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25 Dec 2012
GOING by stories of his hungry boyhood, Manny Pacquiao should be counted among those starless little boys in poor, dusty slum villages who never had the luck of owning a Christmas toy of their own.
These luckless urchins,
Can Donaire restore the Pacquiao monument?
18 Dec 2012
HIS latest stoppage, brilliant and crisp, had more than enough solid elements of a gross mismatch.
But after the carnage in Houston over the weekend, Nonito Donaire Jr., in a flash, was left with tougher roles to fill.
Questions, Questions: More? More? More?
13 Dec 2012
DID it mean Juan Manuel Marquez was right in claiming Manny Pacquiao had never beaten him in all their three previous fights?
Who’s to blame?
Manny Pacquiao rose from the canvas and readily pointed at himself.
He said he
There’ll never be another Storm like him
10 Dec 2012
IT will henceforth be called and celebrated as the Golden Era of Manny Pacquiao.
Once upon a time, there ruled a warrior fondly called the Pacific Storm. He established a noble dynasty by capturing world boxing crowns in
No early KO in today’s menu
09 Dec 2012
THE customer is always right, but sorry Manny Pacquiao is not likely to get his order for a quickie finish.
After all was said, it suddenly turned out the wished-for toe-to-toe clash against Juan Manuel Marquez was no
Pacquiao must go for secret aggression
06 Dec 2012
MANNY Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez trained in two separate camps.
The grim rivals adopted different philosophies and perfected strictly contrasting styles. But they came to Las Vegas yesterday for their fourth duel
Even shot at winning—and losing
04 Dec 2012
NO reason to doubt Juan Manuel Marquez will loom thicker, tougher, more menacing than Manny Pacquiao when they step into the ring for their fourth duel in Las Vegas this weekend.
Pacquiao, based on f
Dear Madame Miriam: The IOC stinks
29 Nov 2012
NEXT time out, the feisty and fabulous Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago need not size up an imported sexy bottom or be a victim of world-record bedlam to determine who's fooling the audience, who should be censured.
Pacquiao, Marquez tied in Word War
27 Nov 2012
Verbosity, not action, has become the mode of combat in the runup to two vital contests—the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez Act 4 bout and the Philippine Olympic Committee polls.
Nothing truly unusual because, in the c
MANNY COUNTERS, STEPS ON THE GAS AGAIN
22 Nov 2012
IT will be different from all the three previous fights, promoter Bob Arum says of the Dec. 8 fourth bout between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez.
Different, Arum explains, because both of them will be “looking for different strategies this time so much so that the winner will be more conc