In this episode, Jarrett and Rudy break down the May 8th, 2004 fight, which promoters named “Hearts and Fists on Fire.” In this first meeting of Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao, we revisit the time and place of that night, the moments leading up to that fight, and how we remembered it. We break down the rounds of the fight, the result, and the controversial judges’ scorecards. We share our personal scorecards and how we called it, setting you up for the next episode where we discuss the rematch.
In this introduction, Jarrett and Rudy break down the name and purpose of the podcast. They introduce the subject, the epic rivalry between Juan Manuel Marquez and Manny Pacquiao. The format of the episodes are shared, and what the audience can expect, ultimately preparing you for their electric first fight, which is the topic of Episode 2.
Intro Music: "I Like Fight" by The Bar (Prometheus Brown and Bambu) in Son of Barkada
Outro Music: "Right Off" by Miles Davis (Ft. Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, & Steve Grossman) in A Tribute to Jack Johnson