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Marcos Maidana Agrees: Erik Morales Deserves a Rematch

By Chris LaBate

Marcos Maidana (30-2, 27 KOs) is ready to present Erik Morales (51-7, 35 KOs) with a rematch of Saturday's epic battle. Almost every expert picked Maidana to win by knockout in the first six rounds, but the Mexican warrior put on a "fight of the year" performance and nearly pulled off an upset at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The three judges gave Maidana the victory with a twelve round majority decision.

"The Morales fight was very tough and I think it was very good for the public. We knew it would not be easy. Hats off to Erik. If Morales wants a rematch, we can give him one at any time because he deserves it. But right now I want to celebrate, because I'm a world champion," said Maidana, who picked up the WBA's interim-140 pound title with the win.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Fighting Pride on 04-11-2011

maidana wins the rematch by the way. he'll show up in better shape and go after erik with more respect and not tire himself out. erik still can only fight half a round, that won't change. maidana also has to…

Comment by Fighting Pride on 04-11-2011

lol, he's not world champion. what a ****ing joke. khan is the champ, you know the guy who beat maidana in his last defence. have to say it again, what a ****ing joke! madiana should be ashamed claiming that

Comment by vicmatic1 on 04-11-2011

rematch maidana or fight marquez then ride out into the sunset..truly a great warrior

Comment by LeadUppercut on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=ELPERRO;10360985]Good post! [B]I was one of the few who said morales had a chance.[/B] and a chance he did. Great fight! Give Morales 6 weeks to heal the eye...Negotiate the rematch...have a 10 week training camp and do it again!…

Comment by ELPERRO on 04-11-2011

[QUOTE=SluggerFan;10360569]Well, they say, every great fighter has one great fight left. Do you think that was Morales' last great fight? Man, if that eye wouldn't have shut he probably would have won. I don't know if he could withstand another…

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