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Big element lacking in Inoue-Casimero fight
Wed, 24 Jun 2020

WITH the uneven path boxing’s return has taken, veteran promoter Bob Arum was asked about the world bantamweight triple crown unification championship between Japanese sensation Naoya Inoue and Filipino big puncher

Strong, fast, explosive
Sat, 13 Jun 2020

JOHNRIEL Casimero remains the lead Filipino world boxing champion with a realistic path to a big fight once boxing manages to emerge through the coronavirus pandemic. A couple of fantastic proposals--Manny Pacquia

Supreme honor for Manny Pacquiao
Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Thomas Hauser. THE eminent boxing scholar and authority Thomas Hauser, a Hall-of-Fame writer, said very few of today’s fighters have earned the right to be called great. He blamed blind, excessive commercialism and lo

Boxing set for tightrope comeback
Sat, 30 May 2020

JOHNRIEL Casimero’s triple crown world bantamweight unification fight in Las Vegas has been listed as a preferred top bout in boxing’s awaited sneak-in return to the big scene this year. Casimero’s original Apr

Does boxing need Mike Tyson?
Wed, 20 May 2020

THERE’S no stopping Mike Tyson from coming back. There are a few who had warned him of the risks he’s taking. But, on the whole, there’s excitement over the prospect of Tyson, 53, displaying his blazing iron-cast ferocity

Did Marcial bow to the virus?
Sat, 16 May 2020

Eumir Marcial. Inquirer columnist Percy Della scored as promised, sending a stunning scoop from his sturdy tavern in the scenic windy ocean edge off Candon, Ilocos Sur. He told this reporter two days ago he woul

Laura Elorde, the original front-liner
Wed, 06 May 2020

Kindly share this fervent farewell message: “Thank you for everything. Ma miss ka naming sobra. Thank you for all the lessons and memories that you’ve shared with us. Thank you for showing us how to be

In defense of Shelly Finkel
Sat, 18 Apr 2020

Shelly Finkel. THERE’S a concerned call clearing the name of Hall of Fame promoter Shelly Finkel, which dismally topped the list of those dangling “staggering amounts in the tens of millions” for prized Filipino middlew

Boxers score ahead of drivers
Wed, 08 Apr 2020

THE message, said an expert advice, is we should not wait. A new study by disease modelers at the University of Texas (Austin) says even counties with just a single reported case have more than 50 percent likelihood that a sust

GAB begs for poor boxers
Sat, 04 Apr 2020

GAB Chairman Abraham Mitra. IN marking his 54th year as a successful promoter, matchmaker cum laude Bob Arum noted the sad fate of boxers who have not earned and saved enough while caught in the crippling grip of the coronavir



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