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Bicolano boxer wins anew in undercard fight in Las Vegas
By Juan Escandor Jr., Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 18 Mar 2008
LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines -- Bicolano boxer Michael Farenas, 24, has etched a name in two consecutive title bouts of boxing champion Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao in Las Vegas by winning two victories in a row in an undercard nontitle event. On Sunday, Farenas defeated Mexican fighter Baudel Cardenas i  Read Full Story >>>

Stick to boxing, Villar advises Pacquiao
The Daily Tribune, Tue, 18 Mar 2008
Newly crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) super-featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao should focus on boxing. This was the unsolicited advice given yesterday by Senate President Manuel Villar Jr. to the Filipino champ in the event some quarters attempt to bank on his increased popularity for their  Read Full Story >>>

Ilocos Sur mayor builds mansion from Pacquiao bets
ABS-CBN News, Tue, 18 Mar 2008
A mansion in Tagudin, Ilocos Sur has been named the "Pacquiao House" but Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao doesn't live there. The mansion, which sits in a secluded area along the Amburayan River, was named after the Filipino boxing superstar because it was built from money won from bets involving the boxe  Read Full Story >>>

BORGES: Marquez Was Robbed!
By Ron Borges, The Sweet Science, Tue, 18 Mar 2008
The next time Juan Manuel Marquez appears in a boxing ring, instead of having the Mexican National anthem played he should import Three Dog Night to sing what has sadly become his personal anthem ? ?One Is The Loneliest Number.?? After 24 rounds of boxing with Manny Pacquiao, that is what s  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 17 Mar 2008

The nation stopped while a favorite son waged war in the ring ready to die for his country in an effort to bring honor and glory and to pursue his dream of national unity. Hearts were beating fast in homes, hotels   
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The Pacquiao-Marquez postfight six-Pac
By Eric Raskin,, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
Partially in tribute to Manny "PacMan" Pacquiao's nickname, partially in tribute to his humbling abdominal definition and partially in tribute to the cold ones fight fans around the globe were clinking together on Saturday night as they were treated to yet another high-stakes showdown that lived up   Read Full Story >>>

Juan Manuel Marquez: Too Little; Raphael Marquez: Too Much: Losing The Biggest Fight of My Life
By Michael Herron,, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
The phrase ?biggest fight of my life? is overused in prize fighting; however, it could not have been truer for the Marquez brothers, Juan Manuel and Raphael. March, 2008 saw each engage in career defining fights. Raphael completed his historic trilogy against super-bantamweight champion Israel Vasqu  Read Full Story >>>

Verbal sparring as exciting as the title bout
By Jeff Haney, Las Vegas Sun, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
Two of boxing?s biggest names collided Saturday night at Mandalay Bay, exchanging stinging jabs and violent haymakers in an intense battle that had observers debating who got the better of it. Oh yeah, and way before all that happened, Manny Pacquiao beat Juan Manuel Marquez in a pretty good 130-  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Marquez III not on fast track
By Steve Carp, Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
The blood was still dripping from above Manny Pacquiao's right eye when he was asked if he was willing to go another 12 rounds with Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao said no. But an hour later, after getting 18 stitches to close two wounds around the eye, the Filipino champion said he might be willin  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
Large Filipino communities in the US got what former Channel 4 news reporter Romy Sager says was a ?boost in pride and patriotism? as a result of the victory by ring icon Manny Pacquiao who crowned himself WBC super featherweight champion after ekeing out a split decision win over Mexican Juan Manue  Read Full Story >>>

Acerbic Arum: Let's Wait 5 1/2 Years Until Marquez Is Age 40 For Third Pacquiao War!
By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
LAS VEGAS?This blast of revelatory humor came when Uncle Bob Arum was getting frustraed, his squirrelly cheeks reddening as he kept sparring with reporters inquiring about if and when Manny Pacquaio would grant a third bout to sore decision loser Juan Manuel Marquez. Certainly, no one could every  Read Full Story >>>

White Gorilla, Young Tiger Chavez Nearly Brawl
BC's Family Feud Rages On: Marquez Or Pacquiao, Who Really, Really Won It?

By Michael Marley, Boxing Confidential, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
LAS VEGAS?You know it was a scintillating, extremely close and controversial boxing decision when you?re questioning yourself two days later. For, example, we are in the midst of a nasty ?Family Feud? right here at your favorite boxing web site. Colleague John Chavez, he the young tiger and me th  Read Full Story >>>

Palace sets hero's welcome for Pacquiao
Sun.Star Philippines, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
MANILA -- Malaca?ang is preparing a hero's welcome for new World Boxing Super Featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao to celebrate his victory over Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez, Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita said. Ermita said they expect the hero's welcome to be held after Holy Week when  Read Full Story >>>

Man dies viewing Pacquiao-Marquez bout
ABS-CBN News, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
A 59-year-old man in Zamboanga City died Sunday while watching the boxing match between Manny Pacquiao and Mexican boxer Juan Miguel Marquez on television. ABS-CBN Regional Network Group reported that Rolando Pada suffered a heart attack while watching the fight on TV inside his home in Barangay   Read Full Story >>>

War of Words after Unfinished Business
By Steve Kim,, Mon, 17 Mar 2008

They had billed this past weekend?s rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez as 'Unfinished Business' after they fought to a highly disputed draw back in 2004. But after Pacquiao's razor-thin split decision win over Ma  
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Debate unfolds after Marquez-Pacquiao bout
The Arizona Republic, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
Boxing, always known for combinations, delivered one Saturday night that summed up the crazy state of game that is forever scarred mostly because of what it does to itself. Manny Pacquiao's split decision over Juan Manuel Marquez at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay was terrific theater. The roar from a st  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Marquez still sharp
By Santos A. Perez, The Miami Herald, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
Nearly four years separated them between fights but Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez proved that time failed to diminish the skills of two talented 130-pound fighters or the intensity of their first bout. Pacquiao and Marquez fought another entertaining, action-laden match late Saturday in   Read Full Story >>>


Golden Boy Promotions and ALA Promotions in association with giant broadcasting network ABS-CBN has announced a showcase of four championship battles in a blockbuster card dubbed the ?Invasion: Philippines vs. the World? and t  
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Five things we learned
Marquez-Pacquiao III likely after inconclusive bout

By Chis Mannix, Sports Illustrated, Mon, 17 Mar 2008

The highly anticipated rematch between Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao was supposed to answer one very specific question: who is the most dominant featherweight in boxing? Now th  
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Top Rank-Golden Boy Rematch Before Trilogy?
By Jake Donovan,, Mon, 17 Mar 2008
Twenty-four rounds later, there is still no clear cut answer to the question, who is the better fighter between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. If the post-fight aftermath is any indication, it's quite possible the debate remains a never ending one. The worst-kept secret in boxing goi  Read Full Story >>>

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