I’ve been scanning the web for the articles on PMIII and frankly a lot of them are just stupid. But one seems to me to capture the essence of the moment, so props go out to Bryan Armen Gamen and Sports Illustrated for an insightful look at PMIII:
LAS VEGAS — It was close.
That much everyone can agree on.
Manny Pacquiao beat back an improbable, heroic effort from an aging champion to retain his WBO welterweight championship on Saturday at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, eking out a majority decision over the magnificent Juan Manuel Marquez in a fight that was just as close as their previous two ring wars. In doing so, he narrowly avoided a seismic upset.