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Pacquiao prepares for congressional fight
By Allen V. Estabillo, MindaNews, Thu, 19 Apr 2007
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/18 April) -- Boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao has scrapped his usual post-fight break in favor of yet another fight: the congressional race. Pacquiao returned home this morning from his victory at the World Boxing Council International Super Featerweight title bout   Read Full Story >>>

Pacman blazes campaign trail
By PNA,, Thu, 19 Apr 2007
Boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao appears to have scrapped his usual post-fight break this time in favor of yet another fight. Barely three days after successfully defending his World Boxing Council International Super Featherweight title in San Antonio, Texas last Sunday, Pacquiao returned hom  Read Full Story >>>

Solis tougher than Larios
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 19 Apr 2007
SAN ANTONIO – Take it from Manny Pacquiao. His latest victim Jorge Solis was a tougher opponent than Oscar Larios whom he outpointed in a 12-round bout at the Araneta Coliseum last July. It didn’t take long for Pacquiao to reply when asked who was tougher. Solis, lanky and rangy,  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao political rival leads welcome rites in GenSan
By John Paul Jubelag, The Philippine Star, Thu, 19 Apr 2007
GENERAL SANTOS CITY –Yesterday’s grandest hero’s welcome for Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao saw contending local politicians setting aside their differences. General Santos City Mayor Pedro Acharon Jr. and re-electionist Darlene Antonino-Custodio met with Pacquiao and his   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao 'mutates' into a politician at GenSan parade
GMA News Online, Thu, 19 Apr 2007
On Wednesday morning, he was acting like a boxing champ that he was, waving to thousands of supporters who crowded the roads of General Santos City and other towns of South Cotabato. In the afternoon however, after the hero’s welcome, radio dzBB reported that Manny Pacquiao rode in another  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao arrives in Gen. Santos City
The Manila Times, Thu, 19 Apr 2007
WBC INTERNATIONAL superfeatherweight champion Manny Pacquiao was given a fitting heroes welcome by his native hometown General Santos City upon arrival on Wednesday. But unlike the festivities in Manila, the peoples’ champion this time was freed by the funfare from local politicians, who d  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 18 Apr 2007

The Golden Boy Oscar De la Hoya, in the thick of training for his May 5 super-bout with the other-worldly Floyd Mayweather Jr, has informed ABS-CBN that he seems to have found the 'fountain of youth' under trainer Fredd  
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
The reported split between celebrated, two-time “Trainer of the Year” Freddie Roach and his assistant - conditioning expert Justin Fortune - was allegedly caused by intrigues sown by Canadian Michael Koncz. Efforts to contact Roach in Puerto Rico where he is training Oscar De La Hoya  Read Full Story >>>

Do you believe in d?j? vu?
By Ed de la Vega, DDS,, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
They say that lightning never strikes on the same place twice. Others say, “Love is lovelier the second time around”. With that in mind, I ask: Do you believe in d?j? vu? But what has that got to do with boxing? Part of the fun of being a media person cum amateur sports photogra  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer has warned Top Rank’s Bob Arum to lay off former WBC super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera. Schaefer expressed his disgust over claims by Arum that Barrera was leaving Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions and disclosed that   Read Full Story >>>


More than a hundred of Dr. Ed de la Vega's photos of last Saturday's Pacquiao vs Solis fight are now up at photo gallery. Click the link below to view the full gallery: Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao refuses to ride float with poll rival
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines -- As promised, the city government rolled out the red carpet for the homecoming of its greatest son, boxing icon Manny Pacquaio. Mayor Pedro Acharon earlier proposed that Pacquiao ride on the local government unit (LGU) float along with him and South Cotabato Rep  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman gobbles up Solis!
By Ace Freeman,, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
Manny Pacquiao scored another definitive knockout win in San Antonio, Texas last Saturday night, April 14. Ace Freeman recaps the fight and looks ahead at what’s next for the Pacman. Only on! April 18, 2007 With the Eric Morales chapter of his career finally behind him, Mann  Read Full Story >>>

Wins By Mijares and Pacquiao Open Doors to Bigger Summer Fights
By David A. Avila, The Sweet Science, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
Victories by Cristian Mijares and Manny Pacquiao lit the fuse to a number of potentially explosive fights for the summer. First, Mijares dominating performance last Saturday against Jorge Arce proved he’s the class of the junior bantamweight division with his nifty southpaw moves and pinpoi  Read Full Story >>>

FilAms ask Pacquiao: Keep off politics
By Jun Ilagan, Philippine News Online, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
Before a raucous crowd of 15,000, super featherweight Manny Pacquiao once again displayed his world-class boxing skills when he demolished Mexico’s Jorge “El Coloradito” Solis in the 8th round of the “Blazing Glory” brawl at The Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday  Read Full Story >>>

Tampos Ready to 'Rock' Sonsona's World
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
Philippine superfly champion Eden 'Magnifico' Sonsona will have a tough defense of his title when he takes on challenger Marvin Tampos in a 12-round scorcher topbilling the 'Bakbakan sa Binangonan' on April 21 at the Ynares Plaza in Binangonan, Rizal. The fight pits the skillful Sonsona against   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 18 Apr 2007

Reliable sources from the camp of superstar Manny Pacquiao have informed that celebrated trainer Freddie Roach and his long-time assistant Justin Fortune have headed to split  
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Pacquiao arrives in GenSan; Darlene, pols won't join float
GMA News Online, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
Unlike festivities in Manila City, local officials and candidates in General Santos City will not join Filipino sports icon and congressional bet Manny Pacquiao at his float during this Wednesday's victory motorcade in the boxer's hometown. Radio station dzBB reported that Pacquiao arrived at the  Read Full Story >>>

Politicians bask in Paquiao's glory
By Gilbert Felongco, Gulf Daily News, Wed, 18 Apr 2007

Manila: Politicians had a field day yesterday as they basked in the limelight cast on boxer Manny "Pacman" Paquiao who returned to a hero's welcome in Manila. Paquiao moved around the capital in a motorcade  
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Save Manny Pacquiao from mediocre Mexicans
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 18 Apr 2007
MANILA, Philippines -- The foe, a mediocre Mexican with very feeble knees, failed to bring out the best in Manny Pacquiao. There was serious drama, but the collective heroics did not reach the required noble level. In fact, Pacquiao had to be cut on the left eyebrow -- a live wire accidentally  Read Full Story >>>

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