Aljon Mariano is happy at Ginebra, according to his agent. ALJON Mariano now has the freedom to sign with any team.His agent says the 29-year-old forward is staying put.Mariano has been listed an unrestricted free agent WR2S (with ...
12 hours ago
MARK Magsayo declared he's ready to take on all comers now that he's the WBC featherweight champion, possibly even a rematch with former title holder Gary Russell Jr.It's sky the limit now for the 26-year-old Filipino ...
A day ago
Mark Magsayo's record remains unblemished. MaRK MAgsayo is the newest Filipino world champion.The 26-year-old Magsayo outpointed Gary Russell Jr. to claim the WBC featherweight crown on Saturday in Atlantic City, New Jersey (Sunday Manila time).Scores were ...
A day ago
DESPITE fighting with just one hand, Gary Russell thought he still won against Mark Magsayo and did enough to retain his WBC featherweight title.Russell, 33, who lost by majority decision, insisted he gave his Filipino challenger a 'boxing lesson all way ...
2 days ago
MARK Magsayo has been crowned as the new featherweight champion - and Twitter has been quick to give their congratulations... and hot takes.The two foes went the distance in Atlantic City, with opponent and defending champ Gary Russell Jr. working with an ...
2 days ago
FINALLY, Mark Magsayo is a world champion.The Filipino survived a valiant warrior in Gary Russell Jr. to dethrone the champion and claim the WBC featherweight crown on Saturday in Atlantic City, New Jersey (Sunday Manila time).Magsayo won by majority decision ...
2 days ago
PBA
MARK Magsayo is getting the support he needed as he vies for his first world title on Sunday.The unbeaten challenger received a call from the greatest Filipino fighter of all time as the legendary Manny Pacquiao wished the 26-year-old ...
2 days ago
GARY Russell Jr. overcame an initial concern on Friday in New Jersey (Saturday, Manila time) when he made weight on his second attempt at the scale 24 hours before he stakes his WBC featherweight title belt.But his biggest problem is still ...
3 days ago
IT'S a long time coming for Mark Magsayo.And now that it's finally here, the mandatory challenger to the WBC featherweight title of Gary Russell Jr. vowed to make the most out of the opportunity."Gary is a really good ...
4 days ago
REIGNING WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell disclosed he's nursing a slight injury and won't be in 100-percent shape for his mandatory title defense against Mark Magsayo on Sunday (Manila time).The 33-year-old reigning champion refused to discuss ...
5 days ago
MARK Magsayo is now in Atlantic City, New Jersey in time for fight week of his WBC featherweight championship bout against reigning champion Gary Russell on Sunday (Manila time).The unbeaten Filipino stressed he's coming in fully prepared for his first- ...
6 days ago
GARY Russell is hardly bothered by the punching prowess and unbeaten record of challenger Mark Magsayo.He's been in the business for so long that no opponent strikes fear in his heart.'I've been willing to compete against whoever, whenever, ...
Jan 12, 2022
MARK Magsayo is cautious but confident that he'll be crowned world champion for the first time two weeks from now.The unbeaten Filipino guaranteed a victory against Gary Russell Jr. in their Jan. 22 fight, vowing to wrest his WBC featherweight ...
Jan 12, 2022
HERE are the top sports news from Thursday:One player suffered a heartbreak in his debut, while one team felt the same pain - twentyfold.Alex Cabagnot saw Terrafirma give up a huge 17-point lead, surrendering a 103-100 decision to Phoenix ...
Dec 10, 2021
PBA
MARK Magsayo finally gets the biggest break of his boxing career.The unbeaten Filipino featherweight earned a shot at the WBC featherweight title of Gary Russell Jr. as the mandatory challenger in their January 22 fight next year.MP Promotions President Sean ...
Dec 9, 2021
MARK Magsayo is getting a crack at a world title.The World Boxing Council (WBC) has made the unbeaten Filipino featherweight as the mandatory challenger to reigning champion Gary Russell.The order was made by the boxing body along with the same ...
Sep 22, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Mark Magsayo was stunned after going down on his knee courtesy of a Julio Ceja body shot in the fifth round of their featherweight title eliminator bout on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).But he knew a loss could cost him ...
Aug 22, 2021
IT WAS a one-two punch that capped off a bout for the ages.Already knocked down in the first round, a fierce Julio Ceja mustered up a blistering rally, even sending Mark Magsayo to the canvas in the fifth. But the ...
Aug 22, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Mark Magsayo started strongly and finished in spectacular fashion as he scored a sensational 10th-round knockout over Julio Ceja of Mexico in their 12-round featherweight fight on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Magsayo, 26, sent his Mexican foe down ...
Aug 22, 2021
LAS VEGAS -- While dragging with him a cart full of ice drops to sell at his hometown of Tagbilaran city in Bohol, Mark Magsayo had dreamed of becoming a world champion to help pull his family from the clutches of poverty.He ...
Aug 21, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Mark Magsayo hopes to put on a show in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Yordenis Ugas world welterweight title fight.The unbeaten Filipino said he'll go for a knockout against Julio Ceja in a title eliminator bout for ...
Aug 20, 2021
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