List of Articles by Emmanuel B. Villaruel
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.'Marvelous' no more: Lewkowicz says it's game over for Sonsona's boxing career
09 Nov 2015
For his ring craftsmanship and sheer punching power, he was christened with the ring name 'Marvelous."
Unfortunately, he is no longer the kind of explosive and exciting fighter he used to be. Not only that, it appears
Pagara brothers, Magsayo off to US for daunting challenge
06 Sep 2015
Celebrated brothers 'Prince' Albert (24-0, 17KOs) and Jason "El Niño" Pagara (36-3, 22KOs) and rising featherweight star Mark ‘Magnifico” Magsayo (11-0, 9KOs) set sail for United States today, bringing along with them an
Historic Pinoy Pride event in US is now 'Philippines vs the World'
02 Sep 2015
From 'Filipinos Contra Latinos', the first ever Pinoy Pride show in the United States will now be known as the "Philippines vs the World". The historic event will take place at the StubHub Center in Carson, C
Pacquiao in Cebu to grace shootfest
29 Aug 2015
CEBU -- Outside the boxing arena, Filipino sports hero Manny Pacquiao has many sporting hobbies. Basketball, of course, is one of them. He also plays darts, chess, and billiards during his spare time.
AS FIRST PINOY PRIDE EVENT IN US LAUNCHED, NIETES SETS ANOTHER DATE WITH HISTORY
18 Aug 2015
All his life, he had been winning battles even on hostile territories.
A future Hall of Famer in Philippine sports, he has already etched his name in stone as the longest reigning Filipino world boxing champion among h
Boxing champ Nietes to receive ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’
05 Aug 2015
All forms of recognition, which he richly deserves, just kept on flowing in for two-division world champion Donnie ‘Ahas” Nietes.
And when it rains, it really pours.
The ALA Gym star and model athlete is set to be
FIFTY SHADES OF PACQUIAO
20 Apr 2015
Manny Pacquiao's 'from rags to riches story' is one for the books. A truly inspiring tale of a man who rose from extreme poverty to being one of the wealthiest athletes in the world today. From a nobody, Pacquiao has scale
Melindo vows to make most of second chance
12 Feb 2015
CEBU, Philippines - Milan “El Metodico” Melindo faltered in his first world title shot. It was a humbling experience he could hardly accept at first. Not because it tarnished his once squeaky-clean record, but because he strongly felt
Biggest event in Cebu boxing history: Two-time world champ Nietes eyes piece of history in Pinoy Pride 28 on Nov. 15
09 Sep 2014
On the heels of their highly successful maiden overseas venture in Dubai, ALA Promotions International and its television partner ABS-CBN Sports have already set up the stage for another blockbuster show that is not only
BRAVEHEART FIGHTERS SHINE
24 Feb 2009
Although Peñalosa was the headliner of the slambang event, rising stars Rolando Magbanua and Jundy Maraon of the North Cotabato-based Braveheart Boxing Gym came to be the stars of the night with their earth-shaking performances.
The flashy Magbanua installed himself as a legitimate world title c