MMA
THE UFC intends to welcome a capacity crowd at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena on July 10 when Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor fight for the third time.UFC President Dana White announced his plan Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) for the ...
Apr 15, 2021
EUMIR Felix Marcial finally received his second dosage of vaccine against COVID-19 which he thinks wouldboost his campaign in the coming Tokyo Olympics.The 25-year-old boxer completed his inoculation on Sunday in Las Vegas together with Joven Jimenez, trainer ...
Mar 30, 2021
PBA
REMEMBER the time JC Intal surprised many when coach Tab Baldwin included in the Gilas Pilipinas team that went to war in Changsha, China for the 2015 Fiba Asia Men's Championship?Grateful for being part of that overachieving unit, Intal disclosed ...
Mar 27, 2021
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Kamaru Usman stopped Gilbert Burns with punches 34 seconds into the third round at UFC 258 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), retaining his welterweight title with his 13th consecutive UFC victory.Usman (18-1) defended his title for the ...
Feb 14, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Teofimo Lopez was brash enough to challenge Vasiliy Lomachenko, and good enough to beat him.Lopez dominated early and finished strong Saturday night to win a unanimous 12-round decision over Lomachenko to unify the lightweight titles in a fight ...
Oct 18, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero is taking his challenge against Naoya Inoue to another level.The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight title holder said he is willing to face the unbeaten Naoya right in his hometown of Japan if that would convince him to ...
Oct 5, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero called out Top Rank chairman Bob Arum anew while taunting unbeaten Japanese fighter Naoya Inoue.The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion slammed the 88-year-old promoted for protecting Inoue, the World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing ...
Aug 16, 2020
THE camp of Johnriel Casimero would like to have unbeaten Japanese champion Naoya Inoue in the U.S. first before talks of a reduced purse is discussed.Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons said they have to wait for Inoue's ...
Jul 24, 2020
FILIPINO boxer John Moralde is recovering well from COVID-19 and is now spending the final days of his quarantine in Las Vegas, Nevada.The 26-year-old Davao-born fighter caught the virus just days before he was supposed to face ...
Jul 22, 2020
MARK John Yap was supposed to make some buzz as he headlines a Top Rank fight card against three-time world title challenger Miguel Marriaga Friday (Manila time) at the MGM Grand Conference in Las Vegas.The Filipino did, but for the ...
Jul 17, 2020
JOHN Vincent Moralde will be the next Filipino fighter to take his act to Las Vegas as he faces Alexis del Bosque of Mexico in another boxing card promoted by Top Rank.Moralde and Del Bosque tangle in an eight-round, closed- ...
Jul 12, 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
FIVE months after and $40,000 (around P1.9 million) richer, Mike Plania finally gets reunited with his family.The Filipino fighter is bound for home this weekend (July 3) after being in the US since February, where he and four other ...
Jun 30, 2020
IS 'The Monster' ducking John Riel Casimero?The reigning Filipino World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion made the claim after his postponed unification title match against unbeaten Japanese champion Naoya Inoue was moved anew to a possible September or October fight date. ...
Jun 26, 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
MARK Bernaldez hopes to follow the path of fellow SanMan Promotions stablemate Mike Plania when he takes his turn on centerstage next week in Las Vegas, Nevada.Bernaldez faces undefeated American Albert Bell in another Top Rank Promotions boxing card straight from ...
Jun 24, 2020
PBA
KIEFER Ravena was a phenom even at an early age.In a rare tape unearthed by HoopJunkie on Instagram, the then-13-year-old can be seen putting on a dazzling show in Las Vegas that saw him nutmeg a player on ...
Jun 22, 2020
GENERAL Santos City native 'Magic' Mike Plania was supposed to be just a 'warm-up' opponent for American Joshua 'Don't Blink' Greer Jr. Ranked No. 1 by the WBO in the bantamweight division, Greer was already on the precipice of a ...
Jun 18, 2020
MIKE Plania did shock the world after scoring a majority decision win over top bantamweight prospect Joshua Greer inside 'The Bubble' at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).'Magic Mike' had his punching power in ...
Jun 17, 2020
MIKE Plania reopens the door for Philippine sports worldwide in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic as he headlines a Top Rank boxing promotions at the MGM Grand conference on Tuesday in Las Vegas (Wednesday, Manila time).'Magic' Mike faces no. ...
Jun 16, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Shakur Stevenson ended the most unusual week of his boxing life with his usual dominance in another victory.Stevenson stopped Felix Caraballo with a body-punch knockdown in the sixth round on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time) in the first ...
Jun 10, 2020
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