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A roundup of the past weeks notable boxing results from around the world:Saturday at Las VegasManny Pacquiao W12 Jessie Vargas - Fight recap Wins a welterweight title Scores: 118-109 (twice), 114-113 Records: Pacquiao (59-6-2, 38 KOs); Vargas (27-2, 10 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Pacquiao, the 37-year-old Filipino legend, showed he still has it with this impressive one-sided win to regain a welterweight title (despite the horrendous 114-113 card turned in by judge Dave Moretti, who would have had it a draw had Pacquiao not scored a knockdown). It was Pacquiaos second lopsided win in a row since the loss to Floyd Mayweather in their 2015 mega fight and Pacquiaos first since his brief retirement following his win over Timothy Bradley Jr. in April and subsequent election to the senate in his home country. Pacquiao, a southpaw and boxings only eight-division world titleholder, may not have gotten the knockout he so badly wanted (because he hasnt had one since 2009) but he pounded Vargas, 27, of Las Vegas, with a variety of punches from angles, including a sharp straight left hand that dropped him in the second round.Vargas, who was making his first title defense, was game and landed some nice shots on Pacquiao, but he was outclassed by the all-time great, who put on the rousing performance with the supposedly retired Mayweather, his invited guest, sitting ringside with his daughter in a surprise appearance. It is clear the wheels are in motion for a rematch of boxing richest fight ever. Their first fight was a massively anticipated showdown but turned out to be a wholly forgettable fight and nothing more than a business transaction based on naked greed. But a rematch is inevitable since neither fighter can make anything close to what they will make to do it again.Jessie Magdaleno W12 Nonito Donaire Full undercard recap Wins a junior featherweight title Scores: 118-110, 116-112 (twice) Records: Magdaleno (24-0, 17 KOs); Donaire (37-4, 24 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Despite a scoring that many disagreed with, this was a helluva fight between a young up-and-comer in Magdaleno, a 24-year-old southpaw from Las Vegas, and a proud veteran four-division titleholder in Donaire, 33, a Philippines native living in Las Vegas, who was making his second title defense. They battled hard from the opening bell and by the time the fight was over both looked they had been in a tough fight. Magdaleno was cut over his left eye from an accidental clash of heads in the fourth round and Donaire had bruises and welts on his face and needed three stitches to close a cut around his right eye. Magdaleno put rounds in the bank in the first half of the fight but Donaire closed the fight in dominant fashion. The judges, however, seemed to ignore that. Many had the fight a draw or either man winning by a smidge. Judge Adalaide Byrds very wide scorecard seemed dramatically off with Donaire upset by the decision and asking for a rematch.Oscar Valdez TKO7 Hiroshige Osawa Retains a featherweight title Records: Valdez (21-0, 19 KOs); Osawa (30-4-4, 19 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Valdez, 25, of Mexico, could be on his way to major fights and big money but after winning a vacant world title by second-round knockout of Argentinas Matias Adrian Rueda in July, he got his title reign off to a strong start as he took apart mandatory challenger Osawa, 31, of Japan, who was taking a massive step up in opposition. Valdez brutalized him in a one-sided fight, dropping him with a clean right hand on the chin in the fourth round and battering him with a series of heavy blows in the seventh round until referee Vic Drakulich stopped the bout at 1 minute, 50 seconds. Now that Top Rank promoter Bob Arum and adviser Al Haymon are willing to match their fighters, Valdez could find a wealth of quality opponents in his future, such as the Carl Frampton-Leo Santa Cruz II winner, the Jesus Cuellar-Abner Mares winner or Lee Selby.Zou Shiming W12 Prasitsak Phaprom Wins a vacant flyweight title Scores: 120-107 (twice), 119-108 Records: Zou (9-1, 2 KOs); Phaprom (39-2-2, 24 KOs)Rafaels remarks: In 2014, Zou, the two-time Chinese Olympic gold medalist, dropped Phaprom twice and routed him by decision. Phaprom, 35, of Thailand, regrouped to win a dozen fights in a row by knockout and landed a rematch with Zou for one of the belts vacated by Juan Francisco Estrada. The rematch was equally one-sided as Zou, 35, scored a second-round knockdown on a clean right hand and won every round on each judges card except one. Phaprom was basically a punching bag for Zou, who was taller, stronger, quicker and plain old better. Its a huge win for Zou, who is Chinas most popular fighter and figures to make huge money there for as long as he can hang on to the belt.Also on the card, lightweight Robson Conceicao (1-0, 0 KOs), 28, made his professional debut less than three months after becoming the first Brazilian to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing, doing so at home in Rio de Janeiro Games. Conceicao, a three-time Olympian, cruised to a shutout decision (60-54 on all three scorecards) against Clay Burns (4-3-2, 4 KOs), 29, of Alexandria, Louisiana.Saturday at Potsdam, GermanyTyron Zeuge TKO12 Giovanni De Carolis Wins a super middleweight title Records: Zeuge (19-0-1, 11 KOs); De Carolis (24-7-1, 12 KOs)Rafaels remarks: On July 16, De Carolis, 32, of Italy, retained his world title by majority draw against Zeuge, 24, of Germany, in his first defense and a rematch was quickly arranged. The sequel was a thriller with a lot of back and forth action before the dramatic ending. Zeuge seemed to take command in the second half of the fight although both appeared exhausted as the fight went into the 12th round. But Zeuge mustered the energy to buckle De Carolis with a left hook that forced him to hold on. Zeuge nailed him with another hook to the head and he fell to the mat face first. He beat the count but took several more shots and seconds later fell into the ropes after taking a right to the body. De Carolis got tangled up in the ring ropes and as he got to his feet referee Roberto Ramirez Sr. waved off the fight at 2 minutes, 41 seconds. This was a very good fight.Friday at Corona, Calif.Taras Shelestyuk W10 Jaime Herrera Welterweight Scores: 96-93 (twice), 95-94 Records: Shelestyuk (15-0, 9 KOs); Herrera (15-4-1, 8 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Shelestyuk, 30, was a 2012 Olympic bronze medalist for Ukraine and now lives in Los Angeles, where he spars regularly with future Hall of Famer Shane Mosley. Headlining Showtimes ShoBox: The New Generation, he was a decided favorite against Herrera, but had his struggles in tight fight. Shelestyuk, a southpaw, found his groove in the second half of the fight and deserved the decision, although referee Raul Caiz Jr. docked a point from him for excessive holding in the fifth round. Herrera gave a big effort, but his skill set is just not on the same level as Shelestyuks. Herrera, 27, of Chicago, saw his three-fight winning streak go by the wayside.Constantin Bejenaru W10 Stivens Bujaj Cruiserweight Scores: 97-91 (three times) Records: Bejenaru (12-0, 4 KOs); Bujaj (16-1-1, 11 KOs)Rafaels remarks: In a battle of unbeaten undefeated fighters, Bejenaru, a 32-year-old southpaw from Moldova who fights out of Catskill, New York, survived a fifth-round knockdown on a left hook to win rather handily in a dirty fight filled with head butts and fouling. However, Bejenaru, who suffered a nasty cut over his left eye, was a lot busier and also benefited when referee Raul Caiz Sr. docked a point from Bujaj, 26, a native of Albania based in New York, for hitting on the break in the ninth round.Manuel Mendez KO1 Vitor Jones Freitas Lightweight Records: Mendez (13-1-2, 9 KOs); Freitas (12-1, 6 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Mendez, 26, of Indio, California and fighting in front of his home region fans, pulled an upset as he drilled Freitas, 23, of Brazil. Freitas, who is the nephew of Brazilian legend and former lightweight and junior lightweight titleholder Acelino Popo Freitas (who was ringside) went after Mendez, who is trained by Joel Diaz, early in the opening round and seemed to be in control. But then Mendez went on the attack and hammered Freitas with a left hook to the body. Freitas went down in major pain and referee Tom Taylor counted him out at 2 minute, 32 seconds. Freitas stayed down well after the count was complete.Friday at Las VegasAndy Vences Tech. Dec. 9 Casey Ramos Junior lightweight Scores: 88-83, 87-84, 86-85 Records: Vences (17-0, 10 KOs); Ramos (23-1,6 KOs)Rafaels remarks: It doesnt happen often, but Top Rank matched two of its undefeated prospects in the Solo Boxeo main event on UniMas. Vences, 25, of San Jose, California, and Ramos, 27, of Austin, Texas, but on a good display of boxing and both looked pretty good after a slow start. By the seventh round, Ramos was bleeding from his nose. An accidental head but opened a cut around Ramos left eye in the ninth round. Later in the round, referee Vic Drakulich had the ringside doctor take a look at Ramos eye and on the doctors advice stopped the bout at 1 minute, 12 seconds. They went to the scorecards for a technical decision and Vences came out on top in a competitive fight.Alex Saucedo vs. Raymond Tito Serrano Welterweight Scores: 77-74 (twice), 76-75 Records: Saucedo (23-0, 14 KOs); Serrano (21-4, 9 KOs)Rafaels remarks: Saucedo, 22, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is a very bright prospect and took a bit of a step up in competition against Serrano, 27, of Philadelphia, who was fighting for the first time in 13 months and coming off a loss but whose defeats had only come to good opponents (Karim Mayfield, Emanuel Taylor and Brad Solomon). It was a tough fight but Saucedo had the better of the action, including late in the second round when he scored a knockdown with a right hand. Saucedo was the aggressor in an entertaining fight and this was the kind of win every prospect needs on his way to bigger and better things.Also on the card, Philadelphia super middleweight prospect Jesse Hart (21-0, 17 KOs), 27, the son of 1970s middleweight contender Eugene Cyclone Hart, knocked out Andre Hernandez (16-5-1, 7 KOs), 30, of Phoenix, at 1 minute, 59 seconds of the third round. Hart dropped Hernandez in the first round before finishing him with a flurry in the third round. Keith Yandle Panthers Jersey Authentic. R.J. Umberger scored twice to lead the Blue Jackets to a franchise-record for consecutive wins with a 5-3 victory Tuesday night over the Los Angeles Kings. Alex Petrovic Panthers Jersey Authentic. "It doesnt get any better than that," Giambi said. "Im speechless." The Indians are roaring toward October. Giambi belted a two-run, pinch-hit homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give Cleveland a shocking 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, keeping the Indians up with the lead pack in the AL wild-card race. -- Canadian Andrew Wiggins got the ball on the wing, made a nifty spin move and then let go with a soft floater from about 10 feet that swished through the net in Allen Fieldhouse. Jonathan Huberdeau Panthers Jersey Authentic.Y. -- Sabres defenceman Tyler Myers had no intention of changing his hard-hitting style before taking part in a disciplinary hearing for his illegal check to New Jersey forward Dainius Zubrus head. Henrik Borgstrom Panthers Jersey Authentic. Two pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line of the April 15 race in an area packed with fans cheering the passing runners. Three people were killed and more than 260 injured, including at least 16 who lost limbs. ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- LeSean McCoy scored twice and safety Aaron Williams returned a botched field-goal snap 53 yards for a touchdown in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 33-18 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.Quarterback Tyrod Taylor also scored on a 20-yard run at a time the Rex Ryan-coached Bills spent the past week taking the brunt of criticism after opening the season 0-2.The win also came on the heels of Ryan firing offensive coordinator Greg Roman and replacing him with running backs coach Anthony Lynn.McCoy scored on 24- and 5-yard runs, and finished with 110 yards rushing after combining for just 117 in his first two games. Taylor had 76 yards rushing, including a 49-yarder, the longest by a quarterback in team history.And suddenly, the Bills offense started resembling the one that led the NFL in yards rushing last season.This is what we do. This is what we are built for, guard Richie Incognito said. This is the way we were assembled in the offseason and its nice to see everything come to fruition.And Ryans defense started resembling the bully he envisioned when he was first hired in January 2015.A week after allowing 493 yards in a 37-31 loss to the New York Jets , the Bills limited Arizona to 348 yards, forced six punts and closed the game by intercepting Carson Palmer on each of Arizonas final four possessions.Stephon Gilmore had two interceptions.Arizona (1-2) unraveled a week after a 40-7 win over Tampa Bay, and had a five-game road winning streak snapped going back to last season.The Cardinals combined for just 2 yards net offense and no first downs on their first five possessions. Palmer finished 26 of 50 for 264 yards and was sacked five times.Im disappointed in the way we played. Im disappointed in myself, Palmer said.David Johnson scored on 4- and 22-yard runs for Arizona.The Bills took control in building a 30-7 lead on Williams fumble return with 2:25 left in the third quarter.With Chandler Catanzaro lining up to attempt a 32-yard field goal, Kameron Canadays snap sailed high and through the hands of holder Drew Butler. Catanzaro missed in an attempt to fall on the ball, and the ball squirted loose.Catanzaro also missed a last-minute field goal in the opener against New England because of a poor snap.Coach Bruce Arians placed the blame on the bad snap solely on Canaday.Grow the hell up, Arians said. It aint got nothing to do with anything but between his ears.Trailing 30-16 midway thrrough the fourth quarter, the Cardinals had a golden opportunity slip through their fingers.ddddddddddddSafety Tyrann Mathieu batted down quarterback Tyrod Taylors backward pitch intended for Robert Woods for a fumble. Mathieu failed twice attempting to scoop up the ball and instead kicked it out of bounds into the Cardinals sideline.The Bills defense then secured the victory on Arizonas next possession, when Gilmore intercepted Palmers pass up the left sideline intended for John Brown. The turnover led to Buffalo putting the game away with Dan Carpenter hitting a 45-yard field goal.DOUBLE DUTYCatanzaro was forced to take over the punting duties after Butler hurt his left ankle on the final play of the first quarter. Backed up in his own end zone, Catanzaros first punt traveled 47 yards.He then shanked his next punt early in the third quarter. It traveled just 19 yards and bounced out of bounds at the Cardinals 47.Arians called Butlers ankle as being severely sprained.Catanzaro did hit a 60-yard field goal , the longest in a Bills home game. The previous record was Bills kicker Steve Christie hitting a 59-yarder in 1993.FINALLY, FITZGERALDLarry Fitzgerald finally made a catch in Orchard Park.The Cardinals receiver extended the NFLs longest active reception streak to 182 consecutive games with a 3-yard catch on a crossing pattern midway through the first quarter. Fitzgeralds streak began during his rookie season and after he failed to make a catch in a 38-14 loss at the Bills on Oct. 31, 2004. It stands as the only game of his career hes not had a reception. He finished with seven catches for 60 yards.THEY SAID ITI dont care who plays quarterback. Steve Grogan can play quarterback. If Belichicks playing quarterback were coming after him, Ryan said looking ahead to playing the Bill Belichick-coached Patriots next week, and the uncertainty they have at quarterback.DEPLETED BILLSInjuries continued to hamper the Bills, who were down three starters in receiver Sammy Watkins, left tackle Cordy Glenn and cornerback Ronald Darby.Watkins has been bothered by a sore left foot he had surgically repaired in April. He then aggravated the injury when a teammate stepped on his foot during a walk-through last week.---AP NFL website: and AP NFL Twitter feed: Wholesale Jerseys  Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Authentic Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '


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