A year like no other for Marquez

Abac Cordero Philstar.com Updated Wednesday January 02, 2013 - 12:00am

Juan Manuel Marquez (left) and Manny Pacquiao


The year that just passed was a year like no other for Juan Manuel Marquez. He got the win that he always wanted, and got it the way he always wanted.


After KO, Pacman is done, says Mayweather

Abac Cordero Philstar.com Updated Tuesday January 01, 2013 - 12:00am

Manny Pacquiao


Manny Pacquiao is eager and aching to return to the ring, perhaps sooner than what people very close to him want.


Marquez not jumping in, says he might retire

Abac Cordero Philstar.com Updated Monday December 31, 2012 - 12:00am


Following his unforgettable knockout win over Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez is no longer dying to face the Filipino superstar one more time.


Pacman-Marquez Part V in the works

Abac Cordero Philstar.com Updated Sunday December 30, 2012 - 12:00am

Bob Arum


Bob Arum has got Manny Pacquiao’s plans, both short- and long-term, all figured out.


Safety Baylessí priority in Pacman-Marquez bout

Joaquin Henson Philstar.com Updated Friday December 28, 2012 - 12:00am


Referee Kenny Bayless said the other day the first thing that entered his mind after stopping the recent Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez fight with a second left in the sixth round was the Filipino fighter’s safety.


Dodie Boy Jr. a bright star in Vegas

Joaquin Henson Philstar.com Updated Thursday December 20, 2012 - 12:00am

Dodie Boy Peñalosa Jr.


Superbantamweight prospect Dodie Boy Peñalosa Jr. stole the show in the early undercard of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez mainer at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas recently and drew raves for his second round knockout over Mexico’s Jesus Lule.


Marquez thinking of suing Roach

Abac Cordero Philstar.com Updated Wednesday December 19, 2012 - 12:00am

Freddie Roach


Juan Manuel Marquez isn’t done fighting, and this time it may involve Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach who previously alleged that the Mexican is into illegal performance-enhancing drugs.


Julaton says Manny will be stronger

Joaquin Henson Philstar.com Updated Tuesday December 18, 2012 - 12:00am

Angelo Reyes and Ana Julaton


Former two-time WBO female superbantamweight champion Ana (The Hurricane) Julaton said the other day Manny Pacquiao’s mistake of walking into a knockout punch by Juan Manuel Marquez won’t downgrade his status as one of the greatest fighters who ever lived and predicted the Filipino icon will bounce back with a vengeance.


Marquez all tied up in Mexico

Abac Cordero Philstar.com Updated Tuesday December 18, 2012 - 12:00am


Juan Manuel Marquez is being paraded around Mexico like he brought home the World Cup.


Arum happy Pacman in good health

Abac Cordero Philstar.com Updated Monday December 17, 2012 - 12:00am

Bob Arum with Manny Pacquiao


Bob Arum, who’s like a father to Manny Pacquiao, must have felt better after he received a text message from the Philippines saying his favorite boxer is in the swing of things.


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