First and foremost, let’s just get this out of the way for the last time: Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are NEVER going to fight each other. Now, let’s get to business.
2012 was a good year for boxing, after we thought the sport would die when Manny Pacquiao “lost” to Timothy Bradley. There is a bunch of young talent that will keep the sport relevant after future Boxing Hall of Famers Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez retire.
After the biggest fight of his career, in which he defeated Manny Pacquiao in the 6th round to TKO, Marquez (55-6) is one of the most sought after boxers, as almost everyone wants to fight him now. The most logical opponent for Marquez will be the hungry young talented Brandon Rios (31-0). Rios has been trying to fight Yuriorkis Gamboa (22-0) for about 2 and years. However, Gamboa has managed to dodge the brawler, which has worked to Rios’ advantage. Rios had arguably the fight of the year with Mike Alvarado ...