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Pacquiao's popularity on the rise
By Robert Morales, L.A. Daily News, 03 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao already had appeared in several Filipino action movies, so he had a fairly high level of popularity in his native Philippines before he knocked out Marco Antonio Barrera in the 11th round last Nov. 15 in Texas.
That astonishing victory over the man then considered the people's feat Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: I am Ready
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 03 May 2004
LOS ANGELES-Filipino featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach think they have trained long and hard and are fully prepared for war. Tomorrow, they go to battle after breaking camp Sunday afternoon at the Wild Card gym here.
After completing 135 rounds of sparring, the last Read Full Story >>>
Count on featherweights' hits to be heavier than the hype
By Norm Frauenheim, The Arizona Republic, 03 May 2004
While the wait goes on for Mike Tyson to either save boxing from itself or send it into even further disrepair, a couple of featherweights have a chance, a very good chance, at proving there is more to the battered game than a lot of heavy hype.
Together, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez we Read Full Story >>>
Partisan Pride at Stake-Marquez vs. Pacquiao
By Tommy Noel, BoxingScene.com, 03 May 2004
I gave you my pick'em selection in the article posted last Tuesday, Manny Pacquiao out hustling Juan Manuel by putting up a high volume punches, it could be the way it transpires? Presently there is another contest going on, a chess game, a mind game between two of the sharpest trainers in the game Read Full Story >>>
Viewing Marquez: Pacquiao, Roach don't see eye-to-eye
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 03 May 2004
LOS ANGELES, California -- Manny Pacquiao and his renowned trainer, Freddie Roach, share a winning formula, a secret weapon they've vowed to explode at the end of the week.
However, the two offered conflicting views in sizing up Juan Manuel Marquez, holder of the World Boxing Association (WBA) a Read Full Story >>>
Champ out to wow Vegas crowd again
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 03 May 2004
LOS ANGELES—Juan Manuel Marquez knows what it is like to fight under the klieg lights of Las Vegas.
The Mexican warrior has fought there 10 times, while his Filipino foe on May 8 — the electrifying Manny Pacquiao — has only been there twice, albeit his second trip there in August 2002 was for re Read Full Story >>>
ROACH SAYS PACQUIAO HUNGRY,READY TO FIGHT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 02 May 2004
Freddie Roach, 2003 “Trainer of the Year” said yesterday that Manny Pacquiao, recognized as “The People’s Champion” following his eleventh round devastation of legendary featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera is “hungry and ready to fight.” In an overseas telephone conversation with Manila Standar Read Full Story >>>
THE A CLUB
By Cliff Rold, Hard Core Boxing, 02 May 2004
My first year of graduate school is almost over. Almost. I am struggling to type that last page, paragraph, word that symbolizes a four month respite. I might even get straight A's, which is good since my best friend in school probably will too and she talks way too much trash to have her outperform Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao refuses to divulge 'sure-win' plot vs Marquez
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 02 May 2004
LOS ANGELES, California - Filipino Manny Pacquiao swore he has perfected a formula to wrest the twin world boxing crowns of Juan Manuel Marquez but cautiously explained on Saturday that he was not at liberty to divulge it.
After another fiery sparring session, he pulled up his sweaty shirt to sh Read Full Story >>>
California Latinos turn Pacquiao presscon into autograph session
By Miramon Nuevo, The Manila Times, 02 May 2004
GLENDALE, California—Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao got the surprise of his life when a horde of Latino fans showed up Friday at the press conference for his May 8 clash with Juan Manuel Marquez to get his autograph.
“Manny, Manny, Manny!” cried the fans as Pacquiao turned speechless in Read Full Story >>>
Experts agree Manny in toughest test ever
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 02 May 2004
The consensus is it won’t be a picnic. Although he’s slightly favored to win, Manny Pacquiao is taking no chances against World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez in their scheduled 12-round double title bout at the MGM Grand Read Full Story >>>
Houston say Pacquiao likely to beat Marquez by decision
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 02 May 2004
PEOPLE’S featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao finally got a staunch believer among noted boxing scholars abroad after a well-known analyst in Graham Houston of Boxing Monthly magazine picked the Filipino ring superstar to win over IBF/WBA 126 pounds titlist Juan Manuel Marquez in their May 8 war at Read Full Story >>>
UK magazine picks Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 02 May 2004
LOS ANGELES — A British boxing publication reported in its latest issue which came out on Thursday that Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez, who faces Filipino Manny Pacquiao, will be in for a “tremendously tough fight” on May 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Graham Houston wrote in the May 2004 issue Read Full Story >>>
MARQUEZ: “NUNCA HE TOMADO LAS APUESTAS EN SERIO”
By Salvador Martínez, Box-Latino.com, 01 May 2004
Juan Manuel Márquez, monarca mundial pluma de la Federación Internacional de Boxeo (FIB) y de la Asociación Mundial (AMB), ni se inmutó cuando se le dijo que el filipino Manny Pacquiao está arriba en las apuestas, para su combate del 8 de mayo en Las Vegas.
Márquez expresó con mucha calma: “Nunc Read Full Story >>>
Even Latinos Pick Pacquiao Over Marquez
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 01 May 2004
LOS ANGELES-Raymundo Beltran is Mexican and Lenny de Jesus is of Puerto Rican descent but still, they are just some of a few hundred other Latinos who are rooting for "People's Champion" Manny Pacquiao, who is dead-set on taking the IBF and WBA belts of Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico on May 8.
The Read Full Story >>>
THE BIG TIME
By Graham Houston, Boxing Monthly, 01 May 2004
The pasting of Barrera put Manny Pacquiao firmly on the map. But can the Filipino become a featherweight champ by beating Juan Manuel Marquez, the man Naz avoided? Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino southpaw, looked unbeatable in his last fight when destroying Marco Antonio Barrera in 11 rounds. Now he fa Read Full Story >>>
Marquez’s favorite victims: lefties
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 01 May 2004
Will history be on Mexican dual champion Juan Manuel Marquez’s side when he faces Manny Pacquiao on May 8?
The man sitting on the featherweight throne of the International Boxing Federation and the World Boxing Association (WBA) looks to extend his winning run against lefties -- three of whom Ma Read Full Story >>>
SAYS ROACH: Pacquiao in even better shape now
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 May 2004
MANNY Pacquiao is in better shape now than when he stopped Mexican boxing legend Marco Antonio Barrera last year.
Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach declared this Friday during a final press conference at the Max's of Manila Restaurant in Glendale, California.
The Pacquiao entourage motors to Las Read Full Story >>>
Muhammad: Pacquiao in the Mold of Ali, Jones, Holmes
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 30 Apr 2004
LOS ANGELES-Like a diamond in the rough, promoter Murad Muhammad said Manny Pacquiao is up there among the all-time boxing greats including Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Joe Frazier and Roy Jones Jr., among others.
"You are looking at an athlete that is gifted with the attributes that I have not f Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao está seguro de derrotar a Márquez y luego buscará a Morales
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, 30 Apr 2004
Manny Pacquiao no ha cambiado en su forma de ser no obstante haber vencido a Marco Antonio Barrera, uno de los mejores peleadores del boxeo moderno.
Sigue siendo el mismo personaje con la sonrisa a flor de piel, pero todo esto cambia para el orgullo de General Santos Filipinas, cuando sube al ti Read Full Story >>>