Asian Games: PH boxers Paalam, Marcial enter quarterfinals

first_imgCarlo Paalam of the Philippines (in blue) fights tags Taiwan’s Tu Powei (in red) with a right in their men’s light fly (49kg) round of 16 boxing match at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 27, 2018. AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYOFilipino fighters Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial breathed life into the Philippines’ flat-lining medal bid in boxing in the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.Paalam and Marcial both scored emphatic victories to advance to the quarterfinals in their respective divisions.ADVERTISEMENT Peza offers relief to ecozone firms View comments ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’center_img MOST READ SEA Games 2019: PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS) PLAY LIST 03:13SEA Games 2019: PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight semi final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:34PH’s Carlo Paalam boxing light flyweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:42SEA Games: Rogen Ladon enters flyweight boxing semis02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal on schedule as US Open begins Marcial forced a referee stoppage in the second round to beat Kuok Kun Ng of Macao in the men’s 75-kg while Paalam dominated Powei Tu of Chinese Taipei, 5-0, in their light flyweight duel.Three Filipinos are now in the quarters after flyweight Rogen Ladon also booked his slot on Sunday that stopped Philippine boxing’s string of setbacks in the continental showcase.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Nesthy Petecio, Joel Bacho, James Palicte, Irish Magno and Mario Fernandez, who got knocked out by his Iraqi foe, have all faltered early. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWslast_img read more