Philippines, 03 Jul 2015
  Home >> News

 
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




 
News  


EXPECT A WAR


PhilBoxing.com




LOS ANGELES(PNA via PCSO)- The fourth installment of the bitter rivalry between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Manuel Marquez promises to be a highly emotional confrontation with both combatants vowing to be at their best.

Both the Filipino icon and the Mexican legend pronounced themselves ready for what is perceived to be their biggest fight during Tuesday’s Grand Arrival ceremony held at the lobby of MGM Grand, site of this Saturday’s (Sunday in Manila) showdown.
“We had a great camp and I’m 100 percent ready to do war,”

Pacquiao told media men in a round table conference held at one of the hotel’s function room following the traditional ritual. “I was 100 percent focused in my preparation and would be in the same state of mind on fight day to once again give boxing fans the best fight they deserve.”

“You’ll see the best of Manny on Saturday (Sunday in Manila),” chief trainer Freddie Roach, the guy who transformed Pacquiao from a one dimensional fighter to a complete campaigner in their 12-year partnership, promised in Tuesday’s “Grand Arrival” ceremony at the MGM Grand, site of 12-round non-title bout.
“The first three fights were close, but now we we’ll do everything that the results will be as decisive as it should be,” the Hall of Fame trainer said.

“If Marquez has been very emotional disputing the results of the three previous fight, he has a chance now to prove he’s right in his pronouncement that he won all three bouts,” Roach said.
Pacquiao, actually did not mind Marquez’s one-man revolt, but it was Roach himself who came to his favorite pupil’s rescue by denouncing, at one time or another, the Mexican and his team’s traveling to the Philippines after the second fight wearing T-Shirts that said he won those two fights.

“You don’t go to the Philippines wearing wear T-shirts like that to win people to turn their backs against Manny,” Roach bewailed then. “Manny sees that as a slap in his face.”
Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain, Roach’s counterpart in Marquez’s corner expect the fight to be a “war’ owing to the animosity that has been existing between the two camps since Pacquiao and Marquez fought first nine years ago.

That initial encounter resulted in a draw but the “Pacman” managed a split decision win four years later and a majority verdict a year ago, reasons for Marquez to wage war on both the opposite camp and all the nine judges that were assigned to work on those fights.

“I will no longer allow the judges to settle the issue this time,” Marquez vowed, meaning, like the eight-division world champion, he intends to fight to the finish and win via knockout. “I have been preparing for four months and I think we have covered everything to achieve our goal.”

“For the entire 18 years of my boxing career, I have been doing the same thing. But now I changed everything, thanks to angel (trainer Angel Hernandez),” Marquez, otherwise known as “El Dinamita” disclosed.

Marquez confirmed his camp’s announcement made earlier that he will turn aggressive in this fight,”but I will fight with intelligence because Pacquiao is dangerous. “

Marquez said he had grown bigger and stronger, but gave Hernandez for seeing to it that he did not lose his speed. “I feel great for the changes that we’ve made.
Pacquiao looked unfazed though for the changes that he saw in Marquez’s physical appearance, saying he is used to fighting big men.

“I’ve been fighting bigger guys for years and I’m ready for whatever he will bring to the table,’ Pacquiao said by way of refuting his rival’s claim.

Top photo: Manny Pacquiao waves to a throng of Filipino fans upon his arrival at the lobby of MGM Grand Tuesday.

PHOTO below: Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach answer questions from media men during the subsequent round table conference held at nearby hotel function room. Photos by WENDELL RUPERT ALINEA via PCSO.





Click here to view a list of other articles written by Eddie Alinea.


Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:

  • FLACO GONZALEZ, DIEGO DE LA HOYA VICTORIOUS AT LA FIGHT CLUB JULY EDITION (PHOTOS)
    By Ed de la Vega, DDS, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • PARRENAS SAYS HE DIDN’T GO TO MEXICO ON HOLIDAY, HE WENT THERE TO WIN THE WBO SUPER FLYWEIGHT INTERIM TITLE
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Pacman reaction on Mayweather instagram post
    By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • “Catchweight”: Good or Bad for Boxing?
    By Ralph Rimpell, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • WBC PRESIDENT SULAIMAN PAYS HOMAGE TO ALEXIS ARGUELLO THEN PRESENTS NICARAGUA’S PRESIDENT WITH A GREEN AND GOLD BELT
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • EFREN ‘BATA’ REYES WEAVES HIS MAGIC TO WIN ACCU-STATS ‘MAKE IT HAPPEN; ONE POCKET INVITATIONAL
    By Ronnie Nathanielsz, Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Chatman: 'I will massacre Biosse!'
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Undefeated 20-Year Old Prospect Mario Barrios Returns July 18 in El Paso Texas
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Special July 11 Golden Boy Fan Fiesta Celebration at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena from 1-6pm
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Weights for M-1 Challenge 59 in Kazakhstan
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Boxcino 2015 champions Andrey Fedosov and John Thompson crack world rankings
    By , Fri, 03 Jul 2015
  • Thou shall not help foul up PH boxing
    By Recah Trinidad, Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • NBA Free Agency -- Davis agrees to $145 million deal, Love stays with Cavs
    By Eugene Nepangue, Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • STATEMENT FROM GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OSCAR DE LA HOYA ON TOP RANK'S LAWSUIT AGAINST AL HAYMON
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Boxer Peter Quillin -- Calls B.S On Bob Arum ... You're Lying About Al Haymon
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • ARUM SUES HAYMON FOR $100 MILLION
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Sparks will fly July 17th as Biosse faces Chatman
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Melson to meet with WBC at Convention in San Francisco!
    By , Thu, 02 Jul 2015
  • Moralde makes ring comeback July 11
    By Lito delos Reyes, Wed, 01 Jul 2015
  • Filipino super flyweight Bruno Escalante returns August 1st
    By , Wed, 01 Jul 2015
  • Six Boxers Risk Their Undefeated Records In ShoBox: The New Generation Quadrupleheader - Friday, July 17 at 10p ET/PT
    By , Wed, 01 Jul 2015
  • GILBERTO GONZALEZ TO TAKE ON NEW OPPONENT HEVINSON HERRERA IN THE MAIN EVENT FOR JULY 2 LA FIGHT CLUB LIVE ON FOX DEPORTES
    By , Wed, 01 Jul 2015
  • The boxing Americanization of 21-year-old Brit middleweight prospect Steed Woodall is off to promising start
    By , Wed, 01 Jul 2015
  • Nietes has advantage vs. Rodriquez - Villamor
    By Jerome S. Galunan Jr., Wed, 01 Jul 2015


  •  




     
    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
    © 2015 philboxing.com.