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ESPN Deportes boxing analyst
Juan Manuel Marquez prepares for fourth meeting with Manny Pacquiao

Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, two of boxing’s biggest names will face each other for the fourth time.’s No. 4 ranked pound-for-pound boxer Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38 KOs) will meet’s No. 5 ranked pound-for-pound boxer Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39 KOs).

When not in the ring, Marquez doubles as an ESPN boxing analyst for ESPN Deportes’ Golpe a Golpe. In the video below ESPN Deportes’ Jorge Eduardo Sanchez asks Marquez about his upcoming fight with Pacquiao, how he balances training with his ESPN Deportes boxing duties and his favorite part of contributing to Golpe a Golpe and more.

The fight, on HBO Pay-Per-View, is expected to match the first three fights in intensity. They were all close and controversial. Pacquiao won a majority decision in their last fight back in 2011, and a split-decision in their second fight in 2008. The two fought to a controversial draw in their first fight back in 2004.

For the latest schedule of Pacquiao-Marquez 4 coverage across ESPN platforms, visit ESPN MediaZone.

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This video from ABC’s The Jimmy Kimmel Show is a spoof documentary previewing the fight featuring Marquez, Pacquaio and ESPN’s Bernardo Osuna.’s Monica Alvarez and ESPN Deportes’ Mexico studios contributed to the video.
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