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Ryoichi Taguchi-Milan Melindo: Post-Fight Report Card

It wasn’t a classic but, as is often the case, unification brought out some of the best of both men involved. In the end, Japan’s Ryochi Taguchi made his seventh WBA title defense, and added the IBF t...Read More

Taguchi Out-Points Melindo in Light Flyweight Unification Fight

Japan’s Ryoichi Taguchi out-pointed the Philippines’ Milan Melindo in their 12-round, 108-pound title unification fight Sunday night in Tokyo. Taguchi (27-2-2, 12 KOs) won a unanimous decision over Me...Read More

Milan Melindo-Ryoichi Taguchi: Pre-Fight Report Card

It’s the last big fight of 2017 for those who realized the year isn’t done just yet. While many a US press outlet has put in their fighter and fight of the year bids, there is still one fight that cou...Read More

Ryoichi Taguchi, Milan Melindo Ready For Unification Showdown

The World Boxing Association (WBA) Light Flyweight Champion, Japanese veteran Ryoichi Taguchi, will defend his crown during the last night of the year against Filipino Milan Melindo, who holds the Int...Read More

Ryoichi Taguchi Confident He Can Deal With Melindo's Power

WBA light flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi recently explained his confidence in being able to beat hard-hitting Filipino Milan Melindo in their upcoming title bout if he executes his fight plan. Tag...Read More

Manager: Melindo Trained Like a Beast For Taguchi Unification

For 2017 alone, Milan Melindo has been successful in his two world championship outings against some of the biggest names in his division. One would think both fights would be enough for the new world...Read More

Ken Shiro Looks Forward To Unifying With Taguchi-Melindo Winner

WBC light flyweight world champion Ken Shiro is among those fighters who should take it easy with the turkey on Christmas Eve. The unbeaten Japanese will have a rendezvous with a scale on December 29 ...Read More

Melindo Vows To Take Down Ryoichi Taguchi in Unification Bout

On New Year’s Eve, both IBF world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo (37-2-0, 13KOs) and WBA world light flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi (26-2-2, 12KOs) will get a crack at unifyi...Read More

Ryoichi Taguchi vs. Milan Melindo Unification Set, December 31

The Watanabe Gym today held a press conference in Tokyo and announced a super strawweight unification title fight between their fighter, the WBA champion Ryoichi Taguchi against Filipino, Milan Melind...Read More

Milan Melindo vs. Hekkie Budler Rematch Ordered By The IBF

JOHANNESBURG – The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has ordered a rematch between light-flyweight champion Filipino Milan Melindo and South Africa’s Hekkie Budler. This follows the pair’s controv...Read More

Milan Melindo Retains With Bloody Split Nod Over Hekkie Budler

A bloodied Milan Melindo did not have an easy night in making his first defense of the IBF junior flyweight title. He was able to secure a twelve round split decision win over former world champion He...Read More

Milan Melindo, Hekkie Budler Ready To Wage War in Cebu City

ALA Promotions is targeting the next episode of it’s ”Pinoy Pride” series on this coming Saturday at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Cebu City, Philippines. The 42nd version of the show will be hea...Read More

Hekkie Budler's Coach Confident They Will Shock Milan Melindo

JOHANNESBURG – Light-flyweight Hekkie Budler and trainer Colin Nathan left South Africa earlier this week for the Philippines where the boxer will challenge formidable IBF champion Milan Melindo in hi...Read More

Melindo To Target Unification Bouts in Case of Win Over Budler

Four months after winning his first world title at the Ariake Colosseum in Tokyo, Japan, Milan Melindo is scheduled to have his first defense on September 16 in his home country of The Philippines. 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

Milan Melindo To Make First Defense of IBF Belt on September 16

Newly crowned IBF junior flyweight world champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo is set to defend his title in Cebu City. After two previous attempts at the coveted world title, a win over then IBF #3 Jr...Read More

Big Changes at 108: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Super Middleweight: David Benavidez made a big time statement on Saturday, dominating and stopping veteran Rogelio Medina just one year after Medina gave James DeGale everything he could handle. Benav...Read More

Naoya Inoue Blasts Rodriguez, Melindo Drills Yaegashi in One

Naoya Inoue of Japan retained his WBO super flyweight title for a fifth time on Sunday with a third-round knockout of Ricardo Rodriguez of the United States. Inoue dominated from the outset and sent R...Read More

Naoya Inoue vs. Ricardo Rodriguez is Set For May 21 in Tokyo

A press conference was hosted by Hideyuki Ohashi, the president of Ohashi Boxing Gym in Yokohama City,at the Grand Palace Hotel in Tokyo, and it was officially announced that there will be a boxing ev...Read More

Milan Melindo Decisions Sakkreerin For IBF Interim-Title

CEBU CITY -- Milan Melindo of the Philippines nicknamed 'El Metodico' because of his advance technical skills, used good timing and great combination to beat to the punch all night Fahlan Sakkreerin o...Read More