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The Great Featherweight Showdown, But Where's The Great Interest
By James McDonnell, MaxBoxing.com, Sat, 15 May 2004
Before I get labeled a sourpuss let me point out a couple of things here. First, I enjoyed every second of the bout between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, and the only reason I am beginning this article on a bit of a sour note is so that I can end on a high one. Right? So here goes.
When Read Full Story >>>
Murad exposes judge?s dark past
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 15 May 2004
New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad yesterday disclosed that Guy Jutras was chastised for hanky-panky as a referee in a 1982 title fight by the New Jersey State Athletic Commission and said the Montreal septuagenarian should?ve have barred from judging the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez bout in L Read Full Story >>>
Murad to fight Nevada verdict
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Sat, 15 May 2004
Internationally renowned promoter Murad Muhammad said yesterday that he plans to fight the decision of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which rejected the protest filed by Team Pacquiao.
However, Murad said: ?We will go full speed ahead.?
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By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 15 May 2004
DRAWS normally happen only in chess. That's because a draw in chess matters much: It gives both protagonists half a point each. In chess, only a defeat warrants a zero to the loser, with the winner earning a big one point.
Thus, virtually in all other sports, there's no such thing as a draw.
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Pacquiao blames self for socks fiasco
By Eddie Alinea, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 15 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao, who was guaranteed $500,000 (P27.5 million) for his fight against Juan Manuel Marquez, admitted the other night that in his desire to save money, he bought cheap socks costing less than $1 dollar.
The miscalculation probably cost him a victory, two world titles and guaranteed mega Read Full Story >>>
Heavy Hands: The Draw To End All Draws
By Damien K. Picariello, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 15 May 2004
So Pacquiao and Marquez draw, and now everyone's up in arms. Pacquiao should have won! Marquez should have won! That judge who scored the first round 10-7 instead of 10-6 should be shot! The Philippine government is planning a massive air raid on Las Vegas! Boxing as we know it will surely come to a Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao items selling briskly on internet site
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 15 May 2004
LOS ANGELES?Some people are cashing in on Manny Pacquiao?s popularity ? without him knowing it.
On EBay, an internet bidding site, the Filipino boxing star?s pictures, signed gloves, magazines, VHS tapes of fights, DVDs and other memorabilia, continue to be auctioned at prices ranging from $1.99 Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao appeal kayoed
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Sat, 15 May 2004
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) dealt a final and decisive blow to the appeal of Team Pacquiao, saying it would not overrule the outcome of the featherweight unification match on Sunday, it was learned F Read Full Story >>>
Nevada commission snubs Pacquiao protest
By Rian Jay G. Hernandez, The Manila Times, Sat, 15 May 2004
This was what the Nevada State Athletic Commission did to the protest filed by Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao?s camp over the World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation featherweight title match with Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico on May 9 that ended in a controvers Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao protest rejected
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Sat, 15 May 2004
This one should hurt Manny Pacquiao and his millions of fans more than what IBF/WBA champion Juan Manuel Marquez inflicted on the Filipino fighter during their controversial featherweight clash at the MGM Grand over the weekend.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday flatly rejected a Read Full Story >>>
Nevada Commission junks Manny Pacquiao protest
By Dennis Principe, EastSideBoxing.com, Sat, 15 May 2004
THE Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) yesterday junked the formal protest filed by Filipino boxing kingpin Manny Pacquiao regarding his controversial 12-round split draw verdict versus world Featheweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez. NSAC Attorney General Brian Sandoval immediately responded t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Protest Rejected!
FightNews.com, Fri, 14 May 2004
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has rejected a protest lodged by Team Pacquiao over last Saturday's fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. In a letter written by Attorney General Brian Sandoval to attorney Lamont Jones, who is representing Pacquiao/M&M Sports, read in part:
"While I understand your Read Full Story >>>
En agosto: MARQUEZ VA CONTRA SALIDO
By Salvador Martínez, Box-Latino.com, Fri, 14 May 2004
El campe?n mundial pluma de la FIB y la AMB, Juan Manuel M?rquez, anunci? que su siguiente pelea ser? contra el sonorense Orlando Salido, el cual acaba de ser designado retador oficial por la Federaci?n Internacional de Boxeo.
La empresa Top Rank inform? al manejador Ignacio Berist?in que esa es Read Full Story >>>
MURAD SAYS HE'S GOT AN ACE ON PACQUIAO'S PROTEST
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 14 May 2004
An exuberant Murad Muhammad, the internationally recognized promoter who has taken Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao to remarkable heights in partnership with Pacquiao's business manager Rod Nazario appeared confident that the formal protest filed with the Nevada State Athletic Com Read Full Story >>>
Murad cries out for justice
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 14 May 2004
New Jersey prooter Murad Muhammad filed the other day a protest urging the Nevada State Athletic Commission to correct judge Burt Clements? scoring error that decided the outcome of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez fight in Las Vegas last weekend.
Muhammad, who flew in from the US with Pac Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao still bitter over draw decision
By Tarra Quismundo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 14 May 2004
IT WAS a meeting of two men who had just come from a fight.
And they called each other champions.
Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and reelectionist Manila Mayor Lito Atienza met again Thursday at the Manila City Hall, a few hours after the celebrated fighter planed in from the United States.
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Pacquiao home, gets hero?s welcome
By Cecille Suerte Felipe And Rudy Santos, The Philippine Star, Fri, 14 May 2004
Judges may have ruled his fight with the Mexican champion a draw, but for Filipinos, uncrowned world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao won that 12-round bout in Las Vegas, Nevada last weekend.
Pacquiao was Read Full Story >>>
Big, fighting heart
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 14 May 2004
THIS may be late but I will have to salute Juan Manuel Marquez. His having lasted the distance with Manny Pacquiao was more than enough proof that he really has what it takes to be a champion in two world boxing associations: WBA and IBF.
How many can really survive three knockdowns in the first Read Full Story >>>
THE HERO COMES HOME
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Fri, 14 May 2004
The pre-dawn hours at the Centennial terminal of Philippine Airlines were punctuated by shouts of "idol," "hero," "champion" and "warrior" as Manny Pacquiao, "The People's Featherweight Champion" arrived to a rousing welcome at 4:45 a.m. yesterday.
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Pacquiao comes home
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 14 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao may have been robbed of victory in Las Vegas, but to his millions of Filipino fans, the featherweight from General Santos remains their champion as shown by the hero?s welcome that met him upon his arrival from San Francisco Thursday.
With the crowd repeatedly shouting his name in Read Full Story >>>