Bornea to fight dangerous Mexican on August 20 in Mexico

Glendale G. Rosal 08/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten and top-ranked Jade “Hurricane” Bornea will face Mexican journeyman Ivan Meneses Flores in a non-title bout in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on August 19 (August 20, Manila Time). The 27-year-old Bornea,…

Bornea to fight in Mexico – Probellum

Glendale G. Rosal 08/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Top-ranked super flyweight contender Jade “Hurricane” Bornea will make his second fight in Mexico after global boxing outfit, Probellum announced it on Friday, August 12, 2022.  The 27-year-old Bornea of Arakan, North Cotabato…

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, 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…

Cuarto loses world title; PH now only has 1 remaining world champ

Glendale G. Rosal 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The list of Filipino world boxing champions was cut down to just one. This is after International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight world champion Rene Mark Cuarto loses his title to Mexican Daniel…

Seeking abundance, mayor weds alligator

Reuters 07/02/2022

SAN PEDRO HUAMELULA, Mexico—A small-town Mexican mayor married his alligator bride in a colorful ceremony. Traditional music rang out and revelers danced while imploring the indigenous leader to seal the nuptials with a kiss. Mayor Victor Hugo…

Tapales, Estrella ready to rumble in 8-round bout in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and his opponent Jose Estrella of Mexico passed the official weigh-in of their non-title bout on Sunday, May 14, 2022 (May 15, Manila Time) at the Dignity…

Bornea KOs Italian foe, Obaddi, in 3rd of title eliminator bout in Mexico

Glendale G. Rosal 01/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jade “Hurricane” Bornea made a huge impression in the super flyweight division after scoring a third round knockout against Mohammed Obbadi of Italy in their IBF world super flyweight title eliminator duel in…

Bornea, Obbadi make weight, ready for IBF world title eliminator bout

Glendale G. Rosal 01/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten Filipino contender Jade Bornea and Italian/Morrocan Mohammed Obbadi both passed the official weigh-in for their International Boxing Federation (IBF) world title eliminator duel in Monterrey, Mexico, scheduled tomorrow. Bornea, who recently…

Moralde, Zepeda make weight; title fight in US a go

Glendale G. Rosal 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Vincent “Mulawin “Moralde and his opponent William Zepeda of Mexico passed the official weigh-in to schedule their World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental Americas Lightweight championship duel in Anaheim, California, tomorrow, Saturday, November…

Bernaldez battles another Mexican in US card

Glendale G. Rosal 07/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino boxer Mark “Machete” Bernaldez and his opponent Juan Kantun of Mexico are locked and loaded for their non-title duel in tomorrow’s (Saturday, July 10, 2021) “Got Talent XIII” fight card at the…

Drive-by confessions in Mexico due to virus restrictions

AFP 04/11/2020

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Catholic priests in Acapulco, a  seaside resort in the south of Mexico, are offering drive-by confessions over Easter to avoid contributing to the spread of the new coronavirus. The Acapulco diocese has authorized priests…

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