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…

WBC lauds GAB chairman Mitra

Glendale G. Rosal 04/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The World Boxing Council (WBC) lauded the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham Kahlil “Baham” Mitra for being a major force in developing boxing and his support in women’s boxing internationally. Mitra, who once…

Pacquiao associate confident ALA closure won’t slow progress of PH boxing

Marc Anthony Reyes 08/20/2020

ALA Boxing, one of the pillars of Philippine boxing, may have crumbled under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, but it need not spell the doom of local prizefighting. What many saw as a knockout could actually…

Magno pulverizes Tajik foe for Olympic slot

June Navarro 03/12/2020

Irish Magno gave 19-year-old Sumaiya Qosimova a neat clinic in the Asia and Oceania Olympic Boxing Qualification Tournament in Amman, Jordan, on Wednesday night to seize a spot in the coming Tokyo Olympics, becoming the fourth Filipino…

Manny Pacquiao returns with ‘big fight’ either in June or July

MARK GIONGCO 02/19/2020

  MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao will make his ring return either June or July, but questions on the venue and his next opponent will likely be answered next month. One thing’s for sure, it’s bound to…

Manny Pacquiao has case for Fighter of the Year, Decade

Marc Anthony Reyes 01/02/2020

If there was ever any doubt about his greatness in 2019, Manny Pacquiao let his accomplishments in the ring put that to rest. Tyson Fury, Gervonta Davis and Canelo Alvarez all had a great year. But Pacquiao—with…

Where to go for free public viewing of Pacquiao vs Thurman fight

Mars Alison 07/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao will once again go up the ring, this time, against a younger opponent, American Keith Thurman, in what has been labelled as the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight…

Nietes believes timing will be the key in bid to become four-division world champ

Glendale Rosal 12/28/2018

Just three days before one of the biggest fights of his career, three-division world champion and longest reigning Filipino boxing world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes admitted he is in a very dangerous situation when he faces fellow…

‘The Prince’ eyes huge redemption in Pinoy Pride 39

Glendale G. Rosal, Sports 11/17/2016

The road to redemption for Albert Pagara is laden with potholes. And the dynamite-fisted warrior popularly known as “The Prince” is fully aware of the dangers that lurk on November 26 when he battles Ghana’s Raymond Commey…

Arum: Vargas can knock out Pacquiao

11/02/2016

Top Rank prexy also predicts early end in Donaire-Magdaleno battle Las Vegas, Nevada – There has been a cauldron of activity bubbling in Nevada not only because it is a hotly contested swing state in the 2016…

Nietes-Estrada tiff moved to next year

Glendale G. Rosal 07/22/2016

Boxing fans will have to wait a little longer to witness the much anticipated showdown between the longest-reigning Filipino boxing champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes against WBO/WBA world flyweight king Juan Francisco Estrada of Mexico. This after their…

WBO chief Paco Valcarcel awards Nietes special ring

Glendale G. Rosal 07/11/2015

FOR BEING the longest reigning Filipino boxing world champion, the 33-year old Donnie “Ahas” Nietes was given the Super Champions Ring yesterday by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). WBO chief Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel personally handed over the…

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