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See you at Resorts World

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Do you know that swimmer Teofilo Yldefonso, who won the country’s first Olympic medal in Amsterdam in 1928, was a member of the Philippine Scouts who was wounded and who died in the Japanese war?

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Vindication: A gentleman is born

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The first time Manny Pacquiao took a blazing right hand to the head from Mexican nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez in 2012, he jetted face down to the floor.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Pacquiao alters Bradley’s reality

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“Alter your reality,” proclaims a 20-story electronic mural for illusionist David Copperfield’s show at MGM Grand Hotel.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Commentary,Southpaw | Read More »

No more surprises this time, again

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MOMMY Dionisia’s fervent ringside prayers helped but it was her son who did all the punching to hammer out a well-deserved unanimous decision in Las Vegas.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

Manny Pacquiao could score late KO

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There is hope that questions about the first Manny Pacquiao-Tim Bradley fight, which Bradley won by split decision, will all be answered when the two face off for the second time at noon Sunday.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Commentary,Headlines,In Huddle | Read More »

Pacquiao and Bradley: Men in briefs

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Only in boxing could two men in briefs, their six-pack abdomens glistening in a hail of camera shots, attract so much attention.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Commentary,Headlines,Southpaw | Read More »

Mayweather-Pacquiao poster war diffused

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Scott Ghertner was not too eager to burn the wires with the Inquirer.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,Southpaw | Read More »

Father had a dream: Manny Pacquiao

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The epitaph on his simple tomb in the Mandaluyong City cemetery reads: Macario C. Trinidad, April 10, 1914-Aug. 18, 1983.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Mayweather surprise visitor to Bradley camp

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Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr (center). AP FILE PHOTO

Timothy Bradley broke training camp without fanfare, but not before a surprise visit by boxing’s money man himself, Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Professional,Southpaw | Read More »

Bradley screams; Pacquiao swoons

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This is Monday (yesterday), it’s fight week and what do we see of Vindication—the fight proper and rematch between Manny Pacquiao and unbeaten Tim Bradley—from far out here? Nothing firm, nothing sure, the promise of a stoppage remains a promise.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Arellano: Next big thing in V-League?

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The Arellano University Lady Chiefs scored the biggest win of the 11th season’s first conference of the Shakey’s V-League to date by trouncing UAAP champion Ateneo last weekend.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Commentary,One Game at a Time | Read More »

You like Tim Bradley, the champ?

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Unlike with Manny Pacquiao, the challenger, it’s not easy saying nice things about Tim Bradley, the champion.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Bare Eye,Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,Pacquiao Files,Professional,Section | Read More »

Julaton sets sights on MMA

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If you were to ask Nacho Beristain, trainer of Juan Manuel Marquez, to predict the outcome of the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley rematch on April 12 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, he’d tell you outright, without batting an eyelash, that Pacquiao would easily beat Bradley.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Commentary,Featured Columns,Headlines,In Huddle,Professional,Section | Read More »

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