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Ugly dent for WBO; Judges, not ref screwed Gorres
By Dennis Principe,, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
SATURDAY night’s controversial split verdict victory of Fernando Montiel over Filipino challenger Z “The Dream” Gorres may lead to an unexpected chink in what has been considered as strong bond between the Philippines and the World Boxing Organization. The monumental boxing car  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao foe trains for fight of his life
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
JORGE SOLIS of Mexico is going the extra mile in his training for the biggest fight of his life. Lined up against Manny Pacquiao, boxing’s most explosive puncher, on April 14 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Solis has been in deep training in his native Guadalajara and is booked t  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista gets big break
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
AFTER his third round knockout win over Marino Montiel Gonzales last Saturday, the new WBO Inter-Continental and WBO youth super bantamweight champion Rey “Boom-Boom” Bautista is set to fight under the Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. WBC Jr. middleweight championship on May 5 a  Read Full Story >>>

Voice Vote In Cebu! Finally, A Politician Who Is Not Tone Deaf! Manny Hears, Yields To Vox Populi!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
I do not come to buy Manny Pacquiao's dreams of public service to his beloved homeland. Today, my fellow Pacmaniacs, I come to praise this young athlete whose limited education did not hamper him when he heard the vox populi, the voice of his people. Finally, a political hopeful who is not tone d  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao in a quandary: To run or not to run on May 14
GMA News Online, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
Saying he now wants to concentrate on his sport, Filipino boxing champion Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao on Monday said he will set aside for the meantime his plans to seek the congressional post in the first district of South Cotabato. Pacquio, in an interview with GMA's 24 Oras, said he will first foc  Read Full Story >>>

Quijano: Fans roll out ‘Ceboo welcome’ for PacMan
Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
REPEAT after me. Boxing is alive and well in Cebu. Kudos to Sammy Gello-ani and Golden Boy Promotions for such a spectacular event. My only minor complaint is that I couldn’t be true to my column as there were no last rounds for me to drink. Repeat after me again. Z Gorres won that fight  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Withdraws Congressional Bid
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Boxing Confidential, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
After being heckled and booed in Cebu last Saturday, superstar Manny Pacquiao apparently took notice of the writing on the wall and announced yesterday that he was withdrawing his political aspirations to concentrate on his upcoming fight with Mexican Jorge Solis on April 14. Pacquiao had planned  Read Full Story >>>

Pages: For Z, more Zzzz’s before The Dream
Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
THE last time I saw Manny Pacquiao at the Cebu City Sports Center, it was one year ago—Feb. 24, 2006—during the Cebu City Charter Day celebration. Manny was greeted by thousands who overflowed the grandstand bleachers to clap and cheer and wave at our RP hero. Manny sang his sentimen  Read Full Story >>>

Malilong: Boo for the politician
Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
“WOW, I was that near him,” my grandson, Chico, gushed after Manny Pacquiao passed by the improvised ringside section of the Cebu City Sports Center last Saturday evening. Many others were not as thrilled, however, loudly booing when the boxer’s name was announced. They did not hav  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Tue, 27 Feb 2007

Sitting just a few feet away from ring action where some of the country's brightest hopes in boxing were fighting for fame and glory, a dejected-looking Manny Pacquiao sat silently and gazing blankly at the squared c  
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‘Pacman’ wants out of politics?
By Evelyn Macairan, The Philippine Star, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
Is boxing champion Manny Pacquiao running for Congress? Manila Mayor Lito Atienza said yesterday Pacquiao is withdrawing from the congressional race in General Santos City in South Cotabato to focus on his boxing career. However, Pacquiao said in an interview on GMA 7’s 24 Oras that he  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao takes second look at politics
ABS-CBN News, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
He has yet to file his candidacy for congressman of South Cotabato but this early, boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is already having second thoughts about semi-shifting his career to politics. On Saturday night, Pacquiao was reportedly "booed" by audience who watched the "Battle of Cebu" between Filip  Read Full Story >>>

BWM 'blacklists' Pacquiao, Palparan, Garcillano
ABS-CBN News, Tue, 27 Feb 2007
The Black and White Movement on Monday advised voters not to vote for boxing champ Manny Pacquiao, retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan, former congressman Romeo Jalosjos and former poll commissioner Virgilio Garcillano in the May elections. Former social welfare secretary Corazon Soliman said memb  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 26 Feb 2007
Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao has decided to heed the clamor of millions of his countrymen and will not run for the congressional seat of South Cotabato in the May elections but instead will concentrate on his boxing career. Manila Mayor Lito Atienza visited Cebu along with well-known electi  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Mon, 26 Feb 2007
Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao has declared that he will forego his plan to run in the Philippine May elections and instead concentrate on his upcoming fight on April 14 against Mexican Jorge Solis to be held at the historic Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, according to broadcast reports by Phili  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 26 Feb 2007
Emerging ring sensation, undefeated super bantamweight Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista who is ranked No.1 by the WBO faces the toughest battle of his young ring career when he takes on No. 2 contender Sergio Manuel ?Rocky? Medina of Argentina in a title eliminator on the undercard of the May 5 showdown be  Read Full Story >>>

By Dong Secuya,, Mon, 26 Feb 2007

Gonzales grimaces in pain after being hit by Bautista's trademark body shot. After an easy third round disposal of last minute substitute Marino Montiel Gonzales of Mexico during last Saturday's co-feature bout in   
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Headlines I Thought I Would Never See...Pacman Booed In Cebu City?
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Mon, 26 Feb 2007
Yet it happened. All media reports from ringside in Cebu City reported that there was some booing of the Filipino national idol and, more importantly, my personal pugilistic idol among active fighters (relax, Ali, relax!), from the crowd of 20,000. I don't think we blow this off or assign blame to 1  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao cheered, booed in Cebu City
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 26 Feb 2007
CEBU CITY— Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao got a not-so warm reception from local fans during his appearance in Saturday’s boxing card headlined by Boom Boom Bautista and Z Gorres at the Cebu City sports complex. Pacquiao was cheered and booed at the same time when he made his way to the   Read Full Story >>>

John Whisler: Arum aims high with starlit card
San Antonio Express, Mon, 26 Feb 2007
If nothing else, you can bet this is a promotion that will be done right, unlike the last Alamodome card that featured a geezerweight in the main event and a nutcase running the show. What a disaster that turned out to be. Evander Holyfield has moved on to greener pastures — Corpus Christ  Read Full Story >>>

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