Villanueva hopes to extend win streak in IBF title fight

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Villanueva hopes to extend win streak in IBF title fight 

CEBU CITY, July 2 — Undefeated Arthur Villanueva hopes to continue his winning streak when he takes on fellow undefeated McJoe Arroyo for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight belt on July 18 in El Paso, Texas.

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2 Pinoy boxers emerge new IBF titles

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on 2 Pinoy boxers emerge new IBF titles 

DAVAO CITY, Feb. 3 – Two Filipino fighters emerged as the new International Boxing Federation (IBF) Asia junior welterweight and World Youth super flyweight champions, respectively, after knocking out their Thai rivals last Saturday night at the Almendras gym here.

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Fabulous Mike ‘Iron’ Tyson unlikely to make boxing comeback — WBC president

January 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Fabulous Mike ‘Iron’ Tyson unlikely to make boxing comeback — WBC president 

DOHA, Jan. 15 — Legendary US boxer and former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson (50-6, 44 KOs) is unlikely to make a comeback in the world of professional boxing, Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the World Boxing Council (WBC), said on Thursday.

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WBC ABC boxing champs to face Thai foes in Tibay ng Pinoy 6

January 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on WBC ABC boxing champs to face Thai foes in Tibay ng Pinoy 6 

DAVAO CITY, Jan. 8 -– World Boxing Council (WBC) Asian Boxing Council light welterweight champion Adones Cabalquinto and Aston Palicte will both fight separate rivals from Thailand in the double main-event of the Tibay ng Pinoy 6 slated on January 31 at the Almendras gym in Davao City.

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ALA works on world title fight for Melindo

January 6, 2015 by · Comments Off on ALA works on world title fight for Melindo 

CEBU CITY, Jan. 6 — Cebu-based boxer Milan Melindo could be fighting for a title anew this year, two years and three fights after losing in his first world title shot–the only loss of his career.

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Pinoy boxer's title fight dashed

December 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Pinoy boxer's title fight dashed 

CEBU CITY, Dec. 11 — One Pinoy boxer’s dream of a world title fight has been dashed, while another is only three pounds away from getting closer to his goal of a world title fight.

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Mexican vows to end Nietes’ seven-year reign as world champ via knockout

November 13, 2014 by · Comments Off on Mexican vows to end Nietes’ seven-year reign as world champ via knockout 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 12 — Mexican challenger Carlos Velarde has vowed to knock out Donnie Nietes in their clash in the “Pinoy Pride 28: History in the Making” on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.

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Mexican fighters arrive battle-ready for Pinoy Pride XVIII in Cebu City

November 13, 2014 by · Comments Off on Mexican fighters arrive battle-ready for Pinoy Pride XVIII in Cebu City 

DAVAO CITY, Nov. 12 — The Mexican fighters are battle-ready against their Filipino rivals for the highly anticipated Pinoy Pride XVIII: “History in the Making” set this Saturday night, Nov. 15 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino in Cebu City.

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2 Cebuano pugs take different routes to world title fights

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on 2 Cebuano pugs take different routes to world title fights 

CEBU CITY, Nov. 11 — Two Cebuano boxers are taking different routes in their dreams for a world title clash.

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Cebuano ex-world title challenger faces dangerous champ in non-title bout

October 31, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cebuano ex-world title challenger faces dangerous champ in non-title bout 

CEBU CITY, Oct. 30 — Former world-title challenger Virgilio Silvano of the Omega boxing gym gets a chance to get his career back on track as he takes on reigning International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Organization (WBO) world champion Francisco Rodriguez in a non-title fight in Pinoy Pride 28 on Nov. 15 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino in Barangay Lahug, Cebu City.

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