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Displaying articles 1 to 10.De la Hoya – Pacquiao: Just Sheer Hype?
22 Nov 2007
On September 2003, boxing promoter Oscar de la Hoya fought Middleweight King Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins at 160 lbs. He bloated himself to 6 pounds so he could pay himself $ 30 Million, while the wide-eyed Executioner received his first $10 million in prize money.
Prior to the said tussle,
Can Barrera Chalk-up an Upset?
05 Oct 2007
Recently, I watched the fights of Manny Pacquiao that commenced from November 2003 to April 2007.
His opponents that I picked up in the span of four years were Marco Antonio, Manuel Marquez, Eric Morales ( I, II, III tussles), and Jorge Solis (the latest).
In those bouts, I have the following
Strategies Barrera Have to Muster to Defeat Pacquiao
But Would They Enough?
03 Oct 2007
In the wars participated by Bernard Hopkins and Antonio Tarver, Hopkins and Winky Wright, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Oscar de la Hoya, and Winky Wright and Cory Spinks (in his controversial bout), some members of the hoi polloi told me emphatically that all of those hypes were all bore.
They said H
READERS REACT TO ROY JONES COMMENT ON PACQUIAO
24 Jul 2007
Man, here’s what Roy Jones had got on his “blasphemy” against Pacman.
In my column yesterday titled: “Will it be Barrera, not Marquez, who will Solve the Pacquaio Puzzle?”, the said prose received varied reactions from readers around the globe. Some of them I receive
Will It Be Barrera, Not Marquez, Who Will Solve the Pacquiao Puzzle?
23 Jul 2007
Former pound–for-pound king Roy Jones has so much admiration on Marco Antonio Barrera that he emphatically told Doug Fisher of Maxboxing.Com: “I’d still say Barrera’s better pound-for
Boxing’s Lost Opportunities: The Arum-Pacquiao Contractual Debacle
10 Jun 2007
World class boxing is primordially powered by Adam Smith’s laissez faire economy. The most-sought matches by the paying fight fans call the day for big time money. Thus, mentally-engraved tussles like Ali-Frazier, Leonard-Duran, Leonard-Hearns, de la Hoya-Trinidad, de la Hoya- Mayweather (be
A Day of Infamy
19 Mar 2007
The Demetrius Hopkins vs Steve Forbes, the Daniel Ponce de Leon vs. Gerry Peñalosa, and the Marco Antonio Barrera vs Juan Manuel Marquez were all hell of a fight. However, the first two fights may forever cast aspersion to the credibility of Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, the produc
Fall-Out of a Contractual Blunder
01 Jan 2007
As a former colony of the United States for almost 40 years, laws in the Philippines are quite synonymous with the U.S. That’s why jurisprudence in our country adopt some decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court whenever our courts and lawyers find it lacking to apply in a particular case.
GAB, Pacman, & Politicians
22 Oct 2006
At 8 Am last Friday, I was zealously discussing boxing with Dagupan City’s Bombo- Radyo manager and commentator Marvin Modelo on the airwaves. Hey guys, Modelo is the voice behind the Pacquaio-Larios collision as blared by Bombo Radyo globally. Same also in the upcoming Pacquaio-Morales Rubbe
Can Pacman Transform his Ring Prowess into Politics?
06 Aug 2006
Emmanuel Pacquaio means Excellence -- the renaissance and quintessential man the Filipino’s Malay-Indonesian race has ever produced. He is supermen’s superman—except superman’s handsome face. He is King Midas-- whose things he touched turn into gold (just look at the n