Next Saturday, December 8, one of boxing's all-time great rivalries takes center stage as pound for pound great Manny Pacquiao faces Juan Manuel Marquez for the 4th time. If you're going by the official scorecards, Pacquiao currently leads the series 2-0-1, yet every one of those fights is full of controversy, and you'll find plenty of viewers ready to argue that Marquez should be up 3-0, Pacquiao should be up 3-0, and every possibility in between.
The fight airs live on HBO PPV, and to get you ready for the fight, HBO Sports has produced another entrant in their superb Under the Lights series. This preview video gives you a quick 5 minute primer on what to look for from each man in the ring Saturday night, breaking down small moments from the previous fights to give you a detailed technical analysis of how these two match-up. This is super well produced, and is perfect for casual boxing fans looking to tune in for the big fight on Saturday. It's hard to watch it and not get excited for the fight to come.
Be sure to join us all week here at Bloody Elbow for more on Pacquiao vs. Marquez IV, and come by Saturday night for live fight night coverage.