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By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009

In most cases as the saying goes, ?the third time is a charm?. But tonight for Rodel Mayol it wasn?t so. Mayol traveled to the Madison Square Garden in New York to challenge the Puerto Rican whirlwind, Ivan Calderon. C  
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Calderon retains title via tech. decision
By Dan Rafael,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
NEW YORK -- For the second consecutive fight, Puerto Rico's Ivan "Iron Boy" Calderon saw his bout end inside the distance. But it wasn't because the light-hitting Calderon scored a knockout. Instead, his junior flyweight defense against the Philippines' Rodel Mayol ended because an accidental hea  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
The world championship fight between WBO light flyweight defending champion Ivan Calderon of Puerto Rico and challenger Rodel Mayol of the Philippines ended in techncial draw moments ago at the Madison Square Garden in New York when the fight was stopped by the referee at 1:15 in the 6th round due t  Read Full Story >>>

By Ricky Ray Taylor,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
On the undercard of the COTTO/CLOTTEY match up is a showdown whose outcome should be interesting to see. At 32 and 0, IVAN CALDERON is the KING of the Flyweights. This Puerto Rican phenom has held a portion of the WBO title for nearly a decade and has been skating through his opponents with grace   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao may play Pinoy Idol Villa with Hatton as Wilde
By Michael Marley,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
Hold the laughter because there might yet be a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton. If a pending, multimillion dollar proposal gathers steam, this rematch will be in reel life rather than real life. Pacquiao, the current Pinoy Idol of the ring, is going to soon review a proposal fo  Read Full Story >>>

Sacrificing for the country
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
It isn?t easy being Manny Pacquiao. The world?s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter is like a magnet, attracting people from all walks of life, from everywhere, to bask in his air space. Right now, Pacquiao is money, power and glamor personified. He?s a legend in his own time and what he has become is   Read Full Story >>>

Mayol tries to end jinx
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
WILL Rodel Mayol find himself third time lucky or will his bad luck come in threes? Mayol will be gunning for his third world title attempt, this time against the undefeated Ivan Calderon for the World Boxing Organization light flyweight crown on Sunday at the historic Madison Square Garden in Ne  Read Full Story >>>

Cotto hopes to keep tradition alive
By Wallace Matthews,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
It has become something of a New York City tradition: Miguel Cotto fights before 20,000 fans at Madison Square Garden on the second Saturday of June, and then marches, in triumph, with a couple of million admirers down Fifth Avenue the following Sunday. It has happened three years out of the last  Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach interview from the 84th BWAA awards and other quotes
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
For Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao, success is the ultimate revenge to those who doubted their dynamic duo. Both Roach and Pacquiao won the prestigious and coveted Trainer and Fighter of the Year at the 84th BWAA awards dinner held last night in New York City. Chalk that up as 3 for Roach and 2 fo  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's Pinoy Padre: Mayweather doesn't have a prayer
By Michael Marley,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009

If you guys think I am trying to upset unofficial Manny Pacquiao priest Marlon Boef you are certifiably crazy. It?s not the Westchester County, New York, Pinoy Padre that I am really worrie  
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US writers honor Pacquiao as 2008 Fighter of the Year
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao, who received the 2008 Fighter of the Year award Friday evening in New York, will join the ranks of Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Sugar Ray Leonard and Evander Holyfield if he continues to shine in 2009. Ali, Frazier, Leonard and Holyfield are so far the only fig  Read Full Story >>>

Another US award for Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
Just hours after passing through several time zones, Manny Pacquiao mesmerized the audience that came to see him receive his second Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) Fighter of the Year trophy late Friday night (Saturday morning in Manila) at the Capitale in New York. Dressed in a   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather is the 'CREAM' of the boxing crop
By Michael Marley,, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
Starting on July 19, it could turn into a long, hot and boring summer for boxing?s CREAM of the crop, Floyd Mayweather Jr. What does this mean CREAM of the crop? Thanks for asking me, my Pinoy and non-Piny pals. C is for Cash as PBF is obssessed, as we all know, by filthy lucre. R is for ho  Read Full Story >>>

Expect an exciting 2009 final bout for Pacquiao
GMA News Online, Sun, 14 Jun 2009
MANILA, Philippines ? A stern warning to all would be Manny Pacquiao opponents ? you?ve ain?t seen yet the best of the world?s pound-for-pound king. ?Boxing fans will see a more exciting Manny Pacquiao every round, every minute and every second I fight on top of the ring," said the Filipino ring  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 13 Jun 2009

Having failed in two previous tries, US-based Filipino Rodel Mayol will attempt to win the world title once again today in what is conceivably his most difficult fight against unbeaten WBO junior flyweight kingpin Ivan Calderon.   
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Pacquiao is honored guest at Cotto's Garden party
By Michael Marley,, Sat, 13 Jun 2009
Veni, vidi, vinci. He came, he saw, he conquered. Now tonight (Saturday) Manny Pacquiao may be looking closely at the next opponent he must conquer in the boxing ring. As for the coming, the seeing, the conquering, that sums up a jetlagged Pacquiao grand slam home run acceptance speech Frid  Read Full Story >>>

Cotto vs Clottey: Keys to Victory, Four to Explore, Official Prediction
By Vivek Wallace,, Sat, 13 Jun 2009
There was a point recently where one could shuffle the deck of roughly 8 contenders in this deep welterweight division and feel totally comfortable knowing the fighter chosen could potentially prove his mettle and run the boards on any given night. Fast forward a few months down the road and as if i  Read Full Story >>>

Arce is In for A Tough Fight Against Lumacad
By Benjie Varella,, Sat, 13 Jun 2009
Filipino boxing prospect Feranando Lumacad and his team are all set to leave Manila on June 14 for Los Angeles. His international promoter Sammy Gello-ani will arrive the following day to lead Team Lumacad to Juarez, Mexico for his final preparation as he gear up for a battle with popular Mexican wa  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 13 Jun 2009

Filipino boxing hero and a hero of Asia, Manny Pacquiao, received what amounted to the coveted ?Oscar Award? of boxing as ?Fighter of the Year? for 2008 from the prestigious Boxing Writers Association of America at star-stud  
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Body work at crux of brawl
By Ron Borges, Boston Herald, Sat, 13 Jun 2009
NEW YORK - Mike McCallum should have been hired to referee tonight?s welterweight confrontation at Madison Square Garden between Miguel Cotto and Joshua Clottey. ?The Body Snatcher? would have instinctively known exactly what each of them is up to. Many things will determine whether Cotto succ  Read Full Story >>>

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