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Pacquiao impact on the news
By Pachico A. Seares, Sun.Star Cebu, Tue, 09 Oct 2007
THIS time, the compelling image wasn?t of the rival forced to kneel on canvas, with Manny Pacquiao towering over him.
Marco Antonio Barrera survived all 12 rounds of Sunday?s Las Vegas fight.
The Filipino boxer didn?t knock down the Mexican fighter, which would have been a stunning and defin Read Full Story >>>
Manny moving up in weight
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Tue, 09 Oct 2007
AFTER their ferocious rematch in Las Vegas, Marco Antonio Barrera, the loser, is hanging up his gloves for good while Manny Pacquiao, the victor, will continue to box and is heading for new territory where a lot of heavy bombers like him await.
Such is the saga of the Pacquiao-Barrera ring rival Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao might consider retiring as a champ
By Belinda Olivares-Cunanan, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 09 Oct 2007
I don?t have the expertise of Recah Trinidad or Quinito Henson in boxing, especially since I only watch the fights of Manny Pacquiao and young Filipino boxers who serve as front acts in big bouts. But it was obvious to this layman that in last Sunday?s fight Pacquiao was fighting way below par. Many Read Full Story >>>
He who laughs last, laughs best
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Tue, 09 Oct 2007
SOME of the newspaper captions last Sunday said it all. But again, not really all. Consider the following:
Pacquiao going for KO
Pacquiao tipped to win by knockout
Ring Magazine editor sees stoppage
I'm referring to the final media hype leading to the World Boxing Council international s Read Full Story >>>
By Editorial, Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro, Tue, 09 Oct 2007
OKAY so Manny Pacquiao was unable to knock down Marco Antonio Barrera, whom local and international media described as "an aging boxer" due to his poor showing at last Sunday's bout in Mandalay Resort, Las Vegas.
But then at 33 years old, some boxers aren't so weak like Barrera. One must remembe Read Full Story >>>
HBO Replay Info For Pacquiao-Barrera Rematch
BoxingScene.com, Tue, 09 Oct 2007
It?s a special edition of HBO BOXING AFTER DARK when HBO Sports presents the exclusive replay of the super featherweight showdown MANNY PACQUIAO VS. MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA II SATURDAY, OCT. 13 at 11:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. The HBO Sports team, which was ringside for the live event at the Mandalay Ba Read Full Story >>>
BARRERA ON A GRACEFUL EXIT
By Maloney L. Samaco, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
In my previous article on philboxing.com dated October 6, 2007 entitled ?Barrera, the Great Mexican Legend,? I described Marco Antonio Barrera as a fighter trying to prove himself that the first loss to Manny Pacq Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao sends Barrera packing
By Santos A. Perez, The Miami Herald, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
Despite lacking a fight-finishing arsenal, Manny Pacquiao again proved his skills can dominate a bout.
Blessed with superior hand and foot speed, Pacquiao never allowed Marco Antonio Barr Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao bests Barrera
By Matt Maxson, The Rebel Yell, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
Marco Antonio Barrera was unable to penetrate Manny Pacquiao?s defenses for any significant portion in his Saturday night unanimous decision loss to the pound for pound contender in front of a crowd of 10,112 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
The fight was the last of Barrera?s career.
B Read Full Story >>>
Almost no crime during Pacquiao fight - PNP
GMA News Online, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
A Manny Pacquiao fight always seems to be a crime deterrent.
Citing historical data, the national police is hoping now that the Filipino boxing champ will fight frequently so as to achieve an almost zero-crime rate for a day.
During Pacquiao's fight in Las Vegas, Nevada Sunday (Manila time), Read Full Story >>>
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
Celebrated trainer Freddie Roach says the fight that boxing fans want to see is a rematch between Filipino ring idol Manny Pacquiao and WBC super featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez should Marquez get by Read Full Story >>>
Barrera?s Beautiful Mind
By Bart Barry, 15rounds.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
It really was Marco Antonio Barrera?s last fight. After an early career marked by reckless exchanges with all comers and a late career marked by careful exchanges with well-selected comers, sometime in the last month Barrera decided he could do it no longer. He was bored with the routine and finishe Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Changes Speeds to Retire Barrera
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
Conventional wisdom suggested that for Marco Antonio Barrera to upset Manny Pacquiao that he would have to box and counterpunch the hard charging, frenetic Filipino. Barrera was expecting Pacquiao to come at him high and hard wi Read Full Story >>>
Bad Left Hook, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
2007 has been the final year of a lot of phenomenal boxing careers. Generational heroes Erik Morales and Arturo Gatti went out on their shields in weight classes they didn't belong in, just trying to stay above water. Both fought valiantly and gave us something to cheer for -- Gatti was just outgun Read Full Story >>>
?Fighting Words? ? Pacquiao-Barrera 2: Pacman and the Ghost of a Warrior?s Past
By David P. Greisman, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
The final bell tolled before the opening bell rang. Before Marco Antonio Barrera stepped into the ring for his rematch with Manny Pacquiao, he said he would retire after what had been a long and legendary career. But revenge would h Read Full Story >>>
Edwin Valero Exclusive Interview: ?I Am Ready For Pacquiao, I Want Pacquiao?
By Ricardo Lois, Boxing Confidential, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
Las Vegas -- During Saturday night's post-fight press conference, Marco Antonio Barrera admitted that Manny Pacquiao is a great fighter and at the same time mentioned that there is a fighter who has the abilities to dethrone the Filipino featherweight. That fighter is Edwin Valero, who was introduce Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao helps his argument
By Norm Frauenheim, AZCentral.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
Marco Antonio Barrera's last dance was surprising only because of a few new steps from Manny Pacquiao, who is hard to typecast and harder to beat.
There were lots of explanations for Pacquiao's measured performance in a one-sided decision Saturday night against Barrera, who promised to retire aft Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao Dominates and Ends the Career of Marco Antonio Barrera
By Dan Hernandez, RingsideReport.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
?I was sad because I lost the fight, but he never really hurt me?I didn?t even think he landed that many punches.? -- Marco Antonio Barrera
Last night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada, Manny Pacquiao, 45-3-2, 34 KO?s, defeated Marco Antonio Barrera, 63-6, 42 KO?s, over the Read Full Story >>>
While Barrera says farewell to boxing, Pacquiao ready for new challenges
The Canadian Press, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
LAS VEGAS - Marco Antonio Barrera quietly signed autographs for eager fans, holding a pen in his left hand and his youngest daughter in his right arm.
Barrera's daughter curiously poked at the still-fresh cut on her daddy's right eye, fiddling away until the Mexican champion flinched ever so slig Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao retires Barrera
By Victor Perea, FightNews.com, Mon, 08 Oct 2007
The highly-anticipated rematch, four years in the waiting, between Filipino national icon Manny ?Pacman? Pacquiao, and legendary Mexican champion Marco Antonio Bar Read Full Story >>>