GRAND plans had been laid down for boxing prospect Eumir Marcial's first-ever fight as a pro.A two-month training in Los Angeles and a scheduled pro debut by October.Problem is the Olympic-bound Filipino middleweight has yet to ...
Aug 4, 2020
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THE rising cases of COVID-19 in the country has ruled out the possibility of Eumir Felix Marcial fighting one of his first few bouts in the country.Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons said the current health crisis, specifically the ...
Jul 30, 2020
THE camp of Johnriel Casimero would like to have unbeaten Japanese champion Naoya Inoue in the U.S. first before talks of a reduced purse is discussed.Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons said they have to wait for Inoue's ...
Jul 24, 2020
BOXING legend Manny Pacquiao's next fight remains hanging in the balance.While the possibility may be there, it is still uncertain if a fight could be made for the 41-year-old Filipino great given the continued rise in coronavirus (COVID- ...
Jul 21, 2020
EUMIR Marcial is poised for an October debut as a pro in Los Angeles, California.Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions president Sean Gibbons made known the timeline the outfit had for the 24-year-old Marcial, who recently signed a six-year, multi- ...
Jul 21, 2020
THE country's top amateur boxer is linking up with the country's top boxing promotions.Olympic-bound Eumir Felix Marcial finally signed up with Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions on Thursday, setting the stage for the professional debut of one of the ...
Jul 16, 2020
CHICAGO - John Riel Casimero, the murderous punching WBO bantamweight king known as 'Quadro Alas,' has just been dealt a bad hand.After 120 days of training in the United States in a quest to unify the extremely loaded 118-pound ...
Jul 6, 2020
IS 'The Monster' ducking John Riel Casimero?The reigning Filipino World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion made the claim after his postponed unification title match against unbeaten Japanese champion Naoya Inoue was moved anew to a possible September or October fight date. ...
Jun 26, 2020
CHICAGO -- As an epidemic lingers and the uncertainty of his sport persists WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero is having random bouts with boredom and melancholy.But the purpose and resolve of this 5-foot-4, 31-year old terminator from Ormoc ...
Jun 25, 2020
JERWIN Ancajas has always been ready taking on the big guns in the super-flyweight division.But he won't back down either if pitted against Alejandro Santiago and even fellow countryman Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes.The reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) super- ...
Jun 23, 2020
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
CHICAGO - He's got most of the tools that could unlock the doors to stardom.The catchy name. The sparkly, white toothpaste smile. The movie star good looks. And a left hook that could knock out an elephant.But if his ...
Mar 22, 2020
CHICAGO - Monday, March 16, was just another work day in the busy calendar of boxing coach and trainer Joven Jimenez.At about 9 a.m., as he and his prized pug, IBF super flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas, were about to head to ...
Mar 19, 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
NOT even the danger posed by the coronavirus could stop Jerwin Ancajas from staking his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title in the US almost a month from now.Everything is a go for Ancajas and his camp for their scheduled ...
Mar 15, 2020
MARK Magsayo gets the biggest break of his boxing career after signing a contract with Manny Pacquiao Promotions (MPP).The deal will have the unbeaten featherweight bringing his act in the US as the contract is in partnership with TGB Promotions and ...
Mar 11, 2020
IS Connor McGregor next for the great Manny Pacquiao?The path towards a fight between the two legendary fighters gained ground on Wednesday after the 41-year-old Filipino boxing icon formally signed with Paradigm Sports Management, the same group that manages ...
Feb 12, 2020
CHICAGO - Jhack Tepora had no business losing this fight. His opponent was a recycled, calcifying 35-year old journeyman who had lost his previous three fights by knockout and had been inactive for nearly 15 months before getting called in for a ...
Dec 23, 2019
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
IT'S his eighth title defense of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight belt, but in no way will Jerwin Ancajas lower his guards down.Not with a Mexican warrior as his next challenger.Ancajas arrived in the US on Friday ( ...
Oct 20, 2019
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