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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
HIDALGO, TEXAS--Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De la Hoya has informed that he has been impressed by the performance of Jimrex Jaca, and even went further by saying that the Filipino is a shoo-in as an undercard fighter for his May 5 showdown with Floyd Mayweather Jr. "Jaca gave a tremendous per  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 26 Nov 2006

HIDALGO, TEXAS--WBO interim featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez bucked a tough and spirited challenge by Filipino Jimrex Jaca, stopping the latter in the ninth round following a big left in their scheduled 12-rounder.   
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
McAllen, Texas--With only five hours before the big fight, Filipino Jimrex Jaca, who weighed just 138 lbs today, looked relaxed and in high spirit when the media visited him in his suite at the Wyndham Hotel here. Jaca, who was with Team De la Hoya trainer Robert 'Jun' Bubuli in the room, gamely   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
Filipino Dondon Sultan has just become the country's only world title holder after he beat Australian Eddie Delic via unanimous decision moments ago at the Suntec Int. Convention Center in Singapore. Sultan bucked Delic's dirty tactics, and outpointed the latter en route to a 117-113, 115-112, 11  Read Full Story >>>

GBP Signs Up Two Promising Thai Fighters
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
McAllen, Texas--Oscar De la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions has once again proved that indeed it has the best scouting talents in the business, after GBP signed two top and promising fighters from Thailand. WBA no. 1 lightweight Prawet Singwancha (30-2-1, 18 KO's) and undefeated WBC no. 3 Saenghiran  Read Full Story >>>

Nietes KO?s amol ni two
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
DONNIE ?Ahas? Nietes now has two things to brag about, the WBO Asia-Pacific minimum-weight title and a powerful finish that could line him up among the brightest prospects in international arena. Nietes needed just 3:46 to score a sensational knockout of Indonesian minimum weight champion Heri A  Read Full Story >>>

MaxBoxing's Head to Head ? Juan Manuel Marquez vs Jimrex Jaca
By Jason Probst and Angel Rodriguez,, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
ANGEL RODRIGUEZ: The fight that might eclipse the drama and bloodlust of Juan Manuel Marquez's WBO featherweight title bout versus Jimrex Jaca tonight will be the one between Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank. The boxing promoter's version of Spy vs. Spy will feature the arch rivals icing the intri  Read Full Story >>>

Zamboanga to host RP boxing federation title fight
By Bong Garcia, Sun.Star Zamboanga, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
PREPARATIONS are underway for the Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) flyweight championship to be held on December 8, 2006, at the government-owned coliseum in this city. Games and Amusement Board (GAB) regional head Rogelio San Juan said reigning PBF champion Jojo Bardon of the Cebu-based Wakee  Read Full Story >>>

Fight with Barrera to reward Pacman $ 5 M
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
LOS ANGELES ? If Manny Pacquiao and Golden Boy Promotions wiggle their way out of the legal battle with Top Rank, the Filipino icon stands to receive $ 5 million should a rematch with Marco Antonio Barrera happens in March, 2007. This was disclosed by Pacquiao?s trainer Freddie Roach, who tol  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wants Barrera next
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
GIVEN a choice, Manny Pacquiao would rather battle Marco Antonio Barrera next. Not because he has already beaten the World Boxing Council super featherweight champion, but because he wants to shut up the Mexican legend for good. Though thoroughly dominated by Pacquiao in their Nov. 15, 2003 tu  Read Full Story >>>

Three?s a charm
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
It?s almost as if Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales were made for each other. In three fights, they slugged it out like there was no tomorrow, like their lives depended on winning ? which is why fans described the series one of the most exciting boxing trilogies ever. Pacquiao is destined to join   Read Full Story >>>

Not heavy, but they put on super show
By Michael Hirsley, Chicago Tribune, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales, whose combined weight would add up to one heavyweight by today's standards, just fought the kind of fight fans would salivate to see from heavyweights. Highly respected 129-pound super featherweights who had split two previous face-to-face encounters, Pacquiao and  Read Full Story >>>

Let's give Pacman peace and privacy this X'mas: lawmaker
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt, Sun.Star Bacolod, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
"IF WE WANT to help (Filipino boxing icon Manny) Pacquiao at this moment, I think we need to give him peace and privacy this Christmas." So said Bacolod Lone District Representative Monico Puentevella, who also said that he pitied Pacquiao who now becomes a "victim" with the left and right invit  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao attends victory party despite flu
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt, ABS-CBN News, Sun, 26 Nov 2006

Fans and supporters of Filipino boxing sensation Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao were thrilled to see their idol attend his victory party despite suffering from a bout of the flu and tonsillitis, ABS-CBN's Bandila reporte  
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By Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
After battering Erik Morales on the way to a third-round knockout Saturday night, Manny Pacquiao showed there were no hard feelings or personal enmity when the two crossed paths in the casino at Wynn Las Vegas less than 24 hours later. The super featherweights made an impromptu exchange of the j  Read Full Story >>>

Death Cheats Us Once More; Willie Pep dead at 84
By Ryan Songalia,, Sun, 26 Nov 2006

They called him "The Will O' The Wisp" for his elusiveness, but at the 84, mortality has caught up to one of the greatest fighters to ever grace the ring. I use the word grace because it is appropriate, because seldom was a fighter more   
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Sun.Star Essay: Avocados in our life
By Erma M. Cuizon, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
LEST we forget, the Las Vegas showdown in a non-title super featherweight fight called The Grand Finale was between a Filipino and a Mexican. Which reminds us that our forefathers connected with Mexicans for hundreds of years, remember? Mexican priests assigned to Philippine diocese, who Filipin  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman stamps class over stunned Morales
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Sun, 26 Nov 2006
MANNY "Pacman" Pacquiao came in with all guns ablaze. Three knockdowns in three rounds, and it was all over. Pacquaio won by a sensational third round knockout over Erik "El Terrible" Morales before a roaring highly partisan albeit divided crowd at the Thomas and Mack Center in Nevada. And t  Read Full Story >>>

Golden Boy Leads Top Rank in Pacland Survey!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 25 Nov 2006
With 3,571 votes already in, Oscar De la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions is just way too good for the fans over Bob Arum's Top Rank as the better promoter for Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao. As of last count, 65.4 percent of the total votes cast favors Golden Boy to steer the career of the Pacman, whi  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca Supporters Troop to Texas!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 25 Nov 2006
McAllen, Texas--A strong Filipino contingent is ready to give morale support to compatriot Jimrex "The Executioner" Jaca when he takes on WBO featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez tomorrow at the Dodge Arena in Hidalgo. Jeff De Guzman, one of Jaca's closest buddies in the United States, arri  Read Full Story >>>

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