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Manny set to leave for US tonite
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 11 Nov 2005
Three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is set to leave for the US on a Philippine Airlines flight tonight and embark on a whirlwind tour of key US cities and Mexico to promote his Jan. 21 fight against Erik Morales in Las Vegas. But the trip may be cancelled if Pacquiao receives a confi  Read Full Story >>>

'The Dean' wins CAMMA Award
By Salven L. Lagumbay, , Wed, 09 Nov 2005
Joaquin M. Henson, dubbed as 'The Dean' of the country's sportwriting fraternity, is this year's awardee for Best Sports Column, adding to the numerous awards that already adorn his trophy case. The award was bestowed to him by the Catholic Mass Media Awards during ceremonies held recently at the  Read Full Story >>>

Bardon tops Carcar card this Saturday
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 09 Nov 2005
Philippine no. 2 flyweight Jojo Bardon, a protege of the Wakee Salud Stable, dukes it out with RP no. 8 flyweight Rolly Mandahinog in an exciting 10-rounder this Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Carcar Sports Complex, headlining the 'Binukbukay sa Carcar' card of the Stein Global Sports and Entertainment P  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 09 Nov 2005
It will be youth versus experience when Jimrex "The Executioner" Jaca swaps leathers with veteran Samuel Duran on November 26 for the vacant Philippine super-featherweight crown at the Lapu-Lapu Sports Complex. The RP 130-lb throne became vacant after erstwhile champ Bobby Pacquiao won the WBC C  Read Full Story >>>

WBO exec says Ameme a tough test for Bautista
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 09 Nov 2005
World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific president Leon Panoncillo said Obote Ameme is a formidable fighter and that the Tanzanian "Thunder" is out to give reigning WBO AsPac bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista a tough test when two pugs clash in a blockbuster showdown on November 19 at the  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
The recently concluded 84th WBA world annual convention in Seoul, Korea headed by President Gilberto Mendoza ran successfully. The PABA or Pan Asian Boxing Association is celebrating its 10th founding anniversary under the auspices of the World Boxing Association. PABA is headed by a Korean Preside  Read Full Story >>>

Louie's night
By Manny Piñol,, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
It was a thin crowd that came to the San Andres Civic and Sports Center in Manila to witness the fights held to raise funds for former world champion Luisito Espinosa, but it was a successful event nevertheless. Even before the first tickets could be sold, supporters of Louie have pledged P150,0  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista faces danger on Nov. 19
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
It seems that every fight is a perennial test for the teenage boxing champion, Rey ‘Boom-Boom’ Bautista since the day he won the WBO Asia-Pacific bantamweight title last August 17, 2004. The 18 year-old boxing phenom has hurdled six tough and formidable opponents by stopping five of   Read Full Story >>>

'Guerrero' Gesta battles Talape
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
One of the country's fastest-rising ring prodigies, Mercito 'Guerrero' Gesta, is set to lock horns with top-ranked RP superflyweight Jun Talape when their paths cross in a 10-round duel on December 16 in Kidapawan City. This was relayed to by no less than North Cotabato Governor Em  Read Full Story >>>

Homegrown fighters crowd 'Binakbakay sa Bohol' card
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
Boxing buffs will have a glimpse of Boholano talents as six other Bohol homegrown pugs will showcase their punching skills in the equally-exciting undercards of the "Binakbakay sa Bohol" card co-featured by ALA standouts Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and Czar Amonsot on November 19 at the Carlos P. Garci  Read Full Story >>>

Fanfare in Bautista’s Tagbilaran title fight
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
It will be boxing event full of fanfare. Thus said Tagbilaran City Mayor Dan Neri Lim of the boxing card the Boholanos will host on Nov. 19 featuring Boholano Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista’s WBO Asia-Pacific bantamweight title defense against Obote “African Thunder” Amem  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao records album
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
BOXing ICON Manny Pacquiao is not only into movies, he’s also into recording lately. And pretty soon, he will come out with an album which is guaranteed to become a blockbuster hit – just like his recent two fights. In a recording studio somewhere in Quezon City, Pacquiao was busy w  Read Full Story >>>

RSR Mail Bag November 7, 2005
By George Diaz Smith,, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
Today we have some pretty fair-minded fans revising the gamut of nostalgia. Benitez Vs Hearns was a question a fan debates on which fighter appeared in having the better knockdowns of the two, another takes us back about a fighter named Carl "Bobo" Olsen, one reader wanting to know the hot picks int  Read Full Story >>>

Yamamoto knocks out Casta?ares in round 7
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
After their first two fights ended up in a draw, Japanese prospect Daigoro Yamamoto clearly showed his more superior than Dindo "Diesel" Casta?ares after he survived a third round knockdown to floor the Cebuano punching dynamo in the seventh round and put a compelling closure to their trilogy the ot  Read Full Story >>>

Dindo KOed in Japan
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 08 Nov 2005
In a shocking turn of events, World Boxing Federation junior welterweight champion and Orient and Pacific Boxing Federation No.2 challenger Dindo Casta?ares suffered a humiliating blow to his resurging boxing career after losing to longtime rival Daigoro Yamamoto by knockout in their third meeting S  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 07 Nov 2005
It will be a respite from the political grind when Manila Mayor Lito Atienza flies to the vacation paradise in Bohol to witness the mammoth November 19 "Bakbakan sa Tagbilaran" featuring World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific bantam king Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista in a titular defense against Tanzania  Read Full Story >>>

Yamamoto finishes OPBF#2 Castanares!
By Joe Koizumi,, Mon, 07 Nov 2005
Japanese #3 ranked local prospect Daigoro Yamamoto (10-2-3, 8 KOs), 141, came off the canvas in the third and finally finished OPBF #2 super-light Dindo Castanares (17-4-2, 13 KOs), 141, for the count at 2:58 of the seventh round in a scheduled ten on Sunday in Osaka, Japan. It's a Fight of the Mont  Read Full Story >>>

Montilla KOs Delada in 4th
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 07 Nov 2005
It was a scene straight out of The Exorcist. Dexter Delada, a steelfisted lightweight from Cebu, went down face-first after taking a thunderous left straight to the jaw from Philippine champion Fernando Montilla in the fourth round of their scheduled 12-rounder at the San Andres Civic and Sports Cen  Read Full Story >>>

Delada knocked out
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 07 Nov 2005
FERNANDO Montilla showed he has strong will as well as power in keeping his RP 135 pound title, knocking out Cebuano Dexter Delada in the fourth round of the “Fight For Love” main event at New San Andres Sports and Civic Center Saturday night. Montilla used sheer power and a lot of d  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao may hand funds to Espi, says Pi?ol
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 06 Nov 2005
The proceeds did not exactly meet initial expectations, but the project was a big success mainly due to the assistance of Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao. This was the assessment made by North Cotabato Governor Emmanuel Pi?ol moments after the 'Fight for Love' card Saturday night at the San An  Read Full Story >>>

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