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By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
Mexican legend Erik "El Terrible" Morales is set for a grand return to the ring in July following his hard-earned unanimous decision win over Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Speaking to the Mexican press people, Morales indicated that his last fight again  Read Full Story >>>

Nazario, Muhammad Made a Fool of Pacquiao
By Winchell Campos,, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES-When Murad Muhammad said he made miracles happen, Manny Pacquiao believed him all the way. In fact, Pacquiao has recently spun a joke out of that statement: "The guy makes my money disappear." But previously not known to Pacquiao, his former trusted business manager, Rodolfo "Rod" Na  Read Full Story >>>

Fighting the Good Fight - Lessons from the Morales-Pacquiao
By Epifanio M. Almeda,, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
I am one of the many who did not feel well during and after the unforgettable March 19, 2005 classic battle between Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao. I was at the Imus Tennis Club TV area with my tennis colleagues having a festive picnic like gathering for the much awaited fight. Having heard the  Read Full Story >>>

Nothing Controversial About Morales-Pacquiao
By Mike Samuels,, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
I?ve always been told that you have to learn to take the good with the bad in life.? I used to think that it was just some sort of cliche my Dad would tell me to try to get around the true facts of life.? Then I got into boxing.

If I needed any reminders, the aftermath of Manny Pacquaio and  
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Morality not legality
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
If you?re wondering why New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad is flashing a wide grin despite two-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao?s recent loss to Erik Morales in Las Vegas, it?s not because he?s got new dentures. The reason why Murad is looking like a million bucks is he?s grinning all t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao steps up fight against Murad, Nazario
The Philippine Star, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
After losing a key fight in the ring, Manny Pacquiao is dead-serious to win his battle off it. Pacquiao, who bowed to Erik Morales in a blockbuster fight in Las Vegas two weeks ago, has ordered his new team of professionals, including managers Shelly Finkel and lawyers Keith Davidson and Nick Kh  Read Full Story >>>

Peden wants Morales, Barrera and Pacquiao
By Anthony Cocks,, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
Newly minted IBF super featherweight champion Robbie 'Bomber' Peden says he wants to blaze a trail through the best 130 pound fighters in the world rather than defend his strap against a string of meaningless mandatories. "Straight off the bat mate, I'm not going to worry about fighting any secon  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera nixes Pacquiao rematch
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
MARCO ANTONIO Barrera is not interested in a rematch with Manny Pacquiao. In an interview with a boxing website, the world superfeatherweight champion also advised Pacquiao to accept his defeat from the hands of Erik Morales graciously and not to cite other reasons for his loss such as the use of th  Read Full Story >>>

No sense of country
By Gemma Araneta, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
THERE was something in that Manny Pacquiao fight that only my brother Ismael and I noticed. A die-hard pugilist fan since high school, he would hang around Flash Elorde?s gym in San Juan, where we grew up, to watch the legendary champion train. I think it was Ismael and an ex-beau of mine who dragge  Read Full Story >>>

Mockery in Mandaue
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 31 Mar 2005
I COULD be wrong but if it's any indication that I might have been right, the crowd that watched the fights wholeheartedly concurred with my scorecards: The crowd booed the contradictory results announced by Rolando Mendoza, the ring announcer. I refer to the bouts featuring Joel Bauya against Ro  Read Full Story >>>

Muhammad, Nazario Need to Explain A Lot?Pacquiao (First of a Series)
By Winchell Campos,, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES?Unknown to many, the biggest distraction and mental anguish that may have affected Manny Pacquiao going into his last fight against Erik Morales came from the same people whom he used to trust and respect. Pacquiao, who has ordered his new team of professionals including managers She  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
WHAT?S IN STORE FOR THE PAC-MAN?? Rumors circulating around the Philippines are all saying Manny Pacquiao wants out of his contract with Murad Muhammad, his current promoter. Pacquiao?s main beef is that Murad is earning more money for his fight with Erik Morales than himself! This was just the  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera: Pacquiao should accept defeat!
By Francisco Salazar,, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
WBC Super Featherweight Marco Antonio Barrera said he enjoyed the fight between his countryman and rival Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao last weekend. Barrera, who will defend the WBC title he won against Morales on April 9th in El Paso, went public in saying that no matter what gloves he wore, Pacq  Read Full Story >>>

Morales vs. Pacquiao II Fast Forward
By Chris Gielty, The Sweet Science, Wed, 30 Mar 2005

Erik Morales versus Manny Pacquiao was always a pick?em. That the judges? scorecards all read 115-113 after 12 furious rounds confirmed as much. And I do not say it was ?always a pick 'em? just because I wa  
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Fans eye PacMan-Erik II
The Manila Times, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
MOST of Manny Pacquiao?s fans want him to fight Erik Morales again as soon as possible. This emerged from a survey conducted by Pacquiao?s unofficial website, the results of which were posted Tuesday?the same day the Filipino boxing icon paid President Arroyo and Manila Mayor Lito   Read Full Story >>>

?I did not steal from Manny?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
International promoter Murad Muhammad yesterday denied that he had stolen some $2.7 million due Manny Pacquiao from the pay-per-view income and said the Filipino ring warrior was not entitled to any money from PPV earnings. Muhammad claimed that the new management team headed by Shelly Finkel an  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao stays as super feather, vows comeback
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
Amid a shower of confetti and moral support, Manny Pacquiao yesterday vowed to stage a comeback and warned Mexicans Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales of his continued presence in the super-featherweight division. "I shall return," said Pacquiao, borrowing the famous words of the American Wo  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao failed, but did a Pinoy whale win in Vegas?
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES, California -- An old book, "Havana," is a terrific read. There are still the original details, vivid as the bar and streets Ernest Hemingway had haunted while writing the "Old Man and the Sea," for everybody to enjoy and see. To the first-time visitor, the most distinct pictures in F  Read Full Story >>>

Manny, Ortiz grace Elorde Awards tonite
The Philippine Star, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
World, international and Philippine champions, led by Manny Pacquiao, take center stage during the Gabriel "Flash" Elorde Annual Awards tonight at the Mandarin Hotel in Makati. Pacquiao arrived from Gen. Santos City yesterday morning to receive the highest honor as Boxer of the Year from guest o  Read Full Story >>>

PBL to honor brave Pacquiao in season opener
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 30 Mar 2005
THE PHILIPPINE Basketball League (PBL), in its own little way, will also honor Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao. Citing Pacquiao's courageous stand against Mexican Erik Morales in their blockbuster super featherweight bout in Las Vegas last week as a positive influence to the league's crop of yo  Read Full Story >>>

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