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Pacquiao now gov?t?s Hall of Famer ? GMA
Tempo, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is assured of a "niche" in the government's hall of sports heroes after his bout yesterday with Mexican Oscar Larios for the super featherweight crown. President Arroyo said that she would issue an executive order honoring Filipinos who "excel in physical accom  Read Full Story >>>

By Manolo Iñigo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
WHAT DOES professional boxing contribute to the community? While it is true that pro boxing is violent and dangerous, and that even the most rigid safety measures don?t guarantee protection against death in the ring, still one can say that it does afford an economic opportunity for a certain number   Read Full Story >>>

Quiambao is MBPI chairman
By Lito delos Reyes,, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
DAVAO City -- Businessman-boxing promoter-manager Victor A. Quiambao of Davao City was unanimously elected as the interim chairman of the newly-formed Mindanao Boxing Productions Inc. last Thursday afternoon at the RMC gym here. MBPI is a corporation formed by the officers and members of the  Read Full Story >>>

6 KO's in 'Ring War' in Davao
By Lito delos Reyes,, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
DIGOS City -- Except from the main event, all the bouts in the "Ring War in Davao del Sur" ended up via the short route last Friday night at the Capitol in Matti here. Stocky Balweg Bangoyan, a protege of Jose Abad Santos Mayor Zander Khan Stable stopped John Suico of Leonil Lazarito Stable   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao is a great champ ? Larios
By Tito Talao, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
HIS TENACIOUSNESS and footwork failed to impress the fight judges. But a couple of well-rehearsed words spoken in the local dialect earned Mexican Oscar Larios the appreciation of the hometown crowd. In the end, Larios proved his little Tagalog was equal to his big fighting heart. "Salamat  Read Full Story >>>

Morales is next
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
MOVE OVER Oscar Larios, Erik Morales is next. Despite putting on a splendid showing, Larios will have to be just content with the fact that he went 12 rounds with Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao?s handlers revealed that the rubber match between Pacquiao and Morales is already cast in stone for the  Read Full Story >>>

Townmates celebrate Pacquiao win but...
MindaNews, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/02 July) -- Townmates of Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao here and abroad greeted his victory over Mexican Oscar Larios even as many say he could have knocked down Larios immediately and not wait for a unanimous decision on the 12th round. Avel Manansala, a City Hall consultan  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wins, fails to KO Larios
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
QUEZON City?The quick, sensational, knockout never came. Still, the fight entertained the 22,000 fans that stormed the Araneta Coliseum and the millions watching it on television, here and abroad. Manny Pacquiao pulled a unanimous decision win over challenger Oscar ?Chololo? Larios yesterday, ke  Read Full Story >>>

Drivers lose in Manny fight
Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
MANNY ?Pacman? Pacquiao?s 12-rounder against Mexican Oscar Larios yesterday kept commuters off the streets, to the dismay of jeepney drivers. Randomly interviewed jeepney drivers complained that people stayed at home to watch the fight, cutting their income by half. ?Dili gyud ta ka kwarta a  Read Full Story >>>

Commentary: Pacquiao win reflects Filipino resiliency, determination to beat all odds
PIA Information Service, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
Tacloban City (3 July) -- The Filipino?s resiliency and determination to be triumphant by beating all odds ? that was reflected in Manny Paquiao?s winning over Oscar Larios. The eyes of the whole Filipino nation were glued to the television screens as Manny Pacquiao defended his boxing title Sun  Read Full Story >>>

Morales is next
By Gerry Ramos, Journal Group, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
HAVING disposed of Oscar Larios, it?s now Eric Morales who?s under the radar of Manny Pacquiao. The team management handling the career of the Filipino ring idol confirmed that the third installment of Pacquiao?s rivalry with the Mexican boxing legend is already penciled for Nov. 18 in Las Vegas  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao delight
By Anol Mongaya, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
MANNY Pacquiao again delighted Filipinos with his speed and power as he finished what practically was a workout with challenger Oscar Larios. Except for that surprise in the third round, Pacquiao dominated the rest of the 12-rounder. Unfortunately for many, they thought Pacquiao would immediatel  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wins as Larios hangs on for dear life
By Gerry Ramos, Journal Group, Mon, 03 Jul 2006
IT was fast paced, savage and brutal. The kind of fight Filipino Manny Pacquiao thrives in. Behind a fine display of hand speed and punching power, the 27-year- old Pacquiao battered Oscar Larios for 12 rounds, earning a unanimous decision and giving the crowd of about 12,000 inside the rocking   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Sun, 02 Jul 2006

Manny Pacquiao looks over a fallen Oscar Larios in dying seconds of the final round following a big left as referee Bruce McTavish gets ready to toll the count. Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao proved why he is a pound-for-po  
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Pacquiao beats Mexico's Larios in front of home fans
By Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, Sun, 02 Jul 2006
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao gave the home fans plenty to cheer about Sunday, battering Mexico's Oscar Larios to claim a unanimous decision and retain his WBC International super featherweight title. In the same arena where Joe Frazier and Muhammed Ali slugged it out in the "Thrilla  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao fights today with whole nation watching
By Associated Press, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 02 Jul 2006
The whole country will be tuned in as Manny Pacquiao fights Mexico?s Oscar Larios in a 12-round bout in which there is no substitute for victory as he will be fighting in front of his countrymen who look at him as a national hero. Manny Pacquiao is about to find out if there can be too much of  Read Full Story >>>

By Graham Houston,, Sun, 02 Jul 2006

It can be dangerous when a boxer looks past an opponent, but reports from Manila seem to suggest that Manny Pacquiao is focused on his fight with Oscar ?Chololo? Larios even though the rubber match with Erik Morales i  
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Pacquiao-Larios tiff the biggest show on TV: Filipinos drop everything today for Manny
The Philippine Star, Sun, 02 Jul 2006
The support of the " seventh most patriotic nation in the world " for its boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is overwhelming as he climbs into the ring at the historic Araneta Coliseum this morning against two-time Mexican world champion Oscar Larios. But not everybody is happy about it. With hardly nob  Read Full Story >>>

Ready to rumble
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Sun, 02 Jul 2006
WHILE Manny Pacquiao can?t take any chances, Oscar Larios of Mexico can risk everything when the two fighters slug it out on Sunday before an expected full-house crowd at the Araneta Coliseum. The Filipino boxer?s camp calls the fight a tune-up match for his rubber match with Erik Morales on Nov  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Sun, 02 Jul 2006
'THRILLA? IN MANILA ARENA COMES ALIVE 31 YEARS LATER Manila, RP-Although there are plenty of fights taking place this weekend, none will have a bigger impact on the sport than that of the Manny Pacquiao-Oscar Larios encounter. Scheduled for 12 rounds, the two men will fight at 130 lbs. for the WB  Read Full Story >>>

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