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Murad, HBO agree on Pacman fight
By Patrick C. Costelo, Sun.Star Cebu, 15 Jun 2004
MANNY Pacquiao is sure to step into the ring in September.
But on what date and whether it will be the most-anticipated rematch with Juan Manuel Marquez or another Mexican, Marco Antonio Barrera, will have to be settled next week.
Pacquiao’s New Jersey-based manager Murad Muhammad said he an Read Full Story >>>
Scottish pug tries to get Pacquiao’s attention
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 15 Jun 2004
MANNY PACQUIAO may now be among the biggest stars in the world boxing scene, but don’t tell that to Scott Harrison. The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight king obviously isn’t too impressed with Pacquiao, telling the newspaper The Scotsman that he could easily dispatch the Filipi Read Full Story >>>
Murad: Pacquiao’s next US fight in September
By Winchell Campos, The Manila Bulletin, 14 Jun 2004
LOS ANGELES — Promoter Murad Muhammad said Manny Pacquiao will definitely return to the ring in September, but on what date and on whether it would be a rematch with dual champ Juan Manuel Marquez will have to be finalized by Home Box Office (HBO) executives next week.
"We’ve penciled September Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao still on Barrera’s mind
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 13 Jun 2004
THE LAST time out, he had to flee from the burning mountains of southern California and had to brush aside a distracting revelation by a former manager that he had undergone a delicate brain operation.
This could be the reason why Marco Antonio Barrera has been made to believe that Manny Pacquia Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Barrera in the works
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 11 Jun 2004
People’s Champion Manny Pacquiao is likely to battle featherweight Marco Antonio Barrera in a rematch this September before the eagerly anticipated return bout with World Boxing Association/International Boxing Federation champion Juan Manuel Marquez, according to Pacquiao’s business manager Rod Naz Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs Barrera II?
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 11 Jun 2004
There will be a rematch with a Mexican, yes.
If Marquez’s promoters push for a Las Vegas venue, however, it won’t be against Juan Manuel Marquez. Instead, it will be against Marco Antonio Barrera.
Murad Muhammad of M&M Sports and Bob Arum of Top Rank Inc. said Thursday that they are willing Read Full Story >>>
Filipino achievers to be honored on June 12 celebrations
By Rome Jorge, The Manila Times, 11 Jun 2004
WINNING wordsmith Patricia Evangelista, champion boxer Manny Pacquiao and ten-pin knockout CJ Suarez join the many Filipino achievers to be given recognition during the Independence Day celebrations on June Read Full Story >>>
Everybody Wants Pacquiao-Marquez II
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 10 Jun 2004
LOS ANGELES-Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez want it. Their managers Murad Muhammad and Bob Arum have expressed willingness to do a rematch and on Thursday, some things will surely get settled.
Muhammad said he and HBO executive Terry Davis are scheduled to meet as a date for Pacquiao-Marq Read Full Story >>>
IBF Convention Report: “Does one point make a difference?”
By , FightNews.com, 10 Jun 2004
The recent championship bout between IBF/WBA Champion Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao brought out one of the most interesting topics during the judging seminar. During this bout, the mistake of one judge cost Pacquiao the IBF and WBA crowns and prompted Lathan to address the matter in a topic Read Full Story >>>
'Fair but Firm' Joe Cortez this week on 'In This Corner!'
By James Smith, FightNews.com, 10 Jun 2004
In no other sport is the role of referee as important as it is in the sport of boxing where lives are truly on the line. The third man in the ring is literally in charge of the safety and welfare of the fighters as well as helping to control the battle taking place in the ring. Nobody does it better Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao still haunts Ledwaba
By Deon Potgieter, IBOPBoxing.com, 09 Jun 2004
Lehlohonolo “Hands of stone” Ledwaba (35-2-1- 22ko’s) is an angry man. The former IBF and WBU junior featherweight and WBU featherweight world champion takes on the WBA International featherweight champion, S Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez looms as ‘spice’ of De la Hoya-Hopkins
By Bong Pedralvez and Winneleo Campos, The Manila Times, 09 Jun 2004
WHICH is the bigger box-office draw: Manny Pacquiao versus Juan Manuel Marquez or Oscar de la Hoya versus Bernard Hopkins?
Apparently the former, according to Pacquiao’s business manager, Rod Nazario, which is why the rematch between the Filipino ring icon and the Mexican world champion might be Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao still feeling pain
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 09 Jun 2004
It has been a month since the duel between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, but the talk of what-if’s, who the better fighter was and conspiracy theories cease to die.
Foremost among the ghosts hounding Pacquiao’s failed bid to wrest the International Boxing Federation and the World Boxin Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Tyson to Share One Training Camp
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 08 Jun 2004
"IRON" Mike Tyson, the former two-time heavyweight champ, and Manny Pacquiao, a two-division boxing icon, will share the same boot camp for about a month when they both train under Freddie Roach in Shelly Finkel's ultra-modern boxing gym in Arizona, USA.
The comebacking Tyson is scheduled to do Read Full Story >>>
The Arum influence
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 08 Jun 2004
Manny Pacquiao’s business manager Rod Nazario has said on more than once occasion that he dislikes Top Rank president Bob Arum and is scared of him because he wields too much influence in Las Vegas and refers to what happened in the May 8 showdown between Pacquiao and World Boxing Association/Intern Read Full Story >>>
Ledwaba longing for rematch vs Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 07 Jun 2004
EX-CHAMP Lehlo Ledwaba still dreams of getting a rematch with the man who pulverized him into thin sheets three years ago at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The problem is Ledwaba’s not on Manny Pacquiao’s radar screen.
Ledwaba, 33, faces Spend Abazi of Denmark late this week in a bid to rescusci Read Full Story >>>
IBF cites Pacquiao excellence
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 06 Jun 2004
STRAIGHT FROM San Francisco, where the International Boxing Federation (IBF) is holding its 21st annual convention, commissioner Emmanuel Palabrica of the Games and Amusements Board (GAB) yesterday reported that the IBF presented a plaque to Manny Pacquiao for his excellent participation in three ti Read Full Story >>>
Ledwaba dreams of a re-match against Pacquiao
By David Isaacson, Sunday Times South Africa, 06 Jun 2004
Lehlohonolo Ledwaba, with only two fights in almost three years, still throws those awesome body blows.
And Ledwaba, nearly 33, plans to use them to dismantle Danish hero Spend Abazi in Copenhagen on Friday night.
Those short hooks - lefts and rights to the ribs - are crippling, and they cou Read Full Story >>>
Doghouse Boxing’s Pound-For-Pound Best of The Sport
By Alex Pierpaoli, DogHouseBoxing.com, 05 Jun 2004
Tied at 4. Manny Pacquiao—Juan Manuel Marquez—Tied as the two best fighters at featherweight until they have the chance to settle the score, Marquez and Pacquiao elevated each other with the brilliance of their 12 round draw. It doesn’t get much better than their fight of May 8. Watching it the firs Read Full Story >>>
Knockout a must
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 05 Jun 2004
I HAVE always had this fear: If a Filipino boxer fights abroad and the fight lasts the distance, he would lose on points. If not, he would settle for a draw, the way Manny Pacquiao did in his last fight-against Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas.
Pardon me, but up to now, I still can't acce Read Full Story >>>