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Andy Ruiz, right, heads for a neutral corner after knocking down Anthony Joshua (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Ruiz takes Joshua’s WBA, IBF, and WBO belts

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Anthony Joshua’s bid to make a splash in his US debut ended in misery for the three belt heavyweight world champion…

World champion Jerwin Ancajas on board PR flight to LA. Ancajas faces mandatory challenger Jonas Sultan on May 26 in Fresno, CA.

Jerwin Ancajas gets IBF’s top award

by Nick Giongco Super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas beamed with pride upon receiving the Jersey Joe Walcott-Fighter of the Year award during the International Boxing Federation…

Jerwin Ancajas (Nick Giongco photo)

IBF fetes Ancajas with top award

by Nick Giongco Fresh from scoring a resounding victory in his mandatory defense in the US, Jerwin Ancajas will receive the Jersey Joe Walcott award…

Jerwin Ancajas and Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai pose after Friday’s weigh-in in Stockton, California. Ancajas is set to defend his IBF super flyweight crown today. (Alvin Go photo)

Ancajas risks IBF crown today

by Nick Giongco STOCKTON, California — Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum has already lined up a big fight down the road for Filipino southpaw…

Jerwin Ancajas (left) and Japanese Ryuichi Funai in a staredown. (Nick Giongco photo)

Ancajas is very talented, says Funai

by Nick Giongco STOCKTON, California — Ryuichi Funai and his handlers remain convinced that if they succeed against Filipino champion Jerwin Ancajas, they won’t get…

Ryuichi Funai

Ancajas’ foe confident

by Nick Giongco STOCKTON, California – Mandatory challenger Ryuichi Funai tapped four left-handers during his training camp in Japan to help him cope with the…