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BATTLE OF THE UNDEFEATED:
Francisco vs. Singmannasak in Mandaluyong Today
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Dec 2006
In a battle of the undefeated, flashy Filipino southpaw Drian Francisco clashes with similarly unbeaten Thai contender Phichitchok Singmannasak for the vacant WBO Intercontinental title that headlines an exciting card at the popular Mandaluyong City gym today.
In a championship doubleheader wo Read Full Story >>>
BREAKING NEWS: ARUM RESPONDS POSITIVELY TO GOLDEN BOY OFFER FOR A 50-50 DEAL FOR PACQUIAO-BARRERA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Dec 2006
Golden Boy Promotions Chief Operating Officer Richard Schaefer says they would be willing to make the eagerly awaited rematch between Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao and WBC super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera happen. However, Schaefer stressed it would have to be staged under a 50- Read Full Story >>>
Dont ever tell me that boxing is a dying sport!!!
By Jeffrey Cabauatan, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Dec 2006
If 2006 taught us anything, it would be that boxing is alive and well. Nothing had changed much in the heavyweight division. The unification tournament failed to materialize and we still do not have an undisputed champion. Guys south of the heavyweight division carried the sport with fights like Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO PICKS ARUM OVER DE LA HOYA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 28 Dec 2006
Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao has taken a defining step in his blooming ring career by picking the astute Bob Arum and his Top Rank Promotions over Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions who are locked in a bitter struggle for the
promotional rights to the Philippines’ national tr Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO CHOOSES TOP RANK, BUT WANTS BARRERA!
PhilBoxing.com, 28 Dec 2006
Despite a looming court battle, Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao announced that he has chosen Bob Arum's Top Rank as his promoter over Oscar De la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions during an afternoon press conference at the Champaigne Room of Manila Hotel hours ago.
Pacquiao, however, indicated tha Read Full Story >>>
BOB ARUM ARRIVES IN GENSAN!
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Dec 2006
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum arrived in Manila yesterday and took a connecting flight to General Santos City clearly raising the stakes in his contractual battle with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions for the right to promote the future fights of Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao.
V Read Full Story >>>
Danggod draws with Rapada; Labao KOs Oņate
By Epifanio M. Almeda, PhilBoxing.com, 25 Dec 2006
The main event of the “Bakbakan sa Alabang IV (Slugfest in Alabang IV) Saturday night featuring super-flyweights Celso Danggod and Eric Rapada ended in a technical majority draw when the cut prone Danggod was cut in the right eyebrow for the second time in the fight by another accidental head Read Full Story >>>
WBO SETS ANOTHER GIFT-GIVING FOR KIDS IN PHILIPPINES AND THAILAND
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Dec 2006
Fil-Am WBO Vice President for Asia Pacific Leon Panoncillo informed Philboxing.com today that he had been contacted by WBO President Francisco "Paco" Valcarcel to again coordinate another Christmas gift giving to disenfranchised children of Asia.
Last year the WBO provided donation among the ch Read Full Story >>>
FEATURE STORY: THE MANNY PACQUIAO GAMBIT
An in-depth report and analysis on Pacquiao's promotional stalemate
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Dec 2006
In my chess playing days, I used to drop by the Cubao area in Quezon City to try to solve chess puzzles presented by 'chess street hawkers' and get to win a few bucks here and there.
Chess puzzles are very intriguing mental exercise and depending on how the pieces on the chessboard are arranged Read Full Story >>>
SOROLLA TKO’D IN IBF TITLE FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 24 Dec 2006
IBF minimum weight challenger Benjie Sorolla of the Philippines was TKO’d in the seventh round of a title fight against world champion Muhammad Rachman of Indonesia who gave himself a present as promised on his 34th birthday with the impressive victory Saturday.
Referee John Wright calle Read Full Story >>>