Butler: Fight with Filipino Sultan is for friend who died in car crash

Glendale G. Rosal 04/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Despite the series of setbacks, former world champion, Paul “Baby Faced Assassin” Butler remains upbeat and dedicates his interim world title fight against Filipino Jonas Sultan to a friend who passed away recently.…

Boxing champ Inoue accepts Casimero challenge but on one condition

Glendale G. Rosal 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Unbeaten Japanese world champion Naoya “Monster” Inoue accepts the challenge to fight the reigning WBO world bantamweight champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero on one condition.  In his August 18 tweet, Inoue, the…

Tapales to defend title in Japan

Glendale G. Rosal 09/05/2016

A MONTH after dethroning Pungluang Sor Singyu as the WBO world bantamweight champion, Filipino Marlon “The Nightmare” Tapales will make the first defense of his newly-acquired crown against Japanese Takuma Inoue on December 30 at the famed…

Tapales excited to join ALA Promotions stable

Glendale G. Rosal 07/28/2016

Marlon Tapales, the country’s newly-minted WBO World bantamweight champion, arrived in Cebu almost unnoticed yesterday, as only his stablemates from the RWS Boxing Gym and some supporters laid out the red carpet. Tapales dethroned erstwhile champion Pongluang…

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