Araneta: Experience and Donaire’s help key to winning world title eliminator bout

Glendale G. Rosal 01/13/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym’s banner boxer, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta, is full of confidence heading into his third world title eliminator fight.  The 28-year-old Cebuano knockout artist will trade leathers with Arvin “Hurricane” Magramo…

Tapales remains a top 5 world title contender 

Glendale G. Rosal 01/11/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Marlon Tapales remains one of the top contenders in the 122-pound division despite losing to Japanese star Naoya “Monster” Inoue in their unification bout in Japan last December.  Nicknamed “The Nightmare”, Tapales is…

Amparo gears up for bout vs Taduran in IBF world minimumweight title eliminator

Dale G. Rosal 12/01/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- One of PMI Bohol Boxing Stable’s banner boxers, Jake “El Bambino” Amparo, won’t leave a single stone unturned in preparing for the biggest fight of his career. Amparo is scheduled to fight former world…

Tapales to train in Baguio City before fight Dec. 26 bout vs Inoue

Glendale G. Rosal 11/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Associatin (WBA) Super world super bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales will spend the final stage of his training camp in Baguio City.  Tapales wrapped…

PMI earns right to promote Amparo-Taduran IBF world title eliminator bout

Glendale G. Rosal 10/06/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The PMI Bohol Boxing Stable earned the right to promote the world title eliminator between its prized ward Jake “El Bambino” Amparo against former world champion Pedro “Kid Heneral” Taduran. The International Boxing…

IBF orders Amparo, Taduran for world title eliminator bout

Glendale G. Rosal 09/22/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — PMI Bohol Boxing Stable’s Jake “El Bambino” Amparo pulled himself closer for a world title shot after the International Boxing Federation (IBF) ordered his camp and that of former world champion Pedro “Kid…

Tapales eagerly awaiting for unification battle with unbeaten Inoue

Glendale G. Rosal 08/29/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) world super bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales has already started his training camp in anticipation of a possible unification showdown with Japanese superstar…

Elijah Pierce KOs Pinoy boxer Mike Plania in 3rd round of Atlanta fight

Glendale G. Rosal 08/05/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World-rated “Magic” Mike Plania suffered a devastating knockout defeat in the hands of American Elijah Pierce on Friday August 4 (August 5 Manila Time) at the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, United…

Martin ends hiatus, faces Tanzanian boxer in non-title bout

Glendale G. Rosal 07/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World-rated Carl Jammes “Wonder Boy” Martin returns in the ring after an eight-month hiatus on August 19, 2023, in Mandaluyong City. The 24-year-old Ifugao boxing sensation will face Tanzanian Oscar Duge in a…

Tapales to Inoue: Let’s fight, unify our world boxing titles

Glendale G. Rosal 07/26/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) super bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales officially challenged Japanese boxing sensation Naoya “Monster” Inoue for a unification world title showdown on Tuesday…

Suganob makes weight for his world title shot against South African champion Nonthshinga  

Glendale G. Rosal 06/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Boholano world title challenger Regie “Filipino Phenom” Suganob confidently passed the contracted weight for his much-awaited world title showdown against the reigning  International Boxing Federation (IBF) world junior flyweight champion Sivenathi Nontshinga on…

Suganob now in South Africa after 22-hour trip to face IBF champ Nontshinga

Glendale G. Rosal 06/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Boholano Regie “The Filipino Phenom” Suganob and his team arrived at the ICC Premier Hotel in East London South Africa on Tuesday. Suganob will face reigning IBF world champion Sivenathi Nontshinga on July…

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