Melindo returns, headlines Sinulog fight card of Prime Stags Sports

Glendale G. Rosal 11/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) and International Boxing Organization (IBO) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo will fight in Cebu five years after his last bout here. The 34-year-old Melindo, a…

Melindo fails to dethrone foe in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 10/07/2018

ALA Boxing Gym’s Milan “El Metodico” Melindo faltered in his bid to dethrone unbeaten Japanese WBC world light flyweight champion Ken Shiro after losing in a seventh round technical knockout in their world title fight in Yokohama,…

Melindo makes weight on second try

Glendale Rosal 09/15/2017

REIGNING IBF world junior flyweight king Milan Melindo had a bit of weight issues during the official weigh-in for the Pinoy Pride 42: Clash For Glory at the SM City Cebu event center Friday afternoon. In his…

Budler and trainer to arrive Wednesday

Glendale G. Rosal 09/03/2017

TWO-DIVISION world champion and current IBO world light flyweight champion Hekkie “Hexecutioner” Budler of South Africa will arrive in Cebu City on Wednesday. Budler, who will be with his trainer Colin Grant, is one of the main…

Melindo vs Budler on Sept. 16

John Carlo A. Villaruel 07/13/2017

  Reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world junior flyweight champion Milan Melindo will make his first IBF flyweight title defense against Hekkie “The Hexecutioner” Budler of South Africa on September 16 at the Cebu City Waterfront Hotel.…

Milan-Yaegashi title duel in May

Rick C. Gabuya 02/04/2017

Milan Melindo’s dream of another shot at a regular world title will finally be fulfilled. Only, it will not happen next month as earlier reported but on May yet, ALA Promotions President/CEO Michael Aldeguer revealed. Melindo, the…

Big fight awaits Milan next year

Glendale G. Rosal 11/27/2016

Milan “El Metodico” Melindo is finally a world champion, but for how long? It will be known next year when he takes on Japanese Akira Yaegashi, the regular International Boxing Federation junior flyweight champion. Melindo became the…

Milan now a world champ, beats Thai foe in Pinoy Pride 39

Glendale G. Rosal 11/26/2016

The third time proved to be a charm for Milan Melindo as he clinched the IBF World Interim Junior Flyweight title by defeating Thai Fahlan Sakkrareen Jr. via unanimous decision in the main event of Pinoy Pride…

Melindo goes for world title tonight

Glendale G. Rosal 11/25/2016

Expect a more focused Milan “El Metodico” Melindo tonight when he takes on Thai Fahlan Sakkreerin Jr. for the IBF world interim junior flyweight title in the main event of Pinoy Pride 39: Road to Redemption at…

Thai boxer out to impress Filipino fans in Pinoy Pride 39

Glendale G. Rosal 11/22/2016

Former world title challenger Fahlan Sakkreerin of Thailand vowed to give it his all when he faces Milan “El Metodico” Melindo for the IBF World interim junior flyweight title in the main event of “Pinoy Pride 39:…

Milan vows to silence foe, critics

11/14/2016

An improved and more polished Milan “El Metodico” Melindo will climb the ring on November 26. This was the promise of the ALA Gym warrior who will try to win a world title in his third attempt…

Will it be third time lucky for Milan?

Glendale G. Rosal 11/07/2016

Will it be third time lucky for Milan “El Metodico” Melindo? Or will his dreams of snatching a world crown remain a dream….forever? Melindo gets his third –and perhaps his last– chance of winning a world boxing…

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