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Roach Predicts Pacquiao By KO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 19 Jan 2005
2003 "Trainer of the Year" Freddie Roach has predicted that Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao will win by a late round knockout against Erik "El Terrible" Morales in their showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 19. In an exclusive interview with correspondent Jannelle   Read Full Story >>>

Morales: 'Experience Will Overcome Speed'
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 19 Jan 2005
Erik "El Terrible" Morales has conceded that Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao has the speed and "looks very fast" but insists that he can "overcome that because I have more experience." In an exclusive interview with Viva Sports, Philippines, the former WBC super featherweigh  Read Full Story >>>

Why Pac must attack ??Unprofessionally?
By Kimo Morrison, Hard Core Boxing, Wed, 19 Jan 2005
?It?s not illegal until you get caught!? Words that should be taken for exactly how they sound. In a fight, a fighter must do what is necessary to win the fight, even if it means the occasional foul and a good trainer should tell his fighter just such. Adaptation and strategy being the two largest f  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao love-sick, not missing
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 19 Jan 2005
LOS ANGELES, California, United States of America -- No, Manny Pacquiao is not missing. But he's "love-sick." Uneasy, Pacquiao took a weekend break and left for San Francisco. He came back here Monday still thinking of Erik Morales. He said he tried but could not get the good-looking Mexican r  Read Full Story >>>

Arroyo eyes ringside seat at Manny?s fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 19 Jan 2005
DON?T BE surprised if First Gentleman Mike Arroyo ends up occupying one of the premium ringside seats on the night Manny Pacquiao squares off with Erik "Terrible" Morales at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on March 19. Arroyo, whose First Gentleman?s Foundation, is leading the fund-raising drive, sa  Read Full Story >>>

Wild Card Gym to Hold Private Sessions for Pacquiao
By Winchell Campos,, Tue, 18 Jan 2005
LOS ANGELES-Wherever he goes, droves of fans not necessarily of Filipino descent try to catch a piece of one of the most exciting fighters in the world-Manny Pacquiao. Whether he is dining out or training hard in the gym, fans come in droves trying to ask for his autograph or take a snapshot at   Read Full Story >>>

BoxingTalk's Video Interview with Manny Pacquiao
By Jose "OnFire" Aguirre, Transcriber,, Tue, 18 Jan 2005
Darren Nichols: We got Manny Pacquiao with manny why take on such a tough fighter as Erik Morales as your first fight at junior lightweight? Manny Pacquiao:"Because I'm motivated to fight the best in the 130 division." DN: Your last fight was in Manila and you had fourty thousa  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 18 Jan 2005
Admitting for the first time that his most recent loss to Marco Antonio was due to his liaison with a woman, legendary Mexican warrior Erik Morales yesterday vowed not to commit the same mistake when he takes on Filipino ring hero Manny Pacquiao when they trade leathers on March 19 at the MGM Grand   Read Full Story >>>

'Explosive' matchup in store
By Dan Rafael, USA Today, Tue, 18 Jan 2005
Expectations will be sky high when Erik Morales faces Manny Pacquiao in the sort of fight hard-core fans have fantasized about. Both rank among the top 10 fighters pound for pound, and neither knows how to take a backward step, the results of which were evident in 2004. Morales was half of the  Read Full Story >>>

PacMan in Beverly Hills
By Jannelle So, The Philippine Star, Tue, 18 Jan 2005

BEVERLY HILLS, California ? He walked toward the corner, briefly stopping to smile for the paparazzi that gathered to take shots of him. On his way, he saw a baby piano and was tempted to play with the keys. Again, the   
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Pacquiao returns to Hollywood haunt
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 18 Jan 2005
AFTER SPENDING two days in San Francisco for some consultation with a key figure of his entourage, Manny Pacquiao has returned to his old haunt in Hollywood, California, ready to resume his training for the megabuck March 19 encounter with Erik Morales of Mexico. Pacquiao traveled to the Bay Area  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao not missing
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Tue, 18 Jan 2005
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao is back in Los Angeles to resume training after a quick business trip to San Francisco where he met with the son of business manager Rod Nazario, Roberto ?Boying? Nazario, regarding plans to set up a company in the US to manage Pacquiao?s affairs.   Read Full Story >>>

Morales to take on another tough foe
By Robert Morales, Whittier Daily News, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
Erik Morales is the epitome of the old-school prize fighter, the type that is not shy about fighting one mean hombre after another. It was just Nov. 27 when Morales engaged Marco Antonio Barrera over 12 grueling rounds in a fight won narrowly by Barrera, a fight that probably will be selected fig  Read Full Story >>>

Manny's fortune
By Editorial, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
AFTER his bout with Mexico's Erik "El Terrible" Morales on March 19, Manny Pacquiao will establish a record as the only Filipino boxer, and athlete for that matter, to have earned the biggest paycheck in a single fight or tournament in his career. With a guaranteed purse of $1.75 million plus hi  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquaio prepares for battle
Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
MANNY "Pacman" Pacquiao intensifies his training to take on former World Boxing Association superfeatherweight champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales in a blockbuster pay-per-view bout on HBO at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on March 19. A win will up his current ring record of 39 wins with 2 draws an  Read Full Story >>>

'To Help and Support Boxing'
By Epifanio M. Almeda,, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
This is the "Purpose" of the January 8, 2005 fight card in San Pablo City, Philippines. Noticeable in the list of donors in the raffle of tickets among politicians and the matchmaker is the name Manny Pacquiao for the 1st prize. Under the name of a fighter in the 10-round main event is the indic  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao foe?s purse irks Marquez
By Olmin Leyba, The Daily Tribune, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez, the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association featherweight champion who priced himself out of the negotiations for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, is bitter over his botched brawl with the Filipino bomber. Marquez and his trainer Nacho Berista  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao missing?
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
WHERE IS Manny Pacquiao? The fighter?s wife Jinkee yesterday sought the help of friends in the boxing community to assist her in getting in touch with Pacquiao after being told that the Filipino lefty "will be away for two days." Jinkee said the front desk at the Vagabond Inn in Hollywood, Ca  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao cancels trip
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
The plan to have Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny ?Pac-Man? Pacquiao invade Mexico City, the heart of Erik ?El Terrible? Morales? homeland in order to further fire up the growing Filipino-Mexican rivalry, may have to be postponed or even called off, according to American trainer Freddie Ro  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman 'will win'
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 17 Jan 2005
MANY boxing fans believe that Filipino ring hero Manny Pacquiao will knock out three-time world champion Erik Morales of Tijuana, Mexico in their pay-per-view boxing promotion ?Bring It On? on March 19 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. To promote the fight, promoters Murad   Read Full Story >>>

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