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Arum Disagrees With Roach on Marquez KO Prediction

By Robert Morales

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum promotes WBO welterweight king Manny Pacquiao. He was asked if he agreed with trainer Freddie Roach's assessment that Pacquiao's upcoming fight with Juan Manuel Marquez won't go past the sixth round.

"No, because what Freddie doesn't realize is that Marquez is a very intelligent fighter and (trainer Nacho) Beristain is very intelligent and they're going to have to make and will make adjustments for Manny's right hand," Arum said.

It's more than that, Arum said.

"What people aren't focusing on is that Marquez is much stronger now than he was in 2008 when he fought Manny," he said. "He's knocking guys out, which he never was before."

Well, Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KOs) has always been someone who could stop an opponent inside the distance. But he has done rather well since his second fight with Pacquiao. After moving from super featherweight to lightweight and ultimately welterweight, Marquez is 5-1 with four knockouts - the knockouts coming against Joel Casamayor, Juan Diaz, Michael Katsidis and journeyman Likar Ramos.

Pacquiao-Marquez takes place on November 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Arshad221 on 11-04-2011

[QUOTE=SyrianUser;11369683]Typical Pactard , their only way to prove something is insulting people :lol1: Pacquiao will never ask for a PED test because he is not clean , its not hard to understand at all for non-Pactards . Why would Pacquiao…

Comment by SyrianUser on 11-04-2011

[QUOTE=kencross27;11369119][B]FOOL!! Idiot!! [/B] It only shows that Manny is not implementing any rule aside from the existing one's. And Manny knows JMM is fighting for his country's pride like him. So Honor and Pride is at stake. Why make an…

Comment by -Makunouchi- on 11-04-2011

[QUOTE=TheMexHurricane;11367590][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Red"]Arum, Marquez' camp challenged Pacroid that both sides submit to PED tests-- why won't Manny do it? Manny's on roids! Enough said![/COLOR][/SIZE][/QUOTE] FOOL!! Idiot!! It only shows that Manny is not implementing any rule aside from the existing one's. And…

Comment by jrosales13 on 11-04-2011

[QUOTE=boxingfan76;11367596]um ok dude I know pac is your god,and he wins by knockout in every fight according to yall, but lets be real here,pac hasnt scored a ko in over 2 years!! and also of all people why would he…

Comment by Phil Ivey on 11-04-2011

ARum : "What Freddie doesn't realize is that Marquez is a very intelligent fighter" What a stupid ass comment to make? Err pretty sure knows that more than you, he's been in the corner of Manny for their two fights.…

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