SEA Games 2019 boxing - updates

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John Marvin shock exit lit Marcial fire to capture SEA Games boxing gold

Dec 16, 2019 - 4:41 PM

With friend and teammate John Marvin in mind, Eumir Marcial barely breaks a sweat as he clinches his third straight SEA Games gold medal

DOMINANT. Eumir Marcial makes short work of his Vietnamese foe in the middleweight finals of the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler


Arnis, 3 other sports account for quarter of PH SEA Games gold haul

Dec 12, 2019 - 7:07 PM

Filipino athletes put on a dominant SEA Games show in arnis, dancesport, athletics, and boxing

GOLDEN. Philippine bet Villardo Cunamay (left) captures the gold after overpowering Mengly Yong of Cambodia in the SEA Games arnis men's lightweight finals. Photo by Mark R. Cristino/EPA-EFE

Marcial, Suarez bolster PH boxing gold haul

Dec 09, 2019 - 9:42 PM

Eumir Marcial stops his opponent in 71 seconds as 5 Filipino boxers wrap up the country’s ring campaign in resounding fashion

LETHAL. Eumir Marcial rocks Vietnamese foe Nguyen Manh Cuong to the core. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Pinay boxers Gabuco, Petecio strike SEA Games golds

Dec 09, 2019 - 8:21 PM

Josie Gabuco and Nesthy Petecio enthrall the crowd as the Filipina boxers ace their final assignments

Josie Gabuco of the Philippines brings home the gold during the finals of the Women’s light Welter (64kg) boxing event of the 30th SEA Games at the PICC Forum on December 9, 2019.

Palicte, Suarez banner PH boxing semis sweep

Dec 08, 2019 - 8:14 PM

Charly Suarez, James Palicte and 3 other Filipino boxers reach the gold medal match in their respective divisions

GOLD QUEST. Charly Suarez will have a chance to win his third SEA Games gold medal. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler


Fil-Brit boxer John Marvin after shock loss: 'I’ll be back'

Dec 07, 2019 - 5:26 PM

John Marvin admits he’s 'gutted, heartbroken' after failing to defend his SEA Games light heavyweight title

Filipino boxer Marvin John Nobel loses to Truong Dinh Hoang of Vietnam in the men's light heavyweight boxing of the 30th SEA Games on December 5, 2019 at the PICC Forum. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Eumir Marcial destroys Malaysian foe, barges into boxing final

Dec 06, 2019 - 8:53 PM

Transforming into a non-stop punching machine, Zamboanga City native Eumir Marcial stops Malaysia's Mohamed Aswan Bin Che Azmi via first-round stoppage

Eumir Felix Marcial of the Philippines stops Azmi Mood Aswan Che of Malaysia in the first round after referee stops contest in the 30th SEA Games Boxing middle weight division bout on December 6, 2019, at the PICC Forum. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

PH boxers Suarez, Ladon advance as Marvin absorbs shock loss

Dec 05, 2019 - 11:24 PM

Charly Suarez and Rogen Ladon score convincing wins, but Fil-Brit standout John Marvin fails to make it a perfect night for Filipino boxers

Filipino boxer Marvin John Nobel loses to Truong Dinh Hoang of Vietnam in the men's light heavyweight boxing of the 30th SEA Games on December 5, 2019 at the PICC Forum. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Female pugilists shine in SEA Games boxing opener

Dec 05, 2019 - 11:35 AM

The women take centerstage as the Philippine boxers put their speed and power into good use

DOMINANT. Philippine bet Irish Magno (right) overpowers Singapore’s Leona Hui Xin Yee in the women’s flyweight quarterfinals. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

WATCH: PH boxing team eyes golden rush

Nov 29, 2019 - 9:45 PM

Filipino sluggers look to draw inspiration and strength from a supportive home crowd in their quest for gold in the 2019 SEA Games

GO FOR GOLD. Reigning SEA Games champions Eumir Marcial (right) and John Marvin lead the men's team. File photo by PSC-POC Media Group