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Pacquiao vs. Marquez

Chris Byrd: “I don’t believe Manny Pacquiao or Juan Manuel Marquez will change very much in part four”

By Joseph Herron - With the fourth installment of Pacquiao/Marquez just six weeks away, both men have begun the sparring portion of their preparation for the big December 8th boxing showdown at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. While Pacquiao and Roach have boldly stated through various media sources that a knock-out will be imperative to win for a third time, former IBF Heavyweight [...]

24/7 Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4 on 11/17 on HBO

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 – HBO Sports’ groundbreaking “24/7” reality franchise, which has captured 16 Sports Emmy® Awards, returns in November for its 16th boxing installment with 24/7 PACQUIAO/MARQUEZ 4, an all-new, four-episode series, it was announced today by Rick Bernstein, executive producer, HBO Sports. Debuting SATURDAY, NOV. 17 (12:15-12:45 a.m. ET/PT), the all-access series [...]

Where does Juan Manuel Marquez rank in the history of Mexican boxing?

By Emilio Camacho, Esq. Mexico has an impressive imprint in boxing history. The current most dominant Mexican boxer is Juan Manuel Marquez. Several of you have emailed me asking where does Marquez stand in history. Experts will argue that Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. and Salvador Sanchez rank above Marquez. This is not hard to justify. In addition, I believe that Ricardo “Finito” Lopez should be [...]

Roach hopes to end his losing streak with Pacquiao’s next fight against Marquez

By Rob Smith: Trainer Freddie Roach was on the top of the world a couple of years ago with fighters like Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, Amir Khan and Manny Pacquiao all fighting well for him and making him look like a genius. However, thinks have really gone downhill for Roach with his fighters Jorge Linares, Amir Khan, Chavez Jr. and Pacquiao all losing recently. Linares has lost has last two fights, Khan [...]

Pacquiao starts training camp on October 15th; Marquez already training in Mexico

By Rob Smith: Manny Pacquiao will be starting his training camp on October 15th with trainer Freddie Roach at the Wildcard Gym in Los Angeles, California. Pacquiao and Roach plan on trying to take Pacquiao back to where he was in his earlier days when he was a seek and destroy fighter. For whatever reason Pacquiao has evolved into a slow plodder that moves with great effort, can't cut off a ring very [...]

Gamboa could fight on Pacquiao-Marquez 4 undercard on December 8th

By Michael Collins: Former IBF/WBA featherweight champion Yuriorkis Gamboa (21-0, 16 KO's) could wind up on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez 4 fight on December 8th, according to Steve Kim. Gamboa hasn't fought since last year in September in beating Daniel Ponce De Leon. Gamboa has been out of action due to promotional problems in leaving Top Rank. Gamboa was supposed [...]

Pacquiao has to beat Marquez impressively this time

By Rob Smith: With Manny Pacquiao's performances looking less and less impressive with each fight, Pacquiao now has to look especially good for him to be still considered as one of the best fighters in boxing. Getting beaten and/or winning controversial decisions isn't helping him. You can't look at Pacquiao's last three performances against Shane Mosley, Juan Manuel Marquez and Tim Bradley and Pacquiao [...]

Pacquiao vs. Marquez IV – “It has to happen…really?”

By Marc Livitz - Change is good…Complacency kills. Neither of these well known socially accepted proverbs holds any weight if each of them is universally governed by the words of the great P.T. Barnum. Oceans worth of fans still feel jilted from the fallout which resulted from the past three fights between a certain Emmanuel D. Pacquiao and a noteworthy Juan Manuel Marquez Mendez. To their [...]

Pacquiao-Márquez news conference open to the public on Friday

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (September 19, 2012) – Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO and JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ, two of boxing’s top pound for pound fighters, will conclude their three-city international media tour, with a México City News Conference This Friday! September 21, beginning at 11:00 a.m. local time, in the new state of the art Arena Ciudad de México. They will be discussing Pacquiao-Márquez [...]

Manny Pacquiao vs. JM Marquez IV: Will cuatro “sinko” at the bank?

By Joseph Herron / On December 8th, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KOs) will attempt to defeat Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KOs) for a third consecutive time. Although every meeting between the two future Hall of Famers have been riddled with controversy, the all time great trilogy has given fight fans [...]

Roach still blaming Pacquiao’s poor performance against Marquez last November on marital problems

By Rob Smith: Trainer Freddie Roach still isn't giving Juan Manuel Marquez full credit for coming up with a perfect fight in giving then WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao fits in their fight last November in Las Vegas, Nevada. Pacquiao ended up winning the fight by a controversial 12 round majority decision, but many boxing fans to this day still believe that Marquez should have been given [...]

Arum close to finalizing Pacquiao-Marquez 4, Roach not happy

By Michael Collins: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum is close to putting the finishing touches on a fourth fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez. The bout will take place on December 8th in Las Vegas for a still yet to be determined pay per view asking price. Count on it being in the $49.99 range. Arum said to Dan Rafael at ESPN "We're having a meeting about Manny's next fight and to get [...]