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JACA IN GREAT SHAPE, DOWN TO 129 1/2 LBS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
Hard-hitting Filipino southpaw Jimrex Jaca who left for Los Angeles last week without informing his manager Rex “Wakee” Salud weighed in at 129 ? pounds after a sparring session with a tough Mexican at an undisclosed gym in Los Angeles yesterday.
In an overseas telephone call to Read Full Story >>>
Oscar De La Hoya disses Floyd Mayweather and shows him who's the Boss
By Doghouse Boxing, DogHouseBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
After defeating Carlos Baldomir this past Saturday, Floyd Mayweather Jr's focus has turned to Oscar De La Hoya. However Oscar De La Hoya has set the record straight, telling MaxBoxing scribe, Steve Kim that he is not sure a fight with Mayweather is worth it. De La Hoya confirmed to Kim that he didn' Read Full Story >>>
Forget Money Floyd, chase greatness!
DogHouseBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
After easily defeating Carlos Baldomir November 4th in Las Vegas a tearful eyed Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced to the gathered media it was "one and done". One more fight and retirement, the stroll into the sunset to enjoy his riches. In fairness to Mayweather Jr. maybe he will call it a career, may Read Full Story >>>
TEAM GORRES TO ASK WBO FOR PURSE BIDDING!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
Filipino promoter Samson Gello-ani announced to the media that talented Filipino southpaw, the WBO no. 1 superfly Z 'The Dream' Gorres and his team are asking the WBO to hold a purse bidding for the Gorres-Fernando Montiel title fight to happen soonest.
The bout is originally penciled for Decembe Read Full Story >>>
Jaca’s right decision
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
THE issues involving Philippine super featherweight champion Jimrex Jaca and his manager Rex “Wakee” Salud don’t make sense and very clearly there is more to this than what we see on the surface.
But if you scratch a little below, you would find out the real reasons for this se Read Full Story >>>
Boxing? Meet the 3 letters that spell KO
By John Pages, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
When Antonio Lopez Aldeguer speaks, everybody listens. I listened.
“Boxing is dangerous,” confessed Aldeguer. “Where can you find a sport where the objective is to hurt somebody else?”
Boxing? Dangerous? To you and me, yes, but to one who’s called “The God Read Full Story >>>
Gello-ani Denies Jaca Allegations
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
Well known boxing promoter Sammy Gello-ani has flatly denied allegations by boxing manager Rex “Wakee” Salud that he had a hand in helping Jimrex Jaca slip out of the country for the US where he is scheduled to fight world champion Juan Manuel Marquez in a title fight on November 25.
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Entrenamiento de Márquez
By Ernesto Castellanos, Esto en Linea, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
Juan Manuel Márquez, campeón mundial pluma interino de la Organización Mundial de Boxeo (OMB), hará un entrenamiento público en Texas, dentro de la promoci Read Full Story >>>
Wakee to Jaca: Et tu, Brute?
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
SEVERAL WEEKS ago, upon his arrival from the States to accompany Manny Pacquiao who was to start his training for his rubber match against Erik Morales, we talked to a somewhat dejected Rex "Wakee" Salud. The Cebuano businessman, who is known in the Queen City as a boxing manager who was, as he hims Read Full Story >>>
Roach sees KO if Morales is not in fine shape
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
ERIK MORALES should be in his fighting best or he’s going to get knocked out again by Manny Pacquiao.
American trainer Freddie Roach declared this yesterday in the latest update on the buildup by the Filipino hero Pacquiao and the Mexican icon Morales for their eagerly awaited rubber match Read Full Story >>>
‘Morales must be at his best’
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
Unless Erik Morales shows up in his best fighting form, the 30-year-old Mexican will surely be in for serious trouble against Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 18 in Las Vegas.
In a recent chat with boxingtalk.com, Pacquiao trainer Freddie Roach warned that Morales, who’d been to so many wars, might Read Full Story >>>
Finkel's Art of the Deal!
By Lisa Scott, FightNews.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
When it comes to the behind-the-scenes bargaining maneuvers for high profile fights, most people have no inkling as to what goes into making a championship fight come to fruition. Often times, such particulars are overshadowed by accus Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather, Pacquiao go One and Two in latest WBM Pro Boxing Poll
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, TigerBoxing.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
Unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. maintained his hold on the top pound-for-pound spot in the latest edition of the WBM Pro Boxing Poll, released Friday.
The Michigan native-turned-Las Vegas resident Read Full Story >>>
All roads lead to Sin City
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
Next week, on the 18th of November, the once deserted and desert plains of Nevada will not only be glittering in full during the night.
Stars will literally sparkle outside and figuratively inside the MGM Grand Palace where our very own Manny Pacquiao trade bombs with arch Mexican rival Erik Mor Read Full Story >>>
Bobby Pacquiao Video Interview
FightFan.com, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
In the first installment of this new exclusive VIDEO feature, FightFan.com puts Bobby Pacquiao on the spot with five random questions. This is the first of what will be a new and ongoing feature as we catch up with your favor Read Full Story >>>
Stamina, superstition and Pacman’s flaming trunks
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 07 Nov 2006
CHICAGO - With Pacquiao-Morales III just around the corner, my Inbox is beginning to clutter with e-mails about the highly anticipated Nov. 18 fight. Allow me to share a few of the interesting letters.
Joseph Pardo of UC Main (email@example.com) begins the fireworks with his knowledge Read Full Story >>>
ONE ON ONE WITH FREDDIE ROACH
By Brad Cooney, BoxingTalk.com, Mon, 06 Nov 2006
Boxingtalk.com got a brand new update from famed fight trainer Freddie Roach. Freddie updates us on Manny Pacquiao's training camp as he prepares for the big trilogy fight against Erik Morales. Roach also touches on the possibility of Manny Pacquiao being a first time Hall of Famer, especially Read Full Story >>>
Ask The Champ Mailbag, Nov. 6, 2006
By Jose Antonio Rivera, RingsideReport.com, Mon, 06 Nov 2006
Hello, welcome back to another week of Ask the Champ Mailbag. I have to say that this week I am in a lot better mood than last week, even though I still have not received any news from Don King or the WBA. I have just decided to not waste my energy, and focus on the important things, which are my he Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather Jr says De La Hoya fight will be on His Terms
By German Villasenor, DogHouseBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Nov 2006
After defeating Carlos Baldomir this past Saturday, Floyd Mayweather Jr's focus has turned to Oscar De La Hoya. However the fight may not happen, at least not the way Mayweather is demanding it go down his way or no way.
Mayweather feels he is the main attraction, telling the media on Saturday: " Read Full Story >>>
LOOKING BACK: TYSON-HOLYFIELD I
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 06 Nov 2006
Sports fans will always tell you stories of certain
events or ball games that somehow fired up their
imagination. Boxing fans are no exception, as they
have their own personal list of all time favorite
fights. But there are sporting events that we remember
because it struck a chord deep inside Read Full Story >>>