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World title bouts grip boxing fans
By Mesuli Zifo, Dispatch Online, Tue, 21 Jun 2005
EAST LONDON - Anticipation for this weekend's boxing world title fights featuring Vuyani Bungu and Hawk Makepula have reached fever pitch with scores of people expected to flock to Bungu's pre- medical examination at a beachfront hotel at noon today. Bungu is defending his International Boxing Or  Read Full Story >>>

Manny pursues landmark court case
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 21 Jun 2005
NEW YORK—Three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s lawyer Kevin Davidson said yesterday the case he filed against New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad here is the first test of the far-reaching effects of the protective clauses in the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act. "Manny̵  Read Full Story >>>

Manny to manage Bobby
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 21 Jun 2005
NEW YORK — It looks like kuya Manny Pacquiao will now take care of younger brother Bobby’s professional boxing career. Fresh from a spectacular seventh round stoppage of Carlos Navarro in Friant, California, last Friday, Bobby has suddenly become hot property. He was never really kno  Read Full Story >>>

RSR Mail Bag June 20, 2005
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt and George Diaz Smith,, Tue, 21 Jun 2005
This weeks email bag has a little of everything again from the diehard Manny Pacquiao fans, to George's growing readers with a diverse group of questions. We even have two very funny emails that George and I received and no doubt, the writers of both, will be surprised they made the bag this week.   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing shenanigans
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Tue, 21 Jun 2005
Instead of involving himself in a petty squabble with Philippine Basketball Association commissioner Noli Eala over whether the commissioner needs to be licensed by the Games and Amusements Board or not, GAB chairman Eric Buhain should devote his energies and attention to the shenanigans going on in  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Mon, 20 Jun 2005
MINI TRIAL PITS MANNY VS. FIRED PROMOTER New York, NY-Documents sent filed Friday, June 17, 2005 by Judd Burstein and Keith Davidson, attorneys for Manny Pacquiao, to be possible witnesses in the speedy trial between Pacquiao and ex-promoter Murad Muhammad. Based on approval and acceptance by the  Read Full Story >>>

From Bacolod, in defense of Manny Pacquiao
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 20 Jun 2005
HIS name is Irwin Castella. He writes all the way from charming Bacolod to correct my impression on Manny Pacquiao. Spare him, begs this friendly Ilonggo. Before everything else, I've got to thank Mr. Castella for helping me back onto the rush-rush rat road after my annual break. Says he: "  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Forces Navarro To Quit
By John Gregg,, Mon, 20 Jun 2005
Friant, CA. (Table Mountain Casino)-- It would prove to be one of the stranger moments in professional boxing in 2005. Carlos Navarro took a knee three times in the seventh round during his junior lightweight encounter with Bobby Pacquiao. After his third trip to the canvas and with blood sm  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
It’s now official! Manny Pacquiao has decided to relinquish his Ring Magazine Featherweight title, as he expressed interest in campaigning solely in the Jr. Lightweight division. Ring Magazine Philippine correspondent Ted Lerner has informed that last Friday, Pacquiao had sent a faxed   Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
After Manny Pacquiao's sensational win over Lehlo Ledwaba in June 2001, promoter Murad Muhammad knew that he had his lotto ticket. Previously filing for bankruptcy, some 15 years ago, Muhammad didn't want to lose an opportunity to make millions in future Pacquiao fights. If former agent/attorney Syd  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Gives Up Ring Magazine Title
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
Manny Pacquiao has formally relinquished his Ring Magazine title and served notice to Ring editor-in-chief Nigel Collins that he was looking forward to “gaining The Ring belt in my new weight class soon.” However, with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions announcing a Septem  Read Full Story >>>

Gejon departs for South Africa
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
Philippine champion Elmer Gejon of the Wakee Salud Stable flies out to South Africa today for his June 24 showdown with South African Tshepo Lefele for the vacant WBC International mini-flyweight title in East London, South Africa. The Mandaue City-based Gejon departs at 12:30PM today with train  Read Full Story >>>

Filipinos Delighted with Pacquiao Win
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
Philippine super featherweight champion Bobby Pacquiao certainly doesn’t have the awesome punching power and the incredible courage of his elder and more illustrious brother, Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao, but many boxing experts believe the southpaw is a technically supe  Read Full Story >>>

Brotherly Love on ESPN Ends in Bizarre Fashion
By Jason Tremble,, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
At the Table Mountain Casino in Friant, California, next to Yosemite's National Park, ESPN's Friday Night Fights showcased two brothers of former champions Manny Pacquiao and Jose Navarro. Bobby Pacquiao, 25-11-3, 11 KO's making his 2nd U.S. appearance won a strange ending as Carlos Navarro 26-4-1,   Read Full Story >>>

Another Pacquiao makes wave in US
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
AFTER A spectacular victory Friday night (Saturday morning in Manila), Bobby Pacquiao now wants to be known not only as the brother of Manny Pacquiao. Bobby scored a seventh round stoppage over Carlos Navarro of the US and knocked the World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas super-featherw  Read Full Story >>>

Bobby Pacquiao kayoes foe, clinches WBC title
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
BOBBY Pacquiao finally moved out of the shadow of his more illustrious brother, winning the WBC Continental Americas super featherweight crown by knocking out Carlos Navarro yesterday at the Table Mountain Casino in Friant, California. The younger brother of Ring Magazine featherweight champion M  Read Full Story >>>

By George Elsasser,, Sun, 19 Jun 2005
No sooner I arrive at the ESPN2 FNF site with small expectations - I mean, names like Carlos Navarro and Bobby Pacquiao translates more to pugilistic ripples, not tsunamis - worse yet, there’s game one of a college beizbol round robin to contend with. Finally, beyond the listed 2200 hours s  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao stops Navarro in bizarre outing
By German Villasenor,, Sat, 18 Jun 2005
In the ESPN2 main event at the Table Mountain Casino in Friant, California tonight, Bobby Pacquiao (25-11-3, 11 KOs) stopped Carlos Navarro (26-4-1, 21 KOs) in seven rounds. Pacquiao slid and slipped in the first round, and so did Navarro, who actually slipped to the canvas, showing that it was a  Read Full Story >>>

Bobby Pacquiao Shows Heart, Spunk in Win Vs. Navarro
By Winchell Campos,, Sat, 18 Jun 2005
FRIANT, CA—His surname uniquely synonymous to heart, spunk and a never-say-die attitude, Bobby Pacquiao made a name for himself by knocking out pre-fight favorite Carlos Navarro in the seventh round Friday in the ESPN2 Friday Night main event at the Table Mountain Casino here. Pacquiao, th  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Sat, 18 Jun 2005
Carlos Navarro quit in the 7th round after suffering two knockdowns at the hands of Bobby Pacquiao. In the earlier round, Bobby was deducted a point by the referee for a low blow when Navarro dropped to his knee but the crowd reacted by booing the decision. A TV replay showed that Navarro got hit   Read Full Story >>>

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