EUMIR Marcial advanced to the semifinals of the ASBC Asian Elite Men's and Women's Boxing Championships without hardly a sweat.After earning a bye in the preliminaries, the Tokyo Olympic-bound Filipino was declared a walk over winner against Otgonbaatar ...
May 27, 2021
THIRDY Ravena made good on his promise as he sent Olympic-bound Eumir Marcial some needed supplements, including a brand-new pair of Nike shoes.Marcial posted on his Facebook account the tokens he received from the Japan-based Ravena a day ...
May 21, 2021
BEING an athlete is already hard, from the trainings and conditioning sessions to the high-stakes nature of the games.But pair all that with being a mother? That's a tough act to juggle.That makes us admire more of ...
May 8, 2021
WITH her athletic success over the last decade, national boxer Josie Gabuco makes a case for being one of the country's best pugilists.Among her achievements in the sweet science are five Southeast Asian Games golds, acquired over a 10- ...
May 8, 2021
FROM Southeast Asia to Asia and all the way to the world.Filipino boxers Nesthy Petecio, Josie Gabuco, and Eumir Felix Marcial never had it so good than in 2019 when they asserted their dominance just about everywhere, be it in the ...
Feb 17, 2020
EUMIR Marcial put a fitting end to the Philippines' campaign in boxing with a knockout victory over Nguyen Manh Cuong of Vietnam, giving the country its seventh gold medal of the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Marcial stopped his outclassed opponent just one ...
Dec 9, 2019
LIGHT flyweight Josie Gabuco reasserted her supremacy in the region by winning the gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games on Monday at the PICC Forum.The reigning Asian champion got her fifth gold in the SEA Games after beating Endang ...
Dec 9, 2019
EUMIR Marcial led two boxers to the finals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games at the PICC Tent on Friday.Marcial outclassed Che Azmi Mohd Aswan of Malaysia via referee-stop-contest in the first round of their middleweight encounter to clinch ...
Dec 6, 2019
FOUR boxers led by Josie Gabuco advanced to the semifinals of the 30th Southeast Asian Games to clinch a medal on Wednesday at the PICC Forum.Gabuco, the reigning Asian champion, beat Raksat Chuthamat of Thailand, 4-1, in the light flyweight ...
Dec 4, 2019
JOSIE Gabuco captured a gold medal in the ASBC (Asian Boxing Confederation) Elite Boxing Championships 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.The 32-year-old Gabuco beat Kim Hyang Mi of North Korea in the women's light flyweight final to regain supremacy in ...
Apr 26, 2019
THE Philippine boxing team took home three gold medals in the 2nd Kapolri Cup Boxing International Open Tournament in Indonesia.Female boxers Josie Gabuco and Nesthy Petecio ruled their respective divisions, while Ramel Macado added a gold in the men's division ...
Jul 10, 2018
NESTHY Petecio failed in her bid to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, losing to Zohra Ez Zahraoui of Morocco in her first bout in the Aiba Women's World Boxing Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan.Petecio lost by split decision in ...
May 22, 2016
NESTHY Petecio begins her quest for an Olympic berth in the Aiba Women's World Boxing Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.Petecio vies for one of four spots for the Rio Games in the flyweight division of the world championships that will run ...
May 18, 2016
WOMEN'S events in boxing, billiards and snooker, and weightlifting were not included in the initial list of events for the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia.Thirty-four sports are in the preliminary list, according to the Straits Times, but five ...
Feb 24, 2016
NEARLY 500 athletes competed in this year's Southeast Asian Games in Singapore, the biggest multisport event this year for Filipino athletes, in June. Spin.ph was there to cover the campaign of the Filipino athletes in the Games and we review ...
Dec 30, 2015
SEASONED campaigners Josie Gabuco and Nesthy Petecio stamped their mark in the second day of the ASBC Asian Women's Boxing Championships, downing their rivals from Uzbekistan on Saturday at the Wulanchabu Sports Gymnasium in China.Gabuco, a 2012 Aiba world ...
Aug 9, 2015
SINGAPORE - Josie Gabuco outpointed Chuthamat Raksat in the women's light flyweight boxing final on Wednesday to join the Philippines' gold medal winners in the Southeast Asian Games.Gabuco scored a 3-0 win over the Thai fighter, the same result as ...
Jun 10, 2015
INCHEON, Korea - Unlike Gilas Pilipinas, women boxers Josie Gabuco and Nesthy Petecio proved relentless up to the final bell and scored big wins on Saturday, advancing to the quarterfinals and boosting hopes of delivering a gold medal for the Philippines in the ...
Sep 27, 2014
THE Philippines came through with its most productive gold haul so far in the 27th Southeast Asian Games by winning four on Saturday to move back at seventh place in the medal standings.Thanks to the heroic stand of the boxing team, ...
Dec 14, 2013
NAY PYI TAW - New life was breathed into struggling Team Philippines' campaign in the 27th Southeast Asian Games here, no little thanks to a trio of boxers and a young but equally determined karateka.Sinag Pilipinas also moved within a win of ...
Dec 14, 2013
JOSIE Gabuco got the Philippines back on track in the 27th Southeast Asian Games by winning the country's fourth gold medal in the light-flyweight class of the women's boxing competitions on Saturday at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar.Gabuco ...
Dec 14, 2013
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