Ancajas stakes world title for 8th time versus Mexican

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 08:39:04 +0000

Jerwin Ancajas, currently the longest reigning Filipino world champion, tangles with Jonathan Rodriguez of Mexico on Nov. 2 at the Dignity Health Sports Park (formerly StubHub Center) in Carson, California. It will be Ancajas’ eighth defense of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight crown he had won more than three years ago. Ranked 14th in […]

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Elorde seeking piece of history against Mexican rival

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 09:03:51 +0000

Juan Miguel Elorde attempts to put his illustrious surname back on the spotlight after more than half a century when he fights for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-bantamweight crown Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) in Las Vegas. Elorde, grandson of the late Hall of Fame entrant Gabriel ‘Flash’ Elorde, battles defending champion Emanuel […]

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US, England vie for Casimero-Tete clash

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2019 09:03:11 +0000

The World Boxing Organization (WBO) has instructed the camps of South African Zolani Tete and John Riel Casimero to kickstart negotiations for their bantamweight title fight that should happen not later than Nov. 23 of this year. Luis Batista Salas, the chairman of the WBO Championship Committee, has furnished a letter to the promoters of […]

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Casimero, Ramirez dispute WBO crown, slugfest free to public

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 09:25:31 +0000

After a tense moment during the weighin, John Riel Casimero finally conquered the scales and was given the green light to defend the World Boxing Organization bantamweight crown against Mexican Cesar Ramirez on Saturday at the San Andres Sports Complex. Casimero initially came in at 118.8 lbs in the division that has a limit of […]

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Garcias, Porter are in Pacquiao’s radar

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 07:47:50 +0000

Danny Garcia, Mikey Garcia, Shawn Porter. The names are just some of those under the radar of boxing legend Manny Pacquaio for his next possible opponent when he returns to the ring by early next year.. Sean Gibbons, president of Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions, mentioned the three fighters as among those who caught the interest […]

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MP’s Gibbons at PSA Forum

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 08:29:17 +0000

IT’S going to be a special edition of the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum on Tuesday as no less than the current president of Manny Pacquiao (MP) Promotions will be gracing the weekly session at the Amelie Hotel-Manila. Sean Gibbons, international match maker and manager, makes his first ever appearance in the public sports program presented […]

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Monstrous night for boxing: Donaire vs Godzilla on Nov. 7

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 03:18:08 +0000

NONITO Donaire is taking on Japanese Naoya Inoue – popularly known as Godzilla back home – on Nov. 7. Donaire is about to meet is no less than Naoya Inoue, the Japanese KO artist who has terrorized the bantamweight division with his terrifying display of power. The Donaire-Inoue battle set at the Saitama Super Arena will be […]

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Ancajas defends crown versus Mexican fighter

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 03:49:09 +0000

Mexican Carlos Cuadras is being groomed by Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum to challenge International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight Jerwin Ancajas in October. Arum said that Cuadras, formerly the World Boxing Council champion, has been tapped to battle Ancajas, who is coming off a seventh-round stoppage of Japanese mandatory challenger Ryuichi Funai in Stockton, […]

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Pacquiao won’t retire yet, eyes ‘just a few more’ fights

Credit to Author: BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 12:58:45 +0000

SEN. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on Tuesday said he was not yet retiring from professional boxing. The senator made the remark when asked to comment on suggestions for him to retire….READ

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