Marquez, Pacquiao add another chapter to the Mexican-Filipino rivalry

After their hellacious, give-and-take slugfest four years ago, both Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao are anxious to override their draw and prove superiority over the other on Saturday.

Originally Published: March 12, 2008
By Graham Houston | Special to ESPN.com

The title of a 1950s science-fiction movie, "When Worlds Collide," also would be an appropriate billing for Saturday's rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez on HBO PPV from the Mandalay Bay casino resort in Las Vegas.

Pacquiao has the passionate support of the Philippines, where he is a national hero, whereas Marquez represents the great and proud boxing tradition of old Mexico.

It is a collision of styles as well as cultures, with Pacquiao bringing a fast-paced ...

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