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By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Thu, 20 May 2004
World Boxing Council super bantamweight champion Oscar "Chololo" Larios says he is "ready to fight" featherweight "People?s Champion" Manny Pacquiao possibly in September, after HBO Sports set aside a date for Pacquiao following his epic but controversial battle with WBA/IBF champion Juan Manuel Mar  Read Full Story >>>

When Will It End?
By Orlando Rios, Jr.,, Wed, 19 May 2004

Well, they?ve done it again. For the 4th time in almost a year, we had another close controversial decision on our hands a couple of weeks ago. The Manny Pacquiao VS Juan Manuel Marquez featherweight title bout looked to be  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao: Rematch set vs Marquez in September
By DZMM, ABS-CBN News, Wed, 19 May 2004
Filipino featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he received a call from his manager informing him of HBO's plan to set a rematch for him and Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez in September. "Ang nilalakad ng business manager ko na sana ay dito sa Manila maganap 'yung fight namin, at  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Wed, 19 May 2004
HBO Sports is looking to stage a rematch between Manny Pacquiao and World Boxing Association/International Boxing Federation featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez sometime this September. This was disclosed by promoter Murad Muhammad who called Pacquiao?s business manager Rod Nazario to relay t  Read Full Story >>>

By Juan Carlos Gubi,, Tue, 18 May 2004
La cadena de televisi?n estadounidense HBO y el promotor Bob Arum quedaron satisfechos por la actuaci?n del campe?n mundial pluma, Juan Manuel M?rquez, por lo que el "desempate con Manny Pacquiao es un hecho... pero habr? que esperar alg?n tiempo". As? lo dio a conocer el manager, Ignacio Berist  Read Full Story >>>

Tax bite eats up Manny?s pay
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Tue, 18 May 2004
Uncrowned world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao paid $225,000 or about P12.6 Million in taxes to the US government for his recent fight against Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas, it was disclosed by his registered manager Marty Elorde yesterday. The amount represented 30 percent of P  Read Full Story >>>

Forget the protest
By Ding T. Marcelo, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 18 May 2004
LIKE A mother consoling a heart-broken son, President Arroyo listened with utmost concern to the lamentations of Manny Pacquiao who told the Chief Executive how he was cheated and robbed of victory during his bloody 12-round brawl with Juan Manuel Marquez. Probably holding his hand and gently pa  Read Full Story >>>

Murad to pursue Pacquiao protest despite rejection
By Rian Jay G. Hernandez, The Manila Times, Tue, 18 May 2004
MURAD Muhammad, the American promoter of Manny Pacquiao, said on Monday he plans to fight the decision of the Nevada State Athletic Commis?sion in denying the Filipino champion?s pro?test over the outcome of the boxer?s title fight against Juan Manuel Marquez on May 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacqu  Read Full Story >>>

Teams ?Palpak-Yaw?
By Rene Saguisag, ABS-CBN News, Tue, 18 May 2004
Thanks to Tempo, and it seems Tempo only, we knew there was really more than one side to the Pacquiao-Marquez story. Los Angeles Times, which won more Pulitzers the last time around than even the venerable New York Times, called it for Marquez. So did others. Last week, Tempo sailed against the loca  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 17 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao has some unfinished business to tale care of before anything else and that is to entice Juan Manuel Marquez back into the ring for a rematch. In an interview with Viva Sports/Manila Standard, "The People's Champion" recognized by the prestigious Ring Magazine as the featherweight cham  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao and the Ethiopian experience
By Philip Ella Juico, ABS-CBN News, Mon, 17 May 2004
As I had expected, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) rejected a protest lodged by Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao regarding his unpopular 12-round draw decision against world featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico, on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Casino Hotel in Las Ve  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 17 May 2004
While international promoter Murad Muhammad declined to say it directly, he implied that the heavy betting on the Manny Pacquiao ? Juan Manuel Marquez title fight at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, last May 8 may be the stumbling block to a reversal of the decision based on the protest filed by Murad?s la  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Marquez a fair score
By George Kimball, Boston Herald, Sun, 16 May 2004
Curious scoring and strange decisions by referees have been so rampant in boxing of late that sometimes we forget these things sometimes have a way of evening out. Last weekend's Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez featherweight title fight is a good case in point. The Freddie Roach-trained Pacquiao   Read Full Story >>>

Manny itching for rematch
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 16 May 2004
Uncrowned world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao can?t wait to maul Juan Manuel Marquez in a rematch. Pacquiao told The STAR the other day he failed to knock out Marquez in Las Vegas last weekend because he hurt his left hand in the first round and blistered his left big toe. "Sw  Read Full Story >>>

Macapagal on Pacquiao: We're both champs
By Juliet Labog-Javellana, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 16 May 2004
FOR someone who has been behaving like a winner, the quip was probably hard to resist. "We are each other's champion!" a beaming President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo exclaimed as she raised Manny Pacquiao's hand during a "victory party" she tendered for the boxer Saturday in Malaca?ang. Ms Ma  Read Full Story >>>

GMA urges Pacquiao to pursue protest on verdict
By Dante Navarro And Marichu Villanueva, The Philippine Star, Sun, 16 May 2004
It was a mere opinion. Team Pacquiao yesterday played down the reported denial of its protest on the controversial split draw decision Manny Pacquiao got from his featherweight clash with IBF/WBA champion Juan Manuel Marquez over the weekend, saying it was merely an opinion of an attorney genera  Read Full Story >>>

Pe?alosa says yes to rematch
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 16 May 2004
Former World Boxing Council (WBC) superflyweight champion Gerry Pe?alosa yesterday said a rematch is in order to determine the superior fighter-Manny Pacquiao or Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao and Marquez fought to a controversial split 12-round draw in Las Vegas last weekend. Pe?alosa said h  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Sun, 16 May 2004
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo gave the protest filed by internationally renowned promoter Murad Muhammad on behalf of ?The People?s Champion? Manny Pacquiao a huge boost when she told a large gathering of supporters at Malacanang yesterday that ?to us Filipinos and the whole world you are still   Read Full Story >>>

Solar execs save shirts
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Sun, 16 May 2004
HAD the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez for the International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association feather-weight titles on May 9 not gone beyond the first round, Solar Entertainment executives would have collectively lost their shirts. ?That was why my heart went   Read Full Story >>>

The Great Featherweight Showdown, But Where's The Great Interest
By James McDonnell,, Sat, 15 May 2004
Before I get labeled a sourpuss let me point out a couple of things here. First, I enjoyed every second of the bout between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, and the only reason I am beginning this article on a bit of a sour note is so that I can end on a high one. Right? So here goes. When  Read Full Story >>>

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