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Amonsot out to regain lost glory in Vegas
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 20 Jun 2007
BOHOLANO sensation Czar Amonsot left the country for the US with lot of hopes to put his tainted career back on track and to bring glory to the country.
On July 21, the WBO Asia Pacific Lightweight champion will fight the undefeated Australian WBO interim lightweight titlist Michael Katsidis und Read Full Story >>>
EPITOME OF A FIGHTER GETTING SECOND CHANCE!
By Reylan Loberternos, RingTalk.com, 19 Jun 2007
IS PRODIGAL SON THE NEXT MANNY PACQUIAO?
Tagbilaran City, RP– After suffering a career-threatening setback at the hands of the same guy who put a dent in his erstwhile immaculate record, Czar Amonsot (18-2-1, 10 KOs) of the famed ALA Boxing Stable is back, and this time he’s dead seri Read Full Story >>>
CONDES NOW AT 107 LBS, READY FOR RACHMAN ON JULY 7!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2007
Florante Condes hits the mitts with his trainer while his manager Aljoe Jaro (right) looks on.
"Just two pounds, and we're ready to go!"
So disclosed Aljoe Jaro, the youthful manager of dynamite-fisted Florante Co Read Full Story >>>
No Loose Lips For Admiral Arum But Pacquaio Peace Process Nearing Finish Line
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 19 Jun 2007
Loose lips, they say, sink ships. So Admiral Arum, Bob Arum to you, is biting down and following the orders of a mediator to keep his mouth mostly shut about an impending settlement of lawsuits (plural) between the S.S. Top Rank and the S.S. Golden Boy.
“I can’t talk,” Arum said Read Full Story >>>
Mexico vs. RP Boxing World Cup Set in August
By Joseph Pimentel, Asian Journal, 19 Jun 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Set the date to August 11. Golden Boy Promotions announced that the highly anticipated Philippine vs. Mexico World Cup of boxing will be at the Arco Arena in Sacramento. HBO Boxing After Dark will telecast the event live for HBO viewers.
“This is a terrific event,” said Read Full Story >>>
Pound for Pound Broken Down by RSR
By Jonathan Cook, RingsideReport.com, 19 Jun 2007
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and the millions who are joining us from around the world, it is time for the very disputed list of boxing’s best pound for pound fighters. This isn’t a list of my favorite fighters, or a list of the most entertaining fighters; if it was Lord knows t Read Full Story >>>
'BOOM BOOM' TURNS 21 TODAY, AND VIES FOR WORLD CROWN SOON!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2007
Undefeated ALA Boy Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista turns 21 today, but there will be no slowing down as he continues to train for his August 11 challenge of WBO superbantam king Daniel Ponce De Leon.
And today's birthday boy seems ready for the task at hand.
Last Sunday, he placed 8th among thousands Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao might fight either Soto or Guzman in Manila
By PNA, news.balita.ph, 19 Jun 2007
If plan pushes through, the next fight of Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao against either Humberto Soto or undefeated Joan Guzman will be held in Manila.
Games and Amusement Board (GAB) chairman Eric Buhain revealed on Monday a plan to make Pacquiao's next fight as main attraction of the 45th Read Full Story >>>
PACMAN IN AMERICA – PART SIX
Pacnatics in Canada
By Bob Cruz, PhilBoxing.com, 19 Jun 2007
In a land known for its long cold winters where ice hockey is permanently ingrained into the Canadian culture, the name Manny Pacquiao is recognized by boxing fans here but not a household name to your average Canadian.
This Read Full Story >>>
Amonsot out to regain lost glory
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 19 Jun 2007
He once wallowed in the mud embarrassment and was subjected to harsh criticisms because of his shocking first round knockout defeat to Indonesian Simson Butar Butar right before the very eyes of his Boholano townmates in September last year.
But for the resurgent ALA ring gladiator Czar Amonsot, Read Full Story >>>
Pacman back in ‘business’
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 19 Jun 2007
MANNY PACQUIAO is open for business again, commercial business, that is.
Hours after arriving from Los Angeles yesterday, the Filipino boxing star met with his corporate backers as well as with prospective sponsors for his proposed fight on Oct. 6 in Vancouver, Canada.
"Manny’s been m Read Full Story >>>
Pacman, backers meet on Oct fight
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 19 Jun 2007
Despite his bitter loss in the May 14 elections, boxer Manny Pacquiao remains a very hot commodity as far as commercials and other product endorsements are concerned.
The 28-year-old boxer lost in his bid for a congressional seat in the first district of Gen. Santos City, his hometown, where he r Read Full Story >>>
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, 19 Jun 2007
THE first half of 2007 is almost over and its time to update our pound-for-pound ranking based on what the top boxers have accomplished during this period, if any. Here is the Last Round’s pound-for-pound list as of June 2007
1)Floyd Mayweather Jr.—I thought dela Hoya deserved to win Read Full Story >>>
Condes-Rachman in Manila?
By Nick Giongco, FightNews.com, 18 Jun 2007
Filipino promoter Rod Nazario, who used to be Manny Pacquiao's business manager, is willing to save the Muhammad Rachman versus Florante Condes IBF minimumweight title clash from being scrapped. "Yeah, I am going to stage it here in the Philippines if Indonesia fails to promote it," Nazario told Fig Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao tug-of-war could end in ‘sharing’
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18 Jun 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- The two parties engaged in a legal war to gain promotional rights to the fights of Filipino ring sensation Manny Pacquiao have agreed to look into the possibility of a “sharing” scheme -- a significant development that could seal the deal for lucrative fights in th Read Full Story >>>
Top Rank, GBP seek win-win solution
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 18 Jun 2007
REPORTS FROM Los Angeles yesterday say that Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) will resume talks on a possible compromise agreement on Monday.
Top Rank and GBP are at loggerheads over Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao, who arrives in Manila this morning on board Philippine Airlines f Read Full Story >>>
SGG to stage boxing’s Asian Cup in August
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 18 Jun 2007
AFTER the failure to bag the multi-million dollar Boxing World Cup, Cebu’s prime boxing promoter Sammy Gello-ani is now on the finishing touches of the “more realistic” Asian Cup Boxing, which will feature upcoming fighters from active boxing countries in Asia.
“Actually Read Full Story >>>
Pacman row talks in progress
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 18 Jun 2007
The settlement conference between Top Rank and Golden Boy went on as scheduled Sunday in Los Angeles but no specific details were provided to the media as ordered by the presiding judge.
"We’re not allowed to say anything," Bob Arum told The STAR which got in touch with the Top Rank big bos Read Full Story >>>
The World Cup of Boxing: Philippines vs. Mexico
By Ike B. Buensuceso, Boxing Tribune, 18 Jun 2007
The World Cup of Boxing between the Philippines and Mexico will happen on August 11, 2007 in Sacramento, California, USA. There will be two world championship bouts on this fight card. Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista (23-0, 17 KOs) will fight WBO super bantamweight champion Daniel Ponce de Leon (31-1, 28 Read Full Story >>>
AMONSOT AMERICA-BOUND ON TUESDAY!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Jun 2007
WBO Asia-Pacific lightweight king Czar Amonsot is slated to fly to the US on Tuesday with trainer Edito Villamor to continue his training at Freddie Roach's Wild Card Gym.
The ALA Boy Amonsot is aching to challenge WBO interim lightweight king Michael Katsidis on July 21 underneath the Bernard Ho Read Full Story >>>