Casimero-Inoue bantamweight clash looms

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:42:34 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO   A unification showdown at bantamweight is in the offing as Top Rank is set to announce an April 25 faceoff between Japanese Naoya ‘Monster’ Inoue and Filipino John Riel Casimero possibly in Las Vegas. Sean Gibbons, the right-hand man of Manny Pacquiao and president of MP Promotions, told the Bulletin on […]

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Gibbons pushing for Pacquiao fight in April

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 10:30:18 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO     Efforts to get a deal in place for an April fight by Manny Pacquiao are being undertaken. American matchmaker Sean Gibbons, also head of Pacquiao’s MP Promotions, said that he is in talks with a group from the Middle East. “Working hard to get a fight in April,” reported Gibbons from […]

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Casimero eyes duel vs Japanese ‘Monster’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 07:28:35 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO   NEWLY-CROWNED World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero wants to become the undisputed world champion. “I want to win all the four major belts,” said Casimero during Tuesday’s Philippine Sportswriters Association Forum at the Amelie Hitel in Ermita, Manila. By four, Casimero is raring to add Naoya “Monster” Inouye’s World […]

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Ancajas keeps IBF title, but Tapales falls

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 08 Dec 2019 06:59:27 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO   JERWIN Ancajas bombarded Chilean challenger Miguel Gonzales with head and body shots for five rounds before stopping him in the sixth round to retain the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight crown Saturday night (Sunday in Manila) at the Auditorio GNP Seguros in Puebla, Mexico. Making the eighth defense of the IBF […]

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UPDATE: No goodbyes yet as Paalam, Marcial enter boxing finals

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:15:10 +0000

FILIPINO boxers Carlo Paalam and Eumir Marcial defeated their respective opponents in the boxing event of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PICC forum tent on Friday. Paalam beat 2017 Malaysia SEA Games gold medalist Muhammad Fuad Redzuan to enter the men’s light flyweight finals. Paalam is at least assured of a silver. Defending champion Marcial defeated […]

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Gabuco beats Vietnamese foe, moves to women’s light flyweight boxing finals

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 12:43:59 +0000

VETERAN Josie Gabuco defeated Vietnamese Thi Diem Kieu via unanimous decision win on Friday in the semifinals of the women’s light flyweight boxing competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PICC forum tent. JOSEF T. RAMOS

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No goodbyes yet as PH boxer Paalam enters men’s light flyweight finals

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:15:10 +0000

FILIPINO boxer Carlo Paalam defeated 2017 Malaysia SEA Games gold medalist Muhammad Fuad Redzuan to enter the men’s light flyweight finals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games boxing competition at the PICC forum tent. Paalam is at least assured of a silver. JOSEF T. RAMOS

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Filipino boxer Suarez beats Myanmar’s Paing to barge into semifinals

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 12:39:07 +0000

OLYMPIAN Charly Suarez defeated Myanmar’s Min Ankar Paing to barge into the semifinals where he is assured of a bronze medal in the lightweight class of the 30th Southeast Asian Games men’s boxing competition on Thursday at the PICC Forum tent. Suarez’s win came after the referee stopped the contest in the second round where he knocked down his opponent twice. […]

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Ladon blasts Indonesian foe, assured of bronze in boxing

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 06:00:47 +0000

ASIAN Games silver medalist Rogen Ladon defeated Indonesian Aldoms Suguro on Thursday to move into the medal round competition of the 30th Southeast Asian Games men’s boxing competition at the PICC forum. Ladon is a least assured of a bronze medal.

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