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Juan Manuel Marquez Rejects Joan Guzman, OKs Rocky Juarez As Sept. 15 Foe!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
This Boxingconfidential story, sure to be copied by other sites within the next 24 hours (remember where you deaf people heard it first, lol), is a sad one for our roving reporter John Chavez. It might make the San Franciscan weep right into his soba noodles and fried tofu. It won’t be long  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Tue, 07 Aug 2007

Just moments ago, has learned that Z "The Dream" Gorres has been cleared to fight in the World Cup this Saturday. In a text message to his father Antonio, Michael Aldeguer, who was with Gorres at the clinic of D  
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Mayol fought a losing cause
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
CHICAGO - When Rodel Mayol climbed the ring to challenge the IBF light flyweight championship last Sunday at the All-State Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, he had as much chance as beating Tommy Osme?a for mayor. Officially, the record would show that Mayol’s quest ended at the 1:13 mark of th  Read Full Story >>>

Tables turned in next Pacquiao-Barrera fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
THE FIRST time they met in late 2003, Marco Antonio Barrera was the overwhelming favorite and Manny Pacquiao was the clear underdog. Almost four years later, things are now different — totally different. Pacquiao is now the favored fighter, while Barrera is the one who’s been  Read Full Story >>>

Nike deal prompts Pacman to sue journalists: lawyer
Sun.Star General Santos, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao filed a P30 million libel suit against four journalists of Manila Bulletin last week in connection with his deal to endorse sports-related products for Fortune 500 giant Nike, his legal counsel said. Lawyer Franklin Gacal stress  Read Full Story >>>

Ponce De Leon Relishes His Mexican Warrior Spirit
By David Benavides,, Tue, 07 Aug 2007

Daniel Ponce De Leon believes there is a warrior in every Mexican. The WBO super bantamweight champion is no exception. Though he may never be confused with the likes of Marco Antonio Barrera or Julio C  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
Manny Pacquiao, the concern of trainer Freddie Roach growing each day, once again postponed his scheduled departure for the US on Sunday making it the fifth such change in plans. Instead of leaving for Los Angeles to begin training on August 4 as earlier promised Roach, Pacquiao flew to Cebu wit  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
Veteran Jack Reiss has been appointed by the IBF to referee the August 11 junior flyweight eliminator between Filipino Bert Batawang and Mexican Gerardo "Diablito" Verde at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. According to IBF President Marian Muhammad, appointed to judge the 12-round figh  Read Full Story >>>

RP paces mano-a-mano contra Mexico
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- They suffered similar fates -- they lost in world title bids -- but Filipino Rodel Mayol and Mexican icon Erik Morales wore contrasting masks of defeat inside the ring in Chicago Sunday. Mayol smiled a blank, stupid smile after suffering a stoppage and picking himself from   Read Full Story >>>

‘Fishy’ trend vs. Pinoys
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
BOXING followers in Cebu express their alarm by what seems to be a trend of “discrimination” against Filipino fighters, saying this needs to be checked. Lately, Rodel “Magnum Force” Mayol was not allegedly awarded his due when he put down Mexican IBF champion Ulises Solis  Read Full Story >>>

House bill seeks perks, health benefits for ex-boxing champs
By Maila Ager, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- A resolution granting retirement incentives and health care benefits to former professional boxing champions, who have won world titles or world championships, has been filed at the House of Representatives. South Cotabato Representative Darlene Antonino-Custodio, an opposi  Read Full Story >>>

Roach: Pacman has enough time
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
Manny Pacquiao said the other day he will leave nothing to chance when he goes up against Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera on Oct. 6 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. “This is a big fight for me. I will not give Barrera a chance,” said Pacquiao as he looked forward to a second win over t  Read Full Story >>>

Pinoy in Erik’s camp
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
Businessman and sportsman Hermie Esguerra would rather keep a low profile. Even when his race horses win, he prefers to stay in the background and leave his jockeys to bask in the glory. That’s his style. Esguerra doesn’t like to trumpet his achievements. It’s enough that he succee  Read Full Story >>>

Outlasted but not outfought
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 07 Aug 2007
MY mother Elena hails from that sleepy northern town divinely bestowed with shimmering white sandy beaches. As a kid, I spent countless summers in San Remegio, surrounded by a multitude of cousins, my skin turning darker as each day passed, blending seamlessly with its rustic hues. I never met m  Read Full Story >>>

Mexico’s Best Ever - The Five Greatest Mexican Fighters Of All-Time: Chavez, Sanchez, Morales, Lopez and Barrera
By James Slater,, Tue, 07 Aug 2007

After Erik Morales’ desperately close brush with history making on Saturday - in which he was unfairly denied the glory of becoming the first ever fighter out of Mexico to have won world titles in four different weight classes  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 06 Aug 2007

The Games & Amusements Board has upheld Japanese businessman Yasuo Matsuoka's contract as manager of Rodel Mayol thereby effectively turning down the request of Mayol for a release. GAB chairman Eric Buhain told Viva Spo  
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Referee KOed in Japan Bout
By Alex P. Vidal,, Mon, 06 Aug 2007
In the more than 140 fights, many of which world championship, that he has officiated here and abroad, Angeles City-based international referee Bruce McTavish of New Zealand admitted it was the first time that he witnessed “live” at ringside a fellow referee being knocked out by one of   Read Full Story >>>

Thank God for the Mexican Fighters
By Steve Kim,, Mon, 06 Aug 2007

Yup, you read my headline correctly. In an age when too many boxers act like businessmen inside the ring, when we've been so conditioned to lower the bar on what an entertaining fight is (where more and more we say &#  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 06 Aug 2007
Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao cancelled in the last minute a scheduled trip to Los Angeles last night, and instead has opted to leave tonight on a PAL flight. A Pacquiao camp insider said the Filipino icon flew to Cebu last night to sign a multi-million deal with MLhuillier, the jewelry chain  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 06 Aug 2007
Veteran referee Raul Caiz Sr has been appointed as third man on the ring for the August 11 IBF superflyweight eliminator between Z 'The Dream' Gorres and Mexican Gerson Guerrero at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, California. The Gorres vs Guerrero 12-rounder is one of the seven bouts included in t  Read Full Story >>>

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