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"Bakbakan sa Corella" set in Bohol this Saturday
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
Three pro bouts plus amateur fights light up the boxing skyline of Corella, Bohol this Saturday when Sammy 'Don King' Gello-ani presents the "Bakbakan sa Corella" at the town's public market. Set to collide in the mainer are Cris Alag and Marlou Ednay who will go up against each other in an 8-rou  Read Full Story >>>

Both OPBF welter champ Rev Santillan and challenger Hiroshi Yamaguchi came in at an exact 147 lbs during official weigh-in held yesterday in Tokyo, Japan. They duke it out in a 12-round showdown hours from now at the famous Korakuen Hall in Tokyo. Stay tuned for the results...  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
The historic first-ever GAB Boxing Convention officially came off the wraps just moments ago, with GAB Chairman Eric Buhain and Commissioner Alex Paglumotan welcoming guests both from the local and international scene. General Kovid Bhakdibhumi and his secretary general Patrick Cusick took to the  Read Full Story >>>

Santillan defends OPBF welter title today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
Rev Santillan of RWS Stable faces an uphill battle today when he defends his Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) welterweight title against the undefeated Japanese prospect Hiroshi Yamaguchi at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The 27-year-old Yamaguchi parades an impressive 14-0-1 wi  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria-Aguirre II despu?s del Mundial
By Omar Acosta,, Thu, 20 Apr 2006

El combate por el t?tulo mundial minimosca CMB entre el monarca Brian Viloria y Jos? Aguirre, se realizar? despu?s de la Copa Mundial de Alemania. El "Jaguar" Aguirre mencion? que esta semana se comunic? c  
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ABAP Powerless Over Amateurs Turning Professionals; SEAG Silver Medalist Melligen Is The Lastest To Jump Fence
By Virgi T. Romano,, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
If only the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) had its way, it could have stop amateur boxers from turning professional. But, according to ABAP president Manny T. Lopez, his office has no power in so far as its boxers' decision of campaigning in the professional level is concern  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao gets another honor tonight
Pancho Villa, Elorde also get citations in RP Boxing Convention

By Eddie Alinea, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
THIRTY THREE Filipino great boxing fighters, including Hall of Famers Pancho Villa and Gabriel "Flash" Elorde and the country?s newest icon Manny Pacquiao, will be honored tonight during Gala Night of the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) First Philippine Boxing Convention at the New Hyatt Hotel alon  Read Full Story >>>

Brian Viloria, G.I.
By Bing Parel-Salud, The Philippine Star, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
When Brian Viloria draped the Philippine flag over his body after that first round knockout of opponent Eric Ortiz, a collective gasp of incredulity could virtually be heard from spectators at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. For the new world Boxing Council Light Flyweight titleholder is the   Read Full Story >>>

Ask Geno, April 19, 2006 Edition
By Geno McGahee,, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
Hey there people. I want to thank all of the readers for the consistent support of this segment and I encourage everyone that has a question or comment to send it my way. I also want to thank all of our readers for staying loyal while we changed servers and had some issues with our message board. I   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao year?s top pug in GAB confab
The Philippine Star, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
People?s champ Manny Pacquiao will be declared "Boxer of the Year" during the first GAB Philippine Annual Boxing Convention tonight at the Hotel Hyatt and Casino Manila. Pacquiao will grace the "Gala Night and Awarding Ceremonies" together with other Filipino world boxing champions from the gene  Read Full Story >>>

GAB meeting fetes Pacquiao
By Marc Anthony Reyes, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
REIGNING World Boxing Council international super featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao will be declared Boxer of the Year tonight during the gala night and awarding ceremonies of the ongoing first GAB Philippine Boxing Convention at the Hotel Hyatt and Casino Manila. President Gloria Macapagal-A  Read Full Story >>>

PSC approves Pacquiao?s use of Baguio gym
The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
THE PHILIPPINE Sports Commission yesterday approved the request of the Manny Pacquiao Promotions to use the sports agency?s training camp in Baguio for the Filipino fighter?s preparation for a 12-round clash against Oscar Larios on July 2. "Okay na ang mga facilities doon. We?re just waiting  Read Full Story >>>

What Manny wants, Manny gets
Journal Group, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
SHOWING its support to the Filipino boxing idol, the Philippine Sports Commission yesterday approved the request of Manny Pacquiao to train at the PSC-controlled Teacher's Camp training facility in Baguio City. Acting on the request of Pacquiao's MP Promotions, the sports agency's board agreed t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to train in Baguio
Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 20 Apr 2006
MANILA?Manny Pacquiao will use The Philippine Sports Commission facilities in Baguio City to prepare for his fight against former world bantamweight champion Oscar Larios of Mexico on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum. Pacquiao will train at the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines boxing   Read Full Story >>>

Bohol mall is venue for Apr. 30 card, Wed, 19 Apr 2006
SGG Sports Promotion with the cooperation of the City Government of Tagbilaran headed by the inimitable Mayor Dan Neri Lim presents another boxing extravaganza on April 30, 2006 at the Island City Mall car park, Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Slated as ?CARPARK BOXING AT ISLAND CITY MALL,? this boxing   Read Full Story >>>

Zander Khan to make a comeback!
By Lito delos Reyes,, Wed, 19 Apr 2006
DAVAO City ? Entertainer-boxing promoter-turned Municipal Mayor Alex Wangkay, popularly known as Zander Khan, is returning to boxing promotion soon. Despite successfully promoting Manny Pacquiao?s comeback win in Manila six years ago, Khan left boxing to run and be elected as the mayor at his  Read Full Story >>>

Seag gold medalist to debut in Tagbilaran professional boxing
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 19 Apr 2006
Southeast Asian Games (Seag) silver medalist Mark Jason Melliguen will make his professional ring debut in the undercard of the SGG Sports Promotion’s “Carpark Boxing at Island City Mall” on April 30 at the Island City Mall car park in Tagbilaran City, Bohol. Melliguen, who los  Read Full Story >>>

Amateur pugs to help Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 19 Apr 2006
THE COUNTRY’S top amateur fighters are doing their share in making sure Manny Pacquiao gets quality time while training at the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) headquarters in Baguio in preparation for his 12-round clash with Oscar Larios on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum.   Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 18 Apr 2006
The first ever "1st GAB Philippine Annual Boxing Convention" at the Hotel Hyatt and Casino Manila scheduled on the 19th to 22nd of April, 2006 will officially kick off tomorrow. Participants expected to number at two hundred and fifty (250) coming from the country's local boxing communities and fore  Read Full Story >>>

Morales camp eyes weight expert for Pacquiao fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 18 Apr 2006
THE CAMP of Erik Morales is trying to enlist the help of a weight-control expert to make sure that the rubbermatch against Manny Pacquiao is not derailed by a technicality over weight limit. Bob Arum of Top Rank who is promoting the third bout between the two fighters, is eying the services of   Read Full Story >>>

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