Mitt Catches Pacquiao-Márquez Bout

    LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 08:  Former Republican presidential candidate and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann Romney sit ringside before Manny Pacquiao takes on Juan Manuel Marquez in their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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    Politics and pugilism met Saturday as Mitt Romney viewed a Las Vegas matchup between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Márquez. “Hello, Manny. I ran for president. I lost,” Romney said in a prefight visit to Pacquaio’s dressing room, according to the brawler’s publicist. Romney was joined by his wife, Ann, for the fight at the MGM Grand hotel arena. A bloodied Márquez secured a victory in the sixth round Saturday, dropping Pacquaio to the mat with a snarling right punch and bringing an end to a four-fight rivalry.

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