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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 >>>

Murad exposes judge?s dark past
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 15 May 2004
New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad yesterday disclosed that Guy Jutras was chastised for hanky-panky as a referee in a 1982 title fight by the New Jersey State Athletic Commission and said the Montreal septuagenarian should?ve have barred from judging the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez bout in L  Read Full Story >>>

Murad to fight Nevada verdict
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Sat, 15 May 2004
Internationally renowned promoter Murad Muhammad said yesterday that he plans to fight the decision of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, which rejected the protest filed by Team Pacquiao. However, Murad said: ?We will go full speed ahead.? In a telephone conversation with Viva Sports/Mani  Read Full Story >>>

By Al S. Mendoza, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 15 May 2004
DRAWS normally happen only in chess. That's because a draw in chess matters much: It gives both protagonists half a point each. In chess, only a defeat warrants a zero to the loser, with the winner earning a big one point. Thus, virtually in all other sports, there's no such thing as a draw.   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao blames self for socks fiasco
By Eddie Alinea, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 15 May 2004
Manny Pacquiao, who was guaranteed $500,000 (P27.5 million) for his fight against Juan Manuel Marquez, admitted the other night that in his desire to save money, he bought cheap socks costing less than $1 dollar. The miscalculation probably cost him a victory, two world titles and guaranteed mega  Read Full Story >>>

Heavy Hands: The Draw To End All Draws
By Damien K. Picariello,, Sat, 15 May 2004
So Pacquiao and Marquez draw, and now everyone's up in arms. Pacquiao should have won! Marquez should have won! That judge who scored the first round 10-7 instead of 10-6 should be shot! The Philippine government is planning a massive air raid on Las Vegas! Boxing as we know it will surely come to a  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao items selling briskly on internet site
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 15 May 2004
LOS ANGELES?Some people are cashing in on Manny Pacquiao?s popularity ? without him knowing it. On EBay, an internet bidding site, the Filipino boxing star?s pictures, signed gloves, magazines, VHS tapes of fights, DVDs and other memorabilia, continue to be auctioned at prices ranging from $1.99  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao appeal kayoed
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Sat, 15 May 2004

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) dealt a final and decisive blow to the appeal of Team Pacquiao, saying it would not overrule the outcome of the featherweight unification match on Sunday, it was learned F  Read Full Story >>>

Nevada commission snubs Pacquiao protest
By Rian Jay G. Hernandez, The Manila Times, Sat, 15 May 2004
DENIED. This was what the Nevada State Athletic Commission did to the protest filed by Filipino boxing idol Manny Pacquiao?s camp over the World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation featherweight title match with Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico on May 9 that ended in a controvers  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao protest rejected
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Sat, 15 May 2004
This one should hurt Manny Pacquiao and his millions of fans more than what IBF/WBA champion Juan Manuel Marquez inflicted on the Filipino fighter during their controversial featherweight clash at the MGM Grand over the weekend. The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday flatly rejected a   Read Full Story >>>

Nevada Commission junks Manny Pacquiao protest
By Dennis Principe,, Sat, 15 May 2004
THE Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) yesterday junked the formal protest filed by Filipino boxing kingpin Manny Pacquiao regarding his controversial 12-round split draw verdict versus world Featheweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez. NSAC Attorney General Brian Sandoval immediately responded t  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Protest Rejected!, Fri, 14 May 2004
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has rejected a protest lodged by Team Pacquiao over last Saturday's fight with Juan Manuel Marquez. In a letter written by Attorney General Brian Sandoval to attorney Lamont Jones, who is representing Pacquiao/M&M Sports, read in part: "While I understand your  Read Full Story >>>

By Salvador Martínez,, Fri, 14 May 2004
El campe?n mundial pluma de la FIB y la AMB, Juan Manuel M?rquez, anunci? que su siguiente pelea ser? contra el sonorense Orlando Salido, el cual acaba de ser designado retador oficial por la Federaci?n Internacional de Boxeo. La empresa Top Rank inform? al manejador Ignacio Berist?in que esa es  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 14 May 2004
An exuberant Murad Muhammad, the internationally recognized promoter who has taken Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao to remarkable heights in partnership with Pacquiao's business manager Rod Nazario appeared confident that the formal protest filed with the Nevada State Athletic Com  Read Full Story >>>

Murad cries out for justice
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 14 May 2004
New Jersey prooter Murad Muhammad filed the other day a protest urging the Nevada State Athletic Commission to correct judge Burt Clements? scoring error that decided the outcome of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez fight in Las Vegas last weekend. Muhammad, who flew in from the US with Pac  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao still bitter over draw decision
By Tarra Quismundo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 14 May 2004
IT WAS a meeting of two men who had just come from a fight. And they called each other champions. Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and reelectionist Manila Mayor Lito Atienza met again Thursday at the Manila City Hall, a few hours after the celebrated fighter planed in from the United States. Pa  Read Full Story >>>

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