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Pacquiao thrilled to have newest world champion under promotional stable

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao expressed elation for his promotional company, MP Promotions, having its first-ever non-Filipino world champion — Mexico’s Isaac Cruz, who annexed the World Boxing Association (WBA) super lightweight title last Sunday......»»

Category: sportsSource: philstar philstarApr 2nd, 2024

IOC denies Manny Pacquiao exemption to box at Olympics

(Photo credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports) The International Olympic Committee said former world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao cannot compete for the Philippines at this year's Olympic Games in Paris. Pacquiao, 45, retired in 2021 but sought to box for his country at the Olympics. The IOC's age limit for boxers is 40. The Philippines asked for an exception based on the "universality" entry rule, in which a nat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2024

IOC denies Manny Pacquiao exemption to box at Olympics

(Photo credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports) The International Olympic Committee said former world champion boxer Manny Pacquiao cannot compete for the Philippines at this year's Olympic Games in Paris. Pacquiao, 45, retired in 2021 but sought to box for his country at the Olympics. The IOC's age limit for boxers is 40. The Philippines asked for an exception based on the "universality" entry rule, in which a nat.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Pacquiao, Sulaiman honor Filipino champs, eye PH-Mexico tiff

Invited by Manny Pacquiao to the Elorde-Pacquiao Boxing Awards, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman announces that he will stage a dual meet involving the Philippines and Mexico.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 25th, 2024

Japan boxer, former three-division world champion, trains in Cebu

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former three-division world champion Kosei Tanaka returned to Cebu for some top-notch boxing training.  The 28-year-old Japanese is the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world minimum, world flyweight, and former world light flyweight champion. He will spend three weeks in Cebu at the ZIP Sanman Boxing gym in Banawa, Barangay Guadalupe. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 18th, 2024

Cebu’s Jimenez beats Brillo, wrests GAB Youth minimumweight belt

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s John Kevin Jimenez of the Chao Sy Boxing Stable staged a huge upset after beating MP Boxing Stable’s prospect Jayson Brillo in the main event of the “Manny Pacquiao Presents Blow-by-Blow” fight card at the City of Passi Arena in Iloilo on February 9.  He defeated the heavily favored Brillo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2024

Manny Pacquiao’s bid to compete at Paris Olympics denied by IOC

MANILA, Philippines–Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has the gift of electrifying the crowd in all of his fights, except in the Olympics. The International Olympic Committee shut the door on the former eight-division world professional champion’s bid to carry the Philippine colors in the coming 2024 Paris Olympics. In response to a letter from the Philippine.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

Age knocks out Pacquiao s Olympic hopes 

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will not be able to showcase his legendary ring savvy in the Paris Olympics primarily because the former eight-division world professional champion is overaged......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

Fil-Am rapper MBNel thrilled to perform during Cebu’s Sinulog 2024 festival

Filipino-American hip-hop artist MBNel, real name Jhonel Dongon, is thrilled to be performing at the Trademark Club in Cebu City on Sunday during the Sinulog Festival 2024 celebration. It comes full circle for him to put on a show in Cebu as he spent parts of his childhood there and is also the hometown of his mother......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 19th, 2024

World champ Jerusalem is GAB’s ‘Boxer of the Month’ 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Games and Amusements Board (GAB) gave a fitting recognition to the lone Filipino boxing world champion and the reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) world minimumweight champion Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem by naming him its “Boxer of the Month” for March.  Jerusalem, the Cebu-based world champion who fights under ZIP Sanman Boxing.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2024

PMI, ARQ, ZIP Sanman boxers feted in first Elorde-Pacquiao Boxing Awards

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas was well-represented during the inaugural Elorde-Pacquiao Boxing Awards at Okada Manila last Sunday, March 24th. This was after 13 of Central Visayas’ best boxers from Cebu and Bohol were feted for their achievements in 2023. They were headed by none other than former World Boxing Organization (WBO) world minimumweight.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 26th, 2024

Magsayo punches his way into super featherweight top 10 world rankings

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion, Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo is starting to make his presence felt in the super featherweight division after cracking into the world’s latest top 10 rankings.  Magsayo, the former World Boxing Council (WBC) world featherweight champion, is currently ranked NO. 7 in both the WBC and World Boxing Association (WBA). .....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2024

More Filipino boxers gunning for world title in 2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Passionate Filipino boxing fans were utterly disappointed with Jerwin Ancajas‘ ninth-round knockout loss in the hands of World Boxing Association (WBA) world bantamweight champion Takuma Inoue in Tokyo, Japan, last Saturday. Many of these fans believed that the era of Philippine boxing was over and finding another “Manny Pacquiao” wasn’t that.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2024

World champion Collazo calls out Jerusalem for a unification bout 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) world minimumweight champion Oscar “El Pupilo” Collazo didn’t give the newly-crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) world minimumweight Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem enough time to celebrate.  Collazo immediately called out Jerusalem for a unification bout and a rematch following the latter’s split decision victory to dethrone erstwhile.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2024

Ancajas arrives in Japan for February 24 world title bout vs. Inoue 

CEBU CITY, Philippines — With less than a week before his much-anticipated world title fight, Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas arrived in Japan on Sunday, February 18. Ancajas guns to become a two-division world champion by taking on the reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) world bantamweight champion Takuma Inoue, the younger brother of Japanese boxing superstar Naoya.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

Tapales beats Thai foe, Gaballo suffers first rd. TKO

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Former world champion Marlon “Nightmare” Tapales and former interim world champion Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo had contrasting outcomes in their respective bouts on Saturday, May 10, at the Midas Hotel in Metro Manila. Tapales, the former WBA and IBF world super bantamweight champion, put on easy work against Nattapong Jankaew of Thailand.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 11th, 2024

Amparo steps in to replace Andales for the IBF world title bout in Japan

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In a surprising turn of events, world-ranked Jake “El Bambino” Amparo of the PMI Bohol Boxing Stable stepped in as a last-minute replacement for countryman ArAr Andales in facing the reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight champion Ginjiro Shigeoka on March 31 in Nagoya, Japan.  This was confirmed by PMI.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 27th, 2024

Pacquiao disappointed by IOC rejection

Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said the other day he was serious in making a bid to fight in the Paris Olympics at the age of 45 and expressed disappointment that the International Olympic Committee denied his petition to participate in what would’ve been the fulfillment of a life-long dream......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 31st, 2024

Mommy Dionisia, Mike Yamson 10 years nang magdyowa: Thank you, Lord!

SAMPUNG taon nang magkarelasyon ngayon ang nanay ni Manny Pacquiao na si Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao at ang boyfriend niyang si Mike Yamson. Yes, yes, yes mga ka-Marites! Ten years nang magdyowa ang dalawa at in fairness, going strong pa rin ang relasyon at mas lalo pa raw nagiging solid sa paglipas ng panahon. Twenty-seven years.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 28th, 2024

Pacquiao gustong kuntrahon og batan-on

Pacquiao gustong kuntrahon og batan-on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  sunstarRelated NewsMar 16th, 2024

Gibbons reaffirms Pacquiao vs Benn fight talks

Negotiations between the camp of Manny Pacquiao and undefeated British boxer Connor Benn went "from zero to 100", the Filipino boxing legend's adviser Sean Gibbons admitted, with a fight possibly happening later this year......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 15th, 2024