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Pacquiao-Morales III might be in a football stadium

Barely two weeks removed from his overwhelming loss to Manny Pacquiao, Erik Morales has decided he wants a rubber match, handlers for both fighters told ESPN.com.

Originally Published: February 3, 2006
By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

It didn't take long for Erik Morales to make up his mind. He wants a third fight with Manny Pacquiao and has exercised his contractual option, handlers for both fighters told ESPN.com. Pacquiao, however, will have an interim bout first.

After Morales suffered a 10th-round TKO against Pacquiao on Jan. 21 -- the first stoppage loss of his career -- Morales said he was tired of boxing and planned to take a long rest before considering his ring future.

But barely two weeks removed from the ...

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