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Sacramento Being Considered As Boxing World Cup Host City
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Boxing Confidential, Sun, 27 May 2007
The right to host the 'World Cup' of boxing is now a toss-up between the Philippines and Sacramento, California. Although nothing official has yet been announced, the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California is now on the running as a possible venue for the August 11 World Cup of boxing which will pit   Read Full Story >>>

Maybe Not Nobel But Certainly Noble For Oscar To Broker Pacquaio Peace Now!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Sun, 27 May 2007

Notes on the back of an envelope: If Oscar De La Hoya wants to burnish his positive public image, I got just the ticket for him. If he is the president of boxing, and in many ways he is, then can  
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More fighters knocking on Pacquiao’s door
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 27 May 2007
With Juan Manuel Marquez or even Marco Antonio Barrera temporarily fading out of the picture, a few more names have been added to the list of fighters either chasing or dreaming of a lucrative fight with Manny Pacquiao later this year. Pacquiao, according to his Canadian adviser Mike Koncz, has d  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 27 May 2007
“THE PINOY” MAKES BOTH OF HIS FAMILIES PROUD! San Francisco, CA- When I first met Jason Aniel, it was as he interviewed me in the office of attorney Sydney Hall some five years ago.? Doing a school paper on boxing, Jason asked a bunch of questions and got as many answers.? Never did   Read Full Story >>>

Paquiao, downed by Darlene, was too confident
By Maricel V. Cruz, The Manila Times, Sun, 27 May 2007
WHEN international boxing champ Manny Pacquiao announced that he would be running for congressman of South Cotabato’s first district, he surely did not expect the knockdown he had received from incumbent Rep. Darlene Antonino-Custodio, who ran for a third and final term in the last May 14 elec  Read Full Story >>>

‘Find another fighter’
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 27 May 2007
IT SEEMS Manny Pacquiao is no longer interested in fighting for his third world title. For the rest of the year, the former two-time world champion will have to content himself with the “People’s Champion” label after he gave up the slot that would have earned him a crack at th  Read Full Story >>>

Gesta Off June 9 Card!, Sat, 26 May 2007
Featherweight prospect Mercito 'Guerrero' Gesta has been taken off the big June 9 Top Rank card at the Madison Square Garden after organizers could not find an opponent for the now 143-lb fighter. Reports coming out of the United States indicate that the fighter has now gained so much weight that  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 26 May 2007
WBO mandatory superbantam challenger Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista is set to return to the ALA Gym next week and start training for his August challenge of WBO champion Daniel Ponce De Leon. Bautista versus De Leon will headline the 'World Cup' of boxing in August at a soon-to-be-announced venue.   Read Full Story >>>

Bohol boxing gets new round with Mayor Lim’s reelection
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 26 May 2007
BOXING will continue to flourish in Tagbilaran City following the reelection of Mayor Dan Neri Lim. With Tagbilaran’s involvement in boxing, Boholano ring talents had flourished. It saw the meteoric rise of Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista into stardom and the dramatic ascend of Co  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao backs out of bout with Marquez
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 26 May 2007
Unless a miracle happens, the awaited rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will not take place this September as the WBC had planned. The camp of the Filipino superstar has formally notified the World Boxing Council that it is declining the position of mandatory challenger to re  Read Full Story >>>

Top Rank, GBP set for long battle for Pacman
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 26 May 2007
THE legal battle over the promotional rights of Manny Pacquiao is expected to drag until next year, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum said recently. The case is still in court and Top Rank and rival Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) are battling it out for Pacquiao, arguably the world’s most exciting  Read Full Story >>>

ESPN’s Greatest Fighters List Corrected
By Monte Cox,, Sat, 26 May 2007

Boxing is a sport that has a 125 year history. It is the oldest major surviving sport. John L. Sullivan was America’s first sports hero in 1882, now in 2007 we can look back on a sport that has a history richer and deeper   
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RSR's McGahee Creates Horror Website!, Sat, 26 May 2007
Horror has a new home. RSR’s Managing Editor, Geno McGahee, has started a new website called “Scared Stiff Reviews,” featuring the best horror film reviews, and much more. From the 1940’s to the present and from movies to television, horror is covered in a unique and impartia  Read Full Story >>>

By Danny Leigh,, Fri, 25 May 2007
WBC Jr. Lightweight Champion Juan Manuel Marquez 47-3-1 35kos from Mexico is the obvious front runner and the fans choice. This is exactly the type of fight boxing needs and is one of the best Super Fights that can be made. Marquez v Pacquiao II sells its self. Mexican legend Marco Antonio Barr  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 25 May 2007
One of the greatest bantamweight champions and legendary knockout artist, Mexico’s Carlos Zarate suffered a heart attack after a training session with his son Carlos Jr but according to well-known boxing writer James Blears of Boxing Zarate is recovering and his condition was repor  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 25 May 2007
Philippine minimum weight champion Florante Condes who battles reigning IBF champion Muhammad Rachman in a mandatory title fight on June 16 in Jakarta is confident that he will catch the champion in three or four rounds and after that, according to his manager Aljoe Jaro, himself a former boxer,   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 25 May 2007

Edwin Valero being joined by Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez during the award ceremonies. The president of Venezuela, Hugo Ch?vez, has awarded WBA super-featherweight king Edwin Valero with the Orden Libertador (Order of Liber  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 25 May 2007
A glance at the upcoming schedule of fights in Japan confirm that Filipino flyweight Gilbert De La Torre will fight undefeated Japanese Shigetaka Ikehara on June 4 at the famous Korakuen Hall. The executive secretary of the Japan Boxing Commission Tsuyoshi Yasukochi told Viva Sports/Manila Stand  Read Full Story >>>

Richard Slone Paints Manny Pacquiao
By Dong Secuya,, Fri, 25 May 2007

Pacquiao portrait by Richard Slone. Highly sought after British artist Richard Slone has been recently commissioned by the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) to paint a portrait of Manny Pacquiao to   
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D’Flash to vie for IBF title
The Philippine Star, Fri, 25 May 2007
Nonito Donaire Jr., known as the Filipino Flash, is raring to dethrone IBF flyweight champion Vic Darchinyan in their scheduled 12-round bout at the Harbour Yard Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut, July 7. It’s not just the title motivating Donaire. Revenge is also in his agenda as Darchinyan  Read Full Story >>>

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