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Pacquiao invites Bacolod mayor to Las Vegas rematch vs. Morales
Visayan Daily Star, Mon, 05 Dec 2005
The Filipino boxing hero, Emmanuel "Pacman" Pacquiao, has invited Mayor Evelio Leonardia to witness his return-bout with Mexican Erik "El Terrible" Morales in Las Vegas, Nevada on Jan. 21, a press release from the City Hall said yesterday.
In his letter, dated Dec. 1 from his hometown General Sa Read Full Story >>>
Gerry Pe?alosa meets ‘El Indio de Oro’
By Bill Velasco, The Philippine Star, Mon, 05 Dec 2005
Feliciano Dario Azuaga Ledezma may not ring a bell to many fight fans (pardon the pun), but he will be intimately familiar to most of us when he steps into the squared circle against World Boxing Federation and former World Boxing Council super flyweight champion Gerry Pe?alosa at the Y?ares Center Read Full Story >>>
Pacman's fist of fury
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 05 Dec 2005
I AM resuming this column after a brief respite from watching the travails and boxing career of Gensan's very own Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao.
Manny will face his arch nemesis Erik "El Terrible" Morales in a highly hyped rematch of their March 2005 bout, which the Filipino boxing idol lost to a clos Read Full Story >>>
Xmas wish list, the fights I want to be made in 2006
By Andy Meacock, EastSideBoxing.com, Mon, 05 Dec 2005
The year 2005 has been quite a good year for boxing. We’ve seen some of the biggest and best names slug it out inside the ring. My favourite fights this year have probably been Diego Corrales v Jose Luis Castillo 1 and Erik Morales v Manny Pacquiao. Both were epics battles and both fights will Read Full Story >>>
'Pacman 5' wins Maramag caging
Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro, Mon, 05 Dec 2005
BOXER Manny Pacquiao's Pacman basketball team exploded in the third quarter to beat Sandigan, 92-78, and win the Mayor Jose Obedencio Cup Wednesday afternoon at the Maramag gym in Maramag, Bukidnon.
Pacman had a slow start, trailing by nine points, 17-26, in the first quarter and by three, 41-44 Read Full Story >>>
Santillan regains OPBF welterweight title
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 05 Dec 2005
Once again, Rev “Gentle Giant” Santillan proved that he is still the best welterweight puncher in the Orient and Pacific region as he regained the OPBF 147-pound division title with an eighth round knockout over Japanese champion Kazuhiko Hidaka Saturday evening at the Korakuen Hall in T Read Full Story >>>
Viloria versus Aguirre planned for Feb. 17?
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2005
If plans dont miscarry, newly-crowned World Boxing Council light flyweight champ Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria will find himself defending the title for the first time against ex-WBC minimumweight kingpin Jose Antonio Aguirre on February 17 in Las Vegas.
The February 17 playdate was confirmed Read Full Story >>>
SANTILLAN KO'S HIDAKA TO REGAIN OPBF CROWN
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2005
Iloilo-born fighter Rev "Gentle Giant" Santillan, determined to bring back the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation welter crown, yesterday did just that after he knocked out Japanese Kazuhiko Hidaka in the eighth round of their scheduled 12-round bout at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan.
It Read Full Story >>>
Breaking news! A not so successful stint for Filipino boxers in Japan
By Ron Galarpe, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2005
News just came in that earlier this night “Gentle Giant” Rev Santillan handled by Rex “Wakee” Salud, regained his OPBF welterweight title via 8th round KO over Kazuhiko Hidaka of Japan held at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. It was sweet revenge for Santillan who lost the same cr Read Full Story >>>
Bautista to continue training at Wildcard
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 04 Dec 2005
Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista, the World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific bantamweight champion, will leave tonight for the US to continue his training at the Wildcard Gym of Freddie Roach for his Dec. 23 fight against Gerardo “Locomotora” Espinoza of Mexico.
Bautista and ALA Read Full Story >>>
Near riot mars boxing finals; RP cops 8 golds
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 04 Dec 2005
BACOLOD — All hell came close to breaking loose as cooler heads prevented what could have been a full-scale riot in the last fight of the 23rd Southeast Asian Games boxing finals at the University of St. La Salle gym here last night.
Rep. Monico Puentevella signaled a halt to the proceedin Read Full Story >>>
Thais beat Pinoys in boxing
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 04 Dec 2005
BACOLOD CITY — The Philippines captured the most number of gold medals in boxing, but it was still Thailand that reigned supreme in the centerpiece men’s class with five top finishes on a Saturday night that saw spectators throwing coins, plastic bottles, broiled sweet corn and other deb Read Full Story >>>
Coyote's Absolutely Useless & Unnecessary Pound-for-Pound list
By Coyote Duran, DogHouseBoxing.com, Sun, 04 Dec 2005
must be MAD! I can't believe I'm doing this.
I'm actually compiling a pound-for-pound list of my very own. I swore I'd never do this and write an article promoting it (since pound-for-pound lists are fuel for loud, caps lock-style arguments on message boards pretty much making them absolutely use Read Full Story >>>
Rex “Wakee” Salud: A Brief Chat with the Man the Pacman Has Trusted Nowadays
By Ron Galarpe, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 03 Dec 2005
It was one afternoon last Tuesday that I realized I have to give myself a break and allow my wornout mind to turn again to the sport I love. My day was hard and tough dedicated as always to my current job, which surely earns me enough to lift my family than doing my thing for boxing. However, my pas Read Full Story >>>
SANTILLAN VIES FOR OPBF CROWN TODAY IN TOKYO
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 03 Dec 2005
Iloilo City-raised Rev Santillan will attempt to regain his old title when he challenges Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) welter king Kazuhiko Hidaka in a 12-round rumble today at the mecca of Asian boxing at Tokyo's Korakuen Hall.
Both Santillan (21-2-1, 15 KO's) and Hidaka (22-4, Read Full Story >>>
HIDAKA, SANTILLAN MAKE WEIGHT!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 02 Dec 2005
Just moments ago, both OPBF welter champ Kazuhiko Hidaka and challenger Rev Santillan of the Philippines officially made weight at the final weigh-in in Tokyo supervised by the Japan Boxing Commission.
Both tipped the scales at 147 lbs in advance of tomorrow's 12-round rumble at the famed Korakue Read Full Story >>>
Amateur Boxing, A Prelude to Pro Boxing
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 02 Dec 2005
Kudos to the Filipino athletes competing in the 23rd SEA Games! For they bring honor not just for themselves, but for the fame and glory of our dear republic.
Specifically, our amateur boxers who are now fighting against the best from ten (10) other Asean-member countries of the region should be Read Full Story >>>
Trejo, Bautista headline 12/23!
FightNews.com, Fri, 02 Dec 2005
Boxing returns to the Edgewater Hotel-Casino in Laughlin, Nevada on December 23. In the headliner, lightweight Fernando Trejo (25-9-4, 17 KOs) takes on unbeaten Urbano Antillon (16-0, 10 KOs) in a ten rounder. Garnering probably as much interest as the main event is highly regarded bantamweight Rey Read Full Story >>>
Mzonke Fana back in action!
By Enrico "Erik" Crociati, FightNews.com, Fri, 02 Dec 2005
Former South african and WBC-Int. super featherweight champ Mzonke Fana (22-3, 8 KOs) will return to action in his hometown at Khayelitsha, Cape Town, on December 9, fighting Philippines fighter Benjamin Sollano (10-5, 7 KOs). It will be the first fight for Fana after his knock-out loss against the Read Full Story >>>
MORALES PACQUIAO 2: WHAT CHANGES?
By Kenny Perrault, braggingrightscorner.com, Fri, 02 Dec 2005
In March of this year Manny Pacquiao looked across the ring and for the first time in nearly six years saw his opponent's arm raised in victory. The arm that was raised in victory belonged to Erik Morales. Pacquiao and Morales battled back and forth and left nothing behind as the bell rang to end th Read Full Story >>>