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All articles by Rico Navarro
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Displaying articles 31 to 40.ABS-CBN VS GMA IN BOXING?
Thu, 22 Mar 2007
(Note: This was written for the March 18 edition of "Bleacher Talk" of The Freeman.)
March 18, 2007 was a date we were looking forward to around six months ago when it was announced that this date was booked for the much-awaited rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera. That was
Gejon Dominates Thai for Lopsided Win
Mon, 05 Mar 2007
Manila – Eriberto "Yuka" Gejon relied on his superior skills to score a lopsided unanimous decision win over a tough Visan Sor Suchanya of Thailand Saturday night at the Rambulan Sa Sulaiman at the Rajah Sulaiman Park i
CLASS ACT: 'THIS IS CORPORATE'
Sun, 04 Mar 2007
They say that the level of success or greatness of an event can be measured by how much talk the event is able to generate a day or more after the event takes place. Obviously, the longer the period of talk, the greater the event was. Conversely, no post-event talk means no success or the event was
Bleacher Talk: Golden Boy, Top Rank & Pinoy Boxing
Wed, 29 Nov 2006
Aren't you already confused with all the alphabet organizations that make professional boxing the most cluttered sport in terms of initials? Well here are two more sets of initials that you'll have to add to your boxing vocabulary: GB and TR.
While they're already well-known and are acknowledged a
Watch Your Weight
Sun, 15 Oct 2006
The boxing world has been rocked lately by booboos of popular boxers who did not make the weight limit for crucial title fights. Diego Corrales weighed in at 140 pounds for his defense of the WBC lightweight title last week. The limit? 135 pounds. He was stripped of his title and Joel Casamayor went
Cebu Boxing In Pacquiao's Footsteps
Fri, 03 Feb 2006
Pacquiao has opened the doors for the many world-class boxers who are now getting second and third looks from American promoters with offers sure to follow. Pacquiao's previous wins used to come as a solo victory whenever he went on top of the ring in Vegas or LA. But in his past two fights, other P
Boom Booms or Busts
Wed, 05 Oct 2005
He was thrown into the limelight by just being on the undercard of the Morales-Raheem and Pacquiao-Velasquez card. He has been greeted over national TV by no less that the President. The media is going gaga all over him as the country’s next best hope. Promoters are now hot on his trail, makin