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 Last update:  3/9/2012       Read more by Salvador Rodriguez         
   
Erik Morales Targeting a Four Fight Plan For 2012
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By Salvador Rodriguez

WBC junior welterweight champion Erik Morales (52-7, 36KOs) is planning to have a full schedule in 2012. "El Terrible" is not looking to waste any time this year. After defending his title against undefeated Danny Garcia (22-0, 14KOs) on March 24th in Houston - the Mexican veteran will look to fight three more times, with two of those contests being staged on Mexican soil.

Morales would like to fight again in June, then in September and then perhaps in December.

"We did very good work last year, but this year we have to do better. We couldn't fight in January but if things go well we will fight in March, June, September and November or December. That's the plan," said Morales.

"We are working well to give a good fight on March 24. I sincerely believe that my experience should give me the victory over Garcia, and then we'll see [what's next]. I would like to fight in June, then September and I'd like to get important dates like Oct. 12 or Nov. 20."

Salvador Rodriguez covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

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comment by LeG00N, on 03-10-2012
he's going to end Garcia's career

comment by .::|ULTIMATE|::., on 03-10-2012
Morales is old, overweight, slower than ever.... but he still gave the best show in of the night even though he was on the undercard of a major PPV. He still had put up great shows in controversially losing to Maidana. Frankly he is the first guy that really made Maidana look like nothing special...

comment by UTEP, on 03-09-2012
[QUOTE=jsfd26]Man but I still sure as hell enjoying watching his fights. I mean come on, at his age and look how he banged it out with Maidana... I don't care who he fights my money will always be on Morales.[/QUOTE] Exactly. Morales is 1 of the 5 best featherweights of ALL TIME. Anytime Erik ...

comment by .:: JSFD26 ::., on 03-09-2012
[QUOTE=edgarg]The problem I have with Morales is that he is no longer "El Terrible"but "El Slomobile". He should retire whilst he still has the wits to do so.. I hate to see fighters beaten up to satisfy a mob.[/QUOTE] Man but I still sure as hell enjoying watching his fights. I mean come on, ...

comment by elplayapimp, on 03-09-2012
[QUOTE=sicko]sorry "El Terrible" but your not making it past Danny "Swift" Garcia" unless they pay him off to lose to you...if not then I think Garcia will Knock Him Out with that vicious right hand![/QUOTE] Garcia is not that good. I dont see him beating guys like khan maidana matthyse but j...

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