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Ring-Japan News, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
CEBU, PHILIPPINES-WBC #4 ranked Randy Suico (22-1, 19 KOs), a Filipino hard-puncher making his fourth defense, will put his OPBF 130-pound belt on the line against Thai national champ Muangfahalek Kiwawichien in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu Island, Philippines, on April 27. Originally slated on April 9, it   Read Full Story >>>

Mafia in Asian boxing
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
SINCE boxing is the talk of the town these days simply because of the Pacquiao-Morales fight on March 20 in Las Vegas, then let's talk about boxing. But let me digress a bit by zeroing in on Asian boxing in particular. You may not know it yet but Manny Pacquiao is set to receive $1.750 million in  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Times Pacquiao-Morales Analysis and Prediction
By Boxing Times Staff,, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
Los Angeles, California-- One of the most eagerly anticipated fights of 2005 is just around the corner when Manny Pacquiao squares off with Erik Morales on March 19 at the MGM Grand, in a 12-round super featherweight showdown broadcast by HBO Pay-Per-View. -----------------------------------  Read Full Story >>>

Buboy confident of Manny win
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
There?s no doubt in Restituto (Buboy) Fernandez? mind that two-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao will beat Erik Morales in their much-awaited 12-round showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on March 19 (Sunday morning, Manila). Nobody knows Pacquiao more intimately than Fern  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Becomes a Prayer
By Jerry Nisperos,, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
Yes, boxing folks, the above holds true for all Filipinos, young and old, rich or poor, good or bad. The greatest sporting event in Philippine sports is finally at hand. Manny Pacquiao beckons history to be at his side. Come March 19, everything in this nation of 80 million people and 7,107 islands   Read Full Story >>>

El ?ltimo estir?n
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
A exactamente siete d?as de su esperada contienda que marcar? el destino de su carrera, el tijuanense Erik Morales realiz? ayer la ?ltima sesi?n de guantes con sus sparrings de lujo, para darle el toque final a su concentraci?n que efectu? por casi dos meses. Morales (47-2, 34 noc?uts), quien en  Read Full Story >>>

Champ, handlers leave LA in convoy
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES?When Manny Pacquiao and his entourage travel to Las Vegas on Monday, he?ll be doing it the long, hard way. But he?ll be doing it in style just the same. Instead of taking a plane ride that would need just less an hour, Pacquiao has opted to travel by land ? on a 2003 Lincoln Navi  Read Full Story >>>

Navarrete victim Edwards tells Morales to run
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
THE AFRICAN fighter whom Roland Navarrete had stopped and dethroned in Italy feels Manny Pacquiao would win his next big fight in Las Vegas because he's "quick like a lightning strike." Cornelius Boza Edwards, knocked out by the ?Bad Boy from Dadiangas? for the world junior lightweight boxing tit  Read Full Story >>>

Former super-feather champ bats for Pacman
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
HOLLYWOOD, California ? Remember Cornelius Boza-Edwards? He?s that London-based Ugandan who surrendered the World Boxing Council (WBC) super-featherweight title to Filipino southpaw Rolando Navarrete in August 1981 in Viareggio, Italy. Boza-Edwards dropped by the Wild Card Boxing Club on Friday a  Read Full Story >>>

Ex-champ to Pacquiao foe: Run
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES?An unsolicited advice to Erik Morales from former world champion Cornelius "Boza" Edwards: Run. Edwards, the Ugandan who lost his WBC jr. lightweight crown to Filipino Roland Navarette in 1981 in Viaveggio, Italy, was among those who watched Pacquiao?s training session at the Wild Ca  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao gets choice of gloves
By John Raygoza,, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES, CA--- The gloves have raised controversy with Erik Morales? last two opponents but this time they agreed to wear distinct gloves into the ring. Manny Pacquiao's preferred Mexican-made Cleto Reyes gloves will be worn by the Filipino knockout king, while the pride of Tijuana Erik Moral  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao gets his tested knockout gloves
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES, California, United States of America -- The choice of gloves, perceived to put the Philippine side at a disadvantage, was quietly resolved in favor of Manny Pacquiao when the Filipino boxing superstar was allowed to use the fight gear of his preference. After some apprehensions, Pacq  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Morales bout a marketing marvel in US
By Percy D. Della, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 13 Mar 2005
SACRAMENTO, California, United States of America -- The Los Angeles Times and the rest of California's major media outlets still have to redeem themselves with the first significant story on the upcoming Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight. Despite their vast resources, the Times, the San Francisco  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to Wear Puncher's Gloves?
By Winchell Campos,, Sat, 12 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES-A scheme reportedly hatched by the opposite camp would require Manny Pacquiao to wear a different brand of gloves and not the puncher's gloves that the Filipino has always used in the past. When Pacquiao faces Erik Morales in this year's most awaited pay-per-view match-up on March 19   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 12 Mar 2005
Just moments ago, reigning World Boxing Organization Asia-Pacific bantam king Rey "Boom Boom" Bautista made an impressive American debut as he won via a stunning knockout win over Thai Aree Phosuwangym at 1:45 of the 5th round in the scheduled 10-round non-title fight at the Neal Blaisdell Arena in   Read Full Story >>>

Analysis on Morales-Pacquiao
By Darrell La Montre,, Sat, 12 Mar 2005
The upcoming fight between Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao (39-2-2, 31 ko?s) and Erik ?El Terrible? Morales (47-2, 34 ko?s) has the potential to be a war. It may not be a pugilistic Vietnam, but it could be quite a donnybrook. A lot depends on Morales, and whether he elects to box or brawl the Filipino fire  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sat, 12 Mar 2005
Although he is not a gambler, nor does he espouse it, renowned trainer Freddie Roach has intimated he is ready to bet some money for Manny Pacquiao when the latter takes on Erik "El Terrible" Morales on March 19. Roach, who confided that he has only bet twice in his life, informed that he is not  Read Full Story >>>

By Jason Aniel,, Sat, 12 Mar 2005
PHILIPPINES VS MEXICO PART I This Saturday, March 12, two well known Filipino boxers, Gerry Balagbagan and Vernie Torres will take on tough Mexicans, Salvador Castillas and Jose Mendiola. In both matches, the Filipinos are heavily favored and the outcomes can set the emotional tone of the BIG SH  Read Full Story >>>

Morales plans to go to war!, Sat, 12 Mar 2005
"I am going into the most important fight of my boxing career," Erik 'El Terrible' Morales said today at his jammed-packed Media Day in Mexico City. "I know what Pacquaio will bring - speed and power. I am prepared to dig in and fight the fight of my life." There were over 200 fight fans crammed int  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao too strong, swear awed sparmates
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 12 Mar 2005
LOS ANGELES, California, United States of America -- Trainer Freddie Roach said Manny Pacquiao's newly minted right hook, labeled as Manila Ice, will knock out Erik Morales but Pacquiao's sparmates yesterday disagreed and swore the blazing left hand will do the job. "If Manny hits him with that b  Read Full Story >>>

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