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Malcolm loses title in Japan
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 15 Jan 2007
ROLLY “Matshushita” Lunas was aggressive from the start, and it paid off as he scored an upset over countryman Malcolm “Eagle Eye” Tuñacao and snatch the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) bantamweight title last Saturday at the Korakuen Hall in Japan.
Lunas sco Read Full Story >>>
Uncharted waters with Pacquiao-Chi in Macau
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, 15 Jan 2007
Since when have boxing promoters gone the way of Christopher Columbus sailing off to uncharted waters in search of gold?
It’s no secret that the business of boxing promotion can be a very cutthroat and risky business. When you have a tried and true way of making money, would it make sense Read Full Story >>>
¡Edwin Valero: Honda me prometió cuatro defensas!
By Juan Leonardo Lanz, NotiFight.com, 15 Jan 2007
Sorpresiva, pero no por eso menos interesante, fue la presencia de Edwin Valero, monarca universal superpluma de la Asociación Mundial de Boxeo, quien "voló" a nuestra redacción luego de realizar una programa especial en Meridiano Televisión que será visto el próximo sábado.
En compañía del peri Read Full Story >>>
No More in 2007
By Brett Conway, MaxBoxing.com, 15 Jan 2007
With the New Year upon us, I can’t help but write a column that looks forward to boxing in 2007. I figure I can approach this in one of two ways. I can write about the things I want to see. Or I can write about the things that I don’t want to see. I think I will indulge my reformist impu Read Full Story >>>
DE LA HOYA vs. MAYWEATHER SUPER FIGHT MAY 5 AT MGM GRAND IN LAS VEGAS
braggingrightscorner.com, 14 Jan 2007
It will be an unprecedented super fight between two boxing superstars and former Olympians. It will be an event poised to shatter records many believe would never be broken. Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to announce six-division world champion Oscar De La Hoya will meet unbeaten, four-division Read Full Story >>>
No More in 2007
By Brett Conway, MaxBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2007
With the New Year upon us, I can’t help but write a column that looks forward to boxing in 2007. I figure I can approach this in one of two ways. I can write about the things I want to see. Or I can write about the things that I don’t want to see. I think I will indulge my reformist impulse and do t Read Full Story >>>
No Deal Yet For Floyd Mayweather, Sr.
By Mark Vester, BoxingScene.com, 14 Jan 2007
The biggest fight of the last few years, Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather, Jr., still has one factor that has not been decided.
In a recent interview with the Grand Rapids Press, Floyd Mayweather, Sr. said that there is still no agreement for him to train De La Hoya for the May 5 in Las Veg Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr speaks about making up his mind on Ricky Hatton
By Doghouse Boxing, DogHouseBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2007
Ricky Hatton looks to regain his IBF title this Saturday in Las Vegas by defeating Juan Urango. As Hatton looks to regain his title, there will be a special spectator at ringside looking at Hatton with a keen eye. That spectator will be none other than pound for pound King, Floyd Mayweather Jr.
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MATSUSHITA DETHRONES TUNACAO IN TOKYO!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 14 Jan 2007
Japan-based Filipino Rolly (Lunas) Matsushita tonight bucked all odds, as he dethroned heavy favorite Malcolm Tunacao as the OPBF bantamweight champion via a tenth-round technical decision in their scheduled 12-rounder at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
Matsushita scored the lone knockdown in Read Full Story >>>
Pacman faces dangerous foe — Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 14 Jan 2007
INJIN CHI, the rugged Korean slugger being eyed to clash with Manny Pacquiao, is someone not to be taken for granted.
This was the belief of Pacquiao’s American trainer Freddie Roach, whose memory of Chi is that of a never-say-die fighter who gave Erik Morales a taste of hell when they Read Full Story >>>
Humberto Soto peleará con Barrera o Márquez
By Salvador Martínez, BoxLatino.com, 14 Jan 2007
Luego de reunirse con José Sulaimán, presidente del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo, el segundo clasificado superpluma del cita Read Full Story >>>
Humberto Soto's Cry: Barrera Runs From Me, WBC Mistreats Me
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, 14 Jan 2007
MEXICO CITY- -- Humberto Soto is an excellent case study for the injustices professional boxing organizations dish out to fighters.
On August 20, 2005, Soto entered the ring against then rising star Rocky Juarez on HBO with the WBC interim featherweight title at stake. Twelve rounds later, Juare Read Full Story >>>
Cole Suspended For Marquez-Jaca Error
By Mark Vester, BoxingScene.com, 14 Jan 2007
According to John Whisler of the San Antonio Express-News, referee Laurence Cole has been suspended for 6-months and fined $500 dollars for informing that Juan Manuel Marquez that he was ahead in the scorecards during the eight round of his November 25 bout with Jimrex Jaca for the WBO interim feath Read Full Story >>>
TUNACAO DEFENDS OPBF TITLE IN TOKYO TODAY
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Jan 2007
Reigning Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) bantamweight champion and WBC no. 4 contender Malcolm Tunacao defends hist title today against Japan-based compatriot Rolly (Lunas) Matsushita in a 12-round encounter at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
Both Tunacao and Lunas are managed b Read Full Story >>>
Tuñacao to defend OPBF crown today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 13 Jan 2007
Eagle-eyed Cebuano fighter Malcolm Tuñacao seeks to greet the new year with a bang as he stakes his Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) bantamweight title today in a 12-round war against his Japan-based fellow countryman Rolly (Matsuhita) Lunas at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
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Ponce, Montiel y Cázares, a Manila
Esto en Linea, 13 Jan 2007
La empresa Golden Boy Promotions que encabeza Óscar de la Hoya, continúa cocinando una función de varios títulos mundiales en las Filipinas, con base en boxeadores mexicanos. H Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO, IN JIN CHI TO BOTH TRAIN IN THE PHILIPPINES?
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Boxing Confidential, 13 Jan 2007
There is a very strong likelihood that both Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao and his leading April 28 opponent, WBC featherweight champion In jin Chi of Korea, will be training in the Philippines for t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao’s next foe is scourge of Pinoy pugs
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 13 Jan 2007
KOREAN puncher Injin Chi, who is being seriously considered to battle Manny Pacquiao on April 28 in Macau, should not be taken for granted. Chi, for one, has a reputation for beating Filipino fighters.
Chi has a 31-3-1 win-loss-draw card with 18 knockouts. Count Filipino boxers Ronnie Belaro, J Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO TAKES ON IN JIN CHI NEXT!
By Reylan Loberternos, RingTalk.com, 13 Jan 2007
PACMAN GOING BACK TO 126 LBS.?
Tagbilaran City, RP–The last thing that comes to mind when someone mentions Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (43-3-2, 34 KOs) is a “questionable” choice of opponents. This fire-breathing Filipino boxing icon, throughout his very explosive career Read Full Story >>>
Pacman lawsuits resolved quickly
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, 13 Jan 2007
GOLDEN Boy Promotions vice president and international matchmaker Eric Gomez said he is hoping that the lawsuits involving Golden Boy and Top Rank over the promotional rights to Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao are resolved quickly.
In an overseas telephone conversation with Viva Sports/Standar Read Full Story >>>