Apolinar to fight Kang in S. Korea for WBO featherweight title

Glendale G. Rosal 10/23/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym will visit hostile territory as they send Pete “Thunder” Apolinar to South Korea to face Jong Seon Kang on November 6, 2021 for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental featherweight…

Trash-talking Casimero shows soft side, distributes goods to needy townmates

Glendale G. Rosal 09/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero has been known on social media as a tough-talking, foul-mouthed, flamboyant boxer. The three-division world champion proved on Tuesday, September 28, that he too has a soft and…

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 retains WBO bantamweight title with victory over Rigondeaux

Dale Rosal 08/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Three-division world champion John Riel “Quadro Alas” Casimero retained his World Boxing Organization (WBO) world bantamweight title in a dull 12-round split decision victory over Cuban Guillermo “El Chacal” Rigondeaux on Saturday, August 14, 2021 …

In search of bigger payday, Casimero vows to send Rigondeaux to retirement

Marc Anthony Reyes 08/15/2021

LOS ANGELES—On Saturday night, John Riel Casimero gets the chance to shed his colorful, zany image and become the A-list world champion he has long desired to be. All he has to do is beat Cuban challenger…

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…

Noynay defends WBO strap vs unbeaten Australian

Glendale G. Rosal 07/06/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Bogo City’s pride Joe “Jaw Breaker” Noynay will defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific super featherweight title in hostile territory when he takes on Australian Liam Wilson tomorrow, July 7 in New…

Nietes eyes WBO world super flyweight title after Dubai win

Glendale G. Rosal 04/05/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After his sensational comeback, the newly crowned World Boxing Organization (WBO) international super flyweight champion Donnie “Ahas” Nietes is not just eyeing to land a major fight against the big names in the…

Palace lauds Pacquiao for bringing honor to PH despite loss to Horn

Inquirer.net 07/02/2017

Malacañang on Sunday lauded Sen. Manny Pacquiao despite his upset loss to Australian Jeff Horn, who won the World Boxing Organization welterweight title in a bout held in Brisbane. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the Palace would…

Pagara to meet Thai after Indonesian foe backs out

Glendale G. Rosal 06/17/2017

Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Intercontinental super bantamweight champion “Prince” Albert Pagara will have to change his game plan for his upcoming fight on July 8. And the dynamite-fisted slugger needs to do it fast. This developed…

Demecillo goes for WBO bantamweight title

Calvin D. Cordova 03/10/2017

OMEGA Boxing Gym’s Kenny Demecillo looks to snatch a second regional belt when he battles fellow Filipino fighter Mark Anthony Geraldo today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Fighting for the first time abroad, Demecillo…

Milan-Yaegashi title duel in May

Rick C. Gabuya 02/04/2017

Milan Melindo’s dream of another shot at a regular world title will finally be fulfilled. Only, it will not happen next month as earlier reported but on May yet, ALA Promotions President/CEO Michael Aldeguer revealed. Melindo, the…

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