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Gorres battles Mexican with more than just a win at stake
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
CEBU CITY ? For Z Gorres, today?s showdown with Mexico?s Fernando Montiel is all about making a name for himself. Long been fighting under the shadow of his much younger stablemate Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista, Gorres gets the chance to steal the thunder from his hard-hitting buddy when he attempts   Read Full Story >>>

Moment of truth
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
For God and country. This will be the battlecry of Cebuano ring sensation Z "The Dream" Gorres when he challenges defending Mexican champion Fernando "Cochulito" Montiel in a 12-round rumble for the WBO super flyweight title topbilling the "Moment of Truth" card tonight at the Cebu City Sports C  Read Full Story >>>

Moment of truth
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
WILL Z “The Dream” Gorres fulfill his destiny? Or will Fernando “Ko-chulito” Montiel will be successful in keeping his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight belt? Gorres will challenge Montiel of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico for the WBO 115lb belt in the main fea  Read Full Story >>>

By Reylan Loberternos,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
“MOMENT OF TRUTH”TOPS SCHEDULE Cebu, RP“Moment of Truth” this Saturday night, the opposing protagonists who are going to strut their stuff in this mammoth fight card, held their final press conference at the plush Waterfront Hotel in Cebu, yesterday. MONTIEL TO STOP GOR  Read Full Story >>>

Duterte to watch Gorres-Montiel fight in Cebu
Sun.Star Davao, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte will be among thousands of VIPs who will be at ringside when Filipino bomber Z "The Dream" Gorres fights World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight king Fernando Montiel of Mexico in an explosive 12-round championship showdown tonight at the Cebu City Sports   Read Full Story >>>

Sayson: Historic ‘Moment of Truth’
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
CHICAGO - It’s inarguably the biggest boxing spectacle in the history of Cebu City, a memorable fight card where celebrities, blue chip journalists, heavyweight politicians and the common folk will converge to watch an evening of legalized violence. It’s dubbed as “The Moment  Read Full Story >>>

Quijano: It’s all about heart
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
I AM beginning to like this columnist gig. No, it’s not the free food at the press conferences nor the chance to ogle the round girls who wear skirts shorter than Z’s name. It’s not even the media access pass that allows me to watch the fight for free (although I have to admit, it   Read Full Story >>>

Gomez: Nobody knows Solis!
By Nick Giongco,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) matchmaker Eric Gomez told the Manila Bulletin on Thursday that Manny Pacquiao is not getting the fight that he truly deserves following the formal annoucement that the Filipino star will face unheralded Mexican Jorge Solis on April 14 in San Antonio, Texas. Gomez, who is  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao at 130 Pounds: A Mythical Match-Up Now, but at One Point Not So Mythical
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
In the recent press conferences to promote the May 5 showdown between Oscar De la Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the "Pretty Boy" has been on some serious rants that don't even involve the "Golden Boy". One of his recent verbal assaults has been in regards to Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. With   Read Full Story >>>

Editorials: Pacquiao’s Ateneo dream
Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
THE decision of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao to go to college after the Department of Education (DepED) issued to him a certificate equivalent to a high school diploma for successfully passing the Accreditation and Equivalency Test is admirable. Forget about his quip about going to Ateneo; he was   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Solis fight puts Comelec in quandary
GMA News Online, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s entry into politics has not only awed the nation but has put the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in a quandary. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said Friday the scheduled fight in April of Pacquiao, who is seeking a congressional seat this election  Read Full Story >>>

In the battle of Humberto’s, Soto put Toledo’s light's out! Tools to beat Pacman?
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
When I refer to Pacquiao’s “rain of punches”, I don’t refer to a slight shower, I refer to a storm from hell that would flood the Grand Canyon. With Manny, when it rains it definitely pours and for a guy with faulty skin, Soto could just be out of business at any time because  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007

CEBU, PHILIPPINES--Both WBO superfly champ Fernando Montiel and challenger Z 'The Dream' Gorres made weight at today's official weigh-in held at the Rajah Park Hotel here. Montiel, who earlier made at least five tries  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007
As a testament to its being the biggest boxing event in the history of Cebu boxing, more than 3,000 VIP's (local, national and international) have confirmed their attendance for tomorrow's mammoth 'Moment of Truth' card at the Cebu City Sports Complex. Superstar Manny Pacquiao is on the list of V  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007

CEBU, PHILIPPINES -- WBO President Paco Valcarcel landed here last night as a special guest for this Saturday's huge 'Moment of Truth' card featuring WBO superfly king Fernando Montiel defending against local hero Z 'The   
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Z Gorres in Perfect 115 lbs for Today's Weigh-in
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007
Z Gorres reported a few minutes ago that he is now at a perfect 115 lbs this morning as he prepares for the weigh-in this afternoon at the Rajah Park Hotel in Cebu. WBO superfly champion Fernando Montiel is also expected to come in in perfect weight for tomorrow's bout.  Read Full Story >>>

Z too soon to be king: Montiel
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 23 Feb 2007
WBO super-flyweight champion Fernando “Cucholito” Montiel admitted that his challenger Z “The Dream” Gorres possesses great boxing skills that can make him a world champion, but not on Saturday yet. In the final press conference barely 48 hours before the “Moment of  Read Full Story >>>

Montiel -170, Gorres +140 in Betting Lines!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007
Popular on-line casino has tabbed WBO superfly king Fernando Montiel as a favorite to retain his title over Filipino boxing sensation Z Gorres when they collide tomorrow at the Cebu City Sports Complex. A 100 dollar bet on Gorres will net 140 should the Cebuano star prevail in the   Read Full Story >>>

‘Boom Boom’ unfazed by foe
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 23 Feb 2007
Rey (Boom Boom) Bautista said yesterday he’s not bothered by the late switch in his opponent and promised something new in his arsenal to surprise Mexican Marino (Zaino) Montiel in their 12-round bout for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) Intercontinental superbantamweight title at th  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007
MONTIEL WILL NOT RECEIVE WARM WELCOME San Mateo, CA- This Saturday, February 24th, one of the biggest nights in Philippine boxing will take place in the city of Cebu. Mexico’s Fernando Montiel, 32-2-1 (24 KOs), will defend his WBO super flyweight (115lbs) title against #1 contender Z Gorres  Read Full Story >>>

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