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Humble Sultan admits he must improve before facing champion Ancajas

Sep 18, 2017 - 8:30 AM

Jonas Sultan is now the number one contender for IBF junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas after defeating Johnriel Casimero

NUMBER ONE CONTENDER. Jonas Sultan may now be number one contender, but he admits he needs "more practice and hard training" before he faces Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Sultan outfights Casimero, becomes top contender for IBF champ Ancajas

Sep 16, 2017 - 9:46 PM

Jonas Sultan scores the biggest victory of his career, defeating Johnriel Casimero by unanimous decision in an IBF junior bantamweight title elimination bout

CIVIL WAR. Jonas Sultan is now the number one contender for IBF junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

In Johnriel Casimero’s crosshairs: Sultan, Ancajas, then Srisaket

Sep 12, 2017 - 8:41 AM

Johnriel Casimero had to adjust his plans after his dream fight with Roman Gonzalez died on the vine Now he sets his ultimate goal on Gonzalez s conqueror Srisaket Sor Rungvisai

TITLE ELIMINATOR. Johnriel Casimero doesn't believe his opponent Jonas Sultan is a dangerous foe: "Maybe I am a dangerous fighter to him." File photo by Charles Salazar/Rappler

Casimero to face Sultan, setting stage for all-Filipino world title fight

Aug 04, 2017 - 4:56 PM

The winner will be the number one contender for IBF junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas

ALL-FILIPINO ELIMINATOR. Two-division world champ Johnriel Casimero will face Jonas Sultan in a world title eliminator for the right to face IBF junior bantamweight champ Jerwin Ancajas. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Young lion Sultan knocks out ex-champ Jaro in Rizal

May 07, 2017 - 11:23 PM

Jonas Sultan knocks Sonny Boy Jaro out of the ring for the 10 count in round 8 to continue his rise to world title contention

Jonas Sultan is currently ranked no. 14 in the world at 115 pounds by the IBF. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Jonas Sultan, road warrior and reluctant Zorro, set for Jaro showdown

Mar 17, 2017 - 2:05 PM

Sultan vs ex world champ Sonny Boy Jaro figures to be one of the best domestic fights of the year in the Philippines even if there s been relatively little hype on it

ZORRO. Jonas Sultan isn't one of the more celebrated boxers in the Philippines, but he's making his reputation by pulling off upsets over better-known fighters around the world. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Boxing: 'Zorro' Sultan faces ex-champ Jaro in intriguing domestic clash

Feb 17, 2017 - 5:32 PM

Hot junior bantamweight prospect Jonas Sultan will face former world champion Sonny Boy Jaro on March 19 at Makati Cinema Square

DOMESTIC CLASH. Jonas Sultan will try to bolster his credentials as a legitimate title contender while Sonny Boy Jaro looks to spark one more run at a world title at Sultan's expense.

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Filipino boxer Jonas Sultan shocks South African Tete

Dec 17, 2016 - 3:39 PM

The Zamboanga del Norte native keeps the international upsets coming as he knocks out Tete in the second round

ROAD WIN. Jonas Sultan, seen before his knockout win over Romel Oliveros in May of 2016, pulled off a significant upset in South Africa. File photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler