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Morales now favored
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — The tide has turned in favor of Erik Morales. Reports emanating from Las Vegas, site of this Saturday’s super-featherweight battle between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales, said that Morales has now been installed a 10-8 favorite. Even sportsbook.com, the leading on-  Read Full Story >>>

Manny In best shape for biggest fight
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao said he’s in the best shape of his life. Six days from now, he added that he’s in for the biggest fight of his life. "The fight is getting closer and I’m very excited," said the Filipino southpaw shortly after wrapping up training at the Wild   Read Full Story >>>

Pacman now 10-8 underdog in Vegas
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- It's now Erik Morales who's the odds-on favorite in the sportsbook windows in Las Vegas, site of his rematch with Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao on Jan. 21. Pacquiao, 7-5 favorite since the announcement of the second encounter last year, was pe  Read Full Story >>>

Triangulating Nevada and California
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
CHICAGO – I am about to embark on a long journey to Nevada and California, where I will be on assignment covering three of the biggest sports stories of the year. The trip won’t be as much fun without my readers, so I’m taking you for the ride, albeit vicariously, by writing a dail  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao says he's now OK after injury scare
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- Manny Pacquiao said he had felt pain in his left arm after a heavy workout here but he did not let it hamper his training. "Masakit, muscle pain, pero OK na lahat (It hurts, but everything's okay now)," he told the Inquirer after completing his afternoon gym regimen yes  Read Full Story >>>

BF leads 'junket' to Vegas
Journal Group, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority chairman Bayani Fernando, 10 mayors and a governor flew to Vancouver, Canada, yesterday for the Metropolitan Governance of Vancouver conference. The trip pushed through despite insinuations of a "junket." Interior Secretary Angelo Reyes reportedly appro  Read Full Story >>>

Manny to wrap up training
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
FILIPINO boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao is set to wrap up his Spartan-like training Monday at the Wild Card Gym in Hollywood, California and head to Las Vegas for his January 21 rematch with former tormentor Erik Morales of Mexico. The two-time world champion Pacquiao and his entourage that inc  Read Full Story >>>

Morales now 10-8 favorite
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — Six days before the fight, oddsmakers in Las Vegas have suddenly turned the tables on Manny Pacquiao. Sportsbook.com, one of the biggest on-line betting stations here in the US, released Saturday the latest odds for the Jan. 21 fight between Pacquiao and Eric Morales in Las V  Read Full Story >>>

JACA GETS ANOTHER FOE IN PACQUIAO CARD!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
Sibulan, Negros-raised Jimrex Jaca, the Filipino fighter slated to see action in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales rematch on January 22, will face a new foe in John Nolasco in an 8-round tussle meant to showcase the Filipino in the world boxing community. Jaca, who grew up in a m  Read Full Story >>>

JACA GETS ANOTHER FOE IN PACQUIAO-MORALES CARD!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
Sibulan, Negros-raised Jimrex Jaca, the Filipino fighter slated to see action in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales rematch on January 22, will face a new foe in John Nolasco in an 8-round tussle meant to showcase the Filipino in the world boxing community. Jaca, who grew up in a m  Read Full Story >>>

'Sinulog Slambang' show today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Philippine Star, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
Sinulog revelers will be treated to an explosive boxing extravaganza today as SGG Stable mainstays Dondon Sultan and Federico Catubay go up against separate foes in a pair of title bouts topbilling the free-to-public "Sinulog Slambang" show starting off at 6 pm at the Gaisano Countrymall carpark.   Read Full Story >>>

Sultan defends RP crown in Sinulog card today
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
As the beats of the Sinulog festivities reach fever-high today, reigning Philippine welterweight boss Dondon Sultan also defends his title for the fourth time against Cesar Yarte in the main event of a slambang Sinulog card being put up by promoter Sammy "Don King" Gello-ani and Stein Global Sports  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao overhauled, is ready for Morales
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES—In his bid to prime up boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao, trainer Freddie Roach has ordered changes, like a mechanic working to overhaul a special racing car. Shifts have been ordered in Pacquiao’s fight plan for his monumental rematch against Erik Morales in Las Vegas next   Read Full Story >>>

Pacman strains left forearm
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES—MANNY PACQUIAO HAS been advised not to overwork his left forearm which he had strained after it hit the head of a sparmate a week ago. “There’s no problem, that strain would heal fully in time for the fight, but it needs a little rest,” said Dr. Nasser Cruz of   Read Full Story >>>

Viloria sees El Terrible’s downfall
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — World light-flyweight king Brian Viloria, who several months ago shared the spotlight alongside Manny Pacquiao, predicted on Friday the 13th the downfall of Mexican Erik Morales on Jan. 21 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. "I see Manny winning this time and I am l  Read Full Story >>>

Finkel confident Pacquiao will win
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
Respected boxing manager Shelly Finkel said yesterday he is confident Manny Pacquiao will beat Erik Morales in their scheduled 12-round bout, dubbed "The Battle," at the 19,000-seat Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on Jan. 21. "I don’t know if it will go the distance but I am confident   Read Full Story >>>

Overweight boxer to be fined P13.2M
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — Go over the weight limit and pay $250,000 or P13.2 million – per pound. So the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight would go on as scheduled even if either boxer goes over the 130 lb limit, this clause was included in the fight contract before it was signed Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Morales faces stiff penalty if he comes in overweight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — A weighty issue involving Mexican Erik Morales surfaced on Friday after Manny Pacquiao’s American trainer Freddie Roach bared that “Morales will be slapped at least 0,000 if he comes in overweight” against the heavy-handed Filipino southpaw in their megabuck Jan  Read Full Story >>>

The fruit of their labor
By Editorial, The Manila Times, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
NO guts, no glory—and no cash too. Manny Pacquiao knows that all too well. So sometime last week, he rewarded himself with a Porsche Cayenne—a “supercar for a superfighter” as one daily cleverly put it—two weeks before he faces Erik Morales in a rematch at Las Vegas  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao supporter knifed by Morales fan
By Lee Ann Ducusin, Journal Group, Sun, 15 Jan 2006
BOXING aficionados, beware. The sport could be deadly. This, after a supporter of Mexican boxer Erik Morales had stabbed dead the other night in Quezon City a fan of Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao for arguing that the latter is the better boxer. Ernesto Sulla, 27, laborer, of 1031 Sabitan Extension  Read Full Story >>>


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