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Ariza: Pacquiao Stops Marquez Sooner Than You Think

By Chris LaBate

Alex Ariza, the strength and conditioning coach of WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, is predicting an early knockout on November 12th, when the Filipino superstar faces Juan Manuel Marquez in a trilogy bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Ariza is not paying attention to the outcomes of their first two meetings - a twelve round draw in 2004 and a close split decision win for Pacquiao in 2008. Ariza says Pacquiao is now bigger, faster, more technical, and stronger.

Even Juan Manuel has agreed that Pacquiao is technically a much better fighter at this point in his career.

“The [knockout] will be earlier than you would think. [Pacquiao] is more complete now. He has much more speed, power and explosiveness. At the end of the day, that [smartness and cautiousness] will not win [Marquez] the fight. Marquez is smart. But what matters here is physiology. Marquez is a smaller guy,” Ariza told The Inquirer.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -Johannes- on 11-12-2012

Remeber when Ariza said not even god was going to save Marquez :lol1:? Imagine that Marquez is on PEDs, it'll be absolutely hilarious if it looks really obvious that he is on something on fight night yet he still passes…

Comment by littlemac on 11-12-2012

[QUOTE=DAN916;11285882]After this fight people are going to think Marquez is on PEDs[/QUOTE] Dang!!! Nice call!!!

Comment by DAN916 on 10-13-2011

After this fight people are going to think Marquez is on PEDs

Comment by mananimal on 10-12-2011

Ive said and thought from the start that Marquez should last NO LONGER THAN 2 rounds, 3 at the most, that's it. I stick by my prediction without further analysis or explanation on the arrival of my prediction. Get your…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 10-12-2011

[QUOTE=delpilar;11284344]Finished early? I don't think Manny will pull a legal suckerpunch, that's for an uneducated thug only.[/QUOTE] what does education have to do with boxing? how many fighters have advanced degrees or any degree? some dudes try to make this…

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