Philippines, 24 Feb 2018
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Ed de la Vega, DDS

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Baņez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peņalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piņol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Ed de la Vega, DDS


 

Montiel - Gonzales / Gorres Press Con (with Photos)

By Ed de la Vega, DDS
PhilBoxing.com
25 May 2006



Being my day off, I was just lounging at my back yard pool sipping ice-cold lemonade when Sam Gello-ani called up and informed me that the Press Con for the Montiel/Gonzales fight wherein our very own Z Gorres will fight in an undercard, will be held at high noon today at the Home Depot Center. So, I rushed to take a shower, put on my "Media Outfit", grabbed my camera and took off for Carson City, a good 1 hour drive from my house.


A boxing ring was installed at the Home Depot Center In Carson City where the Gorres fight will be held on Saturday.


Top row: Z Gorres, Michael Aldeguer, Sammy Gello-ani and GBP Matchmaker Sampson Lewkowicz. Bottom row: Johhny Gonzales and Miguel Angel Gonzales.

I got to the place and the first person I saw was Eric Gomez, the Senior Vice President of Oscar de la Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions. He greeted me by saying "Hey my man, the pictures at Philboxing were great. I didn't know you write too." I just smiled and said thank you.

We talked for a while and our conversation drifted from Boom Boom's success last weekend to the chances of Z Gorres on Saturday and to the incident about Barrera's mouthpiece as he fought Juarez last Saturday. "I will make sure you get introduced to Barrera today and his people so you can talk to them about getting him a new mouthpiece." Again, I said thank you and moved on to the press area.


Z Gorres delivered a short speech at the podium.


WBO Asia-Pacific boss Leon Panoncillo (left) poses with ALA Team Michael Aldeguer, Boom Boom Bautista, Z Gorres, Sammy Gello-ani and ALA Boxing Club Chief Trainer Edito Villamor.

Golden Boy Promotions served a delicious Mexican food complete with all the trimmings for the press people to enjoy. A few minutes later, the ALA group came in and we all had lunch together.

The Press Con was held outdoors at ringside amidst the temperate high noon sun in Southern California. Of course it is all about Montiel and Gonzales and Barrera as the co-promoter. That is rightly so since they are in the main event. But, the undercard people were also given a few minutes of fame. When Gorres was introduced, I positioned myself better amongst the photographers so I can get some nice ones to share with the PhilBoxing fans.

Gorres, being the soft spoken and shy person that he is, went straight to the point.
"I thank the Golden Boy Promotions for this opportunity. I will give a very good fight and bring honor to my country." With that short statement, he raised his hand and walked off from the podium.

Gorres' opponent, for some reason or another was not present and nothing was mentioned publicly why he was not there. Since there was no question and answer session, the press in general never found out why. But, that did not seem to matter because the focus was on Montiel and Gonzales.

After the Press Con, and as we all walked to the parking area, Gorres came to me and said "Sir, thank you for the new mouthguard. I intend to do well and make you proud of me."



Back to Ed de la Vega, DDS's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • NIETES PLANS TO MOVE UP TO SUPERFLYWEIGHT
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 24 Feb 2018
  • When is Manny Pacquiao fighting?
    By Recah Trinidad, 23 Feb 2018
  • Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz International Media Conference Call Transcript
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • Floyd Mayweather Gives TMZ Photog Tour Of New $2 Million Fleet!
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • ARUM SAYS ALVARADO FIRST THEN MATTHYSSE NEXT FOR PACQUIAO
    By Maloney L. Samaco, 23 Feb 2018
  • JOJO DIAZ KOs TERRAZAS TO RETAIN NABF AND NABO TITLES
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • PHOTOS: SUPERFLY 2 FINAL PRESSER
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • Dana White: Jon Jones & I Finally Spoke After 2 Years, Talked Comeback
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • CHUA, IGNACIO BANNER COUNTRY'S BID IN JAPAN 10-BALL TOURNEY
    By Marlon Bernardino, 23 Feb 2018
  • Viloria stronger than ever
    By Joaquin Henson, 23 Feb 2018
  • Arzona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Benavidez Strong, El Saber es Poder & More
    By Don Smith, 23 Feb 2018
  • MICHAEL "HAMMER FIST" FARENAS RETURNS TO THE RING APRIL 7, IN CANADA
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • Rances Barthelemy Las Vegas Media Workout Quotes
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • Conor McGregor Blasted By Frankie Edgar's Manager, 'He'll Beat Your Ass'
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • Unbeaten Dominican Welterweight Contender Carlos Adames Signs Multi-Year Promotional Agreement With Top Rank
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • SUPERFLY 2 FINAL PRESSER: NIETES MEETS REVECO
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, 23 Feb 2018
  • T-MOBILE ARENA IN LAS VEGAS TO HOST HISTORIC REMATCH BETWEEN CANELO ALVAREZ AND GENNADY 'GGG' GOLOVKIN
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • SHOWTIME SPORTSŪ LAUNCHES NEW DIGITAL TALK SHOW BELOW THE BELT
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • NEW ENGLAND TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS Open division semifinal results from Lowell
    By , 23 Feb 2018
  • Brock Lesnar Is Primed for UFC Comeback, Says WWE Manager Paul Heyman
    By , 23 Feb 2018





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2018 philboxing.com.