List of Articles by Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
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Displaying articles 1561 to 1570.Remembering Pacquiao-Magramo
07 Jan 2007
It was September 13, 1997 when Manny Pacquiao made his first and only appearance in the historic Cebu Coliseum. He was one of the main draws in the now defunct weekly television boxing series “Blow by Blow”. He was also fresh from winning the OPBF flyweight title with a fifth round one p
Does Pacquiao need Marquez?
01 Dec 2006
Juan Manuel Marquez has once again found his name mentioned in the Manny Pacquiao sweepstakes due to his recent victory over Jimrex Jaca. Thirty one months ago they figured in a nail biting draw that showcased the best that both men had to offer. It was also a tale of two fights.
The first tale
The Final Gunfight
22 Nov 2006
Just like in the days of the Old West, two pistoleros squared off for the bragging rights in claiming the title of “fastest gun alive.” But this around, they wore guns instead of packing pistols. It was now time for the third and final showdown.
It was high noon in Vegas. The aging gunslinger,
LOOKING BACK: TYSON-HOLYFIELD I
06 Nov 2006
Sports fans will always tell you stories of certain
events or ball games that somehow fired up their
imagination. Boxing fans are no exception, as they
have their own personal list of all time favorite
fights. But there are sporting events that we remember
because it struck a chord deep inside
Paclander in Africa
13 Oct 2006
It has been twelve days since I arrived in Tanzania. It is extremely hard to think about topics to write about when my brain is till processing the basics of their national language Kiswahili. Tanzania is also plagued by twelve hour brownouts which makes Internet access very difficult. I try to glan
Can the Snake Spew Venom in Indonesia?
14 Aug 2006
Donnie Nietes of Bacolod City will be getting a chance of a lifetime with a world title shot against IBF strawweight champ Muhhamad Rachman of Indonesia.
The 24 year old Nietes, who sports the ring name “Ahas” or Snake, has a record of 19W-1L-3D with 9 KO’s. He is currently the
Thrilla in Minglanilla Ringside Report
14 Aug 2006
Donnie “Ahas” Nietes gave Roberto Rubillar a world class beating for ten one-sided rounds in the Minglanilla Sports Complex in Cebu.
Nietes, who hails from Bacolod, entered the ring with a large snake hanging from his neck. This inclusion of wildlife in the pre-fight entourage may ha
The Burden of Being Boom Boom
09 Aug 2006
For the past couple of years Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista has been carrying the load of being tagged as Philippine boxing’s next big thing. There has never been a Filipino contender who managed to capture the fans’ imagination and the attention and expectations of the local press
Can the Sniper shoot down the Bomber?
05 Aug 2006
Bobby “The Sniper” Pacquiao’s remarkable career turnaround will have another gripping episode if and when he squares off with former IBF super featherweight champion Robbie "The Bomber" Peden. The Australia
The World without a Pacman
05 Aug 2006
The rumors are started as whispers. Slowly the noise got louder until it reached the decibel level of a runaway firetruck. Manny Pacquiao will be leaving the square ring and enter the political arena.
When I first heard about it I dismissed it as just another useless gossip. The kind that gets s