February 7, 2008 Thursday
Manny Pacquiao versus Juan Manuel Marquez II
MANNY PACQUIAO and JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ's statistics
Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will have their second fight this coming March 15, 2008 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. They said that their rematch has been called "Unfinished Business" from promoters Top Rank and Golden Boy Promotions. Juan Manuel Marquez had himself a Japanese super lightweight champion, Norio Kimura as his spare mate while Manny Pacquiao has unbeaten fighters Juan Garcia from Phoenix and Irish Dean Bryne and Adrian Gallon as his spare mate. On March 15, 2008 as well, Al.de.ap also known as Allan Pineda who is a popular singer of the hip-hop group black eyed peas, will be the one to sing the entrance of Manny Pacquiao to the ring. A lot said that Pacquiao personally asked the famous singer to perform live on his entrance music.
During their fight last 2004, Juan Manuel Marquez had survived three first round knockdowns to forge a controversial draw with Manny Pacquiao. Although not all boxing experts beleive that Manny Pacquiao will win on their 2nd rematch with Juan Marquez, most filipinos still beleive in Manny Pacquiao's strengths and that he will win on this rematch.
Aside from their upcoming fight, Manny Pacquiao has also been generous by giving donation to the family of his fellow boxer Aroy who passed away this weekend in Villaba Leyte following a 10 round bout.