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Barbers: Solons spend own money for Pacquiao-Morales fight tickets
By Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News, 18 Mar 2005
A legislator clarified Friday that the House of Representatives did not foot the bill for the tickets of some congressmen who flew to Las Vegas, Nevada to watch the Manny Pacquiao-Eric Morales fight.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert "Ace" Barbers told a weekly news forum at the Hotel Rembrandt that Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: Sisikapin kong ipanalo agad ang laban
By , ABS-CBN News, 18 Mar 2005
Sa panayam ng radyo DZMM nitong Huwebes, inihayag ni Manny Pacquiao na pagsisikapan niyang tapusin agad at talunin si Eric Morales ng Mexico sa Sabado (Linggo sa Pilipinas). Aniya, sa abot ng kanyang makakaya ay tatapusin niya agad ang laban alang-alang sa mga kababayan niyang Pilipino.
DZMM: Maa Read Full Story >>>
GORRES FACES FIL-AM DONAIRE IN PACQUIAO-MORALES CARD
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, 18 Mar 2005
The continuing saga on the identity of his next foe continues, but Cebuano Z "The Dream" Gorres is now slated to face Fil-Am Glenn Donaire in an 8-round bout underneath tomorrow's Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales pay-per-view. Words of caution: Gorres might still end up against another foe tomorrow.
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Morales vs. Pacquiao Fight Predictions
By Robert Ecksel, The Sweet Science, 18 Mar 2005
The squad of writers at The Sweet Science have their say on Saturday's war between Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao.
Morales by KO.
Overlooked in this battle of super Read Full Story >>>
SIZE VS. SPEED, MORALES VS. PACQUIAO
By Ron Borges, BOXINGranks.com, 18 Mar 2005
There are a hundred ways to look at Saturday night's showdown between three-time world champion Erik Morales and two-time titleholder Manny Pacquiao, but speed vs. size may in the end be the most telling way.
Battles that pitted such contrasting strengths and styles have produced some of boxing's Read Full Story >>>
Morales can be a surgeon or sadist in the ring
By David A. Avila, ESPN.com, 18 Mar 2005
Erik Morales harbors a mean streak inside that borders on sadism. Remember his taunting pose over a defeated fighter two years ago?
Though most see the Tijuana gladiator on his best behavior, at times the dark side of Morales emerges. He loves combat.
When Morales faces Filipino star Manny P Read Full Story >>>
Former champs Morales and Pacquiao in super featherweight showdown
By , Agence France Press, 18 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS, United States (AFP) - Former champions Erik Morales of Mexico and Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines face off on Saturday in what promises to be an explosive super featherweight showdown.
Morales, a native of Tijuana, Mexico, is coming off his second defeat in two years, to Marco Anton Read Full Story >>>
Morales-Pacquiao: My Thoughts.
By James MacDonald, SaddoBoxing.com, 18 Mar 2005
On occasion, I will go through a phase where I find the act of engaging my brain and writing an opinion piece a chore, when I should be relishing the opportunity to vent my many frustrations to you poor readers. That coupled with other extenuating circumstances has led to a brief period of inactivit Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO-MORALES BOILS DOWN TO “THE FEET”
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 18 Mar 2005
BEING BORN LEFT HANDED HAS SOME REWARDS!
Every now and then, my amateur boxing background in which I garnered four-Golden Gloves championships proves invaluable as a writer covering the fistic action of the squared circle. That being said, I don’t think anybody has looked at the Manny Pacquiao-E Read Full Story >>>
It's Z Gorres vs Glenn Donaire
By Karl Freitag, FightNews.com, 18 Mar 2005
There has been an opponent switch for hot Filipino superfly Z Gorres. He will now be facing Glenn Donaire (13-1, 8 KOs) in what should be a sizzling opener to Saturday's Morales-Pacquiao show.
Fight fans are invited to attend the officiasl weigh-in on Friday at the MGM Grand Garden in La Read Full Story >>>
Pride on the line
By Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun, 18 Mar 2005
Supporters of Manny Pacquiao in Saturday's 130-pound showdown against Erik Morales point to their man's electrifying performance in the early going of his most recent fight in Las Vegas.
In a featherweight world title bout last May at the MGM Grand, Pacquiao used his left hook to send defending c Read Full Story >>>
Pacman and Morales set to rumble
BBC Sport, 18 Mar 2005
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines meets Mexico's Erik Morales at Las Vegas' MGM Grand on Saturday for what promises to be a contender for fight of the year.
Pacquiao beat Morales' bitter rival Marco Antonio Barrera in 2003 before drawing with WBA and IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez Read Full Story >>>
Mental baggage for Morales
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18 Mar 2005
I WENT to many places this week. And from many people I met, I got the same question: What is your prediction, Pacquiao or Morales?
And they all got the same answer: Pacquiao.
And I said, "Because he is simply the stronger puncher than Morales."
Among others, I told that to Read Full Story >>>
Gambler's Corner: Manny Pacquiao vs Erik Morales
By John Chavez, Hard Core Boxing, 18 Mar 2005
Oh what a dilemma we have for this weekend. A gambler must know when to stay away from certain fights and this fight happens to be one of them. The odds are tight for a reason as it could easily end up being a one-sided d Read Full Story >>>
Las Vegas odds favoring Pinoy sensation zoom up
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 18 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, United States of America -- A strange thing happened in the sports betting lines here yesterday after odds in favor of Manny Pacquiao got even bigger.
There was general expectation that the numbers would start to level off following the arrival of Erik Morales at this fight sit Read Full Story >>>
Round Sixteen: Manny Pacquiao vs Erik Morales Mailbag!
By Kimo Morrison, Hard Core Boxing, 18 Mar 2005
Ben: What do you think is the difference between Junior Jones and Manny Pacquiao fighting style? Do you think that EM can repeat what he have done to Junior Jones after junior Jones ko Barrera
Too many to mention, like being right handed, not near the puncher, just a different Read Full Story >>>
One as a nation
By Nimrod NL. Quiñones, The Freeman, 18 Mar 2005
Unity has always been an issue for us Filipinos.
In my Social Studies classes in elementary and high school, I learned how we evolved into a nation from various tribes occupying the many islands of the archipelago.
In the Sociology classes in college, we learned how regionalism affects societ Read Full Story >>>
Pacman remains favorite
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 18 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS — The odds are stacked in favor of Manny Pacquiao.
Bob Arum, the lead promoter of Saturday night’s big event, revealed on Wednesday that oddsmakers have installed Pacquiao a -135 favorite and Mexican Erik Morales a +115 underdog.
With 2,000 seats left before the main event is played, Read Full Story >>>
Former boxers say fight is about even
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 18 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS — Nedal Hussein, who "knocked out" Manny Pacquiao when they squared off in October 2002, and his manager-trainer Jeff Fenech believe Mexican Erik Morales’ superior ring generalship might tilt the balance in his favor but on the whole, they said it’s going to be fairly even fight.
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The Battle of The Little Big Men
By Johnny Ortiz, BoxingScene.com, 18 Mar 2005
Even George Armstrong Custer would have enjoyed the upcoming battle between Erik "El Terrible" Morales and Manny "Pac Man" Pacquiao, but this time around, Erik will not be blindsided by a surprise, massive attack, as was General Custer at The Little Big Horn.
I am assuming that Erik has had a ch Read Full Story >>>