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Oscar De La Hoya confirms his conditioning for Floyd Mayweather Jr, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
Yesterday at a teleconference to help hype Oscar De La Hoya vs Floyd Mayweather Jr on May 5th, De La Hoya confirmed his conditioning and stating that his new trainer Freddie Roach has been a great asset in training. De La Hoya confirmed he will be in excellent shape, stating: "I?ll be ready May 5  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Jr dissed by UFC President, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
UFC president Dana White is holding back no punches firing back at Floyd Mayweather Jr for some remarks Mayweather made about the UFC. White had some tough words for Mayweather, Jr. during a UFC media conference call earlier this week. Last week during a press conference to help hype Mayweather's  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
Fed up with the failure of promoters and handlers of IBF minimum weight champion Muhammad Rachman of Indonesia and mandatory challenger Florante Condes of the Philippines to come to terms, the IBF has ordered a purse bid. IBF championship chairman Lindsey Tucker Jr informed Viva Sports/Manila   Read Full Story >>>

Let the Pacquiao-Marquez Rematch Happen
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Tue, 03 Apr 2007

Veteran observers of the fight game have seen this scenario time and time again. A boxer is just one punch away from turning his life around or one fight away from escaping boxing purgatory. Juan Manuel Marquez has been   
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
Philippine Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain has taken a bold and decisive step following the tragic death of former WBC Youth flyweight champion Lito Sisnorio who suffered a fourth round knockout in a hopeless mismatch against former world champion Chatchai Sasakul. Buhain told Vi  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
The tragic death of 24 year old former WBC Youth flyweight champion Lito Sisnorio is another example of unscrupulous individuals in the Philippines and Thailand who connive in sending Filipino boxers to Thailand to often get massacred in terrible mismatches with death the occasional grim result.   Read Full Story >>>

Paclanders to raise funds for dead boxer
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
REGULARS of the forum are planning to pool their resources to help the family of the late Filipino boxer Lito Sisnorio. Sisnorio died hours after losing a fourth round knockout to former Manny Pacquiao victim Chatchai Sasakul in their eight-round fight. He was 24. “We   Read Full Story >>>

Thais shocked, saddened by death
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
CHATCHAI SASAKUL, the Thai boxer who knocked out Angelito Sisnorio Jr. last Friday in Bangkok, is in shock after learning of the death of the Filipino. According to the Bangkok Post, Sasakul as well as WBC flyweight champion Pongsaklek Wonjongkam, who defeated the Filipino in a warm-up fight l  Read Full Story >>>

Exclusive Interview: Justin Fortune!
By Ace Freeman,, Tue, 03 Apr 2007 caught up with Wild Card trainer Justin Fortune who has assumed the position of head trainer for pound-for-pound terror Manny Pacquiao during Freddie Roach’s absence. Don't miss what Fortune had to say about   
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Manny’s Sacrificial Lamb Is On The Way
Solis Solving Visa Problems in Guadalajara

By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
I feel for the idiots who spend a lifetime hunting down UFOs, the Loch NessMonster, and Big Foot. All that time wasted looking for an elusive creature. I am starting to feel I have more in common with those paranormal freaks than boxing fans, as I have spent well over a week trying to pin down Jorge  Read Full Story >>>

Jorge Solis: A Combo of Barrera & Marquez
By Mark Vester,, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
In a recent interview with the San Antonio Express-News , Top Rank head Bob Arum described why he picked Mexican fighter Jorge Solis as the opponent for Manny Pacquiao on April 14 card at the Alamodome. Arum told the paper that a lot of people were impressed by Solis' performances on various Top  Read Full Story >>>

Solis brings in potent blend for Pacman
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
Just how tough is Jorge Solis? Well, according to Bob Arum, if Solis were to fight Marco Antonio Barrera instead of Manny Pacquiao, the Top Rank big boss said "I didn’t know who would win that fight?" In a recent interview with, the legendary promoter described Solis, und  Read Full Story >>>

Ticket sales sizzle for 'Blaze of Glory' boxing card at Alamodome
Houston Chronicle, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
There were heavy weekend ticket sales for Top Rank's big "Blaze of Glory" PPV championship card featuring Manny Pacquiao vs. unbeaten Jorge Solis at the Alamodome in San Antonio on April 14. Sales are on track for "Blaze of Glory" to be the second-largest boxing event in the history of San Anton  Read Full Story >>>

Boxer’s manager, GAB not aware of trip to Thailand
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
The manager of the Filipino boxer who died after being pummeled unconscious by a Thai boxer last Friday denied he was reponsible for sending the fighter to his death. At the same time, the Games and Amusements Board, the agency responsible for approving and determining the fitness of Filipino  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao boosts training regimen
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
MANNY Pacquiao has doubled up on his training and is now ready to fly to San Antonio Texas, where he is going to meet the unbeaten Mexican challenger Jorge Solis for the WBC International Super-featherweight title on April 14 (April 15 RP time) at the Alamodome. Pacquiao must have taken the advi  Read Full Story >>>

Old School fighting is not only about fighting
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
FELMAN Gingoyon ( e-mailed me some queries. The Last Round is more than happy to oblige. Felman asks: “What is meant by old-school boxing? What are their fighting styles? Why are fighters like James Toney and Bernard Hopkins considered “old-school”? Ho  Read Full Story >>>

Intrigue: Sports, electoral politics
By Philip Ella Juico, The Philippine Star, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
A text message very critical of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao, his upcoming fight with Jorge Solis on April 14 (April 15 in the Philippines) and promoters of the fight has been doing rounds over the past several days. Friends called my attention to it Saturday night. I told them I also received such a   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 03 Apr 2007
There’s been another tragic death of a fighter on the same weekend that Filipino flyweight Lito Sisnorio passed away after undergoing brain surgery following a fourth round KO loss in a terrible mismatch against former world champion Chatchai Sasakul. Thai boxer Deeden Kengkarun suffered c  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Mon, 02 Apr 2007 has learned that Darlene Antonino-Custodio's lawyer, Sixto Brillantes, will file a petition at the Commission on Elections office tomorrow to ask the Comelec to stop the showing on television and the airing on radio in the Philippines of the Pacquiao-Solis fight as the huge national e  Read Full Story >>>

Filipino dies after Bangkok bout
By Reuters,, Mon, 02 Apr 2007
BANGKOK, Thailand (Reuters) -- Filipino boxer Lito Sisnorio has died after sustaining serious head injuries during a bout against former WBC flyweight champion Chatchai Sasakul in Bangkok, hospital officials said on Sunday. Sisnorio, a former WBC youth champion, underwent emergency surgery on Fri  Read Full Story >>>

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