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Roach: Bobby Pacquiao Will Beat “Famoso”
By Winchell Campos,, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
LOS ANGELES—Despite being a heavy underdog to beat former world champion Carlos “El Famoso” Hernandez, Bobby Pacquiao and his trainer Freddie Roach think they have a good chance of pulling off a mega-upset on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) when all of the boxing world will be watching  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
Whoever thought of including Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista in the elite group of boxing heroes to be honored by President Arroyo Monday must either be ignorant of boxing or involved in a grand scheme to take Filipino boxing fans on a great ride. Manny Pacquiao is a boxing hero, no doubt. Because of   Read Full Story >>>

A Conversation with Angelo Dundee
By Luca De Franco, The Sweet Science, Tue, 04 Oct 2005

Angelo Dundee is considered the greatest boxing coach in America. He has guided fifteen fighters to world titles and helped Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard become stars on a global level. When Ali shocked  
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Manila, Palace roll out red carpet for 3 boxing heroes
By Tina Santos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 04 Oct 2005

THE CITY of Manila opened its doors and rolled out the red carpet yesterday for three boxing champions led by Manny Pacquiao. Red, white and blue confetti rained down as Pacquiao, together with Brian Viloria and  
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Another busy day for Pacquiao and 2 boxing champs
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
REPRESENTING Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, prizefighters Brian Viloria, Rey Bautista and Manny Pacquiao, all dressed in chic Barong Tagalog, took time out from their hectic schedules and showed up at Malaca?ang yesterday to cheer up President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. Over a lunch of beef stew wi  Read Full Story >>>

Atienza to adopt Bautista, Viloria as Manila’s sons
By Raymund F. Antonio, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
MANILA MAYOR Lito Atienza said yesterday that he plans to adopt as sons of Manila world boxing champions Brian Viloria and Rey Bautista. Atienza made the announcement during a motorcade he organized for the two as well as for Manny Pacquiao prior to their courtesy call on President Arroyo.   Read Full Story >>>

President hails Filipino boxing heroes
By Evelyn Macairan, The Philippine Star, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
President Arroyo yesterday paid tribute to Filipino boxers Manny Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista in elaborate high noon rites in front of the Kalayaan Hall of Malaca?ang, saying they gave honor and prestige to the nation with their impressive victories in the United States.   Read Full Story >>>

PacMan shares the glory in second Manila parade
The Manila Times, Tue, 04 Oct 2005
FOR the second time in three weeks, Manny Pacquiao rode a motorcade in his honor in Manila on Monday, but this time he shared the spotlight with two fellow boxing champions and the President. Led by Mayor Lito Atienza of Manila the parade took Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey “Boom BoomR  Read Full Story >>>

By Manny Piñol,, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
If plans do not miscarry, boxing hero Manny Pacquiao will soon be hosting a 90-minute boxing program on ABS CBN. I brought up the idea of a Manny Pacquiao appearance in a boxing program to ABS CBN top honcho Gabby Lopez when we played golf together a month ago along with Davao City Mayor Rody Dut  Read Full Story >>>

Thirty Years Later - The Building Blocks of "The Thrilla In Manila" Part 2
By Frank Lotierzo,, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
July 1975 through October 1, 1975 With Bugner out of the way, Ali vs. Frazier III was on. This time the winner would have the historical bragging rights over the other. In what was a complete role reversal after their first fight, Ali was on top of the world and Frazier was looking in. By the   Read Full Story >>>

‘Boom Boom’ eyes to rock Big Dome
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
A BIG Dome stint for "Boom Boom." If plans push through, Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista, the teenage puncher who set the tone for the country’s unforgettable foray at the Staples Center in Los Angeles last Sept. 11, should be making his Manila debut, preferably at the fabled Araneta Coliseum, s  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Hernandez square off October 8
Sun.Star Davao, Mon, 03 Oct 2005
ANOTHER Pacquiao--Bobby Pacquiao--will climb the ring on October 8 to fight tough veteran Carlos "Famoso" Hernandez in a 12-round super featherweight eliminator at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas. Bobby is the brother of Manny Pacquiao, the newly crowned World Boxing Council internationa  Read Full Story >>>

Joe's still smoulderin'
By Tom English, The Scotsman, Sun, 02 Oct 2005
AS OMENS went, this was as dark as boxing had ever known, a day in early autumn, 1975, when Muhammad Ali was in the ring, doing his thing, an audience hanging on his every abusive word about Smokin' Joe Frazier. Only that's not what Ali called him. Just as Joe never called Ali anything other than Cl  Read Full Story >>>

Heavy Losses
By Kevin Mitchell, The Guardian, Sun, 02 Oct 2005
30 years after the 'Thrilla in Manila', heavyweight boxing finds itself down and almost out. Where have the great fighters gone? Audley Harrison declared recently that he was ready to 'follow in the footsteps of Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier and Lennox Lewis'. Presumably this is to h  Read Full Story >>>

Ali-Frazier III in Manila remembered
By Eddie Alinea, Tempo, Sun, 02 Oct 2005
Thirty years after the last of the epic trilogy, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier are still swinging at each other in media interviews, newspapers and magazine write ups and television documentaries commemorating the fight called ''Thrilla in Manila.'' Long before Ali and Frazier enplaned for Ma  Read Full Story >>>

Tribute for Pacquiao, Viloria, Bautista set
By Noli Cruz, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 02 Oct 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO, Brian Viloria, and Rey “Boom Boom Bautista” – the 1-2-3 punch of Philippine boxing – will come face to face with President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo tomorrow when they call on the President at the Malaca?ang Palace. The three boxers will be accompanied by M  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing champs meet GMA
Tempo, Sun, 02 Oct 2005
Manila Mayor Lito Atienza will lead Manilans in a motorcade on Monday, October 3 for all three Filipino boxing champions who recently scored stunning victories in separate bouts in Los Angeles, California. The motorcade, organized by the Manila Sports Council (MASCO) chaired by Arnold "Ali  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, fellow RP ring stars get honor
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 02 Oct 2005
MANNY Pacquiao, Brian Viloria and Rey “Boom Boom” Bautista--the 1-2-3 punch of Philippine boxing--will be honored in a VIP dinner dubbed as “Tagumpay” Tribute to the Champions Monday at the Crowne Plaza Ballroom in Ortigas. The trilogy of tributes will start at 7 p.m., fea  Read Full Story >>>

Accepting Defeat
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, Sun, 02 Oct 2005
In sports, nobody wants to lose and it's tough to accept defeat. This is why athletes and sportsmen who can't take losing well end up "pikon," and are labeled as "sore losers." And the reason why they lost is always something else other than their own doing. "Tua ni pusta ang mga ref sa pikas. Lima-  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao in Japan, Sat, 01 Oct 2005

Manny Pacquiao (right) and Japanese journalist Makoto Okaniwa pose for photograhers as the latter did an exclusive interview with the pound-for-pound superstar during his recent visit in Japan upon the invitation of Cebuano promoter  
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