JUAN Carlos Reveco encountered some trouble making weight for his International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight title match against defending champion Donnie Nietes.He could find himself in an even deeper bind come Sunday.Nietes, 34, easily tipped the 112-lbs. limit and ...
Feb 24, 2018
DONNIE 'Ahas' Nietes is not about to spoil the biggest opportunity of his long, colorful career.Nietes stakes his International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight title as part of one of the biggest boxing cards to be held this year as he battles ...
Feb 23, 2018
LOOK who's helping who.Donnie Nietes and Brian Viloria have forged a bond together as they help each other out prepare for their respective world title campaigns two weeks from now.The two Filipino world champions are now in the final ...
Feb 10, 2018
AFTER Jerwin Ancajas, it's Donnie Nietes' turn to take the limelight two weeks from now.The resident star of Cebu-based ALA boxing stable stakes his International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight crown against Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina on Feb. 24 ...
Feb 6, 2018
TWO Filipino world champions will be seeing action in separate title bouts as part of the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast on Feb. 24 at The Forum in Inglewood, California.Donnie Nietes makes the first defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) ...
Jan 19, 2018
BRIAN Viloria remained unbeaten in his ring comeback after scoring a fifth round technical knockout win over Miguel Cartanega on Saturday at the Stubhub Center in Carson, California (Sunday, Manila time).The 36-year-old Fil-Am pounded on his hapless American ...
Sep 10, 2017
TWO-time world champion Brian Viloria resumes his comeback bid Sunday (Manila time) as he squares off against American Miguel Cartagena at the Stubhub Center in Carson, California.The eight-round bout marks the second time the Fil-Am boxer will fight ...
Sep 9, 2017
BRIAN Viloria found out the hard way what 43 others before him felt being in the ring with deadly puncher Roman Gonzales.The unbeaten Nicaraguan slowly tore Viloria apart before delivering the coup de grace in the ninth round for a sensational ...
Oct 18, 2015
DONNIE Nietes and Brian Viloria are both preparing for a big US title fight that falls exactly on the same date next month.And so the two camps thought of the next best thing to do: Spar against each other.Viloria and ...
Sep 4, 2015
BRIAN Viloria will be gunning for a world title on October 17 (October 18, Manila time) when he faces flyweight champion Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez at the Madison Square Garden in New York.ESPN.com's Dan Rafael reported the fight was formally ...
Aug 12, 2015
BRIAN Viloria made sure the judges won't have a say in his long-awaited rematch with Omar Soto.The 34-year-old former world champion went to work early and proceeded to batter his Mexican opponent and score an impressive first ...
Jul 26, 2015
BRIAN Viloria gets to settle an unfinished business with Omar Soto of Mexico as the two face each other again in the main event of Saturday's Top Rank/Uni Mas (Sunday, Manila time) at the Florentine Gardens in Hollywood, California.The ...
Jul 25, 2015
How many times have we counted out Brian Viloria?The first time came in 2001, when Viloria turned pro with decision win over Filipino Ben Escobia. Viloria injured his hand in his very first paid contest and not a few attributed the ...
Jul 31, 2014
MACAU - Brian Viloria was outworked and outfought by the younger Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico as he lost his World Boxing Organization and World Boxing Association title belts on Saturday night at The Venetian Hotel and Resort Casino here.The Filipino-American ...
Apr 6, 2013
MACAU - Already regarded as one of the best flyweight champions in the world, Brian Viloria is now looking at further cementing his boxing legacy.On Saturday night, he takes a step in that direction when he stakes his World Boxing Organization-World ...
Apr 5, 2013
THE good news, of course, is that Brian 'Hawaiian Punch' Viloria remains the smart money bet to retain the World Boxing Organization (WBO) and World Boxing Association (WBA) flyweight (112 pounds) titles going into his April 6 showdown with Mexican ...
Apr 4, 2013
MACAU - Brian Viloria is picking up from where he left off the last time.The 32-year-old Fil-Am vows to bring the fight to Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico when he stakes his world flyweight title belts on Saturday night ...
Apr 4, 2013
MACAU - He's the reigning world champion and he's fighting for 12 full rounds.But it's not Brian Viloria but mainland ring star Zou Shiming who's fighting in the main event of Saturday's first ever major boxing event ...
Apr 4, 2013
FOUR Filipino prizefighters quietly delivered a big punch last year, helping ease the pain of a nation grieving over the misfortune that befell ring legend Manny Pacquiao.Brian Viloria, Johnriel Casimero, Donnie Nietes, and Sonny Boy Jaro made it to the big ...
Feb 27, 2013
BRIAN Viloria arrived in the country early Saturday morning almost a week after becoming the world flyweight unified champion following his stirring knockout victory over Mexican Hernan `Tyson' Marquez at the Sports Arena in Los Angeles.The champion's entourage ...
Nov 24, 2012
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