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Morales to train in Queretaro!
FightNews.com, 19 Nov 2005
Three-time world champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales will set up his training in Queretaro, Mexico a city located some 90 miles north of Mexico City a change the was made due to the bad weather -rain, snow and cold- that prevails in the Otomi Mountains during the winter months. "Over the last eight Read Full Story >>>
WEIGHTS FROM TOKYO, JAPAN
By Salven L. Lagumbay, , 18 Nov 2005
Malcolm Tunacao, the former WBC flyweight boss, came in at an exact 118 lbs while reigning OPBF bantam boss Kumarnthong also weighed in 118 lbs ahead of their much-anticipated 12-round OPBF battle tomorrow at the famed Korakuen Hall here.
Tunacao, a talented southpaw, is aiming to snatch the OPBF Read Full Story >>>
Weights from Tagbilaran, Bohol
By Salven L. Lagumbay, , 18 Nov 2005
Moments ago, the official weigh-in for tomorrow`s WBO twinbill took place in Tagbilaran City, Bohol.
According to ALA chief trainer Edito `Ala` Villamor, WBO Asia Pacific bantam champ Rey `Boom Boom` Bautista came in at a trim 117 lbs, while his opponent, Tanzania`s Obote Ameme barely met the reg Read Full Story >>>
Mayol may skip holidays for Mexico war
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Nov 2005
Tokyo, Japan--Reigning Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation minimumweight kingpin and WBC no. 1 Rodel Mayol revealed in an interview here yesterday that he may have to forego a planned Christmas vacation in the Philippines in order to pursue an all-out war preparation for his January 28 eliminator Read Full Story >>>
Bautista bout: No profit, but history
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18 Nov 2005
TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol -- Once again, they’re telling Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista he would be fighting his toughest fight.
Nothing really new here. The youthful fighter had been given this false warning several times in the past.
In fact, his last “toughest fight” tu Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: Stop All Silly Distractions
By Winchell Campos, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Nov 2005
LOS ANGELES—Manny Pacquiao once again appealed to some members of Philippine media to stop peddling lies and keep unverified reports to themselves first before writing to cut down on added distractions before he plunges Read Full Story >>>
SEAG mascot to meet Pacman
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 18 Nov 2005
WANTING in public awareness in Metro Manila, the Philippines SEAG Organizing Committee will undergo a massive publicity campaign starting today when the Games’ official mascot, the Philippine monkey-eating eagle named Gilas, shows up at the Centennial Airport to meet with boxing champion Manny Read Full Story >>>
Fight to spill over ring
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, 18 Nov 2005
LEGENDARY boxing impresario Bob Arum said he expects Mexico and the Philippines to engage in another war for bragging rights with the staging the highly-anticipated rematch between Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao and Mexican icon Erik Morales in January next year.
Arum, the lead promoter of th Read Full Story >>>
MORALES VS. PACQUIAO II TICKETS ON SALE TODAY FOR 'THE BATTLE' PPV AT THOMAS AND MACK!!!!
15rounds.com, 17 Nov 2005
Tickets are on sale today for Top Rank's big 'The Battle' PPV featuring Erik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao II on Saturday, Jan. 21 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.
Morales and Pacquiao have both promised victory.
"We took Morales too lightly the last time," said Freddie Roach, chief tr Read Full Story >>>
MANNY PACQUIAO, UNFOCUSED & ASKING FOR TROUBLE?
By Jason Aniel, RingsideReport.com, 17 Nov 2005
PACQUIAO’S BIGGEST DISTRACTION: ERIK MORALES!
San Bruno, CA-With a little over two months before his fight with Erik Morales, the most important fight of Manny Pacquiao’s life, news coming out of the Philippines is that new, but too familiar “distractions,” have once again Read Full Story >>>
Boom-Boom eyes mandatory fight
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 17 Nov 2005
BOHOLANO sensation Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista moved a step closer to a world title fight after climbing up to the No.2 ranking in the World Boxing Organization bantamweight division.
A victory over his challenger Obote Ameme on Saturday will further boost his chances of securing the to Read Full Story >>>
Manny vows revenge in ‘The Battle!’
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 17 Nov 2005
After a whirlwind four-day promotional trip to Las Vegas and Los Angeles, three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is expected to return home early tomorrow morning and will plunge into serious training in Cebu this weekend for his grudge rematch against Erik Morales in Las Vegas on Jan. 21. Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao pegged 7-5 favorite over Morales
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 17 Nov 2005
IN AN astounding twist, Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao, who lost the first encounter, is again tabbed the favorite over Mexican icon Erik “El Terrible” Morales in their return bout on January 21 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.
This was the announcement made yesterday by Read Full Story >>>
Pacman 7-5 favorite vs ‘El Terrible’
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 17 Nov 2005
The betting line for one of boxing year 2006’s biggest fights is out.
Manny Pacquiao opened as a 7-5 favorite to exact payback against Erik Morales in their scheduled 12-round super-featherweight battle on Jan. 21, 2006 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, according to the Wynn Res Read Full Story >>>
Pacman favored vs Erik
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, 17 Nov 2005
DESPITE losing his first battle with Erik Morales, Manny Pacquiao is still the favorite when he squares off with the Mexican in a rematch on January 21 at the Thomas and Mack Arena in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao was listed a 7-5 to beat Morales in their 130-pound clash as announced by Wynn Las Vegas Spo Read Full Story >>>
By Raymond Christopher Morales, FightNews.com, 17 Nov 2005
Yesterday, the Beverly Hills Hotel was host to a standing room only crowd of approximately 250 members of the press, for the press conferencing announcing the rematch scheduled for January 21st between Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao. The fight will be held at the Thomas & Mack Arena in conjunction Read Full Story >>>
MORALES-PACQUIAO: NO BETTER WAY TO START THE NEW YEAR
By Robert Morales, 15rounds.com, 16 Nov 2005
Erik Morales had to know that question was going to be asked Tuesday at a news conference in Beverly Hills formally announcing his rematch with Manny
Pacquiao: What happened against Zahir Raheem on Sept. 10 at Staple Read Full Story >>>
"The Battle" Press Conference
By Teddy Molina, 15rounds.com, 16 Nov 2005
BEVERLY HILLS, CA.-- A large gathering of media congregated at the lavish Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA., on Tuesday, for the Erik Morales-Manny Pacquiao II Press Conference.
Promoters’ Bob Arum, of Top Rank Inc., and Gary Shaw, of Gary Shaw Productions welcomed members of the me Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao favored over Morales!
FightNews.com, 16 Nov 2005
Despite Erik Morales clearly winning their first fight, Manny Pacquiao has been established as a 7-5 favorite in their January 21 rematch at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas. After hearing the odds, which were announced by Wynn Las Veg Read Full Story >>>
Ameme ‘to end’ fight in 5 rounds
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 16 Nov 2005
Before he checked in his hotel room shortly after his arrival at the Mactan Cebu International Airport, Obote Ameme issued a stern warning to Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista: You will not last more than five rounds.
Although he spoke little English, the message was clear.
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