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 Last update:  8/29/2012       Read more by Alfredo Jaime Gomez         
   
Erik Morales: If I Lose To Garcia, It's Goodbye To Boxing!
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By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com

Former four division world champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales (52-8, 36KOs) has placed his career on the line in the upcoming rematch with WBA/WBC junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia (24-0, 15KOs). When they fought in March, Morales was dropped in the eleventh round and lost a twelve round unanimous decision. The rematch takes place on October 20th at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Before the first meeting, Morales claims his training camp was severely affected after undergoing gallbladder surgery. For the first time in his career he failed to make weight and lost his WBC title on the scale, which Garcia captured the following night.

He says everything is different and he expects to be at his best in October. If his best is not good enough, the 35-year-old fighter will walk away and retire.

"[If I lose I will] say goodbye to boxing. I'm in the home stretch of my career and I have the challenge of recovering my belt. It's an attractive confrontation and one that motivates me to prepare well," Morales said.

Tags: Erik Morales , Danny Garcia , Morales-Garcia , Morales vs Garcia


 

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comment by Merciless1, on 08-30-2012
[QUOTE=TheGunslinger]Win or lose and I'm hoping for a win he should still retire. It's been a privilege as a fan of the sport seeing Erik "El Terrible" Morales fight over the years. Hope he sticks around in the sport by way of training new generations of fighters at his gym. Also looking forward ...

comment by TOBYLEE1, on 08-30-2012
Morales with proper training will give a better account of himself. But at the same time Garcia is on the up and up and his confidence must be soring. This is going to be an interesting affair

comment by Ca$trO, on 08-30-2012
call me crazy but I think Morales can win this fight!!!!

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 08-30-2012
[quote=jsfd26] Everybody was writing Morales off when they saw him at the weigh ins and the truth is he gave Garcia a better fight than Khan, obviously. There's no if cause he's about to take Garcia to school. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android [/quote] And I might be at this fight i...

comment by Mr. Philadel, on 08-30-2012
goodbye El Terrible....no doubt a future HOF guy and bonafied LEGEND of the sport...you will be missed bro....just give your nod of approval to the new king so your fanbase can support the King in the future without any hard feelings....you know, just as B.Hop is my all-time fav dude, you'll stil...

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