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If you have Manny Pacquiao as a top 3 pound for pound fighter, you’re dead wrong

One of the most common, and most commonly fabricated, story lines we’ve seen heading into Saturday night’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight is that it’s the meeting of the top two pound for pound fighters in the world. That’s not the case, and it’s actually laughable. There’s simply no way that you could get me to believe that Pacquiao deserves to even be in the top 3. Or the top 5, for that matter.

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Road to Mayweather vs. Pacquiao, Part 3: The Return of Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather had been on the sidelines for too long. One can imagine him snarling at the thought of his being usurped atop boxing’s pound for pound hierarchy by Manny Pacquiao. When Mayweather had announced his initial retirement, Pacquiao was fighting at super featherweight. Within two years Pacquiao was the darling of boxing with stunning victories over Oscar De La Hoya and Ricky Hatton. The sport had moved on and Mayweather’s retirement was no longer so important.

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Juan Manuel Marquez left out in the cold again

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Leaves JMM On the Outside Looking In, As Usual: With all the (undeserved) hype surrounding Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao, left unsaid is a plain truth: Juan Manuel Marquez has been left out in the cold yet again. What is more, given that Marquez is 41 years old it could be for the last time.

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Video: Juan Manuel Marquez talks Estrada pursuing his dream against Mitchell

Juan Manuel Marquez has backed Daniel Estrada to defeat Kevin Mitchell when the pair clash at The O2 on Saturday night. The Mexican legend is part of Team Estrada as he takes on Mitchell  in a final eliminator. Estrada challenged Omar Figueroa for that title in August in Los Angeles, giving the champion everything he could handle in an entertaining nine round fight on the undercard of Kell Brook’s World title win over Shawn Porter, and four-weight World king Marquez is backing his man to land a second shot at the crown – but knows that Mitchell poses a tough ...

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Who should Kell Brook fight next? Top 4 choices

Assessing the options for Kell Brook’s next fight: Kell Brook shocked the boxing world last Saturday by beating ‘Showtime’ Shawn Porter, taking the American’s alphabet title belt in the process. Brook had to wait a long time for the opportunity, having missed out through injuries in the past, and now must be looking to make the most of his titleholder status. Several names were brought up in the post-fight discussions regarding who Brook could fight next, though there is little certainty as to who that will be. Here is a breakdown of his top 4 options.

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What really happened to Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez V?

Manny Pacquiao’s next fight was confirmed about two weeks ago, with the Filipino legend heading back to Macau, China on November 22nd to take on the unbeaten Chris Algieri. For Algieri, it’s a huge opportunity as he parlays his recent surprising upset victory over Ruslan Provodnikov into the chance of a lifetime. For Pacquiao though, and for fight fans, Pacquiao vs. Algieri leaves something to be desired. That’s especially the case when you contrast the fight with what should have happened in its place, a 5th match between Pacquiao and arch-rival Juan Manuel Marquez.

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