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Casimero crushes Micah in three, retains WBO belt

Call him the Blond Bomber. Filipino puncher John Riel Casimero proved too much for outgunned Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah as the WBO bantamweight titlist scored a devastating third-round KO Sunday (Manila time) at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. Making the first defense of the title, Casimero forced referee Steve Willis to […] The post Casimero crushes Micah in three, retains WBO belt appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneSep 27th, 2020

Casimero makes easy work of Ghanian foe, retains bantamweight belt

The heavily favored Casimero (30-4, 21 KOs) only needed three rounds to subdue Micah (24-1, 19 KOs), and gave the Ghana native his first defeat in his pro career......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Easy for Casimero to land big fights, says Gibbons

This is due to his consistent success in the ring — including a successful title defense of his WBO bantamweight belt against Ghanian foe Duke Micah last week......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 30th, 2020

Casimero KOs Micah to retain WBO belt

John Riel Casimero showed challenger Duke Micah a real, world title fight experience......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Casimero retains crown

WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero put his act on full display in his first US pay-per-view appearance and called out the big names in the 118-pound division to come forward after demolishing previously unbeaten Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 28th, 2020

Casimero retains WBO title, blasts Micah in 3 rounds

John Riel Casimero of the Philippines made a successful first defense of his WBO bantamweight crown on Sunday (Manila time), knocking out Ghana’s Duke Micah in the third round of their title fight in Connecticut. The 30-year-old from Leyte dominated Micah throughout with a series of punishing body blows, setting a frenetic pace from the […] The post Casimero retains WBO title, blasts Micah in 3 rounds appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Casimero locked and loaded

WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero is in Connecticut where he’ll take on unbeaten New York-based Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in a scheduled 12-round bout on Sunday morning (Manila time) and according to MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons, there’s no way the Ormoc slugger is coming back home to the Philippines next month without the belt strapped on his waist......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 24th, 2020

Casimero KOs Mexican, retains WBO belt

MANILA — John Riel Casimero successfully defended his World Boxing Organization interim bantamweight title after defeating Mexico’s Cesar Ramirez at the San Andres Sports Complex here Saturday night. Casimero knocked Ramirez out cold in Round 10 after connecting on an upper cut. Prior to the finish, Casimero scored knockdowns in the third, fifth, and seventh […] The post Casimero KOs Mexican, retains WBO belt appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsAug 25th, 2019

Casimero KOs Edwards, retains IBF belt

International Boxing Federation (IBF) world flyweight champion Johnriel “The Road Warrior” Casimero of the Philippines battered British challenger Charlie Edwards to retain his belt via 10th round technical knockout on Sunday at the O2 Arena i.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 11th, 2016

Make no Bones about it

Former WBA superbantamweight champion Clarence (Bones) Adams took over training WBO bantamweight titleholder Johnriel Casimero in Las Vegas from Nonoy Neri, who flew back home last July, and was the Ormoc City brawler’s chief cornerman when he disposed of Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in Connecticut two months ago......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2020

Inoue to trash-talking Casimero: You won t be able to hit me

Responding to Casimero's comments after the Ormoc native's three-round demolition of Ghana's Duke Micah, Inoue rebutted Casimero's skills......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 1st, 2020

Casimero leaning to face Nery in super bantam division

      By JONAS TERRADO   As much as he wants to face Naoya Inoue in a title unification bout, WBO bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero knows that playing the waiting game also has its limits. That is why Casimero, coming off a dominating win over Duke Micah last Sunday in the United States, […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsSep 29th, 2020

Casimero takes on Micah today

WORLD Boxing Organization bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero entered a near-empty venue in Connecticut on Saturday night wearing a mask for the official weigh-in for his fight against undefeated challenger Duke Micah of Ghana — a sight unfamiliar amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Casimero (29-4, 20 knockouts) easily made the 118-pound limit as he tipped the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Triumphant Casimero calls out Inoue

The 31-year-old didn't waste time after successfully defending his WBO Bantamweight belt on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), and was quick to call out Naoya "Monster" Inoue (19-0, 16 KOs) for his next conquest......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

Casimero, ready na sa rumble

Handang-handa at nasa kondisyon na ang World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion na si John Riel Casimero sa kanyang napipintong pakikihamok kay undefeated Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah sa Linggo. Sa official weigh-in na ginanap sa Mohegan Sun Casino sa Uncasville, Connecticut, pumalo si Casimero sa 117.8lbs habang nasa 117.2lbs naman si Micah. Ang announcer par […] The post Casimero, ready na sa rumble appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 27th, 2020

For the record

The WBO bantamweight title fight between defending champion JohnRiel Casimero of Ormoc City and Ghanaian Duke Micah in Connecticut this morning (Manila time) is only the third championship bout involving a Filipino this year......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

Casimero picked over Micah

WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero is a solid 7-1 favorite to dispose of unbeaten Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in their scheduled 12-round title fight on Showtime pay-per-view at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, this morning (Manila time) with the Ormoc slugger’s trainer Clarence (Bones) Adams predicting a knockout within five rounds......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

& lsquo;Casimero& rsquo;s foe won& rsquo;t go distance& rsquo;

Reigning World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero warns Duke Micah to be ready when they clash on Sunday (Philippine time) in a world title bout, organized by Showtime and Premier Boxing Champions at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 26th, 2020

Casimero, handa sa title defense

Nasa Connecticut na ang World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion John Riel Casimero bilang paghahanda para sa kanyang title defense laban kay Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah. Pero sasalang muna sa siya sa isa sa dalawang coronavirus (COVID-19) test bago niya harapin si Micah sa Setyembre 26 sa Uncasville, Connecticut. Makakasama ni Casimero sa pagharap kay […] The post Casimero, handa sa title defense appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020

Bones to work Casimero’s corner

Former WBA superbantamweight champion Clarence Adams will be the chief second in WBO bantamweight titleholder JohnRiel Casimero’s corner when the Ormoc slugger stakes his crown against unbeaten No. 11 contender Duke Micah of Ghana in Connecticut on Sept. 26 and MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons said yesterday they’re perfect for each other......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2020

Casimero foe unveiled

MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons yesterday ended speculation on who will challenge WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero in Connecticut on Sept. 26, pulling a rabbit out of his hat to name unbeaten No. 11 contender Duke Micah of Ghana as the Ormoc slugger’s next opponent......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2020