Tag: GAB

Sarguilla-Deebook rematch on Nov. 16 in Bangkok

Sarguilla-Deebook rematch on Nov. 16 in Bangkok

by Lito Delos Reyes DAVAO CITY — The rematch between Romshane Sarguilla of the Philippines and Siridech Deebook of Thailand will be held on Nov. 16 at Bangkok. This was a recommendation made by WBC Asia Boxing Council championship review committee upon the request of the Games and Amusements Board […]

Another victim of Matchmaker Ronald Jerez Speaks Out: Former Philippine Champion Tinampay Mortgaged his land to pay Jerez, But was Cheated

Former Philippine Super Welterweight Champion Arnel Tinampay

by Lito Delos Reyes Davao- Former Philippine Champion is also complaining against matchmaker Ronald Jerez for not assisting him with his visa in 2013. Super Welterweight Arnel Tinampay, a former Philippine champion of Bohol, mortgaged his land to pay Jerez P17,000 to get him a visa for Australia. Tinampay even […]

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 […]

GAB Holds Dialogue with Boxing Stakeholders

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By Carlos Costa The Games and Amusement Board (GAB) is set to hold an open dialogue with boxing stakeholders and members of the Filipino boxing family. The important gathering is intended to be a wide consultation and exchange of ideas aimed at strengthening and improving the sport of pro boxing […]

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 […]

Renerio Arizala Receives “WBC Champion Medal” During Joint JBC/GAB Presscon in the Philippines

Renerio Arizala Receives WBA Champion Medal today. From L to R. WBC International Secretary Tsuyoshi Yasokuchi, Renario Arizala, Coach Jonathan Penalosa and Filipino matchmaker Art Monis

By Carlos Costa MANILA, Philippines    —   Filipino fighter Renerio Arizala, 25, the brave boxer who survived two brain surgeries after a knockout loss last March 31, 2019, in Yokohama, Japan, has been awarded a “Champion’s Medal” for his courage by the World Boxing Council (WBC). Arizala’s shining green and […]