Category: Fight News Asia Exclusive

Filipino Natuplag, Zheng Li, Yuya Nakamura, Tursunboev Score Knock Out Wins in Bangkok, Thailand

By Carlos Costa BANGKOK, Thailand — In the exciting international Highland boxing show “Born to Fight,” Filipino KJ Natuplag, Chinese Zheng Li, Japanese Yuya Nakamura and Uzbeki Bekzod Tursunboev overpowered their respective opponents to score knock out wins Sunday evening (Sep 22) at Ram 100 Thai Boxing Stadium in Bangkok, […]

WBC # 1 Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing Dominates Vince Paras, Retains WBC Int’l Strap in Manila, Philippines

By Carlos Costa PARAÑAQUE, Metro Manila — In exciting no-quarters blow-by-blow 12-round battle, more experienced WBC # 1 Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing scored a unanimous decision win over young gun Vince Paras to retain his WBC International 108-pound strap Saturday (Sep 22) at Elorde Sports Complex here in Metro Manila, […]

Kenny Demecillo-Lee Haskins Added to Petalcorin-Alvarado Bill Oct 21 in Manila, Philippines

By Carlos Costa World-ranked Filipino bantamweight Kenny Demecillo (14-4-2, 8 KO’s) will face the toughest opponent of his boxing career when battles more experienced former World Champion Lee Haskins (35-4, 14 KO’s) of Bristol, England, in co-feature of the the IBF Light Flyweight world title battle between Randy Petalcorin and […]

Jing Xiang OutPoints Merlito Sabillo to Claim WBC Light Flyweight Silver Strap in China

By Carlos Costa Chinese 108 pounder Jing Xiang (15-4-2, 3 KO’s) outclassed and outpointed Filipino former minimumweight world champion Merlito Sabillo (27-6-1, 13 KO’s) to capture via unanimous decision the vacant WBC Silver Light Flyweight title today Saturday (Sep 15) at Qinzhou Sports Center in Qinzhou City in Southern China. […]