After forty-two rounds over four fights, Juan Manuel Marquez finally defeatedIt was an eight year, forty-two round journey. A rivalry that spanned from 120 pounds to 147 pounds and saw both men emerge as two of the best fighters in the history of boxing. But finally Juan Manuel Marquez got his win over Manny Pacquiao.
Manny Pacquiao knocking him out in the sixth round of their HBO pay-per-view bout.
The fight saw as much drama as could ever be hoped for in a major prizefight. The two men, as familiar as possible with each other in this sport, came out moving fast and throwing plenty of power shots, looking to establish a rhythm that best supported the style they wanted to fight. Pacquiao's speed, subtle head movement and strong left hand seemed to have the fight tilting his way through the first two rounds.
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