Ahead of their fight on Dec. 8, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez discuss their fourth meeting .
Manny Pacquiao's take
If you would have told me in 2004 that I would be fighting Juan Manuel Márquez in 2012 -- and for the fourth time -- well, I would not have believed it.
But here we are and for a good reason. Our previous three fights have been great; great for us and great for our fans.
Unlike my three fights against Erik Morales, which were fought closer together and at the same weight, Juan Manuel and I have battled each other at three different weight classes and always at important points in our careers. There is a certain feeling of destiny in our rivalry. It was meant to be that we would fight each other four times.
All of my fights with Márquez are important. He is a legend, perhaps the best fighter Mexico has ever produced next to Julio Cesar Chávez. But Márquez does not define my career. My career is defined by many significant victories. World titles in eight d...