Articles from March 2010

Daud Yordan: On the doorstep to stardom

Photo Courtesy: thejakartaglobe.com
I came across with this Indonesian while checking out upcoming fights in April. What struck me is the fact that he holds a very impressive record of 25-0-0-1 with 19 KOs.  His name is Daud Yordan.

Not exciting

The recent fight of Manny Pacquiao and Joshua Clottey last weekend drew cheers and boos here in ‘Pacman’s’ home soil. Cheers for Manny’s victory and boos for the subpar performance of Joshua Clottey. At Gaisano Grand Citimall Cinema here in Davao City where we watched the fight, people were obviously dissatisfied with what they saw. [...]

Just a sleep away

Well, it’s almost 12 midnight as I’m writing this post. The ‘Event’ is just a sleep away. Remember Gino Padilla’s hit maker ‘Just a smile away ‘? It became so popular back in the early 90s and we could replace its lyrics with ‘just a sleep away’.
What makes sense to these words is the fact [...]

Going Down Under

I understand that almost every Filipino by this time is too preoccupied with tomorrow’s ‘The Event’. We sometimes tend to overlook some other major sports events. Take the Aussie trip of the Smart Gilas, for instance. I was aware that they’re scheduled to leave Manila by March 12 as they embarked their second ‘road’ trip [...]

Thank you Meiko Honda

It has been three weeks already since one of my best friends Meiko Honda (a.k.a. Meiko Bistula) passed away. He died last February 18 after spending 4 days in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of San Pedro Hospital in Davao City due to injuries he suffered in a vehicular accident. Until now, I could hardly [...]

Got my ticket, with extra one

It’s just three days away from a national holiday here in the Philippines as once again, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao takes on Joshua Clottey of Ghana on Saturday (Sunday PHI time). In the last three fights of Manny, I watched all of these in Gaisano Mall Cinema along J.P. Laurel Ave. here in Davao City. [...]

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