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13 Oct 2010
Cebu-based boxing promoter Samson Gelloani, who, in partnership with Uruguayan boxing impressario Sampson Lewkowicz, acts as the business manager of the Braveheart boxers of North Cotabato, sounded bothered when he called
CLASH OF THE TINY WARRIORS
01 Oct 2010
Minimumweight, strawweight or miniflyweight. This is how they call boxing's lightest division at 105 pounds.
It's a relatively new division having been introduc
STORIES OF CHEATING IN BOXING: THE DANGEROUS AND THE HILARIOUS
23 Sep 2010
Every field of sport where the human factor is involved will always be vulnerable to manipulation and cheating. From cricket, to basketball, to horse racing and many more.
And these efforts to cheat are motivated by the desire t
DIRTY TRICK BY "FRIENDLY" MEXICANS?
19 Sep 2010
My boxer, Edrin Dapudong lost to Mexican Wilbert Uicab last Friday. He was humbled and defeated. No argument. Period.
No excuses offered, only analytical explanations to learn something from the setback.
But 24 hours a
THE ROAD TO PERDITION
18 Sep 2010
"The road to peridition is paved with good intentions."
The disappointing loss of Filipino Edrin Dapudong, a boy whose career I have nurtured for over 12 years, was a result of a good intention that did not bear the right results.
And I take all the blame. Nobody else. Not Edrin, not Noli an
Sharing Bob Arum's Pain
04 Sep 2010
When Bob Arum, a Hall of Fame boxing promoter, abandoned the media tour of Manny Pacquiao and Antonio Margarito to fly to Seattle following the reported disappearance of his lawyer-son, John, it was as if I felt his anguish and pain.
Eureka, A New Golden Boy of RP Boxing!
22 Aug 2010
In the many years that I have been involved in boxing, I have grown to be very critical in my assessment of boxers' chances of excelling in the sport, even among our own boxers.
This may be because of my other roles as boxing writer and television commentator.
Since I started the boxing progra
Manny Pacquiao's Options, Part II: The Venue
23 Jul 2010
Home Sweet Home, Manny
Manny Pacquiao versus Antonio Margarito in Mexico? In Monterey, California? In the Cowboy's Stadium in Texas?
Manny Pacquiao's Options, Part 1: The Opponent
23 Jul 2010
PACQUIAO-COTTO II: PARA QUE?
Suggestions of a second meeting between Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto are simply ridiculous and pointles
Taking the Road to Fort JuanMa
19 Jul 2010
To Filipino boxing fans, Puerto Rican boxing idol Juan Manuel Lopez now looks like an impenetrable Fort that stands proudly in the middle of Boxing Valley.
Already, he has repulsed two attempt