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Erik Morales Signs Contract To Close Marquez Deal

By Jose Antonio Soriano, notifight.com

According to the father of Tijuana's Erik "El Terrible" Morales, both his son and fellow three-time world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, have signed contracts for an all-Mexican clash on April 9 in Las Vegas. The fight between Erik Morales and Marquez will be at junior welterweight (140 pounds) and the Diamond Belt of the World Boxing Council (WBC) will be on the line. The fight between both Mexican fighters was made by Golden Boy Promotions.

"I'm glad that we came to a successful conclusion in our negotiations to carry out this fight," said Jose "Olive Grove" Morales, father and coach of Erik Morales. "Hopefully, both fighters give it a good show and a great fight for the fans. I know that both Erik and Juan Manuel will arrive in perfect condition on the day of the fight. I will do my best for my child to win.

It is expected that Morales will begin training this week at the Otomi Ceremonial Center.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sapo#1 on 02-01-2011

[quote=mikemurni;10041970]the decision to have an interim fight made before the rematch was decided by morales own promoter arum. To stage a double header fight was the decision of the morales camp.. Morales was drained but so was pac. And morales…

Comment by sapo#1 on 02-01-2011

[QUOTE=mr_kamado10;10043124]joke Marquez will now fight Morales after Morales lost twice by KO against Pacman. joke Marquez fought Barrera after Barrera lost by KO against Pacman. joke Marquez fought Katsidis after Katsidis was KO by old and lackluster Casamayor and lost…

Comment by sapo#1 on 02-01-2011

For all those Juan Manuel Marquez haters aka (manny pac fans) Marquez was ducked by these fighters back then nobody wanted to fight Marquez!!!! Even Marquez was asking why does erik wanna fight me now why didnt he fight me…

Comment by lutenco on 02-01-2011

Go morales!!!!!!!

Comment by mr_kamado10 on 02-01-2011

[QUOTE=AFighter4U;10042056]Pac won twice already against JMM and is ready to win a third fight but the Mexican fighter out price himself again. Let's face it, he is quick to jump weight to face Manny(for the MONEY) but not willing to…

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