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 Last update:  11/22/2011       Read more by Pawel Pronishev         
   
Manny Pacquiao: You Can't Always Win a One-Sided Fight
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By Pawel Pronishev

WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquaio is confident that he won a twelve round decision in his trilogy fight with Juan Manuel Marquez on November 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Probably since the second fight with Marquez in 2008, Pacquiao has dominated the competition - including lopsided wins over Oscar De La Hoya, Ricky Hatton, Joshua Clottey, David Diaz, Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito.

The third bout with Marquez was another close fight. Pacquiao won a twelve round majority decision, scores of 114-114, 116-112 and 115-113. There are many people who scored the fight in favor of Marquez. Because of his recent string of wins, Pacquiao told Filipino reporters that everyone expects one-sided performances in every fight but boxing doesn't work like that.

"I believed that before the bout was over, I was ahead and winning. [But] I was not convinced in my performance and I wasn’t able to deliver what the people expected of me. That’s boxing. There are instances where you don’t win through a one-sided fight. You can’t always beat your opponent in a lopsided way. They also have fists. It so happened that my fight was a close fight," Pacquiao said.

Tags: Manny Pacquiao , Juan Manuel Marquez , Pacquiao Marquez Trilogy , Pacquiao vs Marquez Trilogy



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comment by LeadUppercut, on 11-23-2011
[QUOTE=Pony Boy]Pac took the night off? You must be ignorant or plain r3tard3d! So what you're saying is that Pacquiao played us all for fools and took our pay per view money to sucker Floyd into fighting. And he did this by clearly loosing eight rounds. Or maybe he did this to avoid a fight wit...

comment by Pony Boy, on 11-23-2011
Pac took the night off? You must be ignorant or plain r3tard3d! So what you're saying is that Pacquiao played us all for fools and took our pay per view money to sucker Floyd into fighting. And he did this by clearly loosing eight rounds. Or maybe he did this to avoid a fight with Floyd and take...

comment by Toyman, on 11-23-2011
after rewatching the ffirst 2 fights, i actually think all of pacs 3 wins over jmm were very clear. he won 115-110 in the first fight 115-112 in the second 116-112 in the 3rd. i initally thought the first 2 were closer, but upon further review i think pacquiao has 3 very clear wins ov...

comment by WESS, on 11-23-2011
[QUOTE=lebrick]jmm no doubt match evenly with pac.. they're like peanut butter and jelly.. but don't pretend you haven't seen a lot of posters here saying pac-pbf don't make sense anymore.. not because a fighter struggles with a fellow counter puncher means you are entitled not to fight him...

comment by GRUSTLER, on 11-23-2011
[QUOTE=twosweethooks]OH man , come on, Grustler !! You can't even begin to compare Pac and JR. The only fight that even compares is the JMM fight where JR cheated, right ? WHERE he came in over the weight limit ON PURPOSE and you smile and back up that SH!T !!!!!!!!!! And to beat all ...

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