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 Last update:  4/6/2011       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Erik Morales: I Will Make History By Beating Maidana
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By Miguel Rivera

Erik "El Terrible" Morales wants more than anything to make history on Saturday when he faces Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. With the interim-WBA 140-pound title on the line, Morales wants to become the first Mexican boxer to win titles in four weight divisions. Morales is a former super bantamweight, featherweight and super featherweight champion. Maidana, 27-years-old, has 29 wins, 27 knockouts and two defeats. Morales, at 34, has a record of 51-6 and 35 knockouts.

Morales has not fought in Las Vegas since 2006, when he was knocked out by Manny Pacquiao.

"I've been looking forward to this fight with the hope of seeing myself become a world champion for the fourth time. I will get it right and win, I'm sure of it. I will make history. It brings me a lot of joy to be back in Las Vegas, to be back in an interesting fight on HBO pay-per-view. There are many who have doubted me, but they've had very little credibility," Morales said.

Tags: Erik Morales , Marcos Maidana , Maidana vs Morales , Maidana-Morales



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comment by tyger, on 04-07-2011
Beating Maidana going down in history??? Lets be real, it's good win not a great one.

comment by Reloaded, on 04-07-2011
Ive always thought Eric is a real good shot in this , Maidana just doesnt do anything for me , he is slow with power and nothing else thats the style the old top guys can beat if they get up for it , Dark horse in this one in Morales .

comment by Fighting Pride, on 04-07-2011
lol, sure a golden boy/wba contrived bull**** interim title. what is the purpose of an interim title fight? it's used to determine a temporary champ when the real champ is injured or can't fight. well khan is the champ, defended against the guy morales is fighting in his last fight and is fightin...

comment by MlLkMan, on 04-07-2011
Morales by TKO

comment by EDD1, on 04-07-2011
what if he wins?

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