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Juan Manuel Marquez Return Eyed For March 17 in Mexico

By Salvador Rodriguez

If Manny Pacquiao takes a pass on a fourth fight with Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39KOs), then the Mexican boxer may possibly headline a show on March 17th at a new venue in Mexico City, according to promoter Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions. One possible opponent for the March fight is former lightweight champion David Diaz (36-4-1, 17KOs), who was once in the running to face Marquez in 2011.

"We would like the fight with Pacquiao, but if it doesn't happen, then there is a strong possibility that he'll fight in the new arena with a southpaw like David Diaz, so we kill two birds with one stone because [Marquez] fulfills his dream of fighting in Mexico City and he would fight a southpaw in preparation for a new fight with Pacquiao," said Beltran.

Salvador Rodriguez covers boxing in Mexico for The Record.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by EdMon917 on 01-15-2012

Sounds good. He should be able to give his people a show. If he was to face Pacquiao, Bradley, or Peterson/Khan he might lose. Wouldn't want to lose in front of your people.

Comment by blacksocks on 01-15-2012

JMM knows he can't afford to lose right now looking towards a huge retirement pay against Pac or any top attraction fighters. He won't make much money with David Diaz, but at least he can make the most of his…

Comment by miclantecuhtli on 01-14-2012

[QUOTE=reyocs;11662427]Wahahaha...in your dreams a loser mixecan......your all favorate fighters test the canvas agains the pacman,.......they test the power of pinoy power.... Jj marquez is very lucky in the trilogy w/pacman......he plays survival mode..not winning....what ashame on you boy..[/QUOTE] Obsess much??

Comment by The Surgeon on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=chiguy91;11660695]i agree, but man i'm so happy to hear he'll be fighting again. can't wait to see who his opponent is for sure..[/QUOTE] I know man every time the Old Maestro steps through the ropes its a privilege to watch....…

Comment by DPG on 01-13-2012

[QUOTE=reyocs;11662427]Wahahaha...in your dreams a loser mixecan......your all favorate fighters test the canvas agains the pacman,.......they test the power of pinoy power.... Jj marquez is very lucky in the trilogy w/pacman......he plays survival mode..not winning....what ashame on you boy..[/QUOTE] god damn…

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