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Manny counts his blessings
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 19 Dec 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Not too many people know that when Manny Pacquiao fought Erik Morales in Las Vegas last month, he wore boxing shorts that were blessed by a Catholic priest at the Quiapo church.
Pacquiao had a choice of six shorts to wear and picked the pair brought in by close associ Read Full Story >>>
SO's Pound 4 Pound rankings updated
By Matt Wells, SecondsOut.com, 19 Dec 2006
With Jermain Taylor's somewhat erratic victory over Kassim Ouma, the pound-for-pound best in boxing closed out 2006. That means it's time to update SecondsOut's list for the last time.
New Pound-For-Pound rankings here
In many ways, 2006 was a year of transition for the sport. Having said Read Full Story >>>
I Will Make T-Rex Extinct, Then Go After Pacman And Barrera In Coming Year; Pacquaio Makes Many Mistakes.”
By Baltazar Montefusco, Boxing Confidential, 18 Dec 2006
SANTO DOMINGO -- I had the distinct pleasure of being able to sit down and chat with undefeated WBO super lightweight champion Joan Guzman in his suite at the Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino after the weigh-in for his title defense here Monday night against No. 5 contender Antonio "T-Rex" Davis. Read Full Story >>>
Tough decisions after the partying
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, 18 Dec 2006
FILIPINO ring idol and national treasure Manny Pacquiao will soon have to wake up from two days of lavish partying to make some hard decisions on which road to take in the face of a raging legal battle for the right to promote his fights between Oscar de la Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and Bob Arum’ Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO KNOWS HOW TO THROW A PARTY, BUT PROMOTIONAL TUG-OF-WAR RAGES ON
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Boxing Confidential, 18 Dec 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY--Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao yesterday threw what is arguably the grandest birthday bash in his life, as well as the most attended baptism of his daughter and a major victory party amid speculations on his next move concerning the promotional tug-of-war between Golden Boy Read Full Story >>>
Bigwigs grace christening of Pacquiao's princess
ABS-CBN News, 18 Dec 2006
Big names from the political, media and show biz worlds gathered in General Santos City to attend the christening of the daughter of boxing icon Manny "The Pacman" Pacquiao, ABS-CBN News reported.
Apart from welcoming Mary Divine Grace, nicknamed Princess, to the Christian world, Pacquiao and his Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao slugfest gets underway
Sun.Star Davao, 18 Dec 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Two hundred boxers are seeing action in the 1st Manny Pacquiao National Amateur Boxing tournament, which opened Sunday at the Oval Plaza Covered Court.
Seeing action are young fighters from the Mandaluyong City, Iloilo, Bacolod, Zamboanga, Cebu, Malaybalay, Panabo, Camigui Read Full Story >>>
FIVE RP BOXERS BEATEN
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 18 Dec 2006
The triumphs of Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao and the brilliant gold medal performances by Violeto Payla and Joan Tipon at the Doha Asian Games have been unfortunately overshadowed by the publicity given by Games & Amusements Board Commissioner Alex Paglumotan for a plan to have former self-conf Read Full Story >>>
Mary Divine Grace Pacquiao Now a Christian!
PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY--Manny Pacquiao's only daughter, Mary Divine Grace 'Princess' Pacquiao was welcomed to the Christian world at 10:30 AM today with a grand baptism at the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage church in this city. Read Full Story >>>
Birthday Toast, Raise Your San Miguel Beer On High: Top Ten Reasons Why Pacman Is The King Of Todo Boxeo
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, 17 Dec 2006
Santo Domingo -- He will huff and he will puff and I'm sure Manny Pacquaio will blow out his 28 candles on his birthday cake Sunday in General Santos City. So, on his special day, how about the Top Ten reasons why Pacman is the the King of All Boxing as 2006 turns into 2007.
1. Pacman has broug Read Full Story >>>
PBA TO SALUTE SPORTS HEROES TODAY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2006
Despite the heartache of not being able to compete in the Doha Asian Games where it clearly had a good chance of going for a coveted gold medal, the country’s premier basketball league – the PBA – will salute our sports heroes during the main game between Purefoods Chunkee Giants and the Red Bull Read Full Story >>>
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PACMAN!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2006
Philboxing.com and Mannypacquiao.ph, the two biggest Filipino boxing websites, would like to greet the country's greatest fighter on his 28th birthday today.
A tremendous source of pride for the Filipino people, Pacman is celebrating his brithday today with friends and relatives in attendance.
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Philboxing.com Covers Pacman Bday, Daughter Baptism!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY--Philboxing.com's Dong Secuya and Salven Lagumbay have landed in the country's tuna capital as they cover today's birthday celebration of Filipino hero Manny Pacquiao, as well as the baptismal of daughter Mary Divine Grace today at the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage church.
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Pacquiao turns 28, opens RP amateur boxfest
Philippine Daily Inquirer, 17 Dec 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY—Two hundred boxers will show their wares starting today at the opening of the first Manny Pacquiao National Amateur Boxing tournament at the Oval Plaza Covered Court here.
Seeing action are young fighters from Mandaluyong City, Iloilo, Bacolod, Zamboanga, Cebu, Malaybalay, Pan Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE BOXING CONFIDENTIAL INTERVIEW: RICARDO LOIS GOES ONE on ONE WITH EDWIN VALERO PART I
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, 17 Dec 2006
For the last three months, I have been hunting a mythical figure as mysterious as Bigfoot, or Santa Claus…one Edwin Valero.
The Venezuelan knock-out artist has attracted a cult-like following in the United States, though he never appeared on one the major boxing television outlets. In actualit Read Full Story >>>
Guzman: "I am not thinking about Pacquiao now, only about Davis and Monday night"
EastSideBoxing.com, 17 Dec 2006
SANTO DOMINGO--Maybe the story has been told wrong for so long. Maybe his headquarters is really the South Pole or a beach hut at scenic Boca Chica. Whatever, the real deal is even Santa Claus showed up for Saturday's final pre fight press conference for the Joan Guzman-Anotnio Davis WBO junior ligh Read Full Story >>>
Kris’ message to Princess
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 17 Dec 2006
The country’s most popular game show host and No. 1 commercial endorser Kris Aquino-Yap won’t be able to attend the baptism of goddaughter Mary Divine Grace (Princess) Jamora Pacquiao at the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage Parish in General Santos City this morning.
But she’ll be there in spir Read Full Story >>>
De La Hoya optimistic local deal forthcoming
By Patrick Finley, AZStarnet.com, 17 Dec 2006
Tucson, Arizona | Published: 12.16.2006
advertisementOscar De La Hoya, maybe the most famous fighter in the world, sat ringside at Desert Diamond Casino earlier this month. He signed autographs and took pictures, gave interviews with Mexican television stations and waved to the crowd.
If it was D Read Full Story >>>
PORRAS DETHRONES DELADA!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 16 Dec 2006
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY--Kidapawan's Arnel Porras caused a major upset when he dethroned Dexter Delada as RP lightweight champion, stopping the latter in the second round of a scheduled 12-rounder at the Gusa Sports Complex, this city, last night.
Delada, cut over his left eyelid by a headbutt in the Read Full Story >>>
Unlicensed pug fighting in Japan?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, 16 Dec 2006
IN WHAT may well turn out to be a monumental scandal, a former drug addict and ex-convict William Magahin, who spent two years in a Quezon City jail, is scheduled to battle undefeated American Charles Bellamy on Jan. 13 in Tokyo, according to Games and Amusements Board commissioner Alex Paglumotan. Read Full Story >>>