Fight night still a number of days away but who can't just stop talking about the much anticipated fight between Pacquiao and Marquez right?
As things are moving into high gear so are the controversial issues that seem to be coming up specially on Marquez's side of the ring. First up on is that Marquez's conditioning coach Angel Hernandez (real name Angel Guillermo Heredia) is a former steroid dealer who had testified against a number of different athletes in the high profile BALCO case. If this rumor is true then there should definitely be a some tests to be done to make sure this game is not one sided and that this should be a fair bout. To add more validity to this rumor so many people have been wondering how Marquez had gotten so big in such a short time that even Alex Ariza (Pacquiao's conditioning coach) baffled as well as predicting that it will be a huge impact in the upcoming fight on November 12 (November 13 our time). If there was something that Pacquiao cannot afford to lose then it's this bout, this would be the 3rd bout to determine who is really the best fighter between them, for Marquez to lose a 2nd time would be unacceptable considering the hype he has generated in projecting himself to be the better fighter. But as Ariza phrased it "muscle don't win fights" which comes as a very bold statement coming from the person who is responsible for Pacquiao's back to back success in the ring. This bout would surely be something to talk about before and after regardless of the outcome. This is also a test of Pacquiao's media savvy power in terms of PPV ratings which is currently contested by a certain Floyd Mayweather (self proclaimed d***** bag of boxing) who is sure to gloat whichever way the fight goes to. Maybe after this fight we are finally going to see Mayweather man up and meet Pacquiao face to face in the ring this coming 2012 (fingers crossed) or will it just be a figment of our imagination seeing someone with a big heart (Pacquiao) fit in the ring with a big ego (Mayweather).
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