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Gorres battles Thai in OPBF qualifier
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, 08 Oct 2005
WBO ranked No.5 super flyweight Z "The Dream" Gorres faces one tough obstacle before he vies for the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation title as the ALA Stable standout battles Thailand’s Wisanu Pornobnum in an official OPBF elimination bout on Oct. 29 at the Mandaue City Cultural and Spor Read Full Story >>>
Gorres to face Thai in OPBF eliminator
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 08 Oct 2005
After a lackluster performance in San Andres, Manila more than two months ago, Z Gorres is out to redeem himself when he climbs the ring for a 12-round Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) eliminator bout against Wisanu Pornobnum of Thailand on Oct. 29 at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Co Read Full Story >>>
Greatest heavyweight fight!
By Glenn Schouw, Daily News, 07 Oct 2005
Booing fans from round one to 12 in a world title fight, now that's something in anyone's book.
No surprises that it was a heavyweight fight - and IBF champion Chris Byrd was involved. He sleepwalked his way through a decision win over DaVarryl Williamson at the Reno Centre in Nevada last weekend Read Full Story >>>
Oh, Brother - Bobby Pacquiao Tries to Make a Name for Himself
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, 07 Oct 2005
On Saturday night at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas, Bobby Pacquiao, the brother of Filipino superstar Manny, faces Carlos Hernandez as one of the featured performers on the undercard of the highly anticipated rematch Read Full Story >>>
Is there an anti-Boom Boom Bautista campaign?
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 07 Oct 2005
NOT just one or two, but a total of three.
The Philippine Sportswriters Association is faced with the imminent task of ordering three very special trophies to honor the country’s most outstanding athletes of the year.
It’s hard to imagine how any of our top bets in the forthcoming Read Full Story >>>
This weekend's boxing odds!
By Karl Freitag, FightNews.com, 07 Oct 2005
Sportsbook.com, the largest sportbook and casino on the planet, has released the latest odds on this weekend's big pay-per-view fight card in Las Vegas. At this time, WBO/WBC lightweight champion Diego Corrales remains a slight -150 pick to again defeat Jose Luis Castillo +120 as they reprise one of Read Full Story >>>
Fighters on stage
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 07 Oct 2005
There will be life after boxing for Manny Pacquiao and Brian Viloria for sure. And it could be in show business.
During Solar Entertainment’s tribute to the two fighters plus Rey (Boom Boom) Bautista at the Crowne Plaza Galleria last Tuesday night, they were called on stage to sing and dan Read Full Story >>>
OLD-FASHIONED “THURSDAY” NOTEPAD
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 07 Oct 2005
“KID DIAMOND” REALLY CUBIC ZIRCONIA: As for this past weekend, the match that caught the boxing establishment way off guard, pitted unbeaten lightweight “Kid Diamond” against the “not-so” washed up Nate Campbell. Possessing probably the hardest name to pronoun Read Full Story >>>
Arlos, Barcelona suffer contrasting Fates abroad
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 06 Oct 2005
Filipino boxers Jun Arlos and Jaime Barcelona suffered contrasting fates in their recent fights abroad.
Arlos (33-17-4, 14KOs) scored a stunning knockout victory over the World Boxing Association (WBA) ranked No. 6 mimimumweight Jae-won Kim of Korea (19-3-2, 6 KOs) on Tuesday night at the Gyungj Read Full Story >>>
Manny to cheer for Bobby
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 06 Oct 2005
Manny Pacquiao leaves today to be at ringside when younger brother Bobby takes on former International Boxing Federation (IBF) superfeatherweight champion Carlos (Famoso) Hernandez in a scheduled 10-round bout at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas this Saturday (Sunday morning, Manila).
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Bobby in fight of his life
Sun.Star Davao, 06 Oct 2005
FAMED trainer Freddie Roach believes Bobby Pacquiao has a solid chance of defeating feared warrior Carlos "Famoso" Hernadez, but whether the Filipino boxer proves him right would not be known until Saturday (Sunday in Manila) when Pacquiao takes on Hernandez in Las Vegas.
Bobby, the younger brot Read Full Story >>>
Boom Booms or Busts
By Rico Navarro, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Oct 2005
He was thrown into the limelight by just being on the undercard of the Morales-Raheem and Pacquiao-Velasquez card. He has been greeted over national TV by no less that the President. The media is going gaga all over him as the country’s next best hope. Promoters are now hot on his trail, makin Read Full Story >>>
BARCELONA DEFENDS AGAINST DANGGOD
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 05 Oct 2005
Philippine superfly champ Eric Barcelona of Bukidnon is slated to defend his 115-lb title on October 29 against no. 4 Celso Danggod in the co-feature of the "Fight for Love" card set at the San Andres Civic and Sports Center.
The Barcelona-Danggod tiff will co-headline Fernando Montilla's defens Read Full Story >>>
Boxing spotlight on RP again this Sunday
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 05 Oct 2005
THEY are the closest of siblings. But it's hard to mistake Bobby Pacquiao for the younger brod of the fabulous Manny Pacquiao.
They don't share distinct features.
They also own very different fighting styles.
Manny, the elder, is a screaming, big-hearted slasher.
Bobby, the dusky younger Read Full Story >>>
Thrilla in Manila: 30th Anniversary
By Robert Cassidy Jr., The Sweet Science, 05 Oct 2005
It was simply a brutal fight. To call it a boxing match does not capture the essence of the contest or its combatants. This was fighting at its core. It was 14 rounds of fighting at its finest. And, perh Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao brod’s foe ready
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 05 Oct 2005
CARLOS HERNANDEZ vowed to “chop down Bobby Pacquiao like a tree” when they collide on Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) underneath the world lightweight title rematch between Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Nicknamed "Famoso" Read Full Story >>>
Confident Hernandez vows to chop down Bobby Pacquiao on Oct. 8
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 05 Oct 2005
WBC ranked No.4 super featherweight Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez of Mexico vowed to "chop down like tree" Filipino boxer Bobby Pacquiao in their October 8 showdown underneath the Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo WBC/WBO lightweight unification bout at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Viloria extends stay for grandpa’s wake
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 05 Oct 2005
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria cancelled his departure for Honolulu yesterday after his grandfather Oscar died at dawn from a lingering illness in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur.
Viloria, his father Benjamin and American manager Gary Gittlesohn arrived in Manila from Los Read Full Story >>>
Manny accused of hitting driver
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, 05 Oct 2005
MANNY Pacquiao is in the news again. No, it's not about the Filipino boxing hero's latest exploits inside the ring, but an incident in his native General Santos City last Saturday where he allegedly hit a driver following a traffic altercation.
Jonne Bulandres claimed that Pacquiao slapped him t Read Full Story >>>
Boxers get more awards in evening of fun, revelry
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 05 Oct 2005
WITH SOME of the country’s most influential figures in attendance, Manny Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey Bautista were again recipients of awards late Monday night when Solar Sports hosted a VIP dinner for the trio at the Crowne Plaza in Ortigas Center.
After being paraded down the street Read Full Story >>>