Heavyweight contender Joe Joyce and his manager Sam Jones are planning on making a new offer to unbeaten contender Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller for a fight in 2019, according to IFL TV.
New York—Filipino veteran Manny Pacquiao revealed Monday he has spoken with Floyd Mayweather about a possible sequel to their 2015 superfight, but said no decision would be taken on a rematch until the New Year.
Speaking in New York to confirm details of his January 19 fight against Adrien Broner, Pacquiao said he had discussed a rematch with Mayweather during a recent trip to Japan.
Broner on how motivated he is now that he’s headlining the first PPV of his career:
“Ummm, I’m enthusias-as-enthusiastic about it. You know, um, I’m just ready to take what’s mine. You know, uh, I got a chance of a lifetime and I’m ready.”
[My thoughts: Maybe he’s ready to get ready, but he’s not ready. He’s ‘a little fat’]
Errol Spence Jr. is picking Kell Brook to beat Amir Khan when/if the two of them meet in early 2019 in a big UK clash on Sky Box Office. The two fighter are currently trying to negotiate the fight with the help of their promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing, who is doing what he can to help them reach an agreement.
20 NOVEMBER 2018 - SINGAPORE: When Ringstar Founder and CEO Scott Patrick Farrell received the ‘Orient Promoter of the Year’ award on November 17th, at the WBC Asian Summit in Manila, Philippines, the friendly Englishman felt a sense of satisfaction that comes from not only the fruits of hard work, but the recognition of his vision for Asian boxing that few if anyone has ever been able to fulfill.
(Nov. 20, 2018) — Top Rank has signed WBA middleweight world champion Rob “Bravo” Brant to a multi-year co-promotional agreement with Greg Cohen Promotions and Rapacz Boxing, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced today.
Brant, from St. Paul, Minn., defeated then-champion Ryota Murata via unanimous decision on Oct. 20 in Las Vegas, throwing a mind-boggling 1,262 punches. Brant (24-1, 16 KOs) is unbeaten as a middleweight and looking to unify the division.
(Nov. 19, 2018) — Vijender Singh, a three-time Indian Olympian, 2008 Olympic bronze medalist, and current unbeaten super middleweight contender has signed a multi-year agreement with Top Rank, Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced today.
Singh (10-0, 7 KOs), who has fought all but one of his professional bouts in India and England, will make his debut under the Top Rank banner in early 2019.
“The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.”
“It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.” – Pope John XXIII
NEW YORK CITY – Carmen’s search for her biological father began when she was eight years old.
“That was the age when my life started to become hell,” Carmen, who turned 65 last October 27, hissed.
Carmen was eight when her mother, Diosdada, married Arnulfo in Jamindan, Capiz.Read more ...
EVER heard of the apocryphal story of how a frog reacts when dumped into a pot of boiling water vs dumped in a pot of simmering water that is slowly brought to a boil?
This story is often told to demonstrate how change that slowly creeps around us (the simmering water brought to a boil) could catch us unawares and end up turning us into cooked frogs.Read more ...
Jakarta—For Ernest John Obiena, the seven-month rehabilitation period and the intense training that came after, all come down to this — the Asian Games.
Obiena, fully healed from a torn ACL injury he sustained prior to the 2017 Southeast Asian Games, will be hoping to duplicate or surpass his 5.6 meters in the pole vault competitions of the Asian Games here today (Wednesday).Read more ...
“Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.”
NEW YORK CITY -- From the Iloilo Provincial Capitol where the trial courts were located before the construction of the Iloilo Hall of Justice on Bonifacio Drive, City Proper sometime in August 1990, a human rights lawyer from San Joaquin, Iloilo requested me to escort him to his office located in the YMCA building on Iznart St. which is five minutes away by walk.Read more ...
By Michael Angelo S. Murillo
ITS second game against Australia in the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers does not come until after its match against Chinese Taipei on Friday but Gilas Pilipinas has its sights on the Boomers, vowing to give the latter a better showing when they next meet.Read more ...