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SUICO VS. AROBY UNDERCARD SET!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, Mon, 18 Oct 2004
Philippine no. 2 super-featherweight Dexter Delada leads an explosive line-up of fighters who will see action in this Saturday's "Unfinished Business" card in Lapu-Lapu City.
The Camiguin-born Delada, who is set to challenge RP champ Bobby Pacquiao on December 4, tangles with veteran journeyman Al Read Full Story >>>
Murad assures Pacquiao of December bout
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Mon, 18 Oct 2004
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao?s business manager Rod Nazario and international promoter Murad Muhammad said on their arrival last Saturday morning that Pacquiao will fight as scheduled on Dec. 4.
After this, Pacquiao can take on World Boxing Association/International Boxing Read Full Story >>>
Barrera and Morales Vow Closure
By Rick Reeno, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 18 Oct 2004
The third meeting between two of the best fighters in the world, Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera, is only a few weeks away. The two Mexican rivals have waged war on two occasions and plan to wage war one more time on November 27, 2004. The winner is likely to meet Philippine sensation Manny P Read Full Story >>>
The Square Ring - October 16th Edition
By Howie Reed, ko.sherdog.com, Sun, 17 Oct 2004
When fellows of good spirit gather round to discuss the merits of boxing today, one issue is never in doubt. 'We need more good fighters that fight." Manny Pacquiao should be the poster boy for "good fighters". He is one of the few that though he holds no "official title" is the creme' de la creme'. Read Full Story >>>
JACA WINS COMEBACK FIGHT IN JAPAN
Philippine Boxing News, Sun, 17 Oct 2004
Ex-OPBF ruler Jimrex Jaca (22-1, 9 KOs), 124.5, made Japanese Isamu Sakashita (18-6, 16 KOs), 125.5, a bloody mess to be awarded a technical nod (49-48, 48-47 and 48-48) at 1:56 of the fifth round in a scheduled ten.
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Done deal, says Murad of Pacquiao?s Dec. fight
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 17 Oct 2004
BOXING PROMOTER Murad Muhammad arrived here yesterday bringing reassurance that Manny Pacquiao?s megabuck non-title fight with Guyanian Gairy St. Clair or Thai Fahsang 3K Battery is a ?done deal? and will be held Dec. 4 possibly at the Araneta Coliseum.
Muhammad came from Los Angeles with Pacquia Read Full Story >>>
Murad, Rod arrive today
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Sun, 17 Oct 2004
International promoter Murad Muhammad, who gave Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao the breaks that earned him a shot at the International Boxing Federation junior featherweight title held by Lelohonolo Ledwaba, is scheduled to arrive today with the Filipino champion?s business manag Read Full Story >>>
Murad Arriving With Nazario
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 16 Oct 2004
International promoter Murad Muhammad who gave Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao the breaks that earned him a shot at the IBF junior featherweight title held by Lelohonolo Ledwaba and later arranged the high profile battle with legendary Mexican Marco Antonio Barrera is scheduled t Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao?s coming fight purse ?too high?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Fri, 15 Oct 2004
The group that is putting together the scheduled fight between Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and World Boxing Organization Intercontinental champion Gairy St. Clair of Australia is reportedly not prepared to put up more than a maximum of $650,000 or about P40 million budget for Read Full Story >>>
?Superman? taunts Pacquiao
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 13 Oct 2004
Guyanese fighter Gairy St. Clair, who likes to be called "Superman," said recently he?s not afraid of Manny Pacquiao because the consensus world featherweight boxing champion "ain?t got no kryptonite."
St. Clair, 29, predicted a win over Pacquiao when they face off in an open-air field at the Gl Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao - The Great
By Epifanio M. Almeda, RingsideReport.com, Tue, 12 Oct 2004
Correct me if I didn't get this right. After wiping out kingdoms and empires, some with little or no opposition at all because of fear, Alexander the Great felt sad when he found out there were none left for him to conquer.
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By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Tue, 12 Oct 2004
There are all kinds of stories being peddled about Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and his future, including reports and press releases by unidentified persons claiming that Pacquiao has fired promoter Murad Muhammad and is a free agent planning to handle his own career.
Clear Read Full Story >>>
GABI WINS VS. THAI IN NORTH COTABATO!
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, Mon, 11 Oct 2004
World Boxing Council No. 8 flyweight Diosdado "Prince" Gabi won a lop-sided unanimous decision Sunday evening over Thai Sairung Pathavikorn-Gym in their 10-round duel in Antipas, North Cotabato topbilling the "Vendetta" card
Gabi pressed the attack all night, unleashing wicked body shots on the Th Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao caught in an emergency
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 11 Oct 2004
MANNY Pacquiao's scheduled fight against a colored opponent from out of nowhere comes in with sirens wailing, colored warning lights flashing.
The fight, both desperate and frantic, is an emergency.
It's being delivered on board a screaming ambulance.
Given enough time to find a worthier fo Read Full Story >>>
After St. Clair, Pacquiao faces Morales next
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Mon, 11 Oct 2004
Top Rank Inc. promoter Bob Arum told widely respected international referee Bruce McTavish that he and promoter Murad Muhammad have ?a done deal? for a blockbuster February showdown between Erik ?El Terrible? Morales and Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao.
The information was rel Read Full Story >>>
Nazario Says; 'No Problems' with Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 09 Oct 2004
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao?s business manager Rod Nazario told Viva Sports/Manila Standard that there was ?no problem? with Pacquiao, following an overseas telephone conversation with the champion in his hometown of General Santos City in southern Philippines.
Nazario wh Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao case gets messy
By Mike T. Limpag, Sun.Star Cebu, Sat, 09 Oct 2004
WHAT?S the real score with Manny Pacquiao?
Fans of the People?s Featherweight Champion are confused as to what?s really happening to the career of the 26-year-old General Santos City native.
A day after his website issued a statement regarding his firing of his US-based promoter Murad Muhamm Read Full Story >>>
Bidding war for Pacquiao looms
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 09 Oct 2004
With the contracts of his management and promotional teams expiring in a few months, consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is in an enviable position. He?s a prize catch and bidders are expected to make astronomical offers to sign the 25-year-old General Santos City southpaw. Read Full Story >>>
Money is needed for Manny tiff
The Philippine Star, Sat, 09 Oct 2004
Will it go against the government?s policy on austerity?
The intended hosting of Manny Pacquiao?s next fight in Manila is going to entail a ?huge amount? that boxing insiders believe the government involvement with the project is inevitable.
But the P28 million Pacquiao is expected to earn f Read Full Story >>>
Pacman is mad
Sun.Star Cebu, Fri, 08 Oct 2004
AFTER getting suckered numerous times, featherweight People?s Champion Manny Pacquiao has fought back and has fired his US-based promoter Murad Muhammad and declared himself a free agent.
In a press statement issued by Mannypacquiao.ph, the General Santos City-born boxer ended his association wi Read Full Story >>>