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Pacquiao, Barrera to meet press
The Manila Bulletin, 07 Oct 2003
A PRESS conference to formally announce the November 15 featherweight showdown between Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao and Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera will be held in San Antonio, Texas, on October 16.
This was revealed by Pacquiao’s business manager, Rod Nazario, whose ward battles the re Read Full Story >>>
The color of money
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 07 Oct 2003
We have, through the years, admired IBF junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao for his indomitable courage and his skills as a genuine ring gladiator.
From his early days as a wild and wooly youngster on the weekly boxing show “Blow by Blow” where he honed his skills and carved a name for Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao unfazed by odds
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 07 Oct 2003
A Las Vegas betting line recently installed Marco Antonio Barrera a 3-1 pick to beat Manny Pacquiao in their 12-round fight for the "people’s" world featherweight boxing championship at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas, on Nov. 15.
But Pacquiao’s manager Rod Nazario wasn’t disturbed. Neither Read Full Story >>>
S.A. right choice for De La Hoya
By John Whisler, San Antonio Express, 05 Oct 2003
If he hasn't already, Oscar De La Hoya might soon learn a thing or two about unpopular decisions in boxing.
The victim of one three weeks ago as a fighter in Las Vegas, De La Hoya the promoter was on the other side this past week when he gave the OK to bring the Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Manny Pacq Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Barrera tiff still in San Antonio
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 04 Oct 2003
The San Antonio Express News reports that thanks to Oscar de la Hoya, San Antonio has been able to fight off serious competition from San Francisco, Portland and even Laredo to stage the Nov. 15 12-round nontitle fight between International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion Manny Pacqu Read Full Story >>>
Barrera-Pacquiao fight still being ironed out
By John Whisler, San Antonio Express, 03 Oct 2003
Citing "a couple of small delays," a spokesman for Los Angeles-based Golden Boy Promotions said the company was not able to formally announce the Marco Antonio Barrera-Manny Pacquiao fight as planned Thursday.
Lester Bedford, site coordinator for the Nov. 15 bout at the Alamodome that also features Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in LA, starts buildup for Barrera
The Philippine Star, 02 Oct 2003
Filipino world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived in Los Angeles, USA Thursday morning and quickly buckled down to work at the Wild Card gym in Los Angeles in preparation for his much-awaited fight against Marco Antonio Barrera on Nov. 15 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
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Barrera to fight in S.A.
By John Whisler, San Antonio Express, 01 Oct 2003
There was serious opposition, from such places as San Francisco and Portland, Ore., and even from down the road in Laredo.
But in the end — thanks to Oscar De La Hoya — it appears San Antonio was able to fight off the competition to land one of the biggest boxing matches of the year.
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‘Battle of Alamo’: Blockbuster Pacquiao-Barrera duel lands in San Antonio, Texas
The Freeman, 30 Sep 2003
The $186 million Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas is the official venue of the keenly-awaited “People’s Championship” showdown between the two of the world’s revered pound-for-pound fighters today, Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico and Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines, on November 15 Read Full Story >>>
Fans pick Barrera to KO Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 29 Sep 2003
An online poll conducted by the camp of featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera has indicated that 52.8 percent pick the hard-hitting Mexican to win by a knockout in his Nov. 15 12-round, nontitle fight against International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao.
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All other things equal
By Inocentes A. Gulle, Sun.Star General Santos, 26 Sep 2003
MANNY Pacquiao's November 15 fight with Marco Antonio Barrera will be a tough one, by any reckoning. As Manny said, it could not last the distance, one of them would fall eventually. By that, we can say that the fight would be bloody brutal, as the English would say.
Despite the reported betting Read Full Story >>>
Nazario gets $200k for Manny’s fights
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 25 Sep 2003
Rod Nazario, business manager of International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao demanded and received $200,000 for Philippine TV rights for Pacquiao’s planned Nov. 15 battle with featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera plus the southpaw’s next two fights, no matter wha Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao underdog in Barrera bout
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, 24 Sep 2003
BEING an underdog in his 12-round bout with Marco Antonio Barrera could work for reigning Filipino International Boxing Federation (IBF) super bantamweight champion Manny Pacquiao.
"This will inspire me even more to do my best," Pacquiao said during a send-off party tendered in his honor last Mo Read Full Story >>>
By Paul J. Taneo, Sun.Star Cebu, 24 Sep 2003
MARCO Antonio Barrera’s surgical demolition of Kevin Kelly as shown in a replay of their fight Sunday night should take out some of the zeal of Manny Pacquiao’s eager-beavers fans.
Barrera picked apart the two-time champion Kelly the way a condor rips off flesh from carrion.
The older and ob Read Full Story >>>
Barrera unwary of Pacquiao's style
The Freeman, 24 Sep 2003
THE universally recognized world featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico is looking foward to a great fight with Manny Pacquiao that will benefit the sports of boxing, but clarified that the southpaw style of the Filipino champion will not be a factor come the judgement day.
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Barrera expects hard fight against Pacquiao
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 20 Sep 2003
WHAT does pound-for-pound boxing great Marco Antonio Barrera think of Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao?
Finally breaking his silence, Barrera has branded his forthcoming clash with Pacquiao "a very hard fight."
Barrera quickly added that he has been "training like never before."
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Pacquiao steps up training for bout
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 18 Sep 2003
International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao is slowly stepping up training for his planned Nov. 15 war with featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera in what is being billed as “A People’s Championship.”
However, Pacquiao said yesterday that he w Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao ready for defining fight with Barrera
By Ritche Lague, SecondsOut.com, 14 Sep 2003
This was how reigning IBF super-bantamweight king Manny “The Destroyer” Pacquiao yesterday described his upcoming 12-round mega-duel with pound-for-pound great Marco Antonio Barrera in the United States on November 15.
The southpaw Pacquiao, 37-2-1-(29) trades leathers with Barrera, 5 Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao bout at Cow Palace
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 14 Sep 2003
The historic Cow Palace in San Francisco, where the late Gabriel “Flash” Elorde fought an epic battle against world featherweight champion Sandy Saddler on Jan.18, 1956, is the likely site for the planned Nov.15 war between International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion Ma Read Full Story >>>
My heart’s with Manny, my mind with Barrera
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 13 Sep 2003
CHICAGO – During the Q and A portion of my weekly NBA segment at dyAB’s Arangkada with Leo Lastimosa yesterday, a thick horde of listeners led by a certain Mr. Mayol asked if I would swallow the telephone if Manny Pacquiao upsets Marco Antonio Barrera in their Nov. 15 encounter.
In r Read Full Story >>>