Tag: IBF

Weights from Macao: Mepranum, Abdulhamid, Deines, Fanlong Make Weight for IBF Wars

By Carlos Costa MACAO, China — Sanman fighters Richie Mepranum and Adam Diu Cagas Abdulhamid successfully made weight for their respective IBF Pan Pacific Saturday night battles set to heat up the ongoing IBF 36th Annual Convention unfolding these days at the plush Wynn Palace Cotai here in “The Vegas […]

Moruti Mthalane Decisions Masayuki Kuroda, Retains IBF Flyweight Belt in Tokyo, Japan

Mthalane Decisions Koruda, Retains IBF Flyweight Belt Monday in Japan

By Carlos Costa A successful second world title defense for the world-class veteran. South African IBF Flyweight World Champion Moruti “Baby Face” Mthalane (38-2, 25 KO’s) scored a unanimous decision win over Japanese warrior Masayuki Kuroda (30-8-3, 16 KO’s) to retain his shining red and golden belt today, Monday, May […]

PETACORIN, ALVARADO CLASH FOR VACANT IBF WORLD LIGHT FLYWEIGHT TITLE OCT. 29

By LITO DELOS REYES FORMER world champion Randy “Razor” Petalcorin of the Philippines will clash with Felix “El Gemelo” Alvarado of Nicaragua for the vacant International Boxing Federation [IBF] World light flyweight title on October 29 at the Midas Hotel and Casino in Pasay City. Petalcorin is seeking his second […]

Power Puncher Alvarado Arrives in Philippines Monday for Petalcorin IBF Rumble

By Carlos Costa The Knock Out Artist is coming-in. IBF #1 Felix Alvarado (33-2, 29 KOs) of Nicaragua is set to arrive in the Philippines this coming Monday October 22 ahead of his important clash against Filipino Randy Petalcorin (29-2-1, 22 KOs) for the vacant IBF Jr. Flyweight World Title […]

Randy Petalcorin vs Felix Alvarado for IBF World Title Moved to Manila, Philippines

By Carlos Costa MANILA, Philippines — The exciting battle for the vacant IBF Jr. Flyweight World title between Filipino former world titlist Randy Petalcorin (29-2-1, 22 KO’s) and hard-swinging knockout artist Felix “El Gemelo” Alvarado (33-2, 29 KO’s) of Nicaragua scheduled for Sunday October 21 has been moved from Melborurne, […]