Tag: WBC

WBC # 1 Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing Dominates Vince Paras, Retains WBC Int’l Strap in Manila, Philippines

By Carlos Costa PARAÑAQUE, Metro Manila — In exciting no-quarters blow-by-blow 12-round battle, more experienced WBC # 1 Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing scored a unanimous decision win over young gun Vince Paras to retain his WBC International 108-pound strap Saturday (Sep 22) at Elorde Sports Complex here in Metro Manila, […]

Jing Xiang OutPoints Merlito Sabillo to Claim WBC Light Flyweight Silver Strap in China

By Carlos Costa Chinese 108 pounder Jing Xiang (15-4-2, 3 KO’s) outclassed and outpointed Filipino former minimumweight world champion Merlito Sabillo (27-6-1, 13 KO’s) to capture via unanimous decision the vacant WBC Silver Light Flyweight title today Saturday (Sep 15) at Qinzhou Sports Center in Qinzhou City in Southern China. […]

Merlito Sabillo, Jing Xiang Make Weight for WBC 108 Silver Saturday in China

By Carlos Costa Former WBO Minimumweight World Champion “The Tiger” Merlito Sabillo (27-5-1, 13 KO’s) of Bacolod, Philippines weighed-in at 107.4 lbs while his opponent Chinese Jing Xiang (14-4-2, 3 KO’s) made 107.8 pounds for their rumble for the vacant WBC Silver Jr. Flyweight Strap Saturday (Sep 15) at Qinzhou […]

Wanheng Menayothin Retains WBC 105 Belt in Thailand; Breaks Floyd’s Record

By Carlos Costa NAKHON SAWAN, Kingdom of Thailand — Menayothin outclasses Taduran in 12 fast paced rounds. Veteran Thai warrior Wangheng Menayothin (51-0, 18 KO’s) proved to be too experienced and too ring savvy for young Filipino challenger Pedro Taduran (12-2, 9 KO’s) to successfully retain for the 10th time […]

Menayothin, Taduran Make Weight for WBC World Title in Thailand

By Carlos Costa NAKHON SAWAN, Kingdom of Thailand — The world champion who has equaled Floyd Mayweather’s 50-0 record is aiming at surpassing it today here in his native Thailand. WBC Minimumweight World Champion Wanheng Menayothin (Chayaphon Moonsri) makes the 10th defense of his green and golden belt against the […]