SOME seven months after his bantamweight (118 lbs.) unification showdown with WBA-IBF champ Naoya 'The Monster' Inoue was called off due to the COVID-19 outbreak, WBO champ John Riel Casimero has been employing all means to lure the Japanese superstar ...
Nov 14, 2020
CHICAGO - From his cushy confines at room 218, some 19 floors above the towering MGM Grand Garden Hotel in Las Vegas, Jeo Santisima rolled off of bed around noon on Sunday (1 a.m. Monday RP time).He was a little sore. ...
Feb 24, 2020
ATLANTA - Gervonta Davis could tell early on that Yuriorkis Gamboa wouldn't go down easily, so Davis decided to be patient and wear him down."I wasn't pressed for the knockout," Davis said. "Once I seen I was hurting ...
Dec 29, 2019
WESLEY So bagged the title in the first World Fischer Random Chess Championship, outwitting home bet Magnus Carlsen on Saturday in Norway.The Fide World No. 12 American Grandmaster was comfortable in the novel system developed by chess great Bobby Fischer 25 ...
Nov 3, 2019
MARK Barriga fell short in his first-ever shot at a world tile, losing via split decision to Carlos Licona in their fight for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight title on Sunday.The Filipino Olympian lost by scores of 115-113 ...
Dec 2, 2018
NINETY-THREE years after Pancho Villa and Clever Sencio fought for the world flyweight title at Wallace Field in Manila (now the Luneta Park), it will be the turn of Jerwin 'Pretty Boy' Ancajas and Jonas 'Zorro' Sultan to figure in only ...
May 22, 2018
NEW YORK - Vasiliy Lomachenko had been down on the canvas and was even on the scorecards.The tough test Lomachenko craved, the one he said would force him to finally unleash all his skills, had finally arrived.Moments later, he ended it. ...
May 13, 2018
CARDIFF, Wales - Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz will fight Terry Flanagan for the Briton's WBO lightweight title on Nov. 26.In 2012, Cruz became the first professional boxer to come out as openly gay while actively competing.In his first ...
Oct 28, 2016
BRIAN Viloria will be gunning for a world title on October 17 (October 18, Manila time) when he faces flyweight champion Roman 'Chocolatito' Gonzalez at the Madison Square Garden in New York.ESPN.com's Dan Rafael reported the fight was formally ...
Aug 12, 2015
MARANELLO, Italy - Ferrari is considering an appeal that could put Sebastian Vettel's Formula One title at risk.Video from Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix appears to show that Vettel passed a Toro Rosso car while a yellow ...
Nov 29, 2012
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