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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 >>>

Pe?alosa-De Leon II may be held Dec. 8
By Cedelf Tupas, Visayan Daily Star, Fri, 24 Aug 2007
SAN CARLOS CITY --- Gerry Pe?alosa, the World Boxing Organization bantamweight champion, yesterday disclosed that negotiations are ongoing for a possible rematch with his Mexican tormentor, Daniel Ponce De Leon, the WBO super bantamweight king. But the southpaw from San Carlos said he is also ope  Read Full Story >>>

Battle for Supremacy Fighters Make Weight
By Epifanio M. Almeda,, Fri, 24 Aug 2007

The main event fighters in the Philippines vs. Japan Battle for Supremacy to be held tomorrow at the Mall of Asia easily met their respective weight limits at their firs  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 24 Aug 2007

Rapid Fire (R) in action. CEBU CITY--While virtually all attention is focused on the Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao here, slowly but surely a Filipino featherweight prospect has been getting his own share of   
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The Philippines: A Hot Bed For Boxing
By Mark Murray,, Fri, 24 Aug 2007

Professional boxing and Filipino Superstar, Manny “The Pacman” Pacquiao has not only made a name for himself in the sport of boxing but also for his fellow Filipino brethren throughout the sport of professional boxing.   
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Boxers KOed by Visa Problems
By Matt Wells,, Fri, 24 Aug 2007
A minor bit of boxing news showed up on-line recently that was likely ignored by most fight fans. A card headlined by veteran William Joppy slated to go off this Friday in Binghamton, New York, was cancelled. The reason? Joppy’s opponent, one Emilio Cayetano, could not obtain the necessary wor  Read Full Story >>>

TREVINO ISSUES STATEMENT ON CONDES SITUATION, Fri, 24 Aug 2007 is re-printing here the email message sent in by Cezar Trevino, who along with Bobby Bostick, has claimed promotional rights over IBF minimumweight champion Florante Condes. Read on: Greetings, I am happy, or should I say to some, I regret to inform you that after discussions with   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 24 Aug 2007

CEBU CITY--Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao has entered what trainers call the "semi-hard" phase of his training for his October 6 return showdown with Marco Antonio Barrera, and looks every inch ready to put in the hard  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 24 Aug 2007
Promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud, a close friend and confidant of Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao, has made it clear that the Philippine-Japan fight card at the sprawling Mall of Asia on Saturday is a “battle for supremacy” between the Philippines and Japan and not for any Asia C  Read Full Story >>>

ALAs, a Breath of Fresh Tropical Air for World Boxing
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By J.V. Tuazon, DPT aka 'The Fight Doc',, Fri, 24 Aug 2007

We shook hands and immediately connected. Perhaps it was because Mr. Aldeguer and I had many things in common: Mr. Aldeguer has a half Chinese wife, I have a half Chinese girlfriend; Mr. Aldeguer is a hugely successful busines  
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Prime seat in rematch to cost P121,000
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 24 Aug 2007
Soon these will be the hottest tickets in town. Tickets to the Manny Pacquiao-Marco Antonio Barrera rematch, with a face value of $100 to $600, are being sold on the Internet for more than thrice its price. An online ticketing station, as of yesterday, has put up a total of 242 tickets for the  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman prefers close encounter
By Mars Mosqueda Jr., The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 24 Aug 2007
CEBU CITY — If Marco Antonio Barrera decides to bang early, it would help Manny Pacquiao get the job done without much sweat, the Filipino star’s American trainer said yesterday. "Barrera is a tough guy. He can absorb a lot of punishment. I think that’s what he’s gonna   Read Full Story >>>

By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Fri, 24 Aug 2007
Bert Batawang lately, hasn’t been lucky in so far as fight schedules is concerned. First, he was supposed to fight at the World Cup in Sacramento last August 11th as a member of Team Philippines. But his opponent suffered an ill-fated detached retina. Thus, the fight was cancelled. Althou  Read Full Story >>>

Batawang hits another snag in title quest
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 24 Aug 2007
CHICAGO - When I first saw him in Sacramento during the World Cup of Boxing two weeks ago, Bert Batawang looked ashen, as though life had just been sucked out of his vibrant 30-year-old spirit. Known as “The Ninja” from Sanciangko St, Cebu City, Batawang was disarmed in California, h  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 23 Aug 2007
The IBF light flyweight title fight between champion Ulises Solis of Mexico and the Philippines' Bert Batawang has been postponed. Respected international promoter Sampson Lewkowicz received an email from Sean Gibbons saying “we are very sorry to inform you that Ulises Solis will be unabl  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 23 Aug 2007

The promotional contract of IBF minimumweight champion Florante Condes which Cezar Trevino of Trevino Boxing claims gives him, Bobby Bostick Promotions and co-manager Dante Ortiz exclusive worldwide rights. looks like a   
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 23 Aug 2007
There is a high likelihood the September 16 IBF minifly bout between reigning champ Ulises Solis and Filipino Bert Batawang will be put off to a later date. This after sources close to the situation informed that Solis had suffered a shoulder injury, which would make it impossible for him to figh  Read Full Story >>>

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