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ALL-FILIPINO BOUT: DONAIRE VS CASIMERO FOR UNIFICATION BOUT

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Filipinos are known as great boxers with the likes of Manny Pacquiao of course and
Nonito Donaire Jr.
Donaire made himself known once again recently after capturing his old bantamweight
belt by defeating Nordine Oubaali.
Now then, the OG is about to make his defense on his belt but not just to anybody, he
will do it against his fellow kababayan John Riel Casimero.
Casimero and Donaire will clash in a unification bout in bid to fight Naoya Inoue next.
Both are eager to face Inoue as Donaire lost to him while Casimero wants to prove that
the Japanese superstar is not a “monster” as they used to call him.
But before they be able to do their things against Inoue, they will clash first inside the
boxing ring. This is a rare opportunity and many Filipinos are not happy with it because
they can’t pick who they will cheer on.
History is set to unfurl in Philippine boxing.
Out of the blue, two Filipinos are set for a bantamweight unification match as World
Boxing Council (WBC) champ Nonito Donaire crashes against World Boxing
Organization (WBO) titleist John Riel Casimero on August 14 at a site to be resolved.
Showtime will broadcast the match as the headliner of a triple header.
Donaire himself declared the news on his online media pages on Sunday, with
Casimero affirming the battle by posting two Philippine banner emoticons with an \’x\’ in
the middle on Twitter around the same time.
Casimero moreover retweeted a tweet declaring his battle against Donaire.
The 31-year-old Casimero should confront Guillermo Rigondeaux on August 14, yet the
Cuban fighter chose to give route for the all-Filipino conflict.
Apparently, Rigondeaux will confront a rival to be resolved on the Donaire-Casimero
undercard. On the off chance that Rigondeaux wins that battle, he could challenge the
champ among Donaire and Casimero.
\”The Filipino Flash\” Donaire recaptured the WBC belt subsequent to taking out French
Nordine Oubaali last month. The 38-year-old games a 41-6 success misfortune card
with 27 knockouts.
Then again, \”Quadro Alas\” Casimero last battled in September last year when he
scored a TKO prevail upon Ghanaian Duke Micah. Casimero conveys a 30-4 record
with 21 knockouts.

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Ruiz downs Ortiz in heavyweight title eliminator

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Ruiz downs Ortiz in heavyweight title eliminator

Andy Ruiz Jr. is slowly getting back as a heavyweight title contender after dominating Luis Ortiz.

The former unified heavyweight world champion knocked down “King Kong” Ortiz thrice to win via unanimous decision.

Next in line for the boxer who had one of the greatest upsets in boxing history is to face the former WBC king Deontay Wilder.

Wilder, who has been out of the picture since being destroyed by Tyson Fury in their rematch, will make a return to face Robert Helenius before eventually fighting the Mexican Ortiz.

The Ruiz-Wilder bout is a big chance to happen as both heavyweights are under the boxing promoter Al Haymon.

“We’re always looking for great exciting fights we love to give the fans,” said Wilder, who was on ringside during the Ruiz-Ortiz clash.

“So if that’s what is lined up next, I’ve got to handle business and after that, we can get it on.”

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KSI returns and wins two fights in one night

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KSI returns and wins two fights in one night

Famous YouTuber KSI returned to the boxing ring after some time and he announced it by dominating two fights in one night.

Olajide Olatunji, his real name, first defeated Swarmz, a Briton rapper who happened to be his friend as well. The match ended in the second round and then after several other matches, KSI stepped up once more to TKO Luis Alcaraz Pineda, a true professional boxer.

But despite these wins KSI’s pro record remains at 1-0 as both fights were not given a green light as officially-sanctioned bouts.

One of the undercards in the event was Salt Papi, a Tiktok star that is a Filipino. He won easily in his first fight with an impressive knock out.

Salt Papi became famous for his fake run videos and since then went on a fitness journey that led to his boxing debut

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Philippines left with no boxing world champion

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Philippines left with no boxing world champion

2022 is not yet over but we’ve already seen the fall of our boxing world champions one
by one.
And with Mark Magsayo failing to defend his WBC featherweight belt in his first title
defense, it left the Philippines with no more current world champion in the sport.
Magsayo went through a heartbreaker with a split decision loss against Rey Vargas of
Mexico.
Rene Mark Cuarto also lost the IBF minimumweight title to another Mexican boxer
named Daniel Valladares.
Just last month, it was Nonito “The Filipio Flash” Donaire who surrendered his WBC
Bantamweight belt to the Japanese Monster Noaya Inoue, his second defeat to the now
unified bantamweight champion.
Jerwin Ancajas likewise suffered the same fate while Johnriel Casimero got his WBO
bantamweightbelt stripped from him due to violation in the weight cut guidelines.
Now, the questions afloat are who will be the next Pinoy champion? Will there be
another Pinoy champ?
With Manny Pacquiao retired from professional boxer after losing his belt as well to
Yordenis Ugas, who will be the next boxer that will give the Philippines back its pride?
Up and coming star Eumir Marcial is on the list after capturing the bronze medal in the
Tokyo Olympics. Magsayo is not off the chart as well as he is still young, it’s just a
matter of bouncing back.

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