Oversized Mayweather Beats Diminutive Marquez
By William Trillo @ Ringside
Photo: Bret "The Threat" Newton
From the moment Floyd
Mayweather Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez squared of in
round 1 it was obvious the size difference in the 2
fighters was ridiculous. Floyd was bigger taller and
thicker than Marquez. The 2 had no business being in the
ring together. Put an exclamation on that statement as
Floyd dropped Marquez with a single left hook in round
2. From that point on it was all Floyd.
The unanimous decision scores of 118-109,120-107 &
119-106 were petty dead on. But that hardly tells the
Give all the credit in the world to Juan Manuel Marquez
for ending this fight on his feet and even more credit
for turning his back on Floyd when the final bell rang.
Marquez got snookered and so did everyone else involved
with this promotion.
We all should turn our backs on Floyd…he is not good for
the sport. Not as long as he keeps hand picking
opponents instead of fighting the best challenges IN HIS
Marquez landed his fair share of punches but they did
little or no damage to Mayweather at all, and why should
they, Marquez was trying to hurt a legitimate Jr.
Middleweight with 135 pound punches…it’s just not
Credit to Marquez for taking the challenge head on.
Now let’s see what shenanigans Mayweather has in store
for boxing next.
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