THEIR fights may have been put off, but life - and training - goes on for world champions Johnriel Casimero and Jerwin Ancajas.Both Ancajas and Casimero are trying to stay active despite their respective title fights being called off due to the worldwide ...
Mar 23, 2020
THE dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) just kayoed two title fights involving Filipino world champions next month.Top Rank is calling off all scheduled promotions in March and April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes the International Boxing ...
Mar 17, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero is leaving no stone unturned in his preparation for the biggest fight of his boxing career.The hard-punching Filipino leaves for the U.S. on Thursday for the start of his eight-week training for his unification title fight ...
Feb 5, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero hopes to complete what Nonito Donaire Jr. failed to finish before.Casimero gets a crack at rising undefeated world champion Naoya Inoue of Japan in a bantamweight unification match set on April 25 in Las Vegas.The 12-round fight ...
Jan 24, 2020
IF ever a title fight between Johnriel Casimero and Naoya Inoue is penciled, the handler of the newly crowned Filipino world boxing champion sees the bout being held in either Las Vegas or Los Angeles.Manny Pacquiao International Promotions president Sean Gibbons ...
Dec 17, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero pulled off a golden performance of his own in faraway England, capturing the World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight crown with a sensational stoppage of South African Zolanie Tete early Sunday morning (Manila time).The 30-year-old Casimero floored the ...
Dec 1, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero hopes to formalize his status as a regular world champion when he challenges reigning king Zolanie Tete for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight crown Sunday morning (Manila time) at the Arena Birmingham in England.Casimero is the interim WBO ...
Dec 1, 2019
CHICAGO - It's early morning in Birmingham, England, but one of the treadmills at the 24-hour The Gym on Broad street is already humming with the beautiful sound of two happy feet pounding the conveyor belt.Dug, dug, dug, dug, ...
Nov 28, 2019
FILIPINO Johnriel Casimero will have to go to London to legitimize his claim to being a three-time world boxing champion.The camp of regular World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion Zolani Tete won the purse bid for his next title defense ...
Sep 15, 2019
IF plans don't miscarry, Johnriel Casimero is set to end the year with a big title showdown against South African Zolanie Tete.Through a letter given to both camps, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) has set a 10-day deadline for ...
Aug 28, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero outfought and outpunched game Mexican challenger Cesar Ramirez to score a 10th-round knockout and retain his World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim bantamweight crown Saturday night.Casimero had Ramirez down twice in the early rounds of the action-packed title ...
Aug 24, 2019
AFTER almost losing everything on the scales on Friday, the pressure to deliver is on for Johnriel Casimero when he stakes his interim World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight title against tough Mexican Cesar Ramirez at the San Andres Sports Civic Center on ...
Aug 24, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero won't back down from whatever tough Mexican Cesar Ramirez brings to the ring in their World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim bantamweight title fight this Saturday."Typical na Mexicano, matibay," he said of the 31-year-old Ramirez. "Pero ...
Aug 22, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero need not look far ahead of dangerous Mexican Cesar Ramirez.International matchmaker Sean Gibbons cautioned that the 31-year-old Ramirez didn't come here just to lay over and lose against the two-time Filipino world champion in their ...
Aug 18, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero scored a dramatic 12th-round technical knockout of Ricardo Espinoza to capture the World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim bantamweight title on Sunday in Carson, California.The Filipino caught the game 21-year-old Espinoza in the final minute of the ...
Apr 21, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero gets another tab at glory when he faces Ricardo Espinoza Franco for the interim World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight title in Carson, California on Sunday (Manila time).The former two-division world champion didn't have problem making weight after ...
Apr 20, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Expect Jonas Sultan not to extend any royal treatment to world champion Jerwin Ancajas.Like in his fights against former title holders Johnriel Casimero and Sonny Boy Jaro before him, Sultan has no plan to defer to Ancajas when they ...
May 20, 2018
JONAS 'Zorro' Sultan won the biggest fight of his young career after outpointing two-time world champion Johnriel Casimero in their title eliminator match at the Waterfront Casino and Hotel in Cebu City.The 25-year-old Sultan, who' ...
Sep 16, 2017
BRACE for an all-Filipino fight with no less than a world championship on the line.Former two-time world champion Johnriel Casimero secured a fight with Jonas Sultan on Sept. 16 in an intriguing 12-round title eliminator clash in Cebu, ...
Aug 4, 2017
A WORLD title showdown between Johnriel Casimero and Donnie Nietes?While it may look good on papers, the fight is not exactly feasible.Promoter Sammy Gelo-Ani said pitting two distinguished Filipino fighters in a championship bout won't do any ...
Sep 20, 2016
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