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Nietes vs Japanese for vacant WBO title

by Nick Giongco Macau will be the site of Donnie Nietes’s quest for a fourth world title on Dec. 31, the Filipino fighter’s chief handler…

Adrien Broner | (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Broner vows war

by Nick Giongco Adrien Broner is already in the gym training as the Floyd Mayweather clone expressed his excitement to bring Manny Pacquiao to a…

Mark Barriga (seen here training in Los Angeles last month) will fight for the world title on Dec. 1. (Nick Giongco photo)

Barriga beefs up team with top nutritionist

by Nick Giongco Mark Anthony Barriga is on the verge of pulling off a major feat and the 2012 London Olympian insists he is raring…

Felix Alvarado of Nicaragua batters Filipino Randy Petalcorin on his way to winning the IBF lightfly crown Monday night at Midas Hotel and Casino. (photo courtesy of Alvin Go)

Petalcorin falls in IBF title bid

by Nick Giongco Felix Alvarado of Nicaragua overwhelmed Randy Petalcorin with a savage head and body attack en route to a seventh-round stoppage Monday night…

Randy Petalcorin, left, weighs in at 108 lbs while Felix Alvarado comes in at 107 lbs. for today’s fight for the vacant IBF light flyweight crown. (SanMan Promotions)

Petalcorin eyes IBF light-fly title

by Nick Giongco Filipino Randy Petalcorin and Nicaraguan power-puncher Felix Alvarado dispute the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) light-flyweight crown Monday night at the Midas…