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Manny in biggest fight of his life
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 25 Jun 2005
NEW YORK — In what is shaping up to be the biggest fight in his life, three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is prepared to battle to the finish as he pursues a $33 Million suit against New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad in court here.
It’s almost like Pacquiao is training f Read Full Story >>>
Janiola loses IBF title shot
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
FOR DEFYING a pre-fight rule, Filipino Wyndel Janiola lost his mandatory shot at reigning International Boxing Federation junior flyweight champion Will Grigsby of the United States this year.
The New Jersey-based IBF, through championship chair Lindsey Tucker, informed Janiola's handlers that th Read Full Story >>>
Donaire vs Keb Bass!
By Francisco Salazar, FightNews.com, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
Boxing returns to the desert in Southern California in a classic matchup between a young warrior and a strong veteran.
Super Flyweight Glenn Donaire will face Juan Alfonso Keb Baas in the 10 round main event at the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Cabazon, CA.
The bout will headline a six-bout Read Full Story >>>
Battle lines drawn in Manny’s case
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
NEW YORK–Two top-notch lawyers are on opposite camps in the jury trial in federal court of three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s $33 Million suit against New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad.
On Pacquiao’s side is Manhattan litigator Judd Burstein, a well-known defend Read Full Story >>>
Almost a witness
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
NEW YORK–A week before Manny Pacquiao’s trial started here last Monday, I received a call from lawyer Keith Davidson.
It was a three-way overseas conference call. Davidson was in Los Angeles. I was in Manila. And the third party was Judd Burstein, another lawyer, speaking from New Yo Read Full Story >>>
Silent Pacquiao favored in New York
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
IN a big battle that will be decided by words, Manny Pacquiao has not been making any noise.
Pacquiao wore a dark blue long-sleeved shirt and dark slacks.
That exactly was how the Star's main man Joaquin Henson described the Filipino world boxing celebrity in a report from New York on Wednesda Read Full Story >>>
PacMan set to take the stand
The Manila Times, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
MANNY PACQUIAO was to take the witness stand on the second day of questioning in his $33-million (P1.78 billion) lawsuit against Murad Muhammad filed in US federal court in New York, as the Filipino icon’s lawyers sought to establish a money trail that allowed the boxer’s estranged Ameri Read Full Story >>>
IBF champ keen on Pacman fight
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
MANNY Pacquiao may have lost the chance to fight IBF super-featherweight (130 pounds) kingpin Robbie Peden, but hope is looming on the horizon.
Peden, the Australian brawler who has already agreed to fight the legendary Marco Antonio Barrera on Sept. 17, is still not closing the window just yet Read Full Story >>>
Peden-Barrera world title unification September 17
By Paul Upham, SecondsOut.com, Fri, 24 Jun 2005
IBF junior lightweight champion Robbie "Bomber" Peden will face WBC junior lightweight champion Marco Antonio Barrera in a world title unification clash on September 17. While a venue has not yet been confirmed, the two will face off in a bout to be co-promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Goossen-T Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao Singles Out Nathanielsz: Stop Spreading Lies
By Winchell Campos, mannypacquiao.ph, Thu, 23 Jun 2005
WHILE a gag order is currently in effect in the Manny Pacquiao Vs. Murad Muhammad court case in New York, Manny Pacquiao just could not help but to feel bad against Manila-based journalist Ronnie Nathanielsz who has continuously peddled lies against his person without verifying facts.
In his most Read Full Story >>>
Janiola loses IBF Mandatory Status
By Salven L. Lagumbay, SecondsOut.com, Thu, 23 Jun 2005
Wyndel Janiola has lost his IBF mandatory status after accepting a recent fight, thus violating the IBF's rules, thereby stripping him of his mandatory shot at reigning champion Will Grigsby of the United States anytime this year.
The New Jersey-based IBF, through championship chairman Lindsey T Read Full Story >>>
Fair verdict expected from jury
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 23 Jun 2005
NEW YORK — A jury made up of eight private citizens was selected by federal judge Loretta Preska in concurrence with opposing lawyers Judd Burstein and Julian Friedman to decide on Manny Pacquiao’s $33 Million suit against New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad at the start of trial proceedi Read Full Story >>>
Lennox Lewis witness in Pacquiao-Murad trial
By Glenn C. Michelena, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 23 Jun 2005
Don’t look now, but Manny Pacquiao’s lawsuit against promoter Murad Muhammad could be fast snowballing into a star-studded affair.
Lennox Lewis, the former world heavyweight boxing champion, is among several possible witnesses in Pacquiao’s $33 million (P1.78 billion) lawsuit a Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao retires Navarro
By Juan Esparza Loera, Vida en el Valle, Thu, 23 Jun 2005
FRIANT -- Carlos Navarro counted himself out of his WBC Continental Am?ricas super featherweight title last Friday evening in a nationally televised bout at Table Mountain Casino, then told The Fresno Bee he was retiring.
Earlier, Modesto's Osvaldo Sarabio made an impressive professional debut, M?x Read Full Story >>>
A Disturbing Trend – Quitting
By Joey Knish, The Sweet Science, Wed, 22 Jun 2005
There was a time in boxing when quitting was simply not an option – it wasn’t considered and it didn’t happen. Today, it seems that turning your back on a fight, even if the possibility of Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao New York trial under way
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 22 Jun 2005
NEW YORK–It was all business at Courtroom 12-A on the 12th floor of the Moynihan Federal Courthouse on 500 Pearl Street in this city Monday as presiding judge Loretta Preska began proceedings in three-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao’s $33 Million suit against New Jersey promote Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao case draws Lewis
The Manila Times, Wed, 22 Jun 2005
LENNOX LEWIS, the former world heavy weight boxing champion, is among several possible witnesses in the $33-million (P1.78 billion) lawsuit Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao has filed against his estranged American promoter Murad Muhammad in US federal court in New York, according to an Internet report o Read Full Story >>>
Attempt To Ease Out Koncz Who Helped Bobby Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Wed, 22 Jun 2005
Bobby Pacquiao's elder brother Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach and his group are apparently trying to ease out soft-spoken Michael Koncz who was responsible for helping the Philippine super featherweight champion get a crack at world-rated Carlos Navarro’s WBC Continental Americas ti Read Full Story >>>
IBF 130 Pound Champion Robbie Peden On Bombing Barrera
By Fiona Manning, EastSideBoxing.com, Wed, 22 Jun 2005
Aussie born IBF 130 champion Robbie “The Bomber” Peden is ecstatic that a long-planned unification with battle with his good mate, WBC champion Marco Antonio Barrera is finally scheduled for September 17.
“This is a fight, a real fight,” said Peden by phone from his home i Read Full Story >>>
Gorres Guaranteed OPBF Title Fight
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 21 Jun 2005
The Philippines Z “The Dream” Gorres, the No. 1 ranked Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation super flyweight champion has been guaranteed a mandatory title shot later this year by OPBF president Frank Quill.
In an overseas telephone conversation with Viva Sports/Manila Standard Today Read Full Story >>>