Philippines, 18 Oct 2017
  Home >> News

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
News  


PACQUIAO-MAYWEATHER IN THE PHILIPPINES


PhilBoxing.com




The issue of Floyd Mayweather Jr. ducking Manny Pacquiao won’t go away even a hundred years from now unless they slug it out in the ring while they have strength.

Unprecedented in boxing history, the Maywether vs. Pacquiao could be a world event wherein there will be no loser whatever the outcome of the fight might be. And it’s fantastic that the fans could end up as the biggest winner.

Floyd may be happy to visit a humble and “poor” country but great and rich in many ways when he tangles with his lingering, hovering arch nemesis in the latter’s native land. I can assure him it will be a visit that he will treasure for reasons beyond the grandiose of Vienna, the marvels of Rome and the beauty of Paris.

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” because true beauty is hidden at first and second glance. It is deep-seated in the soul that only a fellow soul can appreciate it, a hand writing of God. The heart and smile of our people are priceless except the mess of crooked elements in the “echelons” of society. But still, ours is an amazing abode to discover where life’s profundity of experience and joys abound amidst crisis.

There is comeliness within.

Mayweather will be encouraged to find out that there can be life outside materialism if he fights Pacquiao inside the Pearl of the Orient. We have fallen as a nation a number of times due to corruption and leadership failures, but we are aware that a loss, as in boxing, can only be devastating when we lose heart. As a people, we hold on to the one universal rule that no fall is final for any person or country if he/she keeps getting up with invigorated faith every time.

The Philippines is now the launching pad of the Gospel to the world in these last days, not “the gates of hell” of Dan Brown’s “Inferno” who, by the way, may be a an “author” so well on his way to a literal “place” he dearly loves and writes about, if soul he has.

True beauty is something that no cosmetic surgery can touch and no mask can feign nor conceal. A nation need not have majestic mountainous rocks and fabulous body of waters to be great just as a woman doesn’t need to be pretty and gorgeous by the world’s standards to be beautiful, because truth’s breadth of view on beauty is beyond the physical attributes.

This is probably why Miss Philippines is often included in the top five finalists in the yearly international beauty contests. It was a time of celebration for us when Janine Tugonon was crowned Miss Universe first runner-up last year while Venus Raj was adjudged 2010 fourth runner up in the same pageant. The judges and people of different nations might be seeing something uniquely beautiful in our women, some rare outward and inward charm to adore and respect, not to exploit and abuse.

Back in 2011, Filipinos worldwide were elated that the country emerged as the third runner-up winner in the Miss Universe beauty pageant held in Sao Paolo, Brazil. We were especially abuzz then about the person and intelligence of our contender.
Filipina Shamcey Supsup may not have won to be crowned Miss Universe that night, yet no doubt she is the crowning glory in the entire pageantry; the towering princess among all the contestants when she more than answered the question in the Q&A portion of the competition by exhibiting unusual class and revealing her elegant self with the very words that she uttered. And it was natural and spontaneous:

“If I would have to change my (Christian) religious beliefs, I would not marry the person that I love because the first person that I love is God, who created me. I have my faith and my principles, and this is what makes me who I am. If the person loves me, he’ll love my God too.”

Ms. Shamcey very well represented the country. She is like a diamond of great worth that is not only beautiful in the sense that she is one not only on the outside. A young but accomplished woman of beauty, brain, heart, grace, charm, values and faith. That is who Shamcey is. She is the wish for a soul mate of every dreamer on the planet. She deserves nothing but the best will of God and may she not err in finding her man lest every kingdom’s prince forever grieves.

But as opposed and hostile to Browns’s racial blasphemy, our country is the world’s gateway to splendor and eternal light.
To all concerned: Make the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather happen in the Philippines next year and the whole creation will be served good. Mabuhay!

renimvalenzuela@yahoo.com


Click here to view a list of other articles written by Reni M. Valenzuela.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • ABDULHAMID TO FACE EX-IBF PAN PACIFIC CHAMP IK YANG IN CHINA NOV. 2
    By , Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • Short Beats Roque, Gains Solo Lead
    By , Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 17 October 2017 - Part II
    By Eric Armit, Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 17 October 2017 - Part I
    By Eric Armit, Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • Damien Vazquez, Blair Cobbs and Tye Brooks Victorious in Mexico
    By , Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • CHINESE WHISPERS: LIU GANG PROMOTED CHINESE RISING STAR TAKES AIM AT SUPER8
    By , Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • NBA -- Warriors pegged as heavy favorites to repeat as champs
    By Taha Qureshi, Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • NBA -- Bulls' Mirotic taken to hospital after "fight" erupts at practice
    By Anas Farooq, Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • THURMAN, SPENCE AND CRAWFORD IN THE WELTERWEIGHT DIVISION
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • MIGUEL COTTO VS. SADAM ALI NEW YORK CITY PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
    By , Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • ANTHONY JOSHUA vs. CARLOS TAKAM HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SET FOR OCT. 28
    By , Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • Joey Tiberi headlines a night of championship boxing on Saturday, November 11th at the Hockessin PAL in Hockessin, Delaware
    By , Wed, 18 Oct 2017
  • Short, Antonio Keep Share of Lead
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • Frank De Alba takes on Ivan Najera on Tuesday, November 21st at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • NYPD's Dimash Niyazov Added to November 11 Jacobs vs Arias card
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • Premiere Episdoe - 'The Hollywood Beatdown with Tyron Woodley'
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • RCJ FIGHTERS PREVAIL IN “FIST OF FURY 2”
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • Hall of Fame Boxing Trainer Johnny Lewis Starts Boxing Series in Sydney
    By , Tue, 17 Oct 2017
  • HORN DEFENDS TITLE AGAINST CORCORAN, TARGETS PACQUIAO, CRAWFORD OR MCGREGOR NEXT
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • Antonio Agrees to a Draw Vs Short, Keeps Solo Lead After 5 Rounds
    By , Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • NIETES' TITLE DEFENSE MAY HAPPEN NEXT YEAR
    By Maloney L. Samaco, Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • Won’t Back Down: Teofista Boxing Series 26 set for Oct. 21st at Calgary’s Deerfoot Inn & Casino!
    By , Mon, 16 Oct 2017
  • Groves beats Cox and sets up Eubank Jr. clash
    By , Sun, 15 Oct 2017
  • DEONTAY WILDER, KEITH THURMAN & ERROL SPENCE JR. DISCUSS UPCOMING BOUTS AND 2018 BOXING CAMPAIGNS
    By , Sun, 15 Oct 2017


  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2017 philboxing.com.