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Head Coach/Chief Trainer of Ala Boxing Gym, Former Philippine MIniflyweight Champion, Two Times World Challenger, 4th Times Trainer of the Year Elorde Awards. ← Older posts

Nietes, Viloria to spar at Wild Card

Posted on January 24, 2018

By: Joaquin Henson, Philboxing.com IBF flyweight champion Donnie Nietes will likely spar with former IBF/WBC lightflyweight and WBA/WBO flyweight titlist Brian Viloria at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles as they prepare to face tough opponents on the same HBO …

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THE AHAS MOUTHGUARD: IT’S NOT JUST A PIECE OF PLASTIC!

Posted on January 24, 2018

By Ed de la Vega, DDS; Philboxing.com A couple of the many traits of a champion are focus and attention to details. Three divisions and longest reigning Filipino boxing world champion, Donnie “Ahas” Nietes (40-1-4, 22KO) of Murcia, Negros Occidental certainly exhibits these. …

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Tom Loeffler: ‘We think SuperFly 2 will be a tremendous success’

Posted on January 19, 2018

By: Michael Baca, ucnlive.com Photo credit: Tom Hogan/Hoganphotos/360 Promotions The Palm Restaurant is a typical locale for Tom Loeffler to host a press conference and, in formally introducing “SuperFly 2,” this past Tuesday, everything may have seemed the same on the surface …

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DONNIE NIETES VS. JUAN CARLOS REVECO WORLD TITLE FIGHT ADDED TO SUPERFLY 2

Posted on January 19, 2018

By: Philboxing.com Los Angeles, CA (January 18, 2018) With the extraordinary fan and media interest from the previously announced fights for SUPERFLY 2, another excellent world title bout has been added which will open the HBO Boxing After Dark® telecast. Fighting Pride …

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Donnie Nietes vs. Juan Carlos Reveco Added To Superfly 2

Posted on January 19, 2018

By: BoxingScene.com With the extraordinary fan and media interest from the previously announced fights for SUPERFLY 2, another excellent world title bout has been added which will open the HBO Boxing After Dark® telecast. Fighting Pride of the Philippines and four-time …

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SAD NEW YEAR AS MELINDO LOSES TITLE; OUR CHOICE OF THE BEST IN PHILIPPINE BOXING

Posted on January 2, 2018

By Maloney L. Samaco, Philboxing.com It was a sad New Year for Milan Melindo as he failed in his pursuit to unify all the junior flyweight championship belts as he endured a unanimous decision defeat to Ryoichi Taguchi last night at the …

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Ryoichi Taguchi Tops Milan Melindo In Title Unification Clash

Posted on January 2, 2018

By: Jake Donovan, Fightnights.com The Fighter of the Year race has now officially concluded. Milan Melindo was unsuccessful in upsetting the apple cart, as his memorable run in 2018 came to a bitter close when Ryoichi Taguchi scored a well-earned 12-round …

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Melindo lost to a better fighter, admits coach

Posted on January 2, 2018

ABS-CBN News  WBA light flyweight champion Ryoichi Taguchi (R) of Japan fights with IBF light flyweight champion Milan Melindo (L) of Philippines during the tenth round of the WBA and IBF light fly-weight title bout in Tokyo on December 31, …

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Melindo on track for Tokyo unification fight  

Posted on December 2, 2017

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

Posted on November 28, 2017

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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