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All articles by Joaquin Henson
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.Boxing back in business
Tue, 24 Nov 2020
Boxing promoter J.C. Manangquil.
Last Saturday, J. C. Manangquil of Sanman Promotions staged a boxing event with five fights in General Santos City in a bold and heartful effort to keep the sport alive in this pandemic.
Donaire won’t take new foe lightly
Thu, 19 Nov 2020
Nonito Donaire, Jr. isn’t taking Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodriguez lightly as he steps up training for their scheduled 12-round fight for the vacant WBC bantamweight title at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connect
Why Manny still sells
Thu, 12 Nov 2020
Boxing experts are heralding the dawn of a new Golden Age in the 147-pound welterweight division. In the 1940s, the world celebrated the exploits of Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, Henry Armstrong and Kid Gavilan. In the
Not over for Magramo
Tue, 10 Nov 2020
Giemel Magramo is back home in Paranaque, none the worse for wear after losing to Junto Nakatani on an eighth round TKO for the vacant WBO flyweight crown in Tokyo last Friday but raring to prove himself all over ag
Magramo goes for broke tonight
Fri, 06 Nov 2020
Giemel Magramo with Flash Elorde’s widow Laura.
It’s all or nothing for Giemel Magramo who battles unbeaten Japanese southpaw Junto Nakatani in a scheduled 12-round bout for the vacant WBO flyweight crown
Fil-Am dreams to be like Manny
Thu, 05 Nov 2020
Little DJ Zamora (right) and Canelo Alvarez.
There’s a 17-year-old, 5-10 left-handed Fil-Am featherweight who is unbeaten in three pro fights, has sparred with the likes of Shawn Porter, Ryan Garcia and Shakur S
Make no Bones about it
Tue, 03 Nov 2020
Calerence Adamds (L) and Johnriel Casimero.
Former WBA superbantamweight champion Clarence (Bones) Adams took over training WBO bantamweight titleholder Johnriel Casimero in Las Vegas from Nonoy Neri, who flew back ho
Gone too soon
Mon, 02 Nov 2020
Last month, my good friend Rico Navarro texted to invite me for a one-on-one chat on his weekly online show “Bleacher Talk Goes Live” and I readily accepted. Rico and I go back a long way. I remember
Inoue wins but Casimero unimpressed
Mon, 02 Nov 2020
Super WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue was hardly threatened in mowing down overrated Australian challenger Jason Moloney in Las Vegas yesterday morning (Manila time) and even as the Japanese Monster scored a d
How scary is The Monster?
Sun, 01 Nov 2020
Super WBA/IBF bantamweight champion Naoya Inoue got banged up by Nonito Donaire, Jr. in their unification showdown in Saitama last November but still walked away with his unblemished record intact. The Japanese fighter