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 Last update:  12/29/2011       Read more by Ernesto Castellanos         
   
Juan M. Marquez: If No Pacquiao, I Want Timothy Bradley
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By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com 

Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39KOs), the lightweight world champion of the WBA and the WBO, is going to explore his options for 2012. The Mexican star is looking to have a fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao, the WBO's welterweight champion. If no deal is made for Pacquiao, Marquez is willing to chase a world championship at 140-pounds, but he's not interested in an all-Mexican showdown with Erik Morales. He would rather fight undefeated WBO king Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12KOs).

"My plans are not to retire, and I am focused on the fourth fight against Manny Pacquiao. So far I do not know if it will happen in May or all the way in November. If [the fight] is not made ​​soon, then I look for another great opportunity, like Timothy Bradley, the WBO's junior welterweight champion," Marquez said. "[Morales] is a great fighter, very good, but there are other opponents who are bigger, like Bradley. I want to face the best, and that's what I remember Ray Leonard and Tommy Hearns doing."

As previously reported, Marquez refuses to fight Pacquiao in Las Vegas. He would fight the Filipino champion in Mexico or a neutral location like Texas.

"With Pacquiao I said I would fight him, but outside of Las Vegas, where I was robbed [in more than one fight] against him. I doubt he would agreed to come to Mexico, or Azteca Stadium in Mexico. We could fight in Texas. I am able to fill the Azteca, but with prices according to the economy. I still hope to fight for one or two more years. At my age I can not think about continuing to fight for too many years. Boxing is dangerous, and no matter how much money you can win, you won't be able to buy another brain. "

Tags: Timothy Bradley , Juan Manuel Marquez , Marquez-Bradley , Marquez vs Bradley


 

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comment by LeadUppercut, on 12-30-2011
[QUOTE=salitap4p#1]The difference between you and others (like myself) is that we also rip Mayweather for his antics, retirements, vacations, etc. You defend him until you're blue in the face. While I agree with your sentiments, unfortunately you're in no position to lecture Pac fans.[/QUOTE] ...

comment by Southpawology, on 12-30-2011
great fight here...marquez UD

comment by $coinblatt$, on 12-30-2011
[QUOTE=Marijn]You must be retarded to think Bradley beats Marquez, Bradley's resume is not that great. He hasn't proved ANYthing yet. He ducked Khan. Marquez by TKO 9.[/QUOTE] really? Bradley has solid wins over Miguel Vazquez, Junior Witter,Kendall Holt, Lamont Peterson and Devon Alexander. ...

comment by Joe2608, on 12-30-2011
If the Marquez from the most recent Pac fight turns up then Bradley is in for a long night.

comment by S IP U IR S xII, on 12-30-2011
Ill tell you what....i didnt think JMM would carry weight effectively even at a catch, but after his great performance against Pac.....i can see him making easy work of Bradley with his inside attack and combinations.

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