Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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Clottey a hard-headed foe
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
MANILA, Philippines - WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao isn’t taking Ghanaian challenger Joshua (The Hitter) Clottey lightly and will be careful not to knock heads when they clash at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on March 13. Clottey, 32, has an unsavory history of butting Read Full Story >>>

By Al Bernstein,, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
It seems that the Manny Pacquiao negotiations lasted for a decade. In reality is was weeks, not years. So many times during those negotiations I was tempted to weigh in with my thoughts. But each time I started to type something on the computer, it felt like I would just be another voice in the nois Read Full Story >>>

By Andre Zurbrug,, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
"If there was a steroid for Manny Pacquiao, it is God. He believes in God and God will decide who wins the fight and that's his outlook on sports. He's not that type of guy who would ever use an enhancing drug," commented 2009 Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach, who is now putting the controversy reg Read Full Story >>>

Struggle For Super Featherweight Supremacy Continues
By Jake Donovan,, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
The curse of the Fab Four lives on. Years after the departure of (in order) Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera, Manny Pacquiao and eventually Juan Manuel Marquez, the featherweight division continues to struggle in securing leadership at the top. Chris John is considered the best by default Read Full Story >>>

Hatton Announces Comeback
Sky News, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
The former world light-welterweight champion has been on a break from boxing since his second-round knockout defeat to Manny Pacquiao last May. Hatton said on website: "I've decided to make a comeback and have another fight this year - probably round about the summertime." Although an opponent Read Full Story >>>

1-2 punch for RP boxing
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
DR. BEN CALDERON, calling from Las Vegas, said they’ve successfully operated and restored “the cap” on the head of the injured Z Gorres, who should be up and about soon. Dr. Ben has also started raising funds for Gorres and has, in fact, been trying to find links in Manila to su Read Full Story >>>

By Jerome Mendoza,, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
Manny Pacquiao Age 16 - 106 lbs (1995) - first professional fight no recorded amateur fight Age 19 - 112 lbs (1998) - first championship, 6 lbs in 3 years Age 20 - 122 lbs (1999) - first fight at super bantam, clear indication of undernourishment after being KO'd by 3K Battery Age 24 - 126 lbs ( Read Full Story >>>

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are foolish to throw away millions
By Bernard Fernandez, Boston Herald, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
PHILADELPHIA — Toward the end of every calendar year, the Darwin Awards document incidents of human behavior so preposterous that the only conclusion is that the winners never made it very far up the evolutionary ladder. It’s only a week and a half into 2010, but my early nomination f Read Full Story >>>

Decade Of Change: Boxing Isn't Dead, Here's How To Keep It That Way
SB NATION, Thu, 14 Jan 2010
Welcome to SB Nation's 'Decade Of Change' series. We'll present a series of articles throughout the week, representing every sport. Each one is authored by a blogger from within our vast network and will outline various aspects of their favorite league they'd like to see changed by the end of the ne Read Full Story >>>

Set your PVRs.....
By Morgan Campbell, (CA), Thu, 14 Jan 2010
...For Pacquiao-Clottey. And if we're lucky, we might get Mayweather-Malignaggi in the same month. What a wondrous time to be a fight fan. Now, as of Friday Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach conceded that the door hadn't completely closed on a Mayweather matchup but he didn't sound like he Read Full Story >>>


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