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Cebu’s ‘The Bomb’ fails to KO S. African foe, loses by unanimous decision

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The world title shot has remained elusive for the pride of Borbon town in north Cebu, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta, after he lost via unanimous decision against South African Sivenathi Nontshinga for the IBF world light flyweight title eliminator in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape, South Africa, today, April 25, 2021.  […] The post Cebu’s ‘The Bomb’ fails to KO S. African foe, loses by unanimous decision appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerApr 25th, 2021

Canoy fails WBA light fly title bid, loses to South African foe by decision

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Veteran boxer Joey “Canoy J Singwangcha” Canoy suffered a unanimous decision defeat to South African Nhlanhla Tyirha for the vacant World Boxing Association (WBA) inter-continental light flyweight title on Friday evening, May 21, 2021 in East London, South Africa. Canoy, formerly based in Cebu under Cebuano boxing trainer Brix Flores of Noy […] The post Canoy fails WBA light fly title bid, loses to South African foe by decision appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2021

‘The Bomb’ Araneta shakes off S. Africa loss, gears up for ‘Kumbati 10’ fight

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Omega Boxing Gym’s hard-hitting Christian “The Bomb” Araneta showed tremendous optimism to get back on his feet following his unanimous decision loss in South Africa last April 25, 2021.  The 25-year-old Araneta, a proud son of Borbon town in north Cebu, has accepted his fate, moved on from that heartbreaking loss, and […] The post ‘The Bomb’ Araneta shakes off S. Africa loss, gears up for ‘Kumbati 10’ fight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 29th, 2021

‘Smasher’ Mama of Gensan gets IBF world fly title shot

CEBU CITY, Philippines — One of Sanman Promotions’ top boxing prospect, Jayson “Smasher” Mama will fight the reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world flyweight king Sunny “Showtime” Edwards of the United Kingdom. Edwards, who recently snatched the IBF world flyweight title just last April 30 against African Moruthi Mthalane via unanimous decision in London, the […] The post ‘Smasher’ Mama of Gensan gets IBF world fly title shot appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2021

Pacquiao sorry to fans after loss to Ugas

MANILA, Philippines—Manny Pacquiao was apologetic after his unanimous decision loss to Yordenis Ugas in their WBA (Super) welterweight match Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena. A heavy favorite in the fight, Pacquiao apologized to his supporters following his loss in his first fight in 25 months. “I didn’t make the adjustments early enough,” said Pacquiao […] The post Pacquiao sorry to fans after loss to Ugas appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Late replacement Yordenis Ugas upsets Manny Pacquiao

Cuba’s Yordenis Ugas upset Manny Pacquiao to retain his WBA (Super) welterweight crown on Saturday, winning by unanimous decision after a bruising 12-round battle at the T-Mobile Arena. Ugas — drafted in at the 11th hour after Pacquiao’s original opponent Errol Spence Jr. withdrew through injury — dominated the Filipino icon with his jab and […] The post Late replacement Yordenis Ugas upsets Manny Pacquiao appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Filipino John Dato suffers first loss, falls to Mexican foe

MANILA, Philippines—Filipino prospect John Dato saw his unbeaten run crumble after losing to Mexico’s Angel Antonio Contreras via unanimous decision on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Yordenis Ugas Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Dominated throughout the match, Dato touched the canvas in the third round after absorbing a quick right uppercut […] The post Filipino John Dato suffers first loss, falls to Mexican foe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Nesthy Petecio ‘blessed’ as Olympic gold quest continues

TOKYO—Chalk up another medal for Team Philippines here. Nesthy Petecio will get to decide what color it will be. Petecio hammered out a unanimous decision win over Yeni Arias Castaneda of Colombia in the women’s boxing featherweight quarterfinals on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, assuring the country of at least a bronze medal. READ: Petecio fights […] The post Nesthy Petecio ‘blessed’ as Olympic gold quest continues appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 28th, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Nesthy Petecio dominates foe, advances to round-of-16

TOKYO -–Nesthy Petecio kicked off her golden bid with a unanimous decision victory over Congo’s Marcelat Sakobi Matshu in the Tokyo Olympics boxing competition on Saturday at Kokugikan Stadium, here. Petecio was in control the entire bout, stepping into the pocket against her taller opponent and landing clean shots to the head. Petecio was never […] The post Tokyo Olympics: Nesthy Petecio dominates foe, advances to round-of-16 appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJul 24th, 2021

Cebu’s ‘The Bomb’ eyes KO win over S. African foe

CEBU CITY, Philippines— The pride of Borbon town in northern Cebu, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta, believes he has got what it takes to knock out South African Sevinathi Nontshinga in their world title eliminator duel tomorrow, April 25, 2021 in Gqeberha (formerly Port Elizabeth), Eastern Cape, South Africa. In an interview with CDN Digital, the […] The post Cebu’s ‘The Bomb’ eyes KO win over S. African foe appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 24th, 2021

Araneta in tip-top shape 2 days before world title eliminator — trainer

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Omega Boxing Gym chief trainer Julius Erving Junco assures Filipino boxing fans that his prized ward, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta is in tip-top shape two days before the latter’s second world title eliminator bout versus African Sevinathi Nontshinga on April 24, 2021 (April 25 in Manila) in South Africa. In an […] The post Araneta in tip-top shape 2 days before world title eliminator — trainer appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2021

Trainer says Araneta is ready for South Africa fight

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym’s top gun, Christian “The Bomb” Araneta and his trainer Julius Erving Junco are set to leave for London, South Africa on Friday, April 9, 2021, for his world-title eliminator fight against African Sevinathi Nontshinga. The 26-year-old Araneta, the pride of Borbon town, northern Cebu, recently wrapped up his smooth and […] The post Trainer says Araneta is ready for South Africa fight appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

‘King’ Arthur Villanueva has no plans of slowing down

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two-time world title challenger “King” Arthur Villanueva plans to continue re-sharpening his boxing skills as he found a new sense of motivation following his impressive win last Saturday, March 27, 2021, in “Kumbati 9” at the IPI compound in Mandaue City. The 32-year old Villanueva scored a unanimous decision victory against […] The post ‘King’ Arthur Villanueva has no plans of slowing down appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

Knocking out ‘The Bomb’ is easy to say, difficult to do, says trainer

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Omega Boxing Gym head trainer Julius Erving Junco is confident his prized fighter Christian “The Bomb” Araneta will succeed in his fight against the unbeaten South African Sivenathi Nontshinga. Araneta, the 25-year-old boxer from Borbon town in northern Cebu, is set to fight Nontshinga on April 25, 2021 in an International Boxing Federation […] The post Knocking out ‘The Bomb’ is easy to say, difficult to do, says trainer appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 10th, 2021

Araneta to let fists do the talking

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Christian “The Bomb” Araneta laughed off all the threats his opponent, African Sivenathi Nontshinga, said in a live interview recently.  Araneta and Nontshinga faced off for the first time via a video interview in a popular boxing page on Facebook to hype up their world title eliminator showdown slated April 25, 2021, at […] The post Araneta to let fists do the talking appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Cuarto dethrones Taduran, clinches IBF world crown

CEBU CITY, Philippines- Rene Mark “Mighty Mouse” Cuarto clinched his first world title after dethroning the erstwhile International Boxing Federation (IBF) world minimumweight champion Pedro “Kid Pedro Heneral” Taduran Jr. in a match in General Santos City on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The 24-year old Cuarto of Zamboanga Del Norte scored a unanimous decision victory […] The post Cuarto dethrones Taduran, clinches IBF world crown appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Interim WBA champ Jamal James also wants shot at Pacquiao

MANILA, Philippines — Add Jamal James into the mix of fighters who want a piece of Manny Pacquiao. James just won the interim WBA welterweight title after beating Thomas Dulorme by unanimous decision on Sunday in the main event of FOX PBC Fight Night in Los Angeles. And he wants the big guns in the […] The post Interim WBA champ Jamal James also wants shot at Pacquiao appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

Ugas stuns Pacquiao to retain WBA welterweight crown

Cuba's Yordenis Ugas upset Manny Pacquiao to retain his WBA welterweight crown on Saturday, winning by unanimous decision after a bruising 12-round battle at the T-Mobile Arena......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Erstwhile-confident Pacquiao admits struggling to adjust vs Ugas

After absorbing a unanimous decision loss where his age looked like it was catching up to him, Pacquiao was forced to admit that there was trouble on his end in adjusting to Ugas' style......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Kris: Pinahanga mo ako Pacman, lumuha ako sa interview mo…no need to apologize

Kris Aquino at Manny Pacquiao TALO si Sen. Manny Pacquiao sa laban niya kay Yordenis Ugas via unanimous decision 115-113, 116-112 na ginanap ngayong sa T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. Ngunit kahit hindi nagtagumpay ang Pambansang Kamao ng Pilipinas ay mahal na mahal pa rin siya ng lahat dahil pagkatapos ng laban ay ang pangalan pa […] The post Kris: Pinahanga mo ako Pacman, lumuha ako sa interview mo…no need to apologize appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021

Namibian is Miss Supranational 2021, PH’s Dindi Pajares in Top 12 finish

MANILA, Philippines – Chanique Rabe from Namibia was crowned 2021 Miss Supranational in ceremonies staged at the Strzelecki Park Ampitheater in Malopolska, Poland, on Aug. 21 (Aug. 22 in Manila). The Philippines’ Dindi Pajares finished in the Top 12. She was also first runner-up in the “Miss Elegance” contest. Rabe is the first African to […] The post Namibian is Miss Supranational 2021, PH’s Dindi Pajares in Top 12 finish appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 22nd, 2021