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Marquez Already Gearing Up, Says "It's Up To Pacquiao"

By Rene Umanzor & Miguel Rivera

According to WBO junior welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39KOs), he already started training for a potential fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38KOs). Marquez has been discussing the training schedule with his coach, Nacho Beristain.

The four division world champion is waiting for confirmation from his promoter, Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions, that a deal was finalized for a fourth meeting on December 8th.

On Sunday, Beltran said the fight was "95% done."

Marquez has already accepted the fight. The boxer is now waiting, and says the ball is in Pacquiao's court.

Marquez said - "it's up to Manny Pacquiao" - when asked for a status on the fight.

If Pacquiao, for whatever reason, decides to fight Timothy Bradley in a rematch or elects to wait until 2013 to fight again, Marquez has already discussed two possible scenarios.

The Mexican fighter said - "I'm going to return in November or early December. We have discussed fighting in Arena Mexico [if Pacquiao doesn't agree]."

The two boxers have fought each other three times. All three bouts have ended with controversy. A twelve round draw in 2004, Pacquiao winning a controversial split decision in 2008, and Pacquiao winning a controversial majority decision last year.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SceneSpectator! on 09-05-2012

[QUOTE=Alpha & Omega;12478797]Do you Floyd bashers really believe the things you say or just talk because you like to hate? Does anyone really believe Manny is going to whip Floyd? Seriously? Pac hasn't stopped anyone at WW and couldn't even…

Comment by SceneSpectator! on 09-05-2012

I don’t like this Pac-JMM 4… but what else left in WW Div. if Floyd isn’t available??? Pac was not in his best when he fought Bradley but Bradley was absolutely out-clashed, though he was given the gift by the…

Comment by Face Of Boxing on 09-05-2012

[quote=Fetta] Quote: Originally Posted by 3Sun2 jmm wasnt robbed he just didnt do enough in the championship rounds to seal the deal ! he cant blame the judges for that he can only blame himself for not closing the deal.…

Comment by Ko King 212 on 09-05-2012

[QUOTE=Muscles72;12479440]Hey marquez wanted to fight with manny but manny wanted to play with timmy by the way who isn't top opposition marquez would've countered that boy into submission you know that already.[/QUOTE] No he wouldn't. If you knew boxing you…

Comment by Muscles72 on 09-04-2012

[QUOTE=Ko King 212;12479306]Guess you missed his last couple fights no involving manny.[/QUOTE] Hey marquez wanted to fight with manny but manny wanted to play with timmy by the way who isn't top opposition marquez would've countered that boy into submission…

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