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FIL-AM DONAIRE GROOMED TO FACE WBC CHAMP ARCE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Jun 2006
Filipino-American Glenn Donaire, who holds the NABA and NABO flyweight titles, is being groomed by his handlers to tangle with popular World Boxing Council interim flyweight king Jorge Arce of Mexico in an interesting showdown between two talented small men.
This was revealed yesterday by Donair Read Full Story >>>
Roach foresees bright Future for Rey Bautista
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 01 Jun 2006
Celebrated American trainer Freddie Roach is so impressed with the fighting skills of Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista that he foresees a very bright future for the undefeated Boholano boxing phenomenon.
"Boom Boom has that killer instint, and he's young, we don't want to rush that kid. Rey just needs t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to wrap up training in Parañaque gym?
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 01 Jun 2006
From the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood to the Wild Card Gym in Parañaque.
Manny Pacquiao, who’s been in the US for almost two weeks now, has reportedly decided to wrap up his training for his July 2 fight with Mexican Oscar Larios in Parañaque.
Pacquiao is in Los Angeles training at the W Read Full Story >>>
Ask Geno, May 31, 2006 Edition
By Geno McGahee, RingsideReport.com, 01 Jun 2006
Hello RSR Fans and welcome again to "Ask Geno," our mailbag. Apparently word of mouth is spreading because my happy sack of mail was overflowing with questions and comments, which is why there will be 2 mailbags this week…one today and one tomorrow. I want to give thanks to everyone that has s Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao surprises Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 01 Jun 2006
AMERICAN TRAINER Freddie Roach admitted recently that when Manny Pacquiao first showed up for training on May 17, he was a bit concerned as a string of much bigger fights are being lined up for the Filipino southpaw. Not anymore.
"I was a little bit worried on the first day," Roach told boxing Read Full Story >>>
PacMan to get ‘biggest payday ever’
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, 01 Jun 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO can expect his “highest payday ever” in his third match against Mexican nemesis Erik Morales on October 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to one of his American handlers on Wednesday.
“Shelly [Finkel, Pacquiao’s manager] and I are still going back and forth Read Full Story >>>
BUHAIN TO SUPERVISE CASTILLO-CORRALES 3!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 31 May 2006
Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain has just made the country proud once again as he has been appointed by the World Boxing Council to supervise this Sunday's mega-fight pitting Jose Luis Castillo versus Diego Corrales at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Only in his 30 Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao mauls two Russian sparmates!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 31 May 2006
Looking well ahead in training schedule, Manny Pacquiao silenced his critics who say he's cramming in training, as he bloodied two Russian sparmates yesterday at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles in preparation for his July 2 showdown with Oscar Larios at the Araneta Coliseum.
Seeing action in hi Read Full Story >>>
BAUTISTA IS NOW AN ADOPTED SON OF THE CITY OF TAGBILARAN
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 31 May 2006
Up and coming Boholano boxing superstar Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista has been conferred as an adopted son of the city of Tagbilaran yesterday. In a resolution authored and sponsored by Tagbilaran councilor Danilo A. Bantugan and unanimously approved by the city's dads, Bautista, a native of Candijay, B Read Full Story >>>
Tagbilaran hits target with boxing program
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 31 May 2006
Tagbilaran City is fast becoming another boxing haven in the south.
Although Tagbilaran Mayor Dan Neri Lim has spearhead drive to make champions out of his homegrown talents, he has credited Antonio Aldeguer for the big boost.
“With the help of Tony Aldeguer, we put Tagbilaran City in Read Full Story >>>
Too Good for His Own Good
By Kenneth Henderson, RingsideReport.com, 31 May 2006
There comes a time in the career of an athlete when they reach the pinnacle of their abilities. The majority of athletes will be remembered as "good" in their chosen sport, while others will stand out as "great". It can happen in team sports with superstars the likes of Emmett Smith, Joe Montana, Ha Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: FREDDIE ROACH
By Brad Cooney, BoxingTalk.com, 31 May 2006
BT - Freddie how's Manny's camp going this early on ? "We had our second day of sparring today, Manny went 4 hard rounds, and I was happy with how Manny looked. Many looked explosive when he wanted to. So far so good, I am really happy with him so far. Manny started his road work in Read Full Story >>>
‘Deadly’ Russian boxer is new Pacquiao sparmate
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 31 May 2006
Manny Pacquiao has hired the services of two Russian boxers as sparmates, one of them deemed responsible for the death of a Mexican fighter after being knocked out.
Rustam Nugaev, who now works out with Pacquiao at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, took the headlines in July last year aft Read Full Story >>>
Ask the Champ Email Bag,May 30, 2006
By Jose Antonio Rivera, RingsideReport.com, 31 May 2006
Welcome back to my Ask the Champ mailbag. This week I was hit with some very interesting questions and some very tough ones as well. Like always, you the fans, have very good insight on what's going on in boxing today. Next week I will be on the Island of Puerto Rico spending time with my family and Read Full Story >>>
Barrera peleará el 4 de noviembre
By Ernesto Castellanos, Esto en Linea, 31 May 2006
MARCO Antonio Barrera, campeón mundial superpluma del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo (CMB), hará la siguiente defensa de su corona el 4 de noviembre, en Las Vegas, contra un adversario que se conocerá más Read Full Story >>>
By David A. Avila, The Press Enterprise, 31 May 2006
WBO junior featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce De Leon finished off Gerson Guerrero in two rounds and seemed calm despite having his bout taken off the televised portion of the fight card. "It doesn't matter," Ponce De Leon said after a right uppercut followed by a crushing left ha Read Full Story >>>
FREE PACMAN-LARIOS TICKETS UP FOR GRABS JUNE 5 TO 25
By Virgi T. Romano, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2006
Manny Pacquiao Promotions Inc. (MPPI), promoters of the coming Manny Pacquiao versus Oscar Larios showdown , thru its media partners, ABS-CBN, yesterday unveiled the master plan on how MPPI will release the P2.5 million 'gifts' of general admission tickets as promised earlier by the Filipino ring ic Read Full Story >>>
GAB Manual of Operations; WIBA meeting
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2006
For the first time in fifty five (55) long years since the establishment of the Games and Amusements Board as an agency tasked to competently regulate and supervise the conduct of all professional sports in the country, a first of its kind "Manual of Operations" is set to be released very soon.
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Triumphant Gorres, ALA Team Leaves for the Philippines Today
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2006
Promoter extraordinaire, Sammy Gello-ani called me about noon today to touch base and inform me that the ALA Team and Z Gorres are boarding the Philippine Air Lines flight tonight, May 29th at 10 PM on the way to Manila a Read Full Story >>>
2 ILOILO TEENERS SEEK TO TERRORIZE 'MIDDLE' CLASS
By Alex P. Vidal, PhilBoxing.com, 30 May 2006
ILOILO CITY -- The farthest that a Filipino boxer can reach in the professional weight category in the country today is only superwelterweight or junior middleweight (Rey Pelonia is the reigning champion), but two wet-behind-the-ears professional boxing aspirants from Leganes town in Iloilo province Read Full Story >>>