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Gorres To Fight Guerrero Instead of Navarro
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 07 Mar 2005
The planned battle between Z ?The Dream? Gorres and WBC title contender Jose Navarro is off and the former US Olympic boxer whose only defeat was a controversial loss to super flyweight champion Katsushige Kawashima has been replaced by hard-hitting Mexican Gerson Guerrero who is the reigning WBO La  Read Full Story >>>

Advice to Erik Morales, from Sugar Ray
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 07 Mar 2005
SUGAR Ray Leonard said it very, very subtly. The sweet-punching legend took extra care not to offend. Leonard could've told Manny Pacquiao to play it smart, box intelligently when they met on Thursday at the Wild Card Boxing Club. In grade school parlance, that's as harsh as telling the dum  Read Full Story >>>

Back to school for Pacquiao after LA
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 07 Mar 2005
Manny Pacquiao, believe it or not, has started thinking about life after boxing. The Filipino ring gladiator, in a recent TV interview, said he plans to continue his studies once he gets back home from Las Vegas where he is scheduled to face Mexican slugger Eric Morales on March 19. "Talagan  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao watch
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 07 Mar 2005
BY THE time this column sees print, Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao should have already sparred nearly 130 rounds against an assortment of sparring mates. Next week, he will taper off with his training and head towards Las Vegas for the mega-showdown with Mexican boxing icon Erik Morales at th  Read Full Story >>>

Morales admits: Pacquiao has speed, powerful left
The Daily Tribune, Mon, 07 Mar 2005
Erik ?El Terrible? Morales admitted he has to overcome Manny ?Pac Man? Pacquiao's speed and power with sound fight management to emerge victorious in their Mar. 19 showdown in Las Vegas. ?I think his speed is probably the biggest asset he has against me, but (also) against everybody. I think spee  Read Full Story >>>

Morales-Pacquiao Breakdown
By Edwin Gonzalez,, Sun, 06 Mar 2005
Erik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao, wow! Asking me to pick between the two is like asking me, what came first the chicken or the egg? I don?t know. For once in my life, I am at a loss for words. Both fighters are evenly matched. Let?s take a closer look at the two fighters and compare what each has acc  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Sun, 06 Mar 2005
FILIPINO FIGHT FANS BEYOND FANATICAL FOR MANNY! As Pedro Fernandez described recently in his ?Unplugged? interview with World featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao, the ?Pac-Man? bandwagon is in high gear as Manny finalizes training in Los Angeles for the Erik Morales fight March 19 in Las Vegas.  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Morales talk the talk
By Cory Rapacz,, Sun, 06 Mar 2005
On March 19th Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao will battle each other?on pay-per-view in the most eagerly anticipated bout of the year thus far.? This fight is almost guaranteed to satisfy both casual and hardcore boxing fans, but it will also answer many questions about both of these fighters:? Is M  Read Full Story >>>

Who else but Manny Pacquiao?
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Sun, 06 Mar 2005
BACOLOD City -- Yes, he is still the topic and will continue to be up to the time he fights Erik Morales. Or even beyond that, win or lose. In the lobby of the Kundutel Hotel at the Goldenfield Commercial Complex here where sports journalists and golfers are billeted for the Philippine Airlines   Read Full Story >>>

Morales spars 12 rounds, ready to brawl
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 06 Mar 2005
ERIK "El Terible" Morales went the full 12 rounds against different sparmates yesterday and declared himself ready for his March 19 showdown with Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Morales is peaking in perfect form, as he was declared ready for the worst  Read Full Story >>>

The Business of Vegas Boxing: Thank Goodness Boxing is Coming to Caesars Palace
By Jocelyn Saurini,, Sat, 05 Mar 2005
There are two things about boxing we’re talking about in Las Vegas. Actually, that’s a lie. There are lots of things about boxing that we’re talking about in Vegas, but two predominate. The first is the upcoming Pacquiao/Morales bout at the MGM. It’s well-hyped, full of billb  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sat, 05 Mar 2005
As excitement builds up towards the explosive battle between Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and former three-time world champion Erik ?El Terrible? Morales on March 20 (Manila Time) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, fans are flocking to the Wild Card Gym in Los  Read Full Story >>>

By Joe Koizumi, OPBF News, Sat, 05 Mar 2005
Elongated Chikashi Inada (17-2, 12 KOs), 134.5, captured the OPBF lightweight belt. He made a good start, overcame countering attacks by WBC 7 ranked defending champ Dennis Laurente (21-3-4, 11 KOs), 134.5, in a see-saw process and scored significant points in the 10th and 11th, winning a split but  Read Full Story >>>

Leonard: Pacquiao should use his head
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 05 Mar 2005
A DAY after trainer Freddie Roach bragged about a secret weapon that will be the key to Manny Pacquiao's victory, the legendary Sugar Ray Leonard paid the Filipino boxing idol a visit and advised him he may have to use his head in order to beat Mexican Erik Morales. Pacquiao agreed, but this ploy  Read Full Story >>>

Mike confirms he will watch Pacquiao fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 05 Mar 2005
THE LIST of big-named personalities attending the March 19 super-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales continues to grow with First Gentleman Mike Arroyo confirming his presence at ringside on fight night. The First Gentleman revealed yesterday that he is scheduled to leave Manila on Ma  Read Full Story >>>

Round Thirteen: Manny Pacquiao vs Erik Morales Mailbag!
By Isaac Barrio, Hard Core Boxing, Fri, 04 Mar 2005
Gil P. Acosta: I was just to shy to post my prediction and analysis for this fight. Because I might be misunderstood that I am so confident with Pacquiao. I really think the upcoming fight is a mismatch. Morales has no chance of winning against Pacquiao. Sorry, I really believe it is a mismatch.   Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Fri, 04 Mar 2005
BIGGER THAN AN ICON, MANNY IS ?SUPERMAN!? There is nothing quite like the position World featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao is in currently. At home, in the Philippine islands, Manny is bigger than Michael Jordan, Muhammad Ali, Barry Bonds (minus Steroids), and Alex Rodriguez combined! If I   Read Full Story >>>

'Good Luck,' Leonard Tells Pacquiao
By Winchell Campos,, Fri, 04 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES?Legendary Sugar Ray Leonard and featherweight People?s Champion Manny Pacquiao expressed mutual respect and pleasantries Thursday at a chance meeting at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood here. Pacquiao, who idolized Leonard for his footwork and ringmanship when he was just beginning his  Read Full Story >>>

More about Pacquiao
By Teodoro C. Benigno, The Philippine Star, Fri, 04 Mar 2005
No Filipino fist-fighter I know has been written about more often and more prodigally than Manny Pacquiao. Day in and day out we have news about him from Las Vegas and New York as March 19 approaches, the date of his fight with Mexico?s Erik Morales. Not even the great Gabriel (Flash) Elorde got thi  Read Full Story >>>

Countdown to March 19
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Fri, 04 Mar 2005
BACOLOD CITY -- The boxing event everybody is talking about almost everywhere--in the coffee shops, barbershops or even in elementary school pupils' huddles, is approaching the moment of truth. Make that a little over two weeks, or March 19, to be exact when Manny Pacquiao, now the country's nat  Read Full Story >>>

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