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Dog Bites: Ranting and Raving – Edition 8
By Aaron Imholte, DogHouseBoxing.com, 17 Aug 2005
By a show of hands how many of you actually bought the Don King PPV? Yeah me too, but I had no choice; if you want to complain, rant and rave you have to witness it or be labeled extremely unprofessional.
This edition of Ranting and Raving will deal with the PPV, Mike Tyson and Clifford Etienne& Read Full Story >>>
Santillan ‘ready’ to regain OPBF crown
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 16 Aug 2005
There was one thing on the mind of Rev “Gentle Giant” Santillan after he lost his Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation welterweight title – reclaim the belt and punish his tormentor.
In the scheduled mandatory rematch with Japanese champion Kazuhimo Hidaka on Dec. 3 at the Ko Read Full Story >>>
For Pacquiao, Sunday is not a day of rest
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 16 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES — Not even on Sundays.
Manny Pacquiao, set to fight Mexican Hector Velazquez on Sept. 10 at the Staples Center, got out of his room at 6:30 a.m. clad in jogging attire and ran around the Pan Pacific Park near his plush apartment at the Palazzo.
Pacquiao’s trainers ha Read Full Story >>>
Pacman returns to La-la-land
By Jannelle So, The Philippine Star, 16 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES — He’s back . . . and he brings with him lessons from the past.
"Actually, right now I’m not thinking about the rematch. I’m just very focused on my upcoming fight, I’m very concentrated on the (Hector) Velasquez fight," said two-time world champion Mann Read Full Story >>>
RSR Mail Bag August 15, 2005
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt and George Diaz Smith, RingsideReport.com, 15 Aug 2005
This weeks bag is chock full of questions to George about his Cotto Vs Mayweather piece that appeared on HBO last week. In addition, we have the Manny Pacquiao crowd as always, and an assorted bunch of other questions.
Isn't there some way we could get rid of the whole draw concept? Who wants to Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wary of Velazquez
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 15 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES — After a so-so performance in his first sparring session last Thursday against Israel Vazquez, Manny Pacquiao performed much better on Saturday when he worked out with Mexican lightwelterweight Juan Carlos “Panda” Martinez for six rounds at the Wild Card Boxing Club.
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Manny’s brod raring to work out at Wild Card
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 15 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES — Bobby Pacquiao, the younger brother of boxing star Manny Pacquiao, will be arriving here sometime late this week in preparation for his tough outing against Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez of El Salvador on Oct. 8 at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas.
Boxing agent Mike Koncz Read Full Story >>>
The first cut is the deepest
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 15 Aug 2005
CHICAGO – After Z Gorres was bashed by the media for a one-bout fling with mediocrity last July 31 in Manila, the expectation was that Gorres’ manager, boxing godfather Antonio L. Aldeguer, would blow a gasket and condemn those who sprayed graffiti on his fighter’s image.
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Hernandez, Pacquiao fight on
Sun.Star Davao, 15 Aug 2005
BOBBY Pacquiao, younger brother of world-rated Manny Pacquiao, will go up against Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez on October 8 in Las Vegas in the biggest fight of his life to date.
According to boxing website Fightnews.com, Top Rank had sealed the bout which is one of the undercards in the Diego Corr Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vows to take out Velazquez in style
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 14 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao doesn’t have to shut the daylights out of Mexican Hector Velazquez next month to seal the megabuck rematch with Erik Morales sometime in January of next year.
Lawyer Nick Khan, one of Pacquiao’s American handlers, told the Bulletin that the second Read Full Story >>>
WBA CHAMP HIRES MEXICAN SPARMATES FOR GEJON BOUT
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Aug 2005
World Boxing Association minimumweight kingpin Yutaka Niida of Japan has just hired a couple of Mexican sparmates as he plunges into the crucial stages of his preparation for the September 25 defense of his title against top-ranked Filipino Eribero "Yukka" Gejon.
The 26-year-old Niida, who goes Read Full Story >>>
Velasquez wages war vs Pacman
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 13 Aug 2005
Hector Velasquez of Mexico yesterday vowed there will be a lot of fireworks when he goes up in the ring against Filipino sports hero Manny Pacquiao in the co-feature of Top Rank’s “Double Trouble” boxing show on September 10 at the Staples Center - homecourt of NBA’s Los Ange Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao’s Mexican rival says "I’m sorry, I’ll beat your hero"
By Winchell Campos, The Manila Bulletin, 13 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES — Mexican Hector Velazquez said he is going to shock the boxing world come Sept. 10 at the Staples Center and this early he wants the Filipino people to forgive him for the beating he will inflict on Manny Pacquiao.
"I want the Filipino people to understand what I am going to Read Full Story >>>
FightNews.com, 13 Aug 2005
Top Rank today announced a riveting matchup, Carlos 'Famoso' Hernandez vs. Bobby Pacquiao, for the big 'One More Time' championship card which will feature the epic rematch between Diego 'Chico' Corrales vs. Jose Luis Castillo on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Hernandez Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao's LA presser!
By Francisco Salazar, FightNews.com, 13 Aug 2005
Promoter Bob Arum has stated if there is a rivalry between Mexican and Filipino fighters, it is a friendly one.
Based on the number of Mexican fighters he has fought in the last three years, Filipino Manny Pacquiao may beg to differ.
Pacquiao was all smiles on Thursday afternoon as he attended Read Full Story >>>
Mexican out to shame Pacquiao
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 13 Aug 2005
MEXICO’S Hector Velazquez went into attack early yesterday and vowed to shame Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao on September 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in the co-feature of the sensational “Double Trouble” card.
At yesterday’s press conference held at the Ma Read Full Story >>>
Mexican vows explosive fight against Pacquiao
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, 13 Aug 2005
Los Angeles — Hector Velasquez of Mexico on Thursday vowed there will be fireworks when he clashes with Manny Pacquiao on Sept. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles although most fans believe they will come from the Filipino ring idol, who is raring to re-claim his revered place on the worl Read Full Story >>>
Exception to the rule
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 13 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES — From 1-3 p.m., nobody with official business is allowed entry to the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood.
But an exception is this Manila Bulletin reporter. While many others have tried to get in for a sneak preview of the workout, none were allowed and only this writer has Read Full Story >>>
BARCELONA IS GAB'S JULY BOXER OF THE MONTH
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 12 Aug 2005
Philippine superfly champ Eric Barcelona has been voted as the Games and Amusements Board's Boxer of the Month for July following his scintillating win in Japan last month.
The Bukidnon-based Barcelona had knocked out Japanese Hiroshi Nakano in the fourth round last July 10 in Komaki, Japan.
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Manny Pacquiao Press Luncheon at "Max's of Manila"
By Teddy Molina, 15rounds.com, 12 Aug 2005
LOS ANGELES, CA.- Bob Arum’s Top Rank Incorporated welcomed media from the U.S. and the Philippines to “Max’s of Manila” Restaurant in Glendale, Ca., to promote the September 10th card at Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles. The card is dubbed, “Double Trouble” Read Full Story >>>