Philippines, 23 Sep 2017
  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

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




 
News  


VILORIA TO FIGHT FOR VACANT NABF FLYWEIGHT TITLE


PhilBoxing.com




Top Rank promoter Bob Arum says that former WBA/WBA flyweight champion Brian Viloria who lost his title to tough Mexican Juan Francisco Estrada, may be included on the May 31 card headlined by the Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire title fight against WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau on May 31, provided he does well in a North American Boxing Federation title fight on March 29 at the Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas.

Arum told the Standard “if he (Viloria) comes through and is fine he will be on the Macau card.”

However, there appeared to be some slight confusion over Viloria’s opponent and whether it would be a title fight or an IBF eliminator.

Viloria told the Manila Standard he didn’t know if it is for the NABF title saying “I’m not too sure. I have been told it's an eliminator for the IBF title.”

Viloria also seemed to think it would probably be McWilliams Arroyo who is ranked No. 4 by the NABF but Ryan Songalia of Ring TV quoted Arum as telling him recently in Macau that Viloria’s opponent would be the brother of McWilliams, unbeaten southpaw McJoe Arroyo.

Viloria (32-4, 19 KO’s) hasn’t fought since April 2013 when he lost his WBO and WBA belts to Estrada while McJoe Arroyo (13-0, 7 KO’s) also hasn’t seen action since scoring an eight round decision over Jairo Hernandez also last April.

In an overseas telephone conversation with the Standard, Viloria said “training has been going great. I’ve been in training camp for a while (because of changes in the fight date). I’ve been in training for almost two months already and we’ve got another month to go.”

He said “I feel good, the weight is no problem and I’m training with Marvin Somodio at the Wild Card Gym. I’m pretty excited, I can’t wait to get back into the ring.


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


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • Pinoy Pride 42 recap: ALA Boxing bringing the future today
    By Balt Ducay Chavez, Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • Locked and loaded: Duno ready for Mexico’s Sanchez in second US fight
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • COLUMN: JHACK TEPORA STEPS UP AND DELIVERS
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • ‘Just like Pacquiao, Servania was not known at one time’
    By Recah Trinidad, Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • Snips and Snipes 22 September 2017
    By Eric Armit, Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • ATTENTION: THE TOWERING INFERNO IS COMING YOUR WAY, LAS VEGAS!
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • JESSE HART VS DASHON JOHNSON NAMED 2016 PHILLY FIGHT OF THE YEAR
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • TEPORA WINS TOUGHEST FIGHT AGAINST KOMANISI WITH SENSATIONAL 2ND ROUND KNOCKOUT
    By Dong Secuya, Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • SANMAN’S DUNO IN LINARES-CAMPBELL UNDERCARD
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • LINARES VS. CAMPBELL OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Boxing in Tucson, Gavril/Benavidez Rematch on Hold
    By Don Smith, Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • PACQUIAO DOES NOT WANT A REMATCH IN AUSTRALIA BUT FIGHT WITH HORN IN THE PHILIPPINES IS REMOTE SAYS ARUM
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • Tonight's Outstanding Card in Philly Being Broadcast Live on GIVEMESPORT
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • WEIGHTS: Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury WBO Heavyweight World Championship
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • Prospect Known as 'The Future of Boxing' Appearing Tonight in Philadelphia
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • JESUS "RENUENTE" SOTO KARASS TO CLASH WITH JUAN CARLOS "MERENGUE" ABREU IN MAIN EVENT OFNOVEMBER 2 EDITION OF GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN
    By , Sat, 23 Sep 2017
  • “WHO’S NEXT?” 5 IN MANDAUE CITY OCT.27
    By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., Fri, 22 Sep 2017
  • Floyd Mayweather: I Still Haven't Cashed Pacquiao or McGregor Checks 10 minutes ago
    By , Fri, 22 Sep 2017
  • VALDEZ, SERVANIA MAKE WEIGHT
    By , Fri, 22 Sep 2017
  • JORGE "EL NIÑO DE ORO" LINARES VS. LUKE CAMPBELL FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Fri, 22 Sep 2017
  • BOXING’S HEAVYWEIGHT RESURGENCE CONTINUES ON SHOWTIME®: JOSHUA VS PULEV OCT 28
    By , Fri, 22 Sep 2017
  • ROSADO VS TAPIA OCTOBER 19 ON ESPN
    By , Fri, 22 Sep 2017
  • Sergey Kovalev: Andre Ward Retired 'Cause He's Scared of Me
    By , Fri, 22 Sep 2017
  • Yunier Dorticos vs. Dmitry Kudryashov WBSS cruiserweight quarterfinals continue
    By , Fri, 22 Sep 2017


  •  




     
    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
    © 2017 philboxing.com.