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THREE MORE FILIPINO BOXERS MAULED IN THAILAND
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Sep 2007
In what must be considered a continuing travesty committed by the Games and Amusements Board headed by chairman Eric Buhain, three more Filipino boxers have been mauled in Mukdahan,
Thailand with two of them losing by early knockouts.
Veteran Celso Danggod was the only one to last the distance, Read Full Story >>>
By Marty Mulcahey, MaxBoxing.com, 23 Sep 2007
Last month I wrote an article entitled "Boxing's Allies", which listed ten factors and trends that should ensure boxing's growth in the future. Much of the feedback on it was positive, but mentioned that I needed to point out negative a Read Full Story >>>
Umbrellas trigger ‘storm’ in presscon
By Beth Celis, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 23 Sep 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- GMA-7 PUBLICITY officer Barbette Atienza was still in a good mood when I first talked to her early Saturday morning, just before the scheduled 9 a.m. “sendoff” press conference for Manny Pacquiao.
Barbette, who used to cover the sports beat for print, said she had just arri Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO'S CEBU TRAINING SIDELIGHTS PHOTO GALLERY
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2007
As Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao wraps up his training in the Philippines today, PhilBoxing would like to share some of its photos which normally wouldn't make it through the headlines but are nevertheles Read Full Story >>>
WORLD TITLE SLIPPERY AS A SNAKE FOR 'AHAS' NIETES
PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2007
Getting a chance for a world boxing title had been for Donnie “Ahas” Nietes slippery as a snake. With a career spanning more than four years, the world belt was slippery indeed. But having tamed a baby python with so much Read Full Story >>>
Chinese Pug Wants to Turn Professional
By Alex P. Vidal, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2007
TAIPEI -- Feng Wa Song of Min Chuan E. Road, here, said he wants to fight as a professional boxer and is looking for a trainer who will bring him to either Japan or the United States because of lack of training facilities here that will accommodate prospects like him.
"I have friends who are figh Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO CLOSES SUCCESSFUL CEBU TRAINING CAMP WITH 10-ROUND SPARRING SESSION
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2007
CEBU CITY -- Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao capped his Cebu training camp with a 10-round sparring session at the RWS Boxing Gym here Friday. Pacquiao has now logged a total of 112 rounds of sparring befor Read Full Story >>>
Manny ugly, painful thorn in Barrera side
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 22 Sep 2007
Beating Manny Pacquiao has become quite an obsession for Marco Antonio Barrera, who said that his Filipino tormentor has never been out of his mind “morning, noon and night.”
The Mexican, who absorbed a devastating 11th round knockout to Pacquiao in San Antonio, Texas in 2003, said their Oct. 6 r Read Full Story >>>
‘Best fighting form in years’
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 22 Sep 2007
PINOY boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao wrapped up his Cebu training with an exciting 10-round sparring at the RWS International Gym yesterday.
Pacquiao, according to his trainers, is more dangerous than ever and is in his best fighting form in years.
Pacquiao will leave for Los Angeles tonigh Read Full Story >>>
IBF GIVES SOLIS AN ULTIMATUM
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2007
IBF Championship Chairman Lindsey Tucker Jr has effectively given IBF light flyweight champion Ulises Solis who pulled out of a scheduled title defense against mandatory challenger Bert Batawang twice claiming a shoulder inj Read Full Story >>>
Alex Lora apoyará a Barrera
By Ernesto Castellanos, Esto en Linea, 22 Sep 2007
La novedad en el cuartel general de Marco Antonio Barrera en Guadalajara, fue que el conocido rockero Alex Lora lo apoyará el próximo 6 de octubre en Las Vegas, cuando se enfrente al filipino Manny Read Full Story >>>
Who’s afraid of Banal?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 22 Sep 2007
After two south-of-the-border opponents were scratched, superflyweight prospect A. J. Banal wondered if Mexico had run out of fighters willing to face him in the ring.
But Las Vegas matchmaker Sampson Lewkowicz finally found a daring warrior in Mexican Pacific Coast champion Esau Gaona who’s flyi Read Full Story >>>
WBC convention needs Sulaiman KO punch
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 22 Sep 2007
LOS ANGELES--The boxing world wants an answer to this pressing puzzle on the happy state of boxing in the Philippines.
How did Manny Pacquiao and at least three other reigning Filipino world boxing champions succeed and manage to punctuate national pride despite the aweful absence of a unified bo Read Full Story >>>
Countdown To Pacquiao-Barrera on 9/29
BoxingScene.com, 22 Sep 2007
HBO Sports is presenting a thirty- minute special analyzing the upcoming HBO Pay-Per-View super featherweight bout between Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera. The highly anticipated rematch is set for Saturday, October 6 in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay. The fight is an intriguing match-up between Read Full Story >>>
The fight song
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, 22 Sep 2007
sung to the tune of “Deck the Halls” )
‘Tis the season to be fighting. Fa-la-la-la-la-la....
House Rep Cuenco is a-fuming. Fa-la-la-la-la...
A war on lawyers I’m declaring. Fa-la-la-fa-la-la-la-la-la
Liddawa’s counsel is now swearing. Fa-la-la-la-la-la...
He’s the victim of the mauling. Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao might have to hone kissing skills to finish movie
By Frank Cimatu, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 22 Sep 2007
BAGUIO CITY -- How long does it take to perfect a kiss?
Too long it seems for boxing champion Manny Pacquiao who may have to sharpen, not just his fighting skills, but his romantic moves, as well.
In the initial film offering of his MP Productions titled "Anak ng Commander" which remains unfin Read Full Story >>>
By Ted Sares, EastSideBoxing.com, 22 Sep 2007
When David Tua recently fought Cerrone Fox, many (including me) called it a mismatch. But then, there are worse mismatches, ones that can cross over into the danger zone.
Cristian Nicolae, a Romanian featherweight, recently fought Italian Massimo Morra, 18-3, in Rome. Morra was coming off a win Read Full Story >>>
Montiel To Defend Against Melendez on Oct. 4
BoxingScene.com, 22 Sep 2007
Tickets at $125, $75 and $50 go on sale today on Ticketmaster.com for Top Rank's fight card which will feature WBO world super flyweight champion Fernando Montiel at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Thursday, Oct. 4. Montiel will defend his title against Luis Melendez of Colombia.
I Read Full Story >>>
Marco Antonio Barrera Vs Manny Pacquiao II: The History of the Rematch
By Mike Plunkett, RingsideReport.com, 21 Sep 2007
A generation ago, the rematch was, to a classic and vintage match-up in boxing, what Robin was to Batman. It was a natural response to a fantastic pairing and almost a complete given. The return match usually occurred within six m Read Full Story >>>
BARRERA NOT TRAINING LIKE HE USED TO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 21 Sep 2007
WBC president Jose Sulaiman says legendary Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera has “changed his system of training” in preparation for his rematch with Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao.
In an overseas telephone conversation with Viva Sports/Manila Standard Today, Sulaiman said Barrera is “still okay” Read Full Story >>>