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Tagbilaran hires Cuban trainer for its boxers
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 03 Jun 2006
Tagbilaran City is really serious in improving its budding amateur boxing program. The Tagbilaran City Government last week hired Cuban boxing coach Honorato Reyes Espinosa to train aspiring Boholano fighters. The effort was done in cooperation with Bohol Gov. Erico Aumentado. “Gov  Read Full Story >>>

Abapo, Bahari vie for PABA title in Singapore
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 02 Jun 2006
Indonesian Daudy Bahari will defend his Pan-Asia Boxing Association (PABA) super-lightweight crown against Philippine national champ Bart Abapo in a 12-round showdown on June 15 at the ballroom of Swissotel The Stamford in Singapore. At a special press conference held last Wednesday by the organ  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing greats Frazier, Foreman coming
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Fri, 02 Jun 2006
MUHAMMAD ALI. Joe Frazier. George Foreman. The three boxing legends will share the spotlight in the “Mano-a-Mano” card headlined by Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum. In a chance interview, a tourism official, who requested anonymity, said ABS-CBN   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s US, Filipino handlers in legal tussle
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 02 Jun 2006
THE AMERICAN handlers of Manny Pacquiao filed a civil case against the Filipino boxing star’s local advisers alleging that lawyer Jing Gacal and confidant Wakee Salud coerced Pacquiao into signing a disadvantageous contract with ABS-CBN, which is staging Pacquiao’s fight with Mexican Osc  Read Full Story >>>

Ask Geno, June 1, 2006 Edition
By Geno McGahee,, Fri, 02 Jun 2006
Hello once again and welcome to part 2 of my weekly mailbag. I hope that everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. It felt like there was a BBQ competition going on this Sunday as I stood in front of my grill and so too did both my neighbors. It was a silent argument: Who had the best meat in town?  Read Full Story >>>

Geno's Corner: A B.A.D. Review
By Geno McGahee,, Fri, 02 Jun 2006
Do you remember that T.V. ad where all of these women are wearing very short shorts and that song: "Who Wears Short Shorts," is playing the background? Well, as I watched the main event of HBO's Boxing After Dark, pitting Jhonny Gonzalez against Fernando Montiel, that song started playing in my head  Read Full Story >>>

THE SON SHINES: ALA passes managerial hat to son Michael
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
Cebu's premier boxing patron, the well-loved Antonio L. Aldeguer, has virtually passed on the managerial chores of his boxers to his youthful son Michael, as the ALA boys are now slowly gaining foothold in the international boxing scene. In a well-organized press conference Wednesday night, Alde  Read Full Story >>>

Buhain, greet Don Jose a Happy Birthday!
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
The Games and Amusements Board, thru Chairman Eric Buhain and the family are one in joining the millions of boxing afficionados around the world in greeting WBC President DON JOSE SULAIMAN CHAGNON on his birthday today. The longest-reigning President of the world's leading boxing o  Read Full Story >>>

Just Another Day at the Wildcard Gym
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
It was gorgeous day when I woke up early this morning to do my ritual 2 mile jogging amidst the hills in my neighborhood. Soon after the nice run, I thought I would just simply enjoy the day, take a drive to Hollywood and check out what's happening at the Wildcard Gym. Besides, I needed to meet wit  Read Full Story >>>

Victorious ALA Boys Thank Handlers, Fans for Successful Stints Abroad
By Dong Secuya,, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
Cebu City - The victorious fighters of the famed ALA Boxing Club of Cebu - Rey Bautista, Z Gorres, Czar Amonsot and Along Denoy - took turns in thanking their handlers and fans for their recent successful fights in the United States when they faced the Cebu media last night at the Cebu Grand Convent  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
Filipino-American Glenn Donaire, who holds the NABA and NABO flyweight titles, is being groomed by his handlers to tangle with popular World Boxing Council interim flyweight king Jorge Arce of Mexico in an interesting showdown between two talented small men. This was revealed yesterday by Donair  Read Full Story >>>

Roach foresees bright Future for Rey Bautista
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
Celebrated American trainer Freddie Roach is so impressed with the fighting skills of Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista that he foresees a very bright future for the undefeated Boholano boxing phenomenon. "Boom Boom has that killer instint, and he's young, we don't want to rush that kid. Rey just needs t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to wrap up training in Para?aque gym?
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
From the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood to the Wild Card Gym in Para?aque. Manny Pacquiao, who’s been in the US for almost two weeks now, has reportedly decided to wrap up his training for his July 2 fight with Mexican Oscar Larios in Para?aque. Pacquiao is in Los Angeles training at the W  Read Full Story >>>

Ask Geno, May 31, 2006 Edition
By Geno McGahee,, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
Hello RSR Fans and welcome again to "Ask Geno," our mailbag. Apparently word of mouth is spreading because my happy sack of mail was overflowing with questions and comments, which is why there will be 2 mailbags this week…one today and one tomorrow. I want to give thanks to everyone that has s  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao surprises Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
AMERICAN TRAINER Freddie Roach admitted recently that when Manny Pacquiao first showed up for training on May 17, he was a bit concerned as a string of much bigger fights are being lined up for the Filipino southpaw. Not anymore. "I was a little bit worried on the first day," Roach told boxing  Read Full Story >>>

PacMan to get ‘biggest payday ever’
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Thu, 01 Jun 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO can expect his “highest payday ever” in his third match against Mexican nemesis Erik Morales on October 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to one of his American handlers on Wednesday. “Shelly [Finkel, Pacquiao’s manager] and I are still going back and forth   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 31 May 2006
Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain has just made the country proud once again as he has been appointed by the World Boxing Council to supervise this Sunday's mega-fight pitting Jose Luis Castillo versus Diego Corrales at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Only in his 30  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao mauls two Russian sparmates!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 31 May 2006
Looking well ahead in training schedule, Manny Pacquiao silenced his critics who say he's cramming in training, as he bloodied two Russian sparmates yesterday at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles in preparation for his July 2 showdown with Oscar Larios at the Araneta Coliseum. Seeing action in hi  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Wed, 31 May 2006
Up and coming Boholano boxing superstar Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista has been conferred as an adopted son of the city of Tagbilaran yesterday. In a resolution authored and sponsored by Tagbilaran councilor Danilo A. Bantugan and unanimously approved by the city's dads, Bautista, a native of Candijay, B  Read Full Story >>>

Tagbilaran hits target with boxing program
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 31 May 2006
Tagbilaran City is fast becoming another boxing haven in the south. Although Tagbilaran Mayor Dan Neri Lim has spearhead drive to make champions out of his homegrown talents, he has credited Antonio Aldeguer for the big boost. “With the help of Tony Aldeguer, we put Tagbilaran City in   Read Full Story >>>

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