Advertisement

Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

De La Hoya: No Doubt, Marquez Has Pacquiao's Number

By Luis Sandoval

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya believes Juan Manuel Marquez will always have the number of Manny Pacquiao. De La Hoya watched their trilogy fight and scored a close decision for Marquez, but admits the fight was very close. In the worst case scenario, he says the fight should have been scored a draw, but the judges, who are used to Pacquiao's dominating victories, may have been shocked by Marquez's ability to fight Pacquiao on an even level.

"I think Marquez edged him out by one point or maybe it could have been a draw. Look, it was a close fight. I think Marquez has his number. It's been a while since we've seen Manny Pacquiao in a close fight and I'm sure a lot of people were shocked and maybe sometimes let their personal feelings get in the way of a proper decision. We all know that Marquez does have his number. There is no doubt about that. And we all know Marquez is fed up with always getting the short-end of the stick," De La Hoya told BoxingScene.com.

De La Hoya wants to finalize the super-fight between Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. but blames Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum for not negotiating in good faith.

"Mayweather wants the fight. He has the date, May 5th, and I know for a fact that Manny Pacquiao wants to make that fight. We want the fight. Mayweather wants the fight. Bob Arum doesn't want the fight," De La Hoya said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 11-22-2011

[QUOTE=Gratide;11459668]IT WAS A CLOSE FIGHT JMM really does give Pac problems . if he wanted to take his title he should ahve been more agressive and took more risk . You have to TAKE AWAY a champions belt , not…

Comment by Gratide on 11-22-2011

IT WAS A CLOSE FIGHT JMM really does give Pac problems . if he wanted to take his title he should ahve been more agressive and took more risk . You have to TAKE AWAY a champions belt , not…

Comment by Ravens Fan on 11-22-2011

[QUOTE=jmoney123;11456766]because after he rewatched the fight on saturday night he realized like a lot of people are now that Manny really did win this fight and he doesnt want to say it.[/QUOTE] I am a very neutral because I am…

Comment by csibond on 11-22-2011

Is Oscar smoking on something? Maybe he was when he was trying to judge Pacquiao vs Marquez. I advise everyone to make their own analysis of the fight. Watch it multiple times so you get a grasp of who really…

Comment by PunchesNbuncheS on 11-22-2011

[QUOTE=jmoney123;11456583]De la Hoya is a cross dressing turd. He is still upset cause Manny beat the living crap out of him and retired his ass. Arum isnt making this fight yet because he is using a Pac vs Marquez 4…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (34)
Top Headlines Malignaggi Backs Canelo: Chavez Jr. Has a Name - Not World Class Juan Manuel Marquez May Fight on June 24 in Toluca, Says Nacho Pacquiao: I'd Love Mayweather Rematch, I Never Lost That Fight! Photos: Canelo vs. Chavez - Their Brothers in Heated Face To Face Luis Ortiz To Joshua: Your Money is No Good, No Step Aside Fee! Photos: Ramos-Beltran, Top Rank Solo Boxeo - Official Weigh-In David Haye: Klitschko is Finished, Strong Chance Joshua KO's Him Video: Scott Quigg, Freddie Roach Discusses Simion IBF Eliminator Klitschko: Can't Wait To Face Joshua, It's My Territory From The Start Ward vs. Kovalev Rematch: Luis Arias vs. Arif Magomedov Added Video: Carl Froch Discusses Canelo-Chavez, Joshua-Klitschko Video: Anthony Joshua Pumped, Confident of Beating Klitschko Canelo vs. Chavez: Ryan Garcia, Marlen Esparza To See Action Cleverly vs. Skoglund Update, Kessler-Nielsen a No-Go, More Photos: Kubrat Pulev, Kevin Johnson Ready For Battle Scott Quigg: I'd Love The Winner of Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares Klitschko To Joshua: Losing is Nothing To Be Scared About Tyson Fury: I Will Prove The World Wrong, Reclaim World Titles WBA: Joshua-Klitschko Winner Could Be Granted Voluntary Permit Photos: Quigg-Simion, Campbell-Perez, Taylor-Meinke - Presser Photos: David Lemieux Grinds Hard For Return on Canelo-Chavez Photos: Joshua, Klitschko - Face To Face at Final Presser Lee Haskins vs. Ryan Burnett IBF Title Clash on June 10 Michael Conlan, Top Rank Chicago Card on May 26 - Ticket Info Joshua: I Took Klitschko Fight Because Our Division Needed It Jacobs' Trainer Would Like Gennady Golovkin Rematch - Next Team Andrade: Lara Turned Us Down Twice; Never Talked Money Koncz: Brisbane Crowd Will Be Cheering For Pacquiao, Not Horn Joseph Parker's Handlers View Razvan Cojanu as Dangerous Fight Kevin Johnson Vows To Break Down Kubrat Pulev, Make Him Quit Catterall Feels Walsh is Capable of Shocking Gervonta Davis Photos: Pacquiao, Horn - Go Face To Face in Melbourne Photo: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Already Down To 169.5-Pounds Video: Hearn on Joshua-Wilder, British Scene, Brook-Spence, Fury Horn: I Can Stop Pinching Myself - The Pacquiao Fight is Real! Vitali Klitschko: I'm More Than Sure My Brother Knocks Joshua Out! Video: Johnny Nelson Talks Joshua vs. Klitschko Anthony Joshua - Is He Really Ready For This? Video: Loeffler Discusses Golovkin's Future Path, Joshua-Klitschko Chavez Jr. Down To 169.5-Pounds With 10 Days To Canelo Fight!
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement