List of Articles by Joaquin Henson
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Displaying articles 241 to 250.For whom the bell tolls
05 Jun 2014
The confusion on why Puerto Rican referee Luis Pabon ordered the ringing of the bell to start the fifth round in the WBA featherweight title bout between Nonito Donaire, Jr. and Simpiwe Vetyeka in Macau last weekend has p
Will the real Marquez rise?
02 Jun 2014
Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez’ showing in outpointing Mike Alvarado recently has revived suspicions that he may be taking anabolic steroids or performance-enhancing-drugs (PEDs) particularly as he works clos
DONAIRE GUARANTEES VICTORY
27 May 2014
It won’t be a cakewalk for sure but challenger Nonito Donaire, Jr. guaranteed a victory over South Africa’s Simpiwe Vetyeka to wrest the WBA featherweight championship when they face off in a scheduled 12-round bout
Donaire submits to anti-doping test
23 May 2014
Three-time world boxing champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. was subjected yesterday to Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) tests by phlebotomist Jennifer Hunter who flew in from Newport Beach, California, to adm
Olympic hero interred today
18 May 2014
The first Filipino Olympic silver medalist Anthony Villanueva will be interred at the Loyola Memorial Park in Paranaque this afternoon after a Requiem Mass and cremation with his widow Liezel relieved that their son J
Olympic hero dies helplessly hoping
15 May 2014
The first Filipino Olympic silver medalist Anthony Villanueva died in his sleep yesterday morning in Cabuyao, Laguna, after nearly willing himself to lose his life by not eating the last six days.
Forgotten hero at death’s door
12 May 2014
In 1964, boxer Anthony Villanueva returned to Manila from the Tokyo Olympics and was feted with a ticker-tape parade for bagging a silver medal in the featherweight division. He came home a hero, later appeared in movies
‘Boom Boom’ ponders future
09 May 2014
Rey (Boom Boom) Bautista turned pro at 16, a week shy of his 17th birthday, in 2003 and now at 27, he’s a grizzled veteran with 37 fights under his belt. Tomorrow night, he promises to make a sensational debut a
Donaire confident but wary of foe
07 May 2014
Three-time world champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. said yesterday he’s confident of dethroning WBA “super” featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka of South Africa when they face off at the Cotai Arena in Macau on May 31 but ad
IS MAYWEATHER PLAYING GAMES?
07 May 2014
Along cauliflower row, the consensus is Argentine roughhouser Marcos Maidana made a good account of himself against Floyd Mayweather in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification title fight in Las Vegas last Saturday