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BAUTISTA, MEDINA MAKE WEIGHT, AND ALMOST COME TO BLOWS!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 05 May 2007

LAS VEGAS--Both Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista and his undefeated opponent Sergio Manuel Medina easily made weight at 122 lbs moments ago at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, and then almost came to blows moments after coming off t  
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?THE WORLD AWAITS? ? FINAL CHAPTER
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 05 May 2007
When you really get down to analyze tomorrow?s showdown between two of the greatest fighters of our time ? six division champion Oscar De La Hoya who is a handsome man and a truly talented fighter and four division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr whose ?Pretty Boy? nickname is both a reflection of his  Read Full Story >>>

DE LA HOYA-MAYWEATHER: WHAT DOES THE WORLD AWAIT?
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Sat, 05 May 2007
OSCAR & FLOYD ALL OVER TALK RADIO San Francisco, CA- As a guest on the Gary Radnich mid-morning show on KNBR radio in San Francisco Friday, Radnich, himself the son of a professional fighter, put forth a couple of questions that went like this: Does the Oscar De La Hoya-Floyd Mayweather fight bri  Read Full Story >>>

2 ALA boys to fight in South Korea
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 05 May 2007
ALA Boy Robert Allanic and Cebuano slugger Fernando Otik will vie for the vacant WBO Asia-Pacific Interim Bantamweight and WBO Asia Pacific Superfeatherweight Youth titles respectively on May 20 in South Korea. The fight, a co-promotion of Cebu?s SGG Sports Promotion and Korea?s Boxing Plaza, is  Read Full Story >>>

Banal to go for broke in US debut
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 05 May 2007
Superflyweight prospect A. J. Banal is out to prove he deserves trainer Freddie Roach?s billing as the Filipino fighter with the most potential to become a world champion. Banal, 18, takes on Mexico?s Juan Alberto (The Monster) Rosas in a 10-round bout immediately before ALA stablemate Rey (Boom  Read Full Story >>>

Thirty Milliion Bucks, Riding In Brinks Truck, So No Way De La Hoya Loses!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Sat, 05 May 2007
LAS VEGAS ? Six and one-half hours before the Ladies Delight, the 2 pm weigh-in open to the public in the MGM Grand Garden Arena. That?s when Floyd and Oscar strip down to their skivvies and possibly less. What better time for me to present my Top Ten reasons why De La Hoya can win this fight? 1.  Read Full Story >>>

For De La Hoya?s Trainer, Every Day Is the Fight of His Life
By Richard Sandomir, The New York Times, Sat, 05 May 2007
LAS VEGAS, May 4 ? Freddie Roach had an eight-year career as a boxer, mostly as a lightweight, but it was not until two years after he retired, in 1988, that he started feeling the symptoms of Parkinson?s syndrome. ?I sprained my leg running, and it just triggered it,? said Roach, who was hired t  Read Full Story >>>

THE FLOYD & OSCAR SHOW: BOXING IS BUSINESS!
By Leo Lawton, RingTalk.com, Sat, 05 May 2007
"FREE THINKER'S" THOUGHTS ON MEGA-BOUT Ogdensburg, N Y- Boxing is a business, and the fight this Saturday night between Oscar De La Hoya (38-4-0, 30 KOs) and Floyd Mayweather (37-0-0, 24 KOs) is the business being pursued to a top (spell that elite) position. Promotion has been raised to a new   Read Full Story >>>

Vegas Diary Day 3: What happens here, stays here
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 05 May 2007
LAS VEGAS ? Everytime I glance at my wedding ring, I am reminded to always walk the righteous path and behave in a manner worthy of winning the Most Faithful Husband of the Year award. Sadly, it is a challenge to do that here in Las Vegas, a modern-day Garden of Eden inhabited by luscious brunet  Read Full Story >>>

CAZARES A MARKED MAN IN TODAY'S DEFENSE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 05 May 2007
LAS VEGAS--When Mexican Hugo Cazares defends his WBO light-flyweight crown today against Wilfredo Perez, expect a handful of Filipino fans and boxing personalities to be at the Grand Ballroom of MGM Grand's Conference Center to do some scouting. Top Filipino promoter Sammy Gello-ani revealed tha  Read Full Story >>>

Faster, younger Floyd too much for aging Oscar
By Mike Dunn, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 04 May 2007
There hasn't been as much buzz about a non-heavyweight fight like this for a long time, at least since Oscar De La Hoya took on the unbeaten Felix Trinidad in 1999. Oscar vs. Floyd actually goes beyond that, though. It reminds me of the hype and atmosphere that surrounded Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Rober  Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya jabs at foe with pity
By Nancy Gay, San Francisco Chronicle, Fri, 04 May 2007
Opponents take great pains to impugn Oscar De La Hoya. They insult his manhood, his success, his family, his heritage. Ricardo Mayorga attacked Golden Boy mercilessly before their May 6, 2006 WBC super welterweight bout in Las Vegas. He called De La Hoya an old lady and a clown. He lobbed person  Read Full Story >>>

ERA-DEFINING FIGHT TO LIGHT UP VEGAS
By Mark Staniforth, Sportinglife.com (UK), Fri, 04 May 2007
The spirits of some of the greatest fighters ever to lace on gloves have been invoked during the long build-up to the latest contest which can justifiably claim to define a boxing generation. Henry Armstrong, 'Homicide Hank', who held three world titles at three different weights at the same time  Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya says advice was lost on Mayweather
By David Mayo, mlive.com, Fri, 04 May 2007
LAS VEGAS -- Concerned about Floyd Mayweather's personality gap early in his career, boxing promoter Bob Arum enlisted the help of two other notable figures in the sport, Sugar Ray Leonard and Oscar De La Hoya, who knew something about the value of a quick wit, quick smile and quick jab. All wer  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar & Floyd stagger in last round of hype
By Tim Smith, New York Daily News, Fri, 04 May 2007
It has been called "The Super Bowl of Boxing." Referred to as "The Fight of the Century." Heralded as the match that could save the sport, and has the auspicious title of "The World Awaits." Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr. came together at the final press conference at the Hollywood The  Read Full Story >>>

BAUTISTA EXUDES CONFIDENCE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 04 May 2007

WBO No. 1 ranked super bantamweight Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista is exuding confidence prior to his world title eliminator against undefeated Sergio Medina of Argentina on the undercard of ?The World Awaits? epic battle betwe  
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PENALOSA PREDICTS KO WINS FOR BAUTISTA, BANAL
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 04 May 2007
Former WBC super flyweight champion Gerry Penalosa predicted yesterday that both Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista and AJ ?Bazooka? Banal will win by knockout in their featured fights on the undercard of ?The World Awaits? mega fight card in which Oscar De La Hoya battles undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr in a   Read Full Story >>>

VALERO, HASEGAWA KEEP BELTS; MUNOZ REGAINS WBA BELT
By Joe Koizumi, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 04 May 2007
TOKYO, JAPAN WBA SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE BOUT EDWIN VALERO TKO8 NOBUHITO HONMO Japan-based Venezuelan KO artist Edwin Valero (22-0, 22 KOs including 19 first round knockouts), 130, kept his WBA 130-pound belt as he kept stalking WBA mandatory challenger Nobuhito Honmo (29-5-2, 5 KOs), 129.5,  Read Full Story >>>

It would be a mistake to underestimate Freddie Roach
By John Sarceno, Home News Tribune, Fri, 04 May 2007
If a fella didn't know better, he might think Freddie Roach was a soft touch, a patsy, a sucker. Floyd Mayweather's camp will make a mistake if it underestimates the fighter and his trainer in Saturday night's fight. At 5-5, Freddie looks unassuming with eyeglasses that make him look like the   Read Full Story >>>

What's boxing's fate post-De La Hoya?
By Jerry Magee, SignOnSanDiego.com, Fri, 04 May 2007
LAS VEGAS ? At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Oscar De La Hoya climbed atop a pedestal, they hung a gold medal around his neck and boxing had its ?Golden Boy,? princely handsome, skilled, charming, able to communicate in two languages. De La Hoya was 19 when he came down off that stand in Sp  Read Full Story >>>


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