List of Articles by Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
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Displaying articles 71 to 80.2016 PHILIPPINE BOXING YEAREND REVIEW (PART I)
31 Dec 2016
It was another year of ups and downs, triumphs and disappointments. 2016 will be remembered for notable deaths and boxing was no exception.
January 10 – The Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) chooses boxing champion
SILLAKH WINS WBO ASIA-PACIFIC CRUISER TITLE IN SUZHOU
24 Dec 2016
SUZHOU, CHINA - Ismayl Sillakh overcame a tough and aggressive Andrei Kniazev in a tense battle and won by technical decision after nine rounds in the Suzhou Sports Center.
Sillakh, born in the Ukraine and residing in the U.S., tr
TRIPLE WBO TITLE BOUTS IN SUZHOU DEC. 23
23 Dec 2016
SUZHOU, CHINA – Ismayl Sillah of the United States and Andrey Knyazev of Russia made weight for their twelve round battle for the vacant WBO Asia-Pacific cruiserweight title.
Sillah (24W-3L,19KO’s) was at 196.75 lbs while Knyazev
TABUGON DECKS NERY BUT GETS STOPPED IN 4TH
19 Dec 2016
Raymond Tabugon of the Sanman returned to Mexico to face world ranked Luis Pantera Nery in Chiapas December 17. In the opening round, Tabugon was cornered and receiving a hard volley when a right counter sent Nery down.
NOTES FROM NEW DELHI: VIJENDER SINGH AND INDIAN BOXING
18 Dec 2016
DELHI, INDIA – In a country known more for cricket, the boxing fans inside India’s Thyagaraj Sports Complex were certainly full of life. And that is quite an understatement.
The country’s flag was enthusiastically waved as the al
SINGH AND CHEKA MAKE WEIGHT FOR DELHI’S NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS
17 Dec 2016
NEW DELHI, INDIA – Hometown hero Vijender Singh and Francis Cheka of Tanzania are all set for their WBO Asia-Pacific super middleweight battle this Saturday December 17.
During the official weigh-in, Singh weighed in a
SANMAN BOXERS FIGHT ON THE ROAD
13 Dec 2016
Rimar Metuda and Raymond Tabugon of the Sanman Gym of Gen.Santos City will figure once again in overseas bouts.
Sanman Promotions CEO Jim Claude Manangquil informed philboxing that Metuda has arrived in Russia for his fight again
NOTES FROM AUCKLAND: PARKER MAKES HISTORY
11 Dec 2016
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - The big fight atmosphere was palpable the moment I got out of the airport. The cab driver who picked me up asked me about my thoughts about the fight.
The car radio played highlights of quotes from
PARKER AND RUIZ READY TO ROCK AUCKLAND
09 Dec 2016
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – It doesn’t get any better than this.
Two unbeaten hard hitting heavyweights clash for the vacant WBO heavyweight world title this Saturday at the Vector Arena in New Zealand.
Auckland’s favorite son J
ULISES SOLIS VS PETALCORIN?
08 Dec 2016
Australian Promoter Peter Maniatis informed philboxing that former two-time IBF light flyweight Champion Ulises Solis was in Melbourne,Australia Thursday and met with him to discuss a comeback fight.
They talked abou