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LOOKING FOR THE NEXT PACMAN SANS ROACH
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, Sun, 30 Jul 2006
FREDDIE STUDIED THE GREAT EDDIE FUTCH
Millbrae, CA-It’s not hard to see that Manny Pacquiao’s ascension in boxing coincided with Freddie Roach’s rise to the top of the training world. Roach, whose first world champion was Virgil Hill, worked in obscurity. After Hill unexpectedly Read Full Story >>>
The Ring & Alphabet Bodies
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, Sun, 30 Jul 2006
One of the most confusing things that boxing fans have to deal with is the presence of so many different "types" of world champions. Isn't a world champion supposed to be the only champion for his weight division? Why are there so many so-called world champions claiming to be just that: world champi Read Full Story >>>
Showtime Continues to Battle HBO
By Joe Harrison, BoxingScene.com, Sun, 30 Jul 2006
The world of boxing has changes quite a bit over the last few years. There are many new names showing their talent in the ring, different champions defending their titles, but it appears that the sweet science has continued to decrease in popularity. One thing is for sure though; it has gotten much Read Full Story >>>
Boom Boom Gives Up WBO-Asia Pacific Belt, Moves Up in Weight
PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
Young boxing phenom, Rey ‘Boom-Boom’ Bautista moves up in weight as he now fights in the 122 lbs. super bantam division.
“Boom-Boom is still very young and growing. He is more comfortable fighting in the 122-lbs division,” discloses international promoter, Sammy Gello-ani Read Full Story >>>
Boxing in Paradise (with more pics!)
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
GLORIA DE DAPITAN, that fantasy escapade of a place located in Dawo, Dapitan City, was host to Tuesday's 'Double Trouble' card, arguably the biggest boxing event to be held in the city. Dakak, however, was the talk of the entire stay.
Cho Locop, who oversees Gloria De Dapitan, said she was happy Read Full Story >>>
Boom Boom gives up title, ventures into heavier class
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
ALA Boxing Gym phenomenon Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista has officially relinquished his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific bantamweight throne to venture into the super bantamweight (jr featherweight) division.
"We already made a decision for Bautista to vacate his WBO Asia Pacific bantamwe Read Full Story >>>
Morales sweating to make 130-lb limit
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
ERIK MORALES’ pre-training camp workout is right on target, the Mexican puncher’s promoter Top Rank said in an article that came out in the San Diego Union Tribune newspaper on Thursday (Friday in the Philippines).
Top Rank big boss Bob Arum said Morales, who is aching to get back a Read Full Story >>>
Does Pacquiao own the TV rights to his fight with Morales?
By Beth Celis, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
THERE’S the danger of Manny Pacquiao finding himself in a serious legal bind if matters are not straightened out.
When I read an article in the sports pages saying that ABS-CBN had the rights to the third Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight, which will be staged in Las Vegas on Nov. 18, I won Read Full Story >>>
PacMan on mag cover; Morales headed for LA
By Bong Pedralvez, ABS-CBN News, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
Manny Pacquiao lands on the front cover of an emerging American boxing magazine while the handlers of his Mexican nemesis, Erik Morales, continue to cover all the boxer’s bases.
These were the latest developments Friday involving the two proud and brave ring warriors set to slug it out in a Read Full Story >>>
I want all Filipinos to unite: Pacman
By Henry C. Villalva, Sun.Star Bacolod, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
IF THERE'S anything Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wants for his country at this point in his life and in his career as a professional boxer, it's simply to be able to see the Philippines on the road to progress with all Filipinos united.
This as Pacquiao stressed, "My dream is to see all F Read Full Story >>>
Geno's Boxing Mailbag, July 28, 2006
By Geno McGahee, RingsideReport.com, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
Hello RSR readers and welcome to the RSR mailbag, hosted by me, Geno McGahee. I want to first thank you people again for the support and for making this the #1 mailbag on the net. Anyway, my good buddy Matt and I went on an adventure yesterday to find an abandoned amusement park. We have heard of it Read Full Story >>>
NOTES, PACQUIAO CONTROVERSY, & THOSE SURPRISING JAMAICAN BOXERS!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Sat, 29 Jul 2006
CAN MOTIVATED “YORY BOY” REGAIN STATURE?
A fortnight removed from dispatching Chicago’s Miguel Hernandez (19-4) in front of a partisan Illinois crowd, Ramon “Yory Boy” Campas of Mexico is once again in the news. The 34-year old former champion at 154 lbs., Campas, Read Full Story >>>
PACMAN GRACES COVER OF LATINO BOXING MAGAZINE
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
Top pound for pound boxer Manny Pacquiao lands on the cover of the latest issue of Primer Round Boxing Magazine, a San Jose, CA-based publication whose main target market is the Latino community in the U.S. and Mexico.
Prim Read Full Story >>>
BAUTISTA FACES TOUGH OPPONENT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista faces a tough Moises "Matador" Gutierrez, the super bantamweight champion of Chile on the undercard of the September `16 rematch between WBC super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera and young Rocky Juarez in Las Vegas.
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BAUTISTA FACES 'MATADOR' ON SEPT. 16!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
Undefeated young boxing sensation Rey 'Boom Boom' Bautista will now face Chile's Moises Gutierrez in the 10-round support of the September 16 rematch between Marco Antonio Barrera and Rocky Juarez at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
This was bared by Bautista's chief handler Antonio L Read Full Story >>>
GAB’s Buhain, Iloilo governor forge MOA for extension office
By Alex P. Vidal, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
ILOILO CITY -- The Games and Amusement Board (GAB) and the Iloilo Provincial Government through their respective leaders have pledged to continue supporting each other in terms of professional sports development here.
This was contained in the speeches delivered by both GAB Chairman Eric Buhain a Read Full Story >>>
Brian Viloria all set for title defense
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
Brian Viloria, (19-0-0 , 12 KO) the Hawaiian born, Narvacan-raised Filipino-American WBC junior flyweight champion of the world will defend his crown for the second time. This time around, he will face the challenge of Omar Nino Mo Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Solar Sports slug it out for TV rights
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
WHO OWNS the broadcast rights for the much anticipated rubber match between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales?
Solar Sports said the cable channel has the right to show the fight on local television owing to an agreement with Top Rank, the lead promoter of the fight that will be held on Nov. 18 Read Full Story >>>
2006 HBO BOXING PAY PER VIEW CARDS SET RECORD!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
HBO PPV TO GO WELL OVER $200 MILLION
New York, NY-If the average boxing fan is being turned off, or dissuaded from purchasing a fight card on pay per view, then they as the consumer have the choice of buying it or not. Gary Radnich, the head of KRON TV 4’s sports team, and the top rated s Read Full Story >>>
Geno’s Boxing Mailbag: Hump Day Edition
By Geno McGahee, RingsideReport.com, Fri, 28 Jul 2006
I was driving home from work at 1 A.M., and I saw the strangest thing. On the side of the road there was this very attractive young lady hitchhiking. This is very strange. In the city that I live right next to, we have a lot of crack heads…tons, and we have prostitutes by the bushel, but this Read Full Story >>>