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Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez is just another wasted opportunity

Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Juan Manuel Marquez is just another wasted opportunity

When you are the number-one fighter in the world, you know your days are short lived. The harsh reality of boxing is that the champion necessarily gets beaten by a hungry and young fighter. It wasn’t the case of Manny Pacquiao; he was still the alpha male, but it was having more alpha males rooting [...]

October 1, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao 0

Lakers News 2012: Dwight Howard’s redemption

Lakers News 2012: Dwight Howard’s redemption

Somehow Dwight needs to start a new career, away from controversies and away from his indecisiveness… A title would change it all. [...]

August 11, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 1

Amir Khan: The Anatomy of a Glass Jaw

Amir Khan: The Anatomy of a Glass Jaw

Garcia was bruised and battered for the entirety of the fight until Danny landed a timed left hook that wobbled Khan’s legs onward to a fourth-round TKO win. So you have to wonder, with Khan’s boxing prowess would this be an untimely end to his dominance? [...]

July 21, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran boxing, Pacquiao 0

On Athletes losing Weight: Advantage or Disadvantage?

On Athletes losing Weight: Advantage or Disadvantage?

If you are an athlete and has 14% body fat, losing weight might not be a good idea. Coaches and players need to understand that limiting weights can cause loss of muscle mass, eating disorder, bone loss and increase the risk of injuries. [...]

July 3, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, boxing, MMA, NBA, Pacquiao, sports 0

LeBron James: This Won’t Be the Last Miami and OKC Finals

LeBron James: This Won’t Be the Last Miami and OKC Finals

As LeBron James celebrated his first-ever NBA championship, right across was Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder, their heads down as they struggled to fight the tears from setting in. [...]

June 27, 2012 Jess Matthew Beltran Basketball, NBA, NBA files 0