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Juan Manuel Marquez: Timothy Bradley is Showing His Fear

By Salvador Rodriguez

Four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez believes WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is playing mind games with him. In an interview with BoxingScene Radio, Bradley threatened to withdraw from his fight with Marquez - unless the Mexican boxer subjected himself to Olympic style drug testing under VADA [Voluntary Anti Doping Association]. Marquez prefers to use USADA [United States Anti Doping Association]. The match is getting close, with a date of October 12th at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas.

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum tried to settle the dispute by paying additional funds to have the Nevada State Athletic Commission handle the testing. But that is not good enough for Bradley, who says the terms of the fight contract call for VADA and USADA to be used.

Marquez is paying Bradley no mind.

“Bradley is just reflecting the fear that he is feeling. I would like to do the examinations with USADA, but I am not going to fall into this game. He is the one who needs this fight. The most important victory of my career - I already achieved it [against Pacquiao], but [Bradley] is becoming arrogant. We are ready to get tested. He wants to do it with VADA....I prefer to do it with USADA. I have never tested positive. I do not know why Bradley is [talking the way he is]," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=Cgarcia;13619032]Can't blame JMM for doing what he had to do to be in perfect physical shape before entering the ring. He was in his worst shape when he fought Mayweather. [B]That taught him a very painful lesson[/B] especially when moving…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=Cuauhtli.;13617820]you've repeated this how many times in this thread already? :lol1: seriously stfu[/QUOTE] Truth hurts,the reason I keep saying it is because he was suppose to be tested by anyone over two weeks ago..Yet has not been tested by anyone…

Comment by kamikaze_ero on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE=TheHolyCross;13617881]give a little while longer, marquez will have tapered off, and he'll be ready for all tests[/QUOTE] yeah!!!lets wait for Marquez to flush off traces of juice on his system before conducting the test(to reach the cycle period when the…

Comment by Cgarcia on 08-05-2013

Can't blame JMM for doing what he had to do to be in perfect physical shape before entering the ring. He was in his worst shape when he fought Mayweather. That taught him a very painful lesson especially when moving…

Comment by JoeKidd on 08-05-2013

[QUOTE]Originally Posted by radioraheem View Post Margarito got caught cheating and many don't discredit his career and record. How he's still brought up in conversations today is funny to me. I love JMM, he's a great technician and the smartest…

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