Philippines, 21 Jul 2024
  Home >> News

 


BOXERS

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

NEWS           

FORUM        

FIGHT GALLERIES        

RING CARD GIRLS        


 
 
News  


MARVIN SONSONA FAILS TO REPORT FOR TRAINING, TITLE FIGHT CANCELLED


PhilBoxing.com




Marvin ?Marvcelous? Sonsona, the talented southpaw from General Santos City has lost a chance to fight for the WBC world featherweight title against champion Gary Russell of the United States following his failure to show up for training.

Sammy Gello-ani who handles Sonsona together with well-known international promoter and matchmaker Sampson Lewkowicz, told the New Standard/boxingmirror.com that Sonsona had ?extended his vacation and if he doesn?t come back to training camp in Cebu under veteran trainer Jhun Agrabio we are not going to run after him.?

He said Lewkowicz had cancelled the WBC title fight which was scheduled to take place this month because Sonsona hadn?t trained and that ?if he had no proper training we don?t want the Philippines to look bad.?

Gello-ani revealed they had waited for Sonsona to return to training camp after his birthday celebration in July in his hometown of General Santos City but he hadn?t shown up until now, underscoring the fact that ?we care for him but he doesn?t care for his future. He has to learn how to program his future.?
He said that if Sonsona returns to training camp they plan to schedule a tune-up fight for him.

Gello-ani mentioned that a previous title fight against champion Jhonny Gonzalez was also cancelled because Sonsona hadn?t trained.

He noted that after a fight Sosona ?goes home and after that no more. We are wasting our time.?


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Ronnie Nathanielsz.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Jason Balajadia, Leboy Atencio Gear Up for Highland Boxing Action July 25 in Thailand
    By Carlos Costa, , Sun, 21 Jul 2024
  • AKAI, THE NEWEST KICKBOXING ASSOCIATION IN ASIA!
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Sun, 21 Jul 2024
  • NAKATANI STOPS ASTROLABIO IN FIRST ROUND WITH WICKED BODY SHOT
    By Dong Secuya, , Sat, 20 Jul 2024
  • Olascuaga Knocks Out Kano in 3 to Capture Vacant WBO Flyweight Title in Japan
    By Dong Secuya, , Sat, 20 Jul 2024
  • PCAP Chess: Quizon, 7 others advance
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Sat, 20 Jul 2024
  • AND THE NEW! ALEXIS "LEX" ROCHA CLINCHES NABO WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AND TAKES AWAY SANTIAGO "SOMER" DOMINGUEZ' PERFECT RECORD
    , Sat, 20 Jul 2024
  • Tabernilla rules 8th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship 2024 - U16 division in Penang, earns IM norm and FM title
    By Marlon Bernardino, , Sat, 20 Jul 2024
  • World Boxing to hold its first competition in Asia as Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia is confirmed as the host of third World Boxing Cup of 2024
    , Sat, 20 Jul 2024
  • ALL 2024 CLASS OF INDUCTEES CONFIRMED ATLANTIC CITY BOXING HALL OF FAME 8TH ANNUAL AWARDS & INDUCTION WEEKEND
    , Sat, 20 Jul 2024
  • WBA, Inoue Reach a Modus Vivendi; MJ Akhmadaliev Appears "Abandoned"
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Fri, 19 Jul 2024
  • Astrolabio 117.5, Nakatani 117.3
    By Lito delos Reyes, , Fri, 19 Jul 2024
  • WEIGHTS FROM TOKYO: NAKATANI - 117 ¼ LBS., ASTROLABIO - 117 ½ LBS (PHOTOS)
    , Fri, 19 Jul 2024
  • 39th Kadayawan Junior Tennis Championship starts Aug. 17
    By Lito delos Reyes, , Fri, 19 Jul 2024
  • Astrolabio ready to rumble
    By Joaquin Henson, , Fri, 19 Jul 2024
  • Towering 6’3” Filipino Middleweight Blazen Rocilli Signs Managerial with Boxing VIP
    , Fri, 19 Jul 2024
  • GOLDEN BOY FIGHT NIGHT ON DAZN: ROCHA VS. DOMINGUEZ OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
    , Fri, 19 Jul 2024
  • PHOTOS: NAKATANI-ASTROLABIO FINAL PRESSER
    , Thu, 18 Jul 2024
  • SATURDAY: Nathan Heaney-Brad Pauls British Middleweight Title Rematch Headlines Magnificent Seven Card LIVE & Exclusively in the U.S. on ESPN+
    , Thu, 18 Jul 2024
  • Robert Guerrero Named San Jose Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2024 Inductee
    , Thu, 18 Jul 2024
  • Astrolabio Should Rein In "Gigil", Employ Calculated Violence
    By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, , Wed, 17 Jul 2024
  • Erislandy Lara, the 41-year-old Champ, Left Wanting
    , Wed, 17 Jul 2024
  • Angel Barrientes Set to Face Edwin Rodriguez this Saturday on Jake Paul vs. Mike Perry MVP Card
    , Wed, 17 Jul 2024
  • Tickets on Sale for Boxing Insider at Tropicana Atlantic City on Friday, July 26th
    , Wed, 17 Jul 2024
  • Prizefighter: McKenna issues Semi-Final KO warning ahead of crunch Conway clash
    , Wed, 17 Jul 2024
  • UNDERCARD FOR ROCHA VS. DOMINGUEZ TO FEATURE THE RETURN OF GOLDEN BOY’S BEST PROSPECTS
    , Wed, 17 Jul 2024




  •  



     
    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
    © 2024 philboxing.com.