List of Articles by Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
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Displaying articles 1441 to 1450.EXCELLENT EXECUTION
20 Oct 2008
Many boxing pundits, including myself, thought Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins showed his real age in his ugly loss against Joe Calzaghe. I also thought Kelly “The Ghost” Pavlik had the perfect opportunity to beat an old but s
SCINTILLATING SAGA IN NAGA
05 Oct 2008
It was an exciting night of boxing at the Naga Sports Complex in Cebu. Ramie Laput scored a devastating third round TKO win over Mongkolchai Singmanassak of Thailand and grabbed the interim WBO Asia Pacific Bantamweight ti
NIGHT OF KNOCKOUTS IN TALISAY
04 Oct 2008
CEBU CITY -- Anthony “Rocky” Marcial won the interim WBO Oriental superfeatherweight title via third round technical knockout over his Thai opponent Thongthai Rajanond. Marcial walked through the punches of the smaller Raj
A GOLDEN SPECTACLE?
01 Sep 2008
Oscar dela Hoya versus Manny Pacquiao will be a huge sports event. Boxing has seen its share of circuses before. We have seen a woman fight a man inside the ring and win. In 1957 then world heavyweight champ Floyd Patterson
Wesley So tops Board One and Leads Philippines U-16 Chess Team to Third Place
25 Aug 2008
Finally we have something to smile about.
The Philippine Under-16 Chess Team scored a total of 27 points after ten rounds at the World Youth Under 16 Chess Olympiad held in Turkey and was good enough for third place. The team is
QUO VADIS, ABAP?
16 Aug 2008
The generation that witnessed Anthony Villanueva being robbed of a gold medal in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics is aging now. Many have passed away. The generation that saw Onyok Velasco’s Robbery in Atlanta have been waiting f
04 Aug 2008
Should I watch the Olympics?
I have been asking myself this question for the past few months. We only have one boxer who managed to qualify – light flyweight Harry Tanamor. A sporting disaster already in a country that fancies itself as a boxing power in Asia. The odds are stacked against him. Hi
MY PACQUIAO WISH LIST
31 Jul 2008
When Manny Pacquiao knocked out Erik Morales in their second bout more than two years ago, I remember telling myself that Manny doesn’t have to prove anything anymore. I felt that Morales at that time represented not just a physical but psychological barrier for Pacquiao, his personal “Ivan Drago”-
30 Jun 2008
Manny Pacquiao grabbed his second world title belt in a four month span in devastating fashion. The big difference was speed. David Diaz was like an ill-prepared student trying to find answers in his finals exam. The Pacman
AJ BANAL: FASTRACK TO CENTER STAGE
19 Jun 2008
William Shakespeare wrote: “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.“
Boxers know that their destiny is not in the stars but in their fists. AJ Banal, (W0-17 (KO 14) L–O D–1) a southpaw from the tough str