Monday 20th November 2017,
Sports Alchemist
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MMA

Give Paulie Malignaggi some boxing justice

Give Paulie Malignaggi some boxing justice

Juan Diaz grosteque cut on his left eyebrow and eyelid was so open that the blood was flowing profusely even if the renowned Joe Chavez tried to stop the bleeding. The first cut was from a right uppercut that opened the gash on Diaz eyebrow while the second cut was from an accidental clash of [...]

August 24, 2009 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, MMA, sports, Uncategorized 0

Frank Mir’s certainty

Frank Mir’s certainty

In one of Frank Mir’s commercial Mir said that only 10 people in the world on any given night can beat him. It wasn’t a catchy quote or phrase to show how tough he was but it was a declaration that he isn’t afraid of anyone or anything inside or outside the MMA ring. UFC [...]

July 10, 2009 Jess Matthew Beltran MMA, sports, Uncategorized 2

Quentin Rampage Jackson.. being true to his name

Quentin Rampage Jackson..  being true to his name

A hit and run incident followed by a high speed police pursuit Quintin “Rampage” Jackson was just being true to his name. After pleading guilty he will have to face charges come 2010. Jackson after riding a 6 game winning streak grabbing Chuck Lidell’s belt and winning a unanimous decision against Dan Henderson was humbled [...]

March 10, 2009 Jess Matthew Beltran MMA, sports, Uncategorized 1

2008 the year that was..

2008 the year that was..

2008 has been a good year for sports and sports betting with the emergence of new superstars and breaking of old records all in all it was quite a run. The Green Machines Boston Celtics made a historic run against the Los Angeles Lakers gunning for their 17th Championship on their great franchise. A Cinderella [...]

January 5, 2009 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, boxing, MMA, NBA, NBA files, olympics, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports, sports, Swimming, Uncategorized 0

No Joe boxing is not dead…

No Joe boxing is not dead…

Death is inevitable and everything is a cycle. After Manny’s 8th masterful rounds of boxing against golden boy Oscar Delahoya the undefeated Welsh man Joe Calzaghe stole the main stream as he was heard all over the world with his comments on boxing which he solely describe as a dying sport. After winning against former [...]

December 22, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, MMA, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports, sports, Uncategorized 0

Brock Lesnar the new Heavyweight champ!

Brock Lesnar the new Heavyweight champ!

UFC has a roster of aging veterans and though there was a time when the sport was on the wire the cagey veterans always comes to the rescue starting off with 38 year old Chuck Liddell , 35 year old Matt Hughes, 44 year old Ken Shamrock and the legendary “The Natural” Randy Couture who [...]

November 17, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran MMA, sports, Uncategorized 0

Gone in 14 seconds…

Gone in 14 seconds…

EliteXC has been protecting their prize ward for quite sometime handpicking unheralded or washed up fighters to preserve his invincibility. Kimbo Slice has been the most hype up fighter in the history of MMA. His street fighting was a massive hit in youtube and the build up continues pitting him against Bo Cantrell the 43 [...]

October 6, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran MMA, sports, Uncategorized 0

Of Kimbo, AJ Banal and some writer…

Of Kimbo, AJ Banal and some writer…

Kimbo Slice-Ken Shamrock If you only have 3 fights in your record with 2 knockouts and 1 submission you have to be really good to sell a fight in a pay per view unless your name is Kevin Ferguson otherwise known as Kimbo Slice. Kimbo has been on the limelight since his football days in [...]

September 19, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, MMA, Pacquiao, sports, Uncategorized 1

Im just a kid…the product of the internet..

Im just a kid…the product of the internet..

Kevin Ferguson otherwise known as Kimbo Slice is a product of the new age internet technology. He was a Youtube hit with all his underground Mixed Martial arts fights. Edwin Valero a virtually unknown boxer who made a living destroying his opponents by a perfect KO record was discovered mainly on Youtube since he was [...]

August 17, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, boxing, MMA, NBA, NBA files, olympics, sports, Uncategorized 1

Oscar-Manny fight Stalled..Shit happens

Oscar-Manny fight Stalled..Shit happens

I remember one episode of the Ultimate fighter reality show wherein a fighter has to drain 20 pounds in order to make the weight limit in just two days. The result was a disappointment because when he went from 190 to 175 a 5lb overweight in the weight limit he just gives up. He would [...]

August 14, 2008 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, MMA, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports, sports, Uncategorized 0