2 months REVILLA WANTS ADDITIONAL FUNDS, BENEFITS FOR BOXING, COMBAT SPORTS Manilatimes |Sports
Eumir Felix Marcial of Philippines (Blue) punches Kim Jinjea of Korea during the boxing competition of the 18th Asian Games at the Jakarta International Expo. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOSEN. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. has filed a bill seeking for the provision of additional benefits and funding for professional athletes and other combat sports practitioners in the country. The comebacking lawmaker said that aside from basketball, boxing has a large following among local enthusiasts. It has also paved way for the country to garner international recognition, producing numerous champions who carved their own niche in the field of sports, he added.
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