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Marquez Tabs Pacquiao To Beat Algieri, KO is Possible

By Salvador Rodriguez

Former four division champion Juan Manuel Marquez is picking WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38KOs) to overcome unbeaten Chris Algieri (20-0, 8KOs), the WBO champion at 140-pounds, on November 22nd at the Venetian Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Marquez fought Pacquiao four times and scored a sixth round knockout in the fourth meeting back on December 8th in 2012.

"He barely has a chance to win. Algieri is strong and he's durable. He has also has boxing ability, as he's shown against Ruslan Provodnikov - but he doesn't have the style to beat Pacquiao, who has great speed and power. I believe that [Pacquiao] can win by knockout," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MisanthropicNY on 08-06-2014

Steroid using cheat PEDinimta Marquez is an analyst now?

Comment by DominiBox on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=turnedup;14829982]He's supposed to win this fight but it'll be harder than people expect it to be. This isn't exactly a style that bodes well for pacquaio given the height and reach advantages. Chris maybe just maybe makes him look old…

Comment by Bronx2245 on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=sterilizer;14831734]The only reason why Mayweather gets more PPV buys than Pacquiao --and more income as an athlete in general-- is simply because Mayweather is an American and Pacquiao is NOT. Pretty simple. The truth is (and all Floyd fans know…

Comment by hectari on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=SeekDaGreat;14831310]You're reaching because you're assuming Pac is going to altered by some of the things you mentioned like his previous wars, age, etc. If you just take a step back and look at skill for skill Pac kills him. Algieris…

Comment by Bronx2245 on 08-06-2014

[QUOTE=hectari;14831229]A realist does, study the fights and don't get blinded by name value an superstar status. Pac is well passed his prime, his body has taken beatings, he is worn down. Algieir is fresh, fast, mobile, and younger. Watch the…

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