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Pacquiao sees futureinside fortune cookie
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 14 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES — There maybe some truth to what is written inside a fortune cookie. Back in Nov. 2003 in San Antonio, Texas, where Manny Pacquiao put on a memorable showing against Marco Antonio Barrera, the Filipino fighter revealed that a few days before dealing the Mexican the worst beati  Read Full Story >>>

First Gent: Manny’s win a unifying factor
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 14 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES–First Gentleman Mike Arroyo has lauded Manny Pacquiao for his resounding victory, which could well serve as a unifying factor for all Filipinos. "What he did was for the Philippines. Whatever he did there, we’re proud of him. He’s very courageous," said the First Ge  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao fan dies after watching idol’s boxing match
By Job B. Belen, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 14 Sep 2005
TIWI, ALBAY—AN AVID FAN OF boxing idol Manny Pacquiao was knocked down by high blood pressure during the first round of Pacquiao’s fight against Mexican Hector Velasquez on Sunday (Manila time). Dr. Bernardo Corral, 73, director of the St. Claire Medical Hospital in this town, died at  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
The stunning victories of Manny Pacquiao and two other Filipino boxers Saturday night in Los Angeles, California could serve as a fair warning to boxing impresarios in the US that the Mexican domination of the American boxing scene is about to come to an end. For so many years, Mexican fighters h  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista should start getting used to celebrity life this early. The WBO Asia Pacific bantam champ may be a destructive genius inside the ring, but he has yet to find an antidote to parry a surfeit of invitations who have been beating each other this early to his door--even befo  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
Former World Boxing Council superfly king Gerry Penalosa's returns to action after almost a year of inactivity has been moved to October 15 from its original October 1 playdate. Penalosa, who recently visited Cebu to serve as sparmate to Japanese Daisuke Naito at the ALA Gym, has confirmed that   Read Full Story >>>

Day of National Pride
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
WE JUST had a triple crown affair. But oops no, it didn’t happen at the racetracks, fellas. That’s for the likes of our “Silver Story” and, yes, America’s “Affirmed.” If you want some more of horseracing stuff, ask Edwin Villanueva, our resident expert on  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria packing star power
By Dayton Morinaga, The Honolulu Advertiser, Tue, 13 Sep 2005

As a newly crowned world champion, Brian Viloria has a world of options. Celebrate in Hawai'i or the Philippines? Fight next at 108 or 112 pounds? Defend his title in Los Angeles or Honolulu? "It's the kind of situation you lo  
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Explosion in LA
By Jannelle So, The Philippine Star, Tue, 13 Sep 2005

LOS ANGELES — Fill in the blank. ____________________ knocked out his opponent in the boxing extravaganza held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last Sept.10, 2005. (A) Rey "Boom-Boom" Bautista (B) Bria  
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Left his heart in Candijay but LA is Rey’s lady
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
CHICAGO – Rey Bautista weighs only 118 pounds as a bantamweight, but with the smoldering hype and increased expectations that he carry, “Boom-Boom” felt as though he was a bloated 200-pounder when fought the other day in Los Angeles, California. It was Rey’s first real te  Read Full Story >>>

Bautista bout nearly scrapped
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
Now it can be told. Bohol bantamweight sensation Rey (Boom Boom) Bautista almost didn’t fight in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Hector Velazquez and Eric Morales-Zahir Raheem double mainer at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last Saturday night (Sunday morning, Manila). At the weigh-  Read Full Story >>>

Brian Viloria - The Hawaiian Punch Finally Realizes Potential
By Curtis McCormick,, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
After toiling for over four years as a professional, Brian Viloria finally got a world title opportunity and the “Hawaiian Punch” didn’t let the moment go to waste. The 2000 US Olympian was in with the much more experienced WBC Super Flyweight Champion Eric Ortiz but Viloria never   Read Full Story >>>

Editorial: Victory times three
By Editorial, Sun.Star Manila, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
IT WAS a glorious day for Philippine boxing last Sunday after three Filipino boxers outfought their respective foes in Los Angeles. Even if temporarily, the country's spirits was buoyed by the triple victories. World boxing super feather-weight champion Emmanuel "Pacman" Pacquiao, Filipino-Ameri  Read Full Story >>>

The buildup for Pacquaio-Morales didn't go quite right
By Richard O'Brien, Sports Illustrated, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
Sometimes there's nothing more satisfying than a good upset. Last Saturday night's card at the Staples Center in Los Angeles -- billed as "Double Trouble" and broadcast live on HBO -- was intended by promoter Bob Arum to be a showcase for prospective opponents Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales.   Read Full Story >>>

Watch out, Morales
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 13 Sep 2005

The die is cast. Manny Pacquiao is definitely fighting Erik Morales in a grudge rematch on Jan. 21, tentatively at the 22,000-seat Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Top Rank promoter Bob Arum said Morales? loss to Zahir Raheem  
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Pacquiao obsessed with Morales rematch
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES, California — Manny Pacquiao is obsessed with Erik Morales. Bewitched? Of course, not. Pacquiao just simply wants a rematch — it could be a grudge rematch. The GenSan hitter is even willing to be away from his loved ones during the holiday season so he could concentrate   Read Full Story >>>

Rematch all about revenge — Manny
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES – Manny Pacquiao, this early, has vowed to get back at Erik Morales. "Talagang mag-hahanda ako ngayon para sa kanya," said the Filipino ring gladiator a day after he knocked out Hector Velazquez at the Staples Center last Saturday. Pacquiao’s sixth-round KO win helped  Read Full Story >>>

PacMan must work on defense, say fans
By Rey Danseco, The Manila Times, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO will have to work on his defense and improve his movement if he hopes to get even with Erik Morales when they square off in a rematch on January 21, boxing observers and fans of the Filipino boxing icon said Monday. Pacquiao is coming off a 6th-round technical knockout of Mexico&#  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vows hard training for rematch vs Morales
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO will not take things lightly as far as his rematch with Erik Morales is concerned, according to the Filipino boxing hero on his website Despite Morales’ unanimous decision defeat to former American Olympian Zahir Raheem, Pacquiao said he would train harder t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao win unites country
By Bert Cuevas, Manila Standard Today, Tue, 13 Sep 2005
A nation obsessed with too much politics that has divided the people rejoiced as one the other day, thanks to Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao, whose sensational sixth-round knockout victory over Mexican Hector Velazquez in Los Angeles, California has united the Filipino people as one race, even if  Read Full Story >>>

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