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Marquez: Bradley's Style is More Difficult Than Pacquiao

By Miguel Rivera

WBO/WBA lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39KOs) has once again discussed his interest in facing WBO 140-pound champion Timothy Bradley (28-0, 12KOs). Marquez, who turns 39-years-old in August, is looking to retire by the end of 2012 and wants the best fights possible. The top priority is a fourth fight with WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, who won a twelve round majority decision over Marquez on November 16th.

If Pacquiao is unavailable, Marquez wants Bradley. He considers Bradley's style as being more diffcult to overcome in comparison to Pacquiao, who the Mexican champion faced for 36 rounds.

"If it won't be Pacquiao, then I want it to be Bradley. Erik Morales is a good fighter [at 140] but we want the best possible options there are.Bradley is the better option. He holds the best ranking [at 140] and he has a style that is more difficult than Pacquiao," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=KJB;11627859]That isn't true. I know plenty of well learned fans, fighters and trainers that believe John won. Marquez is great, but he is also very beatable. When you make him come forward and lead, he isn't half as good as…

Comment by PD21 on 01-04-2012

Good fight. Make it happen. Its interesting to hear both sides of the argumnet but I think one guys summed it up when he said Marquez is great on the backfoot but struggles to come forward. I pick Tim in…

Comment by BennyST on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=champion4ever;11628994]I can just envision him swimming and [B]not getting wet[/B] against the much older Marquez.[/QUOTE] :lol1: I can't decide if that's really sad or really funny.

Comment by BennyST on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=SekondzOut;11626317]ya man got that one....Juan can't handle Timmy inside imo....plus Timmy can box with him if need be....still a good fight though.....but I can only see one winner in that tbh....Timmy all day!![/QUOTE] At this stage of his career and…

Comment by Ray* on 01-04-2012

[QUOTE=Rome-By-Ko;11629049]IMO styles make fights,Braadley will take JMM out of his comfort zone and make him lead..I got Bradley in a close tough fight,I really hope this fight gets made...[/QUOTE] [B]As much as i hate Bradley's ducking asss, I think he…

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