The Pacman subdue the hitman in just 2 rounds and many believe that the next bout should be with Mayweather.
Mayweather is coming out of retirement to face Marquez at 144 lbs weight limit tentatively this coming July. Marquez is going up two weight class to prove that he is the true pound to pound champion.
It is now a waiting game for the camp of Manny Pacquiao, who ever wins in the Mayweather – Marquez bout might be the next opponent of the Pacman.
In the part of Mayweather’s camp Juan Marquez would be barometer for a “Mayweather-Pacquiao bout”. Up to now there are still question between the last fight of Pacquaio and Marquez, some do believe that it should be Marquez who won and not Pacman. If Mayweather defeats Marquez then roughly he could defeat the Pacman.
If Juan Marquez wins against Mayweather then it is possible that a battle between him and Pacquiao would push through. Ever since the last “Pacman and Marquez bout” Marquez keeps on challenging Pacquiao but he was always been denied for the reason that team Pacquiao believes that they have won and they have nothing to prove.
June 29, 2008 (Philippine Time)
Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao knock out David”Dangerous” Diaz in a sensational 9th round finish.
It has been almost an all Filipino crowd in the Mandalay bay chanting “Manny” and Manny Pacquiao started off with a right punch.
At the first round Manny Pacquiao is out punching David Diaz and clearly the difference of speed is noticeable. first round was a Manny Pacquiao round.
On the second round David Diaz is charging head on with Manny Pacquiao. On this round David Diaz had a cut on the head. 2nd round belongs to Manny Pacquiao.
3rd round…. It has been a see saw of punches between to boxers. Despite the hard punches of Manny Pacquiao, David Diaz is still standing.
4th round Blood is oozing at the right eye of David Diaz. A hard right blow hit Diaz but still Diaz is retaliating.
5th round Diaz have some good punches but still it is a Manny Pacquiao round.
6th round David Diaz hit a good combination that rattled Manny Pacquiao. Pacquiao strikes back with different combinations.
7th round Its a brawl. It’s a close range fighting which is the style of Diaz.
8th round Diaz is backing off in this round unlike on the previous round.
9th round David Diaz is connecting some punches. A hard left hits David Diaz. Manny Pacquiao knock outs David Diaz with this left.
Boxing to be banned by Representative Joson
Nueva Ecija Congressman Eduardo Joson files a bill that will ban boxing and other contact sports. His argument is that these kind of sports is so violent and dangerous that it could lead to death. Representative Joson believes that we should focus on noncontact sports, which unlike boxing you don’t need to hurt someone to claim fame or victory.
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Manny Pacquiao vs David Diaz?
After a luck luster win against Marquez, promoters are now a little apprehensive on the idea of having Manny Pacquiao and David Diaz bout. But the decision would be still on the hands of the promoter. In case Pacquiao-Diaz bout would materialize for sure it is another hit for HBO.
David Diaz is currently the lightweight WBC champ (135 lbs) a higher weight division compared to Pacquiao (130 lbs). Here is some facts about David Diaz taken from his site: Continue reading “Manny Pacquiao vs David Diaz?”