Noynay takes on Japanese knockout artist in Tokyo

Glendale G. Rosal 05/15/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Joe “Jaw Breaker” Noynay and Japanese Jin Sasaki passed the official weigh-in for their double regional title showdown at the Korakuen Hall scheduled in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday, May 16. Noynay, a native…

Podot optimistic for interim, world title shot for Suganob this 2024

Glendale G. Rosal 05/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — PMI Bohol Boxing Promotions’ top honcho Floriezyl Echavez Podot targets the World Boxing Organization (WBO) interim title or perhaps a world title shot for his prized ward, Regie “Filipino Phenom” Suganob, before the…

Suganob destroys Ishizawa to defend WBO Global title

Glendale G. Rosal 04/30/2024

TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol — A bloodied but triumphant Regie “Filipino Phenom” Suganob successfully defended his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Global light flyweight title against Japanese Kai Ishizawa via an eighth-round technical knockout (TKO) in the main event…

Japanese slugger arrives in Bohol to challenge Suganob

Glendale G. Rosal 04/27/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Japanese ex-world title challenger Kai Ishizawa has landed in Bohol to challenge the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) Global light flyweight champion Regie “Filipino Phenom” Suganob in the main event of “Kumong Bol-Anon…

Jayson Vayson defends WBO AsPac title in lopsided win in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 04/22/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Jayson “Striker” Vayson proved anew that Filipinos can beat Japanese boxers in their own backyard after successfully defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific light flyweight title in Osaka, Japan on Sunday,…

Jayson Vayson to defend WBO regional belt in Japan on Sunday

Glendale G. Rosal 04/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World-rated Filipino ring warrior Jayson “Striker” Vayson is all set for his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific light flyweight title defense against Japanese prospect Takeru Inoue at the Sumiyoshi Ward Centre in…

Macado trains hard, thrilled for May 1 WBO regional title duel

Glendale G. Rosal 04/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unbeaten prospect Ramil “The Sharp” Macado isn’t leaving a single stone unturned in preparing for his May 1 regional title bout against Lorenz Dumam-ag in the main event of “Engkwentro 13” fight card…

Balunan breaks into the WBO world rankings

Glendale G. Rosal 03/31/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unbeaten prospect Christian Balunan is now a world ranked minimumweight of the World Boxing Organization (WBO).  The 24-year-old Cebuano boxer from the municipality of Consolacion in northern Cebu continues to impress the local…

Melvin Jerusalem vows to end PHL’s world title drought in boxing 

Glendale G. Rosal 03/23/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Before Filipino boxers lost devastatingly in Japan, there was one who stood out and went on to become a world champion. He’s no other than Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem, who wrested the World Boxing…

Vitor, PMI eyes rematch against Japanese tormentor

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Hard-hitting Boholano Virgel “Valiente” Vitor of the PMI Bohol Boxing Stable is gunning for a rematch against Japanese Toshihiro Suzuki after reclaiming the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental super featherweight title.  This was…

Boxing: WBO, GAB execs optimistic PH will end world title drought soon

Glendale G. Rosal 03/10/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific president Leon Panoncillo and the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Richard Clarin share the belief that it’s only a matter of time for the Philippines to…

Gaballo inches closer to challenging Moloney for WBO world title 

Glendale G. Rosal 02/17/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former interim world champion Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo cemented his hold as the next challenger of World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion Jason Moloney.  To recall, Gaballo left the ring unblemished in his fight…

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