Day: January 12, 2018

HIGA TO DEFEND WBC WORLD TITLE VS. EX-WORD CHAMP FUENTES FEB. 4

By LITO DELOS REYES REIGNING WBC World flyweight champion Daigo Higa will defend his title against former world champion Moises “Moy” Fuentes of Mexico on February 4 at the Prefectural Budokan, Naha in Japan. The 12-round title fight is promoted by Yoko Gushiken of Shirai & Gushiken Promotions. The undefeated […]

ALIMENTO VS. XIANG FOR VACANT WBO INTER-CONTINENTAL TITLE IN CHINA

By LITO DELOS REYES DEXTER “Kid Mama” Alimento of Iligan City is fighting Chinese Jing Xiang for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Light Flyweight title on January 20 at the Shenzhen Bao’an District Sports Center in Shenzhen, China. The 21-year old Alimento (13W-2L-0D,9KOs) previously stopped Rogen Flores in the 7th round […]

MAGALI, KOTANI MAKE WEIGHT FOR OPBF TITLE FIGHT

By LITO DELOS REYES DEFENDING Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight champion Carlo “The Ferocious” Magali and Japanese challenger Masatoshi Kotani both made their weights today for their championship fight tomorrow (Jan. 13) at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Magali (29W-9L-3D, 11 KOs) tipped the scales at […]