Johnriel Casimero inks deal; Inoue fight ‘ultimate goal’

DESPITE the controversies that have hounded Filipino boxing star Johnriel Casimero’s career, the future still looks bright for him after signing a pact with fellow former world champion Masayuki Ito’s Treasure Boxing Promotion. Ito, the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) super featherweight champion, laid out his plans for Casimero and it looks pretty bright—with the […]

Bornea, Leon lose in Japan

FILIPINO pugs Jake Bornea and Landy Cris Leon lost their respective fights in the undercard of the bantamweight world title unification bout between World Boxing Council (WBC), World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) bantamweight king Naoya Inoue and World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion Paul Butler on Dec. 13 at the Ariake […]

Plania fights Aleem for WBO NABO belt

“MAGIC” Mike Plania challenges fellow highly ranked super bantamweight Ra’esse Aleem for his World Boxing Organization (WBO) NABO super bantamweight strap on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022 (PH time) at the Arena in Los Angeles, California.Plania tipped the scales at the 122-pound super bantamweight limit, while Aleem weighed a bit lighter at 121.5 pounds.The 25-year-old […]

Palicte faces Moloney today, June 5

FORMER world title challenger Aston Palicte takes on world-rated Jason Moloney for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver and World Boxing Organization (WBO) International bantamweight belts today at the Marvel Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.Palicte looks to continue his winning streak after winning his last three fights.Palicte demolished both Jonathan Francisco and Reymark Taday, and schooled […]

Casimero stripped of WBO belt

AFTER two botched title defenses, the World Boxing Organization (WBO) has officially stripped Johnriel Casimero of his bantamweight belt.The WBO released a resolution on Wednesday, May 4 with regard to Casimero’s failure to defend his WBO bantamweight belt against mandatory challenger Paul Butler last April 22 in Liverpool, England.Casimero was barred by the British Boxing […]