Mark Magsayo vows to ‘come back stronger’ after title loss to Rey Vargas

Agence France Presse 07/10/2022

Mexico’s Rey Vargas won the World Boxing Council featherweight title on Saturday, overcoming a knockdown to take a split decision over Filipino star Mark Magsayo in a battle of unbeatens. Two judges scored the bout 115-112 for…

Mark Magsayo loses WBC featherweight belt to Mexico’s Rey Vargas

MARK GIONGCO 07/10/2022

MANILA, Philippines—Mark Magsayo lost his WBC featherweight title to Rey Vargas by split decision on Sunday (Manila time) at Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Magsayo scored a knockdown in the ninth round, decking Vargas with a right…

Cuarto loses world title; PH now only has 1 remaining world champ

Glendale G. Rosal 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The list of Filipino world boxing champions was cut down to just one. This is after International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight world champion Rene Mark Cuarto loses his title to Mexican Daniel…

Shot at gold: Nesthy Petecio barges into Olympics boxing final

Mark Giongco - Reporter 07/31/2021

  MANILA, Philippines–Nesthy Petecio is one win away from delivering the Philippines’ first Olympic gold medal in boxing. Facing a much taller opponent anew, Petecio cut down Irma Testa to size to march into the gold medal…

Magsayo stays unbeaten, escapes game vs Hermosillo

Bong Lozada 10/04/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Mark Magsayo maintained his perfect run after overcoming Rigoberto Hermosillo and come away with a split decision victory in their 10-round featherweight bout Sunday (Manila time) at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hermosillo was…

40-year-old Pacquiao defeats Thurman via split decision

AP 07/21/2019

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory in their WBA welterweight championship bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday night (Sunday noon, Philippine time),…

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.