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Pacquiao favored over Morales!, Wed, 16 Nov 2005

Despite Erik Morales clearly winning their first fight, Manny Pacquiao has been established as a 7-5 favorite in their January 21 rematch at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas. After hearing the odds, which were announced by Wynn Las Veg  
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Ameme ‘to end’ fight in 5 rounds
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 16 Nov 2005
Before he checked in his hotel room shortly after his arrival at the Mactan Cebu International Airport, Obote Ameme issued a stern warning to Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista: You will not last more than five rounds. Although he spoke little English, the message was clear. Confident   Read Full Story >>>

Death of a ringman
By Paul J. Taneo, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 16 Nov 2005
Just when Z Gorres’ career has been on an upward spiral, his older brother Jun, 31, suddenly dies. Jun (Maximo Jr.), according to a spotty report in SSC, was probably ganged up on as he suffered multiple knife wounds, one which almost severed his neck. Our report had it happening in Ba  Read Full Story >>>

No more distractions?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 16 Nov 2005
Some of Manny Pacquiao’s closest friends are worried that the distractions he got rid of by disengaging from New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad are back to haunt the three-time world boxing champion as he prepares to face Erik Morales in a grudge rematch in Las Vegas on Jan. 21. Apparently  Read Full Story >>>

Agapito Sanchez passes!, Wed, 16 Nov 2005
Former world champion Agapito Sanchez was pronounced dead early Tuesday morning in the Dominican Republic. Sanchez was reportedly shot by an off-duty police officer, who is now being sought by authorities. He was a talented and rough fighter who held the WBO super bantamweight title for almost three  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
Just minutes ago, United Republic of Tanzania warrior Obote Ameme told in an exclusive interview inside his hotel room that it will be war in Tagbilaran, Bohol this Saturday as he does not plan to back down one step against WBO Asia Pacific bantam king Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista. Loo  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
Reigning World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific bantam boss Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista is set to arrive in Bohol today as he spends his last few days of training with his folks before he defends his title this Saturday against Tanzanian Obote Ameme in a 12-round scrap at the CPG Sports Complex in Tagb  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
On November 17, Thursday, the three-man agency of the Games and Amusements Board or the GAB will again be tested for their continued quest to promote competence in regulation and supervisory aspects of their job. One of our agenda is the case of a Japanese boxer, an amputee by the name of Mr. N  Read Full Story >>>

Erik tells Pacman: Learn from mistakes
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
THE HEAT is on, and for sure, Manny Pacquiao won’t take Erik Morales’ insult sitting down. Morales said he won’t take a backward step and it will be Pacquiao who is going to do a lot of running when they cross paths again on Jan. 21, 2006 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las V  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao’s ‘friends’
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
ONCE AGAIN, people are worried about Manny Pacquiao and the company he keeps. His nocturnal habits have reportedly been uncontrollable and he’s in with the billiards and "sabong" crowd again. To compound these predilections, it has been reported that the Filipino boxing icon has been ver  Read Full Story >>>

Morales: "I Plan To Back Pacquiao Up All Night", Tue, 15 Nov 2005
On Saturday, Morales and Pacquiao had their initial press conference at Wynn Las Vegas. There, Freddie Roach, chief trainer for Pacquiao, said "we have a fresh, new attitude; we will work harder; we will be wearing the gloves we want to wear and we will win this fight." Morales said his game plan  Read Full Story >>>

RSR Mail Bag November 14, 2005
By George Diaz Smith,, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
In this weeks email bag, we've got some questions from name brand gloves to the who's who in boxing heavy-handed hitters. We have a newer converted Pac Man fan, to another boxing fan a bit irate on Vitali Klitschko's forth delay which caused him his championship belt by default. A fan asks about a H  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman a different fighter on Jan. 21
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
MANNY Pacquiao acknowledged Erik Morales is a skillful fighter, a superb counter puncher who gives his opponents trouble inside the ring. Even his famed trainer, Freddie Roach, admitted this. But with all the praises the two had on Morales, Pacquiao still insists he is far better than the crafty  Read Full Story >>>

Morales not impressed with Pacquiao's power
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Tue, 15 Nov 2005
Mexican superstar Erik Morales revealed he learned a very important thing during his first fight with Manny Pacquiao and that is the Filipino sports hero doesn't have the kind of punch to knock him out. That is no less than a source of confidence and morale-booster for Morales in predicting a vi  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 14 Nov 2005
World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific chairman Leon Panoncillo yesterday assailed what he termed as an 'unfortunate' event surrounding the recent death of former boxing hearthrob Jun Gorres, describing the latter as someone 'very close to me.' Panoncillo, who will be arriving to supervise the R  Read Full Story >>>

Q&A: Manny Pacquiao!
By Victor Perea,, Mon, 14 Nov 2005

Manny Pacquiao began the promotional tour for his January 21 rematch with Erik Morales on Saturday afternoon at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. Pacman was then scheduled to head to Los Angeles to play in a Celebrity Poker Tournament for   
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Stein promotions 'Binukbukay sa Carcar': Bardon destroys Mandahinog in 3
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 14 Nov 2005
True to his word, RP ranked No.2 flyweight Jojo Bardon of RWS Stable floored Bukidnon's Rolly Mandahinog three times enroute to a masterful third round TKO win in the main event of Stein Global Sports and Entertainment Promotions Inc.'s maiden boxing card billed as "Binukbukay sa Carcar" witnessed b  Read Full Story >>>

Tu?acao to take on Thai OPBF champ in Japan on Saturday
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 14 Nov 2005
FORMER World Boxing Council flyweight-champion Malcolm “Eagle Eye” Tu?acao is making a bold move to regain lost glamor. On Saturday, Tu?acao will challenge Thailand’s Kumarnthong Por Pluemkamol for the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation bantamweight belt held by in Tokyo  Read Full Story >>>

Ring: Pacquiao No. 4 among world's best
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 14 Nov 2005
FILIPINO BOXING SUPERSTAR MANNY Pacquiao remains the only Asian to have landed on the pound-for-pound rankings released by Ring Magazine, the acknowledged bible of boxing. This time, he has soared even higher on the list. For the period ending Nov. 10 this year, Pacquiao has been listed the No  Read Full Story >>>

Manny far from top form, says fitness pro
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 14 Nov 2005
Three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has only 10 weeks to whip himself into tip-top shape before facing Erik Morales in a scheduled 12-bout billed "The Battle!" at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Jan. 21. Professional fitness pro David Chua of Gold’s Gym said the othe  Read Full Story >>>

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