Philippines, 18 Jan 2019
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Rich Mazon

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        




 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Baņez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peņalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piņol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Rich Mazon


 

Jonathan Taconing gets another world title try versus Ganigan Lopez on June 11 in Mexico

By Rich Mazon
PhilBoxing.com
19 May 2016



Top rated Filipino Light Flyweight Jonathan Taconing (22-2-1, 18 KOs) will finally get his long-desired wish to once again fight for a world title.

Taconing will battle for the WBC Light Flyweight championship against reigning Mexican champion, Ganigan Lopez (27-6, 17 KOs) on June 11th in Mexico.

This development was relayed to Philboxing.com two weeks ago by Marybeth Taconing, wife of Jonathan, but she requested that we don't publish it until her husband signed the contract.

"Sa wakas mabigyan ulit ng chance mapalaban ng world title versus Ganigan."

(Finally, he is given another chance to fight for a world title versus Ganigan.) revealed Marybeth earlier this month.

Taconing signed the contract to fight Lopez this week. The 29 year-old standout from the Elorde stable is the current OPBF light flyweight title holder. He is unbeaten in his previous nine fights, winning all but one by stoppage. His last bout against fellow Filipino, Jomar Fajardo was a bruising war which was stopped by the referee due to severe cuts that he sustained during that tough fight, he won the bout in the scorecards after the ring officials made the stoppage in the 10th round- a Technical Decision victory.

In his first world title fight in 2012, Taconing lost a highly controversial Technical Decision to then Thai champ, Kompayak Porpramook in Thailand. While in the process of pummeling Porpramook in the corner with a barrage of punches, Korean referee Jae Bong Kim questionably stopped the fight due to a cut to the champion which Taconing's camp described as non-critical. The Filipino was also deducted a point from an infraction in the previous round which further dimmed his chances of winning.

Lopez is a two time champion of the division, winning the then vacant WBC green belt in 2014 by Unanimous Decision over fellow Mexican Mario Rodriguez. He lost the belt a year later after succumbing to a UD loss to another countryman-Pedro Guevara (July 2015).

In March of this year, Lopez traveled to The Land of The Rising Sun and challenged then champ-Yu Kimura of Tokyo, Japan, who grabbed the title belt from Guevara via Split Decision in an upset win in 2015. Unlike Guevara, Lopez emerged victorious via Majority Decision against the hometown champion.

Lopez will now be defending his belt against an eager Pinoy pugilist who has been ranked as the number one contender to the crown for sometime now.

Jonathan has been training under the tutelage of trainer- Edward Ballaran at the Elorde Gym in Sucat, Paranaque according to Marybeth.

"Sana po palarin." (Hopefully, he'll be fortunate.)

You can reach the author at rrmaze24@aol.com.


Back to Rich Mazon 's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Pacquiao, a dangerous opponent when happy
    By Eddie Alinea, 17 Jan 2019
  • PACQUIAO VS. BRONER PPV UNDERCARD MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , 17 Jan 2019
  • PHOTOS: PACQUIAO-BRONER FINAL PRESSER
    By , 17 Jan 2019
  • Pacquiao Watch: A step closer
    By Edwin G. Espejo, 17 Jan 2019
  • Fil-Am performer to sing anthem with pastors for Pacquiao- Broner fight
    By Rich Mazon , 17 Jan 2019
  • GABALLO AND DUNO OPPONENTS NAMED
    By , 17 Jan 2019
  • PROMOTER HEARN CRITICIZES PACQUIAO AND BRONER
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 17 Jan 2019
  • PROMOTER HEARN CRITICIZES PACQUIAO AND BRONER
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 17 Jan 2019
  • February 10: Ray Beltran-Hiroki Okada Super Lightweight Clash Set for Ramirez-Zepeda Card
    By , 17 Jan 2019
  • Tisha Campbell-Martin Trains for Boxing, Ready to Kick Ass in 2019
    By , 17 Jan 2019
  • Alamo Vs Mendez Kick Off Boxeo Telemundo Ford 30th Anniversary
    By , 17 Jan 2019
  • SPLIT-T MANAGEMENT SIGNS 21-TIME NATIONAL AMATEUR CHAMPION OTHA JONES III
    By , 17 Jan 2019
  • Pacquiao upstaged Broner in Grand Arrival rites
    By Eddie Alinea, 16 Jan 2019
  • Pacquiao upstaged Broner in Grand Arrival rites
    By Eddie Alinea, 16 Jan 2019
  • Safety tip: Broner can spit poison
    By Recah Trinidad, 16 Jan 2019
  • PACQUIAO, BRONER GRAND ARRIVAL QUOTES
    By , 16 Jan 2019
  • PHOTOS: PACQUIAO, BRONER LAS VEGAS GRAND ARRIVALS
    By , 16 Jan 2019
  • The Past Week in Action 15 January 2019
    By Eric Armit, 16 Jan 2019
  • GH3 PROMOTIONS "FEARSOME FOURSOME" IN ACTION ON FEBRUARY 1 in ROCHESTER, N.Y.
    By , 16 Jan 2019
  • New promotional company Launching in New England
    By , 16 Jan 2019





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2019 philboxing.com.