Category: WBA

MARTIN EYES 12TH STRAIGHT WIN VS. KOKIETGYM

MARTIN-EYES-12TH-STRAIGHT-WIN-VS.-KOKIETGYM

by Lito Delos Reyes WORLD Boxing Association Asia bantamweight champion Carl Jammes “Wonder Boy”Martin of the Philippines is seeking his 12th straight win against Petchchorhae Kokietgym of Thailand on Feb. 16 at the SM City North EDSA Skydome in Mandaluyong City. Martin beat Moon Chul Suh of South Korea to […]

Oscar in Malaysia Helping Manny Promote His Fight Against Matthysse

By Carlos Costa KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Years ago, they were opponents on top of the square ring. Today, Manny Pacquiao and Hall-of-Famer Oscar de la Hoya are buenos amigos joining efforts in the promotion of an exciting world title clash, one of the most awaited fights of the year: […]

Mario Arano: Matthysse Will Knock Out Pacquiao in 6 or 7 Rounds

By Carlos Costa KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — WBA Welterweight World Champion Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse (39-4, 36 KO’s) of Argentina has the huge fighting job of defending his title against the still fast hands and unpredictable southpaw moves of one of the greatest boxers of his generation, Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao […]

TAGUCHI TAPS ABF CHAMPION BORRES AS SPARRING PARTNER FOR UNIFICATION FIGHT VS. MELINDO

SPARRING PARTNERS. (Left to right) Richard Rosales, IBF world minimumweight champion Hiroto Kyoguchi and ABF light flyweight champion at the Watanabe Gym in Japan. WBA WORLD LIGHT FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION RYOICHI TAGUCHI IBF WORLD LIGHT FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION MILAN MELINDO ASIAN Boxing Federation (ABF) light flyweight champion Jeronil Borres of the Philippines […]