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American Lopez stuns Lomachenko in lightweight unification title fight

American Lopez stuns Lomachenko in lightweight unification title fight

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Unbeaten Teofimo Lopez upset Vasiliy Lomachenko by a unanimous decision Saturday to become the undisputed world lightweight champion in Las Vegas. Lopez defended his 135-pound IBF lightweight title and seized the WBC, WBO, and WBA belts from Ukraine’s Lomachenko who suffered his first loss in six years. “I am ready to […]

Boxing execs refute Eumir claim

The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is shocked and perplexed at published statements attributed to boxer Eumir Felix Marcial putting ABAP in a bad light following his trip to the USA for a professional fight. “I don’t understand what Eumir is complaining about. Despite our pleas for him to start fighting as […]

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Vecilles wins by KO as boxing returns with a bang in Cebu

    By Waylon Galvez       World Boxing Association (WBA) South light flyweight champion Ronnie Vecilles scored a fourth round knockout victory against Junuel Lacar of Baguio City as boxing in the country returned with a bang Wednesday night in Mandaue City, Cebu. Vecilles, who is also ranked No. 10 in the World […]

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Boxing returns as Omega stages four-fight event in Cebu

By Waylon Galvez     Local boxing takes center stage as Cebu-based outfit Omega Boxing Promotion unveils a four-card fight in a ‘bubble’ at the International Pharmaceuticals Inc. (IPI) Wednesday in Mandaue City, Cebu. The event starts at 1 p.m. after the eight boxers had their weigh in Tuesday. This marks the first time that […]

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Unbeaten Magsayo prevails over Mexican foe

By JONAS TERRADO Unbeaten Mark Magsayo prevailed over Mexican Rigoberto Hermosillo via a 10-round split decision Sunday morning Manila time in his first ring appearance as a member of Manny Pacquiao’s MP Promotions. Magsayo’s power punches throughout the action-packed fight enabled him to get the nod from two of the three judges in the co-main […]

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Boxer Nietes signs deal with Dubai-based promotions

      By JONAS TERRADO     Donnie Nietes is hoping to get marquee fights he has long desired after becoming the second boxer from the recently-closed ALA Promotions to sign with MTK Global and D4G Promotions. MTK announced the signing of the four-division world champion late Friday, almost a month after the Dubai-based […]

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