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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 >>>

Knocked down 3 times, Marquez salvages draw
By The Associated Press, MSNBC, Sun, 09 May 2004
LAS VEGAS - Juan Manuel Marquez kept getting up and never gave up. When the fight was over, he had both one amazing comeback and the featherweight titles he brought into the ring against Manny Pacquiao. advertisement Knocked down three times in the first round, Marquez rallied Saturday night   Read Full Story >>>

No words to describe this Injustice!
By Keith Terceira,, Sun, 09 May 2004
One word comes to mind in this result and I will not use it for fear I would have to ban myself from Boxingscene. The loss of words will put off what I was going to write this evening till a cooler head can prevail. To score this fight 115-110 for Marquez stinks to the point of ridiculous. The only   Read Full Story >>>

Factors to decide outcome
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 09 May 2004
The factors that could decide the outcome of the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez are: Power. Both are lethal punchers. Pacquiao has halted 29 foes in 41 bouts compared to Marquez? list of 33 KO victims in 44 outings. They?re batting over 70 percent in knockout rate. Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

'Ring' picks Pacquiao
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 09 May 2004
If the Ring Magazine is as credible and authoritative as it?s supposed to be, Manny Pacquiao should demolish World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez in their scheduled 12-round bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this mornin  Read Full Story >>>

Confident Pacquiao goes for glory today
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 09 May 2004
LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- If you're worried, Manny Pacquiao isn't. After skipping dinner Thursday, Pacquiao breezed through the championship weigh-in at 125 lbs. on Friday, then swooped down on a hefty lunch of beef nilaga (stew), chop suey, boiled eggs and fresh oranges. Not to worry, Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao's Date with Destiny
By Rico Navarro, The Freeman, Sun, 09 May 2004
By the time you read this, Manny Pacquiao?s march to destiny may have gone on high gear or may have taken a dive. I?m just hoping that when it?s all over, Pacquiao?s hands will be raised by referee Joe Cortez while the IBF and WBA featherweight championship belts of Juan Manuel Marquez will be turne  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao jabs at history
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 09 May 2004
LAS VEGAS ? Rarely has two fighters on top of their game face each other for pride and honor. While Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez are going to be compensated well for Saturday night?s (Sunday morning in Manila) featherweight war at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the winner of this bout will ga  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao fights fight of his life
By Lito A. Tacujan, The Philippine Star, Sun, 09 May 2004
LAS VEGAS ? A nation divided by partisan politics will stand as one for Manny Pacquiao today. With all the hype of the presidential derby simmering to an end, politics and everything else take a back seat as its favorite son of the ring seeks to establish himself as the best featherweight in the wor  Read Full Story >>>

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