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Penalosa Wants a Championship Belt Before Retirement

Former WBC super flyweight champion Gerry Penalosa said late Saturday while watching the OPBF title defense of minimum weight champion Rodel Mayol, "I want a championship belt before I retire" and sai...Read More

Lunas, Galicia in Title Fight Double Header

Filipino boxers Rolly Lunas and Roger Galicia will figure in title fights against South African opponents in a double-header to be staged by well-known promoter Branco Malenkovic in South Africa. The ...Read More

Two Future Champions See Action Today

Two of the country’s most promising young boxers, regarded by many as future world champions, see action Saturday against formidable challengers from abroad. WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Re...Read More

Lunas To Fight in Australia

Former Philippine and Pan Asia Boxing Association flyweight champion Rolly Lunas is scheduled to battle WBU bantamweight champion Nathan Sting who returns to action in a ten round bout on March 5 at H...Read More

WBF Approves Title Fight Between Losers

In what must surely rank as another travesty, the World Boxing Foundation has approved a WBF Asia-Pacific junior lightweight title fight between the Philippines Rolando Gerongco, who has lost five of ...Read More

Booby Pacquiao Gets Shot at WBO International Title

RP super featherweight champion and Orient Pacific Boxing Federation No. 1 contender Bobby Pacquiao, the younger brother of Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao, battles WBO Internation...Read More

Regatuna Ok After KO

Veteran welterweight Tata Regatuna who collapsed in the ring in what well-known journalist/boxing manager and matchmaker Joe Koizumi referred to as “ bizarre KO because of a delayed reaction” is “OK” ...Read More

Tunacao Gives Up Title Rather Than Fight in South Africa

Former WBC world flyweight champion Malcolm Tunacao has decided to give up his WBC International super flyweight title rather than fight former two division world champion Masibulele “Hawk” Makepula i...Read More

Pacquiao Back in LA after Trip To San Fran

Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao is back in Los Angeles to resume training after a quick business trip to San Francisco where he met with the son of business manager Rod Nazario, Ro...Read More

Tata Regatuna Collapses In The Ring In Japan

Veteran Tata Regatuna, the 36 year old welterweight from the Philippines collapsed in the ring in what Japanese matchmaker and journalist Joe Koizumi referred to as “a bizarre KO because of a delayed...Read More

Escobido KO'D In WBC Asian Boxing Council Title Bout

The Philippines Leo Escobido has suffered a sixth round knockout at the hands of WBC Asian Boxing Council super flyweight champion Medgoen Singsurat (3K Battery) the onetime conqueror of Ring Magazin...Read More

South African Challenger Warns Bautista

South African challenger Vuyisile Bebe has warned WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista that “there is no way a youngster can knock me out when twenty others have failed” in ...Read More

Mayol Title Defense Approved By OPBF

Undefeated Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation minimum weight champion Rodel Mayol's title defense scheduled for January 29 at the Casino Filipino, Paranaque has been approved by OPBF president Frank Q...Read More


Promising Federico Catubay who scored a tenth round TKO over veteran Jerry Pahayahay to win the Philippine flyweight crown last January 3 fights Australia's Hussein Hussein for the Oriental Pacific Bo...Read More

Japanese Don't Want To Fight Mayol

Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation minimum weight champion Rodel Mayol cannot seem to entice the top-rated Japanese in the latest OPBF ratings to fight him for the title in Manila on January 29 de...Read More

'Papa' Sarreal Elected To Boxing Hall of Fame

The "Grand Old Man" of Philippine boxing, the late Lope "Papa" Sarreal has been elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Edward Brophy, executive director of the "Boxing Hall of Fame" informe...Read More

Tunacao Battles Ex World Champ in WBC INT'L Fight

In a battle of former world champions lanky Malcolm Tunacao of the Philippines defends his WBC International super flyweight title against former two division world champion Masibulele “Hawk” Makepul...Read More

Bualala Loses By Ko in PABA Title Fight

Filipino boxers have taken a beating once again in Thailand with Alfren Bulala losing by an eleventh round knockout to Pan Asia Boxing Association featherweight champion Saohin Srithai Condo and Jake ...Read More

Mayol Title Defense in Jeopardy

The title defense of Orient Pacific Boxing Federation minimum weight champion Rodel Mayol scheduled for January 29 against Thailand’s Phalangchai Sor Vorapin is in jeopardy since the OPBF which hasn’...Read More

Murad Tells Nazario and Pacquiao Not To Worry

International promoter Murad Muhammad said yesterday there was no need for Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao or his business manager Rod Nazario to worry about reports that the handl...Read More