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Roach dares top fighters: Take on ‘Boom Boom’
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 06 Dec 2006
LOS ANGELES -- American trainer Freddie Roach has dared the top fighters in the world to line themselves up for a fight with undefeated Filipino Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista.
“Line them all up. No problem,” Roach told this writer in an interview yesterday at the Wild Card Gym Read Full Story >>>
BAUTISTA WILL KEEP GOING, GOING AND GOING
By Dan Dan A. Bantugan, The Bohol Chronicle, 06 Dec 2006
We suffered the agony of waiting for the delayed telecast of the Bautista-Andrade fight last Sunday morning as Solar Sports intentionally aired the undercard bout only after the main event between Winky Wright and Ike Quartey.
At past noontime, the fight was finally shown and we struggle not to wi Read Full Story >>>
WILL THE PACMAN END UP BEING A BROKE-MAN?
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 06 Dec 2006
REVISED NUMBERS ON PACMAN DEDUCTIONS
San Francisco, CA-It appears that Manny Pacquiao, Filipino icon, professional boxer and motion picture star, even though he makes millions of American dollars per fight, is headed for the poorhouse! HBO’s Larry Merchant, talks openly about Manny’s Read Full Story >>>
Commentary: The luster of Filipino unity behind Pacquiao's victory
By Rodrigo S. Victoria, PIA Information Service, 06 Dec 2006
Naval, Biliran (6 December) -- The resounding victory of Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is still fresh in the memory of every Filipinos. We can still vividly recall how members of every Filipino households were held captive in their respective houses just to watch the much awaited rumble of two of the worl Read Full Story >>>
TSN's Russ Anber Checks In
FightFan.com, 06 Dec 2006
“The Coach” checks in with FightFan.com and gives his take on Mayweather-Baldomir, Mayweather-DLH, Steve Molitor, Manny Pacquiao, Manfredo-Calzaghe and more! Only on FightFan.com!
FF: Russ as always thanks for checking in with the FightFans. Let’s start off back with the Mayweat Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao gets '1M yen' from Japanese fan
ABS-CBN News, 06 Dec 2006
Pinoy boxing champ Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao received an advanced birthday gift from a Japanese fan, ABS-CBN Regional Network Group reported Wednesday.
Hideaki Tokunaga arrived in General Santos City on Tuesday to personally give his gift, a replica of a one-million yen bill, to Pacquiao. "It is a Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO TO HELP MUDSLIDE VICTIMS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Dec 2006
Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao says he will help the victims of the recent massive mudslides on the slopes of Mayon Volcano in Albay province.
The WBC International super featherweight champion said he planned to personally hand over the donations in a visit to the devastated region fol Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach Exclusive VIDEO Interview
By Ace Freeman, FightFan.com, 06 Dec 2006
FightFan.com caught up with the legendary Freddie Roach live on location at the Wild Card gym and got the latest on James Toney's training for the Sam Peter rematch, his thoughts on Isral Vasquez, and the ever improving Peter Manfredo!
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By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 06 Dec 2006
Separating the wheat from the chaff, the tumor from the rumor from the undisputed truth...and like that. Marley is back, not Marley's Ghost although it is that time of year when cheap ass Ebenezer Scrooge needs a verbal thrashing and I will let the chumps fall where they may...how is that for a mixe Read Full Story >>>
Cook is gateway to the glory as Marquez and Pacquiao lie on horizon
By Bert Mitchell, Evening Times, 06 Dec 2006
EVER since he first claimed the WBO featherweight championship with a 12-round victory over Julio Pablo Chacon back in October 2002, Scott Harrison has craved a career-defining fight.
Now, ironically enough after experiencing the worst 12 months of his 10-year professional career, Harrison i Read Full Story >>>
Size Matters: De La Hoya vs. Mayweather, Jr
By Brent Matteo Alderson, BoxingScene.com, 06 Dec 2006
So it’s finally going to happen. Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are going to duke it on May 5 in Las Vegas, Nevada in a bout for Oscar’s 154-pound WBC title.
Mayweather has already been installed as a 2-1 betting favorite to beat De La Hoya who is aging and has been inactive, but I th Read Full Story >>>
LISTEN NOW TO "RING TALK RADIO'S" DELAYED VERSION WITH LARRY MERCHANT, BOB SHERIDAN & MORE!
RingTalk.com, 06 Dec 2006
LARRY, COLONEL SHERIDAN & JOE DIAZ
San Francisco, CA-“Ring Talk Radio,” the longest running talk show in boxing history, brought you the HBO Godfather, Larry Merchant. Larry talked about Wright-Quartey, Taylor-Ouma, and he expanded on Manny Pacquiao’s problems with money. Joe Read Full Story >>>
Shoplifter nabbed in Pacquiao store
ABS-CBN News, 06 Dec 2006
Police arrested a man suspected of shoplifting inside the convenience store owned by boxing icon Manny "The Pacman" Pacquiao in General Santos City, ABS-CBN Regional Network Group reported Tuesday.
Police identified the suspect as Richard Ortega. He allegedly stole two bottles of shampoo worth P9 Read Full Story >>>
Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr; Bad Guys who are Good
By Johnny Benz, DogHouseBoxing.com, 05 Dec 2006
No one can deny when it comes down to crunch time, two of the baddest fighters in the ring are undoubtedly Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Both have the kind of skills that not only pay the bills, but also showcases the kind of talent reserved only for future hall of famers. Inside the rin Read Full Story >>>
Boxing ‘World Cup’ in RP
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 05 Dec 2006
AFTER Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista’s win over Brazilian Giovanni Andrade last Sunday and the conclusion of a purse bid that Team Gorres won, Golden Boy Promotions (GBP), SSG Promotions and the ALA Gym are now planning for a bigger boxing spectacle next year on Philippine soil.
GBP will deliver what Read Full Story >>>
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, 05 Dec 2006
the best he can be in his boxing career in order to provide his family a way out of poverty.
This is why he was so frustrated when twice over in the last five months, he had to back out from scheduled fights because of unfortunate circumstances. In July, he was supposed to fight in the underca Read Full Story >>>
Boom Boom in line for Vegas card
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 05 Dec 2006
Superbantamweight contender Rey (Boom Boom) Bautista, fresh from scoring a fourth round stoppage of Brazilian veteran Giovanni Andrade, is in line to fight for the world title in the undercard of the Oscar de la Hoya-Floyd Mayweather main event at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in May.
De la Hoya, w Read Full Story >>>
Making money at Pacquiao’s expense
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, 05 Dec 2006
WHEN hard-hitting radio talk show host and journalist, former US Golden Gloves champion Pedro Fernandez likened Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao to Mexico’s greatest fighter Julio Cesar Chavez, it was unfortunately not in relation to their exploits in the ring. Fernandez drew the parallel because o Read Full Story >>>
GOV. MARQUEZ TO SUPPORT BORACAY GLOBAL CONFAB
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, 04 Dec 2006
God is good in all His mysterious ways!
In an official but rather I have to call it more of a personal meeting between this writer and the Honorale Governor of Aklan Carlito Marquez on November 21st , 2006 at the province's capitol , he had given me the assurance that the provincial government o Read Full Story >>>
Wright Wants De La Hoya-Mayweather Winner
By Mark Vester, BoxingScene.com, 04 Dec 2006
After a dominating twelve-round performance over former champ Ike Quartey on Saturday night in Tampa, Florida, Wright expressed his future intentions to the press.
As his dream fight stood by his side, Wright declared that he wants Oscar De La Hoya by the end of 2007. De La Hoya is Wright's co-pr Read Full Story >>>