Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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]

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (159)
Top Headlines Gervonta Davis vs. Jesus Cuellar - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Adrien Broner vs. Jessie Vargas - CompuBox Historical Review Jermall Charlo vs. Hugo Centeno - CompuBox Historical Review Amir Khan To Kell Brook: I'm Chasing You, Remember That! Gervonta Davis vs. Jesus Cuellar - CompuBox Historical Review Carl Frampton Outboxes Nonito Donaire For WBO Interim-Title Otto Wallin Decisions Adrian Granat, Captures The EU Title Tomasz Adamek Downs Joey Abell in The Seventh Round Agit Kabayel Crushes Miljan Rovcanin in Three, Retains EBU Belt Carl Frampton vs. Nonito Donaire - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Zolani Tete Dominates Omar Narvaez Over Twelve Rounds Broner vs. Vargas - LIVE Results From Brooklyn Amir Khan Destroys Phil Lo Greco in Less Than a Minute Tommy Coyle Stops Sean Dodd, Claims Commonwealth Belt Jessie Vargas-Adrien Broner: Stats & Stakes Vanes on Golovkin: Everyone is Human, Everyone is Beatable! Conor Benn Stops Chris Truman, Targets Peynaud Rematch Hugo Centeno's Trainer Breaks Down Jermall Charlo Fight Batyr Ahmedov Being Placed on The Fast-Track, Says Manager Jessie Vargas: Keith Thurman is Irrelevant, No One Cares For Him Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco - CompuBox Historical Review Carl Frampton vs. Nonito Donaire - CompuBox Historical Review Jermall Charlo Sparred Bell Twins in Preparation for Centeno Amir Khan vs. Phil Lo Greco - LIVE Results From Liverpool Michael Conlan Overwhelmed With Home Return on June 30 Frampton vs. Donaire - LIVE Results From Belfast Carl Frampton-Nonito Donaire: Stats & Stakes Centeno: Charlo Should've Knocked Out Injured Heiland Sooner Mares: Gervonta Should Beat Cuellar Easily, But He Tends to Tire Broner: When I'm Done, I'll Be One of The Best To Wear Gloves Amir Khan: I Feel Better Now Than I Did at 28, You Will See Frampton: I Expect a Big Performance Against Nonito Donaire Josue Vargas Looks To Build Road To a World Title in New York Khan: I Can Beat Errol Spence, I'm 100% Against Southpaws! WBC Prez Cautions That Vanes Could Derail GGG-Canelo Rematch Frank Warren: Forget Khan-Lo Greco - Watch Frampton-Donaire! Will Gervonta Davis Be The Next Mayweather or Broner? Golovkin Promoter on Derevyanchenko: GGG Needs Proper Pay Michael Dasmarinas Blasts Out Karim Guerfi For IBO Strap Eleider Alvarez, Trainer Confident They Will Shock Sergey Kovalev
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement