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Winning prizefighter is a national hero and source of Filipino pride
By Norman Analista, Pacific Daily News, 07 Jul 2006
"Hey Norm, do you want tickets to watch the Manny Pacquiao-Oscar Larios fight?" It was my friend Lonnie Aguon calling my cell.
"Yeah!" I answered, with little thought but a lot of enthusiasm.
Lonnie works for MCV, which showed a live broadcast of the event at the Hyatt Regency Guam last Sunday Read Full Story >>>
Signed, sealed, delivered
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, 07 Jul 2006
CLOSE to 18,000 Pacman fanatics were disappointed it didn't end the way it was expected to be.
But definitely, all went home utterly satisfied.
Manny Pacquiao survived scary moments in the third, sixth and tenth rounds but finished strongly to earn his first career 12-round unanimous victory Read Full Story >>>
Next for Pacquiao: Poker in Las Vegas
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 07 Jul 2006
WITH HIS much-anticipated grudge match with Mexican Erik Morales still four months away, Manny Pacquiao plans to try his hand at a new passion — poker, a popular card game that requires a different kind of skills.
The Filipino champion is set to compete in the prestigious Hold’Em Poker tournam Read Full Story >>>
'Nagpainom si Manny'
Journal Group, 07 Jul 2006
THREE days after posting a masterful 12-round victory Sunday for the WBC superfeatherweight championship, Manny Pacquiao, is raring to go back in training for his much-awaited fight against the Mexican Erik “El Terible” Morales.
“Baka sa August balik-ensayo na ako,” Pacquiao said in a victory pa Read Full Story >>>
Wilbur's World Presents Boxing's Top 10 Pound 4 Pound List
By Brian Wilbur, RingsideReport.com, 07 Jul 2006
The pound for pound list is a staple of fanfare in this great sport of boxing. This ranking of the best fighters regardless of weight class can cause heated debates because have different ways of compiling the list. Personally I make my list based strictly on accomplishments, with an emphasis on rec Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to begin training in August for ‘El Terrible’
ABS-CBN News, 07 Jul 2006
Just three days after carving out a masterful 12-round victory over Oscar Larios to keep his World Boxing Council International super featherweight championship, Manny Pacquiao on Wednesday night said he is raring to go back to training for his anticipated third fight against the Mexican Erik "El Te Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: FREDDIE ROACH
By Brad Cooney, BoxingTalk.com, 06 Jul 2006
Boxingtalk just sat down with famed fight trainer, Freddie Roach and discussed Manny Pacquiao's performance against Oscar Larios. Roach makes it clear that they will take a little time off, and then turn their sights on Mexican legend Erik Morales, for Pacquiao vs Morales 3. Freddie also updates us Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to start training in Aug. for Morales
By Lito delos Reyes, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jul 2006
GENERAL Santos City -- Filipino boxing superstar Manny
"Pacman" Pacquiao said that he will start training in
August for this third encounter with Meximan Eric
Morales on Nov. 18 at the Thomas and Mack Center in
"Dugay nako andam kay Morales," said Pacquiao, who
scored a convincin Read Full Story >>>
VILORIA SET TO DEFEND AGAINST MEXICAN ROMERO
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jul 2006
World Boxing Council light-flyweight champ Brian Viloria is set to put his title on the line on August 10 against Mexican Omar Nino Romero at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
This will be the 25-year-old Viloria's second consecutive title defense, coming off a unanimous decision win ov Read Full Story >>>
GAB GOLDEN MOMENT IN THE PHILIPPINE BOXING
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jul 2006
The Games and Amusements Board under the abled leadership of Chairman Eric R. Buhain and the active members of the Board, in complete feeling of triumph and jubilation joins the whole nation in the great moment of victory brought to us by the convincing win of Manny "PACMAN" Paquiao against the "EL Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Larios Fight: The Men Behind the Scene - Part I
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jul 2006
I promised myself to write an article or two describing my experiences about the Pacquiao-Larios fight as soon as I got home from the Araneta Coliseum where I watched from the ringside amongst the flock of celebrities and the mind-boggling army of “photo-journalists”. My ringside access credential w Read Full Story >>>
THE POSITIVE & NEGATIVE OF MANNY PACQUIAO’S WIN!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 06 Jul 2006
LIFE COMING BACK TO THIS CORNER
San Francisco, CA-Having been handcuffed emotionally by things going on around me, that I have no control of, has affected both my work and personality, but I realized during lunch Wednesday that I am who I am, and at the same time what this three-ring circus calle Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach taking a well deserved breather
The Sweet Science, 06 Jul 2006
Freddie Roach came back from the Philippines happy with Manny Pacquiao’s performance against Oscar Larios on Saturday, but came back with something extra – a case of the flu.
The heat, humidity, sweating and air conditioning played havoc on the down-to-earth trainer’s immune system and he’s battl Read Full Story >>>
By Conrado de Quiros, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 06 Jul 2006
I WISH we’d have some sense of proportion.
I mean I’m all for Manny Pacquiao trying to pick up another million dollars, which translates into P53 million (or haven’t you noticed that the peso has climbed back to P53 to $1, something government has been keeping silent about as earnestly as it crow Read Full Story >>>
Roach, Pacquiao agree on Morales fight training sked
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 06 Jul 2006
TRAINER FREDDIE Roach had no specific instructions to Manny Pacquiao before heading back to Los Angeles on board a Philippine Airlines flight late Tuesday night.
Instead of the master leaving behind a to-do list, it was the other way around as Roach said it was Pacquiao who told him what he in Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO BARES AUGUST TRAINING IN SMC "PAINOM" TREAT
By Marlon Bernardino, PhilBoxing.com, 06 Jul 2006
PASIG CITY, PHILIPPINES---A scant three days after carving a masterful 12-round victory Sunday for the WBC International Super Featherweight Championship, Manny Pacquiao is raring to go back in training for his anticipated fight against the Mexican star ERik "El Terrible" Morales.
"Baka sa Augus Read Full Story >>>
The Second Coming of Philippine Boxing
By Kenneth Henderson, RingsideReport.com, 06 Jul 2006
Poverty is an evil force of nature in the world that we live in. Nights without lights, winters without heat, and homes with no running water. The aforementioned adversities in life have a tendency to keep the struggling family down on the socio-economic status ladder. For the average family, the af Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao - Is Pac-Man The “New” Mexican Assassin?
By Eddie Velez, EastSideBoxing.com, 06 Jul 2006
During the 80’s and 90’s Roger “Black Mamba” Mayweather was also known as “The Mexican Assassin”. Of Mayweather’s 59 wins, 26 wins were against Mexican fighters. Mayweather’s ticket was punched by a few Aztec warriors like Chavez (twice), Juan Soberanes and Ray Lovato but needless to say he was a th Read Full Story >>>
The People's Champ
By Bing Parel-Salud, The Philippine Star, 06 Jul 2006
It's hard to imagine Manny Pacquiao anywhere else other than inside the ring, fiercely slugging it out with an opponent 'mano a mano,' as his recent fight with Mexican Oscar Larios was dubbed. To Filipinos, Manny is "idol," the champ whose rags to riches story is spawning hopes in the heart of young Read Full Story >>>
Banal bulldozes Pader in four
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, 06 Jul 2006
ERIK “El Terrible” Morales had better make the weight in his scheduled third encounter with Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao on Nov. 18 in Las Vegas, otherwise, he will pay a heavy price.
Pacquiao’s manager Shelly Finkel and lawyer Nick Kahn, who is also a member of the Filipino’s management te Read Full Story >>>