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Thoughts about Manny Pacquiao
By George Diaz Smith,, Wed, 01 Dec 2004

Filipinos have been loyal to their compatriots. What is so uncommon in any gathering supporting that? For the diminutive two-fisted fire hurdler Manny, Nothing has come easy. "The Destroyer" 38-2-2 (30 KO's) Manny Pacquiao   
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RSR December P4P listings
By Alan Berg,, Wed, 01 Dec 2004
What a November. The clich? would be to say a November to remember, but that's not happening on the Fierce 15. We expect excellent performances. Speaking of the return of Kostya Tszyu and Marco Antonio Barrera, each fighter regained recognition and were the shining wizards of the month. In December   Read Full Story >>>

Barrera afraid of Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Wed, 01 Dec 2004
Despite the demands of boxing fans, especially his Mexican supporters who consider him a hero, legendary featherweight Marco Antonio Barrera, it seems, is ?afraid of Manny Pacquiao? and doesn?t want a rematch this February, according to international promoter Murad Muhammad. Muhammad contacted t  Read Full Story >>>

Comes now a more potent Pacquiao
By Edith Regalado, The Philippine Star, Wed, 01 Dec 2004
DAVAO CITY ? After weeks of intense training under the watchful eyes of noted American trainer Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao is emerging a more potent fighter and is expected to reach peak form in time for his Dec. 11 bout with Fahsan 3K Battery at The Fort in Taguig. "Manny (Pacquiao) is now mo  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao ready for war
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Wed, 01 Dec 2004
MANNY Pacquiao was clowning around, did some dancing atop the ring and even doing an imaginary dribble of a basketball and making a jump shot at the end of his training session Monday afternoon at the Davao City boxing gym. "Sorry, I forgot I'm not a basketball player. I'm a boxer," a smiling Pa  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera says no to Pacquiao
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 01 Dec 2004
IT'S being billed as the biggest boxing event in 2005, but the projected rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera has crashed before it could take off. Reason: Barrera no longer wants to fight Pacquiao, who crushed and stopped the Mexican boxing icon in 11 rounds in Texas last yea  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera declines Pacquiao rematch
The Manila Times, Wed, 01 Dec 2004
THE specter of his manhandling at the hands of Manny Pacquiao continues to haunt Mexican ring idol Marco Antonio Barrera. Moments after masterfully wresting the two super featherweight titles from archrival Erik Morales via a majority decision on Sunday, Barrera declined an offer for a return bo  Read Full Story >>>

Scott Harrison - 'I believe I'm the best in the world and I want to prove it.', Tue, 30 Nov 2004
WBO Featherweight world champion Scott Harrison wants the chance to prove he's the best boxer in the world by stepping into the ring with Marco Antonio Barrera. Scott was ringside for the third meeting of Erik Morales and Barrera in Las Vegas on Saturday, and despite witnessing two of the best po  Read Full Story >>>

Living in the Shadow
By Shane Rhinewald,, Tue, 30 Nov 2004
We have all heard the story before. The destitute youth, lonely orphan, and impoverished outcast rise up against incredible odds to generate incredible wealth, wield unimaginable powers, and take revenge upon those that ridiculed them. Oliver Twist proved the value of perseverance in overcoming his   Read Full Story >>>

Manny will KO Barrera again ?Roach
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 30 Nov 2004
FREDDIE ROACH wants it done immediately. That is, a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera. Now, Pacquiao versus Barrera II is the fight everyone wants to see. While Barrera may have put on a show against Erik Morales, that doesn?t mean he will do the same thing when given the o  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Barrera could be richest 130-lb fight in history
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Boxing Central, Tue, 30 Nov 2004
If the plans to pit Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera fall into place, expect the two ring gladiators to figure in what will be the richest junior lightweight showdown in the history of professional boxing. This was the general consensus gathered by boxing pundits following Barrera?s monum  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao, Roach Say 'Bring On Barrera'
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 30 Nov 2004
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and his trainer Freddie Roach both want HBO to bring on Marco Antonio Barrera without wasting time so they could once and for all settle the issue with the legendary Mexican who has consistently claimed he had an off night when Pacquiao annihila  Read Full Story >>>

Roach wants Barrera, not Marquez rematch
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 30 Nov 2004
Renowned trainer Freddie Roach said yesterday he will recommend Manny Pacquiao to face Marco Antonio Barrera instead of Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas early next year because it?s the fight that fans will pay money for. Roach, who flew in from Los Angeles last week to train Pacquiao for his De  Read Full Story >>>

Manny rarin? to stop Thai early
By Edith Regalado, The Philippine Star, Tue, 30 Nov 2004
DAVAO CITY ? Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao is raring to finish off IBF No.4 super bantamweight Fahsan 3K Battery when they fight on Dec. 11 at The Fort in Taguig. "Gusto ko nang tapusin agad ang laban. Handang-handa na ako. Hindi ako takot (I want to finish the fight early. I am ready. I a  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera Wins; Rematch With Pacquiao Looms
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 29 Nov 2004
With Marco Antonio Barrera?s epic victory over WBC super featherweight champion in a superb ending to their incredible trilogy, a rematch with Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao looms provided the flamboyant Filipino overcomes WBA/IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez in th  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao eyes Barrera rematch
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 29 Nov 2004
DAVAO CITY, Davao del Sur, Philippines -- Elated over the result of the world super featherweight boxing championship in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao plunges into a final week of rigorous training today for his Dec. 11 fight in Taguig, with an eye on repeating over Marco Antonio Barrera, who dethroned   Read Full Story >>>

Barrera stuns Morales, says Pacman clash an 'off night'
By Charles Raymond A. Maxey, Sun.Star Davao, Mon, 29 Nov 2004
MARCO Antonio Barrera, humiliated by Manny Pacquiao only a year ago, shot back into boxing prominence when he beat Erik Morales to win the World Boxing Council 130-pound crown Sunday in Las Vegas. Barrera, a 1-3 underdog entering the match, walked off the ring having regained some lost glory and  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao irked by Barrera statement
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 29 Nov 2004
MANNY PACQUIAO was piqued when told about the statements made by Marco Antonio Barrera and his promoter, Oscar dela Hoya, moments after Barrera?s thrilling win over Erik Morales at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. "Hindi lang nila matanggap na tinalo ko siya (Barrera)," said Pacquiao, in response to r  Read Full Story >>>

RIVALS' THIRD EPIC BATTLE: Barrera by a nose
By Kevin Iole, Las Vegas Review Journal, Mon, 29 Nov 2004

One of the greatest fights in recent boxing history was eclipsed on Saturday when Marco Antonio Barrera and Erik Morales put on yet another memorable brawl. The Mexican boxing legends traded punis  
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By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, Sun, 28 Nov 2004
Gerry Penalosa displayed his old form, used his vaunted right jab and then unleashed a left straight to flatten Thai Bangsaen Sithpraprom in the seventh round of a scheduled 12-rounder to win the vacant World Boxing Foundation superfly crown Saturday night (11/27/04) at the Casino Filipino amphithea  Read Full Story >>>

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