Inoue stops Donaire in 2nd, unifies bantamweight division

Glendale G. Rosal 06/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Japanese boxing superstar Naoya “Monster” Inoue made short work of four-division world champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr., beating the latter via second-round technical knockout (TKO)  in their much-anticipated rematch on Tuesday night,…

Probellum confirms: Nietes-Ioka rematch on July 13 in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 06/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Global boxing outfit Probellum officially confirmed the rematch between four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and the reigning WBO world super flyweight champion Kazuto Ioka on July 13 at the Ota-City General Gymnasium…

Rematch: Donaire-Inoue fight slated on June 7 in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 05/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — International boxing promoter Richard Schaefer is excited to see two boxing superstars in Nonito Donaire and Naoya Inoue clash on June 7, 2022 at the Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. Schaefer, president of…

Nietes-Ioka rematch set for July 13 in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 05/04/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The much-anticipated rematch between Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and Kazuto Ioka will finally happen on July 13 in Japan, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) announced. This latest development came a month after the WBO…

Inoue announces Donaire rematch on Twitter

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The unbeaten Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue officially announced on Twitter his rematch with reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. on June 7, 2022, in Saitama Super…

Abne given chance to redeem self from KO loss to Diagan

Glendale G. Rosal 01/27/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines —The reigning Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) silver flyweight champion April Jay “Astroboy” Abne will get the chance to redeem himself from the devastating knockout defeat in the hands of Garen Diagan as they…

Jerusalem, Landero to fight for OPBF minimumweight title 

Glendale G. Rosal 06/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Council (WBC) world minimumweight title challenger Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem returns into action by having a rematch against fellow former world title challenger Toto “Muscovado” Landero on July 18, 2021, at…

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.…

Nietes: No point for rematch with Palicte

Mars G. Alison 03/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes has decided to vacate his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super Flyweight title which he won against Japan’s kazumo Ioka via a split decision last Dec. 31, 2018…

Nietes camp: ‘We never said we won’t be fighting Palicte’

Mars G. Alison 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The camp of four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes denied that they have yet to respond to the call for rematch made by the camp of Aston Palicte. In an official statement sent…

NEXT MISSION: JUAREZ

Glendale G. Rosal 06/10/2018

After impressive TKO win, Aldeguer said Pagara wants rematch with Mexican boxer Maasin City — Following the huge victory of “Prince” Albert Pagara over Ghanaian Laryea Gabriel Odoi to retake the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Intercontinental junior…

Rama must be realistic in seeking a rematch

Atty. Ruphil F. Bañoc 05/24/2018

Former Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama reiterated his announcement that he will run for mayor in Cebu City in the next year’s election. He will face a rematch with incumbent Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña. Although the…

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