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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 01 Dec 2005
CEBU CITY--He knows fully well time is of the essence career-wise, and Gerry Pe?alosa, now training at the ALA Gym, does not want any more delays in his renewed quest for another crack at a world title. The first order of the day is to remove the hump being posed by Paraguay's Dario Azuaga, who   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 01 Dec 2005
The official weigh-in for Sunday's OPBF welter duel between Kazuhiko Hidaka and Rev Santillan takes place tomorrow afternoon at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. The Japan Boxing Commission will supervise the weigh-in. In Osaka, a separate weigh-in takes place as three members of the ALA Gym goes up  Read Full Story >>>

One on One with Freddie Roach
By Brad Cooney,, Thu, 01 Dec 2005
Boxingtalk just caught up with boxing's busiest trainer, Freddie Roach. Freddie brings us up to speed on the big Manny Pacquaio/Erik Morales fight, James Toney/Rahman, and the rest of his stable. You don't want to miss what Roach had to say in this Boxingtalk exclusive! BT - Freddie, when does M  Read Full Story >>>

Arthur given Pacquiao chance!, Thu, 01 Dec 2005

Alex Arthur has been offered the opportunity of sparring with Manny Pacquiao in preparation for his February 18 clash with Ricky Burns. European, Commonwealth and British super-featherweight champion Arthur takes on his fellow Scot   
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 30 Nov 2005
Rev "Gentle Giant" Santillan departs today as he aims to re-establish himself as the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation welterweight king when he goes up against reigning champion Kazuhiko Hidaka on December 3 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The southpaw Santillan flies on a Philippine  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca to fight in Pacquiao-Morales undercard
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 30 Nov 2005
Newly-crowned RP super-featherweight champion Jimrex Jaca is slated to fight in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales rematch on Jan. 21 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jaca, who snatched his third national boxing title last Nov. 27 over veteran Samuel Duran in Maasin City, is set to make his U  Read Full Story >>>

A major first
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 29 Nov 2005
"Those who do not believe things can be done, should allow enough room for those who are willing to do things." As the end of the last quarter of 2005 approaches, the Games and Amusements Board is now to begin the herculean task as to the preparations concerning the envisioned first-ever Phlippi  Read Full Story >>>

Gesta co-headlines Kidapawan card
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 29 Nov 2005
Undefeated Cebuano standout Mercito 'Guerrero' Gesta co-headlines a card in Amas, Kidapawan City on December 16 when he takes on RP no. 6 flyweight Eugene Gonzales in a 10-round non-title affair. The 18-year-old Gesta (8-1, 2 ko'S), fast gaining his measure of popularity following recent wins, i  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 29 Nov 2005
There is only one thing that preoccupies the mind of ALA Boy Rollen Del Castillo these days: His upcoming bout with ex-WBC minimumweight champ Katsunari Takayama on December 3 at the Central Hall in Osaka, Japan. In an exclusive interview at the ALA Gym last Saturday, Del Castillo revealed that   Read Full Story >>>

Pacman in Gensan; Jaca in Vegas
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 29 Nov 2005
After whirlwind skeds in Cebu and Manila, pound-for-pound star Manny Pacquiao is now back in his hometown in General Santos City. Sources from the south has informed that the boxing icon has continued training at the gym of businessman Rey Golingan. "He's very serious this time. After his traini  Read Full Story >>>

Benedict Suico knocks out foe
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 29 Nov 2005
Power-punching Benedict Suico’s heavy bombs were too much for Nonong Devilleres in their abbreviated bout Sunday night at the Tisa Sports Complex. The youthful Suico scored a sixth-round knockout over the tough Devilleres in the main event of the RWS International boxing promotion. The  Read Full Story >>>

Has Boxing Lost It's Social Relevance?
By Troy Ondrizek,, Tue, 29 Nov 2005
Since boxing became mainstream during the first Roosevelt presidency. Boxing and its champions have influenced American culture. The primary division that helped America mature over the past one hundred years is the glamour division of boxing, or better known as the heavyweight division. However, se  Read Full Story >>>

Martin 'El Gallo' Castillo Returns on Pacquiao-Morales Card, Tue, 29 Nov 2005
World super flyweight champion Martin 'El Gallo' Castillo of Hacienda Hts., California, will defend his world title against former champion Alexander 'El Explosivo' Munoz of Venezuela on Top Rank's big Erik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao "The Battle" championship card hosted by Wynn Las Vegas at the Tho  Read Full Story >>>

Riot of color ushers in SEA Games
By Jasmine Payo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 28 Nov 2005
BRINGING TRADITION and technology together, the Philippines raised the grand curtain on the biggest sporting event in the region at dusk yesterday. In an opening ceremony filled with wondrous music, kaleidoscopic festival dances and audio-visual extravaganza, the 23rd Southeast Asian Games unfurl  Read Full Story >>>

23rd SEA Games under way
By Jasmine Payo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 27 Nov 2005
A WELCOME RESPITE FOR a nation rocked by political turmoil. Hoping to capture a moment of glory, the Philippines plays host to the 23rd Southeast Asian Games starting today with its sight set on a first-ever overall championship since joining the biennial sportsfest in 1977. Nearly 4,000 athle  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca wrest 3rd RP title
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 27 Nov 2005
Jimrex Jaca won his third national title after quickly disposing of veteran slugger Samuel Duran in just the second round of a scheduled 12-round bout for the vacant RP super-featherweight title Friday night at the Maasin City Gym. Jaca stopped Duran, a veteran of 100 fights, in 2:44 of the seco  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca TKOs Duran to grab RP crown
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sun, 27 Nov 2005
Jimrex Jaca of RWS Stable stopped former OPBF featherweight champion Samuel Duran in the second round to capture the RP jr lightweight title in the other night's "Handog Para sa Birthday ni Mayor Damian G. Mercado" card at the Maasin City Gym in Leyte. Jaca flattened the hapless Duran for good a  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 26 Nov 2005

Pound for pound superstar Manny Pacquiao today announced a singular mission when he takes on Mexican star Erik Morales on January 21 in Las Vegas: Be the first man to knock out the Tijuana native. Pacquiao, who worked out this afternoo  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 26 Nov 2005
Jimrex Jaca annexed the Philippine super-featherweight title Friday night in Maasin City, stopping Samuel Duran at the 2:44 mark of the second round in their scheduled 12-round bout. Jaca sent Duran down in the opening round with a shot to the mid-section, then finished off his overmatched foe w  Read Full Story >>>

Guards leave post to witness Pacquiao
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 26 Nov 2005
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao caused quite a stir when he made a surprise visit to the opening ceremonies of the 23rd Southeast Asian Games (Seag) at the Cebu City Sports Center. Shortly after the Seag urn was lit and the games were declared open, the superstar pugilist, along with boxing   Read Full Story >>>

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