MORE than an eight-division world champion, Manny Pacquiao has always fancied himself as the people's champion.On Thursday, the boxing superstar and Philippine senator took a stand against hate crimes that have targeted Asians and other minorities in the ...
Apr 1, 2021
ACTOR Kiko Matos is at it again, wading into controversy after his boxing match against FlipTop rapper Damsa on Wednesday.The grizzled fighter did not take too kindly to his loss. Matos vented his ire on host Makagago and took him down ...
Mar 25, 2021
THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission denied it is not supporting the Olympic bid of Irish Magno and Eumir Marcial after the two aired their complaints against the government sports agency on social media the past few days.PSC commissioner Ramon Fernandez said they ...
Mar 18, 2021
TOKYO-bound Filipino boxer Eumir Marcial defended Irish Magno after the Philippine Sports Commission rejected her sentiments in an article published by the Daily Tribune. Marcial wrote about an experience of his own, where he also struggled to receive support from stakeholders ...
Mar 18, 2021
CURRENTLY abroad overseas training, national boxer Irish Magno posted an impassioned plea for help on social media for her family in Janiuay, Iloilo. Magno is one of two Filipino boxers who have earned themselves a spot in the Tokyo Olympics. She is ...
Mar 16, 2021
MIAMI GARDENS, Florida - Saul "Canelo" Alvarez outclassed Avni Yildirim and retained his world super-middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yildirim failed to answer the bell for the fourth round on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Alvarez, of Mexico, dropped the ...
Feb 28, 2021
GYM rats and weekend warriors alike feel that there's a bit less options nowadays when it comes to keeping up your fitness routine.But the fitness industry, thankfully, is finding ways to adapt to the many restrictions brought on by ...
Feb 24, 2021
IS Manny Pacquiao drawing inspiration from NFL star Tom Brady amid reports of an upcoming fight against youngster Ryan Garcia?Pacquiao posted a photo of Brady on Monday after the 43-year-old quarterback led the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the Super ...
Jan 25, 2021
CONOR McGregor suffered a devastating loss to Dustin Poirier yesterday at UFC 257. And along comes Floyd Mayweather to rub some extra salt on that wound.The undefeated boxer was responding to a post by @ringiqtv official, which asked, "Why is @floydmayweather ...
Jan 25, 2021
AT 22 years old, American boxing prodigy Ryan "King Ryan" Garcia holds a professional win-loss record of 21-0 with 18 KOs.Two weeks ago, he welcomed the new year with a victory over veteran Luke Campbell that earned him the ...
Jan 15, 2021
CHICAGO - Eumir Marcial is a middleweight who campaigns in the 160-pound class. But nobody really knows exactly how much weight in hype and expectations the 25-year old from Zamboanga Del Sur carries.The only thing clear is that Marcial is ...
Dec 21, 2020
PBA
Does RR stand for Rocky Roger?Not entirely far off especially after TnT Tropang Giga shooting guard RR Pogoy took up boxing as his new sport.The shooting hands that had tormented many PBA teams including Barangay Ginebra in the recent Philippine ...
Dec 18, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) will continue to support Eumir Marcial in his Olympic bid despite his decision to turn professional this year.PSC chairman William Ramirez said the government sports agency has continued to give the monthly allowance of Marcial even ...
Dec 12, 2020
NATIONAL sports associations (NSAs) from combat sports are opposing House Bill 1526 that bans minors from engaging in such activities competitively.A total of 13 NSA officials, led by Sen. Juan Miguel Zubiri, who is also the president of the arnis federation ...
Dec 7, 2020
HIS brother Jake faced retired NBA star Nate Robinson in a boxing match just over a week ago - and won. Now, Logan Paul wants to see if he can do the same, but against one of the sport's flamboyant greats, Floyd ...
Dec 7, 2020
STARTING them young may soon be disallowed in full-contact sports competitions.Ako Bicol Reps. Alfredo Garbin Jr. and Elizaldy Co have filed House Bill No. 1526, titled An Act Banning Minors from Full-Contact Competitive Sports which seeks to "prohibit the ...
Dec 5, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Terence Crawford started slow and finished fast, stopping Kell Brook with a barrage of punches in the fourth round Saturday night to retain his welterweight title.Crawford remained unbeaten and kept his place on the mythical pound-for-pound best ...
Nov 15, 2020
LAS VEGAS - Terence Crawford has long held a spot in the mythical pound-for-pound ratings that boxing people like to argue about when all the fights are done for the day.What Crawford is still waiting on is the one signature ...
Nov 14, 2020
SOME seven months after his bantamweight (118 lbs.) unification showdown with WBA-IBF champ Naoya 'The Monster' Inoue was called off due to the COVID-19 outbreak, WBO champ John Riel Casimero has been employing all means to lure the Japanese superstar ...
Nov 14, 2020
SAN ANTONIO - Gervonta "Tank" Davis knocked out Leo Santa Cruz with a stunning uppercut in the sixth round to retain his WBA lightweight championship and take Santa Cruz's WBA junior lightweight title on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) at the Alamodome. ...
Nov 1, 2020
IF MMA legend Anderson Silva is to be asked, Conor McGregor can forget about pursuing a grudge match against Khabib Nurmagomedov.A fight against Manny Pacquiao is the best option."I think for Conor right now, the best fight is with Manny ...
Oct 31, 2020
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