Manny Pacquiao will face Juan Manuel Marquez for World Welterweight championship


GMA-7 will preempt Party Pilipinas to give way to the airing of the Manny Pacquiao-Juan Manuel Marquez boxing match this Sunday, November 12.


This Sunday, November 13, GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) broadcasts the much anticipated match dubbed Pacquiao-Marquez III: World Welterweight Championshipbetween boxing’s pound-for-pound king and Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao and his archrival Mexican fighter Juan Manuel Marquez.

The upcoming bout will be seen via satellite from Las Vegas on GMA Channel 7 at 11:00am, with Live Blow-by-blow action on SUPER RADYO DZBB 594, 97.1 BARANGAY LS, and all RGMA SUPER RADYO and CAMPUS RADIO stations nationwide starting at 9:00am.

Widely regarded as the " fight of the century," the third installment of the Pacquiao-Marquez match-up is set to clear all doubts raised during the controversial draw in their first match in 2004 and the tight 12-round fight Pacquiao won via split decision in their second meet up in 2008.

Will Marquez survive Pacquiao’s speed and power punches? Or will Pacquiao, the considered favorite by fans and boxing experts, continue to rewrite boxing history and add another landmark in the annals of Philippine sports?

In anticipation of the fight, GMA News and Public Affairs also brings the pre-fight special titled Pacquiao-Marquez III: Magkalabang Mortal to air same day from 10:00 to 11:00am over GMA Channel 7.

Hosted by veteran sportscaster Chino Trinidad, the special presents an in-depth account on the intense preparation made by both fighters for their trilogy fight. It likewise gives Pinoy boxing fanatics access to exclusive interviews and footage from both fighters on the road to this historic showdown.

The main event, Pacquiao-Marquez III: World Welterweight Championship, to be staged at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, will be seen via satellite on GMA Channel 7 at 11:00am, with exclusive blow-by-blow action on SUPER RADYO DZBB 594, 97.1 BARANGAY LS, and all RGMA SUPER RADYO and CAMPUS RADIO stations nationwide at 9:00am. It will also have a same day rerun at 10:30pm after Protégé Elimination Special also on GMA-7.

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