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BACK-TO-BACK WINS OF DONAIRE, TAPALES HAILED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list on Monday hailed boxing legend Nonito Donaire for successfully defending his WBC bantamweight title. “Clearly, Nonito has a lot of fight in him. We congratulate him for his very decisive and show-stopping defense of his WBC bantamweight belt. That knockout should erase any doubt that he is deserving […]

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BOXING, WEIGHTLIFTING STAY IN 2028 OLYMPICS PUSHED

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list today expressed concern over the possible exclusion of boxing and weightlifting in the 2028 Olympic Games. The two sports were recently excluded from the provisional list of games to feature at the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles, as announced by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). Boxing is the […]

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PBA PARTY-LIST LAUDS BOXING COACH BOY VELASCO

The Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA) Party-list thanked national boxing coach Nolito “Boy” Velasco for his contributions to Philippine amateur boxing, extolling the celebrated coach after he decided to retire and leave the national boxing team. “We thank Coach Boy Velasco for all his accomplishments in nurturing our country’s boxing talents. His guidance has been […]

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HOUSE HONORS OLYMPIAN ONYOK VELASCO

The House of Representatives, led by Speaker Lord Allan Velasco, paid tribute to 1996 Atlanta Olympics boxing silver medalist Mansueto “Onyok” Velasco Jr. and his valuable contributions to the Philippine boxing community. Onyok was awarded with a Congressional Certificate of Recognition during a luncheon hosted by Speaker Velasco in honor of 2020 Tokyo Olympic medalists […]

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THREE B’S OF THE PHILIPPINES

The Philippines prides itself on its three Bs: Basketball, Boxing, and Beauty Pageants. These three might as well be our country’s identifier considering their massive following and influence. Remember when Pacman was just starting to make waves? Not just in the country but also in various international arenas – breaking records after records?How the streets […]

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CREATE BOXING, COMBAT SPORTS COMMISSION – PACQUIAO

“Pambansang Kamao” Senator Manny Pacquiao is pushing for the creation of a Philippine Boxing and Combat Sports Commission to promote the safety and welfare of Filipino boxers and combat sports athletes. In his sponsorship speech of Senate Bill No. 2077, Pacquiao sought the support of his colleagues for the passage of the measure which aims […]

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PACQUIAO’S VICTORY IS THE VICTORY OF THE WHOLE NATION – GO

Senator Bong Go filed a resolution congratulating and commending Senator Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao for defeating reigning World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Welterweight Champion Keith Thurman recently at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. “His victory is the victory of the whole nation. His life story, hard work and dedication to serve God and […]

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PACQUIAO AN INSPIRATION TO ALL FILIPINOS – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara has filed a resolution congratulating and commending Senator Manny Pacquiao for successfully defending the World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight championship title against American boxer Adrien Broner in Las Vegas. In Senate Resolution No. 997, Angara said the 40-year-old boxing legend exhibited “discipline, determination and experience” to win 10 out of 12 rounds […]

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MAYWEATHER SHOULD FIGHT PACQUIAO AT THE PHILIPPINE ARENA – CASTELO

After Senator Manny Pacquiao’s convincing victory over challenger Adrian Broner, world champ Floyd Mayweather should now fight the people’s champ at the Philippine Arena, said Quezon City 2nd District Rep. Winnie Castelo. “After all, Pacquiao succeeded in meeting the condition for his rematch with Floyd and that is to get past Broner,” Castelo said. “In […]