Philippines, 28 Aug 2014
  Home >> News



 
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

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




 
News  


OMAR NINO’S PROMOTERS AGREE TO ELORDE’S TERMS


PhilBoxing.com



Juanito Rubillar.

The government promotional committee that is handling the WBC light flyweight title eliminator between former world champion Omar Nino and current No. 1 and the Philippines Juanito Rubillar who is rated No. 2, has agreed to the terms set by Gabriel “Bebot” Elorde whose wife Arlene is the registered manager of Rubillar.


WBC president Don Jose Sulaiman who sought our assistance in ensuring that Elorde agrees to have Rubillar fight Omar Nino informed Viva Sports/Manila Standard Today that the promoters had agreed to a $30,000 purse for the Filipino southpaw plus the four round trip economy class airline tickets including one for a Filipino judge that Elorde had asked for.

Although Sulaiman initially said it would mean additional expenses for the promoters they apparently made the concession. The WBC president indicated he would not appoint any Mexican judges for the title eliminator but Elorde wanted a Filipino judge which, according to him, was "for the Filipino boxing fans."

Elorde said he was taking journalist Rey Danseco who is a close friend, as judge.

Sulaiman said the promoters would remit to Elorde the $5,000 advance he had asked for but wanted Rubillar to arrive in Mexico city "no later than eight to ten days before the fight for advertising purposes."

The fight is scheduled for June 7 at the Great Arena Mexico and has, according to Sulaiman has been "already fully advertised."

Sulaiman said he was very happy with Elorde's decision as "it makes me feel at ease in my own country as I have always been during all my years as president of the WBC."

Elorde had earlier incurred the ire of the WBC president when, in the midst of negotiations for the WBC title eliminator he signed a contract to fight Ulises Solis for the IBF title and turned his back on the WBC. But after the Solis fight which was scheduled to take place in Dubai was called off and moved to Mexico by matchmaker Sampson Lewkowicz, Elorde pulled out and appealed to Sulaiman to go ahead with the WBC eliminator.

Omar Nino who has a record of 25-2-1 with 11 KO's. He won the title with a unanimous twelve round decision over Brian Viloria on August 10, 2006 and although he retained the title by virtue of a draw on November 18 that same year the fight was declared a "no contest" after Nino tested positive for a banned substance in a post-fight drug test. Viloria fought Edgar Sosa for the vacant title but dropped a majority decision on April 14, 2007.

Rubillar has a record of 44-10-7 with 21 knockouts.


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • ‘DUEL IN DUBAI’ SPECIAL ON PINOY BOX OFFICE (PBO) OVER SKY CABLE ON SATURDAY
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • SBP STATEMENT ON QUESTIONED ASIAN GAMES ELIGIBILITY OF BLATCHE. NORWOOOD,DILLINGER
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Thu, 28 Aug 2014
  • 拳击在中国阔步前进 / BOXING IN CHINA MARCHES ON
    By T. Chin-Te, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • FIST OF POWER COMPLETE RESULTS: CHINA'S IK YANG CAPTURES WBO ASIA PACIFIC LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE (PHOTOS)
    By Dong Secuya, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • FARENAS SACRIFICED BY IBF FOR MAGDALENO-VASQUEZ WBA INTERIM TITLE FIGHT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • SONNY BOY JARO’S TITLE FIGHT POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 13 IN WASHINGTON
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • MARCOS MAIDANA & UNDERCARD OPEN MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • PETALCORIN DOMINATES TELLO, WINS WBA INTERIM LT. FLY TITLE WITH 7TH ROUND TKO
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • NOTES FROM SHANGHAI PART II
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • INSTANT REPLAYS TO BE USED IN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • MIKE TYSON, ROY JONES JR., MIKEY GARCIA, SERGIO MARTINEZ, JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ AMONG ATTENDEES FOR BOX FAN EXPO AT THE LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER
    By , Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • BATANG GILAS LOSES HEARTBREAKER TO CHINESE-TAIPEI, FAIL TO MAKE FINAL FOUR
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • PETALCORIN CAPTURES WBA INTERIM JUNIOR FLYWEIGHT TITLE WITH 7TH ROUND STOPPAGE OF TELLO
    By Dong Secuya, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • ARUM BELIEVES PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER FIGHT WILL HAPPEN NEXT YEAR
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • Pacquiao accepts the #icebucketchallenge
    By Rich Mazon , Wed, 27 Aug 2014
  • NO STOPPING THE MANNY PACQUIAO ROADSHOW
    By Recah Trinidad, Tue, 26 Aug 2014
  • NOTES FROM SHANGHAI PART I: PBCC AND CHINA’S BOXING BOOM
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Tue, 26 Aug 2014
  • GILAS PILIPIAS LOSES TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC IN A RUGGED GAME
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Tue, 26 Aug 2014
  • Chris Gilbert to headline 13th annual Pro-Am 'Fight To Educate' Sept. 18 in Manchester, NH
    By , Tue, 26 Aug 2014
  • M-1 Challenge middleweight champion Ramazan Emeev Defends title vs. challenger Vyacheslav Vasilevsky
    By , Tue, 26 Aug 2014
  • PETALCORIN AND TELLO WELL BELOW LIGHT FLYWEIGHT LIMIT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Mon, 25 Aug 2014
  • CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION! MANNY PACQUIAO AND CHRIS ALGIERI BATTLE FOR THE WELTERWEIGHT TITLE
    By , Mon, 25 Aug 2014
  • WEIGHTS FROM SHANGHAI: PETALCORIN – 105 LBS., TELLO – 105 LBS.; YANG – 135 LBS., SUKKASEM – 135 LBS.
    By Dong Secuya, Mon, 25 Aug 2014
  • PHOTOS: ALGIERI ANIMATED IN MACAU
    By , Mon, 25 Aug 2014


  •  




     
    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
    © 2014 philboxing.com.