Found December 08, 2012 on
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It’s finally here, the bout the whole world has been waiting for: Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather, Jr. I Juan Manuel Marquez L (that’s 50 for you Roman numerically challenged folks out there). OK, so tonight Pacquiao and Marquez meet for the 4th time, but admitting it feels like the 50th doesn’t seem too grand an embellishment.
If you watched the build up to this fight on HBO’s 24/7, you know tonight’s main event has an intricately-woven spider web of subplots, but there are also some interesting developments to follow during the 3 undercard fights. Here are 5 subplots to think about during tonight’s main event and undercard bouts:
To say the boxer turned congressman has a lot on his plate nowadays is an understatement. Personal issues already distracted him in his last fight with Marquez. Are Manny’s marital problems completely behind him now?
He’s also serving in the Phillipine House of Representatives for the district of Sarangani, has an acting career,
BEST OF MAXIM
Juan Manuel Marquez won his fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao, finally defeating the Filipino. He did it with a sixth-round knockout.
The Manny Pacquiao knock out has the internet going nutz. Here is my favorite Meme above, and a few WWE ones below to get you through your ****** Monday.
Hulk Leg Drop
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Juan Manuel Marquez is the most interesting man in the world. At least that's what we have to show you here with our latest boxing meme from the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez fight. Take a look to see what Marquez has to say about what he may not always do...
I don't always beat Manny Pacquiao... but when I do, I knock him the hell out!
Take a look at that bloodied...
The Pacquiao vs. Marquez results were obviously stunning, as Juan Manuel Marquez scored an unforgettable one-punch knockout of the Filipino sensation Manny Pacquiao. Now, in the wake of that brutal and concussive victory, it's time to revisit our top 20 pound for pound rankings. Take a look at the updated pound for pound list following the Pacquiao vs. Marquez results and see...
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has spent the better part of the last few years avoiding Manny Pacquiao in the ring, but he has sent plenty of verbal jabs the Filipino’s way. Maybe Mayweather is maturing, because he actually expressed compassion for Pacquiao after Pac-Man lost to Juan Manuel Marquez on Saturday. Mayweather did not see the fight, but he did offer some praise and encouragement...
Juan Manuel Marquez finally broke through against Manny Pacquiao. After three fights that included a draw and two losses by controversial decisions, Marquez finally recorded a win against Pac-Man.
Marquez knocked the Filipino down in the third, and then put him out for good in the sixth in one of the most brutal knockouts you will see during Saturday’s fight in Las Vegas. The...
Boxing’s most contentious rivalry is set to end with a knockout this Saturday night, as both Manny Pacquiao and Mexican warrior Juan Manuel Marquez insist that they will flatten the other to conclusively prove who the superior fighter is as they clash for the fourth time in Las Vegas.
The previous three fights have all gone the 12 round distance and despite a draw in their initial...
Manny Pacquiao was knocked out cold in the 6th round in his KO loss to Juan Manuel Marquez. But despite his second straight defeat, Pacquiao has vowed not to retire. A vow that goes against the wishes of both his wife, Jinkee Pacquiao and his mother, Dionisia.
The former eight-division world champion wiped tears from his eyes listening to his wife, Jinkee, make a tearful appeal...
It was a dramatic night in Las Vegas on Saturday night at the MGM Grand, where Juan Manuel Marquez finally got closure over his greatest rival by knocking out Manny Pacquiao in round six. It was a back and forth fight with both fighters suffering knockdowns before the eventual stoppage. We had our cameras rolling [...]
Have we seen the last of the Filipino legend?
Boxing generates little buzz these days, but when one of the few “big name” fighters out there gets knocked out, it’s still big news. Juan Manuel Marquez knocked out Manny Pacquiao last night in the sixth round, as Pacquiao literally walked into a straight line right hand punch.
Full Results from Las Vegas: Manny Pacquiao (147) vs. Juan Manuel Marquez (143) Yuriorkis Gamboa (130) vs. Michael Farenas (130) Miguel Vazquez def. Mercito Gesta via UD (117-111, 119-109, 118-110) Javier Fortuna def. Patrick Hyland via UD (118-110, 116-112, 115-113) Dodie Boy Penalosa def. Jesus Lule Raya via KO in R2 Ernie Sanchez def. Coy [...]
Weights from Las Vegas, NV Manny Pacquiao (147) vs. Juan Manuel Marquez (143) Yuriorkis Gamboa (130) vs. Michael Farenas (130) Miguel Vazquez (135) vs. Mercito Gesta (134) Javier Fortuna (126) vs. Patrick Hyland (126) Dodie Boy Penalosa (123.5) vs. Jesus Lule Raya (124) Ernie Sanchez (127) vs. Coy Evans (126.5) Jose Ramirez (137) vs. Corey [...]