Earlier this week, Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez and their respective teams made the final stop on their pre-fight press tour, concluding the three-city, two-country event with a stop in Mexico City. It was a raucous scene, with thousands of fans and supporters filling the rafters at an arena, and a huge, unique spectacle. Right here, you can take a look at the photo gallery from the Pacquiao vs. Marquez 4 press stop in Mexico.
Addressing more than 10,000 people, many of whom waited for hours to gain entrance and gathered in Mexico City arena, located in the old capital Azcapotzalco warriors Tepanecs, in Mexico, Juan Manuel Marquez warned that at 39 years old is still plenty young enough to get the victory that the judges have thus far refused him against Manny Pacquiao.
In the Mecca of one of the most warlike tribes of the pre-Hispanic era, rival of the Mexica and Texcoco, now home to a trail and a market where it is sold yet pulque, the ancient beverage removed from the Maguey for Tlatoani the Aztec Empire, the Mexican warrior Juan Manuel Marquez promised to make the best preparation of your life to achieve the desired success.
Given a scenario that looked ebullient, fans waited throwing batons booing Marquez and Pacquiao, circulated through the stands while the famous snows of Mexican flavors, caramel-covered apples and chili, popcorn, teeth that are shredded corn grain Boiled and of course popcorn and soda.
The Mexican fans applauded wildly at the appearance of the stars when Marquez and Pacquiao left two large curtains, located on opposite corners, while fireworks were lit and lightshows filled the arena, and loud music echoed in the room.
Surrounded by the Tecate girls and models, Marquez and Pacquiao, rivals in three confrontations, waited for 45 minutes for their turn to speak, sending greetings and kisses to the podium.
However, no message was quite as emotional as that of Marquez, who had to remain silent for 10 seconds, while Mexico City Arena reverberated in thunderous ovation for the popular Mexican fighter.
In the end, both fighters landed face to face while the crowd cheered for the last time before leaving the precinct in which surroundings and sold t-shirts, tequila glasses and films of the trilogy pirates Pacquiao and Marquez fights.