Advertisement
Advertisement

Ariza is Dreading Marquez 4: Pacquiao Has To KO Him!

By Rick Reeno

Strength and conditioning coach Alex Ariza is dreading the fourth fight between Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38KOs) and Juan Manuel Marquez 54-6-1, 39KOs). The fight was finalized last week for December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao is 2-0-1 after three controversial battles. After the fourth fight was announced, Ariza has not received the same type of feedback as he did for last November's trilogy.

"I'm dreading it. I just think it's very hard to get up for another fight like that. Nobody really cares about it. You hear the buzz in the casinos....people are like 'wow, really, out of all the guys that are out there at the 147, 140-pound divisions - that's the only guy you can come up with,'" Ariza told BoxingScene.com.

Another big worry, says Ariza, are the officials. Both Ariza, and Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach, believe the judges are going to be more sympathetic to Marquez, a fighter that many people believe was the rightful victor in at least one or even two of the three previous meetings.

"I think Manny knows that he has to knock him out for this fight. I think we go into this fight down three rounds, I really believe that. It can't be another close fight. I don't think that we'll get another decision like that," Ariza said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WESS on 09-19-2012

I think the entire boxing community is dreading this fight.... as it is completely pointless.

Comment by KRAFTSMAN on 09-19-2012

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;12530478]everyone on NSB knows this fight is set up yet again for Manny to KO JMM. Manny is already a 3-1 favorite. Stop pretending this is some epic battle.[/QUOTE] How long have you been posting here? DOn't you know…

Comment by Califas on 09-19-2012

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;12530490]i wont be ordering it. please stop trolling alt.[/QUOTE] Yeah, you will. cy@

Comment by The Big Dunn on 09-19-2012

[QUOTE=Califas;12530482]Don't forget to click "order" on your remote lmao[/QUOTE] i wont be ordering it. please stop trolling alt.

Comment by Califas on 09-19-2012

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;12530478]everyone on NSB knows this fight is set up yet again for Manny to KO JMM. Manny is already a 3-1 favorite. Stop pretending this is some epic battle.[/QUOTE] Don't forget to click "order" on your remote lmao

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (40)
Top Headlines Broner Describes Troubles Making Weight For Theophane Fight Canelo To Golovkin: Earn Your Shot, Work Your Way Up! Joshua: “Showtime is three or four years ahead of the game” Hopkins: No Excuses, Golovkin Should Fight Kovalev! Joshua To Breazeale: Back Up Talk, Don't Be Like Other Americans Adrien Broner Voting for Trump: He’ll Lower My Taxes Hughie Fury Set To Return on Fury-Klitschko Rematch Bill, July 9 Video: Anthony Joshua Pumped For Breazeale Title Defense Video: Breazeale Confident Anthony Joshua is Going To Sleep Video: Joshua, Breazeale Go Face To Face and Trade Words Video: Joshua, Breazeale, SHO Press Conference Highlights Khan: I Won't Run For 12, I Will Stand and Trade With Canelo TMT Adds Gavril, Rakhmanov To ShoBox Card on May 13th Photos: Anthony Johsua, Dominic Breazeale Tense Face To Face Amir Khan: I Think It's Great To Be The Underdog Barroso's Adviser: If Crolla Tries To Trade, He Will Get KO'd Quickly Showtime Inks Anthony Joshua To Multi-Fight Deal Anthony Joshua's Promoter Plots Out Next Fights After Breazeale Butler vs. Kokeitgym Title Eliminator Set for June 4 Canelo Doubts Khan Will Switch Style, Create a Boring Fight Gassiev's Promoter Rates Povetkin's Chances WIth Wilder Crolla: There Are Questions, I'll Find Out How Good Barroso Is Nathan Cleverly To Feature On Burns-Di Rocco Bill Mike Mollo Faces Rudenko in Odessa; SES 6/4 Card Shapes Up Lucas Matthysse Could Return To The Ring in The Fall Video: De La Hoya Talks Mayweather, Canelo, Khan, More De La Hoya: In Mayweather Rematch, it's 70-30 in Canelo's Favor! Mikhaylenko, Chuprakov Back in Action in Ekaterinburg Khan Prepared To Make Things Ugly To Prevail: A Win is a Win Video: De La Hoya Pumped During Canelo-Khan Fight Week Khan: I Took The Tougher Fight, Mayweather Easier Than Canelo! Vlasov Dominates Bykhovtsev, Sillakh Clash Up Next on June 2 Video: Canelo Discusses Khan in Two-Part Media Interview Video: Amir Khan Two-Part Media Interview on Canelo Canelo: Lara, Mayweather Fights Helped Me Get Ready For Khan Photos: Canelo, Khan Grand Arrival Frenzy at MGM Grand Video: Canelo, Khan Grand Arrivals at MGM Grand, Las Vegas De La Hoya: Canelo-Khan Easily Beats Pac-Bradley 3 PPV Numbers Wilder vs. Povetkin Undercard Coming Together: Bivol, Ochigava Roach: I Want Tapia To Be Smart, Box Lemieux All Fight
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement