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Mayol Waiting for His Chance to Fight!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 27 May 2007
WBC no. 3 minimumweight Rodel 'Batang Mandaue' Mayol, who is now in the United States to put his career back on track, is reportedly running every morning near the Giorgia home of his manager Terry Lee Carter to keep himself in shape for his next fight.
"Rodel is just here with us. Jogging everyd Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao's Political Defeat is Boxing's Gain
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 27 May 2007
Manny Pacquiao sounded deeply hurt when I talked to him on the phone a few days ago, a little over a week after his defeat in the political arena.
"They deserted me at the last minute," he said referring to his cam Read Full Story >>>
Boom Boom, De leon duel in Sacramento
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 27 May 2007
THE TOUTED World Cup showdown between some of the finest punchers from the Philippines and Mexico will no longer take place on local shores.
Reports from Mexico and Los Angeles reveal that Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) is staging the much-awaited duel between reigning World Boxing Organization ( Read Full Story >>>
Sacramento Being Considered As Boxing World Cup Host City
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Boxing Confidential, Sun, 27 May 2007
The right to host the 'World Cup' of boxing is now a toss-up between the Philippines and Sacramento, California.
Although nothing official has yet been announced, the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California is now on the running as a possible venue for the August 11 World Cup of boxing which will pit Read Full Story >>>
Maybe Not Nobel But Certainly Noble For Oscar To Broker Pacquaio Peace Now!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Sun, 27 May 2007
Notes on the back of an envelope: If Oscar De La Hoya wants to burnish his positive public image, I got just the ticket for him. If he is the president of boxing, and in many ways he is, then can Read Full Story >>>
More fighters knocking on Pacquiao’s door
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 27 May 2007
With Juan Manuel Marquez or even Marco Antonio Barrera temporarily fading out of the picture, a few more names have been added to the list of fighters either chasing or dreaming of a lucrative fight with Manny Pacquiao later this year.
Pacquiao, according to his Canadian adviser Mike Koncz, has d Read Full Story >>>
“RING TALK” WRITER GRADUATES SATURDAY
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Sun, 27 May 2007
“THE PINOY” MAKES BOTH OF HIS FAMILIES PROUD!
San Francisco, CA- When I first met Jason Aniel,
it was as he interviewed me in the office of attorney Sydney Hall some
five years ago.? Doing a school paper on
boxing, Jason asked a bunch of questions and got as many answers.? Never did Read Full Story >>>
Paquiao, downed by Darlene, was too confident
By Maricel V. Cruz, The Manila Times, Sun, 27 May 2007
WHEN international boxing champ Manny Pacquiao announced that he would be running for congressman of South Cotabato’s first district, he surely did not expect the knockdown he had received from incumbent Rep. Darlene Antonino-Custodio, who ran for a third and final term in the last May 14 elec Read Full Story >>>
‘Find another fighter’
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 27 May 2007
IT SEEMS Manny Pacquiao is no longer interested in fighting for his third world title.
For the rest of the year, the former two-time world champion will have to content himself with the “People’s Champion” label after he gave up the slot that would have earned him a crack at th Read Full Story >>>
Gesta Off June 9 Card!
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 26 May 2007
Featherweight prospect Mercito 'Guerrero' Gesta has been taken off the big June 9 Top Rank card at the Madison Square Garden after organizers could not find an opponent for the now 143-lb fighter.
Reports coming out of the United States indicate that the fighter has now gained so much weight that Read Full Story >>>
BAUTISTA SET TO RETURN TO TRAINING NEXT WEEK
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 26 May 2007
WBO mandatory superbantam challenger Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista is set to return to the ALA Gym next week and start training for his August challenge of WBO champion Daniel Ponce De Leon.
Bautista versus De Leon will headline the 'World Cup' of boxing in August at a soon-to-be-announced venue.
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Bohol boxing gets new round with Mayor Lim’s reelection
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 26 May 2007
BOXING will continue to flourish in Tagbilaran City following the reelection of Mayor Dan Neri Lim.
With Tagbilaran’s involvement in boxing, Boholano ring talents had flourished.
It saw the meteoric rise of Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista into stardom and the dramatic ascend of Co Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao backs out of bout with Marquez
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 26 May 2007
Unless a miracle happens, the awaited rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will not take place this September as the WBC had planned.
The camp of the Filipino superstar has formally notified the World Boxing Council that it is declining the position of mandatory challenger to re Read Full Story >>>
Top Rank, GBP set for long battle for Pacman
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 26 May 2007
THE legal battle over the promotional rights of Manny Pacquiao is expected to drag until next year, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum said recently.
The case is still in court and Top Rank and rival Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) are battling it out for Pacquiao, arguably the world’s most exciting Read Full Story >>>
ESPN’s Greatest Fighters List Corrected
By Monte Cox, EastSideBoxing.com, Sat, 26 May 2007
Boxing is a sport that has a 125 year history. It is the oldest major surviving sport. John L. Sullivan was America’s first sports hero in 1882, now in 2007 we can look back on a sport that has a history richer and deeper Read Full Story >>>
RSR's McGahee Creates Horror Website!
RingsideReport.com, Sat, 26 May 2007
Horror has a new home. RSR’s Managing Editor, Geno McGahee, has started a new website called “Scared Stiff Reviews,” featuring the best horror film reviews, and much more. From the 1940’s to the present and from movies to television, horror is covered in a unique and impartia Read Full Story >>>
WHAT IS THE BEST FIGHT FOR THE PACMAN RIGHT NOW?
By Danny Leigh, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 25 May 2007
WBC Jr. Lightweight Champion Juan Manuel Marquez 47-3-1 35kos from Mexico is the obvious front runner and the fans choice. This is exactly the type of fight boxing needs and is one of the best Super Fights that can be made. Marquez v Pacquiao II sells its self.
Mexican legend Marco Antonio Barr Read Full Story >>>
FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ZARATE SUFFERS HEART ATTACK
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 25 May 2007
One of the greatest bantamweight champions and legendary knockout artist, Mexico’s Carlos Zarate suffered a heart attack after a training session with his son Carlos Jr but according to well-known boxing writer James Blears of Boxing Scene.com Zarate is recovering and his condition was repor Read Full Story >>>
ALJOE: CONDES WILL KO RAHMAN IN THREE OR FOUR ROUNDS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 25 May 2007
Philippine minimum weight champion Florante Condes who battles reigning IBF champion Muhammad Rachman in a mandatory title fight on June 16 in Jakarta is confident that he will catch the champion in three or four rounds and after that, according to his manager Aljoe Jaro, himself a former boxer, Read Full Story >>>
VALERO GETS VENEZUELAN PRESIDENTIAL AWARD
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 25 May 2007
Edwin Valero being joined by Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez during the award ceremonies.
The president of Venezuela, Hugo Ch?vez, has awarded WBA super-featherweight king Edwin Valero with the Orden Libertador (Order of Liber Read Full Story >>>