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Sexagenarians tapped as judges in Pacquiao bout
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 19 Mar 2005
Three veteran judges, all in their 60s, make up the panel for the Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Sunday morning (Manila time).
To top it all, another sexagenarian Joe Cortez will be the third man in the ring.
The judges are Chuck Giampa, 62, Read Full Story >>>
TalkingBoxing's Picks for Morales-Pacquiao
By , TalkingBoxing.com, 19 Mar 2005
This is a heart versus head match - the heart will always be with Morales but the head says he's a man who could be on the way down. Will he be able to box as well as Marquez? I doubt it, and that, more than the size difference between the two, will be the deciding factor.
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'The Ghost' Guerrero breaks down Pacquiao-Morales
By Chris Robinson, DogHouseBoxing.com, 19 Mar 2005
Growing up, whenever a fight would break out at school everybody would be watching. There’s something about seeing two people go at it that is fascinating to the mind. Whether its brief or drawn out, it seems that deep down everybody wants to see a little bit of drama. This Saturday in Las Vegas the Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao has shot at elite status
By Keith Idec, Herald News, 18 Mar 2005
Freddie Roach isn't into talking trash.
The California trainer respects Erik Morales. He appreciates that a huge heart, an iron chin and a great right hand have helped the Mexican champion manhandle many of the world's best fighters at 122, 126 and 130 pounds over the last seven years. And he und Read Full Story >>>
Morales-Pacquiao matchup may produce boxing's next superstar
By Oscar Villalon, San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Mar 2005
The year may be young, but the super-featherweight title bout between Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao -- two of boxing's most fearless and offensive-minded fighters -- has all the makings of Fight of the Year.
Should the fight go 12 rounds, with the boxers throwing about a thousand punches each Read Full Story >>>
Interview: Jose Morales!
By Karl Freitag, FightNews.com, 18 Mar 2005
While Erik Morales' promoter and manager (Bob Arum and Fernando Beltran) are well known, his trainer Jose Morales (who is also Erik's father) prefers to keep a low profile. On Thursday Fightnews.com spoke to a surprisingly candid Jose Morales to get his take on Saturday's Morales-Pacquiao clash.
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Pacquiao All Set for Weigh-in
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 18 Mar 2005
LAS VEGAS—When Manny Pacquiao slept at 9 p.m. last night, he took care of every little distraction that may come his way including clamors from countless friends, family and VIPs for free tickets to his March 19 fight with Erik Morales at the MGM Grand Garden Arena here.
Pacquiao will be shellin Read Full Story >>>
BoxingScene Staff Predictions; Erik Morales vs. Manny Pacquiao
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, 18 Mar 2005
We are only one day away from what has turned out to be one of most anticipated fights in the last couple of years. Erik Morales, coming off a defeat in his third meeting with Mexican rival Marco Antonio Barrera, steps in the ring with Filipino sensation Manny Pacquiao.
Experts see this fight as Read Full Story >>>
MORALES-PACQUIAO: ANOTHER WAR
By Jeff Mayweather, braggingrightscorner.com, 18 Mar 2005
Saturday night at the MGM Grand there will be a clash between two of the best Jr. Lightweights in the world, both former Champions, who will put it all on the line in a fight that is guaranteed to provide plenty sparks. Erik Morales coming off a rough, tough loss to Marco Antonio Barrera and Manny P Read Full Story >>>
LITTLE BIG MEN, THE FIGHTERS OF MARCH 19TH
By Kenny Perrault, braggingrightscorner.com, 18 Mar 2005
The heavyweight division has long dominated the sport of boxing. It generates more money and puts more butts in seats. With the popularity of heavyweights it's the smaller fighters who have long been overlooked by the public. Ask the average sports fan and chances are he can probably tell you one of Read Full Story >>>
Day of Reckoning for Pac-Fans
By Richard McManus, BoxingScene.com, 18 Mar 2005
Before I go on I would just like to say that I love the Pacquiao fans. I think they add a lot to our boxing debate and they bring enthusiasm and energy to the fight fan message boards where the hardcore public congregates daily the world over. They keep us all in check with their ardent defense of Read Full Story >>>
Boxing: Diaz Smith Dissects Pacquiao Vs Morales
By George Diaz Smith, RingsideReport.com, 18 Mar 2005
Junior Lightweight monarch Erik "El Terrible" Morales, 47-2, 34 KO's, is winding down after going over several of his numerous stable mates in preparation for his March 19th MGM Grand, Las Vegas, NV, slugfest against Freddie Roach's well kept secret weapon in southpaw and former IBF Super Bantamweig Read Full Story >>>
RSR Staff Rings in with Pacquiao vs. Morales Predictions
By Sean Newman, RingsideReport.com, 18 Mar 2005
The biggest fight of a young 2005 takes place on Saturday night, when Manny Pacquiao takes on the third of the trinity of Mexican fighters around the featherweight and junior lightweight classes in Erik Morales. As with many fans and other experts, opinions at Ringside Report vary widely on who will Read Full Story >>>
Morales Faces Down His Past in Pacquiao
By Jason Probst, MaxBoxing.com, 18 Mar 2005
It seems a lifetime ago, but in reality it’s a mere seven and a half years since Erik Morales burst on the scene with a performance that suggested a special kind of fighter.
Cut back to September 1997. Daniel Zaragoza, the veteran’s veteran, is the WBC 122-lb. champion, a wizened, wily fighter th Read Full Story >>>
Erik Morales: The Way of The Warrior
By German Villasenor, MaxBoxing.com, 18 Mar 2005
Bruised, bloodied and often hurt - that is how three-time world champion Erik Morales ends up at the end of his battles nowadays, and he wouldn't have it any other way.
It’s in his nature, to be a pure warrior.
Much like his arch-nemesis Marco Antonio Barrera, who has bounced up to the top tim Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Forced To Take Medical Tests, Murad Blasts Roach
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 18 Mar 2005
Ring Magazine and IBA featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao was today forced to take a blood test and an eye examination by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after they discovered that trainer Freddie Roach and the new management team headed by Shelly Finkel had failed to submit Pacquiao to the m Read Full Story >>>
Arum Has Fond Memories of Manila
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 18 Mar 2005
Top Rank chairman and premier boxing promoter Bob Arum has fond memories of the Philippines which he remembers with affection some thirty years after the Muhammad Ali - Joe Frazier "Thrilla in Manila" at the Araneta Coliseum.
Arum said then First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos "invited me to come Read Full Story >>>
Barbers: Solons spend own money for Pacquiao-Morales fight tickets
By Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News, 18 Mar 2005
A legislator clarified Friday that the House of Representatives did not foot the bill for the tickets of some congressmen who flew to Las Vegas, Nevada to watch the Manny Pacquiao-Eric Morales fight.
Surigao del Norte Rep. Robert "Ace" Barbers told a weekly news forum at the Hotel Rembrandt that Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: Sisikapin kong ipanalo agad ang laban
By , ABS-CBN News, 18 Mar 2005
Sa panayam ng radyo DZMM nitong Huwebes, inihayag ni Manny Pacquiao na pagsisikapan niyang tapusin agad at talunin si Eric Morales ng Mexico sa Sabado (Linggo sa Pilipinas). Aniya, sa abot ng kanyang makakaya ay tatapusin niya agad ang laban alang-alang sa mga kababayan niyang Pilipino.
DZMM: Maa Read Full Story >>>
GORRES FACES FIL-AM DONAIRE IN PACQUIAO-MORALES CARD
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, 18 Mar 2005
The continuing saga on the identity of his next foe continues, but Cebuano Z "The Dream" Gorres is now slated to face Fil-Am Glenn Donaire in an 8-round bout underneath tomorrow's Manny Pacquiao-Erik Morales pay-per-view. Words of caution: Gorres might still end up against another foe tomorrow.
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