Valientes get boost from top sporting personalities of Zamboanga

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2023 08:04:22 +0000

Star athletes from Zamboanga have expressed their all-out support for the Zamboanga Valientes who are seeing action in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) Invitational 2023 at the OCBC Arena in Singapore.  Magnolia’s Mark Barroca and Converge’s Mike Tolomia from the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) together with Tokyo Olympic bronze medalist middleweight boxer Eumir Felix Marcial […]

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Busy sked for national boxers as they prepare for Paris Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2022 07:38:10 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA National boxers, particularly those eyeing berths for the 2024 Paris Olympics, will have a busy year ahead as they gear up for several training camps and competitions abroad. Among the training camps lined up for them are in Muak Lek, Thailand in February, somewhere in China in August right before the 19th Asian […]

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Tokyo Games hero Petecio suffers controversial defeat, but Marcial, 3 others in finals

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 20 May 2022 22:53:49 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Tokyo Games silver medalist Nesthy Petecio lost her Southeast Asian Games title after absorbing a controversial loss against home bet Tran Thi Linh of Vietnam Friday night in Hanoi, Vietnam.In her first fight since her memorable Tokyo Games stint, Petecio suffered a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Tran in the women’s […]

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Olympian Marcial, Ladon advance to gold medal round, but Palicte, Gabuco fall

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 19 May 2022 22:40:39 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Olympian Eumir Felix Marcial and Rogen Ladon advanced to their respective gold medal rounds while James Palicte, Josie Gabuco, and Riza Pasuit suffered stinging defeats in the semifinals of the boxing competitions in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam Thursday night.The Bac Ninh Gymnasium saw a fair share of ups […]

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Despite presence of Petecio, Marcial, ABAP won’t make SEAG predictions

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 03 May 2022 05:08:55 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Officials of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) won’t make any predictions on their medal chances in the 31st Southeast Asian Games despite fielding a formidable lineup in Hanoi. ABAP President Ed Picson said important factors such as the draw and the other countries’ lineups have restricted them from making […]

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Olympic medalists banner PH boxing team to Hanoi SEA Games

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 04:16:58 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Tokyo Olympics medalists Nesthy Petecio and Eumir Marcial banner the strong Philippine boxing team to the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam next month. Petecio, who won the silver medal in the women’s featherweight division, will compete in the 60kg, while Marcial, a bronze medalist in the men’s middleweight, will be competing […]

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Olympian Marcial survives 3 knockdowns to score TKO win

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2022 07:41:28 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Eumir Felix Marcial survived three knockdowns to score a technical knockout win against American foe Isiah Hart in the fourth and final round of their middleweight bout at Virgin Hotels’ The Theatre in Las Vegas, Nevada Saturday night, April 9 (Sunday in Manila).Marcial endured back-to-back knockdowns in the first and second rounds […]

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Marcial bracing for his dream fight in Las Vegas vs American

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2022 09:31:30 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Eumir Felix Marcial is set to make a grand comeback as he battles American foe Isiah Hart on April 9 in Las Vegas.Marcial will see action for the first time since winning bronze medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Japan last August 2021.This also marks the first time the 26-year-old Zamboanga […]

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Boxer Marcial gets CTG’s Fan Favorite Award

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2022 09:02:14 +0000

As the country’s emerging boxing idol, Olympian Eumir Felix Marcial is going to be the recipient of a special award in next week’s San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (SMC-PSA) Annual Awards Night at the Diamond Hotel. The 26-year-old pride of Lunzuran, Zamboanga City will be honored with the Fan Favorite ‘Manok ng Bayan’ Award during […]

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Marcial praying for the safety of Ukrainian Olympic nemesis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2022 06:41:06 +0000

By TITO S. TALAO In Las Vegas to prepare for his second professional fight, Eumir Felix Marcial hears the news of Russia invading neighboring Ukraine and his mind momentarily veers away from training to the welfare of the man who shattered his gold medal dream in the Tokyo Olympics last year – Oleksandr Khyzniak. Marcial […]

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