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Pacio to defend ONE strawweight belt in rematch vs Suzuki | Inquirer Sports

Filipino Joshua Pacio is set to defend his ONE strawweight title for the first time in a rematch against Hayato Suzuki of Japan in the main event of ONE: Eternal Glory next month at Istora Senayan in.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 9th, 2018Related News

Alex Silva on Joshua Pacio s radar as ONE strawweight title challenger | Inquirer Sports

MANILA, PhilippinesJoshua Pacios not sitting idly on that strawweight throne. The reigning ONE World strawweight champion is watching over his territory carefully and looking out for possible challeng.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsDec 7th, 2018Related News

Report: LeBron open to Anthony joining him in L.A.

LeBron James reportedly hasn’t asked Los Angeles Lakers management to acquire Carmelo Anthony, but that doesn’t mean the two have no chance of playing together this season. The Athletic reported Thursday that James still would like to play with Anthony, his longtime friend, who started the season with Houston. The two sides since have parted […] The post Report: LeBron open to Anthony joining him in L.A. appeared first on Interaksyon......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopDec 7th, 2018Related News

Alex Silva on Joshua Pacio’s radar as ONE strawweight title challenger

MANILA, Philippines---Joshua Pacio's not sitting idly on that strawweight throne. The reigning ONE World strawweight champion is watching over his territory carefully and looking out for possible challengers who'll attempt to get his hands on his precious strap, and one man Pacio's focusing on is Brazil's Alex Silva. Silva's (7-2) making his return fight against Japan's Yosuke Saruta (17-8-3) after losing to former strawweight champion Yoshitaka Naito on May 12, 2018. "Alex Silva's a former ONE World champion and a third-degree jiu-jitsu black belt, and I have nothing but high regard and respect for Silva," said Pacio (13-2) who beat Naito for the title on Sept. 22. Pacio...Keep on reading: Alex Silva on Joshua Pacio’s radar as ONE strawweight title challenger.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 6th, 2018Related News

Viggo Mortensen on gaining as much as 45 lbs for role in ‘Green Book’

LOS ANGELES---Viggo Mortensen is considered by some awards prognosticators as this season's best actor front-runner for his performance in director Peter Farrelly's "Green Book."   Viggo and Mahershala Ali (who is also regarded as a front-runner but in the best supporting actor category) are engrossing to watch as polar opposites thrown together in a car as they drive in the deep South for a concert tour.   "Green Book" is based on the true story of an African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala) who hires a burly Italian-American bouncer from the Bronx, Frank Anthony "Tony Lip" Vallelonga, to be his driver and bodyguard.   Thi...Keep on reading: Viggo Mortensen on gaining as much as 45 lbs for role in ‘Green Book’.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 6th, 2018Related News

A Filipino favorite, Jollibee aims for international growth

By Allyson Escobar and Saleah Blancaflor/nbcnews.com – It’s been called the “McDonald’s of the Philippines,” and the late Anthony Bourdain dubbed it “the wackiest, jolliest place on earth.” Jollibee, a fast food chain based in the Philippines, has become one of the world’s largest restaurant franchises, with more than 4,000 Read more ».....»»

Source: Thepinoy ThepinoyCategory: NewsDec 6th, 2018Related News

Julius Randle, Anthony Davis push Pelicans past Mavericks

NEW ORLEANS --- Anthony Davis noticed that his rebounding numbers were lower than usual against the Dallas Mavericks. Davis also knew why, and he wasn't about to complain about it, as long as it was Pelicans teammate Julius Randle getting to the ball instead. "He's playing physical. He wants to go get every rebound. He wants to make every shot. He's a perfectionist in my opinion, and that's a good thing about him," Davis said. "He demands a lot of himself because he wants to win. When you've got a guy like that who's hungry for everything, every possession, every loose ball, it's going to make your team better." Randle had 27 points and 18 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans ...Keep on reading: Julius Randle, Anthony Davis push Pelicans past Mavericks.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 6th, 2018Related News

World body opens door for Mark Anthony Barriga

WBA president Gilberto Jesus Mendoza’s advisor Oliver Gomez said the other day he will recommend Mark Anthony Barriga to be rated in the top five and pave the way for the “Baby Boy” from Panabo, Davao del Norte, to challenge WBA minimumweight champion Knockout CP Freshmart of Thailand next year......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 4th, 2018Related News

Davao Norte gov, Salugpongan school head trade barbs over arrest of Talaingod 18

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/ 4 December) – The governor of Davao del Norte and the head of the school for Lumad (Indigenous Peoples) in Talaingod town exchanged tirades over the arrest of former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo and other personalities last week. In a statement on Tuesday, Governor Anthony del Rosario said the arrest of […].....»»

Source: Mindanews MindanewsCategory: NewsDec 4th, 2018Related News

Kerr says Green out for remainder of Warriors road trip

NBA.com staff report The Golden State Warriors won't have a home game until a week from now. By then, perhaps, coach Steve Kerr will have Draymond Green back in his lineup. Green has not played since Nov. 15 (Nov. 16, PHL time) because of a right toe sprain. Kerr told reporters this morning that Green will not play on the team's road trip, but he is hopeful Green will return sometime next week. Steve Kerr definitively ruled out Draymond Green for the trip — Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) December 3, 2018 Steve Kerr said Draymond Green had a ramped up workout this morning, but has already been ruled out for final three games of road trip. — Anthony Slater (@anthonyVslater) December 3, 2018 Kerr said he expects Draymond Green to return soon after this road trip. Said Green got in a good workout this morning. — Connor Letourneau (@Con_Chron) December 3, 2018 The Warriors visit the Atlanta Hawks today and have road dates with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) and the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday (Saturday, PHL time) before returning home to Oakland to host Minnesota (next Wednesday, PHL time). Green has missed 10 of the Warriors' last 13 games after first suffering the toe injury on Nov. 8 (Nov. 9, PHL time). Golden State is 5-6 without Green in the lineup this season. The three-time All-Star is averaging 6.9 points, 7.5 rebounds and 7.2 assists per game while shooting 44.4 percent......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 3rd, 2018Related News

Robert Garcia predicts Mark Anthony Barriga will be champ

It’s not the end of the world for Mark Anthony Barriga who lost to Mexico’s Carlos Licona via a split 12-round decision for the vacant IBF minimumweight title at the Staples Center here Saturday night (yesterday morning, Manila time)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 3rd, 2018Related News

Barriga to come back stronger after missing world title shot

MANILA, Philippines – Don't give up on Mark Anthony Barriga yet. He'll bounce back. Even as gloom descended on the otherwise jolly camp of Barriga after his narrow split decision loss to Mexican-American Carlos Licona in their International Boxing Federation minimumweight title fight on Saturday night (Sunday, December 2 in Manila), chief trainer Joven Jimenez ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 3rd, 2018Related News

Team Lakay honored with ‘Champions Parade’ after title-laden year

BAGUIO CITY --- Members of the Team Lakay were hailed by the local government Sunday afternoonhere following their impressive showing this year. Eduard Folayang, Kevin Belingon, Geje Eustaquio, Joshua Pacio, Stephen Loman, together with ringmaster Mark Sangiao marched around Baguio City to celebrate their unprecedented feat that saw them hoist an unprecedented five world titles. NOW: @TeamLakay's victory parade from SM Baguio to People's Park. The Cordillera fight stable now has 4 champions in @ONEChampionship and one in Brave FC. Talk about domination. #MixedMartialArts | @INQUIRERSports @inquirerdotnet pic.twitter.com/8IKR3NpnY4 --- Denison Rey Dalupang (@sonrdINQ) December 2,...Keep on reading: Team Lakay honored with ‘Champions Parade’ after title-laden year.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Dec 3rd, 2018Related News

Barriga says ‘I’ll be back’

ven as the outcome stung like a low blow, Mark Anthony Barriga said he’s not about to question the split 12-round decision that gave the vacant IBF minimumweight title to Mexico’s Carlos Licona in a closely fought contest at the Staples Center here Saturday night (yesterday morning, Manila time)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2018Related News

Filipino boxer Mark Anthony Barriga falls short in IBF title bid

Filipino former Olympian Mark Anthony Barriga was unsucessful in his first bid at a world championship, falling to Mexican Carlos Licona via split decision in their IBF Minimumweight World Championship contest at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Sunday afternoon Manila time.  Barriga started strong in the early rounds, but his Mexican counterpart pulled ahead as the fight progressed.  A late rally proved to be a bit too late, as two of the three judges scored the bout in favor of Licona, 115-113. The lone judge that scored the bout for Barriga also had it 115-113 for the Pinoy.  The 25-year old Danao, Cebu native made a name for himself as an amateur pugilist and brought home medals in the 2013 SEA Games and the 2014 Asian Games.  Barriga made his professional debut back in 2016, racking up consecutive wins in his first nine bouts to earn a shot at gold.  The loss to Licona is the first of his young career.  Licona meanwhile improved to a perfect 14-0 in his professional career. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsDec 2nd, 2018Related News

Barriga switches stance in world crown collision vs Licona

    MANILA, Philippines – From counterpuncher to attacker. Deviating from his normal stance, Mark Anthony Barriga intends to bring the fight to Carlos Licona when they tangle for the International Boxing Federation minimumweight crown on Saturday, December 1 (Sunday, December 2, Manila time) at Staples Center in Los Angeles. “Si Mark magdala ng ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsDec 1st, 2018Related News

Satur Ocampos group posts bail, ordered released: rights group | ABS-CBN News

Mark Anthony Barriga is all set for his IBF junior flyweight world-title bout against Mexicos Carlos Licona, which will take place in Los Angeles, Sunday morning, Manila time......»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsDec 1st, 2018Related News

Barriga vows to give it his all

Mark Anthony Barriga declined to make a prediction of how his fight against Mexico’s Carlos Licona for the vacant IBF minimumweight title will end at the Staples Center here this morning (Manila time) but promised to leave it all in the ring with no regrets, no excuses and no turning back......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 1st, 2018Related News

Donaire advises Barriga to fight smart

WBA/WBC diamond bantamweight champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. stood face-to-face with Mark Anthony Barriga last Friday and gave him pointers on how to beat Mexico’s Carlos Licona in their 12-round battle for the vacant IBF minimumweight title at the Staples Center here this morning (Manila time)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 1st, 2018Related News

Staying busy is key

In a fight that’s more than likely to go the distance, Mark Anthony Barriga must let his hands go and stay busy if he hopes to repulse Mexico’s Carlos Licona for the vacant IBF minimumweight title at the Staples Center here this morning (Manila time)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsDec 1st, 2018Related News