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WASHINGTON: American Lamont Peterson kept his International Boxing Federation light-welterweight title on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) with a unanimous 12-round decision over previously unbeaten Canadian Dierry Jean. Judges gave Peterson the triumph by scores of 118-111, 116-112 and 115-113, improving his record to 32-2 with one draw. AFP

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Most Oriental martial arts are presented as a double-edged sword, one side represents aggression and destruction, while the other side represents healing and compassion. Based on this premise a true martial artist can kill or heal. In an interview with FIGHT Times, Virgil Mayor Apostol, a veteran teacher of the…

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The first picture starts with two persons in a fighting stance. The second picture shows a possible defensive maneuver against a hook punch by dodging under it while simultaneously countering with your own left hook to the opponent’s body. The third picture shows another follow up punch to the assailant’s…

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More than 500 swimmers from 61 teams all over the country will be battling for supremacy today in the 52nd Philippine Swimming League (PSL) Leg Series dubbed as The Manila Times College Swimming Championship at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila. Philippine Swimming League (PSL) President Susan Papa said…

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JOSH Sapinoso of Team Fabrico won via rear-naked choke over Nikko Molina of DEFTAC in the Academy Fighting Championship (AFC) 9 War of the Titans on Friday at the B-Side Makati Bar in Makati City. The tournament was held in partnership with Universal Reality Combat Championship, the oldest mixed martial…

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London Olympian Mark Anthony Barriga scored a convincing unanimous victory in his debut game in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) held at the Palasport A. Mura Porto Torres in Italy. Barriga, representing Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder, got the nod of all three judges (50-45, 50-44, 50-41) against Leandro…

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MELBOURNE: Statistically, Rafael Nadal is not yet the greatest player of all time but the Spaniard is edging his way towards that honor with each Grand Slam title. The wonder left-hander with his extraordinary levels of energy and brute strength is poised for his 14th Grand Slam trophy in Sunday’s…