JOHNRIEL Casimero is getting a downgrade in his fight purse after reportedly receiving six-figure amount in his last couple of fights.The WBO bantamweight champion is frustrated over what he described as lack of support with TGB Promotions, which represents him, ...
Oct 10, 2021
WORLD champion Johnriel Casimero was obviously disappointed only the newly-established promotional outfit Probellum took part in the purse bidding for his defense of the WBO bantamweight championship in December.Casimero, 31, took to social media and expressed what he thought was ...
Oct 9, 2021
AS Johnriel Casimero dilly-dallies on who between Nonito Donaire Jr. and Naoya Inoue he wants to face first, the WBO made the decision on his behalf.The world boxing body directed the 31-year-old Filipino to fight in a mandatory ...
Sep 24, 2021
NONITO Donaire announced he's set to fight three months from now.Whether it's Johnriel Casimero, Reymart Gaballo, or even Naoya Inoue, the 38-year-old reigning WBC champion said he's ready to take on any of them."I am ...
Sep 23, 2021
JUST when Nonito Donaire Jr. and Johnriel Casimero are beginning to patch things up for their supposed title showdown, here comes the World Boxing Council playing the spoiler's role.The boxing body on Tuesday ordered the 38-year-old Donaire to ...
Sep 21, 2021
THE swagger that has been his trademark was lacking as Johnriel Casimero humbled himself face-to-face with Nonito Donaire Jr.The 30-year-old Casimero apologized to his boxing idol and his family for whatever he told them in the past ...
Sep 21, 2021
SO who's telling the truth?The camps of Johnriel Casimero and Nonito Donaire Jr. turned to social media and claimed each one is ducking the other that kept their supposed unification title fight from being made.The 31-year-old Casimero ...
Sep 20, 2021
THIS time, Johnriel Casimero appeared to have gone out of bounds.Many boxing fans and netizens including current WBC bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, expressed displeasure at how Casimero made a joke out of the health condition of Hall of Fame trainer Freddie ...
Sep 17, 2021
FORMER world title challenger Jonas Sultan opted to remain in the US for a possible late October ring return.And as he tries to keep in shape while waiting for his next fight, he also dabbles as sparring partner to the son ...
Sep 8, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero is coming home from the US for a brief break and then go back to start training camp for his next fight by December.And his camp is looking to strike a new deal with fellow Filipino Nonito Donaire Jr. ...
Aug 27, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Yordenis Ugas' camp guarantees the reigning WBA champion would engage Filipino challenger Manny Pacquiao once only the two of them are on top of the ring.Johnriel Casimero sees it otherwise,The Filipino bantamweight champion said he wouldn't be ...
Aug 21, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Johnriel Casimero is being lined up to face Naoya Inoue in his next fight in what should be the fulfillment of their long-postponed unification.Casimero disclosed on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) his handler MP Promotions, wants to pit him ...
Aug 21, 2021
LAS VEGAS - WBO bantamweight champion Johnriel Casimero is expected to cross paths with compatriot Nonito Donaire Jr. as the two are expected to be at ringside for the Manny Pacquiao-Yordenis Ugas welterweight title fight.Casimero arrived at the MGM Hotel on ...
Aug 20, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Yordenis Ugas is Cuban like Guillermo Rigondeaux. But the similarity stops there.The 35-year-old Ugas will come to fight and engage Manny Pacquiao in their welterweight title showdown Saturday, and won't be doing a lot of running ...
Aug 20, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Now it's Naoya Inoue who's stalking Johnriel Casimero.The undefeated world bantamweight champion raised the issues surrounding doping and weight management should a fight with the outspoken Filipino is finally made.Inoue, 28, again took to social media ...
Aug 19, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Has Johnriel Casimero finally got the ire of Naoya Inoue?Obviously, 'The Monster' got to watch Casimero's title defense against Guillermo Rigondeaux last week and received the message the Filipino champion sent across the world shortly during the post- ...
Aug 18, 2021
HOLLYWOOD - Manny Pacquiao was just proud to see Johnriel Casimero retain the WBO version of the world bantamweight title against Guillermo Rigondeaux two days ago in Carson, California.In a way, it reminded him of his own championship bout not too long ...
Aug 17, 2021
CHICAGO - My direct line to Sean Gibbons was unusually inaccessible yesterday, the Sunday after a big fight.And for good reasons.The affable president of Manny Pacquiao Promotions was temporarily robbed of his cool crooner's baritone. "I lost my voice," ...
Aug 16, 2021
HOLLYWOOD - The camp of Johnriel Casimero has one explanation why Guillermo Rigondeaux kept running all fight long in their world bantamweight title showdown.The Cuban challenger obviously felt the power of 'Quadro Alas.'"Nasaktan na siya," said Casimero trainer Nonoy Neri a ...
Aug 16, 2021
HOLLYWOOD - For retaining his World Boxing Organization (WB0) bantamweight crown, Johnriel Casimero is receiving an extra incentive from the Big Boss himself.Manny Pacquiao, whose promotional outfit handles the 31-year-old Casimero, is giving the champion a $5,000 reward for ...
Aug 15, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero wanted a knockout. Guillermo Rigondeaux had a plan to avoid it.The Filipino champion as early as last year said he feared Rigondeux will run around when they face off, and was proven right on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), to ...
Aug 15, 2021
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