Super Bantamweight Boxing Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Everything you need to know for Horn v Pacquiao at Suncorp Stadium in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    After almost three months of anticipation, the 'Battle of Brisbane' is just a matter of hours away, with former Brisbane school teacher Jeff Horn set to take on WBO Welterweight World Champion Manny Pacquiao. More than 50,000 people are expected to flood Suncorp Stadium on Sunday, with gates opening at 8.30am ahead of the first undercard fight at 9.15am.

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  2. Manny Pacquiao vs. Jeff Horn: Start time, live stream, TV channel, undercardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | CBS Sports

    Legendary Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao faces a unique challenge Saturday, as he faces welterweight challenger Jeff Horn in his backyard of Australia. The fight is expected to be in front of the largest live crowd that Pacquiao has boxed , with Suncorp Stadium housing upwards of 60,000 people.

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  3. Roach explains why Pacquiao KOs have not been comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | MindaNews

    Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach's squirm was barely noticeable after fellow trainer Glenn Rushton boldly predicted the latter's Australian ward Jeff Horn will stop Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao late in the rounds when the two boxers go up the ring Sunday noon for the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown. Manny Pacquiao and coach Freddie Roach at the "Battle of Brisbane" press conference Wednesday .

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  4. Joseph Agbeko ready for Nick Otieno boutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    Former two-time world champion, Joseph 'King Kong' Agbeko has finalized his preparations ahead of his his June 30th bout against Kenya's Nick Otieno. Joseph Agbeko who is hoping to reignite his career with this fight will will face Otieno at the Bukom Boxing Arena for the vacant IBF international super bantamweight belt.

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  5. Team Rigondeaux: Lomachenko Our Main Target, Ball in His CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux is sitting back and waiting for an answer on whether of not WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko is willing to fight him. If the right terms are put together, Rigondeaux is ready to make an eight pound jump to fight Lomachenko at 130-pounds.

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  6. Diego De La Hoya Ready For Battle in San Luis, ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Undefeated fighter and steady rocket in the super bantamweight division, current WBC Youth World Super Bantamweight Champion Diego De La Hoya will travel to South America to defend his title against Argentinian Alan "El Lumbriz" Luques in a 10- round main event that will take place in Complejo La Pedrera in de Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. Doors open at the 7:00 p.m. ART, with televised bouts going live on DirecTV Sports in Argentina beginning at 8:00 p.m. ART.

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  7. Antoine Douglas vs. Bruno Sandoval Set For July 14thRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    World ranked middleweight Antoine Douglas will be back in action on July 14th when he battles tough Bruno Sandoval in a 10-round bout that will be contested for the NABA & WBC FECARBOX Middleweight titles. The bout will headline the non-televised portion of a ShoBox: The New Generation card, which will be televised live on SHOWTIME at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.

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  8. Rigondeaux late-punch knockout overturned by NSAC; now a no-contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | USA Today

    Rigondeaux late-punch knockout overturned by NSAC; now a no-contest There will likely be a rematch, unless Rigondeaux decides to vacate his WBA title and move up in weight Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2tfYqkz Referee Vic Drakulich steps in after Guillermo Rigondeaux, right, throws a late punch at the end of the first round that knocked out Moises Flores.. The first-round knockout of Moises Flores on June 17 that gave Cuban super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux his 18th victory without a loss has been overturned to a no-contest.

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  9. Three Punch Combo: Matchups We Would Like To See On ESPN and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | The Sweet Science

    Top Rank announced late last week a deal with ESPN to televise Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn on July 2nd. As part of the deal, it is anticipated Top Rank will get a slew of dates from the network to televise bouts that were previously shown on premium cable.

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  10. Roc Nation Exec: Flores Intentionally Stayed Down on the CanvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Then again, it wasn't really necessary. Duva, an executive for Roc Nation Sports , made it perfectly clear Monday that the handlers for Guillermo Rigondeaux believe Moises Flores was faking June 17 in Las Vegas.

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  11. NSAC Changes Rigondeaux-Flores Result From KO to a No-ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously during a Monday morning meeting to change the result of the Guillermo Rigondeaux-Moises Flores fight to a no-contest. Rigondeaux originally was declared a winner by first-round knockout June 17 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

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  12. 'Jeff's got to bully Manny Pacquiao'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | The Mercury

    Now the last Australian to take on Manny Pacquiao says Horn must be the bully against the ageing Filipino superstar if he is to win next week's "Battle of Brisbane". Nedal "Skinny" Hussein, who lost to Pacquiao in October 2000 for the World Boxing Council International super-bantamweight title in the Philippines, said he would be shocked if Horn defeated Pacquiao but still thought there was a chance of an upset and he knew just what the former Brisbane schoolteacher had to do.

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  13. Figueroa to headline Premier Boxing Champions showRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2017 | Valley Morning Star

    Weslaco brothers Omar "Panterita" Figueroa Jr. and Brandon Lee "Heartbreaker" Figueroa are scheduled to appear on a fight card together for the third time on July 15 when "Panterita" headlines the Premier Boxing Champions show at renovated Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York.

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  14. Lomachenko's Manager Responds Back To Team RigondeauxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Its not clear if WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko and WBA super bantamweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux will ever meet inside the ring, but their representatives are certainly not afraid to spar verbally. After Lomachenko's manager, Egis Klimas, made it clear that a fight between the two superlative boxers would have to take place at 130 pounds, Rigondeaux's manager accepted the ultimatum in an article that appeared earlier on BoxingScene.com .

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  15. Team Rigondeaux on Lomachenko: We're Calling Your 130 BluffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Alex Bornote, co-manager of WBA super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux , says he is "calling the bluff" of Egis Klimas, manager of WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko . In an earlier interview with BoxingScene.com's Steve Kim, Klimas said he was tired of hearing Rigondeaux call out his fighter - and dared the Cuban boxer to come up to 130-pounds.

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  16. Lomachenko's Manager Dares Rigondeaux: Come Up To 130Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    Suddenly there is a lot of chatter of a fight between WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko and WBA super bantamweight titlist, Guillermo Rigondeaux , with Lomachenko needing an opponent for the late summer. The chatter is somewhat amusing to Egis Klimas, who manages Lomachenko.

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  17. Rigondeaux my toughest opponent ever - " AgbekoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2013 | GhanaWeb

    Former IBF world boxing champion Joseph 'King Kong' Agbeko has picked Cuban boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux as the craftiest boxer he has ever fought. Disclosing his toughest opponent ever on Entertainment Capital on Accra100.5FM on Saturday 24 June, he said: "I would say Guillermo Rigondeaux.

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  18. Frank Warren: Ward-Kovalev Ending Unsatisfactory, Trilogy NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Boxing Scene

    While you naturally have to afford Andre Ward huge credit for now twice toppling the previously formidable force of Sergey Kovalev, it remains the case that he hasn't quite put the matter to bed. I suspect a third meeting between the pair is inevitable because, once again, the finish wasn't clear cut and there was an air of controversy wafting around the Mandalay Bay hotel on Saturday night.

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  19. The Mauler: 'Just bash the bloke, Jeff'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | The Mercury

    A LONG time ago in a city far, far away I helped a young street tough win a world boxing title. And then another.

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  20. Ben Ankrah vows to tame Red Tiger AshieRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    Experienced Ghanaian boxer, Ben 'Congo Soldier' Ankrah has vowed to tame his compatriot George 'Red Tiger' Ashie . Ankrah-Ashie will slug it out in a super lightweight contest on the undercard of Joseph 'King Kong' Agbeko and Kenya's Nick Otieno IBF international super bantamweight battle on June 30th at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

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