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‘Manny ready to go the full route’
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 19 Jan 2006
These were the exact words of Freddie Roach when he and Manny Pacquiao generously faced mediamen, mostly foreign, before they staged a light workout at the IBA Gym here Tuesday morning.
Roach, who has trained Pacquiao since the Filipino banger started fighting here in the US in 2001, said he is Read Full Story >>>
Keyed up for a West Coast swing
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 19 Jan 2006
CHICAGO – Besides the charm, the explosive wit, and the fact that he is a ratings magnet, there’s a much weightier reason why dyAB manager Leo Lastimosa gets the big bucks and the giant billboard: He never runs out of good ideas.
While doing my regular NBA segment at his Arangkada pr Read Full Story >>>
Lots of Pacquiao-Morales, Ricky Hatton’s Next Opponent, Calzaghe & More
The Sweet Science, 19 Jan 2006
Things continue to heat up in the boxing press as Erik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao approaches. The Philippine Daily Inquirer reports that Manny Pacquiao’s final workout in Los Angeles was opened to the public and what loomed was a skilled, vicious fighter. It was not exactly a new Manny Pacquia Read Full Story >>>
Vegas will be Pac-Land come Saturday
By Ant Evans, SecondsOut.com, 18 Jan 2006
With its weird neon colouring and bizarre structures and buildings, Las Vegas's sparkling strip - more than any other city on Earth - resembles the pixel-scape of an arcade game.
However, come Saturday night, Vegas, and more specifically, the Thomas & Mack Center, will officially become Pac-Land Read Full Story >>>
Tim Austin predicts this week's Mega fight: Pacquiao vs Morales
EastSideBoxing.com, 18 Jan 2006
Ex-boxing champ Tim Austin predicts this week's Mega fight between Erik Morales of Mexico and Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao will be a real cracker and he issues a challenge to the winner.
"I see Manny winning this time and I am looking forward to a third fight," said Austin, the super Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: I will win!
By Victor Perea, FightNews.com, 18 Jan 2006
Leading the way into what hopes to be a great year for fans of the sport; Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales are set to once again give viewers all $44.95 worth of their PPV money when they meet again this Saturday night inside the Thoma Read Full Story >>>
ROACH: PAC MAN READY TO RUMBLE
Sportinglife.com (UK), 18 Jan 2006
Freddie Roach says Manny Pacquiao is ready to beat Erik Morales in their big rematch on Saturday night.
The pair will meet for a second time in Las Vegas, with Pacquaio seeking revenge for a points beating at the hands of the Mexican last year.
Roach told The New York Daily News that he though Read Full Story >>>
Gorres, Amonsot will have new opponents on February 3
PhilBoxing.com, 18 Jan 2006
World rated and OPBF # 1 super Flyweight Z “The Dream” Gorres and
WBO Asian Pacific Junior Lightweight Champion Czar Amonsot, each have new opponents when they see action on a nationally televised fight card on February 3, 2006 at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Initially, G Read Full Story >>>
The Filipino Idol
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, 18 Jan 2006
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is the president of the Philippines, a country with a population of over 87 million. Located in southeastern Asia, the archipelago is situated between the Philippines Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vie Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao has chin up for rematch
New York Daily News, 18 Jan 2006
Before Manny Pacquiao stepped into the ring against Erik Morales last March, Freddie Roach, Pacquiao's trainer, thought he had put together an excellent battle strategy for the Filipino super featherweight.
Unfortunately, Roach never saw it materialize. Pacquiao fought the wrong fight, getting cut Read Full Story >>>
Oddsmakers put money on Manny
By Yong B. Chavez, Philippine News Online, 18 Jan 2006
It seems fitting that Manny Pacquiao would mention “Cinderella Man” as one of his favorite boxing movies.
“Naghirap siya, tapos lumaban siya at nagsikap na magtagumpay,” the Filipino boxing icon said as he explained what he liked about Jim Braddock, the American prizefight Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao confident of beating Morales
The Mindanao Daily Mirror, 18 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- Manny Pacquiao, who confided he did not have to avoid his favorite dishes in the run-up to the official weigh-in, yesterday said he has a hunch he would be able to take out Erik Morales in the latter rounds.
That’s considering that Morales will have to prac-tically Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao breaks camp, heads for war
The Mindanao Daily Mirror, 18 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao can’t wait to fight Erik Morales. If only he could have his way, he’d have the fight staged today.
“Only six days to go and I’m very excited and wish I could fight him today,” said Pacquiao who will break camp Monday after a near six Read Full Story >>>
ERIK MORALES Arrived last night; Final Presser today at the Wynn
15rounds.com, 18 Jan 2006
Three-time world champion Erik 'El Terrible' Morales made his "Grand Arrival" at 8 p.m. last night at the Wynn Las Vegas. Erik, accompanied by his promoter Fernando Beltran.
Morales has been training for weeks in Mexico. He said he is in "my best-ever condition" and is anxious to take on two-time Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO, MORALES HAVE FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 18 AT WYNN LAS VEGAS
braggingrightscorner.com, 18 Jan 2006
Superstars ERIK ‘EL TERRIBLE’ MORALES and MANNY PACQUIAO have their final say before they meet in 'The Battle!' -- the sequel to their epic 2005 championship fight. The final news conference takes place Tomorrow! Read Full Story >>>
A FEW THOUGHTS ON MORALES-PACQUIAO DO OVER
By George Elsasser, braggingrightscorner.com, 18 Jan 2006
For one thing, this coming Saturday’s Morales-Pacquiao WBC Super Featherweight eliminator do over should not be a PPV happening - last outing Morales is humiliated by Zahir Raheem, and Pacquiao struggled before stopping veteran war horse Hector Velasquez in stanza six.
Pac-Man is pretty muc Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao works out in Vegas!
FightNews.com, 18 Jan 2006
Two-Time World Champion Manny Pacquiao(R),of the Philippines hits the mitts with chief trainer Freddie Roach during media day for his upcoming mega showdown against Three-Time World Champion Erik Morales,Tijuana,Mexico on Top Rank Read Full Story >>>
Manny and Morales on SS 6
By Ron Jackson, SuperBoxing, 18 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao will need speed, mobility and body attacks to gain revenge in his rematch with Mexican Erik Morales in Las Vegas on Saturday night.
The fight at the Thomas and Mack Centre will be shown live on SuperSport 6 on DStv. Coverage of the preliminaries starts at 04:00, SA time, on Sunday. Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao tries his luck in new Las Vegas venue
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- Manny Pacquiao, frustrated in two previous bids at MGM Grand here, tries to hit his career's biggest jackpot in a new arena on Saturday (Sunday morning in Manila).
Pacquiao rode in his gray P6.5 million Porsche sports car with wife Jinkee and ally Rex "Wakee" Salud to t Read Full Story >>>
January bad for RP boxers
By Beth Celis, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18 Jan 2006
THE MAJORITY of Filipinos are upbeat about Manny Pacquiao’s chances against Erik Morales despite being the 10-8 underdog in oddsmakers’ books in their Jan. 21 rematch at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.
One boxing expert, for example, feels that if Morales has had difficulty a Read Full Story >>>