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Pacquiao calls on BF, offers to help MMDA
By Chito Chavez, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 07 Aug 2005
Braving strong rains, boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao paid a courtesy call yesterday on Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Bayani Fernando and offered his help to the agency.
The former world champion, who is set to leave for Los Angeles for his September 10 fight with Me Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao exorcises ‘bad spirits’
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 06 Aug 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO visited his old haunt yesterday in an effort to tame the spirits of the L&M Gym which he blamed as the reason for having failed to win his last two bouts.
Pacquiao said luck was not on his side when he fought Juan Manuel Marquez and Erik Morales and he theorized that his inabilit Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao's Opponent is Tough
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 06 Aug 2005
Lawyer Keith Davidson, a member of Manny Pacquiao’s new management team said yesterday that the Filipino ring idol cannot “underestimate” Mexican Hector Velasquez whom he fights on September 10. Velasquez has a record of 42-10-2 with 31 knockouts and in his last fight on July 15 s Read Full Story >>>
Face to face at last - with Manny Pacquiao
By Manuel N. Oyson Jr., Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 06 Aug 2005
REMEMBER that item in this column (‘Manny Pacquiao calls and says I’ll receive one million,’ SSC-May 20, 2005)? I now know that it was not really him who called me on the phone one time, though he was in Cebu then.
The guy on the other line had informed me that I would be recei Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao predicts win over Mexican
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Fri, 05 Aug 2005
Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao arrived in Cebu yesterday, predicting a victory over Hector Velasquez of Mexico when they slug it out in the blockbuster card that also features Mexican star Erik Morales on Sept. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
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Pacquiao wows ’em in Cebu
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 05 Aug 2005
CEBU CITY — Manny Pacquiao made good on his promise to local promoter Wakee Salud that he will make a one-day stopover and work out a sweat in preparation for his departure for the US on Sunday night.
Pacquiao was mobbed by his fans as soon as he stepped out of the plane at Mactan Airport Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao stirs Cebu for a day
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 05 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao’s visit to Cebu was an eventful affair, far from the planned low-profile stop the boxing icon’s host had wanted.
Cebuano fans trooped and mobbed the boxing superstar upon his arrival at the Mactan-Cebu International Airport at 10 a.m. yesterday until the time he checke Read Full Story >>>
Fine workout for Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Fri, 05 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao had what boxing manager and promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud described as a good workout at Salud’s gym in Cebu City yesterday afternoon.
Pacquiao, who is forced to push himself in training to make up for his late nights shooting a movie, participating in cockfighting Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to promote bout in Los Angeles
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Fri, 05 Aug 2005
FILIPINO ring warrior Manny Pacquiao will promote his coming bout with Hector Velazquez in a press conference on August 11 in Los Angeles.
Pacquiao will be accompanied in the forum, organized by Top Rank, by chief trainer Freddie Roach and his manager Shelly Finkel, according to 15rounds.com.
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Pacquiao and Velasquez To Attend August 11 Press Conference
By Rey Danseco, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 05 Aug 2005
Former two-time world champion Manny Pacquiao will appear for a press conference promoting his September 10th fight on August 11 in Los Angeles, California.
Pacquiao, who remains in the Philippines for a several-day initial training period, will discuss his upcoming fight against Mexico’s t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in top shape
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- With still over a month to go before he steps into the ring again Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao claims he is already in top shape.
"One hundred thirty three pounds," he told a lean crowd inside a gym named after him that is owned by businessman Rey Golingan.
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Bautista may fight in Pacquiao card
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
ALA Stable teenage sensation Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista may fight in the undercard of the blockbuster double-header featuring Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and Mexican superstar Erik Morales on September 10 at the Staples Center - homecourt of NBA’s LA Lakers - in Los Angeles, Ca Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in Cebu Today to Train at Salud’s RWS Gym
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
Filipino ring star Manny “The Destroyer” Pacquiao confirmed yesterday that will be coming over to Cebu to train for three days at the RWS Gym owned by Cebuano topnotch promoter Rex “Wakee” Salud.
Pacquiao said that he will be arriving in the Queen City of the South at 11 am Read Full Story >>>
MANNY PACQUAIO PRESS CONFERENCE AUGUST 11 IN L.A.!!!!
15rounds.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
Two-time world champion Manny Pacquaio - the Phillippines greatest sports hero - will be at a Top Rank press conference on Thursday, August 11 to discuss his upcoming bout at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles.
Shelly Finkel, who handles Pacquiao and chief trainer Freddie Roach will accompany the Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Velasquez, Morales-Raheem on Sept.10, HBO
EastSideBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
03.08.05 - Two-time world champion Manny Pacquiao - the Philippines greatest sports hero - will be at a Top Rank press conference on Thursday, August 11 to discuss his upcoming bout at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. Shelly Finkel, who handles Pacquiao and chief trainer Freddie Roach will accompa Read Full Story >>>
FILIPINO MAGNATE FILES BOGUS SUIT AGAINST PRESS!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
NAZARIO FILES LAME SUIT BEFORE MURAD WAS KO'D!
Boxing fans, if you read the next few paragraphs in their entirety, you'll see how they spell bulls*it in Tagalog, the native tongue of the Philippines. A few months ago, we were beating the stuffing out of Philippine boxing magnate Rod Nazario. I co Read Full Story >>>
Roach lets Pacquiao train in Cebu gym before leaving for Wild Card
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
Top-tie trainer Freddie Roach allowed his ward Manny Pacquiao to stay a full week to train at the RWS Gym in Punta Princesa, Cebu City starting today.
Pacquiao, who will fly in from Davao City with his wife Jinkee and son Emmanuel Jr., is expected to be at Wakee Salud’s gym at 1 p.m. for l Read Full Story >>>
Laurente in Big Win in Japan
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
Former Oriental Pacific Boxing Federation lightweight champion Dennis Laurente of the Philippines has scored a big win over undefeated Yuki Yushizawa at the famed Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday.
The 28 year old Laurente who lost the OPBF title to Chikashi Inada via a split decision last M Read Full Story >>>
LAURENTE SCORES WIN IN JAPAN
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Aug 2005
Former Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation lightweight ruler Dennis Laurente of the Johnny Elorde Stable scored one important victory the other day when he knocked down previously unbeaten Japanese no. 9 lightweight Yuki Yoshizawa in the opening round and went on to score a well-received majority Read Full Story >>>
Rey Bautista's Opponent On Aug. 19 Named!
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 03 Aug 2005
Rey Bautista's opponent for his upcoming fight on August 19 in Stockton, California was finally named. BoxRec reported today that Bautista will take on Mexican-American Samuel Lopez, the reigning WBA Fedelatin bantamweight champion. Lopez, fighting out of North Hills, CA via Mexico City has a reco Read Full Story >>>