2021 has been a good year for Philippine Sports. We hope to see more and better results from our athletes in the year ahead. Given the leadership and the wise counsel from the PSC and the POC, we are more confident of the road up ahead.
Manny was easily one of boxing’s biggest draws in the 2000s. He is still one of the faces of boxing today. His name is well known and respected in all corners of the world, rallying people from all over with his rags-to-riches story, plus his humble, friendly demeanor. He is an inspiration to many. His is a Cinderella story that everyone dreams to emulate.
There is now a growing clamor for our Pambansang Kamao to retire. With nothing more to prove, and so much more to lose, perhaps it is time for him to move on.
The rumor mills are humming once again. This time, it looks like it’s for real. Manny Pacquiao against Terence Crawford this June 5. Who you got?
Philippine boxing icon, Manny Pacquiao, was stripped of his WBA welterweight crown last January due to his extended ring inactivity. After outpointing Keith Thurman to
Manny proved me wrong by showing up really prepared for this fight. Gone was the slow start which gave Jeff Horn the confidence to go toe-to-toe with him in that blunder in Australia. Gone too was the lack of focus, which mixed Senate duties with his fight training. Gone was the plodding, the occasional lack of timing, that tired feeling.