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Politics ?taints? Pacquiao?s return to Manila
The Daily Tribune, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Politics again tainted the achievement of Filipino boxing hero Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao from the moment his flight from Los Angeles landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before dawn yesterday.
Several political figures belonging to the ruling administration party beat the crowd o Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao arrives at airport packed with fans, media people
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
(UPDATE) FILIPINO boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived in Manila from Los Angeles before dawn Friday and was mobbed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 by throngs of fans and media people.
Pacquiao was with Jimrex Jaca, who knocked out Mexican Geronimo Hernandez in the first roun Read Full Story >>>
Gorres, Amonsot motor to Vegas on Sunday
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Z "The Dream" Gorres and Czar Amonsot, who are currently training at the Wild Card Card Gym in Los Angeles, are slated to motor to Sin City on Sunday in preparation for their respective bouts on February 3 at the Mardi Gras Ballroom of the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas.
The southpaw Gorres will tak Read Full Story >>>
TRUE DIE-HARD FILIPINO BOXING FAN
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
This past week boxing business manager Michael Koncz received a warm correspondence from a doctor in Canoga Park, California. This was not the first time that Koncz received communications of solicitation pertaining to boxers he is involved with.
However, this one seemed special in that a doct Read Full Story >>>
BUHAIN ATTENDS WBC NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Still ecstatic over Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao's convincing TKO over "El Terrible No More" of Mexico, GAB Chairman Eric R. Buhain is already in Cancun, Mexico to attend its well-prepared celebration of the event dubbed as the "Night of the Champions".
Buhain is one of the members of the Board of Go Read Full Story >>>
JUST WHO IS A CHAMPION, ANYWAY?
By Michael Swann, 15rounds.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Last week the Miss America Pageant was held in Las Vegas after 86 years in Atlantic City. Once the standard of female pulchritude, the contest has fallen on hard times in recent years and relocated in an effort to r Read Full Story >>>
Roach sees no early Pacman-Morales III
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES -- Speaking of immediate prospects, trainer Freddie Roach said Manny Pacquiao would “rest in Manila, fight two more fights this year, while waiting for Morales to be ready next year.”
That means there would be no Pacquiao-Morales III this year, although Marco Antonio Barre Read Full Story >>>
Morales faces uncertain future
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES - What does the future hold for Erik Morales? After absorbing a TKO loss to Manny Pacquiao over the weekend in Las Vegas, even those who are close to the Tijuanan native could tell what’s on his mind.
Morales and Top Rank publicist Ricardo Jimenez, who should know because h Read Full Story >>>
East is alive and kicking
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS – Former World Boxing Association (WBA) junior welterweight champion Morris East is living the good life here and making a name for himself as a fight trainer at the world famous Johnny Tocco gym.
East, 32, was born in Olongapo City to Rosario Santillan and an American father who Read Full Story >>>
Barrera wants rematch with Pacman
The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Marco Antonio Barrera, the Mexican legend whom Manny Pacquiao demolished via 11th round technical knockout at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas in 2003 to gain worldwide recognition, on Wednesday said he wants a rematch with the Filipino boxing icon this year.
In an interview with Boxingscene. Read Full Story >>>
Keys to victory
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao’s recent win over Erik Morales was harder than it looked. To be sure, the Mexican gave it his all and didn’t want to lose.
Pacquiao had several shaky moments when Morales loaded up and seemed to take control with his precision punching. Right in the first round, Pacqui Read Full Story >>>
Home is the Hero
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao will have very little or no time at all to rest when he sets foot at the Centennial Airport early today, nearly a week after he rocked the boxing world with a sensational knockout win over Erik Morales in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao was scheduled to board a Philippine Read Full Story >>>
Hail Pac-Man, Morales future, Barrera, Judah joke
SecondsOut.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Howdy. In this week's bag of bombast and bile we pay give homage to the mighty Pac-Man, pay tribute to the fallen Morales, consider if Erik is shot, and express dismay that the Floyd Mayweather v Zab Judah "world title" match is actually still taking place after Judah's latest dressing down.
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Searching For Manny Pacquiao
The Sweet Science, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Trainer Freddie Roach said Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Erik Morales was the best win of his life. To beat Morales like that, nobody expected that. Manny does the work and he listens to me. I only have to guide him through and when the bell rings he’s the one who fights, said Roach. And Read Full Story >>>
Everybody is 'searching' for Manny
Journal Group, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
MANNY Pacquiao's popularity soared to new heights following his sensational technical knockout win over Erik Morales.
Proof of it was his inclusion in the top five most searched name in sports in the top web searches of Yahoo!
The keyword 'Manny Pacquiao' in the Yahoo search engine jumped to Read Full Story >>>
Nation to give a hero’s welcome for Pacquiao today
The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
The nation, led by the City of Manila, has prepared an unprecedented welcome today for boxing champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao.
Manila Mayor Lito Atienza said hundreds of thousands of fans and supporters are expected to line the route of a scheduled ticker-tape parade around the city, passing Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao returns today
By Tito Talao, Tempo, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Nobody else does it better. For sheer bombast and pompous preparation, leave it to Filipinos to outdo any other race in the whole world.
But with the much-awaited return today of boxing hero Manny Pacquiao – a triumphant homecoming expected to touch off the wildest celebration ever acco Read Full Story >>>
3,500 cops to secure Pacquiao
Tempo, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
All is set for the arrival of Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao today as at least 3,500 policemen, 550 of them from the Manila Police District, will be deployed to secure the hero's welcome that awaits him following his victory over Mexican Erik Morales.
The National Capital Region Pol Read Full Story >>>
How many heroes do we need?
By Egay Serrano, Journal Group, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Lapu-lapu startled the whole European world when he defeated and killed Ferdinand Magellan in the Island of Mactan. Magellan became the first famous explorer that perished in the hands of an Asian; while Lapu-lapu showed the New World our love for freedom and became the first Filipino hero in our re Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao back today, gets hero’s welcome
Manila Standard Today, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
MALACA?ANG and the city government of Manila have prepared a grand celebration for returning boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, who arrives today after knocking out Mexican ring legend Erik Morales in Las Vegas last Sunday.
However, Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said President Gloria Macapagal Arr Read Full Story >>>