ARQ Boxing Stable looking to toughen up fighters for possible world title fights

Glendale G. Rosal 08/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — True to its desire to produce world-class boxers, the ARQ Boxing Stable is eyeing to give its prospects a more difficult challenge in their next bouts. The fast-rising Cebu-based boxing stable recently staged…

Sanman Boxing’s Jhunrick Carcedo bags WBF Asia Pacific super lightweight title

Dale Rosal 07/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Sanman Boxing Gym’s Jhunrick Carcedo shocked Boholano boxing fans after scoring a third round technical knockout against hometown fighter Antonio Siesmundo in the main event of Kumong Bol-Anon VI last Saturday, July 23, 2022, at…

Vicelles climbs to No. 1 in WBO light fly rankings

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym’s Mark “Rasta Mac” Vicelles finally reached the No. 1 spot in the light flyweight division’s world rankings, making him eligible for a shot at a world title. As of July,…

Nietes loses to Ioka via UD; PH still without world champion

Glendale G. Rosal 07/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) world super flyweight king Kazuto Ioka outworked four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes to score a unanimous decision victory in their much-anticipated rematch on Wednesday night at…

Palarong Pambansa VisMin Cup hopes to mine future boxing superstars

Glendale G. Rosal 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup opened on Tuesday at the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) with the hopes of discovering the country’s next boxing superstars. A total of 80 boxers from eight…

Nietes vs Ioka: Ahas hopes to reclaim title and restore Filipino boxing pride tomorrow in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 07/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The much-awaited rematch between four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and World Boxing Organization (WBO) world super flyweight king Kazuto Ioka is officially set after both hurdled the official weigh-in on Tuesday at…

All set for Palaro boxing in Cebu City

Dale Rosal 07/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It’s all systems go for the Palarong Pambansa Boxing VisMin Cup to be held at the Cebu City Sports Center starting Tuesday, July 12, 2022. The much-anticipated major amateur boxing event that runs until July…

ARQ, Zip Sanman boxers engage in ‘fruitful’ sparring session

Dale Rosal 07/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—ARQ Boxing Stable stalwarts and ZIP Sanman Boxing Team veteran ring warriors traded leathers in a fruitful sparring session earlier this week at the ARQ Boxing Gym in Barangay Talamban, here. ARQ Boxing Stable’s strength…

Body of young boxer swept by raging waters found 2 days later

Glendale G. Rosal 07/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A good man outside the ring. This was how boxers, even those whom Roberto Toto Landero had fought atop the ring described the young fighter who tragically died early this week. Landero was…

Cuarto loses world title; PH now only has 1 remaining world champ

Glendale G. Rosal 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The list of Filipino world boxing champions was cut down to just one. This is after International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight world champion Rene Mark Cuarto loses his title to Mexican Daniel…

Castino outpoints Francisco, wrests WBF ASPac super bantam crown

Glendale G. Rosal 06/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — PMI Boxing Stable welcomed its newest regional champion in Jhunrille Castino who wrested the World Boxing Foundation (WBF) Asia Pacific super bantamweight strap by beating Jeffrey Francisco in the main event of Kumong…

Excitement builds up for Cebu City’s hosting of Palarong Pambansa boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 06/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Excitement continues to build up for the upcoming Palarong Pambansa VisMin Boxing Cup next month as tournament organizers revealed the eight competing teams in the major amateur slugfest at the Cebu City Sports…

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