Mark Anthony Barriga: A short guy with huge possibilities

28
Jul

Mark Anthony Barriga: A short guy with huge possibilities

MANILA, Philippines - In little over a week, the Olympic boxers will take the ring in Rio de Janeiro with...

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21
Mar

Shared enmity: Humberto ‘Chiquita’ Gonzalez talks about Ricardo Lopez

Think famed 108-pounder Humberto Gonzalez and 105-pounder Ricardo Lopez were close? Think again …

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19
Mar

Byron Rojas stuns Hekkie Budler, wins decision in South Africa

Byron Rojas pulled off a major upset on Saturday, defeating Hekkie Budler by unanimous decision to win the WBA strawweight title in Kempton Park, South Africa.

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23
Sep

Q&A: Ryuji Hara

Ryuji Hara will attempt to unseat IBF 105-pound titleholder Katsunari Takayama on Sunday at the brand new EDION Arena in Osaka, Japan. Learn more about THE RING’s No. 7-rated strawweight in this Q&A.

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10
Aug

Photo gallery: Francisco Rodriguez UD 12 Katsunari Takayama

Francisco Rodriguez Jr.’s WBO strawweight title and Katsunari Takayama’s IBF belt were unified after Rodriguez won a unanimous decision in his hometown of Monterrey, Mexico.

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10
Aug

Francisco Rodriguez tops Katsunari Takayama to unify 105-pound belts

Show some love for the little guys, y’all … Francisco Rodriguez and Katsunari Takayama went to war in Mexico on Saturday, with Rodriguez winning by unanimous decision to unify the IBF and WBO belts.

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22
Jul

Xiong enjoys celebrity status in China as next defense takes shape

Just a few weeks removed from the biggest win of his career, plans are already underway for WBC strawweight titleholder Xiong Zhaozhong’s second title defense in October.

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10
Jul

From street fighter to world title holder

Just a few years ago, strawweight world title holder Merlito Sabillo was making ends meet by fighting on the streets of Bacolod City, Philippines, and betting on himself to win.

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29
Jun

Xiong defeats Cuello to retain title

Zhaozhong Xiong defeated Denver Cuello via majority decision to retain the WBC strawweight title at World Trade Centre in Dubai.

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