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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

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

PH boxers aim for top spot in 2019 SEA Games

Jul 09, 2019 - 8:16 PM

The Philippine boxing team looks to nail the country's best Southeast Asian Games performance in 2019

GOLDEN BOYS. (from left to right) SEA Games gold medalist John Marvin, head coach Roel Velasco, bronze medalist Ian Clark Bautista and two-time SEA Games gold medalist Eumir Marcial grace the weekly Philippine Sportswriters Association forum. Photo from release

Miciano misses podium in Asian Universities Chess Championship

Jun 01, 2018 - 9:14 PM

International Master John Marvin Miciano absorbs a last-round defeat that cost him a medal

COLLAPSE. Philippine bet John Marvin Miciano (left) ends up tied with Paulo Bersamina with 5.5 points in the 9-round event.

At 17, Miciano set to become International Master of PH chess

Apr 08, 2018 - 10:28 PM

John Marvin Miciano has a one-point lead over 4 rivals in the Asian Youth Chess Championship Under-18 division, including 14-year-old Daniel Quizon

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Filipino athletes who made waves on social media in 2017

Dec 24, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Here are some of the most talked about local athletes and sports teams on Rappler's social media accounts for this year

2017: The best of Philippine boxing

Dec 23, 2017 - 2:02 PM

Jerwin Ancajas has a breakout year, while champions and contenders rise up on the ever-changing scene of Philippine boxing

Rappler Talk Sports: SEA Games boxers John Marvin, Eumir Marcial and Mario Fernandez

Sep 01, 2017 - 6:06 PM

The SEA Games medalists drop by the Rappler office to talk about life in and out of the ring

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

John Marvin destroys Malaysian foe in 21 seconds to win light heavyweight gold

Aug 24, 2017 - 5:00 PM

John Marvin s display of power is too much for Malaysia s Adli Hafidz Mohd Pauzi to handle

DOMINANCE. John Marvin needed less than 30 seconds to finish off his Malaysian foe and win the light heavyweight gold medal. Photo by PSC-POC Media

Marcial wins middleweight boxing gold at 2017 SEA Games, Fernandez settles for silver

Aug 24, 2017 - 4:44 PM

Eumir Marcial is too fast and too strong for Pathomsak Kuttiya of Thailand winning the middleweight gold by decision

BACK TO BACK. Eumir Marcial of Zamboanga City uses his combination of power and speed to earn the middleweight gold at the 2017 SEA Games. Photo by PSC-POC Media

John Marvin not worried about facing hometown boxer in SEA Games final

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:21 AM

John Marvin is one win away from becoming the first Filipino to win light heavyweight boxing gold in 26 years

GOLD IN HIS EYES. John Marvin doesn't feel he needs a knockout to beat the local fighter in the gold medal match, but he wouldn't mind wrapping things up early. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH boxers Marvin, Marcial, Fernandez advance to SEA Games finals

Aug 22, 2017 - 6:07 PM

John Marvin Eumir Marcial and Mario Fernandez win while Charly Suarez and Ian Clark Bautista lose in the semifinals

ON TO THE FINAL. Philippine boxer John Marvin (R) is ecstatic after defeating a tough-as-nails Anavat Thongkrathok in the semifinal match. Screenshot from PTV4 livestream

John Marvin didn't let 'Cuban' boxer hype derail him at 2017 SEA Games

Aug 22, 2017 - 2:00 AM

Marvin was oozing with confidence when he stepped into the ring never letting talk of facing a Cuban born Cambodian boxer get to his head

UNANIMOUS DECISION. Fil-Brit boxer John Marvin wins via unanimous decision against Cuban-born Cambodian Felix Merlin. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

WATCH: Fil-British boxer John Marvin batters Cambodian at SEA Games 2017

Aug 21, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Light heavyweight boxer John Marvin shines in his debut for the Philippine national boxing team

ON TO THE SEMIS. John Marvin left no room for debate as he punished Felix Merlin Martinez from the opening bell. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

PH boxers a smash hit as Fernandez, Suarez, Marvin advance to 2017 SEA Games semis

Aug 21, 2017 - 7:04 PM

John Marvin Mario Fernandez and Charly Suarez punch and jab their ways to the the semifinal round

DOMINANCE. John Marvin dominated his Cuban-born Cambodian foe Felix Merlin Martinez, scoring two official standing 8 counts and a dropping him a couple more times in the win. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

Fil-British boxer John Marvin ready to 'smash up' foes at SEA Games

Aug 03, 2017 - 11:46 AM

Light heavyweight boxers are a rarity in the Philippines but John Marvin hopes to prove he s worth keeping around when he competes at the 2017 SEA Games

INTERNATIONAL DUTY. Light heavyweight John Marvin hopes to become a permanent fixture of the national boxing team, but understands it all comes down to his first shot at the 2017 SEA Games. Photo by Toby Roca/Rappler