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List of Articles by Ryan Songalia
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.Donnie Nietes: Minimumweight Means Maximum Wait for Attention
11 Aug 2010
For the fourth defense of his world title, WBO minimumweight champion Donnie "Ahas" Nietes will return to familiar surroundings.
No, the Bacolod City, Philippines native will not live out his dream of a hometown title defense
Donaire's Biggest Challenge: Finding Motivation for Marquez
09 Jul 2010
The training camp of a professional boxer is hard enough when things are going well - endless miles logged on lonely, pre-dawn runs; bruising rounds of sparring that deduct years off a fighter's prime; abstinence from delici
Dodie Boy Jr: The Next Generation Penalosa
01 Jul 2010
Being the son of a world champion boxer brings it's own set of pressures and expectations. Aaron Pryor, George Foreman and Shane Mosley have all seen their namesakes follow in their footsteps. Some fighters - not wishing for th
Foreman, Cotto: More Questions than Answers
04 Jun 2010
A blind man could tell the difference between Yuri Foreman and Miguel Cotto.
One only needs use of his ears to see the cultural divide between the current junior-middleweight champ Foreman
Manny Pacquiao: A Decade of Dominance Honored
01 Jun 2010
Ironically enough, of all of Manny Pacquiao's great wins, this writer considers his 2005 fight with Hector Velasquez to be his most significant. Though it was a tuneup bout for Pacquiao's rematch with Erik Morales, the six-rou
Joe Greene: A Contender To Be?
31 May 2010
Junior-middleweight contender Joe Greene Jr is not the type of fighter that generates much hype. It's not that he doesn't know how to fight - he's simply a low-key guy that doesn't draw much attention to himself away from the ring.
Carlos Tamara Gets Hunger-Boost For Easy Lazarte Defense
26 May 2010
Carlos Tamara is not the first world champion that Nelson Fernandez has managed. In 30 years of boxing experience, the New Jersey-based manager has guided the careers of Andrew "Six Heads" Lewis, Beibis Mendoza and Hector Acero-Sanchez
Shaw: Darchinyan Has Signed Donaire Rematch Contract, Waiting On Top Rank
03 Apr 2010
Gary Shaw, promoter of WBC/WBA super-flyweight champion Vic Darchinyan, says he has a signed contract from Darchinyan to fight a rematch with Nonito Donaire Jr on August 21 at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA. Shaw s
Nonito Donaire Jr Unsure of Immediate Future
02 Apr 2010
The popular rumors circulating have it that Nonito Donaire Jr will fight a tuneup in May, followed by a rematch with arch-nemesis Vic Darchinyan in the Summer. To Donaire, all of that is rumor; He isn't sure what's going on at
Determined Carlos Tamara No Easy Task for Viloria
22 Jan 2010
It would be a stretch to say that Carlos Tamara is a well-known figure in boxing. While his name may not strike a chord with boxing fans, many insiders believe Tamara will give IBF light flyweight champion Viloria all