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Marquez is ready for grudge match
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Fri, 28 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao never made qualms about feeling the itch that is called the Juan Manuel Marquez rematch.
Now Marquez is feeling the same itch, too.
In his first public statement that answered Pacquiao?s challenge, the reigning World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation (IBF) Read Full Story >>>
Marquez ready for Pacquiao rematch
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 28 May 2004
THE bloodthirsty desire of diehard boxing disciples around the globe for a rematch between Filipino superstar Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacquiao and Mexican hotshot Juan Manuel ?Dinamita? Marquez of Mexico will soon be quenched.
This after Bob Arum of Top Rank Inc., the promoter of IBF/WBA 126 pounds Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao-Injin Chi fight slowly shaping up
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Fri, 28 May 2004
World Boxing Council founding secretary general Rudy Salud, who was instrumental in having WBC president Jose Sulaiman, his long-time friend, rate Manny Pacquiao no. 3 some months ago, is confident he can get the WBC chief to approve a planned title fight with reigning champion Injin Chi later this Read Full Story >>>
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!
FightNews.com, 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 >>>
PACQUIAO PICKS SUICO TO WIN
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, 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 >>>
GEJON STOPS EBALLE
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, MaxBoxing.com, 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
worldofboxing.com.au, 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 >>>
CASTANARES WIN IN MANDAUE
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, DogHouseBoxing.com, 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.
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 >>>