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By Tim Harrison,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
When Manny Pacquiao was first presented with accusations of using Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED's), he kept silent. When he was accused again, he kept silent. As more people jumped on the dog pile, he finally decided to fight back. He said that he wouldn't know what a steroid looked like. Som  Read Full Story >>>

Comeback Of The Year: Floyd Mayweather UD 12 Juan Manuel Marquez
By Lem Satterfield, Fanhouse, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
An undefeated six-time champion, Mayweather easily rose to 40-0, with 25 knockouts with a flawless, 12-round, unanimous decision over Marquez of Mexico City after having been out of the ring for 21 months -- good for FanHouse's Comeback Of The Year honors. In a fight that took place three days af  Read Full Story >>>

Decade of 2000s: Pacquiao's greatest fight, p2
By Marv Dumon,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009

. . . . Morales would keep on turning to his left, throwing extremely quick and long left jabs; these were snappy and highly potent. He was met with ineffective right jabs from his opponent.   
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Manny Pacquiao's lawyer: Suit against Floyd Mayweather, others could be worth 'millions'
By David Mayo, The Grand Rapids Press, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
Manny Pacquiao’s attorney said the federal lawsuit filed against Floyd Mayweather and five other defendants Wednesday in Las Vegas, alleging defamation of character, could be worth “in the tens of millions of dollars.” Daniel Petrocelli, in an interview with The Press, said the   Read Full Story >>>

By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009

It was a good day today. And, how could it not be when Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino spitfire finally called their bluff and threw a monkey wrench on the whole Team Mayweather charade by filing a lawsuit? Happy New Year   
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By G. Leon,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009 has been informed that the mega-fight between pound for pound kingpins Manny Pacquiao and Floy Mayweather Jr is dead in the water and will not take place on March 13 at the MGM Grand in Vegas as was originally planned. Pacquiao's lawsuit appears to have put the final nail in the coffi  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Mayweather Saga Continues
By Dan Rafael,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
There's a fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr., but it's not in the ring -- at least not yet. Instead, it's in court. Pacquiao filed suit in U.S. District Court in Nevada on Wednesday against Floyd Mayweather Jr., Floyd Mayweather Sr., Roger Mayweather, Mayweather Promotions and   Read Full Story >>>

DSource Exclusive Interview with RA The Rugged Man (part 1 of 2)
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
"So that jealousy, what they want to do is discredit an athlete and make him look $h!tty and that's the history of Mayweather and what he does." --RA The Rugged Man Good day fight fans! Happy Holidays to all of you from LA (Los Angeles) in Cali to LA (Lower Antipolo) in the Philippines; New York,  Read Full Story >>>

Lackluster Heavyweights, but There’s Still Plenty of Muscle
By Richard Sandomir, The New York Times, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
If this decade has proved anything, it is that the little guys can carry boxing on their own. Conventional wisdom once held that the sport needs a healthy heavyweight division. It was true with Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, and with George Foreman, Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson, whose repu  Read Full Story >>>

Dana White says Mayweather, Pacquiao have to fight
By Brett Okamoto, Las Vegas Review Journal, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
There was much to talk about when UFC president Dana White met with media members Wednesday following the pre-fight press conference to UFC 108. White is known for sitting down with the media and shooting straight answers to any questions they may have leading up to an event. Here are some highli  Read Full Story >>>

8CN Exclusive Podcast: Zab "Super" Judah
By Brad Cooney, 8countnews, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
8CountNews sat down with former multiple world champion Zab "Super" Judah and got an update on the latest with him. Judah's name has been mentioned as a possible replacement to face Manny Pacquiao, if Floyd Mayweather ends up not signing on. Judah gives us his thoughts and breaks down a possible J  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao sues Floyd Mayweather, others over performance-enhancing drug claims
By David Mayo, The Grand Rapids Press, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
Manny Pacquiao sued Floyd Mayweather and several people close to him in a Nevada federal court today, and the March 13 Mayweather-Pacquiao proposal hung in the balance as Pacquiao's representatives appeared ready to pull the fight off the table. The Mayweather camp, meantime, still held out hope   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao sues Mayweather for defamation
By Agence France Press, Yahoo! News, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (AFP) – Manny Pacquiao is fighting mad, and taking on Floyd Mayweather jnr in court even as a potential blockbuster bout between the two is on the ropes. Filipino hero Pacquiao filed a lawsuit in federal court in Las Vegas on Wednesday alleging that Mayweather and others d  Read Full Story >>>

Cultural Differences
By Avi "Shoefly" Korine,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
When I read this piece by Gregg Doyel on I was unbelievably irritated. It strikes me as the worst sort of journalism, the type of awful partisan political hit piece you'd read in one of the advocacy magazines. It made me think of the terrible pressure Manny must be under and what he mu  Read Full Story >>>

Philippine Boxing 2009.. A good year!
By Max Francis, The Boxing Republic, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
Philippine boxing never looked so great for me. 2009 was better than 06-08, for the Filipino fighters and the Pinoy fight fans. 2009 was a remarkable one… 11-5-1 in world title fights (including lineal championships) and coupled with wins over highly regarded world class fighters…Plus a   Read Full Story >>>

Drug row testing the limits of our credulity, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
AMERICA AT LARGE: There are strong suspicions that Floyd Mayweather’s demand that Manny Pacquiao pass a blood test is just a ruse to avoid getting himself beat up, writes GEORGE KIMBALL I GUESS the first question you might ask yourself is this: would you die unfulfilled if Manny Pacquiao a  Read Full Story >>>

Mayweather wanted to defer Pacquiao showdown
By Michael Marley,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
Where is Madam Auring, the rotund Pinay psychic, when I need her? If only the omniscient one could tell me what the future holds for Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. I still bet they fight each other before 2010 turns into 2011. This may be one of those columns I have to rip apart 40 mi  Read Full Story >>>

Remembering 2009: The fighters
By Chris Robinson,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009

2009 was a pretty eventful year in the world of boxing. For a sport that is said to be ‘dying’ according to some, there was much excitement, intrigue, drama, and suspense that t  
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For $40 million, I'd fight Pacquiao if he had steroids, machine gun
By Michael Marley,, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
n boxing, with all the bitterness and backbiting, the laughs can be few and far between. But Murray Wilson, the restaurant owner who manages next Pacman foe and WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman, made me laugh with his acerbic comment on Floyd Mayweather bypassing the richest bout in   Read Full Story >>>

Is Floyd Mayweather, Jr. really indispensable for Manny Pacquiao's glory?
By Simeon Vergara, Maharlikan Times, Thu, 31 Dec 2009
Despite insistence of some boxing aficionados, many believe in the mainstream America Floyd Mayweather, Jr. is not indispensable for Pound-for-Pound King Manny Pacquiao's glory, which this writer has been believing all along. James Williams, owner of West Boxing Gym in Orange County believe  Read Full Story >>>

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