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'It' scares up box office glory for 2 weeks

Sep 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM

The film is way ahead of other box office hits – including new releases 'American Assassin' and 'mother!'

PENNYWISE. The murderous clown, played by Bill Skarsgard, is the evil driving force in the film based on a Stephen King novel. Screengrab from YouTube.com/WarnerBrosPictures

Humble Sultan admits he must improve before facing champion Ancajas

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Jonas Sultan is now the number one contender for IBF junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas after defeating Johnriel Casimero

NUMBER ONE CONTENDER. Jonas Sultan may now be number one contender, but he admits he needs "more practice and hard training" before he faces Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Canelo says Golovkin 'is not the monster everybody is talking about'

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:31 PM

Alvarez doesn't think Golovkin is over the hill but says he might have lost some of the fear factor.

DISPUTED DRAW. Canelo Alvarez says he wasn't impressed by Gennady Golovkin's punching power in their draw. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

ALA boss disappointed in Jason Pagara's 'way below par' performance

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Promoter Michael Aldeguer expresses concern over Jason Pagara's health after he took numerous punches in the late rounds of his draw against James Onyango

DISAPPOINTMENT. After struggling to a draw against an unknown Kenyan, promoter Michael Aldeguer says 'it’s going to be a disaster for him' if Jason Pagara fights a top contender. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pacquiao on Golovkin-Alvarez: ‘Did they bring these judges over from Australia?’

Sep 17, 2017 - 4:52 PM

Manny Pacquiao was one of many celebrities who disparaged the scoring in the Golovkin-Alvarez fight, which ended in a draw

CONTROVERSY. Manny Pacquiao wants to know what the two judges who didn't score the fight for Golovkin were watching. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Golovkin-Alvarez ends in split-decision draw

Sep 17, 2017 - 12:06 PM

Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez settle for a draw after 12 rounds for the middleweight title

DRAW. Gennady Golovkin and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez look set for a rematch after their fight ends in a draw. Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Bloodied Melindo retains title over Budler with heroic effort

Sep 16, 2017 - 11:43 PM

Milan Melindo scores a twelfth round knockdown and holds onto his IBF junior flyweight title by split decision

WARRIOR. Milan Melindo proves himself to be a blood and guts warrior in his win over Hekkie Budler. Photo by Gelo Litonjua

Sultan outfights Casimero, becomes top contender for IBF champ Ancajas

Sep 16, 2017 - 9:46 PM

Jonas Sultan scores the biggest victory of his career, defeating Johnriel Casimero by unanimous decision in an IBF junior bantamweight title elimination bout

CIVIL WAR. Jonas Sultan is now the number one contender for IBF junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

WATCH: Boxing champ Saunders' son punches dad’s foe in groin at weigh-in

Sep 16, 2017 - 2:58 PM

Seven-year-old Stevie Saunders responds to Monroe's friendly gesture with a low blow

LOW BLOW. Seven year-old Saunders junior hit Monroe below the belt. Screenshot from @BTSportBoxing Twitter video

Ana Julaton signs multi-fight agreement with Bellator

Sep 16, 2017 - 12:29 PM

Filipino-American Ana Julaton holds a 2-2 record in her MMA career

MULTI-FIGHT AGREEMENT. Former boxing champion Ana Julaton continues her MMA career. Photo from Facebook

LIVE UPDATES: Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler fight

Sep 15, 2017 - 4:32 PM

Live updates of the Milan Melindo vs Hekkie Budler IBF junior flyweight championship fight beginning at 6 pm on Saturday, September 16 from Cebu City, Philippines

Golovkin skipped daughter's birth to train for Canelo fight

Sep 14, 2017 - 1:21 PM

Gennady Golovkin didn t break his focus or camp as he prepared for his fight against Canelo Alvarez

READY FOR WAR. Gennady Golovkin (R) has had his mind focused on one thing: his upcoming fight with Saul "Canelo Alvarez (L). Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Hekkie Budler didn't fly to Cebu for a vacation

Sep 14, 2017 - 8:21 AM

Hekkie Budler who faces Milan Melindo this Saturday is intent on returning to South Africa with the IBF junior flyweight title

TITLE CHALLENGER. Hekkie Budler (L) and Colin Nathan (R) have a ton of respect for Milan Melindo but remain confident they can bring the title back to South Africa. Photo from Colin Nathan's Facebook

Romero Duno faces experienced Mexican Sanchez on Linares-Campbell card

Sep 13, 2017 - 8:12 PM

Duno will face Juan Pablo Sanchez in an 8 round junior lightweight fight on September 23

NEXT FIGHT. Romero Duno will face a battle-tested Mexican foe in a fight that promoter Jim Claude Manangquil expects to be tougher than his star-making performance against Christian Gonzalez. File photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Christopher Camat: The Filipino boxer who fought Gennady Golovkin

Sep 13, 2017 - 9:00 AM

In 2004 Gennady Golovkin began his road to the Olympics with a qualifying tournament in the Philippines Christopher Camat a Filipino American was his final opponent in Palawan

QUALIFIER. Filipino-American boxer Christopher Camat has first-hand experience against unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, who faces Saul "Canelo" Alvarez this weekend in the most anticipated boxing fight of the year. Photo from Camat's Facebook

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Sep 11, 2017 - 7:06 PM

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Heno erases doubt, gets OPBF belt with win over Japanese foe

Sep 11, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Edward Heno is the new OPBF light flyweight titleholder after finishing Seita Ogido at 1:35 of round 7

OPBF CHAMP. There was no dispute over the OPBF title this time around as Edward Heno finished matters inside the distance. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

After TKO win, Brian Viloria headed back to flyweight

Sep 10, 2017 - 4:48 PM

Brian Viloria gets the win over Miguel Cartagena and will head back to the 112 pound weight class

TKO WIN. Brian Viloria dominates Miguel Cartagena but may be best suited for the flyweight division. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

WATCH: Michael Buffer has 'Steve Harvey moment', declares wrong winner

Sep 10, 2017 - 2:01 PM

Buffer initially announces Carlos Estrada as the winner setting off confusion in the ring

ANNOUNCING BLUNDER. After initial confusion, Juan Francisco Estrada is announced as the rightful winner. Photo from Zanfer Promotions

Flyweight champ Nietes will next face Argentina's Reveco in mandatory defense

Sep 09, 2017 - 6:28 PM

Juan Carlos Reveco earns a shot at IBF flyweight titleholder Donnie Nietes after winning an elimination bout in Argentina

MANDATORY CHALLENGE. Donnie Nietes (R) will face Juan Carlos Reveco in his first title defense, with Nietes' promoter aiming for an October or November date. File photo by Darryl Mangubat/Rappler

US court dismisses class suit over Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

Sep 07, 2017 - 1:36 PM

The judge says that while court is sympathetic to the fact that many boxing fans felt deceived by the statements and omissions made by the fight’s participants and promoters the proper remedy for such unscrupulous behavior when it implicates the core of athletic competition is not a legal one

DISMISSED. Citing earlier court decisions, the judge ruled that a ticket to see a sporting event gives the purchaser “nothing more than a revocable license” to view whatever transpires at the ticketed event, regardless of prior promises or representations about the performance. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

2012 Olympian Barriga takes step-up fight in China

Sep 06, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Mark Anthony Barriga will face Thailand s Wittawas Basapean on September 29 in Beijing China

STEPPING UP. Mark Anthony Barriga will face a two-time world title challenger in his first significant opponent as a pro. File photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

Heavyweight champ Joshua to defend against Pulev

Sep 05, 2017 - 7:47 PM

Anthony Joshua will meet Kubrat Pulev on October 28 in Cardiff Wales

RISING STAR. Anthony Joshua will face the dangerous Bulgarian before setting his sights on the United States. File photo by Sean Dempsey/EPA

After SEAG gold, Eumir Marcial dreams of fighting 'middleweight monster' Golovkin

Sep 02, 2017 - 10:14 PM

Eumir Marcial is dreaming big after winning his second straight gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games

DREAMING BIG. Eumir Marcial is dreaming big after winning his second straight gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games. Photo by POC-PSC media

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Sep 01, 2017 - 9:29 PM

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Pacquiao-Horn rematch off due to scheduling conflict – report

Sep 01, 2017 - 2:53 PM

Pacquiao s camp advises Australian organizers that he will have other commitments at that time

GAB PROTEST. The boxing governing body of the Philippines has called for a 'thorough review' of the officiating of the Pacquiao-Horn fight by the WBO. Photo by Wendell Alinea/OSMP

Golovkin puts titles on the line in Vegas debut

Aug 29, 2017 - 11:11 AM

Gennady Golovkin says It is the biggest fight of my career

UNBEATEN Gennady Golovkin overcame the toughest challenge of his career to retain his middleweight belts. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather's 50-0 record should have an asterisk, says Marciano's son

Aug 28, 2017 - 1:30 PM

The son of heavyweight legend Rocky Marciano feels the Mayweather McGregor showdown was only an exhibition fight

WIN NUMBER 50. The son of Rocky Marciano believes Floyd Mayweather's victory over someone who had never boxed professionally before taints his 50th win. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

McGregor open to boxing again, but White wants him to stick to MMA

Aug 27, 2017 - 6:20 PM

McGregor whose pro boxing record is 0 1 says he s a free agent and isn t ruling out future fights in the ring

SOME AND DONE. Conor McGregor isn't allowing his 0-1 record stop him from considering other pro boxing fights. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

After 50th win Mayweather says he's retired - for real this time

Aug 27, 2017 - 3:45 PM

Floyd Mayweather says This was my last fight tonight For sure Tonight I chose the right dance partner to dance with

McGregor feels Mayweather stoppage was premature

Aug 27, 2017 - 2:59 PM

Despite the loss McGregor says Mayweather isn t that fast or powerful but praises his poise

COMPOSED. Conor McGregor gives respect to Floyd Mayweather for his poise and experience, but believes the fight was stopped too soon. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/AFP

Jack pummels Cleverly on Mayweather-McGregor card

Aug 27, 2017 - 11:02 AM

Badou Jack demolishes Nathan Cleverly and promptly calls out Adonis Stevenson

MOVING UP. Badou Jack steps into the light heavyweight division and wins a major title. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

LIVE UPDATES: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight

Aug 26, 2017 - 7:32 PM

Live updates begin on Sunday August 27 at 9 am Manila time

McGregor vows Mayweather knockout as moment of truth nears

Aug 26, 2017 - 1:00 PM

Conor McGergor claims Floyd Mayweather can t beat him and that Las Vegas is Ireland now

Million-dollar bets on Mayweather win

Aug 26, 2017 - 12:04 PM

One bet has over 1 2 million in cash at stake If Floyd Mayweather wins the bet earns around 240 000

McGregor heavier for Mayweather showdown

Aug 26, 2017 - 11:34 AM

Conor McGregor weighs 153 pounds while Floyd Mayweather comes in at 149 5 pounds

Khan fears for McGregor in Mayweather bout

Aug 26, 2017 - 11:13 AM

Amir Khan says Conor McGregor needs to think about himself in this fight because he might not ever be the same fighter or he might not even fight again

Mayweather's preparation for McGregor includes a late night strip club visit

Aug 25, 2017 - 2:24 PM

Mayweather says he decided to open a strip club while serving his two month prison sentence

MAKE IT RAIN. 'Nobody can beat me,' says Floyd Mayweather when asked if strip club visits could affect his preparedness. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Marcial wanted to win boxing gold to avenge Paalam's controversial loss

Aug 25, 2017 - 3:59 AM

Eumir Marcial was motivated to avenge Carlo Paalam whom he believes was cheated out of a victory against a Malaysian opponent

PAYBACK. Eumir Felix Marcial of the Philippines (R) wanted to avenge the questionable loss of teammate Carlo Paalam to a Malaysian foe by winning the gold medal and knocking out another Malaysian opponent in the semis. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Marcial fights through injured knuckle for SEA Games boxing gold

Aug 24, 2017 - 11:13 PM

Eumir Marcial a southpaw threw all he had into every punch despite suffering from a nagging left knuckle injury

THROUGH PAIN. Eumir Felix Marcial of the Philippines (R) competes against Pathomsak Kuttiya of Thailand and wins gold despite fighting through a left knuckle injury. Photo by PSC-POC Media

John Marvin didn’t want ‘host country to decide my fate’ in 21-sec gold medal win

Aug 24, 2017 - 6:31 PM

John Marvin avoided any possibility of a hometown decision with his quick destructive win over Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi

BLITZ. The referee steps in to save Malaysia's Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi from further punishment less than 30 seconds after the first bell. Photo by PSC-POC Media

John Marvin destroys Malaysian foe in 21 seconds to win light heavyweight gold

Aug 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM

John Marvin s display of power is too much for Malaysia s Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi to handle

DOMINANCE. John Marvin needed less than 30 seconds to finish off his Malaysian foe and win the light heavyweight gold medal. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Marcial wins middleweight boxing gold at 2017 SEA Games, Fernandez settles for silver

Aug 24, 2017 - 4:44 PM

Eumir Marcial is too fast and too strong for Pathomsak Kuttiya of Thailand winning the middleweight gold by decision

BACK TO BACK. Eumir Marcial of Zamboanga City uses his combination of power and speed to earn the middleweight gold at the 2017 SEA Games. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Conor McGregor: From struggling plumber to millionaire fighter

Aug 24, 2017 - 2:45 PM

McGregor now owns a luxury yacht named The 188 a reference to the welfare checks he used to cash when he was struggling to make it big

STARTED FROM THE BOTTOM. Conor McGregor was cashing welfare checks of $222 a few years ago. Now he'll stand to make a potential record payday against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias/Rappler

The worst controversies so far of 2017 SEA Games boxing

Aug 24, 2017 - 12:21 PM

As the late Teddy Brenner would say only the ring was square

CONTROVERSY. Kazakhstan's Bazarbaev Dulat gave the Malaysian middleweight an extra 20 seconds to recover after he was knocked down by Eumir Marcial. Screenshot from PTV4 livestream

Mayweather, McGregor all-business at respectful press conference

Aug 24, 2017 - 7:30 AM

Conor McGregor insists he s ready to pressure Floyd Mayweather and break this old man

SUBDUED EVENT. After their profanity-filled press tour, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor keep it respectful at the final press conference. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Boxer Eumir Marcial 'willing to die' for SEA Games gold

Aug 23, 2017 - 11:29 AM

Marcial had revenge in his heart when he faced his Malaysian foe in the semifinals; And vengeance he exacted

MARCIAL LAW. Boxing can be a matter of life and death, and Eumir Marcial is willing to take it there if need be. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

John Marvin not worried about facing hometown boxer in SEA Games final

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:21 AM

John Marvin is one win away from becoming the first Filipino to win light heavyweight boxing gold in 26 years

GOLD IN HIS EYES. John Marvin doesn't feel he needs a knockout to beat the local fighter in the gold medal match, but he wouldn't mind wrapping things up early. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Mayweather thinks McGregor is struggling to make weight

Aug 23, 2017 - 4:52 AM

Floyd Mayweather says he thinks McGregor looks 10 pounds over the weight limit just a few days out from their crossover fight

FIGHT WEEK. Conor McGregor could face stiff financial penalties if he misses weight. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

PH boxers Marvin, Marcial, Fernandez advance to SEA Games finals

Aug 22, 2017 - 6:07 PM

John Marvin Eumir Marcial and Mario Fernandez win while Charly Suarez and Ian Clark Bautista lose in the semifinals

ON TO THE FINAL. Philippine boxer John Marvin (R) is ecstatic after defeating a tough-as-nails Anavat Thongkrathok in the semifinal match. Screenshot from PTV4 livestream