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Ip Man 3

The latest installment of the Ip Man film was already exciting enough in and of itself. Add on top of that the fact that Mike Tyson is in it, and with a face off with Donnie Yen no less, and … Continue reading

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Flyweight Boxer/MMA fighter Ana Julaton inspired a Heavyweight’s Comeback

Two time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had lost four matches in row, and his career clearly needed help. Inspiration for his resurgence would come from the unlikeliest of places, 125 pound boxing champion turned MMA fighter, Ana Julaton. How … Continue reading

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Anime Review: Hajime no Ippo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WebDMtitufk Umm, warning, this video is a super spoiler. Anyways, this summer, I was introduced to an old school style anime called Hajime no Ippo. It’s about a kid named Ippo who was always bullied happening upon the sport of … Continue reading

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At Niketown, Manny Pacquiao Goes Boom

As a Filipino American, I am contractually obligated to worship Manny Pacquiao (and Tim Lincecum — hair and all). So when I saw Niketown’s window display in San Francisco’s Union Square, I felt that it was my civic duty to … Continue reading

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Ana Julaton Joins Manny Pacquiao as Another Filipino Boxing Champion

Manny Pacquiao isn’t the only Filipino boxing champion.  On September 12, Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton won the IBA Super Bantamweight championship (122 lbs) by defeating Kelsey “the Road Warrior” Jeffries.   We have written before about female Asian boxers defying stereotypes, … Continue reading

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