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IBF super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas (right) and mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan strike a pose when they attended Sunday night's Elorde Boxing Awards at Okada Manila. (Nick Giongco)

Ancajas: Sultan’s style a big riddle

By NICK GIONGCO Reigning champion Jerwin Ancajas admits the style of mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan resembles a puzzle that needs to be solved. (more…)

GAB Chief Baham Mitra

GAB Chairman uncomfortable with all-Pinoy fight

by Waylon Galvez If he had his way, Games and Amusement (GAB) chief Baham Mitra would prefer to see defending junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas…

Anthony Joshua (R) of Great Britain goes on the offensive against Joseph Parker (L) of New Zealand (Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Joshua eager to face Wilder

Anthony Joshua wants to face fellow unbeaten world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder next, rather than Alexander Povetkin, the British boxer told the BBC on Tuesday.…

Newly-installed Philippine Olympic Committee president Ricky Vargas, center back, presides over a staff meeting following the formal turnover at the POC headquarters at the Ultra in Pasig yesterday. In attendance are Magnum Membrere of the MVPSF, POC secretary-general Patrick Gregorio, POC chairman Bambol Tolentino, boxing sec-gen Ed Picson, lawyer Victor Africa, Lean Aure of MVPSF and Karen Caballero of sepak takraw. Before the staff meeting, Vargas also met with the Executive Board and received the POC from former POC chief Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco. (Nick Giongco)

Cuba trip for pugs in peril

by Nick Giongco It looks like the coveted training for the men's boxing team in Cuba has hit a wall. (more…)

IBF champion Jerwin Ancajas, left, and trainer Joven Jimenez are set to fly to Manila from Los Angeles. They will arrive at 5:30 Wednesday morning. (Nick Giongco)

Ancajas swears overconfidence kills

by Nick Giongco Jerwin Ancajas swears he will not fall into a booby trap called overconfidence. Five weeks before he leaves for the US to…

Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse

Matthysse headed for California training camp

by Nick Giongco Lucas Matthysse is embarking on a career-defining fight and the Argentine puncher is eyeing to make heads turn when he defends the…