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Ring Magazine: Pacquiao still king
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
FILIPINO ring hero Manny Pacquiao will remain as the world's No. 1 featherweight despite his loss last Sunday to Erik Morales in their monumental 12-round fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ring Magazine, the world's leading authority in ranking boxers, is retaining Pacquia  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vs Morales
A budding trilogy

By Hermie Rivera, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
"In the end, both ?came with everything? but Manny Pacquiao came up short and Eric Morales squeaked through with a brilliant win over our game but outfoxed GenSan Marvel. That in a nutshell best describes what happened at the MGM Grand Sunday when the country?s No. 1 fistic draw Manny failed in   Read Full Story >>>

Erik Morales – Another Classic
By Matthew Hurley,, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
It was the twelfth and final round of yet another wonderful fight in a career filled with exceptional moments and Erik Morales sneered at convention. He was ahead, he had turned southpaw at the end of rounds ten and eleven and clubbed Manny Pacquiao with right hands, but it was a dangerous move agai  Read Full Story >>>

By John Raygoza,, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS--Erik Morales commandeers Manny Pacquiao?s secret weapon and makes it his very own. "El Terrible's" right hook was just one of several punches that overpowered the tough southpaw Manny Pacquiao, Saturday night before a sold-out crowd at the MGM Grand Arena. The Tijuana native's two-dime  Read Full Story >>>

Hubris, hype, and Lent
By Hector Villanueva, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
"Consider well," the voice asked, "Wilt thou find passion, pain, or pride." ? Alfred Lord Tennyson THE poor boy phenomenon from GenSan has become an instant multi-millionaire (in dollars) despite his defeat at the hands of Erik "El Terrible" Morales of Mexico. However, Manny Pacquiao will   Read Full Story >>>

Manny's mom hospitalized
By Paul A. Bernaldez, Sun.Star Davao, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- The mother of Filipino world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao collapsed inside her residence at Barangay Labangal here Sunday afternoon moments after his son got beaten and lost a unanimous 12-round decision to Mexican Erik Morales in Las Vegas. Dionesia Pacquiao was immedia  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to get hero's welcome: Palace
Sun.Star Manila, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
MALACANANG Monday said Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao will be treated like a hero when he returns to the Philippines despite his loss to Mexican boxer Erik Morales. "Para sa atin itinuturing natin si Manny bilang ating kampiyon. Hindi naman nakakahiya iyong ginawa ni Manny. Ipinakita niya,  Read Full Story >>>

Hero?s welcome awaits Pacquiao
By Mayen Jaymalin, The Philippine Star, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
He may not have conquered, but he fought with grit, determination and honor ? and it is for this show of indomitable spirit that Manny Pacquiao will be hailed a hero. Tourism Secretary Joseph Ace Durano said yesterday the Department of Tourism (DOT) was preparing a hero?s welcome for Pacquiao wh  Read Full Story >>>

Unlucky Manny
By Jesus A. Garcia Jr., Sun.Star Pangasinan, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
FILIPINO boxing fans were glued on their television sets Sunday. Some neglected their lunch not to miss the much ballyhood and much awaited Pacquiao-Morales fight, expecting a victory for the Filipino. Like in Las Vegas where the tiff was held, the Filipino pug from Gen. Santos City was favored to w  Read Full Story >>>

'Coming with Everything' - leaving with more
By Ant Evans,, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
Well, how long ago does Erik Morales's soul-destroying second defeat to despised rival Marco Antonio Barrera suddenly seem? Was it really only last November when El Terrible wore that crestfallen expression as he watched his Mexico City nemesis revel at winning one of the all time greatest boxin  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez rematch in the offing
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS ? Talks about a rematch are starting to move around here. But if you think that it?s going to be between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales, who faced off in a bloody 12-round war last Saturday at the packed MGM Grand, think again. Because talks about a rematch are that between Pacqui  Read Full Story >>>

A time for reflection
By Roger P. Antalan, Sun.Star Davao, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
* What is really worth noting is that for one memorable 12-round moment, most Filipinos, if not all, were united as one, cheering and praying for Manny Pacquiao. When can we rally again as one unified nation, and for a greater cause? THE defeat of our idol, Manny Pacquiao, was a big letdown for   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Morales and More
By Rusty Rubin,, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
The Pay Per View fights on March 19th, televised by HBO more than lived up to their billing. For those of you who may have missed it, you missed some great boxing action. I haven?t caved in and gone cable or dish network, that will never happen. I did however have the good fortune to watch the fi  Read Full Story >>>

The Return of Jab?
By Isaac Barrio, Hard Core Boxing, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
Pacquiao Vs Morales The history books will look kindly upon this bout. Pacquiao and Morales are text book definitions of what a REAL professional boxer should be. They have no fear. They held nothing back. They gave 110%. It is a shame one had to walk away a loser. Pacquiao may have lost but I s  Read Full Story >>>

Our defeat
By Frank Malilong, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
Who likes to watch a movie from the end especially one in which the principal character dies or loses? It was thus that I walked away from the television set Sunday afternoon, my feet barely able to carry a heart burdened with grief. Blame it on text messaging. The TV coverage of the fight betwe  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Morales rematch in Sept?
Manila Standard Today, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
All fingers point to a rematch between Ring Magazine champion Manny Pacquiao and Mexican legend Erik ?El Terrible? Morales. Boxing fans, aficionados and even Web sites all over the world are clamoring for an encore of the March 19 showdown between two of the planet?s best fighters ? Pacquiao and   Read Full Story >>>

The sport of second chances
By Ernesto F. Herrera, The Manila Times, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
This may not be the usual topic of this column but I know many of us were perhaps a lot like Manny Pacquiao the other day, sitting tearful and crumpled in our own little corners, dejected at what happened to our hero in what many saw as the biggest fight of his career because of the coverage it rec  Read Full Story >>>

Wilbur's Boxing Notes
By Brian Wilbur,, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
That was quite a pay per view on Saturday. Erik Morales boxed beautifully and recorded what may be considered his career defining performance. The scorecards were close, but I don't think there is any question that Morales was the better fighter that night. I remember thinking that Larry Merchant wa  Read Full Story >>>

Dougie's MASSIVE Morales Mail Bag
By Doug Fischer,, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
This week's MMMB is dedicated to the purest warrior of our era, the man, the myth, the monster: Erik "El Terrible" Morales. Fight fans comment on his latest 12-round classic, the close but clear decision over Manny Pacquiao this past Saturday, and inquire about his place in history, pound for pound,  Read Full Story >>>

Morales Madness Melts Manila Ice
By Steve Kim,, Tue, 22 Mar 2005
On the night that West Virginia and Wake Forest played a classic double overtime thriller in the NCAA tournament, Erik Morales put on some of his own 'March Madness' with a pulsating 12-round decision over Manny Pacquiao that had the sold out crowd of over 14,000 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on the  Read Full Story >>>

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