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Ancajas has mixed feelings in bout vs compatriot Sultan: 'Paano ka magsasaya?'

May 12, 2018 - 9:36 PM

The two fighters make history as they face in the first all-Filipino world title bout since 1925

RISING. Jerwin Ancajas says his upcoming world title fight against fellow Filipino Jonas Sultan is a testament of the Philippine's level in the international boxing scene. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Anthony Joshua eager to face Deontay Wilder in heavyweight unification bout

Apr 11, 2018 - 3:28 PM

Joshua owns the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles, while Wilder holds the WBC crown

The week in photos: March 31-April 6, 2018

Apr 07, 2018 - 3:18 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Children look out of the window of a bus upon their arrival at the Abu al-Zindeen checkpoint near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab after Jaish al-Islam fighters and their families from the former rebel bastion's main town of Douma were evacuated from the last rebel-held pocket in Eastern Ghouta on April 3, 2018.Russia-backed regime forces have retaken control of 95 percent of Eastern Ghouta since February 18 through a combination of a deadly air and ground assault and evacuation deals. / AFP PHOTO / Nazeer al-Khatib

Bernard Hopkins to fight in farewell bout against Joe Smith in December

Oct 18, 2016 - 1:22 PM

Hopkins 51 a multiple world champion at middleweight and lightheavyweight will climb into the ring for his 65th and final fight at the Forum in Los Angeles on December 17

SWANSONG. Former boxing champion Bernard Hopkins, seen here speaking to visitors outside the Muhammad Ali Childhood Home and Museum on June 9, 2016, will fight one final bout in December. Michael B. Thomas / AFP

Boxing: Frampton to face Quigg in world title unification bout

Nov 03, 2015 - 2:51 PM

The British rivals will finally meet at the Manchester Arena on February 27 next year

IT'S ON. The much-awaited bout between Carl Frampton (left) and Scott Quigg will finally take place in February next year. The fighters are pictured here after signing the contract live on Sky Sports News HQ. Screengrab from Sky Sports

Brian Viloria to face Roman Gonzalez for WBC flyweight title

Aug 11, 2015 - 5:49 PM

The 12 round flyweight championship clash will serve as co featured attraction to the middleweight title showdown between Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux

CONFIRMED. Brian Viloria (R), seen in his fight with Juan Estrada, confirmed a 12-round flyweight championship clash against WBC flyweight champion Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzales. File photo by Dale de la Rey/AFP

Aldo vs McGregor set for December’s UFC 194

Aug 11, 2015 - 12:56 PM

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor were originally set to meet this past July but a rib injury forced Aldo to withdraw from the match

Photos from McGregor's and Aldo's Facebook pages

Pinoy MMA vet Jessie Rafols loses comeback bout at PXC 49

Aug 08, 2015 - 2:14 PM

Shane Alvarez forces Jessie Rafols who was sidelined for nearly two years due to injuries to wave the white flag

SPOILED COMEBACK. Filipino veteran Jessie Rafols suffered a defeat at the hands of Shane “Pikaboo” Alvarez in his return to active competition. Photo from Wikipedia

Mayweather set for richest sports year ever – Forbes

Apr 03, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Mayweather will likely earn at least 150 million and Pacquiao more than 100 million from the May 2 megafight in Las Vegas says Forbes

MEGA FIGHT PRESSER. The much-anticipated Pacquiao vs Mayweather mega fight press conference is scheduled on May 11. File photos by Kevork Djansezian & Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Five memorable boxing bouts

Oct 29, 2014 - 9:00 PM

What are some of the most memorable boxing fights of all time?

Mayweather beats Maidana in unification bout

May 04, 2014 - 1:37 PM

The American boxer stays undefeated after winning via majority decision vs Marcos Maidana

Mostly Filipino crowd welcomes Pacquiao, Rios in Macau

Nov 19, 2013 - 11:37 PM

Fight week officially begins as Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios arrive in Macau for one of the biggest boxing bouts of the year a fight crucial to both boxers careers

MOSTLY FILIPINO. An overwhelmingly Filipino crowd cheers for Manny Pacquiao at the grand arrival of both fighters. Photo by Rappler

Viloria vs Marquez: Breaking down the fight

Nov 17, 2012 - 4:15 PM

Rappler analyzes the upcoming WBO and WBA world flyweight unification fight between Filipino American Brian Viloria and Mexican slugger Hernan Marquez and gives a prediction

VILORIA VICTORY. Brian Viloria raises his arms in triumph after his victory over Giovani Segura in December 2011. File photo by Oliver Lucas.

Viloria-Marquez: The big little fight

Nov 15, 2012 - 11:55 AM

Pinoy Brian Viloria is set to face Mexican fighter Hernan Marquez in a unification bout for the WBA and WBO flyweight titles on Saturday November 17 This will be the toughest test for the Filipino boxer by far

VILORIA VICTORY. Brian Viloria raises his arms in triumph after his victory over Giovani Segura in December 2011. File photo by Oliver Lucas.

Mayweather-Pacquiao, not this year - Arum

Apr 06, 2012 - 12:51 AM

Bob Arum says the mega fight between boxing s two superstars is not likely to happen in 2012

What you need to know about Mayweather-Cotto

Mar 10, 2012 - 6:36 PM

From the boxers styles to past bouts here s what you need to know about Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto in time for their May 5th fight

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