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Velazquez stops foe, braces for Pacquiao
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 17 Jul 2005
MEXICAN Hector Velazquez yesterday served strong notice to pound-for-pound great Manny Pacquiao as he demolished Trinidad Mendoza in the fifth round at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois.
The Tijuana-based Velazquez dropped Mendoza with a body shot in the fourth, then jumped on his foe in t Read Full Story >>>
Velasquez set for Pacquiao!
By Robert Hoffman, FightNews.com, Sun, 17 Jul 2005
Dominic Pesoli's 8 Count Productions along with Bob Arum's Top Rank Incorporated brought another televised fight card to Chicago Friday night. Televised on Telefutura's weekly boxing series Solo Boxeo De Miller, the event featured a te Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to get P39 million
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 17 Jul 2005
THE MEGABUCKS just keep on falling on Manny Pacquiao’s lap.
If reports are true, Pacquiao will pocket $700,000 (roughly R39 million) when he squares off with Hector Velazquez of Mexico in a 12-rounder at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 10.
Pacquaio is indeed so lucky.
Jus Read Full Story >>>
The Best Damn Mailbag in Boxing 7/16/2005
By Kimo Morrison, Hard Core Boxing, Sun, 17 Jul 2005
Kimo makes his return to the hardest and simply the the Best damn Mailbag in Boxing. Kimo tackles question regarding Mike Tyson, Kostya Tszyu, Teddy Atlas, Manny Pacquiao, and much more.
I'm responding to you because I googled teddy atlas and came up with this website.I just hear Read Full Story >>>
MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA AND ROBBIE PEDEN TO UNIFY THEIR 130-POUND TITLES ON SEPTEMBER 17
Hard Core Boxing, Sun, 17 Jul 2005
It’s always a special night when two world champions put everything they’ve worked so hard for on the line in search of a unification of their titles. Saturday, September 17 will be such a night when WBC super featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera looks to add another chapter to h Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Dela Cruz join pro-Arroyo rally
By Edson Tandoc Jr., Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 17 Jul 2005
A popular boxer, a former hostage of Iraqi militants, local government executives, and a number of showbiz personalities are among the people at the pro-Arroyo rally in Rizal Park on Saturday afternoon.
Boxer Manny Pacquiao, one of those who arrived early at the Quirino Grandstand, posed with fan Read Full Story >>>
Pongsaklek-Rapada on July 29!
By Damrong Simakajornboon, FightNews.com, Sat, 16 Jul 2005
Petchyindee Boxing Promotion announced that WBC fly king Pongsaklek Wonjongkam will battle with Filipino Eric Rapada in a tune-up bout on July 29 at Porkungpao Restaurant in Bangna District, Bangkok. The Thai fighter, who recently failed to reach an agreement for his first WBC title defense in the U Read Full Story >>>
New foe for Velazquez!
FightNews.com, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
Featherweight Hector Velazquez (who is slated to face Manny Pacquiao on September 10 if he wins) has a new opponent for his bout Friday night at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois. Velazquez (41-10-2, 30 KOs) will now face Trinidad Mendoza (21-9-2, 16 KOs) after Aldo Valtierra pulled out. The Read Full Story >>>
Hopkins rules in pound-for-pound rankings
By Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
Some professional boxers duck and parry when they are asked about the mythical "pound for pound" ratings of the best fighters in the sport.
"Oh, I leave that to you guys -- that's for the fans and the media," said junior middleweight champion Kassim Ouma, who fights tonight at the Orleans.
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Pacquiao battles Mexico's Velasquez on Sept. 10 in LA
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
MANNY Pacquiao and Erik Morales are scheduled to fight again. In separate bouts, in the same card.
Promoter Bob Arum revealed this Wednesday as he finally confirmed reports that the Filipino boxing icon will battle WBC Fecarbox featherweight champion Hector Velasquez on Sept. 10 at the Staples Ce Read Full Story >>>
December rematch likely
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
A December rematch looms bright in the horizon if Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and Mexican star Erik Morales will emerge victorious in their forthcoming bouts.
The two colorful and devastating fighters are scheduled to battle separate opponents in an explosive double-header on HBO Pay-Per-View Read Full Story >>>
Hot Pacquiao foe to fight July 15
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
THE Mexican boxer whom Manny Pacquiao is going to trade punches with on Sept. 10 is on a hot streak, having won his last four fights including a stoppage of tough customer Marcos Licona last February.
Hector Velazquez of Tijuana, Mexico is, in fact, fighting on July 15 in Chicago and a victory h Read Full Story >>>
Reign of Escol is Over
By Rey Danseco, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
The reign of little known Filipino champion, Joel Escol, ended on Wednesday when he lost to a veteran Thai fighter who was previously floored by Manny Pacquiao four times.
Escol (9-6-1) failed to continue fighting when Fahsan (3K Battery) Por Thawatchai (47-7-1) floored him twice as Thai referee Read Full Story >>>
Escol Loses IBF Pan Pacific Title Via KO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
The Philippines' Joel Escol lost his IBF Pan Pacific super bantamweight title via a second round knockout at the hands of Thailand’s Fahsan 3K Battery, the same fighter who lost to Manny Pacquiao by a fourth round KO last December 11 in "Yanig sa Taguig" at The Fort.
Escol who won the title Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao fights today (Oops, magsasabong lang pala sa Pasay)
Journal Group, Fri, 15 Jul 2005
Boxing idol Manny Pacquiao is fighting in another arena tonight.
Pacquiao, in partnership with former Congressman Patrick Antonio and Jun Topacio, will field four entries in today's 330 K Big Event derby at the Pasay City cockpit.
Pacquiao and Company, along with the other entries, will fie Read Full Story >>>
THURSDAY FIVE-STAR FIGHT EDITION!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Thu, 14 Jul 2005
Having had my mind on trivial but important matters of late, I can tell you that I'm ready to rock...WIRE HAIRED WONDER TALKS OF ALLIGATORS: Sometimes you can try your hardest to track down promoter Don King ad fail. Be it at his Ohio farmhouse, the Las Vegas mansion, his Big Apple confines, the Flo Read Full Story >>>
Velasquez must get by Valtierra for shot at Pacquiao
BoxingTalk.com, Thu, 14 Jul 2005
8 Count Productions along with Top Rank will present another epsiode of Solo Boxeo at the Aragon Ballroom on Friday, July 15, 2005. Headlining is a twelve-round featherweight bout between veterans Hector Velasquez, 41-10-2 (30 KOs), of Tijuana, Mexico and Aldo Valtierra, 22-7 (12 KOs), of Mexico Cit Read Full Story >>>
Manny to face tough Mexican
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 14 Jul 2005
It doesn’t look like either Kevin Kelley or Carlos Hernandez will be three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent after all.
Top Rank promoter Bob Arum yesterday was quoted by a boxing website as confirming that Pacquiao will face Mexican veteran Hector Velasquez o Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao got P44M from Murad
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 14 Jul 2005
ON THE day Manny Pacquiao revealed that he will be facing Mexican Hector Velazquez on Sept. 10 in Los Angeles, sports website ESPN.com reported that the Filipino boxing star accepted an out-of-court settlement of $800,000 (P44.8 million) from his erstwhile promoter Murad Muhammad.
Dan Rafael, Read Full Story >>>
It's another Mexican foe for Pacquiao
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Thu, 14 Jul 2005
MANNY Pacquiao will climb the ring anew on September 10 to fight Hector Velazquez of Mexico in an explosive HBO doubleheader that also features Erik Morales.
Pacquiao's next bout was reported by Boxingtalk.com. It was promoter Bob Arum who reportedly confirmed the doubleheader and potential rema Read Full Story >>>