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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 >>>
Police all set for Pacquiao homecoming
By Joel Francis Guinto, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
CLOSE to 4,000 policemen will be deployed to secure boxing champion Manny Pacquiao when he comes home to a hero's welcome on Friday, Metro Manila's police chief said Thursday.
Troops from Task Force Pacquiao will secure the routes of the ticker tape parade, which will pass through Manila and Quezon Read Full Story >>>
A 'Cinderella moment': Pacquiao and Filipino pride
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
DESPITE the Filipinos' own long love affair with boxing, it had to come from Hollywood. The late Fernando Poe Jr. did come up with a blockbuster hit with himself depicting the role of the man in the cordoned ring, but it was "Cinderella Man," starring Russel Crowe, that gave it heart, packed it with Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, celebrities eyed for Charter change drive
By Jerry E. Esplanada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
IMAGINE the likes of Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao and Miss International Lara Quigaman joining other sports luminaries and movie and TV stars in rooting for constitutional reform?
"But first things first," said Mayor Edward Hagedorn of Puerto Princesa City. Are Pacquiao and other pop icons Read Full Story >>>
El Terrible definitely on the decline
By Matthew Aguilar, El Paso Times, Thu, 26 Jan 2006
Where else to start out but with Manny Pacquiao's brilliant demolition of Erik Morales last week in Las Vegas?
Going in, Pacquiao was the favorite. But who would have thought the fabulous Filipino would take apart one of the greatest fighters of this generation like that?
A slugfest turned int Read Full Story >>>
Morales' time may be up
SGVTribune.com, Thu, 26 Jan 2006
Erik Morales has been in a lot of ring wars. And at 29, he is getting somewhat old for a man fighting in the lower weights.
After being stopped by Manny Pacquiao in the 10th round of a thriller Saturday at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Morales was taken to Valley Hospital for precautionary me Read Full Story >>>
Erik Morales confirma su presencia en Canc?n
BoxLatino.com, Thu, 26 Jan 2006
El tijuanense Erik Morales estar? presente en la Cena de Campeones programada en Canc?n del 28 al 31 del presente mes, en la cual recibir? un trofeo junto a grandes figuras del boxeo mundial.
El "Terrible" Read Full Story >>>
Filipino struggle for excellence
PIA Information Service, Thu, 26 Jan 2006
Baguio City (26 January) -- With the arrival of Manny Pacquiao and his visit to the Palace today, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo again join the people's champ as they reiterate their call for unity among Filipinos. His triumph exemplifies the strong fighting spirit of the Filipino not just in the Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao breaks into the world's most searched name on the Internet!
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 26 Jan 2006
Jan 26, 2006 -- Search engine giant Yahoo! today announce that Manny Pacquiao has cracked into the top five most searched name in sports on the Yahoo! search engine.
Yahoo! prominently reported on its main page and with a picture Read Full Story >>>
Is Pacquiao Afraid of Facing the Best?
By Esteban Rodriguez, EastSideBoxing.com, Thu, 26 Jan 2006
Immediately following Pacquiao’s 10-round destruction of Erik Morales on Saturday night, speculation started on who would be Pacquiao’s next opponent. He expressed interest in either fighting Morales, once again, or Marc Read Full Story >>>