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jayson Mama (second from left)

Mama dominates Thai in China

WBO Oriental Youth Flyweight Champion Jayson Mama won big in Beijing, China after dominating Thai opponent and fifth-ranked IBF Teeraphong Utaida in the IBF Silkroad…

Filipino world title challenger Mark Barriga poses with world heavyweight title challenger Tyson Fury, left, on Monday in Los Angeles in this photo taken by Sean Gibbons. Barriga vies for the vacant IBF minimumweight title at Staples Center on Dec. 1 while Fury faces Deontay Wilder in the main event.

Barriga hopes to claim title in Fury undercard

by Nick Giongco Pint-sized Filipino fighter Mark Barriga found himself running into 6-foot-9 former undisputed world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on Monday in Los Angeles…

Mark Barriga (3rd from left) drops by Manny Pacquiao’s basketball game Friday night in Los Angeles. Joining them are trainer-manager Joven Jimenez, US agent Sean Gibbons, world champ Jerwin Ancajas, strength coach Delfin Boholst and former amateur standout Charly Suarez. (Nick Giongco photo)

Barriga faces punching machine

by Nick Giongco Mark Barriga, who had a decorated career as an amateur, will have to deal with a punching machine when he shoots for…

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

Barriga pumped up for IBF title shot

by Nick Giongco Mark Anthony Barriga takes a huge step in competition when he vies for the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight title on…

British boxer Anthony Joshua takes part in an open workout at York Hall in east London, Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

Joshua preps for tough Povetkin

Anthony Joshua admits he will have to subdue the power of Alexander Povetkin as the world heavyweight champion prepares for a tough test against the…

Jerwin Ancajas works out Friday, two weeks before he defends the IBF super-flyweight crown against Mexican Alejandro Santiago at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Jovensports Promotions)

Ancajas is nearing peak form

By Nick Giongco Jerwin Ancajas is about to hit 100 rounds of intense sparring as he makes the sixth defense of the International Boxing Federation…