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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 11 Jun 2006

Determined to get out of his brother's more illustrious shadows, Bobby Pacquiao plunges into action today in a fight that will shape his own marquee status against solid opponent Kevin Kelley in a 12-round defense of his WBC  
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Bobby battles Kelley in acid test
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 11 Jun 2006
For Bobby Pacquiao, the time has come to step out of his famous brother Manny’s shadow. But it won’t be easy as the younger Pacquiao takes on grizzled veteran Kevin (The Flushing Flash) Kelley in his toughest test yet at the Madison Square Garden in New York this morning (Manila time  Read Full Story >>>

Bobby unfazed by rival’s record
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 11 Jun 2006
NEW YORK — The moment he stepped inside Madison Square Garden on Friday afternoon for the official weigh-in, Bobby Pacquiao felt goose bumps all over his body and immediately asked one of his handlers, Canadian Mike Koncz, about the track record of Filipino fighters seeing action in the venue   Read Full Story >>>

Hopkins, Tarver, Cotto, Bobby
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 11 Jun 2006
Boxing fans get an overdose of action today with two mega-events slated in New York and Atlantic City involving some of the best fighters on the planet. In fact, Solar Sports, the country's undisputed sports channel, has made sure it airs both shows even though they happen almost simultaneously in t  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 11 Jun 2006
PAULIE NEEDS HIS “A GAME” TO BEAT COTTO New York, NY-There never has been a shortage of guts when it came to Paulie Malignaggi. Not as a kid growing up in Brooklyn, not as an elite amateur, and as we can see with his decision to fight Miguel Cotto, Paulie has stones comparable to th  Read Full Story >>>

By Salvador Lopez,, Sat, 10 Jun 2006
Rey Labao and Drian Francisco successfully passed their toughest test so far, defeating their Korean opponents in contrasting fashions in last night’s “Strike for Honor Philippines v. Korea” held at Cavite Coliseum, Bacoor, Cavite. The 10-round main event between Rey Labao and  Read Full Story >>>

Bobby Pacquiao ready for Kelley
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 10 Jun 2006
NEW YORK — When Bobby Pacquiao emerged victorious against the rugged Carlos Hernandez of El Salvador last year, a lot of ringsiders thought the scores were interchanged. But there was no correction made, leaving Pacquiao and his supporters, including big brother Manny jumping with joy a  Read Full Story >>>

By Darren Nichols,, Sat, 10 Jun 2006
BoxingTalk:  Kevin, how has preparation for your fight with Bobby Pacquiao been going?Kevin Kelley:  I am always prepared, and I was prepared for this fight even before I knew I was fighting Pacquiao.BoxingTalk:  Is there anything in particular that worked on during this camp to prepa  Read Full Story >>>

Roach: We don’t need distractions
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Sat, 10 Jun 2006
CELEBRATED trainer Freddie Roach, who has earned the respect and confidence of Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao, says the Filipino ring icon is upset at everybody, including manager Shelly Finkel, the fighter’s lawyer Franklin Gacal and confidant Wakee Salud over the lawsuit filed by his mana  Read Full Story >>>

Is Larios ready for Pacman?
The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 10 Jun 2006
OSCAR LARIOS of Mexico, who fights Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum, yesterday stepped up his training at Tokyo’s Teiken gym and appeared to be in good shape although a bit overweight for their stipulated l30 lb. fight for the World Boxing Council internati  Read Full Story >>>

Ask Geno, June 9, 2006 Edition, Part III
By Geno McGahee,, Sat, 10 Jun 2006
Hello RSR fans and welcome to part three of my mailbag…I think that each week will now have three or more mailbags because the people have spoken and they have a lot to say. I have talked with people that have written to other websites up to three times, never to have their question answered.   Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
My recent trip to Iloilo City last May 26 was a modest success for the creation of the sub-regional office of the Games and Amusements Board in the area covering the entire Iloilo province with the solid support of Governor Neil Tupas and Board Member Angelo Briones. The proposal to jointly estab  Read Full Story >>>

Barcelona vs Sonsona on RPN tomorrow
By Virgi T. Romano,, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
Little-known Eden Sonsona gets the biggest challenge of his young career when he goes up against veteran Eric Barcelona for the Philippine super-flyweight crown tomorrow in the main event of In This Corner on RPN-9 starting at 12 noon. Dubbed "Rumble in Binangonan," the 12-round encounter present  Read Full Story >>>

By Salvador Lopez,, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
It will be Philippines against South Korea tonight when featherweight Rey Labao and flyweight Drian Francisco, both undefeated, will square off against separate Korean opponents at the Cavite Coliseum, Imus Cavite. In what could be his biggest test so far, Rey Labao (10-0, 7KOs) will be facing fo  Read Full Story >>>

P1-M pot money mulled for ‘Manny Pacman of Panay’
By Alex P. Vidal,, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
ILOILO CITY – If plans do not miscarry, Panay Island (composed of the provinces of Iloilo, Capiz, Aklan, Antique) in Western Visayas could be the first island in the Visayas to produce the next “Manny Pacman” or Manny Pacquiao outside Metro Manila next year. This became apparent  Read Full Story >>>

Boom-Boom, Z to meet fans at Fight Club
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
TAKING a much-needed break from rigid training, Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista signs autographs at the Fight Club in Banilad Town Center at 6 p.m. today along with fellow ALA Boy and Orient Pacific Boxing Federation superflyweight champion Z “The Dream” Gorres. Fresh off a thir  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
BOBBY PACQUIAO IN MAKE OR BREAK POSITION Millbrae, CA-This Saturday June 10th, Madison Square Garden will be alive and popping when Miguel Cotto defends his WBO belt against the slick boxer Paulie Malignaggi. The entire six fight televised pay-per-view card is stacked with fighters from all part  Read Full Story >>>

Salud stays put on Pacman’s side
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
NOT EVEN a lawsuit filed by US boxing manager Shelly Finkel in Los Angeles is going to stop kingmaker Wakee Salud from leaving the side of ring icon Manny Pacquiao. "I got into boxing because I truly love the sport," said Salud, who steered to the world titles Dodie and Gerry Pe?alosa and Malc  Read Full Story >>>

Larios spars with Hasegawa!
By Joe Koizumi,, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
Ex-WBC 122-pound champ Oscar Larios, Mexico, who is scheduled to face Manny Pacquiao in Manila on July 2, showed good sparring sessions with WBC bantam champ Hozumi Hasegawa, a southpaw like Pacman, on Wednesday at the Teiken Gym, Tokyo, Japan. Larios arrived here last Saturday and appeared at the K  Read Full Story >>>

Roach defends Finkel lawsuit
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 09 Jun 2006
REX “WAKEE” Salud and lawyer Jing Gacal “didn’t go through the proper channels” when they negotiated Manny Pacquiao’s upcoming fight against Oscar Larios of Mexico this July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum. Freddie Roach, Pacquiao’s American trainer, pointed th  Read Full Story >>>

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