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All articles by Ron Galarpe
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Displaying articles 11 to 20.Who is the “Raging Bull” for the “Prince”?
Thu, 23 Feb 2006
Vic Darchinyan was an amateur boxing hero in his native Armenia and with the pride that he gave to his countrymen, he became a recipient of the Top Ten Armenia’s sports heroes, an accolade that is so prestigious in his own country.
Vic was a recipient of such feat in two consecutive years.
Jaca opponent John Nolasco is no push over
Thu, 19 Jan 2006
Jimrex Jaca thought that his dream of becoming part of a big boxing event would turn into sour as he almost failed to secure himself a visa to travel to America. It became a problem of some sort but the real problem now of Jimrex Jaca could be his opponent John Nolasco of the Dominican Republic. May
Gerry Pe?alosa confirmed WBO title conquest
Tue, 17 Jan 2006
In an interview with this writer just recently, the comebacking Gerry Pe?alosa confirmed that there is indeed a move about his planned conquest of the WBO title this year.
The former WBC super flyweight champion said that he is being handled now by Marc Roces of Jemah promotions, but disclosed th
Filipinos and Mexicans Can't Wait for the Filipino vs Mexican Boxing World Cup
Sat, 24 Dec 2005
News or rumors spread out that a boxing world cup pitting Filipinos against Mexicans is on the works and negotiations are underway. However, call it as coincidence if you may, but there is actually a 7-fight bout pitting Filipino boxers versus Mexican boxers. Five out of these seven matches are in t
Breaking news! A not so successful stint for Filipino boxers in Japan
Sun, 04 Dec 2005
News just came in that earlier this night “Gentle Giant” Rev Santillan handled by Rex “Wakee” Salud, regained his OPBF welterweight title via 8th round KO over Kazuhiko Hidaka of Japan held at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. It was sweet revenge for Santillan who lost the same cr
Rex “Wakee” Salud: A Brief Chat with the Man the Pacman Has Trusted Nowadays
Sat, 03 Dec 2005
It was one afternoon last Tuesday that I realized I have to give myself a break and allow my wornout mind to turn again to the sport I love. My day was hard and tough dedicated as always to my current job, which surely earns me enough to lift my family than doing my thing for boxing. However, my pas
Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista -- Is he ready to be ranked number one?
Fri, 25 Nov 2005
It seems clear that the excitement and curiosity on Boholano sensation Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista are just unbelievably increasing everyday. At a very exciting age of 19, Rey Bautista exemplifies the vibrant spirit of a young man full of energy inside the ring and the hunger to bring pride
Tue, 01 Nov 2005
Note: PhilBoxing.com would like to welcome its newest columnist, long time Pacland mainstay and the Philippines' fast rising boxing writer, Ron Galarpe.
It is a week of remembering our dead, and maybe, it is just fitting to look back and be aware that after all, boxing is indeed a dangero