Philippines, 18 Jul 2018
  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 Bañez

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 Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

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


 

Ancajas vs Sultan to move from Las Vegas to Fresno, California

By Rich Mazon
PhilBoxing.com
26 Apr 2018



The historic All-Filipino scuffle between International Boxing Federation (IBF) super flyweight champ Jerwin Ancajas (29-1-1, 20 KOs) and number one challenger Jonas Sultan (14-3, 9 KOs) has been moved yet again to another city and state.

Originally reported to be a main event card of Top Rank Boxing in Las Vegas, Nevada for May 26, the championship showdown between the two Pinoy warriors is now looking at ‘The Golden State’ as it’s next and hopefully final venue.

Joven Jimenez, coach and manager of Ancajas told Philboxing that the organizers are looking to move the bout to California with Los Angeles as a leading site.

“Mas gusto nila na madami makapanood ng laban.” (They want a lot of people to watch the fight.)

Filipinos make up one if not are the largest Asian minority group in California and the event organizers are looking to attract this particular demographic.

This is not the first time this bout’s venue was changed. The mandatory contest between Ancajas versus Sultan was rumored and reported to be an undercard for Vasyl Lomachenko and Jorge Linares in New York City next month, a main event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this week and then in Sin City prior to this recent development.

Ancajas’ advisor Sean Gibbons also verified the change of venue and told Philboxing that the city of Fresno is the likely new site for the fight and not Los Angeles. He mentioned that no specific venue has been chosen so far and that the date remains the same.

Fresno is about a 3 hour drive from downtown San Francisco and a 2 and a half hour drive from the state capital of Sacramento.

Top Rank’s last event in Fresno was in November of last year at the Save Mart Center of Fresno State with junior welterweights Jose Ramirez and Mike Reed as headliners.

Jimenez said that Team Ancajas will depart for the US on May 15 while Sultan is looking to leave Cebu City on the first week of May as per the boxer himself.

You can reach the author at rrmaze24@aol.com and @Freemazon910 on Twitter.


Back to Rich Mazon 's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • ‘Big shot’ awaits Manny
    By Joaquin Henson, 18 Jul 2018
  • LU BIN -- THE CASE OF A BOXER PUSHED TOO EARLY
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, 18 Jul 2018
  • LAST CALL FOR REGISTRATION FOR THE FIRST TOUGH MUDDER IN THE PHILIPPINES SET ON JULY 21-22, 2018
    By , 18 Jul 2018
  • The Past Week in Action 17 July 2018
    By Eric Armit, 18 Jul 2018
  • Uniting nations through boxing
    By Joaquin Henson, 18 Jul 2018
  • Filipino Lee Vann Corteza Wins Japan Open; pockets JP¥ 1,200,000 for the victory
    By Marlon Bernardino, 18 Jul 2018
  • What a marvelous mismatch!
    By Recah Trinidad, 18 Jul 2018
  • PACQUIAO'S CORNER GAMBIT
    By Tonton Alcos-Antogop, 18 Jul 2018
  • Sleepless nights for Elordes
    By Joaquin Henson, 18 Jul 2018
  • Anthony Joshua Says Wilder Fight Will Happen, Even If I Lose to Povetkin
    By , 18 Jul 2018
  • Undefeated and world ranked Junior Lightweight Erick De Leon shows heart in winning unanimous decision over Adrian Young in New Orleans
    By , 18 Jul 2018
  • KlowdTV to Air Live & Exclusively Usyk v. Gassiev THIS SATURDAY in the United States
    By , 18 Jul 2018
  • WBC WORLD CHAMPION DAVID BENAVIDEZ & FORMER WBA WORLD CHAMPION JOSÉ BENAVIDEZ CONFIRMED FOR FOURTH ANNUAL BOX FAN EXPO
    By , 18 Jul 2018
  • ‘Big shot’ awaits Manny
    By Joaquin Henson, 18 Jul 2018
  • SPORTS ROUNDUP 12: PACQUIAO CHALLENGES MAYWEATHER TO A REMATCH
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 18 Jul 2018
  • Kenneth Sims Jr. Camp Notes
    By , 18 Jul 2018
  • PINOY WORLD TITLE FIGHTS SCORECARD: 3-0 SO FAR THIS MONTH (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, 17 Jul 2018
  • HERO'S WELCOME FOR SEN. PACQUIAO
    By , 17 Jul 2018
  • TEPORA GETS WARM CEBU WELCOME AFTER TITLE WIN IN MALAYSIA
    By Balt Ducay Chavez, 17 Jul 2018
  • SPORTS ROUNDUP 11: WHO'S NEXT FOR PACQUIAO - HORN, CRAWFORD OR LOMACHENKO?
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 17 Jul 2018





  •  




     
    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
    © 2018 philboxing.com.