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Pacquiao not fully charged ? Fahsan
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Wed, 08 Dec 2004
They came face-to-face yesterday then vowed to knock each other out on Saturday. Manny Pacquiao, the Filipino champion, and Fahsan 3K Battery, the Thai pretender, both exuded superior confidence after they staged a two-hour press preview at the hot, humid and jampacked Wild Card boxing gym in Pa  Read Full Story >>>

Fahsan belittles Pacquiao's form
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 08 Dec 2004
AN AWFUL underdog, Fahsan 3K Battery of Thailand yesterday saw something strange in Manny Pacquiao's body. It flashed as a ray of hope that said the Filipino ring idol could be beaten. Fahsan, 30, relied on keen native sense, handed down to him by his poor farmer folks from southern Thailand, to   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao?s right to finish Thai?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Wed, 08 Dec 2004
Trainer Freddie Roach said yesterday he wants Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao to continue working on his right hook and ?would like to see him finish this guy (Fahsan 3K Battery) with a right.? Roach also stressed they will not ?carry him (Fahsan)? but will take him out at th  Read Full Story >>>

PacMan trim, sharp, focused
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Wed, 08 Dec 2004
FOR three straight weeks under the watchful eye of American trainer Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao?s daily regimen in Davao would begin at 4:30 a.m. and end at exactly 9 p.m.?with no extensions. End result: a trim, sharp and focused fighter who was pretty impressive on Tuesday during his fight pr  Read Full Story >>>

Murad takes Hussein; eyed to fight Juan Manuel Marquez
By Grantlee Kieza, Townsville Bulletin, Tue, 07 Dec 2004
AUSTRALIA's world-rated super-bantamweight Nedal Hussein has been offered a three-fight deal to resurrect his career under American promoter Murad Muhammad. Despite rocking Mexico's WBC champion Oscar Larios in Las Vegas nine days ago, Hussein was comprehensively outpointed in a lacklustre challe  Read Full Story >>>

Thoughts on Juarez and the Heavyweights
By Brian Wilbur,, Tue, 07 Dec 2004
Guty Espadas is no pushover. He proved that in the ring against some of the best boxers in the sport. The way Rocky Juarez knocked Espadas out with one punch sends a message out to all of the top featherweights that this kid is for real. I always hear people say that Rocky is "economical" with his a  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao will knock out Fahsan ?in 1st round?
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Tue, 07 Dec 2004
Well-known international boxing promoter Murad Muhammad and 2003 Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach yesterday agreed that Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao ?won?t carry Fahsan? even for a few rounds because it is a risk they are not prepared to take. Muhammad and Roach spoke to   Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao declares he?s ready to rumble
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 07 Dec 2004
It was just another day for Manny Pacquiao ? long, hard and tedious. Gearing up for his bout with Thailand?s Fahsan 3K Battery on Saturday, Pacquiao held his last sparring session at the Wild Card Gym in Paranaque yesterday then declared his readiness for his first fight in the Philippines in tw  Read Full Story >>>

Roach wants a quick KO by Pacquiao
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 07 Dec 2004
DON?T EVEN think about going to the concessionaire stand to get a cup of soda and a plateful of snacks once the bell rings signaling the start of Manny Pacquiao?s showdown with Fahsan 3K Battery of Thailand. Freddie Roach, the American cornerman of Pacquiao, warned the fight could be over in le  Read Full Story >>>

Cockfights yes, durian a no-no for US trainer
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 07 Dec 2004
FREDDIE ROACH won?t touch the durian even with a ten-foot pole. Two weeks into his tour of duty in the Philippines, his first in this side of the pond, Roach, the renowned boxing trainer, has fallen sick twice not because of the notorious fruit but "probably because of the water" and "has lost R5  Read Full Story >>>

Freddie tries things Pinoy ? from cockfight to Jollibee
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Tue, 07 Dec 2004
In the country for just two weeks now, American trainer and certified champion breeder Freddie Roach thinks and feels that he?d already seen a lot. In the province of Davao, where he stayed with Manny Pacquiao for a dozen days, Roach had a little of almost everything, from cockfighting to trying  Read Full Story >>>

Now I will say it again!
By Inocentes A. Gulle, Sun.Star General Santos, Mon, 06 Dec 2004
I ONCE said in this column that Manny Pacquiao is too good for them. Them, meaning the business handlers of Barrera, Marquez and Morales Arum, etc. That they are afraid to expose their merchandise, (Barrera and Morales) to possible spoilage in Pacquiao, is now proven beyond doubt. That Barrera whipp  Read Full Story >>>

Fahsan plans secret for Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 06 Dec 2004
Fahsan 3-K Battery has a secret strategy that he will unravel to surprise consensus world featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao in their scheduled 12-round International Boxing Federation (IBF) title eliminator in an open-air field at the Fort, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, this Saturday. Both   Read Full Story >>>

Celeb bouncer beefs up security
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 06 Dec 2004
HE?S BEEN assigned to safeguard NBA stars such as Shaquille O?Neal and Grant Hill as well as pop stars Alicia Keys, Hanson, Linkin Park and even Jasmine Trias. But this latest assignment is totally different. Ken Pery, a 39-year-old bouncer has been hired to beef up the security of popular bo  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao?s fate is now in his hands
The Manila Times, Mon, 06 Dec 2004
ONE round, two rounds, three rounds? Just how long Fahsan 3K Battery can last against Manny Pacquiao will be up to the Filipino boxing hero, according to American trainer Freddie Roach on Sunday. The Thai boxer will be fighting the hometown ring icon on Saturday in the 12-round main event of  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao can toy with Fahsan
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Mon, 06 Dec 2004
How long Fahsan 3K Battery lasts in his showdown against Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao on Dec. 11 in a fight card titled ?Yanig sa Taguig? at The Fort ?is up to Manny? according to 2003 Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach. Roach made the comment in an interview with Viva Spor  Read Full Story >>>

Be man enough, Pacquiao promoter chides Barrera
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sun, 05 Dec 2004
THE MANNY Pacquiao camp has refused take no for an answer and yesterday described as an insult the offer of Golden Boy Promotions for the Filipino world boxing celebrity to first fight WBC super bantamweight champion Oscar Larios before he could face Marco Antonio Barrera in a rematch possibly in Se  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao vows Thai?s destruction
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sun, 05 Dec 2004
ARMED with less than a hundred rounds of sparring mostly under the watchful eyes of Freddie Roach, Manny Pacquiao arrives from Davao tonight supremely confident that his ambitious Thai foe would pay dearly for even thinking he is coming to Manila to ruin his future plans. "I am not particular  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao here in final run-up to duel
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sun, 05 Dec 2004
Again, weather permitting, Manny Pacquiao is set to arrive in Manila from Davao today along with his American trainer Freddie Roach for the final push leading to his scheduled 12-round bout against Thailand?s Fahsan 3K Battery on Dec. 11 in Taguig. The Filipino boxing sensation was originally sc  Read Full Story >>>

P200-M bonanza awaits Manny
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sat, 04 Dec 2004
New Jersey promoter Murad Muhammad blew into town early yesterday morning and outstormed Typhoon Yoyong by announcing a P200 million windfall for consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao in a three-fight package next year. Muhammad said he expects to negotiate at least a comb  Read Full Story >>>

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