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PSC Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez

PSC backs Cuban training for pugs

By NICK GIONGCO The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) virtually approved the plans of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) to set up…

Ed Picson,

ABAP sets sights on Havana

By NICK GIONGCO After almost two decades, the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has plans of rekindling its Cuban connection not only…

Jerwin Ancajas gets a helping hand from Joven Jimenez after training. (Nick Giongco)

Beat goes on for Ancajas

By NICK GIONGCO MAGALLANES, Cavite — It was supposed to be a day of rest but Jerwin Ancajas opted to get dressed for training Sunday…

Jose Ramirez, left, and Amir Imam trade blows during the 11th round of a WBC super lightweight championship boxing match Saturday, March 17, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Jose Ramirez wins first world boxing title

NEW YORK — Jose Ramirez left the comforts of California to chase his title shot across the country. When he goes back home, he'll take…


Nietes thumbs down superfly tune up

by Dennis Principe Initially, Nietes' promoter Michael Aldeguer wanted the Murcia-native IBF world flyweight champion to test his conditioning with those added weight the first…

Ian Bautista

Gold for two PH boxers

WARSAW, Poland — The Philippine boxing team made waves in the Feliks Stamm Memorial Tournament in this Polish capital by winning two gold medals in…