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BUHAIN PROPOSED A PACQUIAO BOUT IN CEBU
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Mon, 02 May 2005
For the record, it was Games and Amusements Board chairman Eric Buhain who broached the idea of bringing Pacquiao to Cebu for a much-awaited showdown with a foreign foe.
Last April 27, Buhain planed in to personally witness two big boxing events here--the Randy Suico and Dindo Casta?ares title d Read Full Story >>>
Growing up pains of Manny
By Edwin G. Espejo, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 02 May 2005
THIS writer finally caught up with Manny Pacquiao over brunch at his modest residence in Barangay Labangal.
The night before, we bumped into each other at Mike Calixto's Cassado Bar where the Filipino boxing sensation was having a round or two of his favorite San Miguel Beer Lights together with Read Full Story >>>
Don?t say we didn?t warn you about Muhammad
By Editorial, The Freeman, Mon, 02 May 2005
Finally, Manny Pacquiao has decided to sue Murad Muhammad, his American promoter, who is alleged to have systematically bled the Filipino fighter of millions of dollars worth of earnings that should rightfully have gone to his pocket.
Pacquiao, through his lawyers, is asking the US District Court Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao fan is new champ
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard Today, Mon, 02 May 2005
James Toney, a certified fan of Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao is the new World Boxing Association heavyweight champion after he whipped a mediocre John Ruiz at New York’s famed Madison Square Garden yesterday.
Toney, who always referred to Pacquiao as “champ,” Read Full Story >>>
Dindo stops Aussie, retains WBF crown
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 02 May 2005
CEBU ? Living up to his nickname, World Boxing Foundation (WBF) superlightweight champion Dindo (Diesel) Casta?ares overcame a sluggish start to halt Australian challenger Steven Marks in the first defense of his crown before 3,000 fans at the Mandaue Sports Complex here Saturday night.
Marks cl Read Full Story >>>
CASTA?ARES STOPS AUSSIE TO RETAIN WBF CROWN
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sun, 01 May 2005
MANDAUE CITY--Dindo "Diesel" Casta?ares proved he belongs in the big league with a scintillating technical knockout win over Australian Steven Marks at the start of the fifth round of their scheduled 12-round war here to retain his World Boxing Foundation junior welter world title.
The busy-punc Read Full Story >>>
Mexican to fight in Cebu
The Freeman, Sun, 01 May 2005
Cebu has undoubtedly become the mecca of boxing in the country today with two unparalleled mega boxing events preceding one after the other.
Lapu-Lapu City “Kadaugan sa Mactan ”played host to the OPBF super featherweight title defense of Randy Suico and a few days later, Mandaue City Sp Read Full Story >>>
That's a check, mate: Tyson views Fischer from a familiar spot
By George Kimball, Boston Herald, Sun, 01 May 2005
When he sat down with Mike Tyson after the Washington press conference announcing his fight against Kevin McBride last month, ESPN's Jeremy Schaap mentioned that he'd just returned from Reykjavik, Iceland, where he'd interviewed ``another former world champion from Brooklyn.''
Tyson wracke Read Full Story >>>
Sidney Morning Herald Top 10 - Pound-for-pound fighters
By Brad Walter, Stuff NZ, Sun, 01 May 2005
Sydney Morning Herald writer Brad Walter lists the top ten pound-for-pound fighters in world boxing today.
10 Felix Trinidad
Trinidad is considered among the top knockout artists in history. His record of 35 knockouts in 43 fights is one of the best but he also showed early on that he was a gr Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao wants to fight in Cebu
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 01 May 2005
CEBU CITY ? If he could have his way, Manny Pacquiao would love to have his next fight in the Queen City of the South.
Deeply touched by the affection shown by the Cebuanos, Pacquiao said he would ask his American handlers to allow him to fight here in August or September.
"It?s going to be Read Full Story >>>
?Syutukil? for Suico
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 01 May 2005
CEBU?There was no "shoot to kill" order to liquidate Thai challenger Muangfahlek Kiatwichean but Orient and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) superfeatherweight champion Randy Suico mowed him down just the same with a barrage of blows that seemed as lethal as machine gun fire in their duel at Lapu La Read Full Story >>>
Boom! Bang! Kapow!
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, Sun, 01 May 2005
Straight out my favorite cartoons. That?s how the Randy Suico defended his OPBF super featherweight title Wednesday night at the sweltering and jampacked Lapu-Lapu City Sports Complex.
Inspired by the presence of the country?s boxing idol Manny Pacquiao and the support of the SRO crowd, Suico went Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao gets more help
The Manila Times, Sat, 30 Apr 2005
ON the same day he filed his $33-million (P1.782 billion) lawsuit against Murad Muham?mad with the US District Court in New York on Wednesday, Manny Pacquiao got an unexpected boost in his effort to sever his ties with the American boxing promoter, whom he has accused of defrauding him of more than Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao seeks $33M in damages vs. Murad, M&M Sports
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Sat, 30 Apr 2005
Filipino ring icon Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacquiao is seeking $33 million (P1.85 billion) in damages in the case he lodged against American promoter Murad Muhammad and the New Jersey-based M & M Sports.
Fightnews.com reported that Pacquiao also demanded for the termination of Muhammad?s existing con Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao vs top cockers
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 30 Apr 2005
CEBU derby aficionados get to see how good Manny Pacquiao is outside the ring as a breeder when he pits his "Pacman" birds against the country's best in the P2.2 Million Mantawi Festival Celebration 5-Cock Derby on May 3 to 7 at the New Gallera De Mandaue.
Pacquiao, who was invited by promoter Re Read Full Story >>>
CASTA?ARES STAKES WBF CROWN TONIGHT
By Salven L. Lagumbay, PhilBoxing.com, Sat, 30 Apr 2005
MANDAUE CITY--World Boxing Foundation junior welter boss Dindo Casta?ares will defend his world crown for the first time tonight in the biggest boxing event in the country this year against Australian Steven Marks at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Center.
WBF king Dindo Castanares after Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO BEING SQUEEZED LIKE A GRAPE!
By Pedro Fernandez, RingTalk.com, Fri, 29 Apr 2005
Anyway you look at the dilemma involving world featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao, one don?t see peaceful times anytime soon. Pacquiao, a 39-3, (31 KO?s) Filipino fighter is at the center of a power struggle between his Philippine advisor Rod Nazario, promoter Murad Muhammad, and American adviso Read Full Story >>>
?THE PINOY? ON RUIZ-TONEY AND PACQUIAO NOTES!
By Jason Aniel, RingTalk.com, Fri, 29 Apr 2005
WBA BELT OF RUIZ IS UP FOR GRABS
Tomorrow night, a much anticipated match-up between two top ten heavyweights in challenger James ?Lights Out? Toney and WBA titleholder John ?Quiet Man? Ruiz will go down in the recognized Mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden in New York City. HBO Championship Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao seeking justice, sues promoter, managers
By Kevin Iole, Las Vegas Review Journal, Fri, 29 Apr 2005
Former world champion Manny Pacquiao filed suit against promoter Murad Muhammad on Wednesday in federal court in New York, alleging the promoter and his business managers bilked Pacquiao out of more than 30 percent of his money and left him with a huge tax liability.
Pacquiao, a native of the Ph Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao files lawsuit against promoters
By Associated Press, SignOnSanDiego.com, Fri, 29 Apr 2005
NEW YORK ? Former boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has filed a lawsuit against his promoters, alleging they withheld some of his earnings.
The lawsuit against M&M Sports, Inc. and Murad Muhammad was filed Wednesday. Pacquiao, from the Philippines, alleges the promoters transferred more than 30 per Read Full Story >>>