TEOFIMO Lopez came out on top of Vasiliy Lomachenko in a showdown of lightweight stars, winning by unanimous decision on Saturday in the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas (Sunday, Manila time).Judges scored it 116-112, 119-109 and 117- ...
Oct 18, 2020
NONITO Donaire failed to slay 'The Monster' that is Naoya Inoue as the Japanese remained undefeated on Thursday after scoring a 12-round unanimous decision in their highly-charged title fight at the Saitama Super Arena.Inoue had Donaire down ...
Nov 7, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Errol Spence added the WBC welterweight title to his IBF belt with a thrilling split-decision victory over Shawn Porter on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Spence (26-0) persevered through the biggest challenge of his ascendant career from Porter ( ...
Sep 29, 2019
LONDON - With blood streaming out of his busted nose, Anthony Joshua was in deep trouble once more in front of 80,000 stunned spectators at Wembley Stadium.Alexander Povetkin, a 39-year-old Russian with supposedly his best days behind him, was ...
Sep 23, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Mikey Garcia added the IBF lightweight belt to his WBC title on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), dominating the previously unbeaten Robert Easter for a clear unanimous decision victory.Garcia (39-0) knocked down Easter in the third round and ...
Jul 29, 2018
FRESNO, California - In one of Philippine boxing's finest hours, two Filipino boxers go at each other to prove they're among the best in the world today.And neither of them is named Manny Pacquiao.Jerwin Ancajas puts his International ...
May 26, 2018
PINCH your cheek and keep telling yourself this: "It's just his first fight in the United States."Carrying the weight of his countrymen's huge expectations squarely on his shoulders, International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight (115 lbs.) champion ...
Feb 4, 2018
FOR Milan Melindo Jr., the gloved fairy tale started when he was six years old, when his father Milan Sr. gifted him with a pair of boxing gloves.The younger Milan was already familiar with the sport at the time, having watched ...
Sep 13, 2017
IT took Marlon Tapales roughly nine years to win a world boxing title; today he just gave the crown away after being toppled by a phantom foe known only as the "weighing scale."Set to defend the World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight ...
Apr 22, 2017
LONDON - World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is back with the trainer who helped him win an Olympic gold medal in 2012.Rob McCracken was announced on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) as Joshua's full-time coach, replacing Tony Sims, after an ...
Dec 2, 2016
LONDON - Moments after Gennady Golovkin's predictable insistence he wasn't scared of facing Kell Brook on Saturday, his British challenger betrayed his trepidation."There is fear with me for this fight," Brook said Thursday. "But that will make me ...
Sep 9, 2016
REY Loreto hopes to cash in on his string of impressive victories to gain a major world title shot, even as he has yet to collect his winnings from a fight last year in South Africa.The reigning International Boxing Organization (IBO) ...
May 9, 2016
SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey - The IBF stripped British boxer Tyson Fury of its world heavyweight belt because he was breaking rules by meeting Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch in his next fight.Fury was supposed to meet the IBF's No. 1 ...
Dec 10, 2015
PROMISING Aston Palicte faces an uphill fight against Vergilio 'Maton' Silvano for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super flyweight title in the main event of 'Tibay ng Pinoy' XI set this weekend at the Bonifacio Naval Station in Taguig City.The ...
Nov 9, 2015
FORMER International Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight (108 pounds) champion Jhonriel Casimero will gun for his second division crown this weekend when he takes on IBF flyweight king Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Hua Mark ...
Jun 26, 2015
INTERNATIONAL Boxing Federation (IBF) Pan Pacific super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas has been penciled in to fight in the undercard of the world welterweight championship match between eight-world division champion Manny Pacquiao and undefeated Chris Algieri in Macau on November 23. ...
Nov 12, 2014
MANCHESTER, England - British boxer Tyson Fury lived up to his name by tipping over a table and shouting expletives before storming out of a news conference ahead to his world heavyweight title eliminator against Dereck Chisora.Fury was sitting alongside Chisora at ...
Mar 21, 2014
MANNHEIM, Germany - Wladimir Klitschko stopped Francesco Pianeta in the sixth round Saturday night to retain the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.The Ukrainian was never troubled by Pianeta, finishing off the previously unbeaten Italian southpaw with a right-left combination. Pianeta stayed ...
May 5, 2013
INTERNATIONAL Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight champion Johnriel Casimero is unfazed by the hostile crowd he expects to encounter again when he defends his title belt against Luis Alberto Rios this Sunday.The 23-year-old Filipino is staking his 108-lb. ...
Mar 14, 2013
HOUSTON - Guillermo Rigondeaux has all the time in the world to watch potential future opponent Nonito Donaire Jr. fight in the ring on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) against Mexican Jorge Arce.The reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) super-bantamweight champion will ...
Dec 14, 2012
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