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John Riel Casimero-Zolani Tete: Afterthoughts

Watching footage of both men’s last few fights before Saturday, Zolani Tete looked quicker, more active in letting his hands go, and capable of keeping the fight at a pace and distance he could contro...

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Casimero: Getting Credit As Road Warrior Doesn't Matter To Me

A showdown with Zolani Tete was one which Johnriel Casimero anticipated for months, mentally preparing not only for the fight but yet another opportunity to hit the road. The mindset paid off as the 3...

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Casimero Crushes Zolani Tete in Three, Captures WBO Title

Arena Birmingham, Birmingham - John Riel Casimero (29-4, 20 KOs) blew away Zolani Tete (28-4, 21 KOs) in three rounds to capture the WBO bantamweight title in a shocker. After a slow start with two cl...

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Casimero: I'd Honored To Represent MP Promotions vs. Inoue

You’d be hard pressed to find a boxer from the Philippines who doesn’t look up to Manny Pacquiao. So, imagine the feeling experienced by Johnriel Casimero when he received the call to represent the le...

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Zolani Tete-John Riel Casimero: Stats & Stakes

Among those options will be unification for the winner of this Saturday affair (ESPN+, 2 PM EST) between a pair of men who have won major titles in two divisions apiece. Casimero has won four in a row...

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Casimero: A Win Over Tete Would Be The Biggest Of My Career

Johnriel Casimero has claimed title fight wins in seven different countries, but senses that a victory this weekend will rank among the best of all. The well-traveled former two-time titlist and curre...

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Frank Warren: Tete Can Give Naoya Inoue All Sorts of Problems

Frank Warren says that he believes Zolani Tete can win bantamweight unification fight against Naoya Inoue providing he successfully defends his WBO title against John Riel Casimero on Saturday night i...

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Tete-Casimero: An Unpredictable Holiday Gift

Tete-Casimero: An Unpredictable Holiday Gift

By Cliff Rold - First there was a rematch. Soon there will be another. Rightfully, much of the boxing world is focused on the heavyweight division. WBC titlist Deontay Wilder scored another sensationa...

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Zolani Tete: I Hope To Face Naoya Inoue in Next Fight

In a magnificent world title fight South Africa’s Zolani Tete (28-3, 21KOs) risks his WBO bantamweight title against Filipino interim champion John Riel Casimero (28-4, 19KOs) where the winner will be...

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Casimero Motivated By Pacquiao To Shock Zolani Tete

JOHN RIEL CASIMERO will be inspired by his promoter and friend Manny Pacquiao when he challenges WBO bantamweight champion Zolani Tete on Saturday night. The Filipino road warrior challenges brilliant...

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Zolani Tete: Inoue is Hittable, He's Not That Invincible Boxer

WBO bantamweight champion Zolani Tete admitted that he was as stunned as everyone else by the war of attrition waged by Nonito Donaire and Naoya Inoue in their World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) bantamw...

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Edwards Warns: Casimero is Very Dangerous For Zolani Tete

SUNNY EDWARDS SUSPECTS that Zolani Tete will be up against it when he defends his WBO world bantamweight title against John Riel Casimero at Arena, Birmingham on November 30. The Filipino Casimero is ...

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Zolani Tete: Inoue Will Beat Donaire - But Must Beat Me To Be King

ZOLANI TETE HAS thrown down the gauntlet to bantamweight rival Naoya Inoue, who is hot favourite to overcome Nonito Donaire in the final of the World Boxing Super Series this week. Boxing fans across ...

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Zolani Tete vs. Casimero Set For November 30, Arena Birmingham

Zolani Tete (28-3, 21KOs) makes the fourth defence of his WBO World Bantamweight title against John Riel Casimero after his promoter Frank Warren won the purse bids. It will be Tete’s first fight sinc...

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Frank Warren on Tete-Casimero, Daniel Dubois, Edwards, More

OUR FIRST WIN of the day over in Las Vegas came when we won the purse bid to stage the WBO world bantamweight title clash between our man Zolani Teteand the Interim champion John Riel Casimero. We are...

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Tete vs. Casimero Title Consolidation Clash Heads To Purse Bid

Zolani Tete is ready to resume his career—and already has his first order of business in hand. The long-reigning bantamweight titlist will know by September 14 of the ‘when and where’ for his title co...

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Shakur Stevenson vs. Joet Gonzalez - Purse Bid on September 14

The World Boxing Organization has ordered a purse bid for a mandatory fight between WBO bantamweight champion Zolani Tete and challenger John Reil Casimero. Pursuant to Section 11 through 14 of the WB...

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Zolani Tete vs. Ryan Burnett is On The Radar, Says Bob Arum

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum is targeting a bantamweight clash between WBO world champion Zolani Tete and challenger Ryan Burnett. Both fighters were in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournamen...

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Nonito Donaire vs. Stephon Young Finalized For WBSS

Stephon Young (18-1-3, 7 KOs) of Saint Louis, Missouri, USA, the WBA No. 5 contender and official WBSS super-lightweight reserve replaces Zolani Tete in the bantamweight semi-final against Nonito Dona...

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Zolani Tete Suffers Injury, Donaire Fight Status To Be Determined

An injury suffered by his last opponent during their fight helped advance Nonito Donaire to the World Boxing Super Series semifinals. A pre-fight injury suffered by his next scheduled opponent could g...

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