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Manny challenges Team Pacquiao
By Dr. Allan Recto, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2009
Los Angeles, CA (3/31/’09) – Today was officially the start of the weight-loss challenge for Team Pacquiao. It seems like it is becoming a ritual for Team Pacquiao, that just before a mega-fight of Manny, they ca Read Full Story >>>
QUO VADIS, OSCAR?
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Apr 2009
Los Angeles, CA:- Recent reports indicates that the Golden Boy, Oscar de la Hoya has scheduled a news conference on Tuesday, April 14th at a downtown Los Angeles joint called Star Plaza to announce his plans for the future.
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Fight will be short and sweet
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 02 Apr 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Those hoping for a long, bitter struggle between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton on May 2 won’t get it.
“It’s going to be short and sweet,” said Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach, during Monday’s red-carpet meeti Read Full Story >>>
Ricky Hatton focused on Manny Pacquiao showdown
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 02 Apr 2009
Ricky Hatton's mindset and focus is "very similar in frame of mind to when he fought Kostya Tszyu", according to the British boxer's father and manager Ray Hatton.
Hatton has cut to within 10lb of the 10st weight limit for his showdown with Filipino fighter Manny Pacquiao, a month from now in La Read Full Story >>>
Magbanua fight moved to April 25
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 02 Apr 2009
ROLANDO Magbanua’s April 18 fight has been moved again.
Sammy Gello-ani, who is co-promoting the event along with Vice Gov. Manny Piñol, has decided to move the April 18 card at the Cebu Coliseum to April 25.
“We’re moving the fight a week after to give the boxers more time to prepare because Read Full Story >>>
Roach: Hitman’s defense suspect
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 02 Apr 2009
MANILA, Philippines—Manny Pacquiao’s bombs will have little difficulty finding its target on May 2 in Las Vegas.
“[Ricky] Hatton’s defensive skills are too weak,” trainer Freddie Roach told Telegraph.co.uk. “He’s too easy to hit. And he’s had problems particularly with southpaws.”
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Boxing tries to fight the good fight
By Dan Silkstone, The Age, 02 Apr 2009
FIRST a note of apology. About last week, I'm sorry. Or, as they say in Indonesian: "Maaf". I am sure, proud archipelago, that should you ever get the right to host soccer's World Cup you will do a bang-up job. Now please stop writing. I bruise easily.
Which brings us to the sweet science of the Read Full Story >>>
FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR.: "HATTON'S GOING TO STOP PACQUIAO BEFORE 3!"
By Percy Crawford, FightHype.com, 02 Apr 2009
World-renowned trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. contacted FightHype.com to discuss comments made by fellow trainer Freddie Roach. Roach recently came on record stating that he would be disappointed if Manny Pacquiao was unable to knockout Ricky Hatton inside of 3 rounds in their highly-anticipated clash Read Full Story >>>
The Ongoing Heavyweight Mess
By Matthew Hurley, SecondsOut.com, 02 Apr 2009
When I sat down this past Friday night to watch a come-backing Samuel Peter take on rising contender Eddie Chambers I didn’t know quite what to expect. After Peter’s terrible showing against Vitali Klitschko in which he retired on his stool after eight pathetic rounds I was hoping the ‘Nigerian Nigh Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao To Fight Kelly Pavlik, Bob Arum Says
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, 02 Apr 2009
If you thought it was wacky for Top Rank Promotions President Bob Arum to suggest pound-for-pound king and Filipino idol Manny Pacquiao might fight Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. at junior middleweight, wait until you get a load of what he told BoxingScene: After taking junior welterweight champion Ricky H Read Full Story >>>
Shocker hits Vatican: Manny Pacquiao wants to be married priest
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, 02 Apr 2009
As we turn the spring calendar, there’s a veritable blizzard of boxing news, some of it quite stunning. I don’t know if March went out like a lion, or a Cape Water Buffalo like Samuel Peter, but I do know that April is hardly coming in like a lamb…
Top stories crossing the www.examiner.com and ww Read Full Story >>>
‘Short and sweet’
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, 02 Apr 2009
FILIPINO ring icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao isn’t taking any chances against British slugger Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton in their May 2 match at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas because of the English slugger’s reputation as a force in the light welterweight ranks.
Even though Pacquiao is ranked as the No Read Full Story >>>
Pugilistic Penthouse: Mayweather, Roach Excel As Expert Teachers!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 02 Apr 2009
I hate to sound like an old grouch but I feel like Andy Rooney once in a while.
I am not sure if www.boxingconfidential.com poster “Left Hook 123” is one and the same person as “Golden Southpaw.”
But that’s unimportant. The poster brings up something I want to answer here and on www.examiner.c Read Full Story >>>
MEETING MY HERO, MANNY PACQUIAO
By Tamara "Miss Rara" Suguitan, FightHype.com, 02 Apr 2009
Did I really just attend a boxing media event? I sure did...the exclusive red carpet Hollywood premiere of "The Battle of East and West" Pacquiao vs. Hatton. First and foremost, I'd like to thank FightHype for giving me th Read Full Story >>>
Injury cancels Concepcion-Luevano bout
By Cedelf Tupas, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 02 Apr 2009
MANILA, Philippines—Filipino upstart Bernabe Concepcion will have to wait a little longer to get a shot at American WBO featherweight titlist Steven Luevano.
Luevano pulled out of his May 2 showdown with Concepcion, after suffering an injury on his torso while training late last week, an ESPN.com Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wants a rematch with Ricky Hatton - In DARTS
Sassyqarla.com, 02 Apr 2009
Hollywood, California - Time's "Most Influential" finalist and certified Pound for Pound King Manny Pacquiao wants a big rematch! - in darts. That's after his big fail in the darts game with his upcoming rival in the boxing ring, Ricky Hatton.
"I need a rematch, after the fight, playing darts." s Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao has God and 100 million Filipinos on his side
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 01 Apr 2009
The Hollywood factor was not lost on Ricky Hatton this week.
The London leg of the fight hype between these two great warriors is now long gone. Manny Pacquiao is becoming a Read Full Story >>>
'THE BATTLE OF EAST AND WEST' PREMIERES IN HOLLYWOOD
By Granville Ampong, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Apr 2009
Two great fighters hailing from two empires strike back from the ends of the earth: one for supremacy and the other for redemption staging “The Battle of the East and West” on May 2 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las V Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Comes Clean About Mayweather Fight
By Dave "Large" Larzelere, Sportinglife.com (UK), 01 Apr 2009
Manny Pacquiao can’t seem to keep his big mouth shut.
First of all, he embroiled himself in a major controversy back in the Philippines by going on the television station ABS-CBN and announcing that his next fight would be broadcast on that network, an assertion that turned out to be in violation Read Full Story >>>
THE BLUEPRINT: How To Beat Floyd Mayweather, Pt. I
By Gregory Toledo, The Sweet Science, 01 Apr 2009
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is returning to the ring. It is divinely ordained. Many boxing aficionados are already scrambling for seats in the choir and clearing their throats to Read Full Story >>>