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Originally Posted by BIGPOPPAPUMP
By Cliff Rold - Will he or won***8217;t he?
One of the big questions as 2013 develops is whether December 8, 2012 ended one of the great rivalries or simply turned to page to a fifth chapter. Mexico***8217;s Juan Manuel Marquez, after years of playing the hunter, is enjoying being the prey. He***8217;s playing coy, saying out of one side of his mouth that he isn***8217;t interested in another showdown with Manny Pacquiao.
And saying he***8217;ll weigh all his options out of the other.
In boxing, weighing options is often another way of saying, ***8220;it***8217;ll cost ya.***8221; This is, after all, prizefighting. Marquez has waited a long time to be able to demand the cash prize outside the ring his win over Pacquiao in December could bring him.
Inside the ring, he***8217;s accumulated more than his share of prizes in a career that began just shy of twenty years ago. While boxing waits to see how the 39-year old craftsman chooses to close his brilliant run, it***8217;s as good a time as any to ask***8230;
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An excellent, indepth, analytical article. I like it. The writer stretched the truth a bit here and there, but it's a long time since we had an article as good to read. It's more of an essay. That's all I can say. I am now going to read some of his previous analyses that I missed.