Revealing Fight Reviews: Gold Heist in Atlanta 1996 By Chino Trinidad PhilBoxing.com Wed, 12 Aug 2020
It pays to take time out, go back and have another look at big boxing bouts, mainly those whose final results had caused both delight and discomfort. With nothing much to look forward to in this disturbing time of the monster coronavirus, we dug up bouts, mainly ones involving Filipino warriors.
There were native boxing heroes who had the bad luck of being victims of foul officiating and judging, while there were those whose forgotten heroics have been revealed in close-up reviews that bring the amazing undiluted truth out in the open.
We begin this series with the ill-fated attempt of Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco to win the Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medal in Atlanta in 1996.'
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