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BANAL SHOCKED BY AMERICA'S COLD WEATHER!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
Undefeated Alex John 'Bazooka' Banal of the ALA Boxing Gym today had his first workout in Los Angeles, as he did a 40-minute run in the morning with another undefeated ALA boy Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista.
"He said he felt like drowning due to the cold weather," reported ALA Gym chief trainer Edito V Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: De La Hoya, Mayweather turn nasty
By John Whisler, San Antonio Express, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
The verbal blitzkrieg has been under way for weeks now. On Wednesday, more than a month before their May 5 showdown in Las Vegas, they were at it again.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. called Oscar De La Hoya greedy and ungrateful.
"He's a brat," said Mayweather, who is 37-0 Read Full Story >>>
Roger Mayweather Not Impressed With Oscar
By Mark Vester, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
Now that Roger Mayweather has returned to Floyd Mayweather Jr's corner, he is working his nephew very hard towards the May 5 pay-per-view clash with Oscar De La Hoya at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Roger recently told the Las Vegas Review Journal that he is not intimidated, nor is he impressed by De Read Full Story >>>
Trainer says Floyd Mayweather Jr robbed in comparing to Oscar De La Hoya
By Doghouse Boxing, DogHouseBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
Roger Mayweather was recently quoted by Kevin Iole of the Las Vegas Review Journal saying that his nephew and the fighter he trains, Floyd Mayweather Jr has done everything his May 5th opponent Oscar De La Hoya has accomplished, with the exception of winning a Gold Medal.
Roger in comparing Mayw Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather/Oscar De La Hoya: Camp Notes
EastSideBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
CAMPS IN SESSION, TRAINERS IN PLACE: For Oscar De La Hoya and his new trainer Freddie Roach, the honeymoon is over and training camp is down to business. It is Roach's first training camp in three years (last one with Mike Tyson in Phoenix training for the Danny Williams fight) where he had to leave Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya: ?Mayweather needs a humbling experience?
By Paul Upham, SecondsOut.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
The ?Golden Boy? Oscar De La Hoya says that the time he has spent with Floyd Mayweather Jr promoting their ?The World Awaits? clash on May 5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on HBO Pay-Per-View has showed him the man that ?Pretty Boy? really is.
?I truly feel that Mayweather Jr needs a humbling expe Read Full Story >>>
Q&A: Manny Pacquiao!
By Felipe Leon, FightNews.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
Manny Pacquiao (43-3-2, 34KO) has taken the boxing world by storm in the last four years or so. Since his devastating destruction of the legendary Marco Antonio Barrera in the Alamodome in 2003, Pacman has raised to the top of many pound for pound lists. His trail of victims is a virtual who’s Read Full Story >>>
ARUM MANEUVERS FOR MARQUEZ-SOTO DUEL
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has asked the World Boxing Council to “enforce Humberto Soto” as the mandatory challenger to newly crowned WBC super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez even though Manny Pacquiao is listed as the mandatory challenger.
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Rich Read Full Story >>>
EAGLE FACES UNBEATEN YAEGASHI
By Joe Koizumi, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
TOKYO, JAPAN -- WBC 105-pound champ Eagle Kyowa (17-1, 6 KOs), a Thailander living with a Japanese wife in Tokyo, will put his belt on the line against unbeaten prospect Akira Yaegashi (6-0, 5 KOs), former amateur champ, in Yokohama, Japan, on June 4.
It was publicly announced with both contestan Read Full Story >>>
Viloria to fight in Arum card
Sun.Star Davao, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
BARELY three weeks before the much-anticipated boxing event between People's Champ Manny Pacquiao and Mexican sensation Jorge Solis, Top Rank has finally laid out the complete line-up of fights that will pave the way for the upcoming boxing phenomenon dubbed Blaze of Glory.
Fil-Am Brian Viloria, Read Full Story >>>
Would Pacquiao feast on spoiled tortilla?
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- He’s unbeaten in 32 fights but what else do we know of Jorge Solis?
His father, no need to wonder, must be one tall, hard-working paisano.
But after a couple of no-shows in California last week, Se?or Jorge’s middle name should now be changed to Mystery.
T Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wants Roach to call the shots
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
MANNY PACQUIAO wants a special someone to be in his corner when he makes a return trip to the venue of one of his most storied victories. Not his wife, but his trusted cornerman Freddie Roach.
Pacquiao told his lawyer Franklin Gacal that he would like nothing more than to have Roach at the stadi Read Full Story >>>
Arum sees rematch if Barrera is out of GBP
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
Bob Arum still would love to see Manny Pacquiao taking on Marco Antonio Barrera.
"That is still a very attractive fight. Barrera is still a very attractive fighter," Arum, the big boss at Top Rank, told fightnews.com when asked about his next plans for the Filipino superstar.
Barrera absorbe Read Full Story >>>
Larios-Chi, a Los ?ngeles
By Ernesto Castellanos, Esto en Linea, Wed, 28 Mar 2007
?scar "Chololo" Larios disputar? en Los ?ngeles el t?tulo mundial pluma del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo, al coreano In Jin Chi. Se hab?an mencionado varias ciudades para la realizaci?n de este pleito, siempre en Estados Unidos, pero todo indica que ambos gladiadores chocar?n en el estadio Staples Cente Read Full Story >>>
It’s “Operation Breadbasket” For De La Hoya
By Don Colgan, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 27 Mar 2007
Expectation is always the driving force that defines a great championship bout. When the contestants are stellar battlers in their own right, the debate simmers for weeks and months preceding the opening bell. In the newspapers, th Read Full Story >>>
THE ALA BOYS ARE IN TOWN!
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 27 Mar 2007
LOS ANGELES--Moments ago, two young gladiators who are the pride of the famed ALA Gym in Cebu, Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista and AJ “Bazooka” Banal arrived in Los Angeles in preparation for their Read Full Story >>>
PENALOSA STUDIES OPTIONS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 27 Mar 2007
Former WBC super flyweight champion Gerry Pe?alosa is studying several options following his impressive performance against WBC super bantamweight champion Daniel Ponce De Leon last March 18 in Las Vegas in which he dropped Read Full Story >>>
PRISONER SEEKS FREEDOM WITH BOXING WIN
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 27 Mar 2007
Convicted drug smuggler Siriporn Thaveesuk is seeking her freedom by hopefully defeating Japan’s Ayaka Miyano to win the vacant WBC female light flyweight title.
Siriporn who has already spent six years in prison after being sentenced to ten years for peddling methamphetamine pills believe Read Full Story >>>
Boom Boom, Bazooka Make Pit Stop In LA, Then Jet To PR With Sugar Shane!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Boxing Confidential, Tue, 27 Mar 2007
Undefeated ALA Boys Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and AJ "Bazooka" Banal arrived in Los Angeles Monday primed and ready to continue their training for their respective assignments on May 5 on the undercard of the Oscar de la Hoya- Floyd Mayweather Jr super-bout at the MGM Resort Casino in Las Vegas.
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Floyd Mayweather Jr and Roger Mayweather Speak; Ready for Oscar De La Hoya
By Doghouse Boxing, DogHouseBoxing.com, Tue, 27 Mar 2007
Now that Roger Mayweather has been released from prison, he will return to training Floyd Mayweather Jr for his upcoming fight with Oscar De La Hoya on May 5th. It will be Roger's first fight since being suspended by Nevada officials. Roger had been suspended by Nevada Officials for his role in ente Read Full Story >>>