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Pacquiao’s former promoter lets down Pe?alosa
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 28 May 2005
Since he started fighting as a pro in 1989, Gerry Pe?alosa has never experienced such embarrassment as yesterday. The former Worl Boxing Council super-flyweight champion, in a comeback bid, went to the Florida Athletic Commission to appear during the official weigh-in session for a fight against  Read Full Story >>>

After waiting for weeks, Pe?alosa’s US fight cancelled
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 28 May 2005
IT WAS Thursday afternoon in sunny Florida (Friday morning in Manila) when the phone rang and ex-world champion Gerry Pe?alosa excitedly and hurriedly answered the phone. Later on, as he put back the phone, he appeared dispirited as if he was robbed of another clear victory. But it was more tha  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao pays P2M back taxes
By John Paul Jubelag, The Philippine Star, Sat, 28 May 2005
GENERAL SANTOS CITY — To prove that he is not remiss with his obligation as a taxpayer, Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao partially paid P2-million in taxes in a local revenue district office here yesterday. "This will show that I am very much willing to pay my income tax," said Pacquiao s  Read Full Story >>>

Bobby Pacquiao To Fight Carlos Navarro
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 28 May 2005
Philippine super featherweight champion Bobby Pacquiao is scheduled fight Carlos Navarro for the WBC Continental Americans title at the Morongo Casino in Cabazon, California on an ESPN fight card scheduled for June 24. Navarro who has a ring record of 26-3-1 with 21 knockouts is coming off an imp  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 27 May 2005
WBO Asia Pacific bantam king Rey Bautista isn't leaving anything to chance as he embarks on his first battle against a Mexican hombre on June 11. The 18-year-old Bautista just got a special helping hand from no less than the RP Jr. Lightweight champion Bobby Pacquiao, younger brother of people's  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Fri, 27 May 2005
A couple of weeks ago, a story was released in a Philippine newspaper stating that a source close to fired promoter Murad Muhammad was planning to file an injunction which would prevent Manny Pacquiao from fighting in the United States. This source, who calls himself "Proboxer," sent an email to man  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista Spars with Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 27 May 2005
WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista got a chance to sharpen his skills during two rounds of sparring with Philippine super featherweight champion Bobby Pacquiao at the famed Ala Gym in Cebu, yesterday. The younger brother of Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny P  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista Earns Bobby Pacquiao's Respect
By Rey Danseco,, Fri, 27 May 2005
WBO Asia-Pacific bantamweight champion Rey ‘Boom-Boom’ Bautista and Philippine junior lightweight king Bobby Pacquiao engaged in a torrid two-round sparring session in Cebu City recently in preparation for their separate bouts. But at the end of the session before the watchful eyes of  Read Full Story >>>

Canceled fight in Florida gives Pe?alosa heartache
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 May 2005
GERRY Pe?alosa, inactive since last November, was all primed up to see action again on American soil. What he encountered, instead, was heartache following a botched bout. The former World Boxing Council superfly king was slated to meet his Colombian foe Reynaldo Hurtado for the first time yester  Read Full Story >>>

Murad Camp to Manny: Think
By Rita Sharp,, Fri, 27 May 2005
Upon just recently learning that your education level is that of a second or third grader, I now understand how your "new management team" was able to manipulate you into the financial disaster that you know find yourself in. This letter is not intended to ridicule you, but rather to educate you. Wh  Read Full Story >>>

Manny’s lawyer denies injunction yarn
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 May 2005
Los Angeles lawyer Keith Davidson said yesterday no case has been filed preventing two-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao from fighting for any promoter other than Murad Muhammad. "Murad has unequivocally not filed an injunction against Manny in any way, shape or form," said Davidson in a  Read Full Story >>>

Murad strikes back at Pacquiao’s new group
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Fri, 27 May 2005
AMERICAN promoter Murad Muhammad has filed a counter suit against the new management team of Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, led by Shelly Finkel, according to an Internet report on Thursday. Also named respondents in the suit, filed in federal court in New York, were American trainer Freddie Roa  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao starts paying BIR tax debts
The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 27 May 2005
Meanwhile, Parayno said world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has started paying his multi-million-peso tax debt with the BIR. Parayno said General Santos City Revenue District Officer Eric Furia informed him that Pacquiao, who is a resident of General Santos, partially paid his liab  Read Full Story >>>

As Boxing Withers Away, Arum Isn't Too Far Behind
By T.J. Simers, Los Angeles Times, Thu, 26 May 2005
I met Bob Arum for breakfast and sat down across from a guy who has withered away to almost nothing. I wasn't surprised. If you're making your living hyping boxing these days, what's there to promote? ADVERTISEMENT To begin with, the sport is barbaric and appealing only when the public c  Read Full Story >>>

“EL GRAN COMBATE:” A night of firsts
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Thu, 26 May 2005
In a two-decade span of SGG Sports Promotions in Cebu with over a hundred boxing shows - none seems to equal the hype and magnetism of the forthcoming epic battle between reigning World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific bantamweight champion Rey ‘Boom-Boom’ Bautista and the dangerous Mexi  Read Full Story >>>

Amateur Champions Debut on Bautista-Bolanos Showdown
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 26 May 2005
Three former Philippine amateur boxing champions will make their pro debut to further spice up the blockbuster fight card featuring WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight champion Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and Mexican KO artist Gilberto Bonalos at the Mandaue City Sports Center on June 11. Titled "A Time F  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca draws Japan fight
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Thu, 26 May 2005
Former Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super bantamweight champion Jimrex Jaca (23-1-1, 9KOs) fought to a majority draw against ex-Japanese titlist Kinji Amano (22-8-5, 12KOs) in their very entertaining fight the other night at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. After the 10-round bra  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Thu, 26 May 2005
New York- Not only did promoter Murad Muhammad of M & M Sports file an answer to the suit lodged against him by Manny Pacquiao but he also filed a counter suit against Pacquiao's handlers, Freddie Roach, Shelly Finkel, Keith Davidson, and Nick Kahn. In the countersuit, Murad claims that Manny's new   Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Thu, 26 May 2005
RT: OK, so has your promoter Dan Goosen confirmed that he's in negotiations with you and Manny Pacquiao fighting this September? PEDEN: He did not really tell me who, but he said he is working on something. I will just leave it up to him. Dan has has been pretty honest to me. RT: When do you thi  Read Full Story >>>

State of the Boxing Union: The Super Featherweights
By Jim Cawkwell,, Wed, 25 May 2005
Nestled between the classic featherweight and lightweight divisions, we have the 130-pound super featherweight division. If you are a boxing purist, perhaps you do not agree with the creation of such weight classes deviating from the original weights as intended. What you cannot possibly disagree wi  Read Full Story >>>

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