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 […]

Melindo outclasses Buatkrathok in impressive technical display

MILAN Melindo put on an impressive display of technical boxing and totally outclassed Thai banger Chaiwat Buatkrathok via a one-sided unanimous decision to win the vacant Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) Silver featherweight belt in a 10-round war on Jan. 11 at the Cebu City Sports Center. Melindo totally outclassed Buatkrathok and got the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 of 6 Villamor Boxing Gym products enter Palarong Pambasan VisMin Cup semis

FIVE out of the six pugs that are fighting under the tutelage of one of the best Filipino boxing coaches, Edito “ALA” Villamor, are off to the semifinals in the Palarong Pambansa VisMin Cup.Fighting under different teams, the grassroots products of Villamor’s Villamor Boxing Gym proved that they belong to Cebu’s elite amateurs after winning […]

Castino wins WBF belt

JHUNRILLE Castino captured the World Boxing Foundation (WBF) Asia Pacific super bantamweight belt with a convincing unanimous decision win over Jeffrey Francisco in the main event of “Kumong Bol-anon 5” on Sunday, June 26, 2022, in Maribojoc, Bohol.Castino totally outclassed Francisco and got the nod of all three judges with scores of 98-91, 100-89 and […]