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U.S. agents seize thousands of fake condoms in Puerto Rico

San Juan - U.S. federal agents in Puerto Rico seized 40,000 counterfeit condoms. The fake condoms were seized in San Juan, according to officials.

Obama commutes sentence of political prisoner Oscar López Rivera

Washington - Amid a final flurry of reprieves before leaving office, President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, one of the world's longest-jailed political prisoners.

James Kirkland getting in the way of Cotto-Alvarez rematch

James Kirland is out to spoil Miguel Cotto's planned rematch against Canelo Alvarez as the two brawlers start training for their February 25 showdown at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas.

Ancajas regains 4th world title for Phl after Nietes gave up belt

Filipino junior bantamweight challenger Jerwin Ancajas has dethroned IBF junior bantamweight champion McJoe Arroyo Saturday night at the Jurado Hall of the Philippine Marine Corps in Taguig City Philippines.

Jerwin Ancajas takes purse dive for chance to win world title

Filipino junior bantamweight challenger Jerwin Ancajas isn't bothered by the negligible prize he will receive for challenging reigning IBF junior bantamweight champion McJoe Arroyo on Saturday at the Jurado Hall of the Phl Marine Corps in Taguig City.

Jerwin Ancajas gears up for first world title fight

Filipino junior bantamweight challenger Jerwin Ancajas is gunning for his first world title fight against IBF junior bantamweight champion McJoe Arroyo Saturday at the Jurado Hall of the Phl Marine Corp, Barangay Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City, Metro Manila

Juan Manuel Marquez rejects Cotto fight on weight issues

Mexican boxing star Juan Manuel Marquez has finally rejected the proposed fight against Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico due to disagreement by the parties on weight issues after Marquez set the limit for the fight at 147 pounds.

Weight issues could scuttle Cotto-Marquez proposed fight

Miguel Cotto could be a huge comeback foe for Juan Manuel Marquez when the famous Mexican counter-puncher returns to the ring this fall after more than two years of inactivity due to his knee injury.

Bill to rescue Puerto Rico from debt crisis passes in U.S. Senate

Washington - Puerto Rico owes a whopping $70 billion dollars. On Friday, July 1, about $2 billion in principal and interest payments are due to be paid.

Puerto Rico to default on $422 mn debt payment: Governor

San Juan - Puerto Rico's financial crisis deepened Sunday as Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced the US commonwealth would default on $422 million in debt.

Coast Guard rescues man running in bubble on the ocean — Again

Pompano Beach - An ultra-marathoner who likes to "run" in an enormous, inflatable bubble on the ocean may want to contemplate the cliche "No means no." That's because he was rescued by the Coast Guard for the second time, while trying to run from Florida to Bermuda.

Roman Gonzalez scores unanimous decision win over Arroyo

The Ring's pound-for-pound king Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez scored a unanimous decision win over McWilliams Arroyo Saturday night at the StubHub Center in Carson, California to retain his multiple flyweight titles.

Roman Gonzalez targets 45th win against McWilliams Arroyo

The Ring's pound-for-pound king Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez is set to face challenger McWilliams Arroyo of Puerto Rico in the main supporting bout for the Golovkin-Wade fight set for April 23 at The Forum in Inglewood, California.

Marquez targets tune-up bout ahead of possible Cotto fight

Mexican boxing star Juan Manuel Marquez wants to test his injured knee in a tune-up fight in July or August 2016 in preparation for a possible clash with Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico later this year or early next year.

Deceased Puerto Rican man posed with stack of chips

San Juan - In an attempt to capture his deceased son doing what he loved one more time, the father of poker player Henry Rosario Martinez had him embalmed and propped up at a poker table posing with loved ones.

Virus linked to newborn brain shrinkage rampages beyond Brazil

Until this year, Brazil had few cases of microcephaly, a debilitating and ultimately deadly disorder in which newborns are born with abnormally small brains. Then the country recorded almost 3,000 cases after reporting less than 200 cases in 2014.

Op-Ed: Puerto Rico to begin 2016 by defaulting on debt

San Juan - Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Padilla said the island will not make a $35.9 million payment to its Infrastructure Finance Authority nor another $1.4 million payment to its Public Finance Corp.

Boxing: Top 5 world champions who may retire in 2016

At least five elite boxing champions are expected to join a shortlist of retirees from the sport in 2016 after enjoying their reign and making tons of money during their professional careers.

Nonito Donaire dominates Cesar Juarez to bag WBO 122 pound title

Four-division world champion Nonito Donaire has scored a unanimous decision win over durable Cesar Juarez Friday at the Roberto Clemente Colesium, in San Juan, Puerto Rico to bag the vacant WBO super bantamweight belt.

Op-Ed: Why fans would prefer Bradley-Cotto over Pacquiao-Bradley fight

While WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley could be making more money in a third fight against Manny Pacquiao, boxing fans would rather watch Bradley face Miguel Cotto for his next fight as there is nothing new to see in the proposed trilogy.
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