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PacMan’ now top WBC title contender
ABS-CBN News, Sat, 18 Feb 2006
The World Boxing Council has officially ranked Manny Pacquiao as the No. 1 contender to reigning WBC super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera in its latest world ratings for February released Friday.
Previously No. 2, Pacquiao has swapped places with former top-ranked challenger Erik Mo Read Full Story >>>
Echo & Manny both good lovers
By Remy Umerez, Journal Group, Sat, 18 Feb 2006
ONCE and for all, Jericho Rosales has finally admitted that Heart Evangelista has been his girlfriend for five months. He said he cannot recall when the courtship began, but definitely it was while they were doing Panday. Read Full Story >>>
Through thick and thin
By Julie Y. Daza, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 18 Feb 2006
WAS anyone surprised that Manny Pacquiao has a lovechild? No one. Was anyone surprised at his reaction to the "news?" No one.
Was anyone surprised that no one was surprised? In this macho world? No, of course not.
I was not even mildly surprised at Mrs. Pacquiao’s reaction. She dismis Read Full Story >>>
New Hope for Filipino Vets
By Rodel E. Rodis, AsianWeek, Sat, 18 Feb 2006
The fervent wish of Manny Pacquiao, expressed simply after his stunning victory over Mexican champion Erik Morales in Las Vegas, on Jan. 21, was sana magkaintindihan na po tayong lahat.
Colloquially, the Pac-Man was saying, “I hope we’ll all finally end our differences.”
Pa Read Full Story >>>
THANK YOU, MADAME PRESIDENT!
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 17 Feb 2006
If there is one agency in the national government which is under the direct supervision now of the President's Office it is the Games and Amusements Board.
Apart from all these victories that we witnessed courtesy of our world classs pro boxers, the incumbent leadership of our strong republic, H Read Full Story >>>
MANDAUE FETES FOUR BOXING HEROES TODAY
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 17 Feb 2006
Mandaue City, led by City Mayor Thadeo Ouano, will honor four boxing luminaries today who have brought prestige and worldwide acclaim to the country, as it rolls out the red carpet with a motorcade for Rodel Mayol, Malcolm Tunacao, Randy Suico and Z Gorres.
The four fighters, who all have what it Read Full Story >>>
Mandaue to hand out P25T each to 4 boxers
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 17 Feb 2006
Four decorated boxing champions will be P25,000 richer today when the Mandaue City Government hands out awards for their respective exploits in the ring.
Mandaue natives Malcolm Tu?anao, Rodel Mayol, Randy Suico and Z Gorres will be given elaborate recognition rites today to show its appreciatio Read Full Story >>>
Speed is Viloria’s chief asset
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 17 Feb 2006
World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria’s manager Gary Gittelsohn said the other day the Ilocano fighter’s superior speed, not his power, will take the starch out of Mexican challenger Jose Antonio Aguirre in their 12-round title bout at the Aladdin Hotel and Cas Read Full Story >>>
Video pirates scalp 'Pacman'
By Jerry E. Esplanada, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 17 Feb 2006
PIRATES have added Manny Pacquiao to their list of celebrity victims.
They have been cashing in on the Filipino boxing champion's popularity following his recent knockout win over Mexican Erik "El Terible" Morales in Las Vegas.
Original copies of the Pacquiao-Morales rematch are being sold for Read Full Story >>>
A Pac Man That Won't Be Eaten
By Antonio Santiago, RingsideReport.com, Fri, 17 Feb 2006
Pac Man versus Pac Man. Remember the little, yellow 1980s game console figure that had us 1980s kids and teenagers hooked for hours to the television screen as we tried to avoid getting eaten by those four pesky little ghosts? Now, think about Read Full Story >>>
An advise Pacman should be getting
By Ding T. Marcelo, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 17 Feb 2006
EVERYONE is advising Manny Pacquiao to be on the lookout for people who will try to take advantage of him. He’s also been told to be wary of people appearing to be after his welfare but whose intentions are the opposite.
On top of the list are politicians, followed by agents and marketer Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE: VILORIA SEEKS KIN IN CEBU
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 16 Feb 2006
Unknown to many, World Boxing Council light-flyweight champ Brian "Hawaiian Punch" Viloria has relatives in Talisay City whom he wants to meet soon when he gets the chance to visit Cebu after his fight with Jose Antonio Aguirre this Sunday at the Alladin Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
In a recent Read Full Story >>>
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Thu, 16 Feb 2006
In late May, as Ruben Contreras fought for his life, Brian Viloria - who had faced the rugged Mexican at Staples Center in Los Angeles in that ill-fated bout - was considering walking away from the game. But by early September, he woul Read Full Story >>>
Morales to recall prodigal father?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 16 Feb 2006
After losing to Manny Pacquiao on a knockout last month, Erik Morales will probably sack trainer Jose Luis Lopez and recall his father Jose who was in El Terrible’s corner for 48 wins until the setback to Zahir Raheem last September.
Morales’ father, known as Olivaritos for his resem Read Full Story >>>
European champion possible Manny foe
ABS-CBN News, Thu, 16 Feb 2006
If Manny Pacquiao runs out of Mexicans to fight at the super featherweight level, he can always look to jolly old England for opponents.
One of them could be Alex Arthur, the current European, British and Commonwealth 130-pound champion, who would defeat the Filipino icon easily if they faced off Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Morales III is on, Arum insists
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 16 Feb 2006
THE EAGERLY awaited Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales III is on.
Bob Arum, one of the world’s premier boxing promoter, insisted on this yesterday after getting an assurance from Pacquiao’s management team that the Filipino superstar had agreed to meet Morales a third time at 132 lbs.
In Read Full Story >>>
Q&A Bob Arum!
By Jose Reyes, FightNews.com, Thu, 16 Feb 2006
Fightnews caught up with Hall of Fame promoter and chief of Top Rank Bob Arum at Hooters in McAllen, Texas. The last stop for Arum, who was doing a grueling two-day Texas promotional tour for the “Real Warriors” fight card that is to be held at the Aladdin Resort Casino in Las Vegas this Read Full Story >>>
FLT Films to produce three Pacquiao movies
The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 16 Feb 2006
FLT Films International is back with a vengeance. The executive producer, Mommy Rose Flaminiano, told us she’s producing not only one but three movies about our boxing champ, Manny Pacquiao. The first one, simply titled "Pacquiao," is a co-production with Star Cinema and Manny Pacquiao himself Read Full Story >>>
BUHAIN'S REMINDER TO BOXING JUDGES; MEETING RENE BARRIENTOS
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 15 Feb 2006
In the aftermath of a big controversy surrounding an OPBF bout in Japan last February 5, Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain immediately rolled up his sleeves by reviewing a videotape of the said fight, and issued a reminder to the country's boxing judges to avoid scoring 10-10 even roun Read Full Story >>>
MORALES-PACQUIAO II: A Battle for the Ages
By Sal Acevedo Jr., FightBeat.com, Wed, 15 Feb 2006
Recently we had the honor to witness Eric “Terrible” Morales and Manny “Pac Man” Pacquiao go to war in a thrilling rematch dubbed “The Battle”. For the second time, these little giants spoiled us with unforgettable moments, round after round.
The saga contin Read Full Story >>>