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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…

Ryuichi Funai (L) and Jerwin Ancajas (R) (Nick Giongco photo)

Promoter Bob Arum back in Ancajas’ corner

by Nick Giongco STOCKTON, California – Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum was ecstatic the day after Jerwin Ancajas put on a show against Japanese…

Jerwin Ancajas (Nick Giongco photo)

Ancajas cites dietitian’s contribution

by Nick Giongco STOCKTON, California — Bad news to those intending to remain in the 115 lbs. Filipino world champion Jerwin Ancajas, who dealt kamikaze…

Filipino world champion Jerwin Ancajas scores against Japanese mandatory challenger Ryuichi Funai in their IBF super-flyweight title fight in Stockton, CA. Ancajas stopped Funai in the seventh round to retain the crown for the seventh time. (Photo by Alvin Go)

Ancajas retains IBF super-fly crown

By Nick Giongco STOCKTON, California—Jerwin Ancajas stopped Japanese mandatory challenger Ryuichi Funai in the seventh round to keep his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title on Saturday night…

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…