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Ring Deaths
By Ron Galarpe,, Tue, 01 Nov 2005
Note: would like to welcome its newest columnist, long time Pacland mainstay and the Philippines' fast rising boxing writer, Ron Galarpe. It is a week of remembering our dead, and maybe, it is just fitting to look back and be aware that after all, boxing is indeed a dangero  Read Full Story >>>

Bohol fight to pay for Rey’s US stint
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 01 Nov 2005
Tagbilaran City braces for the biggest boxing spectacle the Province of Bohol will ever host. On Nov. 19, Bohol’s Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista of Candijay Bohol will defend his WBO Asia-Pacific (Aspac) bantamweight title against the Obote Ameme of Tanzania, East Africa. Czar Am  Read Full Story >>>

Morales says he’s faster, stronger than Pacquiao
The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 01 Nov 2005
ERIK MORALES says he is “faster” and “stronger” than Manny Pacquiao and he is looking forward to seeing whether the Filipino has learned his lesson from the heartbreaking loss that the Mexican dealt last March at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. "We will see what he (Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Q&A: Erik "El Terrible" Morales!
By Jose Reyes,, Tue, 01 Nov 2005
Erik "El Terrible" Morales has reigned supreme as a prizefighter but now he also wants to make his mark managing boxers. Fightnews caught up with "El Terrible" to get his feedback on his prizefighter and Mexican national flyweight champ Luis "Titi" Maldonado, who squeaked by with a controversial dec  Read Full Story >>>

RSR Mail Bag October 31, 2005
By George Diaz Smith,, Tue, 01 Nov 2005
Our RSR mailbag for this Halloween season is full of goodies to make your trick or treat bag night just right, and we aim to please. We’ve got an array of questions from the most ardent inquiring fight fans, to the nostalgic groups. We have a vote from a serious boxing fan that nominates Teddy  Read Full Story >>>

Z Gorres restores confidence with KO win over Thailander
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 31 Oct 2005
For Z Gorres, Saturday night’s impressive victory was redemption. Gorres scored a sensational fourth-round knockout against Thai WBO Asia-Pacific super-flyweight top-contender Wisanu Pornobnum in the main event of the SGG Sports Promotion’s “Fight For Fame” at the Mandaue  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres downs Thai in 4th round
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 31 Oct 2005
ALA teenage sensation Z "The Dream" Gorres brightened up his chances to fight for the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) 115-pound crown after scoring a spectacular fourth round stoppage of Thai Wisanu Pornobnum in the main event of the other night's "Fight for Fame" card at the Mandaue C  Read Full Story >>>

No more zzz’s in Z Gorres’ Mandaue fight
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 31 Oct 2005
CHICAGO - Although Z Gorres waltzed to an easy unanimous decision triumph in his last outing a few months ago, he was rendered black and blue by a slew of unfair criticisms from my sportswriting brethren in Manila, who thought that the Antonio L. Aledguer protegee could have done much better with th  Read Full Story >>>

Xia defeats Brosas!, Mon, 31 Oct 2005
Six-foot Zhi Lin Xia of China earned a unanimous decision over Carlito Brosas on Saturday night to capture the vacant WBE Asia Pacific welterweight title at the jam-packed Mandaluyong Sports Complex in Manila, Philippines. Xia (8-2 with 3 KOs), 147-lb, became the first Chinese professional fighter t  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres KOs Pornobnum in the 4th round; Domingo keeps RP bantam title
By Dong Secuya,, Sun, 30 Oct 2005
Z "The Dream" Gorres knocked out cold Thai visitor Wisanu Pornobnum at 1 minute 36 seconds mark of the 4th round in the main event of "Fight for Fame" at the Mandaue Sports Complex in Mandaue City, Cebu, late last night. Gorres had earlier sent the Thai to the canvas in the opening minutes of the 4  Read Full Story >>>

Marco’s Lightweight Quest – Smart Career Choice or Fatal Mistake?
By Dr. Peter Edwards,, Sun, 30 Oct 2005

After hearing the recent announcement of Marco Antonio Barrera’s intentions of moving up in weight to face IBF lightweight champion Jesus Chavez, I could only wonder if the move is a wise career choice for Barrera. Prior to   
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 29 Oct 2005
ALA Boy Z "The Dream" Gorres goes into action tonight as he faces the slippery Wisanu Pornobnum in a 10-round Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation eliminator at the Mandaue Cultural and Sports Complex. Co-headlining tonight's card, considered by boxing observers as the best card for this year,  Read Full Story >>>

Thai to win fight vs. Z Gorres ‘at all cost’
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 29 Oct 2005
Wisanu Pornobnum looked tough and prepared as he tipped the scales yesterday for his fight against Cebu’s Z Gorres. After weighing in at 115.5 pounds during the official weigh-in, Pornobnum did not mince his words. “This is my chance and I’m not going to waste it,” th  Read Full Story >>>

Oleydong destroys Sisnorio!
By Damrong Simakajornboon,, Sat, 29 Oct 2005
WBC #3 straw Oleydong Sithsamerchai (18-0, 8 KOs) impressively retained his WBC Youth and ABCO 105lb title when he defeated Filipino Angelito Sisnorio on Friday at Chokchai 4 Market Center in Bangkok, Thailand. This was the twelfth title defense of the southpaw Thai fighter who captured his crowns b  Read Full Story >>>

Ready for a Fight: Erik Morales
By Patrick Kehoe, The Sweet Science, Sat, 29 Oct 2005

Venturing toward a lightweight championship, what would have been his fourth weight division conquered, Tijuana, Mexico’s legend, Erik Morales, found out that in boxing wanting is not the only prerequis  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 28 Oct 2005
At today's official weigh-in held at the world-class ALA Gym in Cebu, Z "The Dream" Gorres weighed in at 116 lbs, while Thai prospect Wisanu Pornobnom came in at 115.5 lbs minutes ago for their 10-round OPBF eliminator tomorrow at the Mandaue City Sports and Cultural Complex. For the RP bantamwei  Read Full Story >>>

Pi?ol’s vision for Olympic gold
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 28 Oct 2005
North Cotabato Gov. Manny Pi?ol has always been known for his fighting heart. He’s a never-say-die crusader for noble causes. As a sports enthusiast, one of Gov’s dreams is for the country to capture its first Olympic gold at the 2008 Beijing Games. And he’s moving mountains to  Read Full Story >>>

Rematches, dream matches on this wish list
By Thomas Gerbasi,, Fri, 28 Oct 2005
Well, 12 out of 50 ain't bad. When a little more than 25 percent of your 50 "wish list" fights for any given year are either made or will take place before the bell tolls midnight on Dec. 31, I guess that's the best you can ask for in this sport. Usually, boxing's best matchups never take pl  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Thu, 27 Oct 2005

Young and full of dynamism. Genetically brainy. Achiever in so many fields and endeavors. Talented and a real sportsman par excellence. Determined as leader and well-meaning. These are just but a few ways of the many description   
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By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Wed, 26 Oct 2005
The Games and Amusements Board or GAB take its hats off to our distinguished Filipino champion of the ring, Manny “PACMAN” Pacquiao. This writer would like to commend personally Manny for his big heart to his fellow boxers. Just recently in Bacolod City during the Masskara Festival, whi  Read Full Story >>>

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