Found December 19, 2012 on The Queensbury Rules:
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For Manny Pacquiao, Dec. 8 was a nightmare ending to a long fairy tale. For Juan Manuel Marquez, Dec. 8 was a fairy tale ending to a long nightmare.  It was an ending written out with one tremendous right hand. Pacquiao has been boxing’s happy, innocent warrior, its smiling, bouncing ball of lightning. Marquez has been boxing’s surly brainiac, prone to whining about slights big and small. They have fought each other so well four times now because of the ways in which they are different: Pacquiao’s natural speed, power and aggression mixes well with Marquez’s calculating, clinical knack for timing and counterpunching. It’s not nearly that neat, of course, because Pacquaio has become more like Marquez in the ring over time, evolving into a smarter, more versatile fighter. Nor is he a total choir boy; his recent conversion to devout religiosity came only after some philandering, gambling and other sins. Marquez, once maligned as boring, has slowly turned into one of boxing’s most ...
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