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Melindo ready for IBFunification

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By: Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star   MANILA, Philippines — IBF lightflyweight champion Milan Melindo of Cagayan de Oro is ready to battle a freezing climate in a unification showdown with WBA counterpart Ryoichi Taguchi at the Ota City General Gymnasium …

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Like Pacquiao, Melindo seeks greatness

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By: Nick Giongco, tempo.com.ph   Milan Melindo wants to keep out of the shadow of the country’s premier punchers as he revs up for his world light-flyweight title clash in Tokyo on New Year’s Eve. “My goal is to unify all …

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I had train boost: Milan

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By: Edri Aznar, SunStar Cebu   WITH just less than two weeks and now tapering off for the biggest fight of his career, International Boxing Federation (IBF) light flyweight champion Milan Melindo is convinced that he has had a great training …

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Melindo Vows To Take Down Ryoichi Taguchi in Unification Bout

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By: Boxingscene On New Year’s Eve, both IBF world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo (37-2-0, 13KOs) and WBA world light flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi (26-2-2, 12KOs) will get a crack at unifying both titles for the first time when they …

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Pagara hopes to boost career with WBO regional belt

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By: Edri Aznar, SunStar Cebu IT wasn’t too long ago when Jason Pagara was considered as one of the most promising fighters in this side of the world. At one point he was one of the top contenders in his weight …

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No Christmas break for Milan Melindo

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By: Glendale Rosal, Cebu Daily News   BEING a world champion comes with a price. While most are getting ready for the holiday season, reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) world light flyweight champion Milan “El Metodico” Melindo is busy preparing for his …

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Melindo risks IBF title vs Japanese

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By: Nick Giongco, Manila Bulletin   NAGASAKI, Japan — It’s going to be champion versus champion on New Year’s Eve when Filipino Milan Melindo meets Ryoichi Taguchi in a light-flyweight unification battle in Tokyo. Melindo will be risking his International Boxing …

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ALA Promotions signs Fil-Japanese amateur champion Go Hosaka

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Young, Filipino-Japanese amateur champion Go Hosaka signed a long-term deal with ALA Promotions, as he moves forward from his amateur achievements and turns pro just before the end of 2017. At 21, Hosaka boasts an amateur record of 65 fights …

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Melindo on track for Tokyo unification fight  

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By Nick Giongco, Manila Bulletin Milan Melindo is right on track in his buildup for his world light-flyweight unification battle with Ryoichi Taguchi of Japan scheduled Dec. 31 in Tokyo. Milan Melindo Melindo (37-2 with 13 KOs)  is the reigning International Boxing …

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Magsayo gets past resilient Japanese

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By: Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman Editor ALA Gym’s WBO International featherweight Mark Magsayo (R) and Japanese challenger Shota Hayashi figure in a heated exchange of punches during their 12-round title fight topbilling the ‘Pinoy Pride 43:Battle in Bohol’ on …

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