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Can Fana snatch belt from great Barrera?
By Chris Cozzone, The Albuquerque Tribune, Sat, 09 Apr 2005
Mzonke "Fantastic" Fana is doing two things he usually doesn't do.
He is fighting outside of South Africa.
He's fighting a boxer people actually know.
Fana has only once in his career fought outside his home turf, and that journey produced one of his two losses. He also has never gone ag Read Full Story >>>
Interview: Marco Antonio Barrera!
By Francisco Salazar, FightNews.com, Sat, 09 Apr 2005
Marco Antonio Barrera is an ageless wonder. From all of the brutal fights that he has been in in recent years against Erik Morales and Manny Pacquiao, it seems as though he fights with an endless amount of energy.
Although he is 31 years of age, he is not ready to slow down and hang up the glove Read Full Story >>>
The truth about PPV (Part V)
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Sat, 09 Apr 2005
The swirling controversy over the nonpayment of Manny Pacquiao?s alleged 40 percent share of pay-per-view rights for the showdown against Erik ?El Terrible? Morales has been stirred by some sectors, who don?t know the facts or haven?t a clue about how PPV deals work, and others who merely ride on wh Read Full Story >>>
By Teodoro C. Benigno, The Philippine Star, Fri, 08 Apr 2005
To his credit, Manny Pacquiao called up mid-morning Wednesday to apologize, really and truly eat humble pie, admit there was no excuse for what he had committed ? stand this writer up last Saturday while his household help slammed the door in my face. Manny said "it was all a mistake, they should ha Read Full Story >>>
Finkel?s 2 personas (Part 3)
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Fri, 08 Apr 2005
Shelly Finkel, who heads the new management team that signed Manny Pacquiao to a two-year deal, which effectively took his career out of the hands of his countrymen, is a little difficult to fathom probably because we didn?t have an opportunity to sit down and talk to him at some length about himsel Read Full Story >>>
?THE PINOY? ON BARRERA-FANA & PACQUIAO NOTES
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, Fri, 08 Apr 2005
BARRERA TAKING ON UNWORTHY MANDATORY
This Saturday night, World 130 lb. champion Marco Antonio Barrera returns to take on the WBC?s #1 contender Mzonke Fana. Barrera is coming off his biggest win against Erik Morales and he is looking at Fana as a sandwich to snack on as he awaits potential supe Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao's Biggest Fight
By Arnel Paciano D. Casanova, RingsideReport.com, Thu, 07 Apr 2005
With each passing day after his classic and gallant fight against Erik Morales, Manny Pacquiao's mettle and character is put to the test by the very same people who had benefited from him under the claim of God's guidance and a father's love to a son.
His fame suddenly attracted all sorts of men Read Full Story >>>
Top HBO Official Speaks Out On Pacquiao-Morales PPV Situation
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 07 Apr 2005
HBO senior vice president Mark Taffet yesterday made it clear that the world?s leading boxing network ?entered into an agreement with Top Rank and Bob Arum? for the pay-per-view distribution of the showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales last March 19 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and that Read Full Story >>>
PACLAND ADMIN THREATENED!
mannypacquiao.ph, Thu, 07 Apr 2005
To: Manny Pacquiao Website Owner
Personally I do not know you nor the other people dragged into this mess esp Ronnie Nathanielsz,Murad Muhammad,Manny Pacquiao,etc.etc.I am just a simple and a small time human being but at least I am also a filipino like you.
I am Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao admits he lost ?laterally?
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 07 Apr 2005
ASIDE FROM the distractions from his autograph-seeking fans and a pack of hangers-on, the other reason why Manny Pacquiao lost to Erik Morales was his inability to keep up with the fighting style of his crafty Mexican foe.
He admitted yesterday that his lack of lateral movement did him in. "Mara Read Full Story >>>
Murad fires back at Pacquiao
The Daily Tribune, Thu, 07 Apr 2005
Boxing promoter Murad Muhammad called Manny Pacquiao an ?ingrate, backstabber and a coward? but did not explain why the Filipino fighter could not get his supposed 40 percent pay-per-view share from his recent fight against Mexican Erik Morales in Las Vegas.
The Muhammad open letter to mannypacqu Read Full Story >>>
Barrera Marks Time
By Kieran Mulvaney, TigerBoxing.com, Thu, 07 Apr 2005
The last time we saw Marco Antonio Barrera in the ring, he was besting arch-rival Erik Morales in what was not only the consensus 2004 Fight of the Year, but inarguably one of the greatest prizefights ever witnessed.
Incredibly, Morales rebounded from that by taking on Manny Pacquiao, who had be Read Full Story >>>
PROMOTER MURAD SURPRISED SOME OF YOU?
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
Did you really think that Manny Pacquiao was really going to get a fair share of his earnings with Murad Muhammad involved? For those of you aghast because Murad reportedly made more than the fighter, I guess you can?t visualize Murad. Visualizing Murad? Now, I need a ?time out.? I have felt in Read Full Story >>>
Murad Muhammad responds!
By Karl Freitag, FightNews.com, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
Promoter Murad Muhammad has reponded to allegations of wrongdoing made in the Filipino press regarding the recent fight between Manny Pacquiao and Erik Morales. With Murad Muhammad, Q&As tend to be about 99% A, but read on because Mu Read Full Story >>>
‘We need an Ali Act’
Manila Times, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
UNDER the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act in the United States, chances are great for Manny Pacquiao getting what he’s due from the pay-per-view shares earned in his recent fight with Erik Morales.
It is also the fervent hope of well-known boxing personality Hermie Rivera that a law of t Read Full Story >>>
Gabi takes on Barcelona in Davao non-title fight
By Rico Biliran, MindaNews, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
DAVAO CITY -- World-rated flyweight Diosdado Gabi will take on Philippine rated Eric Barcelona in a 10-round non-title fight on April 10 at the Almendras gym in this city according to Gabi’s manager Soc Pi?ol.
The fight was originally set for April 9 in Bohol but the proposed organizers be Read Full Story >>>
NATHANIELSZ RESPONDS TO PACLANDERS
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, mannypacquiao.ph, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
THE KIND OF VICIOUS LIES, LIBELOUS STATEMENTS AND RACIAL SLURS THAT CONTINUE TO COME OUT ON YOUR SITE AMAZES ME. EVEN SUCH A REVERED AND RESPECTED JOURNALIST OF REMARKABLE CLASS LIKE TEDDY BENIGNO IS BEING MALIGNED BY PEOPLE WHO DON'T GIVE A DAMN ABOUT WHAT THEY WRITE OR WHOSE REPUTAT Read Full Story >>>
Manny must grow up
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
A BIG fight often results in a big change in a fighter.
Whether this is for the good or the better depends on the fighter himself.
It was not exaggerated what experts said that both Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had spent half of their original gifts after the galactic Thrilla in Manila.
The Read Full Story >>>
By Teodoro C. Benigno, The Philippine Star, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
Well, it was as we suspected. From Hermie Rivera, we learn that Manny Pacquiao did not appear for a scheduled appointment with this columnist Saturday morning because he gambled the night away last Friday at a Para?aque cockpit. This is an unforgivable double-cross on the part of a Filipino fistic c Read Full Story >>>
?We need an Ali Act?
Pacquiao first to test US law protecting boxers
The Manila Times, Wed, 06 Apr 2005
UNDER the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act in the United States, chances are great for Manny Pacquiao getting what he?s due from the pay-per-view shares earned in his recent fight with Erik Morales.
It is also the fervent hope of well-known boxing personality Hermie Rivera that a law of the same Read Full Story >>>