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Pacman fight reset to April 14
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 11 Feb 2007
MANNY PACQUIAO will have enough time to campaign for the May 14 polls.
Top Rank revealed yesterday that the fight with Jorge Solis of Mexico has been moved to April 14 from April 21 in San Antonio, Texas, so the Filipino star can head back to the Philippines and catch up on the campaign trail.
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Fans don’t want Pacquiao in politics
By Christian Esguerra, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 11 Feb 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- Who wants Manny Pacquiao in politics?
While politicians appeared to have succeeded in luring the Filipino boxing idol into the political arena, fight fans are burning Internet message boards to talk him out of it.
The dismay, if not outrage, is unmistakable in website's Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in for tougher fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 11 Feb 2007
REGARDLESS OF who Manny Pacquiao faces outside the ring – incumbent General Santos City Mayor Pedro Acharon Jr. and South Cotabato Rep. Darlene Antonino-Custodio – it’s going to be an uphill climb for the Filipino boxing star.
"It’s going to be tough for Manny to win on May 14," said someone w Read Full Story >>>
Athletes’ group eyes Pacquiao for partylist nomination
GMA News Online, 11 Feb 2007
Boxing icon Manny “Pacman" Pacquiao is being wooed by the athletes group to be one of their nominees under the Puwersa ng Bayaning Atleta (PBA).
Orly Castelo, spokesman of PBA, said they have already spoken to Pacquiao and is just waiting for his decision.
“There is an ongoing negotiation righ Read Full Story >>>
JUAREZ STOPS LUCERO!
By Ed de la Vega, DDS, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Feb 2007
Rocky Juarez, a fighter whose name has been dropped as a potential opponent for Manny Pacquiao got back on the winning track tonight at the Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Arizona. Juarez last fought and lost to Marco Antonio Barrera last September 16, 2006 at the MGM Hotel in Last Vegas. Barrera Read Full Story >>>
MANNY PACQUIAO'S SPEECH ANNOUNCING HE'S THROWN HIS HAT IN THE RING, OR HIS RING IN THE HAT, TO BECOME MAYOR OF GENERAL SANTOS CITY
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 10 Feb 2007
Tricycle Drivers, Lawyers Backing Mayor Manny Campaign; My Slogan: I Will Sign Anything Even A Confession; San Miguel, Screechy Karaoke, Hours Of Playing Pool
My Fellow Gensanians,
I do not ask what you can do for Mayor Manny. Rather, I ask what Mayor Manny can do for you.
I have a dream fo Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Responds to Spinks Challenge
By Mark Vester, DogHouseBoxing.com, 10 Feb 2007
Last weekend a challenge was made, and a few days later the challenge was answered. Shortly after his decision win over Rodney Jones in Florida, IBF junior middleweight champion Cory Spinks called out Floyd Mayweather, Jr., among others.
“I want the cash cows. They know who they are: Mosley, De L Read Full Story >>>
Mosley outpoints Collazo for belt
Daily News, 10 Feb 2007
LAS VEGAS - "Sugar" Shane Mosley talked as if he had found the secret to eternal youth during a conference call last week. He said he was so fast at the age of 35 that it was scary.
Perhaps Mosley has taken a drink from the fountain of youth.
Utilizing a combination of lightning speed, ring Read Full Story >>>
AMONSOT WINS, BUT MELLIGEN LOSES IN KOREA
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 10 Feb 2007
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--Two Filipino fighters suffered contrasting fates here in their bid to win the WBO Asia Pacific titles against their Korean counterparts.
ALA Boy Czar Amonsot took the WBO Asia Pacific lightweight title with a split decision victory over Korean lightweight champ Daun Chung.
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Montiel’s experience an edge over Gorres?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 10 Feb 2007
Fernando Montiel’s lawyer and manager Gary Gittelsohn said the other day the World Boxing Organization (WBO) superflyweight champion’s experience will be "the deciding factor" in his third defense of the 115-pound crown against challenger Z Gorres in Cebu on Feb. 24.
Montiel, 27, is a former WBO Read Full Story >>>
Montiel sees tough bout vs. Z Gorres
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 10 Feb 2007
MEXICAN World Boxing Organization (WBO) Super-flyweight champion Fernando “Chucolito” Montiel is confident he could win over Cebuano sensation Z “The Dream” Gorres in the SGG Sports Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions event dubbed “Moment of Truth” on Feb. 24 at the Cebu City Sports Complex.
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Q&A: Justin Fortune!
By Lisa Scott, FightNews.com, 10 Feb 2007
With Freddie Roach on his way to Puerto Rico (March 1st) to train Oscar de la Hoya for his mega fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., Justin Fortune is the man Roach has selected to take over for him at the Wild Card gym while he's Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao not taking foe lightly
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 10 Feb 2007
THE SUBJECT matter among seven people that included a boxing icon and his wife, a boxing promoter, a lawyer, a high-ranking police officer, business associate and a newspaperman over a sumptuous lunch of Chinese culinary treats yesterday at a Quezon City restaurant was politics.
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Pug-politico Manny to fight Mexican in April
Sun.Star Cebu, 10 Feb 2007
Bob Arum and Top Rank promotions picked Mexican Jorge Ivan “Coloradito” Solis Perez or simply, Jorge Solis, as the next opponent of Manny Pacquiao in April at the Alamodome in San Antonio Texas.
“It’s confirmed. Jorge Solis will be Pacquiao’s next opponent,” Cebuano promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud to Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach Interview: PART TWO
By Ace Freeman, FightFan.com, 10 Feb 2007
In PART TWO of this exclusive interview, Freddie discusses James Toney’s last fight with Sam Peter, Peter Manfredo’s preparation for his title fight with Joe Calzaghe, and Israel Vasquez’s upcoming fight with Rafael Marquez. Tune in to the Audio, and remember you heard it on FightFan.com!
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More sugar, please
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, 10 Feb 2007
HE owned all the right moves—a blinding jab, a scintillating body attack, impeccable footwork and an impressive array of fluid combinations. He even had the stamina and the speed to complement his natural boxing abilities.
So they nicknamed him “Sugar” in the tradition of two proud warriors who Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao gives Kampi ‘death blow,’ joins Atienza’s LP party
The Daily Tribune, 10 Feb 2007
While the hierarchy of the President Arroyo’s political party, the Kabalikat ng Malayang Pilipino (Kampi), was all set to swear in Manny Pacquiao as one of its members, the world boxing champion yesterday “snubbed” the event in the Le Soufflé Restaurant at The Fort in Taguig City and instead went to Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao joins LP’s Atienza wing
By Marichu Villanueva, The Philippine Star, 10 Feb 2007
World boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has formally thrown his hat into the political arena by joining the Liberal Party (LP) wing of Manila Mayor Lito Atienza.
Pacquiao took his oath of membership yesterday before Atienza in simple rites held at the Manila City Hall with his wife, Jinky, as one o Read Full Story >>>
Pacman snubs Kampi, signs up with LP-Atienza faction
GMA News Online, 09 Feb 2007
Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao on Friday joined the Liberal Party faction of Manila Mayor Lito Atienza, GMA Network's 24 Oras reported Friday night.
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'Moment of Truth' Tickets Are Now On Sale
PhilBoxing.com, 09 Feb 2007
Tickets are out now! But be wary of fake tickets and jacked up prices.
This warning comes as the upcoming triple boxing championship event “Moment of Truth” is barely two weeks to go. The World championship card will showcase the WBO Intercontinental Super-Bantamweight and WBO Youth Super-Bantamw Read Full Story >>>