GAB, Japan Boxing Commission ink boxing partnership deal 

Glendale G. Rosal 08/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) and the Japan Boxing Commission (JBC) have forged a partnership that aims to strengthen both nations’ ties in this in-demand sport. Mainly, the partnership is to oversee…

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…

Inoue crowned new pound-for-pound king after win over Donaire

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 06/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Naoya Inoue rose to number one in the latest pound-for-pound rankings by Ring Magazine. Inoue claimed the top spot following a two-round masterclass over Nonito Donaire in their rematch on Tuesday. The dominant victory now puts Inoue just…

The Donaire-Inoue rematch in the eyes of those who know boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 06/08/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Philippine boxing was in shock after the devastating knockout loss of four-division world champion Nonito Donaire Jr. in the hands of Japanese superstar Naoya “Monster” Inoue on Tuesday evening in Tokyo, Japan. Donaire…

Inoue stops Donaire in 2nd, unifies bantamweight division

Glendale G. Rosal 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Japanese boxing superstar Naoya “Monster” Inoue made short work of four-division world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr., beating the latter via second-round technical knockout (TKO)  in their much-anticipated rematch on Tuesday night,…

Inoue announces Donaire rematch on Twitter

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue officially announced on Twitter his rematch with reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. on June 7, 2022, in Saitama Super…

Bornea joins Donaire, Nietes as ‘Probellum boxer’

Glendale G. Rosal 01/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A few days before his big fight, the unbeaten Jade “Hurricane” Bornea officially signed a promotional contract with international boxing outfit, Probellum. On Thursday, Probellum officially announced Bornea as the newest boxer joining…

Donaire KOs Gaballo in 4th, retains WBO bantamweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire defied age by knocking out a much younger Reymart Gaballo in the fourth round of their all-Filipino world title duel at the Dignity Health and Sports Park in Carson…

Donaire, Gaballo make weight, ready for their title fight in California

Glendale G. Rosal 12/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The all-Filipino world title duel between the reigning and defending WBC world bantamweight king, Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire, and interim world champion, Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo, is officially on after both ring warriors passed…

Donaire on Casimero fight’s purse bid outcome: We were shocked, we have no say on the money

Glendale G. Rosal 10/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The camp of Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. immediately denied the speculations that they influenced the low outcome of the purse bid of the upcoming title defense of WBO world bantamweight champion John…

Gaballo sees tough WBC bantam title match against Donaire 

Glendale G. Rosal 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The World Boxing Council (WBC) interim world bantamweight champion Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo expects a tough fight in his first world title shot against Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. Recently, the WBC’s championship governing…

Donaire says he is fighting in December ‘with whoever steps in the ring’

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 09/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Nonito Donaire is adamant that he will be defending his WBC bantamweight title in December, it’s just a question of who he will be fighting. The WBC ordered Donaire to fight mandatory challenger and interim champion…

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