I haven’t updated this blog since a couple of days before the Pacquiao fight, but I promise to make up for my absence. In the meantime, here’s my favorite Filipino writer, Inquirer columnist Conrado de Quiros (I’m a proud owner of two of his books, Flowers from the Rubble and Tongues on Fire), with an [...]
By Mark Lorenzana | May 23, 2010
Cebu City, Philippines— ALA fighter Michael “Bruce Lee” Domingo needed just two rounds to dispose of Colombian Luis Melendez in their fight held Sunday, May 23, Philippine time at the Cebu Waterfront Hotel and Casino.
Domingo, a native of Libac, Sultan Kudarat, controlled most of the opening round and was [...]
His boxing career may be over, but his fight sure isn’t.
Most fans have all heard about the story of Zeta Celestino Oliveros Gorres, or better known as Z “The Dream.” On the night he won against Colombian Luis Melendez, he collapsed and was rushed to the hospital. Just as when he was beginning to climb [...]
ALA Promotions will embark on an ambitious plan to transform the promotional outfit into an international company that is at par with the likes of big US-based promotional companies, Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions.
“Our plan is to evolve. So why not become a world-class promotional company that is based in the Philippines?” ALA Promotions [...]
By Rommel C. Manlosa of Sun.Star Cebu
Z Gorres celebrated his 28th birthday with a different set of friends.
Gorres, who once hoped to join the elite circle of boxing world champions, celebrated his birthday at the East Visayan Academy field in Bulacao as guest of a charity softball tournament organized for him.
The event was led [...]