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Too Good for His Own Good
By Kenneth Henderson,, Wed, 31 May 2006
There comes a time in the career of an athlete when they reach the pinnacle of their abilities. The majority of athletes will be remembered as "good" in their chosen sport, while others will stand out as "great". It can happen in team sports with superstars the likes of Emmett Smith, Joe Montana, Ha  Read Full Story >>>

By Brad Cooney,, Wed, 31 May 2006
BT - Freddie how's Manny's camp going this early on ? "We had our second day of sparring today, Manny went 4 hard rounds, and I was happy with how Manny looked. Many looked explosive when he wanted to. So far so good, I am really happy with him so far. Manny started his road work in  Read Full Story >>>

‘Deadly’ Russian boxer is new Pacquiao sparmate
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 31 May 2006
Manny Pacquiao has hired the services of two Russian boxers as sparmates, one of them deemed responsible for the death of a Mexican fighter after being knocked out. Rustam Nugaev, who now works out with Pacquiao at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, took the headlines in July last year aft  Read Full Story >>>

Ask the Champ Email Bag,May 30, 2006
By Jose Antonio Rivera,, Wed, 31 May 2006
Welcome back to my Ask the Champ mailbag. This week I was hit with some very interesting questions and some very tough ones as well. Like always, you the fans, have very good insight on what's going on in boxing today. Next week I will be on the Island of Puerto Rico spending time with my family and  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera peleará el 4 de noviembre
By Ernesto Castellanos, Esto en Linea, Wed, 31 May 2006

MARCO Antonio Barrera, campeón mundial superpluma del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo (CMB), hará la siguiente defensa de su corona el 4 de noviembre, en Las Vegas, contra un adversario que se conocerá más   
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Boxing Chatter
By David A. Avila, The Press Enterprise, Wed, 31 May 2006
Quick Work WBO junior featherweight titleholder Daniel Ponce De Leon finished off Gerson Guerrero in two rounds and seemed calm despite having his bout taken off the televised portion of the fight card. "It doesn't matter," Ponce De Leon said after a right uppercut followed by a crushing left ha  Read Full Story >>>

By Virgi T. Romano,, Tue, 30 May 2006
Manny Pacquiao Promotions Inc. (MPPI), promoters of the coming Manny Pacquiao versus Oscar Larios showdown , thru its media partners, ABS-CBN, yesterday unveiled the master plan on how MPPI will release the P2.5 million 'gifts' of general admission tickets as promised earlier by the Filipino ring ic  Read Full Story >>>

GAB Manual of Operations; WIBA meeting
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 30 May 2006
For the first time in fifty five (55) long years since the establishment of the Games and Amusements Board as an agency tasked to competently regulate and supervise the conduct of all professional sports in the country, a first of its kind "Manual of Operations" is set to be released very soon.   Read Full Story >>>

Triumphant Gorres, ALA Team Leaves for the Philippines Today
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Tue, 30 May 2006

Promoter extraordinaire, Sammy Gello-ani called me about noon today to touch base and inform me that the ALA Team and Z Gorres are boarding the Philippine Air Lines flight tonight, May 29th at 10 PM on the way to Manila a  
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By Alex P. Vidal,, Tue, 30 May 2006
ILOILO CITY -- The farthest that a Filipino boxer can reach in the professional weight category in the country today is only superwelterweight or junior middleweight (Rey Pelonia is the reigning champion), but two wet-behind-the-ears professional boxing aspirants from Leganes town in Iloilo province  Read Full Story >>>

Iloilo governor gives go signal for GAB, Liga to sign MOA
By Alex P. Vidal,, Tue, 30 May 2006
ILOILO CITY – Everything but the signing of the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Makati-based Games and Amusement Board (GAB) and the Liga ng mga Barangay (league of villages) Iloilo Chapter has been okayed in as far as the putting up of the GAB extension office in this part of Wester  Read Full Story >>>

ALA Boys go 4-of-4 abroad
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Tue, 30 May 2006
In a rare feat, the vaunted ring gladiators from Cebu's world-renowned ALA Boxing Gym scored a perfect 4-of-4 in their respective fights abroad in just a 15-day span. From Las Vegas to California to Russia, the promising ALA Boys quartet of Czar Amonsot, Rey Bautista, Dondon Sultan, and Z Gorres  Read Full Story >>>

Another ALA jewel sparkles in the ring
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 30 May 2006
CHICAGO – Beneath the undercard of two world title fights, both of which were telecast on HBO’s Boxing After Dark (BAD) series, ALA Stable gem, Z Gorres, the reigning OPBF superflyweight champion, got the toughest assignment of his international campaign last Saturday. Now fighting u  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Larios tango
By Hermie Rivera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 30 May 2006
LESS THAN a month into the fight, Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios have started beating up their sparmates as they stepped up work for their July 2 slugfest at the Araneta Coliseum. Pacquiao this early has been installed by the bookmakers as a heavy favorite owing to his ability to make sense of w  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman is nearing his fighting weight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 30 May 2006
Manny Pacquiao’s training for Oscar Larios is right on track. Since reporting for training last May 17, Pacquiao’s weight has considerably gone down and this is a good sign as the Filipino is beginning to get into the thick of preparations for his July 2 battle with Larios at the Ara  Read Full Story >>>

Plenty riding on De La Hoya cruise
By Kevin Iole, Las Vegas Review Journal, Tue, 30 May 2006
Oscar De La Hoya is going to climb aboard a boat tonight, but how much do you want to bet that it's Floyd Mayweather Jr. who gets seasick? There is nothing Mayweather can't do with a pair of gloves on his fists, but he'll probably be doing nothing but wringing his hands for the next few days.   Read Full Story >>>

By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Mon, 29 May 2006
I always meant to say it since his victory against Tirado of Mexico at the Orleans Hotel last February and his recent hard-fought victory over a game Chuwatana of Thailand to capture the OPBF super flyweight title: Watch out Filipino boxing stars, one more fellow is coming up the top and the place i  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres bombs Miranda, aims for world title next
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 29 May 2006
Cebuano ring star Z "The Dream" Gorres of the famed ALA Boxing Gym knocked down Pedro Rincon Miranda of Colombia three times on the way to hacking out a lopsided unanimous decision win over 10 rounds yesterday at the Home Depot Center in Carson City, California. The WBO top super flyweight conte  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres prevails in US bout
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 29 May 2006
ORIENTAL AND Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) superflyweight champion Z Gorres scored an emphatic 10-round decision victory over Pedro Rincon Miranda of Colombia yesterday at the Home Depot Center in Carson City, California. The 24-year-old southpaw Gorres dropped Miranda in rounds one, five a  Read Full Story >>>

Funeka demolishes Delada in two!
By Ron Jackson,, Mon, 29 May 2006
Ali Funeka won the vacant WBC Intercontinental lightweight title at the Orient Theatre in East London on Saturday night when he knocked out Filipino Dexter Delada after 2 minutes 19 seconds of the second round. The South African who holds the national junior lightweight title was having his first fi  Read Full Story >>>

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