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Photo: Juan Manuel Marquez Mobbed Back in Mexico

By Ernesto Castellanos, photo by Jorge Barrera/notifght.com

Juan Manuel Marquez returned back home to Mexican soil, specifically the Toluca airport, on a private flight. It was 1:30 am on Tuesday when he finally appeared after passing customs and immigration. Upon leaving, he was mobbed by countless newspaper reporters, radio and TV, eager to collect his thoughts. Marquez is recognized as "the man of the moment" in Mexican sports after his spectacular knockout over Manny Pacquiao last Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

"With this knockout, for eight years I've searched for that official victory and finally it arrived," he said.  Marquez, 39, will now ponder his future, and said "we'll see" when asked about a fifth fight with Pacquiao.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by montakristo on 12-12-2012

[QUOTE=3Sun2;12803119]m uploading prt 2 of my riverting series "why marquez ko victory should be overturned" [/QUOTE] The only thing about that KO that had to be overturned was Manny when he was face down and they gave him the smelling…

Comment by stretchedout on 12-12-2012

[QUOTE=Starz20;12803661]Round 3 was a draw with Manny being knocked down?? I have made respect for Pac but your an idiot for saying that! Please stop commenting and sounding bitter he lost it happens end of story.[/QUOTE] 3Sun2 is Treason1, and…

Comment by stretchedout on 12-12-2012

[QUOTE=twosweethooks;12803454]Excuse me? Manny was not ahead by one point you little sh*t? Are you not the people that completely welcome and worships the judges? NOW THE JUDGES WERE WRONG??? AND HE WAS NOT AHEAD BY ONE POINT??? BUT IN EVERY…

Comment by ~AK49~ on 12-12-2012

Lol, imagine what his face would have looked like after 12 rounds. Pacquiao was really starting to lay it on himm, and got too careless with too good of a fighter. Marquez escaped an inevitable beating.

Comment by lutenco on 12-12-2012

Great boxer and terrific fighter but li'd like to know what FLOYD JR. thinks about his performance and his muscles;what FLOYD JR. thinks for real!!!

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