Articles by author: Carlos Costa(111 results)

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

Alfante, Diale Ready For WBC Asia Continental Title Fight

MANILA, Philippines -- The fighters made weight at the GAB Office Manila. Cris Alfante of Zamboanga del Norte and Ardin Diale of Sarangani successfully weighed-in at the limit of the flyweight div...Read More

Manny Pacquiao vs. Lucas Matthysse - Officials Selected

MANILA, Philippines -- Despite rumors that their title fight would not push-through, 8-division world champion Manny Pacquiao and Argentinian knockout artist Lucas "La Maquina" Matthysse continue fo...Read More

Ganoza, Zulueta Ready For Regional Title Fight in Bacolod

BACOLOD CITY, Philippines -- Cris Ganoza (15-1, 8 KO's) of Cebu's Big Yellow Boxing Stable came in one pound lighter at 104 lbs., while hometown Bacolod fighter John Michael Zulueta (7-0-2, 3 KO'...Read More

Jerwin Ancajas Decides To Join The Filipino Navy

With an intense love for his Motherland and a desire to serve his country, the Republic of the Philippines, the reigning IBF super flyweight world champion Jerwin "Pretty Boy" Ancajas has successfully...Read More

Ambo Decisions Ligas; Andales Outpoints Lausa in Bacoor City

CAVITE, Philippines -- In an exciting non-stop action-packed battle, unbeaten Joseph Ambo (8-0-1, 4 KO's) of Pangasinan dealt tough Caloocan warrior Ben Ligas of the Elorde Gym his first defeat by...Read More

ALA Promotions IDOL 3 Presents: Cataraja vs Rohi in Tabuelan

CEBU CITY, Philippines -- Promising unbeaten Filipino 122-pounder Kevin Jake "KJ" Cataraja (7-0, 6 KO's) appeared today during the ALA Promotions press conference at the St. Mark's Hotel in Cebu Cit...Read More

Southern Leyte Gears Up for Exciting WBO Battles in Maasin

Boxing fans in Southern Leyte, Philippines, can't wait for Saturday night as two of their star boxers battle against dangerous foreign fighters in ALA Promotions' Pinoy Pride 44 in Maasin. In a much a...Read More

Sharma Too Destructive for Kesornsombat; Blasts Him Out in 4

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Tough Indian Super Middleweight Gaganpreet "Gagan" Sharma conquered Thai warrior Odisorn Kesornsombat, 25, rocking him down two times to the canvas en route to a round 4 TKO win i...Read More

Jayr Raquinel Blasts Out Shun Kosaka To Retain OPBF Title

Unbeaten 21 year-old Filipino Jayr Raquinel (10-0-1, 7 KO's) of Highland Boxing Gym landed a perfectly-timed left hook to the jaw of Japanese challenger Shun Kosaka to knock him out during the rough a...Read More

Demecillo Knocks Out Moya, Wenceslao Destroys Tinampay

WOHOL, Philippines -- With a vicious body attack in round two, Cebuano bantamweight Carlo Pepito Demecillo of the Big Yellow Boxing Stable ravaged fast-moving Margarito Moya to claim the vacant Phil...Read More

Mugicha Nakagawa Stops Ricky Manufoe To Win WBA Regional

MANILA, Philippines -- Japanese 118-pounder Mugicha Nakagawa of Tokyo scored an 8th round TKO win over Indonesian journeyman Ricky Manufoe, 31, to claim the vacant WBA Asia East Super Bantamweight T...Read More

Andrew Moloney, Jason Moloney Score Big Wins in Melbourne

The rising twin brother stars of Australia, Andrew and Jason Moloney, retained their WBA Oceania titles in their respective battles at Malvern Town Hall on Saturday (May 19) in Melbourne, Australia. F...Read More

Yiran Li Defeats Tejones to Claim WBC Youth Title in China

In a thrilling blow-by-blow battle, unbeaten, hard-hitting Chinese 126-pounder Yiran Li marked the most telling victory in his young career as he scored Round 7 technical decision win over tough Filip...Read More

Barriga Beats Mendoza: Banal, Servania, Sonsona Score Wins

MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino Mark Anthony Barriga (9-0, 1 KO) became the mandatory # 1 challenger to the IBF mini-flyweight world title by scoring a 12-round one-sided unanimous decision win over ...Read More

Nietes, Palicte Camps Working To Reach Deal For WBO Title Clash

MANILA, Philippines -- Another All-Filipino battle for a world title is on the horizon as the respective camps of former 3-division world champion Donnie "Ahas" Nietes (41-1-4, 23 KO's) of Bacolod, ...Read More

Barriga, Mendoza Ready For IBF Eliminator in Quezon City

MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino 105-pounder Mark Anthony Barriga (8-0, 1 KO) of Davao del Norte will face the toughest opponent of his young fighting career as he collides with experienced former wo...Read More

Sor Rungvisai Gets "Fighter of the Year" Nod at WBC Asia Awards

Bangkok, THAILAND -- In an awards ceremony attended by some of the most important players in the Asian boxing scene, 31 year-old WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Srisket Sor Rungvisai (45-4-1, 40 ...Read More

Nakamura and Hasiya Score Big Wins in Thailand

Bangkok, THAILAND -- In exciting close-combat battles that thrilled fans, Japanese fighters Yuya Nakamura and Ryo Hashiya got their hands raised high during their Friday night fights at Ram 100 Box...Read More