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Aling Dionesia a new YouTube hit
By Froilan Vincent D. Bersamina, The Manila Times, 14 May 2009
Pound-for-pound king Manny “PacMan” Pacquiao might get knocked out by the news about a new celebrity in town that is taking the Internet by storm. And it’s no less than his own bedazzled mother.
Already the boxing hero’s jolly mom is drawing thousands of online fans quick and easy.
Aling Dione Read Full Story >>>
One Pacquiao punch vs Hatton worth P780,000
ABS-CBN News, 14 May 2009
How much was every punch thrown by Manny Pacquiao against British champ Ricky Hatton?
Each blow Pacquiao landed on Hatton earned him P780,000, or $16,000 a punch.
Pacquiao stands to receive a guaranteed purse of $12 million for the “Battle of East and West,” and experts got the value of each Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs. Mayweather: Will It Happen?
By Dave "Large" Larzelere, SportingNews.com, 13 May 2009
You know that a fight is turning into a gigantic event when it’s all anyone in the boxing world can talk about ... and it hasn’t even been made yet. Such is the potential and as-yet non-existent megafight between Read Full Story >>>
AJ Banal’s Unholy Burden
By Rene Bonsubre, Jr., PhilBoxing.com, 13 May 2009
He belongs to one of the most high profile boxing stables in the country. Their fights are regularly shown on Philippine television. Their names are recognizable even to the casual boxing fans.
The ALA gym’s AJ Banal has a r Read Full Story >>>
No decision from Ricky Hatton on future
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 13 May 2009
Hatton said he may have decided when he returns from holiday in Tenerife, where he will go with his fiancée Jennifer Dooley.
What Hatton Promotions did reveal, however Read Full Story >>>
I'll miss Ricky horror show
By Pat Sheenan, The Sun, 13 May 2009
RICKY HATTON admits he might never be able to watch getting knocked out by Manny Pacquiao inside two rounds of absolute mayhem.
The Manchester Hitman has revealed he is still trying to piece his boxing life back together after the worst ever defeat of his career.
Hatton was sparked by Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Floyd Mayweather: 'Marquez ain't nothing but a tune-up'
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, 13 May 2009
Just barely a week removed from training Ricky Hatton on a losing effort against Manny Pacquiao -- and virtually losing to Freddie Roach as well in the battle of the trainers -- Floyd Mayweather Sr. is back doing what he does best, and that is laying down smack.
With Floyd Mayweather Jr. announci Read Full Story >>>
Is Floyd Mayweather Sr. the blame for Hatton's loss?
By Robert Jackson, EastSideBoxing.com, 13 May 2009
Re-watching the replay of the Pacquiao/Hatton fight this past Saturday night I began to wonder what went wrong for 'The Hitman' from Manchester, England. If I was Billy Graham I probably would, no I definitely would blame my replacement for the outcome of the fight. Having previously worked with Hat Read Full Story >>>
Entourages busy doing nothing
Bangkok Post, 13 May 2009
Few things in sport nauseate me more than a boxing entourage - that useless collection of superfluous handlers, hangers-on, go-fers and jock-sniffers you find attaching themselves to a fighter like so many leeches.
They were at their upchucking nadir before, during and after las Read Full Story >>>
HATTON NOT READY TO DECIDE HIS FUTURE
By Mark Staniforth, Sportinglife.com (UK), 13 May 2009
Ricky Hatton says a firm decision on his boxing future will have to wait as he is "still not in the right frame of mind" to make the call in the wake of his crushing second round knockout defeat to Manny Pacquiao.
Hatton was speaking at length for the first time since his loss at the opening of h Read Full Story >>>
Haye Advised Hatton To Set Sights Lower Than Pacquiao
By Edwin Ladaga, Digital Journal, 13 May 2009
David Haye advised Ricky Hatton to set sights lower than the likes of Pacquiao, who annihilated the Hitman in two brutal rounds.
British boxing experts like Hart and Warren have been very vocal in urging Hatton to quit the sports for the sake of his health.
The Hayemaker has instead urged Ricky Read Full Story >>>
British fans awed, charmed by Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 13 May 2009
MANILA, Philippines - British fans are embracing Manny Pacquiao not just as the world’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter but as a man who wears his heart on his sleeve – because what you see is what you get.
It was during Pacquiao’s recent promotional tour in London where the Filipino icon swept the Read Full Story >>>
Manny’s fans united in respect for Hatton
Daily Post (UK), 13 May 2009
IT appears from the reaction to last week’s column that Ringside View has gone global! Within hours of the article about Ricky Hatton and Manny Pacquiao being published online, dozens and dozens of e-mails from the Philippines were making their way to North Wales.
All of them were respectful towa Read Full Story >>>
Arum eyes 3 fights in 2010
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 12 May 2009
Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum already has a timetable for Manny Pacquiao in 2010.
"I want Manny to fight three times next year," Arum told the Bulletin Tuesday from Las Vegas, nine days after the Filipino fighter solidified his claim as boxing's pound-for-pound king with a second-round knockout Read Full Story >>>
RICKY WILL DO IT HIS WAY - DAD
Sportinglife.com (UK), 12 May 2009
Ray Hatton says son Ricky will do it his way when he eventually decides whether to continue his boxing career.
Retirement appears to be a very definite option for the Hitman following his devastating second-round knockout by P4P king Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on May 2.
That was Hatton's seco Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao's earnings $4-M shy of RP's foreign investments in February
By Lala Rimando, ABS-CBN News, 12 May 2009
Here's another one for the books on Manny Pacquiao: The Filipino boxing hero's reported gross earnings from his recent bout with British opponent Ricky Hatton was just $4 million shy of the $16 million foreign investments that the entire Philippines attracted in February.
Excluding pay-per-view e Read Full Story >>>
Amir Khan faces 'training hell' as gym buzzes from Manny Pacquiao win
By Gareth A Davies, Telegraph.co.uk, 12 May 2009
Khan, who will be based at the Wild Card Gym, Hollywood, LA, for the next six weeks, will undergo his third camp with Freddie Roach, fresh from masterminding Manny Pacquiao's victory over Ricky Hatton in Las Vegas 10 days ago.
Khan insisted that he is prepared "to go through hell" to get to the s Read Full Story >>>
Mayweather Sr. Blames Hatton And Lee Beard For Loss To "Pac-Man"
By James Slater, EastSideBoxing.com, 12 May 2009
I guess we always kind of knew the talented yet egocentric Floyd Mayweather Senior would not in any way accept that the disaster his fighter Ricky Hatton suffered at the hands of Manny Pacquiao was nothing to do with him and his ability as a trainer. No way would the man who calls himself the greate Read Full Story >>>
So, about that Pacquiao-Hatton buyrate...
Bad Left Hook, 12 May 2009
Just over a week ago, Bob Arum was speculating that the domestic buys for Manny Pacquiao's two-round destruction of Ricky Hatton on May 2 would be between 1.6 and two million homes.
It didn't even occur to me until this morning when Bloody Elbow's MIchael Rome asked me if I'd heard anything new t Read Full Story >>>
Training for boxing the Manny Pacquiao way
By Mike McGurn, Telegraph.co.uk, 12 May 2009
Speed, speed, power, power. That's the Manny Pacquiao training method and it showed in the Ricky Hatton fight that they are still celebrating in the Philippines.
I'm starting to get tired of saying it myself, but the old-style training methods - long and slow - are finally dying out in all sports Read Full Story >>>