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Manny?s edge: speed, power
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Thu, 10 Feb 2005
American trainer Freddie Roach said that ?speed and power will win it for Manny (Pacquiao) and Erik Morales has no shot? when they clash in a blockbuster pay-per-view fight card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 19.
Roach made the statement in a TV interview with former Viva Sports TV host Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao - Living the American Dream
By Jason Tremble, RingsideReport.com, Wed, 09 Feb 2005
Manny Pacquiao is living the American dream. He has fame, fortune, and a left hook that can take him to another world title. There's just one thing that makes him a bit different - he's not American. I haven't seen the boxing public so excited about a fighter since the Ukraine brothers - Wladimir an Read Full Story >>>
Harrison offered Marquez unification in May
SecondsOut.com, Wed, 09 Feb 2005
According to industry sources, WBO featherweight champion Scott Harrison has been offered a dream fight with division No.1 and WBA/IBF kingpin Juan Manuel Marquez for May 7.
Two-time WBO champ Harrison has been desperate to break into the big time but his chance has come just two weeks after his Read Full Story >>>
Mexican Champ Vasquez Picks Pacquiao Over Morales
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, Wed, 09 Feb 2005
LOS ANGELES-His heart and soul is pure Mexican but IBF super-bantamweight champion Israel "Magnifico" Vasquez thinks Filipino Manny Pacquiao has what it takes to win over his countryman Erik Morales in their upcoming fight on March 19.
Pacquiao sparred for eight more rounds Tuesday and completel Read Full Story >>>
February's Who's Hot and Who's Not
By Dr. Peter Edwards, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 09 Feb 2005
Manny Pacquiao ? Finally dumping his old management and picking up the services of very well known American boxing adviser/manager Shelly Finkel. Obviously tired of his career moving at a slow pace, the ?Pacman? made the necessary moves that may bring his already successful career to th Read Full Story >>>
Switch good for Manny Pacquiao
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 08 Feb 2005
Describing Shelly Finkel as shrewd is certainly accurate, agrees Nigel Collins.
But the editor in chief of Ring, considered the bible of boxing, also believes Finkel will bring Manny Pacquiao success that will surpass what the Filipino slugger has achieved so far on US soil.
?There?s no doub Read Full Story >>>
Round Five: Manny Pacquiao vs Erik Morales Mailbag!
By Kimo Morrison, Hard Core Boxing, Tue, 08 Feb 2005
Welcome to Round Five of the Manny Pacquiao vs Erik Morales Mailbag. Make sure to also send question for the Video Mailbag and have your Question read on Video to Manny Pacquiao.
Benny A. Antonio: Dear Kimo,
Where would you rank Manny Pacquiao if you were to make an all time top ten lists of t Read Full Story >>>
It?s a KO by Pacquiao
By Jon Hernandez III, The Daily Tribune, Tue, 08 Feb 2005
The fans have spoken.
A US-based boxing site's online poll showed Ring Magazine champion Manny Pacquiao winning by a knockout (KO) over Mexican Erik Morales, at least in the minds of boxing fanatics who logged in their votes as of yesterday.
Pacquiao, who faces the former World Boxing Council Read Full Story >>>
MANNY THE CONQUEROR
By Matthew Sanderson, TigerBoxing.com, Mon, 07 Feb 2005
When Filipino bruiser Manny Pacquiao (39-2-2) faces Erik Morales (47-2-0) for their March 19 super fight, 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 Moral Read Full Story >>>
The Wild Card Becomes 'Lil Manila'
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 07 Feb 2005
On a sunny and warm Saturday afternoon in Hollywood, they slowly and surely trickle in. In all shapes, sizes, and ages, Filipinos have gathered at the Wild Card Boxing Club to see their national icon, Manny Pacquiao, as he pr Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO SAYS FINANCES SAFE WITH NEW GROUP
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, Mon, 07 Feb 2005
Reigning Ring Magazine featherweight king Manny Pacquiao yesterday announced he has "made the best decision in his career" and has never been happier in his professional life, indicating that his decision to hook up with New York-based manager Shelly Finkel has brought him peace of mind in the lead Read Full Story >>>
Redemption or validation?
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 07 Feb 2005
FRUSTRATION coupled with desire to take a tighter grip of his own destiny could be two of the several reasons why Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao made a surprise decision to sign up Thursday with Shelly Finkel, after his managerial contract with Marty Elorde expired last January 31.
Manny ma Read Full Story >>>
Roach suspects Mexican champ chickened out
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 07 Feb 2005
Now the speculation begins.
Freddie Roach said recently he suspects Juan Manuel Marquez priced himself out of a rematch against Manny Pacquiao to save himself from another beating and losing his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association featherweight titles.
Promoter Bob A Read Full Story >>>
I am Happier Now-Pacquiao
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, Sun, 06 Feb 2005
LOS ANGELES-After finally taking full control of his career and destiny over the weekend, Manny Pacquiao said he felt a lot happier and contented in his preparation heading towards his mega-fight with Erik Morales on March 19 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Pacquiao got a rousing applause from fa Read Full Story >>>
Let Manny concentrate on his fight ? Nazario
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 06 Feb 2005
BOXING MAN Rod Nazario could have gone ballistic upon learning that his pride and joy, Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao, signed up Shelly Finkel as his new manager.
Instead of blowing his top, Nazario has decided to just remain calm and refuse to get involved in the mire that Pacquiao is in Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao denies seeking US citizenship
ABS-CBN News, Sat, 05 Feb 2005
People's featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao denied he will soon become an American citizen, ANC reported Saturday.
Pacquiao made the statement following reports he is seeking citizenship in the United States through his new manager, American Shelley Finkel.
Pacquiao clarified he is in the Read Full Story >>>
What If? Manny Pacquiao Vs Sandy Saddler & Willy Pep
By Paul Concannon, RingsideReport.com, Sat, 05 Feb 2005
When RSR Publisher "Bad" Brad Berkwitt asked me for my thoughts on Manny Pacquiao Vs 50's legends Sandy Saddler & Willy Pep, I will admit to being a little dubious.
Much as I rate the fiery left-hander from the Philippines, Sandy and Willy are in most top fives when the featherweights are access Read Full Story >>>
Pinoy Boxing 2005: A Preview
Kutibeng, Sat, 05 Feb 2005
This could turn out to be an exciting year for Filipino boxing. To close out 2004, Brian Viloria, using spectacular power, dominated Angel Priolo in December. A last-minute substitute when Fernando Montiel backed out of the Priolo fight due to illness, Viloria improved his record to 16-0, scoring a Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Turns His World Upside Down
By Ricardo Lois, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 05 Feb 2005
In a surprise business maneuver Featherweight Champion Manny Pacquiao dropped his Filipino manager Marty Elorde and inked a two-year deal with American Shelly Finkel this past Tuesday.
To make matters even more interesting, David Avila of Maxboxing reports the Pinoy star will be dropping Murad Mu Read Full Story >>>
Marty accepts fate in losing Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 05 Feb 2005
Marty Elorde said yesterday he expected consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao wouldn?t renew his five-year contract that expired last Jan. 31 and expressed no rancor in losing his 30 percent management share to Brooklyn rock promoter Shelly Finkel.
Elorde offered Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>