Pangga TKOs Antaran in ‘Bakbakan sa Compostela’

FORMER amateur standout John Vincent Pangga continues to shine in the pro ranks with a first-round technical knockout of Carlito Antaran in the main event of “Bakbakan sa Compostela” last Saturday night at the Compostela Gym in Compostela, Cebu.Pangga, the 2017 ASBC Junior Boxing Championships flyweight champion, immediately showcased his caliber and landed crisp jabs […]

Ladrada, Tesoro try luck abroad

PINOY prospects Lorenz Ladrada and Jestine Tesoro are seeing action oversees on July 2, 2022.Ladrada faces Dana Coolwell in an eight-rounder at the Gold Coast Convention Centre in Broadbeach, Queensland, Australia; Ladrada is fighting for the first time abroad and gunning for his second straight win.The 25-year-old Ladrada, who once trained at the now-defunct ALA […]

Jordan loses in Thailand

FILIPINO prospect Ken Jordan suffered a unanimous decision loss to world-rated Thai Thattana Luangphon in a World Boxing Council (WBC) Asian Boxing Council super bantamweight fight in Bangkok, Thailand.It was a dominant performance by Thattana, also known as Chainoi Worawut, as he won almost all the rounds.All three judges scored it in favor of Thattana […]

Rosales returns vs. Salogaol

JESSIE Cris Rosales makes his ring return in December following a long layoff due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 29-year-old Rosales will take on Cebuano journeyman Junny Salogaol in HBG Promotions’ “Suntok sa Pangarap 7” on Dec. 17, 2021 in Bohol. “I’m doing okay right now. It’s been a long time. I haven’t fought for […]

Magsayo KOs Ceja cold

MARK “Magnifico” Magsayo has star potential written all over him following a magnificent finish in boxing’s biggest stage. Magsayo knocked former world champion Julio Ceja out cold in the 10th round in a World Boxing Council featherweight title eliminator in one of the featured fights of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Yordenis Ugas show on Aug. […]

Duno to fight Esperanza in US

HARD-HITTING Romero Duno makes his US return Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021 (PH time) in a six-round activity fight against experienced Ramon Esperanza at the Hilton Miami Airport in Miami, Florida. Duno made a name for himself in the US boxing scene after a second round knockout upset of then unbeaten Christian Gonzalez, who was one […]

Dasmariñas, Bacon lose in the US

FILIPINO pugs Michael Dasmariñas and James Bacon were both knocked out in their respective fights in the United States on June 20. Dasmariñas was demolished by International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) bantamweight king Naoya Inoue in three rounds at the Virgin Hotel Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. Inoue showed his […]