Naoya Inoue ready to rampage through super-bantamweight division

Agence France Presse 01/13/2023

Japan’s Naoya Inoue announced his move up to boxing’s super-bantamweight division Friday and set his sights on becoming undisputed world champion again, just one month after claiming all the bantamweight belts. The unbeaten Inoue, nicknamed “Monster”, became…

Bornea to fight in undercard of Inoue-Butler unification bout in Dec. in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 10/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The International Boxing Federation (IBF) No. 1 super flyweight contender, Jade “Hurricane” Bornea, will fight in the undercard of Naoya Inoue-Paul Butler unification showdown on Dec. 13, 2022 at the Ariake Arena in…

Inoue vs Butler unification showdown set Dec 13 in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 10/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The much-awaited showdown between unbeaten Japanese Naoya “Monster” Inoue and British world champion Paul “Baby Faced Assassin” Butler will happen on December 13 at the Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan. Probellum, Butler’s main…

Villanueva is boxing champ Inoue’s sparmate for his upcoming fight

Glendale G. Rosal 09/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia South bantamweight champion “King” Arthur Villanueva will provide the much-needed action in the training camp of unbeaten world bantamweight king Naoya “Monster” Inoue of Japan. This…

Inoue says undisputed crown will prove I’m pound-for-pound boxing king

Agence France Presse 06/27/2022

Japan’s Naoya Inoue wants to prove he is worthy of his status as boxing’s new pound-for-pound king, by becoming undisputed bantamweight world champion, the man known as “Monster” said Monday. The ferocious 29-year-old was named The Ring…

‘Baby Faced Assassin’ Butler laughs off talk of a death wish if he fights ‘Monster’ Inoue

Glendale G. Rosal 06/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion Paul “Baby Faced Assassin” Butler of the United Kingdom is collecting all the receipts from boxing fans who said Naoya Inoue would “murder” him…

NBA: Bam Adebayo shines as Heat hold off Celtics in Game 3

Reuters 05/22/2022

Bam Adebayo recorded 31 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals to lead the Miami Heat to a 109-103 victory over the host Boston Celtics on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.…

NBA: Heat put away 76ers again, lead series 2-0

Reuters 05/05/2022

Bam Adebayo scored 23 points and Jimmy Butler added 22 Wednesday night as the top-seeded Miami Heat dumped the fourth-seeded Philadelphia 76ers 119-103 in Miami for a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal. Off the…

Butler handily beats ‘last-minute foe’ Sultan for interim WBO belt 

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Paul “Baby Faced Assassin” Butler made easy work on last-minute opponent, Jonas “Zorro” Sultan to becoming the World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim world bantamweight champion last Friday, April 22, 2022, at the M&S…

Butler: Fight with Filipino Sultan is for friend who died in car crash

Glendale G. Rosal 04/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the series of setbacks, former world champion, Paul “Baby Faced Assassin” Butler remains upbeat and dedicates his interim world title fight against Filipino Jonas Sultan to a friend who passed away recently.…

Casimero title defense to be held in Liverpool, UK

Glendale G. Rosal 02/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is busy training in Mandaue City, Probellum announced that they have chosen the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool, England as the venue for…

WBO issues show cause to John Riel Casimero after missing weigh-in

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 12/11/2021

MANILA, Philippines—World Boxing Organization has ordered John Riel Casimero to present himself and his medical documents until December 20 after he failed to make it to the weigh-in and pulled out of his mandatory title defense against…

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