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Arum: Manny won’t be caught in crossfire
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 23 Nov 2006
LAS VEGAS — Top Rank head Bob Arum will assume the cost of all legal expenses and provide a private lawyer for Manny Pacquiao in the event the fighter is sued by Golden Boy Promotions for renouncing a contract he previously signed with Oscar de la Hoya.
That’s the word from Rex (Wakee) Salud who Read Full Story >>>
Morales doomed as other great fighters before him
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 23 Nov 2006
IN BOWING to Manny Pacquiao by knockout in the Grand Finale on Sunday, Erik Morales treaded the beaten path that many other great fighters have taken before.
Driven by their desire for redemption, all-time greats and former world champions Jersey Joe Walcott, Floyd Patterson, Sonny Liston and Ale Read Full Story >>>
Pacman pays homage to Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 23 Nov 2006
LOS ANGELES — As in the past, Manny Pacquiao came back ‘home’ to the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood on Tuesday and paid his respects to the master, Freddie Roach.
Pacquiao had earlier planned to arrive at 1 p.m., but a few hours had already passed when the Filipino southpaw finally showed up Read Full Story >>>
Bob Arum agrees with Tim Smith, Action fights are Needed
By Paul Upham, SecondsOut.com, 23 Nov 2006
On Tuesday at SecondsOut.com, Special Features Writer Tim Smith penned an interesting and honest piece titled "Only Action Can Save Boxing" that looked at the harsh reality if boxing doesn't give the public what it wants to see. Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum couldn't agree more.
"I just read a Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Leaves No Doubt
By Bill Calogero, BoxingScene.com, 23 Nov 2006
Manny Pacquiao left no doubt in this trilogy as he retained his WBC International Super Featherweight Title with a impressive third round knock out over Erik Morales in their scheduled twelve round bout promoted by Top Rank Inc. and broadcast live from the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas on HBO PP Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao says thank you to gym staff
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 23 Nov 2006
HOLLYWOOD -- Sticking to what has become a tradition, Manny Pacquiao returned to the site where he prepared for the biggest fight of his career.
The Filipino ring hero visited the Wild Card gym Tuesday, extending his gratitude to Freddie Roach and the rest of the trainers and staff of the facilit Read Full Story >>>
‘Brown Superman’ returns
By Yong B. Chavez, Philippine News Online, 23 Nov 2006
LAS VEGAS – At 8:53 p.m. last Saturday night, Manny Pacquiao made his habitual sign of the cross in his corner before the fight started. He hugged Freddie Roach, made his way to the center ring, and made history.
Throwing punches like there was no tomorrow and dealing a longtime rival with a car Read Full Story >>>
Cheers to Manny, Cheryl, and Gringo’s capture
By Rodel E. Rodis, PhilippineNews.com, 23 Nov 2006
It was an incredible week.
It began on November 14 when 22-year old Filipino American dancer Cheryl Bautista Burke danced a spirited samba with the NFL’s all-time leading rusher, Emmitt Smith, to score a perfect 30 with the judges and a hit with most of the 20 million viewers of ABC’s “Dancing wi Read Full Story >>>
Pacman stamps class over stunned Morales
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, 23 Nov 2006
MANNY "Pacman" Pacquiao came in with all guns ablaze. Three knockdowns in three rounds, and it was all over.
Pacquaio won by a sensational third round knockout over Erik "El Terrible" Morales before a roaring highly partisan albeit divided crowd at the Thomas and Mack Center in Nevada.
Sun.S Read Full Story >>>
The Final Gunfight
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2006
Just like in the days of the Old West, two pistoleros squared off for the bragging rights in claiming the title of “fastest gun alive.” But this around, they wore guns instead of packing pistols. It was now time for the third and final showdown.
It was high noon in Vegas. The aging gunslinger, Read Full Story >>>
CONTRACTUAL DISPUTE MAY CANCEL BARRERA REMATCH
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2006
Fight fans around the world who are eager to see a rematch between Filipino national treasure Manny Pacquiao and reigning WBC super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera may never get their wish according to respected Ring Magazine editor -in-chief Nigel Collins.
Collins told Viva Read Full Story >>>
Morales: What's left?
ITV Boxing, 22 Nov 2006
It was just a look.
A look and the subtlest shake of the head.
But it said so much.
On Saturday night at a packed out Thomas & Mack Centre in Las Vegas, Erik Morales, one of the best little men of recent times, finally got old. Read Full Story >>>
“POETRY IN MOTION”
By Editorial, The Bohol Chronicle, 22 Nov 2006
Last Sunday, it was Christmas in November. Noontime was revelry time like New Year’s Eve.
Manny “The Pacman” Pacquiao of the Philippines had just demolished Mexico’s proud Aztec warrior Eric “El Terrible” Morales via a sensational third-round TKO at Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas in the last Read Full Story >>>
Is Manny Pacquiao Mr. Pound-For-Pound?
By Matthew Aguilar, The Sweet Science, 22 Nov 2006
Is Manny Pacquiao the best pound-for-pound fighter in boxing?
In the wake of "Pac-Man's" brilliant destruction of Erik Morales last week in Las Vegas, there are those who are more impressed b Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao's win sets up Barrera fight
By Hermie Rivera, PhilBoxing.com, 22 Nov 2006
Some ten months to the day Manny'Pacman' Pacquiao knocked out Erik 'El Terrible' Morales, the Filipino boxing hero was once again in Las Vegas pulverizing the Mexican's noggin' and putting his chief rival away for the count before a jam-packed crowd at the Thomas and Mack Center, scene of their earl Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao manager wants Barrera next
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 22 Nov 2006
LAS VEGAS -- It may not be the fight on the horizon right now, but Manny Pacquiao’s manager, Shelly Finkel, believes that the next step for the Filipino ring sensation should be Marco Antonio Barrera.
“It’s the best fight for [Pacquiao] right now,” said Finkel, reacting to reports that a fight wi Read Full Story >>>
Boxing center in his name, warm welcome await Manny
By Tina Santos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 22 Nov 2006
THE Manila government will rename one of the city’s sports centers after boxing idol Manny Pacquiao who beat Mexican ring legend Erik “El Terrible” Morales in their much-awaited rematch last Sunday in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The San Andres Sports Complex and Civic Center in Malate will be renamed Mann Read Full Story >>>
Finkel sees Pacman tug-of-war
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 22 Nov 2006
LOS ANGELES — Don’t expect Golden Boy to take things sitting down.
"There’ll be lawsuits coming," said Shelly Finkel, the American manager of Manny Pacquiao, the day after the Filipino ring icon demolished Erik Morales in Las Vegas.
Finkel said Pacquiao signing a four-year contract with Bob Read Full Story >>>
Dela Hoya group to sue Arum
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 22 Nov 2006
LAS VEGAS — Oscar dela Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) will sue Top Rank boss Bob Arum as they fight for promotional rights over Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao.
This was revealed by Pacquiao’s chief handler Shelly Finkel, who told Manila-based mediamen Monday that the notice of the legal Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao dominates again
By Santos A. Perez, The Miami Herald, 22 Nov 2006
The conflict often occurs with a fighter's career in decline.
Determination battles with eroding skills. A will to absorb one solid punch after another hoping to counter with fight-altering flurries.
Erik Mor Read Full Story >>>