Azarcon’s world title fight moved

Glendale G. Rosal 06/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Clyde Azarcon of the Big Yellow Boxing Gym has to be extra patient after his much-awaited world title shot in South Africa originally scheduled on June 27, 2021, for the vacant World Boxing…

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.…

Azarcon earns surprise world title shot

Glendale G. Rosal 04/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Big Yellow Boxing Gym’s top prospect, Clyde Azarcon just got the biggest break of his young boxing career after landing an unexpected world title shot for the vacant World Boxing Foundation (WBF) world…

Cebu’s ‘The Bomb’ fails to KO S. African foe, loses by unanimous decision

Glendale G. Rosal 04/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The world title shot has remained elusive for the pride of Borbon town in north Cebu, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta, after he lost via unanimous decision against South African Sivenathi Nontshinga for the IBF…

Cebu’s ‘The Bomb’ eyes KO win over S. African foe

Glendale G. Rosal 04/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The pride of Borbon town in northern Cebu, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta, believes he has got what it takes to knock out South African Sevinathi Nontshinga in their world title eliminator duel tomorrow, April…

Araneta in tip-top shape 2 days before world title eliminator — trainer

Glendale G. Rosal 04/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym chief trainer Julius Erving Junco assures Filipino boxing fans that his prized ward, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta is in tip-top shape two days before the latter’s second world title eliminator…

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…

Araneta to let fists do the talking

Glendale G. Rosal 03/09/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Christian “The Bomb” Araneta laughed off all the threats his opponent, African Sivenathi Nontshinga, said in a live interview recently.  Araneta and Nontshinga faced off for the first time via a video interview in a…

PH detects South Africa variant; ‘fast containment’ pressed

Dona Z. Pazzibungan, Maricar Cinco 03/03/2021

Another more contagious variant of the coronavirus causing COVID-19 that can make vaccines less effective has reached the Philippines, and health authorities say “fast containment” measures are needed to stop its spread. Six cases of the South…

Araneta: I learned my lesson

Glendale G. Rosal 02/22/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Expect a more prepared Christian “The Bomb” Araneta when he returns to the boxing ring on April 25, 2021 in South Africa.  The 25-year old Araneta, who is from Borbon town in northern Cebu, said…

Breathtaking virus numbers show normal life still far away

Associated Press 07/19/2020

JOHANNESBURG  — South Africa on Saturday became one of the top five worst-hit countries in the coronavirus pandemic, as breathtaking new infection numbers around the world were a reminder that a return to normal life is still…

South African police fire rubber bullets at shoppers during lockdown

AFP 03/29/2020

JOHANNESBURG — South African police fired rubber bullets towards hundreds of shoppers queueing outside a supermarket in Johannesburg as authorities battled to keep people at home in a bid to halt the spread of the coronavirus. With…

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