Apolinar wraps up training, ready for Nov. 6 fight

Dale Rosal 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Pete “Thunder” Apolinar is ready to trade blows with Korean Jong Seon Kang for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental featherweight title on Saturday, November 6, 2021, in South Korea.  Apolinar recently wrapped up his…

Araneta’s chief trainer sees victory ‘under six rounds’ 

Dale Rosal 10/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym’s chief trainer Julius Erving Junco is confident that Christian “The Bomb” Araneta will finish his fight early this Friday,  October 22, 2021, in the main bout of “Kumbati 11” at the IPI…

Junco: Mangubat has superior boxing skills compared to Villanueva

Dale Rosal 10/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym’s chief trainer Julius Erving Junco is confident that his prized ward, Tomjune “Wardog” Mangubat, will emerge victorious against Big Yellow Boxing Gym’s Allan Villanueva in the “Kumbati 11” fight card slated October…

Omega fighters locked and loaded for ‘Kumbati 10’ battles

Glendale G. Rosal 07/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- With two days left before fight day, Omega Boxing Gym’s chief trainer Julius Erving Junco is confident his pugs will exceed everyone’s expectations in the “Kumbati 10” fight card on Saturday, July 3, 2021,…

Araneta’s defeat to Nontshinga only a minor setback, says trainer

Glendale G. Rosal 05/04/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—It is not over for Cebuano boxing prospect Christian “The Bomb” Araneta. According to his trainer, Julius Erving Junco, Araneta’s loss in his second world title eliminator shot last April 25, 2021 against Sevinathi Nontshinga…

Trainer says Araneta is ready for South Africa fight

Glendale G. Rosal 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym’s top gun, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta and his trainer Julius Erving Junco are set to leave for London, South Africa on Friday, April 9, 2021, for his world-title eliminator fight against African…

Knocking out ‘The Bomb’ is easy to say, difficult to do, says trainer

Glendale Rosal 03/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym head trainer Julius Erving Junco is confident his prized fighter Christian “The Bomb” Araneta will succeed in his fight against the unbeaten South African Sivenathi Nontshinga. Araneta, the 25-year-old boxer from Borbon…

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