Juan Manuel Marquez Aims To Come in Light For Speed

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez,

Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39KOs) is planning to be very fast for Saturday's fight against Ukrainian Sergey Fedchenko (30-1, 13KOs). The former three division world champion is not taking any chances with the fight. Marquez will fight in Mexico City for the first time in 18 years.

On Tuesday, in a very hot Romanza Gym, Marquez completed fourteen rounds of exercises. Juan Manuel was giving priority to the hand speed and movement, always guarded by his trainer, Nacho Beristain.

If possible, Marquez wants to come in weighing as low as 138-pounds at Friday's weigh-in for the junior welterweight fight.

"Right now, all I have to do is take care of the weight and my physical condition. On Friday at the official weigh-in, I want to come in about 138 pounds, maybe a half [pound] more or 139.  Right now I'm about 3 pounds up [over the junior welterweight limit]. I feel very strong. I never like to see videos of my opponents, they are for Beristain to analyze. I care more about reaching 100% and giving everything in the ring," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by dawge on 04-12-2012

it's an honor to see your most awesome display of boxing SKILLS! that you posses.. WARQUEZ!!!

Comment by Rapid Counter on 04-11-2012

[QUOTE=Weak Sauce;11992545]Never heard of them or you before. Do you not see how they are securing this win for Marquez so he can fight Rios? Think about it for a second. There's another thread on the front page which clearly…

Comment by Joey_Torreo on 04-11-2012

[QUOTE=Rapid Counter;11992442]Where have I heard that before? It was "Get Hattoned" who was "Stop's" alt You need some new material, you give yourself away too easily[/QUOTE] yeah this guy basically comes in with the same old *****, and for a…

Comment by Light_Speed on 04-11-2012

Good choice, speed is power. :boxing:

Comment by Rapid Counter on 04-11-2012

[QUOTE=Weak Sauce;11992257]With a Mexican official on your side, in your own home country.. I really hope JMM does win because if he doesn't that would just be embarrassing for him.[/QUOTE] Where have I heard that before? It was "Get Hattoned"…

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