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Elorde grandson ready to rumble
By Virgi T. Romano, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2006
Now that he has graduated from college, Juan Martin Vicencio Elorde will now fulfill his very first dream - to become a boxer - just like his father and grandfather.
Juan Martin or Bai, to his family and friends, is now training at the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) gym at Read Full Story >>>
PCSO IS MAJOR SPONSOR OF GAB CONVENTION
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, 30 Mar 2006
One of the leading financial and revenue-generating agencies of the country, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), will be the major sponsoring agency of the "1st GAB Philippine Annual Boxing Convention" to be held at the Hotel Hyatt and Casino Manila this April 19-22nd of April 2006 in Read Full Story >>>
Gesta Fails Medical Exam in South Africa; Fight Cancelled
SuperBoxing, 30 Mar 2006
One of the six international title fights scheduled for a tournament in Johannesburg on Friday night has been cancelled after Jeffrey Mathebula's opponent dropped out.
The WBC International featherweight bout between Mathebula, the champion, and Philippines fighter Mercito Gesta was scrapped aft Read Full Story >>>
Q&A: Erik Morales!
By Lee Bates, FightNews.com, 30 Mar 2006
Erik "El Terrible" Morales (48-4, 34 KOs) is known worldwide to all fans who love the sport of boxing. He has won world titles in three different weight divisions and has been involved in many classic ring wars in becoming one of boxing's biggest superstars. What many fans do not know is the Erik Mo Read Full Story >>>
TIME TO REEVALUATE THE “POUND FOR POUND” BEST!
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, 30 Mar 2006
OBJECTIVE, SUBJECTIVE, & SOME OPINION AS WELL!
Millbrae, CA-I’ve formulated a number of “pound for pound” lists in recent months because there has been so much parody amongst the ten best “pound for pound” fighters today that you can throw all the names into a hat and draw from there make up yo Read Full Story >>>
Ask Geno -- March 29, 2006
By Geno McGahee, RingsideReport.com, 30 Mar 2006
Hello and welcome again to RSR's email bag and once again you, the readers, are making this segment work. I'm very happy to see so many people completely love the sport as we do at RSR and I am once again impressed by our knowledgeable readers and the many interesting questions and comments that wer Read Full Story >>>
‘Let’s get ready to rumble’
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 30 Mar 2006
Michael Buffer, the suave ring announcer who is famous for belting out "Let’s get ready to rumble" in major fights in the US, will take center stage during the Manny Pacquiao versus Oscar Larios 12-round superfeatherweight brawl at the Araneta Coliseum on July 2.
"Mr. Buffer is under contract wi Read Full Story >>>
‘Get ready to rumble’ man to do Pacman tiff
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 30 Mar 2006
You know it’s a big fight when Michael Buffer is called in as the ring announcer.
Manny Pacquiao has made sure that his coming fight against Mexico’s Oscar Larios turns out to be a big one as he had the popular ring announcer agree to come to the Philippines.
"It was a special request by Man Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao’s lover challenges boxer in court
By Candice Y. Cerezo, ABS-CBN News, 30 Mar 2006
Be man enough to face your court battle before facing your opponent in the ring.
This, in effect, was the challenge of Joanna Rose Bacosa, the former lover of Manny Pacquiao, who has sued the Filipino boxing idol for child support.
Bacosa has alleged that Pacquiao is the father of her son from Read Full Story >>>
Manny a no-show again in courtroom
By DJ Yap, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 30 Mar 2006
BEFORE he meets Mexican Oscar Larios in a boxing match this July, Manny Pacquiao should first face his legal bout, said Joanna Rose Bacosa, his alleged former girlfriend and mother of a two-year-old boy she claims is the boxing champ’s son. “I hope he’ll be man enough to face us before his next figh Read Full Story >>>
Buffer to announce Pacquiao-Larios
PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2006
For the very first time in Philippine boxing history, the world's top boxing announcer Michael Buffer will be arriving in the country to do the announcing chores for the Manny Pacquiao- Oscar Larios showdown set on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum.
Buffer, who has the patent rights over the 'Let's Read Full Story >>>
VILORIA-AGUIRRE REMATCH IN THE WORKS!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2006
World Boxing Council light-flyweight champion Brian Viloria will most likely defend his title for the second time in a grudge rematch with Jose Antonio Aguirre, whom he had beaten last time out after 12 rounds of grueling action at the Alladin Casino in Las Vegas.
Reports coming out of Mexico in Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao hard-sells recycled Mexican meat
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Mar 2006
LAST-MINUTE calls were unnecessary. The grand media affair at the Manila Hotel last Friday was already a sellout even before organizers could announce it.
Unlike with his beloved President, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, there's no need anymore to sell Manny Pacquiao.
The fellow has become more famo Read Full Story >>>
Security, accreditation tight for Pacquiao fight
By Bong Pedralvez, ABS-CBN News, 29 Mar 2006
Accreditation will be tight to all activities leading to the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum, the Filipino ring idol’s handlers said Tuesday.
"Everything will be done professionally, just like what they do in Las Vegas," Jake Joson, Team Pacquiao’s Read Full Story >>>
RP to host world boxing convention
By Clyde Mariano, Tempo, 29 Mar 2006
Thirty years after hosting the World Boxing Convention during the Ali-Frazier “Thrilla in Manila” at the Araneta Coliseum, the Philippines again will host the prestigious gathering of boxing officials next year.
This was bared by Games and Amusement Board (GAB) chairman Eric Buhain during t Read Full Story >>>
DANGGOD WINS IN BAKBAKAN SA ALABANG
By Salvador Lopez, PhilBoxing.com, 29 Mar 2006
In an event usually reserved for weekends and Fridays, last night’s “Bakbakan sa Alabang Part III” held at the parking lot across the Barangay Hall at Alabang Junction certainly turned out to be a “Monday treat” to the boxing aficionados from this part of Metro Manila, courtesy of D. S. Almario Bo Read Full Story >>>
Relief for organisers ahead of Africa’s biggest boxing tournament
By Mesuli Zifo, Dispatch Online, 29 Mar 2006
THE concern by Branco Sports Production (BSP) over the arrival of overseas fighters – for Friday’s tournament at Wembley Arena – were lifted when they all arrived on schedule at the weekend.
The tournament will feature six South African fighters defending their WBC and WBA international titles re Read Full Story >>>
Milenkovic takes precautionary measures
Independent Online, 29 Mar 2006
The threat posed by three Filipino fighters who will challenge Mhikiza Myekeni, Tshepo Lefele and Jeffrey Mathebula on Friday has prompted Branco Milenkovic to take precautionary measures for his promotional company Branco Sports Production (BSP).
Myekeni will defend his WBC international flyweig Read Full Story >>>
Cebuanos dominate awards
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 29 Mar 2006
Cebu-based boxing personalities dominated the 7th Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Awards Night, also known as the “Banquet of Champions,” last Sunday in Makati City.
Except for the “Boxer of the Year Award,” which went to Manny Pacquiao, and the Elorde Golden Belt that was given to the World boxing Counc Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao movie starts filming
The Manila Bulletin, 29 Mar 2006
The movie "Pacquiao," the filmbio of boxing champ Manny Pacquiao which FLT Films International is producing in cooperation with Star Cinema and Manny himself, has started filming its principal photography. Last Wednesday, director Joel Lamangan was supposed to shoot in a small boxing gym in Malabon. Read Full Story >>>