List of Articles by Joaquin Henson
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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
ROACH, MARVIN DISAGREE ON MARQUEZ FIGHT
06 May 2014
Freddie Roach and his chief assistant Marvin Somodio are conjuring different visions of how the fight between Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado will end at the Forum in Los Angeles on May 17 but a
ANOTHER DEPOSIT FOR MONEY
05 May 2014
Argentine brawler Marcos Maidana connected on 25.8% of his punches against Floyd Mayweather in their WBC/WBA welterweight unification title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas last Saturday and that’s the
Viloria driven by son’s birth
02 May 2014
LOS ANGELES – Former WBC lightflyweight and WBO/WBA flyweight champion Brian Viloria said yesterday he has no plans to retire from the ring and the coming birth of his first child, to be named Tyler Braden, will motiv
MARQUEZ WON'T QUIT UNLIKE MORALES
01 May 2014
Mexican gladiator Juan Manuel Marquez will be Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent if he hurdles Mike Alvarado on May 17 and unlike his countryman Erik Morales, he’s not thinking retirement despite turning 41 in August.
Roach’s mom says hard work pays off
01 May 2014
LOS ANGELES – For Barbara Roach, the secret to success in life lies in hard work and she said yesterday it’s the reason why her son Freddie has become a legendary boxing trainer.
“I’m proud of Freddie,” said the 78-ye