Tag: WBA

GABALLO TO FIGHT FOR INTERIM WBA WORLD BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE ON MARCH 23 IN HOLLYWOOD

Reymart Gaballo (left) and Mike Plania By LITO DELOS REYES DAVAO CITY (MARCH 14) — Undefeated Reymart “Gensan Assassin” Gaballo of the Philippines will now be fighting for the interim World Boxing Association (WBA) World bantamweight title on March 23 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, […]

PINOY TRAINER ADMITS KIRAM IS THE UNDERDOG BUT HAS A PLAN TO BEAT MATTYSSE

Unbeaten PABA welterweight champion Tewa Kiram (middle) is flanked by his Filipino trainer Joven Jorda (left) and Galaxy Gym owner Niwat Laosuwanwat. By LITO DELOS REYES FILIPINO trainer Joven “JJ” Jorda admits that his Thai boxer Tewa Kiram is the underdog against Lucas Matthysse in their upcoming championship for the […]

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 […]

WBA orders three title fights

One matchup is an excellent rematch. The others suck. by Patrick L. Stumberg  Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images The WBA is laying down the law this week, ordering a trio of title fights that includes filling two vacancies and giving a newly-minted champion his first opponent. Up at welterweight, Lucas Matthysse (38-4, […]