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Nazario wishes Pacquiao the best for Sept. 10 fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 03 Sep 2005
ALMOST A week before his former ward plunges into action again, boxing man Rod Nazario said he wishes Manny Pacquiao the best of luck as the entire nation awaits the outcome of his scheduled 12-round super-featherweight tussle with Mexican Hector Velazquez.
Pacquiao squares off with Velazquez a Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to win inside 6 rounds
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 03 Sep 2005
Boxing Times, a group of seasoned boxing writers from all over the world, has predicted that Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao will win inside six rounds in his figh against Mexico’s Hector Velasquez.
The 12-round, non-title bout is scheduled Sept. 10 at the Staples Center in downtown Los Ange Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wants Morales
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, 03 Sep 2005
Manny Pacquiao is set to tangle with Mexican journeyman Hector Velasquez in less than two weeks, but make no mistake, Mexican-legend Erik Morales is still number one on Pacman’s hit list.
Pacquiao’s trainer, Freddie Roach recently said that even though Pacquiao is at his best fightin Read Full Story >>>
Erik Morales celebrates birthday in gym!
FightNews.com, 03 Sep 2005
Three-time world champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales celebrated his 29th birthday today in Mexico City, doing what he loves to do: working in a gym full of fans watching him getting ready for a big fight.
"It was great. I had a real nice workout in front of a lot fans and media. It's good to be h Read Full Story >>>
GEJON NOW IN SECLUSION FOR WBA BOUT
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Sep 2005
Undefeated World Boxing Association no. 2 minimumweight contender Eriberto "Yukka" Gejon is already being kept in a secure location, as he enters the most crucial weeks in preparation for his September 25 challenge on WBA 105-lb kingpin Yutaka Niida at the Yokohama Arena in Japan.
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Batawang headlines Sept. 17 card
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Sep 2005
WBA Pan-African Light Flyweight Champion and world contender Bert Batawang stakes his lofty ratings against the dangerous brawler Eugene Gonzales in another slam-bang boxing promotion of Samson “Don King” Gello-ani on September 17, 2005 at the Mandaue Sports Complex.
The ageless Batawang and th Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO READY FOR BATTLE!
By Victor Perea, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Sep 2005
We can all see it now: the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, packed yet again with ever faithful Erik Morales fans, and yet there is still enough room for the parade of Pacquiao followers to rock the house. A sold out fight of Read Full Story >>>
'ELORDE BOXING SPECIALS' TV SHOW DEBUTS WITH RUBILLAR-UBATAY BOUT
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 02 Sep 2005
The bout between world rated Juanito Rubillar vs. Edwin Ubatay will be featured in the intitial offering of "Elorde Boxing Specials" TV Show over IBC Channel 13 Friday night, September 2 (Thursday morning in the U.S.).
The "Elorde Boxing Specials" is a one-hour program that will be telecast ever Read Full Story >>>
RP bet Gejon can expect ‘fair’ officiating vs. Niida
By Rey Danseco, The Manila Times, 02 Sep 2005
FILIPINO challenger Eriberto “Yukka” Gejon can expect a fair shake in officiating when he tries to wrest the World Boxing Association minimum weight crown from Japanese defending champion Yutaka Niida when they tangle on September 25 at the Yokohama Arena in Japan.
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Ethnic Diversity Highlights 'Double Trouble'
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, 02 Sep 2005
Los Angeles has often been called a “melting pot” with its diverse population. On September 10th at the Staples Center a card takes place which highlights just the city’s ethnic diversity.
The co-main events feature Mexican superstar Erik Morales and Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Morales not far from Pacquiao's mind
By Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun, 02 Sep 2005
Shortly after losing a close but unanimous decision to Erik Morales in March at the MGM Grand, super featherweight Manny Pacquiao and his camp began talking about a rematch.
Fans who witnessed the action-filled 12-rounder had to like the rematch buzz. And Pacquiao has demonstrated he has Morales Read Full Story >>>
Morales eyes lightweight division!
FightNews.com, 02 Sep 2005
El Terrible says "Pacquiao not even on my mind."
Former world champion Erik Morales, who is spending his birthday in Mexico City, says he is prepared to move to conquer the lightweight division, beginning with his September 10 fight against Zahir Raheem. "If I fight Manny Pacquiao, that would be Read Full Story >>>
Website says it's Pacman by TKO
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, 02 Sep 2005
FILIPINO boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao will beat Mexican Hector Velazquez via a sixth-round technical knockout or TKO in their September 10 bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
This was the bold prediction made by the Boxing Time, a group of boxing writer-experts in an analysis posted on Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao all focused vs Velazquez
The Philippine Star, 02 Sep 2005
For a change, Manny Pacquiao will enter a fight without distractions and boxing experts and his legions of fans see no reason for him to lose it.
"For this (Hector) Velazquez fight, I am very focused. I am 100 percent. No distractions. No worries," said Pacquiao in an interview with ESPN.com.
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Pacquiao trainer learns from Morales fight, keeps training strictly off limits
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, 02 Sep 2005
Manny Pacquiao may have ended up losing to Erik Morales in their titanic showdown last year, but it is Morales who got the worse end of the fight.
At least, that’s how Freddie Roach sees it.
Roach, Pacquiao’s highly acclaimed trainer, told a boxing news website that the action-pa Read Full Story >>>
MannyPacquiao.ph and PhilBoxing.com Forum Members Exclusive Question and Answer Session with Manny Pacquiao
By Victor Perea, , 01 Sep 2005
Have you ever really wanted to know something about Manny? What he thinks about a certain situation? A rumor? Well here’s your chance; this is the first installment of Manny Q & A where Manny sits down and answers some of our forum members' questions. If your question didn’t make it at t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao set for Velazquez!
By Jason "J-Gon" Gonzalez, FightNews.com, 01 Sep 2005
Former world champion Manny Pacquiao (39-3-2 31KO's), spoke to reporters earlier this week to promote and speak in in depth about his upcoming "Double Trouble" card which also features Erik Morales (48-2 34 KO's) on the 10th of Septe Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao is Very Focused
By Rick Folstad, The Sweet Science, 01 Sep 2005
Let’s make one thing perfectly clear right now: super-featherweight Manny Pacquiao is “very focused” on his upcoming fight against Hector Velazquez on Sept. 10 (HBO) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. He is so focused on Velazquez – and not on an Erik Morales rematch ̵ Read Full Story >>>
Suite life for Pacquiao as he prepares for bout
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 01 Sep 2005
For the first time in a long time, junior lightweight star Manny Pacquiao will enter a fight with no distractions.
His managerial and promotional situations finally are stable, training camp is serene and his next couple of fights are slated. All he has to do is fight.
That will happen on Se Read Full Story >>>
SEPTEMBER PAIRINGS A MIXED BAG OF PLEASERS AND TEASERS
By George Elsasser, braggingrightscorner.com, 01 Sep 2005
Ready or not. the September 3, Showtime Cable Saturday Nite special opens the fall season with mixed bag of pleasers and teasers - topping the card is cruisers Wayne Braithwaite (21-1, 17 KOs) and Guillermo Jones (32-3-2, 25 KOs) and underneath it’s heavyweights Owen "What the Heck" Beck (24-1 Read Full Story >>>