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Pacquiao off for US to start training
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 09 May 2006
As he finalizes his plans to train in the US, Manny Pacquiao found just enough time yesterday to shoot and film his latest MTV at the ABS-CBN headquarters in Quezon City. Pacquiao is scheduled to fly to the US this Saturday to start training for his July 2, 12-round fight with Mexico’s Osc  Read Full Story >>>

Not the end for Mayol
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 09 May 2006
TOKYO – Rodel Mayol’s Japanese manager Yasuo Matsuoka repeatedly apologized to the Filipino guests who flew in from Manila only to watch the baby-faced fighter from Mandaue lose on points to Eagle Kyowa in a World Boxing Council minimumweight title fight at the Korakuen Hall here Saturda  Read Full Story >>>

It could’ve been a draw
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 09 May 2006
TOKYO — If Rodel Mayol only won the last round, he would’ve salvaged a draw with World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight champion Eagle Kyowa in their bloody 12-round brawl at the Korakuen Hall last Saturday night. Before the bell rang for the final round, Kyowa led in two of the th  Read Full Story >>>

Tokyo touch and go
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 09 May 2006
LAST WEEK we told of the whirlwind trip to three southern cities in two days for the PBA All-Stars (Cagayan de Oro) and the "Stars of the Future" boxing promotion (Tagbilaran, via Cebu). Well, it seems we’ve gotten into the habit since the past week-end also saw us jetting to and from Tokyo, J  Read Full Story >>>

Remembering boxing great Al Asuncion
By Philip Ella Juico, The Philippine Star, Tue, 09 May 2006
Last Saturday, Alfredo Gregorio Asuncion, Al Asuncion in professional boxing circles, was laid to rest at 76 at the North Cemetery in Quezon City after a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in Lourdes church. Asuncion was born on Oct. 2, 1931 and passed away on May 2 at his home in Gen. Tinio in La Loma. He left  Read Full Story >>>

Why Mayol bungled his world title bid
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 08 May 2006
TOKYO -- Rodel Mayol, who had looked every elegant inch the sure winner in the first six rounds, remained in the hospital yesterday, the morning after his tragic failure to capture the world minimumweight boxing crown here. Gina Matsuoka, wife of Mayol’s Japanese manager, said their boxer t  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol vomits, lands in hospital
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 08 May 2006
TOKYO — So severe was the pounding Rodel Mayol took from the Thai titleholder Eagle Kyowa on Saturday night that moments after the decision was announced, the Filipino fighter vomitted, raising concern for his condition. Mayol, who earlier complained of dizziness, was then immediatel y   Read Full Story >>>

By Salvador Lopez,, Mon, 08 May 2006
WBC No. 1 Challenger Juanito Rubillar emerged the winner in yet another tune-up fight with Ronnie Ca?ete. The fight was the main draw of the 44-round professional boxing entertainment promoted by Gabriel “Bebot” Elorde, Jr. in coordination with Mayor Virgilio Valle held Saturday nigh  Read Full Story >>>

Mayor Pacquiao, why not?
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 08 May 2006
HOW about a boxing mayor? WBC Super Featherweight International champ Manny Pacquiao said he is not vying for the mayoral post in General Santos. Out of respect to Mayor Pedro Acharon Jr., a close family friend of “Pacman”, he would not join in the political fray in General Santo  Read Full Story >>>

Revenue bureau clears 'Pacman'
Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 08 May 2006
FILIPINO boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao has settled his tax obligations, which is reportedly worth P10 million, with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), the district office in this city confirmed last week. Noel Gonzales, acting BIR district officer here, said Pacquiao is also set to pay   Read Full Story >>>

Atienza ‘guest star’ in Pacquiao filmbio
Tempo, Mon, 08 May 2006
THANKS, MAYOR – To date, many people still insist that Manila Mayor Lito Atienza personally watched Manny Pacquiao knock out Erik Morales in Las Vegas last year. This is because the boxing champ thanked the mayor after the fight. And so the impression was Mayor Atienza was in Vegas. Actually,   Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya TKOs Mayorga in Strong Return
By Associated Press, Yahoo! News, Sun, 07 May 2006

LAS VEGAS - The Golden Boy still has the luster. Oscar De La Hoya made an impressive return to the ring after a 20-month absence  
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Q&A: Oscar Larios!
By Victor Perea,, Sun, 07 May 2006

Former WBC Super Bantamweight Champion Oscar Larios was atop most Top 10 pound for pound list just last year; however a tough loss in a rubber match versus fellow countryman Israel Vazquez last December, left the Guadalajara nati  
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Boxing fans sabik sa sagupaang Pacquiao-Larios
ABS-CBN News, Sun, 07 May 2006

Naghahanda nang dumagsa sa Maynila ang mga miembro ng international boxing media para sa nalalapit na pakikipagbakbakan ni "People's Champ" Manny Pacquiao sa pambato ng Mexico na si Oscar Larios. Pero bago ito,   
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Mayol loses title bid via decision
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 07 May 2006
TOKYO—Rodel Mayol started out sharp and strong but faded rapidly against Eagle Kyowa in the later rounds to lose his first bout in 23 fights and drop his bid for the WBC minimum weight title via a unanimous decision at the Korakuen Hall Saturday night. After dominating the first six rounds,  Read Full Story >>>

Kyowa decisions Mayol; Tu?acao wins
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 07 May 2006
TOKYO — For Rodel Mayol, the long wait for a world title shot has ended in frustration at the Korakuen Hall here last night. Eagle Kyowa retained the World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight title via a unanimous 12-round decision over the baby-faced Mandaue Kid who stood in line over two   Read Full Story >>>

Filipino Donaire Wins NABA Flyweight Belt Defeats Lopez
By Spencer Cobb Adams,, Sun, 07 May 2006
Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Oklahoma for a Filipino may seem a little off but the stars were aligned for a late replacement in the Sooner State. Originally from in General Santos City, in the Philippines, and now fighting out of San Leandro, California, Glenn Donaire got the call after he injur  Read Full Story >>>

Eagle keeps WBC 105lb belt!
By Joe Koizumi,, Sun, 07 May 2006
Japan-based Thailander Eagle Kyowa (16-1, 6 KOs), 105, kept his WBC 105-pound belt by winning a unanimous decision over previously unbeaten official challenger Rodel Mayol (23-1, 17 KOs), 105, Philippines, over hard-fought 12 rounds on Saturday in Tokyo, Japan.. The official tallies were as follows:  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol drops title fight; Tu?acao keeps crown
Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 07 May 2006
Rodel “Magnum Force” Mayol’s dream of becoming a world champion was shattered by Japan-based Thai fighter Eagle Kyowa. The champion kept his World Boxing Council (WBC) straw-weight title following a unanimous decision win after a heated 12-round encounter at the Korakuen Hall i  Read Full Story >>>

Eagle Kyowa retains WBC minimumweight title
Yahoo! News, Sun, 07 May 2006
(Kyodo) _ Thai boxer Eagle Kyowa retained his WBC minimumweight crown after beating previously undefeated Filipino challenger Rodel Mayol by a unanimous decision on Saturday. In a match between Japan-based boxers, Kyowa struggled to cope with Mayol's hard lefts early on but gradually found his rhy  Read Full Story >>>

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