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All articles by Manny Piñol
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Displaying articles 71 to 80.FAIRY TALES CAN COME TRUE...
Thu, 27 Dec 2012
Internet bloggers who have been following boxing through www.philboxing.com have called Ryan Rey Ponteras' upset victory in Bangkok, Thailand as the "Feel Good Story of 2012."
Indeed, in the heels of Manny Pacquiao's shocking knoc
VICTORY HAS MANY FATHERS? (AND MANY SPONSORS TOO!)
Thu, 27 Dec 2012
Bangkok, Thailand ? This one is for the books.
Have you seen a boxing event where a boxer rated as an underdog gets inside the ring in a pair of red boxing shorts but finishes the fight wearing blue sparkling boxing pants em
JOURNEYMAN GETS A CHANCE OF A LIFETIME
Tue, 25 Dec 2012
Tonight, I will fly to Bangkok, Thailand to witness a boxing event which will involve one of our boxers, Ryan Rae Ponteras.
The fight will be for a regional title and in boxing a regional title is not really a big d
LIKE JOSE RIZAL, MANNY PACQUIAO WILL BE REVERED AND REMEMBERED BY FILIPINOS 100 YEARS FROM NOW
Thu, 13 Dec 2012
(This column was posted Dec. 1, 2008. I am reposting it again for the benefit of those who were not able to read it.)
One hundred years from now when our faces will just be faint images in the memories of our great great gr
5TH FIGHT WILL BE A VIRTUAL SUICIDE
Mon, 10 Dec 2012
People who are suggesting a 5th fight between Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez are either foolishly consumed with pride or are simply afraid that with the Pacman out of the ring,
Granville Ampong's 'Leviticus' Blooper and On-Line 'Ukay-ukay' Journalism
Fri, 18 May 2012
The controversy generated by an internet blog posted by a Fil-Am writer where boxing icon Manny Pacquiao reportedly expressed his views against same sex marriage and condemned gays to death is a clear indication of the pr
Philboxing and the Bum Thread
Sun, 06 May 2012
Philboxing's "Bum" thread which pops out every time a Filipino boxer loses in an important fight is funny and hilarious.
Following Lorenzo Villanueva's sad loss to Indonesia's Daud Yordan last night, the "Pinol is a Bum" thread came out again.
It is irritating but I take it in good stride. I a
The Search For Glory
Sat, 05 May 2012
City of Singapore - As I write this, it is about 5 hours before North Cotabato orphan Lorenzo "Thunderbolt" Villanueva makes his first attempt at a world boxing title when he meets Indonesian Daud Cino Yordan, a fo
Asia Shows Hunger for Sports Entertainment; Tickets to May 5 Boxing Event Wiped Clean
Thu, 03 May 2012
City of Singapore - The first signs of Asia's hunger for sports entertainment have been seen this early as tickets to the 4,000 seat-capacity Marina Bay Sands Resort Theater which hosts a double world boxing champ
Great Fights At The Heights
Mon, 09 Apr 2012
Decades ago, I and my Baguio city boxing friend Raffy Panagan started a series of boxing events titled "Great Fights At the Heights" which featured prospective highlands boxers in bouts against figh