Donaire hits Casimero for spreading fake news, refusing to fight

Glendale G. Rosal 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. took to social media anew to debunk WBO world bantamweight champion Johnriel “Quadro Alas” Casimero’s latest tirades against him.…

Inoue-Donaire 2 in the works? Nonito, Naoya meet again

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 06/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines—A rematch could be looming for bantamweight champions Naoya Inoue and Nonito Donaire. In a video that Top Rank posted on social media, the two met and exchanged pleasantries ahead of Inoue’s press conference with Filipino…

Casimero-Inoue, Ancajas title fight postponed over virus

Mark Giongco‎ - INQUIRER.net 03/17/2020

The keenly-awaited showdown between Filipino John Riel Casimero and Japanese Naoya Inoue scheduled next month has been postponed due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Aside from the Casimero-Inoue bantamweight title unification bout, two other world championship…

‘Time Has Come’ show impresses Top Rank exec

Calvin D. Cordova 04/24/2016

LAST Saturday’s The Time Has Come Donaire vs. Bedak fight card was a certified hit with at least 20,000 spectators filling every nook and cranny of the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC). Everything went as planned and…

Nietes, Magsayo may fight in Donaire’s title defense in April

Glendale G. Rosal 12/27/2015

TWO-DIVISION world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes and unbeaten IBF youth featherweight king Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo may join five-division world champion and current WBO Super bantamweight champion Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. in his first title defense this…

Cebuano boxing officials in Pacquiao-Algieri card

Calvin D. Cordova 11/24/2014

MACAU—THE world once again bore witness to a boxing spectacle yesterday when Manny “The Pacman” Pacquiao squared off with Chris Algieri for the Hungry For Glory  fight card at the Cotai Arena of the sprawling The Venetian…

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