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By Dong Secuya,, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
Randy Suico proved too slow against the sleek-moving and counter-punching former IBF lightweight champion Javier Jauregui of Mexico as he lost a majority decision in their 10-round encounter at the USC Lyon Center in Los Angeles. According to reports coming from Pacland members who were watchin  Read Full Story >>>

Suico battles ex-IBF champ in LA today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
OPBF super featherweight champion Randy "Kumong Bato" Suico will try to prove he has what it takes to become a world champion when the Cebuano hard-puncher battles ex-IBF lightweight titlist Javier Jauregui of Mexico today in the main event of a boxing show by Golden Boy Promotions at the USC Lyon C  Read Full Story >>>

Gabi makes US debut
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
The time has come for Davao City's Diosdado "Prince" Gabi to show his real worth when he climbs the ring this morning (Manila time) to fight Jose Alfredo Tirado of Mexico in Stockton, California. This will be Gabi's US debut, his first major step towards a shot at the world crown since leaving b  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria celebrates in style
By Jannelle So, The Philippine Star, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
TARZANA, California — As if Brian Viloria’s recent win over Eric Ortiz for the World Boxing Council lightflyweight title wasn’t sweet enough, it was made even sweeter by Sugar Ray Leonard who awarded his championship belt in a victory party at the Caballero Country Club here Sunday  Read Full Story >>>

Gejon enjoys physical edge over WBA title foe
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
UNUSUALLY tall for a minimumweight, Filipino Eriberto “Yukka” Gejon will enjoy height and reach advantage when he guns for the World Boxing Association’s 105-lb title of Japan’s Yutaka Niida tomorrow in Yokohama. The undefeated, 5-foot-5 1/2 Gejon was nearly four inches ta  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao bares his secrets to P challenger
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
TOKYO — Manny Pacquiao did not travel a total of 2,329 miles from General Santos City to Cebu and then here to see a Filipino boxer lose in a world title shot. Pacquiao flew a total of five hours to get here to support Eriberto Gejon in his quest to bring home the World Boxing Associatio  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao arrives in Japan!
By Joe Koizumi,, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
Sensational Filipino southpaw Manny 'Pacman' Pacquiao has arrived in Tokyo, Japan, this afternoon on Friday along with his business partner Rex Wakee Salud, whose boxer Eriberto Gejon will have a shot at the WBA 105-pound belt against Japanese defending champ Yutaka Niida on a twinbill promoted by A  Read Full Story >>>

LOS ANGELES, September 22 – It is with great sadness that Jesus Chavez and the Golden Boy Promotions family speaks on the passing of a courageous colleague and friend, former world lightweight champion Leavander Johnson. “All of my prayers are with Leavander Johnson and his family in   Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
Leavander Johnson, Born 12-24-69, Died 9-22-05 This Atlantic City based fighter, Leavander Johnson, a family man with four children, he was at one point thought to be "lead pipe" cinch to win a world title. Even when he ventured to Mexico in 1994, most at the time, including Don King, thought he   Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sat, 24 Sep 2005
IS ENOUGH, FINALLY JUST THAT? Las Vegas, NV-The death of Leavander Johnson last Saturday was tragic. He leaves behind a loving family, many friends, and a boxing world that really doesn’t give a s*it! They will put forth their best “we’re sorry” face, and sooner than   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
A few hours before leaving for Narita, Japan yesterday morning, superstar Manny Pacquiao left some words of wisdom for undefeated Filipino Eriberto "Yukka" Gejon in time for his crack at the World Boxing Association 105-lb title this Sunday in Yokohama. Pacquiao took a PAL flight yesterday bound  Read Full Story >>>

Joe Frazier – Still A Champ
By Thomas Gerbasi,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
Back on 11th Avenue in Brooklyn in the late 70’s and early 80’s, every night was the ‘Thrilla in Manila’. My mother probably still goes to bed at night with the sound of clicking in her head as she recalls her soon to be teenage son re-enacting the legendary trilogy between J  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria knows Chavez's anguish too well
By Michael Rosenthal,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005

For Brian Viloria, the parallels are eerie. A boxer collapses shortly after taking a beating, is rushed to the hospital and has emergency brain surgery before being placed in an medically-induced coma, at which point a very pu  
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The Boxing Channel
By Michael Swann,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
On September 10th, HBO Championship Boxing featured a double header of Erik “El Terrible” Morales vs. Zahir Raheem and Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao vs. Hector Velasquez. Aside from making money, the idea of this promotion was to showcase superstars Morales and Pacquiao for a 2006  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao hands back luster to Philippine boxing; Another looming 3-peat weekend for RP
By Dennis Principe,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
Publisher's note: would like to welcome veteran boxing writer, TV news anchor and radio host Dennis Principe into the fold of columnists. FILIPINO boxing hero Manny Pacquiao has indeed buffed up the once-glinting Philippine boxing. Boxing has always been  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
Pound-for-pound star Manny Pacquiao and the manager of WBA title challenger Eriberto "Yukka" Gejon are slated to fly to Japan today to be at the ringside when the undefeated Filipino boxer challenges WBA 105-lb champ Yutaka Niida this Sunday in Yokohama. Pacquiao will be joined by Gejon's manager  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol wishes Gejon 'more power'
By Dennis Principe,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
AS his bosom buddy, Oriental boxing champion Rodel Mayol wants to wish world minimumweight title challenger Eriberto ‘Yukka’ Gejon more power. And the 24-year-old Mayol means that literally. According to Mayol, current Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) 105-lb champion, Gej  Read Full Story >>>

Dedicated to ‘Gov’
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
Superflyweight boxer Diosdado (The Prince) Gabi is dedicating his fight against Jose Alfredo Tirado of Mexico at the Stockton Civic Auditorium tonight (tomorrow morning, Manila) to his family and North Cotabato Gov. Manny Pi?ol. It was Gov who nurtured Gabi’s career and brought him to the   Read Full Story >>>

Jauregui, Suico jogging together!
By Joe Koizumi,, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
It's common that contestants avoid often facing each other before the fight to elevate their motivation or antagonism. Ex-IBF lightweight champ Javier Jauregui and OPBF 130-pound titlist Randy Suico crossed yesterday in front of the Oscar De La Hoya Youth Center, where Jauregui (49-12-2, 34 KOs) app  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to ‘coach’ Gejon vs Japanese champ
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 23 Sep 2005
FOR A change, Manny Pacquiao will be the one shouting instructions from ringside instead of the one receiving them as Eriberto Gejon vies for the World Boxing Association (WBA) minimumweight crown in Yokohama, Japan. Pacquiao arrived in Cebu at 12:30 p.m. yesterday from a 40-minute flight from Ge  Read Full Story >>>

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