1. Brian Viloria, The Incredible Story Of The Hawaiian Punch

    Out of need springs desire, and out of desire springs the energy and the will to win. Last weekend Brian "The Hawaiian Punch" Viloria showed the desire to win. From then on the energy and the will to win sprang out...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 539 reads 5 comments

  2. Nonito Donaire: A Walk in the Park, Successfully Defended His Titles

    At the site of the historic "Thrilla in Manila" thousands of spectators witnessed an unlikely ending of a world-class duel. Raul Martinez the unfortunate one, waives the Philippine flag in rare class act...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 242 reads 4 comments

  3. Brian Viloria: Mission Accomplished, a Champion is Resurrected

    Opportunity knocks only once but temptation leans on the doorbell. In front of his countrymen, Brian "The Hawaiian Punch" Viloria reclaimed what is rightfully his and re-established himself as one of the best little men of boxing...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 241 reads 3 comments

  4. Pacquiao-Hatton: The Ballad of Two Brave Warriors (Part 2 of 2)

    Ricky Hatton, the pride of Manchester has been on top of the jr. welterweight division for a considerable amount of time. He has fought the best his division has to offer. Kostya Tszyu, Paulie Malignaggi, Jose Luis Castillo great names...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 241 reads -1 comments

  5. Floyd Mayweather-Juan Manuel Marquez, Textbook Perfection

    There had been reports that negotiations for the proposed superfight that'll feature former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. in his comeback fight against Lightweight king and Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez had already been finalized...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 481 reads 8 comments

  6. Portland Trail Blazers: Once The Ball Gets Rolling...

    This year roars came from every corner of the Rose Garden, the kind of mayhem that's been missing with the Portland Trail Blazers. There's so much excitement at the "Little Beirut" as the team clinched another playoff berth...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 199 reads 0 comments

  7. Pacquiao-Hatton: The Ballad of Two Brave Warriors (Part 1 of 2)

    Alexander the Great once wept when he realized that there were no more worlds left to conquer. He had reached the abyss of supremacy, an immeasurably deep chasm that had nothing more to offer than an oasis of nothingness and an ocean of emptiness...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 493 reads 7 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant: The Dilemma of a Lonely Hunter

    Amidst the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, one man strives to discover the true nature of his existence—at least in a basketball sense...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 631 reads 1 comments

  9. LeBron James and the Cavaliers Quest for Basketball Supremacy

    LeBron James was the turning point of a struggling franchise, the last great hope of a city impatient in winning it's first Larry O'Brien trophy...

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  10. Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton Fantasy: A Fight For The Ages (Part 3 Of 3)

    Amidst the cheers, roars and chants. I could hear both Pacquiao and Hatton's breathing. They're both breathing hard as if it's coming from a profound source within them...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 807 reads 5 comments

  11. Angel Cabrera: Unlikely Master; Worthy Champion

    "First, they ignore you. Second, they laugh at you. Third, they fight you. Finally, you win." - Mahatma Gandhi Angel Cabrera may not have the aura and prestige of a Tiger Woods, or ...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 184 reads 6 comments

  12. Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton Fantasy: A Brawl to Remember (Part 2 of 3)

    A burst of applause soon followed the fighter introductions. It was the moment I and the rest of the boxing-viewing public was waiting for. The bell rang to announce the start of the first round...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 783 reads 11 comments

  13. Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton Fantasy: Starstruck (Part 1 Of 3)

    A record breaking 18,000 people filled the MGM Grand and a hundred thousand more stormed the deserts of Las Vegas in anticipation of the much-awaited Manny Pacquiao-Ricky Hatton showdown...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about 5 years ago 930 reads 8 comments

  14. Think Again, The Boston Celtics Are Still the Defending Champions

    "Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing"—Bill Cosby The NBA Spectators seem to overlooked the Sleeping Giant, the real Beast of the East...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 490 reads 8 comments

  15. Williams-Wright: A Fight of Epic Proportions

    This coming weekend, Paul "The Punisher" Williams, one of today's most feared prizefighters, will enter the boxing ring for the 37th time in his illustrious professional career against the tricky defensive wizard Winky Wright...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 110 reads 3 comments

  16. Your Boxing Community's Pound for Pound List

    The idea of such pound for pound list was inspired by our hard-working community leader Bryan Trafford in like manner all credit goes to him Pound for Pound list... There's a lot of it...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 456 reads 27 comments

  17. The Phoenix Suns' Dilemma

    Not so long ago, the Valley of the Sun was in the best of times, at least in a basketball sense. The Phoenix Suns were considered serious championship contenders and were poised to win the city's first-ever NBA Championship...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 164 reads 2 comments

  18. Edwin Valero: One Step Closer to a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

    To see is to believe. Last Saturday, the boxing world witnessed what is assumed to be the crowning of a new king—well, at least in the lightweight division. In his first fight in the United States since 2003...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 240 reads 11 comments

  19. The Dubious Case of Geronimo Penalosa

    To believe the impossible is faith. To do the impossible is a miracle. Geronimo Penalosa, simply Gerry to all his 95 million countrymen will have his probable last dance come April 25...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 142 reads 9 comments

  20. Lightweight Lightning: Louie's Fearless Forecast

    This coming Saturday night, big-time professional boxing will take center stage in the Lone Star State of America as eight of the world's top lightweight warriors will showcase their skill, heart, talent and determination...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 208 reads 7 comments

  21. "ALA" Boys: The Long and Winding Quest For a World Championship

    It's not very often that you see a fight card in which fighters wear the same boxing trunks, specifically black-colored boxing trunks with the word ALA printed in red, bold letters beneath their waist line unless you're watching any of the ALA boys fights

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 202 reads 14 comments

  22. Chavez Jr.-Pacquiao: The Possibility of the Real "Dream Match"

    Last Saturday night, right after Julio Cesar Chavez Jr's good but not-so impressive win against the game and able Luciano Cuello, Bob Arum of Top Rank Promotions disclosed to the media three possible opponents for Chavez Jr...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 229 reads 10 comments

  23. Vic Darchinyan: Sweet Isn't Sweet Without Some Taste of Bitter

    "You won't recognize how sweet sugar is unless you've taste how bitter raw coffee is" What's the point? Vic Darchinyan is the point...

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  24. BR Proposals: How To Improve This Already Awesome Site.. we need CHANGE

    "When we stop growing, we start shrinking"That, my friends, is true to its truest sense. Since joining the B/R community last Christmas season (Christmas gift perhaps) I've found my stay worthwhile, and it's proved to be an enticing experience...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 185 reads 52 comments

  25. AJ "Bazooka" Banal: Stirred but Not Shaken

    Don Jose Sulaiman once quoted, "This young man reminds me of Hector Camacho." Perhaps he's suggesting that the young Alex John Banal, a former Puto and plastic bag vendor or simply ...

    John Louie Ramos Written by John Louie Ramos about over 5 years ago 237 reads 8 comments