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Pacquiao a hit behind the mike
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 20 Feb 2006
LAS VEGAS — People’s champion Manny Pacquiao scored a knockout in his TV debut as a commentator and fight analyst on Solar Sports’ live satellite coverage of World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria’s win on points over Mexican challenger Jose Antonio   Read Full Story >>>

Once in a hundred years
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 20 Feb 2006
HERMIE Rivera, the boxing man, calls this a lost message. He filed it from Las Vegas where he covered Manny Pacquiao's historic rematch with Mexico's Erik Morales last month. The good news is that we've finally retrieved the dispatch from our e-mail. Actually, Hermie should be busy filing a  Read Full Story >>>

BIR taps Pacquiao as celebrity endorser
By Joseph Jubelag, Manila Standard Today, Mon, 20 Feb 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao, who had gotten into trouble with tax collectors last year, is now being tapped as a celebrity endorser of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR). BIR Commissioner Jose Mario Bu?ag said the bureau chose Pacquiao to endorse the agency̵  Read Full Story >>>

Interpreting the Interpreter
By Percy D. Della, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 20 Feb 2006
SIX MONTHS into early retirement, I am back in California state service as a “retarded” annuitant or retired “irritant,” take your pick -- to work on a project for Arnold’s army. This gig through June is with Mr. Schwarzenegger’s energy advisers. My job is to h  Read Full Story >>>

Show biz challenge for champ
By Nini Valera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 20 Feb 2006
A MONTHLY ALLOWANCE, EDUCATIONAL expenses and a trust fund—Manny Pacquiao is willing to give these to the boy that Joanna Bacosa says is their son. “I just want to make that clear,” Pacquiao told Inquirer Entertainment even if his lawyer, Jose Crisostomo Jr., and two marketing c  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to grace MVBA opening
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 20 Feb 2006
A new cage league, the Mindanao Visayas Basketball Association (MVBA), will launch its inaugural season in style with 11 participating teams on February 25 at the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology Gym in Iligan City. A brainchild of Visayas basketball prime movers coach Ra  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria, retains title! Wins by UD, Sun, 19 Feb 2006

WBC mini-flyweight champion Brian Viloria (18-0, 12 KOs) punished Jose Antonio Aguirre (33-4-1, 20 KOs) over twelve brutal rounds to retain his 108lb belt by unanimous decision Saturday night at the Aladdin Resort in Las Vegas. Aguirre had a   
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Viloria predicts KO in four
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
LAS VEGAS — World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria took out a long-stemmed straw out of his glass of water and twisted it to make a figure four at the Aladdin Hotel coffee shop Friday afternoon shortly after scaling 107 pounds at the weigh-in in the Theater of the Per  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria faces Morales prot?g? today
By Jimbo Gulle, The Manila Times, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
BRIAN VILORIA is no Manny Pacquiao, but he’s getting there—and he won’t let a Mexican “jaguar” stand in his way. Hoping to reach the heights of success “PacMan” has scaled so far, “The Hawaiian Punch” defends his World Boxing Council light fl  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria stakes WBC title today
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
Bryan “The Hawaiian-Pinoy Punch” Viloria will put his WBC light flyweight belt at stake today against the former WBC mini-flyweight king Jose Antonio “El Jaguar” Aguirre in his first title defense at the Aladdin Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The undefeated Viloria   Read Full Story >>>

Arce talks Viloria, Pongsaklek!
By Victor Perea,, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
nterim WBC Flyweight Champion and fan favorite Jorge “El Travieso” Arce, spoke with about his latest win over Adonis Rivas his up coming bout with Rosendo Alvarez and his plans for the future. Although Arce said he was honored to be WBC interim champion, he stated that he w  Read Full Story >>>

Brian ready for 12 rounds
The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
BRIAN VILORIA said he is ready to go 12 hard rounds although he wants his fight against Mexican Jose Antonio Aguirre to be quick. His first defense of the World Boxing Council (WBC) light flyweight title is set Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) at the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Las Veg  Read Full Story >>>

Viloria stakes crown today
By Gerry Ramos, Journal Group, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
UNDEFEATED World Boxing Council (WBC) light flyweight king Brian Viloria and challenger Jose Antonio Aguirre have one common denominator ` both fought former champion Eric Ortiz in the past. But the similarity ends there as their respective fights with Ortiz produced different results. While  Read Full Story >>>

Ilocanos pray for Viloria
ABS-CBN News, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
VIGAN CITY - Relatives of Brian Viloria here have asked all Ilocos Sur residents to pray for the fighter, who defended his World Boxing Council light flyweight title for the first time Saturday night against Mexico’s Jose Antonio Aguirre in Las Vegas, Nevada. The 25-year-old "Hawaiian Punch  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vs Larios set May 20 in Manila
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
The big tune-up bout for superstar Manny Pacquiao against former WBC superbantam king Oscar "Chololo" Larios has been scheduled to take place on May 20 in Manila. Reports coming out of Mexico have indicated that Rafael Mendoza, the adviser for Larios, has already agreed to the terms and condition  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao’s fights in the works
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
LAS VEGAS — Negotations are underway for Manny Pacquiao to fight former World Boxing Council (WBC) superbantamweight champion Oscar Larios of Mexico in Manila, possibly on May 21, and Erik Morales in a rubber match at the Sam Boyd football stadium here, tentatively on Sept. 16. PacquiaoR  Read Full Story >>>

The Ultimate Fight for Greed?
By Mortz Marcelo Ortigoza,, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
Lately, I was disturbed by the pronouncement of Erik Morales's manager Bob Arum, and the agreement in principle by Manny Pacquaio's manager Shelly Finkel and trainer Freddie Roach that the two marquee fighters will clash in a trilogy on September 18, 2006 at 132 lbs. What was most disturbing was   Read Full Story >>>

Manny’s turn behind the mike
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 19 Feb 2006
LAS VEGAS–The people’s champion Manny Pacquiao makes his debut as a TV commentator in the coverage of four fights, including World Boxing Council (WBC) lightflyweight champion Brian Viloria’s first title defense against Jose Antonio Aguirre of Mexico, at the Aladdin Hotel and Casin  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 18 Feb 2006
Filipino fight fans will finally get the chance to see the much-publicized bout between undefeated Rodel Mayol of the Philippines and Lorenzo Trejo of Mexico when 'Main Event' airs the fight starting at 1PM tomorrow over at RPN-9. The event, witnessed no less by WBC president Jose Sulaiman and th  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Sat, 18 Feb 2006
After more than a year since our appoinment by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as members of the Games and Amusements Board tasked to do competent supervision and regulation in the conduct of all professional sports in the Philippines, our efforts are now gaining ground not only here in the countr  Read Full Story >>>

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