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Next Donaire bout in peril, as world boxing series face cancellation

The title unification bout between bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. and his Zolane Tete is in danger of being shelved. The fight was supposed to be featured as a bantamweight semifinal in the World Boxing Super Series ...

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Boxing: No regrets in first career loss, says Mark Anthony Barriga

Mark Anthony Barriga has nothing negative to say about the judges following his controversial defeat to Mexico's Carlos Licona in their mini-flyweight world-title bout in Los Angeles over the weekend. Barriga suffered his first career defeat in 10 fights after ...

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Boxing: Nietes seeks 4th division title vs Japanese fighter on New Year's Eve

Donnie Nietes. Edito Villamor Instagram Donnie "Ahas" Nietes is set to take on Japan's Kazuto Ioka for the vacant WBO junior bantamweight title on New Year's Eve. A deal has been agreed between Tom Loeffler of 360 Promotions and Nietes' ...

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Boxing: Barriga shrugs off Mayweather comparisons

Mark Anthony Barriga against Wittawas Bassapean of Thailand. Jerwin Ancajas' Facebook page Even with only 9 fights under his name, defensive specialist Mark Anthony Barriga is making a name through his crafty style of boxing which looks similar to Floyd ...

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Boxing: Mark Barriga wants to put spotlight on fighters in lower weight divisions

Mark Barriga will take on Carlos Licona for the vacant IBF mini flyweight title at Staples Center on December 1. File photo/Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News Not only does Mark Anthony Barriga want to win the IBF world mini-flyweight title on ...

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Boxing: Pacquiao, Roach at loggerheads over reunion

FILE PHOTO: Manny Pacquiao (R) works out with his trainer Freddie Roach in advance of his WBO welterweight bout against Jessie Vargas, in Los Angeles, California, US, October 26, 2016. Lucy Nicholson, Reuters LOS ANGELES – Filipino boxing legend Manny ...

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Boxing: Pacquiao not letting Mayweather talk distract from Broner bout

NEW YORK – Talk of a rematch with Floyd Mayweather must wait until after January's WBA welterweight title defense against Adrien Broner, Manny Pacquiao said on Monday. "Floyd, if he comes out of retirement, we will see after this fight," ...

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Boxing: Donaire says ‘devastating’ form is back ahead of Scotland bout

Former 4-division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. believes he’ll be back to his punching ways now that he has returned to the bantamweight class. Donaire has fought as high as featherweight, but decided to drop two weight ...

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Boxing: Mark Barriga to fight for world title on Tyson Fury undercard

Now only will Mark Barriga get to fight for the world minimumweight title, but he will do so on the undercard of the Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury WBC heavyweight title fight on December 1. Facing Barriga for the vacant International Boxing ...

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Boxing: Jerwin Ancajas OK to fight fellow world champ Srisaket anywhere

World junior bantamweight Jerwin Ancajas says he’s willing to take on Srisaket Sor Rungvisai anywhere as long as the Thai world champion’s own title is on the line. Ancajas currently holds the IBF belt he has successfully defended six times, ...

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