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Boom Boom returns in December
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 12 Sep 2007
REY BAUTISTA gets a chance at redemption on Dec. 8 when he showcases his stuff at the historic Araneta Coliseum.
This was revealed by Bautista’s chief handler Tony Aldeguer, who revealed that the planned Big Dome slugfest is almost a done deal.
"A tough Mexican is being lined up for R Read Full Story >>>
Yukka concedes to loss vs. Niida
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 12 Sep 2007
TWO time world title challenger Eriberto “Yukka” Gejon offered no excuse in his recent defeat to Yutaka Niida of Japan for the WBA minimum-weight title last Sept. 1 in Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
“After the 12 rounds, I knew I lost. Niida was not the same fighter I fought tw Read Full Story >>>
Harsh truths -- no symbols -- for Pacquiao
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 12 Sep 2007
LOS ANGELES -- This factual report is for Manny Pacquiao, the most famous Filipino boxer of our time.
“When I was pregnant with our first son, we had an argument and my husband slapped me... he forced me to walk in circles so many times in the vicinity of Hollywood Presbyterian Queen of Ang Read Full Story >>>
Former boxer hunted for killing truck driver
By Tina Santos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 12 Sep 2007
MANILA, Philipines -- A former boxer who knocked out boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in 1996, when the latter was just starting his professional career, is now being sought by the police after he was accused of killing a truck driver in Tondo, Manila Tuesday morning.
Former light flyweight boxer R Read Full Story >>>
ROACH: PACMAN CAN KO BARRERA ANEW
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Celebrated American trainer Freddie Roach said his prized ward Manny Pacquiao is capable of knocking out his Mexican rival Marco Antonio Barrera once again in their keenly-awaited rematch on October 6 at the M Read Full Story >>>
CANADIAN BUSINESSMAN RE-LAUNCHES PLAN TO PROMOTE PACQUIAO FIGHT IN VANCOUVER
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Although he was unsuccessful in his first attempt, Canadian businessman Geoffrey Hughes remains upbeat on promoting a fight of Filipino ring superstar Manny Pacquiao in Vancouver, British Columbia in the future.
"I wanna have Manny come to Vancouver," said Hughes who is in town upon the invitatio Read Full Story >>>
Dark September: Boxing Events Falling Apart
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
?All bouts subject to change or cancellation without notice.?
It?s a simple disclaimer, usually found at the end of any given pre-fight press release or fight poster advertising an upcoming event. Like any disclaimer, it?s listed Read Full Story >>>
Forbes-Bojado To Land on Pacquiao-Barrera
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Eric Gomez, matchmaker for Golden Boy Promotions, revealed to BoxingScene.com's Ernest Gabion that Steve Forbes (32-5, 9KOs) vs. Francisco Bojado (18-2, 12KOs) will be rescheduled to Oct. 6 on the pay-per-view undercard to the long awaited rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera at Read Full Story >>>
PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Philboxing.com correspondent Anthony 'Duljoman' Andales is all smiles at the christening of his son, Anthony Aba Andales, recently.
Joining Andales and his wife Jocelyn are international referee Frank Garza and wife Ondrayah. WBA Read Full Story >>>
RELAXED PACQUIAO BREEZES THROUGH TEN ROUNDS
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
CEBU CITY--In his first ten-round sparring for this camp, superstar Manny Pacquiao yesterday looked ripped and ready to take Marco Antonio Barrera into the deeper waters when they clash once again on October 6 at the Mandal Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao taking Barrera seriously, sets 50-50 odds
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Manny Pacquiao isn?t taking Marco Antonio Barrera lightly and expects to be in peak form when he faces the Baby-Faced Assassin from Mexico in Las Vegas on Oct. 6.
?I?m not thinking about how old he is or if he?s slowed down since we fought four years ago,? Pacquiao told The Star the other day. ?I Read Full Story >>>
GOLDEN BOY OKAYS BAUTISTA FIGHT IN MANILA
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Golden Boy Promotions has okayed plans for super bantamweight Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista to return to the ring in Manila in a fight card being planned by Viva Entertainment in a tie-up with the Araneta Coliseum scheduled for earl Read Full Story >>>
Dodie Boy Penalosa Clarifies Media Reports
By Allaine Ramos, FightBeat.com, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Former two-division world champion Dodie Boy Penalosa is flattered by news stories referring to him now as the new conditioning coach of superstar Manny Pacquiao, but the southpaw brother of WBO bantam champ Gerry Penalosa warns: "Not so fast!"
Penalosa, who ruled as the IBF light-flyweight and I Read Full Story >>>
Expect an ugly Pacquiao-Barrera fight
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
THE lasting image that I have of Marco Antonio Barrera fighting power puncher Naseem Hamed is the former trapping the latter in a headlock, depositing him towards the corner and bashing his head into the turnbuckle.
A wrestling move that would have brought tears to Hulk Hogan?s eyes. But it?s a Read Full Story >>>
Possibly Pinoy vs. Pinoy
By Dennis Principe, Business Mirror, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
THERE is a big possibility two Filipinos will face each other in a world title-unification bout sometime next year.
Aljoe Jaro, the manager of International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimum weight champion Florante Condes, is optimistic his ward will face another Filipino in a unification clash. Read Full Story >>>
Want to see Iron Mike in person?
By Zenaida Dadacay, Business Mirror, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
THE colorful and controversial Mike Tyson will attend the World Boxing Council (WBC) Convention slated from November 11 to 17, Games and Amusement Board (GAB) chairman Eric Buhain confirmed yesterday.
Tyson, the former undisputed world heavyweight champion, expressed interest in participating in Read Full Story >>>
Marquez vs. Juarez Headed To December
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
Boxing Confidential contacted Marquez's co-promoter Jaime Quintana who denies any offical rescheduling of the bout between his client and Juarez. Quintana did inform BC that he will be meeting with Oscar De La Hoya and Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions this afternoon. Stay tuned for more i Read Full Story >>>
Mixing sports, show business
By Philip Ella Juico, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
It was just a matter of time that boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao would become a contracted regular talent for entertainment shows of Philippine show business. That?s the route that quite a number of successful athletes have taken: invade show business after having made a mark in sports for after al Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao ?swindled? in Cebu
By Mikmik Corvera, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 11 Sep 2007
BOXING champion Manny Pacquiao was conned by a man who pretended to be a father of a five-year-old boy suffering from meningitis.
Pacquiao gave P3,000 to one Charlie Reboquio, but he later found out that only P1,000 was given to the boy?s family.
?Hindi naman natutulog ang Diyos kaya siya na Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO SPARS TEN ROUNDS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 10 Sep 2007
Manny Pacquiao entered the crucial stage of his preparation for his rematch with legendary Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera by sparring ten rounds with talented Mexican Raymund Beltran and Filipinos Arnel Tinampay and Aaron M Read Full Story >>>