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Jason Pagara misses weight, loses by sixth-round TKO in Japan

Dec 19, 2017 - 9:28 PM

Jason Pagara weighs in two pounds over the 140-pound limit before getting stopped in 6 rounds by Hiroki Okada

KNOCKED OUT. Jason Pagara may be done as a world title contender after being stopped by Hiroki Okada in Japan. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Jason Pagara faces make-or-break test against unbeaten Hiroki Okada

Oct 27, 2017 - 8:35 PM

Pagara will try to get back into contention after his disappointing draw against James Onyango in September

ON THE ROAD. Jason Pagara's promoter admits his fighter had lost focus and fallen out of shape over the past year, and hopes he can get back in gear against this unbeaten Japanese contender. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

ALA boss disappointed in Jason Pagara's 'way below par' performance

Sep 17, 2017 - 6:05 PM

Promoter Michael Aldeguer expresses concern over Jason Pagara's health after he took numerous punches in the late rounds of his draw against James Onyango

DISAPPOINTMENT. After struggling to a draw against an unknown Kenyan, promoter Michael Aldeguer says 'it’s going to be a disaster for him' if Jason Pagara fights a top contender. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Waiting game for Jason Pagara

Jul 26, 2017 - 2:43 PM

Jason Pagara will fight on the Milan Melindo Hekki Budler card on September 16 but when he fights for a world championship is a matter to be decided

NUMBER ONE CONTENDER. Jason Pagara, the WBO's number one contender at 140 pounds, is waiting to make his move for a title belt. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Magsayo demolishes ex-title challenger Diaz in Pinoy Pride 41 headliner

Jul 09, 2017 - 1:27 PM

Mark Magsayo needs just 105 seconds to finish off the former world title challenger from Nicaragua

DESTRUCTION JOB. Mark Magsayo had no trouble with Daniel Diaz, and will likely be fighting in front of his hometown crowds in Tagbilaran City next. Photo by PJ Estan/Rappler

2016: The best of Philippine boxing

Dec 28, 2016 - 9:13 PM

From Pacquiao to Casimero to Donaire look back at the year that was in Philippine boxing

Pagara returns from KO loss with decision win over Ghanaian foe

Nov 26, 2016 - 11:04 PM

Albert Pagara returns to the win column after his knockout loss to Cesar Juarez winning a decision over Raymond Commey

COMEBACK. Albert Pagara returned to the ring for the first time since his knockout loss to Cesar Juarez, winning a unanimous decision in Cebu City. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Court of Appeals reverses suspension of CDO Mayor Moreno

Oct 08, 2016 - 11:05 AM

The Court of Appeals reverses the Ombudsman’s suspension of the Cagayan de Oro City mayor saying the penalty may no longer be enforced given the expiration of his previous term of office

OSCAR MORENO. Rappler file photo.

Albert Pagara discharged from hospital after knockout loss

Jul 10, 2016 - 7:55 PM

All tests come back negative for serious injury after Albert Pagara was knocked out in 8 rounds by Cesar Juarez

DOING BETTER. Albert Pagara was stopped in 8 rounds by former title challenger Cesar Juarez. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

WATCH: Albert Pagara suffers knockout loss to Cesar Juarez

Jul 10, 2016 - 1:27 PM

Albert Pagara loses for the first time in his 27 fight career

UPSET. Albert Pagara was stopped in 8 rounds by former title challenger Cesar Juarez. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Albert Pagara suffers first loss, gets stopped by Cesar Juarez in 8

Jul 10, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Albert Pagara drops Cesar Juarez in the first round but it s Cesar Juarez who has the last laugh

KNOCKOUT LOSS. Albert Pagara suffers the first defeat of his career against Cesar Juarez. File photo by Arvee Eco/Rappler

Albert Pagara is no Pacquiao wannabe

Jul 09, 2016 - 8:21 PM

Philippine boxing fans may be looking for the next Manny Pacquiao Albert Pagara is intent on being his own man

UNDEFEATED. Albert Pagara, seen firing a left hook at Yesner Talavera during his last fight in February, will face one of his most durable opponents to date in Cesar Juarez. File photo by Arvee Eco/Rappler

WATCH: Pinoy boxer Albert Pagara trains with UFC champ Rafael dos Anjos

May 27, 2016 - 1:26 PM

Albert Pagara meets a famous name in MMA while training for his second fight on American soil

UNBEATEN FIGHTER. Albert Pagara, seen against Yesner Talavera (R), is in the United States preparing for his next fight. Photo by Arvee Eco/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Donaire, Bedak make weight for title clash

Apr 22, 2016 - 2:56 PM

Nonito Donaire and Zsolt Bedak both look fit and ready for their junior featherweight championship fight in Cebu

Both Donaire and Bedak were trim and ready. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pagara, Magsayo batter overmatched opponents to remain undefeated

Feb 28, 2016 - 2:14 PM

Filipino boxing prospects Albert Pagara and Mark Magsayo had to deal with frustating opponents but earned decision wins

STILLU UNBEATEN. Albert Pagara fires a left hook at Yesner Talavera. Pagara had a frustrating night trying to chase Talavera around the ring. Photo by Arvee Eco/Rappler

Donnie Nietes makes easy work of Juan Alejo in US debut

Oct 18, 2015 - 1:38 PM

The Philippines only current world champion dominated the inexperienced Mexican from start to finish

AND STILL. Donnie Nietes had little trouble in winning his American debut, and could be on the horizon of bigger fights. File photo by Ryan Songalia

Pagara brothers defeat foes in Dubai

Aug 08, 2015 - 1:35 PM

Albert Pagara makes quick work of Jesus Rios while elder brother Jason wins over Ramiro Alcaraz in Pinoy Pride 32: Duel in Dubai 2

VICTORIOUS BROTHERS. Albert (right) and Jason Pagara defeated foes Jesus Rios and Ramiro Alcaraz, respectively, in Dubai. File Photo by JM Siasat/Rappler

After Pacquiao: 5 Filipino boxers 25-and-under to follow

May 12, 2015 - 5:28 PM

There will never be another Manny Pacquiao but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other fighters who can make names of their own

WATCH: Donnie Nietes, Albert Pagara train for Pinoy Pride 30

Mar 25, 2015 - 3:16 PM

Watch videos of boxers Donnie Nietes and Albert Pagara training for their March 28 fights at Araneta Coliseum

Donnie Nietes has won three straight fights by knockout. Photo by Ryan Songalia

For Nonito Donaire, father really knows best

Mar 03, 2015 - 4:54 PM

Donaire Jr begins his comeback run on March 28 after suffering his first KO loss This time however he s going to listen to his father trainer s advice

Photo by Josh Albelda

Jason Pagara blows out Mexican foe Chavez in Davao

Feb 08, 2015 - 5:29 AM

Jason Pagara sets his eyes on the world stage next after knocking out Cesar Chavez in two rounds at the USEP Gym in Davao City

HEAVY HANDS. Jason Pagara's face remained unmarked after a one-sided KO of Cesar Chavez in Davao

IN PHOTOS: Servania, Pagara make weight in Davao

Feb 06, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The combatants for Pinoy Pride 29 will save the drama for the ring after all parties made weight successfully for Saturday night’s fights at the USEP Gym in Davao City

NOT PLAYING AROUND. Genesis Servania (L) will look to preserve his unbeaten record against Juan Luis Hernandez (R). Photo by Ryan Songalia

The next generation of Filipino boxers make their case

Feb 05, 2015 - 9:46 PM

Jason Pagara Genesis Servania and Arthur Villanueva will audition for the role of next Filipino champion this Saturday at Pinoy Pride 29 in Davao City

Arthur Villanueva (right) is one of three members of the ALA Boxing stable who will be put to the test in Davao this weekend. A passing grade could mean a title shot. File photo by Denmark Dolores

HIGHLIGHTS: Donnie Nietes vs. Carlos Velarde junior flyweight title fight

Nov 15, 2014 - 12:24 PM

Live updates of the Donnie Nietes vs Carlos Velarde junior flyweight championship fight on November 15 in Cebu City Philippines

Pagara Brothers knock out foes at Pinoy Pride 26

Jun 22, 2014 - 3:06 AM

The Pagara brothers Jason and Albert made it a clean sweep at Pinoy Pride 26 as both stopped their Mexican opponents

BROTHER'S KEEPER. Jason Pagara (L) and Albert Pagara (R) both scored knockout wins in Cebu. Photo by JM Siasat/Rappler

Genesis Servania knocks out former champ Munoz in 12

Mar 02, 2014 - 2:12 AM

Junior featherweight contender Genesis Servania scored a 12th round knockout of two time world champion Alexander Munoz in the headlining bout of Pinoy Pride XXIV

SERVANIA STRONG. Filipino junior featherweight contender Genesis Servania knocks former two-time champion Alexander Munoz down for the third and final time. Photo by Denmark Dolores/Rappler

Boxing: Servania gains mental edge over Munoz at weigh-in

Mar 01, 2014 - 7:41 AM

Genesis Servania won the early mental battle against former world champion Alexander Munoz before Saturday night s fight at Solaire Resort

READY TO FIGHT. Genesis Servania (left) and Alexander Munoz (right) pose at Thursday's press conference. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler