Manuel Marquez is promising boxing fans all over the world that this bout is not just any ordinary boring fight like Shane Mosely. The Mexican veteran guarantees that he will not fight like Shane Mosley and his performance will definitely a crowd entertainer.
“It will definitely not be like the Pacquiao-Shane Mosley fight where Mosley kept running. As best as I can, I am going to fight him toe-to-toe and give the people what they want.” said Marquez.
Juan Manuel Marquez is serious enough to beat Pacquiao’s power and speed in which many assume that he can. Before Marquez can settle the score with Pacquiao, he still has a tune up fight with Likar Ramos in Mexico this coming July 16.
Eight time division champ, Manny Pacquiao received praises from famous boxing legend Sugar ray Leonard who won a gold medal in the 1976 Montreal games and came on later to capture the world with five titles in five different weight classes. “There is no single approach that can decisively defeat the Filipino boxing icon, He has incredible hand speed, great footwork,” said by Leonard.
Leonard explained that in order for Marquez to beat Pacquiao in a bout, his opponents must treat boxing as a game of mental prowess. “He’s always in great shape so you can never catch him on a bad day. The way to beat Pacquiao is to treat a boxing match as a kind of chess match.”
Leonard is not losing hope with regards to the match between Pacquiao and unbeaten boxer Mayweather Jr., “Both guys are indeed best in their division and I think that they’re both trying to gain some psychological edge,” he said.
Sugar Ray Leonard praises Pacquiao for his determination in his sport and believes that Pacquiao and Marquez both have in common and that is speed, power and determination.