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Marquez: I Hope To Get Pacquiao on May 5, Not in Vegas

By Miguel Rivera

WBO/WBA lightweight champion Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6-1, 39KOs) is ready to face Manny Pacquiao (54-3-2, 38KOs), the WBO's welterweight king, for a fourth time. Marquez lost a controversial twelve round majority decision to Pacquiao in November.

Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s recent prison sentence of 90-days may open up the May 5th date on HBO pay-per-view. Mayweather had previously reserved the date on HBO, and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, for a fight with Pacquiao. Last Wednesday Mayweather was given a 90-day sentence for a domestic abuse charge. The sentence starts on January 6th.

Marquez wants to fight Pacquiao on the Cinco De Mayo weekend, but not in Las Vegas, where he doesn't feel the judging will be fair.

"Regarding the rematch with Pacquiao, I hope that it happens on May 5, and I hope they respect my terms - one of which is not to stage the fight in Las Vegas," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-30-2011

[QUOTE=JSS;11614260]And that's your response, I guess you lose you idiot!!![/QUOTE] Nah, I don't think so somehow..... [QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11613167]Pac-fans, this is how a true P4P fighter carries himself. Anyone, anywhere, anytime. Marquez = " [I]next[/I] " !! Pacquiao = " [I]anyone at…

Comment by JSS on 12-29-2011

[QUOTE=LeadUppercut;11613639]Sssssshhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Implode quietly please, others are trying to concentrate ;)[/QUOTE] And that's your response, I guess you lose you idiot!!!

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-29-2011

[QUOTE=JSS;11612241]LeadUpperCUNT!!! when did Pac say that he would fight Cotto at May 5th? When Mayweather gets out, probably in March (and not April) Jr. & Roger would want at least 3months to train YOU F'UCKING IDIOT!!! That would be past…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-29-2011

[QUOTE=PennyAnd1;11611875][B]So will Pacquiao[/B] you moron.. Like it'll matter. Like I said, most people get caught with urine testing, not blood withdrawal. Tell me one popular athlete who got caught using illegal substance with blood withdrawal technique.:owned2: don't lose some sleep…

Comment by sway79 on 12-29-2011

Why can't fighters fight at the full weight class rather then catch weights

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