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Jerwin Ancajas and US matchmaker Sean Gibbons strike a pose with WBC champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai. (Joven Sports)

Arum moves to set up Ancajas fight

by Nick Giongco Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum has set in motion efforts to bring together a unification fight at super-flyweight starring Jerwin Ancajas…

Jerwin Ancajas and Mexican challenger Alejandro Santiago accidentally meet Tuesday at the lobby of their hotel in Oakland, CA. (Nick Giongco)

Ancajas, Santiago face off in chance lobby encounter

by Nick Giongco OAKLAND, California – Filipino champion Jerwin Ancajas and Mexican challenger Alejandro Santiago acted like schoolmates bumping into each other during a chance…

Shawn Porter, right, punches Danny Garcia during the eighth round of a WBC welterweight championship boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. Porter won the fight. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Porter claims vacant WBC world title

Former champion Shawn Porter defeated Danny Garcia by a unanimous decision late Saturday to win the vacant World Boxing Council welterweight title. (more…)

Freddie Roach
(Manila Bulletin)

Champ Ramirez also drops Roach

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Iconic trainer Freddie Roach guided Jose Ramirez to the World Boxing Council super lightweight world title, but it will be Robert…

Deontay Wilder (AP Photo/Albert Cesare, File)

Joshua, Wilder agree to unification bout

Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua have agreed terms for a heavyweight unification bout which will take place at a British venue later this year according…