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Displaying articles 11 to 20.STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART LII: NONITO DONAIRE WINS WORLD FLYWEIGHT TITLE VIA RING'S 2007 KNOCKOUT AND UPSET OF THE YEAR
Tue, 23 Jun 2020
Nonito Donaire, Jr. was born November 16, 1982 (now age 37) in Talibon, Bohol, the third of four children to Nonito Donaire, Sr. from South Cotabato and Imelda Gonzales from Talibon. His brother Glenn Donaire is also a fl
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART LI: ANA JULATON, THE TRUE-BLOODED FILIPINA WORLD FEMALE CHAMPION
Sun, 21 Jun 2020
Ana Julaton was born Luciana Bonifacio Julaton on July 5, 1980 in San Francisco, California, to Filipino parents and United States immigrants Cesario Julaton II and Ahmelia Bonifacio. Her father is from Pozorrubio, Pangasinan and her m
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART L: DONNIE NIETES, FOUR-WEIGHT DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION
Wed, 17 Jun 2020
After breaking Flash Elorde's record, Donnie Nietes continued his reign and successfully defended his WBO light flyweight title four more times. He scored a technical knockout win at the end of the 9th round over anoth
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLIX: DONNIE NIETES SURPASSES FLASH ELORDE’S RECORD AS LONGEST REIGNING FILIPINO WORLD CHAMPION
Mon, 15 Jun 2020
Negotiations for Donnie Nietes to defend his WBO minimumweight title against different fighters have failed three times because of unknown reasons. So Nietes was in danger of being stripped off his title per WBO rules which mand
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLVIII: DONNIE NIETES, THE SNAKE CARETAKER WHO BECOMES WBO WORLD MINIMUMWEIGHT CHAMPION
Sat, 13 Jun 2020
Donnie "Ahas" Nietes was born on May 12, 1982 (now aged 38) in Murcia, Negros Occidental.
At an early age, like his father and uncle, he took up boxing originally just for fun. But he eventually got obsessed wit
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLVII: VIC SALUDAR, WBO WORLD MINIMUMWEIGHT CHAMPION
Tue, 09 Jun 2020
Victorio "Vic" Saludar was born November 3, 1990 in Polomolok, South Cotabato. Nicknamed "Vicious" Vic Saludar was successful as an amateur fighter. He won six times as a national amateur champion in the flyweight di
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLVI: MILAN MELINDO, IBF WORLD LIGHT FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION
Sat, 06 Jun 2020
Milan Melindo successfully defended his WBO International flyweight title by winning against Venezuelan Jean Piero Perez via majority decision on September 22, 2012 at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City.
Then he stopped Tommy
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLV: MILAN MELINDO, MULTI-TITLED CHAMPION FROM CDO
Fri, 05 Jun 2020
Milan "El Metodico" Melindo was born on February 29, 1988 in Cagayan de Oro City. His father influenced his love for boxing when he bought him a pair of boxing gloves. It was his father who trained Melindo at a very young age
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLIV: MARLON TAPALES, WBO WORLD BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION
Mon, 01 Jun 2020
Marlon Tapales was born on March 23, 1992 in Tubod, Lanao del Norte. He turned professional at age 16 without fighting a single amateur bout, knocking out Nestor Gamolo in the 1st round on July 18, 2008.
Then he won on points ov
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XLIII: MERLITO SABILLO, WBO WORLD MINIMUMWEIGHT CHAMPION
Sat, 30 May 2020
Merlito "Tiger" Sabillo, born on January 19, 1984 in Toboso, Negros Occidental had his professional debut, at age of 24, winning over Powell Balaba by unanimous decision on January 26, 2008.
He went o