Probellum bares big plans for PH boxing

Glendale G. Rosal 10/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Boxing’s newest promotional outfit, Probellum, has revealed its big plans for Philippine boxing. Richard Schaefer, the president of Probellum, recently graced the episode of Beyond The Ring, a YouTube channel put up by…

WBO orders Casimero to fight UK’s Butler

Dale Rosal 09/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The tough-talking John Riel Casimero may have settled his differences with Nonito Donaire Jr. but their world title unification showdown will likely be put aside at the moment. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, the World…

Donaire calls off fight with Casimero

Dale Rosal 06/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Four-division world champion and reigning WBC world bantamweight king Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. has decided to cancel his all-Filipino unification showdown against WBO world bantamweight champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero.  This decision came…

Casimero, Donaire camps wage war on Twitter

Glendale G. Rosal 06/26/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World Boxing Council (WBC) President Mauricio Sulaiman has come to the rescue of WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero amid doping allegations being thrown at the latter. As the beef…

Donaire promises a great fight in world title showdown in California

Glendale G. Rosal 05/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The four-division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. promises “a great fight” in his upcoming world title showdown this Saturday, May 29, (Sunday, May 30, 2021 Manila time) in Carson City,…

Donaire scores unanimous decision win over Hernandez

Glendale Rosal 09/25/2017

IT took 10 months for five-division world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. to bounce back from losing to Jessie Magdaleno for the WBO world super bantamweight title last year. This after the 34-year-old Donaire won the…

Tepora itching to fight big guns, wants ‘Jhack Sparrow’ moniker

Calvin D. Cordova 11/07/2016

JHACK Tepora believes he’s ready to take on the big guns including Jessie Magdaleno, who last Sunday defeated Nonito Donaire Jr. to steal the Filipino fighter’s WBO junior featherweight crown. “I am ready to fight him and…

THE TIME IS NOW

Glendale G. Rosal 04/22/2016

ALA Promotions International CEO Michael Aldeguer assured boxing fans that the Nonito Donaire Jr-Zsolt Bedak fight tonight will push through even with the almost impossible chance of a downpour. Donaire (36-3, 23KOs) defends his WBO super bantamweight…

It’s final, Nonito to defend belt at Araneta

Dale G. Rosal 01/21/2016

THE FIRST title defense of five division world champion and current WBO super bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr against Hungarian Zsolt Bedak has been finalized after both camps came to terms with Top Rank Promotions.…

Donaire outlasts Juarez in possible Fight of Year

Dale G. Rosal, Inquirer.net 12/13/2015

Nonito Donaire Jr. reclaimed the WBO super bantamweight belt after outpointing Cesar Juarez of Mexico Saturday (Manila time) in one of the best fights of the year at Roberto Clemente Colesium in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Donaire,…

Donaire scores 2nd rd victory in Macau

07/19/2015

MACAU – Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr made short work of Anthony Settoul of France, sending the French three times to the canvas en route to a second round stoppage victory at the Cotai Arena at…

WBC offers NABF title for Donaire’s comeback

Dale G. Rosal 01/30/2015

AS PROMOTIONAL outfits ALA Promotions International and Top Rank have not come up with an opponent for the much-awaited comeback of former five-division world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire, the World Boxing Council (WBC) offered its vacant…

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