List of Articles by Ed Picson
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.Breaking the ice in the Olympics
20 Jan 2009
When telecommunications mogul Manny V. Pangilinan agreed to take on the challenge of heading the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) late last year, not a few were of the opinion that he
A PUSH FOR AMATEUR BOXING
06 Jan 2009
Jose “Cely” Villanueva, his son Anthony Villanueva, Roel Velasco, his brother Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco and Leopoldo Serrantes became instant celebrities when they won their respective medals in the Olympics.
But before the
David Diaz, just a regular guy
17 Dec 2008
Former world lightweight champion David Diaz is best remembered by Filipinos as that guy that Manny Pacquiao pummeled into the canvass in 9 rounds to wrest the WBC crown in June this year.
Unlike most pugi
THESCENE AROUND: Dealing with reality
17 Dec 2008
The guest list for Manny Pacquiao’s birthday party on the 17th is sure to include a veritable who’s who of government, sports, social and entertainment personalities. Pacquiao is now so celebrated that his circle includes the mo
BALUARTE DEFENDS TURF VS. INDON
23 Aug 2008
MISAMIS Oriental is slowly positioning itself as one of the country’s boxing hotbeds down south and that aim will gain more ground with another international boxing next week.
Filipino Eusebio Baluarte, Jr. will def
The Scene Around: The Longing in Diaz’s Heart
27 Jun 2008
David Diaz has his work cut out for him. He realizes even though he is the champion going into the fight Sunday, he is the underdog and Manny Pacquiao, his opponent, is the star of the show.
That is, unless he steals the
BEWARE OF THE HUNGRY PACMAN
09 May 2008
In his latest newspaper column “Kumbinasyon”, Manny Pacquiao waxed sentimental and recalled his early days in the pugilistic profession.
He remembers the days when he was a gaunt and wiry 16-year old whose only thoughts in the
08 Apr 2008
It’s fairly common for kids at play to get into arguments that would lead to one running home sobbing to Mama.
That’s understandable when you play without referees and judges and kids with immature minds double up as such. Th
What now, Pacquiao?
18 Mar 2008
The arguments for or against the split decision in the latest episode of the saga that is Manny Pacquiao threaten to last for a very long time.
That the result was a split decision naturally brought about diverse reactions, but the shocking thing was that many of negative ones came from Pacquiao’
3rd round wins it for Pacquiao
17 Mar 2008
Manny Pacquiao is world champion again. The last time he wore a crown was in the Super Bantamweight Division (IBF). He is now the WBC Super Featherweight King. He was also WBC Flyweight title-holder in his early years.