NONITO Donaire puts his WBC bantamweight crown on the line Sunday (Manila time) against fellow Filipino Reymart Gaballo in a mandatory defense he hopes will be a springboard to a bigger fight he's eyeing next year.Donaire, 39, looked ready for ...
Dec 11, 2021
JONAS Sultan joins two other fellow Filipinos who are hot on the trail of undefeated Japanese world champion Naoya Inoue.The native of Tampilisan, Zamboanga Del Norte didn't mince any word in declaring that he also wants a shot at Inoue, ...
Nov 11, 2021
NONITO Donaire Jr's mandatory title fight against compatriot Reymart Gaballo is officially on as the two Filipino fighters are set to tangle on Dec. 11 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.The 38-year-old Donaire is in ...
Nov 3, 2021
FORMER world champion Donnie Nietes joins fellow Filipino Nonito Donaire Jr. as part of the growing stable of boxers of Probellum.The announcement was made on Wednesday in Los Angeles by Probellum President and long-time boxing executive Richard Schaefer as Nietes ...
Oct 20, 2021
WORLD champion Johnriel Casimero was obviously disappointed only the newly-established promotional outfit Probellum took part in the purse bidding for his defense of the WBO bantamweight championship in December.Casimero, 31, took to social media and expressed what he thought was ...
Oct 9, 2021
JUST when Nonito Donaire Jr. and Johnriel Casimero are beginning to patch things up for their supposed title showdown, here comes the World Boxing Council playing the spoiler's role.The boxing body on Tuesday ordered the 38-year-old Donaire to ...
Sep 21, 2021
THE swagger that has been his trademark was lacking as Johnriel Casimero humbled himself face-to-face with Nonito Donaire Jr.The 30-year-old Casimero apologized to his boxing idol and his family for whatever he told them in the past ...
Sep 21, 2021
SO who's telling the truth?The camps of Johnriel Casimero and Nonito Donaire Jr. turned to social media and claimed each one is ducking the other that kept their supposed unification title fight from being made.The 31-year-old Casimero ...
Sep 20, 2021
THIS time, Johnriel Casimero appeared to have gone out of bounds.Many boxing fans and netizens including current WBC bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, expressed displeasure at how Casimero made a joke out of the health condition of Hall of Fame trainer Freddie ...
Sep 17, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero is coming home from the US for a brief break and then go back to start training camp for his next fight by December.And his camp is looking to strike a new deal with fellow Filipino Nonito Donaire Jr. ...
Aug 27, 2021
LAS VEGAS - Johnriel Casimero is being lined up to face Naoya Inoue in his next fight in what should be the fulfillment of their long-postponed unification.Casimero disclosed on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) his handler MP Promotions, wants to pit him ...
Aug 21, 2021
HOLLYWOOD - For retaining his World Boxing Organization (WB0) bantamweight crown, Johnriel Casimero is receiving an extra incentive from the Big Boss himself.Manny Pacquiao, whose promotional outfit handles the 31-year-old Casimero, is giving the champion a $5,000 reward for ...
Aug 15, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero is not underestimating Guillermo Rigondeaux when he defends his WBO (World Boxing Organization) bantamweight crown next week in California.He's making sure though, the Cuban would have a different outlook of him by the time he's through beating ...
Aug 6, 2021
IT was a familiar sight of a familiar victory in the ring reminiscent of 14 years ago.As Eumir Marcial sent Arman Darchinyan of Armenia down on the canvas in the men's middleweight quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics, boxing fans couldn' ...
Aug 1, 2021
IS everything now good between the camps of Nonito Donaire Jr. and Johnriel Casimero?Based on the pronouncements of MP (Manny Pacquiao) Promotions president Sean Gibbons, it appears the warring camps have smoked the peace pipe to hopefully make a fight between ...
Jul 6, 2021
UNBEATEN bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue found himself dragged into the ongoing war of words between two potential future opponents in Nonito Donaire Jr. and Johnriel Casimero.The 28-year-old Japanese earned the ire of the Casimero camp following a tweet in ...
Jul 1, 2021
NONITO Donaire formally backed out of his unification fight with Johnriel Casimero for what he said was the blatant display of misbehavior by his fellow Filipino from the time the August 14 showdown was first announced a week ago.In a long ...
Jun 30, 2021
AN obviously irate Nonito Donaire Jr wants a public apology from fellow Filipino Johnriel Casimero or else their historic August 14 unification bout for the world bantamweight championship is off for good.The 38-year-old Donaire wants Casimero to make amends ...
Jun 29, 2021
THE unification title match between Nonito Donaire Jr and Johnriel Casimero is pushing through as scheduled.MP (Manny Pacquiao) Promotions president Sean Gibbons said the fight remains a go on August 14 in Carson, California contrary to earlier reports the 38-year- ...
Jun 27, 2021
JUST a few days after the unification title fight was announced, sparks already flew between the camps of world champions Johnriel Casimero and Nonito Donaire Jr.Twitter was on fire Wednesday as people close to the two Filipino title holders tried to ...
Jun 23, 2021
IT was an offer too tempting to resist for Nonito Donaire Jr. and his camp.Donaire disclosed the side of Johnriel Casimero made the proposal for a title unification bout between the two Filipino world champions.The 38-year-old 'Filipino Flash,' ...
Jun 20, 2021
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