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Pacquiao to grace ‘Sports Chat’
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 30 Oct 2003
REIGNING IBF super bantamweight crown-holder Manny “The Destroyer” Pacquiao is today’s guest of “Sports Chat,” a nationwide radio sports program that can be heared in Cebu over station dyRB 540 kHz.
Dennis Principe, the host of the bi-weekly program aired every Tuesday and Thursday from 5 to 7 pm Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao’s fight with Barrera in jeopardy?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 27 Oct 2003
The stunning disclosure that featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera had undergone brain surgery in 1997 when an abnormal vein was removed and a metal plate to protect the area was affixed with screws inside his skull could “potentially jeopardize” his Nov. 15 clash with International Boxing Federa Read Full Story >>>
Barrera ticket sales off to good start
By John Whisler, San Antonio Express, 26 Oct 2003
A spokesman for Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions said ticket sales for the Nov. 15 fight at the Alamodome between Marco Antonio Barrera and Manny Pacquiao have hit the $250,000 mark, just six days after they went on sale Oct. 18.
"I've been in boxing for 19 years and this is the biggest fig Read Full Story >>>
Barrera’s surgery shocks Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 26 Oct 2003
International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao expressed shock over reports that featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera, whom he battles in a 12-round, non-title fight on Nov.15 at the Alamadome in San Antonio, Texas had undergone brain surgery in 1997.
In an overs Read Full Story >>>
MaxBoxing’s Head2Head: Barrera Vs. Pacquiao
By Jason Probst and Angel Rodriguez, MaxBoxing.com, 25 Oct 2003
Angel: PacMan Will Eat Up Barrera
When you think of a hungry predator that doesn’t stop coming forward until the game is over, you think of ‘80s video game and pop culture icon “Pac Man.” When you think of junior featherweights who are hungry predators that don Read Full Story >>>
Barrera had brain surgery?
By Thomas Hauser, SecondsOut.com, 24 Oct 2003
Sources in Mexico say that Marco Antonio Barrera underwent brain surgery in 1997 and has been fighting with a metal plate in his head ever since.
The surgery, known as a craniotomy, took place after Barrera's second bout against Junior Jones and was related to a congenital defect; not the fight i Read Full Story >>>
What’s next for PacMan?
By Mike Buendia, The Daily Tribune, 24 Oct 2003
Do you have any idea what's going to be Manny Pacquiao's next move after his monumental clash with Marco Antonio Barrera on Nov. 15 in San Antonio, Texas?
If he wins against the heavily favored Barrera at the Alamodome, he is expected to give the Mexican a return bout sometime in February or Marc Read Full Story >>>
Q & A on Pacquiao-Barrera fight
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 24 Oct 2003
CHICAGO – A few of my readers took my offer to ask questions which I promised to relay to Manny Pacquiao, who is currently in Hollywood, California toiling the final stretch of his training for the Nov. 15 showdown with Marco Antonio Barrera.
Predictably, Pacman was unavailable during the daylig Read Full Story >>>
Experts split on Pacquiao fight
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 23 Oct 2003
Referee Silvestre Abainza said yesterday Manny Pacquiao will knock out Marco Antonio Barrera inside nine rounds but fight scholar Hermie Rivera disagreed, pointing out that moving up to 126 pounds will be a major disadvantage for the Filipino in his scheduled 12-round bout for the consensus world fe Read Full Story >>>
Chasing the Pacman fight: a pricey road to Texas
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 23 Oct 2003
CHICAGO – Since she works for the outfit that promotes the Pacquiao-Barrera fight, I’ve heard her voice often lately. It’s my ear’s delight. She speaks softly, the words coming out of her mouth like feathers floating in the wind. How lovely, the way she answers the phone, deliciously dragging every Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Barrera divide US boxing experts
By Miramon Nuevo, The Manila Times, 22 Oct 2003
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Filipino Manny Pacquiao and Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera got their first close-up look at each other here last week, then drifted back to their res-pective camps as quickly as they flew in.
But talks on both fighters’ chances inside the ring on November 15, at the Alamodome c Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao by KO in 3 — fans
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 21 Oct 2003
MAJORITY of Manny Pacquiao’s fans are predicting a win for the Filipino champion by knockout within three rounds against the Mexican superstar Marco Antonio Barrera in their keenly-awaited “People’s Championship” on November 15 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
In an internet poll conducted Read Full Story >>>
Getting ready for Barrera: Pacman’s training schedule
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 20 Oct 2003
CHICAGO—As advertised in last Saturday’s column (“Pacman on the phone” SSC 10-18-25), here’s more of the 27-minute phone interview Manny Pacquiao generously indulged me while he was nestled at the Radisson Hotel in San Antonio last week to promote his Nov. 15 duel with Marco Antonio Barrera.
As Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in serious training
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 19 Oct 2003
BARELY 24 hours after meeting Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera in the flesh in San Antonio on Thursday (Friday in Manila), Manny Pacquiao was back in Los Angeles slamming the heavy bag at the Wild Card Gym of Freddie Roach.
The Filipino lefty is not intimidated by Barrera, who he said was shorter Read Full Story >>>
Pacman on the phone
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 18 Oct 2003
CHICAGO – Interviewing Manny Pacquiao is easy, the guy is as hospitable as a politician on election year. Finding Manny, however, is a diiferent story. The flamboyant IBF super bantamweight champion protects his privacy with the same zeal a Doberman marks his territory.
As he embarks on yet the Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: I will beat Barrera
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 18 Oct 2003
International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera were featured in a star-studded presentation at the Alamadome in San Antonio, Texas yesterday with “The Golden Boy” Oscar de la Hoya on hand to promote what has been billed as th Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao meets rival and likes his chances
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 18 Oct 2003
WORLD BOXING champion Manny Pacquiao came face to face with the man likely to define his place in Philippine boxing history, and the Filipino idol liked what he saw.
“This is my chance to become really famous,’’ said Pacquiao in Pilipino yesterday after sizing up the fearsome Read Full Story >>>
Clash of the Titans Barrera vs. Pacquiao - November 15 on HBO
braggingrightscorner.com, 17 Oct 2003
Veteran Boxer Marco Antonio Barrera has reigned over the featherweights for years, dismissing all challengers to his crown. IBF junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao has cleaned out the 122-pound division in a similar fashion and is looking to do the same at 126 pounds.
On November 15, fr Read Full Story >>>
Barrera Gets Ready as the 'Pac Man' Comes Knocking on His Door
By Chris Robinson, braggingrightscorner.com, 17 Oct 2003
It's hard for me to think about Marco Antonio Barrera without thinking about his adversary Erik 'El Terrible' Morales. When Barrera was on top of the jr. featherweight division and suffered his first defeat at the hands of 'Poison' Junior Jones in November 1996, it was Morales who seemed to momentar Read Full Story >>>
Barrera-Pacquiao at Alamodome!
By Christian Schmidt, FightNews.com, 17 Oct 2003
It was a star-studded event Thursday at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Oscar De La Hoya was on hand to promote his upcoming "Clash of the Titans" card featuring Marco Antonio Barerra (57-3) vs. Manny Pacquiao (37-2-1) for the featherweight championship of the world. In the co-main, hometown bo Read Full Story >>>