Web Special: Joseph R. Svinth's The Origins of Boxing in the Philippines, 1899 - 1929
By Dong Secuya
Tue, 02 Aug 2005
Once in a while, you come to find an object that is very rare and valuable that you would forever be grateful that you have found it. Joseph R. Svinth's "The Origins of Philippines Boxing, 1899-1929" is such a rare gem of an article that all efforts should be made to preserve it in the annals of Philippine boxing history.
No doubt that Mr. Svinth, who is the executive editor of Journal of Combative Sport, had exerted considerable time and effort to dug up the historical facts behind the article and much kudos to him in doing so.
We are doubly grateful to Mr. Svinth however, for also allowing us to publish the article in our PhilBoxing.com pages and make it part of our permanent collections.
To read the article in full, click here: http://philboxing.com/history/origins.php.
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Dong Secuya.
|Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:|
BRIEDIS: WBSS FINAL IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR A SMALL COUNTRY WITH BIG HEARTS
, Mon, 24 Feb 2020BIGGER AND HEAVIER FURY DETHRONES WILDER
By Maloney L. Samaco, , Mon, 24 Feb 2020Outgunned Pinoy loses by TKO
By Joaquin Henson, , Mon, 24 Feb 2020TYSON FURY STOPS DEONTAY WILDER IN ROUND SEVEN TO CAPTURE WBC HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE IN HISTORIC MEGA PPV EVENT
, Mon, 24 Feb 2020Fury Stops Wilder in 7th, Wins WBC title and Defends Lineal Heavyweight Title (Photos)
By Ralph Rimpell, , Sun, 23 Feb 2020NAVARRETE STOPS SANTISIMA IN 11
By Dong Secuya, , Sun, 23 Feb 2020WILDER-FURY II TV UNDERCARD RESULTS
By Ralph Rimpell, , Sun, 23 Feb 2020IT'S FIGHT DAY! #WilderFury2
, Sun, 23 Feb 2020Fight won’t go distance, says Aldeguer
By Joaquin Henson, , Sun, 23 Feb 2020Second Overtime: In the name of ALA
By Homer D. Sayson, , Sun, 23 Feb 2020SANTISIMA TRIES TO WREST NAVARRETE'S BELT TODAY (WEIGHIN PHOTOS)
By Carlos Costa, , Sat, 22 Feb 2020WILDER-FURY II FIGHT ANALYSIS
By Ralph Rimpell, , Sat, 22 Feb 2020National Master Elwin Retanal rules Riyadh Chess Championship
By Marlon Bernardino, , Sat, 22 Feb 2020WILDER AND FURY: TALE OF TWO FORMIDABLE HEAVYWEIGHTS
By Maloney L. Samaco, , Sat, 22 Feb 2020NAVARRETE AND SANTISIMA BOTH WEIGHED IN AT 122 LBS IN LAS VEGAS
, Sat, 22 Feb 2020PHILLY SPECIAL UNDERCARD SHAPING UP TO BE A CLASSIC MARCH 27 AT 2300 ARENA
, Sat, 22 Feb 2020Undefeated Featherweight Ruben Villa now Ranked Number-Nine by Ring Magazine
, Sat, 22 Feb 2020WBO JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION PATRICK TEIXEIRA RE-SIGNS WITH GOLDEN BOY
, Sat, 22 Feb 2020Split-T Management signs former Two-Time World Title Challenger Willie Monroe Jr.
, Sat, 22 Feb 2020Chess tournament in memory of Danilo Lopez set
By Marlon Bernardino, , Sat, 22 Feb 2020Pacquiao’s Possible 2020 Fight with Mayweather
, Fri, 21 Feb 2020DUNO ON COMEBACK TRAIL AS HE FIGHTS ON FEB 29
, Fri, 21 Feb 2020Bomba Gonzalez Vs. Baby Juarez on Weight for Boxeo Telemundo Premiere
, Fri, 21 Feb 2020RISING 140-POUND KNOCKOUT ARTIST BRANDUN LEE TO FACE CUBA’S CAMILO PRIETO ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FRIDAY, MARCH 13 LIVE FROM HINCKLEY, MINN.
, Fri, 21 Feb 2020Kendo “Tremendo” Castaneda Training Camp Notes
, Fri, 21 Feb 2020