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Boxer sure of bronze

  By NICK GIONGCO   JAKARTA – Flyweight Rogen Ladon assured the Philippines of at least a bronze medal after hacking out a 3-2 decision over Mahmetov Azat of Kazakhstan on Tuesday night in their quarterfinal clash in the boxing competitions of the 18th Asian Games here. Almost given up for dead after five of […]

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Boxer OK after KO defeat

The punch that you don’t see is the punch that knocks you out.

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ABAP exec cries foul

The secretary general of the Associations of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) expressed his disbelief and disgust Saturday over the outcome of Nesthy Petecio’s featherweight bout with Chinese Yin Juhuan.

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Arum, Hearn battling to promote Pacquiao

Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum arrived in General Santos City on a private plane Friday morning to discuss the future with Manny Pac­quiao.

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Nietes, Palicte  size each other up

By Nick Giongco Pound-for-pound entry Donnie Nietes finally came face-to-face with a major roadblock to his quest for a fourth world title in as many weight categories yesterday in Los Angeles. The 5-foot-2 Nietes didn’t freeze at the sheer sight of a young and hungry lion in the 5-foot-7 Aston Palicte, whose head looked like […]

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Pacquiao Cup in Mandaue

Mandaue City is set to host some 137 boxers from all over the country in the national championships of the Philippine Sports Commission-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup set Sept. 7 to 10. “Since we will be having boxers from Luzon and Mindanao, we chose to do it in the Visayas region, particularly Mandaue City, to play […]

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