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Pacman attends SONA today
The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 25 Jul 2005
SAYING HE is behind President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo every step of the way, Manny Pacquiao will occupy a special place in the gallery when the Chief Executive makes her State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA) today at Congress. "Hindi ako gaya ng mga marami dyan na pabalibaliktad. Hindi ako balimb  Read Full Story >>>

“Fighting Words” – Is HBO Boxing Turning Into the WWE?
By David P. Greisman,, Mon, 25 Jul 2005
It is a classic, time-tested practice: superstars cutting promos, building heat from interested fans, attracting viewers by spewing venom at their athletic rivals, inviting, enticing audiences to open their eyes and their wallets and buy pay-per-views. Meanwhile, the ringside announcers work to get  Read Full Story >>>

HBO Trades Legendary Nights for Despicable Fights
By G. Leon,, Mon, 25 Jul 2005
The Erik Morales-Manny Pacquiao, Felix Trinidad-Winky Wright, Arturo Gatti-Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins-Jermain Taylor super fights have made 2005 one of the strongest years for HBO PPV in a while. While many boxing fans were eagerly anticipating each of those events, the fact remains that t  Read Full Story >>>

Rex Marzan KO'd in Japan
By Dong Secuya,, Mon, 25 Jul 2005
Rex Marzan continued his losing streak as he was KO'd by Masato Arai of Japan last night. According to a report posted at, Marzan was counted out at 1:26 mark of the 5th round of their eight round light middleweight encounter at Sowacho Gym in Ibaragi, Japan. Marzan, who was a late   Read Full Story >>>

The other Pacquiao follows big bro’s big strides to fame
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 24 Jul 2005
BOBBY Pacquiao’s career – and bank account – is surging at a dizzying rate. Pacquiao, set to fight the wildly-popular Carlos “Famoso” Hernandez in the undercard of the blockbuster Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo rematch, will reportedly receive $90,000 (about P5 m  Read Full Story >>>

IS BOX REC.COM HAZARDOUS TO A BOXER'S HEALTH? "Warning: This record may be incomplete/inaccurate and/or the boxer may still be active." That is the disclaimer lists when reporting the records of professional fighters." The following story was researched and written by a fine feature wr  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera vs Peden: Giving Boxing Back To The People, Sun, 24 Jul 2005
LOS ANGELES, July 23 – With 11,992 fans in attendance at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas last Saturday night to watch the middleweight championship fight between Bernard Hopkins and Jermain Taylor, it is obvious that boxing is alive and well in the hearts of fight fans. But while an intriguing matc  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 23 Jul 2005
Pound-for-pound icon Manny Pacquiao has just upped the ante on his planned promotional outfit, to be named after him, putting up an initial investment that would jumpstart the fledling company that he envisions to revolutionize how boxing is done in the future. As a first step, though, a source   Read Full Story >>>

Hidaka Set For Santillan Bout
By Rey Danseco,, Sat, 23 Jul 2005
Philippine national titlist Dondon Sultan failed in his bid to bring back the Oriental and Boxing Federation (OPBF) welterweight belt to the country after defending champ Kazuhiko Hidaka stopped him on Thursday at the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. The 5-foot-10 Hidaka floored the nearly 3-  Read Full Story >>>

Briton trainer sees potentials in Camiguin boxers
By Lito Rulona, MindaNews, Sat, 23 Jul 2005
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- A British former world rated professional boxer believes the Filipino amateur boxers have the potential to make it big in international boxing. Wally Townsend, an English national born in London, England who now resides in Camiguin province said the Filipinos interest and h  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao sibling nearing stardom
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 23 Jul 2005
HE’S NOT yet as famous as his brother, but there are strong indications that Bobby Pacquiao is well on his way to international stardom — just like boxing idol and brother, Manny. With a guaranteed paycheck of $90,000 (about R5 million) and a tough opponent in square-jawed hitter Ca  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
There is a big possibility that undefeated World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific bantam boss Rey `Boom Boom` Bautista may fly to Thailand to be at special ringside for the August 5 showdown between WBO bantam king Ratanachai Sor Vorapin and Mexican challenger Mauricio Martinez at the resort island   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay, , Fri, 22 Jul 2005
Reigning World Boxing Foundation junior welter king Dindo `Diesel` Casta?ares goes up on a grudge rematch with Japanese Daigoro Yamamoto on September 11 at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Promoter Sammy `Don King` Gello-ani, in an interview, also informed that although Casta?ares` WBF crown w  Read Full Story >>>

Robbery in Indonesia: Filipino Champ Jaro Loses IBF Pan Pacific Title Bout
By Rey Danseco,, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
Philippine light flyweight champion Sonnyboy Jaro became a victim of the incompetence and dishonesty of the Indonesian and Thai ring officials in his quest for the vacant IBF Pan Pacific light flyweight title late Tuesday night at Jakarta’s RCTI television compound. Jaro was officially decl  Read Full Story >>>

Tu?acao moves closer to world title fight
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
After impressive back-to-back victories in Japan, the former World Boxing Council (WBC) flyweight champion Malcolm “Eagle Eye” Tu?acao is knocking on the door for a world-title fight. Tu?acao, who beat Ryoichi Hidaka by a lopsided seventh-round TKO last Monday, is floated to be next   Read Full Story >>>

Amonsot crushes Cabillo
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
Philippine Boxing Federation featherweight champion Caesar Amonsot further fanned the festive mood of his paisanos (townmates) as he scored a fantastic first round knockout of Ramil Cabillo in the main attraction of Bohol’s Sandugo Festival boxing extravaganza the other night at the Tagbilaran  Read Full Story >>>

Amonsot KOs foe in 1st rd.
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
Ceasar Amonsot quickly disposed of Richard Cabillo in the opening round of a scheduled 10-round, non-title main event Wednesday at the Tagbilaran City Tourist Port. The reigning Philippine boxing Federation featherweight king used a left uppercut-right hook combination to send the unsuspecting C  Read Full Story >>>

By Kenny Perrault,, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
Manny Pacquiao has settled his legal issues with Murad Muhammad and is now set to fight on September 10th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Pacquiao last fought March 17th in a losing effort to Erik Morales via 12 round unanimous decision. This time around, Pacquiao will be stepp  Read Full Story >>>

Peden: Pacman must beware of Velasquez’s dirty tactics
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
Is Manny Pacquiao in for a dirty fight against Mexican Hector Velasquez? International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-featherweight (130 pounds) king Robbie Peden, a one-time Velasquez opponent, thinks so. “He (Velazquez) is a very dirty fighter and will hit Manny low, behind the head,   Read Full Story >>>

Manny may face tax evasion rap
By John Paul Jubelag, The Philippine Star, Fri, 22 Jul 2005
GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao yesterday decried the alleged tax deficiencies amounting to P9 million he reportedly owed the government. Pacquaio’s complaint came on the heels of the Bureau of Internal Revenue’s recommendation to file tax evasion charge  Read Full Story >>>

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