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Pacman hits Cebu!
By Nick Giongco,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
Manny Pacquiao arrived in Cebu late Friday night with trainer Buboy Fernandez, lawyer Jing Gacal and Solar Sports executive Rico Arce. It could not be determined if Pacquiao's presence has got something to do with Saturday night's big slugfest at the Cebu Sports Complex featuring Rey Bautista and Z   Read Full Story >>>

The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Ugly
By Ted Sares,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
Manny ?Pac-Man? Pacquiao represents what is good in boxing today. Not only for his skills in the ring, but for the way he comports himself outside refusing to engage in trash talk. After a fight, he always praises his opponent in the manner of old school fighters. "Dissing"was not a word back in the  Read Full Story >>>

Was Pacquiao invited?
Fight night full of surprises

By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
CEBU CITY?Reigning world superflyweight titlist Fernando Montiel of Mexico yesterday scored the first surprise of the championship when he downed a tall mug of ice-cold San Miguel Light beer to cap his post weigh-in meal at the Rajah Park Hotel here. Prior to the unscheduled beer, Montiel had to   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
CEBU, PHILIPPINES--Filipino Z 'The Dream' Gorres will try to fulfill a childhood dream of becoming a world champion when he challenges Mexican World Boxing Organization (WBO) superfly king Fernando Montiel tonight as the main event of the huge 'Moment of Truth' card at the 20,000 capacity Cebu City   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007

Z "The Dream" Gorres, the mandatory challenger to WBO super flyweight champion faces the "Moment of Truth" in terms of whether he can match his actions in the ring with the supreme confidence he has shown in the buildup to his dre  
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Gorres battles Mexican with more than just a win at stake
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
CEBU CITY ? For Z Gorres, today?s showdown with Mexico?s Fernando Montiel is all about making a name for himself. Long been fighting under the shadow of his much younger stablemate Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista, Gorres gets the chance to steal the thunder from his hard-hitting buddy when he attempts   Read Full Story >>>

Moment of truth
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
For God and country. This will be the battlecry of Cebuano ring sensation Z "The Dream" Gorres when he challenges defending Mexican champion Fernando "Cochulito" Montiel in a 12-round rumble for the WBO super flyweight title topbilling the "Moment of Truth" card tonight at the Cebu City Sports C  Read Full Story >>>

Moment of truth
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
WILL Z “The Dream” Gorres fulfill his destiny? Or will Fernando “Ko-chulito” Montiel will be successful in keeping his World Boxing Organization (WBO) super-flyweight belt? Gorres will challenge Montiel of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico for the WBO 115lb belt in the main fea  Read Full Story >>>

By Reylan Loberternos,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
“MOMENT OF TRUTH”TOPS SCHEDULE Cebu, RP“Moment of Truth” this Saturday night, the opposing protagonists who are going to strut their stuff in this mammoth fight card, held their final press conference at the plush Waterfront Hotel in Cebu, yesterday. MONTIEL TO STOP GOR  Read Full Story >>>

Duterte to watch Gorres-Montiel fight in Cebu
Sun.Star Davao, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
DAVAO City Mayor Rodrigo R. Duterte will be among thousands of VIPs who will be at ringside when Filipino bomber Z "The Dream" Gorres fights World Boxing Organization (WBO) super flyweight king Fernando Montiel of Mexico in an explosive 12-round championship showdown tonight at the Cebu City Sports   Read Full Story >>>

Sayson: Historic ‘Moment of Truth’
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
CHICAGO - It’s inarguably the biggest boxing spectacle in the history of Cebu City, a memorable fight card where celebrities, blue chip journalists, heavyweight politicians and the common folk will converge to watch an evening of legalized violence. It’s dubbed as “The Moment  Read Full Story >>>

Quijano: It’s all about heart
By Jingo Quijano, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
I AM beginning to like this columnist gig. No, it’s not the free food at the press conferences nor the chance to ogle the round girls who wear skirts shorter than Z’s name. It’s not even the media access pass that allows me to watch the fight for free (although I have to admit, it   Read Full Story >>>

Gomez: Nobody knows Solis!
By Nick Giongco,, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
Golden Boy Promotions (GBP) matchmaker Eric Gomez told the Manila Bulletin on Thursday that Manny Pacquiao is not getting the fight that he truly deserves following the formal annoucement that the Filipino star will face unheralded Mexican Jorge Solis on April 14 in San Antonio, Texas. Gomez, who is  Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao at 130 Pounds: A Mythical Match-Up Now, but at One Point Not So Mythical
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
In the recent press conferences to promote the May 5 showdown between Oscar De la Hoya and Floyd Mayweather Jr., the "Pretty Boy" has been on some serious rants that don't even involve the "Golden Boy". One of his recent verbal assaults has been in regards to Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao. With   Read Full Story >>>

Editorials: Pacquiao’s Ateneo dream
Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
THE decision of boxing icon Manny Pacquiao to go to college after the Department of Education (DepED) issued to him a certificate equivalent to a high school diploma for successfully passing the Accreditation and Equivalency Test is admirable. Forget about his quip about going to Ateneo; he was   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Solis fight puts Comelec in quandary
GMA News Online, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s entry into politics has not only awed the nation but has put the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in a quandary. Comelec spokesman James Jimenez said Friday the scheduled fight in April of Pacquiao, who is seeking a congressional seat this election  Read Full Story >>>

In the battle of Humberto’s, Soto put Toledo’s light's out! Tools to beat Pacman?
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Sat, 24 Feb 2007
When I refer to Pacquiao’s “rain of punches”, I don’t refer to a slight shower, I refer to a storm from hell that would flood the Grand Canyon. With Manny, when it rains it definitely pours and for a guy with faulty skin, Soto could just be out of business at any time because  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007

CEBU, PHILIPPINES--Both WBO superfly champ Fernando Montiel and challenger Z 'The Dream' Gorres made weight at today's official weigh-in held at the Rajah Park Hotel here. Montiel, who earlier made at least five tries  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007
As a testament to its being the biggest boxing event in the history of Cebu boxing, more than 3,000 VIP's (local, national and international) have confirmed their attendance for tomorrow's mammoth 'Moment of Truth' card at the Cebu City Sports Complex. Superstar Manny Pacquiao is on the list of V  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 23 Feb 2007

CEBU, PHILIPPINES -- WBO President Paco Valcarcel landed here last night as a special guest for this Saturday's huge 'Moment of Truth' card featuring WBO superfly king Fernando Montiel defending against local hero Z 'The   
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