THE man who molded Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes to become a four-division world champion believes he still has what it takes to win another title.Trainer Edito 'Ala' Villamor said there is still gas left in the tank for the 38-year- ...
Oct 3, 2020
WITH a new promotional outfit now handling him, flashy Albert Pagara continues to set his sights on Mexican hot property Emanuel Navarrete down the road.The 26-year-old Pagara's dream fight against the hard-hitting Navarette appeared to have gone ...
Sep 14, 2020
THEY went by different nicknames - 'Ahas,' 'The Dream,' 'Zorro,' and 'Prince,' to name a few - but once inside the boxing ring they flaunted the same characteristic: fearless.For thirty-five years, ALA Boxing Promotions was virtually a factory of boxers. What made ...
Aug 24, 2020
MP (Manny Paquiao) Promotions is considering taking under its wings some of the boxers displaced following the unexpected closure of the fabled ALA Boxing of Cebu.Sean Gibbons, president of the promotional outfit owned by the legendary Manny Pacquiao, said he'll ...
Aug 19, 2020
FRESNO, California - The timing is right for Jerwin Ancajas and Jonas Sultan, now that the legendary career of the great Manny Pacquiao is almost coming to a close, according to Michael Aldeguer.The ALA Promotions boss said the Ancajas-Sultan championship showdown ...
May 24, 2018
FILIPINO fighters are fast turning the super-flyweight division into their domain.Former three division world champion Donnie Nietes is the latest to join the bandwagon.On Wednesday, the star fighter of Cebu-based ALA Promotions announced that he's relinquishing his ...
Apr 11, 2018
WHETHER he fights Jerwin Ancaajas next week or next month, he doesn't care. Jonas Sultan has long been ready for this chance of a lifetime.Trainer Edito 'Ala' Villamor said the 26-year-old Sultan is looking forward to his historic ...
Mar 14, 2018
THE camp of former world champion Milan Melindo is open to holding a rematch against unified light-flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi of Japan.Trainer Edito 'Ala' Villamor said the 29-year-old stalwart of Cebu-based ALA Promotions is definitely raring to ...
Jan 12, 2018
ALA Boxing Promotions may end up having another world champion in its stable should negotiations for newly-crowned world champion Marlon Tapales to join the Cebu-based firm turns out to be successful.Trainer Edito Villamor, who also acts as ALA Promotions' ...
Jul 28, 2016
THE country's top two lightweight contenders clash in a highly-anticipated duel on Saturday night for the vacant Philippine title at the Ynarez gymnasium in Pasig City.Top prospect Arjan Canillas takes on No. 2 rated Roberto Gonzales in the main ...
Mar 11, 2016
CEBU City - Albert Pagara's star continued to shine as he added Yesner Talavera of Nicaragua in his list of victims Saturday night during the main event of Pinoy Pride 35 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino here.The 22- ...
Feb 28, 2016
CEBU CITY - Nonito Donaire Jr. takes his act to the Queen City of the South as he defends his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight title against Zsolt Bedak on April 23 at the Cebu City Sports Complex.ALA Promotions president Michael ...
Feb 26, 2016
AFTER a long wait, boxing champ Donnie Nietes is about to get his due.The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-flyweight king headlines ALA Promotions' maiden US sojourn set in Carson, California on Oct. 17.No opponent has yet been named ...
Aug 18, 2015
CEBU CITY - From Cebu, Manila, and now California.After years of waiting, ALA Boxing Promotions is finally taking its act to the US as it targets to break through the rich American market with a fight card set for an October playdate. ...
Jul 11, 2015
OTHER than defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior flyweight title, Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes has one other motivation when he goes up against Francisco Rodriguez of Mexico in their 12-round showdown at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino a month ...
Jun 5, 2015
GILBERTO Parra is just a stepping stone for Donnie Nietes.A mandatory title defense is up next for the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior flyweight champion against world titlist Francisco Rodriguez of Mexico on July 4 in Cebu City.ALA Promotions ...
Mar 29, 2015
HE never knew he would go this far, yet Donnie Nietes is on the verge of making history.And the boxing pride of Murcia, Negros Occidental is waiting in excitement as he is set to break the record notched by the late ...
Nov 19, 2014
DONNIE 'Ahas' Nietes seeks history as he fights for the last time as a world junior flyweight champion.The 32-year-old pride of Murcia, Negros Occidental stakes his World Boxing Organization (WBO) 108-lb. title belt against Mexican Carlos ...
Oct 11, 2014
UNBEATEN Filipino fighters Genesis Servania and `King' Arthur Villanueva vowed not to disappoint their famed benefactor and the Filipino boxing fans when they see action in their first major international exposure.The two headlines the `Pinoy Pride' duel in Dubai set on ...
Sep 2, 2014
PHILIPPINE boxing got off on the wrong foot for 2014 as the country loses one of its reigning world champions following the defeat of Merlito Sabillo to Mexican Francisco Rodriguez Jr. on Sunday (Manila time).Sabillo's reign as World Boxing Organization ( ...
Mar 23, 2014
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