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Reunion in 'Pinoy Power 3'
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
Nonito Donaire Jr. and Brian Viloria faced separate opponents in “Pinoy Power: The Flash and the Furious” which was a huge box office success at the Araneta Coliseum last April. Last Saturday night, Donaire headlined a card billed “Pinoy Power 2” at the Hard Rock Hotel and  Read Full Story >>>

Darchinyan camp seeks possible fight with Donaire
ABS-CBN News, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
MANILA -- Following Nonito Donaire, Jr.’s unanimous decision over Panama’s Rafael Concepcion, the camp of WBA and WBC super flyweight champion Vic Darchinyan has reportedly started working out their fighter’s possible rematch with the “Filipino Flash”. “We are   Read Full Story >>>

Roach breeds wilder Bazooka
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
EXPECT a much improved AJ Banal on Aug. 29, when he faces Mexican veteran Jose Angel Beranza, as his skills have been honed at the renowned US boxing gym, the Wild Card Gym in California. Banal has been training for close to three months under the watchful eye of Freddie Roach, who trains pound-f  Read Full Story >>>

Sugar Ray Robinson Revisited – Part Two
By Thomas Hauser,, Wed, 19 Aug 2009

Sugar Ray Robinson’s knockout victory over Jake LaMotta captured the imagination of America. Baseball and boxing were the country’s two national sports. Robinson had now entered the ring for 124 fights, losing on  
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Donaire not inclined to train under Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
Nonito Donaire acknowledges Freddie Roach as a world-class trainer but it is unlikely that he is going to sign up the American ace as his full-time trainer in light of Roach’s many commitments. “I need 100 percent of his attention,” said Donaire during a press conference held at  Read Full Story >>>

Donaire calls foe 'a dirty fighter'
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 19 Aug 2009

MANILA, Philippines - Newly-crowned interim WBA superflyweight champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. said yesterday if he weighed anywhere close to what Rafael Concepcion did in their Las Vegas fight, the Panamanian would’ve been knocke  
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iBN Sports Broadcasting LIVE Crown Boxing Event for IBA Heavyweight Belt August 21: McCall vs. Lawrence, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
Seven fight pay-per-view card to be seen on Al Bernstein Boxing Channel Foothill Ranch, Calif. – August 18, 2009 – iBN Sports, an internet-based broadcast sports television network, will be airing live its first Crown Boxing event in pay-per-view starting this Friday, August 21 on th  Read Full Story >>>

Arce, Montiel lined up next for champ
By Dino Maragay, The Philippine Star, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
MANILA, Philippines - More high-profile fights lie over the horizon for newly crowned WBA interim superflyweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. Donaire, who was back in the country yesterday after a grueling 12-round tussle with the rugged Panamanian Rafael Concepcion in Las Vegas last Sunday, revea  Read Full Story >>>

Nonito honors President Cory
By Philip Ella Juico, The Philippine Star, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
As expected, Nonito Donaire, former IBF flyweight titlist, won the vacant WBA interim superflyweight title by hacking out a unanimous decision over the deliberately overweight Rafael Concepcion of Panama at the Hard Rock Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada last Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Had Concepc  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman is bike safety role model
By Cecille Suerte Felipe, The Philippine Star, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will help the Philippine National Police (PNP) promote awareness on helmet use for motorcycle riders following an increase in the number of accidents involving bikers. A popular and an effective commercial model, Pacquiao has been endorsing sports   Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao is OK with Jinkee’s endorsements
By Alex Valentin Brosas, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 19 Aug 2009
Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao approves of his wife Jinkee's product endorsements such as for the Belo Medical Group. “Okay lang ‘yong paggawa-gawa ng commercial (ni Jinkee)….,” he said in “Showbiz News Ngayon” on Aug. 17. And although Manny hinted in the int  Read Full Story >>>

Lessons learned from Pinoy Power 2 and suggestions for Pinoy Power 3
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo,, Tue, 18 Aug 2009

A few days after Top Rank's successful Pinoy Power 2 card in Las Vegas, fans are still debating and talking about what went down. Not sure if the card did well? Well, Top Rank chief Bob Arum is already talking about Pinoy  
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Donaire open to working with top trainer Roach
GMA News Online, Tue, 18 Aug 2009
Nonito Donaire, Jr. is open to the possibility of working with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach in his bid to dominate multiple divisions like Manny Pacquiao. The newly-crowned WBA interim superflyweight champion, though, is concerned about not being able to get the noted guru’s full atte  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather to appear next week on RAW
By Rick Rockwell,, Tue, 18 Aug 2009
WWE just showed a video package of Floyd Mayweather Jr on tonight's episode of WWE RAW. They announced that Floyd will be appearing on Monday Night RAW next week. This is big news for the WWE and will surely draw mainstream attention.  Read Full Story >>>

MILF rejects Pacquiao to be peace talks negotiator
By Dennis Carcamo, The Philippine Star, Tue, 18 Aug 2009
MANILA, Philippines -- The proposal of Sen. Aquilino Pimentel Jr. to send people's champ Manny Pacquiao to help in the resumption of peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front "is out of place," an MILF official said today (Aug. 18). MILF political affairs vice chairman Gadzali Jaafar sai  Read Full Story >>>

Donaire gets ‘simple’ welcome upon return to RP
GMA News Online, Tue, 18 Aug 2009
Fresh from his victory over Panama's Rafael Concepcion last Sunday, Filipino boxing champ Nonito Donaire Jr. returned to a simple welcome at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Tuesday. Donaire arrived at the NAIA about 3:50 a.m. on a Philippine Airlines PR-107 flight to cheers from fellow Fil  Read Full Story >>>

Pinoy Power 2 - Did not come to the full force?
By Allan Tolentino, 8countnews, Tue, 18 Aug 2009
Two of the most anticipated Filipino fighters were emerged victorious last Saturday night at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas Nevada. Mark Melligen (16-1 12 KOs) scores a KO win by setting up his right jab from first through the fourth round to land a very powerful right cross that KO's Ernesto Cep  Read Full Story >>>

LOS ANGELES, August 17 - Houston's finest will be out in force at Toyota Center on the Saturday, August 22 HBO Boxing After Dark undercard, as unbeaten hometown rising stars Hylon Williams and Jermell Charlo will be featured on the hottest night of the boxing summer. Joining Williams and Charlo o  Read Full Story >>>

Juan Diaz looking for redemption against Paulie Malignaggi
By Ricardo Lois,, Tue, 18 Aug 2009
Last time out Juan Diaz was on the short-end of a Fight of the Year candidate with Juan Manuel Marquez. Saturday night on HBO's Boxing After dark, Diaz looks to set his career back on track. Diaz joined The Boxing Truth Radio this past week to discuss his upcoming fight with Paul Malignaggi, his  Read Full Story >>>

"Higher Calling": Chronicling the past 10 years of Boxing's best (part 13)
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo,, Tue, 18 Aug 2009

"A lot of people are willing to give God credit, but so few ever give Him cash." ~Robert E. Harris The significance of the quote to this chapter of my Manny Pacquiao chronicles pertains to how Pacquiao  
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