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By Dong Secuya,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009

Los Angeles – On the heels of 19-year-old Marvin Sonsona's storybook performance by wresting the WBO super flyweight crown from Jose 'Carita' Lopez of Puerto Rico Friday night in Ontario, Canada, internationa  
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By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009
In the past, it’s always been the Filipinos against the Mexicans. Not that I am complaining but I really think another rivalry is brewing in the pot. This time it will be Filipinos against the Puerto Ricans. Marvin Sonsona, the kid they called “Marvelous” started it all and liv  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009

ALA fighter Mark Jason Melligen is set to once again show his wares in the United States when he tangles with Mexican Michel "El Bravo" Rosales on November 13 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Melligen vs R  
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The Kid's the Real Deal - Sonsona Decisions Lopez
By Andrew Fruman, The Boxing Bulletin, Sun, 06 Sep 2009
Long after his victory over Jose Lopez had ended, young Marvin Sonsona was still signing autographs and posing for photos outside the Casino Rama Entertainment Center. Smiling, but bruised – his left eye had a bump over it, and his right was adorned with a small white bandage covering a single  Read Full Story >>>

Sonsona Lives Up to the Hype & Wins World Title
By Dennis Carreon, 8countnews, Sun, 06 Sep 2009
Sonsona wins Lopez’s WBO Junior Bantamweight (115 lbs.) title via UD Puerto Rico’s Jose Lopez [39(32)-8(0)-2] vs. Philippines’ Marvin Sonsona [14(12)-0(0)-0] September 4 (Friday) – Rama, Ontario, Canada Sonsona is definitely for real and it’s not just hype.  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Marquez 3: Moving on and moving up
By Glenn Wilson,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009
I try to clear my head at night as I fall asleep. But like most people, the more I try to clear it the more thoughts pop into it. It always ends up being some weird boxing thought. Which of course leads to some weird kind of dream. Take last night's dream. I guess with all the speculation about Man  Read Full Story >>>

Promoters put aside differences for ca$h
By George Willis, New York Post, Sun, 06 Sep 2009
BOXING can make for strange bed fellows. The promotion for the Sept. 19 bout between Floyd Mayweather and Juan Manuel Marquez is proof of that. Nearly three years ago, when Mayweather was set to fight Oscar De La Hoya, De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions had few good things to say about Mayweat  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to make second attempt to win in political ring
By Agence France Press, Taipei Times, Sun, 06 Sep 2009

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao declared on Friday he was determined to run for congress next year despite a previous election defeat and a looming bout with three-time world champion Miguel Cotto. Pacqui  
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Kris Aquino offers blood to Donaire, underscoring fighter's ties to Filipinos
By Colin Seymour,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009
A source tells me celebrity entertainer Kris Aquino has offered to donate blood to flyweight superstar Nonito Donaire, who is recovering from dengue fever near Manila. Aquino is the daughter of former Philippines President Corazon Aquino and Benigno Aquino, the senator who rose to prominence as a  Read Full Story >>>

Marvin Sonsona Makes History -- First Pinoy Boxer to Win A Championship in Canada
By Rob Cruz,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009

RAMA, ONTARIO -- Friday night, I witnessed something special. I saw a young promising boxer who, some misunderstood, win his very first championship belt at the tender age of nineteen at Casino Rama. Don't let his age fool   
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By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009

"Marvelous" Marvin Sonsona and Jose "Carita" Lopez took turns battering each other for twelve action packed rounds but in the end it was the 19 year Filipino who emerged victorious and wrested the WBO superflyweig  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 06 Sep 2009

The already-exciting "Duelo Del Guapos" card on Oct. 3 at the Cuneta Astrodome just got even more explosive with the inclusion of two exciting matches featuring  
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Big fights await Melindo, Domingo
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 06 Sep 2009
AFTER a long layoff, ALA boys Milan Melindo and Michael Domingo will finally be seeing action on Oct. 3 at the Cuneta Astrodome. Melindo is up against world-rated fighter Ivan Meneses, while Domingo is set to clash with former world title challenger Jose Navarro. ALA Promotions President Micha  Read Full Story >>>

Is Floyd Mayweather, Jr. "the best"?
By Eric R. Sloan,, Sat, 05 Sep 2009
According to everyone with the last name of Mayweather, Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is "the best" and we are reminded of such whenever the cameras are on. The present tense certainly does not apply because Money May has not fought since December 2007. A lot has happened in boxing since Floyd, Jr. "retired  Read Full Story >>>

By Greg R. Penilla, M.D.,, Sat, 05 Sep 2009

Devon Alexander, who? Outside of the world of hard-core boxing fans, the name Devon Alexander would not trigger a minuscule blip on any “name recognition radar” screen. In fact, even in his hometown of St. L  
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Sonsona bids 'Carita' Sweet Sayonara: Random thoughts on Sonsona-Lopez
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo,, Sat, 05 Sep 2009

It was as if Marvin Sonsona placed a ticking time bomb using his left hand on Jose "Carita" Lopez's right temple. Upon planting, his befuddled foe paused as if confused by the ticking... tick, tock, tick, tock.  
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Another Pinoy boxer is world champion
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 05 Sep 2009
The search for the new Manny Pacquiao could be over. Thousands of miles away in Canada, Filipino Marvin Sonsona, a heavyhanded southpaw like Pacquiao, captured the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight crown with a rousing 12-round unanimous decision over Puerto Rican Jose ‘Carit  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez Will Have No Choice But To Go After Mayweather
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, Sat, 05 Sep 2009
With Mayweather-Marquez two weeks away the coverage and spotlight has been exclusively centered on Floyd Mayweather Jr. There are plenty of reasons for that, starting with that he hasn't fought in 21 months and boxing fans are curious to if he's close to the same fighter he was before he orchestrate  Read Full Story >>>

Sonsona new WBO superfly king
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 05 Sep 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Marvin Sonsona made his overseas debut a very memorable one when he outclassed Jose Lopez of Puerto Rico yesterday and wrested the World Boxing Organization super-flyweight crown at the Casino Rama in Ontario, Canada. At 19, Sonsona, became one of the youngest Filipino world  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman slates tour
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 05 Sep 2009
Manny Pacquiao is embarking on a whirlwind cross-country tour of five cities in the US and Puerto Rico starting with a press conference for his November 14 super fight with Miguel Cotto at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York on Thursday. Pacquiao and key members of his team are flying to New Yo  Read Full Story >>>

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