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With declining sales pushing need for marquee fights, enter Pacquiao-Marquez V

Originally Published: May 20, 2014
By Nigel Collins | ESPN.com

I once encountered Juan Manuel Marquez on Wilshire Boulevard in downtown Los Angeles. I called his name and he turned around, seemingly surprised that anybody recognized him in that part of town.

His lack of pretension matched the man. There was no entourage, no bodyguards or flunkies, just "Dinamita" and a couple of family members. We engaged in a brief conversation, limited by my woeful lack of Spanish, and parted company, only to meet again when we were seated next to each other at the ...

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