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Pacquiao vows to shake Taguig today
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel,, Sat, 11 Dec 2004
PHILIPPINES--Expect some tremors to be felt in the country today with its epicenter at the newly-installed city of Taguig. That is the boxing world's weather forecast for today as Filipino ring icon Manny "The Destroyer" Pacquiao trades bombs with the very confident Thai warrior Fahsan 3K Batt  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao stakes his future
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 11 Dec 2004
THE FUTURE of Manny Pacquiao will be decided this evening. Whether the entire nation will get to see him lock horns again with the crafty Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez of Mexico in late-February 2005 will be known tonight when Pacquiao squares off with Fahsan 3K Battery of Thailand at The Fort in Tagu  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao all set to rock, rumble tonite
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 11 Dec 2004
Ready to rumble. That?s how trainer Freddie Roach described Manny Pacquiao yesterday after his ward passed the weight limit and got a clean bill of health for tonight?s "Yanig sa Taguig" showdown with Thailand?s Fahsan 3K Battery before an expected huge crowd at the Fort and millions more at hom  Read Full Story >>>

Solution for Boxing Rankings and My Pound for Pound Best
By Umar ben-Ivan Lee,, Sat, 11 Dec 2004
There are a lot of pound for pound ratings being circulated around. All of them are based on opinion and none of them hold any real meaning and having said that I have decided to compile one of my own. One reason that I am doing so is that I believe that most of these rankings are using flawed logic  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao wants revenge
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Sat, 11 Dec 2004
When Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao steps into the ring at The Fort in Taguig at 9 p.m. today against the International Boxing Federation no. 6 Fahsan 3K Battery, it will be ?a time for revenge.? And if Pacquiao has his way ? and he says he will ? vengeance will be swift wit  Read Full Story >>>

Love interest for Roach
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 11 Dec 2004
Renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach is single and has never been married. He broke up with his girlfriend Sheila Hudson, a 1996 Olympic triple jumper, last month after a three-year relationship. "We came back from a vacation in Costa Rica then it was over," said Roach. It was more like a k  Read Full Story >>>

Yanig sa (Tremor in) Taguig - Pacquiao-Fahsan make weight
By Epifanio M. Almeda,, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
This morning at the Fort, Fahsan 3K Battery climbed the scales ahead of Manny Pacquiao and tipped at 124 lbs. Manny followed shortly and the scales' arrow pointed to 125 to the applause of the crowd who had in mind Manny's announced weight of 129 the previous day. The official weigh-in was super  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao-Fahsan referee and judges announced
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
Former Makati councilor and top-notch boxing referee Ferdinand Estrella has been chosen to be the third man on the ring when Ring Magazine featherweight king Manny Pacquiao tangles with Thai brawler Fahsan 3K Battery in a 12-round International Boxing Federation eliminator tomorrow headlining the "Y  Read Full Story >>>

Nigel Collins told Pacquiao to be careful
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Fri, 10 Dec 2004

Nigel Collins has a special message for the featherweight champion of the world: Be careful. The editor in chief of Ring, considered the most respected boxing magazine in the world,  
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Here's The Score: Pacquiao fights again
By Teodoro C. Benigno, The Philippine Star, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
Not since Gabriel (Flash) Elorde, the Bago bootblack from Cebu turned world junior lightweight champion, electrified the nation with his pugilistic virtuosity just a few decades go has another Filipino fist-tosser filled the vacuum with almost equal aplomb. The Flash had rapier speed, a ticking bomb  Read Full Story >>>

?PacMan? the philantrophist
By Frank Calapre, The Manila Times, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
FILIPINO fans all knew that Manny Pacquiao had a big fighting heart?now they know that he has a generous and caring one, too. At a press briefing on Thursday at the Discovery Suites in Pasig City, Pacquiao announced that he would donate P200,000 of his P17-million purse to the victims of the two  Read Full Story >>>

I?ll win by knockout ?3K
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
MURAD MUHAMMAD made a lot of noise during yesterday?s press conference, but it was the message issued by Fahsan 3K Battery that was louder and clearer. Here?s what the Thai foe of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao told the congregation of mediamen at the 22nd floor of the Discovery Suites: "On Sunday   Read Full Story >>>

Thai to rip Pacquiao 'weakness'
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
THERE were fears Manny Pacquiao's smaller Thai foe could be crushed and taken out of the ring on a stretcher. But yesterday, Fahsan 3K Battery, a 2-1 underdog, stunned the fight presscon at the exquisite Discovery Suites in Ortigas when he announced he would knock out Pacquiao in their 12-round e  Read Full Story >>>

Fahsan Vows To Shock Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
Fahsan 3K Battery vowed yesterday to shock Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao and stun Filipino fight fans by knocking out their national treasure when they clash in an IBF eliminator tomorrow at an open air arena at The Fort in a blockbuster fight card titled "Yanig sa Taguig" spo  Read Full Story >>>

Fahsan says he?ll destroy Pacquiao
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
While Manny Pacquiao kept quiet about his chances, Fahsan 3K Battery just got louder with his. "I will give Manny Pacquiao big disappointment. I will knock him out," declared the 30-year-old Thai during yesterday?s press conference for tomorrow?s awaited "Yanig sa Taguig" showdown at The Fort.   Read Full Story >>>

Confident Murad Sets Morales Fight in July
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
International promoter Murad Muhammad, confident that Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao will beat WBA/IBF champion Juan Manuel Marquez in their February 26 rematch said yesterday he had already penciled in a July date with HBO for Manny to fight Erik Morales who recently lost a clo  Read Full Story >>>

Roach loves to coach and do it again
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
Super trainer Freddie Roach capped his well-attended two-day boxing clinic at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium yesterday and said he wouldn?t hesitate doing it over and over again for the sake of Filipino boxers. "I had a great time that?s why," said the American recipient of the 2003 Trainer of the Yea  Read Full Story >>>

Roach Predicts Very Tough Fight For Penalosa
By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
Trainer Freddie Roach who at one time handled former WBC super flyweight champion Gerry Penalosa when he dropped a controversial decision to WBC champion Masamori Tokuyama in Japan said yesterday that Penalosa will have "a very, very tough fight" if a planned IBF bantamweight championship bout again  Read Full Story >>>

Encore clamor for Roach
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Fri, 10 Dec 2004
GERRY Pe?alosa swore he could have been an even greater fighter if he had already known what Freddie Roach taught at the end of his boxing clinic yesterday. A select horde of boxing people, trainers, managers, boxers, devotees of the sport, gave Roach, the 2003 trainer of the year, an ovation and  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao says Thai opponent 'slow, has weak belly'
By DZMM, ABS-CBN News, Thu, 09 Dec 2004
Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao said Thursday that his Thai opponent Fahsan "3K Battery" Por Thawatchai has two weaknesses that could lead to defeat in their scheduled showdown on Saturday. "He's slow and he has a weak belly. I don't think he has time to toughen up before Saturday," he told DZMM's  Read Full Story >>>

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