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Look who’s out to kayo Manny Pacquiao
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 05 Jun 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO is being robbed right in his own kitchen; our boxing hero is being cheated in his home turf. Pacquiao could lose by hometown decision, not against Oscar Larios, because that fight is not bound to last the full 12 rounds. Pacquiao is being cheated by his own manager, Shelly Finke  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather Sr.: 'My son would get hurt'
By David Mayo, The Grand Rapids Press, Mon, 05 Jun 2006
GRAND RAPIDS -- As Floyd Mayweather Jr. promotes music and comedy in his hometown, and Oscar De La Hoya sings and laughs in the Caribbean, another obstacle to their proposed fight has been removed. Floyd Mayweather Sr., who trains De La Hoya and last month said he would not participate in any fi  Read Full Story >>>

Minproba wants to promote regular boxing in Mindanao
By Lito delos Reyes,, Sun, 04 Jun 2006
DAVAO City -- The Mindanao Professional Boxing Association (Minproba) will again soon hold regular boxing promotions to help bring back the sport alive in Mindanao. During their meeting held recently here, four members including its president Vic A. Quiambao have pledged already to contribute a s  Read Full Story >>>

Oscar predicts long reign for Boom Boom
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 04 Jun 2006
Even as rising star Rey (Boom Boom) Bautista is still not a world champion, legendary fighter Oscar de la Hoya says the ascent to the top is inevitable and predicts a long reign for the unbeaten Bohol teenager. That’s the word from Bautista’s manager Tony Aldeguer who told The STAR y  Read Full Story >>>

By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Sun, 04 Jun 2006

I took the wife today for a leisurely drive to Santa Barbara County for a well-deserved Friday afternoon. wine tasting sojourn. The Santa Barbara wine country is just a good hour and a half from our residence. On the way, she d  
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Masicampo leads Tagbilaran pugs in Mandaue tilt
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 04 Jun 2006
Lightweight Glen Masicampo led Tagbilaran City’s winners in the SGG Promotions Gethsemane Boxing Challenge at the Gethsemane Parish Church grounds in Casuntingan, Mandaue City Friday evening. Masicampo beat Jojo Ardano of Cagayan de Oro City by unanimous decision after eight heated rounds   Read Full Story >>>

Bad Timing & Deja Vu
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, Sun, 04 Jun 2006
Pacquiao confidant Rex "Wake" Salud and lawyer Franklin Gacal are being sued by Pacquiao's American managers!!!??? Is this another gimmick or PR move cooked up by the promoters of Manny Pacquiao? Or is this for real? I wrote awhile back that there seems to be a well organized PR campaign for  Read Full Story >>>

Masicampo triumphs in Weesam Express boxing!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 03 Jun 2006
Tagbilaran City's Glen Masicampo prevailed on a unanimous decision verdict over Jojo Arnado of Cagayan De Oro City in the mainer of the Weesam Express- sponsored Gethsemane Boxing Challenge Friday night in Casuntingan, Mandaue City. The win improved Masicampo's winning stretch to five wins since   Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sat, 03 Jun 2006
CORRALES-CASTILLO IS “WEIGHT GATE #2” Las Vegas, NV- If a Federal Grand Jury investigating Top Rank wasn’t enough, Bob Arum promotes Jose Luis Castillo. Weighing in at 140 lbs., for a 135 lb. title fight with Diego Corrales, this is the same scenario of last October when Casti  Read Full Story >>>

Finkel files $7.5M suit vs Pacquiao handlers
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 03 Jun 2006
In what could be a ploy to pressure Manny Pacquiao into extending his contract, American manager Shelly Finkel filed a $7.5 Million suit in Los Angeles last Tuesday against lawyer Franklin Gacal and matchmaker Rex (Wakee) Salud. Finkel’s contract to manage Pacquiao expires on Jan. 31 next   Read Full Story >>>

Roach calls suit filed by US group untimely
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 03 Jun 2006
FREDDIE ROACH said the decision made by American boxing manager Shelly Finkel and lawyers Nicholas Khan and Keith Davidson to file a case against Manny Pacquiao’s Filipino advisers was ill-advised. "Bad timing," Roach told the Bulletin yesterday after presiding over another Pacquiao work  Read Full Story >>>

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 >>>

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