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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, PhilBoxing.com, 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 Read Full Story >>>
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 >>>
Viloria a surrogate son
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
Gary Gittlesohn is World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria’s manager. But their relationship goes way beyond the professional level.
"Brian’s like my surrogate son," said the 52-year-old Gittlesohn in a STAR interview at the Manila Peninsula Hotel the other n Read Full Story >>>
Viloria hailed as a great Ilocano boxer
By Freddie Lazaro, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
VIGAN CITY — World Boxing Council light flyweight champion Brian Viloria was given a hero’s welcome yesterday with over 10,000 people lining up the streets to get a glimpse of their native boxing hero.
Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis Chavit Singson was with the Viloria as they snaked their way Read Full Story >>>
Suico vs. Jauregui, Ben Tackie vs. Nito Bravo Recap
By Christine Maynard, EastSideBoxing.com, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
The venue was Southern California University’s first boxing event. Well matched opponents resulted in fights that one attendee, Jack Tiernan, Shane Mosley’s agent, said “You might wait all year to see on HBO.”
Javier Jauregui, 135 pound former IBF Champion, 49-12-2 with 3 Read Full Story >>>
SUICO TO TRAIN IN AUSTRALIA
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super-featherweight champ Randy "Komong Bato" Suico isn't about to sulk in one corner after his loss to Mexican Javier Jauregui recently in Los Angeles.
The 25-year-old Suico, who absorbed a stinging majority decision defeat to Jauregui last September 23, to Read Full Story >>>
JUST bring ‘em on
By Dennis Principe, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
This is quintessentially the challenge of Hawaiian born boxer Brian Viloria when asked about the possible marquee fights in the horizon, now that he is the universally recognized champion of the once-thrilling lightflyweight division.
In an interview with this writer, Viloria expressed his enthu Read Full Story >>>
Ali's wits, stamina proved edge in "The Thrilla"
By Jose "Chegui" Torres, ESPN.com, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Editor's note: Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of "The Thrilla In Manila," the final installment in the legendary Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier trilogy. In honor of this fight and in anticipation of Antonio Tarver-Roy Jones III on Saturday, ESPN.com explores boxing's -- and other sports' -- great tri Read Full Story >>>
WBC titlist Viloria eyes bout with Arce next
ABS-CBN News, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Brian Viloria, the newly crowned World Boxing Council light flyweight champion, could be moving up in weight very soon.
Viloria’s American manager, Gary Gittlesohn, on Tuesday said he is looking to pit the "Hawaiian Punch" against WBC flyweight champion Jorge Arce of Mexico.
The flamboya Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao confirms a happy news
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
TOKYO -- You don't rush to this expensive capital only to again be amazed by a people’s love affair with their neat, orderly sidewalks.
If the first sight of old women soaping and scrubbing the pedestrian paths right outside city establishments at the end of a long day here had appeared lik Read Full Story >>>
Salud files protest vs WBA judges
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Cebu boxing manager Rex "Wakee" Salud yesterday filed a protest before the World Boxing Association concerning the highly questionable defeat suffered by his prized boxer Eriberto Gejon Jr. last Sunday in Japan.
Gejon lost by controversial technical split decision in the 10th round to Japanese c Read Full Story >>>
JAUREGUI VS SUICO -- AN ANALYSIS
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
In the light of the ongoing debate as to whether Filipino prospect Randy "Komong Bato" Suico won or lost his fight against Mexican Javier "Chatito" Jauregui, I offer the following analysis.
Rounds 1 to 4 should easily go to Jauregui because Randy had very limited punch output during these rounds Read Full Story >>>
Sayson: It’s OK: When you can’t sting like a bee, fly like a butterly
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
CHICAGO – I hate to say this because he writes for a competing paper, but in Cebu’s widening alley of boxing reporting, Salven L. Lagumbay, to me, is the undisputed champion. And there are no serious contenders crawling beneath his feet.
Salven is thorough and resourceful, and he wri Read Full Story >>>
Fil-Am world champ Brian Viloria ready to take on all comers
By Nick Giongco And Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
BIG things are in store for pint-sized banger Brian Viloria. Viloria’s manager Gary Gittelsohn revealed yesterday plans for the Hawaii-born fighter to engage Mexican Jorge Arce in a three-fight series that could rival the looming trilogy involving Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales.
"That Read Full Story >>>
Viloria proud of Pinoy roots
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria said yesterday he will always wear the Philippine flag on his trunks for a fight until he retires to express pride in his heritage.
Viloria, 24, was born in Hawaii but when he was six months old, his father Benjamin brought him to Read Full Story >>>
Injured boxer moved out of ICU
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
BOXER AYON Naranjo has already been transferred to the ward of the Yokohama Rosai Hotel from the intensive care unit following a loss to Venezuelan prospect Jorge Linares last Sunday.
This was the information relayed to the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) boxing division in Manila yesterday by t Read Full Story >>>
‘Manly art of modified murder’
By Rene Saguisag, The Manila Times, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Sorry to be the spoiler to upset the fans of Manny Pacquiao & Co. but, I see where our Ayon Naranjo had no prayers from GMA going for him on Sunday in Yokohama. He is in a hospital for observation after Venezuelan Jorge Linares toyed with him.
Last Thursday the American boxer Leavander Johnson, Read Full Story >>>