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Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Nietes gears up for 3rd world title

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By: Henry G. Doble, Sunstar Bacolod AFTER his successful debut last year in the flyweight division, Murcia, Negros Occidental-native Donnie Nietes (39-1-4 with 22 KOs) is eyeing the International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight belt vacated by another Filipino champion Johnriel Casimero. The …

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Gringo dedicates title fight to late dad

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BY: JOAQUIN HENSON, PHILBOXING.COM Over a year ago, WBC No. 9 minimumweight contender Melvin Jerusalem’s father Bienvenido died at the age of 47 in his sleep in Bukidnon. Jerusalem was in Cebu when it happened, training for a fight against Mark …

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ALA’s Jerusalem gets WBC world title shot in Thailand

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BY: MIKE MIGUEL, TIEBREAKER TIMES Filipino minimumweight boxer Melvin Jerusalem (11-0, 7KOs) gets his first world title fight as he challenges WBC World Minimumweight champion Wanheng Menayothin (44-0, 11KOs) in Phitsanuloke, Thailand, this January 25. Jerusalem, 22, draws his biggest fight …

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Pages: Aldeguer looks ahead to 2017 and beyond

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By JOHN PAGES MATCH POINT, SUNSTAR CEBU PINOY Pride has become too big a show for the true boxing fans in the provinces, said Michael Pastrano Aldeguer, the president and CEO of ALA Promotions. That’s quite a revelation. Having concluded its 39th …

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LIFE IS THE SWEET SCIENCE: GETTING TO KNOW STRAWWEIGHT CONTENDER MELVIN JERUSALEM

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By: FELMAN GINGOYON, PHILBOXING.COM Stories of the lives of boxers has always been as compelling as it can get, fascinating the minds of every reader. It may be too familiar but it can also be heartwarming as we all know that …

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ALA PROMOTIONS BARES 2017 PLANS

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By: Philboxing.Com This 2017, ALA Promotions announces yet another exciting news to Filipino Boxing fans: program expansion and more frequent shows targeted to showcase Boxing talents to a bigger market especially in the country’s provinces. ALA Promotions reveals it will be expanding …

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‘Gringo’ gets ‘chance of a lifetime’

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By: Glendale G. Rosal, Cebu Daily News Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem floors Jonathan Refugio in their match under the Idol 2 boxing fightcard at the Mandaue City Sports and Cultural Complex in July last year. (CDN FILE PHOTO). His career is off …

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Jerusalem braces for tough fight vs. Menayothin

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By EDRI K. AZNAR, Sunstar Cebu   FAST-rising prospect Melvin Jerusalem jumped at the chance to become a world champion despite fighting in enemy territory against the best 105-pound fighter in the world, World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight titleholder Wanheng Menayothin. “It …

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Filipino boxer Jerusalem to challenge Menayothin for WBC belt

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By: Ryan Songalia, Rappler Unbeaten prospect Melvin Jerusalem will face WBC minimumweight titleholder Wanheng Menayothin on January 25 in Thailand TITLE CHALLENGER. Melvin Jerusalem will have the odds against him when he travels to Thailand to face WBC 105-pound titleholder …

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JERUSALEM CHALLENGES MENAYOTHIN’S WBC WOLRD TITLE BELT JAN 25

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By Dong Secuya PhilBoxing.com Menayothin (L) and Jerusalem (R). Undefeated Filipino minimumweight contender Melvin ‘Gringo’ Jerusalem will have the honor of the being the first Filipino to fight for a world title this year when he takes on undefeated WBC …

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