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Amateur Champions Debut on Bautista-Bolanos Showdown

Three former Philippine amateur boxing champions will make their pro debut to further spice up the blockbuster fight card featuring WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and ...Read More

Euro News - Zarate, Haussler and More

WBA superbantam champ Mayhar Monshipour defends the title against fomer WBA 118 lb ruler Julio Zarate from Mexico June 25 at the Futurescope in Poitiers. Monshipour, quoted in L´Equipe, says he wants ...Read More

Jaca Held To Majority Draw in Japan

Former Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super bantamweight champion Jimrex Jaca regarded as one of the Philippines most promising young fighters has been held to a majority draw by former Japane...Read More

Euro News - Sprott, Michalczewski and More

British heavy Michael Sprott, who square off against German Timo Hoffmann for the vacant EBU title June 11, have - in accordance with the EBU rules - vacated the EU title he recently won with a split ...Read More

Euro News; Sidorenko, Chagaev and More

WBA bantam champ Wladimir Sidorenko is reportedly sidelined with a hand injury and his planned defence in Japan is cancelled or postponed....Read More

Bauya Badly Beaten in PABA Title Fight

Philippine bantamweight champion Joel Bauya has been badly beaten in a Pan Asian Boxing Association title fight against undefeated champion Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym at the Rachadamnern Stadium in Ba...Read More

Ex-OPBF Champ Maca Aims To Rebound, Fights Vabaza in South Africa

FORMER Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) bantamweight champion Jess Maca has given a chance to expedite his return to the international limelight when he trades bombs against a highly rate...Read More

Big Names on Bautista-Bolanos Undercard

A number of big name fighters including world rated light flyweight Bert Batawang will be featured on the undercard of the eagerly awaited showdown between WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey “...Read More

Barcelona Loses One Sided IBF Pan Pacific Title Fight

Veteran Nathan Barcelona of the Philippines has lost a one-sided, twelve round decision to undefeated IBF Pan Pacific bantamweight champion Terapong (Distar) Kaewnongsamed at the Chaophraya Park Hotel...Read More

Penalosa faces Colombian Hurtado on May 27

Former World Boxing Council superfly king Gerry Penalosa, now trained by Buddy McGirt in Orlando, Florida, is slated to see action on May 27 against former IBF bantam challenger Reynaldo "El Doberman...Read More

Bauya Vies For PABA Crown in Bangkok

Without much fanfare, Philippine bantam champion Joel Bauya left for Bangkok last Friday as he guns for the Pan-Asian Boxing Association 118-lb title against reigning champ and WBA top contender Poons...Read More

Ganoy KOs another Aussie, wins regional title

Little known Filipino fighter Ranee Ganoy continues his stunning streak of victories Friday in Australia....Read More

Euro News; Varon, Petrosian and More.

Spaniard Ruben Varon have vacated the EU 154 lb title which will now be contested between Czech Lukas Konecny and Brit Richard Williams. Final date for purse bids or agreement is June 21....Read More

Bolanos Eager To Face Bautista

Veteran Mexican fighter Gilberto Bolanos is eager to battle WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and will arrive in Cebu on June 7, four days before his scheduled showdown w...Read More

Fahprakorb in Title Fight Against Marquez

Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym, the IBF Pan Pacific featherweight champion who was knocked out in the first round by Manny Pacquiao on October 26, 2002 but avenged the defeat somewhat by scoring a ninth round ...Read More

Gabi in World Title Eliminator

Diosdado “Prince” Gabi, rated No. 4 flyweight by the World Boxing Council, is scheduled to battle former two-division world champion and current No. 2 Rosendo Alvarez of Nicaragua in a world title...Read More

Euro News - Hakkar, Sturm and More

Sauerland Event are in negotiations with EBU 160 lb champ Morrade Hakkar for a voluntary defence against Sebastian Sylvester July 16 in Nuremberg. This show will also now feature Vitaly Tsypko v Brian...Read More

Power Gets British Title Shot, Watson Makes Debut

On Friday at the famed London and Castle Centre in South London, unbeaten prospect Martin Power faces former Commonwealth Super Flyweight champion Dale Robinson for the vacant British Bantamweight tit...Read More

The Philippines has a new champion in a major boxing organization.

Pedirito Laurente, a Parañaque City resident and product of the Sucat-based Johnny Elorde stable, stopped Chinese Qi Mu Xiang in the third round to capture his second regional super-bantamweight (inte...Read More

Euro News - Urkal, Witter and More

Newly crowned EBU 147 lb champ Oktay Urkal have his next mandatory defence against Dane Thomas Damgaard. The fight have a final date for agreement or purse bids June 6 at noon. ...Read More