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He has not fought one like me – Solis
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 12 Apr 2007
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Mexican Jorge Solis boasted on Tuesday that Filipino star Manny Pacquiao hasn’t faced anyone like him.
But here’s the dilemma.
While he may have climbed off the floor a few times and finish the fight with a win, Solis has never fought anyone with the p Read Full Story >>>
Cinema, hotels to show Pacquiao-Solis fight
Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 12 Apr 2007
WITH Manny Pacquaio’s fight against Jorge Solis just around the corner, boxing aficionados are scrambling all over town to find a place to view the match live and minus the numerous commercials on free TV.
To answer the need of the fans’ hunt for a place to view the match live, sever Read Full Story >>>
It truly is a world wide sport
By Mike Houser, Nevada Appeal, Thu, 12 Apr 2007
The vast majority of important title fights may take place on American soil and are televised on HBO and Showtime, but the United States no longer has a monopoly on the world's best fighters.
It's pretty much a given that the winner of Floyd Mayweather-Oscar De La Hoya (on May 5) will leave Ameri Read Full Story >>>
Live broadcast in nine Manila sites, Araneta
By Evelyn Macairan, The Philippine Star, Thu, 12 Apr 2007
A Manila City Hall (MCH) official yesterday said that more than 20,000 people would benefit from the live telecast and free showing of the boxing match between the people’s champion Manny Pacquiao and Mexican Jorge Solis to be shown in nine venues on April 15.
Arsenio Lacson Jr., Manila Sp Read Full Story >>>
20 THAI FANS INJURED IN PONGSAKLEK FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
Some 20 fight fans including veteran Thai announcer Vichien Nilikanon of TV 7 were injured in a freak accident that took place in Saraburi, two hours north of Bangkok by road, during the WBC flyweight title fight which champion Pongsaklek Wonjongkam won after Japanese challenger Tomonobu Shimizu di Read Full Story >>>
RWS to Telecast Pacquiao-Solis Bout
PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
RWS Intl. will telecast live this Sunday's fight between Manny Pacquiao and Jorge Solis straight from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Fans in Mandaue and Cebu City will get the chance to see''Blaze of Glory'' at Mandaue Sports Complex and New Cebu Coliseum starting at 8AM on Sunday.
Gen Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum Stakes Claim to Pacquiao Gold
By TK Stewart, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
If you ever wondered why the bidding has been so fierce over the promotional rights to the little Filipino dragon named Manny Pacquiao just have a look at his box-office numbers. Plain and simple, having the pleasure to promote the " Read Full Story >>>
"Blaze of Glory" - Raging Inferno or a PPV Sham?
By Jake Donovan, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
The year started off innocent enough; much lighter on the wallet than was the case this time last year. But with Juan Manuel Marquez' minor upset over Marco Antonio Barrera last month came the oh-too-familiar trend of PPV influx.
This weekend features the second major pay-per-view card of the ye Read Full Story >>>
Humberto Soto to Size Up Manny Pacquiao From Color Commentator’s Chair during Blaze of Glory
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
Humber Soto would seem to be a logical opponent for Manny Pacquiao later this year. Soto, a fine fighter who has been looking for an opportunity to shine, and Pacquiao are both promoted by Top Rank and if Pacquiao wins on Saturday, I am sure the Filipino will fight again.
Well, there is always t Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach talks about Manny’s political career, the Arum-de la Hoya rift and why the success of 'Pac-Man' and 'Golden Boy' doesn’t have anything to do with him
By Dominic Menor, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
JUDE Turcuato, one of the hosts of "In the Zone", said it best: Freddie Roach is a victim of his own success. He’s so good everybody wants him. Everybody wants him badly he needs to spend less time on some fighters to accommodate others.
For the first time since Manny Pacquiao fought in a U Read Full Story >>>
NBI starts probe into Pinoy boxer's death
GMA News Online, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) has started looking into the death of Filipino boxer Angelito "Lito" Sisnorio Jr, who died after a bout in Thailand last March 30.
Radio station dzBB reported Wednesday that Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chair Eric Buhain disclosed this to Sisnorio's Read Full Story >>>
ROACH: SOLIS WILL GO DOWN IN THE 9TH ROUND
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
Celebrated trainer Freddie Roach has predicted that Jorge Solis will go no further than the 9th round in his match against Manny Pacquiao this Saturday (Sunday morning in Manila) at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
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Cristian Mijares and Jorge Arce Set to Steal The Manny Pacquiao Show Saturday Night
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
Top Rank’s Blaze of Glory pay per view event has been built on Manny Pacquiao. If the Pacman goes to the bathroom, I am sure the promotion’s ace photographer Chris Farnia is taking pictures and distributing them to media outlets around the globe.
Bob Arum’s head honcho has foug Read Full Story >>>
How to market a mismatch, by Bob Arum
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- Nobody does it better than the great Bob Arum when it comes to carving out a prizefight masterpiece.
The sagely promoter has successfully marketed what promises to be the mismatch of the season.
It’s an incredible balancing act, but Arum hardly appeared like he had Read Full Story >>>
BOXINGTALK'S DAILY MAILBAG
By G. Leon, BoxingTalk.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
G- keep the best interviews coming my man, First a couple questions for ya, 1. what do you think both Floyd and Oscar will come in at on fight night- Im thinking Floyd at 157- Oscar at 170- and if that is correct- what do you think that will mean? 2. Has the undercard been announced yet? I know Oum Read Full Story >>>
DE LA HOYA-MAYWEATHER CAMP NOTES
BoxingTalk.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
PRESS RELEASE: This week?s camp notes reflect how two great champions?Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather?use different methods to achieve in-ring success. Both combatants hope that their way is better than the other as there is only a month until their May 5 showdown, ?The World? awaits th Read Full Story >>>
Nevada Approves Roger Mayweather For 5/5
By Mark Vester, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
As reported a few days ago, Roger Mayweather made a request to the Nevada State Athletic Commission to reinstate his trainer's license in order to work the corner of nephew Floyd Mayweather Jr. when he meets Oscar De La Hoya on May 5.
Mayweather was fined and suspended for 1-year following his pa Read Full Story >>>
Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather Jr; Under the Microscope
By Jeremy Valdez, DogHouseBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
With the 'SuperFight' now less than a month away the speculation of what will happen is growing by the day. Is Floyd Mayweather too young and too fast? Is Oscar De La Hoya too big and too strong? There are many scenarios that could unfold in this fight and the strategy used by both men will likely b Read Full Story >>>
Hot News on De La Hoya-Mayweather
By Marc Abrams, 15rounds.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
The offiicals have been named for the May 5 mega-fight between Oscar De La Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Kenny Bayless will be the third man in the ring as the referee. The judges will be Chuck Giampa, Jerry Roth and Tom Kaczmarek.
Also the broadcast will be availablwe to a record 61 million h Read Full Story >>>
Oscar De La Hoya; Floyd Mayweather Jr makes Mistakes
DogHouseBoxing.com, Wed, 11 Apr 2007
In a recent release sent to Doghouse Boxing, Oscar De La Hoya and his Trainer spoke on their training for their May 5th battle against Floyd Mayweather Jr. Their training includes watching video on Mayweather Jr in search of his flaws.
The release states; Fighters have different takes on watchin Read Full Story >>>