List of Articles by Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
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Displaying articles 1651 to 1660.Going Nuclear: Bautista vs. Ponce de Leon
31 May 2007
Is it finally going to happen? Every Filipino fight fan has been waiting for it for the past couple of years. Rey “Boomboom” Bautista , Candijay,
RING MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY
24 Apr 2007
I was having a very hard time trying to write this article. I have been a boxing fan for almost three decades. Even if I try to apologize for it or try to rationalize its existence it will not bring Lito Sisnorio back.
There will always be people drawn to the sport, either as active protagonists
Let the Pacquiao-Marquez Rematch Happen
03 Apr 2007
Veteran observers of the fight game have seen this scenario time and time again. A boxer is just one punch away from turning his life around or one fight away from escaping boxing purgatory.
Juan Manuel Marquez has been
A Warrior’s Last Hurrah
17 Mar 2007
Gerry Peñalosa’s skills set him apart from most Filipino pugilists. He is not a Pier 6 devil-may-care brawler but a smooth southpaw stylist gifted with hand speed and he could bob and weave and slip punches with the gre
BAUTISTA: THE INTERNET CONTENDER
17 Feb 2007
When Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista began his pro boxing career, internet cafes were sprouting all over the Philippines. Now they are as common as bakeries selling “pan de sal”. Bautista career also blossomed when Manny Pacquiao started his meteoric rise to world boxing superstardo
THE DREAM, COCHULITO AND THE CROWD
11 Feb 2007
Filipino boxing fans will be zeroing in on the Queen City of the South on February 24 as Z “The Dream” Gorres gets the biggest break of his career when he faces Mexican Fernando “Cochulito” Montiel for the WBO superflyweight title.
This is Gorres’ first world title shot. The 24 year old Gorres i
ASIAN HALL OF FAMERS
26 Jan 2007
GABRIEL "FLASH" ELORDE
How do you measure greatness in sports? In track and field the difference between good and great may be just millimeters or milliseconds. Titles won and years of dominance are part of the criteria in any sport. Consistency is also used as a measuring stick. In boxing
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,