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Thrilla in Manila: 30th Anniversary
By Robert Cassidy Jr., The Sweet Science, Wed, 05 Oct 2005

It was simply a brutal fight. To call it a boxing match does not capture the essence of the contest or its combatants. This was fighting at its core. It was 14 rounds of fighting at its finest. And, perh  
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Pacquiao brod’s foe ready
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 05 Oct 2005
CARLOS HERNANDEZ vowed to “chop down Bobby Pacquiao like a tree” when they collide on Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) underneath the world lightweight title rematch between Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Nicknamed "Famoso"  Read Full Story >>>

Confident Hernandez vows to chop down Bobby Pacquiao on Oct. 8
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 05 Oct 2005
WBC ranked No.4 super featherweight Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez of Mexico vowed to "chop down like tree" Filipino boxer Bobby Pacquiao in their October 8 showdown underneath the Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo WBC/WBO lightweight unification bout at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Read Full Story >>>

Viloria extends stay for grandpa’s wake
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 05 Oct 2005
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria cancelled his departure for Honolulu yesterday after his grandfather Oscar died at dawn from a lingering illness in Narvacan, Ilocos Sur. Viloria, his father Benjamin and American manager Gary Gittlesohn arrived in Manila from Los   Read Full Story >>>

Manny accused of hitting driver
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Wed, 05 Oct 2005
MANNY Pacquiao is in the news again. No, it's not about the Filipino boxing hero's latest exploits inside the ring, but an incident in his native General Santos City last Saturday where he allegedly hit a driver following a traffic altercation. Jonne Bulandres claimed that Pacquiao slapped him t  Read Full Story >>>

Boxers get more awards in evening of fun, revelry
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 05 Oct 2005
WITH SOME of the country’s most influential figures in attendance, Manny Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey Bautista were again recipients of awards late Monday night when Solar Sports hosted a VIP dinner for the trio at the Crowne Plaza in Ortigas Center. After being paraded down the street  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
Jimrex Jaca, the former OPBF superbantam champ, goes for the vacant RP super-featherweight title as he takes on no. 3 Samuel Duran of Bukidnon in a 12-round shootout on November 12 in Dumaguete City. Jaca and Duran duke it out for the title recently vacated by now WBC Continental Americas super-  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) 2002 Trainer of the Year, James "Buddy" McGirt, and Manny Pacquiao's former cutman Lenny De Jesus of Puerto Rico are slated to arrive in the country next week to personally witness the October 22 showdown between RP lightweight champ Fernando Montilla and  Read Full Story >>>

Roach: Bobby Pacquiao Will Beat “Famoso”
By Winchell Campos,, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
LOS ANGELES—Despite being a heavy underdog to beat former world champion Carlos “El Famoso” Hernandez, Bobby Pacquiao and his trainer Freddie Roach think they have a good chance of pulling off a mega-upset on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) when all of the boxing world will be watching  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
Whoever thought of including Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista in the elite group of boxing heroes to be honored by President Arroyo Monday must either be ignorant of boxing or involved in a grand scheme to take Filipino boxing fans on a great ride. Manny Pacquiao is a boxing hero, no doubt. Because of   Read Full Story >>>

A Conversation with Angelo Dundee
By Luca De Franco, The Sweet Science, Tue, 04 Oct 2005

Angelo Dundee is considered the greatest boxing coach in America. He has guided fifteen fighters to world titles and helped Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard become stars on a global level. When Ali shocked  
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Manila, Palace roll out red carpet for 3 boxing heroes
By Tina Santos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 04 Oct 2005

THE CITY of Manila opened its doors and rolled out the red carpet yesterday for three boxing champions led by Manny Pacquiao. Red, white and blue confetti rained down as Pacquiao, together with Brian Viloria and  
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Another busy day for Pacquiao and 2 boxing champs
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
REPRESENTING Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, prizefighters Brian Viloria, Rey Bautista and Manny Pacquiao, all dressed in chic Barong Tagalog, took time out from their hectic schedules and showed up at Malaca?ang yesterday to cheer up President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Over a lunch of beef stew wi  Read Full Story >>>

Atienza to adopt Bautista, Viloria as Manila’s sons
By Raymund F. Antonio, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
MANILA MAYOR Lito Atienza said yesterday that he plans to adopt as sons of Manila world boxing champions Brian Viloria and Rey Bautista. Atienza made the announcement during a motorcade he organized for the two as well as for Manny Pacquiao prior to their courtesy call on President Arroyo.   Read Full Story >>>

President hails Filipino boxing heroes
By Evelyn Macairan, The Philippine Star, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
President Arroyo yesterday paid tribute to Filipino boxers Manny Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista in elaborate high noon rites in front of the Kalayaan Hall of Malaca?ang, saying they gave honor and prestige to the nation with their impressive victories in the United States.   Read Full Story >>>

PacMan shares the glory in second Manila parade
The Manila Times, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
FOR the second time in three weeks, Manny Pacquiao rode a motorcade in his honor in Manila on Monday, but this time he shared the spotlight with two fellow boxing champions and the President. Led by Mayor Lito Atienza of Manila the parade took Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey “Boom BoomR  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
If plans do not miscarry, boxing hero Manny Pacquiao will soon be hosting a 90-minute boxing program on ABS CBN. I brought up the idea of a Manny Pacquiao appearance in a boxing program to ABS CBN top honcho Gabby Lopez when we played golf together a month ago along with Davao City Mayor Rody Dut  Read Full Story >>>

Thirty Years Later - The Building Blocks of "The Thrilla In Manila" Part 2
By Frank Lotierzo,, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
July 1975 through October 1, 1975 With Bugner out of the way, Ali vs. Frazier III was on. This time the winner would have the historical bragging rights over the other. In what was a complete role reversal after their first fight, Ali was on top of the world and Frazier was looking in. By the   Read Full Story >>>

‘Boom Boom’ eyes to rock Big Dome
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
A BIG Dome stint for "Boom Boom." If plans push through, Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista, the teenage puncher who set the tone for the country’s unforgettable foray at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last Sept. 11, should be making his Manila debut, preferably at the fabled Araneta Coliseum, s  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Hernandez square off October 8
Sun.Star Davao, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
ANOTHER Pacquiao--Bobby Pacquiao--will climb the ring on October 8 to fight tough veteran Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez in a 12-round super featherweight eliminator at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Bobby is the brother of Manny Pacquiao, the newly crowned World Boxing Council internationa  Read Full Story >>>

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