Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/6/14

LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 11: Boxer Manny Pacquiao attends the final news conference for his bout against WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino November 11, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao and Cotto will meet in a WBO welterweight title fight at the MGM on November 14. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
The long quest for Pacquiao's next opponent is coming to an end. On December 8th, Manny Pacquiao will meet his old rival Juan Manuel Marquez once again, extending their series to a fourth encounter. The fight will be held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, as opposed to previous rumors which had pegged the fight as landing in Mexico City. There are just a few lingering details to be worked out, and then it looks like we'll Pacquiao-Marquez IV in December. Credit: Chris Farina - Top Rank Pacquiao vs. Marquez IV is the better and more intriguing option than a rematch between Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley, who controversially won a decision against the 8-division champion in June. However, it's still not exactly the most compelling fight out there, and it just seems retread and tired at this point. Maybe my stance will change by the time the fight rolls around, but at this point I'm simply having a hard time getting excited for this bout. Hell, even putting the fight in a venue i...
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