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Juan Manuel Marquez, fresh off the best win of his career, takes on unbeaten WBO Welterweight Champion Timothy Bradley in Vegas on October 12. While each man defeated Manny Pacquiao, it is Marquez who got all the acclaim with a 6th round knockout, while Bradley received a decision no one felt he won. But this isn’t a battle to see who beat Pacman more conclusively. Styles make fights and this is completely different ball game.
Date: Saturday, October 12, 2013
Site: Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada
Titles: WBO Welterweight Championship
Juan Manuel Marquez, 55-6-1 (40 KOs), Mexico City, Mexico
Timothy Bradley, 30-0 (12 KOs), Palm Springs, California
Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank
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