Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/10/14
Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez III is now only two weeks away, I find I have decidedly mixed feelings about this fight. On the one hand, it is a rubber match I have been anticipating for years. The fight is a clash between the sports undisputed international superstar, Pacquiao, and the reigning King of Mexican Boxing, Marquez. Finally, I am lucky enough to be in Mexico for this bout. While Pacquiao vs. Marquez III will be staged at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, I am excited by the prospect of watching such a high-profile Marquez fight with a Mexican audience. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank The first two bouts, staged in 2004 and 2008 respectively, were extremely close fights that saw Marquez wind up with one draw and one loss. Although Pacquiao's rabid fans are forever denying it, either bout could have easily been scored as a win for Marquez (indeed, I scored the 2008 rematch as a Marquez win). Yet I cannot escape the gut feeling that this rubber match is tak...
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