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Narvaez keeps WBO flyweight title
By Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
CORDOBA, Argentina (AP) -- WBO flyweight champion Omar Narvaez beat Rexon Flores of the Philippines by unanimous decision before a home crowd early Sunday to successfully defend his title for the eighth time. Narvaez started cautiously before stepping up the attack. From the ninth round, Narvaez   Read Full Story >>>

Viloria fights for Filipino pride
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria of Narvacan, Ilocos Sur, and Waipahu, Hawaii, vowed yesterday to make the Philippines proud when he stakes his crown against Mexican challenger Omar Nino Romero at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Aug. 10. It will be Vi  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman-Barrera in Manila?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
GIANT Philippine broadcast network ABS-CBN dreams of staging the much-awaited rematch between Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao and reigning super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera in Manila sometime next year. Of course, the plans will depend on the outcome of Barrera’s rematch  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez Brothers Each Score Knockouts, Mon, 07 Aug 2006

STATELINE, Nev. (Aug. 5, 2006) - The Marquez brothers of Mexico City took center stage in front of more than 3,000 cheering fans Saturday and millions more watching on SHOWTIME, and each were victorious in impressive   
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Forrest tops Quartey by Disputed Decision
By Ryan Songalia,, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
New York City's Madison Square Garden was filled with mixed reactions to the verdict in the junior middleweight fight between Ike Quartey and Vernon Forrest. The arena was a chorus of discontent, reacting to the disputable unanimous decision victory that was awarded to Vernon Forrest on a night in w  Read Full Story >>>

The Usual Weighty Fluff Pound-for-Pound
By Michael Katz, The Sweet Science, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
LAS VEGAS, July 7 – There was a time, when my brain was as nimble as my brawn, a time I could make up lists like the ten greatest Italian operas or the ten sleaziest personalities in boxing or my favorite George Bush jokes. Alas, I am reduced now to that oldest of argument-stirring devices nee  Read Full Story >>>

Stick to boxing, Pacquiao
By Manolo Iñigo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
BOXING HERO Manny Pacquiao should put on hold his plan to run for vice mayor of Manila next year. His life has become this big because of boxing. He should stick to it and make hay while the sun still shines. Not to belittle his noble intentions of serving the people, but he can be of help in so   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao undecided on political career
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
Manny Pacquiao, the other day, admitted that he needs to think twice or thrice whether he would make the big jump from the boxing ring to the political arena next year. "I really need to think about it. But as of now, I haven’t made a decision yet," said Pacquiao, who arrived in Manila las  Read Full Story >>>

Geno’s Boxing Mailbag: Weekend Edition
By Geno McGahee,, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
I’m not a fan of the mafia…you know…all the bad stuff. I don’t think that it’s right to kill people, but I wouldn’t mind having a buddy in the mob to help out when a kick in the grapes wasn’t enough. I’m not talking about killing the guy, but a crowbar  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to play in Davao
Sun.Star Davao, Mon, 07 Aug 2006
FILIPINO boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao is coming to Davao City on August 13. No, the punching machine from General Santos City will not be here to box but to play basketball when the Mayor Rodrigo R. Duyerte Duterte Cup-Battle of Champions get underway at the Davao City Recreation Center.   Read Full Story >>>

Narvaez schools Flores in WBO bout!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
Argentina's Omar Andres Narvaez dished out a clinical beating on Filipino Rexon Flores en route to retaining his World Boxing Organization flyweight crown over 12 rounds moments ago at the Super Domo Orfeo in Cordoba, Argentina. Official scores were 120-108, 119-109, 119-109 all for the undefeate  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
Just moments ago, Venezuela's Edwin Valero took away the WBA super-featherweight title with a brutal tenth-round TKO over Vicente Mosquera in Panama City. With the win, Valero is now in the mix as a possible foe in the future for the world's best super-featherweight, Manny Pacquiao. Stay tuned  Read Full Story >>>

War Looms Over Pacquiao’s Fortunes
By Hermie Rivera,, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
The 1993 Team Terrible, featuring the father and son tandem of three-time world champion Erik Morales was one of boxing’s storied ensembles of the late nineties. The engaging Tijuana bunch did well in ambushing boxing’s elite in their 13-year run, amassing three world title be  Read Full Story >>>

Rexon Flores Fights for World Title Today
By Dong Secuya,, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
In the next hour or so, unheralded Rexon Flores of the Philippines will try to accomplish what his more illustrious compatriots failed to accomplish so far this year -- win a world boxing title. Flores will challenge defending WBO Flyweight Champion Omar Andres Narvaez of Argentina at Narvaez's hom  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria: I am ready
By Winchell Campos,, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
LOS ANGELES--Brian Viloria looked impressive and sharp in his final sparring session and said he was ready to defend his World Boxing Council light flyweight belt against Omar Nino Romero of Mexico at the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada Thursday (Friday in Manila). With his power-punching ri  Read Full Story >>>

Can Pacman Transform his Ring Prowess into Politics?
By Mortz Marcelo Ortigoza,, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
Emmanuel Pacquaio means Excellence -- the renaissance and quintessential man the Filipino’s Malay-Indonesian race has ever produced. He is supermen’s superman—except superman’s handsome face. He is King Midas-- whose things he touched turn into gold (just look at the n  Read Full Story >>>

Hefty paycheck awaits Pacman
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
AT THE very least, Manny Pacquiao will earn $2.5 million from his rubber match with Erik Morales on Nov. 18 in Las Vegas. "That is if the pay-per-view and the ticket sales bomb," said Pacquiao’s Los Angeles-based adviser Jo Ramos yesterday. "And that’s unlikely to happen." Ramos re  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao minimum purse $2.5M
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 06 Aug 2006
The purse is getting bigger and bigger for Manny Pacquiao. Compared to what he received in his first two fights with Erik Morales, the Filipino boxing sensation is in for an even better deal in his third showdown with the Mexican icon this November. According to Jo Ramos, one of PacquiaoR  Read Full Story >>>

Can the Sniper shoot down the Bomber?
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 05 Aug 2006

Bobby “The Sniper” Pacquiao’s remarkable career turnaround will have another gripping episode if and when he squares off with former IBF super featherweight champion Robbie "The Bomber" Peden. The Australia  
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The World without a Pacman
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Sat, 05 Aug 2006
The rumors are started as whispers. Slowly the noise got louder until it reached the decibel level of a runaway firetruck. Manny Pacquiao will be leaving the square ring and enter the political arena. When I first heard about it I dismissed it as just another useless gossip. The kind that gets s  Read Full Story >>>

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