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All articles by Manny Piñol
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Displaying articles 171 to 180.Donaire Father-Son Team Faces Inevitable Split Due to Wife
Mon, 10 Nov 2008
"Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself." - Khalil Gibran, The Prophet.
Nonito Donaire Sr. and his namesake, Nonito Jr., have traveled and survived the roug
THE HEART OF MANNY PACQUIAO
Mon, 03 Nov 2008
Who would even believe that in the thick of the preparation for the biggest fight of his life -- money and prestige-wise -- boxing icon Manny Pacquiao would still find time to make a call in the middle of the night to a friend in th
OLYMPIC GOLD IS JUST A MATTER OF TIME
Thu, 30 Oct 2008
There is a new sense of hope and optimism that engulfs people involved deeply with amateur boxing with the ascension of new and respectable faces to the hierarchy of the Amateur Boxing Association
TODAY'S ABAP ELECTION: MANNY P TO REPLACE MANNY L?
Wed, 29 Oct 2008
It looks like the overstaying president of the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP), Manny Lopez, may be giving way to a new face after all.
But with defacto ABAP Region XI Chair
Tonyboy Takes Up Challenge; But Can He Run?
Fri, 24 Oct 2008
Davao City - Former Congressman Antonio "Tonyboy" Floirendo, scion of banana magnate Don Antonio Floirendo, has accepted the challenge of vying for the presidency of the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines when
TO SAVE RP AMATEUR BOXING: ONE MANNY MUST STEP ASIDE, ANOTHER MANNY MUST STEP IN
Thu, 23 Oct 2008
Floirendo (L) and Pacquiao.
There is no denying that Philippine Amateur Boxing is in the doldrums. From being one of the regional superpowers in the spor
Heart, Not Size, Matters in Oscar-Manny Fight
Sun, 28 Sep 2008
"It is not the size that matters but the fighting heart," this was what my father told his sons up until he passed away in 1995.
Back then, I felt it was his way of assuaging our feelings realizing that he had sired 11 sons deficient in height and heft. But looking back, I really think he was rig
Mon, 30 Jun 2008
Las Vegas, Nevada (June 29) - With every Mexican big name in the featherweight and lightweight divisions etched as statistics in Manny Pacquiao's histori
Glenn Gonzales Shines in Sparring with IBF Featherweight Champ Robert Guerrero
Tue, 10 Jun 2008
It all started with a simple request: "Please find a sparring mate for Glenn Gonzales."
It was a request that I relayed to a Mexican trainer who works on young boys at the Salinas City Gym before I left for the Phi
Analysis: Pacquiao-Diaz Duel in Lethal Combination Will be Messy and Bloody
Wed, 21 May 2008
Los Angeles, California - Imagine two raging bulls in a head-on battle or two snorting buffalos whose horns are locked in mortal combat.
In both cases, the ending will be messy and bloody.
Such is the picture Top Rank's Bob Arum projects the fight between World Boxing Council (WBC) lightweight