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Female pro boxing gets boost
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 26 Aug 2007
Move over, gentlemen. The ladies are raring to kick up a storm in the ring. With about a dozen female professional fighters now licensed by the Games and Amusements Board (GAB), promoter Gabriel (Bebot) Elorde Jr. said the other day it’s time to give the distaff side a break. That’  Read Full Story >>>

Manny in good hands: Newks
Sun.Star Bacolod, Sun, 26 Aug 2007
BACOLOD Representative Monico Puentevella said Friday Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao is in good hands. Puentevella, a former Philippine Sports Commissioner and senior vice chairman of the House Committee on Sports Development, made the observations after visiting Pacquiao in Cebu City, wher  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 26 Aug 2007
Well-known WBC official and veteran Bangkok Post sportswriter and columnist Edward Thangarajah says Jenray Verano deserved a draw in his six round bout against former world flyweight champion Chatchai Sasakul. The judges however had Sasakul the winner by a unanimous decision which Thangarajah,  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
PASAY CITY--OPBF lightweight champion Randy Suico retained his title impressively, while WBO Asia Pacific superfeatherweight king Jimrex Jaca barely held on to his crown hours ago at the Mall of Asia here. Suico looked brilliant in stopping his taller Japanese foe Koji Samejima, using some head m  Read Full Story >>>

By Emmanuel B. Villaruel,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007

The continuous overflow of crowd who trooped to RWS Gym to watch Manny Pacquiao train for almost two weeks now had been a big headache for Freddie Roach, forcing the celebrated American trainer to order a maximum enforcement of his "c  
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By Emmanuel B. Villaruel,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007

The ups and downs of Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista's boxing career will be featured in today's episode of "Nagmamahal Kapamilya", a weekly ABS-CBN entertainment program every Saturday starting at 4:30 pm. Hosted by Bernadette Sem  
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Don't Blow Up 'Child Support' Issue, Appeals Pe?alosa
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
Newly-crowned World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion Gerry 'Fearless' Pe?alosa has appealed to all the concerned parties not to blow up the 'child support' issue thrown at him from a previous marriage. Pe?alosa made this request after his daughter from his first wife, in an intervi  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007

CEBU CITY--As if he weren't working hard enough in the gym, there's a phrase that has seemed to have stuck everytime Manny Pacquiao works out here that is expected to ultimately give Marco Antonio Barrera little brea  
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Suico battles lanky Japanese foe tonight
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
It’s not often that 5-9 Randy Suico faces a taller opponent in the ring but tonight, the Orient and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) lightweight champion will be outsized by towering Japanese challenger Koji Samejima in a 12-round title bout at the Mall of Asia. But Suico isn’t fazed  Read Full Story >>>

Vendetta in Autumn
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007

Marco Antonio Barrera turned 33 years old last January. His career has been superlative and it is a sure fire ticket to the Hall of Fame. His record of 63 wins (KO 42) - lost 5 is something most boxers would envy. Four   
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007

A legal battle looms over the promotional rights to newly crowned IBF minimum weight champion as two sides plan to promote his next fight. Filipino manager Aljoe Jaro had sought the help of Condes’ business manager R  
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ALAs, a Breath of Fresh Tropical Air for World Boxing
Straight from the Island of Cebu (Part 3 of 3)

By J.V. Tuazon, DPT aka 'The Fight Doc',, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
After the training session concluded, Mr. Aldeguer invited me to dinner at an exclusive sports club across the street from my hotel where the Pacman would often be seen hooping it up. I guess it would have been overkill to pull out the ALAmobile for a ten second drive so I looked both ways and cros  Read Full Story >>>

Kumo’ng Bato fights Japanese today
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
ORIENTAL and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) lightweight champion Ran-dy “Kumo’ng Bato” Suico is highly favored to keep his regional belt, but Japanese challenger Koji Samejima is hopeful to pull an upset in today’s “Asian Cup” RP vs. Japan ring war to be held at  Read Full Story >>>

Sparmate says Pacquiao by KO in six
By Mars Mosqueda Jr., The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
CEBU CITY — After receiving a “beating” from Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao during their three-round sparring session yesterday afternoon, Mexican Raymundo Beltran said the Filipino idol can very well stop his compatriot, Marco Antonio Barrera, in no more than six rounds. Pac  Read Full Story >>>

Fans or focus? - Roach
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
ON his third sparring day, Manny Pacquiao showed that he is ready to rumble by now. But while he amused those who gathered to watch him exchanging leathers with Mexicans David Rodela and Raymundo Beltran for three rounds each, his trainer, the celebrated Freddie Roach, was not pleased at all.   Read Full Story >>>

Gerry wants P16 M to fight Ponce
The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
WORLD BOXING Organization (WBO) bantamweight champion Gerry Pe?alosa said he is ready to meet WBO super-bantamweight titlist Daniel Ponce de Leon but only if his asking prize money is met. That would be $ 350,000 or about P16 million. "Dahil my belt na ako, siyempre dapat mas mataas na an  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
Another Filipino boxer has been fed to former world champion Chatchai Sasakul and as expected lost a unanimous six round decision. Jenrey Verano who is listed as a super flyweight with a record of 16-10-2 with 7 knockouts was beaten by the 37 year old Sasakul who boasts of a record of 62-3 with  Read Full Story >>>

Roach prefers early knockout
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
Should it be a first-round knockout or a 12-round decision? No need to ask that question to Freddie Roach twice. “I’d rather go for a one-round knockout,” the great American trainer said over the phone yesterday as he took his breakfast at Cebu’s Waterfront Hotel. Ro  Read Full Story >>>

Gabi still eyes world title
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
DIOSDADO "Prince" Gabi is facing a legal battle right now, but the stylish boxer from Davao City hopes to overcome all his troubles and get back into the ring soon possibly for a another shot at the world title. The 28-year-old Gabi, speaking over GMA Super Radyo Wednesday morning, said plans ar  Read Full Story >>>

Two great fights for the rest of 2007
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 25 Aug 2007
PHILIPPINE professional boxing is alive and well. It is sitting atop the boxing world with a cup that runneth over. But while our attentions were focused on the heroic exploits of our warriors, elsewhere in the boxing world, super fights between superstars were also being made. Damn, it̵  Read Full Story >>>

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