List of Articles by Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
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Displaying articles 1481 to 1490.BATTLE of the BANTAMWEIGHTS Weigh-in Updates
21 Feb 2009
Gerry Penalosa and German Meraz both weighed in at 120 lbs. during the official weigh-in held at the Cebu Grand Hotel for the Battle of the Bantamweights fight card to be held tomorrow Saturday at the New Cebu Coliseum
DOCTOR EMMANUEL PACQUIAO (WITH PHOTOS)
19 Feb 2009
CEBU CITY -- Emmanuel Dapidran Pacquiao received his Doctorate of Humanities (Honoris Causa) from Southwestern University of Cebu during the conferment rites ceremony held at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City Wednesday evening.
Meraz vows to give Penalosa good fight
19 Feb 2009
CEBU CITY -- German Meraz of Mexico did not make any predictions or promises of a knockout but he vowed to give WBO Bantamweight champ Gerry Penalosa a good fight. This was the statement he gave during the pr
Penalosa and Braveheart Boxers Ready for Battle
17 Feb 2009
WBO world bantamweight champ Gerry Penalosa looked sharp in the public workout held Tuesday afternoon at the New Cebu Coliseum. The event was held as a sneak preview for the Battle of the Best Bantamweights fight car
Boxers, doctors and the Cebu Public Library
13 Feb 2009
I remember a scene in one of the Rocky movies where fictional heavyweight champ Rocky Balboa gets asked by reporters for his comment regarding the doctors’ findings pertaining to brain injuries in boxing. Rocky's amusing reply was: “Yes, I agree...absolutely. I don't think doctors should fight.”
SNAKE EYES: NIETES TARGETS MEXICO
06 Feb 2009
The ancient Aztecs of Mexico have a legend about a feathered serpent known as Quetzalcoatl. This deity – a combination of a rattlesnake and a colorful bid known as a quetzal- was thought to push the clouds, bring rain and fertili
GERRY PEÑALOSA: CHASING HISTORY AT TWILIGHT
02 Feb 2009
“Why do you want to fight Juan Manuel Lopez? What makes you think you can beat him? What do you see in his fighting style?” – These are some of the questions that boxing pundits have been asking since news came out that Gerr
Katsidis wins WBO Asia-Pacific lightweight title
01 Feb 2009
Michael “The Great” Katsidis of Australia won the vacant WBO Asia-Pacific Lightweight title with a unanimous decision win over Spain’s Angel Hugo “El Tren” Ramirez last Saturday at the Cebu Coliseum.
Katsidis was ready to rumble from the start and chased Ramirez who was more content in dancing
KATSIDIS, RAMIREZ MAKE WEIGHT
30 Jan 2009
Australia's Michael "The Great" Katsidis and Spain's Angel Hugo "El Tren" Ramirez easliy made the 135 lb. weight limit for their showdown for the vacant WBO Asia Pacific lightweight title. Katsidis weighed 135 lbs.
TWO ISLANDS, ONE PASSION
29 Jan 2009
The Central Philippine islands of Bohol and Cebu are linked by ferry boats, a common dialect and a shared intense passion for boxing. On the 31st of January the main cities of these islands will simultaneously host f