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World title fight very soon for Gorres, says Golden Boy VP Gomez
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel,, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
Impressed with Z Gorres' exemplary fighting skills, Golden Boy Promotions vice president and matchmaker Eric Gomez believes that a world championship fight will come very soon for the ALA Boxing Gym prodigy. "He (Gorres) will fight for the world title very soon," said Gomez, who was at the ringsi  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
The latest GAB ratings are now available, and as always, is the first to share it to the readers. In the latest ratings for February, former Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super-featherweight boss Randy "Komong Bato" Suico has been adjudged as the Boxer of the Month for  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
MANDAUE CITY--Z "The Dream" Gorres fulfilled his end of the bargain to give side-to-side movements, but Thai Waenpetch Chuwatana could not find his range on Gorres' midsection, as the latter dominated the visiting Thai, winning a lop-sided unanimous decision to claim the vacant Oriental and Paci  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres fulfills dream
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
Finally, it’s a dream come true for ALA ring star Z Gorres. Gorres proved he is a worthy addition to the Golden Boy Promotions family after he hammered out a one-sided unanimous decision victory over Thai Waengpetch Chuwatana in their 12-round encounter to seize the OPBF super flyweight cr  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres claims OPBF crown
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
MANDAUE CITY – Former RP Flyweight champion Z Gorres captured the vacant Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) superflyweight crown the other night at the Mandaue Sports and Cultural Complex in this city. The 23-year-old southpaw Gorres outpointed Thai Waenpetch Chuwatana in thei  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres wins OPBF title
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
THE dream is now partly fulfilled for Z “The Dream” Gorres after he captured his first international title – and the first Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super-flyweight belt for ALA Gym – following a masterful unanimous decision victory over Waengpetch Chuwata  Read Full Story >>>

Rama: The sweet science is a world in reverse
By Karlon N. Rama, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
EVERYTHING in boxing is backwards says Scrap, Morgan Freeman’s character in Million Dollar Baby. In boxing, you generate momentum to let loose a stinging fist from your stubby toe. If you want to move left, you don’t step left. You push with your right toe. To move right, you push wi  Read Full Story >>>

Hopkins and Pacquiao: Different Roads to Greatness
By John Hively,, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
I disagree with those who place Bernard Hopkins up there among the top five or six middleweights of all time. Hopkins was an alphabet champion for six years, unified the title eventually, held it four years before losing it on a controversial decision, and defended his various titles twenty times. T  Read Full Story >>>

GBP says Larios is dangerous
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 20 Mar 2006
CEBU CITY — Boxing outfit Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) is puzzled over the insistence of Manny Pacquiao to bring over Mexican Oscar Larios to Manila for a ten-rounder in June or July. While Pacquiao’s handlers and even Filipinos alike doesn’t see Larios as much of a threat anymo  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
MARCO LIKES PUBLIC RELATIONS DRUM OVER BONGOS! Las Vegas, NV-In the past 48 hours, Marco Antonio Barrera, the WBC titleholder at 130 lbs., has called out Manny Pacquiao. Having KO’d both Barrera and Erik Morales, and with a third Morales fight already signed for September, Pacquiao is in th  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
Z Gorres (Philippines) won by unanimous decision over Waenpetch Chuwatana (Thailand) for the vacant OPBF super flyweight title at the Mandaue Sports & Cultural Complex in Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines. The scores are as follows: Pinit Prayadsab (Thailand), 118-109; Salven L. Lagumbay (Philippines  Read Full Story >>>

Busy second quarter for Filipino boxers
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
AFTER OPENING the first quarter of 2006 with a bang, Philippine boxing is now primed to unleash its second quarter salvo as several Filipino fighters are lined-up for meaningful bouts abroad. Leading the charge is World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight mandatory challenger Rodel Mayol. The   Read Full Story >>>

Salud not taking chances for Jaca
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
CEBU CITY — Boxing man Wakee Salud is not taking any chances when one of his top boxers, super-featherweight Jimrex Jaca, guns for the vacant Orient-Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) 130-lb crown on May 20 in Tokyo. Salud, the right-hand man of boxing star Manny Pacquiao, has recruited Pacq  Read Full Story >>>

Golden Opportunity
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
Unprecedented, timely and deserving. These were the first three words that came to my mind when I read about Golden Boy Promotions of Oscar de la Hoya tying up with the ALA Gym to manage the careers of Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista and Z Gorres. We also couldn't help but feel proud and happy for the Cebu  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Larios seal June bout
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
It’s green and go for the Pacquiao-Larios fight. Manny Pacquiao finally gets his wish to fight before his countrymen after gaining worldwide recognition in the US with his victories over a couple of Mexican legends as he sealed a showdown with Oscar Larios in June at the Araneta Coliseum.   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Larios to push through?
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
CEBU CITY — Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) executive Eric Gomez said on Saturday that “in America, a done deal is not the same as a signed contract.” Gomez was obviously referring to speculations and even news reports concerning the status of the proposed match in Manila between M  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
EMAILS “NOT FROM RINGTALK” HAVE MANY VIRUSES! Manila, PI-For weeks people have been receiving emails containing viruses that are meant to destroy your computer. The man who has been fingered for this is H. Gorres of the Philippines. With an I.P. address of, this Felon  Read Full Story >>>

Ganchos y jabs: Barrera-Ju?rez: oficial
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, Sun, 19 Mar 2006
Tal como se inform? el pasado martes, Marco Antonio Barrera enfrentar? a Ricardo Rocky Ju?rez el 20 de mayo en el Staples Center, y ayer fue confirmado por Richard Schaefer, jefe ejecutivo de Golden Boy Promotions, quien adelant? otros combates ya en proceso y otros a punto de concretarse. ̶  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 18 Mar 2006
Will it be a dream come true or a nightmare for Z Gorres tonight? The talented southpaw Gorres plunges into the biggest fight of his career tonight as he takes on Thai toughie Waenpetch Chuwatana for the vacant OPBF superfly title in a 12-round war at the Mandaue City Sports and Cultural Comp  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres yearns to make dream come true today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 18 Mar 2006
ALA ring star Z Gorres got an added motivation in his quest to fulfill his dream as no less than the revered five-time world champion Oscar de la Hoya wishes him good luck when he clashes with Thai veteran Waengpetch Chuwatana in a 12-round war for the vacant OPBF super flyweight title in tonight's   Read Full Story >>>

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