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Pangga, De la Pena in Asian Junior Semis

Pangga, De la Pena in Asian Junior Semis

Flyweight John Vincent Pangga and pinweight Kenneth de la Pena scored resounding victories in the quarterfinals Friday to barge into the semifinal round of the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Pangga defeated Saif Alkharoosi of the...

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Laurente Falls to Kazakh Foe in Quarters

Laurente Falls to Kazakh Foe in Quarters

  Criz Russu Laurente absorbed a quarterfinal loss to Kazakhstan's Makhmud Sabyrkhan in the 48 kg light flyweight division Thursday to bow out of the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championship in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Laurente was aiming for a fitting follow-up to...

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Laurente, Pangga Outclass Fancied Rivals

Laurente, Pangga Outclass Fancied Rivals

Criz Russu Laurente and John Vincent Pangga earned quarterfinal berths after scoring unanimous decision wins over their fancied rivals in the opening day of the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships held Wednesday in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Laurente outclassed Cai...

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Two PH Boxers See Action in Asian Junior Opener

Two PH Boxers See Action in Asian Junior Opener

  Palarong Pambansa and Batang Pinoy standouts Criz Russu Laurente and John Vincent Pangga seek quarterfinal berths in their respective weight categories as the 2017 ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships starts Wednesday in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan....

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ABAP All Set for Asian Junior Hosting

ABAP All Set for Asian Junior Hosting

  The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is all set for the hosting of the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships on August 1 to 7 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. More than 150 boxers and 60 coaches and team managers from 20...

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Semifinal results Asian Men’s boxing championships

Semifinal results Asian Men’s boxing championships

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan- The last two remaining Filipino boxers in the ASBC Asian Elite Men's Championships both lost in heart-breaking fashion in the semifinal round of the tournament here Friday. Rogen Ladon started off smoking hot, scoring a barrage of punches against...

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Quarterfinals Asian Elite Men’s championships

Quarterfinals Asian Elite Men’s championships

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan- At the end of the quarterfinal round of the ASBC Asian Elite Championships here Wednesday, two of the smallest members of the ABAP national boxing squad emerged victorious and continue the grind for gold. Olympian light flyweight (49 kg) Rogen...

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Day 3, Asian Elite Boxing Championships

Day 3, Asian Elite Boxing Championships

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan- Dannel Maamo, 20, a protege of Cagayan de Oro City Mayor Oscar Moreno, shone brightly with a smashing win for the ABAP national boxing team at the ASBC Asian Elite Championships Tuesday at the ultra-modern Uzbekistan National Sports Complex here....

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Day 2, Asian Men’s Championships

Day 2, Asian Men’s Championships

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan- With temperatures swinging from 7 to 23 degrees, the ABAP Philippine National Boxing Team tried to steer a steady course as they snagged two victories in three outings on the second day of the ASBC Asian Elite Men's Championships at the sprawling...

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Day 1, Asian Boxing Championships

Day 1, Asian Boxing Championships

Tashkent, Uzbekistan- The cool spring weather in this Central Asian capital provided the refreshing backdrop to an auspicious start by the ABAP national boxing team in the ASBC Asian Elite Men's Championships which officially started Sunday. Starting the campaign of...

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Abap Olympic Qualifiers w/ MVP & VPV

Abap Olympic Qualifiers w/ MVP & VPV

The two ABAP boxers who qualified for the Rio Olympics, lightweight Charly Suarez (second from left) and Rogen Ladon (third from right), strike a boxing pose after receiving their cash incentives from ABAP Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan (middle). Also in photo from...

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3 Pinoys in ASBC’s List of Region’s Best

3 Pinoys in ASBC’s List of Region’s Best

Asian Boxing Confederation President Serik Konakbayev of Kazakhstan announced Wednesday the winners of the Asia' Best in Boxing Awards for 2016, which included three Filipinos. ABAP's 2014 discovery Criztian...

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Bacho Settles for Silver

Bacho Settles for Silver

THANYABURI, Thailand- Philippine boxer Joel Bacho, in his first major tournament after splashing around in the fringes the past few years as an alternate to welterweight sensation Eumir Felix Marcial, finally landed in the spotlight as he emerged as the lone medalist...

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Bacho of PHL-ABAP Hopeful for Gold

Bacho of PHL-ABAP Hopeful for Gold

THANYABURIi, Thailand- After a sizzling start of 6-for-6 on opening day Tuesday, the PHL-ABAP national boxing team ran into a spate of bad breaks and went 1-5 in the quarterfinals of the Thailand International Boxing Tournament in this quiet district some 50...

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PHL Boxers score wins; Bacho upsets Cuban

PHL Boxers score wins; Bacho upsets Cuban

  Thanyaburi, Thailand- All 6 boxers fielded by the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) in the Thailand International Boxing Tournament here scored sensational wins on opening day Tuesday. But none more spectacular was Joel Bacho's 3-1...

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