Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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Pacquiao popularity faces acid test
By Jun Medina, The Manila Times, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
WASHINGTON D.C.: Boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao’s growing popularity in the United States will put to a crucial test in his coming fight: Can he fill the huge Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas for his March 13 title defense against Joshua Clottey? Pacquiao commands a solid following among F Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's camp to bat for 145-lb catchweight
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
MANILA, Philippines - Manny Pacquiao wants Josh Clottey to trim down to 145 lb for their WBO welterweight title fight on March 13 in Texas. “We will push for 145 pounds just like in the Miguel Cotto fight,” said Pacquiao’s lawyer, Franklin Gacal, in an exclusive ABS-CBN intervie Read Full Story >>>

Swag: Does Manny Pacquiao have any reason to fight if it's not against Floyd Mayweather?
By Eric Woodyard, The Grand Rapids Press, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
When Manny Pacquiao picked up the pen to sign his name on the dotted line to face Joshua Clottey on March 13, I'm sure he felt better about himself. No worries. No blood testing. No REAL challenge! It seems as though that's the way that Pacquiao and his promoter Bob Arum like it. On the othe Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao and Mayweather owe fight fans the bout of the century
By Michael Williams, Sportingo, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
It's the fight everybody wants to see - but the Filipino has settled for Joshua Clottey in the meantime over a blood-testing squabble. Las Vegas, September 19thand Floyd Mayweather Jr beats Juan Manuel Marquez by a unanimous decision as he celebrates a winning return to the ring. November 14th Read Full Story >>>

Friend of Pacquiao testifies in trial against trainer
The Los Angeles Independent, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
A former member of Manny Pacquiao’s entourage told a jury Tuesday he was hit so hard by the famous boxer’s trainer that he could not stay on his feet. Gregorio Asuncion sued trainer Freddie Roach and his Wild Card Gym Boxing Club in Los Angeles Superior Court in November 2008. Asuncio Read Full Story >>>

By Suge Green,, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
As stated in my previous article regarding "Tropical Storm Catchweight," if Manny Pacquiao and his team should force Joshua Clottey into the ring at even one pound below the welterweight limit, they will test the forces of nature, resulting in the forming of "Hurricane Catchweight," which will keep Read Full Story >>>

Mosley vs Berto: Shane Favored by Oddsmakers To Win
By TK Stewart,, Thu, 14 Jan 2010 spoke with one of Las Vegas’ most influential oddsmakers Tuesday afternoon and he said he envisions few ways in which ‘Sugar’ Shane Mosley can lose when he faces Andre Berto on Jan. 30 at Mandalay Bay. "One thing you need to know about boxing," said the parlor ma Read Full Story >>>

Malignaggi wants Khan clash
By James Robson, Manchester Evening News, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
PAULIE Malignaggi wants to be the man to bring Amir Khan crashing down to earth. Malignaggi, who was the last man defeated by Ricky Hatton in 2008, is hoping to be WBA light-welterweight champion Khan's first opponent Stateside. The Bolton star is hoping to break into America in 2010 after win Read Full Story >>>

I said that? My 2009 Preview Review - Part II
By Marty Mulcahey,, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
In part one of my annual preview-review I lamented that readers who visit multiple boxing websites are sure to notice how easy it is for journalists to make predictions. They are certain in the knowledge that few will remember what they wrote in a year’s time. But I feel that writing for Maxbo Read Full Story >>>

Poonsawat could become all-time great
By Julian Turner, Bangkok Post, Thu, 14 Jan 2010

Although Manny Pacquiao v Floyd Mayweather appears to be off for the time being, it looks as though the biggest fight in Asia may happen sometime this year. Thailand's best boxer Poonsawat Kratingdaenggym could meet Jap
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Promoter Eyes WBA Champ Yuri Foreman vs. Miguel Cotto
By Lem Satterfield, Fanhouse, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
If Top Rank Promoter, Bob Arum, has his way, newly-crowned WBA junior middleweight (154 pounds) champion, Yuri Foreman, of New York, will defend his belt against former two-time, world welterweight (147 pounds) king, Miguel Cotto, of Puerto Rico, perhaps in June at Madison Square Garden. In an ef Read Full Story >>>


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