Articles by author: Carlos Costa(90 results)

Pacquiao Expects a "Toe To Toe" Fight With Lucas Matthysse

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Filipino Boxing Legend Manny Pacaquiao and WBA "Regular' Welterweight World Champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina faced off during today's press conference here n Kuala Lumpur...Read More

Menayothin Has Full Support of WBC as He Goes For 50-0

Thailand's WBC minimumweight world champion Wanheng Menayothin (49-0, 17 KO's), the man pursuing Floyd Mayweather's undefeated 50-0 record, is set to make his 9th world title defense this coming May 2...Read More

Niyomtrong Retains WBA Title Over a Game Loreto in Thailand

In a non-stop action 12-rounder, unbeaten WBA Minimumweight World Champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong of Thailand retained his world crown after scoring a unanimous decision victory over tough Filipino ch...Read More

Niyomtrong, Loreto Ready For WBA Title Clash in Thailand

Both, unbeaten WBA Minimumweight World Champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong of Thailand and Filipino WBA # 1 mandatory challenger Rey "Hitman" Loreto scaled-in at the limit of the division, 105 lbs, for the...Read More

Rey Loreto Gears Up For Niyomtrong WBA Title Clash in Chonburi

Filipino WBA # 1 mandatory challenger Rey "Hitman" Loreto of Davao can't wait to get in the ring to battle undefeated WBA 105-lbs World Champion former Muay Thai champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong of Th...Read More

Milan Melindo vs. Hekkie Budler on September 16 in Cebu

CEBU, Philippines - IBF junior flyweight world champion Milan "El Metodico" Melindo (36-2, 13 KO's) of the Philippines is set to make the first defense of his recently acquired world title against So...Read More

Magsayo, Santisima, Pagara Score Brutal KO's in Cebu, Philippines

CEBU CITY, Philippines - Filipinos Mark "Magnifico" Magsayo, Jeo "Santino" Santisima and "Prince" Albert Pagara mercilessly brutalized and knocked out their foreign opponents during the thrilling kn...Read More

Ruben Manakane vs. Edison Berwela For Vacant WBA Asia Title

Indonesia boxing fans can't wait for this Saturday's JAKARTA BIG FIGHT III featuring in the main event the 12-rounder battle between local fighter Ruben Manakane and veteran Filipino southpaw Edison "...Read More

Nam-Joon Lee Decisions Gomera, Captures WBA Asia Title

South Korean Featherweight Champion Nam-Joon Lee scored a 12-round unanimous decision win over tough Filipino Jelbirt Gomera to claim the vacant WBA Asia 126-lbs title on Saturday June 24 in Suncheon,...Read More

Onggocan Stops Pantilgan in Nine To Retain IBF Youth Belt

Filipino IBF Youth champion "El Rapido" Robert Onggocan (9-1, 5 KO's) successfully defended, for the first time, his recently acquired crown by stopping spirited heavy-handed Cebu-based Marjun Pantilg...Read More

Gomera, Lee Make Weight For WBA Asia Title Bout in South Korea

Filipino Jelbirt Gomera of Highland Boxing weighed-in at 56.85 Kgs (125.33 lbs) while the much taller Korean Featherweight Champ Nam-Joon Lee made 57.15 kgs (126 lbs) today ahead of their 12-rounder t...Read More

Alimento Makes 30-day Mandatory Weight for WBC Regional

Filipino former WBC 105-Lbs Youth Champion Dexter Alimento of Iligan City weighed-in at 113 lbs (51.25 Kgs) in his Mandatory WBC 30-day weigh-in ahead of his rumble against South African Deejay Kriel ...Read More

Gomera To Battle Nam-Joon Lee For WBA Regional Belt in Korea

Reigning Filipino PBF Champion Jelbirt Gomera is slated for a ring battle against former Korean Featherweight Champ Nam-Joon Lee for the vacant WBA Asia 126-Lbs Title this Saturday (June 24) in Soon-c...Read More

Emmanuel Dominguez is High Risk for Jack Tepora on July 7

"Mexican Emmanuel "Veneno" Domínguez (21-5-2, 13 KO's) is a high risk factor for Jack Tepora,” affirmed promoter Pio Paulo Castillo of Cebu’s Omega Gym about his fighter's upcoming WBO 122-lbs Orienta...Read More

Vince Paras Captures WBO Asia Pacific Youth Title in Cebu

CEBU, Philippines - Undefeated 18-year-old Filipino Vince Paras (11-0, 9 KO's) of General Santos City scored a clear 10-round unanimous decision win over tough Omega Gym fighter Jimboy Haya (10-4-2...Read More

Niyomtrong vs. Rey Loreto WBA Title Clash in Thailand, July 15

Unbeaten WBA Minimumweight (105 Lbs) World Champion Thammanoon Niyomtrong (15-0, 7 KO's) of Thailand is scheduled to make a mandatory title defense against tough Filipino former IBO world champion Rey...Read More

Menayothi Set To Defend: Gets Closer to Mayweather, Marciano

Undefeated Thai WBC 105-pounder World Champion Chayaphon Moonsri (also known as Wanheng Menayothi) is set to make the 7th defense of his world title against WBC silver champ and former defector "The L...Read More

Vetyeka Back in Action, Tabugon vs. Siyo For IBO Belt

Filipino WBC Asian Flyweight titlist Raymond Tabugon will be immersed in the most important battle of his life when he climbs to the ring to exchange blows against South African IBO International Jr. ...Read More

Besadre Drills Jor Chaijinda To Capture WBC Youth Belt

In a demolishing performance, hard-swinging Filipino Daryl "Flash" Basadre (14-1-1, 10 KO's) of General Santos City scored a technical knocked out over the previously undefeated Yodsingdaeng Jor Chaij...Read More

Basadre-Jor Chaijinda Battle For WBC Youth Strap

Hard-hitting WBF International super flyweight champion Daryl "Flash" Basadre (13-1-1, 9 KO's) of General Santos City, Philippines, is set to battle unbeaten tough Thailander Yodsingdaeng Jor Chaijind...Read More