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Bautista vs Mexican reset due to injury
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 13 May 2005
The much-awaited scuffle and historic battle between the first ever Mexican to fight in Cebu, Gilberto Bolanos and WBO Asia-Pacific bantam champ Rey ?Boom-Boom? Bautista has been reset from June 4 to June 11, 2005 at the fully-airconditioned Mandaue Sports Complex.
The one-week postponement was Read Full Story >>>
Flores in crucial fight
SecondsOut.com, Thu, 12 May 2005
WBO Asia Pacific flyweight champion Rexon Flores may be one or two fight away from a potential bout with WBO flyweight king Omar "El Hurac?n" Narvaez of Argentina.
Flores, who is the topnotch Asian contender in 112-lb division being ranked No. 6 in the world by the WBO, could face the undefeated Read Full Story >>>
Team Corrales: "Erik Morales - come get some"
By Ant Evans, SecondsOut.com, Thu, 12 May 2005
In the nuclear winter fallout from Erik Morales's epic win over Manny Pacquiao a month ago, it was impossible to envision another fight fought in such a white hot furnace of passion, pride and power punches. And yet, six weeks later Diego Corrales bested Jose Luis Castillo in a 10 rounds of beautifu Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao welfare is GAB?s concern
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 11 May 2005
A MEETING with boxing star Manny Pacquiao is on top of the agenda of Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Eric Buhain.
"The GAB exists to look after the welfare of the country?s professional athletes like him," Buhain told the Bulletin yesterday. "Manny Pacquiao is in a different level and h Read Full Story >>>
Murad blames Roach for Manny?s loss
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 11 May 2005
In a bitter tirade, New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad blamed trainer Freddie Roach for two-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao?s defeat to Erik Morales in Las Vegas last March 19 and said the Filipino lost the fight "outside the ring."
Muhammad arranged Pacquiao?s eight fights in the US s Read Full Story >>>
U.S. SENATE CREATES FEDERAL BOXING COMMISSION!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Wed, 11 May 2005
Washington, DC- In a move that was long expected here, the United States Senate on Monday gave its approval to a proposal to go forward with legislation that would create and impanel a three-man Federal Boxing Commission that would govern the sport. Authored by Arizona Senator John McCain, the man Read Full Story >>>
RSR Mail Bag Hosted by
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt, RingsideReport.com, Wed, 11 May 2005
This week we have readers ringing in with their questions about the heavyweight division, RSR contests, Rivera Vs Collazo, Manny Pacquiao, prediction on Castillo Vs Corrales, dream matches, and John Ruiz's announced retirement,
Given the sad state of the heavyweight division, is there Read Full Story >>>
Bautista faces Bolanos on June 11
By Salven L. Lagumbay, SecondsOut.com, Wed, 11 May 2005
Reigning WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight boss Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista will finally get the chance to fight an Aztec warrior when he trades leathers with Mexican Gilberto Bolanos in the main event of the "El Gran Combate" on June 11 at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex.
Bolanos, a nativ Read Full Story >>>
What?s next for Pacquaio?
By Wayne Joseph Tulio, EastSideBoxing.com, Tue, 10 May 2005
After a hard fought loss to Erik Morales, Manny Pacquiao stated that he is comfortable fighting at 130 pounds and intends to stay in the division. Considered the ?people?s champion? at featherweight and recognized by the Ring Magazine, the challenge now for Pacquiao is to prove that he can be force Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wants to join cock derby elite
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 10 May 2005
AFTER AN auspicious showing in a Cebu 5-cocker recently, Manny Pacquiao is training his sights on a much bigger prize: The World Slasher Cup at the Araneta Coliseum.
Pacquiao?s trademark entry Pacman emerged with four wins against one defeat during sportsman Wakee Salud?s bigtime five-day derby i Read Full Story >>>
THE BOXING FANS SPEAKS IN YOUR EMAIL
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Tue, 10 May 2005
Subject: The “Fear Factor” In Boxing
Your article on the “Fear Factor” in boxing is dead on target. I boxed amateurs growing up and have continued to train because I love boxing and the workouts so I can relate to your observations. You summed up the menta Read Full Story >>>
Mormeck & Morales: A PAIR OF WARRIOR-TECHNICIANS
By Matthew Sanderson, TigerBoxing.com, Tue, 10 May 2005
Bracketing the fourteen-day space between March 19 and April 2, two outstanding displays of grit and artistry were forged that probably won?t be equalled over the following months. Great things were expected of Erik Morales-Manny Pacquiao; and Jean-Marc Mormeck-Wayne Braithwaite was always going to Read Full Story >>>
I was overconfident, says Marquez of Pacquiao fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 09 May 2005
JUAN MANUEL Marquez, who many believed exposed the limitations of Manny Pacquiao, said on the eve of the defense of his twin world featherweight titles that he was overconfident going into his 12-round battle with the Filipino last year.
Interviewed by Jeff Haney of The Las Vegas Sun, Marquez, w Read Full Story >>>
CORRALES SCORES KO IN BEST LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT EVER
By Cliff Rold, RingTalk.com, Sun, 08 May 2005
SIMPLY ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ALL TIME!
Las Vegas, NV-In speaking with Showtime’s Jim Gray, the victor called the fight an honor to participate in. For all of us who love Boxing, it was an honor to watch (and the greatest of gifts on the night before I Graduate from American University wit Read Full Story >>>
'War of attrition'
Corrales stuns Castillo to win WBC lightweight title
By Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, Sun, 08 May 2005
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Diego Corrales, fighting desperately after being knocked down twice earlier in the round, rallied with a stunning flurry of punches to stop Jose Luis Castillo in the 10th round Sat Read Full Story >>>
Lightweights will be dancing to chin music
By Ron Borges, The Boston Globe, Sun, 08 May 2005
LAS VEGAS -- Diego Corrales knows the questions Jose Luis Castillo will ask of him tonight because he intends to ask him the same ones. They will be, as Roy Jones Jr. once put it, chin questions.
Corrales and Castillo are the best lightweights in the world. The issue at Mandalay Bay Events Center Read Full Story >>>
COULD YOU HANDLE THE ?FEAR FACTOR? OF BOXING?
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Sun, 08 May 2005
DEALING WITH THE ?FEAR FACTOR? IN THE RING & PRIOR
Las Vegas, NV-Being an ex-fighter I can tell you that there is no period as stressful as the time Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo are enduring after they both made weight Friday afternoon at the Mandalay Bay, this prior to their Saturday ni Read Full Story >>>
Does Pacquiao have a Strong Case Against Murad?
By Ron Galarpe, RingsideReport.com, Sat, 07 May 2005
Maybe it is foolish to ask if Pacquiao indeed has a case against Murad, but I cannot simply comfort myself to trust easily the new people around Manny and you cannot blame me to think this way because the Pacman is now a big time fighter.
My attitude towards the sudden rise of the new people aro Read Full Story >>>
Lawsuit ?ploy? for Manny to severe ties with Murad
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Sat, 07 May 2005
IS the $33-million suit filed by Manny Pacquiao against Murad Muhammad nothing more than a ploy of the Filipino boxer to break out of the existing contract with the American promoter?
A source privy to the legal wrangle said the suit against Murad is a ruse by Pacquiao and his new management tea Read Full Story >>>
MANNY PACQUIAO COURT CASE(S), PART I IN SERIES
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, Sat, 07 May 2005
Over the past week, PACLAND was rocked with two huge events, ironically being announced at the same time: two court cases against promoter Murad Muhammad. The first was announced as a press release and authorized by Manny Pacquiao himself. His legal counsel Judd Burstein and Keith Davison formally Read Full Story >>>