List of Articles by Epifanio M. Almeda
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Displaying articles 81 to 90.'IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT'
22 Nov 2007
So declares boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao in emphasizing the main criterion his camp is looking at in choosing his immediate next ring opponent.
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JOSE COBIAN – BOXING REFEREE WITH COMPASSION
15 Nov 2007
Boxing referees are seldom remembered for their participation even in significant and important boxing events. Whenever they are, it is usually because of their mistakes or acts of incompetence which are compiled by the concerned boxing bodies for others to avoid committing.
During the workshop
DENVER CUELLO, SONY BOY JARO RETAIN PHILIPPINE TITLES
30 Oct 2007
Denver Cuello and Sony Boy Jaro, RP minimum-weight and light-flyweight champions respectively retained their titles in contrasting fashions Sunday night at the Thunderbird Resort and Casino, Rizal.
Cuello started strong and landed punches better as the fight started and later in the 1st round, fl
Battle for Supremacy Fighters Make Weight
24 Aug 2007
The main event fighters in the Philippines vs. Japan Battle for Supremacy to be held tomorrow at the Mall of Asia easily met their respective weight limits at their firs
GAB Lifts Thailand Fight Ban
30 May 2007
During the meeting of boxing managers and promoters yesterday, 29 May 2007, at the spacious ballroom of the Elorde Sports Complex in Sucat, Parañaque City, Philippine Games and Amusements Board Chairman Eric R. Buhain practically lifted the ban in the sending of fighters to Thailand.
SONSONA RETAINS RP CROWN
22 Apr 2007
Philippine Super-flyweight champion Eden Sonsona retained his crown with a 10th round technical decision with scores of 95-94 and 96-93 twice. The fight was stopped after an accidental clash of heads opened a deep cut on challenger Marvin Tampus which forced the referee to call it a night.
Danggod draws with Rapada; Labao KOs Oñate
25 Dec 2006
The main event of the “Bakbakan sa Alabang IV (Slugfest in Alabang IV) Saturday night featuring super-flyweights Celso Danggod and Eric Rapada ended in a technical majority draw when the cut prone Danggod was cut in the right eyebrow for the second time in the fight by another accidental head
Missed Opportunities in the Michael Domingo-Alejandro Montiel Fight
07 Jul 2006
Alejandro Montiel would have been on the worldwide PPV TV had Rey “Boom Boom” Baustista been healthy enough to fight at the Araneta Coliseum last Sunday, 2 July 2006 (Philippine time) in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Oscar Larios fight. But I believe Montiel did not miss that “opportunity” an
Sonsona Wrests RP Super-Flyweight Title from Barcelona
21 May 2006
Counter-punching teenager Eden Sonsona landed just enough clean punches while enduring foul blows from defending champion Eric Barcelona to win by split decision the RP Super-Flyweight title last night at the Ynares Plaza Gymnasium, Binangonan, Rizal. Scores were 115-112, 113-114 and 115-112.
Rufino Unseats Oñate, Wins RP Featherweight Title
06 May 2006
23-year old hard-punching prospect Vinvin Rufino came back from the claws of defeat to dethrone veteran Jeffrey Oñate over 12 dramatic rounds at the NBC Tent, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City early this morning.
The fight was the main boxing attraction of “Live Match III”, a charity boxi