RIO DE JANEIRO - Called it a bad case of Olympic jitters.Rogen Ladon admitted being overwhelmed in his first fight in the Rio Olympiad that led to a unanimous decision loss to Yurbejen Martinez of Colombia on Sunday (Monday night, Manila time). ...
Aug 9, 2016
BANGKOK - Light-flyweight Rogen Ladon hit two birds with one stone Tuesday evening by beating second seed Murodjon Rasulov of Tajikistan in the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships here.Ladon advanced to the semis of the 33-nation event with a 3-0 ...
Sep 2, 2015
CEBU CITY - Even though they have yet to enter the ring, Donnie Nietes is well aware he has already scored one over Francisco Rodriguez.The Filipino champion watched the Mexican challenger struggle to make the weight just 24 hours before they clash ...
Jul 10, 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
At first glance, the cries of "robbery" from the camp of Milan 'El Metodico' Melindo sound much like Don Quixote's futile shouts before the windmills. That is, until you get to watch and witness how the Filipino fighter fell prey to ...
Jun 1, 2015
PERHAPS Sonny Boy Jaro should change his name to Lucky Boy Jaro.Believe it or not, for the fourth time in the last six years, Jaro will be fighting for a world boxing championship. He is booked to travel to Los Mochis, ...
Aug 15, 2014
How many times have we counted out Brian Viloria?The first time came in 2001, when Viloria turned pro with decision win over Filipino Ben Escobia. Viloria injured his hand in his very first paid contest and not a few attributed the ...
Jul 31, 2014
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