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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
CEBU CITY--WBO bantam king Gerry Penalosa and Mexican German Meraz (24-7-2, 11 KO's) have both attended the on-going "Battle of the Best Bantamweights" press conference held at the Cebu Grand Hotel here. Also gracing the affairs are event hosts and co-promoters Vice Governor Manny Pinol and Sammy  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to be awarded doctorate
By Gilbert Felongco,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009

Manila: Boxer Manny Pacquiao will be awarded a doctorate degree today, an achievement made doubly significant by the fact that he had been unable to attend formal schooling early in life due to poverty. Reports reaching  
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Could Manny Pacquiao have beaten Aaron Pryor?
By Robert Cassidy,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
It's an interesting question. Could Manny Pacquiao have beaten Aaron Pryor in a bout held at junior welterweight. The Ring magazine asks that very question in the current issue in a section called, "Battle of the Legends." It compares today's champions against champions from the 1970s or 1980s.   Read Full Story >>>

Of Kobe, LeBron, Granger and Manny Pacquiao
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
Watching the best basketball players do their thing in Phoenix this weekend inspired me to look at some of the other greats in sports. Watcing Dwight Howard and Shaq beast through defenders just reminded me of how Giants' Brandon Jacobs plows through defensive backs. I couldn't help but think Isiah   Read Full Story >>>

By Pj Magno De Best,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009

When Filipino fighting sensation Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao dances inside the square ring with the United Kingdom's Ricky "The Hitman" Hatton on May 2nd, 2009 at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, fight fans will be  
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By Maloney L. Samaco,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009

Vic Darchinyan is now rated No. 10 by The Ring magazine in its Top Ten pound-for-pound list. He stayed on the exclusive list for just two weeks now. On February 7, 2009, Darchinyan successfully defended his ch  
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Dream Match: Pernell Whitaker Vs Manny Pacquiao
By Gene Ramirez,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
With all the talk recently of a possible Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather, JR., fight I started thinking of another possible great matchup: One between Pacquiao and another defensive wizard, Pernell Whitaker. From the mid 80's to the early 90's Pernell ?Sweet Pea? Whitaker was one of the best   Read Full Story >>>

Ricky Hatton, Manny Pacquiao - The Battle Of East vs West - A Simple Conclusion
By Alistair Donkin,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
I am not solely a diehard Ricky Hatton fan. I am a fan of boxing, a fan of the sport of Kings where chance does not often come into the equation, where blood sweat and tears are left in the ring, where the best man wins. If that man is Manny Pacquiao I will not be sad.. I spend much of my time on  Read Full Story >>>

Top Rank?s Arum mulls a Cotto-Pacquiao event
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
BECAUSE of the impossibility of a Margarito-Cotto rematch, Top Rank big boss Bob Arum has lined up Filipino ring icon Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao as a possible opponent for former world welterweight champion Miguel Cotto. With Antonio Margarito?s one-year suspension, Arum has three prospects in mind   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao To Crumble In Six? Hatton Guru Lee Beard's Honor Roll of Champions!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
Lee Beard, the self-proclaimed genius who trains Ricky Hatton and has told erstwhile head trainer Floyd Mayweather to grab a mop and give the gym floor some glow, predicts assuredly that Hatton will knock out Manny Pacquiao in six rounds. Beard fancies himself a combination of Ray Arcel, Eddie Fu  Read Full Story >>>

Solar telecasts Donaire fight
The Philippine Star, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Reigning International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight champion Nonito Donaire defends his title against unbeaten challenger Raul Martinez on March 22 at the Araneta Coliseum in a fight co-promoted by Solar Sports and Top Rank. Solar Sports decided to put up the boxing car  Read Full Story >>>

Cheating: The International Pastime
By Jason Pribila,, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
There is a natural lull between the end of the NFL Season (Super Bowl) and Opening Day of Major League Baseball for both American sports fans and writers. In order to help male sports fans get through this period of withdrawal, Sports Illustrated created its annual Swimsuit Edition in 1964. Though m  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao busy with acting career
GMA News Online, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
MANILA, Philippines ? Manny Pacquiao continues with his hard training not for his scheduled May 2 bout with British boxer Ricky Hatton but for a television series set to air this month. Pacquiao, the Filipino boxing icon, is among the big stars in the cast of GMA 7?s new action/adventure TV serie  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao leads honorees tonight
The Philippine Star, Wed, 18 Feb 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao frontlines the star-studded list of honorees who will be feted in tonight?s 27th Sportswriters Association of Cebu-San Miguel Corporation (SAC-SMC) All-Cebu Sports Awards at the Casi?o Espa?ol. The gala affair spotlighting the best and brighte  Read Full Story >>>

Penalosa and Braveheart Boxers Ready for Battle
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr.,, Tue, 17 Feb 2009

WBO world bantamweight champ Gerry Penalosa looked sharp in the public workout held Tuesday afternoon at the New Cebu Coliseum. The event was held as a sneak preview for the Battle of the Best Bantamweights fight car  
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411 Boxing Fact or Fiction 02.17.09: Angulo, Pacquiao-Cotto, Williams, Man vs. Woman and More
By Ramon Aranda,, Tue, 17 Feb 2009
A man vs. a woman? Should The Punisher be an underdog against Winky? What if Pacquiao faced Cotto? Who would be the favorite? All these questions and more answered on this week's Boxing Fact or Fiction. Fact or Fiction is here! With another week, comes another edition of Boxing FoF and this wee  Read Full Story >>>

By Brian Gorman,, Tue, 17 Feb 2009
RULES ARE THERE, IF YOU FEEL LIKE LOOKING Pittsburgh, PA- As a writer, I must follow certain rules, such as actually penning complete, cogent sentences, checking my facts and not telling lies. I could tell you that I once sparred with Mike Tyson or that I�m Bernard Hopkins� cousin,   Read Full Story >>>

Quick Jabs: Reductio Ad Absurdum; Floyd Mayweather Says "No" To Shane Mosley; Kelly Pavlik's Bad Taste In Music; More
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Tue, 17 Feb 2009
In related British news, did you know that Joe Calzaghe totally sucked because everyone else he ever fought totally sucked? You should not know this, because it is false. But with the way some folk think, you could say the same thing about every fighter. I'll show you in a moment. Other topics: m  Read Full Story >>>

SBB To Air Talape-Laguna Bout!, Tue, 17 Feb 2009
Due to public demand, Saved by the Bell will telecast this Sunday the RP superbantam title showdown held last February 13 between Jun Talape and Roel Laguna starting 3PM on CS-9 and on Monday 6 to 7PM over Solar Sports. Handlers of Laguna had earlier called for the GAB to review the the fight on   Read Full Story >>>

By Maloney L. Samaco,, Tue, 17 Feb 2009

Freddie Roach is an avid fan of ?The Greatest? Muhammad Ali. He had a picture of Ali giving advices to his daughter Laila, who took up the ruthless sport following his footsteps. The picture was taken at the Wild Card Gym. Accordin  
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