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Bautista in no hurry to win a world title
By Frank Calapre, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 27 May 2006
MANILA – Despite a third-round stoppage of Nicaraguan Roberto Bonilla, new boxing sensation Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista yesterday said he is not in a hurry to get a crack at a world crown. The 19-year-old fighter from Candijay, Bohol said he will follow the advice of manager Tony   Read Full Story >>>

Bautista not yet ripe for title fight
The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 27 May 2006
Despite Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista’s spectacular third round stoppage of Nicaraguan Roberto Bonilla last week that earned him raves and comparisons with Manny Pacquiao, the Boholano fighter is not yet ripe for a world title crack, says his manager Tony Aldeguer. Aldeguer told me  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao faces a ‘different’ Larios
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 27 May 2006
WHEN MANNY Pacquiao climbs the ring on July 2, he would not be up against an opponent just out to cash a hefty paycheck. Pacquiao would be facing an extremely-dangerous foe in Oscar Larios and that the Filipino lefty will be in for a big surprise when he squares off with Larios at the Araneta   Read Full Story >>>

‘Boom Boom’ will show wares, too
Journal Group, Sat, 27 May 2006
RISING Filipino boxing star Rey ‘Boom Boom’ Bautista will see action in the undercard of the Mano-A-Mano, Pilipinas versus Mexico 80-round card titular showdown between world champion Manny Pacquiao and Mexico’s Oscar Larios on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum. It’s go  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao is 4-1 favorite over Larios, say Vegas betting houses
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 26 May 2006
Fire-breathing Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao is tabbed as the early favorite to win over Mexican star Oscar Larios when they clash on July 2 in the main event of the Mano-A-Mano card at the Araneta Coliseum. According to a report by Box-latino, citing Las Vegas betting houses, the southpaw P  Read Full Story >>>

‘Boom Boom’ could steal ‘Mano’ spotlight
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 26 May 2006
The boxing world’s newest star prizefighter, Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista, headlines the undercard for the "Mano-A-Mano, Pilipinas versus Mexico" 80-round card showdown between world champion Manny Pacquiao and Mexico’s Oscar Larios on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum. The 10-rounder is a s  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex P. Vidal,, Fri, 26 May 2006

FUTURE GAB ILOILO OFFICE. The Iloilo Province Liga ng mga Barangay building on Brgy. Magsaysay, La Paz district, Iloilo City will soon accommodate in the ground floor the proposed Iloilo extension office of the Makati-based Games   
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Boom-Boom, from whence he came; whither he goest
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 26 May 2006
met Rey "Boom-Boom" Bautista for the first time almost two years ago in Cebu City at the press conference of his fight against Saengsak Singmanasak of Thailand. I was in Cebu for the PBA All-Star Games and it was the Monday after the basketball event. Bautista was all of 17 years old then, but  Read Full Story >>>

Amateur boxing in Mandaue Sunday
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 26 May 2006
DESPITE the lack of venues and the rush to make the pros, amateur boxing in Cebu continues to strive for survival. On Sunday, Max Griffiths Promotion/Phil-Aust Boxing Gym will give aspiring pugilists a chance to hone their skills in the “Amateur Boxing Challenge” in cooperation with   Read Full Story >>>

Morales rubber duel nearly a done deal
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 26 May 2006
Even as Manny Pacquiao is deep in training for his July 2 appointment with Oscar Larios, negotiations are underway to finalize his rubber match against Erik Morales on Oct. 7 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Pacquiao’s lead manager Shelly Finkel and lawyer Nick Khan are conferri  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao is 4-1 favorite
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 26 May 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO is an overwhelming 4-1 favorite to repulse the challenge of the long-armed Mexican bomber Oscar Larios on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum, the Mexican media reported yesterday. Owing to his exemplary track record against Mexican fighters, most noteworthy of whom are Erik Morales a  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing: Geno's Corner
By Geno McGahee,, Fri, 26 May 2006
Infighting Marco Antonio Barrera, 62-4, 42 KO's, faced off against Rocky Juarez, 25-2, 18 KO's, over the weekend in a bout that said a lot about where the Mexican warrior now stands. It was obvious that Barrera was not sharp and that the long road that he has been on will soon be coming to an en  Read Full Story >>>

By Graham Houston,, Thu, 25 May 2006

Great fighters have to grow old some time and Marco Antonio Barrera, at the age of 32 and after a long career and some hard fights, may be just starting to fade. Certainly he was in a life and death struggle against Rocky Juarez, w  
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Carson City Gives Awards to ALA Team Members, WBO Exec
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Thu, 25 May 2006

Carson City, CA -- May 24, 2006. right after the Press Conference held at the Home Depot Center in the City of Carson, California hyping the fight between Fernando Montiel and Jhonny Gonzalez, Carson City Council member Eli  
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Montiel - Gonzales / Gorres Press Con (with Photos)
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Thu, 25 May 2006

Being my day off, I was just lounging at my back yard pool sipping ice-cold lemonade when Sam Gello-ani called up and informed me that the Press Con for the Montiel/Gonzales fight wherein our very own Z Gorres will fight in an un  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 25 May 2006
In a bid to be given yet another crack at a major world title, former WBC superfly king Gerry Pe?alosa has re-united with his former manager, Rex 'Wakee' Salud, with whom he had an acrimonious parting of ways in 1998 following a loss in South Korea. Salud, in an interview with this writer in Toky  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista reminds Roach of Pacman
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 25 May 2006
FREDDIE ROACH can probably see Manny Pacquiao in the person of Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista. The top trainer told the Bulletin yesterday from the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood that Bautista has what it takes to make it big someday since like his prized pupil Pacquiao, Bautista has the swagger  Read Full Story >>>

Louie Espinosa and a science he once called sweet
By Percy D. Della, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 25 May 2006
SACRAMENTO, California -- How’s the new job? I asked with the subtlety of a sledgehammer. The voice on the other end of the line paused for breath. To keep the edge off my query, I segued into something mundane. But Luisito Espinosa was his usual cool dude. “Everything’s f  Read Full Story >>>

Third Pacquiao-Morales clash to unfold October 7
By Bong Pedralvez, ABS-CBN News, Thu, 25 May 2006
Make October 7 a red-letter day for all full-blooded fight fans of the Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao and the Mexican ring icon Erik Morales. On Wednesday Nick Khan, one of Pacquiao’s American handlers, confirmed that the rubber match between two of the most colorful fighters in t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: I promise to make Filipinos happy
By Janet Susan R. Nepales,, Thu, 25 May 2006
LOS ANGELES – “I am very excited and am very happy that all my countrymen can watch my fight live. I will not make any predictions but I promise to do my best for my countrymen and to make the Filipino people happy.” That was Filipino super featherweight champion Manny “Pa  Read Full Story >>>

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