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Pacquiao request to train entirely in RP rejected
By Gerry Ramos, Journal Group, Sat, 29 Apr 2006
Who says Manny Pacquiao gets all what he wants? Members of Team Pacquiao put their foot down and insisted that the Filipino ring idol train at least for a month in the U.S. for his July 2 non-title bout with former world champion Oscar Larios at the Araneta Coliseum. Lawyer Nic Khan, who co-  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao not foregoing US training
By Aldrin Quinto, Malaya, Sat, 29 Apr 2006
IT seems Freddie Roach has imposed his will on two-time world champion Manny Pacquiao. The world-renowned trainer has convinced Pacquiao to return to the United States next week and train at the Wild Card gym in Hollywood in preparation for his non-title fight against former WBC super bantamweigh  Read Full Story >>>

PacMan to give fans free fight tickets
By Tessa C. Mauricio, The Manila Times, Sat, 29 Apr 2006
He really is the “People’s Champion.” In trademark Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao generosity, the super featherweight champion of the world announced that he will give away P2.5-million worth of free tickets to his forthcoming fight with the Mexican boxer Oscar “Cho  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 28 Apr 2006
A press conference announcing the July 2 Manny Pacquiao-Oscar Larios showdown was held today at the ABS-CBN headquarters, hosted by Sev Sarmenta and the Spanish-speaking Dyan Castillejo. Pacquiao and Larios were seated on high chairs in the middle of a boxing ring, while those who occupied the pr  Read Full Story >>>

ABS-CBN to give away free Pacquiao-Larios tickets!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 28 Apr 2006
In a bold move, ABS-CBN and Manny Pacquiao announced just minutes ago that all the general admission tickets for the July 2 fight at the Araneta Coliseum will be given out free to those who wish to watch the fight live. At the press conference held at the ABS-CBN headquarters, Pacquiao informed t  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol spars 10 rounds with new OPBF champ!
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 28 Apr 2006

Undefeated WBC no. 1 minimumweight contender Rodel Mayol yesterday looked impressive in his first 10-round sparring in Japan against newly-crowned OPBF minimumweight champ Akira Yaegashi, as he prepares for his May 6 challen  
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As usual, continues to give Filipino fight fans the latest on the country's top fighters. Jimrex Jaca, who made his American debut last January 21 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, will take on Mexican Adrian Valdez on the July 2 mega-event topbilling Manny Pacquiao versu  Read Full Story >>>

Penalosa and Suico take Mexicans on Pacquiao card
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 28 Apr 2006
Former World Boxing Council super-flyweight champ Gerry Penalosa and WBC No. 10 lightweight Randy "Komong Bato" Suico will face two tough Mexicans on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Oscar Larios battle on July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum. The southpaw Penalosa (49-5-2, 33 KO's), according to r  Read Full Story >>>

The Philippine Star, Fri, 28 Apr 2006

COMRADES-IN-ARMS: Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao wears an Army uniform as he poses with troops during a visit to the Army headquarters at Fort Bonifacio in Taguig City yesterday. - Photo By EDD G  
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Beating Larios a must – Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 28 Apr 2006
MANNY PACQUIAO should think twice about taking Mexican fighter Oscar Larios lightly because if he loses the fight against Larios, the mega buck encounter with Erik Morales in November may not push through. Pacquiao’s American trainer Freddie Roach aired this concern yesterday after the Fi  Read Full Story >>>

"Chololo" ya está en Manila
Esto en Linea, Fri, 28 Apr 2006

MANILA, 26 de abril (EFE).- El púgil mexicano Óscar "Chololo" Larios llegó hoy para dar promoción al combate que disputará el 2 de julio en esta ciudad con el filipino Manny Pacquiao, por el t  
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Roach says Larios can’t be taken lightly
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 28 Apr 2006
Manny Pacquiao has to be in the best shape of his life, like he was in stopping Erik Morales, to beat Oscar Larios in their 12-round World Boxing Council (WBC) International superfeatherweight title bout at the Araneta Coliseum on July 2. That’s the message from trainer Freddie Roach who b  Read Full Story >>>

Roach here to convince Pacquiao to train in LA
By Nick Giongco, Tempo, Fri, 28 Apr 2006
Freddie Roach took a back-breaking 14-hour flight from Los Angeles to convince Manny Pacquiao to train in Los Angeles. Moments after arriving with lawyer Nicholas Khan yesterday, Roach underscored the importance of training properly against Mexican Oscar Larios who Pacquiao will meet on July 2 a  Read Full Story >>>

By Pedro Fernandez,, Thu, 27 Apr 2006
FLOYD, JUDAH & RAHEEM WERE BEST OF ’96 TEAM Oakland, CA-With the 1996 Olympic Trials taking place at the Henry Kaiser Convention Center here, I was afforded the opportunity to watch the cream of the crop vie for a spot on the Atlanta team. While people like manager extraordinaire Shelly F  Read Full Story >>>

Freddie Roach arrives in RP!
By Virgi T. Romano,, Thu, 27 Apr 2006
Well-known American trainer Freddie Roach arrived in Manila today with the hope of convincing Manny Pacquiao to reconsider his decision of skipping the US training for the July 2 bout against Oscar Larios. Roach, together with Nick Khan, one of Pacquiao's managers, planed in at 5 am and immediat  Read Full Story >>>

By Brad Cooney,, Thu, 27 Apr 2006 hooked up with WBC Continental Americas Super Featherweight Champion, Bobby Pacquiao today and discussed his upcoming title fight against former WBC Featherweight World Champion, Kevin Kelly. Pacquiao will get back into the ring and defend his title on June 10th, at Madison Square Gar  Read Full Story >>>

Larios braves comment in PacMan home
ABS-CBN News, Thu, 27 Apr 2006
He may be in his opponent's homeland but Mexican boxing champion Oscar Larios is undaunted by the task of facing World Boxing Council international superfeatherweight champion Manny Pacquiao come July 2 at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. "I’m not afraid of him and I’m happy to fi  Read Full Story >>>

Mayol eyes KO victory
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 27 Apr 2006
UNDEFEATED Rodel Mayol is not ruling out a knockout win when he seeks the World Boxing Council minimumweight title of Japanese Eagle Kyowa in their May 6 championship bout in Tokyo, Japan. Mayol (22 wins, 17 KOs), who underwent a WBC-mandated medical test at a local hospital in Tokyo yesterday, t  Read Full Story >>>

I can beat Pacquiao — Larios
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 27 Apr 2006
AS OSCAR Larios was scanning the view from the 42nd floor of the Discovery Suites in Pasig yesterday afternoon, he could have realized the similarities between the place where he is at and his lofty goals. "I did not come here to lose," said Larios in Spanish. "I accepted this fight because I   Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Thu, 27 Apr 2006
Mexican boxing superstar Oscar "Chololo" Larios arrived in Manila yesterday as he takes part in the promotional blitz to hype up his much-anticipated July 2 showdown with pound-for-pound superstar Manny Pacquiao. Larios, who was accompanied by his manager, arrived on an EVA Air flight from Taipe  Read Full Story >>>

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