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Pacquiao, Roach top picks for BWAA's honors
GMA News Online, Tue, 24 Nov 2009

Manny Pacquiao has just primed himself for a third Fighter of the Year title in the aftermath of his two sensational wins in 2009. Trainer Freddie Roach believes Pacquiao’s brutal second round knockout win over Ricky Hatto  
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Sonsona must be told the truth
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
HE FACED A MEXICAN TOY BULLDOG NICKnamed Payasito (small clown) but it was Marvin Sonsona who ended up a bigger joke inside the ring on Sunday. For the record, the fight did not turn into a circus. It was not also funny that Sonsona stepped on the weighing scales a kilo over the 115-pound limi  Read Full Story >>>

Salute to Datu Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
The accolades are pouring in for seven-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao. For beating Miguel Cotto to win his seventh world title in seven weight divisions in Las Vegas last Nov. 14, Pacquiao was awarded the first-ever WBC “diamond” belt and the WBO “super” champio  Read Full Story >>>

Mepranum, Sonsona, and Gorres Brought Honors for The Philippines, Too
By Unofre Pili, Sportales, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
There will always be participants of the sport for the perils of it is transcended by the honor and dignity that boxing brings to the country, family and to the competitor himself. The enormity of Manny Pacquiao’s triumph last November 14 has taken over the headlines nationwide the followin  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman’s Ultimate Relief Good
By Reylan Loberternos, Sportales, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
We Filipinos have witnessed through our own lens the various acts of kindness extended by goodhearted citizens of the world. It has been overwhelming; God knows we need all the help we can get. But if we look real closer, we’ll find that tough times like now call for more than one’s gene  Read Full Story >>>

By Oliver Suarez,, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
In an interview with Jimmy Manicad of GMA News, Manny Pacquiao admitted that some of the comments from the Mayweather camp have irritated him, specifically Mayweather Sr.'s constant accusations that he is using steroids or some other illegal substance. Although Mayweather Sr. implied that he was mer  Read Full Story >>>

Would Mayweather silence the land of Pacquiao?
By Brad Cooney,, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have traversed different paths and have both found success along the way. Floyd Mayweather Jr rose up the ranks picking apart his opponents one by one, and has yet to be defeated by anyone. His last effort against Juan Manuel Marquez was very impressive, making t  Read Full Story >>>

Who Do We Look Up To After Pacquiao?
By Victor Manuel Nola,, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
With his legacy and greatness in boxing secured and political ambitions already laid out, pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao is poised to conclude his career some time next year after the mega-fight that fans have been calling for: the ultimate showdown with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Most boxing pundit  Read Full Story >>>

The Aftermath of Ward-Kessler, the Drawing Power of Boxing, & Lois Calls "Pacman" his G.O.A.T.
By John Chavez, The Boxing Truth, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
This past Saturday night, Andre "SOG" Ward would snatch an upset victory over the "Viking Warrior", Mikkel Kessler. The 2004 Olympic Gold Medalist would enter the bout as a 2-1 underdog but perform throughout the fight as if he was a 8-1 favorite. This was the final bout of the first round of t  Read Full Story >>>

By Oliver Suarez,, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
Last Saturday, Miguel Cotto received what may be the first legit beating of his life inside the ring. Consequently, he’s been written off and many have been too quick in advising him to retire. Maybe he should, not because he no longer has the ability to become a champion again, but because   Read Full Story >>>

Manny made defense in boxing extinct
By Al S. Mendoza, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
BOXING is supposed to be the art of self-defense. But to Pacquiao, that art is non-existent anymore. He has proven it again against Miguel Cotto, whom he knocked out in the 12th in a fight that should have been stopped as early as the ninth. In Pacquiao, D is not Defense but Defeat. No d  Read Full Story >>>

Fame, fortune mixed with women, gambling & politics: Bad combination
By Babe Romualdez, The Philippine Star, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
I guess now it can be confirmed that Manny Pacquiao is running for congressman in Sarangani, the province of his wife Jinkee. In fact, he has even announced the provincial and municipal candidates who will be running under his People’s Champ Movement – which goes to show that he is dead   Read Full Story >>>

The P1,000,000,000.00 man
By John Pages, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
NO FILIPINO athlete, female or male, has ever earned one billion pesos in total prize money in her or his entire career. And here comes a former construction worker who could barely feed himself two meals a day, who finished only his elementary education, who started boxing to lift himself from pove  Read Full Story >>>

The Final Score: Pacquiao is both Hero and Human
GMA News Online, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
"The world makes you a god and hates you for being human, and if you plead for understanding it hates you all the more. Heroes are never forgiven their success, still less their failures." - Eric Rolfe Greenberg The greats transcend the pitfalls of humanity through time. Babe Ruth and Muhammad A  Read Full Story >>>

Six Thoughts on the Super Six World Boxing Classic: Group Stage 1
By Corey T. Willinger, Inside Fights, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
Group Stage 1 of the Super Six World Boxing Classic has come and gone, and it has grabbed the attention of the boxing world even while competing with megafights like Cotto-Pacquiao and potential superfights like Mayweather-Pacquiao. Heralded by many as the tournament to revolutionize the sport, t  Read Full Story >>>

The Pacquiao-Jinky kiss
By Pachico A. Seares, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
THERE has been intermittent debate on merits of kissing with open or closed eyes. With published photos showing boxing champ Manny Pacquiao locking lips with wife Jinky, arguments are likely to fly again. Her eyes were open. Manny’s must’ve been open too but cameras focused on the fac  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Krista deny affair
By Paolo Romero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao denied yesterday a rumored affair with actress Krista Ranillo, which had stirred up so much interest in media and cyberspace during and after the boxer’s fight with Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto in Las Vegas, Nevada. Breaking his silence on the  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao denies Krista affair, offers apology
By Bayani San Diego Jr., Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 24 Nov 2009
MANILA, Philippines—Finally, a denial from the pound-for-pound king. After weeks of speculation, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao categorically denied his alleged illicit affair with actress Krista Ranillo. He also apologized to Krista’s family for the intrigues caused by their purported no  Read Full Story >>>

By Eddie Alinea,, Mon, 23 Nov 2009
Pacquiao savors moments with family By EDDIE G. ALINEA Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao continued savoring his recent 12th round techical knockout victory over Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto exactly a week ago last Sunday (Manila) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. That win, his 50th in a 14-year career a  Read Full Story >>>

By Eddie Alinea,, Mon, 23 Nov 2009
Exactly a week after Filipino sensation Manny Pacquiao scored a stunning 15th round stoppage of Miguel Cotto, Philippine boxing suffered one of the most embarassing experience in the international boxing scene over the weekend. The country?s celebration on Pacquiao?s latest capers that cemented hi  Read Full Story >>>

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