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When three fights aren't enough to settle the score

Some rivalries are like a horror film antagonist: They don't die easy. Graham Houston lists the 12 most memorable rivalries in boxing history that went beyond three fights.

Originally Published: March 26, 2008
By Graham Houston | Special to ESPN.com

This month, the rubber match between Israel Vazquez and Rafael Marquez and the return fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez had fans wanting more.

In the case of Vazquez and Marquez, a fourth fight would be unusual, but by no means unknown. Boxing has had some intriguing rivalries that extended to four or more meetings. Here are some of them.

12. Pongsaklek Wonjongkam-Daisuke Naito

It's doubtful that anyone thought there would be an extended rivalry between ...

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