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Ganoy defeats Bigshotcamp!
By Ray Wheatley, FightNews.com, 12 Dec 2006
Hard punching jr welterweight Ranee Ganoy (21-10-2) of the Philippines scored a three round knockout over Dennapa Bigshotcamp (2-8) of Thailand at the Bonnyrigg Sports Club, Bonnyrigg, Sydney, NSW, Australia on Saturday. Ganoy had to much power for his opponent and dropped him in round one and at 45 Read Full Story >>>
Propriety and decency
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, 12 Dec 2006
WE have always maintained that Manny Pacquiao is not merely a Filipino sports idol, but a national treasure, who has broken away from the shackles of childhood poverty with his fists of fury and restored in our nation a sense of pride that was wanting for so long.
His magnificent exploits in the Read Full Story >>>
Memo to Santa -- Boxing Needs Your Help
By Jason Probst, MaxBoxing.com, 12 Dec 2006
Okay, so, for like, the last two to three years, I’ve been complaining in this column about how mixed martial arts was kicking boxing’s collective butt and that the sport needed to do something to save its collective self. This line of reasoning received mixed results from readers, and o Read Full Story >>>
Sayson: Hanging out with Sammy, Salven and Dong
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 12 Dec 2006
CHICAGO - It's a glamorous gig, one filled with excitement, action and unique perks. But once the show goes on the road, as it always does in this line of work, sportswriting can be melancholic.
In my six years as Sun.Star Cebu columnist, I've been to some of the best hotels in the world—t Read Full Story >>>
Joan Guzman is feeling 'presidential'
DogHouseBoxing.com, 12 Dec 2006
Joan Guzman is a pugilist not a politician. In fact, he is among the world's best in the prize ring, having rolled up two WBO titles and a 26-0 record to date. But, as his Monday, December 18, WBO 130-pound title defense against 22-2 American Antonio "TRex" Davis fast approaches, Guzman said he is f Read Full Story >>>
'Rapid Fire' Gonzalez Impressive in Return
PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2006
MLANG, NORTH COTABATO--Glenn “Rapid Fire” Gonzalez takes another victim in his list when he demolished Fil-American William Jorge in three rounds in a heart pounding, bloody encounter last Saturday at the Mlang Municipal Gym in North Cotabato.
True to his monicker, “Rapid Fire” Gonzalez started t Read Full Story >>>
Porras, Maraon Stop Foes!
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2006
M’LANG, North Cotabato – Former Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) bantamweight king Glen “The Rock” Porras landed two solid punches to knockout Reggie Benueza in the fourth round last Saturday night (Dec. 9) at the M’lang gym here.
The 22-year old Porras from the Braveheart Stable of Gov. Manny Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao's Rout of Morales Means Barrera is Next
By Hermie Rivera, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2006
Some ten months to the day Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao knocked out Erik 'El Terrible' Morales, the Filipino boxing hero was once again in Las Vegas pulverizing the Mexican's noggin' -- putting his chief rival away for the count before a jam-packed crowd at the Thomas and Mack Center, scene of their earl Read Full Story >>>
Gensan to co-present Pacman TV special
Sun.Star General Santos, 11 Dec 2006
THE City Government is partnering with ABS-CBN and MP Productions in bringing the TV Special "Alay ni Idol sa Bayan" to viewers all over the world this weekend.
On December 16 and 17, General Santos will play host to a good number of major stars from the country's number one television company a Read Full Story >>>
TOSHIKAZU WAGA DEFEATS OPBF #2 ROLLEN DEL CASTILLO
By Joe Koizumi, PhilBoxing.com, 11 Dec 2006
December 10, 2006
Up-and-coming Toshikazu Waga (13-3, 2 KOs), 104.75, dropped OPBF#2 minimum Rollen Del Castillo (13-5, 6 KOs), 104.25, with a vicious right in the seventh, but bled so profusely that the ringside physician advised the referee to halt the proceedings, and a techni Read Full Story >>>
Why Boom Boom is not yet a Pacquiao
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 11 Dec 2006
THERE’S AN amazing similarity in the way they feast on their foes.
The native lust of poor boys, who had been very hungry, often whistled in their punishing punches.
However, there are crucial details that should properly separate Manny Pacquiao from Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista. Read Full Story >>>
'The Hurricane' Named Ana Blows Into the Boxing Ring
Asian Journal, 11 Dec 2006
In 2004, Ana "The Hurricane" Julaton decided to throw her mettle into the ring, step out of the box to box, and debunk stereotypes held about Filipino women being fragile.
She's a woman boxer. She's a wom Read Full Story >>>
Maxey: Lupang Hinirang
By Ram Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, 11 Dec 2006
DAVAO City councilor Nilo Abellera should be commended for coming to the defense of the Philippine national anthem on the floor of the City Council after Manny Pacquiao's sensational three-round demolition of Mexican icon Erik Morales in the last of their trilogy series in Las Vegas, USA recently.
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Davao solons debate proper singing of national anthem
By Germelina Lacorte, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 11 Dec 2006
THE way the national anthem was sung at the opening of Manny Pacquiao’s final fight against Mexican boxing champion Eric Morales has momentarily created a fracas at the Davao City Council.
Two days after Pacquiao’s win at the Thomas and Mack’s stadium in Las Vegas, city councilo Read Full Story >>>
Pacman joining NCA tilt
Philippine Daily Inquirer, 11 Dec 2006
AFTER knocking out Mexican icon Erik Morales, boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is set to conquer the National Cockers’ Association (NCA) World Championship Derby on January 9, 11 and 13 in Pasay City.
Pacquiao will contend with world-famous cockers from the United States, spearheaded by Dan Gray, Read Full Story >>>
Sonsona and Jaro Retain Titles in “Slippery” Fights
By Tam Almeda, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Dec 2006
Editor's note: We would like to welcome Tam Almeda, son of eminent lawyer and boxing judge Epie Almeda, to the PhilBoxing.com family.
RP super-flyweight champion Eden Sonsona and RP light-flyweight king Sonny Boy Jaro retained their respective belts in contrasting fashions last night at th Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Against The Elite
By Ted Sares, EastSideBoxing.com, 10 Dec 2006
Let’s speculate as to how Pretty Boy Floyd Mayweather Jr., 37-0 with 24 ko's, would do against some great fighters of other eras. Clearly, I could do the same with Manny Pacquiao who seems to be closing the gap on Floyd as the top P4P fighter in the world. Nevertheless, PBF is one of the most Read Full Story >>>
Top Ten Distinctions of Manny Pacquiao, Boxing MVP - Most Verifiably Popular
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 10 Dec 2006
1. MENTAL GIANT. -He performs at the highest level in the ring when outside the ring, in his own camp, all is chaos. This one is pressuring him to fire that one, Joe is telling him Moe and Jack are stealing from him and Freddie "De Facto Manager" Roach wants to spray everybody with D-Con which, as w Read Full Story >>>
ASEAN Summit & Boxing World Cup
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, 10 Dec 2006
Call it irony but on the day that the media announced the postponement of the ASEAN Summit, local boxing gets a confirmation from Tony Aldeguer (ALA) that Cebu will host the eagerly-awaited boxing "World Cup" that will feature a Philippines vs. Mexico card on February 25, 2007. I'm no big fan of pol Read Full Story >>>
Domingo keeps RP crown
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 10 Dec 2006
Michael Domingo of SGG Stable was made to work to the limit before keeping his Philippine bantamweight belt via majority decision over a very game challenger Edgar Gabejan of Baguio City in the main event of the other night's "Pound for Pound" card at the Talisay City Sports Complex.
Judges Salv Read Full Story >>>