Astrolabio to fight Puerto Rican boxer for IBF world bantamweight belt

Glendale G. Rosal 02/03/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Top-ranked bantamweight contender Vincent “Asero” Astrolabio earns a shot for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) world bantamweight title against Emmanuel Rodriguez of Puerto Rico. This was announced this week by the IBF,…

Cataraja on OPBF super flyweight title showdown with Heno: I am ready

Glendale G. Rosal 02/02/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unbeaten world-rated prospect Kevin Jake “KJ” Cataraja said his months long preparation would be his key in beating Edward Heno in their Feb. 11, 2023 showdown for the vacant Oriental and Pacific Boxing…

Moment of truth has arrived for Milan Melindo

Glendale G. Rosal 01/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo struggled to get the contracted weight for his Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) silver featherweight bout making three trips to the weighing scale before finally…

‘Prime Fight Series 2’: 5 more pro bouts to spice up Melindo-Buatkrathok OPBF title fight

Glendale G. Rosal 01/09/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Prime Stags Sports added five professional bouts and an exhibition bout to spice up the “Prime Fight Series 2” on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at the Cebu City Sports Center  (CCSC) field.  The…

GAB, Japan Boxing Commission ink boxing partnership deal 

Glendale G. Rosal 08/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) and the Japan Boxing Commission (JBC) have forged a partnership that aims to strengthen both nations’ ties in this in-demand sport. Mainly, the partnership is to oversee…

Omega Boxing’s ‘Wardog’ loses in Japan

Dale Rosal 08/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym’s Tomjune “Wardog” Mangubat suffered a stunning knockout defeat in the hands of Masanori Rikiishi during their Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight bout on Sunday evening, August 14, 2022, at the…

Apolinar to bank on experience, skills in upcoming fight against Japanese foe

Glendale G. Rosal 06/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super bantamweight champion Pete “Thunder” Apolinar will use his experience and skills as his advantage against Japanese up-and-comer Yoshiki Takei in their coming bout on August…

Apolinar on helping Inoue vs Donaire: Trabaho lang walang personalan

Glendale G. Rosal 06/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym’s Pete “Thunder” Apolinar shrugged off critics including some Filipino boxing fans who bashed him for helping unbeaten Japanese boxing star Naoya Inoue prepare for his June 7 unification duel with…

Gabunilas, Sueno ready for Engkwentro Singko 10-round main bout

Glendale G. Rosal 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — ARQ Boxing Stable’s stalwart and reigning Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) youth light flyweight champion John Paul Gabunilas and his opponent Ricardo Sueno passed the official weigh-in of their 10-rounder duel in the…

Gabunillas battles new foe in Engkwentro Singko mainer

Glendale G. Rosal 05/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Reigning Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) youth light flyweight champion John Paul Gabunilas needs to change his game plan after his opponent, Jomar Caindog of Sindangan, Zamboanga del Norte was replaced by a…

ARQ Boxing gives all-out support for Abne’s career-defining fight

Glendale G. Rosal 10/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — ARQ Boxing Promotions officials left no stone unturned in preparing for the biggest fight of their prized boxer, April Jay “Astroboy” Abne who on Saturday, October 30, 2021, will headline “Engkwentro Dos” at…

9 action-packed bouts heat up ‘Engkwentro Dos’ on Oct 30

Glendale G. Rosal 10/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nine exciting and action-packed bouts will be featured in the “Engwentro Dos” fight card of the ARQ Boxing Promotions on October 30, 2021. The fight card will be headlined by ARQ Boxing Stable’s…

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