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Pacquiao inks multi-million dollar pact
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 25 Feb 2004
THE consensus world featherweight champion Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacquiao became the first athlete in Philippine history to hit $1 million payday after the revered Filipino boxing icon signed yesterday a multi-million dollar, two-fight contract with American promoter Murad Muhammad of the New Jersey Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, HBO ink million-dollar deal
The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 25 Feb 2004
NEW YORK ? Uncrowned world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao emerged from a two-hour meeting with Home Box Office (HBO) cable network officials wearing a million-dollar smile here yesterday.
Pacquiao and business manager Rod Nazario were accompanied by US promoter Murad Muhammad and Read Full Story >>>
HBO gives Pacquiao million-dollar package
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Wed, 25 Feb 2004
The venue is still uncertain. The figures are not too clear. No documents were even signed for his next fight.
But Manny Pacquiao, the most sought-after featherweight boxer in the world, and his manager Rod Nazario came out of a meeting with Home Boxing Office (HBO) in New York with a multifight Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao inks rich fight deal
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 25 Feb 2004
FILIPINO ring hero Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday left the negotiating table brandishing a multi-million dollar deal for two fights.
"Bring them all," was all Pacquiao needed to say to win the hearts -- and subsequently the juicy contract -- of HBO executives Kerry Davis and Xavier James.
Pacqu Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO: BRING THEM ALL!!!
FightNews.com, Tue, 24 Feb 2004
After meeting with promoter Murad Muhammad and HBO executives Kery Davis and Xavier James, featherweight sensation Manny Pacquiao agreed to a multimillion dollar deal with Muhammad that will begin with a May 22 HBO date at a site yet to be determined, but possibly against Juan Manuel Marquez.
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PACQUIAO SIGNS MULTI MILLION DOLLAR DEAL
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 24 Feb 2004
Filipino Manny Pacquiao, the featherweight sensation recognized by the prestigious Ring Magazine as champion of the world following his eleventh round demolition of legendary featherweight Marco Antonio Barrera last November 15 in San Antonio, Texas, has signed a multi-million dollar deal with promo Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Muhammad, and HBO in Blockbuster Deal
By Keith Terceira, BoxingScene.com, Tue, 24 Feb 2004
It is all systems go, at Camp Pacquiao as the sky rocketing featherweight seeks new uncharted frontiers. Stories of split-ups, new promoters, and upset trainers have been replaced with multi-million dollar deals and some fairly happy campers. Murad Muhammad seems to have found the formula for succes Read Full Story >>>
Manny mobbed in San Francisco
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 24 Feb 2004
NEWARK ? Consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived here early Sunday night with business manager Rod Nazario after a rousing welcome from Filipino fans in San Francisco.
Pacquiao and Nazario took a Philippine Airlines flight that flew directly from Manila to San Franci Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao?s next foe known today
The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 24 Feb 2004
WHO, where, when and how much Manny Pacquiao would earn when he makes his 2004 debut will be known today after the Filipino featherweight phenom and his business manager Rod Nazario meet with executives of HBO Boxing led by Kerry Davis in New York City. Pacquiao wants no less than $1 million when he Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao in HBO talks today
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
NEW YORK ? Consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and business manager Rod Nazario are confident of swinging a $1-Million contract for a May 22 fight in negotiations with Home Box Office (HBO) vice president for sports Gary Davis at the cable network headquarters here this morn Read Full Story >>>
Marquez refuses to battle Manny if price isn't right
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
NO money, no ring date.
Reigning IBF and WBA featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez seemed to be playing hard-to-get after the Mexican dynamite pronounced in a hardline rhetoric yesterday that he is not keen on risking his pair of crowns to Filipino boxing superstar Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacq Read Full Story >>>
Marquez not too hot on Manny
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
JUAN MANUEL Marquez, the reigning featherweight champion of the World Boxing Association and the International Boxing Federation, believes he should get more money than Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao if they are to fight on May 22.
In an interview by Mexican sports editor Ramiro Gonza Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao not worthy of $1-M purse, says Marquez
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
THE TITLE showdown has yet to be officially sealed but reigning World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation featherweight titlist Juan Manuel Marquez has already started to belittle the credentials of Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao.
In an interview that came out in a Mexican pa Read Full Story >>>
EXPERTS VIEWS DON?T BOTHER PACQUIAO
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
The views of four experts including possible opponent Paulie Ayala and one-time hot prospect Derrick Gainer as well as TV commentator Al Bernstein and Fox Sport?s latest addition, TV boxing analyst Max Kellerman who all picked WBA/IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez to beat Manny Pacquiao Read Full Story >>>
BOX: Y??qui?n es el campe?n?
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, Sun, 22 Feb 2004
Juan Manuel M?rquez afirma que el duelo ante Manny Pacquiao se cay? por dinero
Juan Manuel M?rquez tuvo que esperar y batallar para capturar el t?tulo mundial como ha sucedido con la mayor?a de monarcas. No fue f?cil lograrlo, y no porque no tuviera los m?ritos, sino porque los campeones reinante Read Full Story >>>
Four experts pick Marquez over Pacquiao
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 22 Feb 2004
The odds will be against consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao beating double titlist Juan Manuel Marquez if and when they square off in a proposed Home Box Office (HBO) fight on May 22.
So what else is new? Pacquiao defied bookmakers in dethroning Lehlo Ledwaba of South A Read Full Story >>>
Condicionan revancha al ?Barreta?
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, Sat, 21 Feb 2004
Despu?s de la tormenta viene la calma, y ahora el requisito para que el mexicano Marco Antonio Barrera obtenga la revancha ante el filipino Manny Pacquiao depende de una victoria.
Bueno, m?s bien de dos triunfos s?lidos iniciando el pr?ximo 19 de marzo en el Olympic Auditorium, donde el ex mejor Read Full Story >>>
Erik Morales And The Search For Respect
By Matthew Hurley, EastSideBoxing.com, Fri, 20 Feb 2004
After destroying Guty Espadas in the third round of their rematch, Super Featherweight Erik “El Terrible” Morales still found himself lurking in the shadows of his bitter rival Marco Antonio Barrera. Despite two closely contested matches with his nemesis, a win and a loss for both, Moral Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao off to US to negotiate $1-M fight
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 20 Feb 2004
HIS bag is packed and ready to go. Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will again embark on a huge task of attaining a feat no other Filipino athlete has ever achieved, and that is to seal a $1-million one-fight deal.
Pacquiao, along with business manager Rod Nazario will leave for New York Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao off to USA to seal Marquez deal
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 20 Feb 2004
IT?S just a matter of days before the highly-anticipated superbout between the consensus people?s world featherweight champion Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacquiao of the Philippines and reigning IBF and WBA 126 lbs. king Juan Manuel ?Dinamita? Marquez of Mexico will be formally sealed.
Pacquiao, along Read Full Story >>>