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Taneo: Pacman needs to eat more to be the greatest
By Paul J. Taneo, Sun.Star Cebu, Thu, 15 Jan 2004
The Philippine Daily Inquirer might have done right by naming Manny Pacquiao ?Filipino of the Year 2003?. He was deemed the person ?who has made the most positive impact on the life of the nation,? beating out such major newsmakers as the COA team that exposed Meralco?s anomaly and caused the refund  Read Full Story >>>

Damage Control
By Steve Kim,, Wed, 14 Jan 2004
Part 3 of a multi-part series. This is what Jim Lampley of HBO Sports said on air in the aftermath of Pacquiao's destruction of Marco Antonio Barrera on November 15th: "Well, it sets up Pacquiao for some huge fights and some big money in the future. They say it's reported that of the $700,000   Read Full Story >>>

Yet another black eye for boxing
By Tim Smith, New York Daily News, Wed, 14 Jan 2004
Manny Pacquiao, a Filipino featherweight, has been crying about promoter Murad Muhammad stealing a large share of his purse for his match against Marco Antonio Barrera in Texas last November. Muhammad denies it. Maybe Pacquiao's allegation didn't come through on the Top Rank wiretap, but it bears a   Read Full Story >>>

Exclusive Interview: Freddie Roach
By G. Leon,, Wed, 14 Jan 2004
GL: Freddie, has anything changed since we last spoke alk it over and make a deal for me to be his trainer. I haven?t evabout you not training Manny Pacquiao? No. I told Manny?s people that Manny needs to come here if he wants to ten gotten a call from Manny, because he lost his cell phone, they  Read Full Story >>>

By G. Leon,, Wed, 14 Jan 2004
This morning another web site reported that 2003 Trainer Of The Year Freddie Roach has decided to stay with Manny Pacquiao, news that would surely elate millions in the Philippines, but unfortunately that scoop is poop. Roach's attorney, Nick Khan, told, "Freddie will not be training   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao in crossfire of Murad-Roach feud
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Wed, 14 Jan 2004
Uncrowned world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao confirmed the other day he spoke to trainer Freddie Roach about the possibility of advising him on future contracts but never broached the idea of severing ties with US promoter Murad Muhammad. "Hindi lang kami siguro nagkaintindihan,"  Read Full Story >>>

Barrera ready to face Pacquiao again
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Wed, 14 Jan 2004
THE dream rematch between Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera is slowly shaping up after reports floated that the former Mexican featherweight king will return into the ring soon. reported that HBO Sports has signified that there is a strong possibility th  Read Full Story >>>

Roach to stay with Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Wed, 14 Jan 2004
DESPITE DIFFERENCES with promoter Murad Muhammad, Los Angeles-based cornerman Freddie Roach said yesterday he is sticking it out with Filipino featherweight king Manny Pacquiao. ?Yeah,? Roach said, when asked by The Bulletin if local boxing aficionados would still see him call the shots when Pacq  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 13 Jan 2004
For all the bragging of Top Rank Inc., president Bob Arum about his fighter Juan Manuel Marquez, the reigning WBA/IBF featherweight champion being "the best featherweight today", ace trainer Freddie Roach said yesterday he learned that Marquez "doesn?t want to fight Manny Pacquiao"and that HBO was l  Read Full Story >>>

So What Did Pacquiao Get Paid?
By Steve Kim,, Tue, 13 Jan 2004
Part 2 of a multi-part series. One of the major disputes involving the two factions fighting over Manny Pacquiao is just what did the Filipino receive for stopping Marco Antonio Barrera on the night of November 15th? Murad Muhammad tells MaxBoxing of the negotiating process that took place wit  Read Full Story >>>

Team Pacquiao leaning towards fight vs Larios
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Tue, 13 Jan 2004
With Manny Pacquiao hinting at vacating his IBF 122-lb crown and a planned bout with Paulie Ayala or Juan Manuel Marquez being jeopardized by the recent FBI raid on Top Rank offices in New York, Oscar Larios could be the Filipino champion?s next foe. After deciding to forgo his US trip this Thur  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Tue, 13 Jan 2004
IBF junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao isn't prepared to give up his 122 pound title just yet, although the IBF had ordered a purse bidding on January 16 and has said that if Pacquiao ignores the purse bid he will be stripped of his title. IBF president Marian Muhammad has stated that   Read Full Story >>>

Honest recognition
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Tue, 13 Jan 2004
The choice of Manny Pacquiao as the ?Filipino of the Year? by the editors of the Philippine Daily Inquirer was clearly an honest recognition of the tremendous impact Pacquiao made on the nation with his devastating victory over the legendary featherweight Marco Antonio Barrera and a tribute to a you  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao would quit ahead without Roach
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 12 Jan 2004
PRESIDENT Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, maybe in top fighting form, was a no-show. But world boxing phenom Manny Pacquiao, black coat with no tie, 10 pounds over the featherweight limit, came and promptly declared readiness to fight for the retention of Freddie Roach, his trusted American tutor and tr  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao?s US trip postponed
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Mon, 12 Jan 2004
The Federal Bureau of Investigation?s raid on the headquarters of Top Rank Inc. in Las Vegas and the hospitalization of Manny Pacquiao?s business manager Rod Nazario because of a stone in his kidney has forced a postponement of their planned departure for New York on Jan. 15. Nazario told Manila  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao is Inquirer Editor's Choice

By Editorial, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 11 Jan 2004
THE PHILIPPINE Daily Inquirer annually honors a living Filipino who has made the most positive impact on the life of the nation. It is the first time that the editors have named a sports figure as the Filipino of the Year. Twenty-five editors nominated the following (in the order of number of vot  Read Full Story >>>

Evolution of Pacquiao
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Sun, 11 Jan 2004
It had the makings of a suspense thriller, whether Manny Pacquiao -- still considered the International Boxing Federation super-bantamweight champ -- would finally grace the awards night of the Philippine Sportswriters? Association (PSA) Friday. He had agreed to come, but no one refused to second gu  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Sun, 11 Jan 2004
IBF junior featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao?s planned trip to the US with business manager Rod Nazario on January 15 for talks with promoter Murad Muhammad and HBO on Pacquiao?s next fight has been put on hold following an FBI raid on Top Rank Inc, president Bob Arum?s headquarters in Las Vegas  Read Full Story >>>

More of 2003 in Hindsight and the Top Ten Pound-For-Pound as!
By Alex Pierpaoli,, Sat, 10 Jan 2004
Boxing is a sport with no seasons, no set period where all heads turn in its direction and watch the best out of seven games or an entire Sunday evening in January. Boxing can be seen a couple times a month on the premium networks and quite often at least once a week on regular cable. Throw in a pay  Read Full Story >>>

Baby Faced Assassin: More Kills to Come
By Sean Newman,, Sat, 10 Jan 2004
Marco Antonio Barrera wasn’t even out of the ring on the night of November 15, 2003 before the whispers had started. "He grew old in there tonight" and "time to hang ‘em up" were just a couple of the cliches being thrown around after Barrera got butchered by that great little warrior fro  Read Full Story >>>

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