Apolinar vs Takei set on Aug. 26

Dale Rosal 06/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The reigning Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super bantamweight champion Pete “Thunder” Apolinar of Omega Boxing Gym takes on Japanese up-and-comer Yoshiki Takei on August 26, 2022 at the Korakuen Hall Tokyo, Japan. This was…

Vicelles ready to rumble against Abcede in tune-up bout in ‘Kumbati 13’

Glendale G. Rosal 06/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten and world-rated Mark “Rasta Mac” Vicelles and his opponent, Jaycever Abcede, promised Cebuano boxing fans an exciting showdown in their duel in the main event of “Kumbati 13” fight card tomorrow,…

Vicelles KOs Claveras in 1st round of Kumbati 12 bout

Glendale G. Rosal 03/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym’s Mark “Rastamac” Vicelles only needed one round to get rid of Richard Claveras in the main event of the “Kumbati 12” fight card of the Omega Pro Sports International (OPSI)…

Kumbati 12 : Undefeated Vicelles, 3 other boxers promise exciting March 26 fights

Glendale G. Rosal 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Omega Pro Sports International’s (OPSI) “Kumbati 12” features four exciting bouts on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the IPI compound in Mandaue City. Headlining the fight card is no less than the…

Unbeaten NegOr boxer to see action in Mangubat-Suarez undercard

Dale Rosal 01/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—One of Omega Boxing Gym’s rising prospects, Carlo Bacaro, will see action in the undercard of the Tomjune Mangubat-Charly Suarez WBA Asia Super featherweight title showdown in Parañaque City slated March 12, 2022. The 22-year-old…

OPSI exec brews big fights for Araneta, Mangubat

Glendale G. Rosal 10/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Pro Sports International (OPSI) Vice President Jerome Calatrava was impressed by Omega Boxing Gym stalwarts’ dominating performances in “Kumbati 11” last Friday, October 22, 2021.  Calatrava told CDN Digital that all the…

Tepora believes Villanueva has got what it takes to beat Mangubat in Kumbati 11

Glendale G. Rosal 10/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Big Yellow Boxing Gym’s chief trainer Christopher “Ping-ping” Tepora believes his ward, Allan Villanueva has a good chance of beating Omega Boxing Gym’s Tomjune Mangubat in their co-main event showdown in “Kumbati 11”…

OPSI: Promoting fight cards amid pandemic ‘not easy, but all worth it’

Dale Rosal 07/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu was once billed as the “Boxing Mecca of Asia” by some boxing experts and fans for being consistent hosts of numerous world title and regional title bouts. But just like everything else, that changed…

Cebu Sharks to take an official leave in MPBL

Glendale G. Rosal 06/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Pro Sports International’s (OPSI) Vice President Jerome Calatrava officially announced that the Cebu Sharks would take an official leave in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) this year.  Calatrava, in an interview,…

Araneta’s camp seeks rematch with Nontshinga

Glendale G. Rosal 06/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Due to the questionable outcome of his second world title eliminator bout, the promoters of Christian “The Bomb” Araneta at the Omega Pro Sports International are seeking a rematch for their prized ward.…

Tooth-and-nail battle expected in Kumbati 10

Dale Rosal 06/01/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Pro Sports International’s (OPSI) Vice President Jerome Calatrava expects a tooth and nail battle for his wards in the “Kumbati 10” fight card to be held at the IPI Compound in Mandaue City on…

Apolinar gears up Kumbati 10 bout

Dale Rosal 05/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Pete “Thunder” Apolinar vows to leave no stone unturned in his preparation for the biggest fight of his young career in the main event of “Kumbati 10” slated on July 3, 2021 at the IPI…

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