Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Juan Manuel Marquez: No Provodnikov, No Alvarado!

By Rene Umanzor

Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez, 40-years-old, is still not fully decided on whether he plans to continue fighting. Marquez is still pursuing a rematch with WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley, who won a twelve round split decision over Marquez last October in Las Vegas.

"The best option for me is that rematch with Bradley and undoubtedly that's my goal, but first I must decide if I plan to continue boxing. For me, it would be great and fill me with pride to bring Bradley to Mexico and have neutral judges, to say goodbye here in my country," Marquez said.

"Right now I'm knocking on the door of retirement, but I want to have two more fights. But, behind that decision is my family, my team, the people who are with you always. Some people who I consider friends, they tell me to stop boxing, and if I decide to do that at this point - I will retire satisfied."

Marquez made it clear, once again, that he doesn't have any interest in facing WBO 140-pound champion Ruslan Provodnikov or tough junior welterweight Mike Alvarado.

"Neither Alvarado nor Provodnikov are in my plans. I'm going forward. They are great fighters, and I'm not putting them down, but I gain nothing by fighting with them. If I beat Provodnikov I win a title that was already mine and Alvarado is not a champion. I have nothing to prove. I want a fifth world title and that's my goal," Marquez said.

Rene Umanzor cover boxing in Mexico for The Record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by lutenco on 01-12-2014

[QUOTE=HeroBando;14123566]He was promoted to full champ, and you're right, 0 defenses. Same with Sergio Martinez at 154[/QUOTE]The difference is that FORREST was stripped before his tragic end because he avoided MARTINEZ to fight Charles Whittaker in a big pay day…

Comment by low_Bo on 01-12-2014

[QUOTE=budfr;14125848]stfu?? you need to stfu , idiot. JMM is great and hall of famer. He beat Bradley but was robbed. You goota be Rican.[/QUOTE] Ok, ray Charles. Marquez was robbed.

Comment by noStylez on 01-12-2014

[QUOTE=budfr;14125848]stfu?? you need to stfu , idiot. JMM is great and hall of famer. He beat Bradley but was robbed. You goota be Rican.[/QUOTE] You clearly need to stfu, Marquez got schooled it was embarrassing he looked lost and couldn't…

Comment by MAXIMUS~RICO~13 on 01-12-2014

The way things are looking Bradley might fight JMM, because it's all about the money! But, if Marquez thinks it will be in Mexico he's ****in high !!

Comment by budfr on 01-12-2014

[QUOTE=Tommy Gun;14124687]JMM needs to stfu and retire! Nobody wants to see him vs Tim again. I'm cool with PAC or Provo fight but JMM not with it.[/QUOTE] stfu?? you need to stfu , idiot. JMM is great and hall of…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (69)
Top Headlines Conor McGregor on Malignaggi: Who The F*** is That Guy? Wilder Cleared To Train; Says He'll Fight "In February Or March" Ceferino Rodriguez Beats Mousaoui For EBU Belt, Malignaggi Next? Commey: I Clearly Won, Look at How Banged Up Shafikov Is! HBO, Showtime To Televise Shows Simultaneously on January 28 Farmer-Zenunaj: Joseph Adorno Wins Pro Debut By KO Tevin Farmer Thrilled With Getting Fourth Fight In 2016 Marquez: Andre Ward Adjusted, Fought Well - Kovalev Also Faded Joseph Adorno Pumped After Signing Deal With Top Rank Photos: Jorge Paez, Johnny Navarrete Ready For Los Mochis Scrap Photos: Mario Barrios Putting in Work For Ring Return Charles Conwell, 2016 United States Olympian, Turns Pro Roach: Gassiev is Dangerous Early - We'll Take Him Deep, Stop Him David Rodriguez Autobiography Generating Positive Press Deontay Wilder: Joshua vs. Molina Winner Will Eventually See Me Denis Shafikov Edges Richard Commey In Title Eliminator Tevin Farmer: I Can Compete With Anyone at 130, Beat Them Too Amanda Serrano-Yazmin Rivas Top SHO Extreme Bill on Jan. 14 Oscar De La Hoya: Canelo Alvarez "Will Beat Conor McGregor's Ass" Photos: Saunders, With Tyson Fury By His Side, Ready For Akavov Photos: Denis Lebedev, Murat Gassiev Ready For Moscow War Allen: Luis Ortiz is an Old Man, I'm Smack Him Bang on The Chin Francisco Vargas vs. Miguel Berchelt Set For January 28, HBO Photos: Kubrat Pulev, Samuel Peter Ready For Battle Jose Ramirez: It's Time To Show I'm A Next-Level Type of Fighter Team Joe Smith: Many Doors Open With Win Over Bernard Hopkins BBBofC Hopes For Nick Blackwell Talks Second Day Weights: Farmer 137.7, Zenunaj 137.4 Jessie Vargas Tabs Danny Garcia To Beat Keith Thurman Jackson: If Kovalev Is In Better Shape, He'll KO Ward In Rematch Commey, Shafikov Set For Lightweight Crossroads Bout Lebedev, Gassiev Make Weight - But Title Stakes Lighter Frank Warren Angered Over Nick Blackwell Sparring Injuries Espinoza Looking to Map Out Francisco 'Chia' Santana's Future Ryan Martin Added To 12/16 Indio Bill, Golovkin Card Next? Josh Warrington, Matchroom Boxing Go Their Separate Ways Junior Castillo Crushes Washington With One-Punch KO Haye: Coldwell Better Have Towel Ready - or Bellew Goes To Sleep! Mikaela Lauren Working With Wallberg's Ex-Coach Munteanu Arum: McGregor Using Boxing License as Leverage Against UFC
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement