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Juan Manuel Marquez Stops Michael Katsidis in a War

By Mark Vester

At the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (52-5-1, 38KOs) stopped Michael Katsidis (27-3, 22KOs) in the ninth round to retain his titles.

Marquez using some strong combinations to make his point felt in the first, and getting some respect from Katsidis. In the second, Katsidis began to place a lot of pressure on Marquez. Katsidis stayed on top of him and started throwing good punches. Marquez was firing back with accurate punches to the head and body.

In the third, Katsidis came on with a hard left hook to drop Marquez. He made it up and was able to weather the storm. By the end of the round, Marquez began to land hard punches with both hands to rally. Katsidis continued to press the action in the fourth and fifth. They were trading some very hard punches in the final round of the fifth.

The sixth was fought close. Katsdis was putting on a lot of pressure and the two of them were trading some heavy shots. Marquez digging often to the body with hooks. The face of Katsidis was starting to swell real bad. In the seventh, Marquez was doing a lot of punches to the body. Katsidis was trading with him to the head. They were went to war at the end of the final minute. The same trend continued in the eight round, but Katsidis appeared to be slowing down.

In the ninth, Marquez rocked Katsidis with a hard uppercut. Marquez started pouring on the heat with punches from both hands. Katsidis was trying to circle and get away but Marquez stayed on him and banged away until the ref stopped the fight.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Laborer on 11-29-2010

[QUOTE=Forza;9680183]He knows bertos speed and power would run him over. Berto would smash pac in 5 rounds.[/QUOTE] i believe berto has the tools to take pac to school, hence it's not gonna happen. See Arum's mind.

Comment by twosweethooks on 11-28-2010

[QUOTE=FootWork777;9680542]Just tell Manny to get his ass in the ring and fight somebody who ACTUALLY has some speed. Pac will continue to fight slow defenseless mummies because that's what he does LMAO! I don't think Pac is man enough to…

Comment by twosweethooks on 11-28-2010

[QUOTE=Forza;9680183]He knows bertos speed and power would run him over. Berto would smash pac in 5 rounds.[/QUOTE] Here dude you need to calm yer brain,,,,,:bottle:

Comment by Capo Loko on 11-28-2010

Marquez is a LEGEND. Not a cheat like Mr. Juice. Great fight last night. Much love to Kats. A true Warrior

Comment by black knight on 11-28-2010

marquez has claimed to have discovered the formula of beating pacquiao…but marquez’s formula failed twice bwahahaha…

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