10 months Pacquiao, 3rd welterweight P4P best Manilatimes |Sports
EDDIE G. ALINEAOld soldier, as they say, never die. They just fade away. As far as Filipino boxing idol is concerned, though, he, too, never fade away. Each time he falls, he rises again. Two years ago and nearing 40, the Philippine Senator was beaten, albeit in controversial fashion, was stripped of his World Boxing Organization welterweight belt and was declared by his promoter and more to-decade trainer as gone. As in his past many failures, he bounced back, came up with a pair of impressive win, one by stoppage, another via a near shutout unanimous decision to recover ... more