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Marquez vs Diaz 2 Shows Marquez Deserves 3rd Pacquiao Fight

August 2, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

The outcome of the rematch between Juan Manuel Marquez and Juan Diaz was not expected to be a lopsided victory for Marquez. The decision win for Marquez was clearly a message that he deserves another fight date with pound for pound king Manny Pacquaio.

The rematch on Saturday night in Las Vegas showed a sharper than ever Marquez who is in excellent physical condition even as he turns 37 next month.

However, roadblocks to a third fight with Pacquiao will prevent this from happening. Manny Pacquiao is currently negotiating for a November fight with fellow Top Rank boxer Antonio Maragarito. This appears to be the most feasible fight for the promotion after a failed attempt at staging a huge payday in a Manny Paquiao versus Floyd Mayweather Jr megafight.

Top Rank promoter Bob Arum would rather keep the earnings in-house as he sets up a fight between two Top Rank boxers Pacquiao and Margarito.

Arum may feel that a Pacquiao-Marquez 3 match would give Marquez a free ride to a big payday. It is quite sad to see that although Marquez is on eof the best pound for pound boxers, he does not command a hefty pay each fight like Pacquiao and Mayweahter would.

It would be great to see Pacquiao and Marquez in the ring once again. This would be an opportunity for boxing purists and casual fans to witness two fearless fighters in the ring. Mayweather may bring in the money but he is never known to be someone willing to mix it up like Pacquiao and Marquez would.

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2 Responses to “Marquez vs Diaz 2 Shows Marquez Deserves 3rd Pacquiao Fight”
  1. John Dumas says:

    No way, Marquez does not deserve another fight with Pacquiao. Their first two fights clearly show Pacquiao won the fights. When Mayweather accused Pacquiao of taking enhancing drugs and Pacquiao rejected the accusation bu Mayweather, he refused to fight Pacquiao. So Bob Arum looked for other replacements to fight Manny and one of them was Manuel Marquez. Instead Marquez and his Golden Hypocrites Pomotion people demanded Pacquiao to be subjected to random blood test before the fight. Now they want to Manny to fight Marquez for money. These people are shameless, No way, not unless they would guarantee a purse of $25 million to Manny Pacquiao. Lol!

  2. Eduardo Lomeli says:

    If you think that Pacquiao won the first two fights clearly then I think you need to watch them in slow motion and watch Pacquiao’s head keep snapping back over and over….. It could have gone either way, a third fight is what’s best for boxing. Period.

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