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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 >>>
Pacquiao “In This Corner!”
FightNews.com, 04 Jun 2004
2-Time World Champion Manny Pacquiao will be tonight's guest on In This Corner with James Smith, which can be viewed nationally on Direct TV (CH 626) and Dish Network (CH 432) on the Empire Sports Network Thursday at 10 PM EST.
Smitty talks with Manny about growing up in poverty in The Philippin Read Full Story >>>
Z in Pacquiao undercard?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 04 Jun 2004
Things are looking up for Z “The Dream” Gorres, the Philippines’ no. 1 super flyweight, who is rated no. 2 by the Orient Pacific Boxing Federation, following his impressive performance in Seoul last Monday when he scored a smashing second-round TKO over Korean super bantamweight Yuh Chul Yuh.
Wor Read Full Story >>>
Working hard, doing it right
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 02 Jun 2004
IT'S doubly clear now why Rod Nazario is trying to avoid Las Vegas the way a bus traveler abhors a clogged, unwashed road toilet.
Because Las Vegas stinks to high heavens, as far as Manny Pacquiao's business manager is concerned.
Las Vegas is a big, rotten punch below the belt.
No, Nazari Read Full Story >>>
GORRES, DOMINGO WINS IN KOREA!
Philippine Boxing News, 01 Jun 2004
Mike Domingo (20-12-3) defeated WBC #11 bantamweight Seongsok, Chae (8-1) Monday (5/31/04) at the Buchun University-Gymnasium in Kyunggi-do, South Korea. Domingo dropped Chae in round three en route to a 97-95, 96-94, 95-94 unanimous decision win. In other action, super bantamweight prospect Z 'Boom Read Full Story >>>
'The Pac Man' Manny Pacquiao this week on 'In This Corner!'
By James Smith, FightNews.com, 01 Jun 2004
There is no doubt that Philippine Boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao is one of the most exciting fighters in boxing today. The fearless, quick-fisted, hard punching featherweight who always seems to be wearing a smile has captured much of the imagination of the boxing public with tremendous talent in t Read Full Story >>>
Vegas giving Nazario nightmares
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 01 Jun 2004
ROD NAZARIO, Manny Pacquiao’s business manager, is having sleepless nights just thinking they are going back to Las Vegas to fight Juan Manuel Marquez a second time.
It’s just not his kind of town.
Nazario wants to make it known that he doesn’t like the idea of bringing Pacquiao to Las Vegas Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez II fight date bared soon
The Philippine Star, 31 May 2004
The keenly-awaited rematch between boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and WBA/IBF champion Juan Manuel Marquez is expected to be announced in a week or two, according to Pacquiao’s US promoter Murad Muhammad.
In an interview with the Filipino champ’s popular website mannypacquiao.ph, Muhammad said a con Read Full Story >>>
JACA LOST OPBF BELT!
Philippine Boxing News, 30 May 2004
Anything can happen in the ring. Unheralded Yasuo Kunimi (15-5-4, 6 KOs), 121.5, Japan, surprisingly captured the OPBF 122-pound belt as he beautifully knocked out previously unbeaten WBC #5 ranked Jimrex Jaca (21-1, 9 KOs), 125.5, with a wicked body shot at 1:50 of the seventh round on Sunday night Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao leaves for IBF Convention
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, 30 May 2004
Reigning consensus featherweight king Manny Pacquiao is scheduled to leave the country tomorrow to attend the 21st International Boxing Federation’s annual convention to be held from June 1 to 5 in San Francisco.
Pacquiao, who will be accompanied by business manager Rod Nazario in tomorrow’s tri Read Full Story >>>
SUICO LOST TO FANA!
Philippine Boxing News, 29 May 2004
WBC top ranked Mzonke Fana (22-2, 9 KOs), 129.25, South Africa, earned a 12-round split decision over previously unbeaten #2 contender Randy Suico (21-1, 18 KOs), 129, Philippines, in a WBC eliminator to decide the official challenger, as Fana came off the canvas twice in the second and fourth, show Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: I'll fight Marquez anywhere
By DZMM, ABS-CBN News, 28 May 2004
People's featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao said Friday he will fight anywhere World Boxing Association/International Boxing Federation featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez who indicated Thursday he would accept a rematch if the bout would be held in Las Vegas or California.
Marquez ear Read Full Story >>>
'Pacquiao Vs Marquez II' Fight Date Known in a Week
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 28 May 2004
A DREAM rematch between ring idol Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico is expected to be announced in a week or two, Pacquiao's US-based manager Murad Muhammad said in a telephone interview yesterday.
Before Muhammad and Marquez's promoter, Bob Arum, could sign on the dotted line to Read Full Story >>>
Mexican champ sings new tune, but Team Pacquiao has other plans
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 28 May 2004
IN A major turnaround, World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez now appears ready to face Manny Pacquiao in a much-anticipated rematch.
"Marquez is ready, we're ready-we're waiting for the first available date HBO can give us," said Read Full Story >>>
Marquez breaks silence, pushes for rematch
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, 28 May 2004
Brace for Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez duel Part II.
The world featherweight champion’s camp finally broke its month-long silence on the possible rematch of the classic but controversial duel which ended in a split draw last May 8 in Las Vegas when it announced on Thursday that Marquez is Read Full Story >>>
Marquez is ready for grudge match
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 28 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao never made qualms about feeling the itch that is called the Juan Manuel Marquez rematch.
Now Marquez is feeling the same itch, too.
In his first public statement that answered Pacquiao’s challenge, the reigning World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation (IBF) Read Full Story >>>
Marquez ready for Pacquiao rematch
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 28 May 2004
THE bloodthirsty desire of diehard boxing disciples around the globe for a rematch between Filipino superstar Manny “The Destroyer” Pacquiao and Mexican hotshot Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez of Mexico will soon be quenched.
This after Bob Arum of Top Rank Inc., the promoter of IBF/WBA 126 pounds Read Full Story >>>