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Magsayo’s secret sparmates
Tue, 25 Jan 2022
L-R: Jerwin Ancajas, Sean Gibbons and Mark Magsayo.
It’s usual practice to reveal who a fighter’s sparmates are in preparing for a big bout when asked by media. But in Mark Magsayo’s case, it was hush-hus
Dream comes true for Magsayo
Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Magsayo kisses the WBC belt he wrested from Russell.
It’s what he’d dreamed of since turning pro in 2013 and now, Mark Magsayo is the new WBC featherweight champion. He scored a majority 12-round decision ove
Magsayo to defy odds?
Sun, 23 Jan 2022
The odds are against Mark Magsayo dethroning WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell, Jr. in their title clash in Atlantic City this morning (Manila time) but the man called Magnifico isn’t fazed by the betting line
Bornea waits for Jerwin’s next move
Sat, 22 Jan 2022
Unbeaten Jade Bornea of General Santos City via Arakan, Cotabato del Norte, earned a mandatory shot at IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas’ title by disposing of No. 3 contender Mohammed Obbadi in the third round
Magsayo ready for Russell
Sat, 22 Jan 2022
Mark Magsayo’s dream of fighting for the world title comes true at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey, tonight (tomorrow morning, Manila time) and he’s ready to give it his all to come h
Tragedy of being Ugas
Thu, 13 Jan 2022
It’s not Yordenis Ugas’ fault that he’s Yordenis Ugas. The Cuban can’t seem to get respect even after beating Manny Pacquiao at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas last August. That’s the price he’s paying for first, stea
Weight no issue for Magsayo
Wed, 12 Jan 2022
The nutritionist who got Hidilyn Diaz ready for last year’s Tokyo Olympics will leave for the US today to join undefeated Mark Magsayo’s team for his title crack against WBC featherweight champion Gary Ru
Waiting for Godot?
Tue, 28 Dec 2021
Vic Saludar (L) and Erick Rosa during their world title fight last week in the Dominican Republic.
The case of dethroned regular WBA minimumweight champion Vic Saludar expecting to be paid his full purse by Dominican Re
Unbeaten foe for Ancajas?
Wed, 22 Dec 2021
The search for IBF superflyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas’ next challenger may be coming to an end as a reliable source revealed yesterday that undefeated No. 13 contender Fernando Martinez of Argentina could be in li
Donaire predicts Gaballo future champ
Mon, 20 Dec 2021
WBC bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. said yesterday Reymart Gaballo will become a world titleholder someday soon. Donaire knocked out Gaballo with a left hook to the liver at 2:59 of the fourth round in