All articles by Rico Navarro
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Mon, 09 Jun 2008
This corner has always been proud of Cebu Boxing, and we have hailed its achievements and have boasted (almost with arrogance) that nothing beats us in this part of the world. In a way, I feel guilty of sounding like a PR man fo
Bleacher Talk: Raising The Bar
Sun, 25 May 2008
Cebu Boxing is getting busier these days setting the pace for boxing in the country.
Ever since the successful Z Gorres?Vic Darchinyan card kicked off the year of big time boxing events for Cebu, it now looks like there?s no stopping Cebu?s local promoters and boxers from maintaining or even rais
INVASION: PROMDI POWER
Sun, 06 Apr 2008
It?s supposed to be an invasion of some type, or at least that?s what the card is called. With five different countries represented to take on the Philippines, it looks like an attack from all fronts.
While that aspect of the ?invasion? is impressive and valid, I?d also like to take a look at a
Bleacher Talk: American Idol & Manny Pacquiao
Sat, 29 Mar 2008
Going over the numerous post-fight commentaries about Manny Pacquiao?s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez and catching American Idol on TV have become a perfect combination that this corner couldn?t help but fuse in together for f
Bleacher Talk: Train in Peace
Mon, 27 Aug 2007
We may not realize it, but Cebu is the envy of Philippine boxing these days. And it’s all due to Manny Pacquiao’s decision to make the country’s boxing hotbed as training base for his upcoming fight against
Bleacher Talk: Going International on Local Shores
Tue, 10 Jul 2007
Young Sing Kim of Korea connects with a left against Kortoranee Por Surasak of Thailand.
How do you describe a boxing event that’s held in a posh Cebu hotel? Sosyal, classy, unique; something
WORKING FOR A WORLD TITLE
Sat, 16 Jun 2007
One of the most interesting activities in boxing is how boxing managers work through the sport's maze to get a world title shot for their boxers. I've always been amazed at how the sport has somehow found so many thousands of ways to have boxers fighting for world championships, and we're very fortu
Sun, 03 Jun 2007
Are you happy with the current state of Philippine boxing? Are we happy that Manny Pacquiao is recognized as the people's world champion? Are we also happy that Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista is on the verge of winning a world
WHAT'S NEXT FOR BOOM BOOM?
Tue, 15 May 2007
(Editor's note: This was published in the May 13, 2007 issue of "The Freeman.")
What?s Next for Boom Boom?
When ?The World Awaits? came to a close, more questions than answers were raised. Was that it? We all waited for this? Where was the promise of explosions that had the world waiting? Did
Sun, 25 Mar 2007
One of the most stressful moments of a boxing match is when the fight goes the full route. When the final bell is heard, you can hear TV commentators say, "Well that's it fight fans. The boxers have given it their all, and it's all now in the hands of the judges. 'In the hands of the judges.' Why d