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PACQUIAO NOW CALLS ROACH ‘MY BOXING MASTER’
By Alex P. Vidal, PhilBoxing.com, 13 Nov 2009
LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Manny Pacquiao flashed a smile most of the time during the final press conference of the “Pacquiao vs Cotto: Firepower” at the Hollywood Theater in MGM Grand, here, November 11 , as he annou Read Full Story >>>
Freddie Roach Talks to the Rumble: "We're gonna make him quit."
By Avi "Shoefly" Korine, SportingNews.com, 13 Nov 2009
Confidence drips from Freddie Roach's voice as he talks about his fighter, Manny Pacquiao, and his chances against Miguel Cotto in the most anticipated fight of the year this Saturday. While it might be easy to dismiss his comments as hubris, his incredible track record speaks for itself. Roach nail Read Full Story >>>
Arum Discusses Pacquiao-Cotto, Marquez Trilogy, Floyd Jr
By Ryan Burton, BoxingScene.com, 13 Nov 2009
BoxingScene.com and other members of the media held an informal Q&A session with legendary promoter Bob Arum. Some of the topics included Arum's ability to promote Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto without showing favortism towards either fighter, Manny's run at politics, and what happens to each fig Read Full Story >>>
Thursday's question: Who is currently the face of boxing?
Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov 2009
Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they are wrong.
Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times
Manny Pacquiao. The “People’s Champion” of the Philippines has emerged as the sport’s biggest dr Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Cotto bout has no rematch clause
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov 2009
In crafting the deal that is allowing Saturday night's Manny Pacquiao-Miguel Cotto welterweight championship bout, promoter Bob Arum provided guaranteed purses of $7.5 million to Pacquiao and $4 million to Cotto.
The contract also allowed the promoter to extend his deals with each fighter. Cotto Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Cotto hold their fire
By Francis Ochoa, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 13 Nov 2009
LAS VEGAS — After all the exchange of words by the trainers of the two boxers who will cross paths this Saturday at the MGM Grand here, you’d think that verbal fireworks would highlight the final press conference before fight night.
Taking their cues from their fighters, however, Mann Read Full Story >>>
The Most Comprehensive Pacquiao-Cotto Insider Pick List in the Industry
By Brent Matteo Alderson, FightFanNation.com, 13 Nov 2009
Ken Thompson (Owner of Thompson Boxing Promotions)
I like Pacquiao. I just think he’s faster and a lot more agile.
Jim Gray (Showtime Boxing Analyst)
I like Pacquiao. I just think he’s the best, he’s pound for pound the best. I know we are all pointing towards Mayweather and Read Full Story >>>
Why Manny Pacquiao will quit, return for greater glory
By Michael Marley, Examiner.com, 13 Nov 2009
LAS VEGAS--You don’t have to know the difference between Puerto Rican staple mofongo and Pinoy specialty balut to know what Manny Pacquiao is going to do very soon after his huge fight Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena against Miguel I’m No Angel Cotto.
I, Michael L. Marley, the Read Full Story >>>
Team Pacquiao rewards Shawn Porter handsomely for a job well done
By Dennis 'dSource' Guillermo, Examiner.com, 13 Nov 2009
If Manny Pacquiao blows by Miguel Cotto this Saturday night, his fans will have to thank a little-known 22-year old fighter from Akron, Ohio, home of NBA superstar LeBron James. His name is Shawn Porter.
Porter has been Pacquiao's primary sparring partner throughout his preparations against Cotto Read Full Story >>>
Margarito being in Las Vegas this week is sad
By Matt Stolow, Examiner.com, 13 Nov 2009
Saturday night's fight has so many angles, sub plots and mysteries that there is not enough time in the remaining days to keep up with them all.
What I like about it is it's mostly feel - good positive. Nobody is wearing a black hat. The fighter's seem to genuinely like or at least respect each o Read Full Story >>>
Cotto knows he's not the star of show
By Associated Press, USA Today, 13 Nov 2009
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Miguel Cotto understands he's not the star of the show when he takes on Manny Pacquiao in a 66-kilogram (145-pound) fight that could well be the biggest of the year.
After all, he's making just half the money Pacquiao is getting. And he had to agree to fight two just under Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao – Miguel Cotto: The Unspectacular Undercard
By Tim Starks, The Queensberry Rules, 13 Nov 2009
So continues our marathon coverage of one of the biggest fights of 2009, Manny Pacquiao against Miguel Cotto, culminating in a live blog of the bout Saturday. Previously — the importance of Pacquiao-Cotto, the two top questions for each man and keys to the fight, parts I and II. Later today Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Beats Miguel Cotto in EA Sports' Fight Night Round 4 Simulation
By Lem Satterfield, Fanhouse, 13 Nov 2009
Manny Pacquiao will dethrone WBO welterweight champion, Miguel Cotto, by unanimous decision on Saturday night to become the first fighter to earn a seventh title belt in as many different weight divisions, according to an EA Sports Fight Night Round 4 simulation.
In their matchup, scheduled to ta Read Full Story >>>
World Welterweight Championship - Manny Pacquiao vs. Miguel Cotto
By Robby Maddux, BetUs.com, 13 Nov 2009
Boxing Betting - Pac-Man Battles Cotto
Two explosivewarriors willdo battleSaturday night as Manny Pacquiao and Miguel Cotto face off for the World Welterweight Championship. Manny Pacquiao, boxing’s pound-for-pound king, is on a quest to be included among the greatest of all-time.
World Read Full Story >>>
They’d rather go for Pacman
By Christian Esguerra, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 13 Nov 2009
SINGAPORE — Who wants to keep President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo company in her final attendance at a summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Singapore, while Manny Pacquiao is shooting for a record seventh world title on Sunday in Las Vegas?
Ms Arroyo will fly to thi Read Full Story >>>
Mike Tyson rears his ugly head at the worst time for boxing
By Ricardo Lois, Examiner.com, 13 Nov 2009
During the final press conference for Miguel Cotto and Manny Pacquiao's Saturday night fight super fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, promoter Bob Arum noted that the mainstream media had taken notice of boxing once again due to the bouts popularity.
Yes Mr. Arum, boxing has hit the mainstream masses on Read Full Story >>>
My Sportsman: Manny Pacquiao
By Chris Mannix, Sports Illustrated, 13 Nov 2009
Sports Illustrated will announce its choice for Sportsman of the Year on Dec. 1. Here's one of the nominations for that honor by an SI writer.
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Pacquiao backs speed to conquer Cotto
CNN.com, 13 Nov 2009
(CNN) -- Manny Pacquiao believes his lightening hand speed will help him triumph over Miguel Cotto's raw power as he bids to take his World Boxing Organization welterweight t Read Full Story >>>
Pacman-Cotto fight just what boxing needs
By James Lawton, Toronto Sun, 13 Nov 2009
LONDON - Anyone who still loves boxing probably still is wincing at the description of the puffed up cruiserweight and new world heavyweight champion David Haye's defeat of lumbering Russian giant Nikolai Valuev in Nuremburg last weekend as both a masterclass of defensive fighting and the redemption Read Full Story >>>
RP pugs show ware in Vegas tonight
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 13 Nov 2009
MANILA, Philippines - WBO No. 3 bantamweight Z Gorres and WBA No. 15 lightwelterweight Mark Jason Melligen start the ball rolling for the Philippines in an exciting weekend of boxing in Las Vegas by taking on separate opponents in cru Read Full Story >>>