Wednesday 07th December 2016,
Sports Alchemist
Spotlight

boxing

We want a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch

We want a Pacquiao-Mayweather rematch

The large TV screens in the Thomas and Mack center showed all the legends from Muhammad Ali all the way to Sugar Ray Leonard. The electrified crowd centered their eyes towards the center as the old school “Rocky” theme started to play. [...]

November 6, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao 0

Manny Pacquiao continues to fight

Manny Pacquiao continues to fight

While the world moves on after retiring 7 months ago. As everybody thought the chapter of Manny Pacquiao has already closed. The boxer senator continues to fight. [...]

November 4, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Amir Khan’s Sad Reality

Amir Khan’s Sad Reality

Amir Khan went to the fight, promising a victory in the end. He was a showman with good marketing skills. He made us believe that this would be a good fight. But nobody is really buying it. [...]

May 11, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, sports 0

Manny Pacquiao’s Ending

Manny Pacquiao’s Ending

There was no need for a Bradley fight. But the Floyd fight isn’t the right ending that we hope for in Manny’s Cinderella and rags to riches life. [...]

April 10, 2016 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports, sports 0

A different Miguel Cotto

A different Miguel Cotto

Seven years after, Miguel will be fighting for another Puerto Rico – Mexico rivalry. He will be up against a hungry fighter in Saul Canelo Alvarez, a relentless power punching brawler who fights similarly to Cotto. [...]

November 20, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, sports 0

Manny Pacquiao: Rematch or Retire?

Manny Pacquiao: Rematch or Retire?

Boxing has no spot for people that goes beyond the 33-35 year old mark, the savagery and brutality of the sport is too much for an old warrior. [...]

May 8, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 1

Mayweather-Pacquiao : Who really won the fight?

Mayweather-Pacquiao : Who really won the fight?

Floyd raised his hands in the air, shouted “I told you so” and the people responded with boos and more boos when he was formally announced as the winner. [...]

May 3, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Mayweather – Pacquiao: Fearless Forecast

Mayweather – Pacquiao: Fearless Forecast

This is not a battle between good and evil as what everybody perceives this fight to be, this is about who wants it most.. read more [...]

April 28, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Manny Pacquiao and Sun Tzu’s Art of War

Manny Pacquiao and Sun Tzu’s Art of War

An interesting blue print for Manny Pacquiao on his up and coming mega bout with Floyd Mayweather Jr. ..A book written 2 thousand years ago... [...]

April 8, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 2

How Manny Pacquiao Can Crack Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “Shoulder Roll” defense

How Manny Pacquiao Can Crack Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s “Shoulder Roll” defense

The “Shoulder Roll” is a defensive technique where you deflect a punch by rolling away your shoulders from it. For gifted athlete with good boxing IQ like Floyd Mayweather Jr. he can block multiple combinations just by rolling his shoulders back and forth. [...]

March 4, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0