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Viloria homecoming: Proud to be Filipino
By Leoncio Balbin Jr., Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 01 Oct 2005
NARVACAN, Ilocos Sur -- World Boxing Council light flyweight champion Brian Viloria returned to his home province on Wednesday carrying the pride of his heritage. “I am proud to be a Filipino, I am proud to be a son of Narvacan where I grew up,” a teary eyed Viloria said during a spee  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, 2 others honored Monday
Tempo, Sat, 01 Oct 2005
Manny Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey “Boom Boom Bautista” – the 1-2-3 punch of Philippine boxing – will be honored in a VIP dinner dubbed as “Tagumpay” Tribute to the Champions Monday at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom in Ortigas. The trilogy of tributes will   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
Cebu-based Negros fighter Jimrex "Divino" Jaca gets another chance at a Philippine title when he meets veteran slugger Baby Lorona Jr for the vacant RP super-featherweight title on October 30 at the ULTRA in Pasig City. The bout will serve as the chief support to the Gerry Penalosa-Mbwana Matuml  Read Full Story >>>

Buhain off to WBC Convention in Spain
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain will be attending the World Boxing Council 43rd Annual World Convention all by his lonesome, but that wont stop him from taking the cudgels for Filipino boxers when the annual conclave officially starts at the Hotel Palacio, located at the La Linea de   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
Their first two bouts ended in a draw, and this time, World Boxing Foundation junior welter king Dindo Castanares and Japanese Daigoro Yamamoto are set to put closure to their rivalry when they duke it out once again in a 10-round rumble on November 6 at the IMP Hall in Osaka, Japan. Last Septem  Read Full Story >>>

What Pacquiao failed to teach Gejon
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
ON THE PAL flight from Tokyo to Manila on Monday, Yukka Gejon took a window seat where he tried to figure out what went wrong in his quest for a world boxing crown the night before. He did follow all of Manny Pacquiao’s pre-fight instructions. Gejon boxed better and visibly won the bout   Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
Subject: Who Was That Raheem-Morales Judge? Pedro, I agree with you that the Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem fight was very easy to score. However, I am stunned that some well-respected boxing writers scored the fight for Morales. Some even had Morales winning by 2 points!!!!! I kept thinking  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
There’s has been a lot of controversy surrounding Eriberto Gejon’s technical decision loss to WBA minimum weight (105 lbs) champion Yutaka Niida, in Niida’s hometown of Yokohama, Japan. Gejon won the fight in the eyes of Panamanian judge Medardo Villalobos, 97-93, but the two othe  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
Philippine Games and Amusement Board Commissioner Alex Paglumotan has commended for its ground-breaking effort to showcase Filipino boxing talents to the whole world via the Internet. Commissioner Paglumotan issued the following statement: "As a boxing fan and now official of th  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman confident of brod’s abilities
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO knows younger brother, Bobby, is facing a daunting task to beat Carlos “Famoso” Hernandez of El Salvador on Oct. 8 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. But the Filipino sports icon is unfazed, knowing Bobby has what it takes to pull off a big surprise. Bobby  Read Full Story >>>

Suico would rather face Barrera
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
World Boxing Council (WBC) No. 3 superfeatherweight Randy Suico of Mandaue City said yesterday he’s ready to take on champion Marco Antonio Barrera anytime, anywhere and promised to dethrone the Mexican by knockout. Suico, 25, made the bold prediction even as he is coming off a majority 10  Read Full Story >>>

Sayson: Klitschko’s glass jaw
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
CHICAGO – Because of the recent Cesafi basketball brawl, plus a handful of other notable fights involving Pinoys and two of the heavyweight division’s best, I have managed my e-mails with loving neglect. So today, I’ll entertain a few of the letters that have been inundating my  Read Full Story >>>

Filipino survives brain injury after fight in Japan
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
Filipino boxer Ayon Naranjo is recovering fast at the hospital after he suffered a brain injury IN his Sept. 25 fight in Yokohama, Japan. Naranjo, a featherweight, lost to undefeated Venezuelan slugger Jorge Linares. He lasted the full distance in their six-round bout despite absorbing power  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
Reigning Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) minimumweight kingpin Rodel "Batang Mandaue" Mayol is now sparring with fellow OPBF champ, Takahisa Masuda, as they both prepare for upcoming fights. Masuda, the 108-lb champ, is preparing for his mandatory title defense, while Mayol is prep  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
In a major development for local boxing, Cebu's Stonewall Boxing Gym has inked an agreement with North Cotabato Governor Emmanuel Pi?ol for a promotional deal that will allow the latter to promote the fights for the Liloan-based group's remaining top boxers. Last September 22, Pi?ol met with Sto  Read Full Story >>>

A trip down memory lane
By Frank Keating, Deccan Herald, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
THRILLA IN MANILLA A trip down memory lane Spare a thought this Friday-Saturday morning for a harrowing anniversary. Gruesome, sure, but also one of heroic nobility. Thirty October 1’s ago at Quezon City in the Philippines, Muhammad Ali of Planet Earth and Joe Frazier of Nearly the Wh  Read Full Story >>>

Feature Article: The Importance of a Professional Grade Mouth Guard
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
As a dentist for many years I have seen the traumatic effects of teeth loss particularly, the front teeth. People who suffered from such injury hardly smile, and when they occasionally do, they cover their faces with their hands. They also seem to have a difficulty conversing because they cannot pr  Read Full Story >>>

Gejon rematch virtually assured
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
No less than World Boxing Association (WBA) international coordinator Renzo Bagnariol of Nicaragua has assured Filipino challenger Eriberto (Yukka) Gejon’s manager Rex (Wakee) Salud of his support in pushing for a return bout against minimumweight champion Yutaka Niida of Japan. Niida scor  Read Full Story >>>

Champ comes home to hero’s welcome
By Gilbert G. Lazaro, The Manila Times, Thu, 29 Sep 2005

VIGAN CITY - Thousands of Ilocano fans welcomed boxing champion Brian C. Viloria in his short visit here on Wednesday. About 10,000 boxing fans, officials and students thronged the streets of Vigan to applaud   
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Viloria vows to win more world crowns
By Teddy Molina, The Philippine Star, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
VIGAN — Newly crowned world light flyweight boxing champ Brian Viloria arrived here yesterday like a true native son and vowed to win more world titles. Viloria, who was accompanied by his father Benjamin and Ilocos Sur Governor Luis Chavit Singson, received a hero’s welcome with abo  Read Full Story >>>

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