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Marquez survives knockdown to beat Alvarado

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Mexican veteran Juan Manuel Marquez rallied from a ninth-round knockdown to win a unanimous decision over Mike Alvarado in a 12-round non-title welterweight fight Saturday. 

Juan Manuel Marquez (L) lands a left to the chin of Mike Alvarado at The Forum on May 17, 2014 in Inglewood, California

The 40-year-old Marquez, who scored a knockdown of his own in the eighth, has likely earned a shot at a fifth fight with Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao with this victory.

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