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Tim Bradley is NOT and WON'T be a Manny Pacquiao sparring partner
By Matt Stolow,, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
Ever since World Boxing Organization 140 champion Timothy Bradley beat up Lamont Peterson recently, he has been thought of as a sparring partner for Manny Pacquiao by some in the media. Well I consider these people mental midgets when it comes to understanding boxing. It's an insult to Bradley  Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya: Deal not signed yet
By Dan Rafael,, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
The deal is not done yet, but the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. welterweight title fight likely will take place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Golden Boy Promotions president Oscar De La Hoya told on Monday. "It looks like it," said De La Hoya, whose company is promoting Mayweather  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Roundtable: Was pass on Dallas a missed opportunity?
Sports Illustrated, Tue, 22 Dec 2009's boxing experts weigh in on the latest happenings around the ring. 1. FanHouse reports Las Vegas has beaten out Dallas for the March 13 megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. Did boxing miss an opportunity by spurning Jerry Jones' reported $25 million offer to host the fig  Read Full Story >>>

No denying Freddie Roach is the very best
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
Bum Phillips, the longtime former Houston Oilers coach and the father of Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips, once in an interview was trying to express why he thought then-Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula was so great. “He can take his’un and beat your’un and he can take your̵  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s trainer sued by friend of boxer
Los Angeles Wave, Tue, 22 Dec 2009

A friend of Manny Pacquiao, who is suing the boxer’s trainer/coach for allegedly punching him from behind, wants a judge to keep out any evidence during trial of any alleged infidelity by the   
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8CN Interview: Pepper Roach
By Brad Cooney, 8countnews, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
8CountNews sat down with boxing trainer and former fighter, Pepper Roach. Pep of course is the brother of world renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach, and has been at Freddie's side for years. Pepper has been in the house for all of Manny Pacquiao's training camps from the very first day Manny walk  Read Full Story >>>

Dispelling a Mayweather Myth
By Pleas Kavanaugh,, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
The hotly anticipated battle between undefeated American phenom Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao is a fight of unparalleled stature, featuring two stylistically opposed combatants who have incited an unprecedented cascade of commentary and criticism, from frenzied fans and exp  Read Full Story >>>'s Sportsperson of the Year Award
TheSportsCampus, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
As the year 2009 comes to its end, most of us would ask ourselves "Where did all the time go?" Most of us probably haven't stuck to the New Year's resolutions we made, while some may have (probably if the resolution was not to make any resolutions this year). But there are some people who we know ma  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: I had a talk with God
By Edwin Fernandez, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
GENERAL SANTOS CITY—This is something that the Mexicans Juan Manuel Marquez and Marco Antonio Barrera, the American Oscar De La Hoya, the Briton Ricky Hatton and the Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto—proud warriors who have fallen before Manny Pacquiao’s fists—could not have prepared  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao Won't Retire Yet If He Wins Over Mayweather
By Leo Reyes, Digital Journal, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
Some boxing fans say that Manny Pacquiao will win his March 13 fight with Floyd Mayweather to give way for a three-part mini series that will be staged in two years or less In recent a recent statement on his upcoming fight with Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said that h  Read Full Story >>>

Humberto Soto May Be Scouting During Valero-DeMarco
By Mark Vester,, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
According to reports in Mexico, don't be surprised if Humberto Soto will attend, and scout, the February 6 clash between WBC lightweight champion Edwin Valero and mandatory/interm champion Antonio DeMarco, taking place in Mexico. Soto, the current WBC super featherweight champion, made his move to t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao defends move to join NP
By Cathy C. Yamsuan, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
MANILA, Philippines—Boxing king Manny Pacquiao on Monday night defended his decision to join the Nacionalista Party, saying President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s term was ending and he had to look for another candidate for president to support in the May election. Pacquiao, running for   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao party turns rivals Satur, Bongbong into buddies
GMA News Online, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
One should give it to Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao for turning long-time political rivals, Ilocos Norte Rep. Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. and Bayan Muna Rep. Satur Ocampo, into buddies, even for a night only. During Nacionalista Party’s party to formally welcome Pacquiao into its   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Round Of The Decade, 2000s: Micky Ward - Arturo Gatti I, Round 9; Boxing Knockout Of The Decade: Manny Pacquiao - Ricky Hatton, KO2
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, Tue, 22 Dec 2009

Ten years of boxing, boiled down to the "best of" in four categories: Round of the Decade, Knockout of the Decade, Fight of the Decade and Fighter of the Decade. Sunday: Round of the Decad  
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Unbeaten GenSan Boxer Jether Oliva Signs with American Boxing Academy, Tue, 22 Dec 2009

Jether Oliva. Filipino rising star Jether Oliva has signed with the American Boxing Academy of the Philippines. Oliva, the 23yr old unbeaten junior flyweight from General Santos City in the Philippines, sports a   
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 22 Dec 2009

Superstar Manny Pacquiao has voiced his unequivocal support to the plans of having his protege, WBC light flyweight champ Rodel Mayol, to make his first title defense as an undercard to the huge March 13 event at the MGM   
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 22 Dec 2009

Members of the boxing team to the just-concluded 25th Southeast Asian Games in Laos have already received the incentives promised them by the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines headed by its   
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Why Pacquiao Has Gained The Mental Edge On Floyd
By Scoop Malinowski, Boxing Insider, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
Vitali Klitschko likes to say that the psychological aspect of a boxing duel starts long before the bell rings to start the first round. Don’t doubt the wisdom of Dr. Iron Fist for a second. If he says that in most major fights, one fighter often has a psychological advantage (to some degree)   Read Full Story >>>

Whispers from Press Row: Roach and Ariza ready for Mayweather
By Samuel Rossi,, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
I caught up with legendary trainer Freddie Roach in Youngstown over the weekend. Roach, along with strength and conditioning expert Alex Ariza, were on hand working the corner of junior middleweight prospect Vanes Martirosyan. Following Martirosyan's impressive third round stoppage of Willie Lee, bo  Read Full Story >>>

Tete-a-tete with a world champion relative
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 22 Dec 2009
I VISITED newly crowned WBC light flyweight champion Rodel Mayol last Saturday in Alang-alang, Mandaue City to attend the birthday party of his paternal grandfather. Lolo Domingo was obviously ecstatic and very proud of his “apo” and so were my companions, first cousins Rodrigo and Je  Read Full Story >>>

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