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All articles by Joaquin Henson
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Displaying articles 171 to 180.Remembering Smokin’ Joe
Sun, 21 Mar 2021
Tomorrow marks the 29th death anniversary of iconic sports commentator Joe Cantada. Smokin’ Joe raised the level of professionalism in sportscasting to an art form and continues to touch the lives of everyo
Big fights back on TV
Fri, 19 Mar 2021
It’s been over a year, way before the pandemic struck, that big-time fights involving Filipinos were shown on a major TV network. The long wait will finally be over when TV5 airs IBF superflyweight champion Je
One against three
Thu, 18 Mar 2021
If it’s true that super WBA welterweight champion in-recess Sen. Manny Pacquiao plans to end his boxing career in a blaze of glory before his countrymen at the Philippine Arena in September, here’s an option for a swa
Meeting Marvelous Marvin
Wed, 17 Mar 2021
It was in 1988 when Marvelous Marvin Hagler stayed 26 days in the Philippines filming scenes for the Dino De Laurentiis movie “Indio” where he played the role of Sergeant Iron. The year before, Hagler lost the world middleweight t
One voice, one team for Marcial
Mon, 15 Mar 2021
Marial (R), Roach (L) and Gibbons (C).
ABAP president Ricky Vargas put the elephant on the table the other day and threshed out issues of concern regarding Olympic middleweight boxing qualifier Eumir Marcial’s road to
Thai camp awaits ABAP team
Fri, 05 Mar 2021
Olympic qualifiers Eumir Marcial (L) and Irish Magno.
After a tedious process of finalizing travel arrangements, an ABAP team of 10 fighters is set to leave for training camp in Thailand this Wednesday and will stay
Manny’s last fight in Philippine Arena?
Fri, 05 Mar 2021
The plan is for super WBA welterweight champion-in-recess Sen. Manny Pacquiao to fight twice this year and if socio-economic conditions allow, the 55,000-seat Philippine Arena in Bulacan could be the site of his farewell bout in
Title shot around the corner for Magsayo
Thu, 04 Mar 2021
Roach (L) talks to Magsayo atop the ring during Magsayo's last fight.
A world title shot is coming soon for Tagbilaran’s Mark Magsayo who’s ranked No. 4 by the IBF, No. 6 by the WBC, No. 8 by the WBO and No. 9
Mighty Mouse lives up to moniker
Tue, 02 Mar 2021
Cuarto (L) and Taduran at the weighin.
Challenger Rene Mark Cuarto played the mouse in frustrating the cat then hung on with guile in the homestretch to dethrone IBF minimumweight champion Pedro Taduran on
Taduran faces stiff odds in title defense
Sat, 27 Feb 2021
Pedro Taduran (left) and Rene Mark Cuarto.
IBF minimumweight champion Pedro Taduran realizes the odds are stacked against him in his second title defense against countryman Rene Mark Cuarto at the Bula Gym in Gen