Author: Carlos Costa

Former ALA Fighter Rey Caitom in Action this Saturday in Singapore

Caitom vs Pothong this Saturday in Singapore FightnewsASA

By Carlos Costa After years away from boxing, former ALA Promotions rising-star Rey Caitom Jr (7-0-1, 2 KO’s) of Cebu is back in battling mode against Thailand’s former Asian champion and world title contender Khachonsak Pothong (also known as Kaichon Sor Vorapin), this coming Saturday, June 29, at the Juggernaut […]

Gerry Peñalosa’s UBS Ultimate Boxing Series Premires June 23 Noon on ESPN5 Philippines (VIDEO)

Ultimate Boxing Series: Kamaong Pinoy ESPN5's Mark Zambrano explained the format and gave us a glimpse on the Ultimate Boxing Series: Kamaong Pinoy which houses 20 up-and-coming boxers from different parts of the country.*** Catch the pilot episode of the Ultimate Boxing Series: Kamaong Pinoy on June 23, 12 NN, […]

Kazuto Ioka Stops Palicte; Becomes Japan’s First Four-Division World Champion

Kazuto Ioka First Japanese Four-Division World Champion FIGHTNEWSASIA

By Carlos Costa CHIBA, Japan — In an exciting hard-fought battle, Kazuto Ioka stopped in ten rounds tough Filipino warrior Aston Palicte to claim the vacant WBO Super Flyweight World Title, becoming the first Japanese boxer in history to claim world titles in four different weight classes. His historic, rewarding […]

Fighters Make Weight in Japan: Palicte-Ioka Battle for WBO Super Fly World; Kyoguchi-Nakoon for WBA Light Fly World (PHOTOS)

By Carlos Costa TOKYO, Japan   —   Fighters seeing action in Japan’s world title triple-header successfully made weight ahead of tomorrow’s battles. Here are are weigh-in images provided to FightnewsASIA by awesome Japanese boxing photographer, Naoki Fukuda.   The exciting boxing show will unfold Wednesday, June 19, in Chiba, […]

Ronald Johnson, Aries Buenavidez, Joe Tejones Claim GBO Titles in Thrilla in Davao

By Carlos Costa DAVAO CITY   —   American heavyweight Ronald Johnson, as well as Filipinos Aries Buenavidez and Joe Tejones scored twelve-rounds wins by points to claim GBO (Global Boxing Organization) straps Saturday, June 15, at The Enderun Tent Azuela Cove, Barangay Lanang here in the beautiful City of Davao […]

Stanley Christodoulou, Alan Kim, and Aurelio Fiengo are life members of the WBA

By WBA News – Juan Francisco Arias, translated by Marcelino Castillo Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), paid tribute to three pillars of the organization; South African Stanley Christodoulou, South Korean Alam Kim, and Panamanian Aurelio Fiengo, whom he appointed lifetime members of the WBA for […]