Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Bradley's Trainer: Marquez Will Be a Very Tough Fight

By Ryan Burton

San Antonio, Texas - BoxingScene.com caught up with trainer Joel Diaz who is in San Antonio for his fighter Omar Figueroa's Showtime televised clash against Abner Cotto. The fight serves as the co-feature bout underneath the Saul Alvarez-Austin Trout main event at the Alamodome.

Earlier today BoxingScene reported that Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1, 40KOs) will likely face Diaz's pupil Timothy Bradley (30-0, 12KOs) on September 14th in Las Vegas. If the fight comes to fruition Diaz is all for it.

"It is a very big fight for us. It is a fight that makes sense with him (Bradley) coming off a win over Pacquiao and then Marquez getting one so I think that they should go at it," Diaz reasoned.

The Southern California based trainer knows that they will have their work cut out for them against the four division champion but is confident that Bradley will leave the ring with his undefewated record intact.

"That is going to be a very tough fight as you saw from Marquez's fight. For us it is going to have to be a technical fight. It is a very difficult fight but not impossible," Diaz told BoxingScene.com.

Send questions or comments to [email protected] Follow Ryan on Twitter @ringsidewriter and tune in to BoxingScene Radio, BoxingScene's official audio on Tuesdays from 6-8PM PST. The show is hosted by Ernie Gabion, Luis Sandoval and Ryan Burton

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 04-19-2013

I hope Diaz can finally get some credit if Bradley beats Marquez..He's done an amazing job with Timmy..

Comment by ddangerous on 04-19-2013

[QUOTE=Trudoe;13265262]Gunna be an amazing fight!! I don't know who to call yet!! Bradley is made of lava and marquez is a dynamite stick with a short wick![/QUOTE] Love the sigs, man.

Comment by citynation on 04-19-2013

Exactly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by SplitSecond on 04-19-2013

marquez only taking this fight cuz bradley looking vulnerable

Comment by citynation on 04-19-2013

I didn't call Marquez a b**** for no reason. Like someone stated earlier, he made a career of chasing pacman....crying robbery in every fight.....pacman gave him rematch after rematch......now he's clearly losing the last fight and yes catches manny....fine it…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (46)
Top Headlines Buatsi Confident Joshua Will Guide Him Proper To a World Title Carlos Negron Drops Derric Rossy Twice, Stops Him in Four Anthony Fowler Eager To Improve Despite Second Win Manny Pacquiao: Horn is No Easy Fight, He's a Tough Opponent Hopkins Rips Mayweather: Shows a Lack of Respect For Boxing! Golovkin-Canelo and the Allure of Exclusivity Javier Fortuna Crushes Mario Beltre in Two Rounds Carlos Diaz Stays on Track, Decisions Sergio Puente Over Ten BJ Flores Dominates Nick Guivas, Wants Bigger Fight Golovkin: Everyone Knows Saunders is Not Serious, He's a Clown Tyrone Brunson Gets Off The Mat To Blast Out Kermit Cintron Santa Cruz's Father Wants Interim-Bout Before Mares Rematch Heather Hardy Wins MMA Debut With TKO on Bellator Card Photos: Manny Pacquiao Hits Brisbane For Jeff Horn Showdown Mayweather Trainer: McGregor-Van Heerden Sparring Could Be Staged Tomasz Adamek, Glowacki, Masternak Pick Up Wins in Poland Pacquiao: I Expect Horn To Go Toe To Toe, It's Going To Be a War Deontay Wilder Ready To Travel For The Right Deal, Says DiBella British Squad Claims Record Eight Medals in Euro Championships Bradley Saunders Puts Injury Nightmare To Bed Vasyl Lomachenko To Fight in August, But Against Whom? Nam-Joon Lee Decisions Gomera, Captures WBA Asia Title Javier Fortuna Stays Busy With Santo Domingo Return Josh Kelly Watched Some Roy Jones Before 79-Second Win Dana White: We'll Learn From Mayweather-Pacquiao Mistakes Juan Manuel Marquez Return Now in Play For August 19 Horn Smiles: I'll Be Looking To Land Marquez Shot on Pacquiao! Diego Chaves: I Want Brandon Rios Again, I Deserve a Rematch SHO's Espinoza: Broner-Garcia is Biggest Non-PPV Fight of Summer Hopkins: Canelo Will Beat Golovkin EASIER Than Most Think! Frank Warren: Ward-Kovalev Ending Unsatisfactory, Trilogy Needed Vijender Singh vs. Zulpikar Maimaitiali Set For High Stakes Battle Natasha Jonas Impressive in Her Pro Debut in Newcastle Mike Jimenez Barely Beats Pryor, Findley Drills Donovan George Hearn: Great Offer Made To Wilder, Reluctant To Face Whyte Roach: I Once Thought Golovkin Kills Canelo - Now It's Dead Even Anthony Yigit vs. Sandor Martin Deal Reached, Purse Bid is Off Mohamed Rodriguez Shocks Manuel Mendez With Knockout Win Why Mayweather-McGregor Cannot Hurt Boxing De La Hoya: Canelo Has To Knock Golovkin Out!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement