AN OPTIMISTIC JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ MAKES HIS VEGAS GRAND ENTRANCE (PHOTOS)
By Carlos Costa
Wed, 05 Dec 2012
LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Welcomed by Mariachi music and cheers, Mexican Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Marquez made his grand entrance to the MGM Grand Hotel ahead of his clash with Filipino Manny Pacquiao this Saturday here in Las Vegas.
Marquez arrived promptly at 12 noon, crossed the main door of the MGM Grand Hotel, greeting his many fans, signing autographs and walking straight to promoter Bob Arum who welcomed him with a big hug.
"It will be a tough fight, but I am well prepared," said the great "Dinamita" Marquez, who has been champion in four divisions.
Accompanying Marquez as always is his coach, the legendary Don Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain who said to Philboxing that his pupil Juan Manuel is as strong as he could be as well as fast to face the popular Filipino Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao.
Also with Marquez was his physician Dr. Plutarco Gatica, who told this author that "Dinamita" is in excellent shape and in the ideal weight for the much awaited 12-round fight this Saturday night (Sunday morning in the Philippines)
"I have no doubt that Juan Manuel will win and this time even more convincingly," commented the experienced and physician who has taken care of Marquez in important as this.
Tomorrow will be the final presser for Pacquiao-Marquez4 and the weight in is Friday.
PHOTOS AND REPORT CARLOS COSTA
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