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Nietes takes on Thai for WBO crown
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 20 Sep 2007
A fighter who sleeps with a baby python is out to win a world title for the Philippines and hopes to spew the venom of a poisonous snake in becoming the fourth Filipino champion today after Florante Condes, Nonito Donaire and Gerry Peñalosa.
Bacolod City’s Donnie Nietes, nicknamed “Ahas,” takes Read Full Story >>>
CONDES CAREER HURT BECAUSE OF PROMOTIONAL SQUABBLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Sep 2007
IBF minimum weight champion Florante Condes’ career is suffering because of a squabble between his promoters – Bobby Bostick Promotions which has been represented by Cezar Trevino in discussions in Manila – and Condes’ Filipino co Read Full Story >>>
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: UNCONSCIOUS DESECRATION OF THE PHILIPPINE FLAG
PhilBoxing.com, 20 Sep 2007
Once again, this early, let’s remind the Consular Officials in the United States, the Philippine Sports Commission and other government officials who I am sure some of them will personally see the PACQUIAO-BARRERA FIGHT on October 7 to closely supervise the “Team Pacquiao” regarding the correct han Read Full Story >>>
Where In The Manny Pacquaio Wide World Is Special Adviser Michael Koncz?
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 20 Sep 2007
In connection with OJ Simpson’s latest arrest, someone interviewed America’s most famous houseguest, Kato Kaelin.
Looking at Kaelin on TV made me think of Manny Pacquaio special adviser-agent Michael Koncz. I.m certainly no expert on this topic but I dare say that the crafty Canadian may be the m Read Full Story >>>
FANS/BLOGGERS OFF BASE ON PACQUIAO!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 20 Sep 2007
PAC MIGHT NOT FARE WELL AT 135
San Francisco, CA- Manny Pacquiao is now 29 years old. Having first fought at 107 lbs., Pacman captured the WBC 112 lb. trinket with a 1998 KO of Chatchai Sasakul (33-1 at time) before a move to 122 and a stunning upset KO of the 31-1-1 IBF guy Lehlo Ledwaba in 20 Read Full Story >>>
¡Los veteranos se impondrán a sólidos favoritos!
By Chon Romero, Esto en Linea, 20 Sep 2007
Manny Pacquiao, se adueñó hace algunos años de ser el rey indiscutible de la categoría donde se agrupan los boxeadores de 130 libras que nombran algunas entidades de ligero júnior y otra de su Read Full Story >>>
Immonen to join Pacquiao 9-Ball Open
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 20 Sep 2007
FORMER World Pool Champion winner Mika Immonen got a personal invitation from the boxing star himself to join the star-studded 1st Manny Pacquiao International 9-Ball Open on Oct. 24 to 27 at the Hobbies of Asia Bldg. in Pasay City.
Immonen, the 2002 World Champion who is here in Cebu, visited P Read Full Story >>>
Batawang’s fight vs IBF champ postponed anew
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 20 Sep 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Bert Batawang Wednesday received the jolting information that his scheduled Oct. 4 world title fight against Mexican IBF light flyweight champion Ulises Solis has been called off again a day after the Filipino challenger was declared perfectly ready for the championship.
The second Read Full Story >>>
Batawang Clears Medical Exams
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Sep 2007
Bert Batawang, the diminutive veteran light flyweight from the famed ALA Gym in Cebu, this morning successfully passed the required pre-fight medical exams conducted by Dr. Richard Gluckman of San Pedro, California.
Gluckman is the same doctor that does the medical exams for ALA Gym fighters wh Read Full Story >>>
Batawang’s fight moved again to November
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 20 Sep 2007
IT SEEMS International Boxing Federation (IBF) ligh-flyweight champion Ulises Solis is successful in delaying his mandatory title defense against Filipino Bert Batawang.
This after, the Solis vs. Batawang fight at the Hard Rock Hotel and Resort Casino in Las Vegas on Oct. 4 was again postponed t Read Full Story >>>
'Fantastic Four' preceded by tasty aperitif
Bangkok Post, 20 Sep 2007
After a somewhat frustrating year following Thailand's boxers, fans have got a ''fantastic four'' of world title fights to look forward to in the next two-and-a-half months. While the Barcelona strikeforce of Samuel Eto'o, Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho and Thierry Henry have failed to live up to the same Read Full Story >>>
Q&A: Marco Antonio Barrera!
By Felipe Leon, FightNews.com, 19 Sep 2007
Three time world champion Marco Antonio Barrera (63-5, 42KO) is preparing himself for his much anticipated showdown against Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao (44-3-2, 35KO) slated for October 6th from Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. Dubbed “Wil Read Full Story >>>
SALUD READY TO BANKROLL MARLEY-GACAL SHOWDOWN!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2007
CEBU CITY--Influential boxing promoter Rex 'Wakee' Salud, who owns the gym where superstar Manny Pacquiao currently trains, has said he will be ready to put up the November 14 Michael Marley-Jing Gacal showdown in time for the highly-anticipated WBC Annual Convention at the Manila Hotel.
When tol Read Full Story >>>
BATAWANG TITLE FIGHT POSTPONED AGAIN
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2007
Mandatory challenger Bert Batawang’s title fight against IBF champion Ulises Solis which was re-secheduled for October 4 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas has been postponed once again.
International matchmake Read Full Story >>>
Dream a Little Dream: Matching Manny Pacquiao
By Dan Hernandez, RingsideReport.com, 19 Sep 2007
It has been established that Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, 44-3-2, 35 KO’s, is a fighter for the ages. He is strong, aggressive, powerful and willing to brawl. He is as close to fearless in the ring as I can imagine. The first ti Read Full Story >>>
Barrera, Sulaiman: A chance at relevance
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 19 Sep 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Going by established pre-fight facts -- if not by the tale of the tape --make believe, like love, will have to reign in order for Marco Antonio Barrera to corner enough bets in the Will to Win card in Las Vegas on Oct. 6.
Of course, there will be fanatical Mexicans who will put teq Read Full Story >>>
Heavy sparring caps RP training
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 19 Sep 2007
As Manny Pacquiao prepares to wind up his training in the Philippines, his chief trainer, Freddie Roach, already knows exactly what to do once the Filipino boxer arrives in Los Angeles on Sept. 22.
Roach said Pacquiao will do another 12 rounds of sparring today at the Rex “Wakee” Salud Gym in Ceb Read Full Story >>>
CATUBAY SAY HE'S READY TO DISPOSE DARCHINYAN
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2007
Journeyman Federico Catubay, who has been tagged by former world flyweight champion Vic Darchinyan of Australia as a mere tuneup in their upcoming fight on Oct. 20 in Sydney, declares that the Armenian- Read Full Story >>>
BANAL FACES NEW OPPONENT ON SEPT. 30
PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2007
Suspense heated up in the rivalry for the WBO Asia Pacific super flyweight title on September 30 at the Cebu Waterfront Hotel & Casino in Lahug. ALA Gym jewel AJ “Bazooka” Banal would be facing a new formidable opponent to replace Read Full Story >>>
MAYWEATHER VS HATTON TICKETS SOLD OUT
Closed Circuit Tickets Now On Sale
PhilBoxing.com, 19 Sep 2007
LAS VEGAS -- With tickets for "UNDEFEATED," the welterweight championship fight between Floyd Mayweather and Ricky Hatton, having sold out immediately earlier this morning, MGM MIRAGE will host closed circuit v Read Full Story >>>