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PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt


The Filipino youth boxers were off to a stumbling start in the AIBA World Youth Championship, which drew at least 500 boxers from 90 nations, in Sofia in Bulgaria.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Cebu boxers dominate Abap tilt

Cebu boxers shone in the quarterfinal round of the 2014 PLDT-Abap Visayas Area boxing tournament at the Maasin City gym here Friday.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Section | Read More »

Boxers, jins favored to deliver Asian Games golds


Among the multitude of sports in the Asian Games calendar, boxing and taekwondo possess the highest probability of winning for the country.

Posted: February 26th, 2014 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

SEA Games: PH bet Gabuco delivers gold in women’s boxing

Josie Gabuco (L) of Philippines fights Nguyen Thi Hoa (R) of Vietnam in the women's 46kg boxing final at the 25th Southeast Asian Games (SEAGAMES) in Vientiane on December 16, 2009. Gabuco won the gold medal and Hoa won the silver medal. AFP

Filipino boxing bet Josie Gabuco gave the country its fourth gold medal after ruling the women’s light flyweight division in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar, according to the SEA Games official website.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

Five boxers make it to finals of SEA Games’ men’s division


All but one of six Filipino boxers in the men’s division will get a crack at the gold medal in the 27th Southeast Asian Games after contrasting victories on Friday in Myanmar.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

SEA Games: 2 PH boxers settle for bronze, 2 others advance to finals


Two female Filipino boxers settled for a bronze medal on Thursday while two others remained in the hunt of a precious gold medal in the 27th Southeast Asian Games in Myanmar.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Maasin-Cebu dogfight gets going


The host city gears up for a showdown with traditional powerhouse Cebu City as the Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee Batang Pinoy Visayas qualifying leg gets under way here today.

Posted: September 24th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

Pacquiao eyes establishment of PH Boxing Commission


Boxing icon and Sarangani Representative Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao has proposed the creation of a Philippine Boxing Commission (PBC).

Posted: September 15th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files,Professional | Read More »

Abap aids flood victims

The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) heeded the call of its chair, businessman-sportsman Manny V. Pangilinan, to extend assistance to victims of the recent flooding in Metro Manila through the “Tulong Kapatid” program.

Posted: August 22nd, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Headlines | Read More »

Saludar scores back-to-back wins in Asian boxing championship

Rey Saludar. FILE PHOTO

Filipino boxing bet Rey Saludar racked up back-to-back wins on Wednesday in the 27th Asian Elite Men’s Championship in Amman, Jordan.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Tamaraws’ build-up for UAAP a big learning experience under Racela

Terrence Romeo (right) looks for help as he tries to pass the ball off a double team. FILE PHOTO

Under new head coach Nash Racela, one thing is apparent – Far Eastern University’s build up for the coming UAAP Season has been a big learning experience.

Posted: May 4th, 2013 in Amateur,Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Section,UAAP | Read More »

Chinese Olympic star set for pro debut under Pacquiao coach

In this March 20, 2013 photo, Chinese boxer Zou Shiming, right, spars with trainer Freddie Roach at Roach's Wild Card gym in Los Angeles. After winning gold medals at the past two Olympics, Zou is hoping to make even more history when he moves into the professional ranks with trainer Freddie Roach. Zou makes his pro debut this weekend in Macau, headlining the first big boxing show in a gambling city that could be a valuable new hub for the sport. AP FILE Photo

China’s Zou Shiming makes his professional debut later on Saturday in Macau, setting out on a journey that the two-time Olympic champion and his US promoters believe will end in a world title and global fame.

Posted: April 6th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PH pugs capture four ASBC golds


Team Philippines went four for four in the finals yesterday, barely missing the overall championship in the 2013 ASBC Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships at Subic gym here.

Posted: March 16th, 2013 in Amateur,Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Section | Read More »



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