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Robbed of victory
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 11 May 2004
IF you can't believe that, I'll be as disappointed as to see FPJ (Fernando Poe Jr.) lose the presidential election to GMA (President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo) via massive cheating. I refer to Manny Pacquiao's fight with Juan Manuel Marquez on Sunday that ended in a 12-round draw in Las Vegas, all  Read Full Story >>>

Ali lauds Pinoy champ
By Lito A. Tacujan, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 May 2004
Foiled in his bid to be the greatest Filipino fighter ever, consensus world featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao still drew praises and words of wisdom from "The Greatest" himself. Muhammad Ali, widely-regarded as the greatest fighter of all-time, on Sunday lauded Pacquiao for his courageous st  Read Full Story >>>

Team Pacquiao to file protest
By Lito A. Tacujan, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 May 2004
Featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao yesterday said they would protest the controversial split draw decision in his showdown with Mexican champion Juan Manuel Marquez Saturday at the MGM Grand Arena. The Filipino?s American agent Murad Muhammad made the disclosure during the turnover rites of t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao urged to file protest
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Tue, 11 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao?s business manager Rod Nazario said yesterday, in an overseas telephone conversation with Viva Sports/Manila Standard that he wants promoter Murad Muhammad to file a protest with the Nevada State Athletic Commission over the controversial draw between the Filipino sports hero and cham  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao protest set
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 11 May 2004
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- Manny Pacquiao could've ended up the unified world featherweight boxing champ if not for an error in scoring Saturday. In fact, the fight judge who scored it 10-7 instead of an apt 10-6 after Pacquiao knocked down Juan Manuel Marquez three times in the opening round admitted  Read Full Story >>>

True grit
By Editorial, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 11 May 2004
WE wuz robbed, the camp of people's featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao said after the slambang slugfest at the MGM Grand Hotel arena last Sunday (Saturday in Las Vegas). Filipinos who watched the fight in Las Vegas as well as those who watched it on TV in the Philippines echoed their cry. Had   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao should have won
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 11 May 2004
One of the three judges in Sunday?s featherweight title fight between Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao that ended in a draw admitted to making a mistake in scoring the first round?where Pacquiao sent the Mexican champion to the canvas thrice. Burt Clements, the Nevada-based judge, scored r  Read Full Story >>>

Thin socks proved costly for Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 11 May 2004
LAS VEGAS ? Manny Pacquiao walked out of the elevator en route to his suite at the MGM Grand early Sunday morning looking like he had just fought off the challenge of a big-bodied troublemaker along the famed Strip. His right eye was almost swollen-shut and he moved with a slight limp simply because  Read Full Story >>>

Judge admits he ?screwed up? knockdown count
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 11 May 2004
LAS VEGAS ? Murad Muhammad, the New Jersey-based promoter of Manny Pacquiao, said on Sunday that he will urge the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to hand the Filipino boxer a split decision victory after one of the judges during Saturday night?s featherweight title fight admitted he ?just sc  Read Full Story >>>

Bata says Manny could excel in pool
By Dodo Catacutan Jr., The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 11 May 2004
TAIPEI ? ?Puwede na.? That was Efren ?Bata? Reyes talking about Manny Pacquiao. One Filipino icon describing the game of another big sports hero back home. Reyes, in this case, wasn?t talking about Pacquiao?s exploits on the ring, which he admires so much, but rather his pool skills ? billiards b  Read Full Story >>>

In and Out, Again (Part I)
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Mon, 10 May 2004
Since I did my first 'In and Out' column, detailing my day as a boxing scribe on April 10th, where I took the round trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in one hectic day and in-between saw Cory Spinks decision Zab Judah and Lamon Brewster knock out Wladimir Klitshcko, I've been inundated with request  Read Full Story >>>

Featherweight Giants Battle To A Draw
By Juan Angel Zurita, DogHouseBoxing.com, Mon, 10 May 2004

The battle between the two best featherweights in the world didn?t fail to disappoint. Juan Manuel Marquez (42-2-1, 33 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (38-2-2, 29 KOs) locked horns for 12 rounds and gave it all they had before a crowd of   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao and Marquez put on a 'Grand Show'
By Dave Wilcox, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 10 May 2004
The Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas was the site what for must be the early candidate for fight of the year. Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez put on the show of shows Saturday night. Both fighters proved to everyone why they are true champions with a tremedous display of will and courage.   Read Full Story >>>

Marquez, Pacquiao may do it all over again
By Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, Mon, 10 May 2004
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao gave themselves a tough act to follow with a thrilling featherweight title fight that had multiple knockdowns, lots of blood and even a little bit of controversy. Assuming promoter Bob Arum gets his way, they'll soon be doing it again.   Read Full Story >>>

Featherweights Unsatisfied With Draw
By Michael Katz, The New York Times, Mon, 10 May 2004
LAS VEGAS, May 9 ? The fight of the year had everything but a winner. In a wild blood-and-guts battle, Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico, the best featherweights in the world, fought to a 12-round draw Saturday night at the MGM Grand Arena. Marquez, 30, retai  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao opponent salvages draw
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 10 May 2004
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- He smashed, bloodied and knocked down his opponent three times while fighting with an injured hand and a bad foot. But Manny Pacquiao emerged empty-handed after his gallant crown quest against Mexican double world champion Juan Manuel Marquez was ruled a split draw here on Sa  Read Full Story >>>

Draw stalls Pacquiao?s title match vs Morales
By Lito A. Tacujan, The Philippine Star, Mon, 10 May 2004
Las Vegas ? The plans of Filipino consensus featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao to go for the another crown, the World Boxing Council?s super featherweight diadem of Mexican Erik Morales, suffered a snag following his split draw with Juan Manuel Marquez. Bob Arum, chief honcho of Top Rank who   Read Full Story >>>

Showdown with Erik vanishes
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 10 May 2004
LAS VEGAS?A megabuck showdown with Mexican Erik Morales vanished in thin smoke Saturday night when Manny Pacquiao was held to a controversial 12-round split draw by Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand. Pacquiao had been promised that he will be ranged against Morales on July 31 in the event he   Read Full Story >>>

Bloody fight ends in 12-round draw
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 10 May 2004
LAS VEGAS ? Their faces bloodied and swollen, Manny Pacquiao and Mexican champion Juan Manuel Marquez fought to a thrilling 12-round split draw that left both sides disappointed. But more so Pacquiao who had knocked down the gutsy Mexican three times in the first round but could not finish him off i  Read Full Story >>>

Let People?s Champ?s people be the judge
By Homer D. Sayson, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 10 May 2004
CHICAGO ? Two judges pulled the plug on a well deserved Manny Pacquiao victory yesterday, preventing Pacman from annexing the WBA and IBF featherweight belts. But before we puncture their heads with the imaginary bullet holes of our collective rage, let?s stop for a moment and examine the facts.   Read Full Story >>>


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