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Josie Gabuco bags Asian boxing gold

Apr 26, 2019 - 5:25 PM

Proving detractors wrong, the 32-year-old Josie Gabuco flashes vintage form to rule the light flyweight division of the Asian Boxing Championships

STILL ON TOP. Josie Gabuco celebrates her victory during the awarding ceremony led by AIBA interim president Mohamed Moustahsane (foreground, left) and Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) president Anas Al-Otaiba. Photo release

After bagging gold, Josie Gabuco faces SEA Games disappointment

Mar 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Filipina boxer Josie Gabuco won t get to defend her SEA Games title this year after Malaysian organizers nix women s boxing

BUREAU-CRAZY. Josie Gabuco was emotional after winning her fourth gold medal at the SEA Games in 2015. She won't get to go for a fifth straight gold after Malaysian organizers removed women's boxing from this year's Games. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

No Filipina Olympic boxers as Petecio loses decision at AIBA Worlds

May 21, 2016 - 8:21 PM

Nesthy Petecio loses a split decision to Morocco s Zohra Ez Zahraoui meaning that there will be no Filipina boxers at the Rio Olympics

SPLIT DECISION. Flyweight Nesthy Petecio shut out her Morrocan foe on one scorecard but loses on the other two at the AIBA Women's World Championships. Photo from Petecio's Twitter account

IN PHOTOS: PH boxing's best at the 16th Elorde Awards

Mar 30, 2016 - 10:20 PM

The best of Philippine boxing s past and present are honored at Sofitel

YOUNG GUNS. From left: Jason Pagara, Arthur Villanueva, Mark Magsayo, Albert Pagara, Jonas Sultan, RING magazine junior flyweight champion Donnie Nietes, Jether Oliva, Rimar Metuda and WBA interim junior flyweight champion Randy Petalcorin at the 16th Elorde Awards. Photo by Arvee Eco/Rappler

Philippines finishes 2015 SEA Games in sixth place

Jun 16, 2015 - 6:29 PM

PH officials had predicted 50 gold medals and a top 5 finish but end up with the same tally as 2013

The Philippines topped the men's basketball event once again. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

PH boxer Josie Gabuco captures 4th SEA Games gold

Jun 10, 2015 - 4:08 PM

The 28 year old Punching Princess from Puerto Princesa dominated Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand to win a unanimous decision

GOLDEN GIRL. Josie Gabuco remains unbeatable at the Southeast Asian level. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Can the PH boxing team win 8 gold medals? 'It's very possible'

Jun 09, 2015 - 3:38 PM

The Philippines will compete in 8 of the 11 SEA Games boxing gold medal matches on Wednesday June 10 with a chance to equal their gold medal haul from the 2005 Games

Nesthy Petecio of Davao del Sur will be one of 8 Filipinos to compete in the SEA Games boxing finals. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

PH boxer Gabuco on track for SEA Games 4-peat

Jun 08, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Josie Gabuco who has won a gold medal at every SEA Games since 2009 is one win away from a fourth title at the biennial event

GOLDEN GIRL. Josie Gabuco (L) has ruled women's boxing at the SEA Games since 2009. Photo by Mohd Fyrol/AFP

IN PHOTOS: All Philippine gold medal wins at 2015 SEA Games

Jun 07, 2015 - 10:10 PM

View photos of all 29 of the Philippines gold medal wins at the 28th Southeast Asian Games

Gilas Cadets celebrate their 17th SEA Games basketball gold medal. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

PH boxers go 3-0 as Gabuco, Bautista advance

Jun 06, 2015 - 8:29 PM

Female boxers Josie Gabuco and Irish Magno plus male bantamweight Ian Clark Bautista kicked off SEA Games boxing with dominant victories

PUNCHING PRINCESS. Josie Gabuco, shown here after winning the women’s light flyweight gold at the AIBA boxing championships in 2012, has been unbeatable in SEA Games history. File photo by Diego Azubel/EPA

Filipina athletes take center stage at SEA Games

Jun 04, 2015 - 8:01 PM

The Philippines female athletes who will compete at the Southeast Asian Games are among the most popular – and successful – that the country has to offer

SEA STARS. The Philippine women's volleyball team, which includes flag-bearer Alyssa Valdez (Front row, third from right), will be one of the star attractions of the 2015 SEA Games. Photo by Josh Albelda

Philippine boxers receive favorable draw at Asian Games

Sep 23, 2014 - 11:38 PM

The Philippine national team received what it feels to be a favorable draw as boxing action begins at the Incheon Asian Games

Charly Suarez (L) will face Alnur Abdurimov of Uzbekistan in the first round of Asian Games boxing. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Cash incentives, pride fuel PH boxers at Asian Games

Sep 18, 2014 - 7:53 PM

With a P3 million reward for a gold medal and respect from the international boxing community at stake the Philippine team looks to make its mark in Incheon

Charly Suarez (L) is one of the Philippines’ most experienced bets in the Asian Games boxing competition. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Gabuco wins women's boxing gold at Philippine National Games

May 22, 2014 - 10:28 PM

Women’s boxing world champion Josie Gabuco stamped her class against her opponents in the flyweight division as national team mainstays remained in top form

PUNCHING PRINCESS. Josie Gabuco, shown here after winning the women’s light flyweight gold at the AIBA boxing championships in 2012, has continued her dominance on the national level as well. Photo by Diego Azubel/EPA

Donaire wins Athlete of the Year award with Gabuco, Manila Softbelles and Blue Eagles

Feb 12, 2013 - 10:48 AM

Nonito Donaire Josie Gabuco Team Manila Softbelles and the Ateneo Blue Eagles will receive the Athlete of the Year Award from the Philippine Sportswriters Association PSA on March 16 at the Manila Hotel