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Gorres’ world bid at stake tonight
The Manila Bulletin, 02 Feb 2008
CEBU City — Z Gorres gets a second chance to rekindle his world title bid when he fights former world champion Vic Darchinyan tonight at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino here.
Nicknamed "The Dream," Gorres climbs up the ring aware of Darchinyan’s feared reputation as a slugger, but the 25-year- Read Full Story >>>
Style, strength and jazz
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 02 Feb 2008
FOR most people, losing weight is an uphill battle. But for boxers like Z “The Dream” Gorres, dropping weight is just a walk in the park.
Months of hard work for Gorres—jogging, sparring, hitting the bags and mitts, shadowboxing, jumping ropes and doing plyometric exercises draw to an end today Read Full Story >>>
Pacman to face 'new' Marquez
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, 02 Feb 2008
MANNY Pacquiao will fight a different Juan Manuel Marquez when the two ring gladiators square off a second time on March 15 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas.
From being a fine, true boxer, Marquez is expected to be on an attacking mode when the Mexican faces the power-punching lefty from t Read Full Story >>>
La HBO, con Juan Manuel Márquez
By Ernesto Castellanos, Esto en Linea, 02 Feb 2008
La novedad ayer en el gimnasio de Iztacalco fue la presencia de un grupo de personas de la cadena de televisión estadounidense HBO, los cuales van a acompañar desde ayer y hasta el próximo domingo al campe Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya At 35 - Planning His Busiest Year In The Ring Since 1999!
By James Slater, EastSideBoxing.com, 02 Feb 2008
Oscar De La Hoya turns 35-years-of-age this coming Monday (Feb 4th). Yet despite having reached what can certainly be called a somewhat advanced age for a boxer who is not a heavyweight, Oscar has pla Read Full Story >>>
Win, Lose Or Tai, Help Me Find Suitable Bride For Pacquiao Coach Freddie Roach!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 02 Feb 2008
Triple jumper Sheila Hudson, a great athlete and a gorgeous woman, jumped the wrong way.
Hudson, who is now about age 40, committed a matrimonial misdemeanor when, for whatever reason she might offer, she did not rush to a church to marry Freddie Roach.
The track and field star was once engag Read Full Story >>>
Unanimous Decision By Paquiao, Marquez Camps: They've Turned WBC Title Bout Into ABC...Anybody But Cortez, But Why Oh Why?
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 01 Feb 2008
Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez. It’s a unanimous decision. Although they will fight for Marquez’s WBC title on March 15 in Las Vegas, the champ wants the fight to be ABC.
No, that’s not the TV network, it means Anybody But Cortez. It means that both the Marquez and Pacman camps are object Read Full Story >>>
Jorge “Nino De Oro” Linares Headed Towards A Fight With Daniel Ponce De Leon?
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, 01 Feb 2008
Los Angeles -- WBO super bantamweight champion Daniel Ponce De Leon has been asking for big fights with big names for big purses.
“I want to get paid,” or “I want the big fight,” seem to be the most common ideas streaming from the consciousness of boxers.
Unfortunately, unless a boxer hits the Read Full Story >>>
Glenn Donaire: Common Denominator Between Gorres and Darchinyan
By Alex P. Vidal, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Feb 2008
It will be a night of predications…and explosions!
While tart-tongued former IBF titlist Vic Darchinyan has vowed to stop local ring heartthrob Z Gorres in Read Full Story >>>
A Dozen Boxing Predictions
By Ted Sares, EastSideBoxing.com, 01 Feb 2008
My last ten predictions have resulted in a 7-3 tally. Still to come is:
1) Kelly Pavlik, 32-0, over Jermain Taylor, 27-1-1, by early and brutal stoppage: I believe it will be difficult for Taylor to recover mentally from what occurred in the first fight--which I picked Taylor to win based on con Read Full Story >>>
Gorres has the talent, tools to beat Darchinyan -- Pacquiao
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 Feb 2008
MANILA, Philippines -- Filipino ring star Manny Pacquiao has asked his compatriots to support Z “The Dream” Gorres when the latter collides with Australia’s Vic Darchinyan in a 12-round International Boxing Federation super flyweight eliminator on Saturday at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel.
Pacqu Read Full Story >>>
Darchinyan Clashes With Gorres In Cebu City On Saturday
By Paul Upham, SecondsOut.com, 01 Feb 2008
IBO super flyweight world champion Vic “Raging Bull” Darchinyan will face Z Gorres over twelve rounds this Saturday night at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel in Cebu City, The Philippines.
“If I catch him I will knock him out and twelve rounds is a long time to run,” 32 year-old Darchinyan 29-1 (23 Read Full Story >>>
Melligen faces ‘unknown Indon’ Saturday
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 01 Feb 2008
ASIDE from Z Gorres, another ALA boy, Mark Jason Melligen will have a tough battle this Saturday in the undercard of the Now or Never boxing promotion at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino.
Melligen, a rising fighter in the super lightweight category, will see action against Indonesian Tia Koswara. Read Full Story >>>
TEAM DE LEON PUTS PENALOSA AND GOLDENBOY ON NOTICE!
By Carlos Guzman, FightBeat.com, 31 Jan 2008
With FightBeat breaking the news regarding the Penalosa-Vorapin bout being cancelled, I decided to try and finally bring some clarity to the possibility of a Daniel Ponce De Leon-Gerry Penalosa rematch. I caught up with Ponce’s adviser, Jose Hernandez, regarding all of the comments and information Read Full Story >>>
PEÑALOSA TITLE DEFENSE IN TROUBLE
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2008
The planned WBO bantamweight title defense of Gerry Peñalosa against mandatory challenger Ratanachai Sor Vorapin is in trouble.
While the plan to stage the fight on March 2 at the Araneta Coliseum hasn’t been totally abando Read Full Story >>>
Boxing Confidential Interview Legendary Trainer Ignacio Beristain
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, 31 Jan 2008
For the second year in a row, legendary Mexican trainer Ignacio Beristain finds himself deep in the camps of Juan Manuel and Rafael Marquez during the winter months. 12 months ago Beristain found himself pre Read Full Story >>>
GORRES-DARCHINYAN PRESSCON PHOTOS!
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2008
Cebu City -- Fireworks did fly during yesterday's presscon at the Caspian Room of the Waterfront Hotel here for the much awaited encounter between Filipino contender Z Gorres and former world champion Vic Darchinyan this Saturd Read Full Story >>>
Breaking News: PENALOSA vs VORAPIN IS OFF!
FightBeat.com, 31 Jan 2008
Fightbeat has just learned that the March 2nd clash between the reigning WBO bantamweight champion Gerry Penalosa and Ratanachai Sor Vorapin is off. Although the reasons still remain unclear, our sources indicate the problem is with the TV network ABS-CBN possibly failing to live up to some promotio Read Full Story >>>
Roach keeps focus on the task at hand
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 31 Jan 2008
MANILA, Philippines -- For now, Freddie Roach’s eyes are focused on Manny Pacquiao. Not on Oscar De La Hoya.
The two-time Trainer of the Year wants the Filipino ring icon to be at his best when he tangles with Mexican champion Juan Manuel Marquez for the World Boxing Council super featherweight c Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO’S MORALE IS HIGH (WITH PHOTOS)
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 31 Jan 2008
His nagging personal problems clearly behind him and with his charming wife Jinkee at his side in Los Angeles as he prepares to settle some "Unfinished Business" with WBC super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez in Read Full Story >>>