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 Last update:  4/28/2011       Read more by Jhonny Gonzalez         
   
Erik Morales Pushing To Get Maidana, May Get Hatton
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By Jhonny Gonzalez

Jose Morales, the father and trainer of Erik "El Terrible" Morales, says his son is on vacation and the injured right eye is 100% healthy after being swollen shut in the first round of the April 9th Las Vegas war with Marcos Maidana. Even with one good eye, Morales showed sparks of his former self and nearly defeated Maidana. He lost by way of twelve round majority decision.

As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Morales returns to HBO pay-per-view on July 30. There are a few options on the table, and Jose Morales indicates that his son is pushing for an immediate rematch with Maidana. Other options include Robert Guerrero and a fourth battle with Marco Antonio Barrera.

But Jose Morales says another option could be English boxer Matthew Hatton, who puth forth a decent effort in a junior middleweight bout with Saul Alvarez in March. Hatton fights at welterweight and Jose doesn't state if if the British boxer plans to moved down to 140 or if Erik would face him at a catch-weight.

"Maidana and David Diaz have prevented Erik from winning his fourth world title in a fourth weight division. We would want a rematch (with Maidana) in July but (Golden Boy Promotions President) Oscar de la Hoya would be happy to put him in with Matthew Hatton. Erik will start training the third week of May. Erik wanted the next fight to be in Tijuana, but De La Hoya said it's going to be in Las Vegas. Frankly, my son beat Maidana. During the fight, there was no referee involvement because he allowed Maidana to do everything, including punches to the neck," Jose Morales said.

"Erik will win his fourth title. Both times he tried and was robbed. Everyone was talking in the newspapers about how they favored Maidana. Érik kept his mouth shut and demonstrated in the ring that his boxing is not dead. He has never fought with poor or old opponents."

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



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comment by Pullcounter, on 04-28-2011
[quote=ShoulderRoll]"Érik kept his mouth shut and demonstrated in the ring that his boxing is not dead. He has never fought with poor or old opponents." Oooo! Is that a shot at Manny Pacquiao? :lol1:[/quote] uh... morales does know that if pac fights him, pac will just be accused of fighting ...

comment by War Dinamita, on 04-28-2011
No, thank you. Morales should fight Maidana, Khan, JMM, or Judah.

comment by Rab-, on 04-28-2011
Yeah sure retard just like Maidana killed him in the first? LOL Maidana was the fukking b1tch on wobbly legs and rocked all the time. I like how Maidana fans try to say the winning gloves affected the outcome but Morales almost KO'd Maidana with them :lol1:. Morales wins with both eyes in the rem...

comment by ThePuertoRican, on 04-28-2011
Maidana kills him in a rematch

comment by lfc19titles, on 04-28-2011
[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO]Hmmm interesting I think morales will fight khan next I dont see khan wanting to fight bradley[/QUOTE] what? where the hell did you get that from? khan has told golden boy he has accepted the terms he was offered by them, bradley has rejected the contract. So explain to...

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