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Displaying articles 1201 to 1210.Bautista-Banal Update
21 Apr 2007
I just got off the phone with Edito ALA Villamor, who together with Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista and AJ “Bazooka” Banal are in Puerto Rico training with the famed world champion, Oscar “Golden Boy” de la Hoya.
According to Vi
Do you believe in déjà vu?
18 Apr 2007
They say that lightning never strikes on the same place twice. Others say, “Love is lovelier the second time around”.
With that in mind, I ask: Do you believe in déjà vu?
But what has that got to do with boxing?
Part of the fun of being a media person cum amateur sports photogra
The Head Butt That Hastened Solis's Downfall
17 Apr 2007
Canoga Park, CA -- Before the much-hyped Pacquiao-Solis “Blaze of Glory” at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas last Saturday, many pundits and common boxing fans predicted that Pacquiao will end his fight with S
Pacquiao KO’s Solis in 8, Who’s Next?
15 Apr 2007
San Antonio, Texas -- Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, tonight at the Alamodome in this historic Texas city, KO’d Jorge Solis of Mexico after 8 short rounds to retain his WBC International Super featherweight title.
Pacquiao and his belief in good luck charms
10 Apr 2007
Since I was a kid growing up in the Philippines I have always heard of folks who firmly believe in good luck charms. Manny Pacquiao is no different from all those folks.
My lovely wife will never step in a casino in Las Vegas or even to the local Indian-run casinos that proliferate in the Southe
The Pacman Breaks Camp, All Set to Blaze New Glory!
08 Apr 2007
LOS ANGELES -- Manny Pacquiao, after spending full three weeks in LA had his final training day today and immediately broke camp. He then gave instructions for his team to prepare to fly to San Antonio, Texas to meet
Jorge Solis Finally Shows Up!
07 Apr 2007
Canoga Park, CA -- I received Top Rank’s email last night indicating that Jorge Solis, the Pacquiao foe from Mexico will be at the Pound4Pound Gym today (Thursday, April 5th, LA time) to meet the LA Press Corps for a “media workou
Jhonny Gonzales Wins Arizona Tiff with Pacheco
31 Mar 2007
Tucson, Arizona -- WBO bantamweight champion Jhonny Gonzales, the 26 year old fighter from Pachuca, Mexico just moments ago won via a convincing 9th round TKO over Irene Pacheco, a veteran southpaw from Antioquia, Columbia. Pacheco was a former IBF flyweight champion.
Gonzales therefore, kept a
Pacquiao fitted with a new mouth guard
30 Mar 2007
When Manny Pacquiao gets in the ring, all the details leading to the fight are meticulously taken cared of.
Take for instance, his mouth guard, a protective devise that reduces the possibility of intra-oral injuries as well as possible concussion resulting from his opponent’s punches.
Banal’s first day at the Wildcard Gym
29 Mar 2007
LOS ANGELES -- AJ “Bazooka” Banal, the young prospect from the famed ALA Gym, today finally achieved one of his dreams: to train at the Wildcard Gym in Hollywood, much like his stable mates Z Gorres and Boom Boo