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Pacquiao?s US trip postponed
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Mon, 12 Jan 2004
The Federal Bureau of Investigation?s raid on the headquarters of Top Rank Inc. in Las Vegas and the hospitalization of Manny Pacquiao?s business manager Rod Nazario because of a stone in his kidney has forced a postponement of their planned departure for New York on Jan. 15. Nazario told Manila  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao is Inquirer Editor's Choice

By Editorial, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 11 Jan 2004
THE PHILIPPINE Daily Inquirer annually honors a living Filipino who has made the most positive impact on the life of the nation. It is the first time that the editors have named a sports figure as the Filipino of the Year. Twenty-five editors nominated the following (in the order of number of vot  Read Full Story >>>

Evolution of Pacquiao
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Sun, 11 Jan 2004
It had the makings of a suspense thriller, whether Manny Pacquiao -- still considered the International Boxing Federation super-bantamweight champ -- would finally grace the awards night of the Philippine Sportswriters? Association (PSA) Friday. He had agreed to come, but no one refused to second gu  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 11 Jan 2004
IBF junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao?s planned trip to the US with business manager Rod Nazario on January 15 for talks with promoter Murad Muhammad and HBO on Pacquiao?s next fight has been put on hold following an FBI raid on Top Rank Inc, president Bob Arum?s headquarters in Las Vegas  Read Full Story >>>

More of 2003 in Hindsight and the Top Ten Pound-For-Pound as!
By Alex Pierpaoli,, Sat, 10 Jan 2004
Boxing is a sport with no seasons, no set period where all heads turn in its direction and watch the best out of seven games or an entire Sunday evening in January. Boxing can be seen a couple times a month on the premium networks and quite often at least once a week on regular cable. Throw in a pay  Read Full Story >>>

Baby Faced Assassin: More Kills to Come
By Sean Newman,, Sat, 10 Jan 2004
Marco Antonio Barrera wasn’t even out of the ring on the night of November 15, 2003 before the whispers had started. "He grew old in there tonight" and "time to hang ‘em up" were just a couple of the cliches being thrown around after Barrera got butchered by that great little warrior fro  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao may yet go up versus Ayala
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Sat, 10 Jan 2004
After keeping Freddie Roach into its fold, Team Pacquiao is now seriously considering the American mentor?s suggestion for Manny Pacquiao to fight Paulie Ayala first before taking on Juan Manuel Marquez in a megabuck battle of featherweight champs. In an interview with, Rod Nazar  Read Full Story >>>

Ayala vs Pacquiao being eyed
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 10 Jan 2004
Manny Pacquiao has become notorious for beating up punchers who have the reputation for durability and gameness. In winning the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-bantamweight title in June 2001, Pacquiao mauled a South African who had never suffered a one-sided beating in his storied car  Read Full Story >>>

Was the Pac Man Gobbled Up? (Freddie Roach vs. Murad Muhammad)
By Steve Kim,, Fri, 09 Jan 2004
Part I of a multi-part series. On the far wall of Freddie Roach's Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California is a 24-by-36-inch picture of Manny Pacquiao posing with his IBF jr. featherweight belt. Among all the pictures, photos and fight posters that adorn the wall of this busy boxing metrop  Read Full Story >>>

Murad Muhammad Press Release
By Ricardo Salazar, Murad Muhammad's Publicist,, Fri, 09 Jan 2004
Florham Park, NJ, January 8, 2004 ? Promoter Murad Muhammad is coming out to clear his name after numerous and constant attempts made by trainer Freddy Roach to damage not only his reputation, but also his relationship with IBF Jr. Featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao. What is more troubling to the  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 09 Jan 2004
Despite the bitter conflict between promoter Murad Muhammad and trainer Freddie Roach over Manny Pacquiao?s purse in the November 15 "Clash of the Titans" against legendary featherweight Marco Antonio Barrera, it appears that Roach?s advice is being heeded and Team Pacquiao is looking at 33 year old  Read Full Story >>>

By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 09 Jan 2004
THE SWEETEST thing that's going to happen tonight is the honoring of the best athletes of 2003 at the Manila Pavilion. There's no sweeter feeling for an athlete than to be feted by our nation's sportswriters, who are the supposed masters as far as judging the year's best of the best is concerned.   Read Full Story >>>

RP?s best feted tonight
Manila Standard, Fri, 09 Jan 2004
The best and brightest in local sports in 2003 take center stage today when the Philippine Sportswriters Association honors them in its annual Awards Night. On top of the distinguished list of honorees are boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and bowling sensation Christian Jan Suarez, named as co-winn  Read Full Story >>>

Interview; Murad Muhammad Speaks Out, Part Two
By Keith Terceira,, Thu, 08 Jan 2004
Murad Muhammad Continued; As far as motivating fighters and Bonus?s, I have done this thru my whole career. What comes to mind is Razor Ruddick, when the doctors thought that his arm was cracked and I made them put a plaster cast on it for 10 days. The doctor had told me that the arm was bruised but  Read Full Story >>>

Interview; Murad Muhammad Speaks Out, Part 1
By Keith Terceira,, Thu, 08 Jan 2004
As events began to evolve in the disagreement between Freddie Roach and Murad Muhammad it started to appear that it may involve more than a percentage being owed to Roach. Boxingscene staff writer Ronnie Nathanielsz broke a story regarding a company Ten Count Productions Inc. a Nevada based corporat  Read Full Story >>>

Graham: Looking back on 2003
By Tim Graham,, Thu, 08 Jan 2004
It was a refreshing year to be a boxing fan. We escaped 2003 without any major scandals -- relatively speaking, anyway -- or devastating tragedy. There were several significant bouts. Roy Jones Jr. made history in beating John Ruiz. James Toney scored a pair of major victories. Bernard Hopkins  Read Full Story >>>

Murad wants Roach out of business
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Thu, 08 Jan 2004
A fuming Murad Muhammad yesterday threatened to go after ace trainer Freddie Roach, who had earlier accused him of being a thief and cheating Manny Pacquiao from his $700,000 purse in the Nov. 15, 2003 ?Clash of Titans? in which Pacquiao annihilated legendary featherweight king Marco Antonio Barrera  Read Full Story >>>

Team Pacquiao shaken anew by power struggle
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 08 Jan 2004
The threat of a long, drawn out infighting within the camp of uncrowned world super bantamweight champion Manny Pacquiao has become imminent after American promoter Murad Muhammad yesterday unflinchingly labeled trainer Freddie Roach a ?backstabber?. In an interview published by boxing website Bo  Read Full Story >>>

Murad Muhammad denies allegations
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Thu, 08 Jan 2004
PERHAPS fed up by the scathing remarks that tend to besmirch his reputation, American promoter Murad Muhammad finally came out in the open to deny accusations that he cheated and stole money from the purse of Manny Pacquiao when the Filipino world boxing champion fought against Mexican Marco Antonio  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao not keen on purse bid?
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Thu, 08 Jan 2004
The International Boxing Federation yesterday ordered Filipino IBF super-bantamweight champion Manny Pacquiao and his mandatory challenger Jose Luis Valbuena to a purse bid on Jan. 16 at the IBF?s new offices in East Orange, New Jersey. But Pacquiao, who moved up in weight (featherweight) to fig  Read Full Story >>>

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