Whilst Manny Pacquiao has been ruthless in training ahead of his fourth showdown with Juan Manuel Marquez in Las Vegas this Saturday, his Mexican Rival is still bitter at dropping two controversial decisions.
After one draw and two 12 round points wins for ’Pac Man’, the pair clash for a fourth time at the MGM Grand Arena on Saturday and Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach believes there will be no controversy this time.
"Last time. We’re going to knock him out. End of story,” insisted Roach.
"The fourth fight could be the same as the last three, but Manny’s hungrier now. I don’t think Marquez has seen the best Manny yet.
"I think he has the fire underneath him that he used to have. He had four knockdowns in training camp, which were his first since the (Miguel) Cotto fight. He wasn’t so compassionate in sparring this time."
Meanwhile, Marquez is desperate to finally get the win over Pacquiao that he fill he deserved previously.
"People tell me, ’You really beat him’, in the last three fights. A lot of people feel I beat him,” Marquez said, at the final press conference.
"But I want to have my hand raised. I want the judges to really look at what they’re doing and get it right this time.
"Everybody knows what happened in the last few fights. I want to be more aggressive this time, but with intelligence, because Manny is a very dangerous fighter.
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December 6, 2012