Philippines, 24 Mar 2017
  Home >> News >> List of Articles >> Sev Sarmenta

 
Search Boxer:
First Name
Last Name


BOXERS                         

CURRENT CHAMPIONS 

FORMER CHAMPIONS   

RATINGS                       

FIGHT SCHEDULES        

FIGHT RESULTS            

NEWS                            

HOUSE NEWS                

FORUM                          

FIGHT GALLERIES        

TRAINERS                     

MANAGERS                    

PROMOTERS                  

BOXING GYMS               

RING CARD GIRLS        


 



Dong Secuya
Web Editor

Rene Bonsubre, Jr.
Contributing Editor

Homer D. Sayson
NBA Section Editor




Ronnie Nathanielsz

Rich Mazon

Eddie Alinea

Epifanio M. Almeda

Anthony Andales

Jason Aniel

Hesiquio Balderas

Sid Bañez

Brett Bonetti

Marlon Bernardino

Winchell Campos

Socrates Celestial

T. Chin-Te

Carlos Costa

Christopher Cruz

Rob Cruz

Jonathan Davis

Dr. Ed de la Vega

Lito delos Reyes

Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Edwin G. Espejo

Dennis U. Eroa

Ron Galarpe

Joaquin Henson

Oliver Iglesias

Dionis Jacobe

Ted Lerner

Salven Lagumbay

Reylan Loberternos

Mike Angel Lopez

Salvador Lopez

Joan Secuya-Medida

Ryan Medida

Rico Navarro

Rod Mijares

Manny Pacquiao

Gerry Peñalosa

Greg R. Penilla, M.D.

Gov. Manny Piñol

Dr. Allan Recto

Hermie Rivera

Emmanuel T. Rivera

Virgi T. Romano

Nicholai R. Roska

Maloney L. Samaco

Sev Sarmenta

Reynaldo Seno

Myron Sta. Ana

Atty. Danrex Joseph V. Tapdasan

Recah Trinidad

Reni M. Valenzuela

Mark F. Villanueva




 
List of Articles by Sev Sarmenta



From This Corner: WILL THERE BE A PACQUIAO-MARQUEZ II NOW?

By Sev Sarmenta
PhilBoxing.com
04 Nov 2007



The fight fans want to see now is Pacquiao-Marquez II.

Juan Miguel Marquez is done with the game Rocky Juarez. Putting on a masterful boxing clinic, Marquez out boxed and outmaneuvered Juarez and won an impressive unanimous decision in Arizona last November 3.

Throwing precise combinations and keeping Juarez in the middle of the ring, Marquez ably defended his WBC Super Featherweight tile which he won from Marco Antonio Barrera last March.

Juarez bravely offered resistance. However, his boxing skills could not match the Mexican “dinamita”. A nasty cut caused by a clash of heads in the first round did not help Juarez any bit. His corner worked feverishly to control it but the wound refused to be contained and became a distraction for Juarez all fight long.

Now the phones should start buzzing and the emails should start flying as the stage is possibly set for a blockbuster of a promotion featuring two of the hottest fighters in the division.

Add to this the fact that the draw Manny Pacquiao and Marquez had deserves a rematch. Marquez managed to survive the three knockdowns in the opening round the first time around and salvaged a draw from a dire situation.

The issue of who is the bigger draw between Marquez and Pacquiao will be an item in the negotiations because it could well determine who gets the bigger purse. Keep in mind that Marquez is the WBC title holder. I believe though Pacquiao is the bigger draw because he does sell more tickets in his fights. The large Filipino communities in the US will troop to the fight to support Pacquiao or watch him on Pay per View.

What’s more, Pacquiao injects excitement into every fight and he is sure to attract ticket buyers from fans outside of Pinoys and Mexicans. Anybody who loves the fight game knows that Pac Man is the Real Thing.

Given this, Top Rank and Golden Boy can be expected to come up with a deal that should be sweet for both fighters because executives from both camps know that Pacquiao-Marquez II is a sure hit at the gate, in Pay per View and in merchandising.

Pacquiao will wait for the best possible offer. So will Marquez. Fight fans everywhere are hoping that the best bid will be for Round 2 of Pacquiao-Marquez.

Who would win? It would definitely be a toss up.

Motivation would be the decisive factor in such a duel. Both fighters are arguably in the best possible shape of their careers and are fighting with more wisdom than ever before. Marquez and Pacquiao have become experts in protracted struggles, showing superb skills in fights that have gone the distance.

Pacquiao would want to add Marquez to his list of Mexican also-rans while Marquez would want to prove that he can handle the Pacman anew and win over him the next time around.

Marquez is aching for the big fight that would make him a bigger star than he already is. It’s not that he is not acknowledged as one of the best in the game. It’s just that he needs a larger than life promotion that will etch his place more firmly in the annals of the sport. A rematch with Pacquiao can give him that.

The title, the money and the perks should be quite adequate for the two and therefore pride should be the primary motivating factor that will carve out a victory for either one.

Fight fans can’t wait for Pacquiao-Marquez II.


Back to Sev Sarmenta's Articles Listing



Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • DONNIE-NATION OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED
    By Dong Secuya, 23 Mar 2017
  • Mayweather Beats McGregor In ONE ROUND ... Says Sugar Ray Leonard (VIDEO)
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • WEIGHTS FROM SUPER BRAWL III AT SKYLANDS ECC IN RANDOLPH, NEW JERSEY
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • Scott Burrell & Dean Burrell in action this Friday night in Huntington, New York
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • CHERRY-DOUGLAS HEADLINES PBC'S TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS APR 4
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • WARRIORS BOXING SIGNS CHICAGO BANTAMWEIGHT PROSPECT SHAWN SIMPSON TO PROMOTIONAL AGREEMENT
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • PBC doesn’t guarantee efficiency on professional boxing says GAB Chairman
    By Lito delos Reyes, 23 Mar 2017
  • The Past Week in Action 22 March 2017
    By Eric Armit, 23 Mar 2017
  • LOMACHENKO, USYK AND GVOZDYK MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • Top Cebuano amateur Junrel Jimenez signs with ALA Promotions
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • Frank Galarza inks with AC Sports Management
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • 2017 Mosconi Cup Team - USA standings after four events
    By , 23 Mar 2017
  • GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS SIGNS WBC YOUTH INTERCONTINENTAL LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION ROMERO DUNO
    By , 22 Mar 2017
  • KELL BROOK TO DEFEND IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE AGAINST UNDEFEATED ERROL SPENCE ON SATURDAY, MAY 27 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
    By , 22 Mar 2017
  • LOMACHENKO, USYK AND GVOZDYK SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MEDIA WORKOUTS TODAY
    By , 22 Mar 2017
  • HERO’S WELCOME FOR ROMERO DUNO IN GENSAN
    By , 22 Mar 2017
  • Three Stories of Irvin Magno vs. Ali Wyatt
    By Mark F. Villanueva, 22 Mar 2017
  • Alexey Nevzorov & Movsar Evloev to fight for Interim M-1 Challenge bantamweight title
    By , 22 Mar 2017
  • Roman Gonzalez vs. Srisaket Sor Rungvisai: Chocolatito Wins in Loss
    By Mark F. Villanueva, 22 Mar 2017
  • Mindanao boxing promoters, managers, ring officials excited in GAB PH convention in Davao May 11-13
    By , 22 Mar 2017





  •  




     
    PhilBoxing.com has been created to support every aspiring
    Filipino boxer and the Philippine boxing scene in general.
    Please send comments to feedback@philboxing.com


    PRIVATE POLICY | LEGAL DISCLAIMER
    developed and maintained by dong secuya
    © 2017 philboxing.com.