Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez Overtime - Part 1 of 2
Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez Overtime - Part 2 of 2
Manny won the WBO Welterweight Belt from Miguel Cotto in November 2009. He successfully defended it against Joshua Clottey on March 2010 at the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas and against Shane Mosley on May 2011 at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, the same venue Pacman will fight Juan Manuel today for the third time.
The fight, refereed by Tony Weeks, is going to be another thrilling and heart-pounding bout between two competitive warriors. Yesterday, Pacquiao tipped the scales at 143 lbs while Marquez is 1 lb lower than Manny. The weigh in of Pacquiao and Marquez was attended by over 5,000 fans.
The first time, Juan Manuel encountered Manny in a boxing match was in 2004 at the featherweight division. Marquez, who was floored in the first round, managed to end the fight in a draw. The second time JuanMa and Pacman fought in a boxing match was in 2008 and this time it was at the super featherweight division. Manny managed to win via split decision making the third round knockdown the difference of the second fight.
Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez is one of the biggest boxing events of the year. It is predicted to become the Fight of they Year because of the explosiveness the two boxers bring inside the squared ring.
The strategy of the two pugilists is perfect for a fast and exciting match. They both have power in both hands and their knockout power have improved in recent years. Manny Pacquiao, who won against popular boxers in the higher weight classes is expected to win the the bout but you cannot count Marquez out. Juan Manuel is one of the best counter-punchers in the sport and he has also won against better boxers even at his old age.
Today, at 9pm ET or 6pm PT, the Pacquiao vs Marquez fight is going to be another epic battle, which kids and adults will surely watch for several times. Manny and Juan Manuel surely belong to the boxing hall of famers and everyone is hoping they will give the fans another fight to remember for a long time.