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Gorres-Pornobnum to be aired in the US
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 21 Oct 2005
Next Saturday's Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation eliminator bout between no. 1 super-flyweight contender Z ?The Dream? Gorres and Thailand's Wisanu Pornobnum at the Mandaue Sports and Cultural Complex will be aired in the United States and the Middle East through the Pinoy Box Office (PBO) cha  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 21 Oct 2005
The oft-postponed return to action of ex-WBC superfly champ Gerry Penalosa is now slated for December 10 at the Casino Filipino in Para?aque, a source close to the Filipino fighter revealed yesterday. Being groomed to face Penalosa is a soon-to-be-named Argentinian foe who has campaigned quite e  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Fri, 21 Oct 2005
FILIPINO BOXERS ALL RESPECT “KING LOUIE” With the success of Brian Viloria, Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista, and the Pacquiao brothers, Manny and Bobby, Philippine boxing has taken over the country and is making waves throughout the United States. However, before these great yo  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista Defense in Bohol
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 21 Oct 2005
It won't be in Manila. Not in Las Vegas. Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista will have his second WBO Asia Pacific bantamweight title defense before his fellow Boholanos in Tagbilaran City on Nov. 19. Since his stellar third-round knockout of Columbian Felix Murillo in the “Double Trouble  Read Full Story >>>

No sparring job for Espinosa, says Pacquiao
By Ed Picson, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 21 Oct 2005
The voice at the other end of the line sounded frustrated and sad. It was Manny Pacquiao in Bacolod who answered the call: "Bahala na ug tawgon ko nilang talawan, basta dili ko gusto makigsumbagay ni Louie" ("I don’t care if they call me a coward, but I don’t want to trade blows wi  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao's PR force field
By Percy D. Della, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 21 Oct 2005
A HANDSHAKE with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, rehearsed to perfection at Malaca?ang's Heroes' Hall. A photo with House Speaker Jose de Venecia at the podium that serves as his national perch. A whisper into Senate President Franklin Drilon's ear to underscore intimacy with a national her  Read Full Story >>>

Long lost ‘relatives’ besiege Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 21 Oct 2005
THERE IS truth to the saying that victory has a thousand brothers and defeat is an orphan. On Wednesday night, Manny Pacquiao was besieged by people claiming to be his aunt, uncle, cousin and distant relatives in an effort to partake from his winnings during a big-time derby held at the Negros Colis  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing champ Manny Pacquiao vows to help boxers in Bacolod
Sun.Star Bacolod, Thu, 20 Oct 2005
WHAT is a son to do but help his family? Bacolod City's newly adopted son, International Boxing Federation (IBF) super featherweight champion Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao, has promised to share his blessings with Bacolodnons. In a media interview during the 67th Charter Day celebration of the c  Read Full Story >>>

Sultan leaves today for PABA bout
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 20 Oct 2005
Philippine welterweight champ Dondon Sultan flies for Thailand today as he takes yet another chance at glory when he trades leathers with Pan-Asian Boxing Association (PABA) welter titlist Pakphum Chengphonak for the latter's belt on Monday in Bangkok. Sultan, who trained at the ALA Gym for the   Read Full Story >>>

Brian Viloria returns to his roots
By Jerry Campany, Star Bulletin, Thu, 20 Oct 2005
BRIAN Viloria could not have won his title a moment too soon. When he knocked out Eric Ortiz for the World Boxing Council's light flyweight belt on Sept. 10 at Staples Center, Viloria's first move was to wrap the flag of the Phi  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao invited to Morales’ den
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 20 Oct 2005
BACOLOD CITY — Manny Pacquiao revealed on Wednesday that there are plans for him and Mexican arch rival Erik Morales to go on a tour of Mexico and select US cities to drum up interest for their Jan. 21, 2006 rematch in Las Vegas. Pacquiao got a call from his Fil-Am adviser Joe Ramos while  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao agrees to spar with Espinosa
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 20 Oct 2005
DESPITE initial apprehensions, Manny Pacquiao yesterday reconsidered and welcomed the offer for him to spar with former world champion Luisito Espinosa in preparation for the monumental rematch against Mexico’s Erik Morales in January. “Makakatulong din siya (He could be of help),R  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman taps Louie
Tempo, Thu, 20 Oct 2005
As a gesture of admiration to his predecessor, Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is inclined to tap the services of former two-time world champion Luisito Espinosa. In an interview with the Bulletin/Tempo, international promoter Rex ‘Wakee’ Salud said that Pacquiao has a  Read Full Story >>>

It's cockpit arena for Pacquiao today
By Erwin Ambo S. Delilan, Sun.Star Bacolod, Wed, 19 Oct 2005
* Pacman takes back promise to stay away from cockfighting MANNY "Pacman" Pacquiao takes on a different arena Wednesday. The Philippines' current favorite hero is in Bacolod Wednesday for two things: to receive his accolade as an adopted son of the city at the 67th Charter Day ceremony, and   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 19 Oct 2005
Still smarting from his embarrassing loss to Fil-American Brian Viloria, Mexican Eric Ortiz yesterday revealed that he is more than willing to face his conqueror once again to settle the issue as to who is the better fighter. The 24-year-old Hawaii native Viloria had knocked out Ortiz in the firs  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista vs Tanzanian prescon set in Cebu, Manila
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 19 Oct 2005
A press conference for the November 19 defense of Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista will be held on Tuesday in Manila, said Tagbilaran City Mayor Dan Neri Lim in an interview the other day. Lim, who confirmed that Bautista will be defending his World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific bantam title against   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 19 Oct 2005
Philippine welterweight king Dondon Sultan gets another chance at glory when he trades leathers with Pan-Asian Boxing Association (PABA) welter titlist Pakphum Chengphonak for the latter's belt on October 24 in Bangkok, Thailand. Sultan (11-5-2, 6 KO's) is coming off a seventh-round technical kn  Read Full Story >>>

VETERAN Filipino boxer Carlito Brosas aims to give his countrymen another reason to be proud of when he represents the Philippines against Chinese juggernaut Xhi Lin Xia for the vacant World Boxing Empire (WBE) Asia Pacific welterweight title on October 29 at the Mandaluyong Sports Complex. ̶  Read Full Story >>>

Salud bares plans for Pacman
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 19 Oct 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO’S bid to exact vengeance on Erik Morales seems to have become the obsession of Wakee Salud, his longtime associate and the manager of Pacquiao’s brother-boxer, Bobby. This early, Salud has already lined up a battery of sparring partners for Pacquiao once he sets up tr  Read Full Story >>>

Now’s the time to say thank you to Espinosa
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 19 Oct 2005
CAUTION is the key as Manny Pacquiao weighs the offer from former two-time world champion Luisito Espinosa to work as his sparmate. First question first: Can Luisito survive the bombs Pacquiao will unleash with abandon in trying to load up for his revenge fight against Mexican ring great Erik Mor  Read Full Story >>>

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