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Pacquiao?s next foe known today
The Manila Bulletin, Tue, 24 Feb 2004
WHO, where, when and how much Manny Pacquiao would earn when he makes his 2004 debut will be known today after the Filipino featherweight phenom and his business manager Rod Nazario meet with executives of HBO Boxing led by Kerry Davis in New York City. Pacquiao wants no less than $1 million when he  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao in HBO talks today
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
NEW YORK ? Consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao and business manager Rod Nazario are confident of swinging a $1-Million contract for a May 22 fight in negotiations with Home Box Office (HBO) vice president for sports Gary Davis at the cable network headquarters here this morn  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez refuses to battle Manny if price isn't right
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
NO money, no ring date. Reigning IBF and WBA featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez seemed to be playing hard-to-get after the Mexican dynamite pronounced in a hardline rhetoric yesterday that he is not keen on risking his pair of crowns to Filipino boxing superstar Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacq  Read Full Story >>>

Marquez not too hot on Manny
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
JUAN MANUEL Marquez, the reigning featherweight champion of the World Boxing Association and the International Boxing Federation, believes he should get more money than Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao if they are to fight on May 22. In an interview by Mexican sports editor Ramiro Gonza  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao not worthy of $1-M purse, says Marquez
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
THE TITLE showdown has yet to be officially sealed but reigning World Boxing Association and International Boxing Federation featherweight titlist Juan Manuel Marquez has already started to belittle the credentials of Filipino champion Manny Pacquiao. In an interview that came out in a Mexican pa  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Mon, 23 Feb 2004
The views of four experts including possible opponent Paulie Ayala and one-time hot prospect Derrick Gainer as well as TV commentator Al Bernstein and Fox Sport?s latest addition, TV boxing analyst Max Kellerman who all picked WBA/IBF featherweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez to beat Manny Pacquiao  Read Full Story >>>

BOX: Y??qui?n es el campe?n?
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, Sun, 22 Feb 2004
Juan Manuel M?rquez afirma que el duelo ante Manny Pacquiao se cay? por dinero Juan Manuel M?rquez tuvo que esperar y batallar para capturar el t?tulo mundial como ha sucedido con la mayor?a de monarcas. No fue f?cil lograrlo, y no porque no tuviera los m?ritos, sino porque los campeones reinante  Read Full Story >>>

Four experts pick Marquez over Pacquiao
By Joaquin Henson, The Philippine Star, Sun, 22 Feb 2004
The odds will be against consensus world featherweight boxing champion Manny Pacquiao beating double titlist Juan Manuel Marquez if and when they square off in a proposed Home Box Office (HBO) fight on May 22. So what else is new? Pacquiao defied bookmakers in dethroning Lehlo Ledwaba of South A  Read Full Story >>>

Condicionan revancha al ?Barreta?
By Ramiro González, La Opinion, Sat, 21 Feb 2004
Despu?s de la tormenta viene la calma, y ahora el requisito para que el mexicano Marco Antonio Barrera obtenga la revancha ante el filipino Manny Pacquiao depende de una victoria. Bueno, m?s bien de dos triunfos s?lidos iniciando el pr?ximo 19 de marzo en el Olympic Auditorium, donde el ex mejor  Read Full Story >>>

Erik Morales And The Search For Respect
By Matthew Hurley,, Fri, 20 Feb 2004
After destroying Guty Espadas in the third round of their rematch, Super Featherweight Erik “El Terrible” Morales still found himself lurking in the shadows of his bitter rival Marco Antonio Barrera. Despite two closely contested matches with his nemesis, a win and a loss for both, Moral  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao off to US to negotiate $1-M fight
By Dennis Principe, The Manila Bulletin, Fri, 20 Feb 2004
HIS bag is packed and ready to go. Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao will again embark on a huge task of attaining a feat no other Filipino athlete has ever achieved, and that is to seal a $1-million one-fight deal. Pacquiao, along with business manager Rod Nazario will leave for New York  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao off to USA to seal Marquez deal
By Emmanuel B. Villaruel, The Freeman, Fri, 20 Feb 2004
IT?S just a matter of days before the highly-anticipated superbout between the consensus people?s world featherweight champion Manny ?The Destroyer? Pacquiao of the Philippines and reigning IBF and WBA 126 lbs. king Juan Manuel ?Dinamita? Marquez of Mexico will be formally sealed. Pacquiao, along  Read Full Story >>>

By Ronnie Nathanielsz,, Fri, 20 Feb 2004
Manny Pacquiao, Ring Magazine?s featherweight champion and HBO?s 2003 ?Fighter of the Year? leaves for the US Friday with business manager Rod Nazario for a scheduled meeting on Monday with promoter Murad Muhammad and top executives of HBO Sports headed by Kerry Davis. Team Pacquiao hopes to finaliz  Read Full Story >>>

News could give boxing shot in arm
By Matthew Aguilar, El Paso Times, Thu, 19 Feb 2004
It hasn't been a good year so far for boxing. With ESPN on the verge of scrapping coverage and a lack of big fights, boxing fell further from the public consciousness. But the sweet science came out swinging this week and, suddenly, things don't look so bad anymore. Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan M  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao Flies to U.S. Tomorrow to Sign Marquez Bout
By Salven L. Lagumbay,, Wed, 18 Feb 2004
To fulfill his part of the equation, reigning universal featherweight king Manny Pacquiao will fly for the United States tomorrow to sign up for a scheduled May 22 dream showdown with reigning WBA/IBF featherweight king Juan Manuel Marquez. Pacquiao, together with business manager Rod Nazario, wi  Read Full Story >>>

Tale of two champs
By Editorial, Sun.Star Cebu, Mon, 16 Feb 2004
WHEN International Boxing Federation super-bantam champion Manny Pacquiao successfully defended his title for the fourth time in August 2003, crowds lined up from the international airport up to Makati. They chanted ?idol, idol? as Pacquiao?s motorcade drove by. President Arroyo mentioned the ne  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao sparmate gets title shot vs Valbuena
By Salven L. Lagumbay, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Mon, 16 Feb 2004
IT'S official. The vacant International Boxing Federation super bantamweight title relinquished by Manny Pacquiao will be contested by top-ranked Venezuelan Jose Luis Valbuena and No. 5 Mexican Israel "Magnifico" Vazquez. The New Jersey-based IBF had already given last Thursday the green   Read Full Story >>>

No Friday the 13th jinx for Scoop awardee Pacquiao
By Josef T. Ramos, The Manila Times, Sun, 15 Feb 2004
Friday the 13th was a good day for Manny Pacquiao. The former International Boxing Federation super bantamweight champion received his latest award?the Gawad Pancho Villa Barako plum?as 2003?s best athlete before the weekend from the Sports Communicators Organization of the Philippines at its Aw  Read Full Story >>>

Pacquiao keeps team intact
By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Manila Standard, Sun, 15 Feb 2004
Manny Pacquiao has decided to keep his team intact and says he will continue to have Murad Muhammad as his US promoter and Freddie Roach as trainer despite the differences that arose between them following his Nov. 15 annihilation of legendary featherweight Marco Antonio Barrera. In an interview  Read Full Story >>>

Boxing Clever: Pac man eating up the world
By Jack Magowan, Belfast Telegraph, Sat, 14 Feb 2004
YOU couldn't have seen the new champion for bodyguards. Six big guys, all built like brick statues, and on Manny Pacquiao's pay-roll as insurance against gangland thugs and kidnappers. For this was Manila, where an entire city, crime bosses included, took the day off to watch gunslinger Pacquiao   Read Full Story >>>

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