Will Cotto bow out in style with another strong showing at the Garden, where he is 8-1? Will he show his age (37) and the wear of a long, tough career? Or will the hungry Ali, 29, topple a fighter he has been a fan of for years, claim a world title and send Cotto into retirement?
By Robbie Pangilinan
LAS VEGAS -“To me, basketball is like art. It takes discipline and focus to create art,” says 26-year-old William Kristopher Timmons of Durham, North Carolina.
The 6’7” tall, 180-pound guard from Shaw University has been playing basketball since he was 2 years old. He started pursuing the game competitively at the age of 5 in Kindergarten. He says the love he has for basketball extends far beyond the joy he gains from playing.
Marco Huck 40-3-1 (27) won the little known IBO Cruiserweight belt in his last fight against the capable Dmytro Kucher, with a solid performance and a unanimous points decision. In this one against up and coming power puncher Mairis Briedis 21-0 (18), the recently vacated WBC Cruiserweight belt is up for grabs. Both fighters have very exciting styles which should make for an entertaining spectacle.
By Elishah Pangilinan
It doesn't quite have the ring of " "The Flash"," but it holds true. becoming the first two-division champion in the promotion’s history. The ONE Featherweight World Championship Martin “The Situ-Asian” Nguyen knocked out Eduard “Landslide” Folayang in the second round of their encounter at ONE: LEGENDS OF THE WORLD on Saturday night in Mall of Asia , shocking 17, 280 Fans.
Imagine a world where the NBA draft was no more. Where rookies enter a free agency pool and can decide their own future instead of falling prey to a team that ends up with a high draft pick.
If you can’t imagine that, it’s OK. We did it for you. In that instance, this year’s rookie class becomes much more interesting than we already expect it to be.
VANCOUVER, CANADA- One of the Filipinos’ favorite sports is basketball. And Filipinos in Canada are no different.
In the recently concluded ICSA Filipino Basketball League in Vancouver, the Sto. Nino team successfully defended their title against Ron’s team 47-40, cementing their legacy as one of the most successful Filipino basketball teams in Vancouver.
“It is a satisfying victory,” said team manager and coach Michael Castro.
Thiago Alves is done with trying to cut down to 155 pounds.
"Pitbull", a one-time UFC welterweight title contender, decided to compete at lightweight after racking up a 13-7 record at 170 pounds, but failed to hit the 155-pound mark in November. Alves, who lost to Jim Miller by decision at UFC 205, said he won’t try make that move anymore.
SKYathon, SKY Cable Corporation’s annual beach run, returns to Boracay on April 22 for its 8th year of raising awareness and funds to sustain the island’s excellent natural beauty and rich marine ecosystem.
For two years now, SKYathon aims to help restore the island’s coral reefs by raising funds to purchase reef nurseries via the Coral REEFurbishment project in partnership with Boracay Foundation, Inc.