Articles by author: Carlos Costa(129 results)

Carl Martin Defends WBA Asia Belt Against Chul Suh in Ifugao

World-ranked Filipino Carl Martin (10-0, 9 KO's) is set to make the first defense of his WBA Asia bantamweight belt against hard-hitting Korean challenger Moon Chul Suh of Iksan City at LCS Gym in Lag...Read More

Felix Alvarado Prepares To Hit Philippines For IBF Title Rumble

The Knock Out Artist is coming. IBF #1 Felix Alvarado (33-2, 29 KOs) of Nicaragua is set to arrive in the Philippines this coming Monday October 22 ahead of his important clash against Filipino Randy ...Read More

Exciting Card Scheduled for the WBO Convention in Panama

PANAMA CITY, Panama -- The 31st WBO Convention in Panama could not be imagined without a thrilling boxing event, and that is precisely what fans and attendees to the convention will get on October ...Read More

Four WBC Regional Annual Conventions Planned For Philippines

It is very possible that the third annual WBC Annual Women's Convention, as well as the Conventions of other regional WBC bodies could be held altogether in Manila, Philippines. That is the plan of G...Read More

Jerwin Ancajas Arrives Back To The Philippines in High Spirits

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Milan Melindo Optimistic About Facing Ken Shiro in Yokohama

CEBU, Philippines -- Filipino former world champion Milan Melindo (37-3, 13 KO's) appeared optimistic and in high spirits during an ALA Boxing Promotions press conference in Cebu, Philippines, ahead...Read More

Jonathan Taconing Dominates Vince Paras, Retains in Manila

PARANAQUE, Metro Manila -- In exciting no-quarters blow-by-blow 12-round battle, the more experienced WBC # 1 Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing scored a unanimous decision win over young gun Vince...Read More

Joe Noynay Breaks Foe To Retain, Toyogon Vaporizes Bolcio

MANILA, Philippines -- Prolific Filipino promoter Gabriel "Bebot" Elorde delivered another exciting "Night of Champions" boxing show, thrilling fans in attendance at Mall of Asia Music Hall here i...Read More

Jing Xiang Beats Merlito Sabillo, Wins WBC Silver Strap in China

Chinese 108 pounder Jing Xiang (15-4-2, 3 KO's) outclassed and outpointed Filipino former minimumweight world champion Merlito Sabillo (27-6-1, 13 KO's) to capture via unanimous decision the vacant WB...Read More

Merlito Sabillo, Jing Xiang on Weight for WBC Silver Bout in China

Former WBO minimumweight World Champion "The Tiger" Merlito Sabillo (27-5-1, 13 KO's) of Bacolod, Philippines weighed-in at 107.4 lbs while his opponent Chinese Jing Xiang (14-4-2, 3 KO's) made 107.8 ...Read More

Moloney, Concepcion Ready For WBA Oceania Title Clash

Unbeaten Australian world-ranked fighter Andrew "The Monster" Moloney (17-0, 10 KO's) and brawler former two-time world champion Luis "El Nica" Concepcion (37-6, 26 KO's) of Panama scaled-in at identi...Read More

Randy Petalcorin vs Felix Alvarado for IBF Title Moved to Manila

MANILA, Philippines -- The exciting battle for the vacant IBF Jr. Flyweight World title between Filipino former world titlist Randy Petalcorin (29-2-1, 22 KO's) and hard-swinging knockout artist Felix...Read More

Tim Tszyu vs. Marcos Jesus Cornejo on Moloney-Concepcion Bill

Tim Tszyu's, son of boxing legend Kostya Tszyu, continues on his father's path as he climbs in the ring for the 11th time to battle tough heavy-handed Argentina Marcos Jesus Cornejo (19-3, 18 KO's) Se...Read More

Photos: Wanheng Menayothin on Weight For 51-0 Showdown

NAKHON SAWAN, Kingdom of Thailand -- The world champion who has equaled Floyd Mayweather's 50-0 record is aiming at surpassing it tomorrow here in his native Thailand. WBC minimumweight world cham...Read More

Araneta Blasts Out Tomogdan Cold, Wins WBC Asia Belt in Cebu

CEBU, Philippines -- Just 2 seconds shy to the end of the 12-round rumble, unbeaten world-ranked Filipino puncher Christian Araneta (16-0, 14 KO's) unleashes a spectacular whooping right-hand blow i...Read More

Sobirov, Akhmadjonov Score KO wins; Napaporn Decisions

BANGKOK, Kingdom of Thailand – In devastating fashion, unbeaten Uzbekistan boxers Ulugbek Sobirov and Jasur Akhmadjonov ravaged their respective Thai opponents to score fast knockout wins Saturday (Au...Read More

Nietes' Coach Would Like Estrada Next - Should Both Win

CEBU CITY, Philippines -- Filipino three-division world champion Donnie Nietes, together with his coaches Edito Villamor and Edmund Villamor of the ALA Boxing Stable held an engaging farewell press...Read More

Akhmadjonov, Wenceslao Ends in Draw: Mama, Francisco Win

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines -- Sanman Promotions, the boxing company of Jim Claude Manangquil celebrated its 50th fighting event by staging the thrilling Uzbekistan vs Philippines "Brawl at t...Read More

Jerwin Ancajas Honored By The IBF in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Filipino IBF Super Flyweight World Champion Jerwin Ancajas received the coveted IBF Ring of Champion from the hands of International Boxing Federation (IBF) President Daryl...Read More

Matthysse's Manager: Pacquiao Will Get Knocked Out in 6 or 7!

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- WBA welterweight "regular" champion Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse (39-4, 36 KO's) of Argentina has the huge fighting job of defending his title against the still fast hands an...Read More