Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Marquez Would Consider Garcia, Peterson For The Fall

By Miguel Rivera

For most of this year, WBO 140-pound champion Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39KOs) has been holding out for a fourth meeting with Manny Pacquiao. Marquez is still hoping for a fourth bout with Pacquiao on November 10th. The way it appears at the moment, WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley is the most likely candidate to face Pacquiao in November. Bradley won a controversial twelve round decision over Pacquiao in June.

Should the fight with Pacquiao not materialize, Marquez would consider some big unification bouts at junior welterweight - with IBF champion Lamont Peterson (30-1-1, 15KOs) or WBA/WBC champion Danny Garcia (24-0, 15KOs).

If Pacquiao and Bradley fail to reach an agreement, Marquez would consider facing Bradley, but prefers to face Pacquiao first.

"What I want is the best. Bradley does interest me, but [I would] first prefer to settle my outstanding accounts with Pacquiao and then I would face Bradley. [If I don't get Pacquiao, then] I could face Lamont Peterson, Danny Garcia....there are good fighters [out there]. I would be interested in unifying the titles. I can fight anybody in the 140-pound division," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 07-23-2012

[QUOTE=lefthook2daliva;12365269]I agree pretty much with your first paragraph, but JMM doesn't [B][I]need[/I][/B] any of those 3 guys. Legacywise, he would be doing them a favor by accepting a fight with them, especially Danny and Lamont. Btw, Timmah ain't FMJ.[/QUOTE] He…

Comment by the dart on 07-23-2012

JMM beats them all. Any of these victories would just make him more of a legend that he already is. I can see JMM vs Garcia go like fight vs Katsidis. Would beat Bradley in a boring fight. Jmm will…

Comment by lefthook2daliva on 07-23-2012

[QUOTE=PD21;12364776]Whos actually wants to see JMM vs Marquez 4. Weve seen 36 rounds already and we know what to expect in a 4th fight. Even if Marquez finally got a decision he would still be 2-1 down so then do…

Comment by Mr. Philadel on 07-23-2012

[QUOTE=Mr. Fantastic;12362845]Marquez vs Garcia is the most interesting to me. Stamp the Mex vs PR n you also have a belt on the line. It would sell more than Peterson by far.[/QUOTE] this^^^^^^^^^^ Garcia-Marquez is a fight I would LOVE…

Comment by Toltec77 on 07-23-2012

[QUOTE=-SWIFT-;12363093]Swift batters him dude![/QUOTE] NO, swift gets batter is what you mean dude!:boxing:

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (56)
Top Headlines David Price, Vincent Feigenbutz, Leon Bauer Win in Germany Dimitrenko Furious, Plans To Protest KO Loss To Joseph Parker Braehmer vs. Cleverly: CompuBox Historical Review Promoter: Going Forward, Parker Will Be One Dangerous Bastard! Tyson Fury With Cryptic Tweet of Scarface as Cocaine Mess Looms Juergen Braehmer-Nathan Cleverly: Pre-Fight Report Card WBO Contacts British Board Over Tyson Fury Cocaine Scandal Frank Warren: Can Fury Return Stronger if He Beats His Demons? Photos: Manny Pacquiao Training Hard For Jessie Vargas Clash Golovkin's Coach: Options Lacking at 168, No Reason To Move Up Cleverly Hungry To Relive The Dream of Being World Champion Parker Stops Dimitrenko In Three, Retains Mandatory Slot Frank Warren: Show in Cardiff Keeps Getting Bigger and Better Carl Froch, Johnny Nelson Split on Braehmer-Cleverly Outcome Anthony Mundine Seriously Considering a Future in Politics Joseph Parker Aims To Make a Big Statement With Dimitrenko Braehmer-Cleverly: Five Years Later, Yet Right On Time Peter Quillin Starts Rebuilding Career - With Virgil Hunter! Mikkel Kessler Expects Big Things From His Protege Khattab Joseph Parker Compares Younger Brother To 'Little Mike Tyson' Erik Ruiz Shocks Hanzel Martinez, John Vera Blasts Out Zizic Arum: De La Hoya is Like a Momma in How He Protects Canelo! Upset Alert: Dominguez Stops Payasito Hernandez In Four Petrov Batters Perez For TKO, in Line For Linares-Crolla Winner Mike Lee Drops, Outworks Chris Traietti To Grab Clear Decision Mike Towell Dies From Injuries in Knockout Loss To Dale Evans Joseph Parker's Promoter: Andy Ruiz on Board With The Fight Mauricio Herrera vs. Pablo Cesar Cano on November 18 WBO, WBA Keeping Close Eye on Tyson Fury Cocaine Scandal AIBA Developing Anti-Betting Program For Boxers Photos: Humberto Soto, Daniel Ruiz Prepared For Mexican War Klitschko's Manager: Fury is Most Unworthy Champion in History! Ed Brown, Alejandro Hernandez Ready For Respective Bouts Manny Pacquiao: No Reason To Apologize For Past Drug Use Kovalev, Bellew Backing Cleverly To Overcome Braehmer Nehomar Cermeno's Win Opens The Door For Scott Quigg Clash Peralta Leaves Cab at Home, Heads To Miami With New Coach Photos: Joseph Parker, Alexander Dimitrenko - Ready For War Petrov Talks Linares-Crolla, Promises Fireworks With Perez Tyson Fury Tests Positive For Cocaine! Titles in Jeopardy!
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement