Day: May 16, 2019

Renerio Arizala Receives “WBC Champion Medal” During Joint JBC/GAB Presscon in the Philippines

Renerio Arizala Receives WBA Champion Medal today. From L to R. WBC International Secretary Tsuyoshi Yasokuchi, Renario Arizala, Coach Jonathan Penalosa and Filipino matchmaker Art Monis

By Carlos Costa MANILA, Philippines    —   Filipino fighter Renerio Arizala, 25, the brave boxer who survived two brain surgeries after a knockout loss last March 31, 2019, in Yokohama, Japan, has been awarded a “Champion’s Medal” for his courage by the World Boxing Council (WBC). Arizala’s shining green and […]

Vietnam Sports Administration, MOCST (VSA) approves International Boxing Event “Victory 8”

Vietnam Boxing

By Vietnam Sports Administration Vietnam Sports Administration, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (VSA) has agreed to a landmark proposal from VSP, an active supporter of Vietnam’s Sports Industry, to stage the country’s biggest ever International Boxing match in the city of Hanoi. VSP has been working actively with relevant […]

Viviane Araujo issues warning to strawweights after UFC 237 one-punch KO as bantamweight

By Guilherme Cruz@guicruzzz RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — Viviane Araujo made the most of her Octagon debut on Saturday night. The Pancrase strawweight champion agreed to replace Melissa Gatto against bantamweight Talita Bernardo on four days’ notice at UFC 237 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and dominated the action before delivering a vicious one-punch knockout in the third […]

Deontay Wilder on Dominic Breazeale: “His life is on the line for this fight”

By Tim Royner Deontay Wilder says his opponent mandatory challenger Dominic Breazeale will have his life on the line this Saturday night when he faces him on Showtime at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The unbeaten Wilder (40-0-1, 39 KOs) will be defending his WBC heavyweight title, and […]