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Pacquiao triumps
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
CHICAGO - Hector Velazquez was a carefully chosen foe. He was the seal thrown into the hungry mouth of a shark, someone who was willing to stand in front of super featherweight sensation Manny Pacquiao, one of the hardest punchers in all of boxing. A solid favorite, Pacquiao wasn't just expected  Read Full Story >>>

Cheers, a 3-1-6 Philippine masterpiece in US
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
HE STARTED out slow, missing a series of punches to the head while getting tagged in return. Manny Pacquiao did not look sharp and fiery as he yielded the opening round of his crucial match against Mexico's Hector Velazquez. But that's the only weak, doubtful part of yesterday's All-Filipino boxi  Read Full Story >>>

Raheem upsets Morales; major rematch with Pacquiao scotched
By JE Grant, The Sweet Science, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES (Staples Center) – In a card dubbed “Double Trouble” that was supposed to showcase the considerable talent of Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao leading to a major rematch, “trouble” was the operative word. An unlikely star emerged named Zahir Raheem to upset t  Read Full Story >>>

By Chris Robinson,, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
Moments ago at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California Erik ‘El Terrible’ Morales ran into a brick wall in the form of Zahir Raheem, losing a unanimous decision by scores of 118-110, 116-112, and 115-113. Whether it was a case of all his wars catching up with him or the possibility  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao TKOs foe in 6th
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES — It was a great day for Philippine boxing — one that’s both easy to remember and hard to forget. Manny Pacquiao made sure of that Saturday evening (Sunday morning in Manila) when he knocked out Mexican toughie Hector Velazquez in the sixth round of their World Boxi  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, 2 other Pinoys beat rivals
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
World-renowned Filipino boxing king Manny "The Destroyer" Pacquiao led two other Filipino fighters in wrecking their respective Mexican opponents, all within the short distance, in the "Double Trouble" card at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California last Saturday night (late morning in Manila)  Read Full Story >>>

‘Pac-Man’ win lifts nation’s pride
By Max V. De Leon and Patricia Esteves, The Manila Times, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
PRESIDENT Arroyo on Sunday heaped praise on Manny Pacquiao and two other Filipinos who won in the “Double-Trouble” boxing event at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, which provided her with a much-needed positive face to the public after the political storm she weathered in t  Read Full Story >>>

Arroyo ecstatic over wins by three Filipino boxers in LA
By Associated Press, San Francisco Chronicle, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
MANILA, Philippines -- President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo went on national TV Sunday to congratulate local boxing star Manny Pacquiao and two other compatriots who delivered stunning victories in the United States — a piece of good news amid months of political turmoil. "The whole nation i  Read Full Story >>>

King Raheem Upsets Morales
By Wray Edwards,, Mon, 12 Sep 2005
What was supposed to have been a run-up show-case for Morales-Pacquiao 2, turned into a coming out party for Zahir "King" Raheem, who schooled what appeared to be a fading Erik Morales. In an exciting contest at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last night, Zahir Raheem's superior speed, accuracy an  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vanquishes Velazquez
By Patrick Kehoe,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005

Manny Pacquiao 40-3-2 (31) vs. Hector Velazquez 42-110-2 (31) was almost by design supposed to be a reaffirming knockout win for Pacquiao, an outing to see how his new right jab and discipline power hitting style was coming along  
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By Manny Piñol,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
I was one of those who made a fearless forecast that Manny Pacquiao would win over Erik Morales in their first meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada in March this year. In fact, I predicted that Manny would win by knockout. True, Manny lost that fight but until today I am convinced that he could have won  Read Full Story >>>

Raheem Upsets Morales, Pacquiao Stops Velazquez in Six
By Doug Fischer,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10th - Coming into tonight's card that was co-headlined by Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao, most fans and media viewed the popular warriors' bouts as "tune ups" or "mismatches", but someone forgot to tell that to the opponents. Zahir Raheem, Morales' opponent, shocked the Mexican   Read Full Story >>>

Raheem Beats Morales by Unanimous Decision
By Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES -- Zahir Raheem beat favored Erik Morales by unanimous decision Saturday night in a 12-round WBC lightweight bout at Staples Center. The loss was Morales' third in a 12-year career. Fighting for the first time in the 135-pound class, Morales was supposed to be tuning up for a January  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wins super featherweight bout against Velazquez
By Associated Press,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
LOS ANGELES -- Manny Pacquiao stopped Hector Velazquez by technical knockout in the sixth round of a scheduled 12-round super featherweight bout at Staples Center on Saturday night. Pacquiao, 28, of Kibawe, Phillipines, trapped Velazquez against the ropes three times in the sixth round, finally b  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
MORALES BEATEN EASILY ON HBO BY “Z-MAN!” When Zahir Raheem won the 1996 Olympic Trials, I thought he was destined for first, amateur glory, and then a professional title. A loss in the Olympics to a Cuban, this put Zahir in a “bummed out” mood that lasted nine-plus years.   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wins, Morales loses!
By Francisco Salazar,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
Manny Pacquiao did his part, but Erik Morales stumbled against slickster Zahir Raheem Saturday night at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, throwing a wrench into a Morales-Pacquiao rematch. Raheem (27-1, 16 KOs) shocked Morales (48-3, 34 KOs), basically schooling him over twelve rounds. Morales figh  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
MANNY HALTS OVERMATCHED MEXICAN Los Angeles, CA-Although his English has improved dramatically, Manny Pacquiao still needs a lot of work. Losing the opening round to the non-descript Hector Velazquez, Pacquiao, 130 lbs., he then went on the offense. Taking the second, third, fourth, did Manny, an  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
Los Angeles, CA-2000 Olympian Brian Viloria, 108 lbs., captured the WBC light flyweight title with a devastating first round knockout of defending champion Eric Ortiz. DON'T EVER HOOK WITH A HOOKER! With the kid from Hawaii taking it to Ortiz, 108, the Mexican made the error of standing and t  Read Full Story >>>

By Aaron Jones and Dave Bitar,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
Brian Viloria became the third member of the 2000 US Olympic squad to win a world title, joining Jeff Lacy and Jermain Taylor. Viloria's effort was far less of a struggle than the aforementioned, as he scored a one-punch knockout of Eric Ortiz at the end of the first round to win the WBC light flywe  Read Full Story >>>

Early results from Los Angeles!
By Francisco Salazar,, Sun, 11 Sep 2005
Unbeaten bantamweight Rey Bautista moved to 15-0 with 12 KOs after blitzing Felix Flores (13-6-1, 11 KOs) at 1:12 of round three. The hard-hitting Baustista staggered Flores in round two then finish him off the following round. -------------------------------- Super lightweight Hector Leyva   Read Full Story >>>

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