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Marquez: I Don't Think Manny Pacquiao is Afraid of Me

By Miguel Rivera

After three tough battles, Juan Manuel Marquez (53-6, 39KOs) doesn't believe his career rival, WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (54-3, 38KOs), is afraid to accept a fourth fight. They faced each other for third time in November at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with Pacquiao winning a controversial twelve round majority decision. Marquez would like to fight Pacquiao on May 5th, in Mexico or Texas, and feels the fight could actually take place.

"The fight can't happen in Las Vegas. I've won three fights and they didn't give me [the win]. It has to do with money, they won't let me beat him. I hope the fight is made on May 5, for better support [of the event]. I don't think Pacquiao is afraid of me. He is a great fighter. I hope that he, and his people, will accept the contest for the good of boxing," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tulisanto on 12-31-2011

you're wrong jmm, manny is very afraid of you , that is why he fought you 3 times already :lol1:

Comment by bluetuazon on 12-31-2011

[QUOTE=MANIAC310;11617465]it should definitely be in Mexico Pacquiao has close ties with Nevada politicians that profit from Pacquiao winning in Las Vegas... Marquez will never get fair judging there[/QUOTE] Dear Juan Manuel Marquez, First, congratulations on an excellent performance against Manny…

Comment by bluetuazon on 12-31-2011

[QUOTE=Muscles72;11617766]Top rank listen to yourself OUTBOXED man are you crazy...mannny ouboxed marquez 3 times ??obviously you didn't see their fights.[/QUOTE] Dear Juan Manuel Marquez, First, congratulations on an excellent performance against Manny Pacquiao on November 12. You demonstrated that more…

Comment by bluetuazon on 12-31-2011

[QUOTE=aces725;11618307]You clowns are crazy , Marquez outpointed Manny easily I mean PAC couldn't get nothing off on him , ... So I guess Marquez should fight toe to toe with PAC and play right into his fight game? really? Smh…

Comment by Doc Holliday on 12-31-2011

[QUOTE=mrjoeblive;11618275]there is a reason its called the sweet science and not clobber time.[/QUOTE]:rofl: sig worthy

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