John Riel Casimero - updates

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Casimero raises power, Neri wants more speed

Mar 15, 2020 - 7:14 PM

'He knows this fight could bring him superstardom,' trainer Nonoy Neri says as John Riel Casimero gears up for unbeaten Japanese Naoya Inoue

POWER. John Riel Casimero’s camp says the Filipino fighter has gotten even stronger. Photo from Team Casimero

Pressure on Japanese Inoue to win over Casimero

Feb 22, 2020 - 10:21 PM

Filipino champion John Riel Casimero looks ripped and ready for unbeaten Japanese Naoya 'The Monster' Inoue

GEARING UP. John Riel Casimero wants to make sure he’s packing enough power against Naoya Inoue. Photo from MP Promotions

Casimero holds no fear of Inoue

Feb 05, 2020 - 7:55 PM

Filipino champion John Riel Casimero thinks he hits harder than unbeaten Japanese Naoya 'The Monster' Inoue

Casimero loses foul-filled decision to Ruenroeng

Jun 27, 2015 - 9:43 PM

Johnriel Casimero was knocked down twice and wrestled down many more times in his vie for the IBF flyweight title in Thailand

Johnriel Casimero lost a decision to Amnat Ruenroeng in an attempt for his second world title. Screen shot from livestream

Filipino boxer Casimero seeks lost glory against Ruenroeng

Jun 26, 2015 - 6:13 PM

Johnriel Casimero is once again in enemy territory seeking his second world championship against IBF flyweight titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng in Thailand

Johnriel Casimero poses with the IBF junior flyweight title he won in 2012. He's hoping to gain a second world title 4 pounds north. Photo by Kash Ali/Rappler

Marvin Sonsona enlists controversial trainer Memo Heredia

Feb 10, 2015 - 2:04 PM

Trainer Angel Memo Heredia best known for helping Juan Manuel Marquez train for his knockout of Manny Pacquiao says he has reformed from his checkered past

KO KID. Sonsona has his arms raised by WBO Asia Pacific VP Leon Panoncillo and referee Danrex Tapdasan after knocking Shimoda out. File photo by Sumio Yamada