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Marquez Survives Onslaught, Draws with Pacquiao
By Mike Sloan,, Mon, 10 May 2004
What we all witnessed last night in Las Vegas was clearly the best fight of 2004 thus far. Who would have thought that once Juan Manuel Marquez hit the deck for the third time in the first round that he?d last the round, let alone rally back against Manny Pacquiao and last the full twelve? It can (a  Read Full Story >>>

Judge admits Pacquiao error
BBC Sport, Mon, 10 May 2004
Judge Burt Clement has admitted he made a scoring error that cost Manny Pacquiao the WBA and IBF featherweight belts. Filipino Pacquiao drew with Mexico's Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas on Saturday. But Clement scored Pacquiao's three knockdown round 10-7 instead of 10-6 and the fight 113-11  Read Full Story >>>

Draw KOs Pacquiao bid
ABS-CBN News, Mon, 10 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao faced an opponent who just kept getting up and never gave up and despite knocking down Juan Manuel Marquez thrice in the first round, found himself settling for an unpopular draw, thus losing his chance at grabbing the Mexican?s world featherweight crowns. Marquez rallied from tho  Read Full Story >>>

Three Cheers for Judge, Bronx Cheer for Ratner
By Keith Terceira,, Mon, 10 May 2004
I never thought I?d see the day that one of these judges would stand up and admit to a scoring error but it is done. Run for cover the sky is falling. Mr. Clement admits to failing to give Manny Pacquiao a 10-6 round was an error in judgment and in the instructions he had received at some point from  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 10 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao, the featherweight ?People?s Champion? lived up to his billing as a legitimate sports hero on the PLDT Global pre-paid phone cards but his remarkable courage and incredible gallantry were not enough to overcome a badly swollen left hand suffered in the very first round when he decked   Read Full Story >>>

Marquez, Pacquiao brawl to draw
By Kevin Iole, Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, 10 May 2004
The hangman was coming to send Juan Manuel Marquez to the gallows. Manny Pacquiao knocked down the WBA/IBF featherweight champion three times and nearly out in the first round of their highly anticipated fight at the MGM Grand on Saturday night. And only Marquez's desire allowed him to survive a  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez keeps titles, but shouldn't have fought on
By Royce Feour, Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, 10 May 2004
It was an unbelievable fight. A wild and weird fight. It was a fight both boxers could say they should have won. Fittingly, it was scored a draw. Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao battled to a sensational draw in an outstanding 12-round featherweight title bout at the MGM Grand Gard  Read Full Story >>>

By Derek Bilton, (UK), Mon, 10 May 2004
It's been a busy few months on the boxing beat, particularly at heavyweight. Vitali Klitschko exacted a measure of family revenge as he captured the WBC heavyweight title by stopping Corrie Sanders, while a few weeks earlier brother Wladimir folded alarmingly after dominating Lamon Brewster, rai  Read Full Story >>>

Lets Be Real. A Draw Is Fair
By Richard McManus,, Mon, 10 May 2004
There was no robbery last night in Las Vegas, at least not at the MGM Grand in the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez fight. A draw was a fair decision. The 115-110 score in favor of Marquez is excessive. That score has Marquez winning 10 of 12 rounds with Pacquiao earning a 10-6 score in Round   Read Full Story >>>

Manny better fighter
ABS-CBN News, Mon, 10 May 2004
Manila Mayor Lito Atienza and Manila Sports Council (Masco) chairman Ali Atienza were extremely disappointed that the match between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez ended in a draw. ?How could they call it a draw when Manny was obviously the better fighter? He even knocked down Marquez thr  Read Full Story >>>

Many say Pacquiao won, some say judging was fair
By Rommel C. Manlosa, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 10 May 2004
YESTERDAY?S result of the championship fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez drew howls from majority of Filipinos ? boxing aficionado or not. But there were also those, including some who watched the match at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, who believed it was a just decision.   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao will win rematch ? solon
The Philippine Star, Mon, 10 May 2004
Lawmakers congratulated Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao who fought for the nation?s pride and honor till the end and expressed confidence that a rematch will be won by Pacquiao. Lakas-CMD Reps. Monico Puentevella of Bacolod City and Exequiel Javier of Antique said Pacquiao deserves praise for figh  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao robbed of world titles
The Philippine Star, Mon, 10 May 2004
Manila Mayor Lito Atienza and Manila Sports Council (MASCO) chairman Ali Atienza expressed extreme disappointment over the controversial decision calling the match between IBF superbantamweight champion and featherweight boxing great Manny Pacquiao and reigning WBA and IBF featherweight Juan Manuel   Read Full Story >>>

Contrasting views on Pacquiao's split draw
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 10 May 2004
HOUSE SPEAKER Jose de Venecia and Manila Mayor Lito Atienza had contrasting opinions following Manny Pacquiao's split draw with Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez in their world featherweight title fight in Las Vegas Sunday. "A draw with the world champion already represents a victory," De Venecia said   Read Full Story >>>

Marquez/Pacquiao Ends in Thrilling Draw
WBEX, Mon, 10 May 2004
Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Many believed it would turn out to be a "Fight of the Year" contender. Fans at the MGM Grand would tell you it was. Juan Manuel Marquez retained two featherweight titles Saturday after a majority draw with Manny Pacquiao in a thriller that was just as hard to sco  Read Full Story >>>

Superstitious beliefs and fearless forecasts
By Antonio M. Ajero, Sun.Star Davao, Mon, 10 May 2004
Manny's draw and RP elections. The inability of our hero, Manny Pacquiao, to win over Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas Sunday was no doubt a disappointment to many, especially those who did not agree with the judges' verdict that the fight was a majority draw. Statistical fact is 158 of Marquez'  Read Full Story >>>

No words to describe this Injustice! Morning Edition!
By Keith Terceira,, Mon, 10 May 2004
Well, its morning, and nothing has changed still a little overwhelmed at the thought that Manny Pacquiao got the shaft. Taking nothing from Marquez but lets be real. Fights are won on effective aggressiveness, ring generalship, and punches. Is there any doubt at all that for the entire fight Man  Read Full Story >>>

Clements: 'I dropped the ball' with scoring error
By Kevin Iole, Las Vegas Review Journal, Sun, 09 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao would be the WBA/IBF featherweight champion today had judge Burt Clements been aware that he was able to score a round 10-6. Pacquiao recorded three knockdowns against champion Juan Manuel Marquez in the first round Saturday before a frenzied crowd of 7,129 at the MGM Grand. But C  Read Full Story >>>

Judge admits scoring error!, Sun, 09 May 2004
"I just screwed up!" says Clements... Judge Burt Clements, who controversially scored Manny Pacquiao's three knockdown round 10-7 instead of 10-6, told the Las Vegas Review Journal after the fight that his scoring of the round was an error. "Clearly, it wasn't non-awareness that there were three   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Settles for ?Evil? Draw with Marquez
By Winchell Campos,, Sun, 09 May 2004
LAS VEGAS -- The Fates have played a cruel joke on Manny Pacquiao, who had to settle for a controversial majority draw with Mexican WBA and IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez despite knocking down his opponent thrice in the first round Saturday at the MGM Grand Arena here. As Michael  Read Full Story >>>

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