Pacquiao, Marquez keep it close


(L-R) Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez exchange blows during their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

MANILA, Philippines–Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez keep it close in the fourth.

Marquez, though, still continues to connect on jabs but Pacquiao, despite early knockdown, seem unfazed.

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  • Norlito

    It was a great close fight before the KO. If napansin lang ni Manny strategy ni Marquez. Pacman move every last 10 seconds is already predictable for Marquez. It was a bait that paquiao did not see. The mexican fighter took advantage of Paquiao confidence after Manny Knocks him. The waiting and patience strategy works well versus the aggressiveness of Manny. Kung maintain lang sana ang galaw ni Manny nun nag take slow sya malamang di sya inabot ng surprise ni Marquez. IMHO 

  • Edgardo Mendoza


    • emcy

      Obispo?  Sinong obispo?

  • Miller Randy


  • jr

    Sinabi ko na in my previous comments since manny left his faith and threw away the rosary and did not make sign of the cross, he will be fallen..

    • Rob Locke

      It wasn’t God who knocked Manny out, it was Marquez’s vicious right hand.  I love Manny, but what century do you live in that you believe a string of beads has any bearing on what happens in the real world?  Hard work and training wins fights, nothing else.

      • glenmoore

        hard work and training plus throwing away the sacred images… sabi nung baptist na taxi driver na nasakyan ko ryt after the PPV it really had something to do hindi sa pagtalikod nya pero the way siya tumalikod na tinapon ung mga sacred images.. sabi niya kung mga picture mo itatapon at aapakan diba masasaktan ka? 

  • Mang Teban

    Thank God for humbling the proud!
    Manny Pacquiao should stop thinking of making more money. He is no longer fighting for the country..only for himself.
    Uuwing luhaan ang mga pulitiko na tumaya kay Pacman..buti nga.
    Uwi na kayo agad boboto pa kayo sa Miyerkoles..this time..examine your conscience and not the weight and density of the pork barrel, pwede?

    • mave

      kamo yari nanaman pilipinas sa mga politiko ung pang kampanya nila na talo  ngayon mag hanap sila ng ibang pagkakakitaan…

  • Rodolfo Garcia

    What will happen to his political career? His singing career? His religious career? His TV career? He spread himself thin.

  • Renz

    Vindication for Marquez.

  • rizalmanalo

    When Manny throw away His rosary and stop making the sign of the cross, everything crumbles!

    • Romeo

      Tama ka yan din ang napansin ko. nawala ang true faith nya.

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