Boxing’s Most Debated Decisions to be shown on ESPN2 this Wednesday

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Wednesday, May 20, will be a night of boxing on ESPN2 when the network airs five consecutive hours of the sweet science featuring some of the sport’s most debated decisions. The action will begin at 7 p.m.… read full article “Boxing’s Most Debated Decisions to be shown on ESPN2 this Wednesday”

If Manny Pacquiao And Juan Manuel Marquez Had Fought A Fifth Fight, Who Would Have Won?

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As fight fans know, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, who gave us one of the most fierce and entertaining lower weight rivalries in all of boxing history over the course of their four incredible fights, never met for a fifth showdown.… read full article “If Manny Pacquiao And Juan Manuel Marquez Had Fought A Fifth Fight, Who Would Have Won?”

Juan Manuel Marquez-Manny Pacquiao: The Rivalry Of The Modern Era Ends With The KO Of The Decade

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Lower weight superstars Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez fought their epic rivalry over two decades: fights one and two coming in the 2000 to 2009 decade, fights three and four taking place in the decade that has just ended.… read full article “Juan Manuel Marquez-Manny Pacquiao: The Rivalry Of The Modern Era Ends With The KO Of The Decade”

Mosley, Hopkins, Marquez, DiBella, Duva Elected To Boxing Hall Of Fame

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Boxers Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manuel Marquez, Shane Mosley, Barbara Buttrick, Christy Martin & Lucia Rijker Elected To Int’l Boxing Hall Of Fame – Lou DiBella, Kathy Duva, Dan Goossen, Bernard Fernandez and Thomas Hauser to also enter Hall of Fame

The International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum announced today the members of the Class of 2020.… read full article “Mosley, Hopkins, Marquez, DiBella, Duva Elected To Boxing Hall Of Fame”

Nothing But Special Fighters On The 2020 Hall Of Fame Ballot

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Hopkins, Marquez, Mosley, Froch, Corrales, Vazquez, Bradley, Tarver and more

As per a piece from Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, the names on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot have been released – and what a massive bunch of special fighters the 200 or so people who will have the hard task of voting for just five fighters on the list have to choose from.… read full article “Nothing But Special Fighters On The 2020 Hall Of Fame Ballot”

VIDEO: Pacquiao vs Marquez – Who Won the Rivalry?

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There have been many awesome rivalries during the long rich history of professional boxing, and in the last fifteen years or so, Pacquiao vs Marquez is almost certainly the most famous among them.

To this day, boxing fans are often engaged in very heated debate over any and all aspects of the epic rivalry between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez.… read full article “VIDEO: Pacquiao vs Marquez – Who Won the Rivalry?”

Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez: The Four-Fight Rivalry That Began With Three First-Round Knockdowns And Ended Via Violent One-Punch KO

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It was 15 years ago today when they first met: Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez – and over the course of eight years and seven months, across three weight divisions, with almost 42 rounds of great fighting produced, these two all-time greats lit up the lower weight divisions like few men have ever done.… read full article “Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez: The Four-Fight Rivalry That Began With Three First-Round Knockdowns And Ended Via Violent One-Punch KO”

Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez explains why he turned down a fifth fight with Pacquiao; even with mega-money on offer

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Despite all his other considerable ring achievements, Mexican great Juan Manuel Marquez seems destined to be forever remembered mostly for his shocking, utterly stunning one-punch KO of the equally great (or greater) Manny Pacquiao.

It was in the fourth meeting between the two modern day legends when it happened: an advancing Pac Man was hit flush by a monster, perfectly timed right hand that left Pacquiao face-planted on the canvas just a second or two before the bell rang to end the sixth-round. The sudden termination to the bout, and with it the rivalry, was so shocking because the previous three encounters had all gone down to the wire, so close, debatable even as they were on the score-cards.

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