Czar Amonsot Eyes KO Win In IBO Title Fight

Pan Asian Boxing Federation (PABA) light welterweight champion Czar Amonsot has no doubt one of him and Rico Mueller will fall in their clash for a world title next month. Amonsot (27-3-3, 17 KOs) keeps on working hard with just less than three weeks left before he fights Mueller (16-1-1,…

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WBC President’s Weekly Report – August 18 to 24

Monday 18th Interview by Alfredo Dominguez Muro of “La Barra de Opinión” from TV Azteca at the Golden Boy Gym.   Attention to Alejandra Olivares, super lightweight WBC Champion. Meal with Mr. Marco Antonio García Castro, Chairman of the Federal Tourism Secretary Office. Meeting with Mr. Rodolfo  Lopez Negrete, Touristic Promotion Council at  Government Secretary.  …

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‘Usisero, Tambay’ Not Allowed In Pacquiao’s Camp

Snooping around while Manny Pacquiao is training will be strictly prohibited. Pacquao personally decided to prevent watchers (usisero in Filipino language) and by-standers (tambay) when he prepares for his scheduled welterweight title fight against American Chris Algieri. “Freddie & I will do a closed doors training because my opponent is…

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Bai Elorde Eyes Japanese Challenger In November

Asia Pacific Super featherweight champion Juan Martin “Bai” Elorde (16-1-1, 7 KOs) plans to make another fight sometime November following his impressive performance last week in Manila’s Sucat, Paranaque City, Philippines. Elorde’s father and promoter Johnny Elorde is eyeing a Japanese challenger. The 29-year old grandson of the great Gabriel…

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Chuwatana Defeats Nakama To Retain OPBF S. Featherweight Title

Undefeated Jomthong Chuwatana (8-0, 4 KOs), 130 lbs, of Thailand dominated Japanese challenger Koseki Nakama (17-5, 8 KOs), 130 lbs, to retain his Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight title in Ginowon, Okinawa, Japan. All judges unanimously scored the fight 118-109 for Chuwatana’s third defense. The 5-foot-9 southpaw…

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Filipinos Worried: Are You Sure That Is ‘Okay’ Manny Pacquiao?

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao on Monday dismissed his next opponent, undefeated American Chris Algieri, as merely an “okay” fighter as the build-up began to their upcoming contest. Pacquiao (56-5-2) will put his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title on the line against 30-year-old former kickboxer Algieri (20-0) on November…

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Petalcorin, Tello Both 105 lbs, Pass The Weigh in

Hot once-beaten Filipino prospect Randy Petalcorin (21-1-1, 16 KOs) and two-time world title challenger Walter Tello (20-7, 8 KOs) both ready to rumble tomorrow in Shanghai, China. Both of them tipped the scale in minimumweight division, 105 pounds, three lbs below the limit of their division. Petalcorin and Tello will…

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Basketball Won’t Distract Pacquiao From Algieri, Says Roach

By RYAN SONGALIA, Rappler.com MANILA, Philippines – Freddie Roach has grown accustomed to Manny Pacquiao’s insatiable desire to conquer new horizons. Since taking over head trainer duties for the General Santos City, Philippines native in 2001, Roach has seen Pacquiao evolve from a comebacking former champion at 112 pounds to…

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Pacquiao To Open Boxing Academy In China

By GREG LAFFRADI, English.cntv.cn Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao was recently in Beijing to work on plans to establish a string of boxing academies in the country. The idea is to help grow the sport in China and provide opportunities for young people to take part.  Pacquiao acknowledges the vast potential…

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Japan, Philippines 1-1 in Okinawa

Japan-based Filipino boxer Dado Cabintoy (14-4-2, 8 KOs), 121.5 lbs, defeated Yuta Sasaki (6-5, 1 KO), 121.75 lbs, on Sunday at Convention Center of Ginowan City in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The native of Dilasag, Aurora province was ahead on the scorecards and won by technical decision at 1:46 of the…

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Pacquiao Now A Pro-basketball Player, 11th picked in PBA Rookie Draft

Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao officially drafted in the premier professional basketball league in Asia. Kia Motors picked the former WBC champion their 11th in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Rookie Draft 2014 Sunday afternoon at Robinson’s Manila. The expansion team took Pacquiao’s cousin Rene Pacquiao their 25th picked overall. The…

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Forlorn Rey Perez Loses By TKO In Mexico

Philippine rated Rey Perez went all by himselt in Mexico and lost to WBC super flyweight contender Edivaldo “Indio” Ortega on Saturday night at Campos Deportivos de la Casa Social Cerveceria Tecate in Tecate, Baja California, Mexico. Perez did not answer the bell in round 6 when he walked from…

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Vargas Demolished Ferreras In Just 4 Minutes

Another Asian boxer Daniel Ferreras of Bulusan, Sorsogon in the Philippines was no answer in the incessant attack of local prospect Rey Vargas on Saturday night in Coacalco, Mexico. The referee reasonably stepped in and wave off the fight at 1:01 mark of the second round when the hapless Filipino…

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Pacquiao Tax Fight Appears To Favor Him, says Al Mendoza

By AL S. MENDOZA, Sunstar.com.ph THE fight began with Manny Pacquiao losing the first round without throwing a punch. It weirdly wore on after tax chief Kim Henares said last year Pacquiao owed the government P2.2 billion in unpaid taxes in 2008 and 2009. Pacquiao argued he owed the government…

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Manny Pacquiao Lands $75 Million Blow In Tax Evasion Case

By ROBERT W. WOOD, Forbes.com You have to hand it to Manny Pacquiao. The versatile and feisty boxer has won world championships in eight weight classes. His dominating win over Timothy Bradley earned him $20 million. With career earnings above $300 million, he’ll need it for his long brewing tax…

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Randy Petalcorin Closes In On World Title Dream Vs. Walter Tello

By RYAN SONGALIA, Ringtv.craveonline.com MANILA, Philippines – “A good life.” That’s what Randy Petalcorin says he hopes will come out of his boxing career. That’s not a unique perspective, as a significant portion of professional fighters will freely admit that their willingness to endure a hard life in the ring…

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