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RingSports.com Top 3 P4P
By David Tyler, ringsports.com, Sun, 20 Feb 2005
"The more outrageous a subject can get, the more I like it."
- Alfred Hitchcock
In the boxing world, three boxers have no peers. They stand alone amongst several good fighters in their respective weight divisions. Pound for pound (whatever that means) they are the top three in the world of Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: Let's Take Care of Morales First
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
LOS ANGELES-Featherweight People's Champion Manny Pacquiao has totally trained his sights on ex-super featherweight king Erik Morales and is thinking of nothing else but to win his mega-fight on March 19 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The 26-year-old Pacquiao said that any talk of a rematch betw Read Full Story >>>
ESPINOSA SUFFERS THIRD ROUND KO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, mannypacquiao.ph, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
Former two-division world champion Luisito Espinosa, one of the Philippines all-time greats was a pitiful sight as he absorbed a battering at the hands of young Cristobal Cruz and was knocked out in the third round of a scheduled ten round main event at the Stockton Memorial Civic Auditorium Saturda Read Full Story >>>
BOBBY PACQUIAO NEEDS TO BORROW MANNY'S HEART
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
Following his 9th-round knockout loss at the hands of IBF Pan Pacific featherweight king Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym last Friday in Pattaya, Thailand, RP super-featherweight boss Bobby Pacquiao has been advised to "take more risk" and "borrow a piece of his brother's heart" should he wish to ever become a Read Full Story >>>
Can the Pacman Eat Up Another Legend?
By Jason Liimatta, RingsideReport.com, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
Before November 15th 2003, like many other American boxing fans, I had never heard of Manny Pacquiao, let alone seen him fight. On the other hand we had seen his opponent Marco Antonio Barrera go to war many times against the likes of Junior Jones, Prince Naseem Hamed and Erik Morales among others. Read Full Story >>>
Bobby Pacquiao Knocked Out in IBF Title Fight
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
An overseas telephone call from Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao to younger brother and Philippine super featherweight champion Bobby Pacquiao on the eve of his title fight against IBF Pan Pacific featherweight champion Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym apparently didn't help as Bobby was kno Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Morales camps escalate word war a notch
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
FILIPINO champion Manny Pacquiao and Mexican ring idol Erik Morales unleashed another verbal barrage against each other Thursday, raising the temperature level of their keenly awaited March 19 encounter at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
?Morales is going to feel Manny?s power?first with th Read Full Story >>>
Morales old and weary, claims Pacquiao trainer
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
ERIK Morales is "old" and, unlike vintage wine, he has turned stale with the years.
This is how Freddie Roach, the masterful trainer who molded Manny Pacquiao into a feared world boxing celebrity, views the 28-year-old Mexican legend.
Pacquiao and Morales clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Read Full Story >>>
RP versus Mexico in boxing in the USA
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 19 Feb 2005
THE sibling rivalry between Filipinos and Mexicans started way back to the time of Spanish colonization. It boiled down to boxing.
Filipino boxing greats Pancho Villa, Gabriel ?Flash? Elorde, Luisito Espinosa beat and were beaten by Mexican boxers.
The rivalry in the ring continued with Mann Read Full Story >>>
One-on-One with Freddie Roach
By Brad Cooney, BoxingTalk.com, Fri, 18 Feb 2005
Boxingtalk recently caught up with trainer Freddie Roach, who shared his thoughts on the upcoming match between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales, and also discussed the potential May 21st James Toney-John Ruiz fight. As usual, Roach was very engaging, and ready to talk boxing. Check out what he had t Read Full Story >>>
Exclusive Interview: Oscar De La Hoya
By G. Leon, BoxingTalk.com, Fri, 18 Feb 2005
Oscar Speaks On Hopkins, Trinidad, Judah, Barrera, Don King, an October or November return and more!
GL: Oscar, can you give us some of your thoughts on promoting Bernard Hopkins for the first time in his historic twentieth defense? "It's going great. The response to Hopkins in Los Angeles has be Read Full Story >>>
Roach insists Morales is hittable
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Fri, 18 Feb 2005
ERIK Morales says he is ready for Manny Pacquiao and his vaunted left hand, but the Filipino ring gladiator's camp is oozing with confidence he can get the job done four weeks from their March 19 showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Morales, as usual, refused to be cowed by pre-f Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Tells Brother Bobby How To Fight Fahprakorb
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 18 Feb 2005
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao called his younger brother Bobby from Los Angeles and "gave him instructions how to fight" IBF Pan Pacific featherweight champion Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym, according to Pacquiao's business manager Rod Nazario.
In an overseas telephone conversation Read Full Story >>>
BOBBY PACQUIAO BATTLES THAI IBF CHAMP TODAY
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, Thu, 17 Feb 2005
Reigning Philippine junior lightweight king Bobby Pacquiao won't have his more illustrious brother by his side, but has vowed to bring back the crown when he faces IBF Pan Pacific featherweight champ Fahprakorb Rakkiatgym today at the Pattaya Port, located south of the resort paradise of Pattaya, so Read Full Story >>>
LEAN, MEAN MORALES SAYS PACQUIAO'S LEFT DOESN'T WORRY HIM
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, Thu, 17 Feb 2005
Training for the first time with the least number of retinue in his camp, Mexican legend Erik "El Terrible" Morales yesterday emphasized he and his team are not worried of the highly-touted left hand that Filipino icon Manny Pa Read Full Story >>>
Round Nine: Manny Pacquiao vs Erik Morales Mailbag!
By Isaac Barrio, Hard Core Boxing, Thu, 17 Feb 2005
Elich Ramirez: Are you EM's fan? You actually sound like one.
I'm a fan of both Pacquiao and Morales. Hate to see one of them lose. Props to both fighters for taking this fight. May the best man win. Thanks for writing in.
--------------------------------------------------- Read Full Story >>>
I?m ready to fight, even now
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Thu, 17 Feb 2005
Well-known international promoter Murad Muhammad?s official assigned to look after Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao, Akbar Muhammad said yesterday that Pacquiao was in such great condition that he is ?ready to fight right now.?
Akbar, who watches over Pacquiao when he trains a Read Full Story >>>
Barrera Camp Shares Secrets to Pacquiao
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, Wed, 16 Feb 2005
LOS ANGELES-The think-tank of Marco Antonio Barrera would want to see Manny Pacquiao win over Erik Morales so that nothing will get in the way for a mega-rematch between the past and current featherweight People's Champion by year-end.
Roberto Diaz, right hand man of Barrera, even went as far as Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao?s toughest mission yet: Win seven straight Elorde plums
ABS-CBN News, Wed, 16 Feb 2005
Manny Pacquiao will again be the recipient of the Boxer of the Year honor in the Gabriel ?Flash? Elorde Boxing Awards Night-Banquet of Champions at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
The 26-year-old native of General Santos City was the hands down choice for the award following another exceptional yea Read Full Story >>>
Morales won?t take Manny lightly
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Wed, 16 Feb 2005
Erik ?El Terrible? Morales, the former three-time world champion and the most popular Mexican fighter today, admits that Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao ?is a pretty good fighter? and he won?t take him lightly in their March 19 showdown in Las Vegas.
?It (the fight) will be a Read Full Story >>>