Philippines, Mexico developing boxing rivalry

I don’t believe there is a big boxing rivalry between Mexico and the Philippines just yet. Our countries are coming along with some good fighters at different weight classes and with some many good boxers from both countries it could turn out into a big rivalry in the near future.

In both our countries boxing is very important and our fans give us a lot of support. Every time we get in the ring we both have all of our countryman supporting us and we want to give them the victory at all cost.

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We put everything on the line each and every time we step into that ring. Look at the first two fights between Manny and I. We fought 24 hard rounds and never gave up. This fight will be the same as I will give it my all to win, as I know will Manny.

Episode No. 2 of the all-access reality series “24/7 Pacquiao/Marquez” premieres Saturday at 10 p.m. ET/PT on HBO. Episode No. 1 is available at HBO on Demand and HBO Go in addition to multiple replays on the network. The four-part series premieres on three consecutive Saturday nights before the finale airs the night before the welterweight championship showdown in Las Vegas.

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Updated Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011