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Website says it's Pacman by TKO
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Fri, 02 Sep 2005
FILIPINO boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao will beat Mexican Hector Velazquez via a sixth-round technical knockout or TKO in their September 10 bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
This was the bold prediction made by the Boxing Time, a group of boxing writer-experts in an analysis posted on Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao all focused vs Velazquez
The Philippine Star, Fri, 02 Sep 2005
For a change, Manny Pacquiao will enter a fight without distractions and boxing experts and his legions of fans see no reason for him to lose it.
"For this (Hector) Velazquez fight, I am very focused. I am 100 percent. No distractions. No worries," said Pacquiao in an interview with ESPN.com.
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Pacquiao trainer learns from Morales fight, keeps training strictly off limits
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 02 Sep 2005
Manny Pacquiao may have ended up losing to Erik Morales in their titanic showdown last year, but it is Morales who got the worse end of the fight.
At least, that’s how Freddie Roach sees it.
Roach, Pacquiao’s highly acclaimed trainer, told a boxing news website that the action-pa Read Full Story >>>
MannyPacquiao.ph and PhilBoxing.com Forum Members Exclusive Question and Answer Session with Manny Pacquiao
By Victor Perea, , Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Have you ever really wanted to know something about Manny? What he thinks about a certain situation? A rumor? Well here’s your chance; this is the first installment of Manny Q & A where Manny sits down and answers some of our forum members' questions. If your question didn’t make it at t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao set for Velazquez!
By Jason "J-Gon" Gonzalez, FightNews.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Former world champion Manny Pacquiao (39-3-2 31KO's), spoke to reporters earlier this week to promote and speak in in depth about his upcoming "Double Trouble" card which also features Erik Morales (48-2 34 KO's) on the 10th of Septe Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao is Very Focused
By Rick Folstad, The Sweet Science, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Let’s make one thing perfectly clear right now: super-featherweight Manny Pacquiao is “very focused” on his upcoming fight against Hector Velazquez on Sept. 10 (HBO) at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. He is so focused on Velazquez – and not on an Erik Morales rematch ̵ Read Full Story >>>
Suite life for Pacquiao as he prepares for bout
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
For the first time in a long time, junior lightweight star Manny Pacquiao will enter a fight with no distractions.
His managerial and promotional situations finally are stable, training camp is serene and his next couple of fights are slated. All he has to do is fight.
That will happen on Se Read Full Story >>>
SEPTEMBER PAIRINGS A MIXED BAG OF PLEASERS AND TEASERS
By George Elsasser, braggingrightscorner.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Ready or not. the September 3, Showtime Cable Saturday Nite special opens the fall season with mixed bag of pleasers and teasers - topping the card is cruisers Wayne Braithwaite (21-1, 17 KOs) and Guillermo Jones (32-3-2, 25 KOs) and underneath it’s heavyweights Owen "What the Heck" Beck (24-1 Read Full Story >>>
“THE PINOY” ON PHILIPPINE BOXING
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
SUICO, VILORIA, BAUTISA, BOBBY, OH MY!
Filipino fight fans have dubbed the upcoming fall season as “Filipino Fall,” because some of the youngest and brightest Filipino contenders will take part in significant fights come September and October. Not since 1998 to 1999, when Luisito E Read Full Story >>>
This Pac Man is Not a Game
By Shaun Rico LaWhorn, SaddoBoxing.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Manny Pacquiao (39-3, 31 KOs) is a man who seems to love boxing with such a dedicated passion. Even though he does not enunciate English as his first language, you can read Pacquiao excitement from partaking in a sport that depends on teamwork combined with hard training, and individuality come figh Read Full Story >>>
Freddy Roach: 'Losing Sucks'
‘But the fight took more out of Morales than it took out of us’
By Mark Dodge, FightBeat.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
On Wednesday morning, Freddy Roach opened the doors to the Wild Card Gym for the first time since Manny Pacquiao began preparing for his comeback fight against Hector Velazquez in late July.
However, only representatives from the media were allowed inside for the boxer’s first open workout Read Full Story >>>
Manny says Velazquez bout is ‘critical’
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Manny Pacquiao isn’t taking Hector Velazquez lightly and considers his Sept. 10 bout against the Mexican veteran a critical fight because a rematch with Erik Morales hangs in the balance.
Pacquiao’s assistant Joseph Ramos told The STAR in an e-mail the other day there are three reaso Read Full Story >>>
Other foes come first for Morales, Pacquiao
By Chuck Johnson, USA Today, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Erik Morales raised his hands in victory against Manny Pacquiao on March 19, having gained a unanimous decision after 12 hard-fought rounds that clearly suggested a rematch was in order.
The rematch almost assuredly will happen, probably in January. But neither fighter is looking past Sept. 10, w Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao vs. Hector Velazquez
By Boxing Times Staff, BoxingTimes.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Los Angeles, California--
Photo: Sal Guitarez
vs. Lehlohonolo Ledwaba (June 23, 2001)
vs. Agapito Sanchez (November 10, 2001)
vs. Jorge Elicer Julio (June 8, 2002)
vs. Emmanuel Lucero (July 26, 2003)
vs. Marco Antonio Barrera (November 15, 2003)
vs. Juan Manuel Marqu Read Full Story >>>
Erik Morales vs. Zahir Raheem
By Boxing Times Staff, BoxingTimes.com, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
Los Angeles, California--
The terror of Tijuana is back in action on Saturday, September 10 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California when Erik Morales faces Zahir Raheem in a 12-round super featherweight encounter. Broadcast by HBO the action gets under way at 9:45 PM ET/6:45 PM PT, wh Read Full Story >>>
Hip-hop group composes song for Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO will walk his way to the ring at Staples Center with wrestling icon The Undertaker leading the way. But the Filipino fighter entrance song will be The Champion, a piece that was written specially for him by the hip-hop artists The Black Eyed Peas.
Pacquiao’s adviser Joe Ra Read Full Story >>>
Filipino sports hero Pacquiao to pitch for the Angels tomorrow
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Thu, 01 Sep 2005
From boxing to billiards, from basketball to cockfighting, Filipino ring star Manny Pacquiao may yet find a new sport of interest.
This as Pacquiao is set to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before game three of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim-Oakland A’s series tomorrow at the Angels S Read Full Story >>>
RSR Speaks with Manny Pacquiao
By George Diaz Smith, RingsideReport.com, Wed, 31 Aug 2005
Freddie Roach -- “You know Barrera is making a little noise out there, so we’d like to get the chance to fight him also.”
Pacquiao -- “The training camp is good for me. It’s my trainer’s idea to close the gym for me while I am training. I like the idea that no Read Full Story >>>
AFTER LONGORIA, PACMAN TO THROW CEREMONIAL PITCH IN LA
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Wed, 31 Aug 2005
Manny Pacquiao has certainly gone a long way from those days when he would hitch jeepney rides in Manila, dangling perilously from the rear end of his ride.
In a solid testament to his cross-cultural appeal today in sporting America, Pacquiao has just been tapped to perform a chore even members Read Full Story >>>
In hunt for rematch, Pacquiao seeks form of Alamodome fight
By John Whisler, San Antonio Express, Wed, 31 Aug 2005
For six months after his stunning conquest of Marco Antonio Barrera at the Alamodome in 2003, Manny Pacquiao was the talk of boxing. The hot commodity. The next big thing.
"That definitely was the best performance of his career," Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, said in a conference call Tuesd Read Full Story >>>