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It's Ponce De Leon's turn!
By Francisco Salazar,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
While Super Bantamweights Israel Vazquez, Rafael Marquez, and Celestino Caballero received most of the attention last week, fellow 122 pound champion Daniel Ponce De Leon went about his everyday business. He went about his usual routine far away from a popular gym amongst fighters or a secluded r  Read Full Story >>>

Round by Round Coverage; World Cup of Boxing
By Rick Reeno,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007

Back in 2003, nobody could have imagined that Manny Pacquiao's eleven-round destruction of Marco Antonio Barrera would jumpstart a competitive rivalry between two countries. For decades it was the best of Mexico battling the best  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007

Bautista (L) faces off with Ponce de Leon after the weighin. SACRAMENTO -- At the official weigh-in held at the Arden Fair Mall, both WBO superbantam champion Daniel Ponce De Leon and unbeaten Filipino c  
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One of the country's top bantamweight prospects, Jundy "Pretty Boy" Maraon, came out of a six-month layoff to knock out Cebu's Carlo Magale in the 4th round of a scheduled 10-round fight at the Magpet Municipal Gymnasium in Magpet, North Cotabato Friday night. Maraon, originally from Suminot, Zam  Read Full Story >>>


LOS ANGELES -- Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and Mexican legend Marco Antonio Barrera met at a Beverly Hills press conference today to formally announce their Oct. 6 rematch at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las  
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RP-Mexico ring war to tough to call
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
SACRAMENTO, California?There is no way to prevent the boxing rivalry between the Philippines and Mexico from exploding into a full-scale war inside the ring, the main protagonists in the Boxing World Cup event predicted here on Friday. Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista goes for the WBO super bantamweight   Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya tells Pacquiao: Reform
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
SACRAMENTO, California?Oscar De La Hoya honored Manny Pacquiao on Friday by appointing him captain of the RP team in the Boxing World Cup before throwing a sharp verbal combination aimed at making the Filipino boxing super hero mend his rotten ways. Swearing he had been disappointed by Pacquiao?s  Read Full Story >>>

The Bautista Boom
By Bill Scherer,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007

This Saturday night Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista enters the ring with world class potential, and hopes to leave it with a world class title. The 21-year-old resident of Cebu City, Philippines is most ce  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
Its an undeniable fact that when Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao walks into the Wild Card Gym of celebrated trainer Freddie Roach in Los Angeles to begin preparations for a fight, he virtually kills himself in training. Apparently, it's no exception this time around as he crams his preparation  Read Full Story >>>

Gerry, ?Boom Boom? by KO; With IBF chipping in, ?Cup? now shimmers
By Dennis Principe,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007

I?ve never had this confidence in predicting the outcome of a fight involving Gerry Penalosa, undisputedly one of Philippine boxing?s top pound-for-pound boxers. So I am almost certain Penalosa will win by knockout a  
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Team Philippines: pride, dedication, respect
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
SACRAMENTO - My heart swelled with pride when I met Team Philippines yesterday at the bowels of the Arco Arena, where they were re-introduced to the media for final press conference of boxing?s World Cup. Their Air Jordan jackets and running pants were white and gray, with the Philippine flaglet  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007

IBF light flyweight challenger Rodel Mayol hours ago sent Viva Sports/Manila Standard Today denying that he has been paid his purse after suffering a stunning eighth round knockout at the hands of champion Ulises Solis last  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
The US promoter of IBF minimum weight champion Florante Condes who arrived in Manila Wednesday with the promised check of $9,500 for the newly crowned champion met yesterday with Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain in an effort to "move forward" with the career of the hard hitting Filipi  Read Full Story >>>

Pinoys ready for war in World Cup
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
Six Filipino fighters are raring to pulverize their Mexican opponents in Golden Boy?s World Cup at the Arco Arena in Sacramento tomorrow morning (Manila time). ALA stable owner Tony Aldeguer told The STAR yesterday from Cebu the boys are cool, calm and confident before the 4 p.m. weigh-in at the   Read Full Story >>>

Manny in high spirits as training kicks off
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales at 139 lbs Thursday, saying he felt terrific in his first two days at the gym and that he sees no problem making the weight for his Oct. 6 rematch with Marco Antonio Barrera in Las Vegas. ?Maganda ang simula ng training (The training is off to a good start),? sai  Read Full Story >>>

World cup diary: Day 3: Swapping Cup tales
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
SACRAMENTO?It was 7:42 a.m., local time when I peeled myself from bed. Exhausted, I felt every day of my 39 years. With the two-hour difference from Chicago?s Central Standard Time to California?s Pacific Standard Time, I quickly realized that I only had less than 60 minutes to meet my deadline.  Read Full Story >>>

Philippines vs Mexico promises to be a war
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
The Philippines vs. Mexico Boxing World Cup this Sunday (RP time) at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California promises to be one big war with both sides assuring fight fans across the globe of a great and explosive day of fistic entertainment. WBO super bantamweight champion Daniel Ponce de Leon,  Read Full Story >>>

Erik "El Terrible" Morales Loved by Filipinos!
By Joshua "Trvaz" Travilla,, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
The enmity involving countries when it comes to boxing is concern is inevitable. People from different ethnicity will surely go through out for its bet or their countrymen when there is a fight. They are all set to spend their money or even cross the globe just to watch and support their boxing hero  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar De la Hoya: Does the ?Golden Boy? Captivate the Youngsters As did Tyson, Leonard, or Roy Jones Jr.?
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
When young humans look to others for guidance or inspiration, it is usually based on being able to identify with certain characteristics or mannerisms of that particular individual. For instance, when I was about five years old I looked up to that character in the television show The Greatest Americ  Read Full Story >>>

?Bazooka? Banal aims gun at ?Poison? Cardenas in Boxing World Cup
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 11 Aug 2007
Rising ALA Boxing Gym star AJ ?Bazooka? Banal will face a new foe in Jorge Cardenas in a six-round super flyweight duel underneath the keenly-awaited Philippines vs. Mexico Boxing World Cup this Sunday (RP time) at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. Initially, the 18-year-old Banal was set  Read Full Story >>>

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