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Harrison eyeing Marquez after Kebede
By Evening Times, Evening Times, 22 Sep 2004
SCOTT HARRISON could be set for a three-belt world title shoot-out with Mexican double champ Juan Manuel Marquez.
The Cambuslang WBO featherweight holder watched the latest, decidedly unimpressive defence by the Mexica Read Full Story >>>
What ails Philippine boxing?
By Editorial, The Freeman, 22 Sep 2004
Boxing, whether professional or amateur, is one of the great sporting interests of Filipinos, especially Cebuanos. Perhaps only basketball can boast of sparking more interest.
But while basketball may have more adherents, whether as actual participants of the game or as mere spectators, it is sti Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao ranked 7th best in world
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 22 Sep 2004
LAST YEAR, before Manny Pacquiao mauled Marco Antonio Barrera in San Antonio, Texas, The Ring magazine ranked the Filipino bomber No. 32 in the world pound for pound.
When The Ring came out with its 2004 edition last week titled The 100 Greatest Fighters in the World, Pacquiao made a giant leap Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao clueless in L.A.
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 21 Sep 2004
MANNY Pacquiao, beltless people's world featherweight boxing champ, is in California training very hard.
He's also like a kid who has gone to market with no idea what to buy.
No, it's not exactly hopeless. He could place a call for instructions.
But there's a bigger mess. The fellow who sen Read Full Story >>>
PENALOSA WINS COMEBACK FIGHT!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, 21 Sep 2004
Mandaue City: Former World Boxing Council super-flyweight king Gerry Penalosa can still dish out almost anything inside the ring--including faking a shot--as he easily dismantled no-hoper Samingkao Chutipol from Thailand in less than two rounds of their scheduled 10-rounder here Sunday evening on th Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez rematch set February
The Philippine Star, 21 Sep 2004
Manny Pacquiao, idle for four months now since his controversial split draw decision with Juan Manuel Marquez, might indeed settle for Oscar Larios late this year in a bid to stay in shape in time for his keenly-awaited rematch with the reigning IBF and WBA featherweight champion.
Murad Muhammad Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao has truly arrived
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 21 Sep 2004
YOU KNOW you have reached the status of a boxing star when ring announcer extraordinaire Michael Buffer calls out your name in his trademark booming voice during a high-profile event like yesterday’s Oscar dela Hoya-Bernard Hopkins world middleweight headliner in Las Vegas.
Buffer, famous for his Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao: Marquez Didn't Impress
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 20 Sep 2004
LOS ANGELES-Aside from the boos and the catcalls which marred Saturday's other championship match, People's Champion Manny Pacquiao said he wasn't impressed at how Juan Manuel Marquez retained his titles at the expense of untested mandatory challenger Orlando Salido.
Pacquiao, who was among the Read Full Story >>>
Harrison offers $1m title shot to Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 20 Sep 2004
World Boxing Organization featherweight champion Scott Harrison has offered Ring Magazine People’s Champion Manny Pacquiao a title shot in Glasgow and a purse of $1 million, according to Team Pacquiao’s Moy Lainez.
Lainez told Viva Sports/Manila Standard that the information was relayed to him by Read Full Story >>>
MARQUEZ WINS A SLEEPER OVER SALIDO
By Andy Rivera, BoxingTalk.com, 20 Sep 2004
Boy what a difference a fight makes, after coming off what many are considering a Fight of the Year candidate, in his fight with Manny Pacquaio , Juan Manuel Marquez retained his IBF/WBA fe Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez II in February?
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 19 Sep 2004
America promoter Murad Muhammad of the New Jersey-based M & M Sports confirmed yesterday that chances of the reigning people’s featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao to have another megabuck fight in the last quarter of 2004 are very slim as cable giant HBO could no longer accommodate the Filipino ri Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao makes top five of best pound-for-pound pugs
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 19 Sep 2004
A major sports network included Manny Pacquiao in the top 15 of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
Boxing columnist Tim Graham ranked Pacquiao fifth on the ESPN.com list, making the Filipino the only fighter weighing less than 140 lb to make it to the top five.
Only the likes of Read Full Story >>>
Boxing can't afford to lose De La Hoya, its golden boy
By Kevin B. Blackstone, The Dallas Morning News, 18 Sep 2004
LAS VEGAS - (KRT) - There is another reason 1992 Olympic champion Oscar De La Hoya is so appropriately called The Golden Boy.
Ever since 1991, when more than a million sports fans shelled out $53 million to watch from the comfort of their couches George Foreman's attempt to cement his comeback ag Read Full Story >>>
Delada stops Narvaez in 1st round
By Proc Maslog, MindaNews, 18 Sep 2004
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- The Philippines top rated jr. lightweight boxing contender Dexter Delada stopped Bert Narvaez in the 1st round of their non-title fight in Mambajao, Camiguin over the weekend.
Delada completely dominated the Philippine No. 5 lightweight Narvaez to score the knockout in 1:53 Read Full Story >>>
WBO champ Harrison ducks from Pacquiao clash
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 18 Sep 2004
WHAT’S up next for the revered people’s featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao remains uncertain after promoter Frank Maloney slammed the door against a possible showdown between his ward, reigning World Boxing Organization 126 pounds champion Scott Harrison, and the Filipino ring superstar.
Malon Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO-MARQUEZ REMATCH IN FEBRUARY
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 18 Sep 2004
Promoter Murad Muhammad says that Ring Magazine and feartherweight “People’s Champion” Manny Pacquiao will fight WBA Super Champion and IBF Champion Juan Manuel Marquez in a rematch fight fans are demanding, in February next year, provided Marquez successfully defends his title against Oscar Salido Read Full Story >>>
Larios Could Be Pacquiao's Next Opponent
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 17 Sep 2004
LOS ANGELES-Manny Pacquiao might face another Mexican for the fourth straight time if talks push through between his promoter Murad Muhammad and Golden Boy Promotions which handles Oscar "Chololo" Larios.
Muhammad confirmed Thursday that he got a call from Richard Schaefer, CEO of Golden Boy Pro Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO GETTING VERY IMPATIENT
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 17 Sep 2004
Manny Pacquiao is "getting very impatient" over the failure of promoter Murad Muhammad to arrange a fight for him, according to Roberto "Boying" Nazario, son of the featherweight People’s Champion’s business manager Rod Nazario. The young Nazario told Viva Sports/Manila Standard that the 25 year old Read Full Story >>>
Even Scott’s ducking Manny
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, 17 Sep 2004
The search for Manny Pacquiao’s next opponent met another roadblock Thursday as Scott Harrison of Scotland officially signed up with an Ethiopian-born fighter for his October 29 fight.
Frank Maloney, Harrison’s manager, announced that his ward will fight Samuel Kebede at the Braehead Arena in Ha Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO TITLE FIGHT WITH HARRISON SCUTTLED
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 17 Sep 2004
The chances of featherweight People’s Champion Manny Pacquiao getting a fight this year appear dim after World Boxing Organization champion Scott Harrison’s manager Frank Maloney announced that the hard-hitting Scotsman will defend his title against undefeated Ethiopian Samuel Kebede on October 29 i Read Full Story >>>