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Arms dealer: I thought I was on the side of the good guys
By Arlyn dela Cruz, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
MANILA, Philippines—You’ve probably seen him on TV, he who often gets to display his patriotism as the Philippine flag-bearer among the supporters and high-rollers who swarm around boxing star Manny Pacquiao during his megabuck fights.
But lately, Crisostomo “Cris” Aquino Read Full Story >>>
Atlantic City boxing has become a mere jab compared to the punch of the 1980s
By Bernard Fernandez, philly.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
ATLANTIC CITY - Butch Lewis was telling a story about the late, great comedian Richard Pryor, a story he found so amusing, you would have thought Pryor himself was relating it onstage to a howling-with-laughter audienc Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao is Not on Steroids or PEDS... Plain and Very Simple
By John Chavez, The Boxing Truth, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
I hate it when baseless accusations are blathered around in order to discredit a man, woman, or beast.
[Video of Floyd Mayweather Senior calling Pacquiao a PED user]
These types of insults are thrown around not only within the boxing world but also in politics, the entertainment industry, and Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather/Pacquiao: Scrap the drugs and drama...just be done!
By Vivek Wallace, Examiner.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
OK....I knew it was too good to be true, and you probably did as well.
For the second time recently, what seemed to be an easy negotiations period has failed (yet again) to produce final results.
Leading up to the Pacquiao/Cotto showdown, fight fans may remember being under the same impression Read Full Story >>>
SINGAPORE TO HOST BIGGEST BOXING EVENT
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
The biggest boxing event in Singapore is set to take place on January 16, featuring world-rated fighters, at the 2,400-capacity Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Daniel Potter's Top Rated Boxing Read Full Story >>>
Simple reasons why ex-Pacquiao foe David Diaz can’t pick Floyd over Manny
By Chris Robinson, Examiner.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
In June of last year WBC Lightweight champion David Diaz attempted to defend his belt against the whirlwind attack of Manny Pacquiao, who was moving up in weight in an attempt Read Full Story >>>
Birthday Wish for the World's Most Popular Boxer
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is celebrating his 31st birthday tomorrow, December 17. The popular Filipino boxer says his upcoming fight with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. could be his last.
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquaio deserves a special birthday greetings on his 31st birthday tomorrow Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao May Want To Consider Legal Action Vs. Accusers
By Scoop Malinowski, Boxing Insider, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Manny Pacquiao has been accused of using steroids or performance enhancing drugs by several high profile members of the American boxing community in recent weeks, without any evidence being shown to support their wild claims against the Filippino marvel.
This begs the question: If Manny Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
PORTER SAYS HE LEARNED A LOT FROM PACQUIAO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Undefeated 22 year old junior middleweight Shawn “Showtime” Porter (11-0-9 KO’s) says he learned a lot from being in the ring with pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao during the Filipino southpaw’s prepara Read Full Story >>>
Town honors Mayol
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
NEWLY-crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) light flyweight titlist Rodel Mayol will be honored by the municipality of San Fernando today.
After becoming the newest world champion of the Philippines, Mayol, who was born and raised in San Fernando, will be honored by the municipality, headed by Mayor Read Full Story >>>
Banal, Melindo on Jan. 13
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
ALA Gym stars AJ Banal and Milan Melindo will open the year 2010 with a bang as they both will headline ALA Promotions’s and Smart Communications’s big boxing extravaganza dubbed as “Bak-bakan sa Sinulog” on Jan. 13 at the Waterfront Hotel and Casino in Cebu City.
Banal is Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao/Mayweather Undercard: Roach vs. Roger?
By Avi "Shoefly" Korine, SportingNews.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
It's clear things are going to heat up between the Mayweather and Pacquiao camps as the New Fight of the Century approaches (I'm thinking about just calling in NFOTC). While Pacquiao doesn't talk much Freddie Roach lets his voice be heard, and we all know about the battling Mayweathers. It's going t Read Full Story >>>
World's Greatest Boxer Results Are In: Who's Number One?
The Sweet Science, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
WORLD'S GREATEST EVER BOXER ANNOUNCED
Sugar Ray Robinson is the Greatest Boxer the World has ever seen, according to fight fans worldwide. Muhammad Ali was voted as the Greatest Ever Heavyweight of all time, just beating Mike Tyson. Manny Pacquiao gathered the second highest number of votes in wi Read Full Story >>>
In This Fight, the Loser is California
By Joel Fox, Fox and Hounds Daily, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
The venue that snares the March boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will add millions to the host city’s bottom line. Count California cities out. The reason? Taxes.
The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight is one of the most anticipated in the pugilist world in a long time. Read Full Story >>>
Roach okays random tests on both camps
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
MANILA, Philippines - Freddie Roach doesn’t mind putting his fighter under random drug testing as long as the other camp goes through exactly the same procedure.
The three-time Trainer of the Year yesterday reacted to calls made by the camp of Floyd Mayweather Jr. to have Manny Pacquiao, th Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather-Pacquiao may dance with girl what brung them
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Let’s compare fight promoters Top Rank and Golden Boy to automobile dealers.
They’ve both got truckloads of shiny cars on their lots but there is one that really stands out for each dealer.
Bob Arum has the gleaming, glittering 2010 model Manny Pacquiao Porsche, a thrill ride that Read Full Story >>>
Mailbag: Where to stage Floyd-Manny?
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
The venue for the highly anticipated March 13 bout between unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. and pound-for-pound king Manny Pacquiao will likely be decided by Thursday, Pacquiao promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday.
Arum said the fight, which is expected to break existing boxing revenue and pay-per-view re Read Full Story >>>
Lord of the Flies: Who is Next to Hold the Conch after Pacquiao and Mayweather?
By Jesse Campbell, FightHype.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
In William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies”, two central characters, Ralph and Jack, feud for control of a small group of their peers whose plane has crashed on a deserted island with no adult supervision. Central to their control was a white sea-shell referred to as “the Conch. Read Full Story >>>
Cowboys Stadium and the 3-D experiment Sunday
By Matt Stolow, Examiner.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Cowboys Stadium hosted 90,552 football fans Sunday for the Cowboys 20-17 loss to San Diego. All fans were given free promotional 3-D glasses upon entry and for a moment were to break some kind of a world record while watching the giant screens in the pivotal third quarter.
The world's largest scr Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao great?
By Kenny Perrault, braggingrightscorner.com, Wed, 16 Dec 2009
We asked our readers, “Which active fighters deserve to be called great?” and we got a massive amount of replies. Six names kept popping up and they were Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather, Bernard Hopkins, Shane Mosley, Vitali Klitschko, and Roy Jones all in that order from the most votes Read Full Story >>>