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Gym off-limits when Manny’s in
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 03 Jul 2004
LOS ANGELES — If you’re looking for the Wild Card Gym on Vine Street just a few blocks away from Hollywood Boulevard, don’t expect to find a ritzy joint.
It’s the sweat shop where Manny Pacquiao trains in the US and where celebrities like Wesley Snipes, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Denzel Washington, Scot Read Full Story >>>
GABI TO CHALLENGE FOR WBC TITLE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, 02 Jul 2004
Talented Diosdado "Prince" Gabi of Kidapawan City will attempt to become the next Filipino boxing star when he challenges World Boxing Council flyweight champ Pongsaklek Wongjongkam in Thailand on October 8.
The southpaw Gabi, currently ranked WBC no. 12 and holder of the WBC International title, Read Full Story >>>
Rematches among best fights on tap
By Matthew Aguilar, El Paso Times, 01 Jul 2004
The attention for the rest of the boxing year will be centered on the Sept. 18 middleweight showdown between Bernard Hopkins and Oscar De La Hoya. Otherwise, the recurring theme for the next six months is "Rematch."
There are some intriguing return matches on the ledger for the second half of 20 Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez rematch off
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 01 Jul 2004
A REMATCH between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico within the year is out for good.
This developed after Mexican manager and trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain announced that International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champion Marquez wi Read Full Story >>>
Marquez afraid of Pacquiao?
The Philippine Star, 01 Jul 2004
Boasting that a rematch with Marco Antonio Barrera would produce the same result, Manny Pacquiao said he prefers to have a return bout with Juan Manuel Marquez although the WBA/IBF featherweight champion has been reluctant to fight the Filipino boxing hero in an immediate bout.
"He felt my power Read Full Story >>>
Barrera, Manny Part 2 ‘won’t be any different’
Sun.Star Cebu, 30 Jun 2004
LEGENDARY Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera got back into the elite boxing circle last Sunday looking like his old self as he took apart Paulie Ayala to re-ignite his career with a 10th round TKO. But was he ever gone in the first place?
According to Joey Knish of ibop.boxing.com, Barrera isn’t back Read Full Story >>>
Que Marquez Peleara el 18 de Septiembre
By Juan Carlos Gubi, Box-Latino.com, 30 Jun 2004
El manager Ignacio Beristáin dio a conocer que el campeón pluma de la FIB y AMB, Juan Manuel Márquez, va a exponer el 18 de septiembre, en la misma velada donde Oscar de la Hoya se medirá a Bernard Hopkins.
"Aún no es oficia Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao speaks to Doghouse Boxing
By Anthony Cocks, DogHouseBoxing.com, 29 Jun 2004
It's hard to believe that less than a year ago the name Manny Pacquiao was virtually unknown to American fight fans. The former flyweight and super bantamweight world champion had campaigned almost exclusively in his home Read Full Story >>>
DELADA WINS IN CAMIGUIN
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, 28 Jun 2004
: RP no. 4 junior lightweight Dexter "Dinamita" Delada of the Wakee Salud Stable is back in his old winning ways, easily out-scoring veteran Julius Tarona over 10 rounds in a Mambajao, Camiguin card last Sunday (6/27/04) backed by the Philippine National Red Cross and Mayor Gogo Romualdo.
The lank Read Full Story >>>
FILIPINO PUG BIDS FOR WBO CROWN
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, 28 Jun 2004
Cadiz City boxer Rexon Flores will try to annex the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) Asia Pacific Flyweight crown when he tangles with Thailand's Aree Phosuwungym of on July 21, 2004 in ParaÃ±aque City.
The break could not have come better for the Manila-based Flores, as this will be his fir Read Full Story >>>
Marco Antonio Barrera: The Road Back
By Craig Medaris, ko.sherdog.com, 28 Jun 2004
Last Saturday night, Marco Antonio Barrera took his first step back towards regaining his foothold amongst the modern day greats. His dismantling of the once-dangerous and consistent pound-for-pound c Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao’s Barrera rematch a done deal
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 28 Jun 2004
Rod Nazario, business manager of featherweight People’s Champion said yesterday that a rematch with legendary Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera is almost a done deal, saying he was “90 to 95 percent sure the fight will take place.”
It seems the only problem is the fight date and venue.
With Oscar Read Full Story >>>
Champ impressed with ‘new’ Barrera
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 28 Jun 2004
MANNY PACQUIAO expects a tougher time if he gets to rumble with Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera in a rematch later this year. Moments after watching the delayed telecast of Barrera’s dismantling of Paulie Ayala on local television yesterday afternoon, Pacquiao said a return bout against the man he tor Read Full Story >>>
Can Manny Pacquiao save the world of Pinoy boxing?
By Juaniyo Y. Arcellana, Starweek Magazine, 27 Jun 2004
And can Pacquiao, sometimes also known as "Pacman" according to ring barkers from Las Vegas to Lerma, strike fear into the hearts of his opponents, including one or two Mexicans he has knocked down to the canvass at lea Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Barerra Promoters Agree to Rematch
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 27 Jun 2004
LOS ANGELES--Promoters of Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and Mexican ring idol Marco Antonio Barrera have decided to take the next step leading to a dream rematch between the world's top two featherweights as soon as possible.
Murad Muhammad of M&M Sports and Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Pr Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Barrera rematch in October?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 26 Jun 2004
Rod Nazario, business manager of featherweight People’s Champion Manny Pacquiao, said yesterday he wants the planned rematch with legendary Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera in late September or early October.
He stressed that the November date proposed by Richard Schaeffer, CEO of Golden Boy Promoti Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao to unveil ’05 SEAG battle cry
By Eddie Alinea, The Manila Bulletin, 26 Jun 2004
Manny Pacquiao will lead in the unveiling of the battle cry and logo of the 2005 Southeast Asian Games during the Olympic Day Run tomorrow at the Roxas Blvd. Baywalk in Malate.
Philippine SEA Games Organizing Committee (Philsoc) members Tom Carrasco and Red Dumuk yesterday said the rites will se Read Full Story >>>
Barrera vs. Marquez: A Logical Match-Up
By Richard McManus, BoxingScene.com, 25 Jun 2004
Marco Antonio Barrera dispatched Paulie Ayala in their featherweight showdown last Saturday. He proved he still belongs in the ring with the best in the world. He proved he could still knock out a live, tough guy. He proved he could still dig to the body like the best in the world.
The Juan Manu Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in Thailand!
By Ray Wheatley, FightNews.com, 25 Jun 2004
People's featherweight champion Manny Pacquaio has arrived in Thailand for a vacation with is family. He met with Sompong Archanukrow, Deputy Manager of Channel Seven, and promoter Jimmy Chaichotchuang, who invited Pacquaio t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao on pay-per-view
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 25 Jun 2004
There have been many indications that Manny Pacquiao has made it to the big time -- the million-dollar contracts, the cable-network association and challenges from a few of the elite fighters in the world.
Another such indication could be a potential pay-per-view appearance later this year when Read Full Story >>>