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A Night of Knockouts in Bacarra
By Salvador Lopez,, Sat, 20 May 2006
All five professional bouts in the “Bakbakan sa Bacarra” boxing card ended in TKOs that the event could had been dubbed as “A Night of Knockouts in Bacarra”. The show held last Thursday night in the northern town of Bacarra, Ilocos Norte was another promotion of the seemin  Read Full Story >>>

Gab and Jab at GAB
By Mortz Marcelo Ortigoza,, Sat, 20 May 2006
Gab and jab at GAB By Mortz Marcelo Ortigoza I felt sorry for the tragedy that basketball star Eugene Tejada of Purefoods succumbed. Jesus, his spinal cord was seriously dislocated. What added insult to injury was there was no medical team and ambulance that was on stand by during the duration o  Read Full Story >>>

Mano-A-Mano LA Presscon Quotes & Photos
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Sat, 20 May 2006

Buoyed by the victory of the Los Angeles Clippers over the Phoenix Suns during the 6th game of the play-off basketball series the other night wherein he, according to some "very good" sources, bet and won a fistful of dollars  
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Jaca battles Honmo for OPBF diadem today
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 20 May 2006
TOKYO--Both RP super-featherweight champ Jimrex Jaca and Japan`s Nobuhito Honmo easily made weight at yesterday`s official weigh-in at the Japan Boxing Commission headquarters in Tokyo, Japan in advance of their 12-round showdown today for the vacant OPʍ  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca bids for 2nd OPBF title today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 20 May 2006
Cebu-honed ring gladiator Jimrex Jaca shoots for his second Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation crown as he takes on Nobuhito Honmo for the vacant OPBF super featherweight belt today at the historic Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. This will be the second time Jaca vies for an OPBF plum. He onc  Read Full Story >>>

Jaca fights Japanese for Oriental title today
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 20 May 2006
Challenger Jimrex Jaca easily made the weight for his scheduled 12-round Oriental title fight against Nobuhito Honmo today at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Jaca, the one-time OPBF superbantamweight, came in at 127.4 lbs. during a weigh-in yesterday while his rival weighed 129.6 lbs. The   Read Full Story >>>

Sayson: Looking forward to a Bautista boom
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 20 May 2006
CHICAGO – It was about 2 a.m. here in Chicago (3 p.m. yesterday in Cebu) when I reluctantly woke up. Peeling myself from the cushy bedsheets, I stormed to the shower, got dressed and headed to O’Hare International Airport, where US Airways Flight No.8353 was waiting to fly me to Burbank,  Read Full Story >>>

Roach says Pacquiao will be ready for Larios
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 20 May 2006
Trainer Freddie Roach said yesterday Manny Pacquiao will be ready to beat Oscar Larios when they face off in a 12-round World Boxing Council International superfeatherweight title bout at the Araneta Coliseum on July 2. Despite Larios’ two-week headstart in training, Roach wasn’t per  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman, Larios meet today
The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 20 May 2006
TWO-TIME WORLD champion Manny Pacquiao comes face to face with Mexican Oscar "Chololo" Larios of Mexico for the second time in a news conference as they meet with the international media today for their 12-round mano-a-mano superfeatherweight championship in Manila. The meeting between the Pac  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera negociará la riña con Pacquiao
Esto en Linea, Sat, 20 May 2006

LOS ÁNGELES, California, 18 de mayo.- En el campamento de Marco Antonio Barrera todo es concentración en una sola meta: vencer a Ricardo "Rocky" Juárez el sábado en esta ciudad.

Es por eso que el c  Read Full Story >>>

De la Hoya, pinayuhan si Pacman
ABS-CBN News, Sat, 20 May 2006
Tiwala pa rin ang Golden Boy Promotions sa kakayanan ni Oscar Larios na matalo si Manny Pacquiao. Ayon sa sikat na presidente ng kumpanya na si Oscar de la Hoya may laban ang kanilang boksingero kay Pacquiao. Aniya, kailangan talagang paghandaan ng mabuti ni Pacquiao ang Mexicano. I would reco  Read Full Story >>>

How much are they worth?
By Arman Armero, Manila Standard Today, Sat, 20 May 2006
THEY are ordinary mortals, who have achieved extraordinary feats, Filipinos who rose from poverty to wealth, from obscurity to fame because of a combination of skills, luck and sometimes heavy doses of marketing gimmicks. But whatever they are now, there is little doubt that hard work and discip  Read Full Story >>>

Naseem Hamed - Does The Prince Belong In The Top Ten Greatest Ever Featherweights?
By James Slater,, Sat, 20 May 2006
Now that we can all pretty much take for granted the fact that Naseem Hamed's career is over as a prize fighter, what with his jail sentence, it is time to evaluate his achievements as a boxer. I vividly remember Emanuel Steward, who was training Hamed at the time, telling an interviewer that Naseem  Read Full Story >>>

Tokyo Showdown: Jaca, Honmo make weights!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 19 May 2006
Both RP super-featherweight champ Jimrex Jaca and Japan`s Nobuhito Honmo easily made weight moments ago during official weigh-in at the Japan Boxing Commission headquarters in Tokyo, Japan in advance of their 12-round showdown tomorrow for the OPBA  Read Full Story >>>

Stepping out of his Brother’s Shadow
By Ace Freeman,, Fri, 19 May 2006

Don’t miss Bobby Pacquiao, younger brother of pound for pound terror Manny Pacquiao, as he takes on Kevin Kelley on June 10th! Being the younger brother of one of the best fighters in the  
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Jaca eyes second OPBF feather title vs Japanese
The Philippine Star, Fri, 19 May 2006
Jimrex Jaca, the cagey Filipino slugger who stopped Mexican Geronimo Hernandez inside the first round of an under card to the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales rematch, eyes his second Orient Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) title tomorrow at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The pride of Sibulan, Ne  Read Full Story >>>

What about our other boxing heroes?
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 19 May 2006
THE PACMAN pot is again slowly coming up to boiling point as the July 2 encounter between Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao and Mexican Oscar Larios draws closer. Anything and everything about Pacquiao and the fight is being lapped up by the press and is continually the subject of many   Read Full Story >>>

Roach, Khan to keep close watch over Pacquiao
By Bong Pedralvez, ABS-CBN News, Fri, 19 May 2006

While training in Los Angeles for his July 2 fight against Mexican upstart Oscar Larios, Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao will be under close watch, literally. Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s American trainer  
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Pacman begins serious training for Larios fight
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 19 May 2006
Once again, it’s "Pacman Time" at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood. Manny Pacquiao, the flamboyant Filipino fighter, officially began training for his July 2 fight with Mexico’s Oscar Larios in Manila when he sweated it out for seven rounds Wednesday afternoon at the Los Angeles gym.   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao still packs a wallop
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 19 May 2006
HE MAY have spent the last few weeks in front of the camera, but the fact remains that Manny Pacquiao possesses a paralyzing punching power. Showing up for Day One of training camp at Wild Card in Hollywood on Wednesday afternoon (Thursday morning in Manila), Pacquiao racked up seven power-pac  Read Full Story >>>

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