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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 06 Nov 2005
MANILA--One used brute power, while the other boxed with superb brilliancy as each retained his RP title in the co-main events of the "Fight for Love" card Saturday night at the New San Andres Sports and Civic Center. Manny Pacquiao's favorite sparmate and Philippine lightweight boss Fernando Mon  Read Full Story >>>

Casta?ares to settle score in Japan tonight
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 06 Nov 2005
World Boxing Federation junior welterweight champion Dindo Casta?ares and Japanese prospect Daigoro Yamamoto will settle an unfinished business when they meet in ring for the third time tonight at the IMP Hall in Osaka, Japan. Their first two encounters ended draws, including their 10-round Sept  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing 2006 Fight Preview: Part III—Light Middleweight-Strawweight Divisions
By Gabriel DeCreas,, Sun, 06 Nov 2005
Here is the last part of my matchmaking wish-list... Floyd Mayweather v. Zab Judah: Zab could give Mayweather his sternest test to date. And fighting at 147 may prove less comfortable for the Pretty Boy than expected. He has, after all, moved up 12 fighting-pounds in only a few years. Taking Mayw  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing 2006 Fight Preview: Part I
By Gabriel DeCreas,, Sat, 05 Nov 2005
A previous article published on East Side Boxing titled, ?Possible Fights in 2006? hinted at some of the matchups that might come to blows in 2006. The coming year may well have thrills in store for everyone?even hard to please detractors that claim the sport will never reach the exhilarating peaks   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao endorses two RP title fights tonight
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 05 Nov 2005
TWO Philippine title bets will be put on the line tonight in the twin main events of the ?Fight for Love? card at the New San Andres Sports and Civic Auditorium in Manila. The stellar card, aimed at raising funds for former world champion Luisito Espinosa?s legal battle to collect an unpaid purse  Read Full Story >>>

Montilla, Barcelona defend RP belts tonight
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 05 Nov 2005
Two Philippine title belts will be put on the line tonight in the co-mainer of the "Fight for Love" card at the New San Andres Sports and Civic Auditorium. The event, which is aimed at raising funds for former world champion Luisito Espinosa's legal battle to collect an unpaid purse, has the ful  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol vs Trejo set Jan. 28 in Cancun, Mexico
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 05 Nov 2005
The much-awaited elimination bout between World Boxing Council no. 1 minimumweight Rodel Mayol and no. 2 Lorenzo "Explosivo" Trejo will take place on January 28 in Cancun, Quintana Roo in Mexico. The fight, which was discussed at the recent WBC Convention in Conception, Spain, was finalized an  Read Full Story >>>

Louie not retiring, says new manager
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 05 Nov 2005
Former two-time world boxing champion Luisito Espinosa is not retiring from the ring and wants another chance to fight for the title in the twilight of his career, said his new manager Joe Robles recently. Robles, a former San Francisco police officer who is in town to organize a training progra  Read Full Story >>>

RP boxers to compete in Havana tournament
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 05 Nov 2005
BOXERS PERSONALLY picked by Cuban coach Honorato Espinosa from a vast pool of skillful fighters are going to undergo a stern test when they take part in a tournament in Havana sometime in April next year. This was revealed yesterday by North Cotabato Gov. Manny Pi?ol, who is at the helm of winn  Read Full Story >>>

Laurente wins PABA crown in Korea; Linares shines
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 04 Nov 2005
Filipino Pederito Laurente of the Johnny Elorde Stable nailed the regular Pan-Asian Boxing Association (PABA) superbantam title after he stopped Korean Pal Man Shim in the second of their scheduled 12-rounder at the on-going 84th WBA annual convention in Seoul, South Korea. The Iloilo-raised Lau  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 04 Nov 2005
Just minutes ago, the four protagonists for tomorrow's 'Fight for Love' card easily made weight during official weigh-in held at the Kamayan Restaurant along Padre Faura in Manila. RP lightweight champ Fernando Montilla came in at 134 lbs, while challenger and RP no. 2 lightweight Dexter 'Dinamit  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 04 Nov 2005
Pound-for-pound great Manny Pacquiao will not make the mistake of cramming for his next fight, and will be in tremendous shape when the bell rings for his mammoth return showdown with Mexican icon Erik "El Terrible" Morales on January 21 in Las Vegas. This was the assurance made yesterday by ren  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 03 Nov 2005
Fight fans may now enjoy their early Saturday viewing when the top-rated TV slugfest Ginebra San Miguel?s IN THIS CORNER moves to its new home and timeslot starting on November 12. The weekly boxing show hits the boobtube at exactly 12 noon every Saturday on RPN ChAnnel 9 as veteran host Sev Sa  Read Full Story >>>

Castanares flies for Osaka bout today
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 03 Nov 2005
World Boxing Foundation junior welter king Dindo Castanares travels to Japan for the fifth time in his career today, ready to rumble in the trilogy with Japanese Daigoro Yamamoto as they duke it out once again on Sunday at the IMP Hall in Osaka, Japan. Castanares takes a PAL flight bound for Jap  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 03 Nov 2005
At the on-going World Boxing Association annual convention in Seoul, South Korea, the WBA ruled yesterday that Filipino Bert Batawang will face Indonesian Vicky Tahumil in a unification war with the winner advancing to challenge WBA light-flyweight king Roberto "Arana" Vazquez of Panama. The Ceb  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 02 Nov 2005
Former World Boxing Council superfly champ Gerry Pe?alosa finally snags a foe after Paraguay's Feliciano Ledesma stepped up to the plate and agreed to face him on December 10 topbilling the "Rage in Antipolo" card being put up by Jemah's Mark Roces at the Y?ares Sports Complex in Antipolo City.   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 02 Nov 2005
Just minutes ago, Philippine no. 2 lightweight Dexter "Dinamita" Delada emerged from the Games and Amusements Board office in Cebu City, looking relaxed and confident of beating RP lightweight boss Fernando Montilla when they tangle on Saturday at the New San Andres Civic and Sports Center. Delad  Read Full Story >>>

Barcelona vs. Danggod Set
By John Raygoza,, Wed, 02 Nov 2005
Filipino Eric Barcelona will defend his Philippine super flyweight title for the first time against second-ranked Celso Danggod in one of two main events headlining a benefit 76-round card on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the San Andres sports complex in the Phillipines Barcelona, 24, is suffered three def  Read Full Story >>>

Delada to fight Montilla
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 02 Nov 2005
Dexter Delada is preparing hard and long. Not only because he wants to win the RP lightweight title, but because he knows his opponent, Fernando Montilla, is a tough fighter. On Nov. 5, Delada, currently ranked No.2 by the Philippines, will challenge for Montilla’s title at the San And  Read Full Story >>>

Market vendors help in 'Bakbakan Para sa Kinabukasan'
By Arthur J. Tariman, Sun.Star General Santos, Wed, 02 Nov 2005
MALUNGON, Sarangani -- The financial support of the Malungon Market Vendors Association (MMVA) has made possible the weekly staging of the "Bakbakan Para sa Kinabukasan" Amateur Boxing Tournament at the vicinity of the public market in Poblacion. The Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines  Read Full Story >>>

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