Boxing

by Robbie Pangilinan
Filipino lightweight Michael “Hammer Fist” Farenas, who has only fought once since 2015, is reviving his boxing career with a comeback on April 7 against Mexican Guadalupe Rosales.

The match is part of Dekada Fight Night at the Gray Eagle Resort and Casino in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Farenas (42-5-4 34 KOs) said that this battle against Rosales (34-14 18 KOs) will “create a lasting memory” for him in boxing.

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PACQUIAO AND PENALOSA SUPPORT MICHAEL DASMARINAS IN HIS NEXT FIGHT
CATCH MICHAEL DASMARINAS’ OPEN WORKOUT WITH MALAYSIA’S MIRAGE KHAN ON MARCH 7 AT KERRY SPORTS, SHANGRI-LA AT THE FORT

Dasmarinas went to Japan for over a month to train with top coaches, who were former world boxing champions themselves. Dasmarinas is currently ranked by WBC 12th, while his French opponent is ranked 4th.

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BIG BEAR LAKE, CALIFORNIA (March 1, 2018) – ALEX ‘El Cholo’ SAUCEDO (26-0, 16 KOs) is closing in on a junior welterweight title shot. It’s only a matter of time, he believes. He trains here at trainer Abel Sanchez’s Summit Gym, alongside some of the world’s best fighters, a firm believer in the phrase, “Iron sharpens iron.”

Saucedo is preparing to face ABNER LOPEZ (25-8, 21 KOs), Saturday, March 10, at the StubHub Center in Carson, California, on the Oscar Valdez vs. Scott Quigg undercard. The Saucedo vs. Lopez bout will stream live on the ESPN App, with undercard coverage beginning at 8 p.m. EST.

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LOS ANGELES (February 27, 2018) - For ERICK DE LEON and ANDY ‘El Tiburon’ VENCES, the path to a super featherweight title shot will be forged on Saturday, March 10, when the undefeated contenders clash for the World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas & World Boxing Organization (WBO) International Titles on the Oscar Valdez vs. Scott Quigg undercard at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

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LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2018) - Oscar Valdez expects a toe-to-toe battle when he squares off against veteran Scott Quigg, Saturday, March 10, at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Valdez fights are never short on drama, and the StubHub Center -- nicknamed “The War Grounds” by Timothy Bradley -- has been the site of numerous Fight of the Year-caliber contests.

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