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Photos: Harris Shock Paez, Rodriguez Wins Belt, Eye Candy

Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico - Francisco Rodriguez Jr. had the benefit of hometown advantage, but his 10th round stoppage win over previously unbeaten Merlito Sabillo in Monterrey st...Read More

Rodriguez Batters, Stops Sabillo; Harris Shocks Paez Jr.

Merlito Sabillo puts his strawweight title and unbeaten record on the line as he travels to Mexico to face Francisco Rodriguez Jr. Their bout headlines Saturday evening on TV Azteca. Also scheduled...Read More

Photos/Weights: Jorge Paez Jr. vs. Vivian Harris, More

The weights are in for Zanfer's Azteca 7 televised doubleheader from the Arena Monterrey in Mexico. In the main event, Jorge “Maromerito” Páez (37-4-1, 22 KO’s) will face former world champion Vivian ...Read More

Sabillo Vows To Turn Back Rodriguez in His Own Backyard

WBO minimumweight champion Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo has vowed to defeat Mexican challenger Francisco “Titanium” Rodriguez Jr when he defends his world title in the backyard of the 20 year old in Monte...Read More

Photos: Jorge Paez Jr. and Vivian Harris Go Face To Face

The final press conference took place for Saturday's doubleheader in Monterrey, when Jorge "Maromerito" Páez (37-4-1, 22 KOs) takes on former champion Vivian "Vicious" Harris (31-9-2, 19 KOs) at the A...Read More

Sabillo-Rodriguez: Eddie Claudio Selected as Third Man

Eddie Claudio of Brooklyn, New York has been named as referee for the WBO minimumweight title defense of Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo vs No. 9 contender Francisco Rodriguez Jr of Mexico in Monterrey on Sat...Read More

Sabillo Expects Tough Title Defense Against Rodriguez

WBO minimumweight champion Merlito “Tiger”Sabillo knows he won’t have an easy title defense against Mexico’s Francisco Rodriguez Jr in Monterrey, Mexico on Saturday in a fight to be telecast by ABS-CB...Read More

Photos: Erik Morales, Jorge Paez Face To Face at Presser

The official press conference took place to announce the fight between Jorge “Maromerito” Páez and Erik “El Terrible” Morales, taking place on March 22nd and televised by TV Azteca. Morales (52-9, 36 ...Read More

Sabillo, Buitrago Fight To A Draw; Melindo Tops Rodriguez

Carlos Buitrago managed to maintain his unbeaten record on the road in the Philippines - just not in the manner for which he hoped. The 21-year old Nicaraguan came just shy of unseating 105 lb. tit...Read More

Carlos Buitrago Gets Support From Nicaraguan President

World title challenger Carlos Buitrago of Nicaragua is getting the best possible support he can get from his country. No less than Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega is serving as Buitrago’s main ...Read More

Donnie Nietes, Merlito Sabillo Aim For War in Defenses

Both WBO light flyweight champion Donnie Nietes and minimumweight king Merlito "Tiger" Sabillo as well as challengers Sammy "Guty" Gutierrez of Mexico and unbeaten 21 year old Carlos Buitrago of Nicar...Read More

Sabillo Focused and Ready For WBO Title Defense

Exciting Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo is ready to do battle against unbeaten Nicaraguan Carlos Buitrago, the WBO Interim minimum weight champion in a superb double-world championship fight card at the fame...Read More

Nietes, Sabillo Doubleheader is Seit For November 30th

Big time boxing returns to the famed Smart Araneta Coliseum, the “Mecca of Philippine Sports & Entertainment” when ALA Promotions in cooperation with the giant broadcast network ABS-CBN stages “Pinoy ...Read More

Sabillo vs. Buitrago Clash Will Be Filled With Fireworks

In an exciting battle of undefeated WBO champions, Filipino Merlito "Tiger" Sabillo (23-0, 12 KOs) will clash with tough Nicaraguan Carlos "Chocorroncito" Buitrago (27-0, 16 KO's) for the unification ...Read More

Sabillo's Title Defense on November 29th in Dubai

As it continues to ex pand its horizons, ALA Promotions in cooperation with the giant broadcast network ABS-CBN plans a big fight card in Dubai, tentatively scheduled for November 29. ALA Promotio...Read More

Sabillo, Nietes WBO Doubleheader is Eyed For Dubai

Ala Promotions president Michael Aldeguer is looking to stage a double world title fight card in Dubai in October in partnership with the giant broadcast network ABS-CBN whose “Pinoy Pride” series con...Read More

Sabillo vs. Buitrago WBO Title Fight Heads To Dubai

Nicaragua’s undefeated Carlos Buitrago will face WBO minimumweight champion Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo in the Filipino’s second title defense planned for Dubai this October in a joint presentation of ALA...Read More

Nietes Defense Eyed For Manila, Sabillo Likely in Dubai

ALA Promotions plans to stage WBO minimumweight champion Merlito “Tiger” Sabillo’s second title defense in Dubai sometime in late October after a title defense of WBO light flyweight champion Donnie N...Read More

Merlito Sabillo's Performance Impresses ABAP President

The president of the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines or ABAP, Ricky Vargas, was impressed with the performance of WBO minimum weight champion Merlito "Tiger" Sabillo in his successful fi...Read More

Sabillo, Banal, Villanueva Get KO Wins at Pinoy Pride XXI

It proved to be a night of knockouts both in the ring and outside as “Pinoy Pride XXI” showcased the rising young stars of Philippine boxing Saturday. The Solaire Resort and Casino was in itself a...Read More