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February 2011

Pacman looks beyond May 7; Mosley expects a rematch

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LAS VEGAS – Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao said he is not retiring after his next fight on May 7 at the MGM Grand. Shane Mosley may have provided the reason Saturday during a press conference that was attended by the public, boldly declaring that it would probably because he and Pacquiao will meet in a rematch later in the year.

November 2010

Five lessons for kids from Pacman vs. Margarito

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Manny Pacquiao does more than make Filipino hearts swell with pride and lower the crime rate to almost zero during a fight. On a micro-scale—the family unit, the level that matters the most—he opens the opportunity for kids to learn what winning is all about, especially in this time and age when victory means crushing the enemy and gloating.

August 2010

‘Margarito stronger, bigger for Pacman’

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MANILA, Philippines – Antonio Margarito’s chief trainer Roberto Garcia yesterday said his ward will use his brute strength and height advantage against Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao even as he expressed confidence of Margarito’s victory in their upcoming fight in November in Texas.

December 2009

Mayweather-Pacquiao fight nearly finalized

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The much-anticipated bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao is all but set for March 13, a source told Yahoo! Sports. Mayweather has agreed to terms and promoter Bob Arum is making a trip to Manila, Philippines, to finalize a deal with Pacquiao, the source said.

November 2009

Pacquiao TKOs Cotto, makes history b

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MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATE 3) Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao made history Sunday (Manila time) when he bagged the welterweight title, his seventh in as many divisions, via technical knockout of Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto, the reigning champion in that division.

June 2009

Forbes: Pacquiao world’s 6th highest-paid athlete

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MANILA, Philippines — Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao made it to Forbes magazine’s list of highest-paid athletes in the world, tying for the sixth spot with basketball phenom Lebron James and golfer Phil Mickelson.

May 2009

Pacquiao now boxing legend

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LAS VEGAS—IT WAS SHORT, SWIFT AND MERCILESS, and the end surprised Manny Pacquiao as much as it stunned Ricky Hatton into oblivion.

Pacquiao Wins Against Hatton at Round 2

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Manny Pacquiao throw a tremendous right hook in Hatton’s jaw. It was actually the second KO. Everybody was still in shock and everyone is still discussing all the things that happened tonight.

Philippines braces itself for Pacquiao power surge

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MANILA - The streets of the Philippines could resemble a ghost town for a few hours on Sunday morning as everyone from taxi drivers to petty thieves makes time to watch Manny Pacquiao’s fight against Ricky Hatton.

April 2009

Manny hits Vegas ready for war

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And this time is no exception, even as his trainer, Freddie Roach, and Ricky Hatton’s trainer, Floyd Mayweather Sr., have traded barbs before the press, often times catching the soft-spoken, kind-hearted Filipino champion in the crossfire.

Hatton doesn’t see a ‘versatile’ Pacquiao

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MANILA, Philippines – British star Ricky Hatton, who faces a tough test in Manny Pacquiao on May 2 (May 3 in Manila), hinted that Pacquiao is still the one-dimensional fighter he used to be.

Vote Manny Pacquiao for TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2009

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To all filipinos around the world, please vote Manny Pacquiao for the Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World for 2009. Our very own Manny Pacquiao is currently at no. 7 out of the 203 finalists this year.

Roach says Hatton out in nine minutes

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MANILA, Philippines - Freddie Roach is giving Manny Pacquiao nine minutes to put Ricky Hatton away on May 2 in Las Vegas.