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Setting the record straight
By Mike Houser, Nevada Appeal, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
Rather than providing clarity, HBO's muddled coverage of Samuel Peter's knockout of Oleg Maskaev and Nate Campbell's victory over Juan Diaz on Saturday left a host of question marks. Boasting three ringside commentators and the biggest budget of any network, HBO's broadcast should've left no need  Read Full Story >>>

This, that and the other thing in the world of boxing
By Robert Morales,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
It was good to see Ricky Hatton sign a promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. Oscar De La Hoya's company is one of today's biggest players. But it still hasn't really developed a fighter from scratch to stardom. Not that we're criticizing Golden Boy; it takes time and the company is sti  Read Full Story >>>

By Tom Dickey,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
This Saturday night will bring Boxing fans one of the most anticipated fights of the young year. A rematch four years in the making since the two participants fought to a draw. This match-up has all the things a big fight usually possesses. It has two great fighters, two of the best in the world. Bu  Read Full Story >>>

Manny Pacquiao: ?I think this is my toughest fight?
By Gabriel Montoya,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
If you?re driving down the famed Vine St. in Hollywood, CA looking for Freddie Roach?s Wild Card Boxing Club and you blink, you just might miss it. It certainly helps to know where you?re going which on this particular Friday afternoon, I didn?t. Catching a glimpse of an address on my second pass, I  Read Full Story >>>

Second time around, Pacquiao and Marquez hope to settle score
By Tim Smith, New York Daily News, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

Four years ago, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez engaged in a dramatic battle. Pacquiao dropped Marquez three times in the first round, but Marquez managed to survive and pull out a draw. Marquez would have won, but one   
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By Dennis Principe,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
IF Manny Pacquiao wins his bout against Juan Manuel Marquez this weekend, March 16 will go down as the most memorable date in Philippine boxing history. A victory by Pacquiao will make him the first and only Asian to capture three world crowns in three different divisions. Marquez, 34, is set  Read Full Story >>>

By Dennis Principe,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
The Ring Magazine editor-in-chief Nigel Collins believes Manny Pacquiao can achieve more unbelievable things if only he focuses deeply on his boxing career. Last Tuesday, the well-liked and articulate Collins was the main guest of the daily morning Philippine radio program ?Sports Chat? hosted b  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
Big-time boxing shifts its focus to Misamis Oriental when the "Rumble in Mis. Or: First Step to Glory" takes place on April 26 at the MPSC Gym in Cagayan de Oro City featuring a WBO Asia Pacific Youth title bout between Filipino Eusebio Baluarte and Thailand's Yai Sithsaithong. Put up by Leolet S  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
Ring Magazine editor-in-chief Nigel Collins has predicted that Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao will win his rematch with WBC super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez ?convincingly.? The respected Collins of Ring Magazine which is regarded as the ?Bible? of boxing told Viva Sports/Manil  Read Full Story >>>

Coach Roach on Manny?s approach!
By Ace Freeman,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

Speaking at a recent media conference, Pacquiao head trainer Freddie Roach discusses his thoughts on the Juan Manuel Marquez rematch set for this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. ?Manny is a much more complete fighte  
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No 24/7 Countdown Needed for Pacquiao-Marquez II
The Public Recognizes True Heavyweight Prize Fighting

By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

I?m not sure where the rest of you BoxingConfidential readers are located at but in my neck of the woods, you?d think that Oscar De la Hoya was moving on up to the heavyweight division attempting to take on th  
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Marquez Fights for His Place in the Sun
By TK Stewart,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

Talk to those in the know around this game they call boxing and they'll tell you that Manny Pacquiao, the little Filipino spitfire, is no worse than the second best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet. Should he end up beating Ju  
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David Diaz, Next Fight For Pacquiao?
By Ralph Gonzalez, The Sweet Science, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
?I don?t feel like I have people?s respect yet but it?ll come,? said WBC lightweight champion David Diaz from his home in Chicago. ?I?ve been overcoming odds for a long time. I wasn?t supposed to be a champion. I wasn?t supposed to beat Morales but I did. I have to keep proving people wrong.? Les  Read Full Story >>>

He?s Not Heavy, He?s a Brother
By Michael Katz,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

Oh, brother, and I don?t mean which Klitschko is next for the evergreen Samuel Peter. Brother acts in boxing, generally, have been more successful than say brother acts in the Bible, which started with Cain?s knockout of Abel and   
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Entire Nation Turns To JM Marquez, Hear Our Cry, V-I-C-T-O-R-Y Over Pacquiao!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

What will you do, Juan Manuel Marquez? A lonely nation turns its boxing eyes to you on Saturday night. You are the last hope for Mexico against the dreaded Mexicutioner, Megamanny Pacquiao. One by one, le  
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The Manny Pacquiao Chronicles: Erik Morales I
By Daniel 'Tex' Cohen,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

A mere three years ago, the Featherweight Division in boxing looked like such a different landscape than it?s present status that it could only be attributed to a set of boxing bouts that were the equivalent of a c  
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David, The Last Diaz Standing
By Jake Donovan,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

Throughout most of 2007, the hot topic surrounding the lightweight division was not just who was its best fighter, but also its best Diaz. Most offered the same answer to both questions - Juan Diaz. Some argued Juan was the best Dia  
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Unfinished Business, Megamanny Pacquiao Lands In Vegas, Exclaims: "I Love My Job!"
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 12 Mar 2008

He's got his fight face on already. This photo shows Pinoy idol Megammany Pacquiao upon arrival at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas a sportscaster from the local CBS affiliate, Chan  
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Joey ?The Professor? Oddessa Picks Marquez Over Pacquiao!
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
Boxing bettors and line-makers don?t have favorites. There?s no emotional connection or sentimental value when it comes to opening a prize fighter as either a favorite or an underdog. The bottom line when it comes to gambling and sportsbooks in general is making money. Bottom line. In thi  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 12 Mar 2008
WBO Oriental featherweight champion Eric Canoy is slated to return to action in May, revealed his co-promoters Sammy Gello-ani and Congressman Erbie Fabian in separate interviews today. Fabian, who is set to depart for the United States tomorrow to be at ringside for the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manue  Read Full Story >>>

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