Magsayo fights world title eliminator in June

Glendale G. Rosal 05/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo will face Mexican Eduardo Ramirez in a world title eliminator on June 15 at the famous MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The…

Mark Magsayo set for super featherweight debut vs Isaac Avelar

Dale G. Rosal 12/01/2023

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Boholano former world champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo will debut in the super featherweight division on December 9, 2023, against Mexican Isaac Avelar at Infinite Reality Studios in Long Beach, California, United States. Magsayo,…

WBC orders final eliminator between Magsayo and Dogboe  

Dale Rosal 11/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight world champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo has been ordered by the WBC to fight in a final eliminator against former WBO world super bantamweight champion Isaac Dogboe of Ghana. The…

Magsayo, Mexican foe ready to rumble for featherweight title bout in Texas

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2022

BOHOL, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight king, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo, carries the whole Filipino boxing nation in his shoulder, being the only remaining Filipino world champion today, as he defends his title…

Vargas working to seal deal for title fight with champ Magsayo in July

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The featherweight world title showdown between the reigning WBC world champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo and former world super bantamweight champion Rey Vargas is nearing to close a deal for a fight in July.…

Unbeaten Vargas is mandatory challenger of Magsayo

Dale Rosal 01/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A few days after winning the World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight title, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo already has a challenger waiting in line. Unbeaten Mexican contender Rey Vargas emerged as Magsayo’s mandatory challenger, according to…

Russel wants rematch vs Magsayo

Dale Rosal 01/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. felt that he won the bout against Boholano Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo on Saturday (Sunday Manila Time) and demanded a rematch to get the title…

Magsayo to dedicate world-title fight to typhoon-ravaged Bohol

Dale Rosal 01/12/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Unbeaten Boholano  Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo said he is dedicating his fight against reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. to the province of Bohol, which was among those greatly affected by…

Donaire, Magsayo bag major WBC awards

Dale Rosal 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire and WBO international featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo earned major awards from the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) “The Best of 2021” for their big performances in…

Magsayo-Ceja world title eliminator  nominated in WBC’s ‘Best of 2021’

Dale Rosal 11/17/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines—Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo’s come-from-behind knockout victory against Julio Ceja of Mexico last August 21, 2021 earned two nominations from the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) “The Best of 2021”.  The 26-year-old Boholano boxer, who is…

Magsayo, Tepora end alarming rift via video call

Glendale G. Rosal 09/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The alarming rift between reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) international featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico”  Magsayo and former WBA interim world featherweight king Jhack “El Kapitan” Tepora – two of the country’s most feared…

Tepora out to reclaim lost glory

Glendale G. Rosal 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The former World Boxing Association (WBA) interim world featherweight champion Jhack “El Kapitan” Tepora is out to prove that one defeat will never end his promising boxing career. The 26-year old hard-hitting Cebuano…

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