JOHN Riel Casimero will still have to face Paul Butler in a mandatory defense following the decision of the WBO not to strip him of his bantamweight title.The boxing body kept the brash-talking Filipino as its 118-pound champion after ...
Dec 24, 2021
THE World Boxing Organization (WBO) has been asked to look into a vlog put up on YouTube by the camp of John Riel Casimero amid an investigation into his failure to defend his world bantamweight title against Paul Butler in Dubai.Multiple ...
Dec 16, 2021
CHICAGO - What really happened to John Riel Casimero this past weekend?Amid swirling rumors that he labored to make the 115-pound limit, it's been alleged that the self-described "Angas Ng Pinas" intentionally missed the official weigh-in under ...
Dec 14, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero's last minute pull out from his mandatory WBO title defense had a huge adverse effect on the maiden promotional fight card of Probellum.The Paul Butler-Joseph Agbeko bout also crumbled like pieces of domino at the eleventh ...
Dec 12, 2021
THE World Boxing Organization (WBO) has directed Johnriel Casimero to show cause about his medical condition, and explain why he does not deserve to be stripped of the bantamweight title.The boxing body made the decision late Friday night after the 31- ...
Dec 11, 2021
JOSEPH Agbeko of Ghana has stepped up to fight Paul Butler on short notice following Johnriel Casimero's failure to attend the weigh-in for his defense of the WBO bantamweight title.Agbeko, 44, is expected to be a tough customer for ...
Dec 10, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero lost his WBO bantamweight title outside of the ring.The 31-year-old Filipino was stripped of his title after being forced to back out of his mandatory defense against England's Paul Butler on Saturday by viral gastritis. ...
Dec 10, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero is now in Dubai for his defense of the WBO bantamweight crown against Paul Butler this weekend at the Coca-Cola Arena. After a grueling trip from the US all the way to the United Arab Emirates' open city, ...
Dec 8, 2021
THREE Filipinos led by reigning WBO bantamweight champion Johnriel Casimero banner the inaugural fight card offered by Probellum Promotions on Dec. 11 at the Coca-Cola Arena in Dubai.Casimero, 31, stakes his 118-pound crown against Paul Butler of England in ...
Nov 11, 2021
JOHNRIELCasimero tapped the services of a former Filipino world champion to help him be in the best shape for his WBO bantamweight title defense against Paul Butler a month from now.Manny Melchor joined Team Casimero, supervising the training camp of the ...
Nov 7, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero is stepping up training for the coming defense of his WBO bantamweight crown.Just three days after arriving in the US, the 31-year-old Filipino world champion proceeded to Las Vegas where he will set up his training camp ...
Oct 24, 2021
JOHNRIEL Casimero is getting a downgrade in his fight purse after reportedly receiving six-figure amount in his last couple of fights.The WBO bantamweight champion is frustrated over what he described as lack of support with TGB Promotions, which represents him, ...
Oct 10, 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
AS Johnriel Casimero dilly-dallies on who between Nonito Donaire Jr. and Naoya Inoue he wants to face first, the WBO made the decision on his behalf.The world boxing body directed the 31-year-old Filipino to fight in a mandatory ...
Sep 24, 2021
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