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09 Feb 2014
Chuncheon, KOREA--In a fast-paced action fight, Japan's Mako Yamada outhustled and outpointed defending WBO minimum weight champion Su-Yun Hong over ten rounds at the city gymnasium here.
The shorter Yamada fought
HONG TO DEFEND WBO FEMALE TITLE IN KOREA TODAY AGAINST JAPAN'S YAMADA
09 Feb 2014
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Chuncheon, KOREA--An interesting bust-up takes place here today as reigning WBO mini flyweight world champion Su-Yun-Hong defends her title against Japan's Mako Yamada over ten rounds at the city gymnasium.
FUENTES FAILS TO SNATCH IBF TITLE
22 Jan 2014
The Philippines' Rocky Fuentes did his best, applied pressure all day, and looked in extreme physical conditioning, but those were not enough to win the IBF flyweight title, losing on a unanimous decision to Thailand's Amnat Ruenroeng in Korat, Thailand minutes ago.
This was Fuentes' first try a
WBO VISITS TYPHOON-RAVAGED LEYTE
10 Dec 2013
PALO, LEYTE--The World Boxing Organization (WBO), headed by its Asia Pacific Chairman Leon Panoncillo set foot here on Monday, bringing a busload of rice, water, brand-new clothing, slippers, canned goods and many other
'HISTORIC BELT FOR HISTORIC FIGHT'
22 Nov 2013
MACAU--Amid the grandeur and pageantry of the mammoth "Clash in Cotai", one thing stands out in the hoopla leading up to Pacquiao vs Rios--the beautifully crafted WBO International belt that will go to the winner.
WBO DONATES FUND FOR PHILIPPINE TYPHOON VICTIMS
10 Nov 2013
The World Boxing Organization (WBO) through its president Francisco 'Paco' Valcarcel will donate $10,000 towards relief efforts for victims of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) especially the children in the affected areas.
With this gestu
HAYA VS MUKHLIS FOR WBO ASIA PACIFIC BELT IN SURABAYA
12 Oct 2013
SURABAYA, INDONESIA--Filipino brawler Weng 'Baliangao Thunder' Haya attempts to bring home the prestigious WBO Asia Pacific lightweight title when he goes up against grizzled Indonesian veteran Roy Mukhlis in the 12-round m
PANONCILLO, BAYLESS TO WORK SALIDO-CRUZ DUEL IN VEGAS
11 Oct 2013
WBO executive Leon Panoncillo, head of the boxing body's Asia region, has been appointed as supervisor to the important undercard of the Juan Manuel Marquez versus Timothy Bradley showdown at the Thomas a
HONG RETAINS WBO FEMALE CROWN IN KOREA
18 Aug 2013
Reigning WBO female minimum weight champion Su-Yun Hong retained her title with a split decision verdict over Japanese challenger Mari And hours ago in Seoul, Korea.
Hong took the early initiative, piling up points, but the challenger came out stronger in the latter rounds in what was described
LEAPAI RETAINS WBO HEAVY CROWN IN CHINA
11 Aug 2013
Hengyang, CHINA--Australia's Alex "Lionheart" Leapai proved true to his moniker after he eked out a workmanlike stoppage win over the very game Mexican heavyweight fighter Felipe Romero at the jampacked Hengyang Stadium here, in the process retaining his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific