Ancajas risks 18-fight win streak

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 09:01:40 +0000

By Nick Giongco Jerwin Ancajas puts not only his world super-flyweight crown on the line but his 18-fight winning streak as well when he meets Japanese mandatory challenger Ryuichi Funai on May 4 at the 12,000-seater Stockton Arena in California. Making the seventh defense of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) 115-lb title for the seventh […]

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Spence vows to hand Pacquiao his retirement check

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 09:10:17 +0000

By Nick Giongco SAN FRANCISCO – Unbeaten US fighter Errol Spence is supremely confident of beating Manny Pacquiao that he has boasted of handing the Filipino great “his retirement check.” Spence was so moved by his masterful win over the blown-up Mikey Garcia that he feels Pacquiao will be forced to announce his exit from […]

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Pacquiao belittles Spence

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2019 03:10:15 +0000

By Nick Giongco DALLAS – Manny Pacquiao is itching to get his hands on Errol Spence and put him where he rightfully belongs. As he took the elevator Sunday afternoon down the lobby of the Renaissance Dallas Hotel to catch a flight to Los Angeles, Pacquiao suddenly assumed a fighting pose then threw a four-punch […]

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Pacquiao out to grab spotlight

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2019 09:21:39 +0000

By Nick Giongco DALLAS, Texas – The landscape of the talent-rich welterweight division undergoes a major makeover this weekend when International Boxing Federation (IBF) 147-lb champion Errol Spence takes on Mikey Garcia and Manny Pacquiao making sure of his pivotal part in the impending change. Spence is intending to clean up the division with eyes […]

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Suarez stops foe in 2nd round

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2019 08:09:19 +0000

By Nick Giongco The fast-tracking of Charly Suarez’s world title shot took another step forward after the 2016 Rio Olympics campaigner racked up his second straight win Tuesday night in Davao del Norte. Suarez, 30, who fought current toast Vasyl Lomachenko in the amateurs, stopped Justin Cabarles in two rounds of their lightweight clash for […]

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Nietes left out in the cold

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2019 09:02:19 +0000

By Nick Giongco Donnie Nietes, one of the most accomplished Filipino fighters of all time, won’t be returning to the ring anytime soon. The former world minimumweight, light-fly, fly and super-fly champion, recently vacated the World Boxing Organization 115-lb throne to pursue career-defining fights rather than face Aston Palicte in a rematch. “We’re going to […]

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Ancajas fights in Stockton

Credit to Author: Tempo Online| Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 08:57:24 +0000

World super-flyweight champions, International Boxing Federation kingpin Jerwin Ancajas and World Boxing Organization ruler Donnie Nietes are headed different directions. Attending Tuesday night’s Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards Night at the Manila Hotel, Ancajas and Nietes greeted each other as though they were long-lost buddies reliving the good old days. As per requests from those […]

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