Record-breaking heatwave bakes Americans

Reuters 07/21/2022

BOSTON — Some 100 million Americans from New York City to Las Vegas are under heat warnings this week as temperatures rise well above 100 Fahrenheit (38 Celsius), part of a trend of extreme weather made worse…

LeBron’s next NBA goal: ‘I want a team in Vegas’

Reuters 06/10/2022

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James, recently declared by Forbes magazine as the NBA’s first active player worth $1 billion, has a new goal — owning an NBA team in Las Vegas. The 37-year-old playmaker was shown…

Marcial survives 3 knockdowns to stop American foe in 4th round in Las Vegas

Glendale G. Rosal 04/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic bronze medalist, Eumir Marcial fought back from three knockdowns to snatch a fourth-round technical knockout victory against American Isaiah Hart in Virgin Hotels in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday, April 9, 2022…

Marcial, Olympian boxer, ready for six-round Vegas fight with taller American foe

Glendale G. Rosal 04/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Olympic bronze medalist Eumir Marcial is ready to trade leathers with American Isaiah Hart in their non-title bout in Las Vegas, Nevada after passing the official weigh-in today, Saturday, April 9, 2022 (Friday…

Marcial makes 2nd pro fight in Las Vegas April 9

Glendale G. Rosal 03/23/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Eumir Marcial will make his second professional bout on April 9 against American Isaiah Hart in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 26-year old Marcial is currently in the United…

Martinez takes IBF super fly belt from champ Ancajas via unanimous decision

Glendale G. Rosal 02/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The six-year reign of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world super flyweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas came to an end after losing the title to underdog Fernando Martinez of Argentina via unanimous…

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…

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