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People's champ TKOs Mexican legend
By Christine Avendaño, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 23 Jan 2006

SOON AFTER scoring an electrifying victory in Las Vegas, ring sensation Manny Pacquiao expressed one wish for his country: "Sana magkaintindihan na po tayong lahat (I hope we'll all finally end our differences)."   
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Pacquiao batters Morales to win by TKO
By Ozzie Gonzalez,, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
The pride and joy of the Philippines, Manny Pacquiao battered Erik Morales for 10 rounds in a super featherweight fight last night in front of a near-sellout crowd at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Referee Kenny Bayless halted the fight at 2:33 in the round when Morales hit the   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's trunks worth an estimated P5 million
By Nini Valera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO wore trunks worth at least P5 million for his non-title bout with Mexican Erik Morales yesterday. Pacquiao, who endorses products ranging from socks and laundry detergent to pharmaceuticals, was peddling advertising space on his shorts for as much as P1.5 million a patch two months  Read Full Story >>>

The aftermath and the after-fight perks
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS – After making a brief appearance at the Lure restaurant inside the Wynn Resort where a party was held in his honor, Manny Pacquiao, cordoned by a bevy of handlers, slowly weaved his way out of the bedlam. It was 1:35 a.m., but when he curved around towards the exit, heavy human   Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Grapevine: Celebs at the victory party
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS – I was really lucky yesterday. In yet the biggest boxing coverage of my sportswritng career, I got floor seats for Pacquiao-Morales II at the Thomas and Mack Center. I was at seat five row 13, very dangerously close to the action. I also got extremely lucky finding people to int  Read Full Story >>>

Wife Jinkee knows better than all those pundits
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS–Next time you’d ask for a prediction for a Manny Pacquiao fight, don’t go to his trainer Freddie Roach, his manager Gary Shaw or even the boxer’s closest friends. Go to his wife, Jinkee, and chances are you’ll get a good one–a very good one, in fact.  Read Full Story >>>

Sorry, business closed today
By Joey Villar, The Philippine Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Work, life and everything else stopped for millions of Filipinos who watched the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight. For a street somewhere in Rizal that usually go abuzz with almost everything on a weekend, life just came screeching to a halt. "Usually, you would hear the noise of tricycle e  Read Full Story >>>

Fight paralyzes traffic in Metro
By Nelson Beltran, The Philippine Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Not that it was a weekend but the nation stood still yesterday noon as it cheered for Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao in his grudge match with Mexican rival Erik Morales in Las Vegas, Nevada. Torn down were the boundaries in age, religion and social classes as every Filipino rooted for Pacquia  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s LA fans whoop it up
By Lito A. Tacujan, The Philippine Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — By the time the excited mob carried Manny Pacquiao on their shoulders in a frenzied celebration at the Thomas &Mack Center in Las Vegas, Filipinos all over the United States hailed probably the greatest triumph of his colorful career. A group of Filipino professionals, musici  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's boxing fight, win 'unite' quarreling politicians
Sun.Star Manila, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
IF THERE is a case where politicians belonging to administration and opposition have joined hands, it was during the fight of Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao who reigned over Mexican boxer Erik Morales in a 12-round title bout in Las Vegas, United States on Sunday. Leaders of administration   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's vindication
By Stephen Capillas, Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
THAT was quite a masterful show displayed by Manny Pacquiao in Sunday afternoon's (Saturday evening in the US) match against Erik Morales that was televised live on Philippine shores thanks to the miracle of satellite TV and cable. Prior to Sunday's telecast not a few Filipinos, including this w  Read Full Story >>>

A boxing fan’s view
By Jojo Robles, Manila Standard Today, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
People are still falling all over themselves recounting Manny Pacquiao’s demolition of Erik Morales in Las Vegas — especially to other people who also watched the boxing bout. Even people who can’t tell a right hook from a fishhook have gotten into the act, like those politicians w  Read Full Story >>>

The earth shook with Pacman’s win
Manila Standard Today, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
MILLIONS of Filipinos from all walks of life erupted in a frenzy with Manny Pacquiao’s victory that, according to a boxing writer of the Web site Ring Talk, “it may have moved the earth a little bit,” with all jumping going on. * * * The only low point of “The Battle&  Read Full Story >>>

GMA leads country in praising ring king Manny
By Joyce Pangco Pañares, Manila Standard Today, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal Arroyo led the nation yesterday in congratulating Filipino boxing champion Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao after defeating Mexican Erik Morales in the 10th round of their super featherweight match in Las Vegas yesterday. “I join Filipinos from every corner of  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's mom wanted match to end early
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Time seemed to stop here as almost every household was glued to the television, waiting for the Pacquiao-Morales rematch. The streets were practically deserted. When Manny Pacquiao sent Erik Morales to the canvas in the 10th round, residents yelled and jumped in jubilati  Read Full Story >>>

N. Mindanao revels in Pacman's win
By Richel V. Umel, Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
TUBOD, Lanao del Norte -- Both Muslim and Christian communities in Northern Mindanao voiced their jubilation over the knockout victory of Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao over Erik "El Terible" Morales in the 10th round. Everybody's eyes and ears were glued on television and radio sets as people witnesse  Read Full Story >>>

By Michael Swann,, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao gave Eric Morales the worst beating of his career in a Fight of the Year candidate Saturday night. Morales, with his face resembling a bag of oranges, hit the canvas twice in the 10th round. The second knockdown spelled the first knockout of the Mexican warrior̵  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Morales fight aborts Palace coup jitters
Journal Group, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
THE classic fight between Manny "Pacman" Pacquaio and Erik "El Terible" Morales for the super featherweight title in Las Vegas could have aborted the reported coup jitters being planned over the weekend. But Palace officials insisted that the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine N  Read Full Story >>>

Cheers erupt in mall, plaza
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
THE RICH and not-so-rich Filipinos were one in cheering for Manny Pacquiao as he slugged it out with Erik Morales. It didn't matter whether some had paid to watch a live broadcast of the fight in a mall or others saw it hours later on free TV projected on a giant screen in a plaza. With every sol  Read Full Story >>>

Morales brought to hospital for precautionary check-up
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 23 Jan 2006
LAS VEGAS–Erik Morales was taken to the hospital Saturday shortly after getting knocked out by Manny Pacquiao at the Thomas and Mack Center. The Mexican, who has never been knocked out before, was brought to the nearby Valley Medical for a "precautionary check-up." Bob Arum of Top Rank  Read Full Story >>>

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