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Classic Matchup: Marquez vs. Hamed

Originally Published: October 10, 2013
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN

It's the ultimate boxing "What if?" question: Who would win if, in a parallel universe, Fighter A from the 1950s or '60s fought Fighter B from today? In this particular hypothetical matchup, we're actually examining two fighters from the very same era (even if one's career extended well into the next era) who should have faced each other, but never did. Juan Manuel Marquez was a mandatory challenger to Prince Naseem Hamed right around the turn of the millennium, but Hamed's interpretation of the ...

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