Pro boxing remains on the ropes as contact sports not an IATF priority

By Nick Giongco It doesn’t look as if local boxing shows will make a return in the foreseeable future. Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Baham Mitra told the Manila Bulletin that the agency “is waiting for the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) guidelines” that should pave the way for boxing promotions to resume their operations. “Last time we checked, contact sports (were) last on their (IATF) list,” said Mitra. Filipino fighter John Riel Casimero bangs the heavy bag during a recent workout in Miami. (Photo cou


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