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Marquez Crushes Canelo on Mexican TV, Record Rating

by Miguel Rivera

Juan Manuel Marquez is now the king of Mexico after generating a record breaking television rating for his trilogy fight with Manny Pacquiao, which took place last Saturday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. According to Sal Rodriguez, nearly 40 million Mexicans watched the broadcast through Azteca 7, in what became the most watched boxing event in Mexican television history. For the first time, a rating score of 30 was surpassed.

A confidential source revealed that Pacquiao-Marquez generated an average rating of 31 points, which exceeds Manny Pacquiao's fight with Antonio Margarito, which did a rating of 27, and blows away Saul Alvarez's rating, by at least eight points, for the March fight against Matthew Hatton.

Pacquiao won a controversial twelve round majority decision with scores of 114-114, 115-113 and 116-112.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by labaria on 11-16-2011

[QUOTE=tripper;11432102]40 million mexicans watching but all gathered round the same tv set.[/QUOTE] Lmfao!:You_Rock_http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/images/faces/You_Rock_Emoticon.gif

Comment by budfr on 11-16-2011

[QUOTE=tripper;11432102]40 million mexicans watching but all gathered round the same tv set.[/QUOTE] you are a bastard. There's more TVs in Mexico than Scotland. We also know how to have fun under the sun while you fools freeze . And we…

Comment by MadGuerreroMax on 11-16-2011

4th round in Mexico really guys.. I say **** all the bull **** and lets take it to the [B]Dallas Stadium[/B].. I just hope Marquez realizes that this time he has to be more aggressive and prepare himself for at…

Comment by Oxn on 11-16-2011

[QUOTE=lopez36;11432755]how is he able to walk the streets? what i dont understand is how pactard fans are able to come here after they said jmm was no match,that he would get ko easily,that pac had improved from last fight,that pac…

Comment by JRM on 11-16-2011

[QUOTE=tripper;11433504]he doesn't own me mate we don't have slaves in my country[/QUOTE] More people watched that fight in Mexico than the population in scotland. :bottle: LMAO

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