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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 03 May 2006 would like to extend its condolences to OPBF president Frank Quill for the passing away of his wife Sue after a lingering illness. The news was relayed to by international referee Bruce McTavish, a close family friend of the Quills. Hereunder, is r  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 03 May 2006
MANDAUE CITY--A juicy incentive from this city's local government awaits World Boxing Council no. 1 minimumweight contender Rodel Mayol if he successfully wrests the title from reigning titlist Eagle Kyowa when they collide on May 6 in Tokyo, Japan. "Yes, we will give him an incentive," informs C  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 03 May 2006
Philippine welterweight king Dondon Sultan of the SGG Stable of Cebu will make his longest trip so far when he vies for the Pan-Asian Boxing Association welterweight title against undefeated Anton Solopov on May 20 in Surgut, Russia. This was confirmed last Sunday by Sultan's manager Sammy 'Don K  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol: Underdog's quiet quest for greatness
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 03 May 2006
THERE COULD only be one valid reason why undefeated Rodel Mayol has been pegged an awful underdog in his quest for the World Boxing Council minimumweight title in Tokyo on Saturday. Mayol is less known than defending champion Eagle Kyowa, a Thai fighter masquerading as a Japanese. In fact, Mayol   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao has one concern
By Nini Valera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 02 May 2006
MANNY Pacquiao is worried that the P2.5 million worth of general admission tickets that he plans to give away for free—so that more people could watch his bout with Mexican fighter Oscar Larios at the Araneta Coliseum on July 2—might cause a stampede. Pacquiao, who took center stage w  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 02 May 2006
The celebrated successful 1st GAB Philippine Annual BOxing Convention last April 19-22,2006 here in the Philippines is over with flying colors. We owe it to the men and women of the GAB agency and the co-organizers of our event the TEAM Asia who in a sense have labored so hard for the realization of  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 02 May 2006
TAGBILARAN CITY--ALA Boys Alex John Banal and Robert Allanic both lived up to their lofty billings as they stopped their Thai foes in the co-mainers of the 'Stars of the Future' card here last night. The event, which was covered live by Solar Sports, was presented by this city's Mayor Dan Neri Li  Read Full Story >>>

Banal, Allanic stop foes in Tagbilaran boxing tilt
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Tue, 02 May 2006
TAGBILARAN CITY – ALA Stable standouts AJ Banal and Robert Allanic lived up to their lofty billing as the future stars of Philippine boxing as they hammered out spectacular wins via stoppage over their Thai foes in the double main event of the "Stars of the Future" fight card on Sunday night a  Read Full Story >>>

Superflies Banal, Allanic KO Thais
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 02 May 2006
Superflyweights AJ Banal and Robert Allanic stopped their respective Thai opponents in the card aptly dubbed “Stars of the Future” at the Island City Mall Car Park in Tagbilaran City last Sunday. The youthful Banal scored a second-round knockout win over Bangsaen Sithpraprom, using a  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol is underdog in world title bid
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 02 May 2006
DESPITE his tremendous punching power, Filipino mandatory challenger Rodel Mayol is listed as the underdog against defending World Boxing Council (WBC) minimumweight champion Eagle Kyowa on May 6 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. According to the online betting station, Mayo  Read Full Story >>>

Stomping in the South
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 02 May 2006
The past weekend was a hectic one for me and my broadcast partner Quinito Henson. We covered two major sporting events in two days in two separate cities in the south. The two-day swing covered three cities in the south. Saturday morning we took the morning flight to Cagayan de Oro city to cov  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Tue, 02 May 2006
FILIPINO ICON & OSCAR LARIOS MEET MANO Y MANO! Manila, Philippines-Last Friday promoters held the first press conference to officially announce Manny Pacquiao’s return home to the Philippines for a July 2nd fight with former champion Oscar Larios. Both Pacquiao and Larios hosted the event  Read Full Story >>>

Lunch with Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 02 May 2006
It was about an hour and a half before the start of the 1 p.m. press conference hosted by ABS-CBN to introduce Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios to media in Studio 10 when the man of the hour walked into the 14th floor executive dining room at the network’s Quezon City complex. Manny came wi  Read Full Story >>>

Erik Morales festeja a ni?os de Tijuana, Tue, 02 May 2006

Con dulces, comida, regalos, competencias y muchas cosas m?s ser?n festejados los ni?os tijuanenses por Erik Morales, en magno evento que se realizar? el domingo 30 de abril a partir de las 8:00 ho  
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Larios to earn biggest paycheck of career
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 01 May 2006
Oscar Larios will bankroll $450,000 in his fight against Manny Pacquiao at the Araneta Coliseum on July 2 and realizes a win will open the doors for bigger paychecks. During his recent visit to Manila, the former World Boxing Council (WBC) superbantamweight champion admitted it is the biggest pu  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao fight tickets free, Wowwowee!
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 01 May 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO has been behaving confused. If not, why was he worried sick about his forthcoming big fight at the Araneta Coliseum? There's a tested product: Pacquiao himself, the single most saleable commodity in the Philippines, the strongest one-man sales force in the country today. Pacman   Read Full Story >>>

Pacman in danger, observes Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 01 May 2006
TOO many distractions can lead to Manny’s destruction. This was the observation made by Freddie Roach as the renowned trainer was busy fixing his travel documents in preparation for a flight back home to Los Angeles yesterday afternoon. According to Joe Ramos, one of Pacquiao’s   Read Full Story >>>

'Stars of the Future' updates from ringside!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 30 Apr 2006
TAGBILARAN CITY--A few moments from now, a big international card featuring young fighters from the ALA Gym will be showcased here at the carpark of the Island City Mall. Some 5,000 people (and counting) have already trooped to the fight venue. Solar Sports, which is covering the fight, has ta  Read Full Story >>>

Ex-PABA champ Tampus continues winning form
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 30 Apr 2006
Former Pan-Asian Boxing Association junior flyweight boss Marvin Tampus continues his winning ways following a long hiatus, knocking out Rey Llanasa with a bone-crushing blow to the jaw in the mainer of Saturday night's 'Binukbukay sa Barangay' in Consolacion, Cebu. Tampus put an end to the fight  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 30 Apr 2006
TAGBILARAN CITY, BOHOL--Some of the country's brightest young prospects see action today in a 10-bout international card lined up by Sammy 'Don King' Gello-ani's SGG Promotions at the Island City Mall's carpark here. The event, which will be covered by Solar Sports, has the full backing of Tagbi  Read Full Story >>>

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