Juan Manuel Marquez - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Juan Manuel Marquez


Matthysse thinks Pacquiao 'not the same fighter' since KO to Marquez

Apr 18, 2018 - 6:35 PM

Argentinian Lucas Matthysse says he will fight 'to the death’ to defend his WBA regular welterweight title against the Filipino champion

READY FOR BLOODSHED. Lucas Matthysse says he will fight to the "death" to defend his WBA regular welterweight title against Manny Pacquiao. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Marquez's retirement cake has knocked-out Pacquiao on it

Aug 08, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Juan Manuel Marquez cherishes the time he knocked out Manny Pacquiao back in 2012 one last time

RETIREMENT. Juan Manuel Marquez celebrates his victory over Mike Alvarado at The Forum in 2014, which was the last time he was seen in the ring. Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP

Juan Manuel Marquez to announce retirement – report

Aug 04, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Juan Manuel Marquez best known for his 2012 knockout win over Manny Pacquiao was last seen in the ring in 2014

RETIREMENT. Juan Manuel Marquez celebrates his victory over Mike Alvarado at The Forum in 2014, which was the last time he was seen in the ring. Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP

Marquez: ‘Judges were wrong’ in Pacquiao-Horn fight

Jul 09, 2017 - 9:16 PM

Jeff Horn made a good fight but the judges were wrong says Juan Manuel Marquez

DISPUTED DECISION. ”They were wrong again to give [Horn] the decision and the world knows," says Juan Manuel Marquez. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

LOOK: British boxer shows off epic Pacquiao-Marquez chest tattoo

Apr 15, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Robbie Barrett pays tribute to the Pacquiao Marquez rivalry with a tattoo that features his suggestively placed nipples

British boxer Robbie Barrett has a highly detailed tattoo of Manny Pacquiao fighting Juan Manuel Marquez, which features his nipples in a rather suggestive position. Photo from Twitter/@StefyBull

Marquez says he won't fight Pacquiao again - not even for $100 million

Jan 28, 2017 - 2:44 PM

Juan Manuel Marquez shoots down Manny Pacquiao s hopes for a fifth clash in the Philippines

NO DEAL. Juan Manuel Marquez says he's no longer interested in fighting Manny Pacquiao. File photo by AFP

MRT3 probe, PH campaign season, Pacquiao vs Bradley 3 | 6PM wRap

Feb 04, 2016 - 7:46 PM

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Marquez’s trainer sees Pacquiao beating Bradley again

Feb 04, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The Boxing Hall of Famer doesn t think Bradley s new trainer will make for a new fighter in their third meeting

Nacho Beristain, whose fighter Juan Manuel Marquez lost to Tim Bradley and has a 1-2-1 record against Manny Pacquiao, sees Pacquiao winning his third fight against Bradley. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Pacquiao harbors no bitterness over Marquez knockout

Jan 25, 2016 - 3:57 AM

Manny Pacquiao says Juan Manuel Marquez deserves credit for his 2012 knockout win in their fourth fight

TOUGH LESSON. Manny Pacquiao lies flat on the ring after getting hit by a knockout blow by Juan Manuel Marquez in their 4th bout. File photo by AFP

Crawford might be too dangerous for Pacquiao

Oct 30, 2015 - 11:25 AM

There are are some familiar names in the running for Manny Pacquiao s last fight but at least one opponent seems hungry and dangerous enough to spoil the party

YOUNG CHAMPION. Terence Crawford (R) is 8 years younger than Manny Pacquiao (L) and can fight from either stance. Crawford photo from his Facebook

Arum says Pacquiao's last fight will happen April 9 - report

Oct 25, 2015 - 12:42 PM

Manny Pacquiao plans to end his ring career with a fight on April 9 before moving on to focus on his political career

ONE LAST HURRAH. Manny Pacquiao will wrap up his career in April with a number of opponents being considered. File photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Mary Jane Veloso, Mount Bulusan erupts, Pacquiao’s game plan | The wRap

May 01, 2015 - 8:17 PM

The Velosos say the people helped them not the government Mount Bulusan erupts Pacquiao does not intend to knock Mayweather out

Roach: KO loss to Marquez tough lesson for Pacquiao

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:42 AM

It helped us a lot He knows when you make a mistake you pay for it

TOUGH LESSON. Manny Pacquiao lies flat on the ring after getting hit by a knockout blow by Juan Manuel Marquez on their 4th bout. File photo by AFP

Marquez's coach says no to facing Pacquiao, Mayweather

Mar 27, 2015 - 5:33 PM

Nacho Beristain says that Juan Manuel Marquez will fight once more before retiring but it won t be against Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather

Juan Manuel Marquez's coach Nacho Beristain expects his fighter to fight once more before retiring. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

KO loss to Marquez won’t affect Pacquiao vs Mayweather, says Beristain

Mar 23, 2015 - 4:49 PM

I think Floyd Mayweather will win But my heart is with Manny Pacquiao says Nacho Beristain

Pacquiao was knocked out in six rounds by Juan Manuel Marquez the last time they fought, but Marquez's trainer doesn't think the loss has diminished him as a fighter. Photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Beristain expects Juan Manuel Marquez to retire

Mar 19, 2015 - 4:39 PM

Trainer Nacho Beristain who guided Juan Manuel Marquez to 7 world titles in 4 divisions expects the 41 year old boxer to retire

Juan Manuel Marquez's 2014 bout against Mike Alvarado could be the last time we see the 4-division champion in a boxing ring. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Mayweather to play it safe vs Pacquiao, says Marquez

Mar 14, 2015 - 12:18 AM

Floyd s style and technique have given him 47 wins so why take a risk in the biggest fight of his career says Juan Manuel Marquez

American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) and Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez (R) pose for pictures in front of a London Routemaster bus prior to a press conference in London. File photo by Andy Rain/EPA

Marquez may face Pacquiao again, says coach

Mar 12, 2015 - 5:08 PM

Juan Manuel Marquez s coach Angel Heredia says a win vs Floyd Mayweather Jr could set up a 5th bout between Marquez and Manny Pacquiao

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (L) and Mexican boxer Juan Manuel Marquez (R) gesture during a press conference at the Manila Hotel. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Pacquiao is not the same fighter anymore, says Mayweather

Feb 22, 2015 - 3:09 PM

Losing is in [Pacquiao s] mind Losing is not in my mind because the only thing I know how to do is win says Floyd Mayweather Jr

Floyd Mayweather feels Pacquiao has lost a step and is fighting because he needs money. Mayweather photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP, Pacquiao photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Marquez: Pacquiao-Mayweather should happen, but Mayweather wins

Dec 02, 2014 - 12:08 PM

Count Juan Manuel Marquez among those who want to see Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally meet in the ring

The bout between Floyd Mayweather (L) and Manny Pacquiao (R) still has several hurdles to clear before it's made. Mayweather photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP, Pacquiao photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Pacquiao to fight November 23, possibly in Macau

May 31, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Arum says no opponent has been confirmed but he will announce one next week

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 12: Manny Pacquiao celebrates after his unanimous decision victory over Timothy Bradley during their WBO world welterweight championship boxing match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. David Becker/Getty Images/AFP

Pacquiao signs with Top Rank through 2016, dims Mayweather fight hopes‎

May 21, 2014 - 4:43 AM

Manny Pacquiao extended his promotional deal with Top Rank through the end of 2016 likely scuttling any chance he will fight Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao blows kisses to the crowd after his victory over Timothy Bradley in April. Photo by David Becker/Getty Images/AFP

Marquez beats Alvarado but remains coy on Pacman

May 18, 2014 - 3:20 PM

Mexican veteran Juan Manuel Marquez rallied from a ninth round knockdown to win a unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado possibly setting up a fifth showdown with Manny Pacquiao

FOREVER YOUNG. Juan Manuel Marquez, aged 40, hits the speed bag during a public workout last year. Photo by Sashenka Gutierrez/EPA

Marquez-Alvarado winner eyes shot at Pacquiao

May 16, 2014 - 1:46 PM

The winner of the Juan Manuel Marquez Mike Alvarado fight will be the mandatory challenger for Manny Pacquiao s WBO weltereight title

Mike Alvarado (L) and Juan Manuel Marquez (R) will compete with a shot at Manny Pacquiao hanging in the balance. Photo from their Facebooks

Pacquiao Watch: Why the PPV buys are down

May 14, 2014 - 5:15 PM

As Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather s careers wind down their pay per view events are breaching the million buy mark far less frequently

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 12: Manny Pacquiao (L) and Timothy Bradley fight during their WBO world welterweight championship boxing match at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. David Becker/Getty Images/AFP

Why Pacquiao should be worried about the Bradley rematch

Apr 04, 2014 - 12:14 AM

Most feel Manny Pacquiao deserved the decision against Timothy Bradley in their first fight but is Bradley the wrong fighter for Pacquiao at this point in his career?

END OF THE LINE? Manny Pacquiao has been the sport's most celebrated fighter for over a decade, but all good things come to an end. Photo by Jhay Otamias/Rappler

Bradley says he beat Pacquiao 'but it felt like I lost'

Mar 29, 2014 - 3:51 PM

Timothy Bradley says he is motivated to prove fans and media wrong about his first clash with Manny Pacquiao when most felt he didn t deserve the victory

FIGHT FOR RESPECT. WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley feels that the crowd and media reactions after the first Pacquiao fight robbed him of the satisfaction of victory. File photo from AFP

Pacquiao says Bradley's taunts motivate, not intimidate him

Mar 26, 2014 - 4:36 AM

Manny Pacquiao is taking extra motivation from taunts by unbeaten Tim Bradley that the Filipino boxing icon has lost the hunger and killer instinct he once displayed with great passion

DOES MANNY STILL KNOW? Manny Pacquiao (L) says that he's motivated by taunts from Timothy Bradley (R), who claims Pacquiao is no longer the same great fighter he was before. Photo by Chris Farina/Top Rank

Pacquiao Watch: Bradley's chicken feet

Mar 14, 2014 - 4:59 PM

Boxing columnist Edwin Espejo feels that revenge and redemption will not only enhance Manny Pacquiao s legacy It s essential for his career going forward

SECOND SHOWDOWN. Revenge and redemption will be on Pacquiao's bucket list when he faces Timothy Bradley in a rematch next month in Las Vegas. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Boxing: Gesta reflects on losing, revamping and rising back to contention

Mar 12, 2014 - 1:30 AM

Mercito lost his first title fight but has retooled and revamped his career under new management and is working his back into championship contention

MERCILESS. Mercito Gesta spars during training for his April 11 bout. Photo by Chris Almazan / Team Gesta

Pacquiao tabs former champs Holt, Forbes for sparring; Roach predicts easier rematch

Feb 21, 2014 - 8:46 PM

There will be no easy sparring for eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao as he prepares for his April 12 rematch with WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley in Las Vegas Nev

TOUGH SPARRING. Kendall Holt (left) and Steve Forbes (right) highlight an accomplished roster for Pacquiao's sparring regimen. Photos from AFP

Somodio expects Bradley to 'suffer' in Pacquiao rematch

Feb 16, 2014 - 9:47 PM

Freddie Roach’s assistant trainer Marvin Somodio is confident that WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley will be mauled in his upcoming rematch with Manny Pacquiao

DESERT STORM WAR. Filipino trainer Marvin Somodio is confident that Pacquiao will get a decisive victory in a Bradley rematch. Photo from Somodio's Facebook

Pacquiao Watch: Manny needs to be Manny

Feb 05, 2014 - 8:01 PM

Manny Pacquiao wears many hats as the Philippines most celebrated athlete in history but columnist Edwin Espejo thinks he should be most concerned with wearing his boxing gloves

PAC IS BACK. Manny Pacquiao lands a right hook on the outstretched punch mitt of Buboy Fernandez at his gym in General Santos City. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Pacquiao-Bradley II set for April 12

Jan 22, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Manny Pacquiao will reportedly face WBO welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley on April 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in a rematch of their controversial 2012 bout which Bradley won by split decision

REVENGE OR REPEAT? Pacquiao will look to prove that he was the better man the first time they fought, while Bradley will try to prove the judges got it right the first time

Pacquiao questions Mayweather's manhood, proposes charity fight

Jan 19, 2014 - 9:06 PM

Manny Pacquiao has upped the ante against Floyd Mayweather challenging him to a fight to prove his manhood with all proceeds to go to charity

PUT UP OR SHUT UP. Manny Pacquiao has upped the ante against Floyd Mayweather, bringing his manhood into question and challenging him to fight for charity. File photos from AFP

Pacquiao: Floyd Mayweather is an envious 'coward'

Jan 14, 2014 - 4:42 PM

After years of refusing to bite the verbal bait from Floyd Mayweather Jr Pacquiao has lashed out calling the American fighter a coward who is envious of his accomplishments

THE BIGGEST FIGHT TO NEVER HAPPEN. Manny Pacquiao has lashed out at Floyd Mayweather Jr., accusing him of preventing a fight between the sport's two biggest attractions. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

#PugadBaboy: Ice Age

Jan 11, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Polgas and the gang on the polar vortex

Mayweather jabs at Pacquiao's tax woes, calls him 'a desperate dog'

Jan 08, 2014 - 11:09 PM

Money Mayweather is taking potshots at Pacquiao and his tax woes saying that Pacquiao is only chasing the super fight to get out of debt

LOW BLOW. Mayweather and Pacquiao may not be any closer to their summit showdown, but that hasn't stopped Floyd from taking shots at Pacman. Photo by Kevork Djansezian & Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Pacman’s lawyer to Arum: Free Manny

Jan 06, 2014 - 12:35 PM

Manny Pacquiao s long time lawyer Franklin Gacal Jr speaks with Rappler about a possible Pacquiao Mayweather clash his ongoing tax matters and what Pacquiao must do to solve both issues

LET HIM GO. Pacquiao's lawyer says he wants to see Manny and Mayweather fight, even if that means Arum stepping aside. Photo by Edwin Espejo

Pacquiao's wealth and Michael Koncz

Dec 27, 2013 - 2:28 PM

Documents obtained by Rappler suggest that Canadian Michael Koncz may have kept the boxing champ in the dark about his finances

Photo by Mohd Fyrol/AFP.

What's next for Manny Pacquiao?

Nov 25, 2013 - 3:32 PM

Team Pacquiao still wants to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr and is eyeing two to three fights in 2014

COMPASSION. Coach Freddie Roach says Manny's compassion got in the way of a knockout. Photo by Team Pacquiao / Mike Young

All you need to know about Pacquiao-Rios

Nov 23, 2013 - 4:06 PM

Rappler compares both fighters and tells you why this fight is important and what to expect for the showdown between Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios

CLASH IN COTAI. Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios will step in the ring Sunday, November 24 for the WBO International Welterweight Championship. Photo by Dale de la Rey/AFP

Is Manny Pacquiao back?

Oct 19, 2013 - 10:33 AM

After a one year hiatus Manny Pacquiao is set to return to the ring on November 24 against Brandon Rios Does the 8 division title holder still have the it factor?

Bradley edges Marquez to retain WBO belt

Oct 13, 2013 - 1:50 PM

The bout featured the last two fighters to beat Filipino ring hero Manny Pacquiao going head to head in a close tactical contest

SPLIT-DECISION TRIUMPH. WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley Jr. (L) lands a jab to the face of Juan Manuel Marquez during their bout at the Thomas & Mack Center on October 12, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jeff Bottari/Getty Images/AFP

Marquez: No lucky punch in Pacquiao KO

Aug 08, 2013 - 9:35 PM

Juan Manuel Marquez continues to stress that the punch that sent Manny Pacquiao to sleep wasn t a lucky punch

Marquez to fight Bradley next, not Pacquiao - report

Apr 24, 2013 - 1:22 PM

Mexican Juan Manuel Marquez and unbeaten US boxer Tim Bradley who each beat Filipino icon Manny Pacquiao last year will fight each other in September the Los Angeles Times reported

Pacquiao, Donaire to face new foes in return bouts

Apr 17, 2013 - 9:39 PM

After losing to counterpunchers Manny Pacquiao and Nonito Donaire will likely face sluggers in their return bouts

Pacquiao to fight in Macau?

Apr 07, 2013 - 3:58 PM

Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao wants his next fight to be in Macau according to his promoter Bob Arum

Fully-recovered Pacquiao to fight in September

Mar 26, 2013 - 3:27 PM

Fully recovered from his shocking loss last December Manny Pacquiao said he is fighting again in September

Pacquiao makes a guarantee that he will fight again this September. RAPPLER/John Javellana

Pound-for-Pound Rankings: Floyd on top

Mar 08, 2013 - 10:02 AM

Where does Manny Pacquiao rank in the Top 10 pound for pound boxers in the world? Find out in Rappler s first offering of the P4P list