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FG, legislators, local executives to watch fight
Tempo, Tue, 17 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES—All roads lead to Las Vegas this weekend as far as politicians and celebrities from the Philippines are concerned. Heading the list of VIPs attending Saturday night’s super-featherweight war between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales is First Gentleman Mike Arroyo, who wi  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
RP welterweight boss Dondon "Supremo" Sultan impressively retained his national title after he bludgeoned challenger Cesar Yarte for a fine stoppage at the 1:35 mark of the 7th round Sunday night in the mainer of the Sinulog card put up by Sammy "Don King" Gello-ani at the Gaisano Countrymall carpar  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY--In a move unprecedented in Philippine boxing, the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) showed class and heart as it donated a 'tricycle' to retired boxer and former RP bantam champ Alvin Felisilda last week, virtually assuring the latter of a livelihood following the ac  Read Full Story >>>

Alcos stops Rodrigo in 6th round; Mepranum TKOs Verdejo
By Lito delos Reyes,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
MAASIM, Sarangani Province - World-rated Julius Alcos finally showed his killer instict by stopping Jojo Rodrigo in 2:25 of the sixth round on Saturday night in the main header of the "Bakbakan sa Maasim" at the Maasim gym here The 21-year old Alcos, ranked International Boxing Federation (IBF) No.  Read Full Story >>>

A Double Standard? You Betcha
By Steve Kim,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006

In the wake of his stunning and costly loss to Carlos Baldomir last week, Zab Judah was still pushing for a fight against Floyd Mayweather in April. He claimed that this time around he would be fully prepared and that it was stil  
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“Fighting Words” – The Limbo of Marco Antonio Barrera
By David P. Greisman,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
For Marco Antonio Barrera, the role of the proverbial king of the hill is accompanied by the clich?d loneliness at the top. He is the best of the junior lightweights, a top-notch champion whose only losses in the past eight years were to Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao, the second- and third-best  Read Full Story >>>

RSR Mail Bag January 16, 2006
By George Diaz Smith,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
This week we have a "Super" Judah fan predicting a rotund knockout (if you can believe it) over PBF. We've got some dandies here for the much anticipated January 21st showdown between Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao, and one fan asks what my thoughts are about the ballyhoo over Reyes gloves Vs the W  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao has focus trained on rematch
By Norm Frauenheim,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
Manny Pacquiao says he has whipped old distractions, but Erik Morales says he won't be fooled by diversions that he sees as psychological feints in the buildup to their rematch Saturday at Las Vegas' Thomas & Mack Center. "Head games," Morales said in a conference call from his training camp in   Read Full Story >>>

Oddsmakers favor Morales
Visayan Daily Star, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
Barely a week before the monumental rematch of Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales in Las Vegas, at least three reliable online betting websites have placed their odds in favor of the Mexican legend and are expecting the fight to go the distance. Odds in the online betting website   Read Full Story >>>

GAB chief assures judges will be fair
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
Games and Amusements Board (GAB) chairman Eric Buhain said yesterday he will be at ringside for the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales bout and if necessary, will use his influence as a member of the World Boxing Council (WBC) Board of Governors to make sure the judges are fair in the event of an outcome b  Read Full Story >>>

The dangers Pacquiao faces
By Bill Velasco, The Philippine Star, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
When Manny Pacquiao enters the ring against Erik Morales, it will most certainly be a big event in Philippine sports. Some sports fans may even say it’s business as usual. But let us remember just how truly hazardous Pacquiao’s profession is. After all, he’s out there nakedly being  Read Full Story >>>

By Oleg Bershadsky,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
In their first fight in 2005 both Morales and Pacquiao showed why they are fan favorites and living legends in their respective home countries. Both boxers showed amazing toughness, explosive punching, and provided us with non-stop action. The difference in the first fight was not the toughness of e  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Working on another Secret Weapon; Morales Favored on the Sportsbooks
By John P. Raygoza,, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, CA (JAN. 15, 2006) -- Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao and world class trainer Freddie Roach have been holding closed-door training sessions to polish a secret weapon to be used on Erik Morales next Saturday in Las Vegas. "We're working on a new technique," said Freddie Roach  Read Full Story >>>

But Pacquiao, Roach upbeat about chances
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — The past few days, Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have been holding closed-door training sessions trying to perfect their game plan against Erik “El Terrible” Morales of Mexico this weekend in Las Vegas. "We have a new technique but I can’t say be  Read Full Story >>>

Morales now favored
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — The tide has turned in favor of Erik Morales. Reports emanating from Las Vegas, site of this Saturday’s super-featherweight battle between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales, said that Morales has now been installed a 10-8 favorite. Even, the leading on-  Read Full Story >>>

Manny In best shape for biggest fight
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao said he’s in the best shape of his life. Six days from now, he added that he’s in for the biggest fight of his life. "The fight is getting closer and I’m very excited," said the Filipino southpaw shortly after wrapping up training at the Wild   Read Full Story >>>

Pacman now 10-8 underdog in Vegas
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- It's now Erik Morales who's the odds-on favorite in the sportsbook windows in Las Vegas, site of his rematch with Filipino boxing icon Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao on Jan. 21. Pacquiao, 7-5 favorite since the announcement of the second encounter last year, was pe  Read Full Story >>>

Triangulating Nevada and California
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
CHICAGO – I am about to embark on a long journey to Nevada and California, where I will be on assignment covering three of the biggest sports stories of the year. The trip won’t be as much fun without my readers, so I’m taking you for the ride, albeit vicariously, by writing a dail  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao says he's now OK after injury scare
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- Manny Pacquiao said he had felt pain in his left arm after a heavy workout here but he did not let it hamper his training. "Masakit, muscle pain, pero OK na lahat (It hurts, but everything's okay now)," he told the Inquirer after completing his afternoon gym regimen yes  Read Full Story >>>

BF leads 'junket' to Vegas
Journal Group, Mon, 16 Jan 2006
METROPOLITAN Manila Development Authority chairman Bayani Fernando, 10 mayors and a governor flew to Vancouver, Canada, yesterday for the Metropolitan Governance of Vancouver conference. The trip pushed through despite insinuations of a "junket." Interior Secretary Angelo Reyes reportedly appro  Read Full Story >>>

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