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City Hall to feature Pacquiao-Morales tiff
Visayan Daily Star, 20 Jan 2006
The Bacolod City local government is inviting everyone to witness the rematch between Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales at 8 a.m. at the Bacolod City Hall parking lot Sunday.
The Pacquiao-Morales rematch in Las Vegas will also be showcased in the Burgos, Libertad and Central Ma Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in the 8th
By Atty. Cyril Regalado, The News Today (Iloilo), 20 Jan 2006
Sports analysts generally avoid making specific predictions of the outcome of a boxing match. But if they do, they often hedge and qualify their statements with provisos and assumptions. Thus, a noted manager said a few days ago that, if Pacquiao lands, Morales will fall. Quite a few venture to add Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao and Morales set for war
BBC Sport, 20 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines will be looking for revenge when he faces Mexico's Erik Morales in a super featherweight showdown on Saturday.
Two-time world champion Pacquiao, 27, dropped a unanimous dec Read Full Story >>>
Boxer, not the gloves, will decide the winner
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 20 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) announced that Erik Morales has the option to wear his choice of gloves for Saturday night’s brawl with Manny Pacquiao.
NSAC chief Marc Ratner said that under the agreement between the camps of Morales and Pacquiao, each fight Read Full Story >>>
Erik belittles Pacman’s skills
The Manila Bulletin, 20 Jan 2006
All power and technically unsound; a five in a scale of 10, he says
LAS VEGAS — Mexican Erik Morales has little respect of Manny Pacquiao’s boxing skills and plans to unravel this weakness when they clash again on Saturday evening (Sunday morning in Manila) at the Thomas and Mack Cen Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: 'I'm going to win' rematch
By Chuck Johnson, USA Today, 20 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao suffered a nasty cut over his right eye last March when he lost a unanimous decision to Erik Morales. The deepest hurt wasn't apparent, however, because it involved Pacquiao's emotions.
"I had Read Full Story >>>
Filipino boxer Pacquiao eyes win in rematch vs Morales
By Agence France Press, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 20 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Two-time world champion Manny Pacquiao will use his relentless style with the hope of getting different result in his rematch with Erik 'Terrible' Morales at the Thomas and Mack Center.
"It's going to be a good fight. Both of us worked real hard and were going to give you a goo Read Full Story >>>
BAY AREA BASED FILIPINO HEADS SHO BOX CARD
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 20 Jan 2006
Temecula, CA-With Saturday night’s Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales
rematch a little more than a heartbeat away, Filipino boxing fans are like ticking bombs! Maybe the fact another Filipino, and native of Pacquiao’s hometown of General Santos City, who now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area Read Full Story >>>
MORALES FAN MOCKS PACQUIAO ON STAGE!
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, 20 Jan 2006
SPLIT IN FANS FOR FIGHT OBVIOUS ALREADY!
Las Vegas, NV-During yesterday’s final Erik Morales-Manny Pacquiao press conference, at the Wynn Hotel, a Morales fan tried to get under the skin of Pacquiao while he was addressing the media. With Pacquiao speaking English, someone from the back o Read Full Story >>>
Boxing Buffet with Morales and Pacquiao
By Rick Folstad, The Sweet Science, 20 Jan 2006
I’m guessing the most expensive enchilada on the Las Vegas Strip might be the one Erik Morales gulps down on his way through the buffet line prior to the weigh-in for Saturday night’s fight against Manny Pacquiao.
According to Pacquiao and the Philippine Daily Inquirer, Morales o Read Full Story >>>
JACA FACES HERNANDEZ; 'THE BATTLE' CARD IS COMPLETE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--Jimrex "The Executioner" Jaca, the only Filipino seeing action this Sunday, has been assigned a new foe once again in his eight-round debut fight in the United States underneath the mammoth Erik Morales-Manny Pacquiao rematch at the Thomas and Mack Center here.
The 22-year-old Read Full Story >>>
VILORIA ALL PRIMED UP TO ANNOTATE PACQUIAO-MORALES FIGHT
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS--World Boxing Council junior flyweight champ Brian Viloria arrived here a few hours ago with his father, Ben, ready to serve as commentator for this Sunday's Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales rematch for Solar Sports with popular Filipino sporscaster Quinito Henson.
Viloria, who was also acco Read Full Story >>>
BUHAIN: PHILIPPINES WILL BE A BIG HIT IN PRO BOXING IN 2006
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, 20 Jan 2006
The ever active and dynamic chairman of the Games and Amusements Board Eric R. Buhain is very confident that the Philippines, under the GAB leadership, will be a big hit in professional boxing this year.
A day before he left for Las Vegas, USA, to watch and closely monitor the Paquiao-Morales sen Read Full Story >>>
Jaca’s foe replaced
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, 20 Jan 2006
Philippine super-featherweight champion Jimrex Jaca will fight a new opponent in the undercard of “The Battle,” which will feature Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales in the main event.
Jaca will face a much tougher and taller foe this Sunday at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas as Read Full Story >>>
Morales-Pacquiao is what true fights are all about
By Richard O'Brien, Sports Illustrated, 20 Jan 2006
Believe me, I'm not in the habit of thinking about what boxing promoter Lou DiBella does with his Saturday nights. Frankly, I don't want to know.
But I hope this Saturday night DiBella is in Las Vegas, seated ringside at the Thomas & Mack Center for the rematch between junior lightweight superst Read Full Story >>>
Roach: Manny will win!
FightNews.com, 20 Jan 2006
"I'm confident Manny will win - and don't be surprised if Manny wins by a big knockout," predicted a confident chief trainer, Freddie Roach, today in a press conference at Wynn Las Vegas. Roach said two-time world champion Manny Pacquiao had Read Full Story >>>
Steward Sees A Pacquiao Victory
By Scoop Malinowski, EastSideBoxing.com, 20 Jan 2006
Hall of Fame trainer and HBO boxing analyst Emanuel Steward thinks Manny Pacquiao will avenge last year's decision loss to Erik Morales in this weekend's big rematch showdown in Las Vegas.
"I'm going with Pacquiao," says Steward. "I think he will win because I think he learned from seeing Morale Read Full Story >>>
It's Elvis vs. Elvis Saturday Night in Vegas
By Kieran Mulvaney, TigerBoxing.com, 20 Jan 2006
Pre-fight press conferences are almost always routine affairs, their dullness generally directly proportionate to the amount of time they consume. They’re pretty rote affairs: the promoter introduces, in turns, a representative of t Read Full Story >>>
Fearless forecast: Morales out on 8th
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, 20 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS – While almost everybody said the fight could last the distance, at least there was someone bold and more specific predicting a Manny Pacquiao victory inside eight rounds.
"Put your money on the smart place. It’ll be an eighth-round knockout by Pacquiao," Gary Shaw, the Ame Read Full Story >>>
Morales can't remember a heavy Pacquiao punch
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 20 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS -- If there’s one fighter who had hit him hard, real hard, Erik Morales said it definitely was not knockout star Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines.
It was Junior Jones, Morales confided to a handful of media people at the end of the press conference for "The Battle" at the Wynn ho Read Full Story >>>