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IN PHOTOS: PH boxing celebrated at the 17th Elorde Awards

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:45 AM

Champions from today tomorrow and yesterday are honored at the annual awards banquet held by the Elorde family

Johnny Elorde with former champs Ronnie Magramo, Rene Barrientos, Donnie Nietes and Rolando Navarrete.

Could the next Philippine boxing great be found in prison?

May 19, 2015 - 5:01 PM

Boxing promoters are hoping to find the next boxing star when Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center hosts its first pro show this Saturday

PRISON FIGHT. Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center is known more for its Dancing Inmates, but Saturday will feature its Fighting Inmates. Photo from Facebook/Cebu Provincial Government

In Cebu City, a grassroots sports program for a nation to follow

Mar 08, 2015 - 3:33 PM

The Philippine Sports Commission wants to make Cebu City s grassroots sports programs which are free to the public the template for the rest of the country

Archers take aim in setting the Guinness World Record at the Cebu City Sports Center Gym in October 2014. The previous record - set in the U.S. with 9,426 - was smashed with a tally of 13,102. Guinness has yet to confirm the record, however. Photo from the Cebu City Sports Commission

Concepcion-Sonsona ends in technical draw; Peñalosa brothers remain unbeaten

Jul 27, 2014 - 2:33 AM

Bernabe Concepcion and Eden Sonsona battled to a disappointing technical draw while the Peñalosa brothers scored KOs

FAMILY TRADITION. Dave Peñalosa (L) and Dodie Boy Peñalosa pose together after scoring knockout wins. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Boxing is a family tradition for the Peñalosa brothers

Jul 24, 2014 - 10:09 PM

Boxing prospects Dodie Boy Penalosa Jr and Dave Penalosa return to action on Saturday with uncle Gerry Penalosa hoping to see their significant potential rise to the surface

NEXT GENERATION. Dave Penalosa (L) and Dodie Boy Penalosa Jr (R) carry the weight of a strong family legacy to the ring. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Farenas scores controversial TKO win vs Velazquez

Mar 22, 2014 - 12:40 AM

Michael Farenas scored a controversial second round technical knockout TKO win over Mexican Hector Velazquez in a junior lightweight bout

HEADSTRONG. Filipino contender Michael Farenas defeated Hector Velazquez by second-round technical knockout, but it wasn't without controversy. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Drama surrounds Michael Farenas-Hector Velazquez weigh-in

Mar 20, 2014 - 7:20 PM

Drama surrounded the routine pre fight weigh in between Michael Farenas and Hector Velazquez when Velazquez missed weight by five pounds on his first try Velazquez made weight on his fourth and final attempt two hours later

CRISIS AVERTED. Filipino junior lightweight contender Michael Farenas made the 130 pound limit on his first try. His opponent Hector Velazquez needed four attempts and two hours to make the contracted weight. Photo by Ryan Songalia/Rappler

Pacquiao's money man

Dec 28, 2013 - 2:25 PM

A drifter in LA who hung around the Wild Card Gym Michael Koncz gets to manage the boxing champ s finances Today tax officials are after Pacquiao

Viloria loses belts to Mexican

Apr 06, 2013 - 11:45 PM

Brian Viloria lost via split decision to Juan Francisco Estrada and lost his WBA and WBO flyweight belts in the process

Pinoy Peñalosa wins via KO

Dec 09, 2012 - 12:47 PM

Peñalosa used his height advantage at the opening round throwing lead lefts from a southpaw stance

4 Filipino boxers on Pacquiao-Marquez undercard

Dec 08, 2012 - 11:52 AM

While all eyes and attention are focused on the Manny Pacquiao Juan Manuel Marquez fight four Filipino fighters are looking to make an impact as they face separate opponents in the undercard