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Marquez wants rematch
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 28 May 2004
WHO SAYS World featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez is not man enough to give Manny Pacquiao an immediate rematch? Definitely not, so says Marquez? promoter Bob Arum who yesterday declared his ward?s willingness to once again rumble with the Filipino boxing hero in a sequel to their epic c  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez ready for Pacquiao!, Thu, 27 May 2004
World featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico City is anxious to get the People's Champion Manny Pacquiao back into the ring. "Marquez is ready, we're ready - we're waiting for the first available date HBO can give us," said Bob Arum of Top Rank. On May 8, Marquez -- on the deck three t  Read Full Story >>>

Secrets behind Pacquiao's failed title bid
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 26 May 2004
JUST like an exquisite dish, you cannot have enough of Manny Pacquiao. So here's a secret, two-weeks old, which should've been brought out in the open earlier. It's about the original fight plan that was never executed. The secret strategy, as specified by Pacquiao himself before he left   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 26 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao, "The People?s Featherweight Champion" yesterday picked Orient Pacific Boxing Federation junior lightweight champion Randy "Komong Bato" Suico to win his World Boxing Council elimination bout against top contender Mzonke Fana of South Africa and then go for a promised title shot again  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, Tue, 25 May 2004
Unbeaten WBA Fedelatin minimumweight champ Yukka "Wiseguy" Gejon retained his unblemished record when he easily demolished Jun Eballe inside three rounds of their main-event showdown in Guihulngan, Negros Oriental. Gejon, a world-title prospect from the Wakee Salud Stable and currently ranked WBA   Read Full Story >>>

Manny vs Bata
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 25 May 2004
If uncrowned world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is thinking of embarking on a second professional career in billiards, he?s got the perfect opportunity to test his skills against the inimitable Efren (Bata) Reyes in a proposed exhibition match. A letter proposing the match was se  Read Full Story >>>

Throngs come to see Pacquiao
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 25 May 2004
On this day it wasn?t his boxing rivals who wanted a piece of Manny Pacquiao. It was his fans. Serving as a Thanksgiving Day of sorts to the throngs who supported the 25-year-old General Santos native in his world-title quest, Pacquiao held his first fan?s day Monday at the Wild Card Gym in Para  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao opens door, arms to adoring fans
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 25 May 2004
THIS WAS no ordinary fans day. Then again, Manny Pacquiao is no ordinary fighter, either. Over 300 fight fans yesterday crammed the Wild Card Gym in Para?aque City which played host to a tumultuous Manny Pacquiao fans? day ? the Filipino boxing hero?s way of thanking all those who had support  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Chi in the works
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Tue, 25 May 2004
WHILE Manny Pacquiao was treating his delighted fans, business manager Rod Nazario was at work doing what he does best?trying to set up big money fights for the Filipino boxing champion. On Monday at the Wild Card gym owned by Nazario in Paranaque City, Pacquiao posed for pictures with fans, who  Read Full Story >>>

A Jumbled Baker's Dozen
By Steve Kim,, Mon, 24 May 2004
It's funny, every time you do a 'pound-for-pound' list people seem to deluge you with e-mails on just how flawed and unimportant these types of mythical rankings are. Well, if they're that irrelevant, than why do some of you argue so vehemently with these lists, then? Stop reading right now if yo  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to get IBF award
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 24 May 2004
A SPECIALLY-MADE ring in commemoration of his three successful defenses of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-bantamweight crown will be awarded to Manny Pacquiao if he graces the 21st annual IBF Convention scheduled June 1-5 at the 667-room Argent Hotel in downtown San Francisco, Calif  Read Full Story >>>

A Year of Boxing in just Two Weeks: A Historical Two Weeks, Mon, 24 May 2004
Three letters can describe the last two weeks of boxing: WOW! By the end of each boxing year, experts and fans pick their Fight of the Year, Upset of the Year, Fighter of the Year, Controversy of the Year, Event of the Year, and Knockout of the Year. In just two weeks, we might have those categories  Read Full Story >>>

By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Boxing News, Sun, 23 May 2004
: Philippine junior welter boss Dindo Castanares figured in a fight, but found the key as he halted challenger Ramil Caballes 1:14 gone in the 10th round Saturday night here in a classic toe-to-toe, edge-of-the-seat war heading the "Triple Championship" card of Sammy "Don King" Gello-ani. Castanar  Read Full Story >>>

After Thoughts on Marquez Vs Pacquiao
By Jim Cawkwell,, Sun, 23 May 2004

May 8th?s featherweight super-fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez was one such occasion when the system failed and certain frightening truths about this industry came to light. But before we recall the officiati  Read Full Story >>>

Reverse psychology works for Marquez
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 23 May 2004
Now it can be told. The camp of Juan Manuel Marquez tried to persuade the Nevada State Athletic Commission to retract the appointment of Joe Cortez as referee in the fight against Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas last May 8. Boxing News editor Claude Abrams revealed that "the Marquez camp was not  Read Full Story >>>

Why not thirteen rounds, indeed?
By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 22 May 2004
THE RECENT Pacquiao-Marquez match has not ceased to draw comments from boxing fans. From San Francisco, California, this note from Jun Samontina. Hi Al, I agree with your suggestion of having a winner per round in a boxing match. But to really minimize further having draws after a figh  Read Full Story >>>

Losers - and one hero
By Marco Garrido, Asia Times, Sat, 22 May 2004
MANILA - Filipinos have a saying that there are no losers in Philippine elections; only winners and those whom the winners have cheated. This can be another way of saying that the losers in Philippine elections are invariably sore losers (and the winners inevitable cheaters). Sure enough, a week aft  Read Full Story >>>

Salud says rematch is inevitable
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 21 May 2004
Former World Boxing Council (WBC) secretary-general Rudy Salud said yesterday a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez is inevitable because their first fight was inconclusive. "It was a heckuva fight," said Salud, referring to the Las Vegas brawl that ended in a split draw last   Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 21 May 2004
International promoter Murad Muhammad who made a big impression during two recent visits to Manila hasn?t apparently given up on his efforts to entice WBA/IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez to agree to a rematch with "The People?s Champion" Manny Pacquiao, even as he continues to pursue   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao to fight September
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Thu, 20 May 2004
With WBA/IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez expected to shun any offer for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao, the consensus people?s champion will have to look for a worthy opponent when he resumes his bid for boxing glory sometime in September. Team Pacquiao official Moy Lainez yesterda  Read Full Story >>>

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