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Juan Manuel Marquez Ponders Whether To Fight Again

By Salvador Rodriguez

Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (56-7-1, 40KOs) is still determining whether or not he plans to fight again. Marquez turns 41-years-old on August 23rd. Marquez fought once in 2012 and 2013, and was last in the ring in May where he won a twelve round decision over Mike Alvarado. If Marquez does continue to fight, his trainer Nacho Beristain would like to see him face the International Boxing Federation welterweight champion, Shawn Porter.

"Before thinking about an opponent, first I have to decide whether we will continue, so we will then see what comes. If we are going to continue, then we have to study the opponents and see what is best for us," Marquez said. "Such a decision must be taken with due time, whatever the choice I have to think it over really well...it's not a matter of one or two months, it takes some time. [When the time comes] it will be very hard to say that I'm retiring," Marquez said.

The Mexican veteran says there is a possibility that he may not fight again until early 2015, but he wants to fight again before the year is over.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by FloydvsPac on 08-08-2014

[QUOTE=Warsai;14828915]Random testing is solid proof if it is done correctly, VADA, Olympic style testing. Fighters should not choose which test they take. I agree with your statements. However, the times we are in, it's not mandated. Being a fight fan…

Comment by Inkanyamba on 08-05-2014

I'll be completely honest here, I absolutely love what he did to Pacquiao and I will forever cherish that moment as one of the all time greatest moments in boxing history....BUT....I'll be honest and say I don't really care for…

Comment by Warsai on 08-05-2014

Random testing is solid proof if it is done correctly, VADA, Olympic style testing. Fighters should not choose which test they take. I agree with your statements. However, the times we are in, it's not mandated. Being a fight fan…

Comment by FloydvsPac on 08-05-2014

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