List of Articles by Rico Navarro
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.Bleacher Talk: Marlon Tapales, Our Newest World Champion
31 Jul 2016
Little did sports fans notice that the Philippines has a brand new world champion in boxing. Presenting Marlon Tapales, the WBO bantamweight champion of the world. He knocked out erstwhile Thai world champion Pungluang S
Bleacher Talk: Dreams come true: ALA Generations
21 Jul 2013
When Merlito “Tiger’ Sabillo knocked out Jorle Estrada to defend his WBO minimumweight world title last Saturday in the main event of Pinoy Pride 21, it dawned upon us that this was like a dream come true for Cebu Boxing
Bleacher Talk: Pinoy Pride Goes to Manila
21 May 2012
We have good news and some bad news. The good news: Pinoy Pride is indeed shifting into high gear with a world title fight featuring Donnie Nietes on June 2. And that’s not it. Pinoy Pride will also have two big events featur
Bleacher Talk: Arigato Rocky!
12 Sep 2010
Japan has been rocked by Cebu Boxing!
No, we’re not talking about Donnie Nietes who can proudly claim to “own” Mexico with all his wins there. Neither are we talking about Boom Boom Bautista who is a crowd favorite in
RECOGNITION LONG OVERDUE
23 Aug 2010
Donnie Nietes. Have you heard of him? Or his nickname “Ahas”? If you haven’t heard of him until now, then I guess he isn’t that popular just yet. But if you’ve heard of him even before, then thanks for being a real sport
21 Aug 2010
WBO minimumweight champion Donnie ”Ahas” Nietes has set his sights on something bigger: Elorde’s seven-year reign as a world champion. This was Nietes’s confident goal of an answer when asked what he wanted to do after
23 May 2010
Sounds like a new airline company, doesn’t it? In a way, ALA’s like an airline company; starting with value/low fare domestic flights, but now venturing to new heights. When the ALA Promotions team went to Dubai to bring
Boom Boom goes left
19 Oct 2009
The left was right after all.
This was the biggest message that Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista sent out Friday night to announce that he was ready for another run at big-time boxing. After an 11-month lay-off
Bleacher Talk: Pinoy Boxing Judge in USA
13 Jul 2009
While Manny Pacquiao will hog the headlines for Pinoy Boxing, there’s another member of the boxing family who is also making waves in the U.S., albeit in a quieter manner. But under the radar it may be, this o
Finally, Respect for Nietes
06 Mar 2009
Why did Filipino world champion Donnie Nietes go into the hometown of his opponent in Mexico to defend his World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimumweight championship of the world? To some, it wouldn’t make sense. To oth