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Super featherweight Bobby Pacquiao dropped former world champion Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez in round two and used a late surge to win a ten round split decision by scores of 95-94, 95-93 on two cards. Hernandez was up 97-92 on the third. This is Hernandez' second consecutive split decision loss.  Read Full Story >>>

The day Ali saw death
By Jon Anderson, The Sunday Mail (Australia), Sun, 09 Oct 2005
THE vanquished lay on a bed in semi-darkness, unable to recognise loved ones because his eyes were reduced to slits, while the victor's brain would take 20 hours to recuperate. The brutality of the October 1, 1975, heavyweight championship in Manila between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier later led   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao in crucial fight against Hernandez today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sun, 09 Oct 2005
Will Filipino boxer Bobby Pacquiao make a name for himself or stay in the shadow of his big brother Manny Pacquiao? The answer to this question hinges on how Pacquiao will fare against the slightly favored Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez of El Salvador today at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas,   Read Full Story >>>

Bobby Pacquiao goes for fame and fortune
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 09 Oct 2005
BOBBY PACQUIAO remains an unknown commodity in the US despite being the brother of boxing star Manny and the softspoken banger has a chance of making a name for himself if he topples a big-named opponent in Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez Saturday (Sunday morning in Manila) at the Thomas and Mack Center i  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera title bout next if Pacquiao beats Morales
The Philippine Star, Sun, 09 Oct 2005
Expect Manny Pacquiao to be doubly motivated when he goes up against Erik Morales in their keenly-awaited rematch on Jan. 21 next year. The World Boxing Council on Friday ruled that the winner of the Morales-Pacquiao rematch will be made the mandatory challenger to WBC super-featherweight champi  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria to make first title defense against Rubillar ALA ring prodigy Bautista soars to No. 10 in WBC ratings
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Sun, 09 Oct 2005
In one of a kind event in the annals of Philippine boxing, two Filipino fighters will go up against each other for the world title.This after the WBC ordered the newly-crowned WBC light flyweight champion Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria to make the first defense of his title against Juanito Rubillar,  Read Full Story >>>

Suico drops; Bautista rises in latest WBC rankings
By Dong Secuya,, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
Randy Suico nosedives to number 10 from his former lofty ranking of number 3 super featherweight while Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista rises to number 10 from number 18 bantamweight in the WBC's latest September rankings in what turned out to be a contrasting change of fate for the Philippines' two top box  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
If you want to see real boxing, you should prepare your one hundred peso bill and line up early at the gates of the San Andres Civic and Sports Center in Manila on October 29. As an old hand in boxing, I can give you an assurance that your one hundred pesos, which will go to a fund intended to as  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
At the on-going World Boxing Council annual convention in Spain, the Mexico-based governing body has ruled that the winner of the January 21 showdown between superstars Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao will be made the mandatory challenger to WBC super-featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera. WB  Read Full Story >>>

Pumar faces Veronque tonight
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
Undefeated Gabriel "Bonbon" Pumar of the Wakee Salud Stable risks his reputation today against rugged Noel Veronque as they duke it out in the 10-round main event of a card set in Sinsin, Cebu. Pumar (6-0-1, 5 KO's) will be seeing action in his first 10-round fight, while the 29-fight veteran Ve  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Hernandez Ready to Rumble
By Winchell Campos,, Sat, 08 Oct 2005

LAS VEGAS, NV—While main focus shifted on the failure of challenger Jose Luis Castillo to make weight and the verbal tussle that ensued between the Mexicans’ and Diego Corrales’ camp, the supporti  
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Bobby Pacquiao Makes Weight; Ready To Fight, Sat, 08 Oct 2005

Bobby Pacquiao, from the Philippines, poses during official weigh-in ceremonies for his scheduled super featherweight bout with Carlos Hernandez in Las Vegas, Friday, Oct. 7, 2005. Manny Pacquiao's younger brother Bobby.  
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Castillo Weighs Over the Limit But Match May Be Salvaged
By Tim Dahlberg, The Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo were ready to give boxing one of its most anticipated title fights in years. Then Castillo couldn't make weight, forcing promoters to scramble to save the fight at all. After a weigh-in bizarre even by boxing standards, promoters huddled late Friday to try an  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
Z "The Dream" Gorres will return to action in an OPBF eliminator as he faces talented Thai fighter Wisanu Pornobnum in the main event of what will easily be Cebu's most explosive card this year dubbed "Fight for Fame" on Saturday, October 29 at the Mandaue Sports and Cultural Center in Mandaue City.  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
Undefeated World Boxing Council no. 1 minimumweight contender Rodel Mayol of the Philippines will face Mexican Lorenzo Trejo in an eliminator to decide the next challenger for the WBC crown. This was the result of the deliberations made at the on-going WBC Convention in Cadiz, Spain, where Jos  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres battles Thai in OPBF qualifier
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
WBO ranked No.5 super flyweight Z "The Dream" Gorres faces one tough obstacle before he vies for the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation title as the ALA Stable standout battles Thailand’s Wisanu Pornobnum in an official OPBF elimination bout on Oct. 29 at the Mandaue City Cultural and Spor  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres to face Thai in OPBF eliminator
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 08 Oct 2005
After a lackluster performance in San Andres, Manila more than two months ago, Z Gorres is out to redeem himself when he climbs the ring for a 12-round Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) eliminator bout against Wisanu Pornobnum of Thailand on Oct. 29 at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Co  Read Full Story >>>

Greatest heavyweight fight!
By Glenn Schouw, Daily News, Fri, 07 Oct 2005
Booing fans from round one to 12 in a world title fight, now that's something in anyone's book. No surprises that it was a heavyweight fight - and IBF champion Chris Byrd was involved. He sleepwalked his way through a decision win over DaVarryl Williamson at the Reno Centre in Nevada last weekend  Read Full Story >>>

Oh, Brother - Bobby Pacquiao Tries to Make a Name for Himself
By Steve Kim,, Fri, 07 Oct 2005

On Saturday night at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas, Bobby Pacquiao, the brother of Filipino superstar Manny, faces Carlos Hernandez as one of the featured performers on the undercard of the highly anticipated rematch  
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Is there an anti-Boom Boom Bautista campaign?
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 07 Oct 2005
NOT just one or two, but a total of three. The Philippine Sportswriters Association is faced with the imminent task of ordering three very special trophies to honor the country’s most outstanding athletes of the year. It’s hard to imagine how any of our top bets in the forthcoming   Read Full Story >>>

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