Embattled boxer Marcial finds solid ally in Chooks-to-Go

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Embattled Filipino boxer Eumir Marcial has found a solid ally in his fight against the lack of financial support extended to boxers and other national athletes. Renowned sports patron Ronald Mascariñas, the president…

Boxer Patrick Day dies of brain injuries 4 days after fight

10/17/2019

CHICAGO— Boxer Patrick Day died Wednesday, four days after sustaining head injuries in a fight with Charles Conwell. Promoter Lou DiBella said Day died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He was 27. “He was surrounded by his family,…

Sambag 2 shooting: Stray bullet sends former boxer to hospital

Benjie B. Talisic 04/20/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A former boxer landed in the hospital after he was hit by a stray bullet in Sitio Kawayan, Barangay Sambag 2 in Cebu City on the afternoon of Black Saturday, April 20. Tirso…

Boholano boxer Magsayo has new manager, promoter

Glendale G. Rosal 06/05/2018

Leaving ALA Boholano boxer Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo has started a new chapter in his blossoming boxing career as he signed up with a new promoter after five years of fighting under ALA Promotions International. The 22-year-old Tagbilaran…

Promising Fil-Jap boxer signs up with ALA Promotions Int’l

Glendale G. Rosal 12/12/2017

Filipino-Japanese amateur standout Go Hosaka will enter the professional boxing scene under the tutelage of the renowned boxing outfit, ALA Promotions International. This after the 21-year old Hosaka inked a long-term contract with the Cebu-based boxing promotions…

Pagara to meet Thai after Indonesian foe backs out

Glendale G. Rosal 06/17/2017

Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Intercontinental super bantamweight champion “Prince” Albert Pagara will have to change his game plan for his upcoming fight on July 8. And the dynamite-fisted slugger needs to do it fast. This developed…

Tough foe

Glendale G. Rosal 04/30/2017

Nietes now a three-division champ after escaping gritty Thai boxer Nantapech Things didn’t turn out the way newly crowned three-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes planned it to be. While he predicted a swift victory against Komgrich…

‘WORK IN PROGRESS’

Glendale G. Rosal 04/27/2017

ALA Promotions Int’l chief Aldeguer says there’s no need to rush things for Magsayo For ALA Promotions International top honcho Michael P. Aldeguer rushing things out might end up badly. That’s why one of the most exciting…

Tapales upbeat of capturing another world boxing crown

Glendale G. Rosal 04/26/2017

DESPITE losing his WBO world bantamweight title last Sunday for being overweight, Marlon “The Nightmare” Tapales of the Rex Wakee Salud (RWS) Stable is still optimistic he will recapture his belt in no time. Tapales and his…

Pinoy Sonsona to face unbeaten boxer

Calvin D. Cordova 04/06/2017

AN UNBEATEN fighter awaits Filipino boxer Eden “Sanman” Sonsona when he struts his ware anew abroad on May 5 at the DIVS Arena, Ekaterinburg, Russia. The General Santos City-based Sonsona will challenge WBO Inter-Continental super featherweight champion…

WASN’T ENOUGH

Calvin D. Cordova 04/01/2017

Cebuano pug Jason Canoy puts up ‘great fight’ but falls short in world title bid in South Africa Cebuano boxer Jason Canoy “gave it his all” but ultimately fell short in the end, bowing to hometown bet…

Golden Boy Promotions signs rising Pinoy boxer

Calvin D. Cordova 03/23/2017

FOLLOWING a resounding debut in the United States, Filipino boxer Romero “Ruthless” Duno earned a major break after he got signed by the Golden Boy Promotions of Oscar dela Hoya in Los Angeles. The 21-year-old Duno (13W-1L-12KOs)…

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