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By Gordon Marino, The Huffington Post, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
Two wrongs don't make a right but sometimes two rights make a wrong. Witness the debacle about the Pacquiao-Mayweather mega bout -- the only fight that the public has demanded in years and a fight that has now been counted out. Why? How could boxing deliver such a vicious uppercut to itself? As   Read Full Story >>>

Not the fight we wanted
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
SO MANNY Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. are going to fight on March 13, after all. Too bad it won’t be against each other. Pacquiao will fight Joshua Clottey, while Mayweather Jr., who’s been christened with a lot of creative names in the forum, is fighting a yet   Read Full Story >>>

Filipinos lured to Texas for Pacquiao fight
ABS-CBN News, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
Top Rank Promotions big boss Bob Arum said he is delighted that the Manny Pacquiao vs Joshua Clottey fight will be held in one of the most magnificent stadiums, the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Pacquiao will defend his World Boxing Organization (welterweight) title against Clottey on Marc  Read Full Story >>>

By Lorne Scoggins,, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
n the wake of all the controversy surrounding the Pacquiao vs. Mayweather fiasco, it seems that boxing has all but forgotten an upcoming event that has the potential to be a genuine war. Mosley vs. Berto promises to be a great match. Former fighter of the year (2000) and current WBA Welterweig  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather spurns compromise to end hope of Manny Pacquiao fight
By Kevin Mitchell,, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
Floyd Mayweather Jr, smarter in the ring than out of it, may have made the costliest blunder of his career by rejecting the late compromise Manny Pacquiao offered him to save their $200m (?125m) fight in March. The Filipino yesterday reluctantly agreed to take a blood test for drugs 24 days befor  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao favored in early fight odds
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
MANILA, Philippines - While there may be some confusion on the weight issue, what’s certain is that Manny Pacquiao will come in as the favorite against Josh Clottey on March 13 at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Texas. According to renowned sportsline setter Joey Oddessa, the 31-year-old poun  Read Full Story >>>

Melindo: I Will Knock Villareal Out!
By Kenneth Ragpala, 8countnews, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
8CN ON LOCATION IN CEBU CITY WBC Intercontinental Youth Flyweight champion Anthony Villareal, (9-2, 5 KOs), of the United States and Milan Melindo (15-0, 4 KOs) of the Philippines heat things up two days before the fight in a press conference held in Waterfront, Cebu City. Villareal will be defen  Read Full Story >>>

By Tim Harrison,, Wed, 13 Jan 2010
Now that the fight of the century has been declared dead, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have to explore other options. Pacquiao is looking at Top Rank stable mate Joshua Clottey. Pacquiao balked at the opportunity to face off with Yuri Foreman and take a run at a record-extending eighth world   Read Full Story >>>

PACQUIAO VS CLOTTEY: Catchweight or no catchweight, that is the question
By Eddie Alinea,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010

If you believe that the Manny Pacquiao-Joshua Clottey welterweight championship fight is already a done deal, think again. Just as when the talks for the fight, set at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, looked to have a smooth sailing, the March 1  
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Mayweather Fighting On March 13th? Believe It When You See It
By Frank Lotierzo, The Sweet Science, Tue, 12 Jan 2010

GBP is leaking reports that Floyd Mayweather Jr. will also be fighting on March 13 of this year - the same night Manny Pacquiao will take on Joshua Clottey. As usual with Mayweather there is   
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao: Who’s Bad? Part II
By Mitsuru,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
The proposed mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr on March 13, 2010 is definitely off owing to disagreements in both camps on the how the contentious and controversial drug testing will be done and what agency will handle it. Let us look back and answer some issues that cont  Read Full Story >>>

Vazquez Jr. Eager To Beat and Send Sonsona Packing
By Mark Vester,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
Unbeaten Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. is ready for the fight of his life when he faces Marvin Sonsona of the Philippines, also unbeaten, on February 27 for the vacant WBO super bantamweight title. Vazquez will have the home crowd behind him at the Rub?n Rodriguez theater in Bayam?n, Puerto Rico. Vazquez is   Read Full Story >>>

Z Gorres undergoes 2nd major surgery
ABS-CBN News, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
'Z Gorres bill' proposed LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Two months after his victory that resulted to a brain injury, ZC Oliveros “Z” Gorres’ survival is considered a miracle. Gorres, who went through an emergency brain surgery in November, is recovering well from his head injury.  Read Full Story >>>

Beyond The Surface
By Tom Donelson,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
IOWA CITY (BASN) -- In the Byzantine world of boxing politics, everything is not what it appears and the various plots and subplots of the Pacquaio-Mayweather fight presents boxing at its worst with no end yet in sight. And no one can be certain of what the truth is or what is pure hype? The   Read Full Story >>>

The Art of Slithering: Golden Boy Promotions & The Mayweather-Pacquiao Fiasco
By Carlos Acevedo, Boxing Insider, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
Whenever Golden Boy Promotions is involved in an event there is bound to be some monkeyshines, and, sure enough, Richard Schaefer and his jesters outdid themselves throughout the recent Floyd Mayweather Jr-Manny Pacquiao debacle. No one needs to hold Bob Arum up as some sort of white knight of bo  Read Full Story >>>

Who's got 'Money'? Examining Mayweather's possible opponents
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
Who's got 'Money'? Figuratively and literally. Because just like how it is fighting Mega-Manny Pacquiao, a date with destiny and Floyd Mayweather Jr. means 'Benjamins' for the lucky cherry. Pacquiao decided to go the hard route by tangling with Joshua Clottey who is tough as nails and is built l  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather's checklist: Soupy Campbell hits five out of six
By Michael Marley,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
Floyd Mayweather’s crack team is going down their usual checklist in search of a March stay busy opponent for the undefeated fighter. I understand there is an actual form for this and here it is: 1. Opponent should be elderly by boxing standards (Nate Campbell turns 38 on March 7). 2.  Read Full Story >>>

Notes From Bolivian: On Shame, Disgrace And Antonio Margarito
By Scott Kraus, The Queensberry Rules, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
Boxing fans and followers are still shaken by the failure to make the proposed Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather, Jr. fight. Many blame Mayweather, some blame Manny, and others (like Tim and myself) blame everyone involved. Yet as the shock subsides and the sport trudges along and attempts to pick   Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather, Pacquiao foolish to throw away millions
By Bernard Fernandez,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
TOWARD THE END of every calendar year, the Darwin Awards document incidents of human behavior so preposterous that the only conclusion is that the winners never made it very far up the evolutionary ladder. It's only a week and a half into 2010, but my early nomination for a Darwin Award goes to e  Read Full Story >>>

Joshua Clottey is a Real Fighter unlike Mayweather Jr.
By Charlie Knoxville,, Tue, 12 Jan 2010
With all of the Olympic blood testing demands implemented by the Floyd Mayweather Jr. side it only shows that Mayweather Jr. didn’t really want this fight in the first place and feared Manny Pacquiao. Manny Pacquiao didn’t have to take no stinking extra blood tests, for what? When P  Read Full Story >>>

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