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Bradley won’t last distance– Peñalosa

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When he first saw Manny Pacquiao in training in General Santos City last month, former two-division world champion Gerry Peñalosa predicted that his close friend would beat Timothy Bradley by unanimous decision.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Pacquiao Files,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

‘Marquez can’t survive combos’

MANNY Pacquiao throws a left at trainer Freddie Roach in Monday’s final mitts session at Wild Card Gym in Hollywood. ROY LUARCA

Take it from former world champion Gerry Peñalosa. There’s one sure-fire way to beat a savvy counter-puncher like Juan Manuel Marquez: Overwhelm him with sheer volume of punches.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Boxing / MMA,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Pacquiao Files | Read More »

Save boxing: Letter to the President


It’s not everyday that you get a letter of this petty sort, sir. In fact this is the first time I’ve written to a Chief Executive.

Posted: February 20th, 2012 in Bare Eye,Commentary | Read More »

Filipino champs impressed with Pacquiao’s form

Manny Pacquiao: Too polished for Juan Manuel Marquez. Photo by Francis T.J. Ochoa

A current and former world champion both agreed that Juan Manuel Marquez may have gotten more than what he bargained for when he chases—and eventually earned—a third fight with Filipino ring sensation Manny Pacquiao.

Posted: November 7th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Pacquiao Files,Professional | Read More »

Peñalosa fights Thai in ‘Laban ng Lahi’


Rising ring star Dodie Boy Peñalosa Jr. tests his punching prowess against Thai Kong Kiapracha Gym in the featured eight-round bantamweight tussle of the “Laban ng Lahi: Dugong Kampeon” fight card Saturday night at the Mandaue Sports Complex in Cebu.

Posted: August 6th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Peñalosa betting on quick victory


Juan Manuel Marquez will fall inside the first three rounds.
Former two-division world champion Gerry Peñalosa gave this bold prediction on Tuesday regarding the third battle between pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao and the Mexican legend on Nov. 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Posted: August 2nd, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Dodie Boy Peñalosa Jr. ready for first foreign foe


Five fights, five wins, five knockouts.

Dodie Boy Peñalosa Jr. has lived up to hype as a sure-fire boxing prospect owing to his lineage.

Posted: August 2nd, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Professional | Read More »

Majority of experts going for Pacquiao

manny mosley

LAS VEGAS—Majority of boxing pundits and former champions believe Manny Pacquiao will beat Shane Mosley on Saturday. They said that Pacquiao’s hand speed, footwork and power in both hands will eventually overwhelm the 39-year-old Mosley. They disagreed, however, on how the victory will come. Some say it’s by early stoppage, others by a late knockout, [...]

Posted: May 8th, 2011 in Boxing / MMA,Headlines,Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Pacquiao Files,Photos,Photos and Videos,Professional | Read More »

Peñalosa, Onyok predict quick end for Antonio

GRAPEVINE, TEXAS—They initially predicted a knockout victory for Manny Pacquiao more out of respect for their compatriot’s stature and record. But after watching Antonio Margarito work out Tuesday afternoon, accomplished Filipino boxers Gerry Peñalosa and Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco were all the more convinced that the Mexican is headed for the slaughterhouse in their Nov. 13 [...]

Posted: November 10th, 2010 in Boxing / MMA | Read More »

Peñalosa ends career with TKO victory

Former two division world champion Gerry Peñalosa said farewell to his fans with a sixth-round TKO win Sunday night over Thai Yodsaenkeng Kietmangmee, who he described as ordinary.   Peñalosa then reiterated to the Inquirer that his retirement was final, dispelling reports that he would fight again in December.   “This is definitely the end,” [...]

Posted: October 11th, 2010 in Boxing / MMA | Read More »

Zamboanga welcomes Peñalosa’s final act

MANILA—Gerry Peñalosa hopes to end his checkered career in style as he goes up against hai  Yodsaenkeng Kietmangmee in a 10-round bout highlighting the Oct. 10 fight card promoted by  Rep. Erbie Fabian at the Zamboanga City Coliseum.   The 38-year-old Peñalosa, appearing at the PSA Forum at the Shakey’s UN Avenue in Manila on [...]

Posted: October 6th, 2010 in Boxing / MMA | Read More »

Peñalosa takes one last shot at greatness

MANILA—Former two-division world champion Gerry Peñalosa returns to the ring next month at the Zamboanga City Coliseum hoping to cap a colorful career with a victory that would erase a disappointing defeat to Puerto Rican Eric Morel earlier this year.   Peñalosa will face Thailand’s former WBC youth light flyweight champion Yodsarnkeng Kietmangmee in the [...]

Posted: September 25th, 2010 in Boxing / MMA | Read More »

A Warrior’s way is all his own

UNLIKE THE fights of Manny Pacquiao, Nonito Donaire Jr., Drian Francisco, Brian Viloria, Gerry Peñalosa, as well as a slew of other Filipino boxing champions and wannabes, the battles of many other Filipino fighters remain relatively unheralded.

Posted: September 1st, 2010 in Commentary | Read More »



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