“My Mexican pride has been hurt again.”
That was what my girlfriend, Diana, texted me earlier after Nonito “the Filipino Flash” Donaire knocked out Mexican Fernando Montiel in two rounds for the WBC/WBC bantamweight titles.
Diana had been watching the fight via live streaming in her apartment while I was watching the fight “live” at home through [...]
When the previously undefeated Ivan Calderon finally lost last year—and by knockout at that—my father was elated. “Buti nga sa gago’ng ‘yon,” he said. I understand my father’s sentiments exactly (although personally I don’t think Calderon is gago): Calderon isn’t really one of his favorite boxers. The reason? The Puerto Rican boxer is,what most boxing [...]
I almost forgot.
Several days ago, last February 4, this blog reached a small milestone: it turned a year old.
Yup, I’m posting this entry to greet a belated happy birthday to my labor of love, Pinoy Fight Scribe.
With that said, Pinoy Fight Scribe would like to thank the following people for supporting this humble blog in [...]
Whew. So that’s what it feels like be away from this blog for almost a couple of months.
Anyway, I’ll try to keep this entry short (like my attention span when I was in first grade—Gad, where the hell do I get these stupid metaphors?), so on to the bullets.
– It’s great to see my good [...]