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The Search for a Third Crown: Is Manny Destined for Greatness?
By Sid Bañez,, Tue, 11 Mar 2008

As if superstardom and wealth are not enough, Manny Pacquiao seeks a third world title when he battles Juan Manuel Marquez this Saturday in Las Vegas. Paradoxically, even without an official world title (unless   
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PACQUIAO WATCH: It's Personal This Time
By Edwin G. Espejo,, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
WHEN Manny Pacquiao and reigning World Boxing Council super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez climb to the ring this Sunday morning (March 16, Manila time), they will have their respective countrymen rooting for them. Marquez made it very clear that he is fighting for his native land Mex  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao focuses on Marquez!
By Ace Freeman,, Tue, 11 Mar 2008

Taken from his recent media conference, Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao discusses his thoughts on Juan Manuel Marquez and their eagerly anticipated rematch set for this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. ?I?m expecting Marquez  
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Expect bigger, heavier Pacquiao at fight time
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
LOS ANGELES ? If everything works out fine, Manny Pacquiao should enjoy the upper hand over Juan Manuel Marquez even before Saturday?s opening bell at Mandalay Bay. Pacquiao said he?s happy with where he is right now, at 133 lbs with six more days to go. ?I don?t want to end up too light becau  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman is heavy favorite
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
LOS ANGELES ? Highrollers and plain bettors rooting for Manny Pacquiao wouldn?t like this piece of news from Las Vegas. Reports from Vegas, site of Saturday night?s rematch between Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, reveal that the Filipino has assumed the role of the overwhelming favorite going  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman to exploit natural edge in heft vs Marquez
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
HOLLYWOOD--the heavier, the better. Manny Pacquiao intends to come in at an exact 130 pounds during the official weigh-in for his World Boxing Council super featherweight showdown against Juan Manuel Marquez on March 15. That's because he wants to keep his natural weight advantage over the Mex  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 11 Mar 2008

Games and Amusements Board (GAB) Chairman Eric Buhain says Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao will win his rematch with WBC superfeatherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez, but that he is keeping his fingers crossed for that knowing th  
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Gabi: The uncrowned 'Prince'
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
WHEN Manny Pacquiao climbs the ring this Sunday (Manila time) to fight Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico in an attempt snatch the latter's World Boxing Council super featherweight crown in Las Vegas, Filipino fight fans back home will be glued to their television sets and giant screens to cheer their be  Read Full Story >>>

Manny?s Victory Over Marquez Crucial for National Unity, Says Brother Ruel
By Alex P. Vidal,, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
LOS ANGELES ? Manny Pacquiao?s younger brother Ruel has blasted the political enemies of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo saying only Manny?s victory can stop the ongoing political crisis in the Philippines whipped up by the controversial ZTE-NBN scandal. ?The political enemies of the President   Read Full Story >>>

Marlnac The Magnificent Knows All, Sees All
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
Let others render pugilistic predictions and fistic forecasts. I, The Great Marlnac, go where no other pundit dares to go. Anyone can tell you what the outcome of a boxing match will be. That?s child?s play to Marlnac The Magnificent. That?s as simple as hitting the Slauson Cutoff or cutting off  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Marquez II: Mega blockbuster
By Philip Ella Juico, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
There?s no other way to call the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez rematch on March 15, 2008 dubbed ?Unfinished Business? than Mega Blockbuster. For starters, the main event features two of the world?s 10 best pound-for-pound fighters. The prestigious Ring Magazine?s pound-for-pound rankings as   Read Full Story >>>

In-demand Pacquiao draws juicier ads deals
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
HOLLYWOOD--More juicy international endorsement deals worth millions of dollars are coming Manny Pacquiao's way this year. According to boxing promoter Rex "Wakee" Salud, a close friend and confidant of Pacquiao, two international creative agencies have approached him and submitted proposals to e  Read Full Story >>>

Early Marquez Pacquaio Fight Week Special: Marquez Up Close And Personal, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
LOS ANGELES (Monday, March 10). Juan Manuel Marquez touched down at the Los Angeles international airport Saturday night from his training camp in Mexico City, where he has prepared long and hard for his fight against Manny Pacquaio this Saturday, March 15, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas and live   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao set for Vegas trip
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
LOS ANGELES ? Manny Pacquiao put to use his million-dollar hands for a different purpose on Sunday, six days before an all-important rematch with Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico in Las Vegas. Instead of lacing on a pair of gloves for beating up his sparring partners, Pacquiao opted to shoot darts  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: I wasn't hungry enough before
By Adam Marshall, Setanta Sports, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
Manny Pacquiao claims he was not fully focused on his last fight with Juan Manuel Marquez but he is 100 percent fixed on the rematch this weekend. With Setanta Sports showing the eagerly-awaited super-featherweight contest, tension is building ahead of the clash, which is some four years after th  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez has psychological advantage
By Eddie Alinea, The Manila Times, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
IF events leading to their title fight six days from now are to be the gauge, defending World Boxing Council super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez owns a distinct advantage over Filipino challenger Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao. Even in the final press conference set Monday (Tuesday in Mani  Read Full Story >>>

Odds heavily favor Pacquiao to prevail
By Roy Luarca, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
HOLLYWOOD--As the fight draws closer, the odds get bigger in favor of Manny Pacquiao. In a trend that has boosted the stock of the Filipino ring icon, bookmakers have installed Pacquiao as 2-1 favorite to dethrone Juan Manuel Marquez in their showdown for the World Boxing Council super featherwei  Read Full Story >>>

Márquez-Pacquiao, el sábado
Esto en Linea, Tue, 11 Mar 2008

El capitalino Juan Manuel Márquez tendrá la oportunidad de unirse a Érik Morales como el único mexicano capaz de vencer a Manny Pacquiao, cuando se mida por segunda vez con el filipino, en desempate y e  
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Big-time US talent agency eyes Manny
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
LOS ANGELES ? Manny Pacquiao may soon find himself in the company of superstars like Julia Roberts and George Clooney or David Beckham and Floyd Mayweather Jr. According to Wakee Salud, one of Pacquiao?s advisers, a big-time talent agency based here in the US is seriously trying to lure the Pinoy  Read Full Story >>>

Tickets nearly sold out; odds soar for Pacman
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 Mar 2008
LOS ANGELES ? There are two things that are quite hard to find here these days: tickets to the Manny Pacquiao fight, and a fair bet favoring the Filipino. Promoters said tickets to the grand rematch between Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez are almost sold out, and a lot of fight fans may just end  Read Full Story >>>

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