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Geno’s Boxing Mailbag, Nov. 4, 2006
By Geno McGahee,, Sun, 05 Nov 2006
Do you know what must be really tough? I would say that inventing a new dance must be a tough thing to do because you would risk the ridicule of the public. Should you come up with a famous and popular dance like the Lambada, which is also known as “the Forbidden Dance,” then you are oka  Read Full Story >>>

Countdown to Pacquiao-Morales III, Sun, 05 Nov 2006
Nov. 3, 2006 -- HBO Sports is presenting a thirty-minute special analyzing the upcoming HBO pay-per-view super featherweight showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales. The intriguing third chapter of their compelling rivalry will take place once again under the hot lights of Las Vegas as each  Read Full Story >>>

Nietes battles Amol for WBO crown!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
An official announcement was made by top Filipino promoter Sammy "Don King" Gello-ani today during a special press conference held at the Sugbahan Food Corner in Mandaue City. Gello-ani, who has just arrived from Iloilo City where he spent his Halloween break with family, informed members of the   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
The great Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions told Viva Sports/Manila Standard a short while ago that Philippine super featherweight champion Jimrex Jaca arrived in the US and in fact had his first workout at De La Hoya’s gym in Los Angeles today in preparation for his November 25 title   Read Full Story >>>

Marquez-Jaca on again!, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
Golden Boy Promotions today reconfirmed that Juan Manuel Marquez will indeed make the first defense of his WBO interim featherweight championship on Saturday, November 25th in an HBO Boxing After Dark-televised bout against Jimrex Jaca at the Dodge Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. The 12 round championship   Read Full Story >>>

Gorres-Montiel duel tentatively set December 9
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
Z "The Dream" Gorres' mandatory shot at the World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight title against Mexican Fernando "Cochulito" Montiel might be held on December 9 or a week earlier than the original December 15 date. ALA Boxing Club top honcho Antonio "Bidoy" L. Aldeguer told The Freeman  Read Full Story >>>

Jhonny Gonzales vs. Gerry Penalosa, Gerry’s last shot at the big stage
By Wayne Joseph Tulio,, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
In boxing, fighters side stories sometimes make a fight more interesting, and this crossroads fight between two warriors for a bantamweight title, if it eventuates is certainly that. Gerry Penalosa, former WBC super flyweight champion is getting probably his last shot at the big stage against tough   Read Full Story >>>

Gorres title fight on Dec. 9
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
Z “THE Dream” Gorres will fight for the WBO super flyweight title against Mexican champion Fernando Montiel on Dec. 9 in the United States. His handlers got confirmation from his promoter, Golden Boy Promotions of Oscar De La Hoya and WBO official Leon Panoncillo Jr. for the fight.   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao in delicate phase of training
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO has entered the most delicate phase of his training and trainer Freddie Roach “will push him harder” next week as the final countdown begins for the Filipino southpaw’s Nov. 18 rubber match with Erik Morales. Roach revealed yesterday that "Manny had another gre  Read Full Story >>>

Pound for pound
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 04 Nov 2006
I am often besieged with the query: Who is the best fighter alive today? In professional boxing, the pound-for-pound ranking is a good place to find answers. It is a mythical ranking of fighters based on their abilities and achievements. The operative word here is mythical; hence, it is by no me  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca back in training
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
PHILIPPINE super featherweight champion Jimrex Jaca is back in training in Cebu City for his scheduled fight on the undercard of the Grand Finale rubber match between Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Nov. 18. In a long distance tele  Read Full Story >>>

Boom-Boom back in action at Roach’s gym
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
WBO ASIA-PACIFIC Super Bantamweight champion Rey "Boom-Boom" Bautista still has to shake off the effects of jet lag going into his fifth day in Los Angeles, California, but has hit the ground running. Even if he has been a bit sluggish and was reported to be having trouble keeping awake, Bauti  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Morales weight and see
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
IF YOU listen to most discussions in the run-up to the "Grand Finale" between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales, you would think that the fight is going to be staged on the weighing scale rather than the boxing ring. The weight issue actually became a cause celebre owing to the history of Morales̵  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao v Barrera 2: The Fights We Need for 2007 (part 2)
By Neil Thompson,, Fri, 03 Nov 2006

In the first part of ‘Fights We Need For 2007’ I concentrated on Joe Calzaghe v Mikkel Kessler as one of the major fights I would like to see in the new year. Another match up I am just as eager to see is a remat  
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Morales win may spoil rematch with Barrera
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
THE WORLD Boxing Council (WBC) has ruled that the winner of the Nov. 18 rubber match between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales will have to face Marco Antonio Barrera next. This order came from WBC President Jose Sulaiman during the third day of the WBC’s 44th annual convention in Dubrovni  Read Full Story >>>

WBC orders Barrera to fight ‘Finale’ winner
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
THE WORLD BOXING Council has ordered Mexican great Marco Antonio Barrera to face in a mandatory defense of his super featherweight title the winner of the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight on Nov. 18 in Las Vegas. The decision was announced by WBC president Jose Sulaiman during the organization&#  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman to retire a champ
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
FILIPINO ring idol Manny Pacquiao, who battles legendary Mexican Erik “The Terrible One” Morales in what may well be a career-defining rubber match at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Nov. 18, said he wants to quit boxing when he is still a champion. “I want to retire   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao bout winner to face Barrera for title
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
Marco Antonio Barrera must be smelling a Manny Pacquiao victory over Erik Morales later this month that this early, the reigning WBC champion has marked the date for his projected rematch with the Filipino ring gladiator. Barrera, holder of the World Boxing Council 130 lbs. title, reportedly met  Read Full Story >>>

WBC: Barrera must fight Pacquiao-Morales winner
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 03 Nov 2006
Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao got an added motivation why he should chop down Erik Morales in their hotly-anticipated rubbermatch. This after the World Boxing Council approved Pacquiao's November 18 showdown with Morales as a final eliminator to determine the official challenger for the reig  Read Full Story >>>

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