Taduran-Shigeoka world title duel set in June

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Minimumweight top contender Pedro “Kid Pedro Heneral” Taduran finally gets his world title shot against the reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight champion Ginjiro Shigeoka on June 28, at the Otsu City…

Dave Apolinario’s first world title fight will be in Mexico

Glendale G. Rosal 05/19/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sanman Boxing’s top prospect Dave “Dobermann” Apolinario will spend his first world title shot on hostile soil. The Mexican boxing outfit, Zanfer Boxing, won the purse bid for Apolinario and Angel Ayala’s International…

Astrolabio-Nakatani world title bout set in July in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 05/19/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vincent “Asero” Astrolabio gets another world title shot, this time it’s against one of Japan’s best boxers, Junto Nakatani, on July 20 at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo. This was confirmed by Astrolabio’s…

GAB honors Japanese slayers Vayson, Suganob in monthly awards

Glendale G. Rosal 05/17/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Jayson “Striker” Vayson and Regie “Filipino Phenom” Suganob were recognized by the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) for their spectacular performances last month. Vayson was named one of the “Boxers of the Month”, while…

Vitor likely to headline ‘Kumong Bol-Anon 16’ slugfest

Glendale G. Rosal 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — PMI Bohol Boxing Stable’s Virgel “Valiente” Vitor is expected to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super featherweight title in July in Bohol. This was announced by PMI Bohol Boxing Promotions’ promoter…

Paras beats Kyoguchi in a rematch in South Korea

Glendale G. Rosal 05/12/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger Vince Paras took almost seven years to avenge his defeat against Japanese two-division world champion Hiroto Kyoguchi after they met in the ring in their much-anticipated rematch on Saturday,…

Tapales beats Thai foe, Gaballo suffers first rd. TKO

Glendale G. Rosal 05/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and former interim world champion Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo had contrasting outcomes in their respective bouts on Saturday, May 10, at the Midas Hotel in Metro Manila. Tapales,…

Jeo Santisima heads ATK Promotions’ first int’l card in Masbate

Glendale G. Rosal 05/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Jeo “Santino” Santisima¬† will lead a stack card in ATK Promotions of Masbate Governor Antonio Kho first international boxing fight card at the Masbate Lagoon in Matayum, Cataingan, Masbate. Scheduled on June 22, the…

Comeback fight: Tapales set to battle Thai boxer for WBC title

Glendale G. Rosal 05/09/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Former world champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales successfully weighed in for his highly anticipated comeback fight set for Friday, May 10, at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City, Metro Manila. Tapales, a former…

Talisay’s Mark Fajardo TKO’s Iraqi foe in ASBC Asian U22 C’ships

Glendale G. Rosal 05/04/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Talisay City’s amateur boxing pride Mark Ashley Fajardo cruised into the semifinals of the ongoing Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) Asian Under-22 & Youth Boxing Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan last Friday, May 3. Fajardo scored…

Podot optimistic for interim, world title shot for Suganob this 2024

Glendale G. Rosal 05/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — PMI Bohol Boxing Promotions’ top honcho Floriezyl Echavez Podot targets the World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim title or perhaps a world title shot for his prized ward, Regie “Filipino Phenom” Suganob, before the…

Suganob destroys Ishizawa to defend WBO Global title

Glendale G. Rosal 04/30/2024

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — A bloodied but triumphant Regie “Filipino Phenom” Suganob successfully defended his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Global light flyweight title against Japanese Kai Ishizawa via an eighth-round technical knockout (TKO) in the main event…

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