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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

Boxer Eumir Marcial 'willing to die' for SEA Games gold

Aug 23, 2017 - 11:29 AM

Marcial had revenge in his heart when he faced his Malaysian foe in the semifinals; And vengeance he exacted

MARCIAL LAW. Boxing can be a matter of life and death, and Eumir Marcial is willing to take it there if need be. Photo by Ryan Songalia/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

PH boxer Paalam ousted by Malaysian in dubious decision at 2017 SEA Games

Aug 21, 2017 - 4:44 PM

Carlo Paalam controls the fight with cleaner punching but loses a 5 0 decision in a fight that devolves into a wrestling match

DUBIOUS CALLS. Filipino boxer Carlo Paalam connects with a right hand that puts Malaysia's Muhamad Redzuan down, but no knockdown was called. Photo by Adrian Portugal/Rappler

SEA Games boxing matters little, but Philippines doesn't mind the medals

Jul 17, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The Philippines will send a strong boxing squad to the 2017 SEA Games which gets more attention than the more important world championships

HEADING TO MALAYSIA. Eumir Marcial withdrew from the AIBA World Championships to compete at the SEA Games. The SEA Games is a lesser tournament, but it's the easiest gold medal they'll have a shot at all year. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

Fernandez, Marcial score devastating KOs as PH boxers win 5 gold medals

Jun 10, 2015 - 6:21 PM

The boxing team gives the country s medal count a serious boost as Mario Fernandez and Josie Gabuco repeat as SEA Games champions

SUPER MARIO. Mario Fernandez wins his second straight SEA Games gold medal. Photo by Singapore SEA Games Organising Committee/Action Images via Reuters

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

WATCH: PH boxer Bautista destroys Laos foe to reach SEA Games finals

Jun 08, 2015 - 6:11 PM

Philippine flyweight Ian Clark Bautista left no room for controversy in his semifinal match knocking Thongbang Seauaphom out for the count with one left hook

KO KID. Ian Clark Bautista of Bacolod will get a shot at a SEA Games gold after putting his opponent on the canvas for the count. Screenshot from YouTube

PH boxer Gabuco on track for SEA Games 4-peat

Jun 08, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Josie Gabuco who has won a gold medal at every SEA Games since 2009 is one win away from a fourth title at the biennial event

GOLDEN GIRL. Josie Gabuco (L) has ruled women's boxing at the SEA Games since 2009. Photo by Mohd Fyrol/AFP

PH boxers go 3-0 as Gabuco, Bautista advance

Jun 06, 2015 - 8:29 PM

Female boxers Josie Gabuco and Irish Magno plus male bantamweight Ian Clark Bautista kicked off SEA Games boxing with dominant victories

PUNCHING PRINCESS. Josie Gabuco, shown here after winning the women’s light flyweight gold at the AIBA boxing championships in 2012, has been unbeatable in SEA Games history. File photo by Diego Azubel/EPA