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Boxing: Jonas Sultan brings in Japanese lefties to help him train vs Ancajas

To prepare for his most important fight to date, Jonas Sultan has lined up 4 sparring partners, all lefties, to mimic the style of his next opponent, world junior bantamweight king Jerwin Ancajas. “Nagsimula kami ng sparring nitong March. Apat ...

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Top US boxing channel keen on broadcasting Donaire-Frampton bout

Showtime Sports has taken interest securing the broadcast rights for the bout between Nonito Donaire and Carl Frampton. Stephen Espinoza, head of Showtime Sports, said the 12-rounder fits the network’s priorities as they have invested much in the featherweight class ...

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Boxing: Gaballo wins interim WBA bantamweight crown

Filipino boxer Reymart Gaballo joined Jerwin Ancajas and Donnie Nietes on the list of current Filipino boxing champions by outclassing American Stephon Young to win the interim WBA bantamweight crown. Gaballo beat Young via a unanimous decision in their 12-round ...

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All-Pinoy world-title bout chance to showcase PH brand of boxing, Ancajas says

Jerwin Ancajas’ junior-bantamweight title defense against Jonas “Zorro” Sultan will mark the first time in 100 years since 2 Filipino boxers clashed for a world championship. The last all-Filipino title clash took place at Wallace Field in Luneta Park back ...

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Boxing: PH's Ernesto Saulong loses in world-title challenge

Filipino prospect Ernesto Saulong failed in his world-title bid against Japan’s junior featherweight champion Ryosuke Iwasa Thursday night at Kokugikan Sumo Stadium in Tokyo. PhilBoxing.com reported that Saulong lost via unanimous decision. The scores were 119-109, 120-108, 118-110 all in ...

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Boxing: Spectacular finish is what Donnie Nietes must aspire for in US bout

Donnie Nietes. Edito Villamor Instagram Donnie Nietes is getting the biggest break of his decorated boxing career when he steps into the ring against a dangerous opponent in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday morning (Manila time). Nietes will defend his world ...

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Boxing: New challenge, motivation for Donnie Nietes in California bout

With 45 fights under his belt and 10 years as a world champion, Donnie Nietes feels like he’s just entering a crucial part of his career. He will be staking his world flyweight title against Juan Carlos Reveco of Argentina ...

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Boxing: Nietes open to moving up in weight if that’s where gold, glory are

Donnie Nietes with Doctor Ed dela Vega and coaches Edito and Edmundo Villamor. Courtesy of Ed dela Vega’s Facebook page Donnie Nietes is thankful for all the help he’s getting at the famed Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, particularly ...

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Boxing could face expulsion from Olympics, IOC warns

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach holds a news conference following the IOC Executive Board meeting ahead of the the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Ahmad Masood, Reuters PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Boxing could be knocked out of ...

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World champ Jerwin Ancajas makes US debut with boxing stardom in mind

Jerwin Ancajas will need to be impressive in his US debut on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) if he hopes to follow in the multimillion-dollar footsteps of his boyhood idol, Manny Pacquiao, says boxing analyst Ed Tolentino. File/Fernando Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN ...

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