Originally written December 08, 2012 on Rumors and Rants:
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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: Pacquiao’s focus 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,
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