NITONG nakaraang Sabado (Agosto 14), napanatili ni John Riel Casimero ang kanyang WBO bantamweight crown matapos umiskor ng split decision win kontra sa takbuhing si Guillermo Rigondeaux. Maraming hindi nasiyahan sa naging takbo ng 12-round match, kung saan walang ginawa si ...
Aug 20, 2021
CHICAGO - Sean Gibbons is normally a ball of sunshine. Easy to laugh, he wears his happiness on the sleeves of his well-tailored suits.There was little of all that Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Even though his fighter, John Riel Casimero, ...
Aug 15, 2021
JOHN Riel Casimero provided a 'colorful' postfight interview following his victory over Guillermo Rigondeaux in their World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight title bout in Carson, California.Casimero was asked by sportscaster Jim Gray on what's his preferred opponent for his next ...
Aug 15, 2021
GUILLERMO Rigondeaux finally came out swinging - on Twitter.The two-time Olympic gold medalist mocked his opponent John Riel Casimero on social media following his defeat on Saturday (Sunday Manila time) in their WBA bantamweight title bout in Carson, California.The Cuban ...
Aug 15, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero tipped the scale at the bantamweight limit and now looks forward to taking care of business against Guillermo Rigondeaux in their world title fight on Saturday in Carson, California.The 31-year- old champion came in at the 118 lbs. ...
Aug 14, 2021
CHICAGO - After barely working a sweat in his three-round destruction of Duke Micah last September, John Riel Casimero was penciled to defend his WBO bantamweight title this August 14.Against Guillermo Rigondeaux, a 40-year old, past-his-expiration-date former ...
Jun 20, 2021
JOHN RIEL Casimero of the Philippines turned heads in his US television debut, scoring a vicious third-round stoppage of Ghana's Duke Micah to retain his WBO bantamweight championship on Sunday morning.Casimero, 31, dropped the previously unbeaten Micah in ...
Sep 27, 2020
IF not for the dreaded coronavirus, the country could have possibly produced a world flyweight boxing champion and a unified bantamweight titleholder four months ago. On April 4, hard-punching prospect Giemel 'Pistolero' Magramo was supposed to face Japanese Junto Nakatani in ...
Aug 15, 2020
CHICAGO - John Riel Casimero, the murderous punching WBO bantamweight king known as 'Quadro Alas,' has just been dealt a bad hand.After 120 days of training in the United States in a quest to unify the extremely loaded 118-pound ...
Jul 6, 2020
CHICAGO -- As an epidemic lingers and the uncertainty of his sport persists WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero is having random bouts with boredom and melancholy.But the purpose and resolve of this 5-foot-4, 31-year old terminator from Ormoc ...
Jun 25, 2020
THERE is no truth to the rumor that WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero has a photo of Godzilla pasted on the punching bag as he trains for his April 25 showdown with WBA-IBF counterpart Naoya 'Monster' Inoue. However, it does ...
Mar 9, 2020
ON paper, John Riel Casimero is listed as the "interim" bantamweight champion (118 lbs.) of the World Boxing Organization (WBO). It is really a half-baked championship, more like a temporary belt, but one that can pave the way for a shot ...
Sep 20, 2019
NOW that he's officially fighting as a flyweight, former world champion John Riel Casimero wants no less than a piece of the best the division can offer.The 24-year-old native of Ormoc City expressed his desire to vie for ...
May 5, 2014
CEBU City - Johnriel Casimero was quick to redeem himself from the weighty issue that marred his supposed title defense against Mauricio Fuentes of Colombia after swiftly ending their scheduled 12-round match on Saturday night.The 24-year-old Filipino, earlier stripped ...
May 3, 2014
CEBU City - John Riel Casimero admitted he has learned his lesson after failing to make weight that led to him being stripped of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior flyweight title.A remorseful Casimero faced media men on Saturday a few hours ...
May 3, 2014
EVEN before he could climb the ring against challenger Mauricio Fuentes, John Riel Casimero already lost his International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior flyweight title.In a stunning development, the 24-year-old Filipino was stripped of his title belt on Friday after ...
May 2, 2014
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