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Bad Left Hook Fight Night: Manny Pacquiao v. Marco Antonio Barrera II

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MAIN EVENT
For the WBC International Super Featherweight Title
MANNY PACQUIAO
(44-3-2, 35 KO, General Santos City, Philippines)
versus
MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA
(63-5, 42 KO, Mexico City, Mexico)

For the WBO Featherweight Title
STEVEN LUEVANO
(33-1, 15 KO, Los Angeles, CA)
versus
ANTONIO DAVIS
(24-3, 12 KO, Atlanta, GA)

For the USBA Super Middleweight Title
LIBRADO ANDRADE
(25-1, 19 KO, La Habra, CA)
versus
YUSAF MACK
(23-1-2, 14 KO, Philadelphia, PA)

PLUS - Junior Welterweights
STEVE FORBES
(32-5, 9 KO, Portland, OR)
versus
FRANCISCO BOJADO
(18-2, 12 KO, East Los Angeles, CA by way of Guadalajara, Mexico)

One more time for the sweet souvenir, Marco.

Pacquiao-Barrera II is a very big fight, make no mistake about it. This is two of the best fighters in the world, and the final bout of Marco Antonio Barrera's storied career. I am hoping this does a strong buyrate, but I wouldn't expect any more than Pacquiao-Morales III got. That fight did well, so it's not a bad thing, but I wish there had been more time for this fight to be properly promoted. With Taylor-Pavlik a week before and all the cancelled fights, there just wasn't time to deliver an all-out promotional assault for this one.

My Picks: I'd love for Barrera to win, but I'm just rooting for him to not get slaughtered. And I'm starting to feel like he won't. He's got to be more brains than guts, though. Guts will get him hammered. Pacquiao TKO, late

Undercard looks nice, if nothing exceptionally exciting. Luevano, Forbes and Davis are not exactly what you'd call punchers. Bojado and the two super middleweights could give us some action. I like the following: Luevano UD-12, Andrade TKO-9, Bojado UD-10

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