THE unification bout between Johnriel Casimero and Nonito Donaire Jr. not pushing through turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Jonas Sultan.The 29-year-old Filipino found himself resuming his boxing career as he will see action in the ...
Jul 15, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero is back to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight crown against original opponent Guillermo Rigondeaux on August 14 in Carson, California.MP (Manny Pacquiao) Promotions president Sean Gibbons on Sunday confirmed the fight will be pushing through after being ...
Jul 4, 2021
NONITO Donaire can only commiserate with what Michael Dasmarinas had to endure at the hands of Naoya Inoue.Donaire, 38, was also at the receiving end of Inoue's damaging body shots the first time the two warriors met in 2019 - similar ...
Jun 21, 2021
CHICAGO - After barely working a sweat in his three-round destruction of Duke Micah last September, John Riel Casimero was penciled to defend his WBO bantamweight title this August 14.Against Guillermo Rigondeaux, a 40-year old, past-his-expiration-date former ...
Jun 20, 2021
PHILIPPINE boxing just scored a massive knockout.Johnriel Casimero and Nonito Donaire Jr. are set to tangle on August 14 in a first ever all-Filipino unification match for the world bantamweight championship.The bout is set in Carson, California featuring two ...
Jun 20, 2021
LOOKS like there's going to be a get-together among the world's bantamweight champions in Las Vegas over the weekend.Reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) title holder Nonito Donaire travelled all the way to Sin City and will watch unified ...
Jun 18, 2021
WHILE the noisiest boxing fans were in front of their television screens, throwing out opinions as thick as boxers throw punches, Rachel Marcial Donaire was working from the ringside. About two weeks ago, May 29, Nonito Donaire showed up in Cason, California ...
Jun 9, 2021
EVEN at this stage in his boxing career, Nonito Donaire Jr never loses sight of his main goal.The ageless Filipino took the first step in his determined bid to become the world undisputed bantamweight champion when he wrested the World Boxing ...
May 30, 2021
NONITO Donaire Jr is back on top of the world. The 'Filipino Flash' scored a fourth-round knockout of Nordine Oubaali to capture the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight title on Saturday at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California (Sunday, ...
May 30, 2021
NONITO Donaire Jr takes the road to redemption on Sunday (Manila time) when he challenges reigning champion Nordine Oubaali of France for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight title in Carson, California.The Filipino, 38, will try to attempt regaining a piece ...
May 29, 2021
PBA
NONITO Donaire Jr. doesn't think the long layoff would work against his bid to regain a piece of the world bantamweight championship.Instead, the five-division world champion felt the rest recharged his 38-year-old body ahead of his fight ...
May 28, 2021
NONITO Donaire Jr. believes he's not yet through with boxing.Even at 38 years old, the Filipino bantamweight still dreams big and one of his ambitions is to unify the entire 118-lb division."I have a dream which is to ...
May 26, 2021
REYMART Gaballo and Emmanuel Rodriguez have to do it all over again.The World Boxing Council (WBC) ordered a rematch between the two fighters following the disputed split decision win pulled off by Gaballo last month to win the interim bantamweight title ...
Jan 28, 2021
WILL it be a case of a Manny Pacquiao all over again?Last-minute replacement Reymart Gaballo tangles with former world champion Emmanuel Rodriguez for the interim World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight title belt at the Mohegan Sun in Connecticut on Sunday ( ...
Dec 19, 2020
NONITO Donaire Jr. is relentlessly pursuing his rightful place as Emmanuel Rodriguez's opponent for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight title.The 'Filipino Flash' again took a new round of testing and emerged negative anew for COVID-19, and he insisted ...
Dec 13, 2020
WILL he or will he not be allowed?Nonito Donaire Jr, came out Saturday and brandished a negative result of the latest testing done on him for COVID-19.The 38-year-old Filipino earlier tested positive of the virus, leading to ...
Dec 12, 2020
PBA
NONITO Donaire's loss is Reymart Gaballo's gain.Gaballo takes the place of Donaire and will now vie for the interim World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight title against Emmanuel Rodriguez of Puerto Rico on Dec. 19 at the Mohegan Sun Casino ...
Dec 11, 2020
NONITO DONAIRE Jr is now set to face former world champion Emmanuel Rodriguez for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight crown next month at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.The late change of opponent for the Dec. 19 title fight ...
Nov 22, 2020
FOUR-time world champion Nonito Donaire Jr. is set for a December comeback as he challenges reigning title holder Nordine Oubaali of France for the World Boxing Council (WBC) bantamweight championship.The world title bout is tentatively set at the Mohegan Sun ...
Jul 23, 2020
THERE is no truth to the rumor that WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero has a photo of Godzilla pasted on the punching bag as he trains for his April 25 showdown with WBA-IBF counterpart Naoya 'Monster' Inoue. However, it does ...
Mar 9, 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
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