MARK Barriga fell short in his first-ever shot at a world tile, losing via split decision to Carlos Licona in their fight for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight title on Sunday.The Filipino Olympian lost by scores of 115-113 ...
Dec 2, 2018
MARK Barriga faces the biggest fight of his career after the Olympics when he shoots for the vacant International Boxing Federation minimumweight title against Carlos Licona Sunday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.The 25-year-old Barriga easily tipped the ...
Dec 1, 2018
MARK Barriga got a short but inspiring message from no less than one of the greatest boxers of all-time heading to his first ever attempt at a world championship.The Olympian bumped into Manny Pacquiao while in training at the LA ...
Nov 25, 2018
MARK Barriga vows to do good in what he considers a chance of a lifetime.The one-time Olympian shoots for a first ever world championship a month from now as he battles Carlos Licona for the vacant International Boxing Federation mini- ...
Nov 1, 2018
WORLD champion Jerwin Ancajas now considers Magallanes, Cavite as his second home.The rising 26-year-old boxing star from Panabo, Davao del Norte was named an adopted son of the province on Monday during a motorcade held in his honor following ...
Jun 4, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - The camp of Mark Barriga will aggressively try to bring his first-ever crack at a world championship in Manila.International matchmaker Sean Gibbons disclosed on Sunday his plan to engage the camp of reigning minimumweight champion Hiroto Kyoguchi ...
May 21, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - Mark Barriga welcomes a shot at Hiroto Kyoguchi after the unbeaten Japanese retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight crown with a unanimous decision win over Filipino Vince Paras in Tokyo on Sunday.Barriga positioned himself as the mandatory ...
May 20, 2018
THERE'S no rest for the weary especially if it happens to be International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas.Shortly upon arriving in the U.S., Ancajas immediately buckled down to work by doing a light workout with trainer ...
May 16, 2018
EVEN a warrior of Mark Barriga's stuff is sometimes carried away by emotions, too.The Filipino Olympian choked when reminded of his victory over Colombian's Gabriel Mendoza that earned him a mandatory challenge for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight ...
May 15, 2018
ON to the big stage.Mark Anthony Barriga outclassed Gabriel Mendoza of Colombia via unanimous decision Sunday night to earn a shot at a first ever world championship fight.The 24-year-old Olympian was obviously the better fighter between the two ...
May 14, 2018
MARK Barriga tries to remove one stumbling block in his bid for a world championship as he takes on Gabriel Mendoza of Columbia in a title eliminator match at the SM Skydome on Sunday.The 12-round fight is only the ninth ...
May 12, 2018
OLYMPIAN Mark Anthony Barriga tries to step closer to his dream as he takes on Gabriel Mendoza of Mexico on May 13 in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimum weight world title eliminator bout.The main match of the 'Survival Instinct' boxing ...
Apr 17, 2018
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JERWIN Ancajas just crossed out another goal on his bucket list.The reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight champion felt like a child just who received his first Christmas gift upon setting foot in the US for the very first time ...
Jan 26, 2018
LONDON Olympian Mark Barriga will miss the Southeast Asian Games and a stint in the Aiba Pro Boxing league as he sits out the next three months with an injured right hand.Barriga had earlier felt the pain went continued training and ...
May 26, 2015
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) is hoping boxers Mark Anthony Barriga and Charly Suarez, set to move up to the Aiba Pro Boxing League, would choose to see action in the Southeast Asian Games this year.Julian Camacho, the country's chief ...
Jan 14, 2015
NAY PYI TAW - New life was breathed into struggling Team Philippines' campaign in the 27th Southeast Asian Games here, no little thanks to a trio of boxers and a young but equally determined karateka.Sinag Pilipinas also moved within a win of ...
Dec 14, 2013
FIVE boxers led by Olympian Mark Barriga banner the country's campaign in next month's AIBA World Boxing Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan.Barriga, the country's lone entry in boxing during the 2012 London Olympics, will be vying in the light- ...
Sep 24, 2013
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