ONE brilliant fight deserves another and Nonito Donaire Jr., the newly-crowned World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight champion, is not one to back out from a great challenge.The 33-year-old Filipino said he's willing to slug it out ...
Dec 14, 2015
MICHAEL Farenas scored a controversial second-round technical knockout win over Hector Velazquez late Friday night due to a cut suffered by the veteran Mexican.In the main event of MAG PACMAN Boxing International Promotions' second fight card, Farenas kept his knockout ...
Mar 22, 2014
PBA
DAVAO CITY - No less than the grand patriarch of the country's top boxing stable today believes it is time for Rey `Boom Boom' Bautista to finally hang up his gloves.Antonio Aldeguer, the top man of the ALA boxing stable, was ...
Apr 21, 2013
DAVAO City - And the misfortunes of Filipino boxers continue.Rey `Boom Boom" Bautista became the latest casualty in Philippine boxing after losing to Jose Ramirez of Mexico by split decision in their World Boxing Organization (WBO) international featherweight title fight Saturday night ...
Apr 20, 2013
MACAU - Brian Viloria was outworked and outfought by the younger Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico as he lost his World Boxing Organization and World Boxing Association title belts on Saturday night at The Venetian Hotel and Resort Casino here.The Filipino-American ...
Apr 6, 2013
CEBU CITY - In the eyes of former five-time world champion Marco Antonio Barrera, it's no longer feasible for longtime rivals Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez to fight for a fifth time.Barrera stressed there's no longer anything to ...
Mar 2, 2013
HOUSTON - It could be Juan Manuel Marquez's way of greeting Manny Pacquiao a happy birthday.The ageing yet still fiery Mexican appears to be amenable to doing a fifth fight with his long-time boxing nemesis from the Philippines.Angel Heredia, ...
Dec 17, 2012
HOUSTON - It doesn't bother Mexican Jorge Arce that he's retiring from boxing on a losing note.In his own words afterall, he lost against "the best.""He is the best man," Arce said in acknowledging Nonito Donaire Jr. after the ...
Dec 16, 2012
LAS VEGAS - Mercito Gesta takes on the biggest fight of his life when he challenges for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight title against champion Miguel Vazquez of Mexico Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) at the MGM Grand.The fight, set for 12 ...
Dec 8, 2012
HOLLYWOOD - And on the final Sunday of training, Manny Pacquiao rested.Taking it easy before departing for Las Vegas the day after, the legendary Filipino boxer decided to host a darts tournament among his friends and staff at his Palazzo apartment in ...
Dec 4, 2012
THE final countdown for Manny Pacquiao's fourth showdown with Juan Manuel Marquez begins on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) when the camp of the Filipino ring icon leaves for Las Vegas.Pacquiao will spar for one last time at the Wild Card ...
Dec 3, 2012
JUAN Manuel Marquez has definitely gotten bigger with the added muscles he gained in training camp for his fourth meeting with boxing icon Manny Pacquiao.And for those who are in doubt, the 39-year-old Mexican warrior declared himself available for ...
Nov 28, 2012
OTHER than being the first unified world flyweight champion in nearly fifty years, Brian Viloria also proved to be a class act.After a bruising 10th round TKO victory over Mexican brawler Hernan `Tyson' Marquez, the 2000 US Olympian visited his rival ...
Nov 21, 2012
MEXICAN Jorge Arce may yet be the most aggressive, but not necessarily the toughest opponent Nonito Donaire Jr. will be facing inside the ring."In terms of sheer aggressor, si Arce siguro `yung toughest kasi alam ninyo naman `yung mga Mexicano, they' ...
Oct 31, 2012
TOP Rank promoter Bob Arum vows to be at the Wild Card gym to personally see the conditioning progress of boxing star Manny Pacquiao in training camp once sparring starts on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).The 33-year-old Filipino will spar ...
Oct 30, 2012
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