Photos: Pacquiao v Marquez one day away; Champion of the Decade title and Miss Universe hopefuls

7 Dec

Photo Credit: Stacey Verbeek – Maple Avenue Boxing Gym, Dallas

Filipino belt-collector Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38ko) and Mexican ring legend Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39ko) trade blows for a fourth time on Saturday, December 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The two have fought for 36 rounds already and, despite only a modicum of interest when the match-up was first announced, Top Rank Boxing promoter Bob Arum today confirmed that the Arena’s 16,000 seats have all sold which fetches $10.5m. Pacmania is officially upon us…

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Pacquiao (left) and Marquez (right) cement their fistic rivalry with a fourth chapter

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The biggest honour to fight for is pride, but the WBO have also put up a belt

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Miss Universe hopefuls helped with the pre-fight pageantry

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