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A pleasant mistake
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, 17 Nov 2003
CHICAGO—Although I wrongly predicted Marco Antonio Barrera to score a stoppage inside of 10 rounds, I wasn’t surprised that PacMan, a 3-1 underdog, scored a sensational 11th round TKO yesterday at the Alamodome.
What I found to be pleasantly shocking was the manner with which Manny thoroughly do Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao pummels Barrera, wins by TKO in 11th
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, 17 Nov 2003
GENERAL SANTOS -- He promised war. And what a war he gave.
Filipino super bantamweight boxing champion shocked boxing aficionados throughout the world Sunday noon by totally dominating and outclassing fancied featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera in 10 masterful rounds before his opponent's c Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao destroys Barrera in 11
By Patrick Kehoe, SecondsOut.com, 17 Nov 2003
Utilizing constant combination punching, marked by sizzling straight lefts to the jaw of Marco Antonio Barrera, Manny ‘Pac-man’ Pacquiao stormed to the top of the featherweight division with an 11th round stoppage of the great Barrera Saturday night in San Antonio, Texas. Speed, power and pinpoint a Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs Barrera: Pacquiao by TKO!
By Dennis Principe, EastSideBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2003
SIMPLY dominating! These are two simple but definitive words that aptly describe the demolition job done by Filipino IBF world Superbantamweight champion Manny Pacquiao (Photo: Carlos Kalinchuk) over Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera yesterday at the hostile Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Coming ba Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao knocks out veteran former champ Barrera
By John Whisler, San Antonio Express, 17 Nov 2003
They'll likely still have trouble pronouncing his name. But everyone will know who he is now.
Manny Pacquiao lands a hard shot to Marco Antonio Barrera's chin in Saturday's main event at the Alamodome. Pacquiao stopped Barrera in the 11th round.
The sport of boxing, badly in need of a new sen Read Full Story >>>
Barrera vs Pacquiao: Round by Round
By Ben Yap, EastSideBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2003
In a very exciting boxing match, Manny Pacquiao the reigning IBF Super Bantamweight Champion from Santos City, Philippines knocked out Marco Antonio Barrera, the Featherweight Champion with a terrific display of punching power. The fight took place in San Antonio, Texas. Read Full Story >>>
New Featherweight Champion; Manny Pacquiao
By Keith Terceira, EastSideBoxing.com, 17 Nov 2003
Manny Pacquiao totally destroyed one of the top five pound for pound fighters in the world tonight. From round one to round eleven, the speed, power and stamina that Manny displayed was enormous. Right hand jabs followed by the straight left in rapid fire succession, over and over, again and again. Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao makes Barrera look bad
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 17 Nov 2003
It’s official. The Manny Pacquiao era in the featherweight division has begun.
The 24-year-old from Mindanao did what no other professional boxer has done: that is to stop the almost mythic Marco Antonio Barrera of Mexico via technical knockout in a classic featherweight encounter Sunday at The Read Full Story >>>
Barrera will never be the same again
By Philip Ella Juico, ABS-CBN News, 17 Nov 2003
The technical knockout victory of Manny Pacquiao in the 11th round at the Alamadome in San Antonio, Texas, over veteran Marco Antonio Barrera was just what the country needs and the shot in the arm that Philippine sports is aching for.
All throughout the coverage, the American commentators at th Read Full Story >>>
Arroyo lauds Pacquiao after victory
ABS-CBN News, 17 Nov 2003
President Arroyo lauded Manny Pacquiao on Sunday for his resounding victory over international featherweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera at Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Pacquiao, the reigning International Boxing Federation junior featherweight champion who moved up a division to fight th Read Full Story >>>
Barrera Beaten in Texas
By Tony Kelshaw, Sport.Scotsman.com, 17 Nov 2003
Mexican great Marco Antonio Barrera suffered a shock defeat when beaten into submission by Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in San Antonio, Texas.
Pacquiao, a former IBF and WBO super-bantamweight champion, was just too fast and too accurate in only his second bout at featherweight.
The 24-ye Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO NEW KING AT 126 lbs. as He HALTS BARRERA IN 11TH
By Tom Hernandez, BoxingTalk.com, 16 Nov 2003
There is a new King in the featherweight division and his name is Manny Pacquiao, as he dominated Marco Antonio Barrera after getting put down by a questionable knock down in the 1st round. Barrera didn’t look to be at the top of his game, but it was more of Pacquiao being the better fighter o Read Full Story >>>
Pac Man Gobbles Up Barrera
By Doug Fischer, MaxBoxing.com, 16 Nov 2003
After facing the likes of Kennedy McKinney, Junior Jones, Erik Morales and Naseem Hamed, it must have been hard for Marco Antonio Barrera get mentally “up” to fight a guy nicknamed “Pac Man” – but what happened Saturda Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao upsets Barrera in featherweight fight
By T.A. Badger, Associated Press, The Miami Herald, 16 Nov 2003
SAN ANTONIO - Manny Pacquiao, fighting as a featherweight for only the second time, used superior hand speed and a relentless attack in a surprise knockout of Marco Antonio Barrera in a non-title fight Saturday night.
Barrera, widely considered the world's best featherweight, wa Read Full Story >>>
Roads to Greatness calls on Paquiao
By Winchell Campos, The Daily Tribune, 16 Nov 2003
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Shock the world! One man's ascension to the throne could be another man's downfall, and it could end with just one punch and a quick blink tonight.
After easily making the 126-lb. limit Friday, Filipino boxing champion Pacquiao embarks on the most difficult and biggest fight Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao set for biggest career fight
By Miramon Nuevo, The Sunday Times, 16 Nov 2003
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS—No title is at stake, but the fight will be crucial to Manny Pacquiao’s standing when he climbs into the ring to face the Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera Saturday night (Sunday morning in Manila) at the Alamodome here.
“I prefer to die rather than give up this fight [to Barrera] Read Full Story >>>
This is going to be a war – Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 16 Nov 2003
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Moments before the weigh-in on Friday afternoon, a member of Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera’s entourage threw a malevolent stare toward Filipino Manny Pacquiao.
Instead of looking the other way, Pacquiao engaged the Team Barrera member in a staredown to show him he doesn’t kno Read Full Story >>>
Is Barrera invincible?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 16 Nov 2003
With everything to gain and nothing to lose, underdog Manny Pacquiao enters the ring to face Marco Antonio Barrera for the consensus people’s world featherweight boxing championship in what could be the defining chapter in his storybook career at the Alamodome in San Antonio this morning (Manila tim Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao fights Barrera Sunday
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 16 Nov 2003
CAN International Boxing Federation (IBF) superbantam champ Manny Pacquiao rise to the occasion Sunday against a man considered by many as the finest featherweight on the planet?
That question will be answered Sunday when Pacquiao, brandishing a one-punch knockout power unseen from a Filipino fi Read Full Story >>>
GMA sends wishes to Pacquiao
By Marichu Villanueva, The Philippine Star, 16 Nov 2003
President Arroyo extended the Filipino nation’s best wishes for International Boxing Federation (IBF) junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao in his explosive bout today in Texas.
President Arroyo sent her prayers for a victory by Pacquiao on the eve of the title bout by the Filipino IBF ju Read Full Story >>>