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Japanese fighter vows to stop Melindo

Japanese fighter vows to stop Melindo

It’s going to be champion versus champion on New Year’s Eve when Filipino Milan Melindo meets Ryoichi Taguchi in a light-flyweight unification battle in Tokyo.

Melindo retains IBF crown

Milan Melindo retained the International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight crown late Saturday night at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City.

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Melindo risks IBF crown vs S. African foe

Milan Melindo makes the first defense of the International Boxing Federation light-flyweight crown tonight against Hekkie Budler of South Africa in Cebu City.

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Melindo’s title win on S+A

ALA Boxing Gym’s stalwart Milan “El Metodico” Melindo finally got his world title when he demolished former IBF light flyweight champion Akira Yaegashi in a single round in Tokyo, Japan.

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It was unexpected – Melindo

Milan Melindo, the country’s 40th world boxing champion, thought it would take him all 12 rounds – and not less than a round – to dethrone Akira Yaegashi in their International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight title fight held over the weekend in Tokyo.

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Melindo KOs foe to win world title

Milan Melindo, not known as a power-puncher, knocked out the iron-chinned Japanese Akira Yaegashi in the first round last night to crown himself the new International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight king before a stunned crowd at the Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo.

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