Casimero title defense taking shape as Probellum Promotions wins bid to promote fight

Glendale G. Rosal 10/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The mandatory world title defense of three division world champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero is taking shape after the Probellum Promotions won the purse bid put up by the World Boxing Organization (WBO). This…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Nietes: No point for rematch with Palicte

Mars G. Alison 03/01/2019

Cebu City, Philippines — Four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes has decided to vacate his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super Flyweight title which he won against Japan’s kazumo Ioka via a split decision last Dec. 31, 2018…

Nietes camp: ‘We never said we won’t be fighting Palicte’

Mars G. Alison 02/12/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The camp of four-division world champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes denied that they have yet to respond to the call for rematch made by the camp of Aston Palicte. In an official statement sent…

Nietes still eyeing ‘Chocolatito’

Mars G. Alison 01/04/2019

WBO Super Flyweight champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes says he still wants to face former pound-for-pound king Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez of Nicaragua. …

Nietes wants to meet Duterte

Mars G. Alison 01/03/2019

Donnie "Ahas" Nietes, the Filipino boxer who recently became a four-division world champion, is looking forward to meeting Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.…

Four-division champ Nietes wants more

Mars G. Alison 01/02/2019

Even if he has achieved his dream of becoming a four-division world champion, the 36-year-old boxer from Murcia, Negros Occidental said he is still aiming for more.…

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