Mark Magsayo vows to ‘come back stronger’ after title loss to Rey Vargas

Agence France Presse 07/10/2022

Mexico’s Rey Vargas won the World Boxing Council featherweight title on Saturday, overcoming a knockdown to take a split decision over Filipino star Mark Magsayo in a battle of unbeatens. Two judges scored the bout 115-112 for…

Magsayo seals first world title defense vs Vargas on July 9

Glendale G. Rosal 03/17/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo, the reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion has sealed his first mandatory title defense versus former world champion Rey Vargas of Mexico on July 9, 2022, in San…

Magsayo is new world boxing champ after wresting WBC featherweight title from Russell

Glendale G. Rosal 01/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The six-year reign for Gary Russell Jr. as the World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion has finally come to an end after being dethroned by Boholano Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo via majority decision…

Tepora eyes return to the ring this December

Glendale G. Rosal 10/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Former World Boxing Association (WBA) interim world featherweight champion Jhack “El Kapitan” Tepora will make his return in the ring this December.  In a brief interview with CDN Digital, Tepora, who is currently training…

Magsayo hits on boxers’ critics in FB post

Dale Rosal 08/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Newly crowned World Boxing Organization (WBO) international featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo took to social media his thoughts on how people easily criticize boxers who didn’t live up to their expectations.  In a Facebook post,…

Magsayo makes MP Promotions debut vs ‘tough’ Mexican

MARK GIONGCO 10/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Unbeaten featherweight Mark Magsayo hopes to deliver a rousing debut for MP (Manny Pacquiao) Promotions when he faces Rigoberto Hermosillo of Mexico Sunday (Manila time) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. During Saturday’s weigh-in,…

Wasted chance: Aldeguer says ALA had big plans for Magsayo

Glendale G. Rosal 06/11/2018

MAASIN CITY — For ALA Promotions International CEO Michael Aldeguer, it’s such a waste that Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo decided to leave and transfer to another team. “There were big plans for Mark. But I don’t know, he…

MAGSAYO CAN’T TRANSFER

Glendale G. Rosal 06/06/2018

ALA Promotions International CEO says unbeaten Boholano boxer still under contract Hold your horses, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo isn’t free to change his team just yet. This after ALA Promotions International CEO Michael P. Aldeguer said that the…

Boholano boxer Magsayo has new manager, promoter

Glendale G. Rosal 06/05/2018

Leaving ALA Boholano boxer Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo has started a new chapter in his blossoming boxing career as he signed up with a new promoter after five years of fighting under ALA Promotions International. The 22-year-old Tagbilaran…

Magsayo more inspired after meeting Pacquiao

Glendale G. Rosal 12/07/2017

WORLD Boxing Organization (WBO) international featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo is more inspired to train harder for his upcoming fights after being commended by the Senate last Tuesday for his victory over Japanese Shota Hayashi in his…

Give Magsayo more time, says Aldeguer

Glendale G. Rosal 11/26/2017

There’s no need to rush. This is what ALA Promotions International CEO Michael Aldeguer said when asked if his prized ward, WBO international featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo, is indeed ready for a world title shot following…

Hayashi’s birthday wish: Magsayo’s belt

Glendale G. Rosal 11/23/2017

Tagbilaran City — Hard hitting Japanese slugger Shota Hayashi is looking for a grand birthday celebration today even if it means doing so in enemy territory. The Japanese slugger turns 30 today and he wants no less…

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