Casimero-Butler fight put off amid allegations Filipino violated weight cut rule; Sultan to face Butler instead

Glendale G. Rosal 04/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight king John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is in hot waters again after violating the weight cut guidelines of the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) a few…

Marcial makes 2nd pro fight in Las Vegas April 9

Glendale G. Rosal 03/23/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Eumir Marcial will make his second professional bout on April 9 against American Isaiah Hart in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 26-year old Marcial is currently in the United…

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.…

Stablemates support Ancajas following setback

Dale Rosal 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) world super flyweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas received comforting words from his stablemates in MP Promotions following his loss to Fernando Martinez of Argentina last Saturday (Sunday, Manila Time)…

Tapales brimming with confidence ahead of crucial title eliminator bout in US

Glendale G. Rosal 11/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales is feeling upbeat over his fight on November 27, 2021, against Hiroaki Teshigawara for the IBF world super-bantamweight title eliminator at the…

Sultan battles unbeaten Puerto Rican in New York on Sunday

Glendale G. Rosal 10/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world title challenger Jonas “Zorro” Sultan and Puerto Rican knockout artist Carlos “Purin” Caraballo will go after each other’s scalp on Sunday, October 31, 2021, in a much-anticipated duel between two power…

Casimero arrives in US to train for Dec 11 title defense

Glendale G. Rosal 10/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero, the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight champion arrived in Los Angeles, California today, October 21, 2021, to start training for his December 11, 2021, mandatory title…

Rachel Donaire gets emotional in social media post

Dale Rosal 10/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—An emotional Rachel Donaire took to social media the hurt and embarrassed she received from MP Promotions top honcho Sean Gibbons. On Monday, October 18, 2021, Rachel Donaire, the wife and trainer of four-division world…

Donaire says he is fighting in December ‘with whoever steps in the ring’

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 09/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Nonito Donaire is adamant that he will be defending his WBC bantamweight title in December, it’s just a question of who he will be fighting. The WBC ordered Donaire to fight mandatory challenger and interim champion…

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 calls out Magsayo ‘to know who is the best PH featherweight fighter’

Glendale G. Rosal 08/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino boxing fans were completely surprised when out of the blue former World Boxing Association (WBA) interim world featherweight champion Jhack “El Kapitan” Tepora challenged compatriot  Filipino Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo to a fight…

Magsayo excited to fight in undercard of Pacquiao-Spence

Glendale G. Rosal 08/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Bohol’s pride, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo is excited to step in the ring anew as he is tapped to fight in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Errol Spence world title showdown on August 21…

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