Butler inks promo contract with Probellum ahead of Casimero duel

Glendale G. Rosal 10/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Paul Butler the mandatory challenger to John Riel Casimero’s WBO world bantamweight title has inked a promotional contract with Probellum ahead of their December 11, 2021 showdown. Probellum officially announced on October 14,…

Probellum bares big plans for PH boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Boxing’s newest promotional outfit, Probellum, has revealed its big plans for Philippine boxing. Richard Schaefer, the president of Probellum, recently graced the episode of Beyond The Ring, a YouTube channel put up by…

WBO orders Casimero to fight UK’s Butler

Dale Rosal 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The tough-talking John Riel Casimero may have settled his differences with Nonito Donaire Jr. but their world title unification showdown will likely be put aside at the moment. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, the World…

Mexican slugger vows to send Magsayo to sleep

Glendale G. Rosal 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hard-hitting Mexican Julio “Pollito” Ceja is confident that he will knockout Boholano boxing sensation Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo in their much-awaited world title eliminator showdown in the undercard of Pacquiao-Ugas world title bout on…

In search of bigger payday, Casimero vows to send Rigondeaux to retirement

Marc Anthony Reyes 08/15/2021

LOS ANGELES—On Saturday night, John Riel Casimero gets the chance to shed his colorful, zany image and become the A-list world champion he has long desired to be. All he has to do is beat Cuban challenger…

Casimero: Rigondeaux will go down in 3

Glendale G. Rosal 08/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is predicting a knockout inside three rounds against Cuban world champion Guillermo “El Chacal (The Jackal)” Rigondeaux when they collide on August 14 (August 15 Manila time) for…

Casimero to Rigondeux: Let’s engage‍ and fight

Marc Anthony Reyes 07/26/2021

John Riel Casimero made this plea to Guillermo Rigondeux to make their Aug. 14 fight in Carson, California, and interesting one: Fight and engage. But the Filipino champion of the World Boxing Organization’s bantamweight division—as well as…

Rigondeaux feels ‘underestimated’ ahead of Casimero bout

MARK GIONGCO 07/25/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Cuban stylist Guillermo Rigondeaux thinks he’s not getting the credit he rightfully deserves when it comes to his punching power. Rigondeaux plans to prove his pundits wrong while also keeping the same methodical approach…

Sultan to fight in Casimero-Rigondeaux unification battle

Glendale G. Rosal 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former ALA Boxing Gym standout and ex-world title challenger Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will fight in the undercard of the world title unification showdown between John Riel Casimero and Guillermo Rigondeaux on August 14…

Casimero, Donaire camps wage war on Twitter

Glendale G. Rosal 06/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World Boxing Council (WBC) President Mauricio Sulaiman has come to the rescue of WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero amid doping allegations being thrown at the latter. As the beef…

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