Moralde, Zepeda make weight; title fight in US a go

Glendale G. Rosal 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Vincent “Mulawin “Moralde and his opponent William Zepeda of Mexico passed the official weigh-in to schedule their World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental Americas Lightweight championship duel in Anaheim, California, tomorrow, Saturday, November…

Tepora out to reclaim lost glory

Glendale G. Rosal 09/02/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The former World Boxing Association (WBA) interim world featherweight champion Jhack “El Kapitan” Tepora is out to prove that one defeat will never end his promising boxing career. The 26-year old hard-hitting Cebuano…

Casimero-Rigondeaux unification duel downgraded to regular world title bout

Glendale G. Rosal 07/24/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The much-anticipated unification battle between World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight king John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero and World Boxing Association (WBA) bantamweight champion Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux has been downgraded to just…

Japan’s ‘Monster’ Inoue KOs Pinoy foe, retains bantam titles

Glendale G. Rosal 06/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue continues to extend his impressive unbeaten winning streak after easily scoring a third round knockout victory against Filipino Michael “Hot and Spicy” Dasmariñas on Saturday June 19,…

Dasmariñas guns for WBA, IBF world bantam belts against “Monster” Inoue

Glendale G. Rosal 06/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Filipino boxer Michael “Hot & Spicy” Dasmariñas and the heavily-favored unbeaten Japanese WBA and IBF world bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue successfully passed the official weigh-in to greenlight their world title showdown tomorrow,…

WBA, IBF champ Inoue to fight IBO champ Dasmariñas in June

Glendale G. Rosal 03/27/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Boxing fans from all over the world will get a different showdown than what they expected. This after, the unbeaten WBA and IBF world bantamweight champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue won’t be facing Filipino WBO…

Arum says fight between Fury and Joshua agreed

Reuters 03/04/2021

Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua will fight this year with “no more issues” to prevent the heavyweight unification bout from happening, promoter Bob Arum said on Wednesday. Joshua beat Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev in December to retain his IBF, WBO…

GAB sends letter to appeal Saludar’s case

Glendale G. Rosal 02/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Abraham Kahlil Mitra has sent a letter to the World Boxing Association (WBA), appealing  for a clarification on the issue surrounding “Vicious” Vic Saludar’s claim for the WBA world…

Roach on Pacquiao: 2 more fights then run for president

Celest Flores-Colina - Online Sports Editor / @CFColinaINQ 08/14/2020

MANILA, Philippines–Manny Pacquiao should consider running for president after two more fights, said his long time trainer Freddie Roach. In an interview with veteran boxing writer Dan Rafael, Roach said that he’s had discussions with the Filipino…

Interim WBA champ Jamal James also wants shot at Pacquiao

Mark Giongco - Reporter / @MarkGiongcoINQ 08/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Add Jamal James into the mix of fighters who want a piece of Manny Pacquiao. James just won the interim WBA welterweight title after beating Thomas Dulorme by unanimous decision on Sunday in the…

Cebu’s Tepora defeats Gallegos in US fight

Mars G. Alison 06/02/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Jhack “El Capitan” Tepora has effectively silenced his bashers after winning via unanimous decision against American Jose Luis Gallegos at the Soboba Casino in San Jacinto, California, Saturday, June 1, 2019 (Sunday, Philippine…

WBA Bantamweight Champion Inoue taps ALA boxers as sparring partners

Mars G. Alison 03/23/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantamweight Champion Naoya Inoue of Japan has tapped ALA Boxing Promotions KJ Cataraja and Jeo Santisima as his sparring partners. Cataraja is the WBO Youth Super Flyweight champion while…

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