List of Articles by Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
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17 Mar 2008
TANZANIA -- There are more than two hundred Filipinos working here in Tanzania, with thousands more scattered throughout Africa and millions dispersed around the globe. Countless have grabbed the proverbial sharp
THE GREAT ESCAPE
16 Mar 2008
It was as nail biting as their first encounter. It was also laced with controversy. Manny Pacquiao versus Juan Manuel Marquez II lived up to the hype. But it did not put an end to the debate as to who is the better fighter.
SEARCHING FOR SALVADOR SANCHEZ
13 Feb 2008
Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez, reigning WBC 130 lb. titlist, conceded to a smaller cut of the purse for a chance to salvage national pride and a possible career defining fight against the world's number one superfeatherwieght M
A BULLFIGHTER'S DREAM
23 Jan 2008
Z “The Dream” Gorres versus Vic “Raging Bull” Darchinyan. The contrast in styles is something that every boxing fan has seen before. We know what to expect, we know what they will do. But that doesn’t make this fight any less en
A Plea for Passion
09 Dec 2007
Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez II. Unfinished business, much anticipated rematch, fighting for pride. Whatever you may call this fight, it won’t get any better than this. Two boxers in their prime, the top two in thei
An Assassin’s Swan Song
08 Oct 2007
This is the way a warrior’s carreer ends: not with euphoria, not with a whimper, but in a defiant effort arising from a last stab at glory.
Marco Antonio Barrera’s career is a majestic tapestry of what pugili
BACK IN THE SADDLE
27 Aug 2007
Boxing fans around the world were ecstatic when they heard the news that Manny Pacquiao was back serious training. He is still a boxer after all. Politics are a thing of the past. He belongs to the world of action, not to
Vendetta in Autumn
25 Aug 2007
Marco Antonio Barrera turned 33 years old last January. His career has been superlative and it is a sure fire ticket to the Hall of Fame. His record of 63 wins (KO 42) - lost 5 is something most boxers would envy.
13 Aug 2007
Gerry Penalosa proved me wrong. I thought his fight with Daniel Ponce de Leon would be his last hurrah.
The 35-year-old Penalosa (52-6-2, 35 KOs) shockingly dethroned the 25 year old WBO bantamweight titli
THAT DAY IN JULY
26 Jul 2007
TANZANIA -- The ringing of my cellphone felt like a bomb exploding in my head. I groped for the light switch.
‘Hello! Where are you? Are you in the hospital and are there soldiers with guns on the street?” It