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Azarcon’s world title fight moved

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Clyde Azarcon of the Big Yellow Boxing Gym has to be extra patient after his much-awaited world title shot in South Africa originally scheduled on June 27, 2021, for the vacant World Boxing Foundation (WBF) world minimumweight title was rescheduled due to COVID-19 concerns. The 26-year old Azarcon, a native of […] The post Azarcon’s world title fight moved appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerJun 10th, 2021

Paradero scares off foe

Bukidnon contender Robert (Inggo) Paradero was supposed to face Thembelani Okolo for the vacant World Boxing Federation strawweight (or minimumweight) title in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on June 27 but it was announced the other day that another Filipino Clyde Azarcon has been picked to fight the hometowner instead......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Casimero-Rigondeaux unification duel downgraded to regular world title bout

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 a regular world title bout. The fight is scheduled for August 14 in the United States. This developed […] The post Casimero-Rigondeaux unification duel downgraded to regular world title bout appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News14 hr. 28 min. ago

No adjustments needed—Santisima

CEBU CITY, Philippines—With roughly two days before his fight, former world title challenger, Jeo “Santino” Santisima, believes  he doesn’t need to adjust despite his opponent being replaced.  Santisima said his brand-new opponent, Alan Alberca, is a very familiar foe after he defeated the latter before.  Their rematch will be featured on Friday’s Zip SanMan fight […] The post No adjustments needed—Santisima appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 14th, 2021

Santisima, Alberca ready to slug it out in SanMan’s Talisay fight card

CEBU CITY, Philippines—- Former world title challenger, Jeo “Santino” Santisima will face Alan Alberca in the undercard of the Zip SanMan Promotions fight card slated this Friday, July 16, 2021 at the Tabunok sports complex in Talisay City, South Cebu.  Santisima, one of the top prospects of the disbanded ALA Boxing Gym, was initially pitted […] The post Santisima, Alberca ready to slug it out in SanMan’s Talisay fight card appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2021

Donaire, Casimero camps in early social media tussle

A war of words over social media has erupted between the camps of Filipino world bantamweight champions Nonito Donaire and John Riel Casimero, and whether that will help in drumming up the prospects of a unified world title fight will be known in the coming days. The topic of it happens to be doping, and […] The post Donaire, Casimero camps in early social media tussle appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2021

Jerusalem, Landero to fight for OPBF minimumweight title 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former World Boxing Council (WBC) world minimumweight title challenger Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem returns into action by having a rematch against fellow former world title challenger Toto “Muscovado” Landero on July 18, 2021, at the Tabunok Sports Complex in Talisay City, south Cebu. Jerusalem, a former ALA Boxing Gym standout, will fight […] The post Jerusalem, Landero to fight for OPBF minimumweight title  appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Donaire sees underdog Pacquiao beating Spence: He can do it too

MANILA, Philippines — Nonito Donaire isn’t writing off Manny Pacquiao in the latter’s title fight against WBC and IBF world welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. After all, he and Pacquiao are on similar plot points at this moment in their respective careers. Donaire just became the oldest bantamweight champion at 38 years old when he defeated […] The post Donaire sees underdog Pacquiao beating Spence: He can do it too appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2021

‘Smasher’ Mama of Gensan gets IBF world fly title shot

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One of Sanman Promotions’ top boxing prospect, Jayson “Smasher” Mama will fight the reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world flyweight king Sunny “Showtime” Edwards of the United Kingdom. Edwards, who recently snatched the IBF world flyweight title just last April 30 against African Moruthi Mthalane via unanimous decision in London, the […] The post ‘Smasher’ Mama of Gensan gets IBF world fly title shot appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Azarcon earns surprise world title shot

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Big Yellow Boxing Gym’s top prospect, Clyde Azarcon just got the biggest break of his young boxing career after landing an unexpected world title shot for the vacant World Boxing Foundation (WBF) world minimumweight title. The 26-year old Davao City native, who is now based in Cebu City under Big Yellow […] The post Azarcon earns surprise world title shot appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

De Ridder takes ONE light heavyweight world title from Aung La N Sang at & lsquo;ONE on TNT IV& rsquo;

Singapore -  ONE Championship™, Asia's largest global sports media property, returned with “ONE on TNT IV,” the final installment in a four-part event series that aired live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium. The exciting fight card featured five mixed martial arts bouts and a Muay Thai clash......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 30th, 2021

Boxing experts’ take on who Ancajas should fight next

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Local boxing experts have contrasting opinions on who the reigning IBF world junior bantamweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas will face next after his successful title defense on Sunday, April 11, 2021, in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA.  Ancajas has now successfully defended his world title nine successive times after beating Jonathan Rodriguez […] The post Boxing experts’ take on who Ancajas should fight next appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 11th, 2021

Ancajas-Rodriguez title fight officials named

David Fields of New Jersey will be the third man on the ring when Jerwin Ancajas makes the ninth defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight crown against Jonathan Rodriguez of Mexico on Saturday night (Sunday in Manila) at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. Fields, who has refereed the world […] The post Ancajas-Rodriguez title fight officials named appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 8th, 2021

Trainer says Araneta is ready for South Africa fight

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym’s top gun, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta and his trainer Julius Erving Junco are set to leave for London, South Africa on Friday, April 9, 2021, for his world-title eliminator fight against African Sevinathi Nontshinga. The 26-year-old Araneta, the pride of Borbon town, northern Cebu, recently wrapped up his smooth and […] The post Trainer says Araneta is ready for South Africa fight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Pinoys in title bids

Two Filipinos are lined up to fight for world titles as Nonito Donaire, Jr. takes on WBC bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali of France on May 29 and Michael Dasmarinas battles super WBA/IBF bantamweight king Noaya Inoue on June 19 with venues still to be confirmed......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 6th, 2021

IPI’s “Kumbati” boxing airs tomorrow; former world title challengers Villanueva, Barriga in action

CEBU CITY, Philippines — It’s all systems go for Saturday’s (March 27) one-day, double-boxing event of the Omega Pro Sports International dubbed as “Kumbati 8 & 9” at the IPI compound in Mandaue City. All protagonists of the two fight cards which feature nine bouts have passed the official weigh-in held today at the IPI […] The post IPI’s “Kumbati” boxing airs tomorrow; former world title challengers Villanueva, Barriga in action appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Joshua, Fury sign deal to unify titles

London---Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury will clash for the title of undisputed world heavyweight champion after signing a two-fight deal, Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn said on Monday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Joshua and Fury sign two-fight deal to unify heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have signed a deal for two all-British world heavyweight title unification fights, Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn said on Monday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 16th, 2021

Pacquiao to fight Mikey Garcia?

All indications point to Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao heading back the ring to face former world champion Mikey Garcia for a non-title welterweight bout tentatively set in May in Dubai......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 7th, 2021

Araneta ready for 2nd world title eliminator fight

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym stalwart Christian “The Bomb” Araneta and his team are taking their past lessons seriously. Araneta’s first international bout and first world title eliminator in 2019 for the IBF junior flyweight belt was a disaster when he lost to Mexican Daniel Valladares via fourth-round technical knockout (TKO) in Monterey, […] The post Araneta ready for 2nd world title eliminator fight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2021

Saludar, Paradero dispute WBA crown

The first all-Filipino world title fight during the pandemic era takes place Saturday in Biñan, Laguna. Contesting the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) minimumweight crown are ex-world champion Vic Saludar and Robert Paradero, who both conquered the scales during the official weigh-in Friday. There will be no spectators, according to lead promoter Bebot Elorde, adding […] The post Saludar, Paradero dispute WBA crown appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021