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Pacman breaks camp, heads for Vegas
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
LOS ANGELES ? By the time it gets dark Monday, Manny Pacquiao would have completed a 300-mile journey from Los Angeles to Las Vegas, the site of his Oct. 6 showdown with Marco Antonio Barrera. Pacquiao wraps up his sparring at the Wild Card Gym at noon, and after a very brief rest will board his   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao drives to battle site
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Manny Pacquiao Monday had an overdue haircut, shaved his goatee then looked at the mirror and quipped that he looked much younger now. ?Nagmukhang bata ako, ah (I look younger),? he declared before team hands, visibly amused at his ?clean? appearance. Pacquiao did not say it but  Read Full Story >>>

Banal proves point, grabs WBO title from Gaona
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
YOUTHFUL sensation AJ ?Bazooka? Banal continued his dominance over the Mexicans as he flattened Mexican Pacific Coast champion Esau ?Saul? Gaona three times in just the first round to win his first boxing title?the WBO Youth super flyweight, the main feature of the WBO World Boxing Championship last  Read Full Story >>>

Manny all trimmed for fight and school
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
LOS ANGELES ? A brand-new haircut almost made Manny Pacquiao forget about Marco Antonio Barrera. ?Wow! School boy!? the flamboyant boxer laughed at the mirror after a one-hour haircut done by his buddy from LA, Edward Lura. By himself, Pacquiao shaved off his goatee, grown during training, and  Read Full Story >>>

Last round?s milestones with ALA gym
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
HOW do you conduct an impromptu celebration to mark the end of a world title drought and possibly the beginning of a new dominant era? Over steaming hot bowls of pochero, of course and enough food to feed the Third World. The tab was reportedly worth a month?s pay for most of us. Whew! But i  Read Full Story >>>

Roach worried about ref
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
LOS ANGELES ? Trainer Freddie Roach will be uncomfortable if Joe Cortez is named as the third man in the ring during the Manny Pacquiao-Marco Antonio Barrera fight on Oct. 6. Roach, who is winding up his training session with the Filipino fighter, described Cortez as one who "favors Hispanic f  Read Full Story >>>

Roach ready for Barrera dirty tricks
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
LOS ANGELES ? Freddie Roach is not expecting a clean fight because he believes that the only way Marco Antonio Barrera could beat Manny Pacquiao on Oct. 6 is if the Mexican fights a dirty fight. ?Fight dirty,? Roach said is Barrera?s only chance. The two-time Trainer of the Year hinted that Ba  Read Full Story >>>

It's off to Vegas for Manny
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
AFTER a rigorous training that saw Manny Pacquiao pushing himself to the limit, the Filipino boxing sensation and his entourage will motor from Los Angeles to Las Vegas today for his final route before taking on Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico for the second time. "Handang-handa na po ako at pap  Read Full Story >>>

Manny ignores Barrera taunt, set for fight Oct. 6
The Manila Mail, Tue, 02 Oct 2007
LAS VEGAS - Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao enters the ring Oct. 6 at Mandalay Bay Hotel here for the much-awaited rematch with Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico who has threatened to maul him. Barrera was quoted early as saying that while personal revenge is high on his agenda, he is fighting for M  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
Unbeaten Filipino fighters Glenn Gonzales and Jundy Maraon will not get their much-cherished dream of fighting in the undercard of the Oct. 6 Manny Pacquiao-Marco Antonio Barrera rematch, but will still be flying to the US for a November 29 appearance underneath Bobby Pacquiao's next outing. This  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
Donnie ?Ahas? Nietes won the world WBO minimum weight world title with a unanimous twelve round decision over previously undefeated Thai Pornsawan Kratingdaenggym at the plush Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City, Sunday night. A knockdown in the fourth round and a one point deduction in the tenth roun  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007

CEBU CITY -- The Philippine Games and Amusements Board (GAB) through its chairman Eric Buhain and Commissioner Angel Bautista has awarded World Boxing Organization (WBO) Vice-President for Asia-Pacific Region Leon Pan  
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Distractions threaten Pacquiao's ring work
By Norm Frauenheim,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
Distractions are like title belts. If a fighter doesn't collect them, it's time for a different line of work. Manny Pacquiao doesn't need a day job. He wouldn't have time for one. Too many distractions. At least, there's talk about them and how they could be more dangerous to Pacquiao than ev  Read Full Story >>>

Brian?s Boxing Mailbag, Oct. 1, 2007
By Brian Wilbur,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
Welcome to my mailbag everyone. So I committed boxing fan blasphemy this weekend by missing the live broadcast of Kelly Pavlik vs. Jermain Taylor. I had a good excuse though. I was the best man at my brother?s wedding on Saturday night. I am going to catch the fight via Tivo (gotta love technology)   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao investing in education
Visayan Daily Star, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is putting his earnings in wise investments -- his children's education. Bacolod City Mayor Evelio Leonardia, who invited Pacquiao to attended the MassKara celebration, said Pacquiao told him that he is spending P750,000 for each of his two sons who are presently e  Read Full Story >>>

A Thai national, who was present at the Donnie Nietes-Pornsawan Kratingdaenggym WBO bout last night, revealed in a post-fight interview that indeed, the erstwhile unbeaten Thai fighter used "Chai Che Chew" or better known as Ammonia to help revive him in the crucial moments of the 12-round showdown.  Read Full Story >>>

Adds a 4th World Title for the Philippines

By Dong Secuya,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007

CEBU CITY -- Unheralded Negrense Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes of the ALA Boxing Gym won by unanimous decision over previously undefeated Pornsawan Kratingdaenggym of Thailand to capture the WBO minimumweight crown at the Water  
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Finally, a world title
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
THE ALA Gym has finally nailed the elusive world title with Donnie ?Ahas? Nietes winning the vacant WBO minimumweight title via unanimous decision over the erstwhile undefeated Pornsawan Kratengdaenggym of Thailand last night at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel Grand Ballroom. It was sweet redempt  Read Full Story >>>

'Excited' Na Rin Ako
By Manny Pacquiao,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Dalawang buwan mula ngayon ay magkakaroon tayo ng malaking sporting event, ang WBC convention. At ito ay dadaluhan ng napakaraming mga bisita na manggaling pa sa iba?t ibang bansa. Masuwerte tayo at marami mga foreigners na bumisita sa atin at ito na siguro ang pagkakataon na maipaki  Read Full Story >>>

Delgado Defeats Gabejan in Binangonan Boxing
By Salvador Lopez,, Mon, 01 Oct 2007
RP #4 super-bantamweight contender Ariel Delgado moved a step closer to challenging for the RP crown when he defeated RP #4 Edgar Gabejan in their main event duel in the ?Bakbakan sa Binangonan II? held last night at the Ynares Plaza, Binangonan, Rizal. The fight was competitive throughout but D  Read Full Story >>>

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