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A welcome fit for a king
Manila Standard Today, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
ON the day of ?The Battle? on Jan. 22 (Jan. 21 in Las Vegas), Metro Manila turned into a virtual ghost town, as people either stayed at home or were at the malls to watch Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao maul Mexican icon Erik ?El Terrible? Morales en route to a spectacular 10th-round stoppage.   Read Full Story >>>

Malaca?ang serves up Pacquiao empanada
The Manila Times, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
Boxing idol Manny Pacquiao had empanada shaped like gloves for breakfast at Malaca?ang on Friday. Pacquiao called on President Arroyo right after he arrived at Manila?s international airport. The delicacy, aptly named Pacquiao empanada, was the concoction of the Palace chef, Babes Austria.   Read Full Story >>>

Our natural icons
By Anabelle E. Plantilla, The Manila Times, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
OUR country?s pride and sports icon, Manny Pacquiao, fought the fight of his life against the Mexican Erik Morales last week. We are all rejoicing over his victory and the mark that he has made in the boxing world for our country. We did not waver on our support for our hero, our icon. The ente  Read Full Story >>>

Home is the hero
The Manila Times, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
Thousands lined the streets of Manila and Quezon City on Friday to cheer boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on his triumphant return after defeating his Mexican nemesis Erik Morales. Pacquiao stopped Morales with a flurry of punches in the 10th round of their 12-round World Boxing Council super-featherw  Read Full Story >>>

Arroyo sings, pays tribute to Pacquiao
Sun.Star Manila, Sat, 28 Jan 2006
PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Friday showed off her singing prowess during the "Tagumpay ng Pinoy" program at the Rahaj Sulayman Park in Manila late Friday afternoon, where a tribute was accorded boxer Manny Paqcuiao. Arroyo, who initially played co-host to Manila Mayor Lito Atienza and Pacqu  Read Full Story >>>

Manila fetes Pacquiao on triumphant return
By Reuters, Yahoo! News, Fri, 27 Jan 2006

MANILA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Traffic came to a standstill and cheering fans lined the streets of Manila on Friday to mark the return of local boxer Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao beat Erik Mo  
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Pacquiao defends politicians who watched Las Vegas fight
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
WORLD boxing champion Manny "the Pacman" Pacquiao defended the politicians who watched his fight in Las Vegas last January 22. "Naniniwala po ako na ang pagpunta nila sa Las Vegas ay di para sa pulitika kundi pagsuporta sa kanilang kababayan [I believe they went there not for politics but to show s  Read Full Story >>>

Arroyo breakfasts with Pacquiao on glove-shaped chicken pies
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
UPDATE) PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo welcomed boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in Malaca?ang on Friday with a hearty and creative breakfast -- chicken empanadas (pies) shaped like boxing gloves. "I know you have not had the chance to eat properly in the plane, so we prepared breakfast," Arroyo s  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Arroyo belt out song before ecstatic crowd
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
IN A RARE display of her singing prowess, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo gamely joined Manny Pacquiao in belting out "Para sa Iyo" (For You), the song written and sang by the boxing sensation before he left Manila for a rematch with Mexican Erik Morales in Las Vegas, Nevada. Holding the song?s l  Read Full Story >>>

Walk the new walk with Erik Morales
By Bill Knight, The Sweet Science, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
He sat on the edge of the ring that summer afternoon, talking softly and easily, speaking of his career ? past and present. "My country (Mexico) seems to have a sad history of fighters ending up broke," he said in his soft spoken voice. Smiling slightly, he added, "That is not my goal. And I a  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao returns home to rousing welcome
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
THOUSANDS of Filipinos lined the streets of Manila and Quezon City on Friday to cheer boxing hero Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao on his triumphant return after defeating Mexican rival Erik Morales. Pacquiao, (41-3-1, 32 knockouts) stopped Morales with a flurry of punches in the 10th round of their 12-roun  Read Full Story >>>

Erik Morales' career may be at end
By Robert Morales, AZCentral.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Erik Morales has been in a lot of ring wars. And at 29, he is getting somewhat old for a man fighting in the lower weights. After being stopped by Manny Pacquiao in the 10th round of a thriller last Saturday at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Morales was hospitalized as a precaution. Th  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's drive to please God paid off, says XUHS head
PIA Information Service, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Cagayan de Oro City (27 January) -- HIS motivation to please God, his countrymen and his family plus a huge amount of hard work, rigid training and self-discipline are only some of the factors that made Manny Pacquiao win over his boxing opponent Erik Morales. These should also be the same value  Read Full Story >>>

Politics ?taints? Pacquiao?s return to Manila
The Daily Tribune, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Politics again tainted the achievement of Filipino boxing hero Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao from the moment his flight from Los Angeles landed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) before dawn yesterday. Several political figures belonging to the ruling administration party beat the crowd o  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao arrives at airport packed with fans, media people
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
(UPDATE) FILIPINO boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived in Manila from Los Angeles before dawn Friday and was mobbed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 by throngs of fans and media people. Pacquiao was with Jimrex Jaca, who knocked out Mexican Geronimo Hernandez in the first roun  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres, Amonsot motor to Vegas on Sunday
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Z "The Dream" Gorres and Czar Amonsot, who are currently training at the Wild Card Card Gym in Los Angeles, are slated to motor to Sin City on Sunday in preparation for their respective bouts on February 3 at the Mardi Gras Ballroom of the Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas. The southpaw Gorres will tak  Read Full Story >>>

TRUE DIE-HARD FILIPINO BOXING FAN
PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
This past week boxing business manager Michael Koncz received a warm correspondence from a doctor in Canoga Park, California. This was not the first time that Koncz received communications of solicitation pertaining to boxers he is involved with. However, this one seemed special in that a doct  Read Full Story >>>

BUHAIN ATTENDS WBC NIGHT OF THE CHAMPIONS
By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner, PhilBoxing.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
Still ecstatic over Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao's convincing TKO over "El Terrible No More" of Mexico, GAB Chairman Eric R. Buhain is already in Cancun, Mexico to attend its well-prepared celebration of the event dubbed as the "Night of the Champions". Buhain is one of the members of the Board of Go  Read Full Story >>>

JUST WHO IS A CHAMPION, ANYWAY?
By Michael Swann, 15rounds.com, Fri, 27 Jan 2006

Last week the Miss America Pageant was held in Las Vegas after 86 years in Atlantic City. Once the standard of female pulchritude, the contest has fallen on hard times in recent years and relocated in an effort to r  
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Roach sees no early Pacman-Morales III
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 27 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES -- Speaking of immediate prospects, trainer Freddie Roach said Manny Pacquiao would “rest in Manila, fight two more fights this year, while waiting for Morales to be ready next year.” That means there would be no Pacquiao-Morales III this year, although Marco Antonio Barre  Read Full Story >>>


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