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Manny warned of burnout
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 30 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao might burn himself out cramming about 100 rounds of sparring in four weeks of training for his Sept. 10 fight against Hector Velazquez of Mexico at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
That’s the word of caution from former World Boxing Council (WBC) secretary-general Rudy Sal Read Full Story >>>
“THE PINOY” & HIS MAIL BAG
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, 30 Aug 2005
Subject: Should Morales Again Move Up?
If Erik Morales decides to go up to lightweight (135 lbs.), whom do you think Manny Pacquiao should be fighting? If he decides to stay at 130 lbs. (super feather), again whom should he fight? If Manny goes back to featherweight (126 lbs., the same question Read Full Story >>>
TROLLBACK + COMPANY COMPLETES HBO PROMOS
Post Magazine, 30 Aug 2005
NEW YORK - Trollback + Company (www.trollback.com) recently completed work on two :45 promos for HBO showcasing some of its fall line-up. One of the promos touts the new seasons of "Real Time with Bill Maher" and "One Night Stand Read Full Story >>>
NIIDA STEPS UP TRAINING FOR GEJON BOUT
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Aug 2005
World Boxing Association 105-lb kingpin Yutaka Niida is practically not pulling any stop as he prepares for what will most likely be his toughest challenge to date as he defends his world crown against Cebuano Eriberto "Yukka" Gejon on September 25 at the 20,000-capacity Yokohama Arena.
Promoted Read Full Story >>>
Make or break
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 29 Aug 2005
This will be a make-or-break year for Philippine professional boxing with the country’s most prominent fighters figuring in acid tests here and abroad.
Manny Pacquiao, of course, heads the list. He battles Hector Velazquez of Mexico in a scheduled 12-round bout at the Staples Center in Los Angel Read Full Story >>>
Listen, here's what's happening in Magpet
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Aug 2005
IF THE Philippines finally lands the elusive gold medal in the Beijing Olympics, an obscure spot in North Cotabato province could go down as the place where the great hunt started.
But how come nobody is talking about Magpet?
Because it cannot hold a candle to the provincial capital of Kidapaw Read Full Story >>>
Amputee seeks GAB boxing license
By Proc Maslog, MindaNews, 29 Aug 2005
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- An amputee boxer? Far out, one might say.
But a 23-year old amputee amateur boxer is determined to get a license to fight as a professional boxer. And he has traveled all the way from Japan to pursue his dream.
Naozumi “Nao” Tsuchiyama, a Japanese national now residing i Read Full Story >>>
Violett Films releases Pacquiao movie before his fight
By Crispina Belen, The Manila Bulletin, 29 Aug 2005
Violett Films (headed by Mrs. Violeta Sevilla) has decided to advance the showing of its latest production, the Manny Pacquiao starrer "Lisensyadong Kamao" to Sept. 7, three days before Manny’s championship bout with Mexican boxer Hector Velasquez.
Originally, the movie’s playdate was scheluded Read Full Story >>>
RSR Takes a Closer Look at Erik Morales
By George Diaz Smith, RingsideReport.com, 29 Aug 2005
You can invite your friends over on any particular night for three fights of this individual by putting in a VCR tape, get a guy named Lippy and pogo-legged Phil together to watch the fights back-to-back, and get just about a ton of argumentative views on the result you’ve just watched then who’s th Read Full Story >>>
ANCAJAS WINS IN AUSTRALIA, 3 RP PUGS LOSES IN THAILAND
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Aug 2005
Davao City's welter journeyman Jesar Ancajas scored a majority decision win over Australia's Adrian Campbell at Panthers World Entertainment Center in Penrith, NSW, Australia yesterday. FightNews reported that Ancajas (14-12-2) sent the upstart Campbell (6-3) to the canvas in the first round and in Read Full Story >>>
BROTHEL HOUSE OF SPORTS
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, 27 Aug 2005
“The fight racket” wrote American sportswriter Jimmy Cannon, “ ever since its rotten beginnings, has always been the red light district of sports.”
“The fight racket” Cannon was referring to is no other than the sport of boxing.
How true indeed!
This is t Read Full Story >>>
FLORES, RUBILLAR FIGHT SEPARATE FOES TONIGHT IN 'KULOG SA ELORDE'
PhilBoxing.com, 27 Aug 2005
REXON Flores and Juanito Rubillar will both risk their lofty world rankings against separate veteran foes in the main event of “Kulog sa Elorde” card tonight (Saturday) at the air-conditioned Elorde Sports Center in Sucat, Parañaque City.
Both scheduled for 10-round non-title tiffs, F Read Full Story >>>
Manny cancels public workout
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 27 Aug 2005
Not even Manny Pacquiao’s public workout, scheduled Aug. 31 at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, California, will be open to the public.
One of Pacquiao’s advisers, Los Angeles-based Filipino Joe Ramos, yesterday said that instead of a public workout, the explosive fighter from Gen. Sa Read Full Story >>>
Manny told to loosen up
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 27 Aug 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO is so juiced-up for his next fight that his training team has cautioned him to take it easy.
Pacquiao’s adviser Joe Ramos said yesterday that Freddie Roach has told his famous pupil to loosen up a bit.
The Filipino boxer, who came late to training because of several comm Read Full Story >>>
Espinosa barred from fighting in the U.S.
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 27 Aug 2005
FORMER WORLD bantamweight and featherweight champion Luisito Espinosa has been barred from fighting on American soil unless he passes a battery of medical tests, sources said.
Espinosa, 38, was prevented from going up the ring last week against ex-world champion Lakva Sim of Mongolia in an eigh Read Full Story >>>
The Enduring Erik Morales
By Patrick Kehoe, SecondsOut.com, 27 Aug 2005
In the fall of 2002, many boxing insiders were picking southpaw jr. featherweight champion Paulie Ayala to beat Erik Morales, then 26, the collective assessment mainly keying off of Ayala's victory over the technical Bones Adams by decision and Morales having lost on the scorecards to career rival M Read Full Story >>>
In Rusty’s Corner; Random Boxing Thoughts
By Rusty Rubin, BoxingScene.com, 27 Aug 2005
I often get asked who my top 10 pound-for-pound fighters are. In truth it’s something that I don’t think about, as styles make fights, and someone I rate on top can be beaten by number 7 or even someone that isn’t in my top 10.
But to answer the question, I’ll make the eff Read Full Story >>>
ANOTHER JAPANESE TRAINS AT ALA GYM
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2005
Japan's national flyweight champ, Daisuke Naito, is the latest of the list of foreign fighters seeking refuge at the famed ALA Gym, as he prepares for a grand rematch with WBC flyweight king and ex-tormentor Pongsaklek Wongjongkam on October 10 at the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
Naito w Read Full Story >>>
My Mother's Tears
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, 26 Aug 2005
Last Saturday, Aug. 20, our family gathered in Nueva Vida, the village of our youth in M'lang, North Cotabato to mark our departed father's birthday. We lighted candles and shared food under the shade of a mango tree that I planted 40 years ago at the back of our ancestral home.
Our father, Bern Read Full Story >>>
“THE PINOY” ON PACQUIAO & SO MANY PPV CARDS: JASON ANIEL
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, 26 Aug 2005
PACQUIAO MAKES COMEBACK FIGHT
Three-time world champion Manny Pacquiao will attempt to get back into the win column September 10 when he faces unheralded Mexican Hector Velazquez, underneath the Erik Morales-Zahir Raheem co-main event. Recently Top Rank held a press conference in Glendale, CA to Read Full Story >>>