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Barrera sees a different outcome
The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 29 Aug 2007
Marco Antonio Barrera sees the Oct. 6 rematch with Manny Pacquiao as a personal battle. During a recent private meeting with a former scribe in Guadalajara, Barrera said "I am not going to leave anything behind in preparation for this fight." Barrera even added an expletive to stress his  Read Full Story >>>

Roach clamps down on Cebu fans
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 29 Aug 2007
It’s now Freddie Roach who makes the call on who stays in or out of the gym while Manny Pacquiao is training. “From now on it’s Freddie’s call,” said Rex “Wakee” Salud, owner of the Cebu City gym being used by Pacquiao as his training ground for an Oct. 6  Read Full Story >>>

With doors now shut, it’s strictly boxing
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 29 Aug 2007
FREDDIE Roach got his wish—total privacy for Manny Pacquiao’s daily training at the RWS International gym in Punta Princesa. Last Monday, Roach expressed disgust after seeing too many people watching Pacquiao’s sparring sessions with Mexican David Rodel and Raymundo Beltran Jr.  Read Full Story >>>

A fighter without a foe
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 29 Aug 2007
CHICAGO - He is not Japanese, and he never practiced the art of ninjutsu. But they call him a Ninja, anyway. His name is Bert Batawang. He is 35, a father of six who hails from Sanciangko St, Cebu. And he likes Maki better than Sake. Still, the Ninja nickname isn’t totally misplaced. A  Read Full Story >>>

Joan Guzman-Humberto Soto Fight Solid For HBO 11/17; Search For Site Continues!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 29 Aug 2007
Some of the inquiring minds who read want to know if the Joan Guzman-Humberto Soto bout is still on for Nov. 17 and, if so, what is the venue. You ask, we answer. Yes, the great on paper matchup between the Mexican brawler and the Dominican slickster is still penciled as HB  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 28 Aug 2007

There’s an uproar mainly by Filipinos living in Australia over the mismatches in which Filipino boxers get mauled by Australians with the notable exception of IBF Pan Pacific lightweight champion Ranee Ganoy. Philb  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 28 Aug 2007

The $500,000 World Cup of Boxing in which the Philippines routed Mexico 5-1 turned in excellent television ratings with the giant Philippine broadcast network ABS-CBN virtually routing its staunch rival GMA in a h  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
Not a few concerns have been raised concerning Australia-based Filipino fighter Rolando Gerongco, who has been campaigning abroad in search of the proverbial greener pasture. The Leyte-raised Gerongco is just one of countless numbers of Filipino fighters who started out as a good prospect, only t  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
Mexican Jorge 'Travieso' Arce has been booked to face ex-Gerry Penalosa foe Tomas Rojas on September 16 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Mexican Rojas, a monster of a fighter who gave Penalosa all he could handle last year at the Araneta Coliseum, will collide with Arce  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
There’s was a strange twist to the technical draw called by internationally respected referee Bruce McTavish in the WBO Asia Pacific super featherweight title fight in which Jimrex Jaca retained his title when he deserved to lose it to Japanese challenger Ryu Miyagi. Viva Sports/Manila St  Read Full Story >>>

Roach threatens to bolt camp
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
American trainer Freddie Roach yesterday threatened to pack his bags and leave for the US with Manny Pacquiao as Cebu fans continued to flock the Rex Wakee Salud gym and defy his “Off-Limits” policy. Roach had been trying in vain to train Pacquiao in seclusion as the Filipino boxing   Read Full Story >>>

Gejon on pace to make weight for title fight
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
WORLD title challenger Eriberto “Ioka” Gejon is on schedule as he successfully passed the required five-day pre-fight weight imposed by the World Boxing Association for the WBA minimum weight championship fight on Sept. 1 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. According to trainer Bri  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
Filipino boxing fans and even journalists in our country often complain about how some of our fighters are “robbed” in hometown decisions when they fight in places like Thailand, Japan, South Korea, South Africa. We often also complain about decisions in fights in the US that don’  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera looks down at Pacquiao’s punch
By Dennis Principe, Business Mirror, Tue, 28 Aug 2007

DESPITE the beating he absorbed from Manny Pacquiao, Marco Antonio Barrera continues to belittle the Filipino sensation’s smashing victory against the Mexican superstar nearly four years ago. In an article th  
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Speed makes Pacman dangerous – Barrera
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
SPEED COUPLED with power is what makes Manny Pacquiao dangerous in the ring, Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera told the sports daily Esto over the weekend. "Pacquiao has lightning-fast speed," said Barrera in Spanish when asked to comment on why the Filipino southpaw stands out during a break in h  Read Full Story >>>

Boom Boom and the RP team: Learning from mistakes
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Let’s try and call this petty quiz, Learning from Mistakes. OK, between Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista and the San Miguel-RP national basketball team, whose defeat proved more devastating to the Filipino sports lover? Boom Boom’s disgusting fall, right in the firs  Read Full Story >>>

Batawang and Quijano Take a Long Deserved Sunday Break
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Tue, 28 Aug 2007

With his scheduled fight on September 16th still in limbo, Bert Batawang was feeling a little disappointment and wanted to do something for a change in an effort to keep his spirits up. Batawang called this writer lat  
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Basketball? Like Vegas, only one showman
By John Pages, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
I LIED. In this box two days ago, I vowed to stay five feet away from Manny Pacquiao when I’ll guard him in basketball. But when we met last Sunday morning from 10 to 12 at the Cebu Coliseum—his Team Pacquiao vs. our Cebu Sports Media squad—we collided. Literally. It happen  Read Full Story >>>

The Last Round gets posterized
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 28 Aug 2007
HIS eyes seemed to bore through me like knife through butter. I tensed and felt the adrenaline rush through my veins, including the ones on my swollen right foot. It seemed surreal, but yes, Manny Pacquiao was in front of me, dribbling a basketball. I’ve guarded them all. Ex-PBA players, v  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 27 Aug 2007

Celebrated trainer Freddie Roach, who is widely recognized as being responsible for turning Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao into the most exciting fighter in the world today, is fed up with the failure to enforce security at  
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