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Ladon Goes Home with Boxing Silver

Ladon Goes Home with Boxing Silver

JAKARTA—No thanks to a head butt, Rogen Ladon will go home with a silver medal in men’s flyweight of boxing in the 18th Asian Games. Ladon was the last man standing for Team Philippines who had a shot at a fifth gold medal. But an ugly wound in his right eyebrow oozed...

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Paalam, Marcial Settle for Bronze in Controversial Semis

Paalam, Marcial Settle for Bronze in Controversial Semis

JAKARTA—Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial lost in what looked like controversial semifinal duels in the men’s boxing competition of the 18th Asian Games on Friday. Paalam and Marcial lost their chances at the gold medals and contributed the 14th and 15th bronze...

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Philippines Pulls Off Surprising Showing in 18th Asian Games

Philippines Pulls Off Surprising Showing in 18th Asian Games

JAKARTA—The Philippines pulled off an unexpected four-gold medal harvest in the 18th Asan Games that came to a close on Sunday—but the improved performance was still lacking in almost all departments. The gold medals in weightlifting, golf and skateboarding placed...

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4 na Bata ni Vargas, Nagrasyahan sa Thailand

4 na Bata ni Vargas, Nagrasyahan sa Thailand

Bumuntal ang anim-katao pambansang koponang lalaki sa boksing ng Pilipinas ng 1 gold, 1 silver at 2 bronze medal sa ginanap noong Hunyo 30-Hulyo 6 na 1st Thailand Open International Boxing Tournament 2018 (dating Thailand King’s Cup) sa Huamark Indoor Stadium sa Bangkok, Thailand.

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ABAP Boxers Win Gold in Thailand and Indosesia

ABAP Boxers Win Gold in Thailand and Indosesia

The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP), the national sports association for boxing, sent two separate teams to two international events in the last couple of weeks and both came home with positive results.

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Maamo Kisses Medal Hopes Goodbye

Maamo Kisses Medal Hopes Goodbye

HAMBURG, Germany — Dannel Maamo dropped his flyweight round-of-16 bout against Cuban top seed Yosvany Veitia Monday in the 17th AIBA World Championship at the Sporthalle. All five judges from Algeria, Trinidad/Tobago, Canada, Germany and India awarded the decision to...

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Maamo Nips Otukile in AIBA Debut

Maamo Nips Otukile in AIBA Debut

HAMBURG, Germany — Flyweight Dannel Maamo set himself up for a date with Cuban top seed Yosvany Veitia in the next round after a split decision win Saturday over Mahomed Otukile of Botswana in the 17th AIBA World Championships at the Sporthalle. Maamo was clearly...

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Marvin, Marcial Bag SEAG Gold

Marvin, Marcial Bag SEAG Gold

Fil-Briton John Marvin and Eumir Felix Marcial produced scintillating performances to capture the gold medal of their respective weight divisions in the boxing competitions of the Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games that ended Thursday at the MiTEC Hall 8. Marvin...

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Fernandez, Marcial, Marvin Gain SEAG Finals

Fernandez, Marcial, Marvin Gain SEAG Finals

Mario Fernandez, Eumir Felix Marcial and John Marvin gained berths in the finals of the Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games boxing competitions after winning their respective semifinal bouts Tuesday a the MiTEC Hall 8. Fernandez beat Cambodia's Nat Siek Nin in the 56...

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Fernandez, Suarez Advance

Fernandez, Suarez Advance

Mario Fernandez and Charly Suarez made up for the stunning exit of the youngest member of the Philippine team and advanced to the semifinals Tuesday in the boxing competitions of the Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games. Fernandez outclassed Vietnam's Tran Phu Cuong in...

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Impressive start for PH boxers in SEAG

Impressive start for PH boxers in SEAG

    Ian Clark Bautista and Eumir Felix Marcial assured the Philippines of at least a bronze medal after winning their opening bouts Sunday in the boxing competitions of the Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games. Bautista beat hometown bet Abdul Salam Kasim on...

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Six PH Boxers Eye SEA Games Gold

Six PH Boxers Eye SEA Games Gold

Six fighters look to replicate the Philippines' successful run two years ago as the boxing competitions of the Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games begin Sunday at the Malaysian International Trade and Exhibition Centre (MiTEC). Tapped by the Association of Boxing...

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De la Pena, Pangga Bag Asian Junior Gold

De la Pena, Pangga Bag Asian Junior Gold

Kenneth de la Pena and John Vincent Pangga earned the biggest victory of their young careers Monday afternoon after bagging gold in the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships at the City Coliseum in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. De la Pena and Pangga scored similar 4-1...

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De la Pena, Pangga Reach Asian Junior Finals

De la Pena, Pangga Reach Asian Junior Finals

Kenneth de la Pena and John Vincent Pangga came away with hard-fought victories in their semifinal matches Sunday afternoon to reach the finals of the ASBC Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. De la Pena produced a strong finish to beat Yu...

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