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BoomBoom?s sad episode ends well
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
CHICAGO ? It was only 9 a.m., but like clockwork, Antonio L. Aldeguer, the genius behind the world-renowned ALA boxing stable, was already at his office in the sprawling Aldeguer Group of Companies compound in Nasipit, Talamban.
Aldeguer tackled last Wednesday like any other. He greeted the sunr Read Full Story >>>
Roach wants a first round KO
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
GONE IN 30 seconds? Why not, says trainer Freddie Roach. Roach might be thinking that it pays to be savage and brutal once in a while.
"If you can go out there and blast this guy in 30 seconds, then do it," Pacquiao?s American trainer said a few hours before the two went to the gym for the last Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao is Ready To Rumble
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
Filipino ring idol and national treasure Manny Pacquiao is ready to heed the patented "Let's get ready to rumble" call by renowned Ring Announcer Michael Buffer when he battles former two-time super bantamweight champion Oscar Larios in the Mano-A-Mano main event at the Araneta Coliseum, the "Mecca" Read Full Story >>>
Heat shortens Pacquiao?s final workout
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO was stopped dead on his tracks yesterday afternoon by the scorching tropical heat.
Having fought mostly in the US where summers are a lot cooler, Pacquiao was apparently affected by the humid conditions inside the Amateur Boxing Association of the Philippines when he reported for Read Full Story >>>
Casi imposible el triunfo de Oscar Larios en Manila
By Juan Carlos Gubi, Box-Latino.com, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
Para el ex campe?n mundial Daniel Zaragoza es "pr?cticamente imposible" que Oscar Larios pueda sacar la victoria en Manila, cuando se enfrente al local Manny Pacquiao.
"Hay que decir que ser? una pelea de preparaci?n para el filipino y que si Larios llegara a sacar el triunfo, ser?a algo fue Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, m?s que un ?dolo
Esto en Linea, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
Todo est? listo para el "Mano a Mano" sabatino en el hist?rico estadio Araneta de Manila, Filipinas, donde el ?dolo local, el "Pac Man" Manny Pacquiao (41-3-2, 32 KOs), intercambiar? m Read Full Story >>>
Confident ?PacMan? winds up training
By Frank Calapre, ABS-CBN News, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
The Manila Times Correspondent
Oozing with confidence, Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao wound up his workouts Friday and looked primed to take on Mexican Oscar Larios on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.
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Freddie Roach says Larios is gone by the sixth
The Sweet Science, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios are sure to try and remove each others? heads from their bodies on Saturday in Manila, but at a Thursday press conference, there was not a hint of real animosity.
Pacquiao declined to say how long the scheduled 12-rounder would last, but trainer Freddie Roach allo Read Full Story >>>
Pacman, Chololo all set for big fight
Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao finished his last workout yesterday oozing with confidence in his fight against Mexican Oscar Larios on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum.
Even with a strict diet, the 27-year-old Pacquiao went through two hours of light workout that included two rounds of speed Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao di problema ang timbang
Journal Group, Sat, 01 Jul 2006
HINDI inaalala ni Manny Pacquiao ang pagtugon sa super-featherweight limit tungo sa nakatakdang weigh-in ngayon.
Makaraan ang mga regular rituals na nakagawian na sa huling araw ng lahat ng training camp ni Pacquiao, ang 27-anyos na Filipino boxing idol ay handang-handa na para sa 12-round slugf Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao the 'Mexican Assassin'
By Ben Cohen, SecondsOut.com, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
Manny Pacquiao and Oscar Larios will square off this Sunday in the Araneta Coliseum, Manila, the Philippines for the WBC Super featherweight title. Known as the 'Mexican Assassin' Pacquiao will try to defeat another Latin American to cement his status as the best featherweight fighter around.
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I Back Pac Man To Whack Larios
By Joey Knish, The Sweet Science, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
Manny Pacquiao has remained a homerun hitting machine even since he was called up to the big leagues. This weekend he faces a fastball hurler who throws strikes down the middle into Pac Man?s sweet spot and Read Full Story >>>
300 cops to secure Pacquiao-Larios boxing bout -- Querol
By Joel Francis Guinto, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
SOME 300 policemen will be deployed around Araneta Center in Quezon City on Sunday when boxing champion Manny Pacquiao battles Mexican Oscar Larios, an official said.
In addition, bomb-sniffing dogs will patrol the vicinity while several ambulances will be positioned outside the venue, Metro Mani Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Looks To Squash Upset Minded Larios
By Dr. Peter Edwards, BoxinScene.com, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
It's rare for a major bout to be held outside of the United States, on pay-per-view, without the any of the American based television networks helping to back the event. For a fighter like Manny Pacquiao (41-3, 33KOs), support from networks like HBO and Showtime, were not necessary in backing his up Read Full Story >>>
Support Pacquiao, Malaca?ang urges Pinoys
By Cedelf Tupas, Visayan Daily Star, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
Malaca?ang yesterday called on Filipinos to support boxing icon Manny Pacquiao when he battles Mexican Oscar Larios in their 12-round super featherweight match on Sunday at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said that it is very important for the Filipino peop Read Full Story >>>
Pac-Man Ready, But Larios Says He Has Key to Victory
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
Pasig City -- Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao says he's ready to take on Mexican Oscar "Chololo" Larios even as the latter revealed for the first time that he's got one special 'key' to beat the world's most dangerous a Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Soto Lands on 8/12 Pay-Per-View
BoxingScene.com, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
Humberto Soto, conqueror of Rocky Juarez, of Los Mochis, Mexico will take on Bobby Pacquiao of the Philippines in a WBC eliminator at 130 pounds on the Hasim Rahman vs. Oleg Maskaev PPV championship card at the Thomas and Mack, Las Vegas, on Saturday, August 12.
Bob Arum made the announcement tod Read Full Story >>>
Jaworski files bill to protect Pinoy boxers
Manila Standard Today, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
PASIG Rep. Robert ?Dodot? Jaworski recently filed House Bill 5069, also known as the ?Flash Elorde Boxing Reform Act of 2006? to protect Filipino boxers.
He said the measure was filed in recognition of the phenomenal heroism of boxing champions Manny Pacquiao, Boom-Boom Bautista and Bobby Paquia Read Full Story >>>
Bautista goes home
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
THE Philippines? newest ring sensation, World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific bantamweight champion Rey ?Boom Boom? Bautista checked out of the Cebu Doctors Hospital.
He went home to his family in Candijay, Bohol for a two-week rest after being downed by a virus that forced him to pull out of t Read Full Story >>>
Calm before the storm
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 30 Jun 2006
THEY sat beside each other, shared a few laughs and even shook hands as if they were being presented to the media to kick off a concert tour.
At yesterday?s press conference, Filipino Manny Pacquiao and Mexican Oscar Larios appeared to be chums, and not rivals who, in 48 hours, would be progra Read Full Story >>>