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Mayol underdog in Tokyo title bid
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 06 May 2006
TOKYO -- Everybody is going out, weather cool and crisp, Tokyo is in the grip of a spring fever but there'll be no walk in the park when Rodel Mayol of the Philippines goes for the World Boxing Council minimumweight championship at the Korakuen Hall here tonight.
Despite a better record (22-0, wi Read Full Story >>>
Mayol eyes world title
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 06 May 2006
TOKYO — Filipino puncher Rodel Mayol is convinced nothing can stand in his way to stardom as he guns for the world title Saturday night at the Korakuen Hall even if the guy in front looks as though he was culled from the fragments of a metal ball.
On the eve of his scheduled 12-round duel Read Full Story >>>
Mayol yearning to fulfill dream in Japan today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 06 May 2006
He had been bypassed of a world title fight several times. Now that opportunity comes his way, Rodel "Batang Mandaue" Mayol is extra determined not to let it slip out of his hands.
Mayol yearns to fulfill his childhood dream today as he challenges defending champion Eagle Kyowa, a Japan-based Th Read Full Story >>>
Mayol seeks WBC crown
By Gerry Ramos, Journal Group, Sat, 06 May 2006
For Rodel Mayol, it’s his chance for a breakthrough world title.
And perhaps a chance, too, to be the country’s next Manny Pacquiao.
Fighting behind such mindset, the unbeaten Filipino from Mandaue, Cebu challenges reigning World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight king Eagle Kyow Read Full Story >>>
Mayol goes for title
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 06 May 2006
When Rodel Mayol quit after a two-month stay with the Philippine amateur boxing training pool to join the professional ranks, he only had one dream – the world title.
After being bypassed on two occasions, Mayol finally gets the chance to become world champion tonight when he challenges Wo Read Full Story >>>
AMONSOT, DENOY LOOK SHARP IN VEGAS TRAINING
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 06 May 2006
Both Czar Amonsot and Along Denoy are extremely in fighting form as they wrap up their training for their respective assignments on May 12 at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas-based Briton Tony Martin, who arranged both fights, revealed in an exclusive interview yesterday that Read Full Story >>>
KYOWA, MAYOL MAKE WEIGHTS!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 05 May 2006
At the official weigh-in held just hours ago at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, World Boxing Council minimumweight champ Eagle Kyowa weighed in at an exact 105 lbs, while undefeated Filipino challenger Rodel 'Batang Mandaue' Mayol came in at a superb 104.2 lbs.
Also, reigning OPBF bantam champ Malcol Read Full Story >>>
'PacMan' starts Gensan training, denies tiff with Roach
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 05 May 2006
Filipino boxing idol Manny "PacMan" Pacquiao on Friday dismissed reports that he and American trainer Freddie Roach are quarreling as he started training in General Santos City for the July 2 match against Mexican pug, Oscar "Chololo" Larios.
"We understand each other and we don't have any proble Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE: MANNY PACQUIAO LAWSUITS ARE SETTLED!
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, Fri, 05 May 2006
ALREADY BEATEN MURAD GETS BEAT ON SOME MORE!
Millbrae, CA-This week, Manny Pacquiao’s former agent, Sydney Hall, and former manager, Marty Elorde, settled a lawsuit against Pacquiao’s ex-promoter, Murad Muhammad, avoiding a forthcoming trial. The lawsuit dates back to November of 20 Read Full Story >>>
Mayol given fair chance to capture world crown
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 05 May 2006
TOKYO -- Accidents do happen inside the boxing ring, but Rodel Mayol of the Philippines may no longer need one to succeed in his quest for a world crown tomorrow night at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo.
All that would be required of the unbeaten 24-year-old punching marvel from Mandaue City is for hi Read Full Story >>>
Mayol to go for knock-out
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 05 May 2006
THIS SUNDAY May 6, a Filipino boxer challenges for a legitimate world boxing crown in Tokyo. It’s hard-hitting Rodel Mayol of Mandaue City who will try to wrest the crown from Eagle Kyowa, also a power puncher originally from Thailand but now fighting out of Japan. Solar Sports will air the fi Read Full Story >>>
Eagle, Mayol square off Saturday!
By Joe Koizumi, FightNews.com, Fri, 05 May 2006
Japan-based Thailander Eagle Kyowa (15-1, 6 KOs), WBC 105-pound champ, will face his toughest opposition in unbeaten top contender Rodel Mayol (22-0, 17 KOs) on Saturday in Tokyo, Japan. Kyowa, making his second defense since regaining his belt by dethroning Katsunari Takayama last August, is a shar Read Full Story >>>
It won't be easy for Manny
Journal Group, Fri, 05 May 2006
MANNY Pacquiao is in for a tough fight and has got to be really prepared when he faces Mexican Oscar Larios this July.
Ask American impresario Frank Belmont, who has warned Pacquiao that his coming Read Full Story >>>
Fighting at home is dangerous
Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 05 May 2006
American impresario Frank Belmont warned Manny Pacquiao that his coming fight with Oscar Larios of Mexico on July 2 will not be a walk in the park.
“Larios is a good boxer, not a great puncher, durable, quick, experienced and not easily intimidated,” Belmont described the Mexican fig Read Full Story >>>
Mayol-Kyowa get topnotch officials
PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 May 2006
The World Boxing Council has already revealed the star-studded cast of boxing officials who will officiate Saturday's Eagle Kyowa-Rodel Mayol WBC minimumweight rumble.
The Mexico-based boxing organization has assigned Chuck Williams of the USA as fight supervisor, while the third man on the ring Read Full Story >>>
Mayol confident of winning WBC ‘minimum’ crown
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 04 May 2006
THOUGH HE acknowledges it to be the biggest fight of his career, world title hopeful Rodel Mayol simply considers it as just another day in the office once he enters the ring for his 12-round title fight Saturday night in Japan.
The 24-year-old Mayol will try to become the country’s firs Read Full Story >>>
Rubillar-Wandee: cetro interino
Mientras Viloria se repone
Esto en Linea, Thu, 04 May 2006
EL zurdo filipino Juanito Rubillar, quien peleó dos veces por el cetro minimosca del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo contra Jorge "Travieso" Arce, tendrá una nueva oportunidad de alcanzar su meta máxima, cuando se mida con el tailandés Wandee Singwangcha, por el título in Read Full Story >>>
DELADA SET FOR WBC INTL TITLE IN SOUTH AFRICA
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 May 2006
Philippine no. 2 lightweight Dexter 'Dinamita' Delada of the Wakee Salud Stable will fly to South Africa as he vies for the vacant WBC International lightweight title on May 27 against heavy-punching Ali Funeka in East London, South Africa.
This was confirmed by Delada's manager Rex "Wakee" Salu Read Full Story >>>
Z, Rey do interviews, spar with champs in US
Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 04 May 2006
Although they started sluggish, ALA Gym’s Rey Bautista and Z Gorres are now on a rhythm as they train in the US for their upcoming fights.
The two boxers’ trainer, Edito Villamor, said their daily regimen starts with an early-morning jog and then followed by workout and sparring sess Read Full Story >>>
Aguirre quiere a Viloria el 2 de julio en Manila
By Agustin Lopez, BoxLatino.com, Thu, 04 May 2006
La esperada revancha entre Jos? "Jaguar" Aguirre y el campe?n minimosca del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo (CMB), el hawaiano Brian Viloria, podr?a darse el 2 de julio pr?ximo, indic? el entrenador d Read Full Story >>>