Pinoy female boxer to fight world champ

DAVAO CITY — Filipina world champion Gretchen “Chen-Chen” Abaniel will be challenging the reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) World female minimumweight champion Zong Ju Cai of China on July 12 in Shenzhen, China. will be the first title defense for Cai, who wrested the crown by dethroning Japan’s Etsuko Tada by a split decision last … Read More

Warriors capture second NBA title in 3 years

WASHINGTON — The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday night at Oracle Arena in Game 5 of the Finals to win their second NBA championship in three seasons, wrapping up a 16-1 postseason run after finishing the regular season 67-15. “It’s just a great group of guys, great community, great arena, … Read More

SMB takes out Phoenix in QF rout

MANILA — San Miguel booted Phoenix out of contention in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup after a 115-96 blowout in their quarterfinal clash at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Tuesday night. Armed with a twice-to-beat advantage, the second-seeded Beermen wasted no time in eliminating the seventh-seeded Fuel Masters through a dominant second quarter, … Read More

Bohol boxer to fight in South Africa

DAVAO CITY — Boholano boxer Lito “Naruto” Dante will be challenging International Boxing Organization (IBO) World minimum weight champion Simphiwe “Chain Reaction” Khoco of South Africa on June 10 at the Emperor’s Palace in Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa. It will be the first title defense of Khoco, who won the crown by dethroning his … Read More