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Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4

Boxing Losers v. Winners

By "Old Yank" Schneider Sentimentalism Defined: The bloom is off the rose. We all saw it coming with Freddie Roach "wishing" his way to win after win with Amir Kahn. But one more win was not in the cards. Roach fighters would continue to lose. Senshenko…Chavez, Jr….Pacquaio. Wilting in boxing is uglier than it is in any other sport because of the utter sense of downer that follows. There [...]

Marquez wants to KO Pacquiao to remove the judges from the equation

By Bill Phanco: Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KO’s) will be looking to knock Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KO’s) clean out on Saturday in their fourth fight between them. Marquez, 39, wants to take the judges completely out of their position of being able to sit as the decider in this fight by knocking Pacquiao and making sure that he won’t be on the receiving [...]

Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4: The two legends have come to the end of the road

By Reni M. Valenzuela: Juan Manuel Marquez is coming to fight, while Manny Pacquiao is coming to finish him. Marquez wants vindication. Pacquiao wants conclusion. Shocks may fill the ring, and beyond, but which wouldn’t be shocks to those who could perceive them coming anyway between determined elite fighters of classic “rematch” series inside a brass arena. This time around, Kenny Bayless [...]

Pacquiao expecting Marquez to be a stationary

By Rob Smith: Manny Pacquiao has a perfect explanation for why he’s not looked good since his win over Miguel Cotto in 2009. He says it’s because all of his opponents have been literally running from him in the ring instead of standing stationary and slugging it out in an old fashioned style of fighting that Pacquiao favors. Pacquiao thinks that his opponent for Saturday night Juan Manuel Marquez [...]

Pacquiao with four pound weight advantage over Marquez

By Steve Mabbott: Juan Manuel Marquez had looked huge during his training video on the HBO Pacquiao-Marquez 24/7 episodes, but during today’s weigh-in for Saturday’s Las Vegas based fight, Marquez weighed in at only 143 lbs, a whole four pounds lighter than the 147 pound Manny Pacquiao. This is interesting because unless Marquez rehydrates to a much higher weight, we’re likely to see Pacquiao [...]

Official weights: Pacquiao 147, Marquez 143

By Rob Smith: Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KO's) made weight today for his bout tomorrow night against Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KO's) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Surprisingly, Pacquiao weighed in 4 more than Marquez. Pacquiao weighed in at 147 pounds, while Marquez weighed 143 lbs. Marquez looked bigger than Pacquiao despite being four pounds lighter, but much of Marquez's weight was [...]

Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4 sells out the MGM Grand!; Beltran beats Kim

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (December 7, 2012) – The people have spoken and they voted unanimously for Saturday’s welterweight battle between MANNY PACQUIAO and JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ 4 -- Act Four of their exciting and fistoric rivalry. Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced today that the MGM Grand Garden Arena and its 16,000-plus seats have completely sold out, producing a live gate in excess of $10.5 [...]

Pacquiao to make $25 million, Marquez $3 million for Saturday’s PPV bout on HBO

By Rob Smith: Manny Pacquiao may be starting to show signs of slipping in his last three fights but that's not affecting his paydays in any way as we see with his bout on Saturday against Juan Manuel Marquez at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao will be hauling in a guaranteed $25 million for the Marquez fight, according to Yahoo Sports News. With the PPV upside, Pacquiao will make as [...]

“Weigh-In Live: Pacquiao/Marquez 4″ Airs Friday, Dec. 7 on HBO; Holly Holm

Dec. 5, 2012 –- Boxing fans can get a ringside seat for one of the sport’s most dramatic pre-fight activities when HBO telecasts WEIGH-IN LIVE: PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4, the official fighter weigh-in for the fourth meeting in this epic rivalry, featuring welterweight superstars Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. The half-hour special airs Friday, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. [...]

Pacquiao-Marquez 4; Italia looking to bounce back, More!

ESPN is presenting comprehensive multi-platform pre- and post-fight coverage of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez 4 bout scheduled for December 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ESPN Deportes and SportsCenter are on site to provide daily news and information. As part of ESPN and HBO Sports’ multi-year boxing programming and marketing agreement, ESPN news and information platforms [...]

Cotto-Trout garners Record Ratings on SHO; Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4

NEW YORK (Dec. 4, 2012)-Saturday night's SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast of Miguel Cotto vs. Austin Trout on SHOWTIME® earned record viewership for boxing on the premium network in two categories. The three-fight telecast drew an average audience of 1.047 million viewers, the highest since 2004 when Nielsen began to separately measure premium television multiplex channels. The main event, Cotto [...]

Pacquiao: I’m going to attack Marquez and pressure him constantly

By Rob Smith: Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KO's) is going to attempt to use an old strategy from his youth this Saturday night in trying to beat the 39-year-old Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KO's) in their pay per view bout on HBO at the MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Pacquiao said to the sports.inquirer.net "I intend to attack him, pressure him." In his sparring sessions, [...]