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9 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

Rex Tso spars with 'Filipino Flash' Nonito Donaire in Manila

Rex Tso Sing-yu went toe-to-toe with four-division world champion Nonito Donaire and is delighted to have learned something from the master.

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14 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

George Foreman's son all praises for Donaire

MANILA, Philippines George Foreman Jr. paid Filipino boxer Nonito Donaire Jr. a great compliment on Tuesday, saying that "The Filipino Flash" reminded him of his father, the legendary heavyweight champion.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Sweet Science

News on: Next Donaire Fight, Next Tyson Card, Iron Boy Stream

A press conference in Manila on Tuesday announced the details of Featherweight Fury - a championship event with three featherweight world title main event fights to be hosted by The VenetianA Macao on Saturday, May 31 at the Cotai Arena .

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Boxing Scene

Fortuna vs. Rodriguez Tops HBO Latino 5/31 Doublehader

On Saturday, May 31, boxing returns to The New Tropicana resort in Las Vegas with an exciting doubleheader featuring Javier "El Abejon" Fortuna taking on Juan Antonio Rodriguez and Luis Rosa against Luis "Orlandito" Del Valle.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Sporting News

Boxing: At 49, Bernard Hopkins delivers good-old title

"The pound-for-pound best fighter in the world right now is Floyd 'Money' Mayweather," Hopkins said.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

South China Morning Post

Back in a flash

Nonito Donaire can take punishment, as shown when he takes a punch in losing by unanimous decision to Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux in a world title fight.

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Boxing Scene

Donaire Starts Sparring For Vetyeka Title Showdown

Nonito 'The Filipino Flash' Donaire who is chasing a fifth world title when he battles WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa in Macau on May 31, sparred for the first time after what he said was 'a long, long time' at the famed ALA Gym in Cebu, today.

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Boxing Scene

Hopkins-Shumenov: Pre-Unification Report Card

When Bernard Hopkins won his first major title with a knockout of Segundo Mercado, George Foreman was the Heavyweight champion of the world, Floyd Mayweather was more than a year away from the Olympics, and Pernell Whitaker was the best fighter in the world pound-for-pound.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Sporting News

Fight schedule: Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. remains pipedream

It was Bob Arum doing his job. Raising suggestions that the boxer he promotes is ready, willing and able to accept a fight against the best possible opponent.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Iol.co.za

Munyai to challenge unbeaten Quigg

WBA Pan-African featherweight champion Tshifhiwa "Atomic Spider" Munyai will challenge unbeaten Scott Quigg for the Englishman's WBA super-bantamweight title at the Manchester Arena, in the United Kingdom, on April 19. Munyai was pencilled in at short notice to take on the world champion after highly-rated Venezuelan Nehomar Cermeno, the number one ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Boxing Scene

Video: Bryan Vasquez Discusses Big Win Over Felix

Ryan Burton catches up with WBA interim-super featherweight champion Bryan Vasquez to discuss his victory over previousky undefeated Jose Felix Jr. on the HBO Pay-Per-View undercard to Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Vargas edges Allakhverdiev for 140-pound title

Khabib Allakhverdiev, left, from Russia, lands a left to the head of Jessie Vargas in their WBA-IBO junior welterweight title boxing bout Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Las Vegas.

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Boxing Scene

Video: Bryan Vasquez Aims To Impress With Felix

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada - Ryan Burton catches up with interim-WBA super featherweight champion Bryan Vasquez to discuss his upcoming defense against undefeated Jose Felix Jr. - which is part of the HBO Pay-Per-View undecard to the welterweight rematch between Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten WBO champion Timothy Bradley.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Super featherweight boxer Jose Felix of Mexico sta

Super featherweight boxer Jose Felix of Mexico stands naked behind a towel during an official weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Friday, April 11, 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Boxing Scene

Anthony Crolla Confident He Will Turn John Murray Back

Anthony Crolla has vowed to maintain his 100 percent record in Manchester derbies when he fights John Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Boxing Scene

Scott Quigg-Tshifhiwa Munyai in Play For April 19

South African boxer Tshifhiwa Munyai has emerged as frontrunner to replace Nehomar Cermeno for the WBA junior featherweight title clash against Scott Quigg at Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK on April 19. Cermeno has reportedly withdrawn from the fight for unspecified reasons leaving promoters desperately trying to find a replacement as a huge ... (more)

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Boxing Scene

Crolla: Getting a Fight With Ricky Burns Would Be Huge

Anthony Crolla says he will keep up is 100 percent record in Manchester derbies when he clashes with John Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Ranking the Most Vulnerable Belt-Holders in Boxing Today

Six months before Kiko Martinez won the IBF super bantamweight title, he was stopped in nine rounds by Carl Frampton.

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Boxing Scene

BoxNation, Top Rank Ink Exclusive Output Deal

BoxNation has agreed to an exclusive output deal with leading boxing promoters Top Rank which will see the channel continue to air the world's best fights.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Boxing Scene

D. Magdaleno Eyes May 17 Return, Praises Joel Diaz

This past Saturday night BoxingScene.com caught up with super featherweight contender Diego Magdaleno.

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