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Established in 1988, it is an international sanctioning body that has created in the last decade many regional titles that allow fighters an opportunity to bag a championship title and reach world-class stature.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

Klitschko: Try not to ‘repeat mistakes of history’

Undefeated world heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, of Ukraine, laces up his shoes while training at the Lucky Street Boxing Gym, Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Hollywood, Fla. Klitschko is preparing for his upcoming fight April 26 against Alex Leapai in Germany. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko delivered a message to Russia President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, saying it’s important not to “repeat the mistakes of history” concerning the crisis in his native Ukraine.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Sonsona, 2 other PH fighters floor rivals

With a single uppercut, Marvin Sonsona, known for his sledgehammer punch as well as his partying binges, made an emphatic comeback Saturday night.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Professional | Read More »

Servania banners Pinoy Pride XXIV

Rising stars Genesis Servania and Arthur Villanueva hope to bolster their dream of becoming world champions on March 1 when they headline Pinoy Pride XXIV at Solaire Resort & Casino in Parañaque City.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

Germany’s Braehmer captures WBA light heavyweight belt

Ondrej Pala of the Czech Republic, left, punches Britain's Dereck Chisora during their WBO International Heavyweight Title and Vacant WBA International Heavyweight title fight at the Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, in London, Saturday Nov. 30, 2013. AP

Germany’s Juergen Braehmer defeated Marcus Oliveira by unanimous decision to take the vacant WBA world light heavyweight title on Saturday night.

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Overweight Liborio Solis stripped of WBA super flyweight title

Liborio Solis. AFP FILE PHOTO

WBA super flyweight champion Liborio Solis has been stripped of his belt after failing to make the weight for a unification title bout against IBF holder Daiki Kameda on Tuesday, the Japan Boxing Commission said.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Klitschko beats Povetkin by unanimous decision

Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, of Ukraine, left, and Alexander Povetkin, of Russia, hit each other during their bout at the Olympic Stadium, in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. Wladimir Klitschko successfully defended his WBA and IBF titles. AP

Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko gave Alexander Povetkin his first loss by earning a unanimous decision to keep his WBA and IBF belts on Saturday.

Posted: October 6th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Photos and Videos,Professional,Section | Read More »

Melindo fails to win WBA/WBO belts, loses to Viloria’s conqueror

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Milan Melindo. FILE PHOTO

Filipino prospect Milan Melindo survived a late knockdown but didn’t have enough left in the end to get past Mexican champion Juan Francisco Estrada in their flyweight championship bout late Saturday night in Macau, China.

Posted: July 28th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Boxing: Sturm wants revenge over Geale by year’s end

German boxer and current WBA middleweight  World champion Felix Sturm (L) and Australian boxer and current IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale (r) face each other during a press conference in Essen, western Germany, on August 27, 2012.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Germany’s Felix Sturm has vowed to beat Australia’s WBA and IBF world middleweight champion Daniel Geale by the end of 2013 to regain the belt he lost last year.

Posted: July 8th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Venezuela’s Solis becomes WBA super fly champion

Liborio Solis of Venezuela celebrates his win over Japan's Kohei Kono after their WBA super flyweight unification title bout in Tokyo on May 6, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI

Liborio Solis of Venezuela pounded out a points win over defending champion Kohei Kono of Japan to claim the World Boxing Association (WBA) super flyweight title on Monday.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Klitschko stops Pianeta in 6th to defend belts

Ukranian boxer Wladimir Klitschko reacts after beating German-Italian Francesco Pianeta with knockout in a WBA-, IBF,- WBO- and IBO heavyweight world championship fight in Mannheim, Saturday, May 4, 2013.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)

Wladimir Klitschko stopped Francesco Pianeta in the sixth round Saturday night to retain the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles.

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Donaire, Cuban mix it up

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RADIO CITY FACEOFF Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux pose for a photo during the weigh-in on Friday for their fight Saturday (Sunday in Manila) in New York City. They are fighting for Donaire’s WBO and Rigondeaux’s WBA junior featherweight titles in the most unusual fight venue—New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall. AP FILE PHOTO

Nonito Donaire Jr. vowed to go “power for power, speed for speed” while Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux promised to do “more than I have done in the past.”

Posted: April 14th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Viloria stakes two world titles tonight

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BRIAN Viloria (left) strikes a fighting pose with his Mexican opponent Juan Francisco Estrada in Thursday’s press conference of Macau fight card. ROY LUARCA

His stamina no longer a concern, Brian Viloria will try to extend his dominance over Mexican fighters when he dangles his WBO and WBA flyweight titles against Juan Francisco Estrada at 10:25 tonight (same time in Manila) at Cotai Arena of The Venetian Resort and Casino here.

Posted: April 6th, 2013 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional,Section | Read More »

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