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Probellum Setting Casimero for a Fall?
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022

Casimero. The deadline of fifteen days from December 22, 2021 set by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) for Probellum to submit its plans for the restaging of Johnriel Casimero's mandatory title defense against British
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Don King Productions "RETURN TO GREATNESS" Final Press Conference Quotes
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022

MAYOR WILLIAM D. FRANKLIN OF WARREN, OHIO, PROCLAIMS WEDNESDAY, JANURARY 26, 2022, AS “DON KING DAY” AT FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE FOR DON KING PRODUCTIONS’ SIX-CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT CARD HEADLINED BY ILUNGA MAKABU VS.
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MASAM SPORTS 23: MARK MAGSAYO TO DEFEND TITLE AGAINST REY VARGAS AS ORDERED BY WBC
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022

After winning the World Boxing Council featherweight title, the next opponent for the new champion Mark Magsayo has been identified. The WBC announced that Mexican Rey Vargas will be the mandatory challenger as ordered
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SOUTH PHILADELPHIA HEAVYWEIGHT SONNY CONTO PUTS UNDEFEATED STREAK ON THE LINE AGAINST MIKE MARSHALL IN LIVE BOXING AT LIVE!
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022

PHILADELPHIA (January 25, 2022)—South Philadelphia heavyweight fighter Sonny Conto (8-0, 7KOs) puts his impressive undefeated streak on the line against Mike Marshall (6-2-1, 4 KOs) of Danbury, CT, in a six-round he
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MARIO BARRIOS TRAINING CAMP QUOTES
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022

Former World Champion Barrios Battles Former Unified Welterweight Champion Thurman in FOX Sports PBC Pay-Per-View Main Event Saturday, February 5 from Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas OAKLAND, CALIF. (January
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PROBELLUM’S UPCOMING DUBAI EVENT TO HOST HISTORY-MAKING FEMALE WORLD TITLE MATCH
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022

Dubai, UAE – January 26, 2022 – Olympic gold medalist Estelle Mossely will face Argentinian Yanina del Carmen Lescano at Probellum’s two-night boxing showcase in Dubai this March, with the fighters making history b
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Barcenilla, Lorenzo power Laguna past Manila in PCAP chess tilt
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022
MANILA---Grandmaster Rogelio " Banjo" Barcenilla Jr. and Kimuel Aaron Lorenzo powered the Laguna Heroes to a 11.5-9.5 victory over a NM Jerry Areque-led Manila Indios Bravos of the 2nd season of Professional Chess Association of the Philippines online chess tournament virtually held at Chess.com Pla  Read Full Story >>>

Nacho Advises Canelo To Be More Like Pacquiao
By Paul Magno, Overtime Heroics, Thu, 27 Jan 2022
Veteran Hall of Fame trainer Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain knows a lot about a lot when it comes to the sport of boxing. And, as former trainer of Juan Manuel Marquez, one of the things he knows best is Manny Pacquiao. Holding the Filipino icon as a measuring stick for greatness in a recent inter  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Magsayo: “I’ve Been Wanting To Fight Leo Santa Cruz”
By Garrisson Bland, 3KingsBoxing.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022
Newly crowned featherweight champion Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo (24-0, 16 KO’s) is still in celebration mode after taking the belt away from “Mr.” Gary Russell Jr (31-2, 18 KO’s). The Filipino champion wants to do something his foe Russell couldn’t do, and that is run a unification match  Read Full Story >>>

Magsayo's Promoter: Gary Russell Absolutely Deserves A Rematch; He Fought Gallantly
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 27 Jan 2022
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey – Mark Magsayo doesn’t have a contractual obligation to grant Gary Russell Jr. a rematch. Though free to fight any contender ranked within the top 15 by the WBC in his first title defense, even Magsayo’s promoter admitted that Russell deserves a second shot at the   Read Full Story >>>

MTK Global signs undefeated star Moussa Gholam
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

MTK Global is delighted to announce the signing of unbeaten super-featherweight sensation Moussa Gholam on an advisory deal. Gholam (18-0, 11 KOs) has been extremely impressive since entering the paid ranks in 2016, wi
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MARK MAGSAYO AIMING TO BECOME UNDISPUTED FEATHERWEIGHT, THEN TO MOVE UP WEIGHT CLASSES
By Alexander Netherton, DAZN News, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
The new champion sees no problem with staying in the division to clean up. New WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo dismissed Gary Russell Jr.’s claim he won their bout and said he would consider moving up the divisions after unification bouts. The Filipino fighter scored an upset against  Read Full Story >>>

WBC orders Magsayo to dangle featherweight title vs Vargas
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
If the Mark Magsayo-Rey Vargas title duel pushes through, it will be a battle of the unbeaten that will also feature two Hall of Fame mentors MANILA, Philippines – Mark Magsayo hardly had the time to savor victory when news about the World Boxing Council ordering him to defend the featherweight c  Read Full Story >>>

Rigondeaux, Astrolabio Successful in 30-Day Weight Check Ahead of WBC Int'l Clash in Dubai
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

Loving him... or getting completely bored out of him, Cuban Guillermo "El Chacal" Rigondeaux has been in the limelight of boxing since his pro debut in Miami back in 2009; and at 41, he is still willing to lace
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Oleksander Usyk’s manager says that next fight option is still up in the air
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
The co-promoter of unified heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk 19-0 (13) believes that it would be mad for Anthony Joshua 24-2 (22) to turn away step-aside money to allow his charge to face WBC champion Tyson Fury 31-0 (22). But Alexander Krassyuk admits there are still a lot of moving parts in d  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Magsayo lacks Manny Pacquiao’s killer instinct
By Jorge Conejo, NowBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
I watched the Gary Russell Jr. vs. Mark Magsayo boxing event for the WBC featherweight championship last Saturday night and I felt the right man won. I had Magsayo winning 7 rounds to 5, the fight was close and it was competitive but I just felt the Filipino was more in control and Russell was le  Read Full Story >>>

Terence Crawford helps train Amir Khan as ESPN+ pick up Kell Brook fight
World Boxing News, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
Pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford is helping prepare former opponent Amir Khan as the Briton closes in on a farewell fight. Khan faces old rival Kell Brook in a grudge match that the Bolton man says will be his last contest before he walks away for good. Depending on the result, ‘King’  Read Full Story >>>

What’s next for Magsayo?
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

Now that the WBC featherweight title belt is safely around his waist, Mark Magsayo isn’t in a hurry to make his first defense or try to unify the championship for another strap. Magnifico is enjoying the moment, ce
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Rey Vargas Intends To Pursue Mandatory Shot at Mark Magsayo
By Osiris Mendez, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
Unbeaten Mexican contender Rey Vargas was confirmed by WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman as the official challenger for the World Boxing Council's featherweight title. A new WBC featherweight champion was crowned this past Saturday night, when Filipino puncher Mark Magsayo won a close twelve round   Read Full Story >>>

February 19: Amir Khan-Kell Brook British Grudge Match to Stream LIVE on ESPN+
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

Khan-Brook sold out Manchester's AO Arena in 10 minutes (Jan. 25, 2022) — The long-simmering rivalry between British superstars Amir Khan and Kell Brook will finally come to a head in a 149-pound catchweight battle Sat
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JULIO CESAR MARTINEZ CLASHES WITH CHOCOLATITO
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

World Flyweight ruler moves up in weight against Super-Fly legend on Mar 5 Julio Cesar Martinez will face Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez at the Pechanga Arena San Diego in San Diego, California on Saturday Ma
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DUBAI TO HOST PROBELLUM DOUBLE-HEADER FEATURING WORLD TITLE FIGHTS IN MARCH
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

Dubai, UAE - January 25, 2022 - Probellum returns to Dubai in March for an action-packed weekend of elite-level boxing staged over two consecutive nights with an incredible card featuring a combination of current and form
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Ty Tomlin Training Camp Notes
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

CHEATHAM COUNTY, TN (January 25, 2022) – On February 5, 2022, undefeated lightweight prospect, Tyler "Short Fuse" Tomlin (12-0, 8 KOs), of Cheatham County, TN, will take the next step in his career as he faces Charlie Serrano (
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Darren Cunningham Returns February 25th in Arizona
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 25, 2022) – Super bantamweight prospect, Darren “The Gift” Cunningham (14-1, 7 KOS), will make his 2022 debut, on February 25th, against battle tested veteran, Ernesto Guerrero (33-32, 19 KOs), on
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WBC ORDERS MARK MAGSAYO VS. REY VARGAS FIGHT
By Erika Montoya, DAZN News, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
The governing body said the mandatory fight had been ordered before Gary Russell Jr. was scheduled to face Magsayo. Three days after winning the World Boxing Council featherweight crown, the short-term outlook for Filipino Mark Magsayo has been clarified. His next opponent will be the Mexican Rey  Read Full Story >>>

Gary Russell: I Out-Boxed, Out-Classed, Out-Skilled Mark Magsayo; At Least 9-3, 10-2
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 26 Jan 2022
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey – Gary Russell Jr. was stunned when Jimmy Lennon Jr. uttered the words, “And the new,” late Saturday night. Russell was certain that, even with just the use of one arm for eight-plus rounds, he had done more than enough to defeat Mark Magsayo in their 12-round, 126  Read Full Story >>>

Who is boxing’s second-best featherweight right now?
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Boxing’s featherweight division has been a weird one to make a top 10 out of for a while now, with inactivity, upsets, and a field of talented fighters who have had their ups and downs in various ways. We’ve spoken about it a lot over the last year or so in our rankings updates, and had to do  Read Full Story >>>

Magsayo provides inspiration to kid boxers in New Jersey
By Don Tagala, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
While taking a break after his big fight in Atlantic City, WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo made his way to a local boxing gym in North Bergen, New Jersey to meet and inspire the next generation of boxers, including some Filipino-Americans. He has become an inspiration to the youth -- incl  Read Full Story >>>

OKOLIE VS. CIESLAK LANDS AT THE O2
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022

Tickets for WBO Cruiserweight World Title clash go on sale this week! Lawrence Okolie will make the second defence of his WBO Cruiserweight World Title against former World Title challenger Michal Cieslak at The
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UNBEATEN CHRIS COLBERT TAKES ON WBA SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION ROGER GUTIERREZ
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, AT THE COSMOPOLITAN OF LAS VEGAS Tickets on Sale Now! LAS VEGAS (January 24, 2022) – Undefeated fighter Chris “Primetime” Colbert, whose mix of speed and power have quickly made him
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Magsayo called a ‘bum’ as Pinoy caught in Russell-Haney crossfire
By Gerry Ramos, Spin.ph, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
REIGNING WBC lightweight title holder Devin Haney got a lot of flak for referring to newly-crowned world featherweight champion Mark Magsayo as a ‘bum.’ Haney made the short but offending word on his Twitter account shortly after the 26-year-old Filipino ended the six-year reign of Gary Russe  Read Full Story >>>

Watson’s Winners and Losers of the boxing week (Jan. 25, 2022)
By Lewis Watson, Bad Left Hook, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Despite the slow turning of the boxing wheel in January, there was still enough action inside and outside of the ring to get our gnashers stuck into. But who won and lost the boxing week? WINNERS Mark Magsayo The credibility of this column’s debut would be shot to pieces if Mark Magsayo di  Read Full Story >>>

The Past Week in Action 24 January 2022: Mark Magsayo Ends Gary Russell Jnr's Long Featherweight Reign
By Eric Armit, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022

Highlights: -Filipino Mark Magsayo wins the WBC featherweight title with majority verdict over champion Gary Russell -Puerto Rican super lightweight Subriel Matias beats Petros Ananyan to reverses his only loss -T
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WBC featherweight champ Mark Magsayo wants Leo Santa Cruz as his next opponent
By CJ Marquez, CNN Philippines, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
(CNN Philippines, January 25) — Filipino boxing champion Mark Magsayo is eyeing Mexican fighter Leo Santa Cruz in his first title defense. The pride of Tacloban said battling Santa Cruz would be a great clash in the ring. "It will be good to fight him because he's also strong," the 26-year-o  Read Full Story >>>

Magsayo’s sacrifices finally pay off
By Nick Giongco, Daily Tribune, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
When Mark Magsayo left the Philippines during the height of the pandemic in the middle of 2020, he swore to himself that he won’t book a return flight until he becomes a world champion. “That’s what I told myself when I decided to pack my bags and go here (in the United States),” Magsayo   Read Full Story >>>

After the fight: The perplexing career of Gary Russell Jr.
By Jeremy C. Herriges , Fansided, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Gary Russell Jr. entered the ring against Mark Magsayo on Jan. 22 injured, lost his WBC featherweight title, and needs a reality check. Gary Russell Jr. received some praise from commentators and fans on social media for hanging in for 12 rounds with Mark Magsayo with one arm during their WBC fea  Read Full Story >>>

Magsayo’s secret sparmates
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022

L-R: Jerwin Ancajas, Sean Gibbons and Mark Magsayo. It’s usual practice to reveal who a fighter’s sparmates are in preparing for a big bout when asked by media. But in Mark Magsayo’s case, it was hush-hus
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MASAM SPORTS 22: MARK MAGSAYO DEFEATS GARY RUSSELL JR. SIDELIGHTS
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022

Mark "Magnifico" Magsayo joined the list of Filipino boxing champions after he seized the WBC featherweight title from Gary Russell Jr. with a majority decision win at the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, Ne
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FITE TO STREAM GRAN NOCHE DE BOXEO CUBANO
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022

Premier Global Platform For Live Sports And Entertainment Will Offer English And Spanish Streams; Undefeated Cuban contender Joahnys Argilagos will fight former IBO titleholder Michell Banquez of Venezuela in the Main Event, Friday
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ENTROBOX ANNOUNCES ITS OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF MONTHLY BOXING EVENTS TO BE TELEVISED ON THE BALLY SPORTS NETWORKS, DIGITAL AND DISPLAY SOCIAL PLATFORMS
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Las Vegas, January 20, 2022– EntroBox LLC announced today its official launch date of March 26th, 2022, at the Caribe Royale Resort, Orlando FL. The highly anticipated launch will be aired across its partnering platforms with Sinclair Broadcasting Group's Bally Sports regional sports networks (RSN  Read Full Story >>>

New “Showcase Boxing” main event Jeffrey Torres vs. Tyrone Luckey
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
Feb. 26th at Sheraton Hotel in Framingham, MA QUINCY, Mass. (January 24, 2022) – Due to COVID-19, the “Showcase Boxing” main event has changed as Jeffrey Torres (9-1, 5 KOs) will now face veteran Tyrone “Hands of Stone” Luckey (15-16-4, 11 KOs) in the 8-round headliner, Saturday night,   Read Full Story >>>

INTRODUCING FIRST 12 PLAYERS OF PREMIER LEAGUE POOL
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 25 Jan 2022

The first 12 players for the inaugural Premier League Pool at Stadium MK, Milton Keynes from Monday, February 14 to Monday, February 21 have been confirmed off the Nineball World Rankings with four further players due to jo
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GARY RUSSELL JR. MIGHT HAVE WON OVER NEW FANS AFTER FIGHTING MARK MAGSAYO WITH ONE ARM
By Mark Lelinwalla, DAZN News, Tue, 25 Jan 2022
The boxing world definitely took notice of Russell's mettle. This time around, Gary Russell Jr.'s inactivity will be justified. The former WBC world featherweight champion will need time to treat his injured shoulder after losing the title in an upset loss to Mark Magsayo over the weekend. But  Read Full Story >>>

Special Win by Magsayo at Featherweight
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Without necessary reference to his quality as a fighter, Mark Magsayo undoubtedly chalked up a special victory in beating American Gary Russell Jr for the WBC world featherweight title last Saturday night in Atlant
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Boxing analyst lambasts Russell for fighting Magsayo with an injury: 'He took the money and ran'
By JM Siasat, GMA News Online, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Veteran boxing analyst Atty. Ed Tolentino believes that former WBC world featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. robbed boxing fans of a great fight when he faced Mark Magsayo with an injured right shoulder. The pair locked horns last Sunday where the Filipino won via majority decision to snatch   Read Full Story >>>

Gary Russell Jr blames boxing politics for decision loss to Mark Magsayo
By Wil Esco, Bad Left Hook, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
In the aftermath of Gary Russell Jr’s majority decision loss to Mark Magsayo over the weekend, Russell made an appearance on social media to talk to his fans and reflected on the fight by saying that he fell victim to boxing politics, strongly believing that he easily should’ve earned that win,   Read Full Story >>>

Dream comes true for Magsayo
By Joaquin Henson, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Magsayo kisses the WBC belt he wrested from Russell. It’s what he’d dreamed of since turning pro in 2013 and now, Mark Magsayo is the new WBC featherweight champion. He scored a majority 12-round decision ove
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Anthony Joshua considering £15million step-aside fee to allow Tyson Fury vs Oleksander Usyk to happen
By Anthony Cocks, RingNews24, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Anthony Joshua 24-2 (22) is reportedly close to accepting a £15million step-aside fee to allow WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury 31-0-1 (22) to attempt to unify with WBA, WBO and IBF champion Oleksandr Usyk 19-0 (13). The 32-year-old former unified champion was expected to move directly into a  Read Full Story >>>

Magsayo wants to become undisputed world champion
By Roy Luarca, Rappler, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Mark Magsayo sets his sights on bigger things after claiming his first world title by wresting the WBC featherweight belt from Gary Russell Jr. MANILA, Philippines – World champion now, undisputed ruler later. Mark Magsayo’s career path appears to be headed in this direction as the newly cro  Read Full Story >>>

Good, bad, worse: Handicapped Gary Russell Jr. gave Mark Magsayo lesson in defeat
By Michael Rosenthal, Yahoo! Sports, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Mark Magsayo deserves credit for his victory over Gary Russell Jr. on Saturday in Atlantic City. The talented protégé of Manny Pacquiao did what it took to defeat the longest-reigning titleholder in boxing by a majority decision, realizing his dream of become a world champion in the process.   Read Full Story >>>

Is Anthony Joshua about to step aside for a Fury-Usyk undisputed unification?
By John N. Hansen, Bad Left Hook, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Rumors are circulating across multiple British newspapers that Anthony Joshua is about to accept an eight-figure sum to surrender his mandatory rematch with Oleksandr Usyk and make way for a full four belt undisputed heavyweight unification between Usyk and Tyson Fury. Most notably, Gareth A. Dav  Read Full Story >>>

Devin Haney says Gary Russell Jr. lost to a “Bum” Mark Magsayo
By JJ Wrighter , NowBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Filipino Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo tasted championship gold for the first time on Saturday night when he beat the long reigning WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr. by majority decision at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Magsayo, 26, had hall of fame trainer F  Read Full Story >>>

UNDEFEATED WORLD CHAMPION MOSSELY SIGNS FOR PROBELLUM
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Jan 2022

Los Angeles, CA - January 23, 2022 - Probellum is delighted to announce the promotional signing of IBO world lightweight champion and Olympic gold medallist, Estelle Mossely. The 29-year-old French fighter (9-0,
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Bernardo wins 2022 Philippine FIDE Rated Chess Tournament 1st Leg
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Final Ranking: (5 Rounds Swiss System) 4 points---NM Darry Bernardo, Vince Angelo Medina 3.5 points---Kimuel Aaron Lorenzo, Alexis Emil Maribao, John Kenneth Gelua 3 points---NM Edmundo Gatus, Adrian Basil Basilgo, NM Christian Marcelo Olaybal, Viona Nepascua 2.5 points---NM Carlo Magno Rosaupan  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Magsayo Dethrones Gary Russell Jr., Joins Childhood Idol Manny Pacquiao As A Filipino Champion
By Lem Satterfield, The Mississippi Link, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Mark Magsayo admired Manny Pacquiao as a youngster growing up in the Philippines, and upon signing “Magnifico” in 2020, “The Pac Man” said Magsayo “Reminds me of myself.” Magsayo (24–0, 16 KOs) joined his childhood idol as a champion with Saturday’s majority decision that dethrone  Read Full Story >>>

Gary Russell Jr On Magsayo Fight: “I Truly Believe I Won Hands Down!”
By Bakari Simpson, 3KingsBoxing.com, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
For almost seven years, “Mr.” Gary Russell Jr (31-2, 18 KO’s) has reigned as the WBC featherweight champion. No other current champion can boost such a lengthy run and be telling the truth. That rule came to an end when the DC native ran across Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao protégé Mark “Ma  Read Full Story >>>

Gary Russell cites injury similar to Manny Pacquiao for Mark Magsayo loss
World Boxing News, Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Ex-world champion Gary Russell Jr. blamed an injury reminiscent of the one Manny Pacquiao cited for his loss against Floyd Mayweather back in 2015. On Saturday night, Russell surrendered his WBC super featherweight belt to Pacquiao protege Mark Magsayo in Atlantic City. The defeat marked only   Read Full Story >>>

IS WBC FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION MARK MAGSAYO THE NEXT BIG FILIPINO BOXING STAR AFTER MANNY PACQUIAO?
By Matt Astbury, DAZN News, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Mark Magsayo beat Gary Russell Jr on Saturday night to end his seven-year featherweight world title reign. 2022 is just a few weeks old and already there's been a huge change in the boxing landscape. Filipino Mark Magsayo ended the longest championship reign in male professional boxing after b  Read Full Story >>>

MASAM SPORTS 21: THE NEW WBC FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD, MARK "MAGNIFICO" MAGSAYO!
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Jan 2022

The new WBC featherweight champion of the world, Mark "Magnifico" Magsayo! For the first time in seven years, there is a new champion in the WBC featherweight division. Magsayo ended Gary Russell Jr.'s long reig
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Manny Pacquiao has a new world champion in protégé Mark Magsayo
World Boxing News, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Manny Pacquiao celebrated a new world champion in his promotional ranks as protégé Mark Magsayo completed a dream upset on US soil. Tipped by WBN to win beforehand at odds of +300, Magsayo followed through in a fantastic achievement for Manny Pacquiao Promotions. Unbeaten Magsayo defeated lo  Read Full Story >>>

MARKED MAN Mark Magsayo beats Gary Russell on points to end boxing’s longest championship reign and claim WBC featherweight crown
By William Pugh, The Sun, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
FILIPINO star Mark Magsayo beat Gary Russell on points to end boxing's longest championship reign. The featherweight star was awarded the win by two of the three judges to claim the WBC title. Magsayo is promoted by boxing legend - and fellow Filipino - Manny Pacquiao who heaped praise on his   Read Full Story >>>

MARK MAGSAYO CAPTURES WBC FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE WITH MAJORITY DECISION VICTORY OVER GARY RUSSELL JR. IN SHOWTIME® MAIN EVENT
PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Jan 2022

Subriel Matias Scores TKO Over Petros Ananyan After Round Nine of Co-Main Event Tugstsogt Nyambayar and Sakaria Lukas Fight to Split-Draw in Telecast Opener ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – January 23, 2022 – Unbeaten Mark
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Mark Magsayo outpoints one-handed Gary Russell Jr. to win title
By Michael Rosenthal, Yahoo! Sports, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Gary Russell Jr. faced one too many obstacles in the end. The long-reigning featherweight titleholder aggravated a right shoulder injury in the fourth round against challenger Mark Magsayo, which made him a one-handed fighter, but was competitive nonetheless Saturday in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  Read Full Story >>>

Rematch with Russell? Magsayo 'willing to fight anybody'
By Carlo Anolin, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Undefeated Filipino boxer Mark Magsayo made his dream come true after overwhelming Gary Russell Jr. to capture the WBC featherweight title in their 12-round world title clash at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, Atlantic City in New Jersey on Saturday, Jan. 22 (Sunday in Manila). As soon as Magsayo  Read Full Story >>>

‘Welcome to the club’: Manny Pacquiao lauds Mark Magsayo after world title win
By Bong Lozada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
MANILA, Philippines—Mark Magsayo achieved his childhood dream when he became WBC world featherweight champion on Sunday, and just moments later his sporting hero Manny Pacquiao welcomed him to the exclusive club of Filipino boxing greats. Pacquiao, who owns MP Promotions, took to Twitter to con  Read Full Story >>>

Magsayo Dethrones Russell, Becomes New Featherweight World Champion!
By Carlos Costa, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Jan 2022

In a hard-fought battle, unbeaten Boholano warrior Mark Magsayo put enough pressure, courage and determination over retreating veteran Gary Russell Jr., earning a well-deserved majority decision win to become The New WBC
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Gary Russell Jr.’s nearly seven-year championship reign comes to an end in Atlantic City
By Gene Wang, Washington Post, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
District-born boxer Gary Russell Jr. was facing an undisclosed injury, a series of family crises and a career-long layoff of nearly two years entering the sixth defense of his featherweight title Saturday night in Atlantic City. Those circumstances, particularly his compromised physical status re  Read Full Story >>>

Upset! Mark Magsayo defeats Gary Russell Jr. to win WBC featherweight title
By John Raspanti, MaxBoxing.com, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
In a huge upset, Mark Magsayo captured the WBC featherweight title outpointing long-time champion Gary Russell over 12 rounds at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, NJ, Saturday night. Due to an injury, Russell fought one-handed the last six rounds of the fight. Scores were 114-114 and  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Magsayo ends Gary Russell Jr.‘s reign, becomes new WBC World Featherweight champion
By Gayle Falkenthal, Community Digital News, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
SAN DIEGO, Calif., January 21, 2022 – Filipino fight fans worldwide celebrated their nation’s newest champion Saturday. Challenger Mark Magsayo took advantage of his opportunity, defeating boxing’s longest reigning champion Gary Russell Jr. After Russell Jr. held the title just two months s  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Magsayo pulls upset to halt Gary Russell Jr.'s long WBC featherweight title reign
By Michael Rothstein, ESPN.com, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
The longest active run by a boxing male title-holder in boxing is over. Mark Magsayo upset Gary Russell Jr. by majority decision on Saturday night -- 114-114; 115-113 and 115-113 -- to claim the WBC featherweight title in Atlantic City, N.J., taking away Russell's title after almost seven years w  Read Full Story >>>

Russell vs Magsayo highlights and results: Mark Magsayo upsets Gary Russell Jr to win WBC featherweight title
By Scott Christ, Bad Left Hook, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Mark Magsayo was a solid underdog and not given too big of a chance by many against Gary Russell Jr, but the Filipino kept his undefeated record and gained the WBC featherweight title, kicking off Showtime’s 2022 boxing schedule with an upset majority decision win. Magsayo (24-0, 16 KO) won on   Read Full Story >>>

Mark Magsayo Upset Gary Russell To Win WBC Featherweight Title
By T J Rives, Big Fight Weekend, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
In a stirring performance aided by an in ring injury to the champ, Filipino Mark Magsayo upset WBC Featherweight Champ Gary Russell in a 12 round majority decision in the Showtime Boxing main event in Atlantic City Saturday night. The final judges tally were 115-113 on two cards with the third sc  Read Full Story >>>

MARK MAGSAYO BEATS GARY RUSSELL JR. BY MAJORITY DECISION TO BECOME NEW WBC FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION
By Mark Lelinwalla, DAZN News, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Dreams came true for the Filipino fighter. Gary Russell Jr. hurt his right shoulder and was essentially forced to fight with one hand. Mark Magsayo took full advantage and brought enough pressure to edge a compromised Russell by majority decision to become the new WBC world featherweight champ  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Magsayo Shocks Gary Russell Jr. With Majority Decision, Wins WBC Title
BoxingScene.com, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa in Atlantic City, N.J. - For the WBC featherweight championship, undefeated mandatory challenger Mark Magsayo (24-0, 16 KOs) pulled off a major upset with a twelve round majority decision over Gary Russell Jr. (31-2-1, 18 KOs), who seemed to have a right shoulder injury an  Read Full Story >>>

Subriel Matias Gets Revenge: Drops, Stops Petros Ananyan in Nine Round War
By Keith Idec, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 23 Jan 2022
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey – Subriel Matias redeemed himself Saturday night. The Puerto Rican knockout artist stopped Petros Ananyan after nine rounds in a brutal, entertaining welterweight rematch at Borgata Event Center. Matias dropped Ananyan with a left hook just before the ninth round ended  Read Full Story >>>


   

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