Jerusalem eyes better performance in next fight

Dale Rosal 07/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Whoever Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem will be facing in his next fight, he wants to make sure he will do better. The newly crowned Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) minimumweight champion Jerusalem of the Zip Sanman…

Jerusalem vows to bounce back after world title loss in Thailand

Glendale G. Rosal 01/27/2017

HOPES were high when Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem flew to Thailand for a chance to snatch a world title belt in his very young career. Jerusalem, however, didn’t get the job done as he vowed to the experienced…

Jerusalem falls short

Glendale G. Rosal 01/25/2017

Despite the disappointing result of Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem’s WBC world minimumweight title fight against Thai champion Wanheng Menayothin yesterday in Thailand, ALA Promotions International chief Michael P. Aldeguer still believes his ward has the potential to become…

Jerusalem suffers first loss

Glendale G. Rosal 01/25/2017

ALA Boxing Gym’s Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem faltered in his first world title bout, losing to WBC world minimum weight defending champion Wanheng Menayothin by unanimous decision in Phitsanulok, Thailand on Wednesday. All three judges favored Menayothin with…

‘Go for an impressive win’

Glendale G. Rosal 01/24/2017

Not just win but win it in impressive fashion. Veteran trainer and former world title challenger Edito Villamor had this reminder for his ward Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem, who will battle reigning WBC minimumweight world champion Wanheng Menayothin…

MELVIN’S MISSION

Glendale G. Rosal 01/20/2017

This 22-year-old boxer from Bukidnon province is off to a terrific start. And not only he has been winning, Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem has been beating one opponent after another with authority as seven of his victories came…

Jerusalem makes mandatory weigh-in

Glendale G. Rosal 01/18/2017

ALA Boxing Gym’s Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem’s discipline and determination paid off as he passed the mandatory weigh-in prior to his world title showdown against the reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world minimum weight champion Wanheng Menayothin of…

ALA Gym’s Jerusalem to face Refugio in IDOL 2

Glendale G. Rosal 06/24/2016

ONE of ALA Boxing Gym’s rising fighters, Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem is scheduled to meet a tough foe in the co-main event of July 16’s IDOL 2 at the Mandaue Sports Complex. The unbeaten Jerusalem (9-0, 7KOs) will…

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