PRAGUE, Czech Republic – ABAP national boxer Eumir Felix Marcial, 23, bucking below zero degrees weather here, scored a sensational 3rd round RSC (Referee Stopped Contest) victory over hometown boy Milos Bartl in the Europe vs. Asia Boxing Tournament at the Prague Hilton Saturday evening.
World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia super featherweight titlist Al Toyogon looks for an early finish when he meets Japanese challenger Ryusei Ishii in their 12-round title fight tonight at the Elorde Sports Center in Parañaque.
THE latest success of world champion Manny Pacquiao over Adrien Broner in their “Return to Vegas” title fight last Sunday provides the inspiration to Filipino boxers to train longer, work harder and fight better to achieve their dreams of bringing honors to the country.
The Games and Amusement Board (GAB), headed by Chairman Abraham “Baham” Mitra, will take this stance when asked about the plan of Sen. Manny Pacquiao to create a new boxing commission tasked to perform the same role as the government regulatory body in professional sports.
TWO Filipino boxing champions who want to follow the footsteps of boxing hero Manny Pacquiao will be the main guests in the 7th “Usapang Sports” by the Tabloid Organization in Philippine Sports (TOPS) on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the National Press Club World Boxing Association (WBA) Asia bantamweight champion Carl Jammes “Wonder Boy” Martin and World Boxing Council (WBC) Asia super featherweight titlist Al “The Rock” Toyogon will make their appearance in the weekly 10 a.m. sports forum supported by the National Press Club.
Pacquiao landed his best punch in the ninth with a blistering left on the chin that sent Broner back peddling towards the ropes. But Broner showed he can take a punch as he stayed on his feet and survived another punishing round.
WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) Asian Boxing Council silver super featherweight.champion Al Toyogon faces an acid test when he defends his title against challenger Ryusei Ishii of Japan at the D'Flash Ballroom of the Elorde Sports Center in Sucat, Parañaque on Jan. 26.
SAYING he feels young at the age of 40, boxing legend Manny Pacquiao returns to the ring today to fight American challenger Adrien Broner in a bout he wants to win like crazy as he eyes another crack at Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
While Pacquiao insists he is looking no further than Saturday’s contest against Broner, many observers view the fight as a stepping stone towards a possible rematch with Floyd Mayweather following their money-spinning 2015 superfight.
LESS than a week before fight day, Manny Pacquiao has declared himself ready to rumble against challenger Adrien Broner in a fight which the Filipino ring great wants to win so badly for him to get another crack at Floyd Mayweather, Jr.