CHAMP PREVAILS: Manny Pacquiao (left) and Juan Manuel Marquez go toe-to-toe for the World Boxing Organization welterweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Nov. 12. Pacquiao defeated Marquez. More stories and photos in sports section.  (AFP photo/Jewel Samad)



TWO SUPERSTAR ATHLETES: Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers (left) with the world’s best boxer Manny Pacquiao at the Wild Card gym.



The best boxer in the world, Manny Pacquiao, in the cover of Newsweek.



Floyd Mayweather Jr. (l.) and Manny Pacquiao.



EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — DIRECTV, the leader in sports coverage in HD, virtually offers subscribers a front row seat at the highly anticipated grudge match between Boxing Writers Association of America’s Fighter of the Decade Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and 3-Division World Champion Juan Manuel Marquez.

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