Filipino 108-pounder Randy Petalcorin is a virtual unknown compared to celebrity countryman Manny Pacquiao, but he is quietly making making moves toward the top of his division.
Roman Martinez survived a desperate late rush from Orlando Salido to win the WBO junior lightweight title by unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Coliseo Jose Miguel Agrelot in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Former UFC fighter Dashon Johnson has joined Manny Pacquiao’s camp as one of his sparring partners ahead of Pacquiao’s May 2 clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Johnson is amazed by Pacquiao’s work ethic and believes the Filipino star can become the first pro boxer to defeat Mayweather — maybe by knockout.
Former four-division titlist Nonito Donaire returned to the ring on Saturday in his homeland of the Philippines, stopping William Prado in two rounds.
The tragedy of Brayd Smith’s death a few hours after a loss to John Vincent Moralde has left both sides reeling with sadness.
Braydon Smith, the Australian boxer who collapsed shortly after losing a 10-round boxing match to Filipino fighter John Vincent Moralde, has died after being taken off life support on Monday, March 16.
Australian featherweight prospect Braydon Smith is fighting for his life after collapsing following a unanimous decision loss to Filipino boxer John Vincent Moralde in Toowoomba, Australia on Saturday.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. denies that he has anything left to prove by fighting Manny Pacquiao, but in truth the final judgment on his career could be made on May 2.
IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng handed Zou Shiming his first defeat on Saturday, winning a unanimous decision at the Venetian Resort in Macau, China on Saturday.
After clocking out as coach for his basketball team in the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao flew to Los Angeles to begin training for Floyd Mayweather Jr., and things kicked off immediately with some trash-talking between the two camps.
By leading his Philippine Basketball Association team to victory on Wednesday, WBO welterweight titlist Manny Pacquiao took a risk himself by entering the fray as a player.
One of the most underrated former champions from the Philippines, Gerry Penalosa, says Manny Pacquiao’s southpaw stance, speed, power, footwork and volume punching will be too much for Floyd Mayweather to handle when the two super stars meet on May 2.
Following the announcement of his May 2 fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao gave a name to the bout, saying, “This fight, the title of this for me here in the Philippines, is, ‘I will fight for the Filipinos.'”
Unbeaten Filipino junior lightweight prospect Harmonito Dela Torre has signed a managerial deal with former two-division champion Zab Judah’s Super Management Group and will relocate to Las Vegas.
Nonito Donaire Jr. will return to the junior featherweight division for his next bout when he faces Brazilian William Prado on March 28 in Pasay City, Philippines. It will Donaire’s first bout since he was stopped by Nicholas Walter at featherweight last November.
Milan Melindo will get his second crack at a world title when he faces IBF junior flyweight titleholder Javier Mendoza in Tijuana, Mexico, on April 25.
The IBF has given Englishman Billy Joe Saunders until Feb. 12 to agree to face Hassan N’Dam in the wake of Felix Sturm’s decision to campaign at 168 pounds, but the more likely opponent for the vacant middleweight title appears to be Sam Soliman.