Category: Fight News Asia Exclusive

Carlo Peñalosa, Max Flores Make Weight For IBO World Title on ESPN5 Philippines

By Carlos Costa MANILA, Philippines   —   Filipino Carlo “Too Sharp” Peñalosa, 26, and his more experienced Mexican opponent Maximino “Max” Flores, 28, successfully made weight ahead of their collision for the vacant IBO Flyweight World Title. Their rumble is scheduled to unfold tomorrow Sunday, August 25, at the TV5 Studios […]

Casimero, Ramirez Make Weight for WBO Bantam Battle; Winner Faces Zolani Tete

By Carlos Costa MANILA, PHILIPPINES   —   Filipino Interim WBO Bantamweight world champion John Riel Casimero (24-4, 18 KO’s) and taller Mexican challenger Cesar “Perico” Ramirez (18-3, 11 KO’s) successfully made weight ahead of their title battle tomorrow Saturday, August 24, here in Manila, Philippines. The challenger from Colonia Los Fresnos in […]

GAB Requests WBC Asia Reviewing of the Sarguilla vs Deebook Match; Calls for a Rematch

By Carlos Costa MANILA, Philippies   —    In official letter addressed to WBC Asian Boxing Council through Thailand boxing promoter Bank Thainchai Pisitwuttina, the chairman of the Philippine’s Games and Amusement Board (GAB) Baham Mitra urges the WBC Asia and the Thailand Boxing Commission that the August 17 fight between Pinoy […]

Casimero vs Ramírez for WBO Belt on ESPN

By Carlos Costa The world title rumble of Filipino John Riel Casimero (27-4, 18 KO’s) against Mexican challenger César “Perico” Ramírez (18-3, 11 KO’s) of Tepic, Nayarit, for the interim WBO Bantamweight Title Saturday, August 24, will be aired live in México and the Americas in different ESPN platforms, including […]

Vic Saludar Arrives in Puerto Rico for Wilfredo Méndez WBO World Title Defense

By Carlos Costa WBO minimum weight world champion Vic Saludar (19-3, 10 KO’s) arrived this morning in Puerto Rico, ready for battle. The Filipino and his team have flown to the “Island of Enchantment” for his important world title defense against Puerto Rican WBO # 1 ranked challenger Wilfredo “Bimbito” […]