DONNIE Nietes showed he hasn't lost a step as he dominated Pablo Carillo of Colombia in his comeback fight on Saturday night at the Caesars Palace Bluewaters in Dubai.The 38-year-old four-time world champion came away with a ...
Apr 4, 2021
DONNIE Nietes marks his return to the ring after a two-year layoff when he faces Pablo Carillo of Columbia in a 10-round super-flyweight bout at the Caesars Palace in Dubai on Saturday.The 38-year-old four-time world ...
Apr 2, 2021
CONOR McGregor went down in a stunning upset against Dustin Poirier in UFC 257 on Sunday (Manila time).Perhaps down goes too, his supposed mega-buck fight against boxing legend Manny Pacquiao.Wanting to cash on each other's popularity, Pacquiao and ...
Jan 24, 2021
AFTER a long layoff, former world champion Donnie "Ahas" Nietes and one-time world title contender Albert Pagara will finally make their respective ring returns this year.The two former fighters out of ALA Promotions will spearhead a fight card set in ...
Jan 23, 2021
PBA
THE PBA greatly appreciated Dubai's offer to host an NBA-type bubble in an effort to help the league restart its season.Unfortunately, time constraint hampers the execution of the well-meaning plan.Commissioner Willie Marcial thinks bringing the league to ...
Sep 11, 2020
PBA
NLEX coach Yeng Guiao still considers Metro Manila as the ideal place to hold a PBA bubble once the pro league finally resumes its season.Not only is a Metro Manila bubble going to be logistically viable and less costly, it will ...
Sep 3, 2020
PBA
THE planned PBA bubble is just getting bigger and farther.Exploratory talks are now ongoing on the league holding the restart of its season in Dubai, which expressed interest in creating a bubble at the Coca-Cola Arena where teams and players ...
Aug 27, 2020
MIGHTY Sports Philippines is proud to become the first non-Middle Eastern team to win the title in the 2020 Dubai International Basketball Championship.But more than that, the team management is thrilled to achieve success behind players regarded as the future ...
Feb 3, 2020
MIGHTY SPORTS-Creative Pacific is glad to see Juan Gomez de Liaño and Thirdy Ravena finally made their presence felt for the Philippine side in the 31st Dubai International Basketball Championship at the Shabab Al Ahli Club.The former collegiate rivals ...
Jan 28, 2020
ANDRAY Blatche finally showing a glimpse of his old form only bodes well for Mighty Sports' campaign in the 2020 Dubai International Basketball Championship.Coach Charles Tiu said the stellar showing of the naturalized center in the Philippine club's ...
Jan 25, 2020
CHARLES Tiu would have wanted more young talent for his Mighty Sports team bound for the 2020 Dubai International Basketball Tournament."I could have had more, to be honest. I just didn't really know the plans of SBP," he said ...
Jan 17, 2020
ANDRAY Blatche arrived a bit over his fighting weight but Mighty Sports owner Alex Wongchuking and coach Charles Tiu are confident the naturalized Filipino can shed the unwanted pounds before the club leaves on Jan. 21 for the Dubai International Basketball Tournament." ...
Jan 12, 2020
MIGHTY Sports gets another high-flyer in Fil-Am forward Jamie Malonzo.Mighty coach Charles Tiu confirmed that the La Salle winger, who previously played for Portland State, is the latest addition to the team vying in the 2020 Dubai International Basketball ...
Dec 29, 2019
FUTURE may still be in doubt for the Gomez de Liaño brothers in University of the Philippines, but there's one thing certain: both will be part of Mighty Sports.Head coach Charles Tiu unveiled on Thursday that brothers Juan ...
Dec 12, 2019
MARCELLO Lippi resigned as coach of China after it lost a World Cup qualifier to Syria 2-1 in Dubai on Thursday.China's first defeat in Group A left it five points behind Syria only halfway through the group stage of ...
Nov 15, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - Buoyed by the success of PBA's 'Back in Dubai' hoopfest over the weekend, Commissioner Willy Marcial bared there's a strong possibility the league will be back here either for a finals game or the annual All Star ...
Oct 7, 2019
ENDURING an exhausting nine-hour trip from Dubai to Manila just to make it for Far Eastern University's game against University of the Philippines was all worth it for Olsen Racela."Yung pagod ko tsaka yung antok and yung pinagdaanan ...
Oct 6, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - There is something special in this ultra-modern metropolis of United Arab Emirates that brings the best out in Justin Brownlee.The resident Barangay Ginebra import put on a spectacular '40-20-10' performance on Saturday night in the ...
Oct 6, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - Sharing is caring.That's exactly what NLEX guard Kiefer Ravena proved anew on Saturday night when he played a big role in the Road Warriors' massive 113-111 come-from-behind overtime victory over Barangay Ginebra inside the ...
Oct 6, 2019
PBA
JERICHO Cruz sank a triple as NLEX completed its comeback from 28 points down to beat Barangay Ginebra, 113-111, on Saturday in the PBA Governors' Cup at the Coca Cola Arena in Dubai.Cruz hit the go-ahead three with 20 ...
Oct 6, 2019
PBA
By Jerome LagunzadDUBAI - It's too early to tell, but San Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria is pretty much convinced prolific import Dez Wells is exactly what the doctor ordered for the Beermen's grand slam aspirations in the PBA ...
Oct 5, 2019
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