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Manila Council hails Pacman
Tempo, Fri, 03 Feb 2006
A resolution has been filed in the Manila City Council expressing the highest admiration for Manny Pacquiao for proving before the nation and the whole world that he is a true champion when he knocked down Eric "El Terrible" Morales in the WBC International Super Featherweight match last month in La Read Full Story >>>
Jericho to play Pacquiao
Tempo, Fri, 03 Feb 2006
IT’S definite na si Jericho Rosales ang gaganap bilang Manny Pacquiao sa bio-film nito na joint-venture ng FLT Films at Star Cinema.
Kinumpirma ito ni Manny Valera, supervising producer ng bio flick ni Pacquiao at balitang kasosyo rin ito sa pagsasapelikula ng kanyang buhay. May specia Read Full Story >>>
Echo as Manny but who will play Jinky?
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 03 Feb 2006
Jericho Rosales has been named top choice to play the role of Manny Pacquio when the boxing icon's story is told on the silverscreen this May. But at this point, producers of what many believe would be the movie of the year seem to be having a hard time determining who should play the role of the bo Read Full Story >>>
"KING" MANNY TO FIGHT NEXT AT HOME!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
PACMAN BRINGING HBO TO THE ISLANDS!
Manila, PH-There is little doubt that the next ring appearance of Manny Pacquiao, will in fact take place in his native land. People are saying that before a possible third match with Erik Morales, or a second go with Marco Antonio Barrera, that the fiery Fil Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao told: don’t go into politics
MindaNews, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- “Don’t,” world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was told by two of his staunchest supporters, on reports the popular sports hero is being eyed to join the political arena for the 2007 polls.
“He is still good for the next five years in the sports of bo Read Full Story >>>
300 fans camp out at Pacquiao's gate waiting for 'balato'
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- Scores of people are patiently waiting outside the house of Manny Pacquiao here for a "balato" (token share of winnings) after his victory over Mexican boxer Erik Morales earned him a huge prize money.
For three days, about 300 people, some of them coming from as far as the p Read Full Story >>>
The color of Manny
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
THE color of Manny: brown. Manny Pacquiao is of the great brown race, the little brown bomber that became famous in the boxing world. He has become a celebrity and his name rivals those of Hollywood stars in the Walk of Fame.
As his stock and star rise, people from all walks of life want a piece of Read Full Story >>>
Gabi steps up training
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
OPPORTUNITY knocks only once.
Knowing and following this maxim, the camp of Diosdado "Prince" Gabi is leaving no stones unturned in its preparation for the Filipino boxer's coming title fight with International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight champion Vic "Raging Bull" Darchinyan.
Mike Kon Read Full Story >>>
Sibulan boxer Jaca gets hero's welcome
Visayan Daily Star, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
Sibulan was in a festive mood when it welcomed Monday Filipino champion boxer Jemuel Divino, alias Jimrex Jaca, who hails from Brgy. Boloc-boloc in the town, in time for its 96th Charter anniversary.
Jaca, 22, received a hero's welcome from his family, friends and relatives, Oriental Negros Gov. Read Full Story >>>
The Island Nation Speaks to TigerBoxing
TigerBoxing.com, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
Special Feedback Feature
The day after the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales super battle as I was watching the NFL playoffs on television I could not get the fight off of my mind. I kept thinking of the two brave warriors- the two nation Read Full Story >>>
Finkel says tiebreaker a potential ‘huge’ hit
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
Manny Pacquiao’s manager Shelly Finkel said yesterday a rubber match or a tiebreaker between the Filipino and Erik Morales would be "huge" because the fighters are national heroes with a lot of pride at stake.
Although Pacquiao scored a convincing 10th round stoppage in their rematch last J Read Full Story >>>
Pacman in Cebu today
Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
After feeding on the cheers of his countrymen in his recent historic fight, Manny Pacquiao now takes on the role of a cheerleader as he flies to Japan to root for two Cebuano champions who will defend their respective titles.
Pacquiao, who sealed his superstar status with a 10th-round demolition Read Full Story >>>
A multi-millionaire, but only in pesos
By Yong B. Chavez, PhilippineNews.com, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
As it turns out, Manny Pacquiao didn’t come out of his historic victory against Erik Morales a Million Dollar Man. More like A Few Hundred Thousand Dollar Man.
His earnings from the fight are not exactly chump change, but in light of his reported projected income for the rematch, this fact Read Full Story >>>
“What happens in Vegas… stays in Vegas.”
By Cristina DC Pastor, PhilippineNews.com, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
Many found the presence of politicians bearhugging, crowding and photo-opping with Manny Pacquiao after his victory disturbing. I’m not one of them.
His victory speech calling for national unity -- with Mike Arroyo by his side -- struck many as a rehearsed endorsement of the Arroyo adminis Read Full Story >>>
Fighting for cash not for titles
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
CHICAGO – In the immediate aftermath of my twin coverage of Pacquiao-Morales II and Kobe’s 81-point explosion, opening my e-mail Inbox has become quite an experience.
I usually get a load of e-mail during the NBA Finals, but I can’t recall ever getting this many. My readersR Read Full Story >>>
Local records’ success a victory over piracy
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 02 Feb 2006
BARELY two weeks after its release, Manny Pacquiao’s first album titled “Para Sa ‘Yo Ang Laban Na ‘To” has turned gold, according to Star Records managing director Annabelle Regalado.
A gold album has sold at least 15,000 copies.
“Para Sa ‘Yo,” r Read Full Story >>>
Sleepy Negros town celebrates boxing hero’s return
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
Jimrex Jaca was just another boxer when he left for his US debut.
After his first-round conquest over Geronimo Hernandez in the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales battle last Jan. 22, the 23-year-old Philippine super-featherweight champion has become an instant hero in his hometown Sib Read Full Story >>>
Grand welcome for Mayol
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
Proud of the historic triumph of its treasured boxer in Mexico that was somehow overshadowed by the Pacman mania, the local government of Mandaue City announced it will prepare a red-carpet welcome upon Rodel Mayol's return.
Mayol will come back to Mandaue on February 7 yet as he will drop by Jap Read Full Story >>>
Martin in ALA Boys’ corner
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
It’ll be a dream come true for London-born Tony Martin when he works the corners of ALA (Antonio Lopez Aldeguer) fighters Z Gorres and Czar Amonsot in their bouts against Mexican opponents at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this Friday (Saturday morning, Manila).
Martin, 63, will Read Full Story >>>
DOES SIZE REALLY EVEN MATTER IN BOXING?
By Leo Lawton, RingTalk.com, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
“FREE THINKER” LEO MAKES YOU THINK ONCE AGAIN!
Ogdensburg, NY-Yes, size does matter, but what should you measure is the question? Which dimension is the more telling? James Toney was born August 24, 1968. I’ve no idea what he weighed that day, but by October 26, 1988, when he Read Full Story >>>