The ups and downs of sports in 2021

Dale Rosal 12/31/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—From the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal to an end of a boxing icon’s legendary career, the country’s sports scene in 2021 was like a roller coaster ride. And all of these happened still amid…

Donaire, Magsayo bag major WBC awards

Dale Rosal 12/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire and WBO international featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo earned major awards from the World Boxing Council’s (WBC) “The Best of 2021” for their big performances in…

Donaire KOs Gaballo in 4th, retains WBO bantamweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 12/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire defied age by knocking out a much younger Reymart Gaballo in the fourth round of their all-Filipino world title duel at the Dignity Health and Sports Park in Carson…

Gaballo sees tough WBC bantam title match against Donaire 

Glendale G. Rosal 09/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The World Boxing Council (WBC) interim world bantamweight champion Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo expects a tough fight in his first world title shot against Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. Recently, the WBC’s championship governing…

CCSC may host Nietes’ next fight

Glendale G. Rosal 01/03/2016

DONNIE “Ahas” Nietes, the longest-reigning Filipino world champion, will not be fighting under the same card featuring fellow world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire on April 23 at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila. Instead, Nietes may be…

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