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Pacquaio needs to validate most recent win
By Dean Juipe, Las Vegas Sun, 30 Apr 2004
As much as a victory against Marco Antonio Barrera meant to Manny Pacquaio, his trainer believes it will have lost its luster if the featherweight contender fails to follow it up with a win of even greater significance.
Pacquaio gets that chance May 8 at the MGM when he faces two-belt world champ Read Full Story >>>
DiBella insists Manny overrated
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 30 Apr 2004
I nearly choked on my food when, eating dinner last night, I read New York promoter Lou DiBella’s comments on Manny Pacquiao in the April 23 issue of the London trade paper Boxing News.
DiBella tried to wrest control of Pacquiao’s US promotional rights from Murad Muhammad two years ago. He faile Read Full Story >>>
Marquez: Belts Will Stay in Mexico
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 29 Apr 2004
SAYING "Arriba, Mexico," WBA and IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez vowed to beat "People's Champion" Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and prevent his belts from being taken away from Mexico.
"We've trained for two and a half months. We are very conscientious and we've put everythin Read Full Story >>>
Is Mexican champ invincible?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, 29 Apr 2004
World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez has never been knocked out since turning pro in 1993. But that doesn’t mean he won’t crumble once Manny Pacquiao hits his stride in their scheduled 12-round double title fight at the M Read Full Story >>>
Marquez wants an aggressive Pacquiao
By Paul Upham, SecondsOut.com, 28 Apr 2004
When WBA/IBF world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, 42-2 (33), faces consensus world champion Manny Pacquiao(pictured), 38-2-1 (30), at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 8 on HBO, the question of who the best featherweight in the world today will be answered. Since the Filipino's upset win over Marco A Read Full Story >>>
Marquez is Beristain's Best Bet
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 28 Apr 2004
JUAN Manuel Marquez is most special and the best athlete trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain has ever trained and handled and he believes that Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao could taste defeat soon.
Beristain, speaking through interpreter and publicist Ricardo Jimenez of Top Rank Inc. in an exclu Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez-Forecast
By Tommy Noel, BoxingScene.com, 28 Apr 2004
This bout has fight of the year written all over it, put it on your calendar as the one to watch, May the Eighth from Vegas. The Pac-Man after dismantling one Mexican icon Marco Antonio Barrera goes after another when he takes on Juan Manuel Marquez in a IBF/WBA 126-LB Championship contest.
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Champ says he’s close to peak form
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, 28 Apr 2004
LESS THAN two weeks before he locks horns with Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez, Manny Pacquiao exuded confidence in his quest to become Asia’s first three-division world champion.
"Maganda na ang kundisyon ko," said Pacquiao from the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles, where he is in the peak of preparati Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Too Hot to Handle
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 27 Apr 2004
LOS ANGELES-Manny Pacquiao just sizzled hotter than the 100 degree Fahrenheit 30-year highs which was registered Monday here.
Entering the last week of serious training, Pacquiao was just too hot to handle as he sparred for eight rounds with two sparring partners, giving everyone a sneak peak of Read Full Story >>>
ULTIMA CONCENTRACIÓN DE MARQUEZ
Box-Latino.com, 27 Apr 2004
Juan Manuel Márquez, campeón mundial pluma de la WBA y la FIB, regresó esta tarde de su concentración de dos dias en el Nevado de Toluca, y puso fin así a sus incursiones de trabajo en ese sitio con miras a su pelea del 8 de mayo en Las Vegas contra el retador filipino Manny Pacquiao.
Márquez hiz Read Full Story >>>
Marquez claims Pacquiao’s dirty
ABS-CBN News, 27 Apr 2004
As far as Manny Pacquiao is concerned, the skills are enough.
That’s why Team Pacquiao thinks it’s absurd that its man has been accused of being a dirty fighter.
“That isn’t true at all. Kung titingnan mo ’yung laban niya kay [Mexican Agapito] Sanchez, tinuhod na siya doon, inulo, lahat na. Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO SAYS HE'S REACHED THE BARRERA FIGHT CONDITION
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 26 Apr 2004
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao said yesterday he has already "reached the condition I was in for the fight against Marco Antonio Barrera" and with just under two weeks to go before he battles World Boxing Association/International Boxing Federation champion Juan Manuel Marquez i Read Full Story >>>
SANTILLAN REGAINS OPBF BELT
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, 26 Apr 2004
Southpaw Rev "Gentle Giant" Santillan of Cebu regained the Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation welterweight crown, prevailing on a split decision verdict over Hiroshi Watanabe after their 12-round showdown last night (4/25/04) at the Park Arena in Nagoya, Japan.
Santillan (20-1-1, 15 KO's) batt Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao hits FPJ where it hurts most
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 26 Apr 2004
IT WILL be light, somewhat in the super laff-in mode, the knockout shot that will be delivered by Manny Pacquiao for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in the homestretch to the May 10 polls.
No, Pacquiao, who will be in the vicinity of the Las Vegas championship site by then, will not be entering Read Full Story >>>
Barrera Wants Pacquiao Or Marquez After Ayala
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, 26 Apr 2004
Fans felt that Marco Antonio Barrera was finished when he was taken apart by Manny Pacquiao in 2003, Barrera says he is far from finished. He is already set to face Paulie Ayala in June, a fight that could be a fight of year contender if both men fight to their full potential.
The winner of the M Read Full Story >>>
Marquez: I’ll fight fire with fire
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, 25 Apr 2004
World Boxing Association/International Boxing federation featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez has vowed to fight fire with fire when he battles Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 8 in a fight that is predicted to be a war.
In an Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Gets Respect From Sparmates
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, 24 Apr 2004
LOS ANGELES-They outweigh Manny Pacquiao by at least 10 pounds and stand at least three inches taller but still, the Filipino champion held his ground and made a strong statement with his fists, gaining respect and admiration from sparring partners Friday at the Wild Card gym here.
Mexican Raymun Read Full Story >>>
Marquez: Pacquiao is a very dirty fighter
By Salven L. Lagumbay, SecondsOut.com, 24 Apr 2004
"I am acquiring a great preparation, and because of that I will arrive at this fight with a hard training of two months and a half. I have trained myself as never before, because I do not have another purpose but to defeat the Philippine boxer," Marquez stated in an interview with box-latino.
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Hype gets on nerves of Pacquiao foe
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 24 Apr 2004
APPEARING more miffed than concerned, reigning WBA-IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez vowed Friday to surprise pundits when he fights Manny Pacquiao on May 8 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Marquez, who has trained away from the prying cameras of the media, said he was Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Marquez collision like a chess match: Beristain
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, 24 Apr 2004
REVERED Mexican trainer Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain yesterday authored a sensible analogy in likening the forthcoming showdown between his ward Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez and Filipino boxing icon Manny “The Destroyer” Pacquiao to a chess match.
Marquez, the current IBF and WBA 126 pounds king, Read Full Story >>>