List of Articles by Manny Piņol
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Displaying articles 161 to 170.THE DONAIRE FATHER-SON SAGA: THE SEQUEL
09 Feb 2009
Hurting words were traded between world flyweight champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. and his father-trainer, Nonito Sr., following a bitter break-up a few months earlier.
But if the latest words floated were to be the gauge, it
THE CURIOUS CASE OF GERONIMO PEŅALOSA
03 Feb 2009
Quizzical eyebrows were raised when world bantamweight champion Gerry Peņalosa, who at 36 is best described as a battle-scarred ring warrior, decided to accept the offer to challenge Puerto Rican sensation Juan Manuel Lopez f
Box, Manny, Box!
30 Jan 2009
Manny Pacquiao must take time out to contemplate on the meaning of the good things and the blessings that fate has showered on him over the last few years.
He must interpret all of these things in the context of his faith a
NO SIR, IT WAS NOT JUST BECAUSE OF THE BEER
27 Jan 2009
Funny how the dramatic development in the purse tug-of-war between Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and British Ricky Hatton was trivialized by reports that Manny signed the fight contract after confidante Wakee Salud accepted the dare to gulp down three bottles of beer.
No sir! It was not bec
22 Jan 2009
I have known Ronnie Nathanielsz for over three decades now and saw him from a distance many years before that when he worked as one of the propagandists of former President Ferdinand Marcos.
But until today, I could not still make up who the real Nathanielsz is. Sri Lankan or Filipino? Propagandi
The Agony of Antonio L. Aldeguer
03 Dec 2008
There is no other Filipino boxing patron whose dedication to the sport and love for his young wards is as deep as that of Cebu City's Antonio L. Aldeguer, the man behind the popular ALA Boxing Gym.
Tony, also called "Bidoy" by those close to him, has invested a fortune and spent almost half of hi
MANNY PACQUIAO 100 YEARS FROM NOW
01 Dec 2008
One hundred years from now when our faces will just be faint images in the memories of our great great grandchildren and our names will just be alphabetical inscriptions in our moss-covered tombstones, Filipinos will remember Manny
To Shape A Warrior
29 Nov 2008
There was an anecdote that appeared in a popular magazine many years ago about a proud mother, who, looking at her son sleeping in her arms gushed "It's not that he is my son, but this boy sure looks like the reincarnated Christ."
This is the same syndrome that plagues most boxing managers who ca
6-foot Filipino Welterweight to Turn Pro 2009
21 Nov 2008
A 6-foot tall welterweight who is now a member of the Philippine national amateur boxing team is set to turn professional January next year.
Willy "The Orphan" Lopez, 21, who failed in his bid to join the Philippine Olympic Boxing Team in the 2008 Beijing Olympics following his loss in Chicago la
OF FATHERS AND SONS
14 Nov 2008
It was not intended for me, neither did it come from my own child, but the statement made by world flyweight champion Nonito Donaire, jr. that he does not owe his father anything felt like a dagger that pierced my heart.