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Love for martial arts
By Jannelle So, The Philippine Star, Tue, 15 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES ? The excitement and anticipation being generated by the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight on March 19, 2005 is now reaching crescendo as fans cross out each day of the calendar nearing the much-awaited bout that will happen at the MGM grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Filipinos love conta  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing as drama
By Joyce C. Abano, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 15 Mar 2005
VEERING away from the classic reality TV oxymoron of forced natural drama was what the ABS-CBN creative team sought to do when they came up with their new series, "Kamao." "Kamao" is a 30-minute reality boxing show shot in Subic, with 11 contenders fighting to win P500,000 and a chance to become   Read Full Story >>>

By Matthew Sanderson,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
When Filipino bruiser Manny Pacquiao (39-2-2) faces Erik Morales (47-2-0) this Saturday in Las Vegas, a great deal will be at stake. Not only is he fighting his impressive eighth world champion (4-2-1), Manny is looking to go 2-0 against ferocious, Hall of Fame Mexicans (namely Barrera and Morales),  Read Full Story >>>

GANCHO AL H?GADO: Bajo un mar de dudas
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
La excelente trayectoria del peleador mexicano Erik Morales fue edificada en base a sus actuaciones, a su humildad y el enorme carisma que ha sido su sello de la casa. Nadie le ha regalado nada, y s?lo su entrega lo ha puesto en la c?spide del boxeo mundial, pues no ha habido ninguna pelea donde  Read Full Story >>>

Superstar Pacquiao Might be First to Stop Granite-Chinned Morales
By Garth Weaver,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Just around the corner on March 19th, 2005 is going to be a night that will not be forgotten in the annals of boxing. That is the date that Mexican Superstar, Erik ?El Terrible? Morales (47-2, 34KO) squares off against the Filipino sensation Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacquiao (38-2-2, 30 KO?s). There   Read Full Story >>>

The Filipino Foil
By Dave Mckee,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Manny Pacquiao's fated meeting with Mexican legend Erik Morales is shaping up to be a signal moment in boxing history. On March 19th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas a Mexican legend and the man who appears to be the litmus test for this generation's best Mexican Featherweights will meet. Call him the   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao fights for entire nation
By Norm Frauenheim, The Arizona Republic, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
He is a farmer's son who ran away from the fields when he was 12. He hustled for meal money in pool halls and on outdoor basketball courts. He has always been on the move with a restless impatience in a nation that has had to wait for its heroes to return. But the Philippines hasn't had to wait f  Read Full Story >>>

Title bout could be PPV bonanza
By Robert Morales, L.A. Daily News, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Murad Muhammad, in some ways, reminds one of Don King. He's a boxing promoter who can go on and on at a news conference, and he's boastful. "What I tried to explain to my kid, he is not a pay-per-view fighter, nor should he be making close to $2 million for a single fight," Muhammad said last week.  Read Full Story >>>

It?s All in Erik?s Mind
By James Blears,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Erik Morales is much more elusive out of the ring than in it. On the business side of the ropes if you want a war, and if you want to stand toe to toe and trade, more often than not, Erik will happily and willingly oblige. This proved to be a most costly strategy error for Erik in his third c  Read Full Story >>>

?Fighting Words? ? Pacquiao vs. Morales Preview
By David P. Greisman,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
In this week?s episode of Fighting Words, I throw in my two copper Lincolns worth on the upcoming megafight between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales, whine and moan about the cost of being a boxing fan, answer my first reader email and kvetch along in The Ten Count. This article had originally been   Read Full Story >>>

GET 2 KNOW: Manny Pacquiao
By Scoop Malinowski, Boxing Insider, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Status: Former WBC Flyweight and IBF/WBO Super Bantamweight champion. Takes on Erik Morales for the vacant IBA Super Featherweight title on March 19th in Las Vegas on HBO pay-per-view. Ht: 5-6 Wt: 130 Born On: December 17, 1978 In: Cabangal, Philippines Chilhood Heroes: None. Hobbies  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Although the major boxing bodies have not sanctioned this Sunday's mammoth confrontation between Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and Mexican hero Erik "El Terrible" Morales, fringe organization International Boxing Association (IBA) has boldly stepped up and announced that it has sanctioned the 12  Read Full Story >>>

Las Vegas Rolls Out Red Carpet For Pacquiao
By Winchell Campos,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES-With war drums beating and horns blaring to signal the arrival of Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas, the apt red carpet welcome has been readied for the Filipino at the MGM Grand. Pacquiao will be welcomed like royalty or top celebrity and guest that have visited this magnificent edifice g  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Cebu fighter Pedro "Mayorga" Malco is all primed up to snatch the IBF Pan Pacific featherweight crown off the head of Bobby Pacquiao conqueror Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym, as he leaves for Bangkok tonight in time for his March 18 showdown with the Thai champ in Pattaya, Thailand. The 24-year-old Malco  Read Full Story >>>

For Pacquiao, It's Three the Hard Way
By Steve Kim,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
In November of 2003, Manny Pacquiao would shock the boxing world with his thorough domination of Marco Antonio Barrera in San Antonio, Texas, stopping the highly regarded Mexican in 11 rounds. Six months later, in May of 2004, he would score a highly disputed draw against the widely respected - and   Read Full Story >>>

Dougie's MASSIVE Monday Mail Bag
By Doug Fischer,, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
Fights fans give their take on Saturday's superbout between Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao. When the matchup was first made, PacMan was an early favorite among fans and media, but support for a Morales victory has been building as the fight nears and reports of El Terrible's training camp (includin  Read Full Story >>>

Advantage lost?
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES, California, United States of America -- The fistic war will be won on the power of punches, not with the quality of gloves, but Manny Pacquiao yesterday lost some perceived points when the Nevada State Athletic Commission suddenly ruled in favor of Erik Morales and ordered both combatan  Read Full Story >>>

And so it begins, the countdown, I mean
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
CHICAGO ? As we enter Fight Week, featuring Manny Pacquiao versus Erik Morales, this column will appear daily in these pages until Monday next week. If you?re my fan, that means Nirvana, if you?re a hater, sorry, this means eight days of hell. As you probably know by now, Sun.Star Cebu, through   Read Full Story >>>

Morales takes ?first round?
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
HOLLYWOOD, California ? Score ?Round One? in favor of Erik Morales. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) told the camp of Manny Pacquiao on Saturday to wear Japan-made Winning-brand gloves instead of original choice Mexican-manufactured Cleto Reyes for their March 19 clash at the MGM Grand  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao could lose that loving feeling
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 14 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES, California, United States of America -- Manny Pacquiao using the boxing gloves of his choice does not necessarily give him a cutting edge. It's not the brand and type of gloves which regularly freezes Pacquiao's opponents. It's the mule kick, the ferocity, the blazing brick in tho  Read Full Story >>>

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