Tonight, for the third time, boxing fans around the world will settle in to watch Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez go at it for the third time, and Bad Left Hook will be here with round-by-round coverage, scoring, and analysis, followed by immediate post-fight coverage of the main event.
Note: This post is only for the main event. Go one post down if you're here and want to discuss the undercard live.
Pacquiao (53-3-2, 38 KO) and Marquez (53-5-1, 39 KO) have fought 24 thrilling rounds in the past, with their first fight in 2004 declared a draw, and their rematch in 2008 won by Pacquiao by a margin of one point on the deciding card of judge Tom Miller. They've been as close as rivals can get over two fights in the world of boxing.
Overall, on six judges' scorecards, Pacquiao leads Marquez, 679-678.
Tonight's main event should go on around Midnight EST. The pay-per-view starts at 9 p.m.