DONNIE Nietes and Aston Palicte are again ready to showcase before the world how good Filipino boxers are.The two came face-to-face in the U.S. for the first time on Thursday, a month before their 12-round showdown for ...
Aug 9, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Manny Pacquiao put on a vintage performance on Sunday, stopping Lucas Matthysse in the seventh round to wrest the Argentine's World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight title.Pacquiao knocked Matthysse down in the third round with a wicked uppercut, ...
Jul 15, 2018
FRESNO, CALIFORNIA - The champion has arrived and so did the challenger.Time to make history.International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title holder Jerwin Ancajas and countryman Jonas Sultan arrived in this California City one after the other on Monday afternoon (Tuesday, ...
May 22, 2018
UKRAINE'S Vasiliy Lomachenko, the consensus pound-for-pound king in pro boxing today, just expanded his trophy room by stopping Venezuelan Jorge Linares in 10 rounds for the World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight championship (135 lbs.).The victory gave Lomachenko ...
May 14, 2018
NEW YORK - Vasyl Lomachenko is looking for something that Jorge Linares believes he can deliver.Lomachenko has been winning too easily, and he never wants boxing to become easy. Not when he possesses an arsenal of skills that may be unparalleled in ...
May 11, 2018
NBA
NONITO Donaire's father has been tapped to lend his expertise and beef up Manny Pacquiao's think-tank in preparation for the Filipino's bid to wrest the world title from Lucas Matthysse on July 15 at the ...
May 8, 2018
CARSON, California - Gennady Golovkin said his second-round knockout of Vanes Martirosyan wasn't intended to send a message to Canelo Alvarez.Instead, it was the last-minute replacement for Alvarez who verbally tagged the Mexican superstar on Cinco de Mayo." ...
May 6, 2018
ON May 26, in Fresno, California, history will unfold when Panabo City, Davao del Norte native Jerwin 'Pretty Boy' Ancajas defends his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight (115 lbs.) championship against Zamboanga del Norte pride Jonas 'Zorro' Sultan. The fight is ...
May 1, 2018
AUSTRALIA - Undefeated Australian boxer Jeff Horn will carry a Juan Manuel Marquez mindset to the biggest fight of his career against Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao.The former schoolteacher from Brisbane has spent hours playing and replaying a YouTube video of that ...
Apr 24, 2017
IT is that time of the year when everybody is throwing the weighing scale out of the window in anticipation of all the free-flowing holiday food and booze. But don't tell Nonito Donaire, Jr. that the Yuletide season is in ...
Dec 11, 2015
LONDON - Wladimir Klitschko probably never thought he would come up against Batman and the Joker.Yet that was the bizarre scene that unfolded on Wednesday at a news conference in London to promote his heavyweight title defense against Britain's Tyson ...
Sep 23, 2015
KING Arthur Villanueva failed in his attempt to claim the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight title after losing a 10-round technical decision against McJoe Arroyo of Puerto Rico Saturday night (Sunday morning, Manila time) at the Don Haskins Center in ...
Jul 19, 2015
CEBU CITY - Donnie Nietes' reign as world champion lives on.The Filipino pride hacked out a unanimous decision win over tough Mexican challenger Francisco Rodriguez to retain his World Boxing Organization (WBO) light-flyweight title on Saturday night at the Waterfront Cebu ...
Jul 11, 2015
MALACA?'ANG expressed elation over the one-sided victory of Manny Pacquiao against Chris Algieri, calling the Filipino boxing superstar an inspiration to the Filipino people.In a congratulatory statement read by Philippine Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio 'Sonny' Coloma, MalacaƱang ...
Nov 23, 2014
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