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Sayson: Klitschko’s glass jaw
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
CHICAGO – Because of the recent Cesafi basketball brawl, plus a handful of other notable fights involving Pinoys and two of the heavyweight division’s best, I have managed my e-mails with loving neglect. So today, I’ll entertain a few of the letters that have been inundating my  Read Full Story >>>

Filipino survives brain injury after fight in Japan
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 30 Sep 2005
Filipino boxer Ayon Naranjo is recovering fast at the hospital after he suffered a brain injury IN his Sept. 25 fight in Yokohama, Japan. Naranjo, a featherweight, lost to undefeated Venezuelan slugger Jorge Linares. He lasted the full distance in their six-round bout despite absorbing power  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
Reigning Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) minimumweight kingpin Rodel "Batang Mandaue" Mayol is now sparring with fellow OPBF champ, Takahisa Masuda, as they both prepare for upcoming fights. Masuda, the 108-lb champ, is preparing for his mandatory title defense, while Mayol is prep  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
In a major development for local boxing, Cebu's Stonewall Boxing Gym has inked an agreement with North Cotabato Governor Emmanuel Pi?ol for a promotional deal that will allow the latter to promote the fights for the Liloan-based group's remaining top boxers. Last September 22, Pi?ol met with Sto  Read Full Story >>>

A trip down memory lane
By Frank Keating, Deccan Herald, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
THRILLA IN MANILLA A trip down memory lane Spare a thought this Friday-Saturday morning for a harrowing anniversary. Gruesome, sure, but also one of heroic nobility. Thirty October 1’s ago at Quezon City in the Philippines, Muhammad Ali of Planet Earth and Joe Frazier of Nearly the Wh  Read Full Story >>>

Feature Article: The Importance of a Professional Grade Mouth Guard
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
As a dentist for many years I have seen the traumatic effects of teeth loss particularly, the front teeth. People who suffered from such injury hardly smile, and when they occasionally do, they cover their faces with their hands. They also seem to have a difficulty conversing because they cannot pr  Read Full Story >>>

Gejon rematch virtually assured
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
No less than World Boxing Association (WBA) international coordinator Renzo Bagnariol of Nicaragua has assured Filipino challenger Eriberto (Yukka) Gejon’s manager Rex (Wakee) Salud of his support in pushing for a return bout against minimumweight champion Yutaka Niida of Japan. Niida scor  Read Full Story >>>

Champ comes home to hero’s welcome
By Gilbert G. Lazaro, The Manila Times, Thu, 29 Sep 2005

VIGAN CITY - Thousands of Ilocano fans welcomed boxing champion Brian C. Viloria in his short visit here on Wednesday. About 10,000 boxing fans, officials and students thronged the streets of Vigan to applaud   
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Viloria vows to win more world crowns
By Teddy Molina, The Philippine Star, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
VIGAN — Newly crowned world light flyweight boxing champ Brian Viloria arrived here yesterday like a true native son and vowed to win more world titles. Viloria, who was accompanied by his father Benjamin and Ilocos Sur Governor Luis Chavit Singson, received a hero’s welcome with abo  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria a surrogate son
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
Gary Gittlesohn is World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria’s manager. But their relationship goes way beyond the professional level. "Brian’s like my surrogate son," said the 52-year-old Gittlesohn in a STAR interview at the Manila Peninsula Hotel the other n  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria hailed as a great Ilocano boxer
By Freddie Lazaro, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
VIGAN CITY — World Boxing Council light flyweight champion Brian Viloria was given a hero’s welcome yesterday with over 10,000 people lining up the streets to get a glimpse of their native boxing hero. Ilocos Sur Gov. Luis Chavit Singson was with the Viloria as they snaked their way  Read Full Story >>>

Suico vs. Jauregui, Ben Tackie vs. Nito Bravo Recap
By Christine Maynard,, Thu, 29 Sep 2005
The venue was Southern California University’s first boxing event. Well matched opponents resulted in fights that one attendee, Jack Tiernan, Shane Mosley’s agent, said “You might wait all year to see on HBO.” Javier Jauregui, 135 pound former IBF Champion, 49-12-2 with 3  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super-featherweight champ Randy "Komong Bato" Suico isn't about to sulk in one corner after his loss to Mexican Javier Jauregui recently in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old Suico, who absorbed a stinging majority decision defeat to Jauregui last September 23, to  Read Full Story >>>

JUST bring ‘em on
By Dennis Principe,, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
This is quintessentially the challenge of Hawaiian born boxer Brian Viloria when asked about the possible marquee fights in the horizon, now that he is the universally recognized champion of the once-thrilling lightflyweight division. In an interview with this writer, Viloria expressed his enthu  Read Full Story >>>

Ali's wits, stamina proved edge in "The Thrilla"
By Jose "Chegui" Torres,, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Editor's note: Saturday marks the 30th anniversary of "The Thrilla In Manila," the final installment in the legendary Muhammad Ali-Joe Frazier trilogy. In honor of this fight and in anticipation of Antonio Tarver-Roy Jones III on Saturday, explores boxing's -- and other sports' -- great tri  Read Full Story >>>

WBC titlist Viloria eyes bout with Arce next
ABS-CBN News, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Brian Viloria, the newly crowned World Boxing Council light flyweight champion, could be moving up in weight very soon. Viloria’s American manager, Gary Gittlesohn, on Tuesday said he is looking to pit the "Hawaiian Punch" against WBC flyweight champion Jorge Arce of Mexico. The flamboya  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao confirms a happy news
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
TOKYO -- You don't rush to this expensive capital only to again be amazed by a people’s love affair with their neat, orderly sidewalks. If the first sight of old women soaping and scrubbing the pedestrian paths right outside city establishments at the end of a long day here had appeared lik  Read Full Story >>>

Salud files protest vs WBA judges
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Cebu boxing manager Rex "Wakee" Salud yesterday filed a protest before the World Boxing Association concerning the highly questionable defeat suffered by his prized boxer Eriberto Gejon Jr. last Sunday in Japan. Gejon lost by controversial technical split decision in the 10th round to Japanese c  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
In the light of the ongoing debate as to whether Filipino prospect Randy "Komong Bato" Suico won or lost his fight against Mexican Javier "Chatito" Jauregui, I offer the following analysis. Rounds 1 to 4 should easily go to Jauregui because Randy had very limited punch output during these rounds  Read Full Story >>>

Sayson: It’s OK: When you can’t sting like a bee, fly like a butterly
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
CHICAGO – I hate to say this because he writes for a competing paper, but in Cebu’s widening alley of boxing reporting, Salven L. Lagumbay, to me, is the undisputed champion. And there are no serious contenders crawling beneath his feet. Salven is thorough and resourceful, and he wri  Read Full Story >>>

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