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Charly Suarez Dominates Mark John Yap, Retains WBA Asia belt
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 08 Aug 2022

Rio Olympian Charly Suarez successfully defended his WBA Asia superfeatherweight crown in scintillating fashion Sunday night at the Elorde Sports Complex in Parañaque. The 33-year old Suarez, from Davao Del Norte, defe
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VERGIL ORTIZ, JR. DEFEATS MICHAEL MCKINSON VIA TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 08 Aug 2022

MARLEN ESPARZA SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS HER WBC, WBA, & RING MAGAZINE BELTS FORT WORTH, TX (August 6, 2022): Solidifying his spot as one of the top contenders in the welterweight division, Vergil Ortiz, Jr. (19-0, 19 KOs
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Dante is WBF Int’l minimum champ
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

Dante. ORTHODOX Lito Dante of Bohol is the newest World Boxing Foundation International minimumweight champion. The 32-year-old Dante won the title after he stopped in the 4th round Clyde Azarcon last August 7 at The Flas
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Top welterweight contender Vergil Ortiz Jr. stops Michael McKinson to extend KO streak
By Ben Baby, ESPN.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022
Vergil Ortiz Jr. looked across the ring on Saturday night and saw one of boxing's bureaucratic speed bumps. In order for Ortiz to inch closer to a crack at a legitimate boxing championship, he had to first defeat Michael McKinson, who was modestly ranked by a couple of the sport's sanctioning bod  Read Full Story >>>

Chess Olympiad: PH Women's Team Beats Slovenia; Men's Team Bows to Greece
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022
The Philippines relied on Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna as it repulsed a higher-rated Slovenia, 2.5-1.5, in the eighth round Saturday night to boost its chances in the 44th World Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India. Frayna turned what appeared to be a drawish endgame against International Mas  Read Full Story >>>

Pasig City King Pirates rule over Iloilo Kisela Knights to claim PCAP GM Wesley So Cup
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022
MANILA---National Master Eric Labog Jr. carried the Pasig City King Pirates on his shoulders as they ripped the Iloilo Kisela Knights in Armageddon play to emerge the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) champions Saturday, August 6, 2022. Labog edged Grandmaster Rogelio "Joey  Read Full Story >>>

Michael Conlan shows no worse for wear, dominates Miguel Marriaga
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022
Five months after being knocked out of the ring, Michael Conlan returned to the sport he loves, easily outpointing Miguel Marriaga over 10-rounds at The SSE Arena in Belfast. Scores were 99-88, 99-88, and 99-89 for Conlan. In round one, Conlan,30, bounced and jabbed. Marriaga, the stronger pun  Read Full Story >>>

Return of the Mick: Conlan Dominates Marriaga in Belfast Main Event
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

Paddy Donovan, Kieran Molloy, and Kurt Walker notch victories in undercard action BELFAST (Aug. 6, 2022) — Michael "Mick" Conlan returned home to Belfast and got back on the winning track. Conlan, who lost a feathe
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CASTANEDA AND MORAN ARE VICTORIOUS IN PROBOX TV’S 140 lb. LAST CHANCE TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINALS
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

THE CHAMPIONSHIP IS SET FOR NOVEMBER 4 & THE WINNER WILL TAKE HOME $50,000 PLANT CITY, Florida (August 4, 2022): ProBox TV’s “Last Chance Tournament” 140 lb. semi-finals from at the ProBox Events Center in Pla
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Ancajas-Martinez rematch set Oct. 8
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

FORMER world champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas of Panabo City will finally have a rematch against International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior bantamweight title-holder Fernando “Pumita” Martinez of Argent
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Results from Thailand: Thais Yuttapong, Ongjunta Score WBA ASIA Title wins Saturday in Bangkok
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

BANGKOK, Thailand — Thai 112-pounder Tanes Ongjunta scored a 10-round unanimous decision win over brave Pinoy warrior Jeny Boy Boca of Caminguín Island to retain his WBA ASIA Flyweight belt Saturday, August 6,
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BORNEA TO SEE ACTION IN MEXICO ON AUGUST 19
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

Bornea. IBF Top rated super flyweight Jade Bornea (W17 KO11 L0) of Sanman boxing will see action on August 19 in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico against a yet to be announced opponent. Bornea was last seen knocking out Moro
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Manny Pacquiao Jr. claims WBC title in special attraction bout
World Boxing News, Sun, 07 Aug 2022
Manny Pacquiao Jr. became the WBC amateur lightweight champion with a victory on Hollywood Fight Nights. Pacquiao extended his win column record after putting a recent defeat behind him. The Filipino star remains on track for a professional run after being presented with a World Boxing Council ti  Read Full Story >>>

Suarez aims overseas campaign as he defends WBA regional title today
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

WBA Asia superfeatherweight champion Charly Suarez is looking at campaigning abroad should he win in his upcoming title defense. The 33-year-Olympian will stake his WBA regional belt against compatriot Mark John Yap Sunda
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Weights from Hanover, Maryland
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022

Hanover, MD (August 6, 2022) --Weights for Saturday Night's Jeter Promotions card at Live! Casino Hotel Maryland. Jordan White 129.4 - Derrick Murray 129.4 (WBC USNBC Super Featherweight Title) Demond Nicholson 17
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Paragua shocks Duda in Chennai Chess Olympiad
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 07 Aug 2022
Grandmaster Mark Paragua dismantled reigning World Cup titlist and World No. 18 Jan-Krzysztof Duda on top board to seal the stunning 2-2 deadlock with the Philippines against the 5th seed Poland in the seventh round Friday night to remain in the race in the 44th World Chess Olympiad in Chennai, Indi  Read Full Story >>>

Boca, Ponteras lose in Thailand
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

BUKIDNON’S Jeny Boy Boca failed to win back his World Boxing Association Asia flyweight title after Tanes Ongiunta of Thailand scored a unanimous decision today, August 6 at the Spaceplus Bangkok RCA in Bangkok,
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Moralde, Duno, Bernaldez make weight
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

SUPER featherweight Mark Bernaldez, lightweights Romeo Duno and John Vincent Moralde all made weight Friday (Saturday in Manila) at the Casino Hollywood Milla de Oro in Medellin, Costa Rica. The 28-year-old Bernaldez
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DENIEGA DISPOSES FORMER CHAMP JARO IN 4 ROUNDS
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

Sanman’s unbeaten prospect RV Deniega now (W7 KO4 L0) dominated former Ring magazine and WBC World Flyweight Champion Sonny Boy Jaro and ended the fight in the fourth round. The event was a supporting bout of the Heno ver
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Prince Maverick Cornelio tops GM Balinas Training Center 1st Anniversary.
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022
Prince Maverick Cornelio, 19, of Poblacion Pamplona, scored 13.5 to take the P 3,000 first prize in GM Balinas Training Center 1st Anniversary. Two other Poblacion players, Fitz Cornelio (elder sister of Prince Maverick) and Jessie Dalleda took P2,000 and P1,000 respectively. Ib-Ib Erickson, Aliavia  Read Full Story >>>

PLANIA FIGHTS ALEEM IN RUIZ-ORTIZ UNDERCARD
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

Mike Plania. Filipino superbantamweight contender and WBO No. 2 “Magic” Mike Plania (W26 KO13 L1) will be in his biggest career fight as he faces undefeated WBA Interim Super Bantamweight Champion Ra’eese Aleem (W19 K
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"The Next Chapter OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (August 5, 2022) – All the fighters made weight today for tomorrow night’s “The Next Chapter,” presented by Granite Chin Promotions, at Bridgewater Veterans Club in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
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Heno claims BWO Asia bantamweight crown
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

SOUTHPAW Edward “El Heneral” Heno of Paranaque City is the new Boxing Worldwide Organization (BWO) Asia bantamweight champion. Heno took the newest title after he beat veteran Renoel “Singwancha” Pael of Matalom,
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Ponteras, Boca Ready for WBA ASIA Action in Thailand
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

Filipino boxer Ryan Rey Ponteras (R) appeared slightly taller than his Thai opponent Yuttapong during the weigh-in ceremony ahead of their tough televised rumble for the WBA ASIA Bantamweight Title set for Saturday
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VERGIL ORTIZ JR. VS. MICHAEL MCKINSON OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

Ortiz Jr. vs. McKinson is a 12-round welterweight fight presented by Golden Boy in association with Matchroom Boxing. The event is sponsored by Hennessy “Never Stop. Never Settle," “BetOnline - Your Online Sportsbook
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Weigh-In Results: Michael Conlan vs. Miguel Marriaga
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

TOMORROW at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT LIVE & Exclusively on ESPN+ The SSE Arena (Belfast) (ESPN+, 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT) • Michael Conlan 127.9 vs. Miguel Marriaga 126.4 (Featherweight — 10 Rounds) •
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SMITH VS. O'MAISON WEIGHTS AND RUNNING ORDER
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

16:00 (BST) FIRST FIGHT LIVE ON BEFORE THE BELL 8 x 3 mins International Super-Middleweight contest KIERON CONWAY 167 lbs 6oz v GREGORY TRENOL 166 lbs 9oz (Northampton, England) (Dainville, France)
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FightStars to Stream Live Boxing from Tijuana Mexico
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

LAS VEGAS, NV (August 5, 2022) – This Saturday, FightStars, a multimedia digital platform, will stream live boxing from The Grand Hotel, in Tijuana, Mexico on their YouTube channel. Javier "Cobrita" Mendoza (24-4
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MATCHROOM AND APF JOIN FORCES TO BROADCAST APF ASIAN 9-BALL OPEN GLOBALLY
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

Matchroom Pool and the Asian Pool Federation will collaborate to broadcast the federation’s Asian 9-Ball Open worldwide live. This Nineball World Ranking Event will be shown live across APF’s Asian network partners a
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Deniega stops Jaro in 4th round
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

UNBEATEN RV Deniega of General Santos City stopped former world champion Sonny Boy Jaro of Silay City in the 4th round last night, August 5 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. Deniega downed Jaro in the 2nd round a
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Suarez defends title against Yap
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2022

REIGNING World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia super featherweight champion Charly Suarez makes his first title defense against Mark John Yap on August 7 at The Flash Grand Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Paranaq
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Vergil Ortiz and Michael Conlan Aim To Dazzle on Saturday
By Chris Carlson, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

Vergil Ortiz (L) and Michael Conlan. This Saturday Vergil Ortiz and Michael Conlan make their returns to the squared-circle after facing adversity both inside and out of the ring. Vergil Ortiz will take on the unbeaten
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Floyd Mayweather will fight Mikuru Asakura in September
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

While rumors continue to circulate regarding a big money rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor, “Money” Mayweather has looked elsewhere to avoid any risk of becoming ring-rusty – and to land him
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SMITH VS. O'MAISON PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

Eddie Hearn, Matchroom Sport Chairman: "Good afternoon everyone and welcome to Sheffield. It's brilliant to be back in the Steel City ahead of a huge night of boxing this Saturday at the Sheffield Arena. T
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All GM Pinoy vs fifth-seeded Poland
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022
MANILA---The Philippines seeks to slay a mighty fifth-seeded Poland in their seventh-round showdown that could make or break their bid in the 44th World Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India. The Filipinos will field an all-Grandmaster line up of Mark Paragua, Banjo Barcenilla and John Paul Gomez with  Read Full Story >>>

NONITO DONAIRE - 'I want Kazuto Ioka or Chocolatito next'
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

LOS ANGELES, AUGUST 4 - Nonito Donaire is targeting huge fights at super flyweight with Kazuto Ioka and Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez - before moving back up to chase bantamweight greatness. The former four-weight wo
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Weigh-In Results for Friday's ProBoxTV Last Chance Tourney
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022
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VERGIL ORTIZ, JR. VS. MICHAEL MCKINSON PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

FORT WORTH, TX (August 4, 2022): Golden Boy's knockout sensation and the pride of Grand Prairie, Texas, Vergil Ortiz, Jr. (18-0, 18 KOs), and top 10 ranked, undefeated welterweight contender Michael “The Problem”
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Filipinos John Michael Zulueta, Herlan Gómez Score Exciting Wins in Thailand!!
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

Gomez (L) battles Sarawut in Bangkok Wednesday. BANGKOK, Thailand -- Battling tough foes behind enemy lines, Bacolod young fighters John Michael Zulueta and Herlan Gómez rose to the occasion as true warriors to cl
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OFFICIAL PROMO FILM FOR 'RAGE ON THE RED SEA' RELEASED
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

The build-up to Oleksandr Usyk's World Heavyweight Title clash with Anthony Joshua in Saudi Arabia has moved up a gear with the release of the stunning cinematic promo for The Rage on the Red Sea. The full two
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Michael Dutchover Takes On Antonio Moran on Friday Night in Semifinal of Last Chance Tournament
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

PHILADELPHIA, PA /Ontario, CA (August 4, 2022) – On Friday night, junior welterweight Michael Dutchover (16-2, 10 KOs) will take on Antonio Moran as part of the semifinal round of the The Last Chance Tournament at Th
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Pichay backs GM Balinas kiddies chess tourney
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022
MANILA---National Chess Federation of the Philippines (NCFP) chairman/president Rep. Prospero “Butch” Arreza Pichay Jr. has thrown his full support behind the Grandmaster Rosendo Carreon Balinas Jr. 81st Birthday Chess Cup 14 years old kiddies rapid tournament slated on September 10, Saturday, 9  Read Full Story >>>

3 Division World Champion & Hall of Famer Marco Antonio Barrera Confirmed for Sixth Annual Box Fan Expo
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022
Las Vegas (August 4, 2022) – Three-division world champion and Hall of Famer Marco Antonio Barrera has confirmed that he will appear at the Sixth Annual Box Fan Expo on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at the Las Vegas Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Expo will also coincide with th  Read Full Story >>>

World champ survives ordeal
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

It was a monster challenge that newly-crowned IBO flyweight champion Dave Apolinario hurdled in claiming the vacant throne via a first round knockout of Gideon Buthelezi in East London, South Africa, last Friday. Fir
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Marcos congratulates Apolinario as IBO World flyweight champ
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

PRESIDENT Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. congratulated boxer Dave “Dobermann” Apolinario for winning the recent IBO World flyweight championship held in East London, South Africa. “His dedicati
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Press Conference Notes: Michael Conlan Set for Belfast Homecoming Versus Miguel Marriaga
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

Streaming LIVE and exclusively on ESPN+ SATURDAY @ The SSE Arena BELFAST (Aug. 4 2022) — You can always come home. Michael "Mick" Conlan, a two-time Irish Olympian and the fighting pride of Belfast, returns to the ri
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Abne ready to face Bacolod in Sibonga
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

FLYWEIGHT April Jay “Astroboy” Abne of Manticao, Misamis Oriental is ready to face Christian “Chiquito” Bacolod of Manila in their 10-round non-title fight on August 7 at Sibonga in Cebu. “I am ready now, this is only a regul
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NEW BOXING PODCAST HOSTED BY KUGAN CASSIUS TO LAUNCH ON MONDAY AUGUST 8
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022
Released weekly, Raw: ‘The Fight Within’ will feature in-depth interviews with many of boxing’s biggest stars Unbeaten British heavyweight Fabio Wardley discusses his story so far in the launch episode Conor Benn, Ebanie Bridges and Big John Fisher also confirmed to feature in the coming  Read Full Story >>>

Sims Jr.-Mino headlines Entrobox Championship Boxing August 21 in Orlando, FL
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2022

Orlando, FL (August 3, 2022) – Junior welterweight rising star Kenneth “Bossman” Sims Jr. will face Christian “Piedrita” Mino in the main event of a Bally Sports Presents: Entrobox Championship Boxing card Sunda
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PINOY HERLAN GOMEZ WINS EXCITING FIGHT IN THAILAND
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

Filipino Bantamweight Herlan Gómez (5-0) of Bacolod outboxed and bested unbeaten Thai slugger Sarawut for a well-deserved six-rounder unanimous decision win Wednesday night at the SpacePlus Night Club in Bangkok, Thailand.
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“The Striker” John Michael Zulueta Strikes Again, Knocks Out Opponent in Thailand
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

BANGKOK, Thailand — Filipino John Michael Zulueta, 26, couldn’t have made it any better, striking and ravaging his Thai opponent Somphon, dropping him down three times in less than 2 minutes of battle to claim a thr
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Heno, Pael both weighed at 118 lbs
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

SOUTHPAW Edward “El Heneral” Heno of Paranaque City and veteran bantamweight Renoel “Singwancha” Pael of Matalom, Leyte both tipped in at 118 pounds today, August 4. Heno (14-1-0, 5KOs) will fight Pael (23-
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PH chessers salvage 2-2 draw vs Israel; Women’s team escaped with a 2-2 draw against Ecuador in Round 6 Chennai, India Chess Olympiad
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022
MANILA---The Philippines escaped with a 2-2 draw against Israel with two-time Asian Junior champion Grandmaster Rogelio "Banjo" Barcenilla vanquishing Grandmaster Tamir Nabaty in 64 moves of a King’s Indian encounter on board two to save the day for the Filipinos, who were tied at 14th spot with 1  Read Full Story >>>

RTU athletes shine in Penkak Silat and Basketball
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022
MANILA---Rizal Technological University lived up to its billing as it athletes shine in Penkak Silat and Basketball. Ian Christian Calo salvaged a bronze medal in the Men's Tunggal Class E (65-70kg) at 2022 World Pencak Silat Championships in Malaysia. Sandy Ceñal, on the other hand, a Bachelor  Read Full Story >>>

STACKED LINEUP OF PBC ACTION HITS FOX SPORTS PLATFORMS ON SEPTEMBER 4 WITH HIGH-STAKES SHOWDOWNS ON FOX & FS1 LEADING UP TO FOX SPORTS PBC PAY-PER-VIEW
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

Top Super Bantamweight Contender Ra’eese Aleem Takes on Mike Plania Live on FS1 on FOX Deportes at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT from Crypto.Com Arena in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES – August 3, 2022 – Rising unbeaten super
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Media Workout: Belfast Native Michael Conlan Comes Home
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

Conlan-Miguel Marriaga streams LIVE and exclusively on ESPN+ SATURDAY (2 p.m. ET) @ The SSE Arena BELFAST (Aug. 3, 2022) — The Return of the Mick is almost here. Featherweight contender Michael "Mick" Conlan (16-1, 8 K
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DID WBA HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION DANIEL DUBOIS LOSE FRANK WARREN’S PHONE NUMBER?
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL (August 3, 2022)—Don’t let the facts get in the way of a good story. That’s certainly the case for WBA Heavyweight Champion, Daniel Dubois, after winning the title on a Don King promoted show on June 11, 2022 in Miami. DuBois and his promoter and manager, Frank Warren  Read Full Story >>>

Fight preview: Vergil Ortiz vs. Michael Mckinson - why ask why?
By Allan Cerf, MaxBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022
Particulars: Saturday, August 6, 2022, from Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, Texas: Vergil Ortiz vs. Michael “The Problem” McKinson, USA vs. Britain, welterweights. (DAZN.) Background: Ortiz fought four times in 2019 - extraordinary for nowadays. I was told long ago by a neurologist and veteran ri  Read Full Story >>>

BLAIR COBBS TRAINING CAMP NOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

OXNARD, CA (July 28, 2022) – Welterweight, Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (15-1-1, 10 KOs), who battles Maurice "Mighty Mo" Hooker (27-2-3, 18 KOs), this Saturday, August 6th on the undercard of Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Michael McKinso
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GAB celebrates Apolinario’s victory
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

THE Games and Amusements Board (GAB) celebrated the recent victory of new International Boxing Organization (IBO) Flyweight champion Dave Apolinario of Maasim, Sarangani Province last July 30 in East London, South Afri
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VERGIL ORTIZ, JR. AND MICHAEL MCKINSON MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 3, 2022): The pride of Grand Prairie, Texas, Vergil Ortiz Jr. (18-0, 18 KOs), and top 10 ranked, undefeated welterweight contender Michael “The Problem” McKinson (22-0, 2 KOs) of Portsmou
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The Takeover 2.0: Teofimo Lopez Ready to Conquer 140-Pound Division
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

Lopez-Pedro Campa headlines ESPN-televised bill SATURDAY, August 13 @ Resorts World Las Vegas Tickets starting at $40 are on sale now and can be purchased at Etix.com RINGOES, N.J. (Aug. 3, 2022) — The Takeover 2.
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ERGASHEV FEELING REBORN IN BOXING AHEAD OF DANGEROUS MAIN EVENT BATTLE AGAINST ANGEL MARTINEZ AT NEXT DETROIT BRAWL
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

PRESENTED BY SALITA PROMOTIONS ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2022, AT THE GARDEN THEATER IN MIDTOWN DETROIT, DETROIT BRAWL ALSO FEATURES TOP LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT ALI IZMAILOV IN STEREO MAIN EVENT, AFRICA’S PRINCE DZANIE, ICELAND’S
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Undefeated Shawn McCalman Boxing’s best kept secret outside of Rocky Mountains
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022

BOSTON (August 3, 2022) – Undefeated Colorado super middleweight “The Amazing” Shawn McCalman (11-0, 6 KOs), arguably boxing’s best kept secret outside of the Rocky Mountain, returns this Saturday night outdoors at Century
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"The Last Chapter" FACT SHEET This Saturday night in Bridgewater, MA
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2022
WHAT: The Next Chapter” WHO: The Lineup MAIN EVENT – JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHTS (6) Mike “Bad Man” Ohan, Jr. (15-1, 9 KO), Holbrook, MA vs. Jonathan “Yoni” Ariel Sosa (7-13-2, 4 KOs), San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina CO-FEATURE – VAC  Read Full Story >>>

‘Dobermann’ bites back
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Thu, 04 Aug 2022
Give credit to Dave “Dobermann” Apolinario for putting an exclamation point to the string of losses suffered by Filipino fighters stretching back to Manny Pacquiao’s upset defeat to Yordenis Ugas almost a year ago. You see, Apolinario scored a vicious first-round knockout of Gideon Buthelez  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao strangely told, ‘Don’t hug Floyd Mayweather’
World Boxing News, Thu, 04 Aug 2022
Manny Pacquiao received some strange orders when embarking on a record-breaking fight with Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao was told not to ‘hug’ Mayweather when the pair fought in 2015. The request came from his very first trainer and uncle back in General Santos City. Heading into the biggest   Read Full Story >>>

IBO WORLD CHAMPION APOLINARIO GETS HUGE COMMENDATION FROM PRESIDENT MARCOS
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2022

Apolinario (R) with President Marcos. Dave “The Doberman” Apolinario, now W17 KO12 L0 arrived in Manila on Wednesday and was greeted with a hero’s welcome. Apolinario went straight to Malacanang Pal
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Why Villaflor retired at 23
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2022

Ben Villaflor. It’s not widely known why former WBA superfeatherweight or junior lightweight champion Ben Villaflor retired from the ring at 23. In a recent week-long visit to Manila after a 30-year absence, Villaflor di
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The Past Week in Action 2 August 2022: Danny Garcia Outpoints Jose Benavidez
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2022

Highlights: Danny Garcia outpoints Jose Benavidez and there are wins for Eli Eren Demirezen, Gary Antuanne Russell and Sergiy Derevyanchenko, -Chris Billiam Smith retains the Commonwealth and European cruiserweight
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Naoya Inoue, Japan on top of the boxing world; Philippines down to just eight listed fighters
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2022

Naoya Inoue (C). It would take more than trash talk and seven figure purse offer if any promoter would be convinced to put it up, for Johnriel Casimero to lure Naoya Inoue to a fight. The possibility of a cl
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Gibbons vows huge ring comeback
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Wed, 03 Aug 2022
By this time next year, at least four Filipino fighters will have straps around their waist. This was the bold claim of American kingmaker Sean Gibbons, who is plotting the mighty comeback of Filipino punchers following the spate of sorry losses the last few months. “I will have four world t  Read Full Story >>>

DUKC to start on Aug. 14 at Elorde Gym
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2022
THE exciting Davao Ultimate Knockout Challenge (DUKC) will start at the Elorde Davao Gym on August 14 at 2 p.m. featuring 10 bouts. This was announced by Alfie Angelo Jonsay, owner of Elorde Davao Gym. “We want to promote the amateur boxers in and around Davao City,” said Jonsay. Tourna  Read Full Story >>>

PH chessers upset Swedes in round 5
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2022
MANILA---Grandmaster Mark Paragua defeated Grandmaster Erik Blomqvist on top board to snatch the upset win of the Philippines against the 31st-ranked Swedes, 2.5-1.5, in the fifth round Tuesday night to barge into the top 10 of the 44th World Chess Olympiad in Chennai, India. Handling the white p  Read Full Story >>>

Unbeaten Heavyweights Khan of Pakistan, Agarwal of India Ready for ABF Title War in Thailand
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2022

In a battle of undefeated heavyweights, lethal 26-year-old Pakistani warrior "The Diamond Kid" Taimoor Khan (5-0, 4 KO's) of Islamabad (on the left), and equally rough 24-year-old Vedant Agarwal (5-0-1, 3 KO's) of Dwar
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