Donaire says he is fighting in December ‘with whoever steps in the ring’

Bong Lozada - Reporter / @BLozadaINQ 09/23/2021

MANILA, Philippines—Nonito Donaire is adamant that he will be defending his WBC bantamweight title in December, it’s just a question of who he will be fighting. The WBC ordered Donaire to fight mandatory challenger and interim champion…

Magsayo’s next challenge: Defeat American champ Garry Russell Jr.

Glendale G. Rosal 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Tagbilaran City, Bohol’s pride and the reigning WBO international featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo was officially named by the World Boxing Council (WBC) as the mandatory challenger for WBC world featherweight champion Garry Russell…

WBC orders Donaire to defend title against Gaballo

Glendale Rosal 09/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- The World Boxing Council (WBC) ordered four-division world champion and reigning WBC world bantamweight champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire Jr. to defend his title against unbeaten interim world champion and fellow Filipino Reymart…

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.…

Nietes might fight again in September –trainer

Glendale G. Rosal 04/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — As he continues to ascend in the latest 115lbs division rankings, the longest-reigning Filipino boxing world champion, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes might start training next month for a possible fight in September. Nietes’ trusted…

Canoy Manigos falters in Mexico

Glendale G. Rosal 10/07/2018

OMEGA Boxing Gym’s Jason “Dillinger” Canoy Manigos fell short in his campaign in Mexico after getting knocked out in the third round against the heavily favored Luis “Pantera” Nery in their 12-rounder World Boxing Council (WBC) silver…

Melindo relaxed, positive going into big Japan fight

Glendale Rosal 10/04/2018

Less than two days before his big fight in Japan, former International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo is feeling relaxed and positive. The 30-year-old Cagayan de Oro native is just doing…

Hero’s welcome awaits Duno

Calvin D. Cordova 03/16/2017

FILIPINO boxer Romero Duno will return home to a hero’s welcome following his sensational second-round knockout win over Mexican Christian “Chimpa” Gonzales in Los Angeles, California, USA last Sunday. Nicknamed “Ruthless”, Duno will arrive in General Santos…

Sultan confident of defending IBF belt vs fellow Pinoy fighter

Glendale G. Rosal 02/23/2017

AFTER overcoming a huge challenge in South Africa last year to wrest the IBF Inter-continental super flyweight title against African Makazole Tete, ALA Boxing Gym’s Jonas “Zorro” Sultan is ready to defend his belt for the first…

‘Gringo’ gets ‘chance of a lifetime’

Glendale G. Rosal 01/06/2017

His career is off to a soaring start and this early, a “chance of a lifetime” has already arrived for Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem. The 22-year-old unbeaten fighter of the ALA Boxing Gym is set to take on…

Santisima extends contract with ALA Promotions Int’l

Glendale G. Rosal 12/14/2016

MASBATE City’s Jeo “Santino” Santisima inked a five-year contract extension with the Cebu-based ALA Promotions International yesterday. The promising 20-year-old featherweight Santisima holds a record of 12 wins with 11 knockouts and two losses. He became an…

Three boxers from Cebu face uphill battle abroad

Glendale G. Rosal 12/07/2016

Tough assignments await three Cebu-based boxers from Naris Singwangcha Promotions as they take on separate unbeaten Russian opponents. Making the assignments tougher is that the fights slated this month will be held in enemy’s territory. The 28-year-old…

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