By Salven L. Lagumbay: Golden Boy Promotions vice-president and matchmaker Eric Gomez, who was in town to watch the Manny Pacquiao-Oscar Larios showdown, has said that Filipino Randy Suico stands a good chance at unseating World Boxing Association lightweight king Juan Diaz when they meet on July 15 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Celebrating Independence Day here in the U.S. always puts me in the mood to reflect on the state of various things. With that in mind, instead of picking a single topic on which to wax poetic for this week, I found a couple of subjects from the world of wrestling bouncing around in my head.
Is there still room on the Portugal bandwagon? Sign me up. The World Cup is down to the semifinals, and clearly one nation needs our support. The other three are soccer brutes. Germany has home-field advantage. Italy has tradition. France won in 1998, and some of the partyers still haven't gotten home yet.