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Manny Pacquaio Wants JM Marquez Next, Arum Eyes Barrera!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
SAN ANTONIO--So Manny Pacquaio did not impress until his explosive finish. But he came away from the Alamodome Saturday night with a cut over his left eye from a head butt and an eighth round KO victory over Grade "B" Mexican fighter Jorge Solis. So where, besides his May 14 Congressional election b  Read Full Story >>>

Pac-Man KOs Solis in Eight; Arce, Viloria lose in Texas
By Thomas Gerbasi,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Manny Pacquaio, the world’s toughest politician, took a break from campaigning for a congressional slot in the Philippines and got back to his day job at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday night, knocking out previously unbeaten Jorge Solis in the eighth round of a compelling, but s  Read Full Story >>>

Robber takes advantage of Pacquiao fight phenomenon
ABS-CBN News, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
An owner of a motorcycle shop was robbed Sunday as the robber took advantage of the situation when almost all of Metro Manila residents -- policemen included -- were glued watching ring icon Manny Pacquiao's battle against Mexican Jorge Solis. Josephine Distor told investigators at the Manila Pol  Read Full Story >>>

Candidate Says: You Only Saw 80 Percent of Manny Pacquaio!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
SAN ANTONIO--Come May 14, the electorate will grade Congressional candidate Emmanuel D. Pacquaio. But Saturday night, after he scored an eighth-round KO over Jorge Solis before 14,793 (gate of over $1 million) at the Alamodome, Manny Pacquaio the pugilist graded himself. "He was difficult to fight,  Read Full Story >>>

Random Thoughts from Blaze of Glory
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, Sun, 15 Apr 2007

At 8:59 PM Pacific Standard Time, I felt a great disturbance in The Force. Millions of Filipino hearts skipped a beat when the heads of Jorge Solis and Manny Pacquiao clashed causing the ringside doctor to check Ma  
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Pacquiao KOs Solis to retain WBC featherweight belt
By Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao stopped Jorge Solis with a powerful right hand in the seventh round Saturday night after struggling through the opening five rounds and being cut by a head butt in the sixth. Pacquiao (44-3-2, 34 knockouts) holds the WBC international super featherweight belt, a  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao knocks out Solis in eight round
By Sammy Rozenberg,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
The Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas was the scene of two unforeseen upsets on the undercard, but Manny Pacquiao (44-3-2, 32 KOs) came up big as expected by knocking out undefeated Jorge Solis (32-1-2, 1 ND, 23 KOs) of Mexico in the eight round. Solis had a very awkward style and gave Pacquiao tro  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao demolished Mexican Jorge Solis in the eighth round of their scheduled 12-rounder, successfully defending his WBC International superfeatherweight title in front of close to 15,000 fans at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Pacquiao encountered initial difficulties a  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Top Rank Promotions “Blaze of Glory” fight card at the Alamadome in San Antonio, Texas got off to a great start with the clash between promising Filipino super bantamweight Bernabe Concepcion and Texan Benjamin Flores. But although the predominantly Mexican fans applauded the flurries of  Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya forces Mayweather's hand into his brand
By David Mayo,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Oscar De La Hoya's shrewd negotiations for his megafight with Floyd Mayweather included a mandate that both fighters wear a brand of gloves anecdotally said to increase the chances of a De La Hoya knockout and a recurrence of Mayweather's chronic hand injuries. A widely held boxing theory, pass  Read Full Story >>>

De La Hoya-Mayweather looms a top draw
By Franklin McNeil,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Just mention the name Oscar De La Hoya and fight fans start to salivate. If De La Hoya is participating in a bout, it becomes a must-see event. A look at the pay-per-view buys and revenue De La Hoya has generated over the years show he is among the biggest money-making boxers ever. He has appear  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman to Unveil New Techniques Against Solis
By Lito delos Reyes,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
FILIPINO boxing icon Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao said yesterday that he will apply new fighting techniques in his fight against Mexican Jorge Solis today at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. ?May mga ibang techniques lang kaming in-apply dahil sa style ni Jorge,? Pacquiao said during a pre-fight l  Read Full Story >>>

Early results from San Antonio
By Bart Barry,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
The evening’s second match featured Oxnard’s highly touted prospect Victor Ortiz (17-1-1, 12 KOs) in an excellent super-lightweight scrap with Texas’ Tomas Barrientes (27-11-1, 17 KOs) that saw five knockdowns – Barrientes down four times and Ortiz down once – and ended  Read Full Story >>>

Tonight's match to feature the vibe of a UFC event
By Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Tonight's pay-per-view boxing match featuring Manny Pacquiao against Jorge Solis might look and sound familiar - especially to fans of major league mixed martial arts, promoter Bob Arum said. Arum, whose Top Rank Inc. is producing the card from San Antonio, freely acknowledged he plans to rely o  Read Full Story >>>

By Rolly Regalado,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Man of valor, man of uncommon guts, Against him, everyone bites the dust; No nonesense of a guy, though little schooled, Nice and courteous, yet, not easily fooled; Yes, he emerged from a humble beginning, gained wealth and esteem by always winning. <  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
There are a whole gamut of issues that the GAB needs to tackle in a measured, sensible way after the initial furor over Lito Sisnorio’s death dies down. The best way of remembering the young man and all the 33 others who lost their lives in the ring through the years would be to draw up a set   Read Full Story >>>

By Joe Koizumi,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
TOKYO, JAPAN -- Out of OPBF champs in seventeen divisions some are very active like lightweight ruler Randy Suico (25-3, 22 KOs) and super-bantam titlist Wethya Sakmuangklaen (85-4, 52 KOs). WBC#6/WBA#11 Suico will defend his 135-pound belt against Japan's Tomonori Nakagawa (15-5-4, 4 KOs) in Osa  Read Full Story >>>

By Joe Koizumi,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
TOKYO, JAPAN -- WBC#12/WBA#15 Norio Kimura (31-5-2, 15 KOs), 140, kept his Japanese super-light belt for the ninth time as he displayed his trademark tricky southpaw style in dropping mandatory challenger Seishu Iida (15-2-2, 7 KOs), 140, three times, each once in the first three rounds, and halted   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
Filipino light welterweight Jury Noda whose manager had warned that the fighter was hurt in his last fight when he lost by a second round TKO and was concerned about his safety, has fought undefeated Thai Saddam Kietyoungyuth and as expected lost by a third round TKO. A report from Bangkok said   Read Full Story >>>

Goosen upbeat on Viloria’s bid
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 15 Apr 2007
SAN ANTONIO – The man tasked to bring back the fury in Brian Viloria’s fists is confident the former WBC lightflyweight champion will regain the title at the Alamodome this morning (Manila time). Joe Goosen, 53, said he worked at least seven weeks with Viloria to prepare him for the   Read Full Story >>>

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