Friday 17th November 2017,
Sports Alchemist
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Pinoy sports

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

Will We Ever See A Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight?

Will We Ever See A Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao fight?

A fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. is still a dimmed possibility. Even though talks have been resurfacing after five years of verbal wars and gag orders, there are still no signed contracts yet. [...]

February 17, 2015 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pinoy sports, sports 0

Will we see the last of Manny Pacquiao?

Will we see the last of Manny Pacquiao?

Brandon Rios would be Manny’s ticket back to his former status. But still, this would be an uphill climb for the 34 year old Pacquiao. [...]

August 12, 2013 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Nonito Donaire Jr.’s New Burden

Nonito Donaire Jr.’s New Burden

The time has come, and beyond all the praises and adoration, Nonito will carry a different burden ─“National icon” a label that pays a very hefty price. [...]

December 20, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Pacquiao-Marquez IV Aftermath: Pac will bounce back

Pacquiao-Marquez IV Aftermath: Pac will bounce back

It wasn’t quite a surprise, when the 33-year-old fighter lost to Timothy Bradley last June in a controversial decision. Although it was clearly a Pacquiao victory, however, Manny’s aura of invincibility has slowly diminished. He wanted to know if he still got it, and decided to fight Juan Manuel Marquez, and got a bold answer [...]

December 9, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 2

Nonito Donaire Jr.: The Long Road to Pacquiao

Nonito Donaire Jr.: The Long Road to Pacquiao

So Nonito would be on collision course with Yuriorkis Gamboa, Juan Manuel Lopez, Juan Manuel Marquez, Timothy Bradley and a lot more hard-hitting fighters. [...]

February 6, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez: Style Comparison

Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez: Style Comparison

The yin and yang of boxing, Manny Pacquiao’s best battle may have been against Juan Manuel Marquez. But so many doubts and questions were left unanswered. [...]

October 31, 2011 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Manny Pacquiao and the Rain

Manny Pacquiao and the Rain

That is why Pacquiao always felt a connection with the rain. With over billions of people in the world he stood there on the top…the boxing icon and the reigning pound per pound king. [...]

October 8, 2011 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0

Juan Manuel Marquez’ Mind Game

Juan Manuel Marquez’ Mind Game

Marquez will now be facing a two-fisted monster, who had been campaigning in the welterweight division and light middleweight for his last four fights. Juanma looked bloated when he fought Floyd, and he was slow on his punches. [...]

September 27, 2011 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao, Pinoy sports 0