Manny Pacquiao Knockout: Twitter Erupts As Juan Manuel Marquez Shocks the World

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Manny Pacquiao Knockout: Twitter Erupts As Juan Manuel Marquez Shocks the World
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All eyes were on the boxing world as Juan Manuel Marquez scored a convincing knockout victory over Manny Pacquiao in their fourth bout.

The two fighters didn't disappoint in their highly-aniticipated encounter and as one would expect, Twitter had plenty to say about the shocking result:

Todd Fuhrman commented on the speculation that will come from a 39-year-old Marquez knocking out Pacquiao.

ESPN Stats & Info shined some light on the rarity of a Pacquiao knockout loss.

Kevin Iole reported that Pacquiao was ahead on the scorecards at the time of the knockout.

As Chris Mannix points out, Pac-Man's knockout loss probably means a superfight with Floyd Mayweather is dead.

Bleacher Report tweeted out a picture of Marquez's epic counter right that ended the fight.

Pacquiao expressed the desire to fight Marquez a fifth time, Dan Wetzel speculates that it will happen.

Skip Bayless was quick to points out that Pacquiao had his opportunities to finish the fight.

Mike Wise lamented the fact that boxing's dream fight of Mayweather-Pacquiao was most likely lost.

The effect that Marquez's knockout had on a potential Mayweather-Pacquiao fight was a prevalant theme Jay Cohen also tweeted about Pac-Man's lost momentum.

NBA star Deron Williams shared his thoughts on the fight, saying Pacquiao wasn't ready for Mayweather anyway.

Yahoo!'s Kevin Iole shared his thoughts on the missed opportunity for Mayweather and Pacquiao, a quote from Marqeuz and reported that Manny Pacquiao would miss the post-fight press conference to have a CAT scan done.

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant was disappointed to see Pacquiao lose, but congratulated Marquez on a great performance.

ESPN Stats & Info tells us that Pacquiao had a distinct advantage in total punches leading up to the knockout.

GMA News reports that Pacquiao will take some time off but plans to fight again.

Be sure to stay tuned into Bleacher Report for the latest reaction and fallout from Marquez's knockout victory.

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