THEIR fights may have been put off, but life - and training - goes on for world champions Johnriel Casimero and Jerwin Ancajas.Both Ancajas and Casimero are trying to stay active despite their respective title fights being called off due to the worldwide ...
Mar 23, 2020
THE dreaded coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) just kayoed two title fights involving Filipino world champions next month.Top Rank is calling off all scheduled promotions in March and April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and that includes the International Boxing ...
Mar 17, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero is leaving no stone unturned in his preparation for the biggest fight of his boxing career.The hard-punching Filipino leaves for the U.S. on Thursday for the start of his eight-week training for his unification title fight ...
Feb 5, 2020
JOHNRIEL Casimero hopes to complete what Nonito Donaire Jr. failed to finish before.Casimero gets a crack at rising undefeated world champion Naoya Inoue of Japan in a bantamweight unification match set on April 25 in Las Vegas.The 12-round fight ...
Jan 24, 2020
WHILE the debate rages as to who should be hailed "Fighter of the Decade," with names like Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez cropping up, it is worth noting that, right in our backyard, there are a number of ...
Jan 11, 2020
IF ever a title fight between Johnriel Casimero and Naoya Inoue is penciled, the handler of the newly crowned Filipino world boxing champion sees the bout being held in either Las Vegas or Los Angeles.Manny Pacquiao International Promotions president Sean Gibbons ...
Dec 17, 2019
CHICAGO - When Nonito Donaire climbed the ring at Saitama Super Arena in Japan on Thursday, he carried with him 277 rounds worth of baggage and damage as a pro fighter for 18 years.His opponent, Naoya Inoue, had a relatively sparse 95 ...
Nov 9, 2019
IF the fight with Naoya Inoue turns out to be Nonito Donaire Jr.'s swan song, he will be leaving the punch-for-pay business amid a medley of respect and cheers.While Donaire failed to belt out a winning tune, dropping ...
Nov 8, 2019
NONITO Donaire failed to slay 'The Monster' that is Naoya Inoue as the Japanese remained undefeated on Thursday after scoring a 12-round unanimous decision in their highly-charged title fight at the Saitama Super Arena.Inoue had Donaire down ...
Nov 7, 2019
NONITO Donaire Jr. tries to solidify his claim to being the top bantamweight fighter in the world when he battles undefeated unified champion Naoya Inoue of Japan in Saitama on Thursday.The title bout at the Saitama Super Arena is set for ...
Nov 6, 2019
NONITO Donaire Jr. gets his dream fight next as he faces unbeaten champion Naoya Inoue of Japan in the bantamweight final of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS).Inoue arranged the mega bout after demolishing Emmanuel Rodriguez to wrest the International Boxing ...
May 19, 2019
TALK about coming back to life just when everybody was on Halloween mode.Not a few thought unbeaten Irishman Ryan Burnett was going to hammer the final nail on the boxing career of Nonito 'The Filipino' Flash' Donaire Jr. during their November ...
Nov 5, 2018
TWO Filipino fighters were foiled in their respective bids to become world champions just before the New Year revelry.Vic Saludar and Warlito Parenas lost one after the other in two separate world title bouts held in Japan in the finals days ...
Jan 1, 2016
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