Jonathan Taconing - updates

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PH boxer Taconing drops world title drive versus Shiro

Jul 13, 2019 - 12:52 AM

Filipino fighter Jonathan Taconing fails to snatch the WBC junior flyweight title from unbeaten Japanese Ken Shiro

DOMINANT. Japanese champion Ken Shiro (left) lands one against Filipino challenger Jonathan Taconing. Photo by Jiji Press/AFP

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

Taconing blasts Amit out of the ring in explosive return

Nov 19, 2016 - 11:39 PM

Jonathan Taconing knocks Salatiel Amit through the ropes for a final round knockout in his first fight since losing in his world title bid

KNOCKOUT RETURN. Jonathan Taconing scored a devastating knockout win over tough upstart Salatiel Amit at Sucat, Paranaque City, Philippines. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Boxing: Taconing drops decision to Lopez in world title bid

Jul 03, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Filipino boxer Jonathan Taconing struggles with his Mexican foe s right jab losing a unanimous decision for the WBC junior flyweight title

DECISION LOSS. Jonathan Taconing (R) loses a unanimous decision to Ganigan Lopez in Mexico City. File photo by Team Taconing

Boxing: Jonathan Taconing aims to be 4th Filipino champion

Jun 30, 2016 - 8:25 PM

Zamboanga del Norte native Jonathan Taconing gets his second shot at a world title when he faces WBC junior flyweight titleholder Ganigan Lopez

Jonathan Taconing is hoping to become the Elorde stable's first world champion since Rolando Bohol won the IBF flyweight title in 1988. Photo by Team Taconing

Boxing: Dela Torre wins US debut but fails to impress

May 28, 2016 - 1:59 PM

Harmonito Dela Torre wins a majority decision against Guillermo Sanchez but isn t likely to have won many fans with his performance

WIN IS A WIN. Harmonito Dela Torre (L) poses with ring announcer Dave Diamante (C) and trainer Osmiri "Moro" Fernandez (R) after his majority decision win over Guillermo Sanchez. Photo from Team Dela Torre

Taconing retains OPBF belt in slugfest vs Fajardo

Sep 13, 2015 - 5:52 AM

WBC junior flyweight no 1 contender Jonathan Taconing wins a technical decision over Jomar Fajardo but suffered gruesome cuts in the process

TOP RATED. Jonathan Taconing preserved his number one ranking at 108 pounds but had to spill a little blood to do so. File photo by Ryan Songalia

WBC junior fly champ Guevara KOs Filipino Claveras in 1

Apr 12, 2015 - 1:42 PM

WBC junior flyweight champ Pedro Guevara made quick work of Filipino prospect Richard Claveras setting up his mandatory fight with Jonathan Taconing

Pedro Guevara lands the left hook to the body that finishes off Richard Claveras. Screenshot from Youtube

Jonathan Taconing KOs former champ Hirales in Mexico

Apr 05, 2015 - 6:21 PM

Jonathan Taconing of Zamboanga del Norte solidified his position as a top junior flyweight contender with a knockout of former champion Ramon Garcia Hirales

Jonathan Taconing made the most of his second fight abroad. Photo by Ryan Songalia

Jonathan Taconing stops Silvano in 11 at Elorde Awards

Mar 26, 2014 - 2:18 AM

When Jonathan Taconing prophesied prior to their fight that neither he nor Vergilio Silvano would back off from brutal exchanges he couldn’t have been more correct

'LIGHTNING' STRIKES. Jonathan Taconing (L) and trainer Eddie Ballaran (R) pose after Taconing's victory. Photo by JM Siasat/Rappler

Taconing takes next step towards title shot at Elorde Awards

Mar 23, 2014 - 6:02 AM

Filipino contender Jonathan Taconing has put the memories of his unlucky first title opportunity behind him and takes the next step towards a second shot on Tuesday night

ON A MISSION. Filipino junior flyweight contender Jonathan Taconing hits the speed bag at the Elorde Boxing Gym in Paranaque City. Taconing takes his next step towards a second title shot on Tuesday, March 25 when he fights Vergilio Silvano at the Elorde Awards. Photo by JM Siasat/Rappler