Ermano Fegatilli, the former European champion, is on his way back to the top.
Over the last three years, he has fixed the foundation of his career. He moved abroad, and is now based in the Netherlands. He changed his job, and is now a project manager at Brugmann University Hospital in Brussels. He also got married to a Dutch girl, bought a house and last but not least, joined the renowned team of ABA (Antwerp Boxing Academy) in Antwerp, Belgium. Continue reading
The fight with Bulgaria’s Kristin Dochev was nothing more than an appetizer for Ermano Fegatilli.
The bout was a coax of what was to come for him and his team. A fight for the European Super Featherweight title on the table for April 2015, Fegatilli is just keeping active rather than developing rust. Even years separated from his first EBU title reign, he’s maintained a champion’s lifestyle. Continue reading
Ermano Fegatilli has had a lengthy gap between fights in 2014. His only fight this year was a lopsided stoppage win against an overmatched Hungarian, Csaba Toth, in June. Before then, Fegatilli hadn’t fought since August of 2013. Activity hasn’t been on his side, even though the motivation and hunger has remained with all of the opportunity lying ahead. Continue reading
In boxing, not everything goes as planned.
For Ermano Fegatilli, that is applicable to describe the last two years of his boxing career.
Multiple fight cancellations, the indefinite postponement of the WBC’s Super Featherweight elimination tournament following the unfortunate death of Jose Sulaiman, and a much-disputed loss to Devis Boschiero marred Fegatilli, who has become disgruntled by boxing’s political end. Continue reading
Ermano Fegatilli made his professional debut in 2005, and has been forced to combat a number of discrepancies in the business of boxing.
Not the sport; which has been at the heart of his ambition, but the business, which has abused so many combatants over the years. Continue reading
Ermano Fegatilli’s focus was weak, but the win was still in store in store after a flash knockdown in the second round saw Ermano Fegatilli swarm to retain his high ranking in an emphatic eight-round fight with a career the balance.
Fegatilli had to fight hard against the tough Spaniard Michael Escobar on Friday evening. With that said, it was clear that after Fegatilli had hit the deck that it would be him to come back and beat Escobar into a wide decision victory — he was the more talented athlete. Continue reading
The last few months haven’t been easy for Ermano Fegatilli. After suffering a fractured tooth Fegatilli had to get an implant to repair the damage. Through the surgery Ermano then got an infection so the implant had to be removed, cleaned and eventually, replaced. This caused a planed June bout to be cancelled right as the card fell into place. Continue reading
No one can say they have seen what Mark F. Villanueva has seen, or certainly done what he has about it.
Living most of his life in the Philippines, Mark Villanueva, a boxing trainer and journalist has been forced to cringe at the sight of the city’s youth on the streets as his worldly domain gradually depleted. It’s now time someone takes a stand! With his heart on his sleeve and a dream in his pocket Mark F. Villanueva is spending every day working to get young life-fighters off the streets and into a boxing gym. Continue reading
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight champion Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia will get his belt next Monday, March 11, in an event to be held in Puerto Rico.
“We are going to have Mikey Garcia in Puerto Rico next Monday to give him the new WBO belt that he won against Orlando Salido on January 19 in New York. Mikey is one of the best young champions actually and we are proud to have him as our champion”, WBO President, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel said. “We will have also in the activity, the Top Rank Vice-President, Carl Moretti”. Continue reading