Sultan scores huge win
Jonas Sultan deals Carlos Caraballo his first loss.
JONAS Sultan won by unanimous decision turned the tables on knockout artist knocked down Carlos Caraballo four times and won by unanimous decision in their 10-round bantamweight fight on Saturday at Madison Square Garden in New York (Sunday, Manila time).
The fighter from Tampilisan, Zamboanga del Norte dealt Caraballo, a Puerto Rican who had won all his previous 14 fights by stoppage, his first career loss.
The scores were 94-93 on all three judges’ scorecards.
Sultan had beaten Casimero in a title eliminator fight in 2017.
United City pulls out a week before Copa kickoff
United City FC's withdrawal leaves the Copa Paulino Alcantara with five teams.
The event kicks off on Nov. 7 with five teams — Stallion Laguna FC, Dynamic Herb Cebu FC, Kaya FC-Iloilo, Azkals Development Team and Mendiola FC.
UCFC did not provide details, but said in a Facebook post that they intend to defend its title next year in the Philippines Football League.
Pinoys in All Japan cagefest
Kiefer Ravena's Lakerstars advance.
KIEFER Ravena 12 points, nine assists, two rebounds, and a steal as the Shiga Lakestars beat B.League second division club Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka, 91-82, on Sunday to advance to the next round of the 97th Emperor's Cup.
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