Araneta vows to give his all in second world title eliminator in SA

Glendale G. Rosal 04/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Christian “The Bomb” Araneta has promised his supporters and Filipino boxing fans that he will do his best to beat African Sevinathi Nontshinga in their world title eliminator showdown on April 24, 2021, in…

‘Rasta Man’ wants bigger fights

Glendale G. Rosal 04/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—One of Omega Boxing Gym’s most exciting boxer, Mark “Rasta Man” Vicelles, aims to fight big names in the 108-pound division after his dominating win in Kumbati 8 last March 27, 2021 at the IPI…

Five Omega Boxing Gym boxers win ‘Kumbati’ bouts

Glendale G. Rosal 03/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Omega Boxing Gym stalwarts put on a dominating performance in the “Kumbati 8 & 9” fight cards last Saturday, March 27, 2021, at the IPI compound Mandaue City. This after, all five Omega Boxing…

Omega gym boxers ready for bouts 

Glendale Rosal 03/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym stalwarts Peter “Thunder” Apolinar and Mark “Rasta Mac” Vicelles are both ready for their respective bouts in Omega Pro Sports International’s one-day double-boxing event billed “Kumbati 8 and 9” at the IPI…

‘Kumbati’: Big Yellow Boxing gym pugs aim for upsets

Glendale G. Rosal 03/12/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Two Big Yellow Boxing Gym pugilists are eyeing to stage huge upsets in the upcoming “Kumbati” boxing series slated on March 27, 2021, at the IPI Compound in Mandaue City. Christopher “Ping-Ping” Tepora, Big…

Knocking out ‘The Bomb’ is easy to say, difficult to do, says trainer

Glendale Rosal 03/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym head trainer Julius Erving Junco is confident his prized fighter Christian “The Bomb” Araneta will succeed in his fight against the unbeaten South African Sivenathi Nontshinga. Araneta, the 25-year-old boxer from Borbon…

Omega’s Apolinar eyes bigger fights

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—One of Omega Boxing Gym’s fast-rising prospects, Peter “Thunder” Apolinar, is setting his eyes on the bigger picture.  The 25-year-old Apolinar, a proud son of San Pablo, Laguna, is scheduled to square off against Juanito…

Araneta ready for 2nd world title eliminator fight

Glendale G. Rosal 02/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym stalwart Christian “The Bomb” Araneta and his team are taking their past lessons seriously. Araneta’s first international bout and first world title eliminator in 2019 for the IBF junior flyweight…

No sweep for Omega after Mangubat loses WBC silver feather belt to Baconaje

Mars G. Alison 04/07/2019

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym failed to sweep the three titles on hand in the #Kumbati 2 after Tomjone “Wardog” Mangubat lost the World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia Silver Featherweight title via an 8th…

Tepora remains unbeaten, bags WBO intercontinental featherweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 09/23/2017

Jhack “El Capitan” Tepora of Omega Boxing Gym triumphed in his first fight abroad, knocking out homeboy Lusanda Komanisi in the second round to clinch the vacant WBO intercontinental featherweight title Saturday dawn (Philippine time) at the…

WBF prexy guarantees fair officiating in South Africa

Calvin D. Cordova 03/30/2017

The president of the World Boxing Federation (WBF) assured of a fair officiating when veteran Cebuano boxer Jason Canoy of the Omega Boxing Gym battles hometown bet Mzuvikile Magwaca on Saturday (Manila time) in Cape Town, South…

Panoncillo: Showcase Filipino boxers to achieve quality fights

Calvin D. Cordova 03/22/2017

SO MUCH was expected from the fourth installment of “Who’s Next?” Pro-Boxing Series, which was held last Saturday at the Pacific Grand Ballroom of the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino — a sprawling venue that has…

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