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SONSONA READY TO RUMBLE
PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009

Manila, Philippines -- Experience versus youth, the match between Marvelous Marvin Sonsona and Jose Carita Lopez on September 4, 2009 at Casino Rama in Ontario, Canada is heating up to be a highly anticipated match. Phi  
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Juan Manuel Marquez: Waiting for the call
By Glenn Wilson, Examiner.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
It is the prom all over again. Kinda, sorta. Juan Manuel Marquez went on two dates with Manny Pacquiao. They had a lovely time and were the talk of the boxing world. The trouble started when Marquez decided not to call Pacquiao after their first encounter. Rumors were rampant that it was Juan's d  Read Full Story >>>

?20m profit is consolation for Hatton after first defeat
By Simon Binns, Crains Manchester Business, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
A company owned by boxer Ricky Hatton racked up a pre-tax profit of almost ?20m in 2008, allowing “The Hitman” to plough working capital into several of his other business ventures. Punch Promotions Ltd promotes and arranges sporting activities, primarily bouts featuring Hatton, such  Read Full Story >>>

MELLIGEN IMPRESSIVE, NO, QUITE IMPRESSIVE ON HIS PPV DEBUT TKO ZEPEDA IN THE 4th OF THE PINOY POWER 2 SHOWDOWN
By Rod Mijares, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009

LAS VEGAS -- Melligen’s successful PPV debut by 4th round TKO against the veteran Ernesto Zepeda of Mexico at the Pinoy Power 2 boxing event held on Saturday, August 15, 2009 at The Joint of The Hard Rock Hotel and Casi  
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Two title belts up for Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
LAS VEGAS – When Manny Pacquiao takes on Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here on Nov. 14, there will be two titles on the line and if the Filipino icon wins, he’ll cement his legacy as one of the greatest fighters ever in the history of the sport. Cotto has agreed to defend  Read Full Story >>>

Mark Melligen earns an A, Bernabe Concepcion D for dumb
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
It's time to grade the fighters who performed on Saturday night's "Pinoy Power 2" PPV TV card in Las Vegas. This was, overall, a subpar PPV show and not really worth the price. But, with boxing, you pays your money and you takes your chances, It wasn't the worst PPV offering ever and it was fa  Read Full Story >>>

Post Fight Discussion with Mark Melligen and trainer Edito Villamor
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009

Last night in Pinoy Power 2, another Filipino boxing star was born under the bright lights of the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas. Walking to the ring to the song “Careless Whispers” and what some people mi  
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THE FLASH TAMES EL TORITO
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009

The knockout wasn't there so Nonito Donaire, Jr. decided to do something he also does well – box. Rafael “El Torito” Concepcion came into this fight more than four pounds over the 115 lb.weight  
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MIGHTY MARK HANDS ZEPEDA A BEATING
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
Rising junior welterweight prospect Mark Jason Melligen scored a smashing 4th round TKO victory over Ernesto Zepeda of Mexico. The southpaw from Bacolod City controlled the action and repeatedly scored with his left straight from the opening bell. During infighting sequences he would pepper Zepe  Read Full Story >>>

Cotto's training goes full blast
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
The arrival of a conditioning coach and a nutritionist signal the start of Miguel Cotto’s full-blast training for his November 14 clash with Manny Pacquiao. The past two weeks, Cotto has been showing up in a local gym in Puerto Rico every other day for light workouts under the supervision o  Read Full Story >>>

Melligen’s Star Rises, Concepcion Disappoints, Donaire Dominates
By Joseph Pimentel, Asian Journal, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
LAS VEGAS – NONITO Donaire Jr. captured the WBA Interim Super Flyweight Title in a tough and gritty match against Rafael Concepcion of Panama during the main event, as Filipinos went two wins and one loss in the Pinoy Power boxing card at the Joint at the Hard Rock Resort and Casino last Augus  Read Full Story >>>

Referee Jay Nady made the right decision but the wrong assumption
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
Truth be told whether you like the decision Jay Nady made in disqualifying Bernabe Concepcion for hitting Steven Luevano after the bell sounded the end of the seventh round or not, it was a decision that had to be made. What was bothersome however was Nady accusing Concepcion of blatantly and delibe  Read Full Story >>>

Disqualification a blessing for Pinoy?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
LAS VEGAS – Bernabe Concepcion struck WBO featherweight champion Steven Luevano of Los Angeles with a right hook to the jaw after the bell ended the seventh round and referee Jay Nady disqualified the Catanduanes challenger in a bizarre ending to a lacklustre bout at the New Joint auditorium i  Read Full Story >>>

RP boxers fly straight to Milan from Havana
The Philippine Star, Mon, 17 Aug 2009

MANILA, Philippines - From Havana, five Philippine boxers will head straight to the World Boxing Championship in Milan Aug.28, with the rest returning to Manila a week from now for more training in preparation for the Laos Southeast As  
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Mighty Mark stops foe; Concepcion DQed
Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
MARK Jason Melligen continued his winning streak as he dominated Mexican warrior Ernesto Zepeda in the undercard of Pinoy Power 2 boxing showdown at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. After a few rounds of punishment, the bloodied Zepeda fell to his knees following a flurry of punches f  Read Full Story >>>

Photos: Donaire-Concepcion, Pinoy Power Mega Gallery
BoxingScene.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
Nonito Donaire (22-1, 14 KOs) won a twelve round unanimous decision over Rafael Concepcion (13-4-1, 8 KOs) at the Hard Rock Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas. WBO world featherweight champion Steven Luevano (37-1-1, 15 KOs) retained his title by disqualification over Bernabe Concepcion (29-2-1, 17 KOs) a  Read Full Story >>>

Yayoy, Guardo trade barbs over boxing program
By Marian C. Baring, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
CEBU City Councilor Raul “Yayoy” Alcoseba accused former Cebu City Sports Commission (CCSC) chairman Jonathan Guardo of politicking after calling the CCSC copycats and claiming that Cebu’s sports governing body is merely copying his sports program for boxing. “We are doing  Read Full Story >>>

For Whom The Bell Tolls: Steven Luevano W DQ7 Bernabe Concepcion
By Carlos Acevedo, Mvn.com, Mon, 17 Aug 2009
Steven Luevano retained his WBO featherweight thingamabob in inglorious fashion last night at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas when Bernabe Concepcion was disqualified for pole-axing him with a thunderous shot that landed well after the bell ending the seventh round. It was a flagrant fo  Read Full Story >>>

Donaire stops Concepcion for super flyweight crown
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 16 Aug 2009
Saturday was not a good night to be a Concepcion in Las Vegas. Rafael Concepcion was handled by Nonito Donaire, as Donaire won the vacant WBA interim super flyweight title in a 12-round unanimous decision in the main event of Top Rank's "Pinoy Power 2" boxing card at the Hard Rock Hotel. Berna  Read Full Story >>>

Top Rank Gym falls victim to weak economy
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 16 Aug 2009
A boxing era came to an end Friday as Top Rank closed the doors to its gym, home to world champions and undercard fighters. The gym, which opened in 1989 and was graced by Sugar Ray Leonard, Oscar De La Hoya, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Lennox Lewis and Miguel Cotto, among others, fell victim to a slug  Read Full Story >>>


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