10 Year Anniversary – Greatest Fights – Part 2

2007 featured a few good fights for Boxing, here I want to revisit some of the best fights of the year and their impact that those matches made on the fight game moving forward. Here is my Part 2 of some of the best fights of 2007. 3/17/2007 – Juan Manuel Marquez vs Marco Antonio Barrera for the Featherweight Championship This fight was a battle between two Mexican greats; one...
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Boxer Robbie Barrett has chest tattoo of Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez fight

Boxer Robbie Barrett is paying tribute to a couple of other well known boxers with some permanent ink.Ahead of his bout Saturday against Scott Cardle, Barrett (14-2-1, 1 KO) showed off his chest tattoo that captures an image of Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez going against each other in the ring. Pacquiao and Marquez had one of the most memorable fight histories. They fought...
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April 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Boxing meme: Juan Manuel Marquez is Gustavo on Netflix’s Narcos?

The Netflix drama Narcos premiered to rave reviews this fall. The story follows the rise and fall of Colombia’s cocaine kingpin, the notorious Pablo Escobar. In the show, his cousin and right hand man is Gustavo, played by actor Juan Pablo Raba. Well, we might have to go check IMDB about that, because we’re pretty sure it’s actually Juan Manuel Marquez. Exhibit A: Gustavo...
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December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights From the Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Mike Alvarado Fight

When it comes to the boxing world the fairest of fair weather fans are aware of who the big name in the game is (Floyd Mayweather of course). What they miss are some quality fighters that are not as arrogant and flashy as a guy that has an out of place pop star in his entourage and likes to brag about his gambling prowess.Guys like Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado who faced...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Manuel Marquez Goes Full Juan Manuel Marquez On Mike Alvarado

Boxing’s return to fabled Los Angeles venue the Inglewood Forum proved a massive success on Saturday night, with Juan Manuel Marquez turning in a completely typical performance in an action-packed decision win over Mike Alvarado on HBO. When I say “completely typical,” that’s no rub on Marquez. This welterweight fight had everything that makes Marquez a fan favourite: action...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquez vs. Alvarado Weigh-In 3PM PT

INGLEWOOD, CA - Today, Juan Manuel Marquez and Mike Alvarado take the scales ahead of their Saturday night clash. Both combatants enter the ring off recent losses (Marquez to Tim Bradley and Alvarado to Provodnikov). Marquez looks to avenge the loss and give his career a final high note to end on while Alvarado looks to retire a legend. The weigh-in begins at 3PM PT and you can watch...
Via BadCulture
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Marquez vs. Alvarado Card Start Time Moved Up

INGLEWOOD, CA - On May 17th, future Hall of Fame fighter Juan Manuel Marquez returns to the ring in the place where he won his first title: The Forum in Inglewood, California. The building has undergone many changes over the last decade (Lakers leaving for Staples Center, painted blue, and used as a meeting place by Faithful Central Church) but in the last year has been rehabilitated...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: The best Juan Manuel Marquez highlights

Juan Manuel Marquez has had one of the most accomplished careers of any fighter from his generation. Right here, you can relive many of those great moments with a great collection of Marquez highlights and greatest hits. Marquez is currently preparing to take on Mike Alvarado, and hopes that a win there gets him the fifth fight against arch-rival Manny Pacquiao this fall. Of course...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Mike Alvarado preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview - Marquez vs. Alvarado: On May 17 at the Inglewood Forum, Juan Manuel Marquez takes on Mike Alvarado in a pivotal 12-round welterweight bout. Each fighter is coming off a loss, with Alvarado losing to Ruslan Provodnikov and Marquez losing to Timothy Bradley. The winner of this fight stays relevant on the big stage, moving onto face the winner of the Manny...
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March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Manuel Marquez/Mike Alvarado Press

INGLEWOOD, CA - On Wednesday, future hall of gamer Juan Manuel Marquez and “Mile High” Mike Alvarado, along with their respective camps came together at the iconic Fabulous Forum in Inglewood, California to formally announce their upcoming May 17th taking place at the same location. In his address, Mike Alvarado described the unique match-up a s not only an opportunity for redemption...
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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