from a country that have s storied rivalry in boxing. Mexico vs. Puerto Rico. In the get-go it's evident that Santa Cruz had a superior hand-speed, winning exchanges. He has answer to whatever combinations that Seda thrown. Santa Cruz won to the tune of 116-111, 115-112, and 117-110, which I think the two cards were too wide. I have it 115-113 though. Santa Cruz said he wants to come back in February possibly and do one or two title defenses at 122 pounds.

Beibut Shumenov vs. Tamas Kovacs, light heavyweight title - Shumenov stops Kovacs, remain undefeated.


Beibut Shumenuv now improves his record to 14-1-0 (KO 10) retains title after scoring a knocking down Tamas Kovacs in the third round. The referee waived it off when Shumenov landed a solid right hand while Kovacs was on the corner. Prior to that, in very first round Shumenov dropped Kovacs late in the first round by a powerful left hook, Kovacs able to stand up and bouncing on his feet as the referee doing the mandatory count. In the second round Kovacs tried to stay close by clinching every time Shumenov got in, but a body shot dropped him again while in a clinch.

Bernard Hopkins could be next for Shumenov. Two titles for B-Hop against Shumenov, smart move by GBP signing in Shumenov.

All photos credit goes to Esther Lin.

Friday, December 13, 2013

Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana: Weigh in live streaming

Adrien Broner vs. Marcos Maidana: Preview and prediction

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Here's my preview and prediction of the fight between Adrien “The Problem” Broner, 27-0-0 (KO 22) vs. Marcos “Chino” Maidana 34-3-0 (KO 31) on Saturday, 14 December, at the Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas, USA on SHOWTIME EXTREME®

Broner, 24, is a talented young fighter; few boxing pundits perceived him to be the apparent 'heir' of Floyd Mayweather Jr., once the pound-for-pound kingpin hang his boxing gloves for good. Well, I think Broner had what it takes to be like Floyd Mayweather Jr. talent wise. He has sound defensive skill and has decent speed too. He has a raw talent to say the least that could be sharpened as the young fighter from Cincinnati gain more experience in the ring.

In the opposite corner, Maidana, 30, is tough guy that love to come forward and throw heavy bombs. Maidana's seek-and-destroy style is similar to his countryman Lucas Matthysse, a style, adored by knockout-thirsty boxing fans. What makes Maidana so effective with his aggression is his toughness. Even if he'll receive punishment, while coming forward… man he'll keep on coming because he can take a punch. Maidana is a tough guy that punches hard.

I can see that this match-up is about talent/skills vs. toughness/aggression.

On Broner and Maidana's previous fights.

Broner is coming from a not-so-impressive victory against feather-fisted Paulie Malignaggi. I say not-so-impressive because, without taking anything away from Malignaggi, as a fighter, Broner was expected to show a much better performance than what he actually did against Malignaggi. I mean many boxing experts believed that Broner could knockout Malignaggi. But instead, the recently crowned king of Brooklyn gave Broner so many problems in the first half of the fight, and only to win via decision.

The only question that time for Broner is his power: If he can carry it to the welterweight division. Broner skipped 140 pound from 135 pound and fought Paulie at welter. Although, Broner clearly landed the crispier shots, his speed and timing was somewhat off at that time. Broner have been bothered by Malignaggi's series of jabs, that he need six or more rounds to figure it out.

Marcos Maidana found success mostly on fighters who like also to slug it out. But have difficulties against boxer like Devon Alexander, and fighters that known for speed, like Amir Khan. But these defeats we're 12round decisions. This means he could be out-boxed, but it's least to outlast Maidana. In last three fights, Maidana scored knockouts against Josesito Lopez, Angel Martinez and Jesus Soto-Karass. These fighters wanted to fight toe-to-toe.

My prediction

I think there will be no testing rounds for Maidana here. He will jump immediately into Broner and throw heavy punches right away to the body and see how Broner will react to it. And I think this will be Broner's first time to encounter as hard-nosed as Maidana.

He will take cover to his defensive shell and slowly fought back in the rounds 4 to five. But Maidana's relentless aggression and superior power will be too much for him. Maidana will have no problem absorbing a somewhat diminished Broner power at welter, although lethal at lightweight. Maidana will keep on coming and coming catching up a weary Broner, wherein speed becomes irrelevant factor in favor of Broner.

Why because I think Broner will tire on this fight because Maidana will let him fight every seconds, every minute of every round. And it seems to me that Broner lost a lot of weight during the training, because he allow himself to balloon in between fights. There's something wrong about his discipline outside the ring.

As what I've mentioned above that: this fight is about talent/skills vs. toughness/aggression. And I picked Maidana's toughness and aggression to prevail over the talent and skills of Broner. I've got Maidana by KO/TKO between rounds 8 to 10.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

[Live Stream] Broner vs. Maidana Final Press Conf. 2PM ET

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Watch now live streaming: Broner vs. Maidana final press conference. Watch them live now before Broner and Maidana set foot into the ring on Saturday night boxing event.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

[UPDATE]16 year old boxer, 'brain dead' after competing DepEd sanction boxing event


[UPDATE] Jonas Joshua Garcia has died after days of comatose according to report from

Manila, Philippines -- Jonas Joshua Garcia, 16, a senior high school student, was 'brain dead' after competing from a boxing event sanctioned by the Department of Education (DepEd). Garcia complained of dizziness during the second round of his match for the Central Luzon Regional Athletic Association (CLRAA) meet on Monday afternoon (Philippine time). According to a report from, Garcia was still conscious when he was brought to Zambales provincial hospital.

Dr. Joselito Glorioso, told ABS-CBN's Nica Tomines that Garcia had an "internal hemorrhage", the same with what happened to Z Gorrez in 2009 when he won a 10 round unanimous decision against Luis Melendez in Las Vegas, Nevada USA.

With the incident, the Department of Education has suspended all boxing matches of the said athletic meet in Central Luzon.

Boxing become a popular event during athletic meet in Philippine public schools. This is obviously brought by the success of Filipino boxing icon, Manny Pacquiao, inside the squared circle, that step up the popularity of the sport even to students.

My son, which is in 5th grade ask my permission to participate in boxing on their school unit meet. He told me that he was the representative of their school for the said athletic meet. I'm a little bit hesitant to give straight away my 'yes' answer because of this kind of tragic event. Although this is isolated case, but you'll never know when and to whom it will happen.

So instead of giving my answer, I ask him several questions that eventually help me to decide. And my decision is 'no'. I didn't agree, not because I discourage him in boxing, but to this point, I don't want him to get involve.

Boxing is like driving a car in a super highway, it's risky, but it doesn't mean you will not drive at all.

I hope that Garcia will survive, and win the battle for his life, although I think the chance is very slim, but nothing is impossible. Let's pray for him.

Sunday, December 8, 2013

Guillermo Rigondeaux keeps on winning, but style drive fans away


Although Guillermo Rigondeaux keeps on winning fights, but the question is: Did he gain more fans or drive fans away because of his style?

There's nothing more that can be said about the Cuban two-time Olympic Gold medalist Guillermo Rigondeaux, on his shutout victory against Joseph Agbeko of Ghana on HBO Triple Header, Saturday night, rather than describing how good he is.

Guillermo Rigondeaux is just too good and has all the textbook tricks you could ask for a prizefighter. He is fast, slick, and mastered the art of hitting without getting hit. This is the byproduct of 475 amateur fights. What else I need to say? There's no action.

It’s a snoozer for those who love slugfest.

However, if you truly understand boxing, you should admire Rigondeaux mastery of the sweet science.

The thing lacking for Rigo is drama inside/outside the ring and ability to speak English. I think Rigondeaux should incorporate the drama aspect. Only few those who assume the villain role of boxing that Floyd Mayweather does best.

Rigo should better blow his own horn and promote his brand of boxing, before all his remaining fans will believe that he's truly boring. He can brag to the highest level because he has the talent to back it up. Because Rigo fights like Floyd, he should talk like Floyd to stay relevant to the pocket of the paying fans.

Friday, December 6, 2013

Infographic: The anatomy of a boxing glove

I've blogging about boxing for quite sometime now, and I'm quite familiar with boxers and the latest boxing news. That said, I have little to no knowledge about boxing equipment. All I know is that a boxer should make significant investments in the right equipment before he enters the ring (but of course the gloves should not be loaded, because that's illegal) either for sparring or for an actual fight.

Here’s an infographic from Ringside Boxing that shows the various types of gloves and what goes into them. This infographic lets us know the right kind of glove for each boxing activity you regularly perform. For more, you can check out all of their products here.
Ringside Boxing Glove Infographic

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Is Guillermo Rigondeaux going to brawl Joseph Agbeko?


After Cuban two-time Olympic gold medalist, Guillermo Rigondeaux taught 2012 fighter of the year, Nonito Donaire, how to run; I mean how to box in a way that an opponent will look silly. Instead of hearing praises from HBO for showcasing his extremely superior boxing skills, he was labeled as 'boring fighter', and 'is hard to promote'.

What all fighters wanted every time they enter the savage ring is to win the fight, whatever it takes. At some point, fighters even resorted to; out-of-the-rule-book tactics, just to win fights. But Rigondeaux 12-0-0 (KO 8), gave Donaire none of these unacceptable tactics. But instead gave him extreme frustration: frustration, as to how to catch 'The Jackal' without getting hit. But Regondeaux is the one who perfected the art of hitting without getting hit on their April encounter.

After the fight, although Rigondeaux hands rose for victory, I assume when the message was translated for him about HBO comments, he might feel the same frustration as Donaire.

At times I wonder about double standards HBO in handling fighters. Andre Ward I think has the tendency to be even more boring that Rigondeaux because of his hit-hug style. Hopkins who mastered this technique, but why are still HBO's favorites?

I'm in doubt also of the timing of labeling Rigo as 'boring fighter' by HBO in April. That was the time when Floyd revealed that he had a six-fight mega contract with Showtime, and will no longer have HBO for his fights. It's like saying: "hey Floyd, Rigo is just as boring as you, and we don't need you here".

Rigondeaux will return to the ring against Joseph Agbeko 29-4-0 (KO 22), on Saturday night for Rigo's world super bantamweight twin title belts for HBO's Triple Header at the Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

I don't know why Rigo still headline here after that statement from HBO? Maybe he will be up to this level only not the PPV type.

Will Guillermo Rigondeaux change his style and brawls Agbeko in order to satisfy HBO?

I think he'll not, because this is what Rigo is, and he's good at boxing technically. Too damn good at it that he will cruise to a unanimous 12 rounds victory against Joseph Agbeko.

Yes. That's my prediction man for Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Joseph Agbeko.

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi Preview: Three things in common

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There are three things Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi have in common leading into this fight, on Showtime's Saturday night main event at Barclays Center; both men will be coming in from competitive defeats from elite younger opponents in their previous fights, known to throw plenty of trash talk, and both hail from Brooklyn. Here’s my Judah vs. Malignaggi preview base on these things that both men have in common.

On their previous fights

Zab Judah 43-8-0 (KO 29), showed tremendous heart in front of his hometown crowd, in Brooklyn and managed to stay competitive throughout the fight against a decade younger champion, in Danny Garcia. Judah stayed on his feet despite wobbled and in deep trouble taking punishment in rounds five and six from straight right hands of Garcia.

Watching Judah wobbled reminds me of his first career knockout against Tyzu, wherein his hands hang loose on his side with his knees trembling. But against Garcia, he refused to go down.

However in the eighth round, another right hand caught Judah that sent him down on floor with cut below his left eye. But it didn't break the heart of Judah; he went up, fought back and gave Garcia trouble in the remaining rounds. Although, his efforts weren't enough to get the judges nod.

Paulie Malignaggi 32-5-0 (KO 7), was the heavy underdog in his last fight against Adrien Broner.  It seems to me that he was put in front of Broner, to make Broner 'look good' in moving up two weight classes, and an instant 'champion' at the welterweight division. But that was not smooth as what most expected. Instead, Malignaggi wasn't just competitive in trash talking leading into the fight, but also gave Broner trouble, and shall I say 'exposed' Broner to some degree.

Malignaggi 33, not only finished the fight but showed success early, boxing Broner. He used his jabs and fought on the outside and earned Tom Miller scorecards, which means to me that Malignaggi is a better boxer.

On trash talking and being both from Brooklyn

I'm a bit surprise about these two gentlemen from Brooklyn, for not trash talking each other. Well, I believed for one good reason. If they will spit venom against each other it's their fans from Brooklyn will be hurt. According to Judah during a conference call with media, "They said Paulie and I said 'Paulie, nah, Paulie is my homeboy."
But I was like, 'Hey, you know, this is an opportunity that you've got to take for boxing.' So I guess we're here now. Like I said, this is a fight where there's no animosity or anything like that. It's just us going in there and representing for our city."

It's good to hear that both men had mutual respect to each other; even though they are vying for no world title, but instead who's gonna be Brooklyn's king.


In my opinion, Malignaggi is the better boxer, Amir Khan believed so. And he needs to prove that he's indeed the better boxer, in order to win this fight. Malignaggi don't have enough power in either hand to put Judah in trouble with a single punch. He needs to do more than what he did to Broner, and that is to move smart, throw more combinations and fight from the outside.

For Judah, I think he needs to be aggressive here, knowing that Malignaggi will try to outbox him. I think, Judah still had the quickness to sneak in those power left hands more on Malignaggi than what he did against Garcia. He will have the 'puncher's role' in this fight.

I believed, the outcome of this fight will depend on how Malignaggi would take Juda's best shot, which I believe Malignaggi can handle. And if indeed he can handle Juda's power then, I've got Malignaggi to win by decision over 12 rounds of entertaining fight with cheers from the boxing fans of the city of  New York.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Boxing Schedule: 7th December 2013

This week's boxing schedule featuring Guillermo Rigondeaux, Paulie Malignaggi, Zab Judah, Devon Alexander and many more. After missing last weekends' explosive boxing fights that include: Kovalev's knockout victory against Sillakh, Mosley's defeat due to back injury, and of course 'Superman' Stevenson's knockout victory against Bellew in order to give you my recap on a great card that happened in Manila, Philippines, for the Pinoy Pride 23. Well, for this week, I can't afford to miss these interesting cards that we have over the weekend. Here we go.


Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY (Showtime).

  • Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi, welterweights 12 rounds.

  • Devon Alexander vs. Shawn Porter, welterweights 12 rounds.

  • Erislandy Lara vs. Austin Trout, junior middleweights 12 rounds.

  • Sakio Bika vs. Anthony Dirrell, super middleweights, 12 rounds.


Head to head with HBO Triple Header, Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City.

  • Guillermo Rigondeaux vs. Joseph Agbeko, super bantamweights, 12 rounds.

  • James Kirkland vs. Glen Tapia, junior middleweights, 10 rounds.

  • Matthew Macklin vs Lamar Russ, middleweights, 10 rounds.

Darren Barker and Felix Sturm Press Conference

Porsche Arena, Stuggart, Germany (Sky Sports/SAT1).

  • Darren Barker vs Felix Sturm, middleweights, 12 rounds

  • Susi Kentikian vs Simona Galassi, flyweights, 10 rounds 

Top Rank mails US tax returns to Pacquiao lawyers

Las Vegas, Nevada --  Boxing promotion company Top Rank Inc. has already mailed certified true copies of Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao's tax returns in the US to the fighting congressman's lawyers to the Philippines, its CEO Bob Arum said. Read more on ABS-CBN

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Liborio Solis upsets Daiki Kameda to deny unification

The worst of Liborio Solis' road trip to Japan ended Monday at the scales, as fight night provide far more memorable results. Read more on Boxing