Tag: Carlos Costa

Dream Becoming Reality: Quibors Fighter ArAr Andales Set to Fight for the World Title

By Carlos Costa That hot summer day when young Filipino fighter ArAr Andales put his boxing gloves for the very first time, there was a beautiful, yet far away dream inside his head. That dream was to one day fight for the world title and to win it so as […]

GAB Champion Roldan Aldea Scores Crushing KO Win in Russia

By Carlos Costa In thrilling fashion, Filipino GAB Lightweight Champion Roldan “Dan” Aldea (14-7-1, 8 KO’s) of the Elorde Gym scored the most important of win of his boxing career by punishing and stopping cold in eight rounds unbeaten world-ranked WBC # 28 Mikhail Alexeev (12-1, 4 KO’s) Saturday night, […]

Ryota Murata Stops Rob Brant in Two; Regains his WBA Middleweight Title Friday in Japan

By Carlos Costa Japanese Ryota Murata (15-2, 12 KO’s) impressively regained his WBA Middleweight “Regular” World Title by stopping in two rounds nemesis Rob Brant (25-2, 17 KO’s) tonight Friday night, July 12, at the EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan. From the getgo, an aggressive Murata came out swinging hard […]

Complete Results for Omega Promotions #Kumbati3 in Liloan, Cebu (WITH PHOTOS)

By Carlos Costa LILOAN, Cebu   —    Omega Sports Promotions deliver to fans an exciting evening of boxing last weekend, featuring five action clashes that did not fail to thrill and entertain.   The results are all here: In a very close, exciting main event clash, unbeaten 23-year-old Mark Vicelles (11-0, 5 […]

Dave Peñalosa 125, Lerato Dlamini 126 for WBC Silver Strap in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Penalosa 125, Lerato 126 for WBA Silver Featherweght Belt in Saudi Arabia FNA

B By Carlos Costa World-ranked Filipino featherweight Dave Peñalosa (15-0, 11 KO’s), son of former two-time world champion Dodie Boy Peñalosa, scaled-in at 125 pounds while WBC # 11 “Lights Out” Lerato Dlamini (12-1, 6 KO’s) of South Africa came-in at the limit of the division ahead of their battle for […]

Successful Seminar for Boxing Referees and Judges in Cebu, Philippines

By Carlos Costa CEBU, Philippines — A total success was the Professional Boxing Officials of Central Visayas (POB-CV) seminar for boxing referees and judges with the participation of GAB chairman Baham Mitra and international ring official Bruce McTavish. The well-attended, highly instructive and entertaining seminar unfolded over the weekend at […]