Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Marquez Eyes Weight of 143, 144 To Knock Pacquiao Out

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

WBO junior welterweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (54-6-1, 39KOs) is planning to come in at 143, 144-pounds for his fourth fight with Manny Pacquiao (54-4-2, 38KOs) on December 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Marquez weighed 142 for his third meeting with Pacquiao last November, when the Mexican champion lost a disputed twelve round majority decision.

Marquez wants to retain as much speed as possible. He believes the judges robbed him of three victories and he wants to secure a knockout victory.

"For this fight we are going to have another great camp. There is no time to spare. We are going to be in great condition to fight Pacquiao at a rapid pace for twelve rounds, or however long the fight lasts. I hope to be more aggressive, because I'm going to pursue a victory by a knockout, and that way I prevent the judges from rendering their own decision on the outcome. Everyone saw me win last time and they stole it from me," Marquez said.

"They will clearly see [on December 8] that at 39-years-old I am still at my peak. I spar with much younger fighters and they become tired and give up. Although the limit of the fight is at 147-pounds, I won't weigh that much. I'm going to climb into the ring at 143 or 144 pounds, which is a weight where I physically feel better."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by supRa on 09-24-2012

freddi is goin to turn this down as much as he can!

Comment by sapo1 on 09-24-2012

[QUOTE=ModernTalking;12545002]In their 3rd fight Marquez said he was coming to take Pac head off and knock him out. Said we can count that he's not going to run like coward Mosley. During fight night: Manny Steward: Marquez is not fighting…

Comment by PacmanP4PLegend on 09-24-2012

[QUOTE=sdcluser;12546586]A KO is not gonna happen. JMM probably by UD with fair judging.[/QUOTE] No way, watch and see, this fight is the end of Marquez's greatness. Pac will demolish him and he will go the same route Barrera went and…

Comment by [email protected] on 09-24-2012

[QUOTE=come out dancin;12545042]smdh then why wont pac take the tests?? pac is the one on roids u dummy. :bottle:[/QUOTE] marquez say it again for the 4th time but get contented on backpedalling come fight night...and why should he risk getting…

Comment by Wesker115 on 09-24-2012

Manny needs to be comming in lighter too. Certainly not on the 147 limit like he did with Bradley...

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (35)
Top Headlines Barclays Center Giving Away 2 Mayweather-McGregor Tix Saturday Lawrence Okolie Back in Action on September 1 at York Hall News: Carmona-Martinez, Claressa Shields, Sparrow-Laviolette Nate Diaz Being Courted To Walk Mayweather Out For McGregor Linares: I Want Mikey Garcia - But I Doubt He Returns To 135 Lomachenko Dares Rigondeaux To Do 'Winner Takes All' Bout Jarrell Miller Hungers To KO Washington Quicker Than Wilder Did Victor Ortiz Warns Conor McGregor About "Mayweather's Elbows" Verdejo Wants To Fight in September While Flanagan Recovers NSAC Exec: No Reason Not To Approve Mayweather-McGregor Lomachenko Smiles: I'd Like To Welcome Salido To My University Photos: Mauricio Herrera, Jesus Soto Karass - Open Workouts Mayweather-McGregor Tickets - Update For General Public Manager: 100-1 Odds That Crawford, Indongo Won't Fight Lipinets! Photos: Vasyl Lomachenko Grinding Hard For Marriaga Defense Photos: Victor Ortiz in Beast Mode For Ring Return Top Rank Exec: ESPN to Televise Beterbiev-Koelling Nonito Donaire Inks Promotional With Ringstar Sports Mayweather-McGregor Tickets: Latest Facts, Trends, Information Artur Beterbiev vs. Enrico Koelling Purse Bid Won By Top Rank Victor Ortiz vs. Saul Corral - Undercard Information Broner: My Back is Against The Wall, Everyone Counting Me Out Dillian Whyte vs. Michael Grant Set For August 19, Says Hearn Showtime To Have Three Boxing Presentations on Saturday Saunders: No American Bum Beats Me, P*ssy Golovkin is Next! Mayweather-McGregor - U.S. Cinema Information, Tickets Garcia's Coach: Perfect Timing For Lomachenko Bout By Year End Hearn Confident Joshua-Klitschko Rematch Will Be 11/11 in Vegas Mikael Lawal Inks Promotional Pact With Team Sauerland Shields: Jermall Charlo Will 'Give a Lot of Middleweights Hell' Robert Garcia: Adrien Broner is Very Strong, Very Tough Garcia: I'm Favored Because Broner Is Inconsistent, Not Skills Tony Bellew, David Haye in Talks For December Rematch Monroe Vows To Shock Saunders For Underdogs Everywhere Paul Butler Vows To Get Much "Clearer" Win Over Stuart Hall Vijender Singh vs. Zulpikar Maimaitiali Undercard Information Farhood: If McGregor Goes 12, The Press Will Hammer Mayweather Virgil Hunter: Mayweather Stops McGregor or it Gets Stopped Barring a Win, Broner's Legacy To Be Full of Wasted Promise Viktor Polyakov Shocks Giovanni De Carolis For WBA Regional
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement