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Piala Dunia 2018: Hasil lengkap babak 16 besar

Jul 08, 2018 - 11:10 AM

Babak 16 besar mempertemukan tim-tim terbaik dunia

Ceres-Negros FC takes first leg win over Yangon United

May 09, 2018 - 9:26 PM

The Myanmar club team keeps its hopes alive as Sylla scores a valuable pair of away goals

NOT OVER YET. Ceres-Negros FC will attempt to score its own away goals in the next leg. Photo by AFC Cup/Lagardere Sports

Rey Loreto loses decision to Thai champ in world title shot

Jul 15, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Loreto is dropped in the ninth round en route to a decision loss against Thammanoon Niyomtrong in Thailand

OUTBOXED. Rey Loreto (R) loses a unanimous decision to WBA strawweight champ Thammanoon Niyomtrong. Photo from Brico Santig's Facebook

Rey Loreto, who once wanted to quit boxing, now fighting for world title

Jul 14, 2017 - 8:20 AM

Loreto has had to deal with losses in and out of the ring to get to his world title fight against WBA strawweight champ Thammanoon Niyomtrong in Thailand

UPSET ARTIST. Davao's Rey Loreto went from losing his first 4 pro fights to earning a shot at WBA strawweight champ Thammanoon Niyomtrong this Saturday in Thailand. Photo from Loreto's Facebook

FULL LIST: 'The Voice Teens PH' knockout rounds results

Jul 09, 2017 - 8:16 PM

Is your favorite The Voice Teens Philippines contestant moving on to the live shows? Find out here

Unbeaten Charlo knocks Hatley cold to keep junior middle crown

Apr 23, 2017 - 2:22 PM

Charles Hatley is out before he hit the canvas after Jermell Charlo nails him with a right cross

STILL CHAMPION. Jermell Charlo enters the conversation for Knockout of the Year with a right hand shot that put Charles Hatley's lights out. Photo from Charlo's Instagram

Filipino upset specialist Rey Loreto to get title shot vs unbeaten Thai

Apr 19, 2017 - 5:00 AM

Rey Loreto has been named the mandatory challenger to WBA strawweight titleholder Knockout CP Freshmart

UPSET ARTIST. Rey Loreto overcame a slow start to his career and losses in his opponents' hometowns to become the mandatory challenger for the WBA strawweight title. Photo from Loreto's Facebook

Nunes blasts Rousey out in the first round at UFC 207

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:54 PM

Amanda Nunes sends Ronda Rousey to another painful defeat ending her comeback bid in just 48 seconds

Rousey never got going in her fight against Amanda Nunes. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Cris Cyborg wins second UFC fight with second-round KO

Sep 25, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Cristiane Cyborg Justino scores her 15th career knockout victory by finishing Lina Lansberg at the 2:29 mark of the second round

KNOCKOUT. Cris Cyborg effortlessly knocks out Lina Lansberg in her second Octagon appearance. Photo from Cyborg's Instagram

'King’ Arthur Villanueva demolishes Mexican rival in Round 2

Sep 25, 2016 - 11:37 AM

Arthur Villanueva settles the score with Juan Jimenez with a solid right cross for the knockout in the second round

KO. 'King' Arthur Villanueva knocks out Mexican rival Juan Jimenez at Pinoy Pride 38. File Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Golovkin stops brave Brook in 5 to retain middleweight title

Sep 11, 2016 - 6:56 AM

Kell Brook starts quickly but is stopped in the fifth as Gennady Golovkin pours on the punishment

BRAVE STAND. Welterweight titleholder Kell Brook (R) stared Gennady Golovkin (L) down for 5 rounds before his corner threw in the towel suddenly. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

WATCH: British boxer scores most vicious knockout of Rio Olympics

Aug 12, 2016 - 11:25 PM

You have to go in there and lose respect for everyone said Joshua Buatsi after knocking Uzbek Elshod Rasulov down 3 times

MAMA SAID KNOCK YOU OUT. Britain's Joshua Buatsi wasn't interested in hearing the scorecards against Elshod Rasulov. Photo by Yuri Cortez/AFP

WATCH: Albert Pagara suffers knockout loss to Cesar Juarez

Jul 10, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Albert Pagara loses for the first time in his 27 fight career

UPSET. Albert Pagara was stopped in 8 rounds by former title challenger Cesar Juarez. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pinoy MMA bet Eric Kelly suffers painful KO loss in China

Jul 03, 2016 - 11:55 AM

Jadambaa a former ONE Championship featherweight titleholder needs only 44 seconds to finish off Kelly

KO. Mongolian kickboxer Jadambaa Narantungalag knocks out Filipino Eric Kelly in just 44 seconds. Photo from ONE Championship's Facebook

Boxing: 'Creed' star Bellew wins cruiserweight world title

May 30, 2016 - 10:45 AM

It s a case of third time lucky for Tony Bellew after twice coming up short when challenging for light heavyweight world titles previously

CRUISERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMP. Hollywood star Tony Bellew, seen in this file photo from 2011, knocks out Ilunga Makabu to become WBC cruiserweight world champion. Photo by ANDREW YATES / AFP

Casimero knocks out Ruenroeng in 4, wins IBF flyweight crown

May 25, 2016 - 10:34 PM

Johnriel Casimero knocks out his Thai rival with a left hook to the body to win a world title in his second division

CHAMPION AGAIN. Johnriel Casimero had to wait nearly a year to get Amnat Ruenroeng back in the ring, but he made the wait worth it. Screenshot from CCTV livestream

Canelo Alvarez scores frightening KO of Amir Khan in 6 rounds

May 08, 2016 - 11:57 AM

Canelo Alvarez erases Amir Khan s strong start with one right cross to the chin

KNOCKOUT. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez sent Amir Khan to his third knockout loss, and fourth defeat overall. Photo by David Becker/Getty Images/AFP

Berto gets revenge, knocks out Ortiz in 4

May 01, 2016 - 2:45 PM

Berto climbs off the canvas to drop Ortiz twice in a rematch of their memorable 2011 battle

REVENGE. Andre Berto (L) didn't leave the fight in the judges' hands this time around. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Poe hits Binay, Smartmatic on glitches, Ronda Rousey | 6PM wRap

Feb 12, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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Wilder KOs Szpilka, trades tough talk with Fury

Jan 17, 2016 - 4:17 PM

Deontay Wilder keeps his World Boxing Council heavyweight title and sets the stage for a potential shot at an undisputed title later this year against Tyson Fury

KO. Deontay Wilder (L) punches Artur Szpilka during their WBC Heavyweight Championship bout at Barclays Center in Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: David Haye scores first round KO in return

Jan 17, 2016 - 11:07 AM

Former heavyweight titleholder David Haye needs just two minutes and 11 seconds to finish off Mark de Mori in his first fight in 3 and a half years

HAYEMAKER. David Haye, seen after a fight in 2012, made quick work of overmatched journeyman Mark de Mori. File photo by Nick Potts/EPA

HIGHLIGHTS: Rain or Shine vs Talk 'N Text – Philippine Cup quarterfinals

Dec 28, 2015 - 3:26 PM

Go through highlights from Rain or Shine and Talk N Text s knockout quarterfinals game in the 2016 PBA Philippine Cup

WATCH: 30 most exciting boxing knockouts from 2015

Dec 26, 2015 - 3:18 PM

What was the best knockout of 2015? Here s a compilation of 30 which brought excitement to boxing this past year

HEAVY HANDS. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's victory over middleweight champion may have been his biggest win of the year, but his third round knockout of James Kirkland was his most vicious outing. File photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

Boxing: 'Russian' Roy Jones Junior suffers another crushing KO loss

Dec 13, 2015 - 12:30 PM

Fighting in Moscow for the first time since being granted Russian citizenship in September Jones suffers a 9th career defeat and 5th by knock out

KNOCKOUT. American-Russian boxer Roy Jones Jr. lies in the ring after being knocked out during the bout against British boxer Enzo Maccarinelli in Moscow on December 12, 2015. Photo by VASILY MAXIMOV / AFP

Rousey may need 6 months to recover from Holm knockout

Dec 08, 2015 - 1:27 PM

It might be three to six months before I can eat an apple let alone take an impact says Rousey

KNOCKOUT. Ronda Rousey saw her undefeated record go down the drain thanks to this kick. File photo by Paul Crock/AFP

Holm: I don’t wish Rousey any hate

Nov 18, 2015 - 11:56 PM

Holly Holm remains graceful in victory saying she would never wish harm or hate on Ronda Rousey

NO HATE. Holly Holm (right) says she is happy to win but does not wish hate or harm on Ronda Rousey, who has been criticized following the loss to Holm. Photo by Joe Castro/EPA

WATCH: Rousey hides face as she returns home after loss to Holm

Nov 18, 2015 - 3:32 PM

The UFC superstar wears a hoodie with the hood pulled over her face and dark sunglasses as she arrives in LA

Mayweather defends Rousey after loss

Nov 18, 2015 - 3:01 PM

In an unexpected plot twist Floyd Mayweather Jr defends Ronda Rousey after her shock KO loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193

IN DEFENSE OF ROUSEY. Floyd Mayweather Jr sticks up for Ronda Rousey from criticism she received after her surprise knockout loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193. File Photo by MICHAEL NELSON/EPA

WATCH: Ronda Rousey predicted own KO loss in October

Nov 16, 2015 - 2:34 PM

Ronda Rousey seemed to know what Holly Holm wanted to do to her She just wasn t able to do anything about it

WALKING TALL. Holly Holm walks off as medical staff attend to the fallen Ronda Rousey. It's being called in many circles the biggest upset in UFC history. Photo by Joe Castro/EPA

Paris terror attacks, detention for homeless, Rousey KO loss | 12PM wRap

Nov 16, 2015 - 1:58 PM

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Viloria vs Gonzalez: Reviewing their 3 best knockouts

Oct 17, 2015 - 6:20 PM

Brian Viloria and Roman Gonzalez are the biggest punchers of the flyweight division Before they fight look back at their most devastating knockout wins

HEAVY HITTERS. Roman Gonzalez (L) and Brian Viloria (R) are the two biggest punchers of the lowest divisions. They meet in a 12-round match for the flyweight championship. Screenshot from live stream

WATCH: Russian KO king Kovalev demolishes Mohammedi

Jul 26, 2015 - 4:52 PM

Unified light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev finished Nadjib Mohammedi in 3 rounds but lineal champion Adonis Stevenson says he remains unimpressed

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST. Sergey Kovalev, seen during his points win over Bernard Hopkins, found the target early and often against Nadjib Mohammedi. File photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Canelo Alvarez blasts Kirkland out in 3 rounds

May 10, 2015 - 11:59 AM

Saul Canelo Alvarez didn t disappoint in his latest match delivering an explosive knockout to James Kirkland in three rounds

EXTRA CINNAMON. Saul Alvarez lands a left on James Kirkland. Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather defeats Pacquiao as skill prevails over will

May 03, 2015 - 12:56 PM

Floyd Mayweather Jr outboxed Manny Pacquiao en route to a unanimous decision victory

Floyd Mayweather Jr lands a left on Manny Pacquiao during his unanimous decision victory. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Mary Jane Veloso, Mount Bulusan erupts, Pacquiao’s game plan | The wRap

May 01, 2015 - 8:17 PM

The Velosos say the people helped them not the government Mount Bulusan erupts Pacquiao does not intend to knock Mayweather out

Mayweather plans to be aggressive vs Pacquiao

May 01, 2015 - 3:37 PM

I am going to approach it in a very very aggressive way and go out there and press the attack early said Mayweather

FACE OFF. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao stare each other down at the final press conference. Photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Muhammad Ali denies picking Pacquiao over Mayweather

Apr 03, 2015 - 7:34 AM

Information published earlier this week and picked up by other media is either a misquote or someone else’s personal opinion says a statement posted on the Muhammad Ali Center website

TEAM PACQUIAO. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is rooting for Manny Pacquiao in the mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. File Photos from Peer Grimm/EPA and Xaume Olleros/AFP

Damian Lillard respects Pacquiao, but picks Mayweather to win

Apr 01, 2015 - 5:53 PM

Portland s star point guard says he s a fan of Floyd Mayweather Jr s work ethic

WORK ETHIC. Trail Blazers star guard Damian Lillard is a fan of Floyd Mayweather Jr's work ethic which he believes is what will catapult him to a win over Manny Pacquiao. Lillard photo by EPA, Mayweather photo by AFP

Muhammad Ali is ‘Team Pacquiao all the way’

Apr 01, 2015 - 4:33 PM

The Greatest has chosen a side and he s backing Manny Pacquiao

TEAM PACQUIAO. Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is rooting for Manny Pacquiao in the mega-fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. File Photos from Peer Grimm/EPA and Xaume Olleros/AFP

KO loss to Marquez won’t affect Pacquiao vs Mayweather, says Beristain

Mar 23, 2015 - 4:49 PM

I think Floyd Mayweather will win But my heart is with Manny Pacquiao says Nacho Beristain

Pacquiao was knocked out in six rounds by Juan Manuel Marquez the last time they fought, but Marquez's trainer doesn't think the loss has diminished him as a fighter. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Two rival trainers choose Mayweather to win over Pacquiao

Mar 19, 2015 - 5:48 PM

The trainers of middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and contender Willie Monroe Jr both favor Mayweather to beat Pacquiao on May 2

Willie Monroe Jr's trainer Tony Morgan (L) and Gennady Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez (R) are both predicting a Mayweather win. Morgan photo from, Sanchez photo from Twitter

WATCH: Wayne Rooney mocks knockout video in Manchester game

Mar 16, 2015 - 5:44 AM

Wayne Rooney shows he can laugh at himself mimicking his knockout against ex teammate Phil Bardsley after scoring a goal in a game versus Tottenham

GRAND THEFT ROONEY. Wayne Rooney has a bit of fun over the leaked video of his not-so-successful boxing debut. Photo by Oli Scarff/AFP

FULL LIST: 'The Voice PH' Knockout rounds results: who's in and who's out

Jan 18, 2015 - 10:13 PM

Watch all the videos and bookmark this page for a concise list of Knockout winners and eliminations updated every week

Pacquiao to revive vicious streak vs Algieri

Nov 21, 2014 - 7:04 PM

Manny Pacquiao who has been criticized in recent years for his merciful approach to fights appears eager to jump on Chris Algieri just two days from the fight

Manny Pacquiao throws a right uppercut at Freddie Roach's punch mitt during a promotional tour stop in Hong Kong. File photo by Philippe Lopez/AFP

VIDEO: Froch scores one-punch KO of rival Groves

Jun 01, 2014 - 12:55 PM

Carl Froch retained his IBF and WBA super middleweight titles with a highlight reel eighth round knockout of George Groves in front of 80 000 fans in London

COBRA STRIKES AGAIN. Carl Froch admires his handiwork after knocking George Groves out in their rematch. Photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Marvin Sonsona: The new ‘Bad Boy from Dadiangas’

Feb 24, 2014 - 3:44 AM

Former world champion Marvin Sonsona has had his ups and downs in his career and life but the General Santos City native is back in the world title picture after scoring the biggest knockout of his young career

KO KID. Sonsona has his arms raised by WBO Asia Pacific VP Leon Panoncillo and referee Danrex Tapdasan after knocking Shimoda out. Photo by Sumio Yamada

WATCH: Pinoy Loreto scores highlight KO of former champ Joyi in Monaco

Feb 02, 2014 - 3:49 AM

Filipino boxer Rey Loreto seemed like an easy tuneup fight for former IBF minimum weight champion Nkosinathi Joyi but the Pinoy pulled off an improbable upset with a highlight reel KO

UPSET SPECIALIST. Rey Loreto may not have the prettiest looking record but he's building a reputation as a spoiler. Photo from Loreto's Facebook

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