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Skinny Hussein promises to beat Larios
By Paul Upham,, Sat, 20 Nov 2004
Team Fenech's Nedal "Skinny" Hussein receives his long awaited world title shot next weekend when he challenges WBC junior featherweight champion Oscar Larios on the Erik Morales-Marco Antonio Barrera III card at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, USA on November 27. Hussein 36-1 (22) arrived in Los Angele  Read Full Story >>>

Philippine Boxing Fans Embrace Pacquiao and Show the Rest of the Boxing World How it Should be Done
By "Bad" Brad Berkwitt,, Fri, 19 Nov 2004
Manny Pacquiao is his name, and boxing is his game. This little warrior creates excitement each time he steps into the ring. With a huge fan base of what can be described as a mini Muhammad Ali following, the Philippine people follow, support, and embrace him as many of the African American people d  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao spars with 3 boxers
By Beth Celis, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 19 Nov 2004
VETERAN cornerman Lito Mondejar yesterday said that Manny Pacquiao is beginning to get back into his old fighting form after a layoff of several months. The General Santos City lefty took his training to another level yesterday when he sparred two rounds each with three different punchers at the Alm  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Laughs Off Fahsan's Predictions
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 19 Nov 2004
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao steps up his training at the Almendras Gym in Davao City with the assistance of Filipino trainer Buboy Fernandez for his December 11 tune-up fight against IBF No. 4 ranked super bantamweight Fahsan 3K Battery, paying little attention to the Thai w  Read Full Story >>>

Gorres Faces Fahsan Stablemate
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 19 Nov 2004
International promoter Murad Muhammad says Philippine and Orient Pacific Boxing Federation No.1 ranked super flyweight Z "The Dream" Gorres will face a stable-mate of Fahsan 3K Battery in one of the supporting bouts on the "Yanig sa Taguig" blockbuster fight card headlined by the twelve round battl  Read Full Story >>>

3K planning a big surprise for Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Thu, 18 Nov 2004
FAHSAN 3K BATTERY is neither a tuktuk driver nor an ice cream vendor from Thailand though he?s been called such by critics . But this last-minute choice as a foe for Manny Pacquiao is confident he will make a name for himself on the night of Dec. 11 at The Fort in Taguig. Reporting from Bangkok,   Read Full Story >>>

Fashang Confident of Beating Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 18 Nov 2004
Thailand's Fahsang 3K Battery, rated No. 4 super bantamweight by the IBF , said yesterday he was "very confident" of beating Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao in their December 11 showdown titled "Yanig sa Taguig" at the open air arena opposite MC Home Depot at The Fort in Taguig.   Read Full Story >>>

?Madman? to outdo Buffer?
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 18 Nov 2004
Since Smart is a major sponsor of the Manny Pacquiao-Fahsan 3-K Battery duel on Dec. 11, there?s talk that one of the telecommunications giant?s popular endorsers will rock the Fort as the ring announcer for the scheduled 12-rounder. If you ask me, it sounds like a smart idea. New Jersey pro  Read Full Story >>>

The World View
By Marty Mulcahey,, Thu, 18 Nov 2004
The great boxing writer Hugh McIlvanney referred to boxing as 'The Hardest Game', and so it is. It never ceases to amaze me how boxing regenerates itself, and produces new crops of contenders, champions, and stars every ten years. But boxing at the elite level cannot operate in a vacuum. It depends   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Marquez II to be announced; Fahsan to derail it
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 17 Nov 2004
While Bob Arum's Top Rank is poised to formally announce the much-awaited rematch between reigning world featherweight king Manny Pacquiao and WBA/IBF champ Juan Manuel Marquez, Thailand's Fahsan 3K Battery has vowed he will ruin all plans when he trades leathers with the Filipino superstar on Decem  Read Full Story >>>

Morales might be too terrifying for Pacman
By Paul J. Taneo, Sun.Star Cebu, Wed, 17 Nov 2004
I?VE never seen Erik Morales fight the full 12 rounds. Once I watched him take on a forgettable fighter in an even more forgettable fight months ago and hoping to be impressed by Morales, instead I switched on to another channel. That was until two dawns ago. Pinoy Box Office (the corporate   Read Full Story >>>

Marco Barrera?s Ultimate Challenge
By Patrick Kehoe, The Sweet Science, Tue, 16 Nov 2004
With his fourth round thrashing of Kevin Kelley completed, April 12, 2003, Team Barrera were riding high. Marco Antonio Barrera, at age twenty-nine, was fifty-nine fights into a remarkable career, having lost only three contests. From the February 19, 2001 classic against arch ring nemesis Erik Mor  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Tue, 16 Nov 2004
Indicating he is not taking Thai Fahsan 3K Battery lightly, world-renowned American trainer Freddie Roach plans to fly to Manila in the last week of November to personally oversee the final phase of Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao's training for his December 11 tune-up fight agai  Read Full Story >>>

3K is ?low bat? ? Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 16 Nov 2004
MANNY PACQUIAO vaguely remembers the time when he squared off with Fahsan 3K Battery of Thailand in a three-round exhibition in the US territory of Guam over two years ago. But one thing struck him in the brief encounter. Pacquiao said the thing he remembers most from that match was that Fahsan w  Read Full Story >>>

Roach to supervise Pacquiao?s training
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Tue, 16 Nov 2004
American trainer Freddie Roach plans to arrive in Manila in the last week of November to supervise the final phase of Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao?s training for his Dec. 11 tune-up fight against International Boxing Federation no. 4 super bantamweight Fahsang 3K Battery of Th  Read Full Story >>>

Top refs queue to work Manny?s fight
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 16 Nov 2004
Several top-notch local referees are being considered to work the Manny Pacquiao-Fashsan 3-K Battery bout in an open-air field at the Fort in the Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, on Dec. 11 but if the fight is sanctioned by the International Boxing Federation (IBF) as a title eliminator, the job will   Read Full Story >>>

Morales Vs. Barrera 3 ? The True Superfight Of The Year
By Matthew Hurley,, Tue, 16 Nov 2004
On November 27th Erik Morales and Marco Antonio Barrera will engage in the third and final chapter of their epic trilogy. The routes these two great fighters have traveled since their first classic fight in 2000, won by Morales, have been markedly different, yet both paths led them towards a collisi  Read Full Story >>>

Could Naseem Hamed Compete with Pac Man, Barrera and Morales?
By Alan Berg,, Mon, 15 Nov 2004
Much like waiting on his entrances, Naseem Hamed still teases fight fans with a possible comeback. His flashy style and punching power made him the rock star of the featherweight division. In Hamed's first fight on HBO, he made Kevin Kelley and Madison Square Garden wait for one of the most dram  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Begins Sparring Monday
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 15 Nov 2004
Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao will begin sparring Monday at the Almendras Gym in Davao City in preparation for his December 11 tune-up fight against IBF No. 4 super bantamweight Fahsang 3K Battery of Thailand even as he indicated he is not taking his opponent for granted. Ticke  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera-Morales 3 in Jeopardy?
By Rick Reeno,, Mon, 15 Nov 2004
The below article was sent to BoxingScene by several users as the story has been going around various corners of the press down in Mexico. From what I could translate, it appears that Barrera's health issues may cause the the third fight with Morales to get cancelled. The health issues seem to b  Read Full Story >>>

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