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Fri, 01 May 2020
Luisito "Lindol" Espinosa was born on June 26, 1967 in Tondo, Manila. He was also nicknamed "Golden Boy" and turned professional in May 25, 1984 by outpointing Vladimer Raffy. He followed it up with another decision win over Ric Santiag
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XXVI: ERIC CHAVEZ, IBF WORLD MINIMUMWEIGHT CHAMPION
Thu, 30 Apr 2020
Algerico Eric Chavez alias Kenta Sato was born on April 9, 1965 in Talisay City, Cebu. He started his pro career in 1985 and won three straight fights against Jun Gavero by split decision, Luis Pelamor by 3rd round TKO, and Dan
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XXV: TACY MACALOS, IBF WORLD LIGHT FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION
Tue, 28 Apr 2020
Tacy Macalos was born Epitacio Agapay on October 28, 1965 at Padre Burgos, Southern Leyte.
He suffered his first loss in his professional debut one of the few world champions who failed in their first bout. Ariel Samson defeate
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XXIV: ROLANDO BOHOL, IBF WORLD FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION AND ELORDE PROTÉGÉ
Tue, 28 Apr 2020
Rolando Bohol was born on Christmas Day December 25, 1965 in Himamaylan, Negros Occidental.
Bohol trained at the famed Elorde Boxing Gym, with no less than International Boxing Hall of Famer world junior lightweight champio
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XXIII: DODIE BOY PEÑALOSA, THE FIRST FILIPINO TWO-DIVISION WORLD CHAMPION
Mon, 27 Apr 2020
Considered by many Filipino boxing fans as the most popular fighter during his prime, Diosdado "Dodie Boy" Peñalosa, born November 19, 1962 in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, is the first Filipino to become dual w
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XXII: BOBBY BERNA, THE FIRST IBF SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION
Sun, 26 Apr 2020
Bobby Berna was born Roberto Bernardez on May 19, 1961 in Quezon City. The southpaw boxer had his professional debut on August 13, 1979 beating Ben Juanta by 2nd round TKO.
In his 14th pro fight, he won the
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XXI: FRANK CEDEÑO, WORLD WBC AND LINEAL FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION
Sat, 25 Apr 2020
Frank Cedeño, born on March 16, 1958 in Talisay City, Cebu, won the World Boxing Council world flyweight title.
He is one of the few world champions who lost in his professional debut. Ray de los Santos outsc
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XX: ROLANDO NAVARRETE, "THE BAD BOY FROM DADIANGAS" AND WBC WORLD SUPER FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION
Fri, 24 Apr 2020
Rolando Navarrete was known as the "Bad Boy from Dadiangas" was born on February 14, 1957 in General Santos City formerly named Dadiangas in South Cotabato.
The southpaw boxer had his successful professional debut in F
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XIX: JESUS SALUD, THE FILIPINO-HAWAIIAN WBA WORLD SUPER BANTAMWEIGHT CHAMPION
Wed, 22 Apr 2020
Jesus Salud, born in May 3, 1963 in Sinait, Ilocos Sur, and resides in Honolulu, Hawaii. Thus he was called "The Hawaiian Punch." He won the WBA super bantamweight title by disqualification on December 11, 1989, in a bout against J
STORY OF PHILIPPINE BOXING PART XVIII: BEN VILLAFLOR, TWO-TIME WBA WORLD JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION
Tue, 21 Apr 2020
After Ben Villaflor won WBA junior lightweight title from Alfredo Marcano of Venezuela via a fifteen-round unanimous decision, he fought several non-title bouts including a match with world title challenger Jimmy Robertson whom h