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What Fighters Could Learn from Rene Barrientos
By Epifanio M. Almeda,, Mon, 24 Apr 2006

“When my children who found job opportunities abroad asked me if I had the means to cover their transportation, I didn’t hesitate to answer yes to keep their minds off the problem I believed was mine to tackle”. S  
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Boxer Paderna swims to world-class stardom
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 24 Apr 2006
KULARBDANG KIATKRERIN sounds like a mouth-watering Thai dish. He's not. Jun Paderna defended his Pan Asian Boxing Association super featherweight title. He won but grabbed a rare crown. It was a forgettable period that should mercifully be rated the most hilarious in Philippine boxing. The   Read Full Story >>>

ABAP gym ready for Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 24 Apr 2006
BAGUIO — It’s all systems go for Manny Pacquiao to train at the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) gym in the sprawling 23-hectare Teachers Camp here on June 1-16. ABAP coach Pat Gaspi said the other day the Philippine team is prepared to adjust its workout schedule  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao 13 pounds over fighting weight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 24 Apr 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO has gained weight ever since hammering Mexican Erik Morales three months ago in Las Vegas. But there’s nothing to worry, he assures. Gracing the gala dinner hosted by the Games and Amusements Board at the Hyatt Hotel and Casino recently, Pacquiao confided that he is 13 poun  Read Full Story >>>

Batawang KO's foe; Abapo-Saluday a draw!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 23 Apr 2006
Bert Batawang returned to the winning track, demolishing Noel Veronque last night at the 1:21 of the second round in the mainer of the "Bakbakan sa Brgy. Paltok" in Quezon City. In the co-mainer, RP junior welter champ Bart Abapo figured in a split draw with Christopher Saluday in the 10-round no  Read Full Story >>>

Right after the final chapter of Manny Pacquiao?s entertaining rematch with Erik Morales, I asked Top Rank Bob Arum who?ll oppose likely the GenSan marvel who made mince meat of his ward before an enthralled throng at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. ?I really don?t mind losing to a nice  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres, Amonsot face Puerto Rican and Mexican in the US
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 23 Apr 2006
Z "The Dream" Gorres and Czar Amonsot will now take on a Puerto Rican and Mexican foes respectively in their next US fights. The southpaw Gorres (23-1-1, 12 KO's) will take on Puerto Rican Jose Laureano on May 27 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California. Laureano, who hails from Guayn  Read Full Story >>>

Condes: The next Pacquiao!
By Nick Giongco,, Sun, 23 Apr 2006
Philippine minimumweight champion Florante Condes and boxing star Manny Pacquiao have one thing in common. They have got a pair of bricks for hands. Condes showcased his frightening punching power late Friday night when he bludgeoned the usually durable and worthy challenger Armand dela Cruz in the   Read Full Story >>>

GAB to Enrich Boxing?
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, Sun, 23 Apr 2006
"With the theme 'Building the Nation's Champions Towards Global Recognition,' the objective of the convention is geared towards the enrichment of professional boxing in the country." This is the impressive statement declared about the first ever GAB Philippine Annual Boxing Convention that ended  Read Full Story >>> Freddie Roach Interview
By Ace Freeman,, Sun, 23 Apr 2006

Freddie talks more about Manny Pacquaio, Rey Bautista, his upcoming trip to the Philippines, and James Toney's performance and future plans! FF: Hey Freddie… What are you up to? FR: Just working with Ricky Quiles who   
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Pacman’s trainer on ABS/CBN’s hefty-priced tickets
By Mortz Marcelo Ortigoza,, Sun, 23 Apr 2006
At 11 p.m. last April 21, 2006 at the Rumble at the Bay, I asked boxing trainer, the renowned Boboy Fernandez (assistant trainer of Freddie Roach on Manny Pacqauio, and a fellow Ilonggo) if the clamor of the unwashed of our society to have a glimpse of the Pacquiao tussle with Oscar Larios on July 2  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 22 Apr 2006
Former WBC superfly champ Gerry Penalosa will now take on Mexican southpaw Tomas Rojas in a battle of two explosive bangers underneath the Manny Pacquiao-Oscar Larios scrap on July 2. Penalosa, in an interview this morning, informed that his upcoming bout with Rojas will be an exciting one, consi  Read Full Story >>>

By Salvador Lopez,, Sat, 22 Apr 2006
Rexon Flores successfully retained his WBO Asia Pacific Flyweight Title with a convincing unanimous decision win over his #1 challenger, Terdkiet Jundaeng of Thailand. The three judges of the fight, Mr. Virgilio de la Cruz, Mr. Edwin Sese, and Mr. Rodrigo Perez, turned in scores of 118-109, 119  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 22 Apr 2006
MANILA--Undefeated World Boxing Council no. 1 minimumweight Rodel "Batang Mandaue" Mayol departs for Tokyo, Japan today for the final phase of his training as he vies for the WBC 105-lb title against Eagle Kyowa on May 6 at the Korakuen Hall. The 24-year-old Mayol (22-0, 17 KO's), considered as o  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 21 Apr 2006
Manila--Jun Paderna of the Philippines retained his Pan Asian Boxing Association super-featherweight crown with a one-sided unanimous decision over Thai toughie Kularbdang Kietkreerin in the mainer of the "Rumble at the Bay" moments ago. Official scores were: 120-108 (Gil Co), 119-109 (Salven Lag  Read Full Story >>>

Condes retains RP 105 lb crown!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 21 Apr 2006
MANILA--Just moments ago, Florante Condes of the Aljoe Jaro Stable proved his true worth, demolishing ex-WBC Intl champ Arman De la Cruz in the fifth round to retain his Philippine minimumweight crown at the jampacked "Battle at the Bay." Condes, however, had to pass through tough times, as De la  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 21 Apr 2006
The final hump to the much-anticipated rubbermatch between pound-for-pound superstars Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales has just been hurdled and the fight is now set to go sometime in October or November after the Tijuana finally native agreed to fight the fire-breathing Filipino at the contract weig  Read Full Story >>>

Santillan Loses OPBF Title by Split Decision
By Joe Koizumi,, Fri, 21 Apr 2006
Unbeaten Japanese Hiroshi Yamaguchi (15-0-1, 11 KOs), 147, wrested the OPBF welterweight belt as he was awarded a split verdict over WBC #11 ranked Filipino lefty defending champ Rev Santillan (22-3-1, 16 KOs), 147, over hard-fought gory twelve heats on Thursday in Tokyo, Japan. The official scores   Read Full Story >>>

A Gab-off?
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 21 Apr 2006
WITHOUT A doubt, Philippine boxing has experienced a rebirth due mainly to the exploits of Manny Pacquiao. Everyone and his neighbor are now closely following the adventures of our local boxing heroes. In the wake of such national interest, the Games and Amusements Board is holding its first e  Read Full Story >>>

Summer sizzlers
Manila Standard Today, Fri, 21 Apr 2006
Kris, Manny, and SMB Have you seen the new San Miguel Beer TV commercial? It?s known as Painom Ka and guess who are in it. It?s an unlikely pair, but SMC execs say that Kris Aquino and boxing icon Manny Pacquiao have helped San Miguel Corp. sustain leadership in most of its markets. The comme  Read Full Story >>>

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