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All articles by Joaquin Henson
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.The first Tokyo Olympics
Tue, 18 May 2021
In July, Tokyo is scheduled to host its second Olympics under circumstances extremely different from when Japan’s premier city staged the Summer Games nearly 60 years ago. Despite assurances from IOC to the co
Donaire stronger than ever
Mon, 17 May 2021
Nonito Donaire, Jr. (left) and trainer Tony Diaz.
Nonito Donaire, Jr. expects to be stronger than ever with Mexican mixed martial arts guru Tony Diaz as his trainer when he takes on defending WBC bantamweight cha
Is Floyd up for Manny rematch?
Sun, 16 May 2021
Floyd Mayweather is back in the gym, training for a “special exhibition” with YouTube crackpot Logan Paul over eight rounds at the 75,000-seat Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on June 6. The Money Man
Don’t forget Gaballo
Fri, 14 May 2021
It’s crowded at the top of the bantamweight division in pro boxing with four world champions actively jockeying for pole position as the ultimate king. WBC titlist Nordine Oubaali of France is set to face No. 1 conte
Petecio opens Olympic drive
Thu, 06 May 2021
AIBA world featherweight champion Nesthy Petecio of Davao del Sur starts the ball rolling in the Philippine boxing team’s Olympic campaign by taking the first step among three other qualifiers in the Round of 32 at t
Paradero scares off foe
Fri, 30 Apr 2021
Robert Paradero (C).
Bukidnon contender Robert (Inggo) Paradero was supposed to face Thembelani Okolo for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) strawweight (or minimumweight) title in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, on J
Perils of boxing in South Africa
Tue, 27 Apr 2021
Christian Araneta fought in South Africa last weekend.
In the history of pro boxing involving Filipinos in South Africa, the alarming trend of losing by a hometown decision or not getting paid or both is causing GAB chai
Casimero to feast on Cuban
Sat, 24 Apr 2021
Arroz a la Cubana is a popular rice dish among Filipinos and MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons said yesterday WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero will feast on the meal when he battles WBA titleholder Guillermo (The
Marcial returns home
Tue, 20 Apr 2021
Olympic middleweight qualifier Eumir Marcial is scheduled to arrive in Manila on a Philippine Airlines flight from Los Angeles early this morning and will proceed to Zamboanga City to visit his ailin
Champ in the making
Fri, 16 Apr 2021
Magic Mike Plania.
There are 31 Filipinos in the rosters of champions and top 10 contenders of the world’s most prestigious governing bodies, WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO. The five titleholders are super WBA welterweight champi