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The Long Wait is Over For Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Sat, 06 Nov 2004
After years of waiting to see their hero in action, Filipino boxing fans will get a chance to watch Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao battle the 'Destroyer of Filipinos' Fahsang 3K Battery in a twelve round IBF eliminator titled "YANIG sa TAGUIG" in an open air arena at The Fort on Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao can?t wait to dismantle foe
By Abac Cordero, The Philippine Star, Sat, 06 Nov 2004
Manny Pacquiao can?t seem to wait for the opening bell of his upcoming fight with Thailand?s Fahsan 3-K Battery. During yesterday?s press launch of the fight dubbed as "Yanig sa Taguig," the Filipino boxing sensation signified his strong intention to finish off his opponent early in their scheduled Read Full Story >>>
Salud steps in to save Manny-Murad tandem
By Bong Pedralvez, The Manila Times, Sat, 06 Nov 2004
FOR the first time in three weeks, Murad Muham?mad and Manny Pacquiao were inside the same room, not only meeting face to face, but also seated side by side, with the American promoter pitching the Filipino boxing champion?s next fight against a Thai pretender.
And when Murad?s ended one of his Read Full Story >>>
Not so fast, Thai tells Pacquiao on KO plot
By Musong Castillo, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Sat, 06 Nov 2004
MANNY Pacquiao yesterday vowed to stop Fahsan 3K Battery cold and cut the Thai's nasty habit of collecting Filipino scalps.
Not so fast, countered the world-rated Thai who bragged that, in the first place, he has never been knocked out.
"We came here to win and show the Philippines that your M Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao not taking chances
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Sat, 06 Nov 2004
DESPITE HIS big edge in experience, Manny Pacquiao does not see Thai Fahsan 3K Battery as someone who is going to faint as soon as the Filipino knockout king takes off his robe on the night of Dec. 11 at The Fort in Taguig.
"Hindi siya dapat balewalain. Sa katunayan nga ay hindi ako magbibigay n Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao?s too good: That's why its easy to belittle Thai foe
By Dominic Menor, ABS-CBN News, Sat, 06 Nov 2004
The glass isn?t half-empty. It?s half-full.
That, in effect, is how boxing aficionado and lawyer Rudy Salud responded to critics who continue to scoff at Manny Pacquiao?s next fight Read Full Story >>>
PACQUIAO TALKS TOUGH ON FAHSAN; BOTH IN GREAT SHAPE
By Salven L. Lagumbay, mannypacquiao.ph, Fri, 05 Nov 2004
World featherweight king Manny Pacquiao, seething on his inactivity despite being crowned by the prestigious Ring Magazine as the world's finest 126-pounder, yesterday spewed venom and warned Thai foe Fahsan (3K Battery) Por Thawatchai that he will unleash all his fury when they clash in the mainer Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao footage to air in US
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Fri, 05 Nov 2004
Footage of the Manny Pacquiao-Fahsan 3-K Battery bout will be shown on the giant US cable network HBO (Home Box Office) the same weekend as the fight set in an open-air field at the Fort in Global City, Taguig, on Dec. 11.
Solar Sports executive vice president Peter Chanliong told The Star yeste Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao?s rival faces a massacre
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 05 Nov 2004
JOEBAR DAMOSMOG, who once knocked down Fahsan 3K Battery in a title fight, came short of saying that the Thai will have to carry a handgun or a butcher?s knife if he wishes to prevent Manny Pacquiao from inflicting bodily harm when they lock horns next month.
"Matagal na sa laban na yan ang seve Read Full Story >>>
Thai foe poses big threat to Pacquiao
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Fri, 05 Nov 2004
One thing for sure, Thailand?s Fahsang 3K Battery isn?t scared to face Ring Magazine featherweight champion Manny Pacquiao.
In fact, Fahsang and his trainer were scheduled to arrive from Bangkok on a Philippine Airlines flight at 7:15 p.m. yesterday so the Thai fighter, who has earned the monike Read Full Story >>>
Former foe sees Thai proving no match vs Pacquiao
ABS-CBN News, Fri, 05 Nov 2004
For ample time?six rounds to be exact?Joebar Damosmog could see how Fahsan 3K Battery could be beaten.
He was up against the Thai, and in fact, had knocked down Fashan in the second round of their 12-round International Boxing Federation Pan Pacific superbantamweight match in Nakhon Si Thammarat Read Full Story >>>
Manny Pacquiao: An Elite Fighter Aiming To Take Over
By Roberto Hernandez, DogHouseBoxing.com, Thu, 04 Nov 2004
What makes the elite fighters stand out from the good ones? Power, speed, intelligence, heart, and charisma are a combination that the great ones have. The big contracts, money, fame and gold medals are how we distinguish the true prizefighters.
On June 6, 2001 I went to Las Vegas to watch a gre Read Full Story >>>
Fahsang 3K Battery To Show at Press Conference
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, BoxingScene.com, Thu, 04 Nov 2004
Fahsang 3K Battery (Por Thawatchai) hailed as the "Destroyer of Filipinos" having over 20 Filipino victims in his record of 44-7-1 with 23 knockouts is being flown in from Thailand by international promoter Murad Muhammad for tomorrow's luncheon press conference to announce the fight details at Pier Read Full Story >>>
Manny bout looms as IBF eliminator
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Thu, 04 Nov 2004
Consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is arriving in Manila tomorrow morning from his training camp in General Santos City to attend a noontime press conference announcing the details of his scheduled 12-round fight against Fahsan 3-K Battery of Thailand at the Fort on Dec. 11 Read Full Story >>>
Selling a prospective mismatch
By Recah Trinidad, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 03 Nov 2004
LIKE it or not, Manny Pacquiao's forthcoming fight against a car battery seller from Thailand, whom we've never heard of before, should be made to appear like a good shot.
This thing about Fahsang 3K Battery suddenly looming as the best possible opponent for Pacquiao should be impressed upon the Read Full Story >>>
Thai could spring surprise vs Manny
By Dante Navarro, The Philippine Star, Wed, 03 Nov 2004
Murad Muhammad yesterday said Manny Pacquiao will be in for a tough fight against Thai veteran Fahsan 3-K Battery, dismissing notions that the Filipino boxing champion has been set up against a virtual unknown with no decent fight to boast of.
"Experts have previously said Danny Williams was no Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao, Hopkins in HBO calendar
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Wed, 03 Nov 2004
UNIVERSAL featherweight king Manny Pacquiao's much-awaited rematch with Mexico's dual champion Juan Manuel Marquez is among the main offerings being lined up by cable network giant HBO for the first quarter of 2005, along with fights featuring middleweight titlist Bernard Hopkins, the comebacking Fe Read Full Story >>>
Charity in Boxing
By Epifanio M. Almeda, RingsideReport.com, Tue, 02 Nov 2004
As my wife and I entered the Gabriel "Flash" Elorde Gym, we were handed a copy of the program of the fight card. As I read the heading, the words spoken years back by a church minister vividly rang in my ears, "There is no charity in boxing as a fighter's intent is to inflict the utmost damage to th Read Full Story >>>
Pacquiao fight to be finalized tomorrow
By Nick Giongco, The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 02 Nov 2004
MURAD MUHAMMAD said ?everything is in order? for Manny Pacquiao?s non-title fight with Thai southpaw Fahsan 3K Battery on Dec. 11 at The Fort in Taguig. The New Jersey-based promoter said yesterday that all the details in relation to the promotion would be finalized tomorrow when he and Pacquiao?s b Read Full Story >>>
It?s a good deal
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Tue, 02 Nov 2004
When we sat in on a closed door conversation between Manny Pacquiao and his business manager Rod Nazario at the Wild Card Gym in BF Homes before Pacquiao returned to General Santos after being ousted from the Philippine National Open 9-Ball Championships by Gandy Valle, we had a chance to talk to Pa Read Full Story >>>