Articles by author: JM Siasat(17 results)

Rey Bautista Not Ready To Hang Them Up Just Yet

MANILA, Philippines- He was once heralded as the next Manny Pacquiao. A young super bantamweight hailing from Tagbilaran City, Bohol, Philippines. He boasts punching power in both hands. When he fough...Read More

Donaire Sr. Has Defensive Strategy in Mind For Vetyeka

PARANAQUE, Philippines- There is a reason why boxing is called the "Sweet Science". The brutal narratives that takes place inside the squared circle are thoroughly executed and thought of so one does ...Read More

Keita Obara Stops Jay Solmiano in Four Rounds

MANILA, Philippines- When the San Andres, Catanduanes native Jay Solmiano set his mind of not letting the judges decide the outcome of his upcoming fight against Keita Obara in Japan, he sure got his ...Read More

Solmiano recalls tough upbringing ahead of OPBF shot

MANILA, Philippines- Fast rising Filipino fighter and interim WBO Asia Pacific light welterweight titleholder Jay Solmiano will have his hands full in April 14 when he battles Keita Obara for the ligh...Read More

Vinvin Rufino Receives Another OPBF Title Shot

PARANAQUE, Philippines- Boxing comes from many sorts of motivation, boxers in general see the sport as their main ticket to a gainful and comfortable life. In some cases, boxing has become a professio...Read More

Dennis Laurente Wins By KO, Elorde Draws To Retain

Parañaque, PHILIPPINES- Dennis Laurente (47-5-5, 28KO) successfully defended his WBC ABCO light middleweight title against Thai challenger Singdet Nonpitayakom (11-16-1, 8KO) via 5th round KO. ...Read More

Elorde's Grandson Sees Himself as a Future Champ

Boxing is seen by many as an escape route from poverty. Many professional boxers around the globe see the sport as their ticket to fame and success. True enough, the best boxers come from tough, poor ...Read More

Dan Nazareno talks career, Pacquiao sparring and more

Filipino welterweight Dan Nazareno (17-10, 13KO) has been making a buzz in the boxing community as of late due to the contribution he has giving when exchanging punches with Manny Pacquiao. Nazareno, ...Read More

Jerson Mancio Wins Philippine Light Flyweight Belt

Paranaque City, PHILIPPINES- Jerson Mancio (17-3-3, 8KO) has grabbed the vacant Philippine light flyweight strap by stopping Robel Villegas (9-7, 3KO) in the 5th of their scheduled twelve round bout a...Read More

Philippine Boxing: The Best of 2012

Writing for the biggest boxing website while based in Manila has its pros and cons. The downside is not being able to cover most international matches, fights that are held overseas since my focus tas...Read More

Michael Koncz talks future plans for Bernabe Concepcion

PASAY City, Philippines-One of the ringside observers at the Pinoy Pride series that took place in the Mall of Asia Arena, was no other than Manny Pacquiao's adviser Michael Koncz. Koncz, who pretty m...Read More

Saludar Captures WBO Interim-Strap, Melligen Wins Too

PASAY CITY, Philippines- Filipino flyweight prospect Froilan “The Sniper” Saludar improved his record to 16W-0L-1D, 11KO’s after beating the tough and game Jose Alfredo Tirado (27-12, 19KO’s) of Mexic...Read More

Jerwin Ancajas - "I Know I Will Be a World Champion"

Joven Jimenez’ boxing stable is one of the hottest in the Philippines today. In a stable full of prospects, talent and potential, only one fighter has tasted defeat, his name is Jerwin Ancajas (13-1, ...Read More

Denver Cuello Talks Ioka, Roman Gonzalez and More

It is no secret that Filipino rising star Denver Cuello (31-4-6, 21KO's) have been waiting for a world championship crack for quite some time now. The 25 year old southpaw whose been given "The Excite...Read More

Sylvester Lopez: "I'm After The Belt, Not The Money"

PARANAQUE, Philippines- Walking in to a small and worn out looking boxing gym located in the city of Paranaque, Philippines, people would not think that a formidable boxing contender is currently trai...Read More

WBC Denies Jonathan Taconing a Porpramook Rematch

MANILA, Philippines- Filipino light flyweight contender Jonathan Taconing (13-2-1, 10KO's) was moments away from being crowned the new world light flyweight champion when he fought the defending title...Read More

Adones Cabalquinto: Possible WBO AP Title Bout in Play

Filipino light welterweight prospect Adones Cabalquinto (12-0, 8KO's) is much like his trainer/manager Joven Jimenez, both did not plan to be in the world of professional boxing. The 23-year-old south...Read More