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
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Lightweight prospect Fahad Al Bloushi is in high spirits ahead of his highly awaited professional debut, determined to make not only the whole Emirati nation proud but the sizeable Filipino community here as well.After all, the 23- ...
Nov 18, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Mikey Garcia added the IBF lightweight belt to his WBC title on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), dominating the previously unbeaten Robert Easter for a clear unanimous decision victory.Garcia (39-0) knocked down Easter in the third round and ...
Jul 29, 2018
INDIO, CALIFORNIA - Romeo Duno continued his rise in the lightweight division by outpointing Gilberto Gonzales of Mexico in a tough, 10-round fight at the Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino here.The rising Filipino fighter from General Santos City pounded out a ...
May 18, 2018
MERCITO Gesta was outclassed for 12 full rounds by Jorge Linares and failed in his bid to wrest the World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight title on Sunday at The Forum in Inglewood, California.The 30-year-old Filipino never got untracked in ...
Jan 28, 2018
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Khabib Nurmagomedov remained undefeated and staked a claim for a lightweight title shot with a dominant unanimous decision over Edson Barboza on Saturday night at UFC 219 (Sunday, Manila time).The second-ranked Nurmagomedov received winning scores of 30-25, ...
Dec 31, 2017
KUALA LUMPUR - Samuel Morrison handed the Philippines its second gold in taekwondo after beating Indonesia's Dinggo Ardian Prayogo, 28-18, in the men's lightweight division of the 29th Southeast Asian Games on Sunday at the Kuala Lumpur Convention ...
Aug 27, 2017
RECKY Dulay stole a piece of the spotlight in the Miguel Berchelt-Takashi Miura World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight title fight after scoring a third round knockout of previously unbeaten Jaime Arboleda early Sunday morning (Manila time) at The Forum in Inglewood, ...
Jul 16, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Philippines lost one of its best bets for a medal in the XXXI Olympiad as Charly Suarez went down against Joe Cordina of Great Britain by split decision Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Riocentro Convention Center ...
Aug 7, 2016
FILIPINO lightweight Harmonito "Hammer" de la Torre remained undefeated, scoring a majority decision over Guillermo Sanchez of Puerto Rico on Friday at the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, New York (Saturday, Manila time).De la Torre, a General Santos ...
May 28, 2016
MMA
ORLANDO, Fla. - Rafael dos Anjos stopped Donald Cerrone at 1:06 of the first round Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) to retain the UFC lightweight title.Dos Anjos hurt Cerrone with a left kick to the midsection, moved in and unleashed a ...
Dec 20, 2015
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