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PACQUIAO PAVES WAY FOR SUPERFIGHT!
By Cliff Rold, RingTalk.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
DECIMATATION OF MORALES ONLY THE BEGINNING!
Las Vegas, NV-Boxing needs them, and they don’t happen as often as they used to, but a true super fight was born Saturday night in Las Vegas. As legendary Mexican warrior Erik Morales (48-4, 34 KO’s) crumpled to the canvas for the second Read Full Story >>>
Morales' bout with weight may douse rematch hopes
By Norm Frauenheim, AZCentral.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS - Big money would seem to dictate a third Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight, but there are doubts because of questions about Morales' future, including his ability to make the 130-pound limit.
Dehydration, in addition to Pacquiao's deadly body blows, led to fatigue and his eventual loss Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao avenges loss to Morales
By Santos A. Perez, The Miami Herald, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao has become accustomed to receiving congratulatory phone calls from his native country's highest government official. In fact, Pacquiao soon might find comfort in calling Philippines president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo by first name.
The fighter and head of state enjoyed yet another ple Read Full Story >>>
Morales fought his past, too
By Ron Borges, The Boston Globe, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS -- Just to be on the safe side, Erik Morales had a rematch clause in his contract for Saturday night's second business meeting with Manny Pacquiao. If he's wise, he won't exercise it.
Five rounds into what turned into a classic struggle between a fighter on the rise and one beginning to Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO STORMS ACROSS THE PACIFIC
By Victor Perea, FightNews.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
How can one man make 92 million people happy all at once? Just ask three-time world champion, Manny Pacquiao and he’ll tell you.
With a powerful career-defining win over future hall-of-famer Erik Morales last night, Read Full Story >>>
Barrios Comments on Pacquiao-Morales
By Carlos Irusta, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
JORGE RODRIGO BARRIOS, the WBO super featherweight world champion, watched the Pacquiao-Morales super clash on TV, of course. And on Sunday, he took a plane to Santa Rosa, La Pampa province, to start his training for his next fight.
From La Pampa, he spoke about the victory of Manny Pacquiao over Read Full Story >>>
“Fighting Words” – Manny Pacquiao, the New Mexican Assassin
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Floyd Mayweather Jr. was near ringside, visible to the perceptive eyes catching his mug on the periphery of the television screen. A big fight was taking place in his adopted hometown of Las Vegas, and he was in attendance, ready, like most boxing fans were, to watch “The Mexican Assassin.R Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wary about heavier division
ABS-CBN News, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao on Monday said he is hesitant about going to a higher weight division despite his willingness to give Mexican legend Erik Morales another fight.
Pacquiao said the contract in their rematch states that if he wins, a rubber match is set to settle the one-all score betwee Read Full Story >>>
Improved right hook key to KO victory: Pacquiao
Visayan Daily Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
A one-dimensional fighter.
Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao bade goodbye to this tag yesterday by using a variety of weapons in a masterful 10th round technical knockout over Erik Morales at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, avenging his loss to the Mexican in March 2005.
Pacquiao sh Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao gets revenge
By Ninfa R. Leonardia, Visayan Daily Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - This time, there was no doubt about it. Filipino boxing idol and Bacolod's adopted son Manny Pacquiao knocked down Erik Morales, the so-called 'El Terrible' of Mexico, in the 10th round of their super-featherweight rematch to the cheers and wild applause of flag-waving Filipinos, Read Full Story >>>
Betting for Manny brisk in Las Vegas
Visayan Daily Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Old timers knew what it meant when the betting for Manny Pacquiao at the Wynn Hotel became so brisk that some bettors didn't bother to call anymore. Their customers knew that the Filipino was going to get his sweet revenge against Erik Morales for that controversial win in 2005. Read Full Story >>>
Brownouts won’t stop Meranaos from watching Pacman
By Samira Ali Gutoc, MindaNews, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
MARAWI CITY - Despite sporadic brownouts, Meranaos will not allow themselves to be left behind in the excitement over the “The Battle!,” the championship fight for the World Boxing Council’s International Super Featherweight title between Erik “El Terrible” Morales and Read Full Story >>>
'God is great': Pacquiao
By Erwin Ambo S. Delilan, Sun.Star Bacolod, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
"GOD is great!" exclaimed Manny Pacquiao right after his victory Sunday over Mexican boxing superstar Erik "El Terrible" Morales in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
In an interview over ABS-CBN an hour after his "sweet vengeance" against Morales, Pacquiao said, "I really prepared for this. I never promis Read Full Story >>>
Bacole?os celebrate Pacquiao victory
By Roberto L. Bacasong, Sun.Star Bacolod, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
BACOLODNONS celebrated Sunday the victory of Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao who defeated Mexican boxer Erik "El Terible" Morales in a rematch held at the Thomas & Mack Arena in Las Vegas, USA.
The jampacked city hall ground emitted an aura of unity for the Bacole?os who witnessed the triumph of their b Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Pummels Morales
By Geoffrey Ciani, EastSideBoxing.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
This wasn’t the first time I incorrectly predicted the outcome of a boxing match, and surely it won’t be the last. I, for one, never understood the reasoning and the hype behind the Morales-Pacquiao rematch. After all, the first fight was a decisive victory for El Terrible, and I didn Read Full Story >>>
Arroyo: Pacquiao is inspiration in governance
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo paid tribute to boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, calling him her "inspiration" in governance.
In a statement, Arroyo also thanked Pacquiao for uniting the country when he beat Mexican Erik Morales during their rematch in Las Vegas last Sunday.
"Manny rose from de Read Full Story >>>
A winner in Vegas
Morales vs. Pacquiao is what boxing is all about
By Richard O'Brien, Sports Illustrated, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
There is a vast slice of the American public -- mainstream sports fans, reality-TV watchers who might have caught a few episodes of The Contender or moviegoers who've seen a Rocky or two, f Read Full Story >>>
Pac Man destroys a legend
By Alex Thompson, Irish Boxing, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao scored a devastating 10th round stoppage over Mexican legend Eric Morales this past Saturday night in Las Vegas. The two warriors spent a good 2 minutes feeling each other out in the first round and then quickly picked up where they left off in their first match ten months ago.
Pa Read Full Story >>>
JACA SHINES IN VEGAS, GETS STAR TREATMENT TOO
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA--Sibulan, Negros-raised Jimrex Jaca has just found out that when you outshine the klieg lights in Vegas, you're treated as if you were royalty.
Yesterday, Jaca found his own measure of fame when he knocked out Mexican Geronimo Hernandez with just 2:43 gone in the first round, v Read Full Story >>>
Jaca impressive in US debut; KOs Mexican foe in first round
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Cebu-honed Jimrex Jaca of RWS Stable earned a share of the spotlight in another glorious moment for Philippine boxing when he scored a spectacular first round knockout of Mexican Geronimo Hernandez in the undercard of Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales II yesterday at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vega Read Full Story >>>