first_imgPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash LATEST STORIES Boxing’s 40-year-old Pacquiao counts on experience in Thurman fight PLAY LIST 02:19Boxing’s 40-year-old Pacquiao counts on experience in Thurman fight01:18Manny Pacquiao, Adrien Broner make grand arrival in Las Vegas for fight week00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem On Friday, McGuigan said via Twitter it was a sad day. He says “it was a pleasure to share the ring with him.” P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbedcenter_img Roger Federer into Dubai final, 1 win from 100th career title FILE – In this Aug. 21, 2008 file photo, boxing champion Eusebio Pedroza attends a celebration ceremony flanked by Olympic athlete Irving Saladino and Ruben Blades, in Panama City. The Panamanian ex-featherweight champ died on Friday, March 1, 2019. He was 62. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)PANAMA CITY — Former world champion Panamanian boxer Eusebio Pedroza, who defended the featherweight title more times than any other, has died at age 62.The World Boxing Association said Friday that Pedroza had been hospitalized recently while battling pancreatic cancer.ADVERTISEMENT Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Pedroza, nicknamed the “Scorpion,” successfully defended his title 19 times between 1978 and 1985.Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela expressed his condolences via Twitter.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesPanamanian boxing researcher Nicolas Espinosa says Pedroza’s “punches, launched like killer harpoons, felled many instantly.”Pedroza’s reign ended in London at the hands of Ireland’s Barry McGuigan in 1985. P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbed MOST READ View commentslast_img


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