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Fil-Am world champ Brian Viloria ready to take on all comers
By Nick Giongco And Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
BIG things are in store for pint-sized banger Brian Viloria. Viloria’s manager Gary Gittelsohn revealed yesterday plans for the Hawaii-born fighter to engage Mexican Jorge Arce in a three-fight series that could rival the looming trilogy involving Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales. "That  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria proud of Pinoy roots
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria said yesterday he will always wear the Philippine flag on his trunks for a fight until he retires to express pride in his heritage. Viloria, 24, was born in Hawaii but when he was six months old, his father Benjamin brought him to   Read Full Story >>>

Injured boxer moved out of ICU
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
BOXER AYON Naranjo has already been transferred to the ward of the Yokohama Rosai Hotel from the intensive care unit following a loss to Venezuelan prospect Jorge Linares last Sunday. This was the information relayed to the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) boxing division in Manila yesterday by t  Read Full Story >>>

‘Manly art of modified murder’
By Rene Saguisag, The Manila Times, Wed, 28 Sep 2005
Sorry to be the spoiler to upset the fans of Manny Pacquiao & Co. but, I see where our Ayon Naranjo had no prayers from GMA going for him on Sunday in Yokohama. He is in a hospital for observation after Venezuelan Jorge Linares toyed with him. Last Thursday the American boxer Leavander Johnson,  Read Full Story >>>

Hussein vows to Spark Harrison, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
Aussie KO king Nedal Hussein has told Scott Harrison to expect fireworks on Bonfire night when he challenges for the Scotsman's WBO world featherweight Title. Hussein meets the fiery Cambuslang slugger on Saturday 5 November at the Braehead Arena and has promised to spark-out Harrison when he la  Read Full Story >>>

RSR Mail Bag September 27, 2005
By George Diaz Smith,, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
In this weeks email bag we’ve got some outspoken opinions on the heavyweight division Sam Peter, outlooks into where the super featherweights and featherweights are or should for the most part be headed, an array of questions that happen to be first and foremost on the minds of many fans every  Read Full Story >>>

Pinoy pug Naranjo able to walk, home soon; HONDA to suggest 6-oz gloves
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
Filipino boxer Ayon Naranjo, who was hospitalized following a fight last Sunday in Yokohama, Japan, did not undergo surgery and is able to walk, and is in complete control of his faculties. This was revealed yesterday by Cebu promoter Rex "Wakee" Salud, who is in constant communication with match  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 27 Sep 2005 took pains in being one of the first few to get a copy of the recent fight between the Philippine's Randy "Komong Bato" Suico and Mexican Javier Jauregui. Courtesy of Pacland, was able take a look at the 10-round Solo Boxeo fight, which was beamed on Telefutura. T  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
There was an air of confidence that filled the lobby of the Waterfront Hotel in Lahug, Cebu City Thursday night as the handlers of Philippine miniflyweight champion Eriberto Gejon talked about his chances of winning the World Boxing Association title held by 26-year-old Yutaka Niida of Japan. Bo  Read Full Story >>>

Ali: King of The World
This Day Online, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
His life has been documented in movies and made-for-TV films, capturing his boxing career, life and fight with Pakinson disease. This month his life-story is profiles when SABC AFRICA on DStv screens MUHAMMAD ALI: KING OF THE WORLD on Monday October 17. Based on the 1998 bestselling biography by  Read Full Story >>>

Gejon-Niida rematch likely, says manager
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
THE MANAGER of Eriberto “Yukka” Gejon, who lost by a controversial split decision in his bid for the world minimumweight boxing crown in Yokohama Sunday night, said he was optimistic of securing a rematch for his fighter against Japan’s Yutaka Niida. Rex “Wakee” Salu  Read Full Story >>>

Ilocos to welcome boxing hero Viloria
By Gilbert G. Lazaro, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
VIGAN CITY - Governor Luis "Chavit Singson" of Ilocos Sur said on Monday that a hero’s welcome is being ready for the arrival of the Brian Viloria, Fil-Am boxing champion in the province. The newly crowned World Boxing Council light flyweight champion who arrived in Manila Sunday is schedu  Read Full Story >>>

Hospitalized boxer unfit for fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
A CHANCE to bring home $800 (R45,000) may have cost Ayon Naranjo his boxing career. Naranjo was badly mauled when he lost a lopsided six-round unanimous decision to Venezuelan Jorge Linares on Sunday night and remained under observation in a Yokohama hospital in Japan where he was rushed after   Read Full Story >>>

No surgery for injured Filipino fighter
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
TOKYO -- National sports hero Manny Pacquiao felt greatly relieved and led a thank-you prayer upon learning yesterday that the Filipino boxer, who was taken to the hospital in an ambulance after losing a savage one-sided match in Yokohama Sunday night, did not suffer a brain clot and was not operate  Read Full Story >>>

Nietes destroys Narbay in second round
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
Donnie "The Snake" Nietes of the ALA Boxing Stable got the impression of Boholano boxing fans after he scored a clinical second round TKO win over Cagayan de Oro City's Randy Narbay in the other night's pro boxing show that highlighted the closing of the 19th Visayas Inter-City Amateur Boxing Champi  Read Full Story >>>

Gejon gets cut, loses in 10
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
Eriberto “Ioka” Gejon fought valiantly but a deep cut above his right eye stopped the fight, causing him to lose the WBA minimum-weight title match against Yutaka Niida by technical split decision at the Arena in Yokohama, Japan Sunday. First loss The fight, the Mandaue City-nati  Read Full Story >>>

Bob Arum sounds off: THE TRANSCRIPT!
By G. Leon,, Tue, 27 Sep 2005
GL: here at the Klitschko-Rahman press conference with Top Rank's Bob Arum. Can you tell us what you think about this heavyweight title fight? "Well, I got involved with this fight because I believe that this is the heavyweight championship fight. These are the two be  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 26 Sep 2005
Once-prospect Roselito "Gwapito" Campana, who is still rated among the OPBF's flyweights, will try to rebound from a humiliating loss when he faces Japanese prospect Hiroshi Nakano on October 10 in Zepp, Nagoya, Japan. Campana's trainer Jojo Pogi Palacios, in an interview, has revealed that they   Read Full Story >>>

Gejon loses on technicality
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 26 Sep 2005
YOKOHAMA, Japan — Eriberto Gejon came close to winning a world title for the Philippines on Sunday night, dropping a dubious technical split decision in the 10th round to defending champion Yutaka Niida at the Yokohama Arena. Leaning on his stiff left jab and pet right straight, Gejon got  Read Full Story >>>

Gejon fumbles in WBA title bid
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 26 Sep 2005
The presence of Filipino sports hero Manny Pacquiao did not weave magic nor produce miracle for Eriberto "Ioka" Gejon as the Cebuano boxer fumbled in his pursuit to snatch the WBA minimumweight crown, losing via 10th round technical split decision to defending Japanese champion Yutaka Niida last nig  Read Full Story >>>

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