List of Articles by Epifanio M. Almeda
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Displaying articles 81 to 88.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
What Fighters Could Learn from Rene Barrientos
24 Apr 2006
“When my children who found job opportunities abroad asked me if I had the means to cover their transportation, I didn’t hesitate to answer yes to keep their minds off the problem I believed was mine to tackle”. S
Juanito Rubillar Works Out, Easily Dispatches Ronnie Cañete in 10
12 Mar 2006
Juanito Rubillar is not the No. 1 ranked challenger for WBC junior flyweight championship for nothing. Rubillar added a good 10-round "work out" against dangerous Ronnie Cañete of Cebu City in last night's "Bakbakan sa Elorde" (Rumble at Elorde's) in Sucat, Parañaque City.
With former world f
TINAMPAY RETAINS PBF 140-CHAMPIONSHIP, RODRIGO WINS
13 Feb 2006
PBF junior welterweight champion Arnel Tinampay successfully defended his belt with a 10-round unanimous decision win over number 1 ranked Jury Noda the other night at Seiz de Junio Village, Tagaytay City. Scores were 96-94, 99-91 and 98-94.
There were no knockdowns in the fight. Noda started s
ESCANER RETAINS TITLE, CONDES WINS TITLE
11 Dec 2005
Philippine Super-bantamweight champion Alex Escaner retained his title by fighting to a split-draw with hard-hitting No. 3 contender Bernabe Concepcion over 12 rounds at the Sta. Lucia East Grand Mall, Cainta, Rizal, last night. The scores were 114-113 for Escaner, 115-111 for Concepcion, and 113-11
GAB Commissioner Pushes WBO Rankings for Filipino Fighters
12 Nov 2005
Philippine Games and Amusements Board Commissioner Angel P. Bautista attended, as the Philippine representative, the 18th Annual Congress of the WBO (World Boxing Organization) held at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from October 24-28, 2005 and pushed for more Filipino fighters to b
WBE JOIN FORCES WITH USBC
12 Nov 2005
WBE/USBC Asia Pacific Boxing Association Chairman/Director Zhi W. Yang reports that the WBE (World Boxing Empire) and the USBC (United States Boxing Council) have joined forces.
“USBC office is now based in the Virginia USA since it is now part of the WBE. Its office was formerly situated i
"And in the Red Corner the defending champion from China…."
18 Oct 2005
Note: PhilBoxing.com would like to welcome veteran writer and boxing judge Epifanio M. Almeda to the PhilBoxing team.
These are the words boxing fans around the world will have to get used to hearing often from ring announcers in fight arenas. Boasting a population of 1 of every 5 living o