Ten Reasons Why Boxing Is Better Than MMA

Tinik KantutayContributor IAugust 13, 2009

LAS VEGAS - MAY 02:  Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines celebrates with promoter Bob Arum after defeating Ricky Hatton of England in the second round of their junior welterweight title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena May 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

10. The rivalry between Bob Arum's Top Rank and Oscar dela Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions.

9. Thrilla in Manila. 

8. World Wide Appeal.

7. The most effective MMA weapon is a boxing punch.

6. Marco Antonio Barrera vs. Eric "el terible" Morales.

5. Marvelous Marvin Hagler vs. Tommy "the hitman" Hearns.

4. Iron Mike Tyson

3. The most famous MMA superstar is a former WWE entertainer, Brock Lesnar.

2. PPV records.

1. MANNY PACQUIAO.