List of Articles by Emmanuel Rivera, RRT
| |There are 39 articles attributed to this author.
Displaying articles 1 to 10.Morris East and his Filipino-American Thanksgiving
25 Nov 2015
Newark, California---This is a story of Thanksgiving. It is about a Filipino boxer, his long lost father and their reunion twenty three years ago. The Washington Post and CNN dispatched reporters. Muhammad Ali told my dad
Phantom sighting near Yosemite Valley
25 Sep 2015
Oakhurst, California: This gateway city to the majestic Redwoods, Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite Valley welcomes professional wrestling on Saturday September 26TH at the Elks Lodge.
Capping the 8-card bout is the return of Fresno favo
Manny Pacquiao reassures a grateful nation: This fight is for you
02 May 2015
May 2, 2015 -- Las Vegas, Nevada: “Take it easy. Breathe. This fight is for you.”
“Easy lang. Hinga. Ang labang ito ay para sa inyo.”
That’s Pacquiao being Manny.
Filipinos and fellow boxing fans eagerly await “The Fig
Hermie Rivera and Rosalio Pacquiao agree: Manny will beat Floyd, Jr.
01 May 2015
Mr. Mike Marley of the Examiner.com once played a clever trick on a feature reporter at the expense of Hermie Rivera.
“I wonder if the story about Rosalio Pacquiao and the canine is true,” asked the scribe.
TEAM PACQUIAO: "PLEASE, DON'T SMOKE!"
26 Mar 2015
Bobby (the other Pacquiao) shares this message for those wanting a healthier life.
“Please, don’t smoke!”
Restituto “Buboy” Fernandez, Manny’s confidant/trainer, concurs.
“My advise to our youth----STOP SMOKING. Ea
Las Vegas press row: Fight in Macao could be short and sweet
23 Nov 2014
“Kid , take me to your favorite Chinese restaurant. I don’t care if the food is lousy as long as it is pricey.”---the great Filipino humorist “Ka Doroy” Teodoro Valencia once said. (Tagalog: “Bata, Dalhin mo ako sa paborito mon
Happy Mother’s Day
12 May 2014
“To her who loves us before she meets us. ” (Monumento a la Madre, Mexico City).
As infants, we lovingly reciprocated with our first words that sounded like “Ma”.
I share a
Ana “The Hurricane”Julaton: MMA debutante is ready, grateful for One FC fight on May 2nd
02 May 2014
How would top-notch boxers fare in mixed martial arts---five 5-minute rounds with gloves that look like electric tape? Purists of ‘The Sweet Science’ concede that boxers would excel in trading pun
Happy 76th Birthday to Philippine boxing’s Renaissance man Hermie Rivera
17 Apr 2014
April 17, 2014 -- Hermie, as the late President Ferdinand Marcos used to say in his Ilocano-American accent, continues to do the job he was born for---cover and promote anything Filipino through print
Larry Merchant: The Philippines is a treasure trove of boxing
13 Apr 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada -- Larry Merchant shares his historical perspective on Filipino prizefighters.
“I’m not a book of knowledge about Filipino fighters. I do know of an outstanding flyweight/bantamweight almost a century