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Pacquiao to fight Aussie on December 4 in Taguig
The Manila Times, Fri, 08 Oct 2004
KNOWING that his fight schedule for 2005 is going to be littered with landmines, Manny Pacquiao locks horns with Gairy St. Clair of Australia, the World Boxing Organization Intercontinental featherweight champion, in a crucial tuneup bout on December 4 at the Global City in Taguig. A formal anno  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao fights Aussie on Dec. 4
By Marc Anthony Reyes, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 08 Oct 2004
MANNY Pacquiao, dodged by foreign rivals in his bid to validate his claim as world featherweight champion, will instead take on an Australian foe in a tuneup match set for Dec. 4 at the Global City in Taguig. First Gentleman Mike Arroyo, an avid supporter of the Filipino champ, is expected to pla  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-St. Clair bout a done deal
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Fri, 08 Oct 2004
Promoter Murad Muhammad said yesterday that ?the contracts are being finalized? for the planned Dec. 4 bout at the Global City in Taguig between Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and World Boxing Organization Intercontinental champion Gairy St. Clair of Australia. Murad told Viv  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-St. Clair a done deal
The Philippine Star, Fri, 08 Oct 2004
Bracing for his keenly-awaited rematch with Mexican champ Juan Manuel Marquez in February 2005, Manny Pacquiao takes on dangerous Gairy St. Clair of Australia in a crucial tuneup on Dec. 4 at the Global City in Taguig. A boxing source said a formal announcement of the blockbuster event will be h  Read Full Story >>>

Pacman soars in P4P list
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 08 Oct 2004
The Florida-based St. Petersburg Times ranked Pacquiao as No.4 in its top 10 pound-for-pound list behind Bernard Hopkins, Floyd Mayweather, and Felix ?Tito? Trinidad, who came off a 28-month hiatus in glorious fashion with a smashing eight-round stoppage of Ricardo Mayorga five nights ago. ?Pacqu  Read Full Story >>>

PRESS RELEASE: Pacquiao Fires Muhammad, Declares Himself Free Agent, Thu, 07 Oct 2004
GENERAL SANTOS-Citing numerous breaches in his existing contract with US-based promoter Murad Muhammad, featherweight king Manny Pacquiao declared himself a free agent Thursday in a bid to redirect his young but stagnating career to greater heights. "I am no longer happy at how things are shapin  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, Thu, 07 Oct 2004
World Boxing Council no. 7 lightweight and Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation champ Dennis Laurente has made known his interest to fight WBC lightweight champ Jose Luis Castillo following his successful defense in Japan last Sunday. Laurente (21-1-4, 11 KO's), who was bestowed the no. 7 slot i  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao dumps Murad as promoter
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 07 Oct 2004
Manny Pacquiao has decided to terminate his promotional deal with Murad Muhammad saying the American promoter had failed to package a mega fight deal before the end of the year. Murad signed Pacquiao to a six-fight, 2 ? year promotional contract worth $2.5 million middle of 2001 which is set to   Read Full Story >>>

Australian Fighters Step Up To The Plate
By Guy Hearn,, Thu, 07 Oct 2004
On November 27 th , Nedal ?Skinny? Hussein will challenge Oscar Larios for the WBC Super Bantamweight Title, on the undercard to the Barrera vs Morales show at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas Nevada The 26 year old Hussein, who is trained by Hall of Famer Jeff Fenech, brings a record of 35-1 to the figh  Read Full Story >>>

Pound for pound Hopkins is on top
By John C. Cotey, St. Petersburg Times, Thu, 07 Oct 2004
Bernard Hopkins was less than brilliant in defeating Oscar De La Hoya, but he remains the most dominant force in any boxing division. He also remains No. 1 in the Times top 10 pound-for-pound list. Since the list last ran in May, some boxing legends have fallen on hard times ... or their butt  Read Full Story >>>

By G. Leon,, Wed, 06 Oct 2004
Here it is. The twenty best pound for pound fighters in the world according to's G. Leon. This is one you definitely don't want to miss! Kassim Ouma, Felix Trinidad and Glen Johnson make the cut while Ricardo Mayorga and perennial pound for pounders Roy Jones Jr. and Oscar De La Hoya   Read Full Story >>>

Cebuano pugs dominate Asian boxing ratings
The Freeman, Wed, 06 Oct 2004
Four Filipino boxers reign as champions in their respective weight divisions in Asia according to the latest ratings of two Asian boxing organizations. Cebu City’s boxing sensation Rodel Mayol leads the list as Mini Flyweight champion of the Orient Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF). Mayol is  Read Full Story >>>

When Does a Fighter Get Old?
By Epifanio M. Almeda,, Wed, 06 Oct 2004
Longtime diehard boxing fan Ursulo Poricallan of Southern Leyte, Philippines wrote, "What can you say about Roy Jones, Jr.? He's a pity, isn't he?" Roy has since displayed seemingly inimitable boxing skills and made boxing look easy. In so doing, he made his many followers worldwide also that ea  Read Full Story >>>

Taguig Mayor's Group To Stage Pacquiao Fight
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 06 Oct 2004
Promoter Murad Muhammad who was taken aback by the news that Manny Pacquiao had returned home without his knowledge and that of business manager Rod Nazario , revealed in an exclusive overseas interview with Viva Sports/Manila Standard that it may be God's blessing because a news conference was bein  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao too good for their business
By Inocentes A. Gulle, Sun.Star General Santos, Wed, 06 Oct 2004
MANNY Pacquiao is decidedly the best fighter in the world among featherweights these days. He may not be the finest craftsman just yet, but he has attained that level of skills, which, combined with that very rare extraordinary punching power, makes him the most fearsome of featherweights, or junior  Read Full Story >>>

?Homesick? Pacquiao returns home
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Wed, 06 Oct 2004
A homesick Manny Pacquiao, Ring Magazine?s featherweight champion, surprisingly returned yesterday morning from Los Angeles even as his business manager Rod Nazario was flying to Los Angeles from Florida to meet him. Pacquiao?s wife Jinkee flew in from General Santos City at 12 noon and the two e  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao returns to unclear future
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 06 Oct 2004
Consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao quietly slipped back home yesterday morning after training nearly a month in Los Angeles for a fight that is still up in the air. It wasn?t certain if Pacquiao?s business manager Rod Nazario, who is in Florida, knew of the sudden retur  Read Full Story >>>

Mexican trio want Manny next
By James Blears,, Tue, 05 Oct 2004
Mexican trio Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera and Oscar Larrios are all targeting Manny Pacquiao as their prefered next opponent. In an interview, counting down to Morales V Barrera 111 WBC Championship Super Featherweight blockbuster, Erik stressed that in his opinion a fight against Manny wo  Read Full Story >>>

A Fall Bakers Dozen
By Steve Kim,, Tue, 05 Oct 2004
The leaves are beginning to turn and the days are getting shorter which means that autumn is upon us. But it's clear that the seasons have also changed in the game of boxing. The summer months saw some of this past generation's best boxers fall by the wayside. In addition to Mike Tyson, fighters   Read Full Story >>>

Philippine Boxing News, Sat, 02 Oct 2004
WBC #12 ranked Filipino lefty Dennis Laurente (21-2-4, 11 KOs), 133.25, barely kept his OPBF lightweight belt by a majority decision over an elongated OPBF #9 ranked Japanese Chikashi Inada (15-2, 11 KOs), 134.5, over twelve close rounds on Saturday (10/2/04) in Tokyo, Japan. Scored: Nobuaki Uratan  Read Full Story >>>

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