Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 9/24/12
When Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez inked those contracts and agreed to get it on again, they entered into a class only a select handful of world class boxers can claim membership in, namely owning a quadrilogy. Going at it four times has always been a rarity in boxing, usually because so few rivalries still have unsettled business after three fights, and so few see both fighters still at or near their primes so late in their careers. More often than not, one guy has put his stamp of authority on the other, or one guy has slipped too much to stay competitive with the other, invalidating the value of a fourth clash. Some boxing pundits are bemoaning Dinamita and Pacman having a fourth dance date, but it's my considered opinion those pundits need some sense smacked into them. Even if not every bout in a four-fight series is a good one, taken as a whole they have a special kind of drama to them. A quick look at boxing's best quadrilogies should reveal why. Top 5 Boxing
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