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. […]

Cataraja faces Heno for OPBF belt

PROMISING unbeaten super flyweight KJ Cataraja faces one of his stiffest tests to date as he takes on former world title challenger Edward Heno in an Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super flyweight title fight on Feb. 11, 2023, in Gen. Santos City. “This fight will be a stepping stone for me and a […]

Collegiate basketball: Three-peat Knights for NCAA, Blue Eagles redemption in UAAP, Seventh title in a row for NU Lady Bulldogs

HISTORY. Redemption. Controversy. Dynasty. The Philippine collegiate hoops had it all in a much-awaited return, lacking no shortage of milestones for distinguished schools led by Collegio San Juan de Letran, University of the Philippines (UP), Ateneo de Manila University (ADMU) and National University (NU). As the Knights capped a three-peat in the NCAA, the Fighting […]

Santisima loses in Japan

FORMER world title challenger Jeo Santisima suffered another hurdle in his career after losing by a lopsided unanimous decision to Japanese prospect Toshiki Shimomachi last Sunday night, Dec. 11, 2022, at the Edion Arena in Osaka, Japan. The 26-year-old Santisima was totally outclassed by Shimomachi after 10 rounds of action. Judges Nobuto Ikehara, Kenji Kondo […]

John Lineker vs. Fabricio Andrade Main Event Ends in No Contest After Unintentional Foul Stops Fight

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – ONE Championship(TM)(ONE) made a triumphant return to the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with a thrilling night of martial arts action. ONE on Prime Video 3: Lineker vs. Andrade featured a series of exciting matchups, headlined by three World Title bouts. John Lineker […]

Jonathan Di Bella Wins Vacant ONE Strawweight Kickboxing World Title With Unanimous Decision Over Zhang Peimian

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – ONE Championship(TM) (ONE) returned to the Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with ONE 162: Zhang vs. Di Bella. The card featured a series of all-striking and MMA matchups along with a battle for the ONE Strawweight Kickboxing World Title. Zhang Peimian and Jonathan […]