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Pacquiao’s foe unfazed by odds
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, 25 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao is the kind of fighter who can take a man’s head off with one punch.
With his combination of power, speed and tenacity, many boxers would rather wrestle a half-ton grizzly bear than trade punches with the Filipino bomber.
But not Hector Velasquez.
Velasquez, the 30-y Read Full Story >>>
WBC investigates death of Mexican boxer in July
By John Rice, USA Today, 25 Aug 2005
MEXICO CITY — Lingering questions about the death of Mexican boxer Martin Sanchez following a July 1 bout in Las Vegas have prompted the World Boxing Council to launch an investigation, the governing body's president said Tuesday.
"That life could have been saved," WBC president Jose Sulaima Read Full Story >>>
Harrison will have to wait for Marquez or Chi
By James Blears, BoxingScene.com, 24 Aug 2005
The pride of Scotland, Scott Harrison will put his WBO Featherweight belt up for grabs at Glasgow’s Braehead Arena on October 1st. But his as yet unnamed opponent won’t be either WBC champ Injin Chi or WBA title holder Juan Manuel Marquez.
Marquez’s Manager Ignacio “Nach Read Full Story >>>
Shaw to promote Pacquiao
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 24 Aug 2005
When God closes the door, he opens the window.
This timeless biblical passage proved true for Manny Pacquiao because after he severed ties with the loud-mouthed American boxingman Murad Muhammad, it did not take long for the Filipino ring star to find a new US promoter that would help him chart his Read Full Story >>>
Bautista regimen includes sparring 54 rds. in 2 weeks
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 24 Aug 2005
The past two weeks, WBO Asia-Pacific bantamweight champion Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista has increased his training regimen in preparation for his US mainland debut.
The Candijay-Bohol native has sparred a total of 54 rounds at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles under the close watch of Fre Read Full Story >>>
Hermie to Recah: Unabated Graft Sinks RP Sports
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 24 Aug 2005
That's it. But before we close this day's column, let's listen to boxing expert Hermie Rivera, who has some urgent grievances to air:
Ever wondered why sports is in such a dire mess?
Blame it on rampant graft which remains unabated due to our failure to punish the guilty. There' Read Full Story >>>
Será difícil, pero no imposible: Velásquez
By JJ Ascencio, Box-Latino.com, 24 Aug 2005
El experimentado tijuanense Héctor Velásquez, trabaja a todo vapor para enfrentarse al filipino Manny Pacquiao en el Staples Center de Los Ángeles, EU, el 10 de septiembre en la función denominada "Doble Problema".
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Velazquez confident he can beat Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 24 Aug 2005
HECTOR VELAZQUEZ knows it’s going to be an uphill climb when he locks horns with Manny Pacquiao on Sept. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
But the 30-year-old from Tijuana, Mexico made it clear that pulling off a victory over one of the fight game’s top attractions, is not ne Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao taps Shaw in place of Muhammad
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 24 Aug 2005
FILIPINO boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has signed up with New Jersey-based Gary Shaw, making the American his exclusive promoter in the United States.
Shaw replaced Murad Muhammad, who figured in a court battle with Pacquiao before offering a settlement early this year.
"As a promoter, you always Read Full Story >>>
Shaw runs the show
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, 24 Aug 2005
Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao, already one of the world’s most exciting and popular fighters, has signed up with big-time promoter Gary Shaw.
Pacquiao, arguably the most popular Filipino athlete today, will join Shaw’s impressive stable, which already includes champions Winky Wri Read Full Story >>>
BAUTISTA GETS TOP CONDITIONING FROM FORTUNE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao's personal conditioning coach, Justin Fortune, is now at the helm of WBO Asia Pacific bantam champ Rey Bautista's physical conditioning as the latter plunges into the remaining two weeks before he takes on Felix Murillo on September 10 at the Staples Center underneath the Erik Morales Read Full Story >>>
Pac-Man signs deal with Shaw
SecondsOut.com, 23 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao, one of the world's most exciting and popular fighters, has signed with promoter Gary Shaw. The Pac-Man, who holds a KO win over Marco Antonio Barrera and lost a fight of the year candidate 12 round war to Erik Morales earlier this year, joins Shaw's impressive stable which already in Read Full Story >>>
Gary Shaw to Promote Manny Pacquiao
DogHouseBoxing.com, 23 Aug 2005
WAYNE, NJ (August 22, 2005) – GARY SHAW, CEO of Gary Shaw Productions, LLC, announced today he has signed an exclusive promotional agreement with three-time world champion MANNY PACQUIAO.
“As a promoter, you a Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Signs Exclusive Deal with Gary Shaw Productions
EastSideBoxing.com, 23 Aug 2005
WAYNE, NJ (August 22, 2005) - “ GARY SHAW, CEO of Gary Shaw Productions, LLC, announced today he has signed an exclusive promotional agreement with three-time world champion MANNY PACQUIAO. "As a promoter, you always hope to sign a 'blue chip' athlete who will win a world title. Today, I have Read Full Story >>>
RSR Mail Bag August 22, 2005
By George Diaz Smith, RingsideReport.com, 23 Aug 2005
Publisher note) Effective as of this email bag our Lead Writer, George Diaz Smith has taken over the RSR Email Bag. As I have always done and will continue to do, I will answer stuff that readers email into me as well to my account. I figured with the amount each week growing and growing for George Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Velazquez stats nearly even
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 23 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao and Hector Velazquez are about even when pitted against each other head-to-head.
Booked to face each other on Sept. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Pacquiao, 26, and Velazquez, 30, are almost of the same height with the Mexican enjoying just a one-inch advantage. Their w Read Full Story >>>
WILD AND WACKY NIGHT OF BOXING
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Aug 2005
Boxing returned to South Cotabato last week in a rather wild and wacky way as the night was marked by events that ranged from the hilarious to dangerous.
The crowd that witnessed the event at the air-conditioned South Cotabato Gymnasium was not big. But it was remarkable enough as it was the fir Read Full Story >>>
JACA, DELADA JOIN MURAD CAMP
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Aug 2005
Two more outstanding Filipino boxers are set to join the promotional outfit of American boxing promoter Murad Muhammad, bringing to three the new faces who will soon be seeing action in bigtime boxing in the United States.
Cebuano kingmaker Rex "Wakee" Salud, who has so far produced three world Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach One on One
By Kenny Nam, BoxingTalk.com, 22 Aug 2005
Boxingtalk's Kenny Nam recently caught up with world renowned trainer Freddie Roach to check in on some of his fighters. You don't want to miss what he had to say about Manny Pacquiao and James Toney as both men prepare for their upcoming matches. Plus, Freddie talks about the possibility of a Kar Read Full Story >>>
RSR Mail Bag August 21, 2005
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt and George Diaz Smith, RingsideReport.com, 22 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao fans have now for two straight weeks, taken over the RSR email bag. At this rate, we may have to do a special one just for Manny questions. There are some other questions thrown into the mix such as questions about our signed glove giveaway sponsored by Ken Norton, Edwin Valero makes Read Full Story >>>