Eight time world division champion Manny Pacquiao, together with Bob Arum will continue working on different angles to market their November 12 fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. To help publicize the fight between Pacquiao and Marquez, Arum promised viewers full coverage and has partner with CNN to show the replay of their fight. To top it off, the Pacquiao vs Marquez fight will be aired during the Major League Baseball playoffs to draw a much larger crowd and to draw in more fans.
The Pacquiao vs Marquez fight is their third meeting considering the fact that the two fighters have face criticism in the past that ended up in a controversial draw in 2004 and Manny winning a split decision way back in 2008, which was also highly speculated that Marquez should have win the fight.
Marquez together with his trainer “Nacho” Beristan feel that his fighter, won both fights in their previous encounters and is looking forward for a win in their upcoming fight this November 12, to settle the score. Pacquiao together with Freddie Roach is determined that their third meeting with Marquez will definitely be the last and Manny will win the fight in an old fashion way.
With Pacquiao’s increasing popularity, Top Rank believes that the their trilogy fight will make viewers glued to their screens. “ We are going to be very big. Manny is a global star,” said Duboef.
Pacquiao has definitely benefited from Freddie Roach’s gym at the wild card and his fighting style has gradually changed in the past years. When Pacquiao fights Marquez this November, the fight will not be ordinary since Pacquiao has evolve into a true killing machine with lightning fast moves and reflexes than ever before. Manny has learned to adapt changes and Marquez needs to prepare for some interesting moves he never thought existed.