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2 more Filipino boxers try luck in Las Vegas

Jul 12, 2020 - 9:21 PM

Filipino fighters John Vincent Moralde and Mark John Yap look to showcase their wares in the US amid the coronavirus pandemic

SOLID CHANCES. Despite the short notice, John Vincent Moralde may stand a good chance against his Mexican foe. Photo from Moralde’s Facebook

John Vincent Moralde battered by Toka Kahn Clary in US debut, loses by 7th round TKO

Dec 02, 2017 - 12:07 PM

John Vincent Moralde suffers his first defeat as a professional as his corner keeps him on his stool after 7 rounds

FIRST LOSS. John Vincent Moralde will move up to 130 or 135 pounds after struggling to make featherweight, his promoter says. Screenshot from live stream

LIVE BOXING: Mike Plania vs Lorence Rosas, John Moralde vs Jimmy Aducal

May 17, 2016 - 8:18 PM

Rappler brings the boxing action from the ring to your screen with Magic Mike Plania vs Lorence Rosas John Vincent Moralde vs Jimmy Aducal and more

BRAWL AT THE MALL. 'Magic' Mike Plania (L) and Lorence Rosas (R) traded leather for 10 rounds in the main event. Someone's '0' had to go.

GenSan boxing prospects invade Manila for free show

Apr 26, 2016 - 7:38 PM

Unbeaten fighters Magic Mike Plania and Lorence Rosas clash in a 10 round bantamweight fight on a show free to the public this Saturday at Makati Square Arena

BRAWL AT THE MALL. 'Magic' Mike Plania (L) and Lorence Rosas (R) clash in a fight between two men who have yet to taste defeat as professionals

Moralde, Duno dominate foes in GenSan to remain unbeaten

Feb 14, 2016 - 1:32 AM

Filipino boxers John Vincent Moralde and Romero Duno overcome tough challenges en route to victory in General Santos City

STILL UNBEATEN. John Vincent Moralde (L) overcame a strong start from Cebu's Anthony Sabalde (R) but landed enough clean punches down the stretch to cruise to victory. Photo from Sanman Promotions

IN PHOTOS: Moralde, Sabalde make weight in GenSan

Feb 12, 2016 - 4:24 PM

John Vincent Moralde and Anthony Sabalde both weigh 126 pounds for their 10 round fight Saturday at Gaisano Mall in General Santos City

BRAWL AT THE MALL. John Vincent Moralde (L) and Anthony Sabalde (R) both weighed 126 pounds on Friday. All photos by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Boxing: Moralde, Sabalde to collide in GenSan

Feb 05, 2016 - 5:03 PM

John Vincent Moralde will face southpaw Anthony Sabalde in his next test on February 13

PROSPECTS. John Vincent Moralde (L), promoter Jim Claude Manangquil (C) and Romero Duno (R) pose at a press conference in General Santos City. Photo from press release

Saturday boxing in Gensan: Basadre falls, fails again

Sep 27, 2015 - 3:02 PM

The stoppage in their first fight came too soon The stoppage in the rematch may have come too late

REPEAT. Kenny Demecillo lands an uppercut on Daryl Basadre in their brutal rematch in General Santos City. Photo by Edwin Espejo/Rappler

Australian boxer Browne on life support after KO loss to Filipino

Sep 12, 2015 - 10:12 PM

Davey Browne Jr is on life support in Australia after being knocked out in the 12th round of a fight by Carlo Magali

TRAGEDY IN THE RING. Davey Browne Jr (R) is fighting for his life after being knocked out by Carlo Magali (L) in Australia. Photo from Asian Boxing Scene's Facebook

The search for the next Pacquiao

Jun 24, 2015 - 2:11 PM

The punishing gym work has made many would be Pacquiaos quit before they can even register a couple of wins The success rate is very slim in the brutal world of boxing

GenSan based boxers from left to right: Lightweight Adam Diu Abdulhamid (6-2, 1 KO), junior flyweight Raymond Tabugon (16-3-1, 6 KOs), featherweight Romero Duno (6-0, 5 KOs), lightweight Harmonito Dela Torre (16-0, 11 KOs), junior bantamweight Michael Enriquez (11-3-1, 7 KOs), bantamweight Raymart Gaballo (9-0, 7 KOs), and featherweight John Vincent Moralde (12-0, 6 KOs). All but Enriquez train out of the Sanman Gym. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Boxer John Moralde continues to spar with opponent's death

Jun 16, 2015 - 1:41 AM

After the death of his last opponent Davao boxer John Vincent Moralde struggles to find peace in his violent sport

LIVING VICTIM. John Vincent Moralde is still fighting to overcome the death of his last opponent, 23-year-old law student Brayd Smith of Australia. Photo by Naoki Mengua/Rappler

Medics in Australia demand ban on boxing after fighter’s death

Mar 17, 2015 - 7:32 PM

We believe that a so called sport where two people knock each other in the head as often as you possibly can to win a bout seems rather barbaric

BAN BOXING. Australian medics call for the ban of boxing in Australia following the death of 23-year-old fighter Braydon Smith.  Photo from Team Moralde

Australian boxer Smith dies following fight with Filipino

Mar 16, 2015 - 3:33 PM

Braydon Smith the Australian boxer who collapsed shortly after losing a ten round boxing match to Filipino fighter John Vincent Moralde has died

Despite his bruises, Brayd Smith (C) showed no signs of distress until well after his ten-round fight with John Vincent Moralde (L). Photo from Team Moralde

Australian Smith fights for life after losing to Filipino boxer

Mar 15, 2015 - 7:50 PM

Braydon Smith who lost to Filipino boxer John Vincent Moralde on Saturday is currently on life support in Australia following the punishing ten round bout

Despite his bruises, Brayd Smith (C) showed no signs of distress until well after his ten-round fight with John Vincent Moralde (L). Photo from Team Moralde

Filipino boxer Moralde beats Australian in battle of unbeatens

Mar 15, 2015 - 3:50 PM

Davao City native John Vincent Moralde travels to Australia and beats hometown favorite Brayd Smith to win the WBC Asian Boxing Council Continental featherweight title

John Vincent Moralde (C) celebrates with promoter Jim Claude Manangquil (L) and fellow pro boxer Benny Jade Slight (R). Photo courtesy Team Moralde