All set for Donaire-Inoue rematch

Dale Rosal 06/06/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—All is set for the much anticipated rematch between Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. and Japanese boxing superstar Naoya Inoue after both boxers passed the official weigh-in on Monday, June 6, 2022. The Donaire-Inoue…

Cuarto retains IBF minimumweight title

Dale Rosal 02/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Rene Mark Cuarto edged Pedro Taduran via majority decision  to retain the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight title on Sunday, February 6, 2022 in Digos City. Unlike their last fight which went the distance,…

Jerusalem inches closer to earning shot at world title

Dale Rosal 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former world title challenger Melvin “El Gringo” Jerusalem is a step closer to earning another shot for a world title. This as the 27-year old pride of Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon has been ranked the No.…

Suganob tests mettle against Baloro, eyes IBF junior fly title

Glendale G. Rosal 11/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The PMI Bohol Boxing Stable expects a war between their very own Regie Suganob and Jerome “The Machine” Baloro in the main event of “Kumong Bol-anon 2” in Dauis gymnasium in Bohol. There…

Melindo relaxed, positive going into big Japan fight

Glendale Rosal 10/04/2018

Less than two days before his big fight in Japan, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo is feeling relaxed and positive. The 30-year-old Cagayan de Oro native is just doing…

‘I COME TO WIN’

04/12/2017

Nantapech confident of beating Nietes in Pinoy Pride 40 mainer International Boxing Federation (IBF) world No. 4 Komgrich “Eaktawan” Nantapech is oozing with confidence he can stop longest-reigning Filipino world champion, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes when they tangle…

Sultan’s first title defense cancelled

Glendale G. Rosal 03/18/2017

EXCITEMENT turned into disappointment for Jonas “Zorro” Sultan of ALA Boxing Gym as his title defense against fellow Filipino boxers Sonny Boy Jaro was cancelled. Sultan was supposed to defend his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight…

Nietes targeting IBF, WBO titles next year

Glendale G. Rosal 12/22/2016

After two division world champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero (23-3-0, 15KOs) relinquished his International Boxing Federation (IBF) world flyweight title to move to the super flyweight division, another Filipino is poised to inherit the vacated crown. This…

SULTAN RULES

Glendale G. Rosal 12/17/2016

For most boxers, the only way to get a win when fighting abroad is to score a knockout. Jonas Sultan did just that when he stopped the highly favored Makazole Tete in the second round Saturday morning…

Sultan fights for IBF belt in South Africa

Glendale G. Rosal 11/30/2016

JONAS Sultan, one of the up-and-coming fighters of ALA Boxing Gym, will gun for a regional title in hostile territory as he will face South African Makazole Tete on Dec. 16 in East London, Eastern Cape, South…

Big fight awaits Milan next year

Glendale G. Rosal 11/27/2016

Milan “El Metodico” Melindo is finally a world champion, but for how long? It will be known next year when he takes on Japanese Akira Yaegashi, the regular International Boxing Federation junior flyweight champion. Melindo became the…

Casimero retains IBF title

Glendale G. Rosal 09/11/2016

JOHNREIL Casimero retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight title by scoring a 10th round technical knockout win over erstwhile undefeated British Charlie Edwards at the O2 Arena in London, United Kingdom yesterday. Casimero sealed his 23rd…

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