Suite life for Pacquiao as he prepares for bout

On the road to an anticipated rematch with Erik Morales next year, junior lightweight star Manny Pacquiao has eliminated the distractions that once plagued him.

Originally Published: August 31, 2005
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

For the first time in a long time, junior lightweight star Manny Pacquiao will enter a fight with no distractions.

His managerial and promotional situations finally are stable, training camp is serene and his next couple of fights are slated. All he has to do is fight.

That will happen on Sept. 10, when Pacquiao (39-3-2, 31 KOs), the former featherweight king and a former junior featherweight and flyweight champion, faces Hector Velazquez (42-10-2, 31 KOs) in a 12-round fight (HBO) at ...

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