Friday, April 16, 2021
 

Ed C. Tolentino

Close but with cigar

What was supposed to be a walk in the park turned out to be a rumble in the jungle. Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas retained his...

Time for Pretty Boy to put a mean face

After several postponements, Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas’ ninth defense of his IBF junior bantamweight (115 lbs.) title will finally push through this Sunday (Manila...

Back for the gold

The “Golden Boy” of pro boxing, Oscar De La Hoya, wants fight fans to believe that he still has what it takes to beat...

Don’t forget ‘Pretty Boy’ and ‘Ahas’

The junior bantamweight or super flyweight division (115 lbs.) is receiving a lot of media mileage following the unadulterated slugfest between Nicaraguan Roman “Chocolatito”...

Forever Marvelous

It is hard to believe that boxing legend “Marvelous” Marvin Hagler is gone. Hagler was never knocked out in a boxing career that covered 67...

Alvarez fight a farce and WBC is to blame

The recent title defense of WBC-WBA super middleweight champion (168 lbs.) Saul “Canelo” Alvarez turned out to be a complete farce. In a fight...

Ryan Garcia gives up on Pacquiao

World Boxing Council (WBC) interim lightweight (135 lbs) champ Ryan Garcia has given up his quest for a dream showdown with ring icon Manny...

Fresh start for Saludar, but he needs Freshmart

Less than two years after being dethroned as World Boxing Organization (WBO) minimumweight (105 lbs.) champion, “Vicious” Vic Saludar is back on the saddle...

No cheap legacy

Manny Pacquiao wants his next outing in the ring to be a “legacy” fight and such a fight does not figure to come cheap. In...

Leon Spinks’ 15 minutes of fame

Leon Spinks’ reign as world heavyweight champion lasted just seven months, one of the shortest in the history of the division, but his association...

Trump’s top diplomat joins Fox News

Donald Trump's top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a "contributor," the conservative cable news channel said Thursday. "I...

Duterte honors selfless Covid-19 frontliners on Day of Valor

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte paid tribute to healthcare workers and other frontliners battling the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, as the country commemorates Araw ng...

‘No strings attached’ to China’s vaccine donations — Lorenzana

THERE are no strings attached to China's donation of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines such as the Philippines giving up its sovereign rights to...

Security forces search Myanmar protest district room by room

YANGON: People barricaded in a Yangon neighborhood overnight said on Tuesday that Myanmar security forces searched their homes room by room for anti-coup protesters,...

Royal family says Harry, Meghan racism charges ‘concerning’

LONDON: Buckingham Palace said Tuesday that allegations of racism made earlier this week by Prince Harry and Meghan were “concerning" and would be addressed...