Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Erik Morales: I Have No Problem Facing Marquez on 7/14

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com

On Saturday night in Houston, Texas, WBC junior welterweight champion Erik Morales (52-7, 36KOs) will defend his title against unbeaten Danny Garcia (22-0, 14KOs). If Morales is able to overcome the 24-year-old Garcia, the four division champion is certainly interested in facing Mexican rival Juan Manuel Marquez on July 14th in Cowboys Stadium.

Marquez (53-6, 39KOs) faces Sergiy Fedchenko for the WBO's interim 140-pound title on April 14th in Mexico City. If Marquez wins, there is talk that he could face Brandon Rios, who takes on Richard Abril on the same date, on July 14. However, there are rumors in Mexico that Morales is another fighter being considered to face Marquez on the big July show.

Morales is very interested in the fight, but doesn't believe Marquez, or his co-promoter Fernando Beltran, will make it happen.

"First, I have to be 100% to defeat Danny [Garcia]. For me, [to fight Marquez in July] there is no problem. It's an interesting [fight]. He's with Top Rank and although I have a good relationship with [Top Rank CEO] Bob Arum, I don't believe Marquez [would fight] me and I don't believe that Fernando Beltrán would [allow him to fight] me," Morales said.

If Morales retains the title, and walks away without injury, he expects to return in the month of June.

"I have proposals [to fight in] Guanajuato, Cancún and Mexicali," Morales said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by pasawayako on 03-23-2012

This will be a great fight between 2 great fighters that pac thrash.

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 03-23-2012

Only if Morales looks really good against Garcia otherwise Rios is a more appealing fight

Comment by thuggery on 03-23-2012

[QUOTE=WindyCity05;11923392]Lmfao! :haha:[/QUOTE] he's right though

Comment by thegonzo on 03-23-2012

[QUOTE=Toyman;11922634]that would be an interesting fight seeing as to how they have combined for 5 losses against pac[/QUOTE] Both of these guys whooped on Pac too. Morales beat him definitively once, and Marquez pretty much pounded that ass for the…

Comment by ricky1978 on 03-23-2012

[QUOTE=El_Purepecha;11922981]Morales, you're a Pimp but Marquez is a Boss. So I'll have to put my money on Marquez. Would be a great fight thought. An all out Legend of Legends Showdown. Let's do this![/QUOTE] I agree....WAR MARQUEZ!!!!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (20)
Top Headlines WBC Asian Boxing Council: Titov and Kurbanov Are Honoured Julio Ceja Drops, Stops Anselmo Moreno in Three Rounds Orlando Salido Gets Off The Floor To Stop Perez in Eight Spence: I Was Sluggish, Wasn't Sharp; Give Myself a B-Minus Video: Errol Spence Gives His Take on Kell Brook Taking a Knee Video: Eddie Hearn on Brook's Future, Groves Winning Belt, More Kell Brook: I Just Couldn't See, I Had To Take a Knee Spence: I Knew Kell Brook Would Break Down If I Pressed Him Video: Errol Spence Discusses KO Title Win at Post Fight Presser Video: Eddie Hearn Discusses Kell Brook's Eye Injury, The Future Amir Khan on Kell Brook: The Golovkin Demons Have Come Back! Samedov, Baysangurov, Sharipova Get Wins in Moscow Video: Errol Spence Breaks Down KO Title Win, Talks Future Errol Spence Drops, Stops Kell Brook in Eleven To Win IBF Belt Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard George Groves Stops Fedor Chudinov in Six Rounds For WBA Title George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Brook vs. Spence Analysis: It May Come Down To Chin Durability Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - LIVE Results Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - CompuBox Historical Review Kell Brook-Errol Spence: Pre-Fight Report Card Salido Aims To Be Impressive, Feels Lomachenko Has Improved Photos: Michael Conlan, Mike Alvarado, Saucedo Get Wins Frank Warren Tabs Errol Spence To Beat Kell Brook in Sheffield Kell Brook: I'll Prove Everyone Wrong Again Against Spence Hearn Recalls How He Failed to Convince Brook to Skip Spence Brook's Trainer: Spence is Brave, But Not Qualified to Beat Brook Frank Warren: Future of British Boxing is in Safe Hands Manuel Ceballos Squares Off Against Cesar Reynoso in Yucatan George Groves: I Still Feel I'm Better Than Carl Froch, Badou Jack Leo Santa Cruz vs. Abner Mares II in Play For September 9 Roach Admits Concern: Horn Can Punch, He's Pretty Impressive Golovkin, Thurman Trainers Explain How Brook Can Beat Spence Kanat Islam Continues Streak With Twelve Round Decision Win Errol Spence Explains What Led Him on a Path To Boxing Errol Spence Jr.'s Moment Of Truth Miguel Cotto Slams Critics Calling For Him To Retire From Boxing Jose Pedraza vs. Jamel Herring on Guerrero-Figueroa Card Conlan, Saucedo, Mike Alvarado, Mean Machine Win in Chicago Mayweather-McGregor: Showtime on Board, Confirms Espinoza
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement