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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 27 Dec 2005
Undefeated Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation minimumweight kingpin Rodel Mayol is set to go full-blast in his war preparation this week, as he girds up for an all-important 12-round eliminator against Mexican Lorenzo Trejo, the NABF champ, on January 28 at the resort paradise in Cancun, Mexico.  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 27 Dec 2005
This writer will not let the Yuletide Season pass without writing about a very important person in our agency, the GAB. This is not a gift, but a tribute to this young man, good friend and topnotch physician of the Games and Amusements Board: DR.NASSER V. CRUZ. His accomplishments as a medical p  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista wins despite getting knocked down
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Dec 2005
SAN DIEGO – Unbeaten in 18 bouts with 14 kayoes, the career of Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista has produced more highlights than a Hollywood flick. But his show-stopping Dec. 23 conquest of a seasoned opponent was the Candijay, Bohol native’s best production yet. It wasn’t  Read Full Story >>>

How a knockdown helps a knockout artist
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Dec 2005
CHICAGO – Sitting at my ringside seat for the Rey Bautista-Gerardo Espinoza fight last Dec. 23, I heard the distinct crack of a glove coming into contact with a jawbone. What followed next was the horrifying sight of Boom-Boom awkwardly peeling himself from the canvas, a victim of a violent le  Read Full Story >>>

Faces in the crowd
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Dec 2005
SAN DIEGO – It was 6:14 p.m. when Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista was officially introduced atop for his encounter with Gerardo Espinoza at the Showcase Theater of Sycuan Resort and Casino in El Cajon, California, some 30 miles east of San Deigo. Given the thick Hispanic population ou  Read Full Story >>>

The 2005 K9's - Part One
By Steve Kim,, Tue, 27 Dec 2005
Time sure does fly when you're having fun doesn't it? As we wind down 2005, boxing is lining up what looks to be an eventful 2006, with fights like Erik Morales-Manny Pacquiao II and Jeff Lacy-Joe Calzaghe already scheduled, and bouts like Floyd Mayweather-Zab Judah also on the horizon. But befor  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing buzz
BBC Sport, Tue, 27 Dec 2005
Boxing is in fairly safe hands at home and abroad and it's no thanks to a desperate heavyweight division. Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan are the biggest names on the British scene and should soar to even greater things in 2006. IBF and WBA light welterweight champion Hatton is widely tipped to t  Read Full Story >>>

Aussie Promoter of the Year to visit Cebu
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 26 Dec 2005
Melbourne, Australia’s boxing Promoter of the Year, Peter Maniatis, is set to fly to Cebu and visit the renowned ALA Gym to start negotiations on possibly signing up a Filipino fighter who will be fighting under his promotional outfit Down Under. Maniatis, whose family is involved in the c  Read Full Story >>>

Meeting with the 'Gentle Giant'
By Nelson C. Robles, The News Today (Iloilo), Mon, 26 Dec 2005
They call him "The Gentle Giant". He stands only 5 feet and 11 inches but fans look up to him not because of his size and admirable physique but because of his gentlemanly behavior and good manners in and outside his residence. I'm referring to Rev Santillan, the 28-year old crownholder of the Or  Read Full Story >>>

Friday Night Dog Fights: Paez Jr., Antillon, and Bautista remain undefeated
By Sergio Martinez,, Mon, 26 Dec 2005
On Friday night Telefutura’s ‘Solo Boxeo’ boxing series closed its 2005 boxing campaign with three great fights showcasing three undefeated prospects. The night was full of excitement and a good one for boxing’s future. Here’s how it all went down. The opening televi  Read Full Story >>>

Scary moment for Boom Boom
The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 26 Dec 2005
IT WAS indeed a scary moment for the usually astute backer of Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista Saturday morning (Manila Time) in California as he could not precisely describe the punch that floored the Boholano phenom for the first time of his young boxing career. “What a fight.”   Read Full Story >>>

'In shape’ Pacquiao vows victory
The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 26 Dec 2005
THERE IS simply too much weight on the shoulders of Manny Pacquiao, who reports from his training camp in Los Angeles that “I am in shape” and that “there’s nothing to worry about.” Pacquiao duels with Erik Morales on Jan. 21 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las V  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista takes UD from Locomotora Espinoza!
By Ralph Gonzalez,, Sun, 25 Dec 2005
19 year old and WBO #1 ranked Bantamweight Rey Bautista of the Philippines showed a lot of maturity in the ring in winning a unanimous decision after getting dropped and hurt in the second round during some furious action by the very tough Gerardo Locomotora Espinoza of Tijuana, Mexico. Bautista and  Read Full Story >>>

Boom Boom bucks fall, prevails via decision
The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 25 Dec 2005
BOHOLANO phenom Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista yesterday passed his toughest test so far by coming back from a chilling knockdown to score a close but unanimous decision win over Mexican Gerardo Espinoza at the Sycuan Resort and Casino in El Cajon, California. The 18-year-old Bautista go  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Morales II simply a huge bout
The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 25 Dec 2005
JUST how big is the Erik Morales vs Manny Pacquiao rematch? Two hotels tapped to billet the participants — the newly-opened Wynn Resort and Treasure Island — are offering daily room rates that almost cost an arm and a leg for the media which will be sent to cover the fight. Morales   Read Full Story >>>

Good tidings! Bautista triumphs anew
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 25 Dec 2005
BOHOLANO Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista proved he not only can whack and crack yesterday as he survived a second-round scare to outpoint Mexican Gerardo Espinoza in their eight-round bout at the Sycuan Resort and Casino in El Cajon, California. After a very close opening round, the dynamite  Read Full Story >>>

Screams from the Balcony: The Corner’s “Just Say No” List
By Jason Probst,, Sat, 24 Dec 2005
2005 was a tale of two half-years. The first six months were as good an interval the sport has seen in recent memory, packed with memorable fights and meaningful showdowns. Yet as 2005 passed the halfway point, that momentum seemingly petered out, with pay-per-view dreck that wasn’t as good as  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 24 Dec 2005
World-class boxing takes place in Tagum City on December 28 when the "World Caliber Encounter" boxing event unwraps with eight bouts on tap at the University of Mindanao Gym. Reports coming out of Davao City indicate that the event is being promoted by Attorney Cris Dan Bangoy with the support of  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Sat, 24 Dec 2005
Filipino Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista showed heart and skill when he survived a 2nd round knockdown to outpoint his more experienced Mexican opponent Gerardo Espinoza over eight rounds Friday night at the Sycuan Casino in San Diego, CA. After a hard fought first round, the hard-hitting Espinoza hur  Read Full Story >>>

Filipinos and Mexicans Can't Wait for the Filipino vs Mexican Boxing World Cup
By Ron Galarpe,, Sat, 24 Dec 2005
News or rumors spread out that a boxing world cup pitting Filipinos against Mexicans is on the works and negotiations are underway. However, call it as coincidence if you may, but there is actually a 7-fight bout pitting Filipino boxers versus Mexican boxers. Five out of these seven matches are in t  Read Full Story >>>

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