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Barrera wants the ‘big shark’
Malaya, Fri, 10 Mar 2006
"We want the big shark, not the little fish." This was the reaction of Roberto Diaz, adviser of world super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera, to Freddie Roach’s suggestion that the Mexican take on Manny Pacquiao’s brother, Bobby, instead. Diaz said Barrera wants a remat  Read Full Story >>>

Diaz: We want the big shark not the little fish
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 10 Mar 2006
"We're going to fish out the big shark and not the little fish." This was the hardline rhetoric of Marco Antonio Barrera's chief adviser Roberto Diaz in rejecting the suggestion of American trainer Freddie Roach that the Mexican ring icon should fight first Bobby Pacquiao before calling on a rem  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera insists on Pacman rematch
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Fri, 10 Mar 2006
Unlike the first time out, Marco Antonio Barrera vows to be ready and guarantees a different result if ever he gets to fight Manny Pacquiao the second time round. In an interview with, Barrera’s adviser Roberto Diaz reiterated their call for Pacquiao to agree to a rematch wi  Read Full Story >>>

The battle is on! Undefeated Filipino Rodel "Batang Mandaue" Mayol will challenge World Boxing Council minimumweight kingpin Eagle Kyowa on May 6 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. This was posted recently by, the internet keeper of boxing records. This will be an int  Read Full Story >>>

Bontilao schooled by Terdsak!, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
Cebu's Danny Boy Bontilao failed in his attempt to wrest the WBO Asia Pacific featherweight title after he lost on a unanimous decision to the Thai champ in their 12-round fight last Tuesday in Bangkok, Thailand. There were no knockdowns in the fight.  Read Full Story >>>

Condes versus De la Cruz shapes up!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
An interesting showdown between two small men with heavyweight fists is fast shaping up as RP minimumweight kingpin Florante Condes defends his title against ex-WBC International champ Armand De la Cruz on May 6 somewhere inside the world-class resort of Dakak in Dapitan City. Sources say the bou  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
Everybody at the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) from the Office of the Chairman, the two Commissioners and the rank and file are now in the thick of things this early just to ensure a smooth and trouble-free holding of the first GAB Annual Boxing Convention. The untiring Chairman of this agency  Read Full Story >>>

Pac-Man has long list of possible opponents
By Matthew Aguilar, El Paso Times, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
Manny Pacquiao arguably has become the biggest star in boxing. He is worshiped in his native Philippines, and his powerful style has made him a popular, marketable attraction in the United States. This week, former victim Marco Antonio Barrera announced his eagerness to fight "Pac-Man." He top  Read Full Story >>>

Subastar?n la pelea V?zquez vs. Larios
By Omar Acosta,, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
El tercer combate entre Israel V?zquez y Oscar Larios por el campeonato mundial supergallo ser? subastado la pr?xima semana en las oficinas del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo (CMB). El secretario ejecutivo de dicho organismo, Mauricio Sulaim?n, mencion? que V?zquez est? emplazado a enfrentar en revan  Read Full Story >>>

By Brad Cooney,, Thu, 09 Mar 2006

Moments ago was contacted by Roberto Diaz (Marco Antonio Barrera's) adviser. Roberto wanted to make it clear that fighting Bobby Pacquiao is definitely something NOT in their plans, and goes on to say "We  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
Philippine no. 5 flyweight Benedict Suico and undefeated Gabriel Pumar, both of the powerhouse Wakee Salud Stable, will travel to South Africa to take on world-rated African foes on March 31. The heavy-handed Suico (12 wins, 1 loss with 9 KO's) will challege WBC no. 4 flyweight Monelisi Myeken  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
In a show of camaraderie and support, WBO Asia-Pacific Bantamweight champion, Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista has returned to the country to be at ringside when his stablemate, the flashy Z Gorres attempts to wrest the prestigious OPBF Super Flyweight diadem on March 18, 2006 at the Mandaue   Read Full Story >>>

Elorde pushes Viloria to the wall
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
Filipino promoter Gabriel (Bebot) Elorde is leaving World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria no choice but to stake his crown against No. 1 contender Juanito Rubillar here on May 6. Although Viloria said he’d rather not fight a Filipino, Elorde is pushing the Hawaii  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao willing to fight Barrera again but…
By Bong Pedralvez, ABS-CBN News, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
"Laban! [Fight!]" Cebu-based promoter Rex "Wakee" Salud on Wednesday said this was the reaction of Manny Pacquiao after learning that Marco Antonio Barrera was now willing to stake his World Boxing Council super featherweight title against the Filipino ring idol. "I talked to Manny in an overs  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera wants Pacquiao now!, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
The WBC has been informed by Golden Boy Promotions of the acceptance by WBC superfeather champion Marco Antonio Barrera to defend his title against the WBC #1 and official challenger Manny Pacquiao. The WBC is now awaiting Pacquiao's acceptance, as is customary for all WBC mandatory fights in order   Read Full Story >>>

Roach dismisses Barrera offer to fight Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
TOP TRAINER Freddie Roach yesterday said Marco Antonio Barrera is just green with envy with the recent success of Manny Pacquiao that he now expressed his readiness to face the Filipino icon once again. But Roach downplayed Barrera’s wish to engage the Filipino in a rematch, telling the   Read Full Story >>>

No way to Pacquiao-Barrera II — Roach
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
Manny Pacquiao’s American trainer Freddie Roach said WBC (World Boxing Council) super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera’s challenge for the Filipino ring icon to fight him in his mandatory title defense this year may not be possible. "Yes, I heard it," Roach said when asked  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera wants to fight Pacman
Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
WHILE a rematch with Marco Antonio Barrera may be a good sell, it is not the best fight for Manny Pacquiao at this moment, says the Filipino’s famed trainer. Barrera, who badly lost his first meeting with Pacquiao, recently informed World Boxing Council (WBC) president Jose Sulaiman he wan  Read Full Story >>>

What else is new?
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
I READ in the papers that it’s ABS-CBN and not Solar Sports that will air Manny Pacquiao’s next fight. I also read that Manny Pacquiao will now promote his next fight himself, having reportedly fired his US promoter, Gary Shaw. If all that is true, well, what can I say? NothingR  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to receive Boxer of the Year award
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 09 Mar 2006
BOXING icon Manny Pacquiao heads the list of Filipino world titleholders in the Elorde Banquet of Champions during the 6th Gabriel “Flash” Elorde Memorial Awards set March 25 at the Dusit Hotel Nikko in Makati City. Pacquiao, whose win over Mexican Hector Velasquez in September last y  Read Full Story >>>

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