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Z Gorres facs Kengkarun on July 23
By Salven L. Lagumbay, SecondsOut.com, 29 Jun 2005
Top OPBF super-flyweight Z "The Dream" Gorres faces a tough test before his planned crack at the OPBF diadem as he goes up against Thai toughie Deeden Kengkarun, the former PABA flyweight boss at the Makati Coliseum in Makati City on July 23 .
The event, which will be covered by Viva Sports, is Read Full Story >>>
MANNY PACQUIAO SF COURT CASE UPDATE
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 28 Jun 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO UPDATE LATER TODAY: In San Francisco, CA U.S. Federal Court on Monday, the attorney said to represent Manny Pacquiao, John Davidson, he was a "No Show" and Judge Zimmerman wasn't at all pleased with that, and other shortcomings by the other lawyers involved. Attorney and former Pacqui Read Full Story >>>
Peter-Sykes undercard announced
EastSideBoxing.com, 28 Jun 2005
27.06.05 - Bantamweight Nonito Donaire, originally from the Philippines and now living in San Leandro, Calif., and world-ranked women’s super bantamweight Elena Reid of Las Vegas highlight the undercard of the Samuel Peter-Taurus Sykes triple heavyweight championship card promoted by Duva Boxi Read Full Story >>>
Donaire Outpoints Baas over Ten
By David A. Avila, MaxBoxing.com, 28 Jun 2005
MORONGO RESERVATION - Glenn Donaire proved too big and too strong for Mexico’s Juan Alfonso Keb Baas at the Morongo Casino on Friday.
In the inaugural fight card for the new Morongo Casino before more than 600, Donaire pounded his way to victory over the smaller but rock chin of Baas (30-1 Read Full Story >>>
Gejon Drops Close Majority Decision
By Rey Danseco, BoxingScene.com, 27 Jun 2005
Philippine champion Elmer Gejon narrowly missed the opportunity to become the eight Filipino titleholder of the World Boxing Council (WBC) International minimumweight title Friday night in East London, South Africa.
South Africa’s hope in the 105-pound class, Tshepo Lefele, won on the score Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE BREAKING NEWS! S.F. JUDGE ORDERS MURAD MUHAMMAD & MANNY PACQUIAO TO COURT
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, 27 Jun 2005
BOB ARUM IS HOLDING ON TO $2 MILLION
San Francisco, CA-Attorney Sydney Hall made a drastic and profound motion that may for a short while hinder Manny Pacquiao's pursuit for justice against fired-promoter Murad Muhammad in New York. In the official motion obtained by "Ring Talk," Hall's well-know Read Full Story >>>
Trial to open can of worms
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 27 Jun 2005
NEW YORK–The jury trial to resolve the dispute between Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao and New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad is expected to open a can of worms as the opposing parties claim to be victims of serious breaches of contract in filing damage suits against each other.
Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Braves edge Mayor's squad, captures title
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, 27 Jun 2005
THE North Cotabato Braves overcame a fierce rally from the gritty Mayor's Squad of Digos City to win by the slimmest margin, 65-64, and capture the inaugural Manny Pacquiao Open Basketball Tournament Friday last week.
Anchored by the triumvirate of Marvin Martinez, Anselmo Dagatan and Roel del N Read Full Story >>>
Choice of gloves in boxers' hands
Fighters benefitting from new rules that leave them in control
By Geoffrey Gray, The New York Times, 27 Jun 2005
Champion's choice? No more.
Since the last bare-knuckle days of the 1880s, when boxers began protecting their hands with leather mittens, it had been the privilege of the champion and his promoter to select the brand of gloves that were to be used in the ring.
But this ritual changed in March, Read Full Story >>>
Manny’s next fight on hold
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 26 Jun 2005
NEW YORK–Nobody’s thinking of three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s next fight as his management team’s focus is strictly on the $33 Million suit he filed against New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad last April.
The jury trial on the case started at room 12-A of Read Full Story >>>
Gejon falters in title bid
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 26 Jun 2005
Cebuano ring gladiator Elmer Gejon faltered in his quest to seize the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) International minimumweight title after losing to rising South African star Tshepo Lefele via a highly questionable majority decision over 12 heats yesterday at the Orient Threatre in East London, Read Full Story >>>
Elmer Gejon vies for WBC Int’l title in South Africa today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 25 Jun 2005
Cebuano ringster Elmer Gejon of RWS Stable will take up what is by far the biggest fight in his career as he battles South African star Tshepo Lefele today in a 12-round war for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) International light flyweight title at the Orient Theatre in East London, South Afri Read Full Story >>>
Manny in biggest fight of his life
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 25 Jun 2005
NEW YORK — In what is shaping up to be the biggest fight in his life, three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is prepared to battle to the finish as he pursues a $33 Million suit against New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad in court here.
It’s almost like Pacquiao is training f Read Full Story >>>
Janiola loses IBF title shot
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 24 Jun 2005
FOR DEFYING a pre-fight rule, Filipino Wyndel Janiola lost his mandatory shot at reigning International Boxing Federation junior flyweight champion Will Grigsby of the United States this year.
The New Jersey-based IBF, through championship chair Lindsey Tucker, informed Janiola's handlers that th Read Full Story >>>
Donaire vs Keb Bass!
By Francisco Salazar, FightNews.com, 24 Jun 2005
Boxing returns to the desert in Southern California in a classic matchup between a young warrior and a strong veteran.
Super Flyweight Glenn Donaire will face Juan Alfonso Keb Baas in the 10 round main event at the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon, CA.
The bout will headline a six-bout Read Full Story >>>
Battle lines drawn in Manny’s case
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 24 Jun 2005
NEW YORK–Two top-notch lawyers are on opposite camps in the jury trial in federal court of three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s $33 Million suit against New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad.
On Pacquiao’s side is Manhattan litigator Judd Burstein, a well-known defend Read Full Story >>>
Almost a witness
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 24 Jun 2005
NEW YORK–A week before Manny Pacquiao’s trial started here last Monday, I received a call from lawyer Keith Davidson.
It was a three-way overseas conference call. Davidson was in Los Angeles. I was in Manila. And the third party was Judd Burstein, another lawyer, speaking from New Yo Read Full Story >>>
Silent Pacquiao favored in New York
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 24 Jun 2005
IN a big battle that will be decided by words, Manny Pacquiao has not been making any noise.
Pacquiao wore a dark blue long-sleeved shirt and dark slacks.
That exactly was how the Star's main man Joaquin Henson described the Filipino world boxing celebrity in a report from New York on Wednesda Read Full Story >>>
PacMan set to take the stand
The Manila Times, 24 Jun 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO was to take the witness stand on the second day of questioning in his $33-million (P1.78 billion) lawsuit against Murad Muhammad filed in US federal court in New York, as the Filipino icon’s lawyers sought to establish a money trail that allowed the boxer’s estranged Ameri Read Full Story >>>
IBF champ keen on Pacman fight
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, 24 Jun 2005
MANNY Pacquiao may have lost the chance to fight IBF super-featherweight (130 pounds) kingpin Robbie Peden, but hope is looming on the horizon.
Peden, the Australian brawler who has already agreed to fight the legendary Marco Antonio Barrera on Sept. 17, is still not closing the window just yet Read Full Story >>>