PH boxer sees silver lining

Magno is one of four Filipino athletes who have qualified for the Olympics, the others being fellow boxer Eumir Marcial, world gymnastics champion Carlos Yulo and pole vaulter EJ Obiena. More are expected to join them, like weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and skateboarder Margielyn Didal.

20th Elorde Awards postponed

March 25, 2020
THREE more major boxing events, including the 20th Gabriel "Flash" Elorde Memorial Awards and Banquet of Champions, were postponed due to growing concern over the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

‘tuloy ang laban’

March 16, 2020
AS far as the camp of Filipino fighter Jerwin Ancajas is concerned, his bout against Mexican Jonathan Javier Rodriguez will be held as scheduled despite the coronavirus scare engulfing the world.

No denying Marcial this time

March 09, 2020
Marcial, 24, peppered his foe with hard left straights and right hooks to the face and body, forcing the referee to give the Mongolian two standing 8-counts in the third round before finally calling a halt to the proceeding.

5 PH boxers gun for Olympic berths

March 08, 2020
AMMAN, Jordan — The Philippine boxing team went two of three on the final day of preliminaries in the Asia-Oceana Olympics Qualification Tournament Saturday at the Prince Hamzeh in this ancient capital city.

Bautista draws first blood for Team PH

March 04, 2020
AMMAN, Jordan – Ian Clark Bautista forced his fancied Japanese opponent Hayato Tsutsumi into close quarters and relied on his short power punches to earn the nod of three of the five judges on opening day of the Asia-Oceania Olympic Qualifying Tournament here Tuesday afternoon.

FORMER WORLD CHAMP ‘WINS’

January 19, 2020
The Supreme Court has ordered the heirs of boxing promoter Rodolfo Nazario to pay former world boxing champion Luisito Espinosa the sum of P6.6 million as part of his prize money for winning his title fight with Argentine Carlos Rios in 1997.

Boxing team looking good

December 07, 2019
Three Filipino boxers, led by two-time titlest Eumir Felix Marcial, made it to the finals of their respective weight divisions as the host squad continued to live up to expectations as the hottest favorite for the ring crown.