Pasaol pleased with UE’s campaign despite 3-11 record

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Alvin Pasaol. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netForget the record. Alvin Pasaol is still satisfied with how University of the East fared this UAAP Season 80.Finishing the year at seventh place with a 3-11 record, the 22-year-old Pasaol couldn’t be more proud with how the Red Warriors competed.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Jacobs easily outpoints Arias in return to ring “I’m so happy with our run. Even though we’re at the bottom of the standings, I’m happy with the way we fought on the court,” he said.“I’m grateful that I had the chance to play with our graduating players like (Mark) Olayon, (Clark) Derige, and (Rey) Acuño. I wouldn’t be where I am if not for the trust of my teammates.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogPasaol ended his sophomore year with UE on a four-game losing streak, the last of which an 85-88 defeat to University of Santo Tomas on Sunday.READ: UST averts winless season, beats UE Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ “I’ll work on applying in the D-League and improving there,” he said. Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson But the 6-foot-3 swingman is sticking to the positives in his breakout season, with the brightest moment his 49-point outburst against La Salle.“I’m happy that I was able to break the record of my idols in the PBA. But again, I’m thankful for them because they gave me so much trust,” he said.Pasaol’s performance may have very well landed him in the roster of awardees this year, but he maintained that he’s not content with his showing, noting that just like the rest of Red Warriors, he’ll continue working hard in the offseason.“That’s the lesson we got this year, that we need to continue the hard work in everything we do. If you can give more than 100-percent, you should give it your all,” he said. “I know I have to work hard because if I won’t perform, the team won’t play well. I have to push myself on everything on the court.”Pasaol also said he’s eyeing a stint in the PBA D-League this season.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

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Blatche finally headed to Manila for Gilas duties, apologizes for delay

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene READ: Blatche hints at return 10 days before World Cup“Last game tomorrow then headed to Manila sorry for the hold up are season got pushed back but see [you all] soon,” he posted on his Instagram account @draylive.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throne Andray Blatche. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netAndray Blatche is ready to don the Smart Gilas Pilipinas jersey once again.The 6-foot-11 big man shared that he is set to rejoin the Philippine national basketball team’s training this weekend once he finishes his obligations with Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) club Xinjiang Flying Tigers.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Xinjiang is set to take on Zhejiang Guangsha Lions at home on Friday before Blatche flies straight to Manila for the Gilas practices.READ: Gilas winds up 3-day training camp in TagaytayThe Philippines only has a little over a week remaining before facing off against Japan in Tokyo for the first leg of the 2019 Fiba World Cup qualifiers on November 24. Gilas then heads home to take on Chinese Taipei at Smart Araneta Coliseum on November 27.Blatche last donned the national tri-colors last May at the 2017 Seaba Championship.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ MOST READ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Mapua forces Game 3 in NCAA juniors Finals Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ setlast_img read more

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LaVar Ball questions Trump’s role in son’s release

first_imgPelicans’ Cousins ejected for swinging elbow at Westbrook Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene LaVar Ball didn’t back down during the CNN interview, telling host Chris Cuomo that Trump has more important things to do than ask for his gratitude.“That’s on your mind, that a father didn’t say ‘Thank you’? And you’re the head of the U.S.? Come on,” Ball said. “There’s a lot of other things that’s going on. Let him do his political affairs and let me handle my son, and let’s just stay in our lane.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneBall suggested that he and Chinese president Xi Jinping had more to do with securing his son’s release than the president.“Did (Trump) help the boys get out? I don’t know. If I was going to thank somebody, I probably would thank President Xi. He’s in China. He’s the president of China,” Ball said, later adding: “I helped my son get out of China. I had some people that had boots on the ground that knew the situation.” LATEST STORIES Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set FILE – In this July 7, 2017, file photo, LaVar Ball, father of Los Angeles Lakers’ Lonzo Ball and UCLA player LiAngelo Ball, watches the Lakers play the Los Angeles Clippers during an NBA summer league basketball game, in Las Vegas. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday, Nov. 19, that he should have left three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, accused of shoplifting in China in jail after LaVar Ball minimized Trump’s involvement in winning the players’ release during an interview Saturday, Nov. 18, with ESPN. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)WASHINGTON — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump’s involvement in securing his son’s release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative 20-minute CNN interview on Monday night.The president, in tweets Sunday, said he should have left LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting in jail because LaVar Ball “is unaccepting of what I did for his son” and“very ungrateful!” LaVar Ball has refused to thank Trump.ADVERTISEMENT Ball also pushed back against Trump’s suggestion that shoplifting “is a very big deal in China.”“It wasn’t a big deal because being raised in South Central LA, I’ve seen harsher things. I’ve seen 16, 17-year-old kids that have had to go to jail for life, that were my friends,” Ball said. “He wasn’t physical. He returned it. He fessed up to it.”LiAngelo and fellow UCLA freshmen Jalen Hill and Cody Riley have been suspended indefinitely. They were arrested and questioned about stealing from high-end stores next to the team’s hotel in Hangzhou, where the Bruins stayed before leaving for Shanghai to play Georgia Tech. All three apologized for their actions and thanked Trump for his role in securing their release, which occurred while the president was traveling in Asia.The trio isn’t allowed to suit up, be on the bench for home games or travel with the team. Without them, No. 23 UCLA lost to Creighton on Monday night in the Hall of Fame Classic.LaVar Ball is attempting to build an empire around the basketball skills of his three sons — Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo, LiAngelo and prep prospect LaMelo — and his own bombastic personality. He started an apparel company, Big Baller Brand, with shoes that retail for $500 or more, and he got in several plugs for his products during the CNN interview.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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UAAP men’s volleyball: Ateneo blanks La Salle, FEU trumps UST

first_imgAteneo capped off the first round of eliminations with an emphatic of subduing De La Salle 25-16, 28-26, 25-22, in the UAAP Season 80 men’s volleyball tournament Saturday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Blue Eagles, who are gunning for a fourth straight title, ended the first half of the season with a 6-1 record and are tied with Far Eastern University atop the standings.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew The Green Spikers dropped to 3-4 but are still holding on to the fourth spot with fellow 3-4 team University of Santo Tomas.Ateneo’s lone loss of the season was against the Tamaraws in the season opener of Feb. 3, and Blue Eagles head coach Oliver Almadro said the setback has been a constant reminder for the team.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“We talk about it because we can’t not talk about it,” said Almadro in Filipino. “But I’d rather focus on the things I have control of. I can’t do anything about that loss any more, so we’ll just have to improve on our strengths.”Marck Espejo had 21 points to lead Ateneo while Chumasonn Njigha and Ron Medalla combined for 16 points. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Curry bucks ankle tweak to lead Warriors past Hawks View comments Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer LATEST STORIES MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Raymark Woo and John Onia had a combined 21 points to lead the Green Spikers.In the first game, the Tamaraws sent the Tiger Spikers to their third straight loss, 27-25, 22-25, 25-23, 36-34.Jude Garcia led FEU’s charge with 19 points while Christian Detablan and John Paul Bugaoan had 16 and 13 points, respectively.Arnold Bautista and Joshua Umandal had 21 and 20 points, respectively, to lead UST.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

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Pacquiao to fellow boxers, athletes: ‘Humble yourself’

first_imgPhoto by Mark Giongco/INQUIRER.netThe gloves were off and the suits were on as past, present and future stars of Philippine boxing aligned Sunday night in the 18th Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Boxing Awards and Banquet of Champions at Okada Manila.Eight-division champion and Senator Manny Pacquiao was the guest of honor and speaker during the event that feted fast-rising star Jerwin Ancajas, Marlon Tapales and Milan Melindo as Boxers of the Year.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters MOST READ “As boxers, we encounter adversities but we’re not afraid to go through those trials. Our goals and dreams are greater than obstacles and problems in life,” he said.Pacquiao and Bernabe Villacampo, a former world flyweight champion in the ’60s, became the latest Filipino boxing greats to have their fists casted.The casts will be finished in gold and enshrined in the Gabriel “Flash” Elorde museum.RELATED VIDEO Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism “I’m very happy to be choses as one of the Boxers of the Year. It gives me more motivation to fight seeing other world champions especially sir Manny, who I really look up to,” Ancajas told INQUIRER.net in Filipino.In his speech, Pacquiao, one of the most decorated boxers of all time, reminded his fellow boxers and athletes to keep their feet on the ground amid fame.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“Most of the time, when a person becomes more and more popular they develop arrogance, pride and ego and become full of themselves which is wrong,” Pacquiao said in Filipino.“The secret of Manny Pacquiao is the more you become successful, the more you humble yourself. Understand what is success, understand what is responsibility,” he added. “With great power comes great responsibility. Don’t be arrogant. That’s the problem with athletes. The most important thing is to humble yourself before God and others.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback LATEST STORIES In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ The 39-year-old Pacquiao stressed the importance of having a positive outlook.“We don’t give up because we’re positive thinkers. I never think negative, I always think positive. Whatever your dream is, never think that you cannot do it,” said Pacquiao, who also didn’t forget to honor Gabriel “Flash” Elorde.Elorde was one of the greatest champions during his time in the 1960s.“Gabriel ‘Flash’ Elorde is our inspiration. He’s the example to remind us to keep rising our personal standards.”The former WBO welterweight titleholder also likened athletes to eagles with their laser sharp focus and unwavering determination to achieve their goals.ADVERTISEMENT TNT acquires Don Trollano for Norbert Torres in trade with Rain or Shine View commentslast_img read more

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Hornets officially name James Borrego as coach

first_imgScientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC The Hornets have set an introductory news conference for Friday.Borrego gained some head coaching experience when he served as the Orlando Magic’s interim head coach for the final 30 games of the 2014-15 season after Jacque Vaughn was dismissed.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownHornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said in a release that Borrego “is considered one of the NBA’s most well-regarded assistant coaches and it’s great to have him as part of our team.”Borrego said he’s “confident” in the coaching foundation he has gained during stops at San Antonio, Orlando and New Orleans.” LATEST STORIES Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img MOST READ Slaughter back for Gin Kings Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ In this Jan. 14, 2016, photo, San Antonio Spurs assistant coach James Borrego talks with players David West, left, Tony Parker (9) and Boris Diaw (33) during a timeout in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, in San Antonio. People familiar with the situation say the Charlotte Hornets have finalized a deal to hire San Antonio Spurs assistant coach James Borrego as their next head coach. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, on condition of anonymity because the Hornets haven’t announced the hiring. (Edward A Ornelas/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Hornets have officially named James Borrego as head coach.The 40-year-old Borrego joins the Hornets after 15 seasons as an NBA assistant coach, including the last three with the San Antonio Spurs under Gregg Popovich.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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Tennis star Boris Becker and wife separate after 13 years

first_imgIn recent years, Becker mainly made headlines with rumors about his financial problems. NVGRELATED STORIES:Boris Becker calls for fight against racism amid tweet spatDjokovic splits with coaches in bid to return to topADVERTISEMENT Lawyer Christian-Oliver Moser told dpa “the decision after a 13-year-long relationship and nine years of marriage wasn’t an easy one.”Moser said the couple’s main concern now was the wellbeing of their son Amadeus and that the separation was “amicable.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe former couple wed in June 2009 and announced they were expecting a child within the same month.Becker has two grown children from a previous marriage to German-American actress and designer Barbara Feltus. He also has an 18-year-old daughter with model Angel Ermakova. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Ravena wants to raise awareness on anti-doping issues after ban Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations MOST READ FILE – In this Feb. 6, 2012 file photo German tennis legend Boris Becker arrives with his wife Lilly for the Laureus World Sports Awards in London. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file)BERLIN (AP) — Former German tennis star Boris Becker and his wife Lilly have separated.The German news agency dpa reported Tuesday that a Berlin lawyer for the two confirmed the breakup of three-time Wimbledon winner Becker, 50, and his Dutch model wife, who is 41 years old.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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Legal bare-knuckle fighting makes bloody debut in Wyoming

first_imgJury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours “It felt the same to get punched as in an MMA fight, which is what my background is,” she said. “The difference was my knuckles more — when I punched her, I felt it a little bit more. Other than that, it was really nice just to let go and showcase my boxing skill and not worry about a takedown or a kick.“It felt like the rawest form of combat sports to just go out there and throw your hands and let loose.”Tony Lopez lost the most entertaining fight of the night, a five-rounder against fellow Californian Joey Beltran. The crowd was on its feet and roaring as the two heavyweights traded punches and slugged it out to the end, with both men bruised, cut up and bloodied.“The knuckles was nothing,” the 44-year-old Lopez said. “… I’ve always wanted to fight with no gloves. Got a chance to do it here.”Beltran and Shewmaker joined Ricco Rodriguez and Maurice Jackson in the semifinals of the heavyweight division tournament, which will be held in September, also in Cheyenne.Heralded underground bare-knuckle heavyweight Bobby Gunn also fought, knocking out Irineu Beato Costa Jr. in 41 seconds.Cheyenne resident Bryan Pedersen, an MMA fighter and former state lawmaker, successfully sponsored a bill in 2012 to create a state board of mixed martial arts — the first state to do so. While MMA was thriving, bare-knuckle competition wasn’t even considered when the law was passed. However, Wyoming jumped at the chance to host Bare Knuckle Fight Championships action after 28 other states passed.The International Boxing Hall of Fame said the last significant bare-knuckle bout was July 8, 1889, when John L. Sullivan went 75 rounds to beat Jake Kilrain. Even that event was illegal and had to be staged under the cover of secrecy as most states had outlawed the non-gloved version of boxing.Fighting was forced underground until 2011, when the Yavapai Nation sanctioned a match that Gunn won over Richard Stewart at the tribe’s reservation in Arizona. The bout drew more than a million viewers, and the promoter of that event and the Wyoming one, David Feldman, realized there was a hungry market for bare-knuckle fights within the combat sports fanbase. It took him another seven years to find a state willing to sanction the next event.Wyoming became the first state to sanction and regulate the activity sport its commission reviewed research that indicated bare-knuckle boxing would be safer than other combat sports, especially when it comes to concussions, Pedersen said, adding that the commission, which he chairs, spent about a year developing the new rules governing the sport. He also viewed Saturday’s competition, and future bouts, as a way to generate economic diversity and promote the Cowboy State and its strong sense of Western independence. LATEST STORIES Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina View comments China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls “It felt like hitting a home run,” said Shewmaker, a fourth-generation stone mason from the tiny central Missouri town of Gravois Mills. “I didn’t think I would be able to catch him that early, but luckily I did.”Shewmaker has been an amateur boxer for years, and when he heard about the Wyoming event, he tried out and earned a chance to compete.“I never dreamed that it would be legal to be able to do this,” he said. “I’ve been in plenty of illegal bare-knuckle fights. I mean growing up where I did, in the area I did, it’s kinda rough, but people are gentlemen about it, too. You can fight, you get up, you’re done, you shake hands and you go get a beer.”Bec Rawlings, a 29-year-old from Brisbane, Australia, won the only bout of the night featuring women, stopping Alma Garcia with a TKO in the second round.Rawlings noticed little difference from fighting with gloves.ADVERTISEMENT Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardcenter_img Fans were lined up outside the Cheyenne Ice and Events Center more than an hour before the first major bare-knuckle event in the U.S. since 1889. Forrest Peters, from Cheyenne, was among those in attendance. He came to cheer Estevan Payan — who served in the same Army unit as Peters — and to witness history.“With the bare-knuckle fighting and everything, having them bring it back for the first time in over 100 years, you knew it’s pretty exciting to see,” Peters said, “and especially having it here in Cheyenne, kinda out here where the West is still a little wild.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownPayan, of Tempe, Arizona, didn’t disappoint, flooring Omar Avelar at 1:57 of the opening round of a 145-pound match.The quickest knockout occurred when Sam Shewmaker used one punch, an overhand right, to send Eric Prindle to the canvas 18 seconds into their heavyweight bout. DJ Linderman, left, fights Arnold Adams during the Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship event Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Cheyenne, Wyo. The night was promoted as the first sanctioned bare-knuckle fighting in more than a century. (Jacob Byk/Wyoming Tribune Eagle via AP)CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The first ever state-sanctioned bare-knuckle boxing match got a bloody ending Saturday night — and a big response from a raucous crowd.Arnold Adams, a 32-year-old MMA heavyweight, pounded ex-UFC fighter D.J. Linderman’s face into a bloody mess in front of 2,000 rowdy fans at a hockey rink that usually hosts birthday parties and skating lessons in Wyoming’s capital. Tens of thousands more tuned in for the pay-per-view event, which featured 10 bouts, including four heavyweight fights in a tournament format.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? 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Generika-Ayala turns back UA-UP to kick off PSL bid

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ria Meneses and April Ross Hingpit vs Isa Molde.Generika-Ayala pounded United Auctioneers-University of the Philippines, 25-23, 25-9, 23-25, 25-16, to open the 2018 Chooks-to-Go Philippine Superliga Invitational on a high note Saturday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Lifesavers finished off the Lady Fighting Maroons in the fourth frame using a 7-1 spurt, topped by Patty Orendain’s down-the-line kill.ADVERTISEMENT In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES MOST READ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95center_img Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan PBA: Beermen move to 5th spot, stop Road Warriors Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees “We adjusted a bit because of the all-to-play rule so we balanced the first two sets and the outcome was good,” said Generika-Ayala head coach Sherwin Meneses in Filipino.UA-UP broke a 22-all deadlock in the third set using a quick 3-1 run capped by Nicole Magsarile’s crosscourt kill to prevent a sweep.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownAngeli Araneta led all scorers with 26 markers while Orendain added 18 points.Isa Molde and Magsarile had 15 and 11 points for the Lady Fighting Maroons, respectively. Ma. Angelica D. Garcia Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:14Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View commentslast_img read more

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A fight made for TV

first_imgMOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ LATEST STORIES Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Filipino gymnast to get Japanese training, scholarship Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao (R) fights Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mohd RASFANThere were five fighters mentioned as possible opponents after Manny Pacquiao’s knockout win over Lucas Matthysse. Conditioning coach Justin Fortune, however, suggested not a particular opponent but a certain style.He said the fight should be “made for TV.”ADVERTISEMENT View comments Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Contemplating on a return bout with Australian flash-in-the-pan Jeff Horn and a real megafight against the now-retired Floyd Mayweather, Fortune felt it would be best to find a foe that will bring out Pacquiao’s greatest attributes—Like what the Argentine slugger Matthysse did.A slugger is ideal foeFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“He’s a puncher, he’s a come forward guy, punch, punch, punch,” said Fortune of the Argentine, who fell thrice in losing to Pacquiao via a seventh round technical knockout as Pacquiao claimed his WBA welterweight title last Sunday in Kuala Lumpur.“But he was good. It was a good TV fight,” quipped Fortune. Arum, who for the first time in 12 years was not directly involved with Pacquiao, said he was impressed with what he saw from halfway across the globe.Tax issues a problem“I thought he looked terrific. This is the way he should fight. He’s been very, very tentative (in his previous fights). Matthysse didn’t put up much of a fight but he was the old Manny as far as how he was moving and hitting from different angles,” Arum was quoted as saying.A fight with either Crawford or Lomachenko is expected to be held in the United States to amplify its viability, something that would only be hindered by Pacquiao’s reported tax issues there.But Arum, a tax lawyer himself, assured that he is doing something about it “as we speak.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? He suggested Amir Khan, Pacquiao’s former sparring partner when they were both under Freddie Roach, in a fight that could be held in Wembley and watched by Britons who fancy professional boxers a lot more compared to the Malaysians.Crawford or LomachenkoTwo more names, WBO belt holder and current pound-for-pound champ Terence Crawford, and Olympic champ Vasyl Lomachenko also came up, and they both happen to be under Top Rank, Pacquiao’s former promotional outfit.Already, Top Rank chair Bob Arum claimed he will talk with the Filipino boxing legend regarding a possible fight with either Crawford or Lomachenko.“I have to speak with him (Pacquiao) and see what he wants to do,” Arum told boxingscene.com.ADVERTISEMENT Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to Westlast_img read more

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