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Who is the “Raging Bull” for the “Prince”?
By Ron Galarpe, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2006
Vic Darchinyan was an amateur boxing hero in his native Armenia and with the pride that he gave to his countrymen, he became a recipient of the Top Ten Armenia’s sports heroes, an accolade that is so prestigious in his own country.
Vic was a recipient of such feat in two consecutive years. Read Full Story >>>
Hawaiian punch almost bids aloha
By Paul J. Taneo, Sun.Star Cebu, 23 Feb 2006
Brian Viloria is a very good fighter, a complete boxer. He is the WBC light-flyweight champion right now but if he chooses to fight stupid, his reign could be a very short one.
In his title defense against Jose Antonio Aguirre last Sunday, Viloria wanted to end the fight early. With a flurry of p Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to visit Leyte today; Larios confident
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 23 Feb 2006
CEBU CITY--Pound-for-pound superstar Manny Pacquiao is set to fly to St. Bernard, Southern Leyte today to be with the victims of the recent landslide that buried hundreds of people in that remote village.
Pacquiao, who was here yesterday to receive a Special Award during the 69th Chart Read Full Story >>>
Manny’s success inspires Viloria
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 23 Feb 2006
With the "People’s Champ" Manny Pacquiao at ringside, World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight king Brian Viloria was inspired to make mincemeat of Mexican challenger Jose Antonio Aguirre in their 12-round title bout at the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas last Saturday night.
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Manny on the move
ITV Boxing, 23 Feb 2006
Manny Pacquiao's enthralling win over Mexican rival Erik Morales in Las Vegas last month proved once and for all that the perfectly formed favourite son of the Philippines really does belong among the pound for pound elite.
He broke Morales' nose and then his will before finally stopping his g Read Full Story >>>
'Pacman' mapapalaban uli sa Mexican
By Gerry Ramos, Journal Group, 23 Feb 2006
ISANG dating world champion na may Mexican heritage ang muling makakasagupa ni Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao sa kanyang susunod na laban.
Si dating World Boxing Council (WBC) super-bantamweight champion Oscar Larios ang napi-ling makaharap ni 'Pacman' sa kanyang unang laban sa harap Read Full Story >>>
MANNY’S HEAT & KING LOUIE’S PROBLEMS!
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, 22 Feb 2006
NEVADA WON’T EVEN CONSIDER AN ESPINOSA LICENSE
San Francisco, CA-Last week on “Ring Talk Radio,” the Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission Marc Ratner stated that he would respect California’s decision to permanently retire Luisito Espinosa. Since Esp Read Full Story >>>
A QUICK HISTORY OF BOXING
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2006
Many of us do not really have a complete grasp on exactly when and how boxing started. Boxing in general is classically defined as a SPORT "which involves the art of attack and defense protected by padded gloves". That's the easy meanig in the modern times.
According to the records of the GAB's s Read Full Story >>>
DIOSDADO GABI HOLDS MEDIA WORKOUT WEDNESDAY
PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2006
HOLLYWOOD, CA (February 17, 2006) -- Filipino flyweight sensation DIOSDADO GABI and trainer Freddie Roach will hold a media workout This Wednesday! February 22, at 11 A.M. PT at the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, CA (1123 Vine St. - one block north of Santa Monica Blvd.)
Gabi, 26-2-1 (19 K Read Full Story >>>
Gorres aspires world recognition in OPBF title tiff
PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2006
Z “The Dream” Gorres will finally have his dream realized when he climbs the ring on March 18, 2006 to vie for the vacant OPBF Super Flyweight championship againt the former title-holder, Waengpetch Chuwatana of Thailand at the fully-airconditioned Mandaue City Sports Complex.
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EX-OPBF CHAMP MAYOL FLIES TO TOKYO FOR WBC CONTRACT-SIGNING
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2006
Fight fans may now call him the former OPBF champ, and the future WBC minimumweight kingpin.
This after Rodel "Batang Mandaue" Mayol relinquished his OPBF miniumweight throne to pave the way for his May 8 crack at WBC minimumweight kingpin Eagle Kyowa.
Today, Mayol is set to fly to Japan t Read Full Story >>>
WHAT IS NEXT FOR BRIAN VILORIA?
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2006
IF plans push through, Brian Viloria will be defending his title on the same card as the peppery champion who fought before him last Sunday (in Manila) at the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The fighter’s manager Gary Gittelsohn said they are grooming Viloria and World Boxin Read Full Story >>>
From Vegas to Houston
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 22 Feb 2006
HOUSTON — It was a backbreaker of a trip but Solar Sports vice president for production Erick Tam and I didn’t mind. The journey from Las Vegas, where we covered Brian Viloria’s defense of his World Boxing Council lightflyweight title, to Houston, host of this year’s National Read Full Story >>>
A win is a win?
By Rene Saguisag, ABS-CBN News, 22 Feb 2006
The ethical question would persist. Were we disappointed Brian did not beat his opponent to a pulp? Is boxing any way for modern man to make a living? The idea is to hurt and hurt so badly enough to make the foe sleep, at times, permanently.
Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria, from the Ilocos and Hon Read Full Story >>>
Larios confirmed as Pac-Man opponent
By Ant Evans, SecondsOut.com, 22 Feb 2006
Former WBC super-bantamweight champion Oscar Larios has been confirmed as the next man to step into the ring with the fearsome ruler of the featherweight divisions, Manny Pacquiao.
Mexican Larios, 56-4-1 (36), has the unenviable assignment of travelling to the Pac-Man's home of Manila, in the Ph Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO IN CEBU TODAY FOR CHARTER DAY RITES
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Feb 2006
CEBU CITY--Pound-for-pound superstar Manny Pacquiao will take centerstage in today's celebration of the founding anniversary of Cebu City as he guests the Charter Day rites with President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal and former Chief Justice Hilario Davide.
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Chatchai Sasakul - Question and Answer
By Scott Mallon, The Sweet Science, 22 Feb 2006
He’s gone by many names - Chatchai Dutchboy Gym, Chatchai Krating Daeng Gym and now Chatchai Singwancha. He defeated Russian-born, Japanese-based fighter Yuri Arbachakov in 1995 handing him the only loss of his career, he’s fought in the Olympics and he is widely acknowledged as one of t Read Full Story >>>
Q&A: Wilfredo Gomez!
By Jason "J-Gon" Gonzalez, FightNews.com, 22 Feb 2006
The tiny island in the Caribbean known as Puerto Rico has produced its fair share of champions and men such as Sixto Escobar, Carlos Ortiz, Jose Torres, and Wilfredo Benitez have made enormous contributions to the "Sweet Science" in the form of thrills and excitement. But as we scroll up and down th Read Full Story >>>
Arroyo, Pacquiao get top billing in Charter Day fete
Sun.Star Philippines, 22 Feb 2006
CEBU CITY -- A crowd of some 12,000 is expected to join the 69th Charter Day revelry at the Cebu City Sports Center Wednesday night, which President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will attend.
Mayor Tomas Osmeņa announced that after all the changes in the schedule, Pa Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to grace Kalilangan slugfest
Sun.Star Manila, 22 Feb 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao is scheduled to attend the opening ceremony of the 2006 Kalilangan Festival Invitational Amateur Boxing Championships on February 23 at the Oval Plaza covered court here.
Adriano "Rey" Golingan Jr., president of the Amateur Boxi Read Full Story >>>