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Metta World Peace
I know this is a boxing and MMA blog, but the NBA playoffs are just around the corner, and I just had to post this before the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets play their first game.
Metta World Peace, the fucking [...]
Fight Scribe Journal: Marvin Sonsona vs. Carlos Fulgencio, March 17, 2012
MOST OF THE FIGHT FANS SPILLING OUT of the Hoops Dome and into the humid Lapu-Lapu City night are wearing huge smiles on their faces. Some are trading high-fives; others are already eagerly making a beeline toward the stalls across the street to eat dinner [...]
I’ve long been suspecting that there are some boxing judges who are under Bob Arum’s payroll. They will give the decision to a fighter whom Arum wants to win, especially if that particular fighter has a lucrative fight lined up in the very near future.
Well, the Brandon Rios-Richard Abril fight just drove home the point [...]
Still on Manny Pacquiao and his conversation with God (yes, I haven’t dropped the issue yet—so sue me), I came across a hilarious piece from Inquirer.net columnist Rene Ciria-Cruz on an allegedly leaked transcript of Pacquiao’s talk wiith the Almighty. Here’s a copy of the transcript below:
[GOD] Emmanuel “Manny” “Pacman” Dapidran Pacquiao, WE HAVE [...]
Q: Did God really tell Manny Pacquiao to retire?
A: The thing is, I’m not the best person to ask because (1) obviously it was Pacquiao whom God allegedly talked to and I’m not privy to that sort of überpersonal, divine information, (2) I’m not a religious person, and I never had the privilege of talking [...]