Paquiao and Marquez II

Posted by Suplado | 3/06/2008 | , | 0 comments »

It a just a few days of sleep till the most awaited Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Juan Manuel “Dinamita” Marquez fight. The long overdue fight since a draw decision on their first fight last May 2004 with 7,129 fight fans at the MGM Grand and this how judges controversially score the fight. Judge Burt Clements scored the bout 113-113, while Guy Jutras had it 115-110 for Marquez, and John Stewart tallied 115-110 for Pacquiao.

Now this the moment of truth on who will remain standing in the ring since most of them had a devastating records of knock outs.

This is the tail of the tape for you to compare both fighters:

Emmanuel “Pacman” Paquiao
w-45, l-3, d-2, ko-34
Age: 29
Birth Place: Sarangani, Phillippines
Hometown: General Santos City, Phillippines
Nationality: Filipino

World Rank: 2 / 874
Positions in ratings:
1 - WBC Super Featherweight (May 2006)
2 - WBA Super Featherweight (April 2006)
5 - IBF Super Featherweight (November 2005)
1 - WBO Super Featherweight (May 2006)
- Reigning WBC International Super Featherweight Champion
- People's Featherweight Champion, 2003 - 2005
- IBF Super Bantamweight Champion, 2001 - 2004
- WBC Flyweight Champion, 1998 - 1999

Height: 5' 6½"
Weight: 129.5 lbs.
Reach: 67"
Stance or Style: Southpaw
Weight category: Super Featherweight (130lbs)
Trained by: Freddie Roach
Manager: Shelly Finkel

Juan Manuel “dinamita Marquez Mendez
w-48, l-3, d-1, ko-35

Age: 34
Birth Place: Mexico City, DF, Mexico
Hometown: Anaheim, California,USA
Nationality: Mexican

World Rank: 2 / 832
Positions in ratings:
- former World Featherweight Champion
-WBO #1 contender for two years
- NABO featherweight champion (1997-99, 2000)
- NABF and USBA featherweight champion (2002-03)

Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 130 lbs.
Reach: 67 "
Stance or Style: Orthodox
Weight category: Super Featherweight (130lbs)
Trained by: Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain
Manager: Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain


Paquiao and Marquez II will be held in Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada on March 15, 2008