Vicelles banners explosive Kumbati 13 fight card on June 17

Glendale G. Rosal 05/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World-rated Mark “Rastamac” Vicelles banners an action-packed “Kumbati 13,” fight card of the Omega Pro Sports International slated on June 17, 2022, at the Parkmall in Mandaue City. The card features six exciting…

Inoue hires 2 Pinoy sparmates as he prepares for Donaire showdown

Glendale G. Rosal 04/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Undefeated Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue hired two Filipino prospects as his sparring partners to prepare for his world title unification bout against Nonito Donaire on June 7, 2022, in Japan. Inoue…

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…

WBA elevates Mangubat-Suarez bout to 12 rounds on March 12

Glendale G. Rosal 02/09/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The much-anticipated World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia Super featherweight bout between Tomjune Mangubat and Charly Suarez has been elevated to 12 rounds. The fight is set for March 12 in Parañaque City, Manila.…

After a year, WBA finally answers GAB’s questions

Glendale G. Rosal 02/09/2022

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — After a year, the World Boxing Association (WBA) has finally responded to several questions from the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) to shed light on numerous issues affecting Filipino boxers. On February…

Casimero-Butler world title fight set April 23 in England

Glendale G. Rosal 01/29/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has given the green light for the mandatory title defense of WBO world bantamweight champion Johnriel Casimero versus Paul Butler of the United Kingdom on April 23 in…

GAB to tackle Pinoy boxers’ issues in ‘constructive dialogue’ with WBA

Glendale G. Rosal 01/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) requested the World Boxing Association (WBA) to hold an immediate “Constructive Dialogue” to fix numerous controversial issues that affected Filipino boxers last year. GAB headed by its…

Mangubat has big chance to win against Suarez for WBA title — chief trainer

Glendale G. Rosal 01/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If Omega Boxing Gym’s chief trainer, Julius Erving Junco, had to say, his boxer, Tomjune “Wardog” Mangubat, has all the advantage to beat Olympian Charly Suarez for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA)…

Mangubat faces Suarez for WBA Asia Super featherweight title

Dale Rosal 01/05/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym’s hard-hitting Tomjune “Wardog” Mangubat has been tapped to fight Olympian Charlie Suarez for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia Super featherweight title on March 5, 2022 in Manila. According to VSP…

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…

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