Road to Marquez vs. Alvarado Full Show (HBO Boxing)

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[CLOSED CAPTIONING PROVIDED BY HBO, INC.]>>THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESENTATION OF HBO SPORTS.>>A SENSATIONAL RIGHT HAND KNOCKOUT BY JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ AND THAT IS THE KEYSTONE OF HIS CAREER. MIKE ALVARADO HAS FOUGHT THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE.>>BRADLEY ALMOST KNOCKS MARQUEZ OUT.>>IT IS A 10TH ROUND TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT VICTORY OVER MIKE ALVARADO.>>MY FAMILY SAID NO MORE. MAYBE YOU NEED TO RETIRE. I FEEL GREAT. PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY. I WANT TO CONTINUE.>>A HUGE UPPER CUT AND THAT WILL BE THAT.>>I KNOW I WANT IT MORE. HE HAS MADE HIS MARK. IT IS MY TURN.>>A VICIOUS UPPER CUT. ANOTHER VICIOUS UPPER CUT.>>MARQUEZ COULD HAVE HIS WORK CUT OUT BECAUSE ALVARADO IS FIGHTING WITH HIS BACK IN THE CORNER.>>WE ARE LIKELY TO SEE MARQUEZ BEING LESS CONSERVATIVE AND MORE OFFENSIVELY CREATIVE.>>BELT OR NO BELT, THOSE ARE TWO CHAMPIONS YOU JUST SAW IN THAT ROUND. THEY TRADE SHOTS AGAIN. [CROWD CHANTING]>>1995, 1994, I WAS BORN.>>THIS IS JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ!>>THEY SAY THIS KID HAS ALL THE TALENT IN THE WORLD.>>HE LEARNED EVERYTHING IN THE SPORT. HE LEARNED EVERYTHING WE GOT. THE MEXICAN PEOPLE LOVE THAT.>>JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ, WHETHER A PUNCH? UNBELIEVABLE!>>THOSE FIGHTS AT THE FORUM WERE TREMENDOUSLY IMPORTANT IN HELPING JUAN MANUEL DEVELOP AN IDENTITY AND HE HAD TO DO IT THE HARD WAY.>>>>I LOVE THIS PLACE BECAUSE I STARTED MY CAREER IN THAT HISTORICAL BUILDING. IT IS INCREDIBLE FOR ME.>>WHAT AN AMAZING CAREER HE HAS HAD. HE HAS GROWN OVER THE YEARS FROM BEING THE KIND OF METICULOUS CRAFTSMAN TO THE ONE-PUNCH POWER COUNTERPUNCHER AND TO A CERTAIN DEGREE THAT DEVELOPED AS A RESULT OF HIS CONFRONTATIONS WITH MANNY PACQUIAO. NOW ULTIMATELY WE COME TO A FOURTH FIGHT. THIS TIME MARQUEZ IS GOING TO KNOCK HIM OUT.>>IT IS A PHYSICAL FIGHT. BUT I USE MY INTELLIGENCE. I USE EVERYTHING IN THE RING.>>THAT IS ANOTHER KNOCKDOWN. HE CAN’T GET UP. HE’S BEEN KNOCKED OUT.>>WHEN YOU SEE MANNY PACQUIAO ON THE FLOOR IT IS GREAT. I FEEL HAPPY. I FEEL IT IS LIKE GLORY. ONE MORE WAY TO GET BACK TO MANNY PACQUIAO IS FIGHT TIM BRADLEY AND BEAT HIM.>>A LEFT HAND SHOT FROM MARQUEZ AND LOOK HOW BRADLEY RESPONDS.>>BRADLEY USED A DIFFERENT TECHNIQUE. BRADLEY USED HIS INTELLIGENCE AND CHANGED HIS STYLE.>>HARD RIGHT HAND. MARQUEZ WAS HURT BY BRADLEY’S RIGHT HAND.>>I THINK I WON THE FIGHT. CLOSE DECISION. MAYBE ONE POINT, TWO POINTS. BUT I THINK I WON THE FIGHT.>>>>BRADLEY WON A TOUGH DECISION. HE WON A COMPETITIVE DECISION AGAINST MARQUEZ. NOT REALLY LIKE HE WAS BEATEN. HE WAS OUTBOXED AND OUTPOINTED IN A COMPETITIVE FIGHT.>>I TELL YOU PEOPLE THINK THAT I LOSE THE FIGHT. IT IS MOTIVATION FOR ME. IT IS MOTIVATION FOR THIS FIGHT.>>RIGHT NOW I HAVE BEEN TRAINING FOR THREE MONTHS, FIVE MONTHS. I START TRAINING FIVE MONTHS BEFORE THE FIGHT. IF I GET TIRED IN THE FIGHT I DON’T KNOW. BUT I DON’T HAVE EXCUSES. I DON’T LIKE EXCUSE.>>I LEARN THE BRADLEY FIGHT. I TRAIN IN THE GYM IN MY MOVES IN THE RING. I’M READY FOR A FIGHT.>>I REMEMBER ALL THE GREAT FIGHTS THAT WERE HELD HERE. AFTER MANY, MANY YEARS, WE ARE BACK. AND FOR US TO COME BACK INTO THIS BUILDING AND PRESENT A MATCH LIKE JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ AGAINST MIKE ALVARADO IS TRULY, TRULY SOMETHING SPECIAL.>>I LIKE THIS KIND OF CHALLENGE. BRADLEY IS A GREAT FIGHTER. I FEEL VERY HAPPY. RIGHT NOW I FEEL LIKE WHEN I’M 23 YEARS OLD BECAUSE I START MY CAREER IN THIS PLACE.>>IT IS LIKE A DREAM. THIS IS A KEY STEP IN MY LIFE TO BEING MYSELF AND I KNOW THIS IS ONLY GOING TO MAKE ME A BETTER PERSON, A BETTER FIGHTER, A BETTER MAN IN MY LIFE.>>WE ALL KNOW WHERE AWARE AT, REALLY REALLY. YOU HAVE GOT MAKE ROOM.>>THIS ONE, I THINK, IS LIKE MORE PREPARED. LIKE HE IS HUNGRIER. HIS LAST FIGHT HE TRAINED AND WENT THROUGH THE PUNCHES. THIS ONE, I MEAN THE DUDE IS HUNGRY. WE’VE GOT TO GO AND EAT.>>WE AWAIT A FIGHT THAT PROMISES RELENTLESS ACTION BECAUSE THEY DON’T KNOW ANY OTHER WAY. AFL AVERAGE THE HOMETOWN FAVORITE WILL HAVE HIS WORK CUT OUT BECAUSE HIS OPPONENT IS A BIG PUNCHER WITH AN ENDLESS HEART.>>HE GOT DESTROYED IN THE FIRST ROUND AND NEVER REALLY GOT BACK INTO IT. I THAOUGHT HE WAS BEHIND THE WHOLE TIME.>>HE’S TRYING TO FIND AN ANSWER AS TO WHAT TO DO AGAINST ALVARADO’S BOXING STYLE.>>WE HAD NEVER HAD A FIGHT LIKE THAT. DISTRACTIONS HAPPEN ALL THE TIME ESPECIALLY KNOWING THERE IS A HUGE FIGHT IN YOUR HOMETOWN.>>MIKE ALVARADO HAS COME IN TO GIVE HIS BEST AND HE IS FACED WITH A GUY WHO CAME TO TAKE IT.>>ALVARADO IS HURT AND HE IS TAKEN INTO THE COURT. HE IS BEING HAMMERED AGAINST THE ROPES AND HE IS KNOCKED DOWN. FIRST TIME IN ALVARADO’S CAREER THAT HE’S BEEN ON THE CANVAS.>>I WAS A LITTLE SAD BUT I STILL THOUGHT HE COULD COME BACK. HE JUST DIDN’T HAVE ENOUGH IN HIS TANK.>>HE IS GOING TO KNOCK ALVARADO OUT HERE AS HE PUTS HIM ON THE CANVAS FOR THE SECOND TIME.>>WE WENT BACK TO THE CORNER AND SAID OK, CAN YOU CONTINUE. IT WAS A TOUGH SITUATION, A TOUGH SPOT TO MAKE THAT DECISION.>>TELL ME, ARE YOU OK? DO YOU WANT TO CONTINUE? THAT’S IT, FIGHT IS OVER.>>THEY ARE GOING TO STOP IT. IT IS A 10TH ROUND TECHNICAL KNOCKOUT VICTORY OVER MIKE ALVARADO.>>ARE YOU REALLY GOING TO MAKE YOUR GUY TELL THE REF KNOWING THE CAMERAS AND MICS ARE THERE, THAT IS IT, I’M DONE.>>I CANNOT BELIEVE I SAW WHAT I JUST SAW. ALVARADO WAS BROKE, WHO ALWAYS SEEMED UNBREAKABLE.>>THAT TO ME IS ONE OF THE MOST BASELESS CANARDS IN ALL OF BOXING, THE NOTION THAT BECAUSE YOU RETIRE YOU ARE A QUITTER. THAT IS RIDICULOUS.>>THE FIGHT IS EVERYTHING TO MIKE ALVARADO. I BELIEVE THIS IS HIS CAREER RIGHT HERE. HE’S GOT TO WIN THIS FIGHT. AND I BELIEVE IF HE WINS THIS FIGHT FIGHT, THAT FIGHT WILL BE ERASE AND WE WILL BE BACK IN THE MIX. BUT IF WE LOSE WE ARE WAY BACK TO THE DRAWING BOARD.>>I RESPECT MARQUEZ FULLY. HE IS A LEGEND IN THIS GAME. HE MADE HIS MARK. I MEAN, THIS IS A PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO REDEEM MYSELF AND MAYBE EVEN RETIRE A LEGEND.>>SO FAR TRAINING CAMP IS GOING GOOD GOOD. WE ARE AWAY FROM DENVER RIGHT NOW. STAY AWAY FROM THE DISTRACTIONS A LITTLE BIT. IT IS BETTER FOR ME TRAINING FOR THIS THIS. I’VE GOT TO BE READY.>>THERE YOU GO.>>WE ARE GOING TO BRING IT TO HIM. PUSHING BACK WITH THE JAB AND BEAT HIM DOWN. THAT IS THE PLAN. HE HAS A LOT MORE EXPERIENCE. HE HAS BEEN THROUGH MORE. HE’S BEEN THROUGH MORE WARS. IT IS A HUGE OPPORTUNITY FOR ME. I HAVE TO SHOW HOW BAD I REALLY WANT THIS, HOW HUNGRY I REALLY AM. I REALLY WANT TO WIN THIS FIGHT.>>HE’S GOING TO BRING IT, HE IS GO GOING TO BRING WILL, DETERMINATION, POWER, SPEED AND AGGRESSIVENESS.>>I THINK YOU ARE GOING TO SAY JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ COME FORWARD, WORK BEHIND HIS JAB, THROW MORE COMBINATIONS, BE A LITTLE BUSIER. I THINK ALVARADO WILL MAKE THE FIGHT FROM THE BEGINNING IN EVERY WAY, SHAPE AND FORM AND TAKE MARQUEZ AT 40 YEARS OLD YOU SHOULD NOT BE DOING THIS ANY MORE.>>HERE WE HAVE ALVARADO THE BIGGER GUY WITH THE STYLE ADVANTAGE BUT THAT IS BALANCED BY THE FACT THAT MARQUEZ IS BETTER. WHO WINS OUT HERE?>>THE FANS CAN LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING THIS FIGHT A WARRIOR, A GROUND FIGHTER, A FIGHTER THAT STEPPED UP TO HIS MARK NOT JUST BEING GOOD HE IS BETTER THAN BEING GOOD. I WILL MAKE MY MARK OF BEING GREAT.>>I TRAIN IN EVERYTHING. I USE MY INTELLIGENCE, MY EXPERIENCE IN THE RING.>>IF I WANT TO WIN THIS FIGHT I NEED TO PRESS.>>I’M GOING TO WIN THIS FIGHT. IF IT IS A KNOCKOUT, IT IS A KNOCKOUT.>>MIKE ALVARADO IS A GREAT FIGHTER. HE IS LIKES TO FIGHT. PEOPLE WANT TO SEE A GREAT FIGHT. IT WILL BE A GREAT FIGHT.>>DON’T MISS IT. MAY 17 LIVE ON HBO, JUAN MANUEL MARQUEZ AGAINST MIKE ALVARADO

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