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By Kenny Perrault,, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao treated the boxing world to a great fight tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was all action from the opening bell as both men took turns pounding on each other. As usual Pacquiao was looking to land his left hand but Morales had his right hand glued to  Read Full Story >>>

?I think I won the fight? ? Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS ? His face practically reduced to a puffy mask, Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao said he thought he won the fight against Erik Morales and felt sad that he had failed his nation. "I think I won the fight," he said during an interview with broadcaster Chino Trinidad shortly after losi  Read Full Story >>>

Arroyo, rebs, street folk unite to cheer, grieve
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, armed insurgents and common street folk found unity yesterday as they cheered for boxing hero Manny Pacquiao, then collectively grieved over his defeat to Mexico's Erik Morales. The sellout crowd that saw the fight at the MGM Grand hotel in Las Vegas included Ms  Read Full Story >>>

Morales-Pacquiao post-fight presser!
By Herman Patton,, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
After what can be considered a fight of the year candidate, Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao spoke to the press. First to speak was promoter Bob Arum. "This is what boxing needs," Arum said. "Both of these fighters gave an entertaining twelve rounds that was full of action." He also stated, "When  Read Full Story >>>

Bad news came early to GenSan journalists
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, South Cotabato, Philippines -- It was past noon and the television feed of the fight had not yet come in, but some people in Manny Pacquiao's hometown already knew that he had lost. Before the telecast began, the US-based nephew of lawyer Thomas Falgui II sent his uncle an SM  Read Full Story >>>

Post fight Pacquiao Vs Morales Mailbag
By Isaac Barrio, Hard Core Boxing, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
K-MELEON: IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY ANYMORE LAST NIGHT MORALES PROVED EVERYBODY WRONG, DON'T EVER UNDERESTIMATE A MEXICAN, VIVA MEXICO CABRONES Isaac Barrio: Morales didn't prove me wrong. The fight went down the way I thought it would (I picked Morales to win by 11th round TK  Read Full Story >>>

Morales? punches fewer but harder
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS ? Numbers don?t lie. And in this case, a quick look at the stats sheet prepared and released by Compubox would certainly explain how Mexico?s Erik Morales won the fight and how the Philippines? Manny Pacquiao lost it. Pacquiao, known as a rapid-shooter, did throw more punches durin  Read Full Story >>>

Bloodied Pacquiao loses in 12
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS?Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao treated a crowd of 14,623 to an evening of fistic fireworks Saturday, but it was the Mexican?s superior style that made the big difference during their 12-round bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. When it was all over, Morales appeared very much like the   Read Full Story >>>

Morales Prevails, Arce and Castillo Move on to Bigger Things
By George Diaz Smith,, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
This past Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Nevada the boxing crowd witnessed BRAVADO in the standard tradition of boxing for the littler and lighter men. No it may not had been a pretty sight for the losers weighing money on a sure thing, nor would it have been easier to bet  Read Full Story >>>

Manny has a lot of heart, says Tyson
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS ? Mike Tyson was right when he said he wanted Erik Morales to win but was wrong when he said Manny Pacquiao might stop the Mexican figure. On the eve of the fight between the two great boxers, the former heavyweight champion said he believes that Pacquiao might stop Morales "simply bec  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao?s LA pad ?invaded? by hangers-on
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS ? In the next few days, Manny Pacquiao will think about certain things that contributed in his failed bid against Erik Morales. When he looks back, he might look at the setup in his two-bedroom apartment at Sunset and Vine in Hollywood, California, where a group of Filipinos from South  Read Full Story >>>

For once, RP unites ? to cheer for Manny
By Paolo Romero and Christina Mendez, The Philippine Star, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
President Arroyo, armed insurgents and common street folk found unity yesterday when they cheered for Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao then collectively grieved over his defeat to Mexico?s Erik Morales. All three judges declared Morales the winner after the non-title super featherweight showd  Read Full Story >>>

Gallant in defeat
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
IT WAS one of those rarities where you hate either fighter to lose a fight. But close to Saturday midnight in Las Vegas, Nevada, many Filipino boxing fans all over, including this writer, had their shoulder sag in disbelief. They had just witnessed their ring idol Manny Pacquiao lose a bruta  Read Full Story >>>

Gallant Pacquiao loses to Morales
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
MANNY Pacquiao showed he has a big fighting heart. Erik Morales proved he's got a granite chin. In a blockbuster fight that lived up to its billing, Pacquiao went after Morales like a raging bull and engaged the Mexican in a fight to the finish, only to drop a heartbreaking unanimous decision in the  Read Full Story >>>

Solons laud Pacquiao for brave stand
The Philippine Star, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
Senator Richard Gordon hailed Manny Pacquiao for an admirable fight at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas saying that the young boxer has once again boosted the Filipinos? image abroad. "Manny made us all proud," said Gordon, adding that Pacquiao may have lost inside the ring by decision but he is  Read Full Story >>>

Round by Round: Erik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao
By Jim Cawkwell,, Mon, 21 Mar 2005
In a classic main event at the MGM Grand, in Vegas, Erik Morales returned from the desolation of defeat to pound a close decision win over Manny Pacquiao. It was a horrendous, bloody battle in which both fighters had their successes, but Morales? mixture of boxing ability and willingness to give   Read Full Story >>>

Tourism chief: Pacquiao deserves a hero's welcome
ABS-CBN News, Sun, 20 Mar 2005
Manny "The Destroyer" Pacquiao deserves a hero's welcome despite losing to Mexican Eric Morales, Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano said Sunday. Durano is planning a grand welcome for Pacquiao who lost a 12-round bout against Morales at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday afternoon  Read Full Story >>>

Philippines disappointed by defeat of hero
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 20 Mar 2005
PEOPLE across the Philippines, including President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo's family were saddened by the loss of boxer Manny Pacquiao in a much-anticipated match with Mexico's Erik "Terrible" Morales. The defeat of Pacquiao by a unanimous 12-round decision in his super featherweight showdown in Las  Read Full Story >>>

Morales decisions Pacquiao in thriller
By Kevin Iole, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 20 Mar 2005
Super featherweights Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao delivered a ferociously fantastic performance Saturday night, frequently bringing a boisterous sellout crowd of 14,623 to its feet at the MGM Grand Garden. But Morales' size was the difference in a unanimous decision victory in a back-and-fort  Read Full Story >>>

Morales Out-Points Pacquiao in a Classic
By Doug Fischer,, Sun, 20 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS, March 19 - "Smart" money said Manny Pacquiao was the man to bet on coming into tonight's 130-pound showdown with Erik Morales. Even the expected influx of Mexican money the day of the fight was not enough to sway the odds in favor of the former three-division champion from Tijuana. But Mo  Read Full Story >>>

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