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Murad has nothing but praise for RP
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 20 Jun 2004
Internationally known promoter Murad Muhammad, who recently returned to Manila with featherweight People’s Champion Manny Pacquiao following his controversial draw against WBA/IBF champion Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas last May 8, has had nothing but praise for the Filipino people.
Murad laude Read Full Story >>>
Barrera, Ayala in Must-win Duel
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 19 Jun 2004
LOS ANGELES -- Marco Antonio Barrera may have called Paulie Ayala his "primo" but tonight, the so-called "cousins" will be playing Family Feud with a twist of Russian roulette to boost their careers in a must-win duel at the Home Depot Center in the city of Carson here.
For Barrera, a convincing Read Full Story >>>
DONAIRE BROTHERS WIN!
Philippine Boxing News, 19 Jun 2004
Two brothers fighting does not always make it a sibling rivalry. Instead, it produces two impressive victories that could open the gates for more.
Brothers Nonito and Glenn Donaire scored impressive victories over their respective opponents before a sold out crowd of 1,275 at the Quiet Cannon in M Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao rooting for Barrera win vs Ayala
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 19 Jun 2004
BY THE time the Philippine Airlines jet bearing Manny Pacquiao and his family touches down at Don Muang International in Bangkok at high noon on Sunday, the Marco Antonio Barrera-Paulie Ayala bout at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, should be over.
Needless to say, Pacquiao expects – Read Full Story >>>
Marquez wants Pacquiao soon
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 19 Jun 2004
World Boxing Association/International Boxing Federation featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez says he wants Manny Pacquiao “to get back in the ring as soon as possible, for another war, to prove once and for all who’s the better man,” according to James Blears of the Web site Boxing Scene.
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Marquez insists on Pacquiao rematch
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, 19 Jun 2004
At all costs.
While recognizing the importance of his mandatory defense of the IBF crown against fellow Mexican Orlando Salido in September, IBF/WBA featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez yesterday said he wants a rematch with Manny Pacquiao even if it means fighting the Filipino fighter ahe Read Full Story >>>
Muhammad speaks out!
By Umar ben-Ivan Lee, FightNews.com, 18 Jun 2004
Fighting from the bottom to the top, Muhammad has guided some of the biggest names in boxing from Matthew Saad Muhammad and Dwight Muhammad Abdul-Qawi to the latter years of Larry Holmes heavyweight-reign (the last time boxing was on prime time network TV). Having guided much of the career of Roy Jo Read Full Story >>>
Marquez wants to sock it to Pacquiao
By James Blears, BoxingScene.com, 18 Jun 2004
Juan Manuel Marquez wants Manny Pacquiao to get back in the ring asap, for another war, to prove once and for all who’s the better man.
The bruises have vanished and the WBA and IBF Featherweight champion who’s just returned from a short holiday will be starting training apace for Pac, at the Gi Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez II Shelved; Barrera Wants Rematch
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 17 Jun 2004
LOS ANGELES -- Manny Pacquiao may have to wait a little longer if he hopes to meet Juan Manuel Marquez in a highly anticipated grudge match as promoter Bob Arum virtually shut the door on the proposed September battle, saying that the Mexican will face a fellow Mexican in his next fight.
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Pacquiao camp wants winner of Barrera vs Ayala
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 17 Jun 2004
AS MEXICAN Juan Manuel Marquez continues to dilly-dally, the camp of Manny Pacquiao wants the winner of this weekend’s crucial bout between Marco Antonio Barrera and Paulie Ayala to face the Filipino southpaw in September.
Pacquiao’s business manager Rod Nazario has told US promoter M Read Full Story >>>
Injin Chi willing to fight Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 16 Jun 2004
South Korea’s rugged World Boxing Council featherweight champion Injin Chi, is willing to defend his title against “People’s Champion” Manny Pacquiao after his first title defense against Japan’s Eiichi Sugima on July 24 in Seoul.
This was learned by Viva Sports/Manila Standard after a brief conv Read Full Story >>>
Marco Antonio Barrera Attempts To Climb To The Top Again
By Matthew Hurley, EastSideBoxing.com, 15 Jun 2004
When Marco Antonio Barrera steps back into the ring against the slippery Paulie Ayala he won’t just be gazing across the ring at a very serious challenger, he’ll be looking inward, perhaps wondering how he fell from the elite of boxing so quickly and so dramatically. Barrera’s dismantling at the han Read Full Story >>>
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.
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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 >>>