FILIPINO fighters Samuel Salva and Pedro Taduran figure in a historic fight this Saturday when they slug it out for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight crown at the Jurado Hall inside the Philippine Marine Corps headquarters at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig. ...
Sep 3, 2019
THE camp of reigning world champion Jerwin Ancajas is now looking at Alexandru Marin of Romania as the Filipino fighter's next opponent for his defense of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title sometime in October.The 27-year-old ...
Aug 20, 2019
JOHNRIEL Casimero need not look far ahead of dangerous Mexican Cesar Ramirez.International matchmaker Sean Gibbons cautioned that the 31-year-old Ramirez didn't come here just to lay over and lose against the two-time Filipino world champion in their ...
Aug 18, 2019
LAS VEGAS - The son of a US Navy commodore, Sean Gibbons was born to a more comfortable upbringing than most boxers who enter the fight game to escape poverty.But the gift of blue blood - the six-foot frame, the striking good ...
Jul 31, 2019
MANNY Pacquiao needs to be at his best if he is to deal Keith Thurman his first-ever career loss.International matchmaker Sean Gibbons has no qualms about saying Thurman is one marquee fighter who is regarded as one of the best ...
May 21, 2019
International match-maker Sean Gibbons said the 26-year-old Filipino world champion won't be back in the ring until five months from now against a handpicked opponent.Ancajas was dominant in a unanimous decision win against challenger Jonas Sultan to ...
May 27, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - The camp of Mark Barriga will aggressively try to bring his first-ever crack at a world championship in Manila.International matchmaker Sean Gibbons disclosed on Sunday his plan to engage the camp of reigning minimumweight champion Hiroto Kyoguchi ...
May 21, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Who says a champion with a lion's heart doesn't shed a tear?Jerwin Ancajas doesn't mind.The reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title holder was unable to control his emotions as he looked back on ...
May 20, 2018
REDONDO BEACH, CALIFORNIA - Mark Barriga welcomes a shot at Hiroto Kyoguchi after the unbeaten Japanese retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight crown with a unanimous decision win over Filipino Vince Paras in Tokyo on Sunday.Barriga positioned himself as the mandatory ...
May 20, 2018
MARK Barriga tries to remove one stumbling block in his bid for a world championship as he takes on Gabriel Mendoza of Columbia in a title eliminator match at the SM Skydome on Sunday.The 12-round fight is only the ninth ...
May 12, 2018
ALMOST a century later, history repeats itself.Jerwin Ancajas is set to stake his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight crown against mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan on April 14 in Las Vegas, Nevada, marking the first all-Filipino world title fight since ...
Mar 12, 2018
FROM Asia, Australia, Europe, and now America.Jerwin Ancajas takes his act before the rich American boxing market for the first time when he defends the International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title two months from now against Israel Gonzales of Mexico ...
Dec 16, 2017
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