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Marquez-Judah Possible For July 30 or August 6, HBO PPV

By Chris LaBate

According to promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events, her boxer Zab Judah (41-6,28KOs) is possibly going to make a defense of his IBF junior welterweight title against former three division champion Juan Manuel Marquez (52-5, 38KOs) on either July 30 or August 6. Marquez-Judah would headline an HBO Pay-Per-View event.

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer is still attempting to secure Marquez for the fight, but Judah is 100% on board, says Duva. Schaefer recently met with Marquez in Mexico and presented him with two possible fight scenarios. The first is the summer showdown with Judah, and the second is a mandatory title defense against Robert Guerrero, who is also promoted by Golden Boy.

“(Richard Schaefer) is going to meet with Marquez to straighten out his stuff,” Duva told Michael Coppinger of queensberry-rules.com. “I said to him, ‘If you can deliver Marquez, I want to make this fight.’ (Schaefer) wants to make the fight and HBO wants to make the fight for pay-per-view.”

“Zab called out Marquez, we got through to him, Marquez is tweeting that he wants the fight, I think he’s invested in the fight now, HBO wants it, Golden Boy wants it, I want it, we all want it.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JRB123 on 04-13-2011

[QUOTE=Iceta Lives;10367038]I don't know if I'm in the minority, but I don't view this fight that does anything for JMM's legacy[/QUOTE] Yeah you are in the minority :p I am a fan of both fighters and would love to see…

Comment by Iceta Lives on 04-12-2011

I don't know if I'm in the minority, but I don't view this fight that does anything for JMM's legacy, and I'll lose respect for him if he takes it. It's one thing to fight young prime fighters for a…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 04-12-2011

[QUOTE=WatchForTheHook;10365212]Zab Will Win this Fight Easy Like Money Did....Speed and Slick Movement Give Mexican Fighters hell in the Ring... Fact-mexcian Fights Just Come Forward And stand in front of you and Fight... Fighters Like Zab and Money..Use the Sweet Science..Hit,…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 04-12-2011

[QUOTE=Fresno;10363214]If Marquez wins this then he must walk in the hall of fame.. This man has fought everyone.[/QUOTE] win or lose jmm should be in the HOF!!!

Comment by vicmatic1 on 04-12-2011

if its a stacked undercard like last week..its def a good buy..id buy just to see jmm go for his 4th division title against a game judah who ive always liked

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