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I’m not one of the naysayers dismissing a possible third Marquez-Pacquiao fight based off of the most recent accomplishments. If I were to do that Manny would seemingly be able to bludgeon Juan Manuel to death with a sword like no name actor Michael Brea.
I don’t think that is the case at all. I think this fight would be every bit as good as the previous two and probably much better than the, hoped for, super ultra mega mega fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.
The first two fights between these men were fantastic, in addition to keeping everyone talking about the results. Even to this day boxing fans still chirp about the score cards of not just one, but both of the fights. They were that close.
The sad truth is even though Marquez-Pacquiao would be the more exciting fight (in my eyes at least) there is no hope of it happening any time soon.
Because the aforementioned super ultra mega mega fight of Mayweather-Pacqiao has to happen first. There’s just no way around it.
In the whole of boxing there is no fight more talked or written about. And for good reason. It matches the top two people on the mythical Pound-4-Pound list. The two fighters with the most to lose…and gain.
It’s a fight that would break every single boxing PPV viewership record there is, not to mention that the amount of money generated from this fight could support a small third world country for a generation.
Marquez-Pacquiao III would be incredible.
Mayweather-Pacquiao could be legendary.
I know Michael Jordan has his own set of people who hate him and wish for him to of never accomplished the things that he did.
That being said, the man just contributed to a huge bitchslap to LeBron James and his “What Should I Do?” Nike commercial.
If you were a Michael Jordan fan or just hold an admiration for what he fought for on the court, you will love this.
***I realize this is not an actual response from Michael Jordan or Nike to the LeBron “Rise” commercial.
I also realize the contribution Jordan made was not actually his, it was spliced from his “Legendary” commercial.***
David Haye is a fraud, a fake, a phony, a liar and a punk.
David Haye took on Audley Harrison this past Saturday (Nov. 13) in the first all British heavyweight title fight in 13 years. Great, just great. Yet another fight no one could possibly care about for David Haye. Well, with the exception of England…maybe.
After his 3rd round KO of a nondescript Harrison, Haye had the nerve to call out the Klitschko brothers, again. He has done this for 2+ years. He even had a fight signed to fight Wladimir, the younger Klitschko, and pulled out just two weeks before the scheduled date.
Then he tried to bad mouth Vitali, the older Klitschko, into a match and it worked. Vitali responded and wanted to fight and was ready to set up a deal only to have Haye duck the fight before anything could get accomplished.
Another fight was on its way to being signed with Haye taking on Wladimir and Wladimir even conceding a 50-50 revenue split. Yes, that’s as ludicrous as it sounds and yet the ducker of all duckers backed out, once again.
It’s a joke, it’s a really, really bad joke.
David Haye is pulling off the worst, most blatant case of ducking a fight that I have ever seen. It has to be in the top 10 all-time.
I have never seen a case of one boxer (in this case Haye) talk so much trash and yet every opportunity they get to make a fight with the person they are talking all this trash about (the Klitschko brothers) and get a chance to back up their words only to punk out.
But not just punk out once. It’s been over and over and over again.
David Haye, for the love of God, please, please make a fight with either of the Klitschko brothers. Take one of these chances that they keep throwing at you and serving you up on a silver platter and do your best to back up your big mouth.
I mean you should fight one of them if for no other reason than seeing one of the great Klitschko brothers literally punch your face off.
It would be immensely enjoyed by me and many, many other fight fans.
I found a way to watch the fight. I had to.
After seeing the video of Margarito mocking, Pacquiao trainer, Freddie Roach’s Parkinson’s Disease it was more than a little personal for me.
Manny Pacquiao is a stud. That’s the simplest way that I can put it.
He fought a man who (unofficially) outweighed him by 17 pounds and was 4 1/2 inches taller and yet that didn’t make a bit of difference.
The Congressman from the Phillippines simply and purely battered Antonio Margarito into a bloody mess. It was a beautiful and horrible thing to watch.
Unlike when Pacquiao fought Miguel Cotto and beat the soul of out of him and I (and everyone else watching the fight with me) was imploring the ref to stop the fight. It was hard to watch and it all seemed unnecessary. Cotto was beaten to a pulp, but because of his pride and refusal to say, “no mas” the fight continued longer than it should have.
This fight was like that, with the small exception of me and a lot of other people hoping the ref wouldn’t stop it because, really, it seemed as if Margarito had this coming to him.
And so, in the short term Manny Pacquiao has once again beaten a larger, physically stronger opponent. Not just beat these men though, he has completely destroyed them. Three have been sent to the hospital.
Even Margarito fell victim to this trend. After the fight he was immediately taken, by ambulance, to the hospital to get his various cuts and swelling checked out. Luckily for him, they found that Manny had fractured his right orbital bone and he will undergo surgery Tuesday in Texas.
To say I was happy with the result of this fight is beyond an understatement. I can honestly say I smiled for the near entirety of the fight, with every one of Manny’s blinding combinations broadening the smile on my face.
It was an A+ performance out of the Pacman.
Now…where is Floyd Mayweather Jr.?
Courtesty of @Boxing360 on Twitter, I came across a video that appears to show Antonio Margarito mocking Freddie Roach’s shaking as a result of his Parkinson’s Disease.
If this is in fact what he (and a member of his entourage) are doing, I hope they rot.
My Aunt died as a result of Parkinson’s Disease. It ravaged her body until she had nothing left to give.
So if this in fact what Margarito was doing…well…I hope that Manny Pacquiao beats him all over the ring, I hope Manny beats his cheating, coward, lying ass all over Cowboys Stadium.
Zab Judah, oh Zab Judah.
You could have been something special. All-time great special.
To watch you in action, at times, is truly a sight to behold. You have/had talent that matches or exceeds any boxer that has ever laced up a pair of gloves.
Other times you look lazy, lethargic and basically like you flat-out don’t care.
It’s frustrating being a boxing fan and having to see someone with your talent and to see you make other fighters look bad, to make them look utterly pathetic, only to turn around and look pathetic yourself.
I love seeing a talent like you come up. To see you literally have people’s jaws dropping at the awesome speed you possess, to see your nearly unparalleled athleticism in action.
Sadly, that jaw dropping athleticism and speed you display only comes in flashes.
It should be more than that Zab. You have to know this if myself and anyone who knows anything about boxing knows it. It’s inexcusable.
I have had, and will have, people disagree with me over what I am about to say, so here we go…
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