Asian Games boxing - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Asian Games boxing


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John Marvin didn’t want ‘host country to decide my fate’ in 21-sec gold medal win

Aug 24, 2017 - 6:31 PM

John Marvin avoided any possibility of a hometown decision with his quick destructive win over Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi

BLITZ. The referee steps in to save Malaysia's Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi from further punishment less than 30 seconds after the first bell. Photo by PSC-POC Media

The worst controversies so far of 2017 SEA Games boxing

Aug 24, 2017 - 12:21 PM

As the late Teddy Brenner would say only the ring was square

CONTROVERSY. Kazakhstan's Bazarbaev Dulat gave the Malaysian middleweight an extra 20 seconds to recover after he was knocked down by Eumir Marcial. Screenshot from PTV4 livestream

After eye injury scare, boxer Mario Fernandez promises 3rd SEAG gold

Aug 10, 2017 - 4:05 PM

Mario Fernandez thought he d fought his last fight when he was diagnosed with a cataract in his left eye He s since been cleared to compete and will look for a 3rd straight SEA Games gold

EYE OF THE TIGER. Mario Fernandez thought his boxing career was over last year due to an eye injury, but a second chance at the sport has him hungry to win gold in Malaysia. Photo by Toby Roca/Rappler

After bagging gold, Josie Gabuco faces SEA Games disappointment

Mar 11, 2017 - 6:00 PM

Filipina boxer Josie Gabuco won t get to defend her SEA Games title this year after Malaysian organizers nix women s boxing

BUREAU-CRAZY. Josie Gabuco was emotional after winning her fourth gold medal at the SEA Games in 2015. She won't get to go for a fifth straight gold after Malaysian organizers removed women's boxing from this year's Games. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

PH boxer Josie Gabuco captures 4th SEA Games gold

Jun 10, 2015 - 4:08 PM

The 28 year old Punching Princess from Puerto Princesa dominated Chuthamat Raksat of Thailand to win a unanimous decision

GOLDEN GIRL. Josie Gabuco remains unbeatable at the Southeast Asian level. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Kazakhs lords of the Asian Games ring with six golds

Oct 03, 2014 - 7:46 PM

South Korea grabbed two early boxing golds before Kazakhstan topped their gold tally and Mongolia grabbed its first ever boxing gold

Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov celebrates after winning the light heavyweight gold at the Asian Games. Photo by Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

Indian boxer Devi apologizes for Asian Games medal snub

Oct 03, 2014 - 5:09 PM

Indian boxer Sarita Devi has made an unconditional apology for her refusal to accept her Asian Games bronze medal in protest at judging decisions AIBA says

Sarita Devi refuses her bronze medal on the podium. File photo by Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

Charly Suarez drops decision to Mongolian, settles for Asiad silver

Oct 03, 2014 - 3:39 PM

Charly Suarez settled for silver after losing a split decision to his Mongolian opponent as the Philippines fails to win boxing gold for the first time since 2002

RUNNER-UP. Charly Suarez of the Philippines lands a left jab on his Mongolian opponent. Photo by Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

PH boxing head infuriated by 'hometown decisions' at Asian Games

Oct 03, 2014 - 4:06 AM

ABAP president Ricky Vargas slammed hometown decisions at the Asian Games after three of his team s fighters lost debatable verdicts in the semifinals

Mark Anthony Barriga, seen during an Asian Games preliminary match against a Japanese foe, lost a highly debated decision to a hometown fighter in the semifinals. File photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Charly Suarez emerges as lone PH boxing gold hope at Asian Games

Oct 02, 2014 - 6:48 PM

Lightweight Charly Suarez will be the lone Filipino to compete for boxing gold after his 3 teammates dropped decisions in the semifinals

Charly Suarez (R) lands a right jab on Jordan's Alkasbeh Obada Mohammad Mustafa during the semifinals. Photo by Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

Organizers urge boxing 'fair play' at Asian Games

Oct 02, 2014 - 2:21 PM

Asian Games organizers urged boxing s world body to ensure fair play after an Indian fighter tearfully refused her bronze medal in a row over judging

Sarita Devi refuses her bronze medal on the podium. Photo by Indranil Mukherjee/AFP

Boxer snubs bronze, places medal on opponent after controversial Asiad loss

Oct 02, 2014 - 5:56 AM

I said This is for you and all Korea because you only deserve a bronze Indian boxer Sarita Devi told her Korean foe after losing a controversial decision

Sarita Devi of India celebrates her victory during the Asian Women Boxing Championship in September of 2008. She lost a controversial decision in the 2014 Asian Games semifinals to home country fighter Park Ji-Na. Photo by EPA/STR

Four PH boxers headed to Asian Games semis after perfect Tuesday

Sep 30, 2014 - 10:17 PM

With the Philippines sputtering in other events at the Asian Games four Filipino boxers are guaranteed at least a bronze medal after a perfect 3 for 3 Tuesday

ON TO THE NEXT. Wilfredo Lopez (L) dumps his Mongolian opponent on the canvas during their semifinal match. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Controversial boxing decision at Asian Games sparks scuffles, protest

Sep 30, 2014 - 5:31 PM

Scuffles broke out and Mongolia threatened to withdraw its fighters after a pair of controversial decisions favoring Korean boxers sparked outrage at the Asian Games

Sarita Devi of India celebrates her victory during the Asian Women Boxing Championship in September of 2008. She lost a controversial decision in the 2014 Asian Games semifinals to home country fighter Park Ji-Na. Photo by EPA/STR

PH boxers Suarez, Lopez defeat Iraqis to advance at Asiad

Sep 29, 2014 - 9:14 PM

Charly Suarez is guaranteed a medal after making it to the lightweight semis while Wilfredo Lopez advanced to the middleweight quarters

HEAVY MEDAL. Charly Suarez (R) is already assured of a medal after qualifying for the Asian Games boxing lightweight semis. File photo from AFP

PH boxers march through Asian Games opening round

Sep 25, 2014 - 8:40 PM

Five of the first six boxers from the Philippine team advanced to the next round with victories in the Asian Games boxing tournament

Filipino boxer Charly Suarez lands a left hand on Uzekistan’s Elnur Abduraimov during Wednesday's lightweight bout. Photo by Roslan Rahman/AFP

Philippine boxers receive favorable draw at Asian Games

Sep 23, 2014 - 11:38 PM

The Philippine national team received what it feels to be a favorable draw as boxing action begins at the Incheon Asian Games

Charly Suarez (L) will face Alnur Abdurimov of Uzbekistan in the first round of Asian Games boxing. File photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA

Kazakhs loom large in Asian Games boxing

Sep 23, 2014 - 3:31 PM

Kazakhstan looks to have a leg up in the Asian Games boxing competition as powerhouses China India send depleted rosters

This file photo taken on August 6, 2012 shows Ivan Dychko of Kazakhstan (in red) fighting against Simon Kean of Canada (in blue) during the super heavyweight boxing quarterfinals during the 2012 London Olympic Games. File photo by Jack Guez/AFP

Cash incentives, pride fuel PH boxers at Asian Games

Sep 18, 2014 - 7:53 PM

With a P3 million reward for a gold medal and respect from the international boxing community at stake the Philippine team looks to make its mark in Incheon

Charly Suarez (L) is one of the Philippines’ most experienced bets in the Asian Games boxing competition. Photo by Rolex Dela Pena/EPA