Saturday’s boxing card was truly a celebration of ‘Pinoy Pride’

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It was devastating. The main supporting bout featured King Arthur Villanueva, the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super flyweight champion who scored a 4th round TKO over Mexican KO artist Arturo Badillo who had 19 knockouts in 21 wins with 4 defeats. Villanueva out-boxed the aggressive Badillo who appeared bent on turning the fight into a waterfront brawl before Villanueva accepted the challenge and engaged the Mexican who was battered into submission forcing referee Danrex Tapdasan to call a halt at 2:03 of the 4th round. With the win, Villanueva improved his unbeaten record to 23-0 with 13 knockouts aside from grabbing the WBO Asia Pacific super flyweight crown. “King” Arthur Villanueva connects with a right to the face of Mexico’s Arturo Badillo.

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C.K. Wu, the president of governing body AIBA, says it is very exciting for AIBA to explore new horizons and we are looking forward to visit Doha in 2015. Wednesdays decision was made by AIBAs executive committee at a meeting in Jeju, South Korea. The biennial tournament will be in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from Oct. 11-27. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.

Police brought in 13 people for questioning. However, no charges were immediately filed. Hendrik Andoi, head of the Nabire Amateur Boxing Association, said Sunday was the final night of a weeklong tournament for regional boxers. The arena seats 1,000. But ticket sellers had oversold tickets.

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By Liam Happe – @liamhappe | Eurosport 2 hours 19 minutes ago Eurosport – 2 hours 20 minutes ago Related Content Hatton, who trains and promotes the unbeaten 27-year-old, was in Rabchenkos corner as he went 24-0 with his 18th professional knockout against the Georgian, looking sharp and methodical in the process. Rabchenko is now without an official challenger after Ruben Varons shock defeat to Rafael Chiruta. And the time may be approaching for the now-English-based fighter to set his sights at a world title opportunity. Rabchenko is recognised as the WBCs Silver champion and as their number one contender, with the proper world title currently held by Saul Canelo Alvarez, who fights Floyd Mayweather on September 14.

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He came back with a little gusto, but Greenwood had knocked it out of him by the end of the round. Robert Williams scores 59-56 for Greenwood. Bushey’s Miles Shinkwin (3-0) took his first six rounder against Doncaster journeyman John Anthony (8-32-1). This pair looked fairly evenly matched in the opener, but not fortoo long. Shinkwin (12st 11lbs) was short with his jab, and Anthony (12st 11lbs 8oz) produced some good work on the inside, and to the body. Shinkwin boxed from the back foot in the first half of the round and reacted to Anthony’s advances.

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Here are the highlights of that bout. Must Read iPad 5 Release Date Coming as Best Buy Started iPad Trade-Ins? Sponsorship Link “It’s over, 100 per cent [if Pacquiao is knocked out by Rios],” Roach said, adding, “We have a deal. When I tell him it’s over, he’ll say it’s over and that’s it. He’s pretty loyal with his words and if that happens, it will be the end,” GMA News Online quoted the American coach. Pacquiao lost his last two fights to Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez in December 2012 and American pugilist Timothy Bradley in June 2012.


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