Found February 02, 2013 on Sports by Colin:
Roughly two months after the eight-division titlist was rendered unconscious by a spectacular overhand right thrown by WBO “Champion of the Decade” Juan Manuel Marquez, Roger Mayweather still wants to see his nephew, Floyd, battle Manny Pacquiao. During their fourth brutal affair, Pacquiao (54-5-2, 38 KOs) was knocked onto Queer Street by the 39-year-old Marquez (55-6-1, 40 KOs) at 2:59 of the sixth round. In a genuinely scary scene, “The Fighting Pride of the Philippines,” who had controversially earned a draw and two conquests over the ballooned Mexican since their initial meeting in May 2004, remained motionless on the canvas … Continue reading →

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