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Remillard preparing for takeoff
By Sherman Cain, Journal Inquirer, Fri, 26 Aug 2005
If Matt Remillard can pick up his fifth victory Friday night in Providence, his manager Jackie Kallen is expected to reward the Manchester featherweight with a trip to Los Angeles.
Jackie wants to fly Matt to Los Angeles on Saturday so he can begin sparring with Manny Pacquiao,'' Paul Cichon, Re Read Full Story >>>
Parade of Young Stars: The Mindanao Invitational Open Amateur Boxing Tournament
By Manny Piñol, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
When the Mindanao Invitational Open Amateur Boxing Tournament unfolds in North Cotabato Aug. 28 to 31 this year, boxing fans will be treated to a dazzling show of young talents in amateur boxing who are expected to figure prominently in the Olympic eliminations two years from now.
Two provinces & Read Full Story >>>
Boxing in Asia
By Scott Mallon, The Sweet Science, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
Welcome to the premiere edition of Boxing in Asia, where each month The Sweet Science will preview, review and examine the oft-forgotten Asian boxing scene. The lighter weight categories are chockfull of outstanding fighters from Thailand, Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines, and while you may not Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Needs to Remain Focused
By Brian Wilbur, RingsideReport.com, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
An HBO double header is set to take place on September 10th that will feature the two warriors who took part in a classic battle last March; Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales. This card will act as a promotional tool to set up the lucrative and anticipated rematch between the two super featherweights. Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao rival gets inside help
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
DESPITE being labeled a heavy underdog for his Sept. 10 showdown with pound-for-pound icon Manny Pacquiao, Mexican Hector Velazquez may have found a way to even up the odds with the Filipino superstar.
Velazquez will be leaning on a little inside information when he takes on Pacquiao in a 12-roun Read Full Story >>>
SHAW HITS JACKPOT, PACQUIAO GETS BACKING
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
Three weeks prior to former three-time world champion Manny Pacquiao attempting to get back into the win column against Hector Velazquez, promoter Gary Shaw has announced that Pacquiao will now be performing exclusively for Gary Shaw Productions
SHAW HITS JACKPOT, PACQUIAO GETS BACKING
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“THE BOXING FAN SPEAKS OUT” IN YOUR EMAIL: PEDRO FERNANDEZ
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
Subject: Juarez Trouncing
I have to say I don't think “weight” had anything to do with Rocky Juarez' loss to Humberto Soto. He was simply out fought plain and simple. Maybe the “height” had a part in it. But I have been saying ever since I seen him with his so-called step Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao’s foe unfazed by odds
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao is the kind of fighter who can take a man’s head off with one punch.
With his combination of power, speed and tenacity, many boxers would rather wrestle a half-ton grizzly bear than trade punches with the Filipino bomber.
But not Hector Velasquez.
Velasquez, the 30-y Read Full Story >>>
WBC investigates death of Mexican boxer in July
By John Rice, USA Today, Thu, 25 Aug 2005
MEXICO CITY — Lingering questions about the death of Mexican boxer Martin Sanchez following a July 1 bout in Las Vegas have prompted the World Boxing Council to launch an investigation, the governing body's president said Tuesday.
"That life could have been saved," WBC president Jose Sulaima Read Full Story >>>
Harrison will have to wait for Marquez or Chi
By James Blears, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
The pride of Scotland, Scott Harrison will put his WBO Featherweight belt up for grabs at Glasgow’s Braehead Arena on October 1st. But his as yet unnamed opponent won’t be either WBC champ Injin Chi or WBA title holder Juan Manuel Marquez.
Marquez’s Manager Ignacio “Nach Read Full Story >>>
Shaw to promote Pacquiao
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
When God closes the door, he opens the window.
This timeless biblical passage proved true for Manny Pacquiao because after he severed ties with the loud-mouthed American boxingman Murad Muhammad, it did not take long for the Filipino ring star to find a new US promoter that would help him chart his Read Full Story >>>
Bautista regimen includes sparring 54 rds. in 2 weeks
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
The past two weeks, WBO Asia-Pacific bantamweight champion Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista has increased his training regimen in preparation for his US mainland debut.
The Candijay-Bohol native has sparred a total of 54 rounds at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles under the close watch of Fre Read Full Story >>>
Hermie to Recah: Unabated Graft Sinks RP Sports
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
That's it. But before we close this day's column, let's listen to boxing expert Hermie Rivera, who has some urgent grievances to air:
Ever wondered why sports is in such a dire mess?
Blame it on rampant graft which remains unabated due to our failure to punish the guilty. There' Read Full Story >>>
Ser? dif?cil, pero no imposible: Vel?squez
By JJ Ascencio, Box-Latino.com, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
El experimentado tijuanense H?ctor Vel?squez, trabaja a todo vapor para enfrentarse al filipino Manny Pacquiao en el Staples Center de Los ?ngeles, EU, el 10 de septiembre en la funci?n denominada "Doble Problema".
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Velazquez confident he can beat Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
HECTOR VELAZQUEZ knows it’s going to be an uphill climb when he locks horns with Manny Pacquiao on Sept. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
But the 30-year-old from Tijuana, Mexico made it clear that pulling off a victory over one of the fight game’s top attractions, is not ne Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao taps Shaw in place of Muhammad
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
FILIPINO boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has signed up with New Jersey-based Gary Shaw, making the American his exclusive promoter in the United States.
Shaw replaced Murad Muhammad, who figured in a court battle with Pacquiao before offering a settlement early this year.
"As a promoter, you always Read Full Story >>>
Shaw runs the show
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 24 Aug 2005
Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao, already one of the world’s most exciting and popular fighters, has signed up with big-time promoter Gary Shaw.
Pacquiao, arguably the most popular Filipino athlete today, will join Shaw’s impressive stable, which already includes champions Winky Wri Read Full Story >>>
BAUTISTA GETS TOP CONDITIONING FROM FORTUNE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao's personal conditioning coach, Justin Fortune, is now at the helm of WBO Asia Pacific bantam champ Rey Bautista's physical conditioning as the latter plunges into the remaining two weeks before he takes on Felix Murillo on September 10 at the Staples Center underneath the Erik Morales Read Full Story >>>
Pac-Man signs deal with Shaw
SecondsOut.com, Tue, 23 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao, one of the world's most exciting and popular fighters, has signed with promoter Gary Shaw. The Pac-Man, who holds a KO win over Marco Antonio Barrera and lost a fight of the year candidate 12 round war to Erik Morales earlier this year, joins Shaw's impressive stable which already in Read Full Story >>>
Gary Shaw to Promote Manny Pacquiao
DogHouseBoxing.com, Tue, 23 Aug 2005
WAYNE, NJ (August 22, 2005) – GARY SHAW, CEO of Gary Shaw Productions, LLC, announced today he has signed an exclusive promotional agreement with three-time world champion MANNY PACQUIAO.
“As a promoter, you a Read Full Story >>>