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Julio Cesar Chavez Sr: Marquez Broke The Pacquiao Myth

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Legendary former three-division world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. was very proud of his countryman, Juan Manuel Marquez in his third fight with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Chavez Sr. was doing the ringside commentary for the bout, which took place on November 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  

Marquez lost a close 12-round majority decision, but was viewed as the winner by Chavez Sr. because he broke the myth of Pacquiao being an invincible fighter. Chavez Sr., unlike other fighters, is not impressed with Pacquiao's recent victories.

"Marquez showed that he is better than Pacquiao. [Pacquiao] is not invincible. He's not what you think he is,” said Chavez, who was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame earlier this year. “He caught De La Hoya when he was finished. He had a good fight against Margarito, but he's slow. And Mosley was finished."

Where Chavez Sr. was most impressed with Marquez – also a former three-division world champion – was in his ability to make Pacquiao miss and then make him pay, coming in a fight where he was viewed as the heavy underdog moving up nearly full divisions in weight.

“Juan Manuel, even at his age [of 38], is dedicated to boxing inside and outside of the ring. Juan Manuel is a born fighter and he studied Pacquiao very well. Pacquiao couldn't get to Marquez. Pacquiao would throw five or six shots, and then Marquez would make him miss and then counter. Marquez clearly won the fight.”
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by solo20 on 11-24-2011

[QUOTE=Toyman;11468733]1. Correct - the judges are experts, unlike the crybaby jmm fans. 2. Correct again - but not only compubox, you can tell by comparing their faces that marquez took some serious punishment- pacquiao on the other hand, didnt. 3.…

Comment by Toyman on 11-24-2011

[QUOTE=Airwolf22;11468693]Manny clearly won the fight! On three reasons; 1. The judges scientific, expert and actual live boxing analysis give it to Manny in close scores. 2. The compu-boxes made clear statistics. 3. The law of inertia can be deceiving and…

Comment by LeG00N on 11-24-2011

[QUOTE=Airwolf22;11468693]Manny clearly won the fight! On three reasons; 1. The judges scientific, expert and actual live boxing analysis give it to Manny in close scores. 2. The compu-boxes made clear statistics. 3. The law of inertia can be deceiving and…

Comment by Airwolf22 on 11-24-2011

Manny clearly won the fight! On three reasons; 1. The judges scientific, expert and actual live boxing analysis give it to Manny in close scores. 2. The compu-boxes made clear statistics. 3. The law of inertia can be deceiving and…

Comment by imakaiw on 11-24-2011

I BEAT PACQUIAO THRICE :) [IMG]http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6220/6353955893_80d2d2ae24.jpg[/IMG]

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