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Juan Manuel Marquez Discusses His Golden Boy Meeting

By Jhonny Gonzalez

WBA/WBO lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez has met with Golden Boy Promotions, who are working hard to prevent the Mexican champion from leaving their company in pursuit of a third meeting with Manny Pacquiao. The pound-for-pound Filipino is promoted by Golden Boy's rival, Top Rank. Marquez says Golden Boy made a very attractive financial offer to keep him with the company. He met with company president Oscar De La Hoya and CEO Richard Schaefer. The deal is said to be a lucractive four fight package.

"They made an offer and I will review it. The outlook is better. I think that both of us are working hard. They improved the offer and as I said - I do not want to leave the company - I only want to improve the conditions and it seems that this will improve them. I will really study the situation and undoubtedly will make the best decision for this important part of my career," Marquez told Sal Rodriguez.

Marquez said that among the fights that were offered include Robert 'The Ghost' Guerrero (who must win the April 9th bout with Michael Katsidis) and a fight with Zab Judah.

"A lot has been said that if I sign with Golden Boy, the third fight with Manny Pacquiao will not happen. But I do not know if that's something that the people still want to see. Right now I'm in no hurry. I liked the offer that they gave me and I will study it. I am calm. I know that I deserve good things for everything that I have done and I am ready to continue in boxing with a firm step."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by AIR_KENG on 04-01-2011

Pacquiao was obviously his ace in pressuring GBP to give him a better contract. I'm happy for him if he decides to stay with GBP but he should stop talking trash about Manny not wanting to fight him. If he…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 03-31-2011

[QUOTE=boxingking500;10312003]if jmm wants a third fight move up to 147... pac said he is staying at 147 for the rest of his career.. if you want the fight so much JMM [B]move upp[/B][/QUOTE] Gay post. Gay outlook on boxing. And…

Comment by boxingking500 on 03-31-2011

[QUOTE=Illdil;10311997]ok bro idk WTH u r trying to prove but seems to me there's only ignorant hate going on here cuz u obviously dont like manny or whatever hell he does and why r first quacking about the JMM fights…

Comment by Illdil on 03-31-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;10311585]Did you actually watch that fight? Or did you only pick up on Manny after Hoya ?[/QUOTE] ok bro idk WTH u r trying to prove but seems to me there's only ignorant hate going on here cuz u obviously…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 03-31-2011

[QUOTE=devildg;10311487]Pac can test his mettle against someone who is younger, bigger version of Marquez in Tim Bradley at 147, no need to prove anything with Marquez especially since the clown wont be leaving Golden Boy. He was just pounding his…

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