Gesta faces Diaz on March 18

TWO-TIME world title challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta makes his ring return next month following a 10-month hiatus. The 35-year-old Gesta takes on former world champion Joseph Diaz on March 18, 2023, in a yet-to-be-determined venue. Gesta was supposed to face American rising star Ryan Garcia in January, but the latter turned down the fight. […]

Vayson suffers 1st career loss

PROMISING prospect Jayson Vayson suffered his first career defeat after a unanimous decision shutout in the hands of Japanese champion Seigo Yuri Akui on Saturday, last Feb. 4, 2023, at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Akui totally outclassed Vayson with lopsided scores of 100-90 on all three scorecards. Vayson dropped to 10-1-1 with five […]

PSEi tracks Wall Street’s rise before Fed decision

PHILIPPINE STOCKS rebounded on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street’s climb ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s policy decision and despite continued worries over elevated inflation that could slow down consumer spending. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) surged by 242.51 points or 3.57% to close at 7,035.76 on Wednesday, while the broader all shares index […]

Palace decision clearing sugar officials must be respected, Agri dep’t says

THE Department of Agriculture (DA) said officials implicated in issuing the unauthorized order to import sugar last year have been cleared after an investigation, and called on the public to respect the Palace decision relieving them of liability. “The Executive Secretary has approved the decision and we have to respect that; the case went through […]

Robles impresses, beats Mama

UNDEFEATED flyweight prospect Berland Robles proved that he’s ready for the next level even with just six fights under his belt after a unanimous decision win over Jerven Mama in the main event of “Engkwentro VII” at the Consolacion Sports Complex in Consolacion, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022. Robles got the nod of all three judges […]