Marquez: Pacquiao different from Mayweather


Posted at Jul 20 2011 07:46 PM | Updated as of Jul 21 2011 03:46 AM

MANILA, Philippines – Mexico’s Juan Manuel Marquez said Manny Pacquiao is different from Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Marquez, who will face Pacquiao in a 144-pound catchweight fight, said the Filipino champion is willing to engage unlike Mayweather.

“Pacquiao is not like Mayweather, who spends a lot of time [in the ring] being very cautious,” he said in

Marquez thinks Pacquiao’s aggressiveness may turn out to be his downfall when they fight on November 12.

“Pacquiao, [is] a fighter who likes to fight, and that suits me,” said the Mexican.

Marquez has already fought Pacquiao twice.

The first fight in 2004 ended in a controversial draw. The second fight that followed 4 years later ended in a split decision in favor of Pacquiao.

Marquez also battled Mayweather at a 144-lb. catchweight bout in 2009.

The Mexican, however, lost via a lopsided decision to the craftier American boxer.