Category: International Boxing Federation (IBF)

GAB OFFICIALS PREFER NON-PINOY CHALLENGER FOR ANCAJAS

Mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan By LITO DELOS REYES ALTHOUGH there is already an order for a mandatory defense, the officials from the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) do not want to have a Filipino challenger for reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) World super flyweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas. Fellow […]

ANCAJAS TO MEET MAYOR SARA DUTERTE

IBF World super flyweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas (left) with Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Commissioner Mar Masanguid during a visit at the GAB Main Office in Makati City. (Photo by AR-AR GONZAGA) By LITO DELOS REYES DAVAO CITY (Feb. 22) — Reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world super […]

SHIELDS TO DEFEND WBC/IBF WORLD FEMALE SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLES ON JAN. 12

By LITO DELOS REYES AMERICAN Claressa “T-Rex” Shields will be defending both her WBC World and IBF World Female Super Middleweight titles against veteran and former world champion Tori Nelson on January 12 at the Turning Stone Resorts and Casino in Verona, New York. It is promoted by Ditriv Salita […]

ANCAJAS RETAINS IBF WORLD TITLE VIA 6TH ROUND TKO OVER IRISH CHALLENGER

FILIPINO defending IBF world super flyweight champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas retained his title via a 6th round technical knockout against Irish challenger Jamie “The Mexican” Conlan last Nov. 18 at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The 25-year old Ancajas, a native of Panabo City downed the previously […]

ANCAJAS, CONLAN MAKE WEIGHTS IN BELFAST

(Photos courtesy of JOVEN JIMENEZ) REIGNING Filipino world champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas and his Irish challenger Jamie “The Mexican” Conlan both made their weights today (Nov. 17) for their much-awaited title fight on Nov. 18 at the SSE Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK. Both of them tipped the […]

RUWAIKING, ABDULHAMID MAKE WEIGHT FOR TITLE FIGHT

IBF Pan Pacific super lightweight champion Downua Ruwaiking of Thailand and his Filipino challenger Adam Diu “Big Daddy” Abdulhamid of Sanman Boxing Gym both made their weights in today’s official weigh-in for their championship fight tomorrow in Bangkok, Thailand. Ruwaiking tipped the scales at 140 lbs. while Abdulhamid submitted 139 […]