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Casimero Must be Patient as Arum Holds Key to Inoue Fight
Tue, 07 Jul 2020
Patience is a virtue.
Heaven holds a place for those who wait.
Johnriel Casimero must be patient as it is not Naoya Inoue but promoter Bob Arum who holds the key to their fight happening sooner or later in the
Olympic Boxing Final World Qualifier Quandaries
Sun, 05 Jul 2020
The hope of the Philippines to advance more boxers in the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympics through the final world qualifier tournament, originally set last May in Paris, France but suspended and yet to be decided o
July 5, 1986: Dodie Boy Peñalosa vs Hilario Zapata, First World Title Fight in PH Post EDSA
Sat, 04 Jul 2020
Dodie Boy Peñalosa (L) with son Dodie Boy Jr.
July 5, 1986, exactly thirty four years ago marked the return of world championship boxing in the Philippines when Diosdado Jumaran Peñalosa, Jr. simply known as Dodie Boy, cha
Casimero Should Stay in the US As Inoue Could Fly in Anytime
Thu, 02 Jul 2020
Johnriel Casimero should continue to stay in the US and wait for the arrival of Naoya Inoue to firm up their still to be rescheduled world bantamweight title unification under Bob Arum's Top Rank Promotion.
With Japan resumi
Asian Boxing Outlook: Imperatives in Post Covid Lockdown
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
Many Asian countries have begun to ease restrictions to revive their battered economies and start the transition to the new normal at the heels of a near global lockdown on account of the still ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
"OFW" Approach Beneficial to PH Boxing Amid Covid Crisis
Sun, 28 Jun 2020
Mike Plania stuns Joshua Greer Jr.
A paradox of this present Covid-19 pandemic time is that the much criticized preferred priority practice of sending our top fighters abroad seems to be working to our favor--at least
Wanheng Menayothin, Thai Boxing At Crucial Crossroads
Sat, 27 Jun 2020
How much Thais value a world boxing championship?
So much they are willing to invest millions of dollars, translated to hundreds of millions of baht to stage fights to win it or defend it at home.
So much that they wi
Ex Champion Sees US Fight Between Casimero and Inoue Pushing Through
Thu, 25 Jun 2020
Former WBA junior welterweight champion Morris East has reacted to my earlier story on the much awaited fight between Johnriel Casimero and Naoya Inoue being left hanging with Bob Arum's focus back on Te
Mike Plania Has to Negotiate A Virtual Minefield at 122 Lbs
Wed, 24 Jun 2020
After his morale, and hopefully world ranking, boosting victory over American top ranked bantamweight contender Joshua Greer, Jr. in their recent overweight match, Mike Plania has decided to continue to campaign in the super
June 28, 2008: When Manny Pacquiao Broke Through A Historic Barrier at Lightweight (Part 3/3)
Wed, 24 Jun 2020
Part Three: The Breakthrough at 135
Heading to the fight that evening of June 28, 2008 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, questions still lingered in the minds of many Filipinos about the ab