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Manny hits the right key
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
LAS VEGAS ? He played a few tricks with a deck of cards during Wednesday?s press conference, and later in the day played a few songs on his electric guitar inside his Mandalay Bay suite.
?I like it when you?re fighter is happy,? said Freddie Roach who quietly gave out instructions to fellow train Read Full Story >>>
Happy fighter makes Roach happy, too
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
LAS VEGAS ? Like his prized puncher Manny Pacquiao, trainer Freddie Roach is all smiles these days.
"I like that your fighter is happy and is in great shape. We have a good workout and I like where he is at," said Roach on Wednesday just before the final press conference for the card dubbed Unf Read Full Story >>>
Even bigger odds this time
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
LAS VEGAS?When they first fought in 2004, Manny Pacquiao was tagged a minus-180 favorite to subdue Mexican Juan Marquez, who was then a plus-160 underdog.
In their rematch on March 15, Pacquiao will again enjoy the favorite?s role with even bigger odds, according to joint promoters Bob Arum, pres Read Full Story >>>
David Diaz: "I Put The Belt In The Closet"
By Ron Borges, The Sweet Science, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
David Diaz knows the reason he?s in Las Vegas this week and it?s not simply to beat Ramon Montano in a non-title fight. He?s there to impress enough pay-per-view customers when he opens HBO?s Saturday night car Read Full Story >>>
The Secret Keys to Victory for Both Marquez & Pacquiao
By John Chavez, Boxing Confidential, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
It?s so secret I can?t even begin to explain it.
It?s so secret that I?ve been offered money to keep my mouth shut and my writing in check.
It?s so secret that I don?t even have a clue as to what I?m referring to.
Here it goes anyhow...
For Pacquiao it?s two things. The jab and the stut Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs. Marquez: Words before war!
By Ace Freeman, FightFan.com, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
Hear what everyone had to say at the final press conference for the WBC 130 lb championship between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, set for Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Resorts and Casino and HBO PPV!
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Manny says win vs Marquez will unite Filip
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
BOTH boxers maintain they are fighting to win for their respective countries, Manny Pacquiao for the Philippines and Juan Manuel Marquez for Mexico.
And so there's going to be a lot of pride and nationalistic fervor when Pacquiao and Marquez go up against each other for the World Boxing Council Read Full Story >>>
Arum says Pacquiao in his best shape ever; Marquez dedicates fight to countrymen
By Edri Aznar, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 14 Mar 2008
WILL Manny Pacquiao?s hard work for the past two months be enough to unseat Juan Manuel Marquez in their upcoming epic rematch? The answer is still relatively unknown until fight night on March 16 (RP time) at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, but all the boxing fanatics around the wo Read Full Story >>>
I don?t want to disappoint my countrymen, Pacquiao declares
By Alex P. Vidal, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
LAS VEGAS ? For refusing to use harsh words to describe his title fight with World Boxing Council (WBC) superfeatherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez and for declining to predict the outcome of the much-awaited rematch dubbed ?Unf Read Full Story >>>
Marquez hopes to gobble up PacMan
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
When Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao met four years ago, the fight looked like it might be over before it really got started.
For about 90 seconds in the first round, Marquez had everything under control. He was boxing well and landing punches.
Then all hell broke loose as Pacquiao, Read Full Story >>>
"Volveré a vencer a Manny"
Márquez "calentó" a Pacquiao
Esto en Linea, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
Las Vegas, Nevada.- Juan Manuel Márquez, campeón mundial superpluma del Consejo Mundial de Boxeo, hizo que su rival, el filipino Manny Pacquiao, se pusiera serio, cuando declaró ante un ejército de peri Read Full Story >>>
ALA BOXERS SHOW FULL SUPPORT OF PACQUIAO
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
Donnie Nietes, Rey Bautista, Z Gorres, AJ Banal, Milan Milendo, and a host of warriors from the famed ALA Gym have voiced their full support to the upcoming battle of national icon Manny Pacquiao against reigning Read Full Story >>>
MARQUEZ-PACQUIAO II FINAL PRESS CON
By Rod Mijares, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
The final press conference was held today on March 12, 2008 before the mega fight on March 15, 2008 on the elegant Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino?s House of Blues Foundation Room almost atop of the building. This is the pre Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs Marquez II: Four years in the making
By Dyan Castillejo, ABS-CBN News, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
It took Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao and Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Marquez four years before facing off again in the ring.
Boxing fans too, have waited four long years for the rematch following their duel in 2004 that has been talked about for a long time.
In that fight at the MG Read Full Story >>>
GEJON TRIES TO RESURRECT CAREER
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
Former WBA title challenger Eriberto ?Yukka? Gejon tries to put his career back on track after a three defeats in his last five fights when he faces Japan?s Yuji Kanemitsu at the IMP Hall i Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez Rematch All Set
By Joseph Pimentel, Asian Journal, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
LAS VEGAS, NV ? Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao's rematch with World Boxing Council (WBC) Champion Juan Manuel Marquez at the Mandalay Bay dominates the boxing headlines but there are three, possibly four, other Pinoy fighters who are also making an appearance during the big fight week.
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Fighters have score to settle
Titleholder Marquez, Pacquiao battled to controversial draw in 2004
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
It wasn't intended to be a game of one-upsmanship, but that's what Wednesday's news conference for Saturday night's world super featherweight title fight between Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao turned out to be.
Both boxers claimed to have trained harder for the rematch of their controvers Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE PHILIPPINE RADIO INTERVIEW WITH JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ
By Dennis Principe, SportsNews.ph, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
WBC superfeatherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez is not thinking about any other fight or future plans except his upcoming battle against Manny Pacquiao this weekend.
Marquez, 34, gave a live tel Read Full Story >>>
Parents confident Pacquiao will defeat Marquez
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines -- Unlike Manny Pacquiao's previous bouts, his mother Dionisia said she is not nervous about his impending fight with Mexican boxer Juan Miguel Marquez this weekend.
Pacquiao will take a shot at Marquez? World Boxing Council's (WBC) super featherweight title when Read Full Story >>>
All set for March 15 'Bacolod Boxing 2'
By Henry C. Villalva, Sun.Star Bacolod, Thu, 13 Mar 2008
BOXING fans are expected to troop to the Pagcor Bacolod Casino on Saturday, March 15, starting 6:00 p.m., to witness the second promotion of Bugal sang Bacolodnon Boxing Promotions featuring upcoming Bacolod pro boxers going against opponents from other parts of the country.
"With the Manny Pacq Read Full Story >>>