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Maidana: Erik Morales Should Fight Me, Or Shut Up

WBA "regular" junior welterweight champion Marcos Maidana was very surprised when he saw a recent report on BoxingScene.com, where WBC champion Erik Morales ruled out the possibility of a rematch in December. Morales' decision surprised Maidana because the Mexican veteran has been pushing for a rematch since their April war in Las Vegas, which saw Maidana win a close decision.

Morales is upset that earlier this month Maidana refused to fight him on a week's notice. When Lucas Matthysse withdrew from a scheduled fight with Morales [on September 17], the fight was offered to Maidana, but the Argentine boxer was already obligated to headline a big event on September 23 in Argentina.

“They offered me the rematch with Morales on one week's notice, for peanuts, and with contracts already signed [by me] to fight in Argentina. Morales is ready and I’m ready for December, so no excuses. He talked a lot about wanting a rematch with me, then he should fight me, or otherwise he should shut up,” Maidana said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ELPERRO on 09-28-2011

maidana had a chance to step in for lucas but opted not to and fight a bum in Argentina. It's not like he did not train or wasn't ready...he went through a full training camp and was ready to go.…

Comment by mshap on 09-27-2011

if they do have a rematch and Maidana ends up facing an old and slow Morales as he was vs. Cano, Maidana will stop him for sure.....

Comment by John Barron on 09-27-2011

maidana was overconfident going into the fight and threw way too many punches in the opening rounds, he paid for it in spots during the middle rounds but came back and almost KTFO'd morales in the 12th before the bell…

Comment by lest26 on 09-27-2011

Go Maidana, get em told there all scared to death of this guy, the mans a real underdog and no one wants a piece of him coz the man is young dangerous tough and still up and coming, he aint…

Comment by -MAKAVELLI- on 09-27-2011

fukkit why not? let's see how Maidana handles a Morales with both eyes open...the one eyed version of El Terrible had him 'blowing bubbles' by the mid rounds

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