IF not for the dreaded coronavirus, the country could have possibly produced a world flyweight boxing champion and a unified bantamweight titleholder four months ago. On April 4, hard-punching prospect Giemel 'Pistolero' Magramo was supposed to face Japanese Junto Nakatani in ...
Aug 15, 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
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
NEW YORK (AP) - Terence Crawford's latest opponent had not only never been knocked down, but Crawford couldn't recall seeing him even hurt.Then again, he'd never been in a ring with a fighter like Crawford before. ...
Dec 15, 2019
CHICAGO - When it comes to the violent world of boxing, where a man's fate can forever be altered by the fury of one devastating punch, there really is no such thing as an easy fight.That would be an oxymoron, ...
Dec 8, 2019
MANNY Pacquiao has had the limelight for far too long.Floyd Mayweather, Jr. wants it back.The unbeaten American fighter went on a rant on social media directed at Pacquiao and his symphatizers, telling them to stop riding on his name and ...
Jul 24, 2019
LAS VEGAS - Manny Pacquiao, months away from his 41st birthday but looking not a day out of his heyday, beat a game Keith Thurman via split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time)Pacquiao, 40, never got ...
Jul 21, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Manny Pacquiao has had a whole lot more to say about boxing ever since he became a politician.The 40-year-old Filipino senator who once understandably shied away from lengthy conversations in English is more comfortable in the language. ...
Jul 19, 2019
CHICAGO - Each time Manny Pacquiao stands in front of a mirror, he doesn't see a stranger glaring back at him.Except for some character lines that have traced his life's journey from rags to riches, the sitting Filipino ...
Jul 19, 2019
JERWIN Ancajas marks his ring comeback Sunday (Manila time) as he put his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight crown on the line against Ryuichi Funai of Japan in Stockton,California.The 12-round bout at the Stockton Arena will be the ...
May 4, 2019
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
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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
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