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Boxing Fans Win Big, By Draw
By Martin Wade, DogHouseBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2004
First of all I?d like to qualify this piece by saying I watched this epic night of boxing at a party, so you can only imagine the combined impact of great fights and several margaritas. While piling my plate high with guamoley and spicy chicken enchiladas I have to say I wholeheartedly disagree with  Read Full Story >>>

A Discourse for Marquez
By Jason Petock, DogHouseBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2004
Engrossed inside of me is a minute voice pleading for explanation. I cannot offer it any. All I can do is strive for an outcome that is somewhat balanced and steady. Fairly aware of the minor inconsistencies that befall the professional world of prizefighting, I was slightly bothered to some extent   Read Full Story >>>

In and Out, Again (Part II)
By Steve Kim, MaxBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2004
8:13 PM- The crowd is still roaring as both men get set for the first bell, and the tension is thick. The first minute or so it looks like Marquez is in control, using his range as he hits Pacquiao with a few hard shots and he's even playing the role of aggressor. Pacquiao is backing up early, not a  Read Full Story >>>

PACMAN and Marquez: A few final thoughts
By Tom Donelson, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 11 May 2004
I remember a sport pundit quipping that a tie was like kissing your sister. Well, last Saturday, we were treated to the boxing version of a tie- the draw. Manny ?the Pac Man? Pacquiao began the fight where he left off his last fight with Barrera, by devouring Marquez in the opening stanza. Marquez h  Read Full Story >>>

Hush That Fuss
By Joey Knish, IBOPBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2004
With all due respect to the musical sensation Outkast for stealing the line "hush that fuss" from their 1998 hit 'Rosa Parks' for my title, can't everybody just pipe down about all the "controversy" in scoring boxing. All this, of course, comes on the heels of last Saturday's great back-and-forth ba  Read Full Story >>>

The Verdict is in
By Don Deane, EastSideBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2004
It seems that poor judging is common place and bad decisions are the norm in this age of boxing. Think about it. How often do you sit on the edge of your seat after watching your favorite boxer fight a hard ten rounds and say to yourself ?Well he SHOULD win.? Or do you remember sitting home watching  Read Full Story >>>

'The Greatest' calls Pacquiao the Small Ali
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Tue, 11 May 2004
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- He emerged empty-handed from his grim title quest, but Manny Pacquiao woke up Sunday crowned with a glorious assurance that he did win over WBA/IBF featherweight titleholder Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico. The appreciation came in the form of a phone call. The caller: Mu  Read Full Story >>>

Referee, judges bungle job
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 11 May 2004
The decision stunk up the MGM Grand Garden Arena and ruined an epic battle that featured two courageous gladiators uncompromising in their quest for global recognition as the world featherweight boxing champion. In the end, neither Manny Pacquiao nor Juan Manuel Marquez was declared the winner o  Read Full Story >>>

Somehow, it didn’t turn out too bad after all
By Rick Folstad, IBOPBoxing.com, Tue, 11 May 2004
Somehow, despite a controversy that threatened to turn a good night into something bad, the judges at ringside Saturday night got it right. It was completely by accident that they got it right - a bungling of rules and numbers - but in the fight game, you take the good whenever you can get it. Be  Read Full Story >>>

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 >>>


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