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Pacquiao is risky model for Arroyo
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 16 May 2005
HE was definitely defeated -- but his worshippers have refused to look at Manny Pacquiao as the real loser in his last fight. The beating dealt by Mexican legend Erik Morales on the so-called national sports treasure was cruel and clear as the heat wave now stalking the Manila of our disaffection  Read Full Story >>>

RP's Flores keeps WBO Asia Pacific fly crown
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 16 May 2005
REXON Flores knocked down Indonesian Alwy Alhabsy of Indonesia twice and retained his World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific flyweight title by unanimous decision Saturday night at the Olivarez Sports Center in Sucat, Para?aque City. Judges Edwin Sese gave the bout to the 22-year-old Flores at 11  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing might be ringing in a new era, Sun, 15 May 2005
Tonight's Felix Trinidad-Winky Wright pay-per-view middleweight bout is intriguing in its own right, but on this particular Saturday what it does most is cap a monumental week unlike any other in the history of boxing. Hardly a day's gone by that boxing hasn't made headlines. It's almost as if th  Read Full Story >>>

With the Case Filed Against Him, Will Murad Continue his Adherence to Bring Asian fighters to America?
By Ron Galarpe,, Sat, 14 May 2005
Don King is being identified as the chief matchmaker in the prestigious heavyweight division. Bob Arum at one point expressed his loyalty to the Mexican fighters and true to his word; Arum has more Mexican fighters than Americans under his long list of contracted fighters. Oscar De La Hoya on th  Read Full Story >>>

Flores retains title
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 14 May 2005
Rexon Flores of the Philippines sent down Indon Alwy Alhabsy of Indonesia twice in the third and dominated the 12-round bout en route to a unanimous decision win Saturday night to retain his World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific flyweight title at the Olivarez Sports Center in Sucat, Paranaque.   Read Full Story >>>

By Kenny Perrault,, Sat, 14 May 2005
On March 19, 2005, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao had just finished a great battle many quickly dubbed as Fight of the Year. Fast forward to May 7th of the same year, at the Mandalay Bay Resort in Las Vegas, where Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo just fin  Read Full Story >>>

The Heaviness of Lightweights
By Jason Probst,, Sat, 14 May 2005
At the end of the day, pride going before the fall made a big difference in Diego Corrales' epic stoppage of Jose Luis Castillo. Banged like a drum and knocked down twice in the tenth round, Corrales' second trip to the canvas was as much a product of exhaustion as punches, but he knew how to grab a  Read Full Story >>>

Is there a Pearl in Shelly's Shell when it comes to Manny Pacquiao?
By Arnel Paciano D. Casanova,, Fri, 13 May 2005
While Murad Muhammad may be banging his head now trying to devise a counterpunch to be used against the legal team of Judd Burstein and Keith Davidson, I believe that it is fair to ask, at the same time, whether Manny Pacquiao's dishing off Muhammad and hooking up with Shelly Finkel, et al would be   Read Full Story >>>

Bautista vs Mexican reset due to injury
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 13 May 2005
The much-awaited scuffle and historic battle between the first ever Mexican to fight in Cebu, Gilberto Bolanos and WBO Asia-Pacific bantam champ Rey ?Boom-Boom? Bautista has been reset from June 4 to June 11, 2005 at the fully-airconditioned Mandaue Sports Complex. The one-week postponement was   Read Full Story >>>

Flores in crucial fight, Thu, 12 May 2005
WBO Asia Pacific flyweight champion Rexon Flores may be one or two fight away from a potential bout with WBO flyweight king Omar "El Hurac?n" Narvaez of Argentina. Flores, who is the topnotch Asian contender in 112-lb division being ranked No. 6 in the world by the WBO, could face the undefeated  Read Full Story >>>

Team Corrales: "Erik Morales - come get some"
By Ant Evans,, Thu, 12 May 2005
In the nuclear winter fallout from Erik Morales's epic win over Manny Pacquiao a month ago, it was impossible to envision another fight fought in such a white hot furnace of passion, pride and power punches. And yet, six weeks later Diego Corrales bested Jose Luis Castillo in a 10 rounds of beautifu  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao welfare is GAB?s concern
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 11 May 2005
A MEETING with boxing star Manny Pacquiao is on top of the agenda of Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Eric Buhain. "The GAB exists to look after the welfare of the country?s professional athletes like him," Buhain told the Bulletin yesterday. "Manny Pacquiao is in a different level and h  Read Full Story >>>

Murad blames Roach for Manny?s loss
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 11 May 2005
In a bitter tirade, New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad blamed trainer Freddie Roach for two-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao?s defeat to Erik Morales in Las Vegas last March 19 and said the Filipino lost the fight "outside the ring." Muhammad arranged Pacquiao?s eight fights in the US s  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Wed, 11 May 2005
Washington, DC- In a move that was long expected here, the United States Senate on Monday gave its approval to a proposal to go forward with legislation that would create and impanel a three-man Federal Boxing Commission that would govern the sport. Authored by Arizona Senator John McCain, the man   Read Full Story >>>

RSR Mail Bag Hosted by
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt,, Wed, 11 May 2005
This week we have readers ringing in with their questions about the heavyweight division, RSR contests, Rivera Vs Collazo, Manny Pacquiao, prediction on Castillo Vs Corrales, dream matches, and John Ruiz's announced retirement, Brad, Given the sad state of the heavyweight division, is there   Read Full Story >>>

Bautista faces Bolanos on June 11
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 11 May 2005
Reigning WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight boss Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista will finally get the chance to fight an Aztec warrior when he trades leathers with Mexican Gilberto Bolanos in the main event of the "El Gran Combate" on June 11 at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. Bolanos, a nativ  Read Full Story >>>

What?s next for Pacquaio?
By Wayne Joseph Tulio,, Tue, 10 May 2005
After a hard fought loss to Erik Morales, Manny Pacquiao stated that he is comfortable fighting at 130 pounds and intends to stay in the division. Considered the ?people?s champion? at featherweight and recognized by the Ring Magazine, the challenge now for Pacquiao is to prove that he can be force   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wants to join cock derby elite
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 10 May 2005
AFTER AN auspicious showing in a Cebu 5-cocker recently, Manny Pacquiao is training his sights on a much bigger prize: The World Slasher Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. Pacquiao?s trademark entry Pacman emerged with four wins against one defeat during sportsman Wakee Salud?s bigtime five-day derby i  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Tue, 10 May 2005
Subject: The “Fear Factor” In Boxing Dear Pedro, Your article on the “Fear Factor” in boxing is dead on target. I boxed amateurs growing up and have continued to train because I love boxing and the workouts so I can relate to your observations. You summed up the menta  Read Full Story >>>

By Matthew Sanderson,, Tue, 10 May 2005
Bracketing the fourteen-day space between March 19 and April 2, two outstanding displays of grit and artistry were forged that probably won?t be equalled over the following months. Great things were expected of Erik Morales-Manny Pacquiao; and Jean-Marc Mormeck-Wayne Braithwaite was always going to   Read Full Story >>>

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