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From Pancho to Pacquiao : Philippine boxing in and out of the ring

Author: Joaquin Jay Gonzalez, III.; Angelo Michael F Merino
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Mill City Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A snapshot of more than a century of Philippine boxing, compiling biographies of outstanding Philippine-born and Filipino American boxers, from Francisco "Pancho Villa" Guilledo to Manny "People's Champ" Pacquiao. Each story describes the rough roads these Filipino and Filipina boxers took to achieve fame and glory globally. Photos and personal interviews combine to make the narratives real and captivating.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joaquin Jay Gonzalez, III.; Angelo Michael F Merino
ISBN: 9781937600655 1937600653
OCLC Number: 778370612
Description: ii, 125, [4] pages : portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Pancho Villa --
2. Bolo Punch --
3. Magnificent Four --
4. Flash --
5. Gentle Ben --
6. Bad Boy from Dadiangas --
7. Original Golden Boy --
8. Brothers in the Ring --
9. Filipino Flash --
10. Fearless Filipinas --
11. People's Champ.
Responsibility: Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III, Angelo Michael F. Merino.

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A snapshot of more than a century of Philippine boxing, compiling biographies of outstanding Philippine-born and Filipino American boxers, from Francisco "Pancho Villa" Guilledo to Manny "People's Champ" Pacquiao. Each story describes the rough roads these Filipino and Filipina boxers took to achieve fame and glory globally. Photos and personal interviews combine to make the narratives real and captivating.

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