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Another foe for Amonsot’s US debut
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
An unfortunate event led Czar Amonsot having to fight another opponent in his Feb. 3 (Feb. 4 in the Philippines) US debut at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Mexican Cristian Favela is the third fighter named to fight Amonsot for the WBO Asia-Pacific super-featherweight champion. A  Read Full Story >>>

First Gentleman also deserves a handshake
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
LOS ANGELES, California -- Years from now, when he's older, slimmer and, hopefully, wiser, Jose Miguel Arroyo, husband of Her Excellency, the President of the Philippines, will be telling his grandchildren what happened on the night of Jan. 21, 2006, in Las Vegas, where Manny Pacquiao erected a monu  Read Full Story >>>

Lando seeks Manny's help
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Sun.Star General Santos, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
FORMER WBC Junior Lightweight champion Rolando Navarrete was impressed by the performance of WBC Super Featherweight International champion Manny Pacquiao during his rematch against Mexican boxing legend Erik Morales. Likewise, he is asking Manny's help to convince city officials to give back hi  Read Full Story >>>

Buhay ni Pacquiao isasapelikula na
ABS-CBN News, Wed, 01 Feb 2006

Plantsado na ang mga detalye para sa pagsasapelikula ng buhay ng tinaguriang “People’s Champion” na si Manny Pacquiao. Ito ang masayang ipinahayag ng abogadong si Ed Flaminiano, may-ari ng FLT  
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Boxing for pleasure
By Reuel Vidal, Manila Standard Today, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
Manny Pacquiao’s electrifying victory over Erik Morales has captured the imagination of the nation. And because of this, expect thousands of kids to take up the sport as a quick ticket to wealth, prestige and success. Most boxers, like Pacquiao, fight because they have no choice. It’  Read Full Story >>>

Other Pinoy boxing greats
By Greg B. Macabenta, The Manila Times, Wed, 01 Feb 2006
WITH all the excitement and pride over Manny Pacquiao’s triumph over Mexico’s Erik Morales, global Filipinos should feel equally proud of the fact that fellow Pinoys have been reaping victories in the ring in America, going back to the early 1900s. Pancho Villa, Ceferino Garcia and G  Read Full Story >>>

A hero comes home
By Allen V. Estabillo, MindaNews, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- It was a hero’s welcome, indeed, as thousands of residents flocked to the city's main streets to catch a glimpse world boxing sensation Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, the country's biggest sports hero. As early as 6 a.m., traffic policemen said Pacquiao's well   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to launch sports program for young boxers
By Allen V. Estabillo, MindaNews, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY –– Watch out for the "little Pacmans." World boxing sensation Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao has vowed to put up his own sports program for aspiring young boxers from this city and the neighboring areas. "I will personally help train our young boxers to become future   Read Full Story >>>

GenSan welcomes native son Pacquiao
The Mindanao Daily Mirror, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY — People from all walks of life here are all excited to see and welcome People’s Champ Manny Pacquiao who is scheduled to arrive today aboard a chartered flight from Manila. During a Peace and Order Council meeting held Friday, City Mayor Pedro Acharon Jr. ordered c  Read Full Story >>>

Diosdado Gabi Vies for World Title on March 3, 2006, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
Growing up as the son of a poor fisherman from Davao City, Philippines, Diosdado Gabi is well acquainted with hardships and knows the meaning of personal and family sacrifices. In August 2005 Gabi made very difficult life altering decisions and traveled to the United States of America under new  Read Full Story >>>

By Alex A. Paglumotan, GAB Commissioner,, Tue, 31 Jan 2006

The tremendous display of Rodel Mayol's scientific and mastery of punches in solid combinations became another milestone of our country in the arena of global competition. His remarkable performance of putting away Lorenzo Trejo of Mexico   
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Pacquiao Truly the People's Champ
By Victor Perea,, Tue, 31 Jan 2006

Boxing has Champions, always has and always will. We have WBO, WBA, even OPBF and NABO Champs. You want champs; we've got all kinds of them. From the Juan Manuel Marquez, a real champ without a belt, to the Pongsaklek Wonjongkam real belt  
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Grand welcome for Mayol
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Tue, 31 Jan 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 Ja  Read Full Story >>>

'Kid Rapido' earns shot at WBC title
ABS-CBN News, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
Unbeaten Rodel "Kid Rapido" Mayol has earned the right to a mandatory fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) minimum weight title after scoring an impressive knockout win in an eliminator bout over the weekend. Mayol floored Lorenzo Trejo in the opening bell and eventually put away the Mexican   Read Full Story >>>

Manny gets warm welcome in GenSan
ABS-CBN News, Tue, 31 Jan 2006

GENERAL SANTOS CITY - Thousands of Manny Pacquiao fans on Monday trooped to the airport to welcome the homecoming of "PacMan." A large crowd, led by Mayor Pedro Acharon Jr., joined the "people’s cham  
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Wilbur's Top 10 P4P
By Brian Wilbur,, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
Behold the favorite pastime of boxing fans: compiling a pound for pound list. This list is a ranking of all boxers that are active in the sweet science. It is a hypothetical list that imagines if all fighters were exactly the same size and in the same weight class, so use your imagination. The boxer  Read Full Story >>>

GenSan rolls out red carpet for native son
By John Paul Jubelag, The Philippine Star, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Thousands of well-wishers chanted, cheered and waved flaglets as they poured into the streets yesterday to give a hero’s welcome to boxing idol Manny Pacquiao who arrived here from Manila aboard a private plane owned by First Gentleman Mike Arroyo. Pacquiao, his  Read Full Story >>>

Determination, focus and patience
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
DELIVERED -- that's what Manny Pacquiao did. He delivered a power punch to get a technical-knockout victory over Erik Morales. He was superb in his fight. Determination, focus and patience are his trademarks. But what I admired most in him was the way he conducted himself in the pre- and post  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao offers next fight to RP fans
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
GENERAL SANTOS CITY -- So my countrymen would be happier. Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao declared this as the main reason for his desire to hold his next fight in the country. During a press conference after his rousing welcome here yesterday, the 27-year-old ring sensation, fresh off his explosiv  Read Full Story >>>

Not $2 million for Pacquiao — only $313,446
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Tue, 31 Jan 2006
Of the $2 million Manny Pacquiao got from his rematch with Erik Morales whom he demolished in Las Vegas last week, the Filipino boxing idol ended up with $313,446 in his pocket or roughly P16.6 million after deductions were made. But where did the rest of the purse go? According to SecondsOu  Read Full Story >>>

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