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Can heroism condone taxes?
By Editorial, The Freeman, 18 Apr 2005
Some sectors are hailing Manny Pacquiao as a model taxpayer for his decision to go back to the United States to face the music, so to speak, concerning the failure of his handlers to pay taxes for all his fights in that country.
Whoa there, Manny Pacquiao may be our hero when it comes to boxing, Read Full Story >>>
The bloody mess of a hero's face
By Orlando P. Carvajal, Sun.Star Cebu, 18 Apr 2005
For a few exciting, nerve-tingling moments, we were one in rallying behind Manny Pacquiao, our hero of the moment. One has to admire Manny's courage that went with the desire not to disappoint his country. Still and sadly, he lost this fight and his bloody mess of a face became a picture of what hap Read Full Story >>>
Murad Wins Injin Chi-Rocky Juarez Purse Bid
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 18 Apr 2005
International promoter Murad Muhammad has won the purse bid for the mandatory title defense of WBC featherweight champion Injin Chi of South Korea against No. 1 contender Rocky Juarez after promoter Murad and the handlers of Juarez failed to come to terms despite a series of negotiations. WBC pres Read Full Story >>>
QUILATON BEATS EX-WBC/IBF CHAMP SAMAN IN THAILAND
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, 18 Apr 2005
Cebuano fighter Rodel Quilaton impressively defeated former World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation junior flyweight king Saman Sorjaturong yesterday by knocking down the latter twice before earning a unanimous decision in their 6-round duel yesterday right at Sorjaturong's hometown Read Full Story >>>
Boxing World Beware… Philippine Boxing is on the Rise and Manny Pacquiao is a Big Part of it
By Ron Galarpe, RingsideReport.com, 16 Apr 2005
Many boxing scholars said that the golden years of Philippine boxing was during the reign of the late great Gabriel "Flash" Elorde. Indeed, it was a phenomenal feat for the Filipinos as Elorde made waves in the boxing world and was regarded by the "Ring" as their number one pound-for-pound fighter i Read Full Story >>>
The Making of a 'Terrible' Pay-Per-View Franchise
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, 16 Apr 2005
On May 8, 1999, Erik Morales, who was then considered to be just another belt holder, defended his WBC super bantamweight crown against Juan Carlos Ramirez.
It would be 'El Terrible's first performance on a pay-per-view telecast as the marquee attraction. 'Ranchero' was a late replacement for the Read Full Story >>>
Rod to show tax receipts
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 16 Apr 2005
Bristling in the wake of innuendoes that he shortchanged two-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, business manager Rod Nazario is arriving from the US tomorrow with tax receipts to show payments were dutifully paid to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) since 2001.
Nazario’s associate and L Read Full Story >>>
TONIGHT’S FIGHTS ON TV AND ITEMS OF NOTE!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 16 Apr 2005
IKEKE-ANTWUN, THE DIRRELL’S, & TWO ANDRES!
Airway Heights, WA-ESPN 2 goes with a toss up of a min event with Kingsley Ikeke (22-1) vs. Antwun Echols (31-5-1). Although I favor the elongated Ikeke 2-1, I wouldn’t consider betting Ikeke solely because of the power of Echols. Andre Dirrel Read Full Story >>>
Can Guzman Fill the Featherweight Void?
By Doug Fischer, MaxBoxing.com, 15 Apr 2005
When Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera, and Manny Pacquiao migrated to the 130-pound division the once hot junior featherweight and featherweight weight classes lost a lot of luster.
Juan Manuel Marquez is still a name at featherweight, but the IBF and WBA champ needs an aggressive dance partn Read Full Story >>>
Home town fight date for Suico
By Salven L. Lagumbay, SecondsOut.com, 15 Apr 2005
World Boxing Council No. 3 and OPBF super-featherweight king Randy "Komong Bato" Suico will once again see action in front of his hometown crowd as he defends his title against Thai Muangfahlek Kiatwichean on April 27 at the Lapu-Lapu Sports Complex.
Dubbed "Kadaugan sa Mactan," the card will fe Read Full Story >>>
Amonsot wins in Indonesia
By Salven L. Lagumbay, SecondsOut.com, 15 Apr 2005
He may not be in Manny Pacquiao's class--at least not just yet--but rising Filipino featherweight Caesar Amonsot of the ALA Stable, who is ranked RP No. 2 featherweight contender, bounced back to avenge a controversial loss in Jakarta, Indonesia by scoring an impressive TKO win over Syamsul Hidayat Read Full Story >>>
Who's Hot, Who's Not; April Edition Vol. 1
By Dr. Peter Edwards, BoxingScene.com, 15 Apr 2005
We are back with the first April edition of Who's Hot, Who's Not. April is a huge month for boxing, the very anticipated ESPN pay per view, the battle between John Ruiz and James Toney and the return of Wladimir Klitschko. After dealing with a boxing drought in March, the month of April will provide Read Full Story >>>
EXCLUSIVE! 'PAC-MAN' RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES ANGRY!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 15 Apr 2005
Los Angeles, CA-World featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao hit the ground here about noon local time Thursday. Fresh off a meeting last week with President Gloria Arroyo of the Philippines, Pacquiao comes to the “City of Angels” in search of justice. Unless you’ve been under a rock for a month, y Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao and Tyson
By Teodoro C. Benigno, The Philippine Star, 15 Apr 2005
We promised to publish Manny Pacquiao’s letter of apology. Here it is:
Ginoong Teddy Benigno,
Magandang araw po. Nais ko pong muling humingi sa inyo ng paumanhin sa pangyayari noong isang Lunes. Sobrang nahihiya po ako sa inyo dahil iniidolo ko po kayo at lagi ko pong binabasa ang inyong mga Read Full Story >>>
The Truth about the Pay-Per-View on Manny Pacquiao
By Ron Galarpe, RingsideReport.com, 14 Apr 2005
This article is not about Ronnie Nathanielsz, but I cannot help it because his name is part of this piece due to the fact, he is the loudest person in the Philippine media who tried to defend the PPV shares that Murad Muhammad kept in his own pocket from Manny Pacquiao.
I am not out to crucify R Read Full Story >>>
FROM HERO TO VILLAIN
Ex-world boxing champ Magahin arrested anew for robbery-holdup
By Alex P. Vidal, mannypacquiao.ph, 14 Apr 2005
He never learned.
For the second time in nine months, former World Boxing Federation (now Foundation) welterweight champion William “The Black Mamba” Magahin was arrested by police after he and his cohort held up a jeepney passenger in Quiapo, Manila early morning April 14, it was reported.
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OLD FASHIONED COLUMN
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, 14 Apr 2005
"MINI TYSON" TAG FITS GUZMAN…If WBO 122 lb. champion Joan Guzman isn’t superstitious, he should be! Every time a lucrative offer would appear, it would then somehow disappear. The latest black cloud to dump on Guzman occurred when his unification throw down with WBC counterpart Oscar Larios was sc Read Full Story >>>
Manny rates Barrera toughest
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 14 Apr 2005
Two-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao said the other day the toughest opponent he’s ever faced was Marco Antonio Barrera. He ranked the World Boxing Council superfeatherweight champion his most formidable foe over Erik Morales and Juan Manuel Marquez, in that order.
Ironically, Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Morales double-header likely, says promoter Arum
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 14 Apr 2005
THE WORLD'S best featherweight and junior lightweight are in hot pursuit of the planet's purest warrior at 130 pounds.
Manny Pacquiao, whose epic victory over Marco Antonio Barrera in 2003 catapulted him into superstar status, and Barrera, who has rebounded from that loss to capture the 130-lb cr Read Full Story >>>
Suico challenges Barrera
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 14 Apr 2005
Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight champion Randy “Kumong Bato” Suico yesterday expressed his willingness to challenge Mexican superstar Marco Antonio Barrera, who is also the reigning World Boxing Council 130 pounds champion.
“If I will be given the opportunity, I Read Full Story >>>