So much for Manny v. Floyd Mayweather.
The Pacman was knocked out with one second remaining in the sixth round of his fourth fight against Juan Manuel Marquez in Vegas on Saturday night. Marquez landed a devastating right hand that hit Pacman's face flush that ended to the fight. Manny walked right into the punch.
It was the second time that Pacquiao was knocked down during the fight. Other than those two knock down shots, however, Pacman was landing more punches. This had the makings of a great fight.
It was the fourth fight between these two, and this time Marquez landed the superior shots to leave zero doubt. Pacman was more aggressive, but he just caught got by a serious counter puncher. Give it up to Marquez - he was aggressive and totally deserving of this fight.
Immediately after the fight, Marquez did not rule out a fifth fight against Pacman. Pacman said he would fight Marquez again.
Pacman has lost two straight fights - vs. Timothy Bradley in a totally bogus decision and now this to Marquez.
Pacman does not sound like he is ready to retire - he is only 34 - and he is certainly good enough to reclaim one of boxing's 10 belts, but the days of the Pacman at the very top of this weightclass appear over.
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