Tapales brimming with confidence ahead of crucial title eliminator bout in US

Glendale G. Rosal 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales is feeling upbeat over his fight on November 27, 2021, against Hiroaki Teshigawara for the IBF world super-bantamweight title eliminator at the…

Bernaldez, unbeaten foe make weight; fight on tomorrow

Glendale G. Rosal 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Machete” Bernaldez and his unbeaten American foe Andres Cortes passed Friday’s weigh-in for their eight-rounder bout tomorrow, Saturday at the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas in the United States. Bernaldez, tipped the weighing…

Santisima misses opportunity to fight for world title eliminator

Glendale G. Rosal 11/05/2021

CEBU CITY — Former world title challenger Jeo “Santino” Santisima missed a huge opportunity to fight for a world title eliminator in the undercard of Shawn Porter-Terrence Crawford world title showdown on November 20, 2021 at the…

Bernaldez welcomes underdog tag vs unbeaten Cortes

Glendale G. Rosal 11/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hard-hitting Mark “Machete” Bernaldez has learned to embrace the role of an underdog in his upcoming brawl against unbeaten American Andres Cortes on Saturday, November 5 (November 6, Manila Time) at the Virgin…

Half-Filipino Ricky Turcios wins The Ultimate Fighter finale, earns UFC contract

Bong Lozada 08/30/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Prospect Ricky Turcios, who is of Salvadorian-Filipino descent, secured a UFC contract after a close split decision win over Brady Hiestand in the bantamweight finale of The Ultimate Fighter Sunday (Manila time) at UFC Apex in…

Pacquiao fights Ugas to grow his legend while chasing back title he once held

Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/22/2021

MANILA, Philippines — A few months ago in Manila, inside the war room of Manny Pacquiao’s posh residence, someone from his political think tank suggested producing a movie about his rise to a legend. Monico Puentevella, the…

Magsayo a sleep away from fulfilling his dream

Glendale G. Rosal 08/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo is just a sleep away from fulfilling his dream of fighting in the undercard of eight-division world champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao after he hurdled the weigh-in for his fight against…

Boxing judges, trainers, coaches pick Pacquiao to beat Ugas

Glendale G. Rosal 08/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebuano boxing experts unanimously picked boxing’s only eight-division world champion, Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao to win his World Boxing Association (WBA) world welterweight title showdown against Yordenis Ugas of Cuba. The mega-fight is…

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…

Ugas ‘100 percent certain’ Pacquiao can’t knock him out

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 08/19/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Yordenis Ugas is confident that he won’t go down against Manny Pacquiao in their WBA welterweight title fight on Saturday (Sunday Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Despite coming into the fight in less…

Magsayo eyes KO win but also ready to go the full grind

Glendale G. Rosal 08/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo is gunning for no less than a knockout victory against Mexican Julio “Pollito” Ceja when they tangle in a world title eliminator duel in the undercard of the Pacquiao-Ugas world…

Magsayo excited to fight in undercard of Pacquiao-Spence

Glendale G. Rosal 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bohol’s pride, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo is excited to step in the ring anew as he is tapped to fight in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Errol Spence world title showdown on August 21…

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