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The Pac-Man phenomenon
Filipino following makes boxer Pacquiao an L.A. celeb
By Ramona Shelburne, L.A. Daily News, 01 Jul 2006
HOLLYWOOD - He rolled up in a metallic gray Porsche Cayenne, entourage in the back seat, and made his way slowly through the throng of autograph seekers and Filipino media crews that had gathered in the tiny parking lot.
As soon as he pulled into the driveway to Wild Card Boxing Club, a man rushed Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao: the Superstar
By Diedre Hamaguchi, The Sweet Science, 01 Jul 2006
At the Wild Card Boxing Gym in Hollywood, “name” boxers and actors alike cross the threshold to step through the ropes. Some have big entourages; some have big mouths; some have big egos.
But no one ha Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao enjoying the good life that Mexico's Larios covets
By Associated Press, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 Jul 2006
MANNY Pacquiao is about to find out if there can be too much of a good thing.
The 27-year-old Philippine powerhouse reaped riches and national adulation when he won the WBC super featherweight title from Erik Morales in January, energizing young boxers around the country seeking to emulate his es Read Full Story >>>
Nedal Hussein tipping Pacquiao over Larios
By Paul Upham, SecondsOut.com, 01 Jul 2006
Featherweight contender Nedal Hussein, who has fought both men, is tipping Manny Pacquiao to beat Oscar Larios when they meet on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum in Manila, Philippines.
"I can see Larios giving Pacquiao trouble for four or five rounds," explained Hussein. "But I just can't see La Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao and Larios Get in on Tonight at 9 PM
By Teddy Molina, 15rounds.com, 01 Jul 2006
Saturday July 1, in the United States at the Arenata Coliseum in Manila, Philippines, Mexican Oscar Larios (56-4-1) will have upset in mind, when he takes on Filipino buzzsaw Manny Pacquiao (41-3-2) in a 12-round bout for the WBC international super featherweight title.
The bouts will begin at 9 Read Full Story >>>
Round by Round Coverage; Manny Pacquiao vs. Oscar Larios
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, 01 Jul 2006
Later tonight in the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao (41-3, 33KOs) takes on hard-punching, Mexican Oscar Larios (56-4, 36KOs). Expect to hear a very vocal crowd because it doesnt get any bigger than Manny Pacquiao in the Philippines.
Larios, a former WBC super bantanweight champion who is coming off Read Full Story >>>
ABAP chief: Larios to go down in 4
By Angelo Lapitan Gutierrez, ABS-CBN News, 01 Jul 2006
Mexican boxer Oscar Larios will go down in four rounds or less when he and Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao tangle in the headliner of the "Mano-a-Mano" fight Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum, the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines (ABAP) president said Saturday.
"[Pacquiao] will win Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO, LARIOS MAKE WEIGHTS!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Jul 2006
MANILA--Just moments ago, both Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios easily made weight during official weigh-in held at the Discovery Suites here supervised by Italy's Mauro Betti, head of the WBC International.
Larios stepped o Read Full Story >>>
Will Pacman Gobble Larios?
By Matthew Sanderson, TigerBoxing.com, 01 Jul 2006
Punching machine Manny Pacquiao returns to his home of The Philippines this coming Saturday when he takes on the former WBC super bantamweight champion Oscar Larios, at the Araneta Coliseum, in Manila. Having taken on the finest of M Read Full Story >>>
Are we aware of Tomas Rojas?
By Ron Galarpe, PhilBoxing.com, 01 Jul 2006
Tomas Rojas delivered a left against Jose Nieves.
A total of 14 Filipino boxers will see action on July 2 at the historic Araneta Coliseum that probably would be the biggest boxing spectacle in the country since the “Thrilla Read Full Story >>>
Replacements can’t wait for Sunday
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 01 Jul 2006
MANILA - Tomorrow is fight day. But for WBO Asia-Pacific Super-featherweight champion Czar Amonsot and RP Bantamweight king Michael Domingo, time is passing excruciatingly slow.
“I can’t wait for Sunday,” said the 21-year-old Tagbilaran City native Amonsot at the Scoop-Kamayan forum yesterday. “ Read Full Story >>>
BoomBoom’s sad episode ends well
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 01 Jul 2006
CHICAGO — It was only 9 a.m., but like clockwork, Antonio L. Aldeguer, the genius behind the world-renowned ALA boxing stable, was already at his office in the sprawling Aldeguer Group of Companies compound in Nasipit, Talamban.
Aldeguer tackled last Wednesday like any other. He greeted the sunr Read Full Story >>>
Roach wants a first round KO
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 01 Jul 2006
GONE IN 30 seconds? Why not, says trainer Freddie Roach. Roach might be thinking that it pays to be savage and brutal once in a while.
"If you can go out there and blast this guy in 30 seconds, then do it," Pacquiao’s American trainer said a few hours before the two went to the gym for the last Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao is Ready To Rumble
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 01 Jul 2006
Filipino ring idol and national treasure Manny Pacquiao is ready to heed the patented "Let's get ready to rumble" call by renowned Ring Announcer Michael Buffer when he battles former two-time super bantamweight champion Oscar Larios in the Mano-A-Mano main event at the Araneta Coliseum, the "Mecca" Read Full Story >>>
Heat shortens Pacquiao’s final workout
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 01 Jul 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO was stopped dead on his tracks yesterday afternoon by the scorching tropical heat.
Having fought mostly in the US where summers are a lot cooler, Pacquiao was apparently affected by the humid conditions inside the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines when he reported for Read Full Story >>>
Casi imposible el triunfo de Oscar Larios en Manila
By Juan Carlos Gubi, Box-Latino.com, 01 Jul 2006
Para el ex campeón mundial Daniel Zaragoza es "prácticamente imposible" que Oscar Larios pueda sacar la victoria en Manila, cuando se enfrente al local Manny Pacquiao.
"Hay que decir que será una pelea de preparación para el filipino y que si Larios llegara a sacar el triunfo, sería algo fue Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, más que un ídolo
Esto en Linea, 01 Jul 2006
Todo está listo para el "Mano a Mano" sabatino en el histórico estadio Araneta de Manila, Filipinas, donde el ídolo local, el "Pac Man" Manny Pacquiao (41-3-2, 32 KOs), intercambiará m Read Full Story >>>
Confident ‘PacMan’ winds up training
By Frank Calapre, ABS-CBN News, 01 Jul 2006
The Manila Times Correspondent
Oozing with confidence, Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wound up his workouts Friday and looked primed to take on Mexican Oscar Larios on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.
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Freddie Roach says Larios is gone by the sixth
The Sweet Science, 01 Jul 2006
Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios are sure to try and remove each others’ heads from their bodies on Saturday in Manila, but at a Thursday press conference, there was not a hint of real animosity.
Pacquiao declined to say how long the scheduled 12-rounder would last, but trainer Freddie Roach allo Read Full Story >>>
Pacman, Chololo all set for big fight
Sun.Star Cebu, 01 Jul 2006
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao finished his last workout yesterday oozing with confidence in his fight against Mexican Oscar Larios on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.
Even with a strict diet, the 27-year-old Pacquiao went through two hours of light workout that included two rounds of speed Read Full Story >>>