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Posts Tagged ‘Boxing

What Filipinos Need To Learn From Pacquiao

December 9, 2012

Manny Pacquiao’s stinging non-title bout defeat at the hands of long-time boxing nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday (Dec. 9) was one bitter pill Pinoys couldn’t swallow. The millions of Filipino supporters of Pacquiao were obviously expecting an emphatic fight closure from the Pambansang Kamao. But as it turned out, it was Pacquiao who got […]

Learning From Pacquiao When He Hears Voices

October 5, 2012

Eight-division world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is set to prepare for his fourth grudge match up this December 8 with his long-time  Mexican opponent Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. And like any of his 60 professional boxing fights, boos and not-so-encouraging verbal tirades from the hostile crowd will […]

All-Time Favorite Game-Changers

September 14, 2012

Selfless. Determined. Courageous. Perpetual learner. Focused. These are just some of the qualities I saw from history-shaping athletes. Below are in my all-time favorite list. Earvin “Magic” Johnson—Magic typified the unselfish pro basketball player of his time. Picked first overall by the Los Angeles Lakers in 1979-1980 season, his entry signaled the beginning of the […]